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Trump declares war on hardline conservative Republicans

Trump declares war on hardline conservative Republicans

As a finger in the eye to the Freedom Caucus, the White House is holding out a carrot to Democrats , inviting them to get on board a new effort. Ryan had said earlier on Thursday in an interview w...

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Travis County Leads Nation in ICE Detention Request Denials

The sheriff's office of suburban Atlanta's Clayton County was also cited by ICE as a "jurisdiction that has enacted policies that limit cooperation with ICE". "We have so long to hold them and if im...

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Jack Del Rio doesn't want to spend time talking about Las Vegas

Miami was the lone dissenter. Remaining in the Bay Area, however, could turn into a nightmare if the Black Hole faithful stop supporting the team as it leaves Oakland again. If Lions-Raiders is bein...

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Minute-by-minute House Bill 2 repeal updates

Republican legislative leaders announced a compromise with the governor late Wednesday night and the measure passed quickly in both the Senate and the House on Thursday. "It's not a flawless deal, but...

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Whitehouse Announces Opposition to Gorsuch For Supreme Court

Whitehouse Announces Opposition to Gorsuch For Supreme Court

Udall, a former New Mexico attorney general, said controversies swirling around President Donald Trump factored into his decision to oppose Gorsuch, a Westerner who has drawn generally strong reviews ...

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The Supreme Court Just Ruled in Favor of a Special Education Student

He said some of his colleagues are frustrated that Gorsuch hasn't revealed more about where he stands on certain issues. In Nevada, where more than 56,000 student are considered special educati...

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SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap

Following stage separation after this evening's launch, the Falcon 9's first stage will attempt a landing on SpaceX's " Of Course I Still Love You " droneship that will be stationed in the Atlantic ...

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GOP lawmaker: Passing healthcare bill would cost House majority

GOP lawmaker: Passing healthcare bill would cost House majority

With his poll numbers falling and his plans to move onto tax reform and a robust infrastructure program imperiled, Trump took to Twitter to attack the conservative group that many in the White House h...

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House GOP Cancels Vote on Health Care Bill

House GOP Cancels Vote on Health Care Bill

The president, who demanded a vote Friday, warned wary conservative lawmakers that federal funding would continue to go towards Planned Parenthood if the GOP health care legislation fails. "America is...

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Abbas urges Israel not to miss new opportunity for peace

Trump's inflammatory promise - made on the campaign trail - was condemned by the global community, which anxious that such a symbolic move could spark renewed violence in Israel and the Muslim world. ...

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Two Charged with 15 New Felonies for Releasing Planned Parenthood Tapes

Two Charged with 15 New Felonies for Releasing Planned Parenthood Tapes

The video features Dr. DeShawn Taylor , who has worked at Planned Parenthood Los Angeles and Planned Parenthood Arizona, allude to the fact that saving the life of a baby who survives an abortion-...

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Prosecutors: Officer fatally shoots man at highway rest stop

Prosecutors: Officer fatally shoots man at highway rest stop

The sources said the trooper was not injured, but he was being taken to the hospital per protocol, the sources say. At 2:56 p.m., the state Department of Transportation issued an alert saying that t...

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Orrin Hatch to back nuclear option if needed to confirm Gorsuch

On Thursday afternoon, her office issued a statement calling Gorsuch a "balanced, meticulous and well-respected jurist" who Heitkamp said has experience with Native American and public land issues. ...

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Texas Senate bans some insurance coverage of abortion

Texas Senate bans some insurance coverage of abortion

As in every session, the two largest slices of the budget go toward healthcare and education spending, but for the first time health and human service spending in all funds has surpassed the education...

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Trump Administration to Appeal Hawaii Judge's Ruling Blocking Revised Travel Ban

State Attorney General Douglas Chin says Wednesday's longer-lasting ruling means that Muslims and refugees will face less uncertainty. Chuang speculated that the likely goal of the executive order...

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Trump admin warns anew that sanctuary cities could lose federal funding

California's Santa Clara County and two MA cities with large Latino populations - Chelsea and Lawrence - have also taken legal action. " Seattle will not be bullied by this White House or this ad...

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White House Staff Plans to Skip Correspondents' Dinner in 'Solidarity' With Trump

White House Staff Plans to Skip Correspondents' Dinner in 'Solidarity' With Trump

The first daughter announced Wednesday that she will serve as an unpaid employee in the White House, saying she had "heard the concerns some have with my advising the president in my personal capacity...

