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Japanese trade a touchy issue during Tillerson visit

Japanese trade a touchy issue during Tillerson visit

Trump's first budget outline, calling for a security-heavy realignment of federal spending, draws resistance from his fellow Republicans in the U.S. Congress as many balk at proposed deep cuts to dipl...

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White House says Donald Trump stands by claim Obama wiretapped him

White House says Donald Trump stands by claim Obama wiretapped him

Mr Trump claimed his home in New York, Trump Tower, had been spied on with wire taps planted on behalf of former president Barack Obama in the run-up to the election. In response to Trump's claims and...

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Trump Admitted His Supporters Will Be Hurt Most By The AHCA

And President Trump says "We're going to arbitrate, we're going to all get together, [and] we're going to get something done". "And that's perfectly fine with me - as long as they don't punish Georg...

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Miami police officer accused of pulling people over and robbing them

Miami police officer accused of pulling people over and robbing them

A City of Miami Police officer was arrested following allegations that he robbed people at traffic stops. The Miami chief of police and state attorney for Miami-Dade County said Acosta will be h...

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Keller @ Large: Proposed Meals On Wheels Cut Is Disgusting

Keller @ Large: Proposed Meals On Wheels Cut Is Disgusting

It zeros out funding for State Department climate change programs, including American contributions to worldwide climate change accounts, and the budget also reduces funding for advanced energy and re...

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Vital Signs: 13 less-noticed CBO findings on the ACA repeal bill

Vital Signs: 13 less-noticed CBO findings on the ACA repeal bill

Murkowski said the expansion of Medicaid in this state helped the Alaska Native health care system and keeping costs down in an expensive state is a "significant priority". The policy is particula...

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GOP senators say health bill needs big changes to pass

Will Fox News continue to borrow White House talking points to carry water for the disastrous plan? - The American Health Care Act, the Republican's plan to replace former President Barack Obama's...

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Millions could lose medical insurance if new Bill passes

Insurance companies would be able to charge older individuals as much as five times what they charge younger people, but the tax credits available only would be twice those available to younger people...

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Roger Federer dominates Rafael Nadal at Indian Wells

Caroline Wozniacki, the 13th seed and 2011 champion, reached the quarters with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over ninth-seeded American Madison Keys. If you look at most of the matches , like Kyrgios against Dj...

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Firefighters battling large fire in downtown Raleigh

Firefighters battling large fire in downtown Raleigh

Firefighters told WRAL there is a possibility that people could be trapped inside. The flames ignited surrounding vegetation, spreading to nearby utility poles and the Sutton Insurance building on...

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Player fouls with team leading in final seconds of NCAA Tournament game

Player fouls with team leading in final seconds of NCAA Tournament game

The 'Cats will have all of tomorrow to prepare to take on No.1-seeded Gonzaga on Saturday, right back at Welsh-Ryan West. FISHER-DAVIS SCORES: Fisher-Davis hit a pair of 3-pointers during a 12-0 run...

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Nor'easter cancels half of RDU flights, 15000 passengers affected

Nor'easter cancels half of RDU flights, 15000 passengers affected

Minor to moderate property damage as well as significant beach erosion could result in areas close to ocean beaches in all four Shore counties and along the Delaware Bay. Another woman says she even s...

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Smaller Bucknell comes up a tad short vs. WVU

Smaller Bucknell comes up a tad short vs. WVU

Adrian finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds. "I think switching on the 1-3-1 today helped us a lot, kind of slowing down their drive a little bit. We've got to play a little better defense, but we'...

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Woman shot, killed by police east of San Francisco

Woman shot, killed by police east of San Francisco

The incident marks the third fatal police shooting in the Bay Area in five days. The woman in the auto who was shot, was taken to a nearby trauma center, where she died. When authorities reached the...

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Northwestern Beats Vanderbilt in First-Ever NCAA Game

Northwestern Beats Vanderbilt in First-Ever NCAA Game

When Vanderbilt scored to take a late one-point lead, the stage was set for Northwestern to have its do-or-die March Madness moment. After Vandy took a one-point lead with under 20 seconds to play, ...

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Trump's Budget Takes an Axe to Transit

U.S. President Donald Trump laid out a plan Thursday to pay for the U.S. -Mexico border wall and to increase defence spending in his $1.15 trillion budget, which also proposed deep cuts to the Enviro...

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USA initial jobless claims slid to 241000

USA initial jobless claims slid to 241000

The annual number of quits increased to 36.1 million in 2016, a 7 percent increase from 33.7 million in 2015. With an unemployment rate below five percent since May, the tightening labor market has ...

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Va. joins fight against revised travel ban

Va. joins fight against revised travel ban

Unlike the previous executive order , the new one removed Iraq from the list of banned countries, exempted those with green cards and visas and removed a provision that arguably prioritises certain r...

