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Baltimore residents to comment on plan to overhaul police

His was one of a series of high-profile deaths in USA cities from Ferguson, Missouri, to North Charleston, South Carolina, that sparked an intense debate about race and justice and fueled the rise of ...

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Sen. Merkley gives marathon speech against Gorsuch

Chris Coons, D-Del., left, and Sen. But the theatrics from Oregon Sen. When the Democrats were in the majority, they removed the 60-vote threshold for nominees to federal benches lower in the judici...

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Perdue Vote Won't Happen This Week

Perdue Vote Won't Happen This Week

He was President Trump's last cabinet appointment and found himself in line waiting for financial, background and Federal Bureau of Investigation checks. The leaders of the House Agriculture Committee...

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Democrat gives marathon speech against Gorsuch

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley started talking Tuesday evening and was still going more than 13 hours later as he accused Gorsuch of siding with corporations over regular people, likening Gorsuch's approach...

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Activists Plan 'Tax Day' Marches Calling For Release Of Trump's Taxes

Now, if you believe WaPo, he's considering taxes that would hit the lower and middle classes hardest, including and especially in coal country where he's popular. "We don't work for the executive bran...

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Russia bans image of Putin in drag, labeling it 'extremist' material

Russia bans image of Putin in drag, labeling it 'extremist' material

It first appeared up after Russian Federation introduced its controversial "gay propaganda" law in 2013, which banned promotion of prostitution to minors and made it illegal to pass out gay rights mat...

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Stairs fall puts favourite in doubt for Masters

I was three or four over for the day at that point and I needed to hit it to the right of the green and try and make my up and down. "Dude, I can't believe I did that", Johnson told his trainer, acc...

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Russian president congratulates Sargsyan on his party's victory in Armenian parliamentary elections

Embassy and European Union delegation to Armenia to issue a statement before the election noting "allegations of voter intimidation, attempts to buy votes, and the systemic use of administrative resou...

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Federal agents raid California business in green card probe

Federal agents raid California business in green card probe

The suspects in the investigation are thought to have solicited the half-million dollar ante from 100 Chinese nationals and submitted plans to federal officials for several development projects that d...

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White House talks progress on long-shot health bill revival

Vice-President Mike Pence and other top administration officials were offering to let states request federal exemptions from insurance coverage requirements imposed by President Barack Obama's health ...

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Tornado warnings issued as storms pound Southeast, Midwest

Tornado warnings issued as storms pound Southeast, Midwest

A powerful tornado toppled trees and downed power lines in rural Georgia and similar scenes played out in spots around Alabama and SC amid drenching rain , high winds and scattered hail - some as b...

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Weather Service counts 17 tornadoes in Louisiana outbreak

Numerous scattered thunderstorms are likely beginning Wednesday afternoon due to a cold front entering the region. "Make sure you have a plan, and go back over those plans cause we haven't had almos...

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Trump defends Bill O'Reilly: 'I don't think Bill did anything wrong'

The O'Reilly Factor continued to go up in flames on Wednesday as the number of advertisers abandoning Bill O'Reilly's primetime Fox show has doubled since this morning when PoliticusUSA counted 21 ...

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Things to Know About the Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

Things to Know About the Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

The disagreement may have been started earlier in the day, Black said. "Saturday night, it is a very young crowd". The incident is the worst mass shooting (for total number of victims) so far in 2...

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France hosts NYC events marking centennial of US in WWI

France hosts NYC events marking centennial of US in WWI

But the Americans were furious when their civilian ships, such as the Lusitania , were destroyed and their citizens killed. Although public sentiment swung toward the Allies, most Americans neverth...

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Senator ends marathon speech against Gorsuch

But Republicans have said they will alter Senate rules using their 52-seat majority sometime Thursday if Democrats continue to block consideration of Judge Gorsuch. Kaylie Hanson Long, a spokesw...

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2nd line of storms rolling through Carolinas

2nd line of storms rolling through Carolinas

AP's commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. Major universities including Alabama and Auburn also are closed, and many churches have called off Wednesday night activities. ...

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New GOP health care plan could raise premiums for the sick

Vice President Mike Pence and other top administration officials were offering to let states request federal exemptions from insurance coverage requirements imposed by President Barack Obama's health ...

