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Comedy legend Don Rickles, the king of insults, dies at 90

Before screening a tribute video of all of Rickles' appearances on the show, Kimmel added, "There will never be another Don Rickles". One of those is Jimmy Kimmel , who dedicated last night's episode...

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Tennis ball-sized hail pelting parts of Alabama

High winds from the storm downed power lines and trees along roads and beside an interstate, Stewart County Sheriff Office dispatcher Sandra James said by phone. STRAIGHT LINE WINDS: Some storms will...

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Sergio Garcia makes charge as Charley Hoffman's Masters lead shrinks

The American golfer Charley Hoffman has a four shot lead after the opening round of the US Masters at Augusta. And the fun is just starting. The American, twice a Masters runner-up, was five shots...

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Durbin, Duckworth back filibuster on Gorsuch

Durbin, Duckworth back filibuster on Gorsuch

The new rule - called the "nuclear option" - would allow for a simple majority of senators - 51 - to end filibusters and move the nomination along. Given the reluctance, in the past, for either party ...

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Hillary Clinton says she won't run for public office again

Her responses belied that fact that she has yet to admit that she simply was a terribly flawed candidate who offered Americans no meaningful change from Barack Obama's dismal tenure. The wide-ranging ...

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Plan to overhaul Baltimore's police goes before the public

Sessions' concerns, Gore said , are "not simply limited to Baltimore, it applies nationwide". City officials wrote that the court "might consider granting a brief time period for the new United S...

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Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Three Democratic senators up for re-election in 2018 in states won by Trump a year ago - Indiana's Joe Donnelly, West Virginia's Joe Manchin and North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp - voted for Gorsuch. "If ...

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Booming online sales mean more dog bites for mail carriers

New Orleans is one of the top cities for dogs attacking postal carriers. Sharon Varnado with the postal service says they are trying to get the word out to pet owners to make sure their dog is safel...

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Trump Says He's Received 'Absolutely Nothing' So Far From China's Xi

Trump Says He's Received 'Absolutely Nothing' So Far From China's Xi

Trump was meeting again with his Chinese counterpart Friday, with USA missile strikes on Syria adding weight to his threat to act unilaterally against the nuclear weapons program of China's ally, Nort...

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Los Angeles police shoot man after 3 stabbed on Skid Row

Los Angeles police shoot man after 3 stabbed on Skid Row

The shooting occured shortly before noon near San Pedro Street south of 6th Street. Witnesses told reporters at the scene that the suspect was shot when he failed to obey commands to drop the weap...

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Senate Goes Nuclear to Break Historic Filibuster

Senate Goes Nuclear to Break Historic Filibuster

Republicans needed 60 votes - at least eight Democrats and independents joining the 52-seat majority - to end debate on the nomination and proceed to a final vote. But rather than changing the candida...

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Consent decree hearing will proceed; judge denies United States request for "pause"

On Tuesday, city officials told the judge in a court filing that they oppose a 90-day extension. Sessions' concerns, Gore said , are "not simply limited to Baltimore, it applies nationwide". Scores...

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Twitter challenges US order for anti-Trump user records

Twitter challenges US order for anti-Trump user records

If you can't read that, it's an excerpt from an email saying that "this has become a very sensitive issue, especially since the President has gotten directly involved and contacted Acting Director Mik...

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United Nations chief urges restraint, UNSC to meet on U.S. strikes in Syria

Another statement , also attributed to an unnamed official, referred to "losses". Obama considered military strikes against the Syria government and drew up plans to do so, but instead pursued dipl...

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Gorsuch confirmation rolls Supreme Court to the right

The Democrat had opposed a filibuster effort led by his party to require 60 votes in the 100-member Senate to confirm Gorsuch. The Senate voted 55-45 to successfully filibuster the nomination of Jud...

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Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

With Gorsuch - whose name was provided to Trump by the Heritage Foundation and who has been celebrated on the right as someone with sterling conservative credentials - now on board, the court is much ...

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Severe storms already rolling across Alabama, and this is only the beginning

Severe storms already rolling across Alabama, and this is only the beginning

It left downed power lines and trees on roads, said Sandra James, a county sheriff's office dispatcher. Forecasters said a wide area of the South, including Alabama, Georgia and parts of SC were und...

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Fulton county to observe national crime victim's rights week

Fulton county to observe national crime victim's rights week

But getting victims to press charges is hard, Moore said, and presents a frustrating refrain for his prosecutors, whom he said hear from about 20 domestic violence victims a week who ask that criminal...

