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Florida state senator apologizes for racial slur

Florida state senator apologizes for racial slur

Frank Artiles as chairman of the Communications, Energy and Public Utilities Committee on Wednesday. Both newspapers said Artiles issued a statement Tuesday apologizing. According to the Herald , ...

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Neil Gorsuch takes first of 2 oaths, prepares to join court

He blocked a confirmation hearing for Obama's nominee, Judge Merrick Garland , preserving the vacancy and giving conservative voters another reason to side with Trump in last year's election. Since P...

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Zuckerberg Offers Condolences After Killing Posted On Facebook

Zuckerberg Offers Condolences After Killing Posted On Facebook

Pennsylvania State troopers hit Cleveland Facebook killer Steve Stephens' auto from behind in order to stop him, a witness said . Williams said Pennsylvania state police received a tip shortly ...

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Utah Rep. Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election

Utah Rep. Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election

Before the election, Chaffetz and other Republicans on the committee were quietly preparing to investigate Clinton's emails for potentially years but have since let the investigation go by the wayside...

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Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers

On Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order that directed federal agencies to implement a " Buy American, Hire American " strategy. The order tasked four department heads of State, Justice, Homela...

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Arkansas inmates set to die Thursday claim innocence

Arkansas inmates set to die Thursday claim innocence

Anti-death penalty supporters Abraham Bonowitz, left, and Randy Gardner wait near their taped off "protest corral" outside the Varner Unit late Monday, April 17, 2017 near Varner, Ark. A federal judge...

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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Arkansas' Request To Carry Out Execution

Davis had been one of eight Arkansas inmates scheduled to die this month. The state "intended to use this product in connection with executions, a fact that was never disclosed to McKesson", the com...

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Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn says he's running again

Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn says he's running again

He also opposes the construction of a controversial new youth jail-at least as it's now designed. "That's great", said McGinn. Asked about Murray's recent scandal, McGinn declined to comment, noting...

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Fugitive Mexican politician wanted on organised crime charges held in Guatemala

Fugitive Mexican politician wanted on organised crime charges held in Guatemala

Investigators were said to have found a set of documents linking the ex-governor's wife Karime Macias de Duarte directly to the preparation and execution of actions to divert public resources for the ...

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Grand Canyon officials continue search for missing hikers

Tapeats Creek, where Lou-Ann Merrell and Jackson Standefer, 14, lost their footing during a family trip, is not particularly hard to hike for experienced backpackers, said Chris Forsyth, president of ...

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'Solely Based on Race': Three Dead in Fresno Shooting Spree

Three persons were killed when a man went on a shooting spree in the US's California state, a media report has said. Dyer said that police examined Muhammad's Facebook account, where they found "s...

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McConnell vindicated as Supreme Court nominee confirmed

McConnell vindicated as Supreme Court nominee confirmed

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, then moved to change the rules so that the 60-vote threshold to advance Supreme Court nominations is now eliminated. The Sierra Club launched a vide...

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First woman to run Boston Marathon completes race again 50 years later

First woman to run Boston Marathon completes race again 50 years later

She finished in a time of 4:44:31, receiving widespread admiration and applause from fellow runners and on social media. "What a way to start the race". Semple, who died in 1988, maintained he was try...

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Tax returns due at midnight April 18

Tax returns due at midnight April 18

Taxpayers who are not ready to file can request an extension, which gives them until October 16 to file, but does not extend the payment deadline, if taxes are owed. You will then receive a confirmati...

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Facebook slaying suspect Steve Stephens dead

Stephens' mother, Maggie Green said her son told her a day before the shooting that it would be the last time she would see him, according to media reports. "This is a horrific crime and we do not...

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Georgia House race down to 2 candidates, plus Trump, Pelosi

Because the liberal candidate was not able to cross the 50 percent threshold, he will now compete in a runoff on June 20th against Handel. She's had a shaky record as a fundraiser, and hasn't won an e...

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Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in prison, officials say

Fallon. Hernandez hung himself with a bed sheet that he attached to his cell window, and tried blocking the cell door with various items. Mr. Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population...

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Supreme Court blocks Arkansas executions

Gov. Asa Hutchinson had set an aggressive schedule of eight executions by the end of April, when the state's supply of midazolam, a key lethal injection drug, expires. McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc. o...

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High-profile Georgia congressional race heads to a runoff

High-profile Georgia congressional race heads to a runoff

However, Republicans were quick to point out that the vast majority of that cash came from out of state. At 11:05 p.m., Decision Desk HQ broke the news on Twitter that Fulton County was experien...

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NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Coming to Hartford in 2019

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Coming to Hartford in 2019

MSU will host the events in conjunction with the Greater Lansing Sports Authority. The organization would be renamed the National Collegiate Athletic Association in 1910. The Blue Demons hosted NCAA...

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GOP lawmakers push water quality bill as session winds down

GOP lawmakers push water quality bill as session winds down

The red glare of bottle rockets may soon be legal again in Iowa, thanks to a bill that is on it's way to Governor Branstad's desk, after being passed Tuesday by the Iowa House. Two GOP-led Senate comm...

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Cavs go 2-0 up in Pacers playoff

The only score that matters is 2-0. "We're right there of what we know we can become, and we'll figure it out", added James, who contributed 25 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists. "We're just not...

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Homeland Security chief backtracks on splitting families crossing border

Homeland Security chief backtracks on splitting families crossing border

On Wednesday, Customs and Border Protection released its apprehension numbers for the month of March, which continue to show a sharp decline. Private contractors seeking to get in on the ground fl...

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Army veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

Army veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

Of her legacy, Switzer said it came as no surprise that women continued to embrace the "sense of empowerment" that came from running. But when the race started, the organising director ran onto the ...

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Georgia Democrat Ossoff Gets Liberal Groups Fundraising Push

Estes defeated civil rights lawyer James Thompson by only about five percentage points, suggesting some backlash against Republicans since November. IL is generally thought of as a deep blue state....

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ME loses bid to host 2019 NCAA hockey regional

Buffalo was among the 10 finalists the last time Frozen Fours were awarded by the NCAA, but Boston, Tampa, Chicago and St. Paul, Minn., were selected as host sites for 2015-18. Both Allentown regional...

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North ready for all-out war

North ready for all-out war

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is expected to reassure Japan of American commitment to reining in North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions on Tuesday, after warning that U.S. Sunday's launch failur...

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PA State Police: "Facebook Killer" Stephens Killed Himself in Erie County

Pennsylvania State Police officers found Stephens in Erie County, Pennsylvania, after getting a tip around 11am local time from a "concerned citizen" who saw Stephens at a McDonald's, Major William ...

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Dozens of kids participate in Easter egg hunt in Unicoi Co

Dozens of kids participate in Easter egg hunt in Unicoi Co

For other parents, the Easter bunny and the promise of sweet treats achieve the same. "It's my first year helping out and I just like helping the little kids get some Easter eggs", she said. Whoever...

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Berkeley police arrest 13 during Tax Day rallies

But Randall Pitre, of San Dimas, California, said the issue is transparency, adding that nobody knows if it's a big deal "because we don't know what he's hiding". A man is hit during pro- and anti-Tru...

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