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Bomb scare at White House, one detained

A Secret Service source told CBS News that no weapons were recovered and no injuries were reported. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Utah Congressma...

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Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Democrats

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Democrats

Tax policy is arguably as hard or harder than health care, in terms of juggling all the interest groups, Gale says. "It's more or less a warning shot that we are willing to talk to anyone". Fresh ...

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Drug Reform: Marijuana Industry Would Be Regulated Under Proposed Bills

Drug Reform: Marijuana Industry Would Be Regulated Under Proposed Bills

Currently, under 280E, people and businesses can not claim deductions or credits for the sale of Schedule I or Schedule II substances. Sen. Blumenauer acknowledged the bills are unlikely to be con...

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2 men arrested over nightclub shooting that left man dead

2 men arrested over nightclub shooting that left man dead

Beckley's attorney didn't immediately return a message seeking comment. Beckley was arrested in the 7500 block of Colerain Avenue, Eliot said. The hospital reported two people were in critical con...

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China urges Trump to ease high-tech export controls

On China-US trade issues, Lu said Beijing is ready to "expand pragmatic cooperation in economic and trade areas, properly tackle economic and trade frictions through dialogue and communication and e...

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Republicans blame unpopular bill instead of Trump for failed healthcare plan

While Trump's tweet that Trump Tower had been wiretapped by the Obama machine remains without evidence, the nation has learned that the president's transition team was under surveillance before the el...

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Sen. Boozman: Nuclear Option OK If Needed To Confirm Gorsuch

He has been consistently rated as a well-qualified jurist, the highest rating a jurist can receive, and I have found him to be an honest and thoughtful man. "This vote does not diminish how disturbed ...

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Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

On April 9, 2006, a New Mexico man jumped the White House fence and made it well inside the grounds before being stopped. The incident briefly pushed the security posture to code orange, and ERT (em...

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North Carolina Senate passes repeal of transgender bathroom law

The law limits LGBT nondiscrimination protections and requires transgender people to use restrooms in schools and government buildings corresponding to the sex on their birth certificate. "The initiat...

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Ingraham: Trump Attacking Freedom Caucus Is 'Really Unhelpful' to His Agenda

He said the ultra-conservative voting bloc " will hurt the entire Republican agenda". "It's always been a negotiation and they've never been able to pass one without Democratic votes", House Minori...

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White stabbing suspect targeted black men, police say

Monday, piercing the victim's chest just above his heart. Jackson, 28, had been wandering the streets in a long overcoat, which concealed the sword, Aubrey said . Video surveillance captured Jackso...

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NORC Poll: Most disapprove of Trump, except on economy

Representative Justin Amash, a Freedom Caucus member from MI, shot back immediately at Trump in remarks outside the US Capitol. The House Freedom Caucus has approximately three dozen members, who we...

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'Good Girl' prom dress advice sparks outrage

'Good Girl' prom dress advice sparks outrage

Think you're going to prom in a backless dress or a skirt with a leg slit? "Going to Stanton Prom?" each one read. "Yes You Are... Good Girl " written on it. Tehrani purchased her gown, which featu...

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Mike Lee: Gorsuch a lock on confirmation

In his Senate remarks Schumer trotted out various bogus reasons for opposing Gorsuch, all of them easily lifted from Democrat political talking points and none of them having anything to do with the l...

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5 killed in shootings on Chicago's South Side

5 killed in shootings on Chicago's South Side

In and out of tears, she screamed at police officers and asked why her brothers hadn't been taken to the hospital. "Crazy. Something is wrong". Residents told the Chicago Sun-Times at least two ar...

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NC lawmakers vote today on compromise deal to repeal HB2

LGBTQ rights groups and activists who have fought against HB2 blasted the compromise bill, particularly over its temporarily banning municipalities from passing their own anti-discrimination laws. T...

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Sticker shock! North Carolina pays a BIG price for bathroom bill

Roy Cooper flatly denied ever offering some of the provisions the two Republican lawmakers had outlined. But they said Cooper had backed out of the offer minutes before the news conference. Among th...

