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Arkansas judge barred from death penalty cases

Baker ordered lawyers for the state and the death row prisoners to return to court on Monday with a revised plan for viewing the executions and having defense counsel present. The fight in Arkansas, w...

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Alabama governor halts impeachment, not disparaging report

Bentley initially admitted to speaking inappropriately to Mason, but denied having a sexual relationship with her. Sharman says Bentley directed law enforcement staffers to try to uncover who had ...

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Tax Day demonstrators to demand Trump release his taxes

We want to see his taxes", said Ann Demerlis, who was among hundreds who marched in Philadelphia from City Hall to an area in front of historic Independence Hall, carrying signs and chanting "We want ...

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Investigates: Arrest made in connection with death of Princeton jogger Vanessa Marcotte

Investigates: Arrest made in connection with death of Princeton jogger Vanessa Marcotte

Marcotte, a 27-year-old former Google employee, was killed while jogging near her mother's house on August 7, 2016. "It was through [Marcotte's] fight and her efforts that we obtained the DNA of h...

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Americans Still Want to See Trump's Tax Returns

And as we approach tax day Americans across the country are turning up the pressure on Trump to release his returns. Americans have only seen small snippets of Trump's past tax returns. Where a legi...

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Bill to toughen texting and driving law sent to Branstad

Bill to toughen texting and driving law sent to Branstad

The legislation was proposed by Secretary of State Paul Pate, who said during a hearing on March 6 it was meant to "modernize elections technology, streamline the system, and secure integrity by pre...

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Russian Federation halts air pact with USA over attack

An arm of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah issued a statement it claimed was on behalf of Russia, Iran and its allies, vowing to "reply with force" to any future aggression "in a variety of ways". So...

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Last of 'cocaine cowboys' nabbed after 26 years on the run

Last of 'cocaine cowboys' nabbed after 26 years on the run

Marshals Service in Miami, said. Golden said Falcon obtained fake driver's licenses for his family and apparently had been living in the Orlando area since 1999. They watched his whereabouts while...

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Passenger dragged off United flight plans legal action

Passenger dragged off United flight plans legal action

During a fiery public hearing, aldermen harshly criticized United Airlines and the Dept of Aviation over what was called a "disturbing situation". It's the police who are now suspending those three of...

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Democrats seek to resolve health payments on spending bill

It called the Times report incorrect, said Obamacare was failing, and attacked Democrats for not working with Trump and Republicans on healthcare. Analyst Larry Levitt of the nonpartisan Kaiser Fa...

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'Rolling Stone' Settles Defamation Case With Former U.Va. Associate Dean

'Rolling Stone' Settles Defamation Case With Former U.Va. Associate Dean

Attorneys for Rolling Stone and Nicole Eramo announced they've reached a confidential settlement over the 2014 story "A Rape on Campus". Eramo served as UVA's associate dean of students at the tim...

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NY set to make state college tuition free for middle class

The new plan, which is part of a deal struck by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the lawmakers as part of the state's new nearly US$160 billion budget, would see the state covering tuition for...

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Poll shows Charlie Baker is the most popular governor in America. Again

Poll shows Charlie Baker is the most popular governor in America. Again

Over the last three months, almost 2,500 MA voters participated in the online poll, which showed Baker with a 75 percent approval rating of his job performance, compared to a 17 percent disapproval ra...

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City of Powell River presents Easter egg hunt

City of Powell River presents Easter egg hunt

There were zones marked off for five age groups up to sixth grade and, in total, about 800 colored plastic eggs. This is a free event for all hosted by Seagrove Baptist Church. The eggs made an audito...

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Congress Seen As Not Likely To Pass Tax Overhaul Quickly

One might think Trump would have the good sense to take option No. 2, especially after Trumpcare's demise made revenue neutrality even harder to achieve - and made his administration even more despera...

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2 inmates charged with killing 4 in South Carolina prison

2 inmates charged with killing 4 in South Carolina prison

Coroner Gary Watts confirms he's investigating four deaths at the facility, but wouldn't give any details about how the inmates died. In statement, South Carolina Department of Corrections Director ...

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United States fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russian Federation denounces 'aggression'

The War Powers Resolution, enacted in 1973, long after American troops began fighting in Vietnam, required the president to consult with Congress before sending US armed forces into combat unless ther...

