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Democrat Thompson's Strong Showing In Special Election Could Signify Shift In Kansas

In the first special congressional election since President Trump took office, a Republican candidate won a narrower-than-expected victory in a district Trump easily carried less than six months ago. ...

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Trump won't say if he has confidence in Bannon

It is easy to forget, when scandals that used to last weeks are compressed to 12-hour news cycles, that Donald Trump's politics were once borderline liberal. Bossie and Bannon had worked together on a...

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Rescuers pluck 24 passengers from stuck roller coaster

Rescuers pluck 24 passengers from stuck roller coaster

Brady said all 24 of the riders were safely brought to the ground by 9:20 p.m., according to the Associated Press . In a statement, Denise Stokes, a spokeswoman for Six Flags, said the ride "did no...

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Taxes: President scraps tax plan, timetable threatened

This will come at a critical moment - with the White House struggling to regain its footing amid Trump's sliding approval numbers and the fallout from the health care debacle, tax reform is the next...

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Alaska Senate, House at odds with session poised to run long

Alaska Senate, House at odds with session poised to run long

Bettencourt's version would charge a superintendent or principal who fails to report the misconduct with a Class A misdemeanor while the House committee's version changes it to an administrative penal...

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LIST: Easter Egg Hunt events around central Indiana

Saturday in Warren Township's Inman-Liberty Park, behind the Warren Volunteer Fire Department at OH 550 and Coffman Road. The lucky hunter will win a special gift presented by acting Mayor Janice El...

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US drops 'mother of all bombs' on Islamic State tunnel

A Pentagon spokesman said it was the first-ever combat use of the bomb, known as the GBU-43, which he said contains 11 tons of explosives. The Pentagon says USA forces in Afghanistan dropped the mil...

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Iowa governor signs wide-ranging gun bill into law

Iowa governor signs wide-ranging gun bill into law

Democrats and gun safety advocates expressed concern over the stand-your-ground provision, which will allow people to use deadly force anywhere if they felt a risk to their life or safety. "This is a ...

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Couple score nearly $337K at Oilers playoff game

Couple score nearly $337K at Oilers playoff game

Playing through things. They don't panic, they don't get excited. Sharks forward Joe Pavelski said the key was not losing composure after going down 2-0. I think we can count on Milan Lucic having a...

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Donald Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

But U.S. military action was avoided by the alleged Russian/American/Syrian diplomatic accomplishment, achieved without "firing a shot". Only weeks ago, it appeared that Trump, who praised Putin t...

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Back to scratch on tax reform

Back to scratch on tax reform

The president doesn't want to shoot this hostage, but Democrats should be calling him up and begging him not to shoot the hostage. "I think it's going to be one of the very bipartisan bills and it's g...

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US Drops 'Mother of All Bombs' on ISIS Target in Afghanistan

A USA warplane dropped the largest bomb in America's arsenal - a 10,000-kilogram device known as "the mother of all bombs" - on an Islamic State bunker complex in northeastern Afghanistan on Thursday....

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NY to become first state with tuition free college

NY to become first state with tuition free college

The scholarship however, will apply only to full-time students and will not cover room and board and other fees, only the tuition . The new initiative, called the Excelsior Scholarship Program, com...

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Russia-US relations put to test

At the press conference, Trump, who frequently called for warmer ties with Putin during his presidential election campaign, defended his decision to launch 59 missiles at the Syrian airbase in respons...

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Satellite photos show North Korean nuclear site 'primed and ready'

Satellite photos show North Korean nuclear site 'primed and ready'

A particular point of contention between the two nations has been the annual joint military drills between South Korea and the United States, with the North's Korean Central News Agency saying on Tu...

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United's statement on news conference by passenger's lawyers

Dao was not there. She said what happened to her father "should have never happened to any human being, regardless of the circumstance". For Dao, who came to the USA after fleeing Vietnam by boat in...

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Trump puts Bannon at arm's length

Trump puts Bannon at arm's length

The unusual public, lukewarm support from the boss has Bannon's friends and advisers anxious he will soon be out of a job. "No one expects them to do the equivalent of an Federal Bureau of Investiga...

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New Boeing 737 makes first flight as larger version moves ahead

New Boeing 737 makes first flight as larger version moves ahead

Boeing (BA +0.4%) could begin delivering its 737 MAX 10X in 2020 if airlines start ordering the plane this year, says the 737 MAX chief project engineer and deputy program manager. The MAX 8 and 9 ...

