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Texas House Votes to Restrict Transgender Kids' Bathroom Use in Public Schools

Texas House Votes to Restrict Transgender Kids' Bathroom Use in Public Schools

So, instead of voting on the more extreme Senate legislation , SB 6, Texas's House amended a bill focused on school emergency operations, SB 2078. The bill now goes before the House a third time ...

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China 'may back' new United Nations sanctions over North Korean missile test

China 'may back' new United Nations sanctions over North Korean missile test

The long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) is launched during a test in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2017. North Ko...

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Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

Under the leadership of former Speaker John Boehner, the House filed suit against the Obama administration in 2014, claiming it was illegally reimbursing marketplace insurers for a little known feat...

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FBI Assoc. supporting Mike Rogers for director job

FBI Assoc. supporting Mike Rogers for director job

The firing drew a wave of criticism in large part because the FBI has been investigating whether election meddling by Russian Federation involved people in Trump's presidential campaign, and Trump sai...

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Trump seeks reconsideration of sanctuary ruling

The new filing comes in the wake of a memo released on Monday in which Attorney General Jeff Sessions formally endorsed a narrower interpretation of Trump's order, saying that the only funds the gover...

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Bill Cosby in court for jury selection

FILE - In this December 13, 2016, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. He said the only drug he gav...

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Climbers Killed In Deadly Week On Mount Everest

Climbers Killed In Deadly Week On Mount Everest

Murari Sharma of the Everest Parivar Expedition agency, based in Katmandu, Nepal's capital, said the details of Yearwood's death remained uncertain Sunday. Then, earlier this month, an 85-year-old N...

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OH gasoline prices increase over week

OH gasoline prices increase over week

The average in Tulsa inched up $2.04 from the $2 reported a week ago and remains cheaper than the $2.10 reported in Oklahoma City. Austin- $2.14/g, down 1.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.15...

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Trump will convey opposition to 'settlements' during Israel trip

Moving the American Embassy to Jerusalem would not harm the peace process . The Orthodox Union, which had complained earlier in the week about McMaster's comments, was "disappointed" in the news ...

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Over 700000 foreigners overstayed their visas in 2016, says new DHS report

Over 700000 foreigners overstayed their visas in 2016, says new DHS report

The data was released a day ahead of a Congressional committee hearing on visa overstays, scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, during which four DHS officials are expected to testify. Senior Homeland Sec...

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Chris Christie seems to be gunning for Mike Pence's job. Or Trump's.

Chris Christie seems to be gunning for Mike Pence's job. Or Trump's.

Christie ran against Trump in the 2016 Republican primary contest, but endorsed him shortly after he dropped out, becoming one of the first prominent establishment-friendly Republicans to back Trump. ...

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Donald Trump becomes first sitting US president to visit Western Wall

While in Israel, President Donald Trump became the first USA sitting president to visit the Western Wall. "I think we have a very, very good chance of making a deal", he told the Israel Hayom newspa...

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Texas Approves Proposal Targeting Transgender Students

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Republicans have been pushing an aggressive agenda despite promised court challenges, including legislation that would let police ask drivers whether they're in the USA lega...

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Israel and Arab states have 'common cause over Iranian threat'

Israel and Arab states have 'common cause over Iranian threat'

Ross's comments set off Twitter, with many people noting that Saudi Arabia is a fundamentalist monarchy with a tradition of using violence against dissenters. It was just one of a series of inflamma...

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Courts could put Texas GOP's aggressive agenda to the test

The state house gave final approval on Monday and the bill now goes to the senate - which is also Republican-dominated and expected to back it. A bill headed for passage in the Texas Legislature cou...

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Trump impeachment gaining steam in online betting sites

Trump impeachment gaining steam in online betting sites

On Wednesday , Green reiterated his call to impeach the president on the House floor and encouraged those who agree to sign a petition. "I do it because ... Mr Comey was sacked suddenly from his p...

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Al Green Becomes First Congressman to Call for Trump's Impeachment

Congressional investigators have been seeking Comey's memos on his meeting with Trump, as well as documents from the Justice Department related to his firing. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri told re...

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Parasite infections in pools on the rise

Parasite infections in pools on the rise

The CDC said it's important to remind kids not to swallow pool water. Crypto is not easily killed and can survive in chlorine water up to 10 days. Nationwide, more than 4,800 people visited eme...

