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Senate Democrats Have Filibustered Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

The rules revision, enacted through what many call the "nuclear option," sets Gorsuch up for confirmation Friday. Instead McConnell kept Scalia's seat open, a calculation that is now paying off for ...

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Christie halts Amtrak payments, calls for inspection

It says crews have been working around the clock since Monday's derailment of a New Jersey Transit train. "The pace of repairs following this week's derailment of a NJ Transit train has had a seri...

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A Horrible Online Prank Resulted In A 13-Year-Old's Death

A Horrible Online Prank Resulted In A 13-Year-Old's Death

You can make your own choices. "He was fine and then I found him". I don't feel like it should be taken lightly. However, any criminal charges would come through the Marquette County Prosecutor's ...

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Hernandez enraged by disrespect, prosecutor says

Lawyers for the former tight end for the New England Patriots have claimed that Alexander Bradley - a friend who was with Hernandez that night - shot the men in a drug dispute. Bradley told the jury...

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Bill O'Reilly receives contract renewal despite sexual harassment allegations

Hyundai in its statement said: " Hyundai now has no advertising running on 'The O'Reilly Factor .' We had upcoming advertising spots on the show but are reallocating them due to the recent and di...

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Washington metro unemployment at 4.0 percent; 15K jobs added in February

Washington metro unemployment at 4.0 percent; 15K jobs added in February

Rates ranged from 3.1 percent in Rankin County to 16.8 percent in Issaquena County. Compared with the data from February, the unemployment rate fell by 0.3 percentage points. Job gains in constructi...

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Trump welcomes wounded veterans to White House

Trump welcomes wounded veterans to White House

He then turned the wounded veterans on stage with him, who were dressed in black Wounded Warrior Project sweatsuits, and told them they were "amazing". Bush and continued through 2016 with President B...

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Health Care revival could be coming

The White House is working with Republican lawmakers in Congress to revive legislation that would repeal and replace core parts of the Affordable Care Act, but some of the changes being discussed to m...

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Schumer: 'Virtually impossible' to reach deal on Gorsuch

The 52 senate Republicans, now joined by Heitkamp and Manchin, need six more defections to avoid a showdown. Both senators, who come from red states, insist that their votes don't signify support ...

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Rathje is in honor society

Rathje is in honor society

Five members of the Bucknell football team earned spots on the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society . The program further strengthens the organization's leadership role in encouraging...

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Senate GOP triggers 'nuclear option' in Supreme Court showdown

Senate confirmation of Mr Gorsuch, 49, would restore the nine-seat court's 5-4 conservative majority, enable Mr Trump to leave a lasting imprint on America's highest judicial body and fulfill a top ca...

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Trump Considering Military Intervention Into Syria

Sir Michael, who was speaking at the General Dynamics UK (GDUK) site in Oakdale, South Wales, where he announced a £330 million contract for the company to develop the next-generation battlefield comm...

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5 times Don Rickles made us LOL

He is survived by his wife Barbara Sklar and daughter Mindy; his son Larry died in 2011 at age 41. Tim Allen , who voices Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story films, said in a statement: " Don Rickles...

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LCC honors women during Equal Pay Day event

It took 94 extra days in 2017 to equal a man's 2016 pay. Jean Dowding, Kent County Development Chair for the organization Fund For Women, tells 47ABC it's imperative to never forget what Equal Pay D...

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Bluffing on North Korea may weaken standing with China

The meeting between Xi and Trump came after North Korea fired a ballistic missile off the coast of the Korean Peninsula. Trump discussed the issue Wednesday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. ...

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Ethics panel sends Alabama governor's case to prosecutors

Meanwhile, the Alabama House Judiciary Committee will begin impeachment hearings against Bentley next week. The allegations against Bentley led to talk of impeachment proceedings - but that effort w...

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Lesbian plaintiff in work discrimination suit sticking to fight

Lesbian plaintiff in work discrimination suit sticking to fight

The argument: Federal civil rights laws prohibit sex discrimination, and this, based on the Seventh Circuit Court's interpretation of the law, encompasses sexual orientation. The court found that ...

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As Supreme Court clash nears, senator ends all-night speech

Susan Collins of ME said roughly 10 senators of both parties worked over the weekend to come up with a deal to stave off the so-called "nuclear option", as the rules change is known, but couldn't co...

