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Maine's job seeker site was hacked, exposing personal information

Maine's job seeker site was hacked, exposing personal information

A recent security breach of the America's JobLink (AJL) system, an online job database, has possibly caused Alabamians' personal information to be exposed. Roughly 12,650 ME residents have used the se...

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Tennessee Senate passes bill to punish protesters who block streets

Tennessee Senate passes bill to punish protesters who block streets

Voucher supporters also are advancing a bill to create a five-year pilot program for vouchers, limited to Shelby County. "In fairness, any school that receives public funding should fall under this ...

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Gorsuch Displays Commitment to Rule of Law in Day Two Confirmation Hearing

Gorsuch Displays Commitment to Rule of Law in Day Two Confirmation Hearing

But he did question whether a Democratic blockade of Gorsuch would signal a broader issue for future high court nominees. Gorsuch , who now is a judge with the Missouri-based 10th US Circuit Cour...

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Wait, Tom Bergeron is nominated for the Supreme Court?

Wait, Tom Bergeron is nominated for the Supreme Court?

Still, she said , "Young women take everything for granted today, and all of that could be struck out with one decision". "We just have judges in this country". "I am a judge, I am independent". S...

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This incredible Frozen reference was cut from Beauty and the Beast

The Beast was alone for many years before meeting Belle, so exploring that period of his life is definitely a possibility, while something could probably be done with Lumière and Cogsworth as well...

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'Frozen Trucker' Case Looms in Gorsuch Hearing

If the Senate's Democrats stand together and filibuster Gorsuch, Republicans could reach for the "nuclear option" and change the Senate rules to allow confirmation by a simple majority vote. The nom...

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Sean Spicer gives daily press briefing

Sean Spicer gives daily press briefing

As it stands now the AHCA doesn't seem to have enough votes to pass in the House and a number of Senators, including Republicans Tom Cotton, Lindsey Graham and Ted Cruz, have warned the legislation is...

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Nunes Says Trump Team Communications Caught in US Surveillance

Nunes however said there was no evidence that then-president Barack Obama ordered the surveillance - as Trump has claimed - or that the Republican billionaire was the target. Under the federal law, ...

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Maryland high school rape case sparks immigration row

Maryland high school rape case sparks immigration row

She said she has rented the room next to Montano's bedroom for about two months and described him as a "moto" - Spanish for orphan, abandoned by his parents in El Salvador. The authorities said they c...

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'Coordinated attacks' on Dakota Access pipeline denied by activists

The incident was discovered March 13. The vandalism comes as another worry for Energy Transfer Partners, which endured months of costly delays past year as the Standing Rock Sioux and protesters fou...

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Ortt pleads not guilty to charges

Ortt pleads not guilty to charges

His campaign-fundraising practices have received scrutiny from state, federal and local prosecutors and investigators since that time. "I will fight these charges", Ortt said. Wojtaszek is the husba...

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Facebook Creates New Feature To Alert Users To Fake News

Facebook Creates New Feature To Alert Users To Fake News

The social network had announced in December it would join with independent fact checkers to halt the dissemination of false and inaccurate information on the site. When you try to share a story tha...

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Austin's booming population growth blows past the rest of Texas

Austin's booming population growth blows past the rest of Texas

Of those who left Morgan County between 2010 and 2014, 363 people stayed close to home, moving to Sangamon County. Still, Duval didn't grow as fast as some other counties in Florida. "While net worl...

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Fukumoto to leave 'failing party' and seek Democratic Party membership

Fukumoto to leave 'failing party' and seek Democratic Party membership

Fritz Rohlfing, the chairman of the Hawaii GOP, called Fukumoto's resignation "unfortunate", but complained that she didn't announce her resignation sooner. Fukumoto was described as one of the Republ...

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Supreme Court rules school districts must individualize education for disabled students

Supreme Court rules school districts must individualize education for disabled students

The decision stops short of defining what progress should look like. Garcia said that Gorsuch has shown opposition toward government agencies that are set up to protect students with disabilities. "...

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Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin town

Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin town

The suspect was barricaded inside the building and he communicated with officers, police said. Sparks said a suspect was in custody. Early police reports indicated two people were shot and critica...

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Dueling law professors analyze the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearing

Wednesday marked the second day that Feinstein, California's longtime senator, peppered Gorsuch with several constitutional hypothetical scenarios to gauge his opinion on issues. "We have courts to ...

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Fighting Islamic State Top Goal in Middle East, Tillerson Says

The coalition meeting emphasized the goal of destroying ISIS, while Tillerson emphasized that there would be no "nation-building" afterwards in either Iraq or Syria, though he reiterated that United...

