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US House Speaker backs intelligence panel chair in Russia probe

US House Speaker backs intelligence panel chair in Russia probe

The lawyer, David O'Neil, wrote that there may not be a reason for Yates to withhold information related to former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation because to...

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Key facts on the resignation of Alabama's governor

I pray every morning for wisdom and guidance and forgiveness for the sins I have committed'. And then he's got to pay back the roughly $9,000 his campaign paid for Rebekah Caldwell Mason's legal fee...

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Vigils planned Tuesday evening for San Bernardino school shooting

MORE: Wife left San Bernardino school shooting suspect after he showed "other side " According to the San Bernardino Police Department, officials at North Park Elementary had no previous knowledge...

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Trump administration to lift federal hiring freeze

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney issued guidance to all federal departments allowing them to resume hiring as part of a restructuring of the entire government that the administra...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation ups reward to $20K in Jakubowski manhunt

The FBI said Tuesday it was increasing its reward from $10,000 to $20,000 to help authorities capture 32-year-old Joseph Jakubowski. On Friday, Rock County, Wisconsin Sheriff Robert Spoden outlined ...

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United won't use police to remove overbooked passengers - CEO

David Dao, who was dragged from the plane Sunday, and three other passengers were asked to leave the flight from Chicago to Louisville, Ky., to clear seats for four United employees. "I will reall...

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Bunk Sandwiches celebrating Grilled Cheese Day

Bunk Sandwiches celebrating Grilled Cheese Day

More than a quarter of Americans believe grilled cheese sandwiches should only have cheese and bread, according to a survey conducted in honor of April's National Grilled Cheese Month by bread maker...

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Alabama governor Robert Bentley quits over political aide sex scandal

The administration of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley began on the most discordant of notes, rose to moments of rare political and humanitarian courage, and on Monday came crashing to earth in a humilia...

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California officer seen on video punching jaywalker in face

California officer seen on video punching jaywalker in face

The events leading up to the incident were not captured by the camera, and it is not possible to hear the conversation between Cain and the officer before the incident occurred. "There are good and ...

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House race in heavily GOP Kansas surprisingly competitive

House race in heavily GOP Kansas surprisingly competitive

As of now, Democrats will need to only secure three seats to control the Senate; Republicans will need eight to lock down a filibuster-proof majority. "So if we can win, that just caps it off". We'r...

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Brief marriage precedes fatal San Bernardino school shooting

Anderson, 53, fired off 10 shots from a.357 Magnum. Smith, 53, was killed in the shooting. This time - a teacher - Karen Smith - and her 8-year-old student - Jonathan Martinez - both killed by a...

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NY lawmakers approve free middle class college tuition

NY lawmakers approve free middle class college tuition

That income cap will be raised to $110,000 by the end of next year and $125,000 by 2019. "Today, college is what high school was - it should always be an option even if you can't afford it", Governo...

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Florida declares state of emergency because of wildfires

Florida declares state of emergency because of wildfires

But Ayala's Florida suit said, "Nothing in Florida law requires Ayala to seek the death penalty" in cases in her jurisdiction. More than 100 legal experts, a lot of them death penalty opponents, a...

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Reince Priebus tries to broker peace between Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner

Priebus is the former chairman of the Republican National Committee and bucked many in his party by putting the weight of the RNC behind Trump when it was clear he would be the party's presidential no...

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Why the media want to bury the Susan Rice 'unmasking' news

He added, "It's such an important story for our country and the world. I think it's going to be the biggest story". Rice reportedly asked to unmask the identities of people affiliated with the Trump...

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SC congressman's

SC congressman's "You Lie" line used against him at town hall

And on Monday that catchphrase was chanted back at him for a full 30 seconds during the 40-minute Q&A. Wilson had planned to vote in favor of the American Health Care Act - the GOP plan to repeal an...

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San Bernardino school looks to recover after killings

San Bernardino school looks to recover after killings

A sidewalk memorial dedicated to the teacher and student who were shot to death Monday at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, Calif., is displayed Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Karen Smith , a ...

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NC bill rejects Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage

NC bill rejects Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage

House Bill 780 is titled the "Uphold Historic Marriage Act". "A lawful occupant within a home or other place of residence does not have a duty to retreat from an intruder", the bill states. 'This bil...

