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Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Clair Deputy Chief Rick Wagner. Sava said Friday that there are hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's body, but "we have no intention to try and remove all the bullet fragments at this point". H...

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Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

Almost 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants are covered by the program, and "there is importance in lifting that up, making sure we protect it and continuing to fight", he said. "We will immediately...

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Oregon Adds A New Gender Option To Its Driver's Licenses: X

Oregon Adds A New Gender Option To Its Driver's Licenses: X

But Diane Goodwin with Basic Rights Oregon said the change is necessary to move the issue forward. Earlier this year, the Canadian province of Ontario implemented the option of an X gender on li...

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Northam beats Perriello in Democratic primary for Governor

Northam , a usually low-key pediatric neurologist, won running as a pragmatist with the state Democratic establishment's firm support. Virginia's gubernatorial contest has received widespread nati...

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US intelligence contractor pleads not guilty to leaking charge

US intelligence contractor pleads not guilty to leaking charge

Victor has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a single count, but the government said it would likely add to the indictment. Government contractor Reality Winner made explosive comments ab...

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Las Vegas woman leads authorities to child's body in IL

Las Vegas woman leads authorities to child's body in IL

Authorities suspect the child was killed in nearby Belleville in 2013, and police there have taken over the investigation. Jason Quate made the comment Thursday during an interview with the St. Th...

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Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

And yet, over the last 48 hours, a slew of Trump surrogates - not to mention Trump himself - have tried to argue that the only way to understand Trump's social media presence is to hold both of thos...

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Trump won't block Comey testimony, White House says

Trump won't block Comey testimony, White House says

But she said Trump wanted to allow for a " swift and thorough examination of the facts" related to Comey's ouster and the multiple investigations into his campaign's possible ties to Russian Federati...

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Hundreds march in USA demanding Trump investigation

Hundreds march in USA demanding Trump investigation

Others displayed posters calling for swift investigations into the Trump team, or calling on the president to release his tax returns . "So we want to thank all those who support Agent Orange for c...

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Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

The city of Cleveland has fired one police officer and suspended a second involved in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice . Tamir Rice's mother says she's relieved that the officer who fatally...

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Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

Limiting access to quality education, food and health care would undermine the viability of our workforce for years. The plan - titled A New Foundation for American Greatness - takes a hatchet to ...

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Charleston ranks as Largest City in SC

Charleston ranks as Largest City in SC

In the past six years the rate in large US cities slowed from 1.1 percent in 2010 to 0.82 percent; in the suburbs over the same period, growth declined from 0.95 percent to 0.89 percent. Yang Yang, a ...

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Wet and stormy pattern returns Wednesday and continues into the weekend

Wet and stormy pattern returns Wednesday and continues into the weekend

THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy skies and a few, scattered rain showers will be possible, with a cool high temperature of 65 degrees. Right now, Saturday will be the drier day out of the three with a sho...

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Controversial Sheriff David Clarke Plagiarized Parts Of Master's Thesis

Controversial Sheriff David Clarke Plagiarized Parts Of Master's Thesis

CNN's KFile reported Saturday evening that Clarke's thesis on US security fails to give proper attribution its sources a whopping 47 times. The thesis, "Making U.S. Sheriff Clarke, an extremely vo...

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Serial killer suspect went undiscovered for more than a year

From August 2015 to July 2016, someone was gunning down victims after dark in a largely Latino neighborhood of Phoenix as they stood outside homes or sat in cars. Investigators allege Saucedo pulled u...

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Police Chief Fires Officer Who Shot And Killed Black Texas Teenager

Since the killing, Roy Oliver, the officer who fired his rifle into the departing vehicle, has been dismissed from the Dallas Police Department, and his actions have been seriously criticized by both ...

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Dodgers 10, Padres 2: Hey, no shutout!

Kenta Maeda and five relievers combined on a four-hitter for the Dodgers. Toles failed on the bunt attempt, worked the count full and ripped a two-run double into the right-center field gap that opene...

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Joey Logano penalized by NASCAR for auto set-up

Joey Logano penalized by NASCAR for auto set-up

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP ) - NASCAR has penalized Joey Logano four days after his win at Richmond International Raceway, essentially stripping him of all benefits that came with the Monster Cup Serie...

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SpaceX Just Launched A Top-Secret Spy Satellite

Elon Musk's SpaceX has launched a top-secret spy satellite for the USA government. The Falcon's first stage booster isn't the only part of the rocket SpaceX intends to preserve post-launch. Th...