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…and the Ninth Circuit Weighs Back in on the Original Travel Ban…

…and the Ninth Circuit Weighs Back in on the Original Travel Ban…

The revised order, signed on March 6, left key elements of the original ban in place, including a 120-day suspension of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program and an annual refugee cap of 50,000, but r...

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Chelsea Clinton to pen children's book called 'She Persisted'

Chelsea Clinton to pen children's book called 'She Persisted'

Also in the mix: a certain former secretary of State and 2016 presidential candidate who also happens to be the author's mother. The 13 women in 'She Persisted' all overcame adversity to help shap...

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Trump taps Boeing executive to be Pentagon's number 2 official

Trump taps Boeing executive to be Pentagon's number 2 official

The White House announced today that Shanahan's been picked to serve as the US deputy secretary of defense. Among them is a Boeing executive who previously oversaw army aviation and missile defense ...

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Trumpcare Is in Trouble After 3 Republicans Voted Against the Bill

Trumpcare Is in Trouble After 3 Republicans Voted Against the Bill

In terms of the AHCA's next steps, the budget committee can now consider resolutions that will be advanced to the rules committee and full House floor for consideration as amendments. Ted Cruz and Hou...

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Weather affects some flights at Wichita Eisenhower airport

Weather affects some flights at Wichita Eisenhower airport

Thousands of flights have been cancelled over the next two days, with airports in New York, Boston, Baltimore, Washington and Philadelphia hardest hit, according to the tracking service FlightAware ....

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Sexual Assaults Increased at Two of the Three Military Academies

Sexual Assaults Increased at Two of the Three Military Academies

Thr survey shows about 12 percent of female students and two percent of male students experienced unwanted sexual contact in the previous year. The annual report on service academy sexual assaults...

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The BEST St. Patrick's Day deals and freebies

The BEST St. Patrick's Day deals and freebies

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County will have a lunchtime celebration of Irish song and dance, at the Main Library on Vine Street downtown. Patrick's Day action because plenty of ba...

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Okla. State Senator Hit With Child Prostitution Charges

Okla. State Senator Hit With Child Prostitution Charges

Later, they discovered an online conversation between Shortey and JM. After the juvenile asked if there was anything he could do for some money for spring break, Shortely allegedly responded, "I don't...

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Stella isn't stopping Uber, Lyft despite warnings of hazardous roads

Stella isn't stopping Uber, Lyft despite warnings of hazardous roads

Gabrielle Jasinski, a spokeswoman for 1010data, says the study was not commissioned by either ride-hailing company and that 1010data has no affiliation with either company. None of the bills calls for...

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Woman with Down syndrome achieves TV weathergirl dream

Woman with Down syndrome achieves TV weathergirl dream

Proud Melanie said: "I'm different, but I'd like to show everyone that I can do a lot of things". Video of the presentation shows Ms Segard effortlessly running viewers through local weather, pausin...

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Prosecutors will not seek death penalty for suspect accused of killing officer

I completely disagree with State Attorney Ayala's decision and comments and I am asking her to recuse herself immediately from this case. Mina released the statement on Twitter after speaking with...

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Trump adviser Roger Stone calls Pompano Beach hit-and-run 'suspicious'

Trump adviser Roger Stone calls Pompano Beach hit-and-run 'suspicious'

In the U.S., "deep state" is viewed by many as a conspiracy theory alluding to a clandestine coalition of security forces (CIA, FBI), influential financial institutions (like George Soros) and more re...

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State, Federal Prosecutors Clear NYC Mayor De Blasio in Campaign, Donor Probes

State, Federal Prosecutors Clear NYC Mayor De Blasio in Campaign, Donor Probes

Mayor Bill de Blasio. Federal and state prosecutors said Thursday that Mayor Bill de Blasio will not face prosecution in two almost yearlong campaign-fundraising probes. "The type of closely manag...

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Sen. Gardner Says We Need A Westerner On The Supreme Court

Sen. Gardner Says We Need A Westerner On The Supreme Court

Schumer appeared on Capitol Hill with several individual plaintiffs that Gorsuch ruled against in his position as a judge on the Denver-based 10th U.S. If the 48 members of the Democratic caucus stay ...

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Trump to ask Congress for initial $4 billion for border wall

Trump to ask Congress for initial $4 billion for border wall

Congress has the final say over all discretionary budget amounts, and Democrats have already indicated they will oppose funding the border wall. The State Department reductions will be around 28 per...

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Blizzard to Dump Up to 18 Inches of Snow on Northeast

Blizzard to Dump Up to 18 Inches of Snow on Northeast

Some less urban parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey , New York, and MA are still set to get walloped by the storm, however. It's the same storm that forced German Chancellor Angela Merkel to delay he...

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Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks Trump's Revised Travel Order

Watson granted an order halting the ban nationwide. The executive order aimed to temporarily bar entry to most refugees as well as travellers from six Muslim-majority countries. We're going to figh...

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