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Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka gets White House office

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka gets White House office

The president's daughter is playing an increasingly prominent role as one of his advisers, but is not an official government employee. "Our view is that the conservative approach is for Ivanka to vo...

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Schumer announces filibuster to stop Gorsuch Supreme Court appointment

If Democrats follow Schumer's wishes and filibuster, Senate Republicans will need eight votes from Democrats to break the filibuster with 60 votes as there are 52 Republicans in the Senate. The Sena...

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Trump signs order rolling back environmental efforts

Trump signs order rolling back environmental efforts

The order essentially suspended, rescinded or flagged for review more than a half-dozen measures - that had been put into place by former President Barack Obama to reduce global warming - in an eff...

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Hundreds rally in LA to protest GOP plan to scrap Obamacare

Hundreds rally in LA to protest GOP plan to scrap Obamacare

It would also provide additional money for a fund for mental health and substance abuse disorders and maternity care. Trying to sell Americans on their alternative, Republicans are making dubious cl...

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Republcans withdraw health care bill

Republcans withdraw health care bill

A key moderate who had been in the meeting, Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania, issued a statement saying he would be voting "no" on the health bill. Yet the main criticism of these hard-line conserv...

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Senate Republicans not ready to give up on Obamacare repeal

Senate Republicans not ready to give up on Obamacare repeal

I said, look, eventually it's not sustainable. POLITICO: Republicans turn fire on each other - "White House officials insisted Sunday that the relationship between President Donald Trump and Speak...

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Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

The Sunday outing comprised three meetings at the clubhouse, a White House pool report said, but the people involved in the meetings were not revealed. On social media, responses to Fox's urgent-s...

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Undocumented immigrant accused in alleged rape of classmate

Undocumented immigrant accused in alleged rape of classmate

Jose O. Montano , 17, has been arrested for the assault and rape of an unnamed 14-year-old girl at Rockville High School , Maryland . Both teenagers have been charged with one count of first-deg...

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Do you favor or oppose sanctuary cities?

Do you favor or oppose sanctuary cities?

Cities such as San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, and Philadelphia, will "become this administration's worst nightmare", New York's city council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said during a Mon...

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Democrats Just Moved Closer to Filibustering Neil Gorsuch

Democrats Just Moved Closer to Filibustering Neil Gorsuch

In a statement posted to his Senate website, Casey said that Gorsuch's judicial philosophy, often called originalism, employs "the narrowest possible reading of federal law and exercises extreme sk...

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Air Flight Laptop Ban In Muslim-Majority Nations Begins

Air Flight Laptop Ban In Muslim-Majority Nations Begins

Instead, such items must be in checked baggage. The decision was announced by Theresa May in the latest in a series of aviation security meetings, but it is not clear if the Prime Minister was react...

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Attorney General asks cities to get tough on migrants

At the head of the advancing troops is his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, who vowed on Monday to cut Department of Justice grants to sanctuary jurisdictions . "We've never asked for their status". ...

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Georgia's unemployment rate decreases to 5.3 percent

Georgia's unemployment rate decreases to 5.3 percent

North Carolina's unemployment rate for February has dropped to 5.1 percent. Many of these added jobs are the result of seasonal hires as employers strive to reach their payroll budgets for the yea...

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NPR raises concerns about firing of Tennessee reporter

NPR raises concerns about firing of Tennessee reporter

Jacqui Helbert, 32, was sacked from WUTC this week. Bo Watson, R-Hixson, and Rep. Patsy Hazlewood, R-Signal Mountain, were at the meeting at UTC on March 17, Heddleston said. Helbert's story aired Mar...

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Democrats threaten delay on Supreme Court nominee

According to commondreams.org, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has repeatedly stated that the "nuclear option" is still on the table should democrats move to block Gorsuch's nomination. Rep...

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Florida coach, Auburn player clash after softball game

Florida coach, Auburn player clash after softball game

Gainesville, Fla . -Kelly Barnhill continued her dominating season as she struck out 16 Auburn batters while the Florida Gators improved to 29-1 with a 7-0 softball victory over the Tigers on Sunday n...

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Planned Parenthood president: 'Quit the hysteria' about abortion

Planned Parenthood president: 'Quit the hysteria' about abortion

Peter Welch, representatives of Vermont senators and Planned Parenthood, and recipients of Planned Parenthood services. "Now that the bill was pulled, it's a bit more of a celebration now", said J...

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Child dies after shooting that left mother dead, 4 wounded

Child dies after shooting that left mother dead, 4 wounded

A police officer separated them; shortly after that, someone called police to report that the fight was continuing on the front lawn of a nearby home. "It is heartbreaking to know that this young chil...

