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Focus of Alton Sterling case shifts to Louisiana prosecutor

Focus of Alton Sterling case shifts to Louisiana prosecutor

On Tuesday, Michael Slager, a former police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina, pleaded guilty to a federal charge of violating Walter Scott's civil rights. They Tasered him. They got him...

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Trump praises Australia's universal healthcare after Obamacare repeal

Trump praises Australia's universal healthcare after Obamacare repeal

Trump regaled the crowd with stories about how he agreed to give the Fox News owner cash for a US-Australia charity. Meanwhile, the new Republican bill which was passed in the House of Representativ...

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2 from RI killed in Billerica auto auction crash

An auction employee in his 70s was behind the wheel of the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee when it apparently lurched out of control and mowed people down at LynnWay Auto Auction in Billerica on Wednesday ...

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Gorsuch Provides Fifth Vote to Let Arkansas Execute Ledell Lee

Gorsuch Provides Fifth Vote to Let Arkansas Execute Ledell Lee

Lee did not appear to be in pain as he was executed, according to the Times , and was pronounced dead at 11:56 p.m. However, the state of Arkansas has argued in favor of its incredibly rapid ...

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Trump Supports Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's Murderous Drug War

Trump Supports Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's Murderous Drug War

Recent reporting indicates that President Donald Trump has invited Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, to the White House. Mr Duterte told reporters on Monday that he might be "too...

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Trump assures constructing the wall against Mexico border

Trump assures constructing the wall against Mexico border

Trump, a Republican, gave in to Democratic demands that the spending bill not include money to start building the wall he wants to erect on the U.S. -Mexico border. "It's not a negotiation", Schumer s...

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Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Milwaukee

Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Milwaukee

Happy hour , which usually runs from 4-7 p.m., includes $2.99 house margaritas, $5.99 Mexican martinis and $1.99 Mexican drafts (Dos XX, Tecate Lite, Modelo Especial and Negra Modelo). The much-lauded...

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U.S. test-fires ballistic missile from California coastal base

U.S. test-fires ballistic missile from California coastal base

But, in this test, the missile will be unarmed, just like it was in the previous tests, and the US Air Force have placed special precautions to conduct this test. The test comes as tensions rise betwe...

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North Korea issues direct criticism on China amid nuclear dispute

A Russian-built railway link between the Russian eastern border town of Khasan and the North Korean port of Rajin has been used to carry some coal, metals and various oil products. North Korea issued ...

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Site of Pulse nightclub massacre to become memorial, museum

Site of Pulse nightclub massacre to become memorial, museum

Visitor Evelyn Ayala said she was glad to know that the memorial was in the works. The onePULSE Foundation aims to create a sanctuary of hope around this tragic day in American history which honor...

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Two Dead In Dallas-Area College Shooting

The gunman in a Texas campus shooting stalked his victim for some time before shooting her Wednesday, her family said. Officials said it is unclear whether there was a prior relationship between the...

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Not Even Donald Trump Can Believe He's President

Not Even Donald Trump Can Believe He's President

It is a conservative dream years in the making: ditching Barack Obama's health care law, which Republicans blame for sending insurance premiums soaring while reducing options for millions. Democrats a...

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USA ready for secondary sanctions, more punishments against NK

USA ready for secondary sanctions, more punishments against NK

The US is ready to ramp up pressure against North Korea through additional penalties, secondary sanctions and a tighter implementation of United Nations resolutions, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ...

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Nine Earn Academic All-District Softball Honors

Nine Earn Academic All-District Softball Honors

Western Carolina softball catcher Madison Armstrong has been named to the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District III First Team. Chmielewski is now tied for 10th in the Big Ten Conference with 12 stolen ba...

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US Midwest braces for more rain after deadly storm front kills 20

Jamison says it's possible the tracks will reopen by Saturday but that will depend on whether more rain falls this week. Valley Park officials on Thursday said that the "protected area" that was und...

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Federal investigators decline charges against officers in Sterling case

In confirming no charges would be brought against the police, the department said Mr Sterling was armed and refused to follow commands. Less than one second later, during a point at which the loca...

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Trump Attacks His Own FBI Director In Late Night Twitter Tirade

Trump Attacks His Own FBI Director In Late Night Twitter Tirade

JAMES COMEY: Look, this was bad. Feinstein said Comey could have instead gotten a search warrant to look through the computer and "find there was nothing new there". Comey said the FBI confirmed the...

