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Rex Tillerson: US open to 'all options' for North Korea

Rex Tillerson: US open to 'all options' for North Korea

He promised that the USA policy of "strategic patience" was now a thing of the past, adding that, "We are exploring a new range of security and diplomatic measures". Tillerson also said he expected th...

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As House Prepares to Vote, Senate Scoffs at ACA Repeal Bill

The rollback of the ACA and Medicaid coverage with the GOP bill would not only repeal health coverage for millions of Californians, but it will also undermine Medi-Cal as well, it will reduce health...

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Jumpin' for Joy: Cinepolis Chain Brings Jungle Gyms to Theaters

Jumpin' for Joy: Cinepolis Chain Brings Jungle Gyms to Theaters

The option will cost $3 more per ticket. They introduced it in response to fluctuating attendance for kids films, and designed these special theaters to get everyone back in, instead of staying at...

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NCAA Tournament: 10 best individual performances in UNC Tournament history

NCAA Tournament: 10 best individual performances in UNC Tournament history

The #3 UCLA Bruins (29-4) have been one of the most talked about teams in college basketball, mostly due to their freshman sensation Lonzo Ball. Middle Tennessee can win that game. North Carolina is ...

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Military action against North Korea an 'option', says top USA diplomat

Military action against North Korea an 'option', says top USA diplomat

Tillerson told a news conference with Kishida that they had affirmed a "strong and enduring" friendship between their countries, and US commitment to Japan remained unwavering. Since then, the country...

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The Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Prepare For A Massive Winter Storm

The Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Prepare For A Massive Winter Storm

A powerful nor'easter grounded more than 5,000 flights, leaving travelers stranded at JFK airport in NY, and took out the power of 100,000 customers as blizzard warnings were issued for nine states wh...

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House Republicans Announce More Health Care Reform Legislation

The new bill to repeal the ACA was released by Speaker Paul Ryan, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and the GOP Leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives last week. The highest coverage increase...

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Missing comma enables dairy delivery drivers to claim overtime pay

Missing comma enables dairy delivery drivers to claim overtime pay

Nothing, but nothing-profanity, transgender pronouns, apostrophe abuse-excites the passion of grammar geeks more than the serial, or Oxford, comma. If there were an Oxford comma separating " packing...

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Man charged with shooting 2 Detroit officers

Man charged with shooting 2 Detroit officers

Police sent a warrant request to the Wayne County prosecutor's office, but a decision about charges had not been made as of Thursday afternoon, a prosecutor's spokeswoman said. Police from multiple lo...

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Collins Supports Protecting Second Amendment Rights for Veterans

Collins Supports Protecting Second Amendment Rights for Veterans

The bill was one of three measures Thursday targeting VA changes. Congressman Lamar Smith voted in favor of two bills that support our nation's veterans. Supporter Rep. Phil Roe of Tennessee said th...

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Area Catholics can break meatless Friday rule on St. Patrick's Day

Area Catholics can break meatless Friday rule on St. Patrick's Day

Patrick's Day, an exception is being made. I would ask the Catholic faithful who take advantage of this general dispensation to perform another act of penance on either the day before or after March ...

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Donald Trump stands by wiretapping claims

Indeed, the White House even added a new assertion on Thursday during a fiercely combative and sometimes surreal briefing by the press secretary, Sean Spicer, who berated reporters and read from news ...

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Proposed Federal Budget Cuts Threaten Meals On Wheels

Proposed Federal Budget Cuts Threaten Meals On Wheels

Bertolette said the cuts could have a devastating effect on some of the 2.4 million senior citizens served by the organization. And we need you. In addition to the EPA, HUD, and the State Departme...

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Will Corporation for Public Broadcasting Be Defunded? WBUR GM Responds

Will Corporation for Public Broadcasting Be Defunded? WBUR GM Responds

Such an action “defies the will of the American people and would devastate the educational and public safety missions of public television they value most, ” says a written statement from Pat Butl...

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White House intruder was on grounds 15 minutes before arrest

The network also reported that Tran was spotted "looming around" Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue, where the White House is located, almost six hours before his arrest. In his letter, Tran also sa...

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Former Texas congressman Steve Stockman indicted on felony charge

Former Texas congressman Steve Stockman indicted on felony charge

Stockman, a Republican who served two inconsecutive terms in the U.S. House, is charged with conspiracy to make conduit contributions and false statements. The $350,000 donation was meant to pay for t...

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Price prods GOP to 'collaborate' on health care overhaul

It would allow states to impose work requirements on recipients, and states could opt to accept a lump federal payment. But some conservatives, having ousted the last House speaker, were beginning t...

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Fired dispatcher who is Trump supporter given job back

Fired dispatcher who is Trump supporter given job back

The chancellor, in fact, had sent a January email to faculty, students and staff that rebuked the president's move. In response to initial allegations, Gow said Dearman was sacked for poor job perfo...

