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Trump's travel ban isn't getting out of legal limbo anytime soon

Trump's travel ban isn't getting out of legal limbo anytime soon

In his ruling Wednesday, Watson extended that order to a preliminary injunction, which can remain in effect throughout an entire court case. Watson said in his ruling that the state had shown "a stron...

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Alert Renewed For Tad Cummins, Ex-Teacher, And Victim

Alert Renewed For Tad Cummins, Ex-Teacher, And Victim

Tad Cummins, a married father and grandfather, and 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas have been missing since Cummins allegedly kidnapped the teenager on March 13. They say Cummins is on blood pressure m...

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Coast Guard faces growing costs for protecting Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Coast Guard faces growing costs for protecting Trump's Mar-a-Lago

The U.S. Coast Guard has received no extra funding to cover the additional costs of protecting President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort during his frequent trips to the Florida estate, the service...

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NY state approves plan for free college tuition

NY state approves plan for free college tuition

Starting this fall, students and families in NY who make under $100,000 per year will be eligible for education at local two or four-year colleges. In 2018, the threshold increases to $110,000 annua...

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GOP owns health care dilemma now, and voter skepticism

GOP owns health care dilemma now, and voter skepticism

The law mandates minimum standards for insurance coverage, such as maternity care, hospital care, and preventative care. He said the provision would effectively result in a return to the days before O...

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Move to impeach governor cleared by top court

Meanwhile Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Greg Griffin issued a request to halt proceedings of impeachment. The order allows the House Judiciary Committee to continue with its schedule of im...

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Republicans' narrow win for Kansas seat emboldens Democrats

Republicans' narrow win for Kansas seat emboldens Democrats

Republican state Treasurer Ron Estes , 60, will represent the Kansas 4th congressional district replacing Mike Pompeo, who Trump named as Central Intelligence Agency director. The race was important ...

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Afghanistan condemns terrorist attacks in Egypt

Afghanistan condemns terrorist attacks in Egypt

ISIS later claimed responsibility for both deadly attacks . Exactly what new powers he has assumed, or why, is not clear as the authorities seem to have no inhibition already in jailing and torturi...

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UK's Johnson says more Russian Federation sanctions possible

UK's Johnson says more Russian Federation sanctions possible

At the weekend, U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley suggested regime change in Syria was inevitable in the wake of last week's chemical weapons attack that was widely blamed on the Assad regime....

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Democrats Block Trump's Supreme Court Pick

Democrats Block Trump's Supreme Court Pick

Gorsuch will fill the vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016, 14 months ago. McConnell refused to hold hearings for President Barack Obama's nominee. Senate Democratic...

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Guitarist J. Geils Found Dead

Guitarist J. Geils Found Dead

The Groton Police Department is still investigating the death per standard procedure in all unattended deaths. He grew up listening to his father's Big Band records and later played trumpet in Northea...

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Why Alabama's governor resigned - and what's next

The second charge was for spending $9,000 of his campaign funds to pay legal fees for Rebekah Mason. The other charge stemmed from his use of campaign funds to pay almost $9,000 in legal bills for pol...

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Pentagon investigating possible Russian involvement in Syrian chemical attack

A United States defense official says intelligence shows a Russian drone flew over the hospital in Idlib that was treating victims of the chemical attack, prior to the site being later bombed by an ...

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After Initially Defending Staff, United Airlines Boss Apologizes for 'Horrific Incident'

After Initially Defending Staff, United Airlines Boss Apologizes for 'Horrific Incident'

He called it "an upsetting event" and said that his airline was reaching out to the passenger and looking to "resolve the situation". No passengers on the plane have mentioned that he did anything...

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OMB Issues Agency Reform Plan Based on March Executive Order

OMB Issues Agency Reform Plan Based on March Executive Order

As part of the memorandum, he gave Mr Mulvaney's Office of Management and Budget. Trump signed an executive order on his first full work day in the White House that temporarily halted all non-m...

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Trump Still Seeking to Pass Health Bill Before Tax Overhaul

Notably, unlike his first attempt at health care reform, Trump declined to put a deadline on his efforts: "I don't want to put deadlines". "You know if you look at the kind of numbers we're talking ...

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Equal Pay Day Is April 4 This Year- Here's Why That Matters

Well, it depends on a variety of factors, including ethnicities, race, and more. "The ongoing 19 per cent differential between women and men's pay is due to a combination of unequal opportunities in...

