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Third-seeded Florida State survives vs. Florida Gulf Coast

Third-seeded Florida State survives vs. Florida Gulf Coast

FSU is averaging 82.5 points per game, the most by a Hamilton squad. FGCU finished its season at 26-8 while Florida State advanced to face 11th-seeded Xavier, which beat sixth-seeded Maryland, on ...

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Video Shows Kidnapped Woman Escape by Jumping Out of Car Trunk

AlSabah said the man got angry when he was unable to withdraw money, and briskly returned to the vehicle to drive away - that's when the victim suddenly jumped out of the auto. He then made her get in...

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McDonald's Twitter account was hacked, posted anti-Trump tweet

McDonald's Twitter account was hacked, posted anti-Trump tweet

However, McDonald's did not clarify whether the account had been hacked, or taken over by a disgruntled, outspoken, employee. McDonald's corporate account continued to tweet to customers Thursda...

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No evidence to back Trump spy claims: Intel chairman

No evidence to back Trump spy claims: Intel chairman

Last week, Graham - who is clearly skeptical of the wiretapping claim and chairs a subcommittee looking into it - asked the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to provide copies...

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White House releases 2005 Trump tax details before TV report

Here's Rachel's discussion with DCReport's David Cay Johnston and MSNBC's Chris Hayes on what we've learned from the obtained documents. Baquet did wind up publishing several pages of Trump's 1...

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Thousands of Flights Canceled

Thousands of Flights Canceled

Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports. At most, about 2,750 people, based on the number of seats offered daily between New York, Boston and Hong Kong, would be affected by flight disrupti...

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Gas prices dip as crude prices decline

Gas prices dip as crude prices decline

The five states where prices fell the most were IN (down 12 cents), Kentucky (9 cents), OH (9 cents), MI (8 cents) and IL (6 cents). The drop left gas prices about where they were a month ago in Cha...

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2 ex-Penn State officials plead guilty in child-sex scandal

2 ex-Penn State officials plead guilty in child-sex scandal

Curley and Schultz face a maximum sentence of five years in prison, and a $10,000 fine. According to PennLive , the judge presiding over the case made it clear that there was no agreement in place th...

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Joe Biden Delivers Tearful SXSW Speech About Curing Cancer

Joe Biden Delivers Tearful SXSW Speech About Curing Cancer

As to why he chose South by Southwest to deliver this message, Biden said that he needs the collective help of the kinds of people who attend the conference. He also discussed prevention options, ...

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Gust of wind sweeps OH 4-year-old off her feet

Gust of wind sweeps OH 4-year-old off her feet

A U.S. girl has been literally blown down while trying to open her front door during a powerful storm. "She held on", Brittany told Fox 8 , "until I took her off the handle". Then we showed her th...

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Snow, freezing rain fall on Harford County Friday

Snow, freezing rain fall on Harford County Friday

There is a 60 percent chance of snow Saturday , mainly before noon, with a high in the lower 30s, the weather service said. Sunday will be cold too, with highs only in the lower 30s statewide...

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State Department: Tillerson recuses himself from issues related to Keystone Pipeline

Then-President Obama - on advice from his State Department, led by John KerryJohn KerryState Dept: Tillerson has recused himself from Keystone decision Tapper: Tillerson traveling without press "insu...

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ICE To Release Detained 'Dreamer' Daniela Vargas

ICE To Release Detained 'Dreamer' Daniela Vargas

Vargas is still not safe from deportation, but will be able to live outside of immigrant detention as she awaits a final decision on her case. "I don't understand why they don't want me", Vargas sa...

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Should a special prosecutor be appointed to investigate Trump-Russia ties?

Should a special prosecutor be appointed to investigate Trump-Russia ties?

The Washington Post reported Sessions spoke with Kislyak on two different occasions in 2016. Independents are also divided, with 35 percent saying Russian Federation influenced the results, and 40 pe...

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Power outage numbers continue to rise from wind

Power outage numbers continue to rise from wind

Emergency crews across southern MI are responding to numerous reports of downed power lines and trees as high winds batter the area. Steve Considine, a meteorologist with the National Weather Servic...

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3 dead after train crashes into bus in MS

3 dead after train crashes into bus in MS

Emergency responders said the bus from Austin, Texas, was carrying about 50 passengers. The crash occurred in the early afternoon at about 2:30 p.m. local time, the Sun Herald reported . A train has ...

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Was a promising Black Muslim teen lynched in Seattle?

