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House OKs property tax limits amid special session flap

House OKs property tax limits amid special session flap

The Senate's preferred school voucher bill, Senate Bill 3, has languished in a House committee without a vote. Senators voted 21-10 to approve House Bill 21, which the House originally meant to refo...

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Young Men Accused Of Stealing Car, Killing Boy Inside

Young Men Accused Of Stealing Car, Killing Boy Inside

The Jackson Police Department, Hinds County Sheriff's Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation had been looking for Kingston until his body was found on Gluckstadt Road, Madison Coun...

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Anthony Weiner Leaves Court After Guilty Plea

According to law experts, the legal battle between the former Congressman who represented New York's 9th congressional district, and the right hand of Hillary Clinton, will now go through a series of ...

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Comey Agrees To Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Trump fired Mr. Comey at least in part because of an ongoing investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russian officials. Although the date of the hearing has not yet been set, ...

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Russia is now a criminal matter, senators say after 'sobering' briefing

Democratic lawmakers for weeks have been calling for the appointment of an independent prosecutor to head the investigation, particularly since Trump abruptly fired former FBI chief James Comey last w...

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Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

The National Weather Service also is forecasting a 30 percent chance of showers on Sunday with a high of 65 degrees. The next round of thunderstorms has been brewing across South Dakota. There is ...

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ICE arrests spike 38 percent under President Trump

ICE arrests spike 38 percent under President Trump

The policy shift, Marin said, has given officers "more pride in their job", but has not really changed things operationally in Southern California, where the focus is still on deporting criminals. Day...

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Parent of bus crash victim:

Parent of bus crash victim: "She thought it was all a dream"

A bus filled with Philadelphia police personnel was in a caravan and stopped to offer assistance when the crash occurred. There were 26 students, two staff members, one parent chaperone and one driv...

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'Spicy's back': Melissa McCarthy returns as Sean Spicer and SNL guest host

After a trip through New York City, McCarthy's Spicer found Trump, played by Baldwin, at a golf course in New Jersey, where " Saturday Night Live " presented a twist. From hosing down SNL cast member ...

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Ryan defends no town halls, declines comment on Trump

Ryan defends no town halls, declines comment on Trump

WASHINGTON ― House Speaker Paul Ryan once again found a way to defend, even praise, President Donald Trump and his questionable behavior, this time sticking up for Trump and his decision to fire FBI D...

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Aetna to pull out of all current Affordable Care Act exchanges

Coverage will last through the end of 2017. In addition, the balance of sick and healthy customers has been worse than expected, and premium rates on the individual insurance market went up 25 percent...

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Law enforcement tribute in Lexington

The Rev. Charlie Adams will lead the service. According to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 2017 is National Peace Officers Memorial Day and this memorial celebration all started bac...

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Trump preparing certified letter attesting to no Russia ties

Trump preparing certified letter attesting to no Russia ties

Graham said it would be helpful to see Trump's tax records but that it was too soon to say whether he would be willing to subpoena them, according to CNN . The White House kept Flynn on staff for 18 ...

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Official says WH has approved weapons for Kurds

Official says WH has approved weapons for Kurds

The Kurdish contingent being equipped has "partnered with enabling support from USA and coalition forces, [and] are the only force on the ground that can successfully seize Raqqa in the near future", ...

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Altoona's Curtis tied for second after first round of Columbus Regional

Altoona's Curtis tied for second after first round of Columbus Regional

The No. 12 Gamecocks, the third seed in the regional, sit 11 shots off the lead in a tie for sixth through 18 holes of the three-day event. Mason Motte went under par for SVSU on day one, notching...

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U.S. environmental chief to recuse himself from court cases

U.S. environmental chief to recuse himself from court cases

EPA spokesman J.P. Freire said the agency's new leadership wants to consider a wider array of applicants, potentially including those who may work for chemical and fossil fuel companies. The individ...

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Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead

This is what the Golden State Warriors signed up for. Curry added 23 points on 6-of-20 shooting for Golden State , which has won 22 of its last 23 games. The trio of Curry , Durant and Gre...

