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Burlington woman threw girl, 5, onto train tracks

Burlington woman threw girl, 5, onto train tracks

Officers who were at the scene of the alleged unprovoked assault on the child claim that Matacchiera threw the girl on the tracks as an oncoming train was approaching the station. At least not before ...

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Protests erupt in response to Trump's executive order on immigration

Here's an explanation of what happened so far and what could come next. The Austin rally was among the protests Sunday at more than 30 US airports, as well as larger protests in Washington , D.C., ...

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Sen. Schumer demands Trump overturn 'awful' travel ban

Still, Trump's actions could add pressure to Trump's nominees to lead the Justice and State departments, who will probably be asked to offer their positions on the ban. "All those still in airports ex...

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Fox's Chris Wallace Ignored Constitutional And Diplomatic Concerns Over Trump's Muslim Ban

None of them have been let go!' she exclaimed. President Trump said , "Put me into the board room as your representative and I will deliver for you like no politician has ever delivered, believe me...

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McCain: Trump's 'Confused' Ban May Fuel ISIS Propaganda

McCain: Trump's 'Confused' Ban May Fuel ISIS Propaganda

A Muslim ban, essentially. Our most important allies in the fight against ISIL are the vast majority of Muslims who reject its apocalyptic ideology of hatred. Trump responded that both senators were "...

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Airport protests against Muslim ban spread across the USA via social media

Airport protests against Muslim ban spread across the USA via social media

President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from traveling to the United States has prompted protests online and across the country. The tr...

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A federal judge issued a stay on Trump's executive order on immigration

Kennedy International Airport in New York City, asking for a declaration that the order is unconstitutional and requesting an injunction to prevent its implementation against other travelers who may...

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Trump Swears in Mattis, Signs Executive Actions at Pentagon Ceremony

Trump Swears in Mattis, Signs Executive Actions at Pentagon Ceremony

And I asked them the question, "Does it work?" Long before waterboarding was employed against suspects in the 9/11 attacks - most famously in the case of alleged mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed,...

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United States anti-abortion activists seek to make gains under Trump

United States anti-abortion activists seek to make gains under Trump

In addition to their usual message, abortion activists are also now looking to Trump as he is set to nominate a new Supreme Court justice in the coming weeks. The March for Life follows a massive ...

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Tech leaders decry Trump's Muslim ban

She noted that a separate order from a federal judge in Virginia in response to a complaint filed by lawyers for those detained at Dulles International Airport bars immigration officials from deport...

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Light snow possible Sunday morning in some areas

Southwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Windy, with a north wind around 30 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 45 miles per hour. A 20 percent chance of rain overnight, otherwise mostly cloudy, low ...

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Pence at anti-abortion march: 'Life is winning again in America'

Tens of thousands of Americans are set to travel from across the nation to D.C. for this year's March for Life , which seeks to promote the dignity of every human life and to stand against abortion...

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Activists in Boston protest Trump's actions on Muslim immigrants

After visiting protesters Saturday night at Logan, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Sen. The demonstration - echoed in other cities across the country - succeeds Saturday night protests at airports ,...

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Trump's import tax on Mexico could hurt the Texas economy

Trump's import tax on Mexico could hurt the Texas economy

Peña Nieto responded with his own tweet : "This morning we have informed the White House that I will not attend the meeting scheduled for next Tuesday with the @POTUS". "If the other country prev...

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Cuomo, Schneiderman Offer Legal Assistance To Detainees

Governor Cuomo has also set up a confidential toll-free hotline for New Yorkers to report family members, relatives, friends or colleagues believed to be passengers on flights coming into the state, b...

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Protesters Gather At Philly, Pittsburgh Airports

Protesters Gather At Philly, Pittsburgh Airports

Seven people from the targeted countries were detained at the Los Angeles International Airport Saturday morning, and dozens of others were detained in airports across the country. "We're about showin...

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'Embarrassingly Un-American': Local Leaders Blast Border Wall

'Embarrassingly Un-American': Local Leaders Blast Border Wall

Mexico's response has taught Trump "you don't play around with Mexico", he said. And on Thursday Union of South American Nations (Unasur) secretary-general Ernesto Samper condemned the plan "to forc...

