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Sean Spicer: I 'let the president down' with Hitler-Assad comments

And to know when you screw up that you possibly offended a lot of people, I just - you know, and so I would ask for folks' forgiveness to understand that I should not have tried to make a comparison...

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US, Russia struggle to overcome rifts over Syria in Moscow talks

Tillerson, looking directly at his counterpart while speaking, acknowledged what he called "sharp differences" between the two countries. "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this k...

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Iran's Rouhani condemns United States attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

Syrian President Bashar Assad was required to declare and dispose of all his chemical weapons under United Nations supervision in 2014, but his forces have been accused of using them since then , mos...

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China appears to be making a key concession on North Korea

On April 11, Trump tweeted that the US would deal with North Korea with or without the help of China . Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang, who said Trump had initiated the call, urged...

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Ice cream-loving squirrel a hit at beach shop in N.C.

Ice cream-loving squirrel a hit at beach shop in N.C.

The shop owners say she loves vanilla, but they also give her no sugar added ice cream sometimes. She even has her own little cones. The North Carolina squirrel visits an ice cream store almost ever...

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New York Approves Free Tuition for State Universities in Budget

In a series of tweets before the legislature acted on the budget, she urged lawmakers to remove the stay-in-New-York requirement , calling it "a trick" and "dangerous". By the way, the U.S. Departmen...

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'Manchester by the Sea' inspired duo to kill son

'Manchester by the Sea' inspired duo to kill son

The boy's parents told police officers at the time that they weren't at home when the fire started. During the Academy Awards ceremony on February 26, Affleck won the Oscar for best actor for his port...

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Flynn did not disclose income from Russian companies, says White House

Flynn did not disclose income from Russian companies, says White House

In a Facebook Live interview following his appearance on ABC News' "This Week" on Sunday, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman was asked if Flynn's immunity request could fuel suspicion that c...

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Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof gets 9 life sentences under state charges

Blondelle Gadsden, sister of slain Myra Thompson, said she hoped Roof would find his own faith in prison. During his federal trial, Roof was placid and, at times, unapologetic. " We have been ...

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Some show kids school is safe after San Bernardino shooting

Some show kids school is safe after San Bernardino shooting

A GoFund Me account was also created to help the family of the slain student, Jonathan Martinez . Anderson had told school personnel he was there to drop something off to his wife, which is "not un...

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DOJ's Baltimore consent decree pause denied by judge

DOJ's Baltimore consent decree pause denied by judge

The denial was a blow to Justice Department. Local control and local accountability are necessary for effective local policing. A hearing is set for Thursday. They swiftly voiced their opposition to...

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News 5 Obtains Bentley Resignation Letter to Governor Kay Ivey

News 5 Obtains Bentley Resignation Letter to Governor Kay Ivey

She eventually became a high school teacher and a bank officer before leaving banking to serve in the cabinet of then-Gov. Republican Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has resigned amid scandal, t...

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Alabama Governor Robert Bentley Quits Over Sex Scandal, Kay Ivey Replaces Him

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley Quits Over Sex Scandal, Kay Ivey Replaces Him

It all began past year, after Bentley fired Spencer Collier, former head of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, who then went to AL.com and said the governor was having an affair with Mason. Dianne ...

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US Woman crashes into police cruiser outside the US Capitol

A Capitol Police source said there was a traffic incident that involved gunshots being fired. Earlier Wednesday morning, police noticed a woman who they described as an "erratic and aggressive drive...

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8 year-old OH boy drives sister, 4, to McDonald's for cheeseburger

8 year-old OH boy drives sister, 4, to McDonald's for cheeseburger

He drove about a mile from his house, through four intersections and over railroad tracks. Police arrived, but not before the children got to eat a cheeseburger and chicken nuggets. "He started cryi...

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LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf

LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf

It wasn't necessarily going our way, but our guys are so tough mentally just to persevere and show some fortitude and finally grab hold of the game". The Celtics need to make sure they are doing every...

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Clinton Calls For Action To Stop Russian Meddling In US Elections

During an otherwise pleasant and inoffensive interview with Nicholas Kristof, 2016's Democratic presidential nominee attributed her loss primarily to "the weaponization of information", namely Wikil...

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Senate Intelligence Heads Promise a Nonpartisan Russia Probe

Senate Intelligence Heads Promise a Nonpartisan Russia Probe

The House Intelligence Committee cancelled planned hearings this week with intelligence and justice officials after the Republican chair, Devin Nunes, said he had new information that Trump aides we...

