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Boy Wounded in San Bernardino School Shooting in 'Good Spirits': Family

Anderson took just a few steps into Smith's classroom and, without saying a word, pulled out a Smith & Wesson.357 Magnum revolver and fired 10 shots, reloading midway through, authorities said. She sa...

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Trump takes time on Easter to tweet about Kansas and media coverage

While there is evidence that Georgia's well-educated and wealthy Republican 6th district is especially tepid on President Trump-he carried the district by only one point, while Mitt Romney won the are...

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United Kingdom defence minister: Russian Federation responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths

In March , Tillerson said that the removal of Syrian President Bashar Assad from office is not a top priority for the United States anymore as the Syrian nation should determine Assad's fate. Sen. Li...

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Lawyers: Don't rush Arkansas executions decision

Arkansas, which has not held an execution in 12 years, had planned to execute eight inmates over 11 days, the most of any state in that short a time since the U.S. The state has not said whether it wi...

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Lawyer: LGBT work bias ruling is 'game changer'

In an 8-3 decision , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit used Title VII's provision protecting against sex discrimination to rule in favor of a woman who said she was denied full-t...

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Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court, AR Lawmakers

Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court, AR Lawmakers

With the approval, Republican Sen. Newly confirmed Neil Gorsuch is likely to have an immediate impact at the Supreme Court, weighing in as early as next week on whether to consider expanding the bre...

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Trump boasts about victory in response to tax returns pressure

Two of the biggest tax marches took place in NY and Los Angeles, with each drawing about 5,000 people, according to estimates by Reuters reporters. At first, Trump was open about wanting to releas...

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North Korea missile test demonstrates limits of U.S. intelligence

Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff says in a statement that the missile fired from the North's eastern coastal town of Sinpo on Wednesday morning flew about 60 kilometers (37 miles.) It gave no further de...

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Neil Gorsuch becomes 113th US Supreme Court Justice

Gorsuch, who also clerked for the late Justice Byron White, a fellow Coloradan, fills the seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia past year. Senate to consider Judge Merrick Garland, P...

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Gorsuch Takes The Bench With Show Of Enthusiasm For Debate

For a moment, it was nearly as if Gorsuch was trying to follow in the footsteps of the late Justice Scalia, an avowed textualist . The results of the conference will be announced Monday morning at ...

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Arkansas seeks to carry out 1 of 2 first executions

A death row inmate in the U.S. state of Arkansas ate what could be his last meal on Monday amid legal wrangling over his fate. The last-minute fight over Davis' scheduled execution was just the late...

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Americans finish on podium at Boston Marathon, pair of Kenyans win

Americans finish on podium at Boston Marathon, pair of Kenyans win

Eastern; elite women start at 9:32 a.m. elite men start at 10 a.m. "She took my chance", Deba said this week after returning to Boston , where she has also finished third and seventh. When they r...

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Trump blasts Tax Day protests, says 'election is over!'

Trump blasts Tax Day protests, says 'election is over!'

The "small rallies" were held at "dozens" of cities across the country, ranging from hundreds in South Florida at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, to thousands in the streets of New York City, per The Wash...

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Suspect wanted after shooting, killing a man during Facebook Live stream

Suspect wanted after shooting, killing a man during Facebook Live stream

Authorities in Cleveland are asking residents of NY to remain vigilant in light of a multi-state manhunt for Steve Stephens. At a press conference, Mayor Frank Jackson expressed his condolences to t...

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North Korea accuses the USA of provoking a nuclear war

North Korea accuses the USA of provoking a nuclear war

The parade in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, featured various weapons, including 56 missiles. Vice President Mike Pence (center) visits the Demilitarized Zone on the border between North and...

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Trump signs bill to let states redirect funds away from abortion clinics

Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List, said the change will lead to better care for women and girls. Republicans argue that cutting Obama's rule lets stat...

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Border arrests drop to lowest in 17 years

Border arrests drop to lowest in 17 years

The Department of Homeland Security has estimated the cost of the wall at $21 billion. (Conan O'Brien proposed as much to the citizens of Mexico last month.) The result would, in effect be, a 2,00...

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Supreme Court action to show Donald Trump's impact

He smiled as Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. briefly welcomed him and wished him "a long and happy career in our common calling". Gorsuch did not recuse himself from the case but chose not to ask Kat...

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Fast & Furious 8 breaks records in debut

This just gets the one up on the previously record-breaking Star Wars: The Force Awakens , which took in $529 million, according to The Verge . Furious 7 opened with $147.2m (£117.3m) in the U.S....

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Police impersonator pulls over officer, needs real lawyer

Police impersonator pulls over officer, needs real lawyer

Thinking he was being stopped by an officer, the detective pulled over to the shoulder. Before the dark green, 2000 Crown Victoria Pacheco-Bustamante was driving was towed, cops checked its interior...

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President Trump, First Lady & Barron Kick Off 139th Easter Egg Roll

The president, accompanied by the first lady, son Barron and the Easter Bunny. stepped out on to the Truman Balcony to address the crowd of colorfully dressed families. The New York Times said this y...

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Why Defunding Planned Parenthood Is a Disaster for Health Care

The rule clarified that this was illegal. But Republicans want to see the power to distribute Title X money returned to the states, meaning state governments can choose which providers are funded an...

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Meet the woman behind the White House Easter Egg Roll

The Easter Egg Roll at the White House will begin this year at 7:30 a.m.to 6:45 p.m. As with so much else about Trump's chaotic, disorganized White House, planning for the annual Easter Egg Roll - w...

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Pacers could have Glenn Robinson III back for Game 2

Pacers could have Glenn Robinson III back for Game 2

Indiana's fight to stay in the game was admirable. Stephenson scored 16 points while adding 7 rebounds and 3 assists for Indiana. Throughout Love's tenure with the Cavs, he has been known for gett...

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Arkansas court halts 2 executions set for last night

Thornton/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP). Protesters gather outside the state Capitol building on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark., to voice their opposition to Arkansas' seven upcom...

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Florida cop charged after shooting unarmed black therapist

Florida cop charged after shooting unarmed black therapist

The release states that from 152 feet away, Aledda was "not in the position to correctly assess the situation or in a position to accurately fire", noting that two other police officers "were within 2...

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Ian Poulter encounters alligator after finding water at Harbour Town

Donald has finished second or third in six of his last eight appearances at Hilton Head - and is position for another strong showing. Right now, Graeme Delaet is leading at 10-under par, but there are...

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Gas tax? California has been down this road before: Letters

Gas tax? California has been down this road before: Letters

Jerry Brown. That meant Senate Democrats needed one Republican to reach the 27-vote supermajority required to enact tax increases. All Republicans in the Assembly and all but one in the Senate voted...

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Facebook killing victim remembered as

Facebook killing victim remembered as "sweet man"

Robert Godwin Jr., a 74-year-old father of nine and grandfather of 14 - just happened to walk into the path of the deranged gunman about 2 p.m. on East 93rd Street, just south of Interstate 90 in Cle...

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Repercussions unclear for judge after comments on rape case

Repercussions unclear for judge after comments on rape case

Fourth District Court Judge Thomas Low is facing scrutiny for his seemingly understanding words directed towards Keith Vallejo, a former bishop in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, wh...

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