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79 people forced to evacuate Georgia wildfire

Pair said perhaps half of his neighbors had heeded the order to evacuate. The wildfire was sparked by lightning April 6 and has since burned nearly entirely within the Okefenokee refuge boundaries, ...

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WH highlights Clapper testimony on Trump-Russia collusion

The information on Monday, from officials who requested anonymity in order to disclose the private conversation, came hours before former acting Attorney General Sally Yates was to testify to Congres...

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Senate confirms Trump's pick for Air Force secretary

Senate confirms Trump's pick for Air Force secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's pick for Air Force secretary was on track for Senate confirmation on Monday. Picture taken on March 30, 2017. As secretary, Wilson will oversee work at Canon...

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Texas stokes immigration debate with 'sanctuary cities' ban

Texas stokes immigration debate with 'sanctuary cities' ban

The event was organized by United We Dream, a youth-led organization that advocates for immigrant youth and families, regardless of their immigration status. He pointed out it only outlaws local ordin...

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Men's Tennis To Host NCAA Regional

Men's Tennis To Host NCAA Regional

Westminster is 15-5 overall this season, and after going 8-0 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) and being crowed PAC champions, the Titans earned the NCAA automatic qualifier. Armstrong Stat...

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Trump moves to get more conservatives on federal bench

It would take congressional action to break up the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. (CNN) Are rumors of US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's looming retirement greatly exaggerated? "With t...

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Fraternity, 18 members charged in Penn State student's death

Piazza , 19, of Lebanon, New Jersey, died ‪February 4, two days after he was injured while pledging the fraternity. Piazza tumbled down a flight of stairs that night and fell several other times , ...

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Women's Golf in Fifth Place at Athens Regional

Women's Golf in Fifth Place at Athens Regional

She's tied for 65th. She finished the tournament at three-over par (74-72-73-219) and led the 60-player field with 43 pars over the three rounds of play. "Par on this golf course feel like five or six...

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Ex-acting USA attorney general 'concerned Flynn could be blackmailed by Russians'

The New York Times , USA Today and Politico are among the additional publications covering Yates' testimony. Some news reports said Flynn had discussed the possibility of Trump's administrati...

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Life Expectancy Gaps Growing in US

Life Expectancy Gaps Growing in US

Researchers found the average lifespan was just over 79 years in 2014, which is a five-year increase compared to 1980. However, a cluster of counties in Colorado had the highest life expectancies ...

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Frat member told 911: 'We have a friend who's unconscious'

Frat member told 911: 'We have a friend who's unconscious'

Police had said hazing and excessive drinking at the private chapter house February 2 contributed to the death of Timothy Piazza, 19, a sophomore engineering student from Lebanon, New Jersey. At 9:21 ...

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Obama warned Trump against naming Flynn to key security post

John Cornyn berated Yates for refusing to defend Donald Trump's Muslim ban, running into the buzzsaw of a much better legal mind than his own. He has also accused Obama officials of illegally leakin...

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Alton Sterling shooting: not enough evidence to charge officers, USA attorney says

Sterling was killed after being confronted by Baton Rouge officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake on July 5, 2016, outside a convenience store where he sold CDs. Despite the DOJ decision, there's sti...

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One killed in University of Texas stabbing spree

Before the chaos, freshman Rachel Prichett was standing in line at the Chi'Lantro food truck to get lunch. Harrison Brown has been identified as the victim who was fatally stabbed. The person kill...

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Family of shooting victims: Arrest bittersweet

Family of shooting victims: Arrest bittersweet

Saucedo pleaded not guilty to that charge. U.S. police have arrested a suspected serial killer in connection with a number of shootings that terrorised Phoenix and left several people dead or inju...

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Trump Delays a Fight on Presidential Power

Trump Delays a Fight on Presidential Power

Trump criticized the former President Barack Obama's decision "to put over 265 million acres under federal control", and called it "an egregious abuse of federal power". Utah Gov. Gary Herbert stood b...

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Obama warned Trump against hiring retired general Flynn: ex-Obama aide

Obama warned Trump against hiring retired general Flynn: ex-Obama aide

The South Carolina Republican said the hacking was not the work of "some 400-pound guy sitting on a bed or any other country", a reference to a comment Trump has previously made on the matter. Trump w...

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Collins: 'The Senate is starting from scratch' on healthcare

Collins: 'The Senate is starting from scratch' on healthcare

It even defunds services for disabled students at public schools . Trump celebrated its passage with House Republicans in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, an unusual move following passage ...

