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LGBT employees protected from workplace discrimination, appeals court rules

The 8-to-3 decision Tuesday by the full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago is likely to lead to a battle before the Supreme Court over the interpretation of the 1964 Civil Rights Act . "I...

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Army helicopter with 3 aboard goes down in Maryland

The helicopter crashed in Leonardtown, MD , on Monday at about 1:50 p.m. One of those injured was in critical condition and the other in serious condition at the University of Maryland's R. Accordi...

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Andy Karl will lead Broadway's 'Groundhog Day' opening

Andy Karl will lead Broadway's 'Groundhog Day' opening

Following a brief delay, a stage manager called for a doctor in the house, and after that told the audience that the show would resume shortly. According to an Instagram post by Karl: "So, within ...

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Gorsuch era on US high court begins with his first three cases

About 15 minutes in, he asked the worker's lawyer, Christopher Landau, a series of questions about the "wording" of the statute, according to the Associated Press . He shared a laugh with his seatm...

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North Korean official: 'Reckless' US creating situation for nuclear war

Vice President Mike Pence speaks with U.S. Forces Korea commander Gen. Vincent Brooks on the Demilitarized Zone , the strip of land separating North Korea from South Korea. Despite North Korea's ...

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Boston Marathon Banned 15 Runners From This Year's Race

Boston Marathon Banned 15 Runners From This Year's Race

Viewers can catch the first wave of marathoners kick off the 121st running of the race at 8:50 a.m. - with the elite running starting shortly after at 9:30 a.m. And Galen Rupp, the Oregonian who train...

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North Korean envoy at UN warns of nuclear war possibility

North Korean envoy at UN warns of nuclear war possibility

The United States, which stations 28,500 troops in South Korea, would "defeat any attack and we will meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective response". Vice-...

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Facebook to review handling of videos after Cleveland killing

Facebook to review handling of videos after Cleveland killing

Police say he is armed and risky. Officers were sent to check the area, and police say eight elementary schools and a high school were locked down as a precaution. ( Cleveland Police via AP). "I d...

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Trump Just Opened The Door To Defund Planned Parenthood

The failed House bill, which Trump supported, would have blocked federal money for Planned Parenthood for a year, in addition to repealing portions of Obama's 2010 health law. Taxpayers should not be ...

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DHS chief: No wall from sea to shining sea

DHS chief: No wall from sea to shining sea

Clayton Industries Incorporated of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, proposes storing nuclear waste along the wall in trenches that are at least 30 metres deep. "You could fire a tank round at it and it wil...

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Meet the woman behind the White House Easter Egg Roll

The White House is trying to re-calibrate expectations for this year's White House Easter Egg Roll after the Obama family's celebrity-heavy events - which last year featured appearances by Beyoncé, at...

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More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

They're now part of a tradition that dates back to the 1870s when Rutherford B. Hayes was president. The White House Historical Association said that 40,000 of the eggs were ordered this year, with ...

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Verify: False information circulating in Steve Stephens manhunt

Verify: False information circulating in Steve Stephens manhunt

Officials with the group said Stephens has been employed with the organization as a youth mentor and a vocational specialist since 2008. "It is one thing to keep up a police shooting, something that i...

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Cavs escape Pacers in playoff opener

Cavs escape Pacers in playoff opener

Following the tough victory, the main man for the Cavaliers spoke about the botched play. George paced IN with 29 points, seven assists and five rebounds, and Lance Stephenson totaled 16 points, se...

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Arkansas judge barred from death penalty cases

Bruce Ward and Don Davis's executions were scheduled to begin Monday at 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. respectively. It's unclear whether the state may face additional challenges over its execution drugs. The...

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Police baffled by Cleveland Facebook video killing

Police baffled by Cleveland Facebook video killing

He loved fishing and often went for walks looking for aluminium cans for recycling and was doing just that when Stephens approached him on Easter Sunday. In a series of Facebook posts , Stephens ...

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Dufner leads RBC Heritage after 65

The last time Donald held a lead after 36 rounds was at the 2011 RBC Heritage, where he fell in a playoff against Brandt Snedeker. Kim rolled in nine birdies Thursday and had just one bogey as she r...

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Utah judge under fire for rape case sympathy

Utah judge under fire for rape case sympathy

Low is facing a deluge of complaints after saying "The court has no doubt that Mr. Vallejo is an extraordinarily good man". The criticism began last month when Judge Thomas Low let Keith Vallejo o...

