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Donald Trump Casually Threatens To 'Destroy' The Career Of State Lawmaker

Donald Trump Casually Threatens To 'Destroy' The Career Of State Lawmaker

Sheriff Harold Eavenson declined to tell the president the name of the state senator who had irked him . " You want to give his name?" "Trump: 'We'll Destroy His Career , '" proclaimed MSM...

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Demonstrators arrested during protest over a woman's deportation

The legality of the raids was upheld in court following a civil rights class action filed by Puente Arizona , a human rights group, but Arpaio disbanded the unit. Rabin told ABC News that such chec...

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Winter Storm takes aim on Northeast and Central PA

Winter Storm takes aim on Northeast and Central PA

New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible. Wednesday's daytime high of 53 - the local record is 59 in 1965 - will be long forgotten as a cold front "sags" over Pennsylvania, Bobby Martrich f...

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Democratic senator denies that Democrats plan to filibuster Gorsuch

Should Republicans fall short of the 60 votes they need to overcome a promised filibuster, McConnell could embrace the "nuclear" tactic and say as Senate leader that Gorsuch and future judicial nomi...

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Ginsburg Talks Electoral College, Death Penalty

Nor would she address his nomination of Gorsuch to replace the vacancy on the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. I went to class about 8:30 a.m., and I came home at 4:00 p.m....

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Judges in immigration ban case in a 'vacuum,' United States security chief

Judges in immigration ban case in a 'vacuum,' United States security chief

Committee chairman Mike McCaul (R) of Texas said he would have preferred to see the White House consult with Congress before implementing the travel ban, which he said produced "confusion" on Capitol ...

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Pence to address Federalist Society in Philadelphia

We believe the judge made the wrong decision". "It's quite clear that the president has the ability to determine who has access to this country when it comes to national security", Pence said as he ...

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NYPD Arrests Man in Connection with Slain Queens Jogger Case

NYPD Arrests Man in Connection with Slain Queens Jogger Case

About 10 minutes earlier, NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce and Queens District Richard Brown had left the Vetrano home after meeting with the victim's family and supporters gathered there. He...

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Disposal of Excess Federal Lands Act withdrawn

A proposed bill that would sell over 3.3 million acres of federally owned land will soon be killed after its author announced he has heard the voices of his constituents. Anker, the Gazette reported...

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Man indicted in shooting death of ex-NFL player Joe McKnight

The indictment raises the charge in the case from manslaughter - which he was booked on by Jefferson Parish (La.) a few days after the incident - to second-degree murder. At that point, according to p...

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Susan Collins opposes Trump's education secretary nominee DeVos

Susan Collins opposes Trump's education secretary nominee DeVos

Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced in floor speeches that they would not support DeVos, a charter school advocate and supporter of school vouchers. Tennessee Senator ...

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Corrections Officers Held Hostage at Maximum-Security Prison in Delaware, Officials Say

Corrections Officers Held Hostage at Maximum-Security Prison in Delaware, Officials Say

Citing the officers association, CNN-affiliate KYW said four guards and one counselor were taken hostage by inmates. " The inmates have taken over a building ", said Rep. Gravell said the situation ...

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Frontier adds 3 new non-stop flights from CVG, including one to NYC

Frontier adds 3 new non-stop flights from CVG, including one to NYC

Minneapolis - St. Paul (MSP): Introductory fare of $29. Frontier also becomes CVG's fourth largest carrier in terms of daily flights and second largest carrier in terms of seats offered. After more th...

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Kellyanne Conway: Reporters Who 'Talked Smack' About Trump Should Be Fired

Kellyanne Conway: Reporters Who 'Talked Smack' About Trump Should Be Fired

Kellyanne Conway is the first successful female presidential campaign manager, yet the liberal media paid little-to-no attention to this achievement. Conway argued that if the mainstream media was a...

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White House tells U.S. diplomats to quit if they oppose Trump

The White House has defended the order as necessary to properly vet people coming into the country and prevent terrorist attacks. On Friday, Trump signed an executive order halting the admittance ...

