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In TED talk, pope urges people to make real connections

But his message quickly moved to the conference's core subject matter (technology and innovation), and seemed to be directed at the audience in the room: the founders of some of the world's biggest te...

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General Flynn's Under the Microscope Again

Other documents released by the panel, including an April 2017 letter from the DIA to the committee, showed that DIA officials never received any records or disclosure from Flynn that he'd been p...

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New Executive Order Addresses H-1B Visas

New Executive Order Addresses H-1B Visas

The EO calls for the application of existing US laws to visa recipients and the re-evaluation of the H-1B program . President Trump on Tuesday signed the "Buy American, Hire American" executive o...

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White House Weighs Placing North Korea on State Sponsored Terrorism List

White House Weighs Placing North Korea on State Sponsored Terrorism List

All 100 senators were invited to the closed-door briefing on the threat North Korea poses to the United States. Indiana Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly, a ranking member of the Senate Armed Services...

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Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after barricade

Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after barricade

Gov. John Carney has ordered both the USA and state flags to be flown at half-staff in Ballard's memory. "Yesterday he gave his life performing that goal". McQueen said Sealy fled the scene and contac...

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Conservatives back revised health bill, GOP moderates balk

Conservatives back revised health bill, GOP moderates balk

But critics say MacArthur is being disingenuous because the easy to attain waivers would do exactly the opposite, allowing states to offer bare bone health care plans that are cheaper but cover less a...

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GOP goes from bad to worse with health care bill

Rep. Mark Walker, the leader of the Republican Study Committee, said that while leadership didn't put a "concrete timeline" on when a vote on the health care bill would happen he said "I do believe ...

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Graham: Democrats' demand on funding bill 'a piece of crap'

Graham: Democrats' demand on funding bill 'a piece of crap'

On Thursday, Rep. Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland, a top-ranking Democrat, said if Republicans were to announce plans to bring their revised health bill to the floor on Friday or Saturday, he would advise ...

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz is not running for re-election

Chaffetz says he has "no ulterior motives", and is healthy and confident he would re-elected. He has laid out an agenda for the first two years of the Trump administration focusing on continued oversi...

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Senators arrive at White House for special briefing on North Korea

Senators arrive at White House for special briefing on North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence and the four officials later briefed the House of Representatives. The unprecedented bussing of the entire Senate to the White House to be briefed by military and intellige...

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Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue Confirmed as New Secretary of Agriculture

Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue Confirmed as New Secretary of Agriculture

Perdue takes over already facing big challenges, including four-years of chronically low commodity prices and the urgent need for a new farm bill. That's why I'm so confident that he is the right pers...

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Macron campaign targeted by 'Russian hackers'

Macron faces his rival, the far-right Marine Le Pen in France's presidential runoff on 7 May. The group, dubbed " Fancy Bear " by security researchers, is the same government-sponsored hacking group...

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Flynn's Foreign Payments May Have Broken The Law

Flynn's Foreign Payments May Have Broken The Law

Criminal Code (Title 18, Section 1001) provides that knowingly falsifying or concealing a material fact is a felony which may result in fines and/or up to five years imprisonment '". That scenario se...

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Trump creates accountability office at VA

Trump creates accountability office at VA

Even before the official announcement, news of Trump's new executive order drew concern from critics and praise from supporters of stronger VA accountability rules. Shulkin has cited issues in swiftly...

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Purdue taking over for-profit Kaplan chain

Purdue taking over for-profit Kaplan chain

Purdue offers classes at its flagship campus in West Lafayette, Ind ., and at two regional campuses in Indiana. Purdue said the new school will operate mostly online but would utilize 15 locations ...

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Should the death chamber be silent?

CDT and he was pronounced dead at 7:20 p.m. CDT. His death warrant had been due to expire at midnight CT. The IV lines are placed before witnesses are allowed access to the death chamber. Jones had fr...

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Pa. jury imposes death penalty for trooper killer

Frein, who evaded capture for weeks following the attack, was also convicted of other charges, including terrorism and the attempted murder of Trooper Alex Douglass, 34, who was shot and critically wo...

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GOP rep: 'Significant amendments' added to health care plan could aid negotiations

With Democrats solidly opposed, Republicans can lose no more than 21 House votes to prevail, and Mr Ryan short-circuited a planned vote last month because more than that would have defected. The Senat...

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Health care repeal gets boost from caucus

Health care repeal gets boost from caucus

Meadows stated he won't weigh in publicly until after the Freedom Caucus meets Wednesday night, but praised Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) - co-chair of the centrist Tuesday Group - and House Energy and ...

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Trump order on sanctuary city funding blocked in court

As CNN's Tal Kopan reports , "At a hearing earlier this month, attorneys for the Justice Department offered a far narrower interpretation of the order than Trump , saying it would only apply to juri...

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Analyst Research Roundup: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY), Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

Analyst Research Roundup: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY), Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

TheStreet raised Wynn Resorts, Limited from a "c" rating to a "b-" rating in a research report on Thursday, March 30th. Wynn Resorts , Limited presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus ...

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Arkansas' set to conclude executions with 4th on Thursday

Williams would be the fourth inmate put to death in eight days, a schedule that Hutchinson set because one of Arkansas' lethal injection drugs is about to expire. The new amendment that won over th...

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EPA chief visits IN waste site amid proposed budget cuts

Trump's proposed budget has targeted a number of Obama-era energy and environmental initiatives, broad EPA cuts, and would eliminate the DOE's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), alongs...

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What Trump has done in his first 100 days in office

What Trump has done in his first 100 days in office

In the clip posted to YouTube , The White House has been plunged into a haunted disarray as a suicided Sean Spicer hangs with a sign reading "I Quit", and brawling cabinet members fill the halls. T...

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Watch Obama's First Post-Presidency Appearance

The forum is the first in a series of public events for Obama in the United States and Europe, but aides say those looking for him to directly criticize President Trump will be disappointed, reports ...

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Taking a Stand for Free Speech at UC-Berkeley

The standoff began Wednesday after vice chancellors Scott Biddy and Stephen Sutton emailed the student groups co-hosting the event - the Berkeley College Republicans and BridgeUSA, which gets students...

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White House: Trump will not immediately bolt NAFTA

After much speculations whether or not President Donald Trump will scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the White House released a statement Wednesday evening saying Trump will not p...

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'The Simpsons' needles Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

'The Simpsons' needles Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

In the next episode of The Simpsons , an ominous thunderstorm is brewing at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. " The Simpsons " released a short online clip on April 26, 2017, mocking President Donald Trump ahe...

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Arkansas carries out double execution

The microphone was turned off in the death chamber at this point so any comments were not audible to media witnesses. "I'm glad that chapter is closed", she said Monday night. One of the eight inm...

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Trump slams federal court ruling on funding for 'sanctuary cities'

In a ruling on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge William Orrick quoted Trump to support his decision to block the president's order to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with ...

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