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TERRIFYING videos of Oroville spillway damage and crashing water

State officials used 40 trucks carrying 30 tons of rock per hour to reinforce the eroded area around the emergency spillway while two helicopters dropped rock and other materials into the breach. "Eve...

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Immigrants to boycott work to protest Trump

One flyer being passed around reads (in Spanish): "Mr. President, without us and without our contribution this country is paralyzed". Organizers say they want to show how critical foreign-born peo...

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Chris Christie: Phillies 'suck' and their fans are 'awful people'

Chris Christie: Phillies 'suck' and their fans are 'awful people'

To everyone's surprise, that person is New Jersey governor Chris Christie. Christie spoke about his beloved Mets during an interview with SNY TV, before going off the rails when asked about Phillies f...

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Washington Supreme Court rules against Christian florist in gay wedding case

Washington's anti-discrimination law, the court writes, "does not compel speech or association" nor does it "violate [Stutzman's] right to religious free exercise under either the First Amendment". In...

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Trump gets called out on Electoral College lie during press conference

Trump gets called out on Electoral College lie during press conference

The president earned 306 electoral votes, but technically only received 304 after two electors defected. Bill Clinton got 370 electoral votes in his elecoral college blowout in 1992 and 379 in 1996...

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White House Posts Incorrect Texts of Trump's Orders

White House Posts Incorrect Texts of Trump's Orders

It is codified and then annually published as the Code of Federal Regulations . The public sees the White House version more often, it said , meaning inaccuracies can mislead readers until an of...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests man allegedly planning attack 'in the spirit of Dylann Roof'

According to the FBI, McDowell telegraphed his intentions to attack the synagogue during a series of anti-Semitic Facebook posts in which he expressed his desire to carry out a massacre against it "in...

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Trump goes on rambling rant against the media

He added: "We are following through on pledges we made, and they're not happy about it". Drugs are becoming cheaper than candy bars. After pointing to a Rasmussen poll that shows his approval ratin...

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Obamacare repeal is stuck between a rock and a hard place

Conservatives, meanwhile, are demanding an immediate roll-back before political momentum collapses. The last time we voted on Obamacare repeal, we voted to repeal as much of it as was legally possible...

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Police serve first-degree murder warrant in case of missing Boulder mom

Police serve first-degree murder warrant in case of missing Boulder mom

The child was unharmed and placed in the temporary care of Child Protective Services in Oklahoma. The girl might be with her father, Adam Densmore. Ashley Mead is still missing. Police have yet to c...

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Philadelphia business owners join nationwide 'Day Without Immigrants' protests

The message of " A Day Without Immigrants " actions is that, without the contributions of immigrants, our country would be paralyzed. - In Phoenix, acclaimed chef Silvana Salcido Esparza said sh...

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Donald Trump's pick for labour secretary withdraws from nomination

Donald Trump's pick for labour secretary withdraws from nomination

This follows a message top Senate Republicans sent the White House earlier Wednesday requesting that the White House do so. In the wake of the news , pro-worker groups applauded his ouster, give...

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Woman in courthouse to obtain protective order is arrested by ICE agents

Woman in courthouse to obtain protective order is arrested by ICE agents

Bernal, whose office represents domestic abuse victims, told the Times she's concerned the arrest will scare other undocumented victims of domestic abuse to not come forward and to instead stay with...

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Trump Supreme Court nominee's confirmation hearing to start March 20

The hearing will last between three and four days, with Grassley arguing the timeline is in line with Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, President Obama's two successful Supreme Court nominees. Suprem...

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Hardin County jailer arrested over fight with deputy

Hardin County jailer arrested over fight with deputy

In the security camera video released by the police department, you can see the two men fighting. It all started when Deputy Clennon Smith was trying to hand some inmate property to the jailer, Joe ...

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Worries heightened in SoCal after arrest of DACA recipient near Seattle

Worries heightened in SoCal after arrest of DACA recipient near Seattle

Reuters could not determine whether gang members who had not committed crimes were deported during Obama's tenure. But an ICE spokeswoman told Bloomberg BNA Feb. Ramirez first obtained DACA prote...

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Two snowmobilers down in Lake Champlain; one body recovered

Two snowmobilers down in Lake Champlain; one body recovered

State police in Vermont and NY on Wednesday recovered the body of a man in Lake Champlain that could be one of two Vermont men who went missing after their snowmobiles plunged into Lake Champlain last...