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Democrats to Filibuster Gorsuch [with comment by Paul]

Democrats to Filibuster Gorsuch [with comment by Paul]

Udall, one of the more liberal members of the U.S. Senate, was never likely to vote for Gorsuch. If the Democrats do indeed filibuster, the Senate could change the rules and lower the threshold to 51 ...

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Draymond Green tells Raiders fans to boycott Oakland, which sure is rich

Draymond Green tells Raiders fans to boycott Oakland, which sure is rich

Al Davis didn't train his son in finance-Al just didn't care enough about that. And Al Davis did not want to look up to anybody, for any reason. With the franchise, as well as the Los Angeles Charg...

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Heitkamp says she'll vote for Trump's Supreme Court pick

Thirty-three percent of respondents offered no opinion . Some Senate Republican aides suggested that if Democrats block a confirmation vote, McConnell might move quickly to change the rules. Sena...

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White House officials helped Nunes get intel

Meanwhile, I remain hung up on Nunes' mysterious visit to the White House last week, where he claims to have learned information he refuses to share with his Intelligence Committee colleagues. The cha...

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Judge moves, pushes Texas attorney general's criminal trial

Judge moves, pushes Texas attorney general's criminal trial

Paxton's team of attorneys countered that there is no proof that Collin County residents had been swayed favorably to the attorney general, citing a recent poll. Paxton has said the charges are politi...

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Governor issues pardon for dog that killed neighbor's pug

Governor issues pardon for dog that killed neighbor's pug

Paul LePage "reviewed the facts of the case" and made a decision to offer the pup "a full and free pardon", according to a press release. "I have reviewed the facts of this case and I believe the d...

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Despite Brexit, Britain Still Partner in NATO, Europe: Germany

Launching the process of Britain's exit from the European Union, popularly known as Brexit , was announced by May on Wednesday at the Parliament, after more than 40 years of the bloc membership. A ...

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Seattle Sues Trump Administration Over 'Sanctuary City' Threat

That policy said municipalities would miss out on federal grant money for lack of compliance with a federal law that says state and local governments may not prohibit workers from sharing informat...

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McConnell: 'We're Going to Get Judge Gorsuch Confirmed'

At least 15 democrats and independents, led by minority leader Chuck Schumer of NY, have announced their opposition to Gorsuch citing that he has ruled too often against workers and in favor of corpo...

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Woman arrested after 3 die in suspected Oklahoma home invasion

Authorities say one of the alleged suspects was found to have a knife, while another was carrying brass knuckles. But bafflingly, the 23-year-old man, the son of the homeowner, is not expected to fa...

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Dershowitz: Trump is anxious for an Israel-Palestinian peace deal

Abbas made his comments in an interview published Wednesday by the Jordanian daily Al Ghad , and senior Palestinian officials, including Ahmad Majdalani and Palestine Liberation Organization Executiv...

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Trump and Ryan Promise Magic Majorities

Trump and Ryan Promise Magic Majorities

The 30-plus member Freedom Caucus in the House of Representatives was the key bloc that refused to vote in favor of the Trump-backed health care bill earlier this month. It was founded two years ago...

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Dem State Rep Warns Illegal Immigrants About Upcoming ICE 'Raid'

Dem State Rep Warns Illegal Immigrants About Upcoming ICE 'Raid'

After hearing about her statement from a staff member, the Bristol County sheriff, who was in Washington at the time, brought up DuBois' post while testifying at a Congressional subcommittee heari...

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Congress lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

Congress lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Susan Collins (Maine) joined all Democrats in voting against ending debate on the bill. Pence's vote on the Senate floor was the second such tie-breaking...

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Ryan Warns Republicans On Health Care: Trump Will Go Work With Democrats

Ryan Warns Republicans On Health Care: Trump Will Go Work With Democrats

They could have done the same with recalcitrant moderates of both parties. Short pointed to the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, whose nomination will be on the Senate floor next ...

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Trump administration seeks mainly modest changes to NAFTA

Trump administration seeks mainly modest changes to NAFTA

The draft letter suggests a much more diplomatic tone than President Trump has threatened to use during NAFTA renegotiations. This includes an arbitration panel that allows investors to circumvent loc...

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Judge extends court order blocking Trump travel ban

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued the ruling after hearing arguments. "Despite the fact the Ninth Circuit is pretty far left, there are even some leftists on that circuit like Judge Ronald G...

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Texas high school athletes charged with sexual assault in hazing scandal

Texas high school athletes charged with sexual assault in hazing scandal

La Vernia police told Fox 29 that they expect more arrests to be made and upwards of the 10 current victims to come forward as its investigation continues. "The mother said she only became aware...

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