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Aaron Hernandez talked about playing in National Football League again following not guilty verdict

Aaron Hernandez talked about playing in National Football League again following not guilty verdict

Hernandez's right middle finger had a fresh cut and there was blood on adjacent fingers. Separate reports released Thursday by state police and the Department of Correction offer insight into Hernan...

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Texas Police Have Fired The Officer Who Shot And Killed Jordan Edwards

Police initially said that the vehicle, in which Edwards was riding in the passenger seat, reversed "aggressively" at the approaching officers, but later retracted that statement and said that bod...

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May Day rallies across U.S. to target Trump immigration policy

May Day rallies across U.S. to target Trump immigration policy

Authorities said the group of Portland anarchists were wearing black bandanas and ski masks and began breaking windows at businesses, setting fires on downtown streets and damaging a police cruiser. D...

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Mexican-Americans torn about Cinco de Mayo in Trump era

Mexican-Americans torn about Cinco de Mayo in Trump era

It's time to celebrate the victory of Mexico in the Battle of Puebla. Cinco De Mayo has been here for many years and its going to continue no matter what he says or does, and us Hispanics, stick...

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Trump Justice Department: No charges in police murder of Alton Sterling

The Department of Justice announced Wednesday that the officers involved in the death of Alton Sterling will not face federal criminal charges . Two cellphone videos of Sterling's struggle with...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation chief says Clinton, Trump treated equally

Comey says both cases were treated consistently. Mr. Comey explained publicly for the first time the reasoning for his decision to inform Congress on October 28th, eleven days before the presidential ...

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Some rivers receding, but Mississippi River remains high

While an outbreak of severe weather is not in the forecast, there remains a possibility of isolated storms associated with this system that could include high winds, drenching rainfall, risky lightnin...

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Netflix to add content warning to '13 Reasons Why'

In the series, based on Jay Asher's young adult novel, 17-year-old Hannah Baker commits suicide and leaves behind 13 tapes containing reasons why she did it. That's just not the case in terms of peopl...

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Westport's Port Fonda celebrates Cinco de Mayo

When the Civil War finally ended, the US forced France to withdraw its troops from Mexico and their empire collapsed. Then samba over to Baia Bay Ridge (8402 Third Ave.at 84th Street), which starts ...

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Wisconsin-based atheist group sues Trump over church order

The Johnson Amendment can only be repealed by Congress, but Trump's executive order directs the IRS to "exercise maximum enforcement discretion to alleviate the burden of the Johnson Amendment ". ...

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Trump calls for a 'good shutdown' to deal with U.S. 'mess'

Negotiators on the bill say it looks pretty much like the measure would have looked like if it had been ironed out previous year under Obama - save for Trump's add-ons for the Pentagon and the borde...

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California lawmakers vow to thwart new offshore oil drilling

California lawmakers vow to thwart new offshore oil drilling

We are opening it up. 'We are unleashing the knots of the USA energy and paving the way for the creation of thousands and thousands of jobs, ' he said . He said energy independence would create j...

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Dick Goes After Weiner: Sen. Blumenthal Calls Huma Abedin a Crook

Comey said Wednesday he has suffered anguish but does not regret his decision to inform Congress in late October that the bureau would reopen its inquiry into whether Hillary Clinton had mishandled cl...

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FBI Director Comey Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

FBI Director Comey Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Spicer also offered commentary about what Comey said before the Senate today about the FBI director's decision to announce his investigation at the time he did. He also said that, as a general rule, h...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation chief says he had to tell Congress of Clinton email news

Comey has faced fierce criticism - including during Wednesday's hearing - for his alerting Congress just before the election of the FBI search of Anthony Weiner's computer because it might have releva...

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After Maintaining Low Profile, Rex Tillerson Addresses State Department Staff

After Maintaining Low Profile, Rex Tillerson Addresses State Department Staff

But Tillerson offered the most extensive elaboration yet of the meaning of President Donald Trump's "America First" mantra, adopted during the campaign and carried into the White House. He said the US...

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Mother, son at risk of getting killed, senator says

Mother, son at risk of getting killed, senator says

The asylum-seeker reportedly left her homeland after witnessing her cousin's murder. The child deported Wednesday was also eligible for that Special Immigration Juvenile Status, according to Politi...

