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Storms, tornadoes rake Midwest as high winds fuel prairie fires

Storms, tornadoes rake Midwest as high winds fuel prairie fires

In Oak Grove, Missouri, 483 homes sustained some type of damage, along with 10 to 12 commercial buildings, said Sni Valley Fire Protection District Chief Carl Scarborough. The National Weather Service...

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Attorney General Bob Ferguson considers next legal move

Attorney General Bob Ferguson considers next legal move

President Trump has reportedly signed a new executive order on immigration today, after his first attempt to pause USA entry of refugees and foreign nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countri...

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Conservationists Blast Trump Proposal for Great Lakes

Conservationists Blast Trump Proposal for Great Lakes

He went on to say, "Local governments have been investing at over $15 billion per year according to 2008 study by the Great Lakes Commission and the Cities Initiative, well beyond the federal governme...

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Grassley Calls Out Franken for a 'Gotcha Question' to Sessions

Democrats seized on Sessions' response, and a similar answer provided to Sen. "It is vital the American people have trust", Mrs. Feinstein, California Democrat, said at the outset of Tuesday's nomin...

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Accused of Masked Frat House Attack

Accused of Masked Frat House Attack

One of the players told police they came to the Pike house due a fight that happened one night earlier on Saturday. The names of the players involved have not been released. And get this. cops say the...

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Ex-French President Sarkozy seeks meeting with Fillon and Juppe

Ex-French President Sarkozy seeks meeting with Fillon and Juppe

Former prime minister Alain Juppe, who is popular with the voters, said Monday: "I confirm for a final time that I will not be a candidate to be president of the republic". Likewise, only 21 percent...

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White House to Reopen This Week for Public Tours

White House to Reopen This Week for Public Tours

The president came out to greet the schoolchildren, hugged one young man, and then told them all to "work hard". White House tours have been closed since the inauguration but just last month, First ...

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North Carolina teen charged with decapitating mother

North Carolina teen charged with decapitating mother

Machado's husband was on the scene just before 5 p.m. and was overcome with grief, Winstead told CBS affiliate WNCN . Investigators say the teen was immediately taken into custody after he placed t...

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WikiLeaks publishes 'entire hacking capacity of the CIA'

The first part of the release is called Year Zero , and is made up of 8,761 documents and files from inside the CIA's Center for Cyber Intelligence in Langley, Virginia. According to the statement, t...

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'Beauty And The Beast' Director Responds To Backlash Over Gay Character

'Beauty And The Beast' Director Responds To Backlash Over Gay Character

Deadline reported last month that the film could open to $120 million when it releases on March 17, 2017. Got a problem with the fact that the forthcoming live-action Beauty and the Beast will featu...

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ACC Tournament: 3 storylines to watch

ACC Tournament: 3 storylines to watch

So after 31 games, I have to answer negatively-this Duke team does not seem ready to make a deep run toward Phoenix. The ACC will hold its conference tournament at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn th...

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Brzezinski Calls Trump's Presidency 'Fake' and 'Failed'

Brzezinski Calls Trump's Presidency 'Fake' and 'Failed'

Brzezinski remains alarmed by Trump's weekend tweets accusing his predecessor, Barack Obama, of ordering an illegal wiretap ahead of the election - although the president has offered no proof - and th...

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Metro Detroit to get springlike weather then snow

Also, fire danger is high in the region, and burning should be avoided, according to the weather service. Any fuels that ignite could quickly burn out of control. Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 6...

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WA election: Pauline Hanson hoses down voter concern over Liberals preference deal

Macarthur MP Dr Mike Freelander has offered to share his paediatric knowledge of immunisation with controversial One Nation senator Pauline Hanson. Dr Freelander said in a post on his Facebook page ...

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Twitter Responds to Obamacare Replacement with Hilarious Comparison Photos

Twitter Responds to Obamacare Replacement with Hilarious Comparison Photos

Medicaid serves mostly low-income and disabled individuals, and the letter sent by Gardner says that he and the other senators fear a "poorly implemented or poorly timed" change in its funding struc...

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It's not Trump's travel bans that are critical - but what comes next

Citizens and green card holders . Dual nationals using a passport from a country not on the list also will not be affected. It blocks for 90 days people from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, a...

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PSA Group Reaches Agreement To Acquire GM's Opel-Vauxhall Subsidiary

The report suggests that the two companies will likely announce details of the Opel and Vauxhall acquisition deal during this press conference. It will pick up GM's Vauxhall and Opel nameplates, w...

