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Gorsuch's Swearing-In Ceremony Was Designed to Coax Justice Kennedy Off the Bench

Gorsuch's Swearing-In Ceremony Was Designed to Coax Justice Kennedy Off the Bench

Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan took their oaths at the Supreme Court and did not go the White House for a public ceremony. Gorsuch's wife, Louise, and two teenage daughters were present ...

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Is Georgia election a sign of a Democratic comeback?

Price won the district in November with over 60 percent of the vote, but Trump beat his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, by barely a percentage point in the district. "I think she will embrace Trump...

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How Gorsuch's confirmation could impact the Supreme Court

But the newest justice was not shy. The Monday case, though, did reflect the commonplace sort of conflict that dominates the court that decided 48 percent of all cases by a 9-0 last term . And as J...

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UC Berkeley Surrenders Again: Ann Coulter Speech Scrapped

Her speech topic centered on immigration. University chiefs had sent a letter to the Berkeley College Republicans, one of the student groups responsible for the event, saying they were reschedulin...

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Employees check-in policy changed after passenger's forcible removal

It will require employees seeking a seat on a plane to book it at least an hour before departure, a policy that might have prevented last Sunday's confrontation. He also explained how he had to be o...

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Trump calls 100-day assessment

Trump calls 100-day assessment "ridiculous"

With the "ridiculous standard" of the 100-day mark on the horizon, and the media prepared to "kill", the Trump administration seems to be doing everything in its power to make its predicament worse....

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New Supreme Court Era Begins as Neil Gorsuch Is Sworn In

New Supreme Court Era Begins as Neil Gorsuch Is Sworn In

Justice Samuel Alito says that when he took over as the court's rookie from Justice Stephen Breyer in 2006, after Breyer had been the court's junior member for more than a decade, Breyer still leapt u...

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Trump Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Takes Place On High Court Bench

The case before the justices involved a technical issue about the process for a federal worker to appeal his discrimination claim. Justice Clarence Thomas, for example, has long declined to ask any qu...

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Canada's dairy measures a 'disgrace'

Canada's dairy measures a 'disgrace'

Trump said on Thursday "what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace ". He said they can always look to improve the North American Free Trade Agreement . Because of this, it's had a neg...

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Trump's treasury secretary: The tax cut 'will pay for itself'

Trump signed an executive order to review major regulations set a year ago and simplify America's notorious tax filing process . Also important, this is just more clear evidence that Trump has no i...

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz will not run for reelection in 2018

Rep. Jason Chaffetz will not run for reelection in 2018

Chaffetz has served in his current seat since 2008. Herbert said it would likely mimic a typical election process. Kidd had raised $15,500 in recent months but was left with only $1,600 after spending...

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The 8 inmates Arkansas was planning to execute this month

Meanwhile, the Arkansas Supreme Court also barred a state judge who blocked the multiple execution plan from taking up any death penalty related cases after he participated in a protest where he appea...

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Heading home or on a new job: Fresno victims shot at random

He shot and killed three people Tuesday and one last week. Police say the shooter was candid in explaining the crimes that began Thursday night, when he killed another white man, a motel security gu...

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New GOP Health Proposal Could Ditch Protections For People Who Are Sick

The U.S. government is supposed to take care of its citizens and, according to the President, Mexico is supposed to pay for the wall. A Republican congressional representative who spoke to CNBC ...

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Trump calls 100-day benchmark 'ridiculous'

Trump calls 100-day benchmark 'ridiculous'

On the other hand, by the standards of a centrist with a practical view on what the government can and should do, a president who saved the economy from the worst crisis in generations, dealt a blow t...

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DOJ asks sanctuary cities to prove cooperation with immigration law

DOJ asks sanctuary cities to prove cooperation with immigration law

So it's an open question whether Congress or the administration can find ways to punish sanctuary cities without impacting local law enforcement where it is needed. The letters demand that each juri...

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'March For Science' Events Planned Across Montana

'March For Science' Events Planned Across Montana

Clearly aware of the potential criticism, the march's website addresses the issue: "The march is explicitly a political movement, aimed at holding leaders in politics and science accountable", thou...