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Classified docs contradict Nunes surveillance claims, GOP and Dem sources say

Classified docs contradict Nunes surveillance claims, GOP and Dem sources say

However, Trump - speaking in an interview recorded before the report was published - said there's no way Rice wasn't acting politically. "If I read it and I think, in order for me to really understa...

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Cubs raise the flag on 2016 championship

Lester, whose $155 million free-agent signing before the 2015 season was the symbolic start of the Cubs' competitive run, threw the first pitch to Dodgers second baseman Logan Forsythe almost two ho...

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Donald Trump Just Forgot Which Country He Bombed Last Week

Donald Trump Just Forgot Which Country He Bombed Last Week

He said: "We had finished dinner, we were now having dessert and we had the most attractive piece of chocolate cake you have ever seen". "Trump is now the CEO of American capitalism and USA imperia...

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Tornado Watch downgraded to watch

The National Weather Service says a tornado in southwest Missouri on Tuesday evening had wind speeds up to 120 miles per hour (190 kph) and caused damage to a fire station, elementary school and sev...

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Kansas Republican wins congressional seat in special election

Kansas Republican wins congressional seat in special election

Estes had 52 percent of the vote to Democrat James Thompson's 46 when the Associated Press called the race for Kansas' southern 4th District with 88 percent of precincts reporting. Thompson, who is ...

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Alabama state's 2nd female governor takes the reins

Alabama state's 2nd female governor takes the reins

Speculation about the governor's inappropriate behaviour began in August 2015, when Bentley's wife of 50 years, Dianne, abruptly filed for divorce , stating in court records that their marriage had s...

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John Geils, Guitarist Of The J. Geils Band, Dies At 71

EDT, Geils was discovered unresponsive and was declared dead at the scene, police said in a statement . Groups like U2, the Eagles , and Billy Joel all opened for The J. Following the split, G...

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Ben Carson gets stuck in elevator on Miami affordable housing tour

Ben Carson gets stuck in elevator on Miami affordable housing tour

Ironically, if that occurs, the budget cuts will severely impact HUD's maintenance funds (i.e. their ability to execute much needed fix work on public housing facilities, like the elevator Carson ju...

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North Korea Threatens 'Toughest Counteraction' After U.S. Moves Navy Ships

North Korea Threatens 'Toughest Counteraction' After U.S. Moves Navy Ships

The North regularly threatens to destroy the South and its main ally, the United States. Leaders in South Korea are appealing for calm. China and South Korea agreed on Monday to impose tougher san...

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Senate OKs California tax, fee hike for roads

Senate OKs California tax, fee hike for roads

Glazer was the only Democrat to vote against the bill in the Senate. Several Republicans repeated complaints that Democrats have squandered transportation funding over the years, deferring neces...

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Rizzo and Cubs raise banner, beat Dodgers 3-2 in home opener

Monday is a good day for the Cubs for obvious reasons, though more than anything they're likely happy they didn't go with renovation Plan B, which Kenney said involved moving the Cubs for one season ...

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Republicans hold onto congressional seat in 4th District

Republicans hold onto congressional seat in 4th District

By the numbers, the race in Kansas shouldn't have been close. Thompson came up short in his bid to beat republican Ron Estes in a special election to replace current Central Intelligence Agency direct...

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Pinwheels to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month

Pinwheels to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month

Across the country, April is recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Golden said there is one important guideline for people deciding whether to report suspected child abuse or neglect: It is al...

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Rolling Stone settles with U-Va. dean who sued over discredited article

Rolling Stone settles with U-Va. dean who sued over discredited article

The settlement brings an end to a lawsuit that had roiled the U-Va. community with a case study in the practice and ethics of journalism. The story followed a student named "Jackie", who alleged that ...

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Thumbs up: Wells Fargo claws away at problem

Wells Fargo has sought to fix its corporate structure by putting more checks and balances under central control and prohibiting Sloan and future leaders from holding the dual roles of chairman and ...

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74-year-old United States governor resigns over affairs with top aide

Although it lifted the restraining order, the court asked for briefs to be submitted by Monday afternoon. Ivey, 72, will be Alabama's second female governor, following Democrat Lurleen Wallace, accor...

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Tillerson, top diplomats hold urgent meeting on Syria crisis

Speaking after meeting with Tillerson, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said ministers "will be discussing the possibility of further sanctions, certainly, on some of the Syrian military figure...

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