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Large brush fire in Polk County damages home, prompts hundreds of evacuations

Large brush fire in Polk County damages home, prompts hundreds of evacuations

The evacuation order for Indian Lake Estates residents has been lifted after 2,000 acres burned from a brush fire in the Polk County community. Fire crews are using bulldozers and helicopters to hel...

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IRS Softens On Obamacare Reporting Requirements After Trump Executive Order

Trump's January executive order on Obamacare directed federal agencies to "ease the burden" of the law for individuals and companies - as much as possible until a legislative fix is passed. Numerous l...

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Trump condemns 'fake news,' intel leaks in Twitter frenzy

For Acosta, receiving this kind of a response isn't new; he is the very same journalist whose questions Trump ignored at his first official news conference as president-elect accusing his organization...

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Bipartisan Senate Duo Push Justice Department For Briefing On Michael Flynn

Bipartisan Senate Duo Push Justice Department For Briefing On Michael Flynn

Afterward, Nunes said he wanted to know why the Federal Bureau of Investigation was recording a then-private citizen's phone calls. "If the Republicans take away from this is that we have a leaking ...

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Chaffetz, Goodlatte ask government watchdog to investigate leaks

The Utah Republican asked White House chief of staff Reince Priebus to describe the security protocols in place to protect sensitive information while the president is at the Palm Beach, Florida, re...

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Nashville Officer Fired After Philando Castile Comment

Diamond Reynolds recorded the aftermath of the shooting in a viral Facebook Live video in which she claimed Castile had been complying with Yanez's commands, and Yanez can be seen crying after shootin...

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What area representatives are saying about Flynn's firing and the Russians

In the Flynn saga, the question inevitably is this: Following Russian hacking and front-page reporting on intelligence probes of links between Moscow and team Trump during the campaign, wouldn't an in...

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Oroville Dam: A race to brace spillway for storms arriving tonight

A light flow of water began washing into the emergency spillway Saturday and the volume of water began to increase. Croyle said it was not the weather he was concerned about so much as the damage do...

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Second woman held in Malaysia over death of North Korean leader's half-brother

Second woman held in Malaysia over death of North Korean leader's half-brother

Twitter was also abuzz over a tweet by ABC News' Seoul bureau chief Joohee Cho claiming that Malaysian police had found the bodies of two women believed to be the operatives. felt like someone grabb...

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Trump Approves Federal Emergency Funding for Oroville Dam

Jane Starling of Oroville says, "With the rains coming in, I think we're still in trouble". But first, the spillways have to handle inflows from a series of upcoming storms. Two men watch as water g...

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Use of 'Rainy Day' fund advances out of committee

Use of 'Rainy Day' fund advances out of committee

When the special session concludes Monday, don't be surprised if Edwards gets his way on every major point to bring the budget back in line including taking $119 million from the Rainy Day Fund. Henry...

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DHS Secretary: More Than 680 Arrested in ICE Raids

DHS Secretary: More Than 680 Arrested in ICE Raids

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said Monday he will ask ICE for more information about the arrests - including the locations and more details about the people detained - and called reports that ICE ta...

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Pictures emerge of 'female assassin' sent to kill Kim Jong Nam

Pictures emerge of 'female assassin' sent to kill Kim Jong Nam

Malaysian police official Fadzil Ahmat told Reuters that Kim was at the airport's budget terminal awaiting a flight to Macau on Monday when someone grabbed his face from behind. They fled in a t...

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Dearborn Heights man pleads guilty to four murders

Dearborn Heights man pleads guilty to four murders

Faith Harris-Green looked on in court Wednesday as Gregory Green pleaded guilty to killing her children and slashing her face and shooting her in the foot. "You indicated you took the life of Kaleigh ...

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Susan Collins says she'll vote against Trump EPA pick

She said Pruitt had sued the EPA on issues of importance to ME, including mercury controls for coal-fired power plants and efforts to reduce cross-state air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. "I ...

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What Would "A Day Without Immigrants" Actually Look Like?

It's unclear how prevalent the protest will be in the Garden State, but Marilou Halvorsen, president of the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association, told NJ Advance Media that trade associat...

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Mel Gibson and John Lithgow Join 'Daddy's Home' Sequel

Mel Gibson and John Lithgow Join 'Daddy's Home' Sequel

Gibson is now on a comeback tour of sorts after some years out of the Hollywood picture. Gibson is best known for his work as an actor, having starred in the Lethal Weapon movies, Braveheart , and ...

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'Firefall' phenomenon wows visitors to Yosemite's El Capitan

Those who have seen firefall, say it appears as though the water is generating its own orange light and briefly looks like flowing lava. If you're hoping to catch firefall this year, the optical ill...

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