The tree where the body was is about 12 to 14 feet from a trail, and "maybe 10 feet at most from the nearest backyard fence", Bukhari said. The father said there was no reason for the family to susp...

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Hundreds rally to show support for Trump in Raleigh

Hundreds rally to show support for Trump in Raleigh

DAVENPORT- More than 200 people rallied to show support for President Donald Trump at the Davenport Guns Warehouse March 4th, 2017. Welp, that pro-Trump rally happened as scheduled on Saturday in do...

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Jon Stewart's message for the media: Stop whining about Trump

When Colbert asked Stewart what he thought about White House press secretary Sean Spicer excluding outlets like CNN , The New York Times , and Politico from an informal press briefing on Friday, S...

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Another Jewish cemetery is vandalised, this time in NY

Another Jewish cemetery is vandalised, this time in NY

University City police are hoping those responsible for toppling headstones at the "Chesed Shel Emeth" Jewish cemetery have done some bragging about it. Since Thursday's events, cemetery officials hav...

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USA intelligence partners' fears are justified | Letters

Schiff said Comey avoided "repeated questions about the scope of any investigation they were doing" and 'individuals that may be the subject of any counterterrorism investigation'. "To be able to te...

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Sen. Rand Paul is Hunting for the GOP Health Care Bill

Sen. Rand Paul is Hunting for the GOP Health Care Bill

The sought-after draft bill is the part of the Republican health care effort being written by the Energy and Commerce Committee, with the Ways and Means panel putting together another chunk. Maybe it'...

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U.S. airstrikes target Al-Qaida in Yemen

U.S. airstrikes target Al-Qaida in Yemen

Those forces, however, did not conduct any raids, US officials said. There was no major intelligence find so far from the raid , two defense officials told BuzzFeed News, but rather information tha...

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John Oliver Offers Perfect Analogy For GOP's Obamacare 'Replacement' Plans

John Oliver Offers Perfect Analogy For GOP's Obamacare 'Replacement' Plans

But that turned out to be pretty unpopular even among Republicans, who naturally wanted to know what they were going to get before Obamacare was dismantled. The only legislative proposal on the tabl...

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What We Know About the Obamacare Replacement

What We Know About the Obamacare Replacement

They won't get any democratic help. President Donald Trump will lay out key details about his plan to repeal and replace Obamacare in Tuesday night's speech to Congress. "So tonight, let's look at...

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Thousands expected to march in Atlanta against Affordable Care Act repeal

Thousands expected to march in Atlanta against Affordable Care Act repeal

After his events in Palm Harbor and New Port Richey earlier this month, Bilirakis announced he cosponsored legislation to protect pre-existing conditions under the replacement of the Affordable Care A...

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Appeals court rules Second Amendment doesn't protect right to assault weapons

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that assault rifles and other so-called "weapons of war" are not protected under the Second Amendment. "Both before and after Newtown, similar military-style ...

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Austria approves extradition of Ukrainian oligarch tied to Trump campaign aides

Austria approves extradition of Ukrainian oligarch tied to Trump campaign aides

Dmytro Firtash is connected to former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort. He was indicted by a USA grand jury for his alleged involvement in paying $18.5 million in bribes to Indian officials, throu...

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Missouri man accused of plotting ISIS attack in Kansas City

Missouri man accused of plotting ISIS attack in Kansas City

He used a number of Muslim aliases, including Mohammed Junaid Al Amreeki, Junaid Muhammad, and Ali Talib Muhammad. 25, was charged in U.S. District Court of Kansas City with attempting to provide ma...

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YAY HOOPS: Penn State vs Purdue Open Thread

Penn State began carrying that momentum into the extra frame, but it wouldn't last, thanks to Purdue's dagger - the 3-point shot. It would have run out had Shep Garner not fouled P.J. "They didn't go ...

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Woman shares warning after discovering shirt on windshield

I used my windshield wipers to try to get them off but the shirt was completely wrapped around my wiper blade. "I drove around the building to get to a safer place because my mom had told me about h...

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Paul Jewish Community Center re-opens following earlier bomb threat

Paul Jewish Community Center re-opens following earlier bomb threat

The St. Paul Jewish Community Center in Minnesota was evacuated Monday morning after a bomb threat, the Star Tribune reported citing local police. Monday's incidents are part a sharp rise in thre...

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Authorities identify 2 victims in gruesome Peabody killings

Police are continuing to investigate the crime. Authorities were reportedly searching for two suspects Sunday after a man and a woman were found brutally murdered inside their MA home. The medical e...