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FDA Approves 1st Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Risk Tests

FDA Approves 1st Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Risk Tests

The tests are meant to be used to "make decisions about lifestyle choices or to inform discussions with a health care professional", the FDA stated in a news release . But some are stillconcerned a...

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High court may re-examine Civil Rights Act after LGBT ruling

High court may re-examine Civil Rights Act after LGBT ruling

And Davidson has speculated that, if the question goes to the Supreme Court, its ultimate resolution "will control other federal laws barring sex discrimination, including Title IX (which governs disc...

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Mountain View baby missing, father suspected

Mountain View baby missing, father suspected

An Amber Alert for the abducted baby was issued around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Michael Wallin had been in an argument with the girl's mother when he fled with the girl in a blue Nissan Altima ...

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Court says gay employees can sue under 1964 Civil Rights Act

Court says gay employees can sue under 1964 Civil Rights Act

Eight of 11 judges on the appellate court ruled that workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 . Ivy Tech Community College of in, the f...

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Boys threatened victim with dog attack if she tried to flee

Boys threatened victim with dog attack if she tried to flee

Over the weekend, a 14-year-old boy was also arrested in connection with the attack, and both suspects were charged as jouveniles with aggravated criminal assault, manufacturing of child porn and diss...

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Iceland to make equal pay the law for men and women

The networking and career advancement site Levo found about a year ago that although 83 percent of millennial women saw negotiation as crucial, only 41 percent pushed for better salaries or benefits...

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Golden: De Blasio's Rikers closure plan could handcuff city

Golden: De Blasio's Rikers closure plan could handcuff city

Plans for Rikers Island were revealed Sunday after Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to close the jail facility Friday . Hizzoner said Monday he still hadn't read the report, even though it had been out f...

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Tornado kills 2 in Louisiana as state put on 'high alert'

Sunday's storms also brought hurricane-force winds, large hail and sparked flash flooding. With warnings of severe thunderstorms, hail and possible tornadoes issued for parts of the South, a mother...

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Army jawan arrested with grenades at Srinagar airport

Army jawan arrested with grenades at Srinagar airport

A few hours after the inauguration, a policeman was killed and around 14 security personnel were injured in a grenade attack by militants, in Nowhatta area of old Srinagar . Reacting to the arrest, f...

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First Alert Day: Strong cold front, storms to move in

First Alert Day: Strong cold front, storms to move in

An isolated tornado can not be ruled out, but this is not likely. Heavy rainfall will also be possible with totals generally averaging between 1 to 3 inches. Take the same tools the WDAM First Alert W...

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Severe thunderstorms possible Monday afternoon in the Midlands

Midweek, the next low pressure system will move into the Plains and Midwest, possibly bringing the risk of severe weather. There are a couple things to note on the two images above. A storm shelter ...

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Pinwheels for Prevention dispay highlights child abuse problem

Pinwheels for Prevention dispay highlights child abuse problem

According to Nancy Willis, executive director of the 15 Judicial District Child Advocacy Center, each pinwheel represents a child who was severely physically or sexually abused and helped by the Chil...

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Body of missing American schoolgirl Isabel Celis, 6, found in woodland

Body of missing American schoolgirl Isabel Celis, 6, found in woodland

FILE - In this April 22, 2012, file photo, an alley path behind the street where a 6-year-old Tucson girl went missing from her home is cut off with police tape in Tucson, Ariz. "The loss of any child...

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First Two Senate Democrats Back Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Sen. Tom Carper has joined a group of 30 Democratic senators who are opposing Neil Gorsuch's nomination until Republicans give President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, a full consider...

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Suspended free agent safety TJ McDonald signs with Dolphins

Now, with only one career start under his belt, the Dolphins have released their former prized draft pick. In an email to ESPN after the suspension was announced, his agent, Andrew Kessler, wrote:...

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Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

Vladimir Putin at the International Arctic Forum in Arkhangelsk, Russia on Thursday. Putin quoted George Bush Sr., who at the Republican National Convention in 1988 said, " read my lips, no new ta...

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Brexit - Jean-Claude Juncker jokes about Brexit's vision

Brexit - Jean-Claude Juncker jokes about Brexit's vision

They are by far the most outspoken intervention any senior EU figure has made about Mr Trump and are likely to dismay some European leaders who were hoping to seek a policy of rapprochement with their...

