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South Korea President Wants to Limit US Sanctions on North

The accusation came after weeks of tension over North Korea's nuclear and missile development and fears Pyongyang will conduct a sixth nuclear test or test-launch another ballistic missile in defiance...

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California: Off-duty sheriff's deputy killed in Tesla bus crash

California: Off-duty sheriff's deputy killed in Tesla bus crash

The tour bus carrying 55 Tesla employees bound for Stockton rear-ended Khin's vehicle about 7 a.m. on Interstate 580 at Interstate 205, the CHP said. Deputy Sroeuy Khin was killed after working a 12...

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Governor's office not notified of DOJ decision

Governor's office not notified of DOJ decision

An attorney for Sterling's family, Justin Bamberg, said Tuesday they were not aware of any Justice Department decision. Sterling's son Cameron said, "I just want to let everybody know no matter wh...

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Six dead as storms batter Texas, Arkansas and Missouri

Six dead as storms batter Texas, Arkansas and Missouri

Officials said there was extensive damage in South Van Zandt County, including destroyed homes, downed powerlines and debris, and they urged people to stay out of the area as rescue and cleanup crew...

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LDS Church parting ways with some scouting programs

The Mormon Church automatically enrolls every boy who attends a Mormon congregation in the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts programs, so the process of unraveling this full involvement would have to be slow....

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Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy, 2 others surrenders

Mr. Sadler confirmed that Bowden released a female hostage about 30 minutes into the negotiation. Investigators are questioning the woman. Dardanelle is about 65 miles (105 kilometers) west of Littl...

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Pentagon: Trump's Military Aid To Kurds Will Be 'Closely Monitored'

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim publicly criticized the decision, saying Wednesday that the USA can't use one terrorist group to fight another. Yildirim on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, has spoken o...

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Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

Earlier this week, the DA's office announced that it wouldn't press charges against Bostian - or anyone involved in the fatal crash - after finding "no evidence that the engineer acted with criminal "...

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U.S. likely to expand airline laptop ban to Europe - government officials

An electronics ban went into effect on March 21 for passengers on direct flights to the USA from 10 Middle East airports in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Morocco. "DH...

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Monuments honoring battle over Confederate monuments to replace monuments

Monuments honoring battle over Confederate monuments to replace monuments

Lee - who never stepped foot in New Orleans . Tulane University Professor Richard Marksbury of the Monumental Task Committee, a volunteer group dedicated to preserving all monuments in New Orleans...

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Removal of Jefferson Davis statue sparks pre-dawn protests in New Orleans

Removal of Jefferson Davis statue sparks pre-dawn protests in New Orleans

Ongoing protests for and against the statue's removal came to a head this week , with reports of altercations between the two opposing groups having occurred. For more than 100 years, there was als...

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US Hosting ASEAN Foreign Ministers to Discuss North Korea Threat

US Hosting ASEAN Foreign Ministers to Discuss North Korea Threat

The language of the White House statement noting the congratulatory nature of the call was not the doing of the State Department, a U.S. official told BuzzFeed News, and angered many diplomats. "The s...

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United CEO vows to stop asking seated customers to leave flights

United CEO vows to stop asking seated customers to leave flights

The hearing by the House committee came amid worldwide outrage sparked when Mr Dao was dragged off the flight after refusing to give up his seat to a crew member. "Why do you hate the American people?...

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N Korea's holding U.S. citizen 'concerning'

The official Korean Central News Agency reported on the said arrest but declined to give further details. The university said in a statement that Kim was carrying out agricultural development work...

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Senate Committee subpoenas Michael Flynn in Russia investigation

Senate Committee subpoenas Michael Flynn in Russia investigation

Probes by several congressional committees into Russian election meddling have been bogged down for weeks amid accusations by Democrats that Republicans have stalled progress to protect the White Hous...

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US Justice Department to probe police shooting of Texas teen

US Justice Department to probe police shooting of Texas teen

Oliver, who was behind and to the right of this officer, discharged multiple rounds as the vehicle drove past him. Lee Merritt, an attorney for Edwards' family, contradicted those claims, telling the ...

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Acting FBI director contradicts White House's claim about Comey's support within bureau

Acting FBI director contradicts White House's claim about Comey's support within bureau

Trump maintains Comey told him that he was not under investigation, but McCabe suggested under questioning that was highly improbable. "I have the highest respect for his considerable abilities and ...