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Countdown to the Royal Rumble

Countdown to the Royal Rumble

The show starts at 5:00 p.m. ET, so keep in mind to come back and join us here for the live stream you see above! In 2001, Triple H was taken out of competition with a torn quad muscle. The new ge...

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No. 1 Villanova tops No. 12 Virginia on buzzer-beating tip

Hoos are back to JPJ this weekend when they take on Virginia Tech. Virginia fell just short of notching its second win in program history over a No. 1 team, and capped its win streak at five. Depth an...

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Pence fires up anti-abortion activists in Washington march

Wade to the ash heap of history", he said referring to the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. He also said that, next week, President Trump will "announce a Supreme Court nominee that will...

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Protest at JFK airport over Trump's refugee ban

Protest at JFK airport over Trump's refugee ban

However, of dozens of plots in the US since 2001, few were attempted or carried out by suspects who came from the countries targeted under the ban. There was no immediate reaction to the curbs from ...

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White House abortion opposition gives hope to Ohio Right to Life marchers

Since his term began on Friday, 1968 Wharton graduate and President Trump has already taken action on abortion policy. The 44 annual March for Life was full of spirit and hope, and the crowd was ful...

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A Profile of Vice President Mike Pence

He also pledged that Trump's Supreme Court pick would "uphold the God-given liberties enshrined in our Constitution in the tradition of the late great justice Antonin Scalia". Vice President Mike Penc...

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Iraq joins Iran in mulling reciprocal travel ban on Americans

Some who were already in the air when Trump signed the executive order were detained on arrival, the New York Times reported . Qatar Airways is advising passengers bound for the United States fro...

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Rubio Slams Abortion, Welcomes March For Life

March organizers filed a permit with the National Park Service for approximately 50,000 people to take part in the march that is held each year to protest the ruling of Roe v. They also hope to ban m...

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Trump Signed Executive Order that Bars Refugees and Detained Them at Airports

Trump Signed Executive Order that Bars Refugees and Detained Them at Airports

The US president signed an executive order on 27 January that banned entry to the US for 90 days for people from Iran , Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan and Libya; and also issued an indefinite ban...

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Trump blocks Syrian refugees and orders Mexican wall to be built

If the nation is going to spend $15 billion on securing the borders, it should be done in a more effective way. "Beginning (Wednesday), the United States of America gets back control of its borders, g...

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Donald Trump blasts the New York Times as 'fake news'

Donald Trump blasts the New York Times as 'fake news'

Slim's fortune reportedly sank by $5 billion after Trump's election, according to Forbes. In a response to a Trump attack Saturday, the Times issued a "fact check" saying that "subscribers & audie...

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After talks, Mexico says at 'impasse' with Trump over wall payment

After talks, Mexico says at 'impasse' with Trump over wall payment

Mexico will not pay for the border wall U.S. President Donald Trump wants to build, said Vanessa Rubio, Mexico's deputy minister of finance, on Thursday. But the President has not officially said ho...

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Trump Schedules Saturday Talks with Putin, Merkel and Hollande

French President Francois Hollande on Saturday urged Europe to be "firm" in its response to new US President Donald Trump , who has called Britain's exit from the bloc a "wonderful thing". In their p...

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President Trump Signs 5-Year Lobbying Ban for Administration Officials

One possibility is the establishment of so-called safe zones within Syria , a policy shunned by Obama, who argued they were too costly and put US forces in harm's way. Another would require the presi...

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Reno protesters celebrate emergency stay of immigration ban

Reno protesters celebrate emergency stay of immigration ban

Zaw Win, a resettled refugee from Buffalo, was among the protesters at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport Saturday. The bans affect travellers with passports from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, ...

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Anti-abortion protestors take to the streets of Washington

Its mission, according to the March for Life website , "is to provide all Americans with a place to testify to the beauty of life and the dignity of each human person". "We have people who could ...

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Betsy DeVos outpaces Ben Carson as Trump's least prepared nominee

Betsy DeVos outpaces Ben Carson as Trump's least prepared nominee

DeVos will be an education secretary who is focused on the needs of each individual student and not on where he or she attends school", said the letter. Democrats requested more time to dive into v...

