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Voters scarce in race for open US House seat in California

Voters scarce in race for open US House seat in California

Attorney Robert Lee Ahn took the early lead in Tuesday's 34th Congressional District, with Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez in second, well ahead of the rest of the 24-candidate field, according to early v...

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Appeals Court: Civil Rights Act protects gay workers

Appeals Court: Civil Rights Act protects gay workers

So, the court decided, it's not legal in the USA for an employer to discriminate against gay workers - making it the first federal appeals court to conclude that gay people are protected under existin...

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Many sign petition demanding Melania Trump to move into White House

Many sign petition demanding Melania Trump to move into White House

Within hours, his comments section was, as expected, blowing up. In 2015, Gabbana and his design partner, Domenico Dolce, landed in hot water after calling children that were born through in vitro fer...

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Judge plans to block Missouri's abortion-restricting rules

Judge plans to block Missouri's abortion-restricting rules

House Enrolled Act 1337 has been described as one of the nation's most restrictive abortion laws. The judge, who heard arguments in the case in November, found that in provided no compelling evidenc...

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Cities say federal overhauls of police bring mixed results

Cities say federal overhauls of police bring mixed results

On Tuesday, a spokesman had said Sessions "agrees with the need for police reform" in Baltimore and that the delay would simply give the Justice Department a chance to review the consent decre...

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White House to reveal financial information of top staff

White House to reveal financial information of top staff

The financial disclosures show Kushner has resigned from at least 260 entities, corporations, groups and nonprofits since January. Trump's chief strategist, Steve Bannon, disclosed assets between ...

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Kendall Jenner's Pepsi ad sparks backlash

Kendall Jenner's Pepsi ad sparks backlash

She rips off her wig, smears away her lipstick and joins them, eventually handing an officer on the demonstration line a can of Pepsi . At the protest, she does nothing but walk to the front of the...

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Pockets of tornado damage, flooding in Louisiana

Pockets of tornado damage, flooding in Louisiana

In Middle Georgia, trees were downed onto Interstate 75 in Monroe County Monday afternoon, according to the county sheriff. Though the wind speeds dipped slightly after it crossed into Virginia Beac...

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Former Northside standout to enter National Basketball Association draft but not hire an agent

Former Northside standout to enter National Basketball Association draft but not hire an agent

By not signing with an agent, Adebayo will have until May 24 to withdraw his name from consideration in order to return to Kentucky. "I'm looking forward to the process and I appreciate the support of...

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Several dead after severe storms push through Southeast

Several dead after severe storms push through Southeast

About 18,000 homes and businesses were without power in MS, he said. Severe storms could impact the Auburn area throughout the day Wednesday , possibly producing hail, tornadoes and strong winds. E...

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Air Force: Pilot safe after F-16 crashes in Maryland

He says the pilot was found in the same general area as the plane. Locals were evacuated from nearby homes as fire spread from the crash site. "We have reports that there was one pilot on board th...

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Woman Found Walking Street Nearly Naked, Claims She's A Mermaid

Woman Found Walking Street Nearly Naked, Claims She's A Mermaid

She told cops she was a mermaid who'd just been in the water. She told them she was a mermaid and said her name was Joanna, reports CBS Sacramento . The driver took her to a hospital to get checked...

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The World's 50 Best Restaurants Announced in Melbourne, Australia

And Mexican-inspired Cosme in the Flatiron District, which opened in 2014, was new to the list this year, coming in at No. 40. France, Spain and the United States dominated the top 50 with six res...

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Sanders endorses Tom Perriello in Virginia governor's race

Sanders endorses Tom Perriello in Virginia governor's race

Terry McAuliffe, and every other Democrat who holds a statewide position. Perriello is competing for the Democratic nomination in the June 13 primary against Lt. He is standing up to fossil fuel cor...

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White House offer on health care bill gets mixed reviews

Similarly, some moderates whose opposition was also instrumental in the legislation's failure expressed cautious optimism that the White House offer would produce results. Trump approval rating plumme...

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Pulse gunman's wife will not fight extradition to Florida for trial

Pulse gunman's wife will not fight extradition to Florida for trial

Just prior to her arrest, she filed papers in a Contra Costa County court to have her son's name legally changed - he has his father's surname, and Omar for a middle name. In March, a federal judge in...

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NCAA gives North Carolina 24-hours, wants repeal of HB2

NCAA gives North Carolina 24-hours, wants repeal of HB2

Former Gov. Pat McCrory - a supporter of HB2 - lost to state Attorney General Roy Cooper. Still, other measures show North Carolina has a healthy economy estimated at more than $500 billion ...

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Searchers find second human skull in rural western Missouri

Searchers find second human skull in rural western Missouri

The rocky terrain and tree cover prove hard conditions for humans to investigate without the help of cadaver dogs. Kara Kopetsky went missing in May 2007 and Jessica Runions was last seen in Septemb...