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Cooler Temperatures On The Way To Oklahoma

Cooler Temperatures On The Way To Oklahoma

Expect overnight low temperatures to drop into the upper 20s to middle 30s. SWAP BACK TO COLD: Another batch of cold air works back into the region for the end of the week! Afternoon snow becomes ...

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Area Universities Warn Some Staff and Students Against Travel Outside US

They expressed concern for students, faculty and staff from the seven affected countries. University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen sent a letter to students and faculty Monday afternoon exte...

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Trump Gives Controversial Adviser Stephen Bannon Seat at National Security Council Meetings

Presidents of both parties have been control freaks, with the council the instrument of control. Additionally, while Bannon has been granted this privileged access, Central Intelligence Agency direc...

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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott proposes $83.5 billion budget

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott proposes $83.5 billion budget

The budget is an initial step as lawmakers prepare to draw up a spending plan during the upcoming legislative session. "We can not be shortsighted to think we are immune to another national recession"...

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How have Trump's Supreme Court finalists ruled on education cases?

Trump named Colorado judge Neil Gorsuch , 49, as his official pick for Supreme Court nominee. Supreme Court blog " SCOTUSblog " described the similarities between Mr Gorsuch and Mr Scalia as "eer...

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Johnny Depp in financial crisis due to extravagant lifestyle

TMG is suing Depp for breach of contract and promissory fraud, and is asking the court for a declaration that "Depp is responsible for his own financial waste". Over 17 years, The Management Group (TM...

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Antoine Fuqua Leaves "Scarface" Reboot for "The Equalizer" Sequel

That is right, the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story standout is now tied to the project (although it is unknown who he will be playing). Now Sony will need to find a replacement fairly quickly, so they ca...

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In State of State, Abbott imposes hiring freeze, declares 4 issues "emergencies"

Greg Abbott called for a punishing so-called "sanctuary cities" while laying out a new agenda in his second State of the State address on Tuesday. "During the interim, the County Affairs Committee ...

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Trump scraps signing of cybersecurity executive action

It creates a new management regime - "a strong structural process" - to account for the economic costs of federal regulations and to try to offset those costs in fiscal 2017, and move beyond the zero-...

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Trayvon Martin's Parents Looking At A Political Run

Trayvon Martin was shot and killed on February 26, 2012 in a Sanford neighborhood by former Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman. The parents were also promoting their new book called " R...

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Anthony Weiner may face child porn charges: Prosecutors

Anthony Weiner may face child porn charges: Prosecutors

Citing "people familiar with the matter", the Journal said that Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan has the once-rising Democratic lawmaker's laptop and cellphone, ...

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VITA can give you free tax help

UPIKE students enrolled in the university's federal taxation class will be participating in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. "With the cost of basic necessities growing faster tha...

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USA provides armored SUVs to Syrian anti-ISIS forces

SDF spokesman Talal Silo said the delivery of the armored vehicles marked a significant improvement in US support and attributed the change to the new administration. SDF is led by Syrian Kurdish grou...

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Four soldiers injured in helicopter crash at Fort Campbell

Four soldiers injured in helicopter crash at Fort Campbell

WKRN reports that as many as three people were airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville for treatment. An Air Evac helicopter is now en route to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nas...

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Immigration suspension found support before Trump took office

Immigration suspension found support before Trump took office

Despite massive protests in major American cities, and multiple lawsuits filed in the wake of President Trump's immigration ban, a Reuters poll found a majority of Americans support it. "It is time ...

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Calif. Senate Advances

Calif. Senate Advances "Sanctuary State" And Other Bills Responding To Trump

Several Democrats voted to advance the measure to another committee despite their strong concerns about creating a new program to assist immigrants while existing legal-aid programs are underfunded. A...

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Judges put temporary stop to Trump immigration order

Judges put temporary stop to Trump immigration order

The immediate reading of Donnelly's order left several interpretations, but the nationwide stay specifically forbids the federal government from deporting refugees who have been cleared by immigrati...

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1 dead, several hurt in Hollywood stabbing, police shooting

1 dead, several hurt in Hollywood stabbing, police shooting

CNN reporter Maeve Reston wrote on Twitter that the suspect had run down the street on Sunset past the CNN offices "trying to stab people". Officials said one person was dead and three were taken ...