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Tad Cummins slept with teen student, his wife says

Tad Cummins slept with teen student, his wife says

Griffin Barry was awarded $10,000 today for calling 911 to tip off police about Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas. His daughter was found safe with her teacher last week at a cabin in a remote part o...

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Amtrak Repairs to Disrupt Northeast Travel Beginning This Summer

Amtrak Repairs to Disrupt Northeast Travel Beginning This Summer

Amtrak will shut down several tracks along the Northeast Corridor to make long-overdue rail repairs, a move set to cause mass delays to commuters traveling on the LIRR and NJ Transit , Amtrak an...

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Storms tomorrow night, severe weather possible

Storms tomorrow night, severe weather possible

Storms are expected early Thursday - the sixth anniversary of the April 27, 2011 tornadoes - with damaging straight line winds up to 60 miles per hour possible, according to the National Weather Servi...

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Officials React To Sonny Perdue's Appointment To Serve As Secretary Of Agriculture

Officials React To Sonny Perdue's Appointment To Serve As Secretary Of Agriculture

George "Sonny" Perdue gets bipartisan vote of 87-11 to become the next secretary of agriculture. Additionally, NFU urges Perdue to quickly review and approve the Farmer Fair Practices Rules, "which ...

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Chiefs to play at Patriots in 2017 Kickoff game

Chiefs to play at Patriots in 2017 Kickoff game

Given its relatively late position on the schedule, this game could carry significant playoff implications. Key questions for Raiders fans include finding out when they'll play the world champion N...

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In business dealings, Donald Trump has ignored 'Buy American' ethos

Trump campaigned on a promise to use the powers of the presidency to encourage companies to buy American products and hire American workers, and the officials portrayed the order as a step toward fulf...

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Malcolm Butler signs tender with Patriots, making him available for trade

Malcolm Butler signs tender with Patriots, making him available for trade

The NFL's 2017 regular-season schedule is set to be announced later this week with the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots hosting the opening game on September 7. 11 overall. While f...

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Family of Robert Godwin reacts to Steve Stephens' death

According to employees at the restaurant, Stephens ordered a 20-piece McNuggets and a large order of fries in the drive-thru. Lane said the last time she talked to Stephens was Saturday night and h...

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'Free' college in Europe isn't really free

'Free' college in Europe isn't really free

The maximum Pell grant for 2017-2018 will be $5,920. According to PBS , Rhode Island may also follow suit and would make two years of college free for resident students. Studies have shown that par...

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Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court after Republicans use 'nuclear option'

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court after Republicans use 'nuclear option'

When Democrats blocked the nomination on Thursday with a procedural filibuster, Republicans responded by making a dramatic and historic change in the Senate rules to allow Gorsuch and all future Supre...

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Senate Passes 'Sanctuary City' Immigration Bill Despite Protests from Democrats

Senate Passes 'Sanctuary City' Immigration Bill Despite Protests from Democrats

Proponents say they are promoting the integrity of elections by banning door-to-door ballot harvesting, particularly among partisan groups. State lawmakers are preparing to breeze past the voter-app...

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Xi Stresses China's North Korea Concerns in Talk With Trump

Xi Stresses China's North Korea Concerns in Talk With Trump

South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, has warned of "greater provocations" by North Korea and ordered the military to intensify monitoring. In the medium term, key players in the region sho...

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A Romney Take Over in Utah?

A Romney Take Over in Utah?

Romney served as the 70th governor of MA from 2003 to 2007 before running for president in both 2008 and 2012. Romney was a harsh critic of President Trump during the 2016 election. Senate. Curren...

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Seattle sues Trump administration over sanctuary city ban

At the other end of the country, James Duff Lyall, the executive director of the ACLU of Vermont cites the recent arrests of three immigrant activists in his state as proof that the Trump administrati...

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Nunes, Schiff meet to try to get Russia investigation back on track

Nunes, Schiff meet to try to get Russia investigation back on track

Flynn, the former national security adviser", the Times reports. Nunes and the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, Adam Schiff, sent a March 15 letter to the CIA, FBI and National Se...

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Democrats 2018: Chairman Tom Perez Asks For DNC Staff Resignations

Democrats 2018: Chairman Tom Perez Asks For DNC Staff Resignations

Major turnover is common following the replacement of a party chair, NBC News reports, and staffers reportedly understood this, but the mass resignation letters will give Perez a chance to completel...

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