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Nearing 100 days with limited accomplishments, Trump calls it a 'ridiculous standard'

Nearing 100 days with limited accomplishments, Trump calls it a 'ridiculous standard'

Trump might be downplaying the importance of his first 100 days in office now, but voters don't seem completely willing to be patient with the new president, or forgiving of what he has and hasn'...

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Kansas election: Ron Estes scrapes Republican victory deep in Trump heartland

Kansas election: Ron Estes scrapes Republican victory deep in Trump heartland

Those GOP calls prompted Charlene Health, a 52-year-old homemaker and Republican in Belle Plaine, to cast a ballot for Estes. And in a district where there are typically twice as many registered Repub...

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US Republican vows 'all hands on deck' in Georgia congressional runoff

US Republican vows 'all hands on deck' in Georgia congressional runoff

The Republican who will now battle Ossoff in the run-off is Karen Handel , a former secretary of state for Georgia. Democrats need to swing 24 seats in order to take back the House, and their t...

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The Latest on Frein trial: Slain trooper's widow tells of devastated family

The Latest on Frein trial: Slain trooper's widow tells of devastated family

The penalty phase for convicted murderer Eric Frein continued today in Pike County. Jurors on Wednesday convicted Eric Matthew Frein after 10 days of testimony with two counts of first-degree murder...

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Trump executive order aims to simplify tax code

Trump executive order aims to simplify tax code

He then turned to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and said: "So, go to it". He had previously said he didn't expect that Trump would sign any tax legislation before January. Mr Trump insisted that...

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UC Berkeley issues new speaking invitation to Ann Coulter

Coulter, the event sponsors, audience, and bystanders could be adequately protected - at any of the campus venues". Campus Republicans invited Coulter to speak at Berkeley April 27 on the subject ...

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Preparations begin for a government shutdown the White House hopes to avoid

Preparations begin for a government shutdown the White House hopes to avoid

During a White House news conference, USA president Donald Trump said progress was being made on a "great plan" for overhauling the nation's health care system, but provided no details. Among those ...

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Aaron Hernandez's family wants his brain for science

Aaron Hernandez's family wants his brain for science

The stunning suicide of Aaron Hernandez led to another surprising turn - a fight over his brain. MA chief medical examiner, Dr Henry N Nields, concluded the "manner of death was suicide and the caus...

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One Person Missing After Boats Collide In Lake Houston

One Person Missing After Boats Collide In Lake Houston

McCullough also confirmed that there is an ongoing recovery mission for a second victim. Two other people involved in the crash were taken to an area hospital for treatment. McCullough said an autop...

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Justice Department sends compliance letters to 'crumbling' sanctuary jurisdictions

Justice Department sends compliance letters to 'crumbling' sanctuary jurisdictions

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, which operates the jail, starts the 48-hour detainer clock after notifying ICE when a person is identified as a potential immigration violator. The doll...

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China Denies Bombers On "High Alert" For North Korea Contingency

Given the close economic links between North Korea and China, the U.S. military officials have said that Beijing is critical to solving the North Korean situation, with President Donald Trump recent...

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At raucous town hall, GOP congressman confronts anger about Trump

At raucous town hall, GOP congressman confronts anger about Trump

During the 2016 election, Coffman sharply distanced himself from then-President-elect Trump, even vowing in a campaign ad to "stand up to" his party's nominee. Unlike the previous events where protest...

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Texas House Debates 'Bathroom Bill' Alternative Through the Night

The bill passed the Senate March 30 by 34-16, and it was heard by House committee on April 7. Turner, who heads the House Democratic Caucus, notes that his district includes the AT&T Stadium in Arli...

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3 judges to hear appeal of Hawaii ruling blocking travel ban

3 judges to hear appeal of Hawaii ruling blocking travel ban

District Judge Derrick Watson for issuing a court order blocking the Trump administration's Muslim travel ban in March. We are confident that the president will prevail on appeal and particularly in...