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Obama's Affordable Care Act is failing: White House

Spicer said that President Trump is "fighting for" the issues raised in Kimmel's dialogue. Viviano told TIME that the GOP's health care bill, which passed in the House of Representatives on Thur...

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Iowa State Capitol to lower flags to honor fallen officers

Iowa State Capitol to lower flags to honor fallen officers

The ceremony honors the memory of 782 OH peace officers killed in the line of duty since 1823. Hilliard police officer Sean Johnson, 46, was also killed a year ago. Troop P held their ceremony at it...

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$10M bail set for man accused of killing Iowa deputy

$10M bail set for man accused of killing Iowa deputy

A Pottawattamie County Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot by an inmate who escaped the jail in Council Bluffs, Iowa Monday morning. A 10-year veteran, Deputy Pat Morgan, 59, was shot in the torso and...

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Wizards, Celtics back on top in East playoffs

Wizards, Celtics back on top in East playoffs

Still, given they are the eighth seed and what their season was looking like much of the way, being even in this series after four games is an accomplishment. No Wizards player has attempted more ...

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In a blow, influential Republican a 'no' on health care bill

In a blow, influential Republican a 'no' on health care bill

Sanford is a member of the House Freedom Caucus, a hyper-conservative group largely blamed for derailing the party's first attempt at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. Nothing in the a...

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Ex-officer to plead guilty in fleeing black motorist's death

Slager's fate are numbered. Scott was unarmed and running away when Slager shot at him eight times . The incident was caught on video by a bystander. The April 2015 murder of Walter Scott quickly w...

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Trump touts executive orders he once lambasted

In an injunction (pdf) that reflected the judge's apparent annoyance with the Trump administration's bad argument, Orrick wrote , "Federal funding that bears no meaningful relationship to immigrati...

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Trade order, campaign rally on Trump's 100th day

Pennsylvania was among four critical swing states - along with Florida, Ohio and MI - that Trump won in November. When a member of the riled-up crowd brought up the wall, Mr Trump responded: "Oh, do...

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Trump appoints anti-abortion leader to Health and Human Services post

Trump appoints anti-abortion leader to Health and Human Services post

Yoest, formerly president and CEO of the law firm Americans United for Life, is now a senior fellow at American Values , a conservative group that on its website laments America's "culture of death"....

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Victim's FitBit Data Plays Part In Husband's Arrest For Her Murder

Victim's FitBit Data Plays Part In Husband's Arrest For Her Murder

Richard is now out on bail; his next court date is set for April 28th. Connie Dabate, 39, of Ellington, Connecticut was shot to death on December 23, 2015 during what her husband Richard said was a ...

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Trump executive order aims to simplify tax code

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney told "Fox News Sunday" that Trump will announce only a draft plan - with proposed tax rates and no information about whether cuts would increase the debt....

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Altuve out of Astros' lineup a day after collision

Altuve out of Astros' lineup a day after collision

Hernandez was carted to the clubhouse while he escorted Altuve back to the dugout. Two Houston Astros players had to be helped from the field after this disgusting accident against the Cleveland Ind...

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Andi Dorfman Reacts To Chris Soules' Arrest With A Simple Statement

Andi Dorfman Reacts To Chris Soules' Arrest With A Simple Statement

As Crime Online previously reported, Soules was arrested late Monday night, hours after he allegedly rear-ended a tractor with his Chevy truck hours earlier in his hometown of Arlington, Iowa. "I beli...

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US commander: Anti-missile system in South Korea operational in 'coming days'

A statement from the South Korean military said the live-fire exercises were underway in the Wonsan region in the east of the country, but gave no details on what kinds of weapons and military units t...

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White House to name new Secret Service director

White House to name new Secret Service director

And there have also been persistent problems guarding the White House, with the most recent coming when a man scaled the fence and wandered the White House grounds for some 17 minutes before being app...

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Trump to Sign Executive Order Reviewing Designation of All National Monuments

Trump to Sign Executive Order Reviewing Designation of All National Monuments

The orders could expand oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans and upend public lands protections put in place in Utah, Maine and other states. "It is untested, as you know, whether the presid...