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Thousands come together to remember murdered Delphi teens

Police say the case is the first double homicide investigation in Carroll County's recent history. Their families alerted the local sheriff's office when they did not return from their hike on Monda...

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Chris Christie Says Trump Forced Him to 'Eat the Meatloaf'

Chris Christie Says Trump Forced Him to 'Eat the Meatloaf'

This clearly isn't the first time the Cowboys fan has ripped on Philadelphia. Christie - who was first among Republican primary contenders to endorse Trump then was passed over for vice president ...

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Police detain shooter near California zoo; many shots fired

Police detain shooter near California zoo; many shots fired

The California Highway Patrol said via Twitter the man had been "disarmed and detained". Video shot from a helicopter then showed the gunman exiting the home, still carrying the rifle, and spray pai...

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Scott Pruitt Takes the Helm at the EPA

Rather than wait to see what Pruitt's office has been trying to hide in those emails, Senate Republicans rushed a vote-and early Friday afternoon confirmed Pruitt to serve as EPA administrator by a 52...

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'Day Without Immigrants' protest closes many U.S. restaurants

The #DayWithoutImmigrants was created to underscore just how much the country's economy is dependent on immigrant workers, and it coincides with a surge in immigration raids in several states. - A...

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Trump asks black reporter to set up meeting with Congressional Black Caucus

Mr. Cummings served as chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus from 2003 to 2005. Late in a rollicking and unexpected news conference, Trump took a question from Ryan, who asked about his campaig...

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Sen. Dick Durbin Reacts to Detention of Illegal Immigrant 'Dreamer' in Washington

Sen. Dick Durbin Reacts to Detention of Illegal Immigrant 'Dreamer' in Washington

Ramirez Medina has a work permit under Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA. DACA was created as a temporary measure to avoid the deportation of hundreds of tho...

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Judge Rules in Herring's Favor, Extends Travel Ban Injunction to Virginia

Judge Rules in Herring's Favor, Extends Travel Ban Injunction to Virginia

An earlier ruling in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals blocks the ban nationwide. In a statement, Herring said the injunction is meant to protect Virginians while the case is pending. Brinkema's ...

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Toshiba woes prompt demand for nuclear clarity

It is also hoping to sell off its memory chip business to fix its struggling balance sheet. The move left United Kingdom unions voicing concern about the future of the planned £10 billion nuclear ...

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Senate Confirms Mnuchin, Shulkin

According to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from Kentucky, Mnuchin "is smart, he's capable, and he's got impressive private-sector experience". Mr Trump said Mr Mnuchin would help make the Uni...

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Education Dept Apologizes For Misspelling Black Leader's Name

Education Dept Apologizes For Misspelling Black Leader's Name

Maybe the Department of Education should have double-checked the spelling of W.E.B. The response was ruthless, with Twitter followers of the agency lampooning the misspelling. The Senate narrowly c...

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Silenced in Senate, Democrat Warren speaks louder against Sessions

Silenced in Senate, Democrat Warren speaks louder against Sessions

Unburdened by the rule against "impugning" other senators that Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell used to cut her off Tuesday night, Warren made no bones about the fact that she is not conten...

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Activists on both sides of abortion issue to protest across US

Activists on both sides of abortion issue to protest across US

Supporters of Planned Parenthood display signs near a pro-life rally in front of the Planned Parenthood offices Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 on Yadkin Road. One of the counter-protest marshals, Sara Byczek...

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Large Hole in California Dam Spillway Continues to Grow

Despite a huge pothole in the dam's main concrete spillway that was discovered Tuesday, engineers had ramped up water releases to 65,000 cubic feet per second early Friday morning. State officials sai...

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Knicks slam Charles Oakley's account of ejection, arrest

Once he was outside Madison Square Garden, he was arrested . What's maybe most wonderful about this video is the number of people that it takes to get him away from the seat. Oakley was charged w...

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Walker Touts Nearly $600 Million in Tax Savings in Proposed Budget

But Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said lawmakers will look at all possible funding options, including a gas tax increase, vehicle registration fee increase or implementing tolls. "Students ...

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Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway 'counselled' for Ivanka fashion plug

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway 'counselled' for Ivanka fashion plug

The U.S. Office of Government Ethics website was knocked offline for hours on Thursday - apparently by hordes of visitors eager to report the latest scandal from President Donald Trump's administratio...

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