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Texas Police Gun Down Unarmed Black Teen

Police had responded to a house Saturday night after receiving reports of underage drinking , according to ABC News . The officer who shot Edwards has been identified as Roy Oliver, who has since ...

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Trump expected to ease political limits for churches

Trump expected to ease political limits for churches

That order would have allowed churches, religious colleges, and some privately held corporations to stop providing contraceptives as part of the insurance they offer to employees if doing so offended ...

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Trump likely to sign order on political limits for churches

Trump likely to sign order on political limits for churches

A draft of that executive order also enables anti-LGBT discrimination across a wide swath of areas, for people and organizations who oppose same-sex marriage and abortion. The Church at Pierce Creek...

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Kan. archdiocese cuts Girl Scouts ties, wants to end cookie sales

Kan. archdiocese cuts Girl Scouts ties, wants to end cookie sales

Naumann announced this week. The national organization, for example, contributes more than a million dollars each year to the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGS), an organizatio...

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What to know as Texas nears passing 'sanctuary city' law

It also provides civil penalties for entities in violation of the provision that begin at $1,000 for a first offense and climb to as high as $25,500 for each subsequent infraction. "Officers would sta...

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EU Must Reform or Face A Frexit, Says Emmanuel Macron

EU Must Reform or Face A Frexit, Says Emmanuel Macron

Although the speech caused an online sensation over plagiarism, it appeared to be an attempt by Ms Le Pen to reach out to supporters of Francois Fillon , who was knocked out in the 23 April first rou...

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Barack Obama announces $2 million personal donation to Chicago summer jobs programs

The design envisions three buildings, a museum, forum and library, surrounded by a public plaza in the city park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux on Chicago's South Side. As for the ...

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House OKs bill to fund government through September

House OKs bill to fund government through September

That contradicted Trump's message of less than a week ago. The 309-118 vote sends the bill to the Senate in time to act before a midnight Friday deadline to avert a government shutdown. Democrats ha...

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Turkish-Kurdish Dispute Embarrasses Washington

Earlier, the representative of U.S. state Department mark Toner said the concerns over the application of Turkey's strikes in the North of Syria and Iraq. In northern Iraq they killed six peshmerg...

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United States attorney details why no charges in Alton Sterling case

Raheejah Flowers, 16, fought back tears as she told the crowd that "this is not the end". "We're not angry", Stewart, who raised Sterling, later said. Baton Rouge police said someone called just a...

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Texas Legislature passes ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

Texas Legislature passes ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

The demonstration began around 10 a.m. Monday morning when about 50 protesters took over the lobby of the State Insurance Building to protest Senate Bill 4 , a measure that would outlaw "sanctuar...

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Trump to sign order aimed at expanding offshore drilling

But the executive order comes as low oil prices and soaring onshore production have pushed industry demand for offshore leases near its lowest since 2012, raising questions over its impact. The Interi...

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Decision day for Obamacare repeal with vote likely Thursday afternoon

In a radio interview earlier on "WHTC Morning News" in Holland, Michigan, Upton made similar remarks and said "a good number of us have raised real red flag concerns" with leaders. GOP Rep. Carlos Cur...

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Escaped prisoner found hiding in 18-inch drainage pipe

Escaped prisoner found hiding in 18-inch drainage pipe

Police found David Watson, 28, hiding in a small drainage pipe in a wooded area of Jessup, Maryland, near the hospital he was being transported to when he escaped from custody last Friday, according t...

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Passengers Aboard Plane Get In Fight Before Take Off

Passengers Aboard Plane Get In Fight Before Take Off

Before he leaves, he goes back to confront the man he was fighting, but catches a stiff left-hand jab. The man wearing the red shirt, who allegedly also attacked a ticket agent, was eventually escor...

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Thousands of Flint residents could lose their homes over unpaid water bills

Thousands of Flint residents could lose their homes over unpaid water bills

These are families who haven't paid their water bill for at least six months, NBC reports. Many Flint residents have come to rely on free bottled water distribution rather than use filters on thei...

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North Korean missile test an open defiance: McMaster

North Korean missile test an open defiance: McMaster

Asked if that means military action, Trump responded: "I don't know". "What I told our South Korean counterpart is until any renegotiation, that the deals in place, we'll adhere to our word", McMast...

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Balch Springs officer fired

The termination of Oliver comes on the heels of authorities changing their story after initially stating that the auto police fired upon was moving in "an aggressive manner ". FAMILY members of black...

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