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Trump Signs Order Calling for Offshore Drilling Review

David Jenkins, president of Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship, a non-profit conservation group, said: "The Trump administration's hasty move today toward expanding offshore oil drilling. "The ...

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Obamacare 'essentially dead', says Trump after GOP health bill victory

And in a speech in Boston on Sunday, former President Barack Obama seemed to encourage GOP lawmakers to oppose their own party on healthcare, as the Associated Press reported . Critics claim the new ...

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Rep. Stewart attends signing of Antiquities Act Executive Order

Rep. Stewart attends signing of Antiquities Act Executive Order

Trump ordered federal officials to review two decades of national monument designations earlier in the day Wednesday, calling them "another egregious abuse of federal power". But Sen. Martin Heinr...

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Nations are urging Trump to stay in the Paris climate agreement

The 11-day Bonn haggle is meant to start drafting a "rulebook" to guide member countries in the practical execution of the pact, which seeks to brake global warming by curbing fossil fuel emissions. T...

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Penn State frat brother 'didn't know what to do' about unconscious pledge

Penn State frat brother 'didn't know what to do' about unconscious pledge

Ten others are also facing charges; Michael Angelo Schiavone, Craig Heimer, Lars Kenyon, Parker Jax Yochim are each charged with recklessly endangering another person, hazing, furnishing alcohol to mi...

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Police now say 9 killed in serial shootings case

Police now say 9 killed in serial shootings case

Saucedo was booked on 26 felony counts, including homicide, assault and drive-by shooting. Police released this sketch of a suspect in a series of killings in Phoenix . Police say tips from the com...

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Appeals court hears arguments on Trump's revised travel ban

King, one of the most pointed questioners on the court. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrestled Monday with whether the court should look beyond the text of the executive order to comments ...

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Fired by Trump, Former Acting AG to Testify on Russia

Responding to a question over whether Obama voiced concerns over Trump's choice of Flynn for his national security adviser, Spicer said he would not disclose the details of the meeting. Former actin...

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Texas Gov. Abbott Signs Measure Targeting 'Sanctuary Cities'

Immigration and Customs Enforcement to detain people (basically, the county now requires a warrant in most circumstances). Terri Burke , executive director of the ACLU of Texas issued a press r...

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2 killed when cargo plane crashes while approaching West Virginia airport

He said it's been "difficult to get to" because of "steep terrain". The passengers on board the UPS plane are now feared to be trapped and a state of emergency has been declared by Kanawha County of...

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It's 'Trumpcare,' and GOP faces political fallout

It's 'Trumpcare,' and GOP faces political fallout

The same thing already happened in Minnesota, with many people warning that much of the state may have no individual policies available next year. President Donald Trump is blasting the press for no...

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US FCC website hit by attacks after 'net neutrality' proposal

US FCC website hit by attacks after 'net neutrality' proposal

After " Last Week Tonight " aired its first net neutrality piece almost three years ago, the FCC site crashed when it was flooded with 4 million comments. Further, Oliver questions whether overhau...

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Trump in-laws promote thorny visa-for-sale program in China

Trump in-laws promote thorny visa-for-sale program in China

Meyer made the same pitch in Shanghai on Sunday, according to the Times . The lot that the Kushner Companies bought in December 2014 has been vacant for more than a decade, and Kushner's sister was s...

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Golden State Warriors/Utah Jazz Game 3 Analysis

Zaza Pachulia completed a 3-point play and Durant buried a 3-pointer to bring Golden State back within a basket. I know not to take the Warriors seriously, to always downplay the significance of ...

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Cop Who Killed Jordan Edwards Fired

Cop Who Killed Jordan Edwards Fired

After a 911 call reporting drunk teenagers at a party on Saturday, Oliver headed to break up the party on Baron Drive, the second officer on the scene. "We support the Balch Springs Police Department...