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North Korea tensions: USS Michigan submarine to enter South Korean port

The nuclear test never occurred, but North Korea attempted and failed to launch a ballistic missile, drawing condemnation from the U.N. Security Council and further threats of action from the White Ho...

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Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Thomas has since been returned home to her family. The Associated Press is not naming the girl or her family members because she is an alleged victim of a sex crime. The US Attorney's Office is requ...

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Unemployment rates fall to record lows in 4 US states

Unemployment rates fall to record lows in 4 US states

Employers across the state have opened up about 60,600 more jobs since March 2016. That pulled the unemployment rate down from 4% in February to 3.8% last month. The highest rate of joblessness in n...

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NYC Mayor Challenges Trump, Sessions On Crime

It is an outrageous statement and it's absurd on its face. New York City's mayor and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions are battling over a Department of Justice statement accusing the city of be...

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Christian campaigners horrified by Arkansas execution

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he was "surprised and disappointed" by Wednesday's state Supreme Court stay of Johnson's execution. The state had planned to execute eight inmates over 11 days st...

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TIMELINE: The search for Amber Alert suspect Tad Cummins

Thomas was the subject of a Tennessee Amber Alert issued March 14 after having been kidnapped a day earlier by Cummins, a former teacher at her school in Maury County, Tennessee, the release states....

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MSU football's Auston Robertson charged with criminal sexual conduct

MSU football's Auston Robertson charged with criminal sexual conduct

The charges were sworn in 55th District Court Meridian Township Police , who are conducting the investigation. If convicted, Robertson could face penalties ranging up to 15 years in prison. He play...

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Trump signs directive on foreign tech hires

Trump signs directive on foreign tech hires

While Trump has long promised to reform the controversial visa scheme, the executive orders will come too late to have a direct effect on this year's visa season, which commenced on April 1 . H...

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Trump objections don't stop overhaul of Baltimore police

Trump objections don't stop overhaul of Baltimore police

Sessions claimed the agreement had been hastily put together in the final days of the Obama administration-and indeed it was finalized shortly before President Donald Trump was inaugurated. Baltimor...

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White nationalist Spencer speaks at Auburn; 3 arrested

White nationalist Spencer speaks at Auburn; 3 arrested

Mr. Spencer was infamously punched in the face during a televised interview in January. When the talk was announced, many student groups voiced concerns that Spencer - perhaps best known for shoutin...

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VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

A "quick fix." It does not adequately address the wait list manipulation that is rampant in VA clinics. The program offers a choice to qualifying veterans that lets them see private doctors if they ...

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Man accused of Facebook video killing said he 'just snapped'

The video of the killing was posted on Facebook for about three hours before it was removed. In the video showing the shooting of Godwin, a man resembling Stephens exits his auto , saying, "I f...

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Oklahoma deputy sheriff shot, wounded, suspect being sought

Oklahoma deputy sheriff shot, wounded, suspect being sought

There he stole another vehicle, which has since been found near Guthrie. He appeared to be stable, and he was flown to a nearby hospital for treatment. Oklahoma Highway Patrol, along with Sheriff's ...

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Two Officers Fired After Videos Of Brutal Motorist Beating Surface

Two Officers Fired After Videos Of Brutal Motorist Beating Surface

Bongiovanni pulled Hollins over in Lawrenceville, just outside Atlanta, police said. The incident also highlights the importance of laws protecting people's rights to record police officers in pub...

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Anti-Trump protesters beat apparent Trump supporter

Demonstrators participate in a march and rally to demand President Donald Trump release his tax returns, Saturday, April 15, 2017, in NY. It was not immediately clear what protesters were charged wi...

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Army says 1 dead, 2 injured in golf course helicopter crash

The Army said one person is in serious condition and one is in critical condition. The crash occurred at the Breton Bay Golf Course, said Sgt. Davaughn Parker, with the Maryland State Police. Witn...

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Trump reverses himself on NATO, China, Russia and more

Even NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was surprised, as he had not expected such a clear commitment from Donald Trump. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Russian Foreign Minist...

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