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Top Trump Aide Calls Environmental Movement 'The Greatest Threat to Freedom'

He also said the president had been clear he wanted to abolish the EPA - though it might survive as a channel for pollution clean-up grants to states. "The people of America have rejected the "experta...

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Americans Brace for the End of the Affordable Care Act

Americans Brace for the End of the Affordable Care Act

Tillis also told The Enterprise that a goal of any replacement program should be to keep the uninsured rate at least at the same level as now. During the current enrollment period that opened Novemb...

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Xavier loses starting guard Edmond Sumner to season-ending injury

Xavier loses starting guard Edmond Sumner to season-ending injury

John's, but one moment ended his afternoon - and his season. At 15-6 overall, 5-3 in the Big East and ranked no. 18 in RPI, the Musketeers look like a strong bet to make the NCAA Tournament . Sumner ...

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University responds to Trump's travel ban

On Sunday the University of Virginia issued a statement in response to President Donald Trumps executive order temporarily banning refugees and banning all people from seven countries in the Mid...

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Pot legal in ME; governor seeks funding for rules

Lepage campaigned against Question 1 , argued that voters didn't understand the legalization law, signed a moratorium on the implementation of regulated cannabis sales and has promised an exec...

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Democrats hold up voting on some of President Trump's Cabinet nominees

At least one member of each party must be present at Senate Finance Committee meetings for any business to take place. "I'm very disappointed in this type of crap", committee Chairman Orrin Hatch...

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Trump admin: Travel ban won't trap people in airports anymore

The countries covered by the traveler ban were Iran , Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Somalia , Libya and Yemen. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus announced on Sunday that green-card holders "won't b...

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US Senate approves Chao to lead Transportation Department

Bill Nelson of Florida, said on the floor before Tuesday's vote that he had spoken to Chao Monday night. Chao is one of Trump's least controversial picks for a Cabinet position. The Obama administra...

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Homeowner charged in home invasion shooting

Homeowner charged in home invasion shooting

Remember, folks, that you cannot generally use deadly force to protect property in most of the nation, that you cannot shoot through doors (as Theodore Wafer found out the hard way), and that you cann...

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Steve Bannon's presence at national security meetings defended

But the day after the executive order was released to a backlash, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said the director of national intelligence and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of ...

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Putin, Trump express willingness to cooperate

Putin, Trump express willingness to cooperate

Mr Putin and Mr Trump also agreed to co-operate on other pressing global matters, including the Arab-Israeli conflict, nuclear security and non-proliferation, the Iranian nuclear programme and the "ma...

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Second bomb threat at Albany Jewish Community Center

Second bomb threat at Albany Jewish Community Center

West Orange spokeswoman Susan Anderson said the threat came in just before 11 a.m., and the building was evacuated. Salt Lake police are responding to the I.J. Staff and visitors were directed to La...

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Here's what President Donald Trump's immigration executive order means

Here's what President Donald Trump's immigration executive order means

The details of the order were not immediately available but were expected to be released by the White House on Friday night. The American Civil Liberties Union reportedly challenged the order on beh...

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Trump to order Joint Chiefs to draft ISIS strategy, restructure security council

Trump to order Joint Chiefs to draft ISIS strategy, restructure security council

The ISIS [Islamic State, formerly ISIL], is not the only threat from radical Islamic ideology that the USA faces, but it is among the most aggressive and vicious. US President Donald Trump has called ...

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Rick Perry, Ryan Zinke clear Senate committee with bipartisan support

Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Angus King (I-Maine), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) joined Republicans in voting in favor. capabilities are eliminated?" Cory Gardner (R-C...

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Dems hold up voting on some of Trump's Cabinet nominees

Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said at the hearing. He planned to leave the finance hearing to see if Democrats were also boycotting that vote, he said. Sen. Each Republican senator that spoke before those ...

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Senate panel to vote on Betsy DeVos, Trump's education secretary nominee

Senate panel to vote on Betsy DeVos, Trump's education secretary nominee

The letters arrived just under the wire, as the the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions will vote on DeVos's nomination Tuesday morning. Jeb Bush in 2008, counts school choice ...

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