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China envoy pick pledges to confront Beijing on human rights

China envoy pick pledges to confront Beijing on human rights

At his May 2 hearing in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Branstad said he hopes he can give the USA beef, poultry and dairy industries more access to the growing Chinese market. "It needs to be...

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Indians put Kluber on 10-day DL with back issue

Indians put Kluber on 10-day DL with back issue

Tigers starter threw the ball well with all three runs given up on five hits and a trio of base on balls through 7.2 innings of work which ended up as a loss and a 2-2 record. Another two-out hit the...

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Impersonation: Google Warns About Phishing Email

As details like passwords, personal information are being stored in users accounts and computers, such an attack can leave users vulnerable to data and identity theft. This is a popular phishing metho...

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US attorney details why no charges in Alton Sterling case

Neither the governor, nor officials with the U.S. Department of Justice, characterized Landry's role or the role of his staff as being in a supportive role in the state investigation. "Moreover, two ...

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Trump says he "never spoke" to Treasury secretary about releasing tax returns

But Trump's top economic adviser used some bad math to describe the proposal, raising questions. That tax applies to investment income over $250,000 (for married couples). This argument for a corp...

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Rain threatens US Midwest as flooding force hundreds from homes

Rain threatens US Midwest as flooding force hundreds from homes

Expect a partly sunny sky tomorrow with just a slight chance of rain in the morning. McCoy said he had spoken with weather officials at the National Weather Service in Syracuse and they told him tha...

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Why I Participated In The 'Day Without Immigrants'

The demonstrations on May Day, celebrated as International Workers' Day, followed similar actions worldwide. About 300 people gathered at a Home Depot near Minneapolis to protest what they said were...

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N Korea fires missile, defying USA push for new sanctions

N Korea fires missile, defying USA push for new sanctions

South Korea's foreign minister is warning that if the global community doesn't respond to North Korea's repeated provocations now, "we will only further feed the appetite of the trigger-happy regime i...

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Don't mess with California's national monuments

Don't mess with California's national monuments

The order stipulates a report due on Bears Ears National Monument in Utah within 45 days and 120 days for other monuments. The Trump administration explained that some monument designations by p...

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Janet Jackson Confirms Separation From Husband, Plans to Resume Tour

Janet Jackson Confirms Separation From Husband, Plans to Resume Tour

She also announced in the video that she is separated from her husband, Wissam Al Mana. "We thank God for our blessing", she told the publication. "I have put on a few since having the baby", she ...

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Bannon's Strategy Board Exposed in Tweet

Bannon's Strategy Board Exposed in Tweet

Shmuley Boteach, a Jewish Standard columnist, author, speaker, and adviser to several celebrities, living and dead, tweeted a photo of himself with Bannon, President Donald Trump's chief strategist, o...

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Iowa Sheriff's Deputy Shot During Jail Escape Dies

Iowa Sheriff's Deputy Shot During Jail Escape Dies

Correa-Carmenaty, who is 6-foot-3 and 215 pounds, was being transferred from the van back into jail when he attacked Burbridge with the shank, the source said. A motorcade left Ankeny, Iowa with Potta...

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Florida Legislature crafts secret budget deal to end session

Florida Legislature crafts secret budget deal to end session

Negron, Corcoran and other top Republicans worked out the details of the budget in secret. Neither Corcoran nor Negron, R-Stuart, have met publicly to discuss unresolved budget differences, many of ...

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Obamas to discuss library, museum

The book alleges that Obama twice proposed to Sheila Miyoshi Jager - a former student of anthropology, now a professor at Oberlin College - in the years before he met Michelle Robinson . "We don't ...

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Showers, thunderstorms, moving in soon

Showers, thunderstorms, moving in soon

The overnight low is expected to be near 37. Wind east 20 km/h, gusting to 40, but becoming southwest 20 in the afternoon. Tuesday . Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Wednesday Night . Showers lik...

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New Macedonia parliament head takes office days after riot

New Macedonia parliament head takes office days after riot

Almost five months after a December 11 parliamentary election, Macedonia's political class still hasn't been able to find a way out of the crisis. Among the injured were over 70 civilians, 22 police...

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FBI chief defends actions in Clinton email probe

Noting that she takes the North Korean threat very seriously, Ms. Clinton has said she does not believe that the US alone is able to really put the pressure on this North Korea regime that needs to ...