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Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is 'no longer obsolete,' as US-Russia ties fray

Most economists agreed that China manipulated its currency in the past but it has not continued the practice. Romania, Latvia and Lithuania - all concerned about the ambitions of nearby Russian Fede...

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Chicago aldermen rip airport, United officials

Chicago's Aviation Department said on Wednesday that two more officers had been placed on leave in connection with the incident. Attorney Thomas Demetrio said at a news conference Thursday that ...

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Dao goes to court; wants United to save video, records from plane

Dao goes to court; wants United to save video, records from plane

But Demetrio said neither Dao nor his family had heard from United . "This will never happen again on a United flight". "We can't do that". United have now announced that all passengers on boar...

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Comey OK's new TV series to boost FBI's image

Comey OK's new TV series to boost FBI's image

Wednesday, explaining why he let the cameras inside the FBI office. The show, produced by Dick Wolf, the man behind TV's "Law & Order", will start on April 27 on the USA Network, Deadline Hollywood...

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US Drops 'Mother of All Bombs' on ISIS in Afghanistan

US Drops 'Mother of All Bombs' on ISIS in Afghanistan

The bomb has never before been used in combat by the U.S. troops. President Donald Trump has praised America's "incredible military" for dropping the largest non-nuclear bomb in the U.S. The Afg...

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Cuomo Touts Clinton as Inspiration Behind New York Free Tuition

Cuomo Touts Clinton as Inspiration Behind New York Free Tuition

The program will begin this fall, with about a three-year development period to follow. Beginning this fall, students with parents who make a combined income of $100,000 a year or less will become e...

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Judge Abdus-Salaam remembered as a

Judge Abdus-Salaam remembered as a "trailblazer" in legal community

They found an unconscious and unresponsive woman, who was later pronounced dead and identified as Abdus-Salaam. Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam was praised by friends and former colleagues this week after...

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Trump considering sanctions against Russia & Iran over Syria - US envoy to UN

Syrian forces launched further airstrikes on Saturday that killed 18 people including five children in rebel-controlled Idlib province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the civil defense re...

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State of Emergency declared ahead of Wednesday's weather

In the event of severe weather remember the safest place to be is on the lowest floor in an interior room like a hallway, bathroom, or closet. Risky severe storms will start developing across Alabam...

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North Koreans curious about South's presidential race, silent over Syria

The unexpected phone call between the two came after Trump turned to Twitter to vent his frustrations over North Korea . Trump commented on North Korea after he was asked about the USA military's d...

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Russia vetoes UN resolution for speedy probe of Syria chemical attack

Trump has given such criticism short shrift, decrying the "vicious slaughter of innocent civilians with chemical weapons" and calling Assad a "butcher" and an "animal". Moments after the US Secretary ...

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Vegas Golden Knights tab Gallant as their first coach

Vegas Golden Knights tab Gallant as their first coach

He is a contemporary of both general manager George McPhee and Murray Craven, the Golden Knights' vice president. And yet, despite having led the Panthers to a 96-65-25 record during his reign behin...

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Mayor working out of Staten Island for a week

Mayor working out of Staten Island for a week

Started on Staten Island in October 2016, the program has already collected over 400,000 pounds of electronic waste that could have otherwise been filtered into landfills. "We've got a mayor who's com...

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Toyota announcing record $1.33 billion investment in Georgetown, Ky. plant

Toyota said it is investing 1.3 billion dollars to retool its factory in Georgetown, Kentucky. "Toyota is a global icon". Besides streamlining production processes, TNGA is created to improve par...

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Arkansas Executions: First Two Men Scheduled to Die Push for Delay

Arkansas Executions: First Two Men Scheduled to Die Push for Delay

The U.S. high court is set to hold oral arguments in that case April 24, a week after Ward and Davis are set to be put to death. Davis and Ward's state court filing stated, 'To execute Don Davis o...

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Ethics complaint against Rebekah Mason dismissed

Ethics complaint against Rebekah Mason dismissed

The Ethics Commission found probable cause that Bentley had misused state personnel; improperly used campaign funds to pay Mason's legal fees and violated time limits on accepting contributions and ma...

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Despite obstacles, 500 contractors seek to build impassable Mexican border wall

Despite obstacles, 500 contractors seek to build impassable Mexican border wall

Kelly had few details about the size and scope of the wall when he testified in front of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, saying the administration would rely on the in...

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