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Watch out for IRS phone scam, Sarasota Sheriff warns

Watch out for IRS phone scam, Sarasota Sheriff warns

Some scammers will demand payment via iTunes gift cards, Green Dot prepaid cards, MoneyPak prepaid cards, Reloadit prepaid debit cards or other prepaid credit cards. Some prevalent scams include fraud...

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Kathleen Parker: Neil Gorsuch steals the week

Senate Democrats opposed to Gorsuch aren't making their case now based on a tit-for-tat around Garland but on the merits of his record . "OK, I'll criticize judges". I have spent this past week watch...

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High-profile freshmen on display in UK-UCLA battle

High-profile freshmen on display in UK-UCLA battle

What is a journalist supposed to do, though? Kyle was benched to rest, which he needed, but the rest lasted too long and the backup point guard could not run the team anywhere close to as well and the...

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Washington, DC Mayor Creates Taskforce, Issues Plan to Find Missing Teens

Washington, DC Mayor Creates Taskforce, Issues Plan to Find Missing Teens

According to the Metropolitan Police Department , more than 500 kids and teens - many of them black teenage girls - were reported missing in Washington, D.C., since the beginning of 2017. Black and...

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Panthers sign Jonathan Stewart to contract extension

Panthers sign Jonathan Stewart to contract extension

There's little doubt entering the 2017 season that, barring injury, Jonathan Stewart should break the Carolina Panthers' all-time rushing record. He also he also had moments of inconsistency previ...

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Republican Rep. Brooks: 30-40 Republican 'no' votes on health bill

President Trump prodded House Republicans Friday to heed his call and begin repealing and replacing Obamacare during a do-or-die vote later in the day, saying "this is finally your chance for a grea...

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Freshman home for spring break killed during music video shoot

Freshman home for spring break killed during music video shoot

Augustine University, according to her family. "We are not in a position to say whether she was the intended target or not". Washington, D.C. police said that the shooting was reported around 8:40...

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Newborns named Romeo and Juliet born hours apart

Newborns named Romeo and Juliet born hours apart

Romeo's mom, Morgan Hernandez , told ABC News her son is named after Romeo Santos , a singer she and her husband both love. Morgan and Edwin Hernandez welcomed baby Romeo Sunday at 2 p.m....

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Did Paul Ryan Say He Wants to Destroy Health Care?

The Kentucky Republican says in a statement that "Obamacare is failing the American people" and says he appreciates the efforts of House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump to keep a Republ...

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Judge gets death threats after blocking Trump travel ban

Judge gets death threats after blocking Trump travel ban

To view the full article, register now. " The President has unqualified authority to bar physical entry to the United States at the border ", Trenga wrote. It is now likely that a final decision w...

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California Congressmen To Republicans: Take The Time Required To Fix Obama Care

California Congressmen To Republicans: Take The Time Required To Fix Obama Care

Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), though, said Wednesday night he is "optimistic" about a deal and "encouraged" by talks between the GOP and the White House about passing leadership's plan to repeal and replac...

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Supreme Court sets higher bar for education of students with disabilities

Justices ruled for the parents of Endrew F ., a Colorado boy with autism who pulled their son from the public school after his progress "essentially stalled". On Wednesday, Gorsuch said he learned of...

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GOP Lawmakers Say Votes Aren't There On Health Bill As Vote Looms

GOP Lawmakers Say Votes Aren't There On Health Bill As Vote Looms

Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.), the chief deputy whip and one of the most trusted members in Ryan's caucus, literally and figuratively criss-crossed the House's ideological divide. When voters selected...

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Trump pulls Republican health care bill from House

Trump pulls Republican health care bill from House

Andy Barr, R-Kentucky, and Bill Flores, R-Texas, told CNN . They are hoping to force Republican leaders to go back to the negotiating table to tilt the bill even further to the right, looking to ...

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National Illegal Immigration Conversation Continues Following Md. High School Rape

National Illegal Immigration Conversation Continues Following Md. High School Rape

He said he is "ethically constrained from discussing details". The Act also regards a foreign agent as one who "solicits, collects, disburses, or dispenses contributions, loans, money, or other things...

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Police Commissioner to address robbery at Office of the Chief Justice

Police Commissioner to address robbery at Office of the Chief Justice

Phahlane noted that the "outcry and outrage" of citizens in response to the break-in at the OCJ "is justified" but he also said that there had been "baseless allegations" made against leaders in gover...

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Virginia Judge Sides With Trump Admin On Travel Ban

Virginia Judge Sides With Trump Admin On Travel Ban

But he also ruled that Trump's revised order, which replaced a more sweeping version signed on January 27 and rejected by courts, fell within the president's authority to make decisions about immigr...