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Where do PA's senators stand on the Senate's SCOTUS showdown?

Senate Republicans on Thursday voted to invoke the so-called "nuclear option" to prevent Democrats from filibustering the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. The Senate majority leader ...

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Ivanka Trump's net worth revealed in White House documents

Ivanka Trump's net worth revealed in White House documents

A massive release of disclosures on Friday night offers a unique glimpse into the lives of some of President Trump's highest-profile aides. He also exercised options for total cash payment of about $1...

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Judge blocks execution of 1 of 8 Arkansas inmates

Judge blocks execution of 1 of 8 Arkansas inmates

State attorneys declined to comment. He said McGehee's death sentence wasn't excessive considering the inmate had orchestrated the August 19, 1996, attack. The Arkansas Parole Board a day earlier had ...

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Louis boiler explosion: 4th person dies

Louis boiler explosion: 4th person dies

Louis, died Wednesday at St. Louis University Hospital, the medical examiner said. On Monday, a boiler exploded around 8 a.m.at Loy-Lange Box Co. on the 200 Block of Russell, it then crashed through...

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Trump dumps Steve Bannon from National Security Council

Trump's daughter and son-in-law, complained about setbacks on health care and immigration. Under the new arrangement, Bannon can still participate in NSC meetings, but not necessarily all NSC meetin...

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Dog attacks on mail carriers hit 6755 as online sales boom

The U.S. Postal Service released its annual ranking of top dog attack cities Thursday, with Indianapolis in the tenth place. Such attacks rose last year to 6,755, up 206 from the previous year and t...

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Maryland first to mitigate any Planned Parenthood cuts

Maryland first to mitigate any Planned Parenthood cuts

Yvonne Gutierrez, executive director for Planned Parenthood Texas Votes, said "the stakes have never been higher" for the women's health organization and supporters needed to continue calling and watc...

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Democrats block Trump nominee to high court

Republicans were expected to fall short of being able to halt the filibuster , but have said they have the votes needed to change long-standing Senate rules to prohibit filibusters against Suprem...

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Twitter Inc (TWTR) Co-Founder to Sell 30% of His Shares

Twitter Inc (TWTR) Co-Founder to Sell 30% of His Shares

The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link . He sold more than $4 million worth of share this week alone. The correct version of this news story can be r...

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Joe and Jill Biden get multi-book deal — AP NewsBreak

Joe and Jill Biden get multi-book deal — AP NewsBreak

There's no release date or book title at the moment. Biden's memoir is now untitled and no release date was announced. The untitled memoir would highlight Joe Biden's life as a politician, husband, ...

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Curry scores 42, Warriors clinch West, NBA's top record

So far, so good on Kevin Durant's recovery from a sprained medial collateral ligament and tibial bone bruise in his left knee, the Golden State Warriors announced - and that means it's possible we cou...

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Severe storms leave path of destruction

Severe storms leave path of destruction

The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch across 37 counties in central and eastern North Carolina through 1 p.m. Suspected tornadoes were reported in Georgia and SC, and damaging winds,...

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Republicans use 'nuclear option' over Trump pick

The controversial move will change Senate rules, allowing filibusters of Supreme Court picks to be broken with only 51 votes rather than 60. Republicans on their own do not have enough votes to end ...

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Man Sought in Wisconsin Gun Shop Theft; Schools on Lockdown

Man Sought in Wisconsin Gun Shop Theft; Schools on Lockdown

Police said the vehicle was registered to Jakubowski. Jakubowski is described as described as white, 6 feet tall, thin build, facial hair, wearing round glasses, blue jeans and a green or blue hat. ...

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North Carolina beats Gonzaga to win title

North Carolina beats Gonzaga to win title

And, somehow, they got just that, beating Gonzaga, 71-65, in Monday night's national championship game here at the University of Phoenix Stadium . "'I'm so happy for you and the team". But he still...

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US Senate set for pivotal vote on Supreme Court nominee

US Senate set for pivotal vote on Supreme Court nominee

Court of Appeals nominees that he ended the filibuster for all non-Supreme Court picks. Republicans will need eight Democrats to join them to get the 60 votes needed to break the filibuster. On top of...

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Alabama governor could face charges after ethics panel ruling

If the commission votes to refer the matter for prosecution, it could give also political ammunition to lawmakers who want to impeach him. Bentley, through attorney William Athanas, maintained his i...

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