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Oklahoma advances to super regional, to face Auburn

Oklahoma advances to super regional, to face Auburn

Arkansas scored three runs in the first inning to take a 3-2 lead. NDSU finished the season with a 29-33 record. After Shay Knighten's single put the go-ahead run on first, Romero followed with a to...

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Black politician 'threatened with lynching' after calling for Donald Trump's impeachment

Black politician 'threatened with lynching' after calling for Donald Trump's impeachment

Apparently, holding the president accountable for trying to block an investigation - a criminal act - doesn't jive well with Trump's supporters. "When a person talks about lynching you, we think that'...

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Donald Trump ready to make 'fast decision' on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Still, Priebus was among the tight circle of staffers Trump consulted about Comey's firing. Different explanations have been given for Comey's firing, and the stories coming out of the Trump Whi...

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Israel Dismisses US Concern Over Jerusalem Embassy Move

As the Times of Israel notes , the visit "would likely be interpreted by some as akin to an American recognition of Israeli sovereignty over East Jerusalem ". Israelis hope that Trump will honor hi...

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Roger Ailes had strong roots in native OH, friends say

Roger Ailes had strong roots in native OH, friends say

Reporting the news of Ailes' death on the network on Thursday morning, Fox News host Steve Doocy said , " Roger Ailes helped build Fox News channel into the powerhouse it is today". Ailes was born...

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Did Sessions Just Escalate The War on Drugs?

Did Sessions Just Escalate The War on Drugs?

Brett Tolman, former United States attorney for Utah and a representative of the Law Enforcement Leaders group: "The Justice Department's expected shift to prosecuting and incarcerating more offenders...

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World Leaders Condemn North Korea Missile Test

World Leaders Condemn North Korea Missile Test

Speaking Monday in Tokyo, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga noted that along with the USA and South Korea, Japan was going to push this week at the United Nations for greater unity , in...

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Amid death threats, Thunder center Enes Kanter wants US citizenship

Amid death threats, Thunder center Enes Kanter wants US citizenship

Oklahoma City Thunder's Turkish star Enes Kanter said Monday he plans to seek United States citizenship and has been receiving death threats as a result of his outspoken criticism of his homeland's ...

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Jury acquits Tulsa cop in shooting of unarmed black man

The jury tried to explain their decision, but the judge refused to let them. Crutcher's family started crying as well as Shelby's attorney. "I remain pleased that my city, and especially the Crutche...

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USA summons Turkey envoy for embassy brawl

Ambassador Serdar Kılıç met with Under Secretary of State Tom Shannon on Wednesday, officials tell the BBC. "This is a city where people should be allowed to come and peacefully protest". United Sta...

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Fallen police officers honored during ceremony outside NH statehouse

Fallen police officers honored during ceremony outside NH statehouse

With the addition of those names, the total number of names inscribed on the memorial is now 273. The names of 34 Oklahoma City officers were read aloud during a service at the Oklahoma City Police ...

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Trump arrives in Israel

The last round of peace talks, led by then-President Barack Obama and his secretary of state, John Kerry, fell apart in 2014. David Friedman sat between Israel's President Rivlin and Prime Minister ...

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Russia foreign minister denies talking to Trump about Comey

He said that though he was personally fond of Comey, "I thought it was appropriate to seek a new leader". He was insane before he became president. That's increased the appetite on Capitol Hill to hea...

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Michael Flynn expected to invoke Fifth Amendment, source says

The Intelligence Committee subpoenaed documents from Flynn relating to his interactions with Russia - interactions that led to his resignation in February after he lied to Vice President Mike Pence ...

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Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

President Trump also does not expect to convene a joint meeting with Abbas and Netanyahu on this trip although he hopes that will happen after another round of solo meetings with each of the leaders, ...

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Coast Guard helps 5 on boat off Carolina coast

Coast Guard helps 5 on boat off Carolina coast

The U.S. Coast Guard is looking for a 24-year-old man who went missing Saturday afternoon. One major thing that the Coast Guard and the Coast Guard Auxiliary out of Emerald Isle hopes people take aw...

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Trump Denies Comey Allegations, Collusion with Russia

The meeting came after a week of White House chaos in which Trump also was accused of divulging classified information during a White House visit by Russia's foreign minister and ambassador to the U...

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