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Drivers in NJ, elsewhere seeing sharply higher gas prices

Drivers in NJ, elsewhere seeing sharply higher gas prices

USA crude inventories increased 0.9 million barrels last week. Nationally, gas prices are up about 30 cents compared to this time previous year . Domestic crude production increased 0.20 percent to...

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First Lutheran Church in Parkersburg announces Easter schedule

First Lutheran Church in Parkersburg announces Easter schedule

Again, this years' service is located at Clearlake Oaks United Methodist Church located at 12487 The Plaza in Clearlake Oaks, next to the Live Oaks Senior Center. The Rev. Mike Hollomon will share a...

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Get egg-cited with Vancouver's Easter long weekend events

Get egg-cited with Vancouver's Easter long weekend events

Call ahead to your Cinnabon locations Tuesday because from 5 p.m.to 7 p.m., many of them will be offering up free bonbites to promote the season premier of Better Call Saul. Children ages 1 to 10 are ...

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House intel chairman stepping aside from House Russia investigation

House intel chairman stepping aside from House Russia investigation

But, a Daily Beast review found several instances where it appears he did-in public. Most committee Democrats, including U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro of San Antonio, called on him to step down from that...

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Egypt: attacks on Coptic churches in Tanta, Alexandria

The terror attacks , mostly claimed by a Sinai-based group loyal to the IS, has recently been targeting Egypt's Christian minority and a previous church blast in Cairo in December 2016 left at ...

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Vladimir Putin Mistakenly References A 'Reagan' Quote

Putin also said he is ready to meet with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the Arctic summit in Finland. But "in order for this work to be efficient, we need interaction not only with th...

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Trump tells Congress Syria strikes were 'vital'

US officials said the two sides agreed to increase cooperation on trying to get North Korea's to abandon its nuclear weapons program, and China acknowledged the need for more balanced trade with...

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Trump administration: 'Grave concerns' about police overhaul

Trump administration: 'Grave concerns' about police overhaul

But the Trump administration hinted earlier this week it wanted to revisit the idea of consent decrees, with Attorney General Sessions charging two of his top deputies with reviewing not just the Balt...

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The Senate Confirmed Neil Gorsuch as a Supreme Court Justice

The Senate Confirmed Neil Gorsuch as a Supreme Court Justice

Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat. Gorsuch, a 49-year-old federal judge from Colorado, will occupy the ninth seat on the court, which has been operating...

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House Intel Committee Cancels Meetings Amid Calls for Nunes to Step Down

House Intel Committee Cancels Meetings Amid Calls for Nunes to Step Down

Yates would require "consent" from the White House, the DOJ said, due to the possibility that Yates' communication with President Donald Trump was protected by presidential privilege. The FBI has co...

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Will pre-existing conditions be covered under Trump's new health care bill?

Will pre-existing conditions be covered under Trump's new health care bill?

Vice President Mike Pence, Budget Director Mike Mulvaney, and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus met with with House Freedom Caucus Republicans on Monday night to find out what changes would be...

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55% Americans approve of Obamacare now

55% Americans approve of Obamacare now

It's about this: Constituents are letting lawmakers know they don't want to lose the core items Obamacare offers. Ryan's cautionary remarks came a day after White House officials and conservatives h...

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This Weekend, Join a 'People's Filibuster' Against Neil Gorsuch

Republicans are signaling that if Democrats filibuster the judge's confirmation they are willing to invoke the so-called nuclear option, changing Senate rules to allow them to confirm him with a simpl...

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The Gorsuch nomination undermines the Supreme Court's independence

The Gorsuch nomination undermines the Supreme Court's independence

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to hold a hearing for Obama's nominee, Chief Judge Merrick Garland, for almost a year - an action that continues to galvanise Democrats. His passing prompted a ...

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JUST IN: Senate Votes to Confirm Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

JUST IN: Senate Votes to Confirm Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

McConnell refused to hold a hearing for Obama nominee, Chief Judge Merrick Garland, for almost a year - an action that continues to galvanize Democrats. A handful of Democrats had said they'd join Rep...

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Iran Seeks Stronger Russia Alliance After US Strikes in Syria

Iran Seeks Stronger Russia Alliance After US Strikes in Syria

The president approved the strike while in Florida for a two-day summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Syria decried a US missile strike early Friday, April 7, 2017 on a government-controlled ai...

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Police arrest driver who killed four in Stockholm lorry attack

The suspected Stockholm truck attacker had shown interest in extremist groups and had his permanent residency application rejected in June 2016, Swedish police said today. Prosecutors said the suspe...

