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10-year-old girl bitten by alligator in Florida

10-year-old girl bitten by alligator in Florida

To fight off the gator, the girl started poking it in the nose and then pried the gator's mouth open to remove her leg, she told officials. She was transported to Nemours Children's hospital by her ...

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Texas House Easily Passes Bill Overhauling School A-F Ratings System

Texas House Easily Passes Bill Overhauling School A-F Ratings System

The governor of Texas is poised to sign a sweeping bill that would outlaw sanctuary jurisdictions in the state and impose costly fines and even jail time on officials who refuse to cooperate with ...

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Brian Harman birdies final two holes to win Wells Fargo title

Brian Harman birdies final two holes to win Wells Fargo title

Yin rebounded to win the par-5 17th, and Wie took the par-4 18th with a par to force extra holes. With 270 yards to go Harman chose to go for it, but ended up leaking it out left by the stands and n...

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Lacrosse to face Notre Dame in NCAA First Round

Lacrosse to face Notre Dame in NCAA First Round

A year after being considered one of the biggest snubs of the tournament, the Rutgers men's lacrosse team once again finished on the outside looking in. "She's such a great defender and is the core an...

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US Soldier Killed in Fight With Somalia's Al-Shabaab

Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken, 38, was killed in action Friday, about 40 miles west of Mogadishu . "We grieve his death, but we celebrate his life and many accomplishments", S...

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Chibok schoolgirls swapped for 5 Boko Haram commanders

The president said the schoolgirls were freed in exchange for detained suspected extremists in the largest negotiated release so far of the almost 300 girls whose mass abduction in 2014 highlighted th...

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UT student killed in knife rampage a Graham ISD graduate

UT student killed in knife rampage a Graham ISD graduate

Texts to students showed a almost 30-minute lag between the arrest and warning, even though city and county emergency offices were tweeting about the incident when they first responded. A suspect has ...

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Official Alton Sterling decision to be announced

Officer Salamoni and Officer Howard Lake II were responding to a call at the Triple S convenience store that night of a man who had allegedly threatened someone with a weapon. Officials from the Depar...

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Police Chief Fires Officer Who Shot And Killed Black Texas Teenager

The Edwards family told what happened next in a written statement released by Merritt Tuesday, before Oliver was sacked. Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber appears to be acting swiftly to...

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Texas governor signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

Texas's Legislature, now dominated by Republicans, refers to the bill as a "show-me-your-papers" expedient. There are deadly consequences to not enforcing the law, and Texas has now become a state whe...

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Trump to Renegotiate NAFTA

Trump to Renegotiate NAFTA

Throughout his presidential campaign in 2016, Trump described NAFTA as a "total disaster", "one of the worst deals ever" and a "terrible" one for the US and American workers. neighbor and that it wa...

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Navy SEAL killed in Somalia identified

Navy SEAL killed in Somalia identified

Milliken was working in support of a Somali National Army-led operation with U.S. Africa Command against al-Shabaab. Timothy Szymanski, a unit commander, remembers Milliken as "embodying the warrior...

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Student fell, hit head at Penn State frat party

Piazza was found unconscious on a couch on the main floor when paramedics arrived after a call for help. "It's heart-breaking all around", she said . Piazza's blood alcohol content was determined t...

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Federal officials target 27 national monuments for review

Also listed are marine national monuments under review, including the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts. Twenty-seven monuments on federal land are under review, including Hanford Reach in Washington,...

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Serena Williams elegantly displays baby bump at Met Gala

Serena Williams elegantly displays baby bump at Met Gala

Kerry's dress featured sequins and studs of all sizes and some sultry cut-outs throughout the dress. Caroline, who attended a private pre-Met Gala dinner at Anna's house on Sunday night, took to ...

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Macron is opinion polls favourite as France elects new president

Macron, who is seen as the frontrunner in an election billed as the most important in France in decades, extended his lead over Le Pen in polls on Friday. This could work in favor of Le Pen, as her ...

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Trump signs religious liberty order

TRUMP: Under this rule, if a pastor, priest or imam speaks about issues of public or political importance, they are threatened with the loss of their tax-exempt status. An atheist organization has f...