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U.S. woman allegedly abuses Muslim shopper who let her in queue

U.S. woman allegedly abuses Muslim shopper who let her in queue

Later in the video, one of the women filming tells her, "You look a little insane", recommending that she get some help. When the woman said she didn't believe her, that's when McLellan's friend beg...

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Saints center Max Unger could miss start of season with foot injury

Saints center Max Unger could miss start of season with foot injury

Another report states that Unger had surgery over the weekend. The Saints have not issued a statement on Unger's injury. But Unger did deal with foot injuries, among other ailments, during his tim...

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Race issues loom over Dallas suburb after police killing

Race issues loom over Dallas suburb after police killing

The officer who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards has been fired. After originally reporting the vehicle had been aggressively driving toward officers, Balch Springs' police chief said...

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Texas Joins Call for Convention of States to Reign In Washington

The measure would make Texas the first state to ban sanctuary cities under the Trump administration when it goes into effect on September 1. There is no official definition of a sanctuary city, bu...

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Law enforcement searching for missing 8-year-old, mom found dead

Law enforcement searching for missing 8-year-old, mom found dead

Iyana Lowery was last seen at her home at 656 Craig Circle in Bennettsville, about 78 miles southeast of Charlotte, according to the Marlboro County Sheriff's Office. Upon arrival, deputies discovered...

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Tad Cummins Planned To Take Elizabeth Thomas To Mexico By Boat: Prosecutors

Elizabeth, who is from Tennessee, was discovered in a cabin in a remote part of northern California with Cummins on Thursday last week. Since day one, the family has said they care about Elizabeth's...

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First Alert 5 Weather: Warm & Sunny Weekend

First Alert 5 Weather: Warm & Sunny Weekend

By mid-week, shower and thunderstorm activity will increase across central and eastern Kansas. Sunday will be mostly sunny with highs around 74. A upper level cut off low pressure system will likely...

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'Sickening' Details of Fraternity Pledge's Final Hours Revealed

Prosecutors say members of Beta Theta Pi waited hours to get help for 19-year-old Timothy Piazza before he died after a frat party in February. They did not comment about the charges, and were later...

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Two die in cargo plane crash at West Virginia airport

Two die in cargo plane crash at West Virginia airport

Steve Altnau, president of Air Cargo Carriers , the company that owned and operated the plane, confirmed the pilots' families have been notified in the release. It landed on the end of the airport's ...

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Trump to unveil judicial nominees

Trump to unveil judicial nominees

Larsen, who during the presidential election campaign appeared on a list of potential nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court, will be nominated by President Donald Trump today to the U.S. Larsen's nominat...

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Far-right protesters don masks in Berkeley

Far-right protesters don masks in Berkeley

Berkeley police Officer Byron White said Thursday that two people were arrested in the city; one for a drug violation and another for possessing a weapon. "We should enforce them". About 70 law enfo...

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List of winners from the 2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards

The new live-action version of "Beauty and the Beast" also did well, claiming the honor for best movie, and for best actor for Emma Watson's role as Belle. "This represents more than a kiss ". The ...

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Triumphant House Republicans vote to repeal Obama's health care law

Despite the warnings of massive deaths, House Democrats reportedly sang "Na, na, na, na, hey, hey, hey, goodbye!" after the bill was passed. Collins has already said she is wary of the House's p...

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FCC chairman to announce plans to repeal net neutrality

The full text of Pai's proposal will be released on Thursday afternoon and the FCC will vote on it on May 18. The rules, which the FCC put in place in 2015 under former President Barack Obama, prohi...

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Barber: Warriors survive Green's outburst, beat Jazz 102-91

Utah is the latest team searching for answers on how to slow down Golden State's offense. The Jazz had 19 assists . The Jazz were then anointed as the Golden State " kryptonite ". And once D...

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The Texas Tribune talks "Sanctuary Cities", "David's Law"

It also applies to public colleges. "Officers will start inquiring about the immigration status of every person they come in contact with, or worse, only inquire about the immigration status of indi...

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AJ Allmendinger's auto flips over in Talladega crash

AJ Allmendinger's auto flips over in Talladega crash

I can't thank them enough. The crash began exiting Turn 2 when Allmendinger was drafting with Elliott, whose No. 24 Chevrolet was loose when Allmendinger hit the left-rear bumper. "All the safety cr...

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