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Kendall Jenner's New Pepsi Ad Sparks Outrage

In the clip, Jenner leaves a modeling gig to join a passing protest. Reaction on social media ranged from some saying the imagery was tone deaf, to it evoking a widely circulated photo of Black Live...

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House intelligence panel tries to get Russia investigation back on track

House intelligence panel tries to get Russia investigation back on track

So, where are we on this Russia-Trump campaign collusion investigation that has liberals giddy that some smoking gun will be found that could delegitimize the presidency of Donald J. And I think the a...

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Republicans hit new snags in push to revive healthcare bill

Congress leaves town in days for a two-week recess, during which lawmakers could face antagonistic grilling from voters at town hall meetings and the entire GOP drive might lose momentum. "We want to ...

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Public dislikes Trump's, GOP's plans on health care

Public dislikes Trump's, GOP's plans on health care

President Donald Trump's promise for "historic" reform of the USA tax code could be scaled back to something less ambitious, such as just focusing on tax cuts, in the wake of his failure to repeal Oba...

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Mountain View baby abducted

Mountain View baby abducted

Her father, Michael Lenard Wallin, allegedly took her in a blue 2007 Nissan Altima that has paper plates and front and back and damage. Even though there is no custody agreement and Michael is the fat...

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Pionerskaya Metro Station in St. Petersburg Closed Due to Anonymous Report

Pionerskaya Metro Station in St. Petersburg Closed Due to Anonymous Report

Sources say that Dzhalilov was a Muslim believer; special services made it the top priority to look through all of his "religious ties". Russian Federation on Wednesday probed the potential motives ...

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Watch Evan Longoria (just barely) hit the first home run of 2017

He walked one, and struck out five in his seven innings of work. In game two of Major League Baseball 2017 opening day, the Giants blew their 5-4 lead earlier in the game and lost it all at zero tim...

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Ferguson re-elects Knowles as mayor

Ferguson re-elects Knowles as mayor

Knowles, who won the election Tuesday with 56 percent of the vote, was the St. Louis suburb's mayor at the time of the police-related shooting death of Michael Brown and held the position through the ...

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Louis Delmas: Louis Delmas arrested in Miami

Louis Delmas: Louis Delmas arrested in Miami

After being pulled over, Madrigal had a strong odor of alcohol as he came out of his black Ford pickup truck. The driver was later arrested on several counts, including driving under the influence. ...

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Suspected tornado leaves path of destruction in Goodman, Missouri

Suspected tornado leaves path of destruction in Goodman, Missouri

EDT, which destroyed the fire station and Goodman elementary school, however, no one was inside any of the buildings at the time of the destruction, local reports said. He said several homes and bus...

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Ferguson's federal consent decree among those AG Sessions wants to review

Ferguson's federal consent decree among those AG Sessions wants to review

Sessions' memo, dated Friday, said local control and accountability "are necessary for effective local policing ". Any way you slice it, the Justice Department is about to take a big step backward,...

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Sanders on Trump's Decision to Cut Climate Change Regs:

Sanders on Trump's Decision to Cut Climate Change Regs: "Stupid and Dangerous"

Some critics say the Trump administration's environmental rollbacks are even worse than they expected, and that it will be impossible for the United States to achieve its Paris pledges without the pro...

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Gonzaga hurt by foul trouble in 71-65 loss to North Carolina

Gonzaga hurt by foul trouble in 71-65 loss to North Carolina

Berry said, "It came down to the last seconds but we're champions now". But at least the officiating was equally bad on both sides for most of the game, with the exception of this call in the game...

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Senate Republican leader starts clock ticking to showdown on Gorsuch

The Dems could then withhold their "Yes" votes on Gorsuch until the bill passed the Senate. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Republican and Democratic senators exchanged bitter accusations Tuesday as they headed...

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Senate Debate on Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Underway

Senate Debate on Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Underway

Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., left, and Sen. The real fight is expected later this week when Republicans try to advance the nominee toward a final up-or-down vote . The Supreme Court was exempted as part...

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House Intelligence Chair's antics generate bipartisan criticism

House Intelligence Chair's antics generate bipartisan criticism

Democrats and some Republicans have criticized Nunes' objectivity after he announced last week that some Trump associates may have been ensnared in incidental intelligence collection before Trump to...

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ProPublica Responds to Sean Spicer Calling Them a 'Left-Wing Blog'

ProPublica Responds to Sean Spicer Calling Them a 'Left-Wing Blog'

In a lengthy series of tweets, the nonprofit news site picked apart Spicer's claim and defended itself from the accusation of partisan bias. "I'm not aware that there was ever a change in the trust, a...

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