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San Bernardino school shooter threatened his wife

San Bernardino school shooter threatened his wife

Anxious parents interviewed on camera said they had been given no information from the school other than where their children were being taken. Could the shooting have been foreseen? Police said...

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Immigration officials suspend jail list report amid pushback

Immigration officials suspend jail list report amid pushback

The administration started publishing the report weekly last month after Trump issued an executive order aimed at encouraging local police to help federal immigration agents trying to carry out depo...

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Explosion at Army Ammunition Plant kills 1, leaves 3 wounded

Explosion at Army Ammunition Plant kills 1, leaves 3 wounded

The plant provides small-caliber munitions and operates the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's test center. The plant, which sits on almost 4,000 acres and is the first of a dozen Army small-arms ...

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Alabama GOP left to regroup after Gov. Bentley debacle

You might get drawn in to the story of Robert Bentley's resignation as the governor of Alabama by all the variously sordid and cringeworthy details of his affair with a married staffer and his wife...

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Second victim dies in Florida fitness center shooting

Second victim dies in Florida fitness center shooting

He critically wounded two of his ex-colleagues before killing himself. Client Eveliny Bastos-Klein, who had just finished a training session with Wilson before the chaos ensued, said that she "didn'...

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NY rolling out free tuition plan for many students

Andrew Cuomo introduced in January , in the state budget they approved late Sunday night. And students who go to community colleges will be required to stay in NY for at least two years after gradu...

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Dog named General opens doors, flees animal clinic

Dog named General opens doors, flees animal clinic

After roaming around the Aquia-Garrisonville Animal Hospital for more than two hours, General eventually opened a door and found himself outside. General was found in the nearby neighborhood more th...

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California graduation rate rises to 83 percent

California graduation rate rises to 83 percent

Let's be honest - the news in CT isn't always good, whether it be companies leaving, jobs cutbacks or the seemingly annual tradition of billion dollar deficits at the State Capitol, but one area the s...

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Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border Tuesday

Depravity and violence are their calling cards, including brutal machete attacks and beheadings. The Justice Department announced Tuesday it would take further steps to up prosecutions against undoc...

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GOP hopes to keep Kansas House seat in special election

GOP hopes to keep Kansas House seat in special election

The seat, which belonged to Mike Pompeo before he was tapped by Trump to be Central Intelligence Agency director, was considered by Republicans to be a straight win - until an energized Democratic bas...

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Boy, teacher, gunman killed after shooting in California elementary school

Boy, teacher, gunman killed after shooting in California elementary school

Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said the shooting at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, about 65 miles east of Los Angeles, was an apparent murder-suicide. Two students standing behind Smit...

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Christie is nation's most unpopular governor

Christie is nation's most unpopular governor

Chris Christie (R) is the most unpopular governor in the United States, a new poll finds. According to the poll, 71 percent of New Jersey voters disapprove of Christie's job performance, while onl...

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New York lawmakers approve free middle class college tuition

The initiative is included in a $153 billion state budget proposal that passed the state Assembly on Saturday. Could students lose the scholarship? Some lawmakers had spoken out against th...

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Governor touts free public college tuition plan

Governor touts free public college tuition plan

All told, the budget includes $7.5 billion in support for higher education, a 6.3 percent increase in funding over the prior year. Budget negotiators struck a deal late Friday night that will could ...

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Kansas congressional race first in nation since Trump's win

Kansas congressional race first in nation since Trump's win

The race, which President Trump won by only 1 percentage point, has become a center of Democratic efforts to show evidence of a growing anti-GOP wave. After years in the wilderness, Kansas Democrats c...

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Manchin takes stand to back court nominee

McCain said a deal would require eight Democrats to vote to advance Gorsuch's nomination in return for a promise that in the future they would be able to block a nominee in extraordinary circumstanc...

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Chicago, United lambasted over man dragged off plane

Chicago, United lambasted over man dragged off plane

Bridges said the man told United staff he was a doctor and had to return home to his patients. Some users pointed out the irony of United's motto: "Fly the friendly skies", but many saw incident...

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