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Greensboro, other host sites still waiting for NCAA decision after HB2 repeal

In a statement Friday, the league said its Council of Presidents has voted to again consider North Carolina sites to host events. On Friday, the ACC, which had shifted the conference's recent women...

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Schumer says Dems will filibuster Gorsuch

Pennsylvania Democratic Sen. Bob Casey says he'll vote against Donald Trump's choice of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court. In 2013, Democrats changed the rules to prohibit delaying tact...

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Another place to challenge the Gorsuch nomination

In a Medium post published Friday , McCaskill, a moderate Democrat, said she would vote no on a procedural vote for Gorsuch , indicating that she would join a Democratic filibuster against the 10th...

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Undercover videos of fetal tissue talks spur felony charges

Undercover videos of fetal tissue talks spur felony charges

But the California felony charges are related to the secret filming and total 15 each-one count per person they secretly filmed, and one count of conspiracy. The videos, which shocked millions, led ...

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China downplays tensions with United States as Xi prepares to meet Trump

The second order will focus on stepping up the collection of anti-dumping and countervailing duties, which are levied against foreign governments what subsidise products so they can be sold below cost...

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Freedom Caucus: Do these 29 white men run America?

Republicans in Congress voted dozens of times to repeal Obamacare while President Barack Obama was in office. DesJarlais says the Freedom Caucus members are reaching out to different factions of...

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Sen. McCaskill to vote 'no' on Gorsuch, Missouri GOP reacts

But Ayotte said Gorsuch has a "well-established mainstream record" on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. "Judge Gorsuch is incredibly qualified". Blumenthal said Gorsuch's refusal to "distance h...

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Trump Surveilled Before Nomination, Agencies with Info Blocked Nunes for Weeks

Trump Surveilled Before Nomination, Agencies with Info Blocked Nunes for Weeks

Devin Nunes (R. -Calif.), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, which is meant to be investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and allegations Trump aides may have conspired ...

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Trump Border Wall: Officials Start Seeking Proposals For Mexico Border Barrier

Trump Border Wall: Officials Start Seeking Proposals For Mexico Border Barrier

It should be tall, climb-resistant, hard to penetrate and blend into the landscape. It said the wall should have features that do not allow people to climb over it and should prevent digging below...

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Amid hockey boycott threat, senators question women's treatment

USA Hockey vowed to ice a team in the world championship - even if it meant a roster without the players responsible for topping rival Canada in seven of the last nine gold medal games. senators sig...

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Family of Westminster terror attack victim Kurt Cochran speak out

Instead, there was simple resolve: that Kurt Cochran would be remembered first and foremost as an "amazing individual" who tried to make the world a better place, according to a family statement r...

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Gonzaga advances to NCAA championship

Standing at 7-1 and weighing in at 300 pounds, Karnowski is an absolute tank on the interior. South Carolina's run through the NCAA Tournament saw them upsetting second-seeded Duke in the second r...

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German Chancellor's Conservatives strengthen support in Saarland state election

Exit polls showed that CDU was ahead with 41 percent with the Social Democratic Party (SPD) trailing behind on 29.5 percent. Saarland is now run by a "grand coalition" of the conservatives and the...

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Derek Barnett's Pro Day numbers mirror his combine numbers

Derek Barnett's Pro Day numbers mirror his combine numbers

I think I went through this training pretty good, and now it's up to the teams to make a decision". There was buzz around Tennessee's draft classes in 2013 with the likes of Tyler Bray, Cordarrelle ...

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ACC ready to return but what about NCAA?

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican leaders in the legislature hammered out a deal to repeal HB2 Wednesday night and announced there would be a vote the following morning. Cooper is a legi...

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More Democratic senators voice opposition to Trump's Supreme Court pick

The seat became vacant after the 2014 midterms, by which time Republicans held an outright majority in the Senate, so when Barack Obama appointed Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy, filibuster rules ...

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Republicans need 8 Democrats to end the filibuster

Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia - two of the Democrats from red states facing tough reelection battles next year - announced their support for his confirmation. McCaski...

