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NRA employee accidentally shoots himself at group's range

NRA employee accidentally shoots himself at group's range

The 46-year-old was demonstrating gun safety at the organization's National Firearms Museum in Fairfax when the incident occurred. Police told reporters that the man was rushed to hospital, where ...

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USA unemployment drops but hiring misses mark in March

USA unemployment drops but hiring misses mark in March

This comes as the overall US economy added only 98,000 jobs last month, substantially less than the 180,000 new jobs forecast by economists and well below gains of more than 200,000 jobs in both Janua...

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Alabama Supreme Court lifts Bentley impeachment stay

Alabama Supreme Court lifts Bentley impeachment stay

Sharman on publicly released his report to the House Judiciary Committee on Friday. Also noted in Saturday's Supreme Court decision - the House Judiciary Committee has to file its brief no later t...

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Gorsuch confirmed; Senate approves Trump nominee, 54-45

Democrats have denounced the GOP's use of what both sides dubbed the "nuclear option" to put Gorsuch on the court, calling it an epic power grab that will further corrode politics in Congress, the cou...

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Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's second murder trial to close

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's second murder trial to close

Baez said that story came from prosecution star witness Alexander Bradley , who took an immunity deal to testify for prosecution. That witness, Alexander Bradley , told the jury that he had though...

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North Carolina to vote on repealing LGBT bathroom law today

Signed by the previous Republican governor and often referred to as HB2, the law stated that in schools and government buildings transgender people had to use restrooms corresponding with the gender o...

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China downplays United States missile strikes in Syria amid Trump-Xi meet

He told the Financial Times , " If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will ". China today refrained from joining Russian Federation in condemning the U.S. Peng is a Chinese contemporary fo...

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Samantha Bee to Hillary Clinton: 'It should have been you'

Samantha Bee to Hillary Clinton: 'It should have been you'

The US and other Western countries put the blame on Assad's armed forces for the chemical attack , which was said to be the worst in the country for more than four years. Clinton stated that she has ...

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In Her First Interview, Clinton Admits To Post Election Loss Difficulties

She cited Russian meddling in the election, FBI Director James Comey's involvement toward the end of the race, WikiLeaks' theft of emails from her campaign chairman, and misogyny. Clinton's clear st...

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NY budget deal: Free tuition, upstate Uber, raise the age

On Monday, April 3, the state Assembly and Senate passed budget extender legislation to fund the operation of the state government through May 31, thereby avoiding a government shutdown that, by mos...

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Swedish security police say suspect in truck attack previously known

Swedish security police say suspect in truck attack previously known

Another man was reportedly arrested in Hjulsta, a working-class neighborhood of Stockholm , but police refused to confirm a link with the attack. Mr Eliasson added that there were "clear similariti...

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6 released, 9 still hospitalized in truck attack

One man was arrested by police as a possible suspect. Though the police described the device as "technical" they said they could not at this stage be sure what it was. Friday. A message from King Fe...

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Alabama Governor's Impeachment Proceedings Are On Hold

Lawyers for the governor rushed to court and appeared before two judges to stop the impeachment proceedings, which were set to begin Monday. Special Counsel Jack Sharman said the committee's positio...

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Trump says may tie infrastructure with healthcare or tax reform - NY Times

The revelation by The Washington Post comes as the Trump administration grapples with how to fund pledged big tax cuts for corporations and individuals without blowing out the country's $US19 tril...

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Schools close amid Wisconsin manhunt for gun theft suspect

At least 10 schools went on soft lockdown Thursday as law enforcement continue to search for a man they believe stole handguns and rifles from Armageddon Gun Shop in Janesville Tuesday night, then lit...

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Suspected Isis recruiters arrested in St Petersburg in wake of metro attack

Petersburg station just half an hour before the blast. Parts of the bomber's body were found in the wreckage of the metro carriage after the attack, which occurred between Sennaya Square and Technol...

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Here's what Jeff Sessions really meant with his memo about American police

But Wednesday's court order also emphasized the role that federal judges will play in monitoring ongoing reform efforts, which are typically imposed as part of consent decrees that require court app...

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Consent decree hearing will proceed; judge denies USA request for "pause"

John Gore, the Trump administration's No. 2 official in the Civil Rights Division, told U.S. District Court Judge James K. Bredar that Sessions was concerned about a recent spike in crime and how prop...

