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Congress returns to avert government shutdown, another ObamaCare overhaul

Congress returns to avert government shutdown, another ObamaCare overhaul

Rank-and-file Republicans received few answers Saturday on conference call by top House GOP leaders, who said deals remained elusive on both health care and the spending measure, with no votes sched...

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Aaron Hernandez's funeral scheduled for Monday in CT

Hernandez, 27, reportedly planned his suicide for weeks and had given away most of his belongings to fellow inmates. Crime Scene Service Troopers found three handwritten notes on a table each addres...

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Harvard researchers find copy of Declaration of Independence

Harvard researchers find copy of Declaration of Independence

The document - now housed at the West Sussex Record Office in the United Kingdom - is just one of two handwritten copies of America's birth certificate left from this era, according to Harvard. "The p...

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New York rolling out free tuition plan for many students

An income cap will be raised to $110,000 in 2018 and will lift to $125,000 in 2019. Students will be able to see if they are eligible for the Excelsior Scholarship Program this spring when it is inc...

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Trump to skip Correspondents' Dinner

The rally, marking Trump's 100th day in office, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. next Saturday in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Mr. Trump, who has been highly critical of media outlets since before he took of...

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Justice Department Declares New York City 'Soft on Crime'

Justice Department Declares New York City 'Soft on Crime'

While raising the minimum price of a cigarette pack to $13 from the present $10.50 minimum, NY will be the most expensive place in the entire nation to purchase cigarettes, as confirmed by city offici...

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Neil Gorsuch Takes Seat on US Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch Takes Seat on US Supreme Court

A Marine Corps string quartet played softly in the Rose Garden as the Trump West Wing poured in to watch history. I have always heard, the most important thing that a President does is appoint people,...

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American Airlines apologizes to mother of twins hit with stroller

The almost three-minute video starts with the woman crying and asking the flight attendant to give her back the stroller. That sequence of events did not appear on the clip. The woman and her child we...

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Flake: North Korea leader a 'madman capable of doing damage'

Flake: North Korea leader a 'madman capable of doing damage'

He has sent a navy strike group towards the Korean Peninsula, and the US and South Korea are moving ahead with the early deployment of a controversial missile defence system. Behind the heated rhetori...

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Trump on Earth Day: 'Rigorous science is critical to my administration'

Humankind needs to advance and technology and science are important aspects of that advancement. Even though the future of science under the Trump administration has been a concern for many, Tran, i...

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What Trump's H-1B Order Means For Indian IT Companies: 10 Points

What Trump's H-1B Order Means For Indian IT Companies: 10 Points

On Tuesday President Trump signed an executive order meant to reform certain work visa programs in an effort to bolster jobs for Americans. In this case, the reports are about granting visas for h...

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Sanctuary cities face aid cuts as Justice Department tightens screws

Sanctuary cities face aid cuts as Justice Department tightens screws

Attorney General Sessions is absolutely correct to hold NY and other jurisdictions accountable for their so-called 'sanctuary policies.' I just hope the Mayor will finally come to his senses and sto...

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Drenching rain heads toward N.J. after dry, pleasant Monday

Drenching rain heads toward N.J. after dry, pleasant Monday

And those scattered showers will continue creeping northward through Monday morning and early afternoon. As the aforementioned storm system comes closer and closer, steadier rain will push into th...

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Trump on Gorsuch: 'I Got It Done in the First 100 Days'

Trump on Gorsuch: 'I Got It Done in the First 100 Days'

Gorsuch now becomes part of Trump's legacy as president. Not only did he keep his Supreme Court justice promise, but his cabinet picks have been awesome. Scalia's widow and son were among the guests...

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TN AMBER Alert girl's dad believes she was brainwashed by Cummins

The former teacher, facing federal and state charges stemming from her disappearance, is in federal custody and is expected to be arraigned in Sacramento on Monday, Siskiyou County prosecutor Kirk And...

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Rescuers jump into water to rescue migrants

Rescuers jump into water to rescue migrants

So far today #Prudence and #Aquarius have saved ~1000 #people in 9 different boats from the sea. "European Union states keep their blind eyes turned". The boat was reported missing early in the day...

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Arkansas executes inmate after US Supreme Court gives go-ahead

The nation's top court as well as a USA district court issued temporary execution stays as they analyzed the case - but ultimately all were lifted. The court also denied petitions and the writ of c...

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UC Berkeley Will Now Allow Ann Coulter Speech To Take Place

Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof said administrators learned of Coulter's planned arrival only after that contract was signed, preventing an assessment of how to avoid a replay of the violence that di...

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Food City 500 rescheduled to Monday at 1:00 p.m

Food City 500 rescheduled to Monday at 1:00 p.m

His Furniture Row Racing teammate, Erik Jones, who won Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series race, will start 14thon the outside of Row 7 in the No. 77 Sport Clips Toyota Camry. Five-time Bristol victor Ku...

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More Americans Than Ever Support Marijuana Legalization

Support for marijuana legalization was up five percent compared to a year ago, when 56 percent of Americans said cannabis use should be legal for adults. MA legalized the drug after a referendum vote ...

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Gorsuch's ascension to high court vindicates McConnell plan

McConnell told reporters Friday that "the most consequential decision I've ever been involved in was the decision to let the president being elected past year pick the Supreme Court nominee". One of t...

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Arkansas firefighter captures moment 4-year-old girl falls out of bus

Arkansas firefighter captures moment 4-year-old girl falls out of bus

The dashcam footage shows the girl hanging from one of the doors which unexpectedly swings open from the back of the bus before she drops from the vehicle, rolling onto the road while the bus continue...

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Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at Tribeca Fest

Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at Tribeca Fest

The premiere of a virtual-reality short by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was already a high-profile event at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York Saturday night . It is crucial to stop th...

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12 must-see moments from the 2017 Boston Marathon

On the day itself, when race officials saw she was but a bosom-carrying baby-machine, they were furious. "I'm so excited about Monday". As for a second Boston Marathon, he said , "I would like to r...

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As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding

Democrats, meanwhile, have shown little interest in compromise, particularly on the border wall project. He later followed: "The Democrats don't want money from budget going to border wall despite the...

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Trump to sign executive orders on environment, energy this week

Trump to sign executive orders on environment, energy this week

The president will host a rally in Harrisburg, Pa., Saturday evening at the same time as the annual White House Correspondents Dinner . Trump waffled on whether he should be held accountable for ...

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Judge Neil Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court, vows to serve Constitution

Judge Neil Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court, vows to serve Constitution

Gorsuch was a judge on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals [official website] in Denver. Two hours later at the White House, Gorsuch took his constitutional oath as a federal employee from Justice ...

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Mulvaney: Democrats Obstructionism on Border Wall 'Stunning'

Mulvaney says that Democratic negotiators on a massive spending bill need to agree to funding top priorities of President Donald Trump, such as a down payment on a border wall and hiring of additional...

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Trump vows to back U.S. dairy farmers in Canada trade spat

President Donald Trump unexpectedly called out Canada on Thursday over the impact of their agricultural policy on American farmers. The U.S. dairy industry has been complaining about Canada's policies...

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USA supreme court forces Arkansas to halt first in string of executions

Thornton/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP). If that happens, all the executions will be put on hold. The previous day, an Arkansas judge, responding to a lawsuit from two pharmaceutical co...

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