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Trump says comic should be ashamed for severed head video

I'm a comic. I crossed the line. "I went way too far", she adds. "The image is too disturbing, it wasn't amusing". "I said, 'OK, how insane do you want to get?'" Shields recalled. A publicist for ...

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Walker open to toll roads

Walker open to toll roads

Walker called I-90/39 an "incredibly important gateway" to Wisconsin and a vital transportation artery for commerce and tourism. Walker also signaled he is open to proposals to toll US interstates i...

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Trial beginning for officer who killed motorist

The much-anticipated manslaughter trial of the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a routine traffic stop last summer is set to begin Tuesday with jury selection. Yanez...

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Apparently Half Of Donald Trump's Twitter Followers Are Fake

Bots exist and follow accounts for all kinds of reasons. Also, these accounts were only created in May 2017. Almost there Donald, 31 million down, 58 million to go. In some cases, an Oxford Univer...

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Texas' New 'Transgender Bathroom Bill' Keeps Biological Sexes Separate in School Facilities

Texas' New 'Transgender Bathroom Bill' Keeps Biological Sexes Separate in School Facilities

The amendment limits the scope of the transgender bathroom debate to schools and mandates that students use the bathroom of their biological gender. The House approved Senate Bill 42, named the Ju...

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Nicklaus says Woods 'needs our help'

Nicklaus says Woods 'needs our help'

The report also states Woods was "co-operative as much as possible", but that he had "very slurred" speech and had trouble performing several "roadside tasks". FILE - In this January 25, 2017, file ph...

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Trump's communications director to quit

Trump's communications director to quit

The resignation is seen by many in the U.S. as the beginning of a staff shake-up at the White House. Which means Dubke lasted fewer than 100 days on the job before leaving. At the time of Mr Dubke...

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US tests missile defence system

The GAO said in a report issued earlier Tuesday that the ground-based system continued to make progress a year ago as the Pentagon expands a 30-interceptor force to 44 by year-end, a decision made...

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Man with fake gun in custody at Orlando airport

Man with fake gun in custody at Orlando airport

The suspect faces a charge of aggravated assault with a firearm and is being held for a mental health evaluation. Dozens of police officers responded to Orlando International Airport for reports o...

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Colorado governor pardons felon to stave off deportation

Colorado governor pardons felon to stave off deportation

John Hickenlooper granted him a full pardon, which will hopefully prevent his deportation. He was originally sentenced to almost 100 years in prison for a 2000 robbery, kidnapping and burglary case...

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Lawmakers scuffle, hurl threats on Texas House floor

Lawmakers scuffle, hurl threats on Texas House floor

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers removed the protesters from the gallery after they became disruptive and held up signs protesting the state's new sanctuary city law. Rinaldi told his co...

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Sanctuary cities protest disrupts Texas session

Monday marked the final day of the 85th Texas legislative session, but an announcement from Governor Greg Abbott is expected later this week. Some came from as far as Arizona to protest a " sanctuar...

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Armed man in custody at Orlando airport; no one hurt

Armed man in custody at Orlando airport; no one hurt

No injuries have been reported in connection with the incident. "It was contained. There was no rush to try and arrest the suspect and cause a deadly force situation", Mina said. Pettigrew is accuse...

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Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

Despite the lack of confidence expressed by Berlin in the new administration in Washington and the US President's criticism of German trade policy, the White House said on Tuesday that Trump and Mer...

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Trump to take travel ban to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and disc...

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Speller with Asperger's Syndrome Competes in His Second National Spelling Bee

Three Badger State students are set to take their spelling abilities to the national stage. Several times, Edith said she couldn't wait to be spelling again. There are 291 entrants to the tournament...

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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley jumps on part-time Legislature bandwagon

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley jumps on part-time Legislature bandwagon

Calley, 40, is a former banker and state lawmaker who as lieutenant governor has advocated for disability, mental health and prescription drug abuse reforms. "Move over establishment" says Calley abou...

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Body of missing Saco River canoeist found

Body of missing Saco River canoeist found

The family of ME police officer in critical condition two days after being injured when he was thrown from boat on the Saco River says the 20-year-old officer suffered "intensive head trauma". At this...