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Tillerson urges Asean to do more to cut N. Korea funding

Tillerson urges Asean to do more to cut N. Korea funding

Addressing State Department employees, Tillerson made clear that Washington's aim is the denuclearization of North Korea, threatening to impose secondary sanctions on entities and individuals that d...

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Chinese President Xi congratulates President Moon, discusses Pyongyang

Moon told Xi that it would be easier to settle the missile-defense issue if North Korea wasn't engaging in provocations, the statement said. Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in...

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Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

The Ducks won two of the three regular-season meetings between the teams, but previous year Nashville ended Anaheim's season with a seven-game, first-round upset. "I don't know whether from coaching o...

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Early concept unveiled for Obama's $500 million presidential library

Construction of Obama's presidential library is expected to be completed by 2021. "The center will be a place for doing, not just looking or listening", Obama Foundation Chairman Marty Nesbitt sa...

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Trump Just Suffered a Big Defeat on the Environment

Trump Just Suffered a Big Defeat on the Environment

In a statement after the Senate vote , the Western Energy Alliance expressed disappointment calling the BLM rule , "a vast overreach of Executive Branch authority, as BLM usurped EPA and state au...

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White House plays down Trump's praise of Australian health-care system

US President Donald Trump says Obamacare is "essentially dead" after the House of Representatives passes a Republican healthcare bill. Independent Sen. "The premiums are going to come down very ...

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More fraternity brothers to be arraigned Tuesday for Penn State hazing death

The Grand Jury presentment has a section called "Revelations from Beta Theta Pi's Video Surveillance", which begins with pledges arriving to the house for "the gauntlet", which one member of the fra...

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Frat, 18 of its members charged in Penn St. student's death

Frat, 18 of its members charged in Penn St. student's death

Fraternity members at Beta Theta Pi resisted getting help for 19-year-old Timothy Piazza, causing him to suffer for hours and possibly making his injuries worse, a prosecutor said Friday in announ...

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Freeland praises Tillerson's work on Arctic Council climate change statement

For starters, it's a good sign the U.S.is sending Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. "The Arctic Council is an important vehicle that supports peaceful co-operation", Freeland said in a statement W...

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AMBER Alert issued for missing Hampton infant and mother possibly abducted

AMBER Alert issued for missing Hampton infant and mother possibly abducted

Chole Johnson, a 9-month-old, and her mother Keir Johnson have been missing since April 30 . Johnson was heading to Buckroe Beach to take her daughter for a walk. Chloe is two-feet'5 and weighs 20 po...

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Chinese military conducts live-fire drills, weapons tests

THAAD's deployment in South Korea has infuriated China, which fears it will weaken its own ballistic missile capabilities and says it upsets the regional security balance. China and Russian Federation...

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Governors to Amtrak: Private operator sought at Penn Station

Governors to Amtrak: Private operator sought at Penn Station

On April 28, Senator Kaminsky sent a letter (attached) to Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Senator Michael Ranzenhofer requesting that the two hold joint emergency hearings about Penn Station. A det...

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Loyalty and Russian Federation on Trump's mind ahead of Comey firing

The nominee must be confirmed by the US. Reports emerged on Wednesday that Rosenstein threatened to resign after the White House painted him as the architect of Comey's dismissal, although Rose...

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Lowell police searching for gunman after woman shot, killed

Lowell police searching for gunman after woman shot, killed

Officials are actively searching for an "armed and dangerous" man accused of killing a woman in Lowell, Mass ., on Thursday. Lowell police have been searching for a "very risky and armed" suspect R...

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Officer shot responding to active shooter scene in Ohio

Officer shot responding to active shooter scene in Ohio

The shooting was reported around 8 a.m.at a nursing home in Kirkersville, according to 10TV . According to NBC4i, the shooter was reported at the 200 block of E. Governor John Kasich reacted to the...

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Ex-congresswoman found guilty of taking money from charity

Attorneys Tysen Duva and Eric Olshan painted Brown as an egotistical politician who lived beyond her means". We wrote about Brown back in 2000, when she led a protest against former Gov. update sche...

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Timeline | Thunderstorms rolling through on Mother's Day weekend

Timeline | Thunderstorms rolling through on Mother's Day weekend

Heavy rainfall and minor flooding is possible starting Friday . The average monthly temperature so far - 47.5 degrees - is more than six degrees colder than the average first 11 days in May. Chance...

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May Day marchers rage against Trump's immigration policies

May Day marchers rage against Trump's immigration policies

In cities across the USA, women's groups, pro-illegal-immigration groups, anti-police "social-justice warriors" and basically anyone who wants to protest President Trump are flooding the streets on be...

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