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Flood watch issued for northeast IN, northwest Ohio

Flood watch issued for northeast IN, northwest Ohio

Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible over the area, the weather service said. The heaviest rains will fall generally south of the Missouri River. Our Spring rain tally now stands three inc...

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Moderate Republican crafts plan to boost stalled health bill

Moderate Republican crafts plan to boost stalled health bill

But Republican leaders and Trump himself also praised the stopgap measure as a major accomplishment. The president's prior was to secure the southern border an that's what this does. The potential d...

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Trump and Putin signal closer co-operation on Syria after `very good´ talks

A view shows the damage at a hospital after an airstrike in Deir al-Sharqi village in Idlib province, Syria , April 27, 2017. "Russia's law-enforcement bodies behave in a far more restrained manner...

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Janet Jackson confirms split from husband

Janet Jackson confirms split from husband

He is so healthy, so attractive, so sweet, so loving. The 50-year-old performer talked candidly about having bags under her eyes and admitted to "putting on quite a few" pounds after having a baby. ...

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Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era School Lunch Rules

Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era School Lunch Rules

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Monday new guidelines for school meal programs , discarding the previous program implemented by the Obama administration. Marion Nestle, a nutrit...

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Deadly tornado tears through woman's dream wedding in East Texas

The Rustic Barn, an event hall, which suffered major tornado damage, is seen from an unmanned aerial vehicle in Canton, Texas on April 30. At least four people were killed in Texas in a series o...

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Three dead after crash at Massachusetts car auction

Three dead after crash at Massachusetts car auction

Family members of people who were at the auto auction also arrived at the scene Wednesday morning looking for news on their loved ones. A preliminary investigation at Lynnway Auto Auction indica...

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Trump Starts Expelling Michelle Obama's School Lunch Rules

A federal rule that would have required chain restaurants and other food retailers to post calorie information was supposed to take effect May 5. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the c...

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Unions, immigrant groups to march in California cities

Unions, immigrant groups to march in California cities

It wasn't immediately clear if anyone had been injured. It was a scene echoed on Monday in the West Coast city of Portland, Oregon, where protesters set off fires in downtown. But the primary impetus ...

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Former S.C. Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Shooting Of Walter Scott

Former S.C. Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Shooting Of Walter Scott

As part of the plea agreement , state prosecutors will dismiss a pending murder charge against the former officer. Federal prosecutors won a meaningful measure of justice Tuesday: On the eve of tri...

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Trump yet again refers to Elizabeth Warren as 'Pocahontas'

Never ever. Freedom is not a gift from government. "Freedom is a gift from God", he said. " We've also taken action to stand up for America's sportsmen ", Trump said. To cheers from the crowd, Trump...

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Tillerson says Mexico, Canada ready to negotiate

Tillerson said he's starting a "listening tour" to hear the concerns of State Department employees. In the most thorough explanation yet of the Trump administration's foreign policy views, Tillerson s...

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Paris Jackson, Movie Star?

Paris Jackson, Movie Star?

The publication goes on to reveal that Jackson will portray Nelly; an "edgy" 20-year-old. The flick also stars such industry heavyweights as Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, and Thandie Newton, s...

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Active shooter reported at North Lake College in Texas

Police say two people are dead, including the suspected gunman, after he opened fire at North Lake College in the Las Colinas area of Irving in what's believed to be a murder-suicide. - ✝Ladisss❤ (@ad...

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Storms Leave Trail of Destruction in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas

Storms Leave Trail of Destruction in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas

At least three tornadoes were confirmed by the National Weather Service east of Dallas - in Canton, Eustace and Caney City. A local church group wasted no time getting a team together to help people...

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Congress touts budget deal as Trump advocates for government shutdown

Hopefully Republicans in Congress will do for the next budget what they did for this one: "ignore President Trump's demands, work with Democrats , and get it done", Murray said in a statement Tuesday...

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Republicans grumble: Trump adding 'confusion' to health care debate

Republicans grumble: Trump adding 'confusion' to health care debate

Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, chair of the House Republican conference, said Republican members needed time to understand new tweaks to the bill. "I read about it", said Rep. Leonard Lance, R...

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Ex-officer Slager to plead guilty after killing unarmed black man

Ex-officer Slager to plead guilty after killing unarmed black man

The plea from Michael Slager , 35, came five months after a jury deadlocked on state murder charges against him in the 2015 slaying of Walter Scott. The plea agreement , reached almost five months...

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