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WH Officials Helped House Intel Chairman Get Trump Surveillance Info

WH Officials Helped House Intel Chairman Get Trump Surveillance Info

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, Adam Schiff, confirmed during a news conference later Thursday that he was invited to the White House to view intelligence documents, but in a pub...

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'Stop shaking your head,' Spicer tells reporter

'Stop shaking your head,' Spicer tells reporter

You said, you've got wiretapping, you've got Russian Federation, and he said , "No, no, no, you do". Spicer: "Trump will "help the team" if needed in Georgia special election MORE, former secretar...

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Appointed schools chief bill heads to Indiana Senate again

The Texas Senate has temporarily approved modifications to the state's voter ID law, incorporating some changes ordered after federal courts found the strict measure discriminatory. Dan Patrick 's pri...

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GOP bill shifts NY Medicaid costs; Dems call 'Buffalo Bribe'

GOP bill shifts NY Medicaid costs; Dems call 'Buffalo Bribe'

The Medicaid Local Share Limitation proposal - also known as the Collins-Faso amendment - would remove the obligation of the state's counties to pay for the cost of Medicaid. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., in...

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Sessions: Trump administration ready to take back money given to sanctuary cities

Sessions: Trump administration ready to take back money given to sanctuary cities

California's Senate President said the Attorney General's statement is nothing short of blackmail. It would also prohibit most Maryland jurisdictions from holding undocumented prisoners for 48 hours p...

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Two missing children found stabbed to death, father charged

Highway 211 and Army Road. The children-2-year-old Serenity and 4-day-old Genesis-were reported missing Friday following a fight between Freeman and his wife. Freeman was arrested Friday and initial...

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Trump just approved the Keystone XL Pipeline

After having its first two applications rejected , Calgary-based TransCanada submitted its latest application for the 1,800-kilometre artery in late January specifically at the request of U.S. Prot...

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1 dead in shooting along Vegas Strip

Cops shut down blocks of the Strip after the shooting. . Guests at the Cosmopolitan resort were evacuated. The victim was transported to UMC trauma in unknown condition, according to, LVMPD of...

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Area at risk of storms today

Area at risk of storms today

Based on the latest guidance we have digested, here are some estimated arrival times for the storms on Friday . The storms were expected to move east through the state beginning in the early aftern...

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Man detained in Sacramento quadruple homicide officially arrested

Man detained in Sacramento quadruple homicide officially arrested

A person of interest was detained in San Francisco on Thursday, but it was not clear if Vasquez-Oliva is the same suspect. Officers conducting a welfare check at a Sacramento home in the 1100 ...

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Instagram reaches one million active advertisers

Instagram reaches one million active advertisers

When Instagram was acquired by Facebook in 2012, it had limited advertising with just a few well-known brands. There will be "Book, "Directions", "Call", and 'Email" options. However, these platform...

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ICE denies targeting Austin, but says more enforcement needed

ICE denies targeting Austin, but says more enforcement needed

Boulder County Jail, according to a weekly report mandated by a recent executive order signed by President Donald Trump, declined to honor six ICE detainer requests between January 28 and February...

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Former teacher may have planned alleged abduction of teen, police say

A Maury County School District investigative report said a student walking into Cummins' classroom on January 23 saw the teacher kissing Elizabeth. Cummins has been added to the state's " Top 10 Mos...

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Rinehart soars up Forbes Rich List but Trump tumbles

Rinehart soars up Forbes Rich List but Trump tumbles

Irsay, 57, saw his net worth rise from $2.3 billion to $2.5 billion, but his position on the list dropped from 771st to 814th. The total combined net worth of this year's billionaires was $7.67 tril...

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Man Sent Tweet that Caused Seizure in Victim

Man Sent Tweet that Caused Seizure in Victim

On Friday, Eichenwald tweeted that the suspect was in custody and facing federal charges, a fact Gizmodo later confirmed with the FBI in Dallas. The justice department did not say what motivated...

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A New Florida Prosecutor Says 'No' to the Death Penalty

Loyd is accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend Sade Dixon last December. On June 19, Loyd will stand trial, accused of killing Clayton. Then, while on the run after killing the officer, Loy...

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