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Cruz: Close House race in Kansas 'a warning sign'

Cruz: Close House race in Kansas 'a warning sign'

Pawnee County: Estes received 44 votes (71 percent), Thompson received 18 votes (29 percent) and Rockhold received 0 votes. From Wichita , Kansas to Roswell, Georgia - If Democrats have any hopes...

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Divided Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

Divided Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

The dramatic move, dubbed the "nuclear option", cleared the way for a full Senate vote Friday to confirm Judge Neil M. Gorsuch. Why Gorsuch had to pass through the eye of the needle is the prospect ...

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Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice

Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice

That paved the way for Gorsuch's confirmation vote Friday, but left lawmakers of both parties bemoaning the undoing of comity in the Senate and warning that the 60-vote filibuster barrier on regular l...

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United Airlines CEO won't resign

In the ABC interview , Munoz apologized profusely to Dao, his family, passengers and United customers. "We are not going to put a law enforcement official onto a plane to take them off ... A Dept. of...

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San Bernardino school tries to recover after shooting

She was an excellent teacher whose whole life was about kids and helping them build a future, Marie Cabreras said. Rep. Norma Torres said her "heart breaks for those who were killed and injured and ...

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US, Russia at 'low point' after no breakthrough in Moscow

Russian Federation has argued that civilians in the northern Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun likely died of toxic agents released from a rebel arsenal hit by a Syrian airstrike - a theory categorically ...

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North Korea calls United States strikes on Syria "unforgivable"

After months of allegations of ties between his election campaign and the Kremlin - the subject of current congressional and FBI investigations - Trump has found himself clashing with Putin. Press S...

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Mexican mom with 4 US-born kids is held in federal detention

Mexican mom with 4 US-born kids is held in federal detention

Under President Obama, such people were considered a low priority for immigration enforcement. The Fairfield mother of four was recently detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and transferr...

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Steve Bannon On the Hot Seat After Latest Donald Trump Quote

Steve Bannon On the Hot Seat After Latest Donald Trump Quote

President Donald Trump is distancing himself from chief strategist Steve Bannon , a move that has Bannon's friends and allies anxious the White House is about to lose its most important populist voic...

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Alabama Governor Kay Ivey goes right to work on first day

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey goes right to work on first day

I have spent the previous year in deep and earnest prayer over our state and our people. Inaugurated in 1987 as Alabama's first Republican governor since Reconstruction, Guy Hunt was a Primitive Bap...

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Court: Civil Rights law prohibits discrimination of LGBT

The court did not rule on whether Hively was actually being discriminated against due to her sexual orientation , leaving that decision to a lower court. But the Seventh Circuit accepted Hively'...

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Jon Mason out as Ivey evaluates staff, cabinet members

Jon Mason out as Ivey evaluates staff, cabinet members

Ivey took no questions from reporters Monday but swore no interruptions in state operations or services, saying she'd soon meet with members of Bentley's administration to ensure a smooth transition. ...

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Judge Denies DOJ Request To Postpone Consent Decree Hearing

Judge Denies DOJ Request To Postpone Consent Decree Hearing

Sessions' short time in the Justice Department has seen a marked effort to bolster police-one carried out, critics worry , at the expense of those being policed. He said federal oversight is needed t...

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Sessions orders prosecutors to crack down on illegal immigration

According to recently released Department of Justice data, Immigration Offenses make up more than half of all arrests made by Federal Law Enforcement. "Under the President's leadership and through h...

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Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch to US Supreme Court

Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch to US Supreme Court

Circuit of Appeals whose conservative rulings make him an intellectual heir to Scalia, who died in February 2016. Gorsuch won support from 51 of the chamber's Republicans as well as three moderate D...

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At UN, Britain says it has evidence of Syria sarin gas use

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson enter a hall during their meeting in Moscow , April 12, 2017. "We're not going into Syria ", Trump told Fox Business....

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President meets with NATO secretary general at White House

The president appeared to be referring to NATO's creation of a new intelligence and security division, a reorganization last June aimed at better sharing intelligence among allies. Trump said, "when...

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US air strike gives Tillerson a boost for Moscow talks

US air strike gives Tillerson a boost for Moscow talks

Joseph Votel - also commander of U.S. Central Command - said Tomahawk cruise missiles targeted 59 locations on the base and hit 57 of them. Russian Federation has cut the hotline in response followi...