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Arkansas court halts 2 executions set for Monday night

After the Arkansas Supreme Court halted two executions set for Monday, the state's governor appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court for them to proceed as scheduled Monday night. The state scheduled the ex...

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Top cop completes marathon for 1st time since 2013 bombings

Guiding Eyes for the Blind CEO Thomas Panek, who will be running Boston , visited the finish line with two other puppies on Sunday - these were a few weeks old already - and attracted a lot of atte...

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P.J. Dozier signing with agent, staying in NBA Draft

P.J. Dozier signing with agent, staying in NBA Draft

Dozier entered his name in the draft last week and has until ten days after the NBA Draft Combine - scheduled for mid-May - to remove his name and return to play at USC. Players who don't sign with an...

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Police widen manhunt for man who they say posted murder on Facebook

Stephens posted video of himself shooting and killing Robert Godwin Sr. Stephens was driving down a Cleveland street when he pulled over and randomly targeted a 74-year-old grandfather who was walki...

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Road Repair and Accountability Act to increase transportation-related taxes

Road Repair and Accountability Act to increase transportation-related taxes

While Republican lawmakers have criticized the gas tax hike, Cannella defended his "yes" vote. "He's positioned himself as a moderate Republican, frankly similar to that group of moderate Democrats ...

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Trump family hosts 1st White House Easter Egg Roll

THE PRESIDENT: Happy Easter. The Easter Egg Roll dates back to 1878, when President Rutherford B. Hayes opened the gates to the Executive Mansion. Some people who hoped to attend the event were even a...

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First Woman To Wear A Boston Bib Races Again, 50 Years Later

A famous photo shows Switzer's then-boyfriend Tom Miller pushing the official off the road so she could finish. The now-iconic photo of a man shoving a woman off the course during the 1967 Boston Ma...

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Ellen rips United a new one over recent passenger controversies

Ellen rips United a new one over recent passenger controversies

He said that going forward United will not put law enforcement officials on planes in order to remove a "booked, paid, seated passenger". After earlier describing the passenger as "disruptive and ...

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Kirui and Kiplagat cruise to Boston Marathon victories

Kirui and Kiplagat cruise to Boston Marathon victories

Davis, 59, John W Duffield, 70, Kelli Gibbs, 35, Brian P Kerns, 60, Casey M. Schwenk, 24, Sara Stahl, 51, Skip Tucker, 62, Jacob E Verrue, 35 and Josh Wheal, 36. Women are not just doing it to get int...

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No indication Facebook killing suspect is in Philadelphia

Cleveland police and USA marshals have requested additional backup to search for Stephens in New York , Michigan and Indiana . Authorities are asking residents of Pennsylvania , New York , I...

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Europeans respond cautiously to Turkey referendum

Turkish voters backed a constitutional referendum that concentrates power in the hands of the president on Sunday. The German government on Monday urged Turkey to hold "respectful dialogues" with...

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Manhunt for man who broadcasted shooting on Facebook live in Cleveland

A video posted prior to the shooting showed this man holding an ID card bearing the name Steve Stephens . The manhunt for Stephens - who is wanted for aggravated murder - was expanded on late Sun...

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Suspect in Washington Mall Shooting Found Dead

Suspect in Washington Mall Shooting Found Dead

Cetin was charged with five counts of aggravated murder and was slated for a competency hearing next week. His neighbor described Cetin as "creepy". Police said the man in that footage is Cetin and ...

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Boston unveiled plans for memorials to Marathon bombings

Although it was her marathon debut, Hasay's determination to stick with the lead pack showed in the last 5 miles as she surged ahead of fellow American Linden for third. She did not rule out the Detro...

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Employer: Suspect had Federal Bureau of Investigation background check

Cleveland police have initiated a manhunt to track down Stephens , who recorded and uploaded a video of the murder to Facebook and openly bragged about killing others. "I feel like my heart is goin...

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Clashes erupt between Trump supporters and detractors

Clashes erupt between Trump supporters and detractors

Police were forced to use an explosive device to restore order after 1,000 people from competing rallies gathered in the park in Berkeley. Berkeley and the University of California, Berkeley, have ...

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Is Georgia Poised for a Democratic Congressional Seat Upset?

Vox reported that Ossoff has sucked up local attention to the point that you can't go anywhere in the district without hearing about him, and he has more than 6,000 volunteers on the ground helpin...

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