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Not even the ACLU thinks Trump's religious liberty EO has teeth

Not even the ACLU thinks Trump's religious liberty EO has teeth

Critics were bracing for the worst after a leaked version of the bill from January appeared to allow federal contractors to discriminate against LGBT employees, among other sweeping provisions. The...

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Twitter's Free Live Video Channel Debuts On Roku

Twitter's Free Live Video Channel Debuts On Roku

If you have a Roku streaming player or Roku TV in the United States you can now get the Twitter live streaming experience on your TV. Roku and Twitter announced Thursday that Twitter's video app will ...

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Protests and 'violence' as bad-tempered French presidential race nears finale

If far-right candidate Marine Le Pen wins, she plans to crack open the champagne at the Chalet du Lac, originally a hunting lodge used by emperor Naopleon III in a park on Paris' eastern edge. "Dear...

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Jimmy Kimmel Delivers a Heartfelt Monologue About His Newborns Heart Disease

Kimmel's son Billy was born on April 21, he said in the monologue. "We are still sort of wading through what that is, but there has been a notable spike in interest in our heart center, in our program...

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Students sue over suspensions for 'liking' racist posts

Students sue over suspensions for 'liking' racist posts

According to an October, 2016 report by East Bay Times , officials at California High School in San Ramon said a student had confessed to being responsible for race-related graffiti found in a scho...

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2 injured in UT stabbings released from hospital

2 injured in UT stabbings released from hospital

That's when police believe White stabbed Brown. "He grabbed this guy by the shoulder who was facing him and stabbed him in the back and so I turned around and started running away". "Mrs. Brown talked...

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Trump limits IRS action over church political activity

Surrounded by a variety of religious leaders, President Trump signed an executive order calling on the IRS to essentially refrain from going after churches who speak out on political issues . They ...

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Jazz eliminate Clippers, get Warriors next

It's a clash of styles between Golden State, the highest-scoring team in the National Basketball Association at 115.9 points per game, and a Jazz squad that allowed the fewest points per game during t...

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Texas divided on jailing rogue delegates to 'convention of states'

Texas divided on jailing rogue delegates to 'convention of states'

Greg Abbott's desk for final approval. Ending several weeks of emotional debate in both houses of the Legislature, the Senate endorsed House amendments to the bill, which provides some of the tough...

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FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Chance of rain, marginal risk of severe weather overnight

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Chance of rain, marginal risk of severe weather overnight

An upper level low moving east across Texas will give the added energy to help storms intensify this afternoon with a few storms likely producing some large hail, although the coverage of storms shoul...

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Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending deal to fund government through September

A major blow came when Republican moderate Rep. Fred Upton of MI announced he'd vote against it out of concern it doesn't do enough to cover patients with pre-existing conditions. "With enough money t...

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Tillerson tells Kim Jong-un the USA doesn't want regime change

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has singled out China in the Trump administration's new approach to pressure North Korea to stop its provocative nuclear weapons program and missile tests. Po...

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Cargo plane goes off runway at West Virginia airport, kills two

Howell in Milwaukee. "It's hard terrain to negotiate", Plante said. Emergency officials have told local outlet WCHSTV that there is " heavy entrapment " and rescue workers had been having trouble ...

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Will this weekend be a rain-out?

Will this weekend be a rain-out?

High temperatures are forecast to reach the mid to upper 60s. An unsettled and cooler pattern sets up across New Hampshire from Sunday into most of the next week, with more clouds than sun, along ...

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Trump signs 'religious liberty' executive order

It aims to eradicate the Johnson Amendment , which is a piece of legislation that bans tax-exempt religious organisations from directly or indirectly participating, or intervening in a political camp...

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Attorney: Officer threatened black man before fatal shooting

U.S. Justice Department officials were expected to announce on Wednesday that they will not bring federal charges against two white officers in the fatal shooting of a black man in Baton Rouge , ...

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Democrats' post-vote taunting was not a good look

Democrats' post-vote taunting was not a good look

Following the vote, House Republicans were met by protesters chanting "shame" outside the Capitol as they boarded buses for a trip down Pennsylvania Avenue to participate in a celebratory appearance w...

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UC Berkeley remains calm even after Coulter's speech cancelled

The current debate at Berkeley over the contested appearance of Ann Coulter as a guest speaker, of course, is emblematic of the larger, serious issue of which views should be permitted on campus and w...

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