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German election: Merkel's CDU wins big in regional election

German election: Merkel's CDU wins big in regional election

Saarland is the first of three regions to vote ahead of the Sept 24 federal vote. The BBC reports that Saarland "is now governed by a coalition of the CDU and SPD as junior partner, mirroring th...

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Probe into Trump-Russia links likely to continue: United States experts

But even after the testimony of Comey and Rogers, White House press secretary Sean Spicer refused to let the matter die. Most cable news channels carried Comey' and Rogers' five hours of testimony l...

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EMT run over, killed by man driving stolen ambulance

EMT run over, killed by man driving stolen ambulance

A man accused of stealing an ambulance and then driving it over a fire department medic, crushing her to death, told reporters he wasn't guilty. The pair of EMT's attempted to stop the individual an...

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'No plans' to introduce electronic device ban on Irish flights

The British airlines affected include British Airways , EasyJet, Jet2.com, Monarch , Thomas Cook and Thomson . LONDON :Britain and the usa on Tuesday banned laptops and tablet computers from t...

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Billionaire Philanthropist and Businessman David Rockefeller Dies at 101

Billionaire Philanthropist and Businessman David Rockefeller Dies at 101

He married his wife, Margaret, in 1940, who died in 1996. A true statesman, David Rockefeller promoted democracy, open markets, and the rule of law in the Western Hemisphere and beyond, leaving behi...

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Oklahoma company recalls 466 tons of breaded chicken product

Oklahoma company recalls 466 tons of breaded chicken product

FSIS inspection personnel also found the metal objets during verification activities. OK Foods is recalling 933,272 pounds of chicken produced between December 19 and March 7. Just before February...

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Syrup Producers Offer Sip of the Sweet Life

Syrup Producers Offer Sip of the Sweet Life

Every maple season is different, and maple producers can experience very different conditions at different locales around the state. "It was, basically, wood, and it was on cinder blocks", Janelle D...

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3-year-old twins died in pond accident in NW Missouri

3-year-old twins died in pond accident in NW Missouri

The Platte County Sheriff's Office was called just after 10 a.m.to a home in the 22000 block of South Ridgely Road after the two children were reported missing. Meanwhile, divers searched the pond, wh...

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Ultra Music Festival 2017 Miami

Ultra Music Festival 2017 Miami

Before you grab your glowsticks and bikini top, respect the ravers who came before you by taking a moment to reflect on just how far Ultra's come with this festival timeline. Ultra Music was meant to ...

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Florida mom charged with lying about daughter's kidnapping

Florida mom charged with lying about daughter's kidnapping

Her mother, Maria Irias, told police a man gave the pair a ride home, but when they arrived he drove off with the child in the vehicle. When Irias finally admitted the story was false to Palm Beach ...

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Gov. Hogan and Secretary DeVos visit local school

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is set to visit the campus and take a tour of Valencia's Advanced Manufacturing Training Center and have a round table discussion with graduates from the progra...

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Storms could spawn tornadoes across parts of Midwest, South

Our meteorologists say strong winds are the primary threat but tornadoes and large hail cannot be ruled out. Could a couple storms become severe later today? Yes. For Kansas, a cold front will move ...

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TBI: No credible sightings of missing student 11 days after disappearance

TBI: No credible sightings of missing student 11 days after disappearance

Cummins is accused of luring and kidnapping 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas. Newly released video shows AMBER Alert subject Elizabeth Thomas apparently teaching her brother how to sew. The high schoo...

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West Virginia's press defense threatens Notre Dame in NCAA Tournament showdown

On Thursday, thousands of Irish fans showed up for the opening round win over Princeton. Matt Farrell couldn't believe that his pull-up jumper in the lane with 24 seconds remaining didn't go throug...

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Roger Federer Hosts Moet & Chandon Champagne Event in Miami!

Roger Federer Hosts Moet & Chandon Champagne Event in Miami!

Beyond Bautista Agut will be either Tomas Berdych, who had an easy win over Gilles Muller, 6-3, 6-4, or the unseeded Adrian Mannarino, who came through 2hrs 38mins against Borna Coric, 6-4, 2-6, 6-6 (...

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Blocking Gorsuch Matters Now More Than Ever

Blocking Gorsuch Matters Now More Than Ever

Even if Democrats succeeded in filibustering Gorsuch, using a precedent set by Democrats in 2013, Republican leaders could trigger the so-called " nuclear option ", changing Senate rules to end the ...

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Tornado drill, sirens part of Severe Weather Awareness Week

Tornado drill, sirens part of Severe Weather Awareness Week

A significant weather advisory is issued when a storm is near severe criteria. WREG also has a weather app, with up-to-the-second alerts, long-term forecasts, past and "future" radar and videos. "At...

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