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Republicans ram through Supreme Court pick

Republicans ram through Supreme Court pick

Supreme Court. Republicans are planning to unilaterally change Senate rules to remove a 60-vote filibuster requirement for Gorsuch and all future Supreme Court nominees, reducing it to a simple majo...

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Border wall bids feature monorail and nuclear trench

Border wall bids feature monorail and nuclear trench

In fact, by The Associated Press' count , upwards of 200 organizations had expressed interest in designing and building it for Customs and Border Protection . Gleason Partners LLC of Las Vegas, on ...

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Gas tax hike prompts reaction from California motorists, elected officials

California legislators voted to approve a sweeping series of transportation funding measures Thursday, officials said . FILE - In this February 21, 2017, file photo, the shoulder and one lane of we...

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Donald Trump: We are prepared to take action on North Korea

Donald Trump: We are prepared to take action on North Korea

We do not want any country involved in our elections ever. "I'm not going to go back into, 'should Assad be in or out?' " Haley said during a question-and-answer session at the Council on Foreign Re...

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Parties to Baltimore consent decree big adding names to legal teams

The order is effective immediately, Bredar wrote . That decision alarmed civil rights advocates anxious that Sessions and U.S. President Donald Trump might pull back on efforts to curb police abuse...

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Trump promises new healthcare plan once Obamacare 'explodes'

Trump promises new healthcare plan once Obamacare 'explodes'

Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, another Freedom Caucus member , said on Fox News . While bipartisanship is nothing new, some hope that the way in which the health care legislation failed might actually make...

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Beleaguered Nunes steps aside from US House probe on Russian Federation

The House investigation has been rocked by turmoil since FBI Director James Comey announced in late March that the FBI has been investigating possible collusion between top aides of Trump's campaign...

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Atlanta faces toughest test after fallen highway overpass

Atlanta faces toughest test after fallen highway overpass

Altman considered setting bond commensurate to the damage caused, which he said would probably be a couple hundred million dollars. But the suspect said nothing during the brief hearing. "We will have...

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Concerned about White House infighting, Trump eyes shake-up

The White House has seen quite a few changes in Donald Trump's short tenure as president and one of them is the recent removal of Steve Bannon from the National Security Council. Kushner, the son ...

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On National Equal Pay Day, local women's groups rally

Equal Pay Day is the symbolic date when working women's pay catches up to men's from the previous year. "The woman needs to have as much of a chance to bring home that high quality pay as the man...

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EF-1 tornado damages two homes in Williamson County

On Friday , the National Weather Service confirmed it was in fact an EF-0 tornado. Storm damage in Arlington on Thursday afternoon included a resident who suffered minor injuries when a tree fell...

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Senate approves Trump nominee to Supreme Court in 54-45 vote

Senate approves Trump nominee to Supreme Court in 54-45 vote

When Gorsuch is sworn in, the court will again have a full nine-member bench. His path to confirmation was relatively short by modern standards - just 65 days. Expressing confidence over his Supreme...

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More than 20 advertisers drop O'Reilly over sex harassment claims

The New York Times reported over the weekend that Fox and O'Reilly have paid $13 million to five women who had accused him of sexual harassment. "We pulled future ads from the show". The show pro...

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How long before Republicans take another shot at repealing Obamacare?

How long before Republicans take another shot at repealing Obamacare?

One member of the House Freedom Caucus , Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas), then made a decision to resign from the caucus. "It is time to lead", he added. Trump budget chief Mick Mulvaney, one of the origi...

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Donald Trump Removes Chief Strategist Steve Bannon From National Security Council

NSC meetings would now be led, according to the same filing that included Bannon's removal, by the relatively new National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster. But be clear, this guy is still running aro...

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Two get prison time for 'Bridgegate' fallout

Two get prison time for 'Bridgegate' fallout

Chris Christie marked a sad end to the case. Earlier on Wednesday, Bill Baroni, 45, a former top official at the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, was sentenced to two years in prison . The Trum...

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Trump Signs Web Privacy Rollback That Democrats Say Is Anti-Consumer

Moreover, there is nothing in place that can protect this data sharing . President Trump has repealed the Obama administration's privacy rules attempting to limit the ability of ISPs to share and s...

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Davis Cup: France leads Britain 1-0 in quarterfinals

Davis Cup: France leads Britain 1-0 in quarterfinals

The world number one has missed both ties this year, opting to rest for the first-round win over Canada and then being forced out of this clash with an elbow injury. "He probably got a little bit dish...