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Gallup poll: For first time, majority approve of Obamacare

Gallup poll: For first time, majority approve of Obamacare

If major portions of Obamacare are repealed, there were discussions of creating a "backstop" so premiums do not spike for people with chronic illnesses in high-risk insurance pools. Only 26 percent wa...

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Republicans Got Gorsuch Confirmed But Senate Democrats Are Winning The War

Furious Democrats objected until the end, but their efforts to block Judge Neil Gorsuch failed as expected. If Trump successfully nominates conservative justices to fill their roles, the court's ide...

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'The View' Co-Host Says Syria Airstrikes Show Trump Is a 'Dictator'

The kingdom is among the most vehement opponents of Assad and supports Sunni rebel groups fighting to oust him. Between twelve and 100 Russian personnel and aircraft were at the base, allowing the R...

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Alabama governor halts impeachment, not disparaging report

Alabama governor halts impeachment, not disparaging report

Bentley tended to make decisions in the morning, and those decisions often changed overnight from where the discussion had ended the previous day. Griffin was initially appointed to the bench by Bentl...

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Baltimore residents tell federal judge they're all for police reform

A USA district court judge finalized a proposed consent decree between the US government and the city of Baltimore Friday morning and rejected the Justice Department's requests to delay the order so...

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Baltimore police overhaul is approved over Trump objections

Given that the Obama DOJ and Baltimore police officials have already negotiated and signed the agreement, "it would be extraordinary for the court to permit one side to unilaterally amend an agreement...

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What's next for Trump's foreign policy after Syrian strike?

Senior US military officials said the attack on the air base destroyed up to 20 Syrian aircraft and damaged fuel sites and a surface-to-air missile system. This would include working with our Turkish ...

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California math: 1 vote = $500 million in road work

California math: 1 vote = $500 million in road work

And this occurred because of a late-night, backroom deal where public health was traded for votes. Families across the state will bear the burden of higher gas prices and higher fees to bail out Sacra...

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Mayor says 'troubled' man making false claims

Mayor says 'troubled' man making false claims

Essex Porter was at the news conference for a report on KIRO 7 News at 5 p.m. Watch on-air or here. This was Murray's first public statement since a 46-year-old Kent man filed a lawsuit Thursday all...

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'Tremendous Progress' Made with China's Xi

The US has said it wants China to take the lead on bringing North Korea, over which it has "great influence", but is prepared to go it alone. Ahead of the two presidents' second round of talks, se...

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Final OK to strike Syria came soon after PBIA arrival

President Donald Trump said Friday he has developed an "outstanding" relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping after meeting with the leader of a nation Trump has criticized as a menace to the Un...

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Hillary Clinton Recycled Her Shiny Coat for First Big Post-Election Interview

Americans may be having second thoughts about the guy who won...but there's no one out there saying , "Damn, I should have voted for her". But it is fair to say as you just did that certainly, misogy...

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More than half Americans approve of Obamacare now

More than half Americans approve of Obamacare now

When interviewed by Robert Costa of The Washington Post , Trump said that the bill would not be readdressed anytime soon. "In reality, competition drives up costs in this realm". Another 30 percent w...

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Seattle sues Trump administration over sanctuary city ban

On Wednesday Mayor Murray filed suit in district court claiming in part the executive order can not force the city's police department to enforce federal immigration laws. Sanctuary policy has becom...

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Consent decree hearing will proceed; judge denies U.S. request for "pause"

On Tuesday, city officials told the judge in a court filing that they oppose a 90-day extension. To accommodate the throngs of people, other judges cleared their dockets for the day, and the hearing w...

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Cincinnati club owner calls shooting 'senseless'

Cincinnati club owner calls shooting 'senseless'

Police Chief Eliot Isaac said an argument involving several men at the nightclub likely led to the shooting, which police initially said involved a single shooter but was later found to have featured ...

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Child cried for 'mommy' during recorded sex assault

Child cried for 'mommy' during recorded sex assault

An anonymous source tipped off investigators after Thompson showed that person videos he took of the sexual abuse of a four-year-old girl. He's also suspected of trying to molest another underage gi...

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