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Justice Department threatens NYC, other sanctuary cities in immigration fight

In regards to New York City in particular, the statement read, " New York City continues to see gang murder after gang murder, the predictable effect of the city's "soft on crime" stance". It...

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Democrats roar back on air with new pro-Ossoff blitz

The nearest Republican was former Georgia secretary of state Karen Handel , who won just 19.8 per cent of the vote. Trump tweeted Wednesday: "Dems failed in Kansas and are now failing in Georgia". ...

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Justice Department sends compliance letters to 'crumbling' sanctuary jurisdictions

The department sent a letter to eight cities and one county warning they could lose federal funds if they continue to limit communication with the Department of Homeland Security about "information re...

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Funeral held for Facebook shooting victim

The killer claimed to have killed up to 15 people in another video. "He could be far away or anywhere in between", Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Stephen Anthony said. "Facebook will likely pro...

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Arkansas Executes First Inmate in 12 Years

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch ruled on his first case on April 20, which allowed the execution of Ledell Lee and other inmates in Arkansas. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker had said Satu...

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China "gravely concerned" over North Korea nuclear activities

Tension has been escalating on the Korean peninsula since the beginning of April after Washington hinted at a pre-emptive strike against Pyongyang, which was followed by a new missile test by North Ko...

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GOP strategist: 'The way things are headed, we would lose the House'

GOP strategist: 'The way things are headed, we would lose the House'

Republicans have had a hard stretch, with the health care debacle, federal and congressional probes into Trump campaign contacts with Russian officials and contentious town halls in congressional dist...

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Chaffetz won't seek re-election

Chaffetz won't seek re-election

I preach that you want to get in, serve and get out. Chaffetz entered office in 2009 and his indefinite departure from politics would leave Utah's 3rd District up for grabs. The day after making a j...

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Sanders promoting new blood in Democrats but impact unclear

But when the music faded down, things took a turn. - It's been eight months since Bernie Sanders learned he would not be the Democrat pick to run for president. "If you can do it here, and I belie...

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Justice Department Asks California, Other 'Sanctuary Cities' for Proof of Immigration Enforcement

It's a broad term applied to jurisdictions that limit cooperation with federal immigration enforcement. In a statement Friday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio countered the administration. Abou...

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City of Powell River presents Easter egg hunt

City of Powell River presents Easter egg hunt

Be sure to bring your flashlight and basket. The first event is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Clawson City Park and Luebs said the Easter Bunny is ready to drop eggs all over the park. "It's really fun whe...

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Frein Guilty on All Charges

Frein Guilty on All Charges

Not a single defense witness was called in the case in which Frein, 33, of Canadensis, faces the death penalty if he is convicted of the top charge of first-degree murder of a law-enforcement officer....

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Convicted Arkansas killer chooses a surprising last meal before his execution

Lee was unresponsive during consciousness checks, according to U.S. media, and was pronounced dead at 11.56 pm, 12 minutes after receiving the lethal injection. The first three executions were cance...

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Supreme Court , including Gorsuch, to hear church-state case

Supreme Court , including Gorsuch, to hear church-state case

The 49-year-old Gorsuch echoed his own confirmation hearing testimony with questions focused on the text of federal laws and rules at issue before the court. The justices are arranged on the bench acc...

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Support to legalize marijuana hits all-time high

And, in a Yahoo survey released earlier this week , over 80% of respondents said cannabis should be legal for medical uses. "It's use and possession is against federal law", said John Kelly, secretar...

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New York's mayor blasts Sessions' 'soft on crime' statement

New York's mayor blasts Sessions' 'soft on crime' statement

The announcement from DOJ falls on the heels of the recent visit to the southern border made by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Sec. A federal excise tax increase, w...

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Gorsuch's First Supreme Court Vote Allows Execution

Gorsuch's First Supreme Court Vote Allows Execution

The state of Arkansas planned their condensed barrage of executions for this month because its reserves of midozalam, the drug that renders inmates unconscious while their hearts are being stopped, we...

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Arkansas executes first inmate since 2005

Arkansas executes first inmate since 2005

Ledell Lee , who was convicted of murder in 1995, died on Thursday night at 11:56 p.m., 12 minutes after receiving the lethal drug cocktail. John Moritz of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, from left...

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