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Giants place Posey on disabled list after fastball to helmet

Saddled with a schedule that included home series against the San Francisco Giants and Cleveland Indians before hitting the road for another set with San Francisco, it would have been understandable...

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Arizona barber shop drive-by bullets narrowly miss four-year-old girl

Arizona barber shop drive-by bullets narrowly miss four-year-old girl

The girl was struck by glass debris. After leaving the tattoo parlor, Hart, Santos and the third man got in a vehicle, as they were driving away, Hart fired at least three rounds from a firearm in t...

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Boston Globe finally finds Mitt Romney's infamous 'binders full of women'

Boston Globe finally finds Mitt Romney's infamous 'binders full of women'

At the time, Romney's comments were criticized as both clumsy and sexist, however, it wasn't clear if the " binders full of women " Romney was referring to were real or just a figure of speech. Senate...

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No chance of Russian Federation cutting ties with Assad, says former presidential advisor

It called on the global community to make a statement that "this behavior will not be tolerated", although it did not specify possible consequences. Lavrov says Russian Federation has lots of questi...

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Trump's private helicopter could help with traffic gridlock around Mar-a-Lago

Trump's private helicopter could help with traffic gridlock around Mar-a-Lago

Like a bar tab that never closes, President Donald Trump's costly visits to Florida keep adding up, and as usual local taxpayers are the ones that have to foot the bill. NYPD officials estimated tha...

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Saudi Arabia 'fully supports' U.S. military strikes in Syria, Iran condemns

Iraq's Shia-led governments have maintained good relations with the Syrian government throughout the six-year Syrian civil war. United States officials said Donald Trump "drew the line" over As...

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Trump flips on Chinese currency manipulation pledge

President Donald Trump is unlikely to designate China a currency manipulator this month, breaking a campaign promise , and may "circle back" on healthcare legislation that failed in the House, one of...

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Prosecutor has no compassion for serial killer

Prosecutor has no compassion for serial killer

Handy said that was no problem because at that time of the killings, the death penalty was ruled unconstitutional in Kentucky . Donald Harvey, 65, was serving multiple life sentences for murderin...

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US Capitol lockdown after shots fired

US Capitol lockdown after shots fired

She said the U.S. Capitol remained open. She identified the suspect as a female who had been observed driving erratically, almost striking Capitol Police officials while making a U-turn. That incide...

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National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

This week is National Public Safety Telecommunications week , and Lowndes County dispatchers are having some fun. Law enforcement telecommunicators include the public safety operators, public safet...

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Wednesday., 2:19 pm: Russian Federation won't 'shield anyone' in chemical probe

The president himself told Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo that Putin is aligning himself with someone who is "evil" and that "I don't think it's good for Russian Federation". "[Assad] was going...

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Xi urges calm in call with Trump

He also said the United States is willing to strike a trade deal with friendlier conditions for China if the country plays a role in deterring North Korea's nuclear program. Reports of the phone cal...

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LGBT Employees Protected By Federal Civil Rights Act, Appeals Court Rules

It was based on the claim that an instructor at Ivy Tech Community College in IN named Kimberly Hively was sacked because she is a lesbian. A different appellate court ruling - in the 11th Circu...

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Estes wins congressional seat in hard-fought election

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee did 25,000 live calls in the final two days before the race to support Thompson. If Ossoff wins, or even if he forces the race into a runoff, that c...

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Kushner, Bannon sit down to work out differences on Trump's orders

Kushner, Bannon sit down to work out differences on Trump's orders

Priebus, after that meeting, told the president that they had a good talk, according to the official. Trump initially went along with the way the ban was rolled out, but he has since grown angry tha...

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Charlie Murphy Helped Put Dave Chappelle On the Map

Charlie Murphy Helped Put Dave Chappelle On the Map

Those part of Murphy's comedic world and the entertainment industry also voiced their condolences on social media. Murphy, who also wrote for the series, served as Chappelle's Show's host when Com...

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Kansas House Contest Kicks Off Series of Trump-Era Special Elections

Democratic hopes rest with Jon Ossoff, 30, a former congressional staffer turned investigative filmmaker who has raised more than $8 million, an extraordinary amount for a special election . His publ...

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Spicer says he let Trump down with comments comparing Assad and Hitler

Spicer says he let Trump down with comments comparing Assad and Hitler

Spicer raised eyebrows in the White House press room when he made the statement that the infamous German dictator had not used chemical weapons during the Holocaust. president had passed on a messag...

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