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Wind gust sends bounce house airborne in South Carolina

Wind gust sends bounce house airborne in South Carolina

All five children were transported to an area hospital, officials said, and the severity of their injuries was not immediately clear. "Everybody was just enjoying themselves, [it was a] calm day", s...

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Ryan Plays Down Hopes For Quick Revival Of US Healthcare Overhaul

Ryan Plays Down Hopes For Quick Revival Of US Healthcare Overhaul

If Trump doesn't understand what went wrong with the AHCA, or does understand but can't find a solution to last month's failure, then he won't be able to ensure that the new legislation gets the Repub...

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Devin Nunes says he's temporarily stepping aside from Russian Federation probe

Unlike Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was forced to recuse himself from investigating the president's connections to Russian Federation - still a huge fucking deal, by the way - Devin Nunes doesn...

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Trump aides, lawmakers hold talks to revive healthcare bill

Trump aides, lawmakers hold talks to revive healthcare bill

But chances remain slim that Republican leaders can build consensus among the conservative House Freedom Caucus and the more centrist Tuesday Group that doomed the last effort. But that is also why I ...

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North Korea: US missile strikes on Syrian airbase 'unforgivable act of aggression'

This decisive action by the new administration took place while Trump and his Chinese counterpart were having dinner with Trump informing Xi of the strikes over dessert. The highly anticipated U.S. ...

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Sweden truck attack suspect 39-year-old Uzbekistan-born man

He added: "Our thoughts are with them and all those affected at this awful time". "We stand in solidarity with the people of #Sweden", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Twitt...

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High Court Greenlights Impeachment Proceedings For Alabama Governor

High Court Greenlights Impeachment Proceedings For Alabama Governor

Bentley's troubles began last year when recordings surfaced of him making suggestive remarks to a former senior adviser, Rebekah Mason, before his wife of 50 years filed for divorce in August 2015. Be...

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Historic Senate Confrontation Teed up by Gorsuch Vote

And we need to know if he will uphold the right to privacy, the basis for a woman's right to choose. The committee meets again Monday to vote on whether to send Gorsuch to the full Senate (with Republ...

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Neil Gorsuch confirmed to the Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch confirmed to the Supreme Court

Gorsuch was confirmed Friday by the Senate. McConnell accused Democrats of forcing his hand by trying to filibuster a highly qualified nominee in Gorsuch, 49, a 10-year veteran of the 10th U.S. Whil...

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Supreme Court Rules, Bentley Impeachment Back on

Bentley's troubles began last year when recordings surfaced of him making suggestive remarks to a former senior adviser, Rebekah Mason, before his wife of 50 years filed for divorce in August 2015. HJ...

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Garrett dazzles in debut, Reds beat Cardinals 2-0

Garrett dazzles in debut, Reds beat Cardinals 2-0

Mitch Moreland had two hits and scored the lone run as the Red Sox dropped to 0-2 in the four-game series. The 1-3 record-currently putting St. Louis alone in the basement of the NL Central-can be...

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Clinton 'Deeply Concerned' About Russian Election Role

She said that many Americans had problems going into the election and then "you layer on the first woman president over that, and I think some people, women included, had real problems". "Let us hop...

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Good Samaritans attempt to help great white shark in Santa Cruz

Good Samaritans attempt to help great white shark in Santa Cruz

Researchers with the Pelagic Shark Research Foundation also made an unsuccessful attempt to rescue the shark. A crowd gathered on the rocky shoreline to watch as the 8-foot shark drifting in and o...

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Seattle mayor: Sex abuse allegations 'untrue'

An attorney for a man who claimed Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sexually abused him decades ago — allegations Murray has forcefully denied — says Murray isn't being truthful. Both Simpson and Anderson h...

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President Trump's Grandkids Sing in Mandarin for the Chinese President

While details on what the two sides discussed are thin, Trump would seem to have avoided the antagonistic stance he maintained towards China during and immediately after his presidential campaign. c...

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Hillary Clinton Bashes Trump for Blocking Syrian Refugees

Many of Trump's most prominent supporters on social media have also been urging the president to ignore calls for intervention. "It is fair to say ... In her Tuesday interview on "Andrea Mitchell R...

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Clinton: US should take out Syrian airfields

At Thursday's Women in the World Conference, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed growing rumors that she was considering another run for public office. A number of politicians acro...

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House Speaker Ryan says healthcare talks at 'conceptual stage'

House Speaker Ryan says healthcare talks at 'conceptual stage'

It is self-identified independent voters who are leading the charge, with a 17 percent swing in favor of the law. Ownership of the Affordable Care Act has officially been transferred from Presiden...

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