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Kansas woman charged with murder in decapitation death

Kansas woman charged with murder in decapitation death

Hilyard is the ex-girlfriend of Davis's son, who was identified by KAKE as 36-year-old Jacob Gillespie III . The quick-thinking boy managed to grab a phone from his grandmother's truck, and call...

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Blaze damages over 100 apartments in Elmhurst

Blaze damages over 100 apartments in Elmhurst

Mcelhatton will be charged with arson and reckless endangerment, the FDNY said. No cause for the fire was determined, and "miraculously", nobody among the building's residents was injured, Chief of ...

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Grunt jobs will come Justice Gorsuch's way at high court

Earlier Monday morning, Gorsuch took the constitutional oath in a private ceremony at the Supreme Court. That could mean one or more justices are writing dissents from the court's decision against hea...

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Missouri Democrat greeted by support at town hall

Missouri Democrat greeted by support at town hall

Wednesday's town hall starts at 9 a.m. The senator added she would vote with Republicans to re-establish the 60-vote rule for Supreme court confirmations, which was eliminated earlier this month in ...

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Central Mass., MetroWest Bob's EMS shops to close

Central Mass., MetroWest Bob's EMS shops to close

Bankrupt Eastern Outfitters is closing Bob's Stores locations on the Post Road in Fairfield, Conn., pictured, as well as in Milford and Danbury. CT stores in Fairfield and Manchester are also on the l...

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Differences between Russian Federation and Turkey over Syria

Mr. Tillerson said , "We want to relieve the suffering of the Syrian people". The Syrian government has flatly denied the allegations and a Syrian army source told Sputnik the country's military di...

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After earlier denial, police say they have rapper's jewelry

After earlier denial, police say they have rapper's jewelry

Police reportedly gave instructions on how to get the property back but no one followed them. The anger is without a doubt stemming from the incident earlier this week when Boosie was pepper sprayed...

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Sessions pushes for crackdown on illegal immigrants who commit crimes

Sessions pushes for crackdown on illegal immigrants who commit crimes

Sessions said the MS-13 and cartels had turned cities and suburbs into warzones, raped and killed innocent citizens, and smuggled poison and human beings across the border. Half of federal arrests ...

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Church Can Start Its Own Police Force, Alabama Senate Says

Church Can Start Its Own Police Force, Alabama Senate Says

A bill authorizing an Alabama church to have its own police has passed the state Senate despite fears from those opposing the bill that the officers could be more faithful to the church instead of the...

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Judge rejects Justice Department request to delay Baltimore police hearing

Judge rejects Justice Department request to delay Baltimore police hearing

Like the other decrees now under review, this agreement mandated a set of changes at the department created to reduce police violence and systemic racism, including the appointment of a federal monito...

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'San Bernardino strong' after town's second gun tragedy

Anderson and Smith, both 53, were found dead in the classroom after the incident, which occurred at around 10:30 a.m. local time, Burguan said. Police said Anderson was able to enter the school by s...

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United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers

United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers

Not even after the public relations nightmare suffered by United Airlines this week after a screaming passenger was dragged off a plane by law enforcement when the airline needed to give his seat to a...

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'It's been very much misreported that we failed with healthcare'

During the interview, Trump said he's considering pairing a plan for improving US infrastructure with a second phase of the Republicans' health-care initiative, which includes provisions aimed at insu...

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Sean Spicer: I 'let the president down' with Hitler-Assad comments

And to know when you screw up that you possibly offended a lot of people, I just - you know, and so I would ask for folks' forgiveness to understand that I should not have tried to make a comparison...

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US, Russia struggle to overcome rifts over Syria in Moscow talks

Tillerson, looking directly at his counterpart while speaking, acknowledged what he called "sharp differences" between the two countries. "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this k...

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Iran's Rouhani condemns United States attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

Syrian President Bashar Assad was required to declare and dispose of all his chemical weapons under United Nations supervision in 2014, but his forces have been accused of using them since then , mos...

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China appears to be making a key concession on North Korea

On April 11, Trump tweeted that the US would deal with North Korea with or without the help of China . Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang, who said Trump had initiated the call, urged...

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