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March for Life: Trump Alliance With Abortion Opponents Takes Center Stage

Tens of thousands of anti-abortion activists marched in the U.S. capital, Washington, DC, spurred on by the election of Donald Trump who has vowed to end taxpayer-funded abortion. Trump's campaign man...

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LaGrange police chief to apologize for department's role in 1940 lynching

LaGrange police chief to apologize for department's role in 1940 lynching

Callway, who was 18 at the time, had been jailed following allegations that he assaulted a white woman. There was no investigation of his murder in 1940. In a report from Reuters , Louis Dekmar , L...

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New "can you hear me" scam part of larger scheme

McGovern said it's best to just hang up if you receive this type of phone call. "They could be calling from anywhere in the world", McGovern said, "because they can spoof the caller ID". The con art...

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SM Krishna's Exit From Congress Comes as no Surprise

In response to a query, however, he said he didn't know if Krishna had met Congress president Sonia Gandhi recently. It is not clear what prompted the former Union minister for external affairs to t...

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Muslim centre in Texas gutted by fire

Muslim centre in Texas gutted by fire

On Jan. 21, someone broke in and stole some electronics, including laptops. "By that time, fire engines were already there pouring water on the fire". No injuries were reported as the result of the fi...

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Trump affirms USA commitment to Japan's security

US President Donald Trump is expected to speak over telephone with the Prime Ministers of Japan and Australia, Shinzo Abe and Malcolm Turnbull respectively, on Saturday, according to the White House...

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Bus tour rallies for affordable health care

Bus tour rallies for affordable health care

Erin Knot, the MI director for Enroll America, doesn't expect anyone would lose their coverage immediately if Republican lawmakers carry out their promise to repeal Obamacare this year. If they can no...

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Caregiver caught on video hitting 94-year-old woman arrested

Caregiver caught on video hitting 94-year-old woman arrested

Before New Year's Eve, the victim's son observed that his mother had several bruises on her arms. Bratten can't speak for herself, so he set up a webcam in her living room , KTRK-TV reported . Her l...

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March for Life: First time Ever VP as Speaker

March for Life: First time Ever VP as Speaker

It comes less than a week after a large protest against Mr Trump was held in the nation's capital city. The women's march included support for abortion rights in its mission statement and droppe...

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Body of missing Yuba City soldier found in Tennessee

Body of missing Yuba City soldier found in Tennessee

Army Private First Class Shadow. The cause of McClaine's death is still under investigation. Officials with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed the remains were identified Wednesday ni...

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New bill to end Daylight Saving Time in MI

New bill to end Daylight Saving Time in MI

If adopted, residents wouldn't have to set their clocks back in November or forward in March, as most of the US does. Some health experts say there are more heart attacks on the Monday following the c...

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Girl Scout cookie sales start this weekend

The 2017 cookie season promises to be a special year for the Girl Scouts since it marks a 100 years of cookie sales by the girls. "To commemorate this landmark 100 anniversary , we are rolling out ...

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Slight increase in Detroit homicides in 2016

Slight increase in Detroit homicides in 2016

Seven more homicides were committed — and Detroit still has one of the highest murder rates in the country, but the city did not see the drastic spike that Chicago reported and some other cities exp...

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2017 brings minimum wage increases in 21 states

2017 brings minimum wage increases in 21 states

The federal minimum wage is now at $7.25 an hour. Rather than give up on their domestic policy agenda, the president and his aides have aggressively used the bully pulpit to push cities and states tow...

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Search continues for missing CT dirt biker

Search continues for missing CT dirt biker

On Wednesday, state troopers brought in K-9 teams and a helicopter. Cell phone pings have been conducted in an attempt to locate Allen. State police say Allen was known to explore the trails aroun...

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Suspect of Amber Alert out of Georgia arrested in Sevierville

Suspect of Amber Alert out of Georgia arrested in Sevierville

On Thursday, December 8th, the SC Law Enforcement Division has released an amber alert for a 15-year-old abducted from Evans, Georgia earlier this week. "He is described as a white male, standing at 5...

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