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82 freed Chibok girls arrive in Abuja

82 freed Chibok girls arrive in Abuja

Our reporter says that many families in Chibok will be rejoicing at this latest news, but more than 100 of the girls taken have yet to be returned. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to...

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Jeff Sessions will not bring justice to the Justice Department

Jeff Sessions will not bring justice to the Justice Department

But the case is not completely shut. Both Trump and his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, have criticized the Obama administration, saying it targeted police unfairly in civil rights investigations. ...

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Colbert mocks House Republicans after American Health Care Act passes

Colbert mocks House Republicans after American Health Care Act passes

And for a president who's already expressed disappointment in Congress' slow-moving ways, more frustration seemed assured. Republican Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, a doc...

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Michelle Wie outlasts Angel Yin in Lorena Ochoa Match Play

Michelle Wie outlasts Angel Yin in Lorena Ochoa Match Play

Mexico's Lorena Ochoa plays a shot on the 10th hole during a Hall of Fame exhibition match at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational at Mexico Golf Club in Mexico City , Saturday, May 6, 2017. "It was a fun b...

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Here's What The GOP Health Care Plan Means For Texans

Here's What The GOP Health Care Plan Means For Texans

President Donald Trump declared the death of the Affordable Care Act during his comments with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Thursday evening. In spite of these very significant problems, ...

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Trump touts first 100 days despite widespread criticism

We're putting in a massive tax cut for the middle class and for business. Day 33 (21 March 2017): Trump trade fades amid healthcare debate. "From the first day of my administration, I have gover...

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House to vote on $1 trillion government funding bill

State Department. He said Republicans also had prevailed on defense funding, although the budget gives Trump only about half of what he was seeking. Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy called Trump'...

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Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby

But another rider, Calvin Borel, was on board. Although the sun was out by post time, off-and-on showers throughout the day swamped the track to make for a muddy run, but Always Dreaming put in a ...

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White House expects Senate to change healthcare bill, but retain principles

White House expects Senate to change healthcare bill, but retain principles

He says the bill will allow states to apply for a waiver to fund high risk polls thereby providing coverage for those with pre-existing conditions . The House voted without having that information....

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Always Dreaming wins soggy 143rd Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming wins soggy 143rd Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming , victor of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs, emerged from the race well and will be sent as soon as possible to Pimlico to prepare for the Preakness Stakes on May 20...

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Trump Faces Major Test As Vote Looms On US Healthcare Bill

Trump Faces Major Test As Vote Looms On US Healthcare Bill

The Senate is likely to pass the spending bill before a midnight Friday deadline. The spending measure was the result of weeks of bipartisan negotiations where Republicans ultimately backed away fro...

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Israel hits arms supply hub in Syria

A large explosion has hit an area near Damascus global airport, a monitoring group says. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is backed in the country's brutal civil-war by Russia, Iran and regional Shi...

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Trump's Cabinet Nominees Keep Withdrawing: Mark Green Turns Down Army Secretary Job

The position is now being filled by Robert Speer. Trump's first pick for army secretary, the West Point graduate, millionaire businessman and sports team owner Vincent Viola, withdrew from conside...

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Trump to meet with Colombian president at White House

Trump to meet with Colombian president at White House

If the bill passes, it would be a major win for President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan after GOP opposition forced them to abruptly pull the bill in March. Throughout, Trump demonstrated his pro...

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Texas protesters decry federal inaction on climate change

Texas protesters decry federal inaction on climate change

Trump has said, among other things, that climate change was a " hoax ", tweeting in November that "the concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. People in ...

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Gunfight between Indian police, rebels kills 5 in Kashmir

Gunfight between Indian police, rebels kills 5 in Kashmir

The death toll in an attack in the Kashmir Valley by militants rose to five after an injured civilian succumbed to his injuries on Sunday, a police official said. Security forces have launched a massi...

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San Diego police killed boy, 15, in school parking lot

San Diego police killed boy, 15, in school parking lot

The caller stated that the minor who needed to be checked on did not have a weapon, Holden said. Two officers - including an officer specifically trained to deal with juveniles - were the first to a...

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Duterte appeals to Trump: Keep restraint over North Korea

The Association of South East Asian Nations ( ASEAN ) dropped references to "land reclamation and militarization" from its chairman's statement this year at the end of its summit in the Philippine cap...

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