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Bills to legalize marijuana introduced in General Assembly

Bills to legalize marijuana introduced in General Assembly

Kelly Cassidy, both Democrats from Chicago's North Side, said they don't plan to call the bill for a vote this session but will hold hearings to get feedback and see if some version of a legalizatio...

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Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake asks Gorsuch popular horse, duck question during hearing

Gorsuch: "Senator, Justice Scalia had his views and expressed them in his dissent". According to Rall, an "extremist" like Gorsuch who believes that the US Constitution is frozen and unchanging...

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Ex-day care employee accused of assaulting infants

Ex-day care employee accused of assaulting infants

Police said information gathered during the investigation led to the arrest of Chelsea Blais , 32, on Tuesday. During the joint investigation, police identified Blais as the suspected daycare worke...

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Supreme Court ruling brings clarity to Nevada special education plans

Supreme Court ruling brings clarity to Nevada special education plans

Gorsuch voted in favor of the ability of the Hobby Lobby craft stores to assert religious objections to paying for contraception for women covered under their health plans in the contentious case. He ...

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Coons questions Gorsuch on day 2 of confirmation hearings

Coons questions Gorsuch on day 2 of confirmation hearings

The Utah Republican noted that Gorsuch cited the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in his concurring opinion in the Hobby Lobby case in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. "If it comes to it, if we n...

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House conservatives threaten GOP health care bill

House conservatives threaten GOP health care bill

Kevin Cramer, R-N.D. He said conservatives who oppose the bill need to recognize that the House bill has to be crafted so it can pass the Senate, where Republicans hold a slimmer majority, and that ...

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Black lawmakers to confront Trump on policies in meeting

Black lawmakers to confront Trump on policies in meeting

Trump and the black caucus had gotten off to a rocky start in the new year. California NAACP President Alice Huffman said Trump's campaign pitch to black voters - "What the hell do you have to lose?...

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Spicer Distances Trump Campaign 'Hangers-on' Regarding Russia's Election Interference

Manafort was promoted in May to campaign chairman and chief strategist. Carter Page and Paul Manafort were members of Trump's presidential campaign, who came under fire for their alleged ties to Rus...

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WH on Obamacare Repeal and Replace Plan: 'There Is No Plan B'

The House Freedom Caucus rejected the changes as too little, too late. Does the president believe the health care will pass the house tomorrow? "We're going to get it done, that's it, plain and simp...

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Parents empowered by Supreme Court ruling in special ed case

Parents empowered by Supreme Court ruling in special ed case

Gorsuch, handed a copy of the ruling during a break on the third day of his hearings, noted that his panel reached its decision unanimously based on a 10-year-old precedent. Gorsuch called Loving v ...

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Trump Going Outside Washington For Support on Health Bill

Trump Going Outside Washington For Support on Health Bill

But Trump called him out nonetheless, saying he hoped Paul would come onboard. Before a crowd of around 18,000 people packed into Freedom Hall, Trump said the bill was "our long-awaited chance to fi...

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Monday morning: 45000 DTE customers still without power

Monday morning: 45000 DTE customers still without power

That's more than 99 percent of the 800,000 customers impacted by the storm. If you were out of power for days following last week's damaging windstorm, you may be able to file a claim with DTE Energ...

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Student Sues Pa. School Over Transgender Bathroom Policy

Student Sues Pa. School Over Transgender Bathroom Policy

When the boy complained to school officials, allegedly he was informed that students who "subjectively identify themselves as the opposite sex" can use the locker room of their choice. Since then, the...

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Gorsuch affirms independence, refuses opinion on Roe

Gorsuch affirms independence, refuses opinion on Roe

That being said , Gorsuch's past comments on the subject will surely be subject to scrutiny. "I've never heard it either", Flake said to a visually perplexed Gorsuch and a hearing room full of laug...

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Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch faces Senate hearing

Mr Gorsuch, a judge on the Denver-based 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals, will also be pressed on his role as a Department of Justice lawyer under former President George W Bush from 2005-06. White an...

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Neil Gorsuch earns his Supreme Court seat

Under questioning from Graham, Gorsuch repeated statements he'd made publicly for the first time Tuesday, that he was "disheartened" and "demoralized" by Trump's attacks on the judiciary, including ...

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New England Senators Question Gorsuch During Confirmation Hearings

But still, for a judge thought by many to have too high a regard for corporations' interests and for the right of conservative religious folk to discriminate against other people, a letter to th...

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