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McGirt making move at Augusta, top players eye leader Hoffman

Watson had a brief flourish, with consecutive birdies on the eighth and ninth holes. But Fowler rarely looks intimidated among the game's elite, whether it's trading barbs on Twitter with McIlroy, g...

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Why the Internet is so mad at French Montana

Why the Internet is so mad at French Montana

After stumbling across a twitterer who had written , "The fact that French Montana thinks anyone cares about him.", the 32-year-old rapper sent the social media into a tizzy with his reply. The mes...

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Alabama impeachment hearing schedule released against Gov. Robert Bentley

Alabama impeachment hearing schedule released against Gov. Robert Bentley

He did not take questions. A judge said during a hearing that he wasn't inclined to block the release, and then later recused himself. Bentley tried to block the report's release, but it was poste...

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Swedish PM says Stockholm truck crash was a terror attack

It comes after the stolen beer truck ploughed through pedestrians and into the upscale Ahlens department store on Drottninggatan Street in Stockholm. Swedish police say they have identified a person...

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'Help me': Police dispatcher recounts deadly barracks ambush

What stood out to her was the fact that Frein looked "just like a normal person on the street". Prosecutors showed surveillance video of the shooting, which showed Dickson falling to the ground, fol...

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Comedian Don Rickles dies at 90

Comedian Don Rickles dies at 90

We were totally unprepared for this. It was this that was one of the comedian's biggest boosters, shooting him up to stardom. "I just saw the movie on TV last week and called him to tell him about i...

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Vehicle driven into pedestrians on Stockholm street

Vehicle driven into pedestrians on Stockholm street

Swedish authorities earlier said they could not immediately provide a death toll or say how many people were injured but later said four people had been killed and at least 15 others injured. In Londo...

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Head of Police Board Says Consent Decree Now 'Unlikely'

Head of Police Board Says Consent Decree Now 'Unlikely'

The Trump Justice Department expressed "grave concerns" Thursday about an agreement the Obama administration reached with the city of Baltimore to overhaul its police department in the wake of the rac...

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Senate set for dramatic showdown over Trump's Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch

Republicans were forced to invoke the nuclear option on Thursday to overcome the Democrats' filibuster . U.S. Senate leaders say Gorsuch will be confirmed Friday. The approval process became more p...

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Maxine Waters Tells Bill O'Reilly To Buzz Off

Maxine Waters Tells Bill O'Reilly To Buzz Off

Waters also responded to Bill O'Reilly's observation that she looks like she wears a "James Brown wig." " Fox and Friends " played a clip of Waters' speech railing against Trump, in which she calle...

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Amtrak says New York Penn Station tracks are fixed

With only 13 tracks available to transport the 600,000 riders who use Penn Station daily, the LIRR , NJT and Amtrak have been forced to cut back service. Moorman also said that it will create a spe...

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Trump administration takes aim at police reforms

Pugh and former Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, announce on January 12 an agreement on the Department of Justice Consent Decree concerning the police department's practices. Sessions ordered ...

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GOING NUCLEAR: Republicans Sweep Aside Filibuster To Confirm Gorsuch

Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Gorsuch will be a "fine addition" to the Supreme Court. That means that if 51 senators say the debate on a candidate is over, then the nomination vote can no longer be d...

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Gorsuch confirmed to Supreme Court. Conservatives: 'Thanks Harry Reid'

Gorsuch confirmed to Supreme Court. Conservatives: 'Thanks Harry Reid'

Merkley, who launched an all-night protest on the Senate floor Tuesday in opposition to Gorsuch's nomination, said in tweets that "the dark deed is done". And on that he prevailed on a 52-48 party-l...

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Masters 2017: Rory McIlroy hits flagstick with approach shot on No. 18

The 27-year-old carded a 73 today in hard condition to drop to one over par and five shots of the lead. The 4-time major victor circled four birdies versus five bogeys, including a walk-off 5 where he...

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H-1B visa guidance may lead to an increase in litigation

H-1B visa guidance may lead to an increase in litigation

Department of Labor announced a new initiative Monday that aims to protect U.S. workers from losing jobs to highly skilled foreigners in the H-1B visa program due to discrimination. "The president sho...

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Brian Daboll uses Patriots connection to help Alabama quarterback

Brian Daboll uses Patriots connection to help Alabama quarterback

Hurts started as a freshman for Alabama previous year, and he put together a very solid season. That has included getting used to Daboll's system and, already, his third offensive coordinator. He ...

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