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'March 4 Trump' Rally One of Many Across the US

'March 4 Trump' Rally One of Many Across the US

A similar gathering was also held near Trump's Florida getaway, Mar-A-Lago. Police reported that six people were arrested on rioting charges in St Paul, Minnesota, after being accused of lighting fi...

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OH senators Brown, Portman share concerns if ACA is repealed

OH senators Brown, Portman share concerns if ACA is repealed

Other reforms popular among the president and Republican lawmakers include tax credits, expanded Health Savings Accounts , purchasing insurance across state lines, portability, implementing legal re...

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As ACA faces repeal, California has a better alternative

As ACA faces repeal, California has a better alternative

House Republicans have tonight released their plan for an Obamacare replacement, calling it the American Health Care Act . Health savings accounts . The President did not address value-based h...

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These School Districts Will Cancel Classes on the 'Day Without a Woman'

Organized by the team behind the Women's March on Washington, "A Day Without a Woman" is a strike for "equity, justice and the human rights of women and all gender-oppressed people, through a one-da...

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Juror Racial Bias Justifies New Trial, Supreme Court Rules

Juror Racial Bias Justifies New Trial, Supreme Court Rules

The court's decision came in the case of Coloradan Miguel Angel Peña Rodriguez, who found out after his conviction that a juror said he felt that Peña Rodriguez was guilty of sexual assault because ...

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Jackson, NAACP Criticize Ben Carson for Deeming Slaves as "Immigrants"

He then added that slaves had the same desire to pursue their dreams in America. Carson's comments reflect the problem with speaking about America as "a nation of immigrants" or a "land of opportuni...

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Woman killed at Yosemite National Park by falling tree

A woman was struck and killed by a falling tree in Yosemite National Park on Sunday morning, March 5. Park spokesman Scott Gediman tells Sacramento television station KCRA the accident happened Su...

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Film Historian, Turner Classic Movies Host Robert Osborne Dead at 84

Film Historian, Turner Classic Movies Host Robert Osborne Dead at 84

He joined us as an expert on classic film and grew to be our cherished colleague and esteemed ambassador for TCM. Turner Classic Movies General Manager Jennifer Dorian released a statement on beha...

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North Korea Launches Four Missiles, Rattling Japan

North Korea Launches Four Missiles, Rattling Japan

Abe said the launch of the missiles "clearly shows that North Korea has entered a new stage of threat" and is a "serious provocation" to Japan's security. Pyongyang was "trying to send a message e...

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Redskins coach Jay Gruden receives contract extension

Redskins coach Jay Gruden receives contract extension

The Washington Redskins signing of Jay Gruden to a two-year contract extension should assist in the long term contractual developments surrounding franchised quarterback Kirk Cousins. His is now third...

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Only Ethiopian Airlines Has Agreed to Use Kaduna Airport - Minister

Only Ethiopian Airlines Has Agreed to Use Kaduna Airport - Minister

Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika said only Ethiopian Airlines had agreed to operate from Kaduna Airport while discussions were still ongoing with other global airline operators, including Turkish Airli...

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Trump tries again with revised immigration ban

Iraq says a revised U.S.travel ban that removes the country from a list of Muslim-majority nations sends a "positive message" about the future of bilateral relations as the two countries work to com...

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Severe Weather Threat, Including Tornadoes, Returns to Midwest, South Early This Week

Severe Weather Threat, Including Tornadoes, Returns to Midwest, South Early This Week

For Monday, expect a daytime high around 68, with strong west winds through the day. The primary severe threat is damaging winds, but there could also be isolated large hail and a slim chance for th...

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Annexing West Bank will lead to 'crisis' with Trump administration, Liberman warns

He has found himself seeking to hold together his governing coalition - seen as the most rightwing in Israeli history - while managing worldwide relations, including with the United States. "The decis...

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Trump's new travel ban executive order

President Donald Trump signed a revised travel ban Monday that will temporarily halt entry to the U.S. for people from six Muslim-majority nations who are seeking new visas, though allowing those wi...

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Ex-British army officer shot dead on Kenya ranch

Ex-British army officer shot dead on Kenya ranch

The arrests come after rancher Tristan Voorspuy was shot dead while inspecting some of his lodges, which had been burned by attackers. Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. Cows be...

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Korea capable of fending off NK missiles: defense minister

The firing of the ballistic missiles came after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un decried joint United States and South Korean military exercises as "preparation for an invasion". The New York Time...

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Massachusetts Weather: High in 30s Monday, 50s Tuesday

Massachusetts Weather: High in 30s Monday, 50s Tuesday

Image courtesy of the National Weather Service . "There will be a crosswind on Interstate 25 tomorrow". "Travel, in general, may be hampered at times tonight Also, minor property damage is possi...

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