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Two White House officials gave surveillance information to Nunes

Two White House officials gave surveillance information to Nunes

On Monday of last week, James Comey confirmed that the FBI was investigating possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 election. Senate investigators put on a posit...

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GOP senator criticizes Paul Ryan over health care comments

Later in the day, Rep. Raul Labrador reminded President Trump of the support the Freedom Caucus lended during hard times in a tweet . In a morning tweet, the president warned that the powerful ...

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Texas Senate approves ending public payroll union deductions

Texas Senate approves ending public payroll union deductions

Education savings accounts would also no longer cover home schooling expenses; this comes as some home-schooling parents have opposed SB 3 because they feared falling under state regulations. Voucher ...

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Supreme Court weighs heavily in favor of special ed rights

To be reimbursed this tuition, however, the parents had to demonstrate that the IEP being offered by the public school district did not provide their child with a FAPE. Now that the Supreme Court ha...

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China Hopes For Positive Outcome of Trump-Xi Meeting - Vice FM

The US President took to Twitter to say next week's meeting with China "will be a very hard one in that we can no longer have massive trade deficits and job losses". and China. Beijing is also dee...

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PFAW Releases New Television and Digital Ad Opposing Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch

Your current subscription does not provide access to this content. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearings ended Thursday on a confrontational note, with the Senate's top Democrat...

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McCaskill Worried Gorsuch Filibuster Will Backfire

I will vote to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to be the ninth justice on the Supreme Court. A conservative group is launching a new $1 million television and digital ad buy to persuade Democrats to supp...

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Two Democrats will vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Republicans hold 52 seats in the Senate, not enough votes to defeat a filibuster but enough to invoke the "nuclear option" that would change Senate rules and allow Gorsuch's confirmation - and oth...

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Governor declares state of emergency in Fulton

Black smoke billowing from the flames could be seen for several miles away and was posted to social media by commuters in the Atlanta metro area. Traffic was bumper to bumper on nearby streets Thu...

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Killed After Texas Church Bus Collides With Pickup Truck, NTSB Investigates

Texas Department of Public Safety officials say the wreck, on the two-lane highway US 83 north of Uvalde, occurred when the driver of a Dodge pickup crossed the center lane at a bend in the road. "Pl...

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Arkansas House passes exemption amendment to gun law

Arkansas House passes exemption amendment to gun law

House Bill 1249, which was signed by Governor Asa Hutchinson on 22 March, allows people to carry concealed handguns on publicly-owned land, which includes college sports venues. The bill requires comp...

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Callers saw a pickup swerving before Texas crash

Callers saw a pickup swerving before Texas crash

Law enforcement officials in two Texas counties said they received phone calls about a person in a white pickup truck driving erratically shortly before a deadly collision between a church bus and...

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SpaceX success: Makes history with launch and landing of a used rocket

SpaceX success: Makes history with launch and landing of a used rocket

Experts cheered the launch and landing of the previously used booster as a "historic" moment for spaceflight, particularly private industry, as companies like SpaceX and its competitors scramble to ma...

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Anti-Apartheid Activist Ahmed Kathrada Dies At 87

The National Freedom Party (NFP) said it was saddened by such a loss, and the entire nation would remember Kathrada for his contribution to the struggle for freedom in SA. A life fighting racial inj...

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Trump official implies border wall might go on Mexico side of river

In an editorial written in the "Desde La Fe" publication, the archdioceses says it's lamentable that Mexicans in Mexico are willing to collaborate with the project, destroying the good relationship ...

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U.S. Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers

U.S. Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers

Scheduled to appear at the committee's open hearing are: Eugene Rumer, director of the Russian Federation and Eurasia program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Roy Godson, professor o...

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Hatch questions Gorsuch about religious freedom in Supreme Court confirmation hearing

A student offered such a minimal level of education "can hardly be said to have been offered an education at all", Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., wrote in the court's 16-page opinion. In respon...

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Manchin becomes first Democrat to say he'll vote for Gorsuch

Manchin becomes first Democrat to say he'll vote for Gorsuch

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is expected to get a confirmation vote in front of the full Senate next week. The senators, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, a...

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