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Iraqi forces prepare new push, tactics in Mosul as civilians flee city

Iraqi forces prepare new push, tactics in Mosul as civilians flee city

Among those who safely reached the government-controlled area was Alaa Saad Abdul-Rahman, a 27-year old father of two who chose to flee with his extended family when the fighting intensified in their ...

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Ex-Penn State President Guilty Of Child Endangerment In Abuse Scandal

Ex-Penn State President Guilty Of Child Endangerment In Abuse Scandal

According to PennLive , Spanier likely faces between three months and one year in prison, although it could be more. Former athletic director Tim Curley told jurors in Spanier's child endangerment ...

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Melissa McCarthy explains how she became Sean Spicer on 'SNL'

Melissa McCarthy explains how she became Sean Spicer on 'SNL'

She has since returned to the venerable NBC satirical comedy show to play Spicer again. It's viewed by many as one of the greatest impressions in the history of the show, and that's only after two a...

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IN dad whose wife voted for Trump now faces deportation to Mexico

IN dad whose wife voted for Trump now faces deportation to Mexico

The order, signed days after Mr. Trump took office, has led to immigration raids across the country that have spread fear throughout immigrant communities. When ICE stumbled upon this incident in Febr...

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House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill at Trump's request

House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill at Trump's request

Trump has also personally weighed in on the matter, threatening GOP Congress members that anyone who doesn't support the AHCA will risk losing their seats in 2018. "He's left everything on the fiel...

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Obamacare replacement yanked in House as GOP fails to win support

Obamacare replacement yanked in House as GOP fails to win support

Walter Jones, R-N.C., describing the message that Trump was trying to send. "So that you can find out what is in it - away from the fog of the controversy". House leaders agreed to four pages of last-...

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Trump gives Freedom Caucus an ultimatum on replace bill

Trump gives Freedom Caucus an ultimatum on replace bill

The AHCA would repeal many core elements of ObamaCare while replacing it with a more conservative plan centered on giving people tax credits to help purchase insurance. But, are Republicans really goi...

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Cop catches phone scammer in the act, exchange goes viral

Cop catches phone scammer in the act, exchange goes viral

When Roder said he was never provided one, the man said he could look it up if he provides his address. "If you don't have my address, how are you going to do that?" As Roder keeps pushing for more ...

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Dems seize on Supreme Court ruling tossing legal standard set by Gorsuch

That law was wrong. Republicans intend to move quickly on confirming the 49-year-old Gorsuch, who sits on the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Obama administration later joined t...

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Ohio's new concealed weapons law covers day care, colleges, scho

Ohio's new concealed weapons law covers day care, colleges, scho

If the daycare puts up a "NO guns" sign on the premise they would have to leave it locked in a auto. "What if a parent comes in and is confrontational with a staff member and pull out a gun there's ...

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Schumer Says He'll Oppose Gorsuch Nomination, Sets Up Filibuster Showdown With GOP

Patty Murray says she will vote against confirming Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court - and filibuster him if necessary. Casey had been one of a dozen Democratic targets Republicans had hoped to w...

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What if Planned Parenthood is de-funded in Colorado?

Speaking to BuzzFeed , Richards implored Ivanka Trump to "stand for women" and do something to stop the bill. Ivanka was the face of and played an influential role in then-President-elect Donald Tr...

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President Trump sits down with truckers to talk health care, jobs

President Trump sits down with truckers to talk health care, jobs

Republican Andy Barr says he's a "firm and enthusiastic yes". "'Negotiations are over, we'd like to vote tomorrow and let's get this done for the American people.' That was it", Rep. Mr Trump tweet...

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Salisbury man who opened fire in DC pizzeria pleads guilty

Salisbury man who opened fire in DC pizzeria pleads guilty

Welch was charged with illegally transporting firearms over state lines and assault with a risky weapon. Welch didn't shoot anyone and surrendered after he discovered no evidence of the child sex ri...

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GOP senator apologizes for mammogram joke

GOP senator apologizes for mammogram joke

A Talking Points Memo reporter asked the Kansas Republican if he supports a potential change in the GOP's plan that would scrap Obamacare's Essential Health Benefits rule, which requires insurers to...

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Don't stop the presses: Schumer a 'no' on Gorsuch

Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.), saying that Schumer would only vote against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch for political reasons, and that the Supreme Court has been "poisoned". Gorsuch said he merely...

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Schumer Announces Opposition To Gorsuch Nomination To Supreme Court

Schumer Announces Opposition To Gorsuch Nomination To Supreme Court

He later told the Post that Gorsuch is "not a neutral legal mind but someone with a deep-seated conservative ideology". Two other Democratic senators, Thomas Carper of DE and Bob Casey of Pennsy...

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Neil Gorsuch emotional about right-to-die questions in Supreme Court confirmation hearings

Gorsuch, for his part, appeared flustered, with his eyes darting around the hearing room. But now, by siding with the plaintiffs and against the " more than trivial" test, the Supreme Court answere...

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