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Trump healthcare bill failure for Americans

Trump healthcare bill failure for Americans

If President Trump and Republicans are serious about their desire to have health care for all Americans, the Trump administration can settle that lawsuit and people can get the relief on their deduc...

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Westbrook misses triple-double, Thunder beat Grizzlies

Russell Westbrook fell agonisingly short of beating Oscar Robertson's single-season triple-double record, but he managed to drain this huge game-winning three to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a ...

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Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers

Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers

Rubio revealed his candidacy was targeted by Russian hackers twice in the summer of 2016. Watts was among the national security experts who painted a sinister picture for senators examining Russian ...

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New York City just took a major step toward equal pay

First daughter Ivanka Trump took part in the commemoration by posting an equal pay statistics graphic to her Instagram. "It's imperative that we act now, especially when our research showed 51 per c...

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Ryan says Nunes shouldn't recuse himself from Russian Federation investigation

Ryan says Nunes shouldn't recuse himself from Russian Federation investigation

I don't have, my colleagues are perfectly fine", Nunes said . He maintained that his relationship with other members is "good" and that its Russian Federation probe is moving forward. "Clearly she is...

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Southeast braces for more bad weather after tornado kills mom, daughter

Southeast braces for more bad weather after tornado kills mom, daughter

The storm system is expected to move east on Monday and could bring damaging winds, hail and a few tornadoes to Alabama, the Florida panhandle, most of Georgia, and the Carolinas. A SC coroner says ...

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Over There: WWI innovations still with us a century later

Over There: WWI innovations still with us a century later

Wilson was narrowly re-elected in 1916 based on a campaign slogan, "He kept us out of war". On this day it is worth remembering the Forgotten Generation that President Woodrow Wilson sent into the f...

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1 golfer Duston Johnson hurt in fall, may miss Masters

Notes: Woods is not playing the Masters for the third time in four years. In 2015, at age 21, he shot 18-under and won by four shots for his first major title. Their wives did, too. But he said...

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Relay for Life Lehigh Acres

Relay for Life Lehigh Acres

To do some small part to help find a cure, and help those living with cancer, the American Cancer Society holds its annual Buncombe County Relay for Life. Mudge said the traditional Relay For Life c...

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Emanuel, Chicago's top cop respond to Sessions' bid to review police reforms

Emanuel, Chicago's top cop respond to Sessions' bid to review police reforms

It is on City Hall alone now to push ahead and fearlessly reform the Chicago Police Department. So we believe that we negotiated a fair consent decree and one that will improve the relationships wit...

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President Trump Calls Out Freedom Caucus Ahead Of Dramatic Health Care Vote

President Trump Calls Out Freedom Caucus Ahead Of Dramatic Health Care Vote

Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) told reporters he spoke on the phone with Trump during a caucus meeting Wednesday night. "This bill is dead", House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.) ...

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Police ready for overhaul despite call for pause

Police ready for overhaul despite call for pause

The president of the Cleveland chapter of the NAACP, which has always been critical of how Cleveland police treat blacks and minorities, said Tuesday that Sessions' memo "is no more than politics ...

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Grace Lutherans will begin Holy Week Sunday morning

Grace Lutherans will begin Holy Week Sunday morning

Following worship, all are invited to Easter breakfast, hosted by the Christian Education Committee. On Maundy Thursday, April 13, there will be two services of Holy Communion - one at 1 p.m. On Thu...

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Seattle Sues Trump Over His Crackdown On Sanctuary Cities

He said the Justice Department would deny money to cities that violate a federal law dealing with information-sharing among local police and federal authorities. He added that city leaders across the ...

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Attempted metro Detroit bank robbery suspect caught on camera

Attempted metro Detroit bank robbery suspect caught on camera

The Dearborn Police is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the male suspect in this incident. On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 10:59 a.m., a man entered the bank and passed the teller a n...

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US dismisses Russian assertion Syrian rebels to blame for gas attack

The attack in Khan Sheikhoun, a rebel-held city in the Idlib province, killed at least 75 people and injured hundreds more. "Yesterday's chemical attack, a chemical attack so horrific in Syria again...

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USA trade deficit falls 9.6% in February

The Commerce Department said the trade deficit fell 9.6 percent to 43.6 billion from 48.2 billion in January. In February, exports of goods and services increased 0.2 percent to $192.9 billion, the hi...

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