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Gorsuch on path to confirmation as Senate rips up own rules

Gorsuch on path to confirmation as Senate rips up own rules

What the GOP has really done is ensure, as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, that there will no longer be two sets of standards: one for a Democratic president's nominees and another for a Republi...

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At least 1 dead after shooting near mall in South Florida

A person at the gym said one of the people involved was a "disgruntled trainer" who had been recently fired. "It appears to be an ex-employee, managerial dispute that triggered this shooting", Mia...

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Pelosi says Congress should debate Syria action

Pelosi says Congress should debate Syria action

This comes after the USA, on the orders of President Trump, launched missile strikes against the Syrian regime on Thursday night, targeting the airfield from which the plane that delivered the chemica...

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Senate set to confirm Neil Gorsuch as next Supreme Court justice

Senate set to confirm Neil Gorsuch as next Supreme Court justice

The move comes in the wake of a contentious battle this week in the Senate over the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch when the Republicans who control the chamber used the "nuclear option" to neutralize ...

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Sergio Garcia, Charley Hoffman tied for early lead

Sergio Garcia, Charley Hoffman tied for early lead

The biggest generation gap was between playing partners Rahm (22) and Fred Couples (57), who won his 1992 Masters before Rahm was born. "I certainly know anything can happen on Sunday", said Spieth...

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Fowler sits 3rd at Masters: 'Right where I'm supposed to be'

Fowler sits 3rd at Masters: 'Right where I'm supposed to be'

It was also a good thing for Spieth that this was the year he had holes. Spieth made a quadruple bogey in the opening round. "He's just playing really well", Murray said. He wears a size 44 jacket -...

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U.S. backs down on seeking anti-Trump user records

Trump has vowed to build a wall along the US border with Mexico and has promised to deport millions of illegal immigrants. The account's criticism of the Trump administration has grown louder in recen...

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Jason Day having a good 3rd round at

So far in this 81st Masters, the breaks have been nearly exclusively good for Garcia, who fired a third-round, 2-under 70 - nearly five shots better than his third-round average in 13 previous Saturda...

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Senate confirms Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Judge Gorsuch belongs on the highest court, and I voted to take the measures necessary to secure his confirmation. Capping a year of debate and drama, the GOP-controlled Senate on Friday reached a m...

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California lawmakers approve fuel tax hike for $52 billion road plan

Cannella joined Democrats in voting for the bill, SB1, that was approved and sent to the Assembly. One would be hard pressed to find any policymaker in California who doesn't bemoan the state of the s...

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'SNL': Alec Baldwin's Trump Tells Kentucky Coal Miners

'SNL': Alec Baldwin's Trump Tells Kentucky Coal Miners "I'm One Of You!"

Gorsuch was confirmed, the media is saying nice things and nobody is talking about Russian Federation. "What a difference just 59 Tomahawk missiles can make". the Obama administration". "My mortga...

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UNC coach may not let his players meet Trump

UNC coach may not let his players meet Trump

The individual stats that stick out for the Tar Heels include Joel Berry shooting 4-13 from beyond the arc and All-American Josh Jackson going 0-9 from deep. Monday night, he played just 14 minutes ...

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Federal judge denies DOJ's delay request on Baltimore police reform settlement

The DOJ began the investigation into the Baltimore PD after the in-custody death of Freddie Gray, which led to riots throughout the city. "He's talking about the federal government turning its bac...

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Alabama Supreme Court allows impeachment of governor to proceed

A 131-page report, released Friday by special counsel Jack Sharman, laid out those allegations in detail. One judge recused himself while one seat was vacant. According to the report, Bentley "directe...

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Georgia braces for severe weather threat of unsafe storms, hail, possible tornadoes

Georgia braces for severe weather threat of unsafe storms, hail, possible tornadoes

There may be a risk of high winds and a tornado on Wednesday as well. There were reports of damage on South MacArthur Drive near US 165 in the Alexandria, Louisiana, area Sunday after a reporte...

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Trump objections don't stop overhaul of Baltimore police

Trump objections don't stop overhaul of Baltimore police

The U.S. attorney general is not pleased that the police department of the Atlantic coast city of Baltimore, Maryland, has made a decision to adhere to an agreement negotiated with the Obama administr...

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Neil Gorsuch Is Officially Confirmed To the Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch Is Officially Confirmed To the Supreme Court

So then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid used a limited nuclear option in 2013, ending the 60-vote rule for all nominations except to the high court - despite warnings it would have consequences for ...

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