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Caretaker's suspicions led cops to missing teacher, student

Caretaker's suspicions led cops to missing teacher, student

Cummins was sacked about a month after being suspended - a day after the TBI issued an Amber Alert about the teen. When Cummins left the cabin, investigators were there to arrest him, the cabin's owne...

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Thunderstorm chances today, tonight, Thursday

Thunderstorm chances today, tonight, Thursday

Cloudy skies will follow into tonight , along with showers likely after 2 a.m. Partly cloudy skies are likely throughout the day with a chance of showers into the evening, AccuWeather says. Frida...

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Taliban Over 100 killed, wounded as terrorists attack military base in Afghanistan

Taliban Over 100 killed, wounded as terrorists attack military base in Afghanistan

John Nicholson, commander of the NATO-led force in Afghanistan, said in a statement. "The situation shows that we can not stop supporting, training and advising our Afghan partners", a German Operatio...

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Satellite spots 'three volleyball games' at North Korea nuclear test site

Figure 2. Several unidentified objects and activities observed at the Main Administrative Area . "Unusual" satellite images of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site, snapped on Sunday and described in a ...

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Justice Department Sends Warnings To NYC, Other Sanctuary Cities

Justice Department Sends Warnings To NYC, Other Sanctuary Cities

But Miami-Dade County, which got one of the Department of Justice letters , in February pre-emptively sided with the Trump administration, approving a resolution pledging that its Corrections Depart...

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Navy Jet Attached to USS Carl Vinson Crashes Near Philippines

The carrier Carl Vinson is now on its way to the Korean Peninsula as a show of force amid North Korea's recent long range missile tests and reports of planned nuclear weapons tests. "Our deploymen...

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Key facts as Texas governor revives push for 'bathroom bill'

But Abbott is now backing a House version that sets aside that language. But on Tuesday, the NCAA effectively ended that boycott following the compromise and awarded coveted men's basketball tournam...

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Sanctuary cities must cooperate with immigration authorities

In a statement accompanying the letters , the Justice Department specifically called out what it called New York City's "soft on crime" stance as causing an increase in murders. Immigration and crimi...

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Jason Chaffetz exploring private sector jobs

The media-friendly Republican, who assumed leadership of the powerful Oversight Committee in 2015, led investigations into Planned Parenthood and Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. McMul...

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Time for Republicans to start worrying about 2018

Republicans considered the race - in a district President Donald Trump won by 27 points - a shoe-in, until an energized base propelled Democratic candidate Jim Thompson within range of a potential...

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NY soft on crime?

NY soft on crime? "Outrageous", says the mayor

But Miami-Dade County, which got one of the Department of Justice letters, in February pre-emptively sided with the Trump administration, approving a resolution pledging that its Corrections Departme...

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Trump blasts New York Times for 'big lie' behind Patriots pics

Trump blasts New York Times for 'big lie' behind Patriots pics

In 2017, they were seated on the South Lawn ", the team tweeted from its official account. The New England Patriots responded by tweeting that the photos "lack context", writing that in 2015, 4...

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Sen. McConnell on Justice Neil Gorsuch

Sen. McConnell on Justice Neil Gorsuch

Justice Gorsuch , 49, took his judicial oath in the White House Rose Garden with Mr. Trump looking on. The Supreme Court, and Trump's power to appoint at least one justice, if not more, was a key...

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Purple Georgia 6th: Ossoff Scores Big Win But Faces June Runoff

Ms Handel received a little over 19 per cent of the vote on Tuesday. The district, which encompasses a swath of well-heeled suburbs north of Atlanta , has elected Republicans to the House since t...

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Gorsuch asks his first questions in Supreme Court oral arguments

In his time on the Tenth Circuit Court, Gorsuch, then a judge, recused himself more than 1,000 times. Gorsuch did not participate in a private conference last week in which justices discussed po...

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UC Berkeley offers Ann Coulter a different date

Alex Yao; Stephen Sutton, interim vice chancellor for student affairs; and Dan Mogulof, assistant vice chancellor for public affairs. "Why she sees those as demands we're uncertain, because they wer...

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