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Child poverty rate remains 'stubbornly high'

Child poverty rate remains 'stubbornly high'

Last year Ottawa County came in second place . The counties were ranked on the categories economic security, health, family and community and education. She says the creation of a centralized databa...

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Australia Toughens Foreign Worker Visas, Says Australian Jobs For Australians

Australia Toughens Foreign Worker Visas, Says Australian Jobs For Australians

A close U.S. ally, Australia nonetheless enjoys a good relationship with China, its biggest trading partner. In the year leading up to June 2016 3,030 had applied for one of these visas, down from 4...

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May to seek early election

UK Prime Minister Theresa May to seek early election

The Conservatives only have a small majority in the House of Commons, with 330 of the 650 seats. " They are wrong .... I am not prepared to let them endanger the security of millions of working people...

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Suspect in Facebook video killing troubled

Suspect in Facebook video killing troubled

Facebook removed the video three hours later, and yesterday was facing criticism that it did not take the footage down sooner. Authorities are searching multiple states for Stephens , who is consid...

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United CEO felt 'shame' to see passenger dragged off flight

United CEO felt 'shame' to see passenger dragged off flight

Bridges via AP). On Wednesday, his lawyers filed an emergency request with an IL court to make sure that United preserves evidence such as videos, cockpit voice recordings, passenger and crew li...

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First woman to complete Boston Marathon completes it again 50 years later

But on Monday when she ran the stretch of road where the incident happened, it turned out to be about a mile from the starting line. She noted that a woman had already run the course once - withou...

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How Jordan Spieth exorcised his Augusta back 9 demons

How Jordan Spieth exorcised his Augusta back 9 demons

At even-par, Rory McIlroy probably is too far back to complete the career Grand Slam this weekend, but it wouldn't be surprising if he made things interesting. Whatever regrets he has - and they aren'...

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North Korea accuses U.S. of trying to cause nuclear war

US Vice-President Mike Pence has warned North Korea not to test the resolve of his country "or the strength of our military forces", following a failed North Korean missile test. The U.S. Air Force dr...

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"Facebook killer" hunt goes nationwide

Investigators said that Godwin was the only victim so far linked to Stephens, despite the suspect's claim in a separate video on Facebook that he killed over a dozen people. Williams warned family and...

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NEW SUPREME COURT JUSTICE - Senate Confirms Judge Neil Gorsuch To Supreme Court

NEW SUPREME COURT JUSTICE - Senate Confirms Judge Neil Gorsuch To Supreme Court

With his final vote set for Friday, Gorsuch counts 55 supporters: the 52 Republicans, along with three moderate Democrats from states that Trump won - Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Heidi Heitkamp of N...

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Pence reaffirms Japan alliance amid North Korea 'provocations'

On Monday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the Demilitarized Zone dividing the Koreas and warned Pyongyang that " the era of strategic patience is over ". "At this point, we have to wait ...

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IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

The IMF now expects the Russian economy will grow by 1.4% in each of 2017 and 2018, the sources said. Obstfeld said whether the current momentum will be sustained remains a question mark, but said t...

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Canada introduces bill to legalize recreational marijuana

Trudeau has long promised to legalize recreational pot use and sales. In the United States, voters in California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada decided a year ago to approve the use of recreationa...

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Desperate Trump Records Last-Minute Robocall To Stop Surging Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff

The 18-candidate "jungle primary" comes a week after Republicans sweated out a single-digit special congressional victory in Kansas. The vice president's two main goals in Japan are to spur increa...

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North Korea threatens Donald Trump's US with 'all out WAR'

A North Korean official responded to that reprimand - and Vice-President Mike Pence's admonishment that the "era of strategic patience is over" - with a threat of its own, saying the United State...

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Easter: Jesus had a characteristics of being around criminals - Osinbajo

When Jesus celebrated his Last Supper, he heralded a "New Passover" where, instead of a paschal lamb, he offered his life on the Cross - freely and unconditionally given out of love for his friends, a...

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Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers

Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers

The streaming company made the pledge as it revealed its worldwide business registered a profit for the first time on the back of revenues that hit the $1 billion mark. The company, which has committe...

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Thousands turn out for Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

Even the most resilient members of the crowd began to disperse well before the 2 p.m. ET end time. Trump greeted the crowd by saying the nation will be "stronger and bigger and better" than ever bef...

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Democrats aim for congressional upset

But 30-year-old Democrat Jon Ossoff , a former Capitol Hill staffer, now has a rather good chance of winning the seat . Ossoff, an investigative filmmaker, is one of 18 candidates who, for the p...

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Manhunt continues for suspect in Facebook video killing

Manhunt continues for suspect in Facebook video killing

Police said Stephens killed the 74-year-old victim Sunday afternoon in what appeared to be a random shooting while the retiree was picking up aluminum cans. "I don't really want to see it", he said. ...

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Documents highlight Prince's struggle with opioid addiction

Documents highlight Prince's struggle with opioid addiction

Johnson would reportedly contact a doctor on Prince's behalf when he needed medication for his chronic hip pain; the doctor would then write prescriptions in Johnson's name. The prescribing doctor w...

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Hyland's tablets to help babies with teething recalled nationwide

Hyland's tablets to help babies with teething recalled nationwide

According to the FDA, some homeopathic teething products are made with very small amount of belladonna, but at levels so low they should not be detectible even with FDA's sophisticated testing. Howeve...

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Here's how you can help name April the giraffe's calf

Patch says the contest is a donation based system, where people pay a minimum of five dollars to suggest five possible names for the calf . The birth of the of the baby giraffe, who is yet to b...

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Manhunt intensifies for Cleveland murder suspect as police vow to catch him

A huge manhunt is under way for a suspect who police in OH said shot and killed an elderly passer-by and posted the killing on Facebook. The manhunt for a murder suspect who police said posted a...

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No more patience with N.Korea, says USA vice president

He said, "I hope there will be no unilateral actions like those we saw recently in Syria and that the USA will follow the line that President Trump repeatedly voiced during the election campaign". and...

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Kenyans Geoffrey Kirui, Edna Kiplagat win 2017 Boston Marathon

Kenyans Geoffrey Kirui, Edna Kiplagat win 2017 Boston Marathon

I said to my coach immediately after the incident: 'I have to finish this race now because if I drop out of this race, nobody's going to believe that women are serious'. Hasay spent most of the race t...

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Russia warns US against unilateral strike on N. Korea

Russia warns US against unilateral strike on N. Korea

Sinpo, a port city in eastern North Korea, was also the site of a ballistic missile test earlier this month in which the projectile fell into the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea. He called Ki...

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Facebook murder suspect could be anywhere

Facebook murder suspect could be anywhere

Robert Godwin was walking down a Cleveland street when he was approached by Steve Stephens. Steve Stephens , a 37-year-old Cleveland resident who broadcast himself shooting and killing an elde...

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Kia Motors in talks with India over possible plant

Kia Motors in talks with India over possible plant

Kia Motors, a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Group, is keen on setting up its manufacturing unit in India. The government said previous year that since the Make in India initiative was launched in Sept...

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McCaskill town hall draws supportive crowd

McCaskill town hall draws supportive crowd

McCaskill, 63, said it is important to be accountable and allow constituents to share their criticisms and concerns. "From now on if the president and the Senate are the same party - whether it's a ...

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