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Rubio targeted by Russian trolls, hackers

Rubio targeted by Russian trolls, hackers

They are dropping dead, even in western countries", Watts concluded. They are eager to come forward despite not having been compelled by subpoena to appear before the two committees investigating Ru...

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Trump attacks conservative House Freedom Caucus over health care bill's defeat

Members of the House Freedom Caucus said they have been trying to get to a yes, but feel the concessions made by leadership did not help bring premiums down - calling for repealing Title I regulatio...

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ACC returns championship events to NC after state law changes

A compromise to end North Carolina's "bathroom bill" has crossed an early hurdle when it was approved by the state Senate rules committee. But the angry reaction by gay-rights and other liberal gro...

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Editorial, 3/31: Time to work together on health care

Editorial, 3/31: Time to work together on health care

Ingraham, a Fox News contributor who was a candidate to serve as White House press secretary under Trump, joined Hannity's program on Thursday, where she said the "White House was not as involved ...

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Ivanka Trump and husband 'still benefiting' from $314 million business empire

Ivanka Trump and husband 'still benefiting' from $314 million business empire

Ivanka Trump was named assistant to the president this week. "The president has brought a lot of people into this administration, and this White House in particular, who have been very blessed and v...

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Trump aide urges defeat of Michigan member of Freedom Caucus

On Monday he tweeted the Democrats will be ready to deal once "Obamacare folds". Trump said Thursday. In follow-up tweets , the president singled out three Freedom Caucus members - Reps. Ohio...

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Judge approves $25mn settlement in Trump University case

Judge approves $25mn settlement in Trump University case

Schneiderman said the victims "waited years for compensation, while President Trump refused to settle and fought us every step of the way - until his stunning reversal last fall". In his ruling today,...

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Trump signs executive orders to end theft of American prosperity

China's Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang says it's trying to narrow that gap. Taking the first step in this direction, Trump on Friday issued an executive order asking officials to pinpoint " che...

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Trump ties health care vote to abortion

Trump ties health care vote to abortion

As news of Meadows' comments reached the White House Press Briefing , Hallie Jackson of NBC News asked Sean Spicer if Trump would "acknowledge that this bill appears to be in trouble". In a count...

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Humphries' surprise big game not enough to lift the Cats over UNC

Humphries' surprise big game not enough to lift the Cats over UNC

Maye, a sophomore, hit the game-winning basket for North Carolina in its 75-73 win over Kentucky in the South regional final on Sunday. Other than when it unfolded live a few feet in front of him, R...

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Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren share stage at Boston rally

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren share stage at Boston rally

The former presidential candidate and US senator from Vermont also shared his bewilderment over President Trump's unexpected victory in the 2016 presidential election and the sway that Republican lawm...

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3 arrested in Atlanta fire and overpass collapse

The three are thought to be homeless, Georgia Deputy Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Jay Florence said. Atlanta officials say a massive fire that burned for more than an hour and caused the...

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United Nations chief condemns Israel's approval of new settlement

Talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians, who have been in conflict for decades, have been effectively shelved in recent years. "By giving in to settler pressure, Netanyahu is leading Israelis ...

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USA intensifies probe into Russian election interference

USA intensifies probe into Russian election interference

Clint Watts is a senior fellow at George Washington University's Center for Cyber and Homeland Security. Sen. Mark Warner is alleging that Russian Federation continually sought to undermine Americ...

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White House says real story is about leaking, not Russia

White House says real story is about leaking, not Russia

Nunes sparked a controversy last week when he said he received information from an undisclosed source at the White House that conversations by President Donald Trump and his staff had been swept up as...

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White House not disputing reports of sharing intel

White House not disputing reports of sharing intel

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, said he saw no reason why intelligence documents were shared with his GOP counterpart - chairman Rep. Devin Nunes - instead of the full panel, and called on the infor...

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White House was wrong for withholding intelligence documents: lawmaker

White House was wrong for withholding intelligence documents: lawmaker

But reports are that she went to the White House shortly after Trump was inaugurated telling them, warning them that Mike Flynn might be blackmailed by the Russians because of the conversations th...

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Republicans not yet ready to abandon health care

Republicans not yet ready to abandon health care

President Trump on Sunday, March 26, attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats o...

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