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Full Budget Release to Push Infrastructure Plan Into Fall: Mulvaney

Trump's budget also makes significant cuts to scientific research, especially climate change, which is the target of some of the deep cuts within the State Department. Mulvaney made the remar...

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Infant hospitalized after vehicle goes into lake near Highland

Infant hospitalized after vehicle goes into lake near Highland

Authorities later recovered two bodies in related incidents. Some of the children ran to a nearby Wal-Mart, others to a home in the neighborhood. He pulled the baby onto the hood of the vehicle and ad...

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James Cotton, blues harmonica star, dead at 81

James Cotton, blues harmonica star, dead at 81

The Mississippi Delta native performed professionally since age 9. James had become obsessed with the music of Sonny Boy Williamson II , and moved in with the harmonica giant to learn the instrum...

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Denver weather forecast for today, March 14: Partly sunny and 71

Forecasters say that temperatures will be well-above average but still several degrees below record highs. Temperatures should only fall to 45 before sunrise Monday , then drop to 42 late Monday ...

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NCAA Tournament: Arkansas vs

NCAA Tournament: Arkansas vs

The Razorbacks won their opening game in the 2015 tournament, but they didn't qualify for the tournament a year ago. "At the end of the game I always feel like I got one rebound , even if I got 15". ...

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Paulsen Backs American Health Care Act

However, the governor's office estimated that almost everybody in the program would cycle out over two years and be replaced with new enrollees as the former enrollees get jobs or additional income th...

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Coachella Sues Urban Outfitters for Capitalizing on Brand

Coachella Sues Urban Outfitters for Capitalizing on Brand

Coachella doesn't think so. It cites a number of Free People products, including a " Coachella Valley Tunic " (originally $198.00, now marked down to $69.95) as examples of the retailer improperly ...

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California deputy survives shooting; suspect arrested

California deputy survives shooting; suspect arrested

Authorities say Higgins was investigating near the station when he saw a vehicle matching the description of the robber's getaway auto. The vehicle matched the description of the robber's, and the d...

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Street closures during St. Patrick's Day Parade

Street closures during St. Patrick's Day Parade

Police will be looking for drivers who have had too much to drink or who are using their cellphones while driving. A similar campaign past year by state police resulted in 257 DWI arrests and more t...

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Thousands courageous cold but sunny St. Patrick's parade downtown

Thousands courageous cold but sunny St. Patrick's parade downtown

Pat Fitzgerald with the parade committee said the tradition dates back to 1962. By the way, the river is dyed with the help of what's billed as "a secret recipe". On Sunday, thousands of people are ...

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Occupant Unaccounted for After Explosion Rips Through Maryland Home

Occupant Unaccounted for After Explosion Rips Through Maryland Home

Piringer said the blast scattered debris widely in a neighborhood of Rockville, a community north of the nation's capital. Cont. -A big "BOOM" could be heard and felt as far away as Bethesda. The bl...

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Search ends for CSU student, yacht crew member in Florida waters

Search ends for CSU student, yacht crew member in Florida waters

Crews used both helicopters and boats to search for Dillman and Luo. The search included 80 aircraft and surface hours and covered more than 1,500 square miles. Sheriff's officials said Dillman was se...

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Despite Ripping 'Satanic' Conservatives, PBS Claims Public Benefits From Its 'Civil Discourse'

Despite Ripping 'Satanic' Conservatives, PBS Claims Public Benefits From Its 'Civil Discourse'

Among public broadcasting's many budget scraps was one in 2005 when Bush's education secretary, Margaret Spellings, complained that an episode of an animated children's program, "Postcards from Bust...

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Border Patrol Just Seized Over $688K in Crystal Meth at Mexico Border

Border Patrol Just Seized Over $688K in Crystal Meth at Mexico Border

Customs and Border Protection ( CBP ) agents Monday at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. Border agents found four Chinese nationals stuffed into the trunk of a vehicle that was trying to cross into th...

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CA's Chief Justice Joins The Fight Against Trump Deportation Polices

CA's Chief Justice Joins The Fight Against Trump Deportation Polices

The chief justice said courts should not be used as "bait" in the enforcement of the nation's immigration laws, adding that courthouses are full of vulnerable people seeking justice. On Wednesday, cri...

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KC metro programs for struggling families and elderly on the chopping block

Elaine Lee would feel the cuts of the new budget too. Those four cuts - $445 million for the CPB, $150 million each for the endowments, and $230 million for the IMLS - amount to less than one billion ...

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Appeals court judges rebuke Trump for 'personal attacks' on judiciary, 'intimidation'

Appeals court judges rebuke Trump for 'personal attacks' on judiciary, 'intimidation'

The president also went on to call Obama's healthcare reform "catastrophic", and also promised to "cut the hell out of taxes" after he was finished dismantling the Affordable Care Act. Now his court w...

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