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Sen. Al Franken calls Kushner's Russian Federation dealings a "pretty bad breach"

Rep. Adam Schiff , the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, said Sunday on ABC that USA officials need to get to the bottom of the allegations against Kushner , including if Kushner...

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Patrick says Straus is causing a special session

Since 2004, Texas has hosted more combined Super Bowls, NBA All-Star Games and NCAA men's Final Fours than any other state, and San Antonio is scheduled to host another Final Four in 2018. Senate Maj...

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Kellyanne Conway Addresses Kushner Reports: Backchannels Are 'Regular Course of Business'

Bush's administrationand John Pistole, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation official who led the Transportation Security Administration under President Obama. Frustrated with what he views as his ...

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Portland mother to Trump: Condemn acts of hate

Portland mother to Trump: Condemn acts of hate

A train operator said over the loudspeaker that the person causing the disturbance needed to get off at the next stop, threatening to call the police , Macy recalled, and that's when Namkai-Menche ...

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Manchester attack probe widens; U.S. leaks spark anger

Manchester attack probe widens; U.S. leaks spark anger

However, British authorities were left "furious" by repeated leaks of material shared with their US counterparts, which provides an awkward backdrop for Prime Minister Theresa May's meeting with US ...

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Twitter Reacts To Donald Trump Meeting With Pope Francis

Twitter Reacts To Donald Trump Meeting With Pope Francis

He also presented him with a small sculptured olive tree, telling Mr Trump through an interpreter: "It is my desire that you become an olive tree to construct peace". Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka...

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3 keys to beating the Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals

I think we will use it as fuel, we will use it as motivation, but the idea of playing into it? "I'll be lowkey. I won't say what I really want to say", said Hanritty. And since 2000, the NBA Fina...

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Oklahoma to face OR in NCAA finals

John Augenstein of Vanderbilt rolled in a 30-foot putt from the fringe to win his match in 19 holes against Edwin Li of Oregon. No. 5 seed OR defeated Oklahoma State 3-2 in the morning quarterfinals...

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Trump asks world leaders to call him on his cell phone

Trump also asked French President Emmanuel Macron to exchange personal numbers following their uncomfortable meeting in Brussels , reportedly asking "Do you want my cell phone so we can speak direc...

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A look at US history according to the Old South's 'Confederate Catechism'

A look at US history according to the Old South's 'Confederate Catechism'

The effort to remove New Orleans' monuments has helped ignite a nationwide debate over Confederate symbols. Last week, a Confederate monument in Norfolk was vandalized by someone spray-painting t...

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Portland Stabbing Victim's Mother Wrote a Heartfelt Letter to President Trump

Macy tended to him, giving him her tank top to hold against his neck. "You need to get off this train". Christian ended the hearing as he began it, shouting: "Death to the enemies of America". " I h...

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GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bil

GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bil

It also said the legislation would make coverage more costly, even unaffordable, for many people with costly medical problems. In many states, according to the CBO analysis , insurance premiums...

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Trump tweets against Germany, escalating row after tense summits

It's also not the first time a German chancellor has clashed with a USA president. Trump concluded the trip by declining to affirm the U.S. commitment to the Paris Climate Accord and calling Germans...

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Trump defends Kushner following Russian Federation investigation

Now that the US President is back from his nine-day worldwide tour, he appeared to be reacting to recent reports , citing anonymous sources, that his son-in-law - Jared Kushner - is being focused u...

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Heated argument erupts on Texas House floor

Heated argument erupts on Texas House floor

During that time Poncho told me he would 'get me on the way to my vehicle.' He later approached me and reiterated that "I had to leave at some point and he would get me", Rinaldi wrote . Texas Ho...

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Republican Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election

House seat left vacant after Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke became President Donald Trump's interior secretary. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle refused to endorse either candidate. At his victory celebr...

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North Korea Fires Third Ballistic Missile In Three Weeks

Monday's test, a short-range Scud, marks the second time this year that a North Korean missile fell provocatively close to its neighbour Japan. Laura Grego, senior scientist at the Union of Conc...

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