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Sonny Perdue officially sworn in as Secretary of Agriculture

The 31st USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue was sworn in to office yesterday. While his own business activities were extensive enough to hold up his nomination, Perdue is not in any way affiliated or rel...

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San Francisco 49ers Final 7-Round Mock Draft with Trades

As usual, ESPN and the NFL Network will both broadcast the draft in its entirety. Meanwhile, the evaluations for players that are likely to be there when Dallas goes on the clock are all over th...

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When is a wall not a wall? GOP redefines Trump's border wall

Later the White House signaled it would continue to provide the payments administratively rather than through Congress. As part of the Affordable Care Act, the federal government pays health insur...

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Mexico wall demands tabled as spending talks advance

However, a deal remained far from certain. Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Republican negotiators were following the lead of Trump, who signaled Monday evening that he would not insist on...

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United CEO: Dragging Incident May Sway Flyers' Airline Pick

A giant rabbit died in unexplained circumstances on a United Airlines flight from Britain to Chicago in the latest unfortunate incident to hit the beleaguered airline, British media reported Wedne...

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CNN criticized on Earth Day for daring to air a climate skeptic

If there's one thing CNN should know about Bill Nye, it's that he's always been a science guy. "Science Guy" Bill Nye was none too happy that CNN put him on the same panel as a climate change s...

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United to offer bumped flyers up to $10000 after video flap

The airline also says it will limit its use of law enforcement officers. There have been calls for United Airlines officials to testify in Congress about the confrontation, and the Senate Commerce ...

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Metro Columbus unemployment rate declines

Metro Columbus unemployment rate declines

The rate in March was the same as in March 2016. Hawaii's seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 2.7 percent in March, down from 3.1 percent a year earlier. The number of initial claims for unemployme...

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Fearing "alarming" anti-science policies, tens of thousands take to streets worldwide

Hundreds of scientific organizations and universities signed on to partner with the march as dozens of musical acts and speakers performed throughout Saturday. "Science is necessary. In my opinion e...

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Trump welcomes freed Egyptian-American charity worker at White House

It was not until Trump moved to reset US relations with Egypt by embracing Sissi at the White House on April 3...that Egypt's posture changed. "We are very happy to have Aya back home", said Trump...

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61% of Americans Say Border Wall Funding Isn't Worth Shutdown

Will Hurd, a Texas Republican whose district is adjacent to Mexico for hundreds of miles, has said a wall "is the most expensive and least effective way to secure the border". He said the constructi...

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Berkeley reverses decision to cancel Ann Coulter speech

The letter from Vice Chancellor Scott Biddy and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Stephen Sutton read: "We have been unable to find a safe and suitable venue". Coulter agreed to the event five weeks...

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Giant rabbit found dead after United flight

Department of Transportation. "We are working to regain our customers' trust with the highest quality of service and deepest level of respect and care", United CEO Oscar Munoz wrote to the committe...

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Trump aims to pressure North Korea

Trump aims to pressure North Korea

During congressional testimony Wednesday, Adm. Harry Harris Jr., says reports that the USS Carl Vinson battle group may be vulnerable to North Korean attacks are misleading. A THAAD battery, includi...

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North Korea UN Mission warns over 'total war with United States imperialists'

Cory Gardner, a member of GOP leadership in the Senate, said "it's clear" the administration "is going to take more and more steps to pressure China as well as others in the region to get the results ...

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Gareon Conley accused of rape; lawyer denies allegations

Gareon Conley accused of rape; lawyer denies allegations

According to the report , the accuser says she met Conley in a hotel elevator around 3 a.m. and brought her back to his hotel room. Witnesses inside the hotel room say Conley never got intimate with ...

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Eric Frein Sentenced to Death

Frein had no visible reaction as a jury imposed death against the 33-year-old convicted killer Frein was convicted of killing Cpl. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin called Blecker as a rebutt...

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Key U.S. lawmakers in favour of Obamacare replacement

Key U.S. lawmakers in favour of Obamacare replacement

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., leaves the podium during a news conference after a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017 . Yet several moderates said on Wedne...

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NFL Predictions: Who will come out on top in the 2017 draft?

NFL Predictions: Who will come out on top in the 2017 draft?

Don't rule out the possibility of a deal even within the first hour or so of the draft too. The last couple times the Browns had the first overall pick, they actually drafted players in those same p...

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Jury to weigh life, death for ambush killer

The 33-year-old is accused in the September 2014 ambush shooting of two Pennsylvania State Troopers outside the Blooming Grove Barracks in Pike County. A Pennsylvania man who murdered a State Trooper ...

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UC Berkeley Postpones Ann Coulter's Lecture Amid Fears Of Violence

Coulter, in a post on her Twitter account after 1 p.m., said she had agreed to the university's conditions "not to call their bluff, but because I wanted to speak". The university had drawn critic...

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Republicans Trump, Ryan join Democrat Schumer to press Canada on milk trade

While critics have argued this system is unnecessarily protectionist and leads to inefficiencies and lack of choice in the market, Alberta Milk says the system helps keeps prices stable and protects f...

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China Launches First Domestically-Built Carrier

China is about to launch its first homebuilt aircraft carrier , once the tidal conditions are right at the dock where the vessel has been under construction in Dalian . The carrier is touted to be ...

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Georgia officers charged; police say video showed assault

Georgia officers charged; police say video showed assault

Michael Bongiovanni, 42, and Robert McDonald, 25 were charged with misdemeanor battery and violation of their oaths of office, which is a felony. The bond for both officers was set at $15,000. McDonal...

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In return to Chicago, Obama aims to prep 'next generation of leadership'

He then goes on to moderate a talk featuring a panel of some awesome recent college graduates (and one brilliant high schooler!) who discuss the ways in which schools and communities can encourage you...

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Conservative House group says ready to back latest US healthcare bill

Conservative House group says ready to back latest US healthcare bill

The conservative House Freedom Caucus on Wednesday threw their critical support behind a compromise GOP health-care bill increasing the chances for the legislation. Jeff Denham, a Republican from ...

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Trump considers action on NAFTA ahead of 100-day mark

Trump considers action on NAFTA ahead of 100-day mark

The White House announcement came hours after administration officials said Trump was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the US from the deal - though administration officials cautioned i...

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The government shutdown could come down to a key piece of Obamacare

The government shutdown could come down to a key piece of Obamacare

If there is a "government shutdown", it will be Democrats, not the president, who are to blame. The Trump administration likely will seek money for the wall in legislation funding the government for...

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Mnuchin: Trump Plan Is About 'Middle Income Tax Cut'

Mnuchin: Trump Plan Is About 'Middle Income Tax Cut'

Leonard Burman, co-founder of the Tax Policy Center and expert at the Urban Institute said in an email to ABC10. If, in fact, the proposal cuts taxes but fails to close loopholes or raise some other...

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Doctors indicted in Detroit-area genital mutilation case

Doctors indicted in Detroit-area genital mutilation case

DETROIT (AP) - A Detroit-area doctor and his wife accused in a female genital mutilation case are returning to court to find out if they can be released from jail. Federal Bureau of Investigation a...

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