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Adoption bill could see minorities banned from fostering

Texas Republican Rep. James Frank, who authored the bill, wrote a Facebook post late Sunday in which he said Texas Child Protective Services faces challenges that faith-based adoption agencies could...

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Texas divided on jailing rogue delegates to 'convention of states'

During his "State of the State" address on January 31, Gov. Greg Abbott declared legislation banning so-called "sanctuary cities" to be one of his top priorities and an emergency item, saying: "Electe...

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Clinton dings media while praising Macron win

Macron had run on a platform of improving relations within the European Union and making the country more competitive in the global market. It was precisely the contrast she wanted to strike-the awkwa...

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Two killed as cargo plane crashes off USA runway

The victims are a man and a woman, but their identities have not yet been released. Airport officials say the runway or weather didn't cause the crash. Airport operations have been halted. "We do ...

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Chris Soules Officially Charged for Leaving the Scene of Fatal Accident

Chris Soules Officially Charged for Leaving the Scene of Fatal Accident

Authorities said Soules was southbound on County Road W45 near Aurora around 8:20 p.m. when he rear-ended a tractor driven by Mosher, who later died at Mercy Hospital in Oelwein. Harden also argued th...

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Family sues Texas officer, department in 15-year-old's death

Family sues Texas officer, department in 15-year-old's death

The Associated Press reported that the Dallas County District Attorney's Office in 2013 filed a complaint about Oliver's conduct in court while serving as a witness in a drunken-driving case, acc...

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Tad Cummins' lawyer defends him: He 'has no history of violence'

Elizabeth Thomas, 15, was found in California and flown to Tennessee on Friday . When Thomas first went missing with her armed former teacher, police expressed deep concern over "his intentions for ...

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Met Gala 2017: The most OUTRAGEOUS looks and fashion fails

Kate was joined by her husband Michael Polish as well as designer Tory Burch and actress Zoey Deutch. This year's theme was based on the Tokyo fashion designer Rei Kawakuboas, and the event serves ...

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Trump sends mixed messages on stopgap budget... 9:35 pm Tue

Trump sends mixed messages on stopgap budget... 9:35 pm Tue

Trump's embrace of a potential government shutdown came days after he accused Senate Democrats of seeking such an outcome and obstructing majority Republicans during recent budget negotiations. Sena...

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Accused drug-smuggler Cassie Sainsbury seeking taxpayer help

Accused drug-smuggler Cassie Sainsbury seeking taxpayer help

When her baggage was checked in the airport, authorities found 5.8kg of cocaine stuffed in the boxes. THE lawyer for accused drug smuggler Cassandra Sainsbury has revealed the psychological toll h...

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2 dead in cargo plane crash in West Virginia

2 dead in cargo plane crash in West Virginia

An airport official says a cargo plane contracted by UPS has gone off the runway and over a hillside at a West Virginia airport. A air carrier cargo plane has gone off the runway and over a hillside...

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Durant and Warriors poised for Conference Finals after downing Jazz

Durant and Warriors poised for Conference Finals after downing Jazz

They likely took offense to the fact that the Warriors reportedly complained about the lack of night life in Salt Lake City . Even though he hadn't been in a clutch situation in more than three mon...

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Amid protests, New Orleans begins removal of Confederate monuments

Amid protests, New Orleans begins removal of Confederate monuments

It honors members of the "Crescent City White League", a group that fought racially-integrated New Orleans police and state militia. The last time the city planned to take such monuments down ...

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Donald Trump says looks forward to working with France's Macron

Donald Trump says looks forward to working with France's Macron

In this election the sense of shock and anti-Le Pen front proved far weaker. But in a sign of widespread disillusionment, one in three voters abstained or cast a blank ballot. Mr Hollande's outgoing...

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Coulter says talk would have said enforce law

Coulter echoed the blame on Twitter: "I'm very sad about Berkeley's cancellation, but my sadness is greater than that". He said Berkeley police had reached out to local and state police forces "to l...

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