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Mexico and police chief slam Texas' new 'sanctuary city' ban

Mexico and police chief slam Texas' new 'sanctuary city' ban

The Texas Senate has voted to authorize almost $340,000 over the next two years to reimburse counties whose police officers attend U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement training on better enforcing...

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Yates on Trump's travel ban: 'Arguments have to be based on truth'

Yates, originally appointed by former President Barack Obama's administration, said she feared Moscow could try to blackmail Flynn because it also knew he was not being truthful about conversations ...

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North Korea Holding 4th US Citizen in Detention

On Sunday, Kim Hak-song became the fourth American citizen now detained by the repressive regime, on charges such as espionage and crimes against the state . An agricultural expert, Kim wanted to h...

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Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Trump spokesman Sean Spicer has since indicated that the White House has no objection to Yates' testifying. Trump fired Yates in January, removing her from the post of the nation's top law enfor...

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Dem Senator Calls For 'Special Prosecutor' to Investigate Huma Abedin

Clinton's e-Mails. Sending the letter to Congress about the Clinton probe less than two weeks before the elections was "one of the world's most painful experiences", Comey told US lawmakers, saying...

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Penn State Fraternity Members Charged in Death

Penn State Fraternity Members Charged in Death

Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller plans to disclose details on Friday morning about events surrounding the February 4 death of pledge Timothy Piazza, of Lebanon, New Jersey. Beta ...

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White House plays down Trump's praise of Australian health-care system

May 4, 2017 . In this May 4, 2017, photo , President Donald Trump meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aboard the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked in the Huds...

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Trump Confident Senate Will Join House in Repealing US Health Law

They did an impressive job of moving the bill toward their position, but what nearly all of them voted for Thursday was still considerably short of what their ideal bill would have been. "And for on...

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US still in climate talks with no decision on Paris pullout

Mr Pruitt is a chief proponent of leaving the deal and has questioned the science which says humans are contributing to global warming. The official said Friday that the U.S. The US did send a deleg...

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Jordan Edwards' Family Want Texas Cop Convicted of Murder: Lawyer

Jordan Edwards' Family Want Texas Cop Convicted of Murder: Lawyer

The judge has charged Roy Oliver , an officer in the Bach Springs district in Dallas, at $300,000. If convicted of murder, he faces up to life in prison. Evidence suggested the police officer "intend...

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EPA Removes Climate Change Section of Website

EPA Removes Climate Change Section of Website

Dori Mann takes a snapshot of friends and family posing with a snowman draped with an anti-Trump sign as they all participated in a climate change awareness march and rally, in Denver, Saturday, Ap...

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Texas governor signs law banning 'sanctuary cities'

Texas governor signs law banning 'sanctuary cities'

Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 4 into law during a Facebook live video Sunday night. MacCallum read Abbott a letter from police chiefs that argued the bill would prevent illegal imm...

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Residents linger despite fire evacuation orders

The wildfire started by lightning April 6 and has since burned more than 150 square miles (389 sq. kilometers) on public lands. Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge supervisory ranger Susan Heisey...

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Native Alaskan tribes 'shocked & appalled' by Trump's Arctic drilling executive order

The demand to drill in these waters is also not what it used to be, thanks to increasing awareness of the environmental risk, as well as the clear shift in the market from oil and coal to natural gas ...

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Sinclair close to buying rival TV operator Tribune

The marriage of two of the largest local TV station owners in the U.S. was made easier last month when the FCC restored a rule that allows TV station groups to count just half of their coverage area f...

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Penn State Frat Brothers Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

Prosecutors announced criminal charges against 18 Penn State students and the fraternity in Piazza's death. Young said in a conversation with other member, "They could get us for giving him alcoho...

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Pentagon cools North Korea, China rhetoric to avoid warmongering label

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Washington was considering imposing new sanctions on North Korea if it takes steps that deserve a further response, and is threatening to impose secondar...

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18 frat members, frat, charged in Penn State student's death

At 9:21 p.m. February 2, the fraternity's video surveillance system captured Piazza wearing khakis, a button-down shirt and a sports jacket, the required uniform for pledges to Beta Theta Pi . Piaz...

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Rudy Gay: Report: Rudy Gay (Achilles) plans to opt out

Rudy Gay: Report: Rudy Gay (Achilles) plans to opt out

Gay would have made $14.2 million had he opted in for next season. Gay's agent, Roger Montgomery, confirmed to The Undefeated that his client plans to become a free agent. "His personality, when w...

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States brace for big decisions if Obamacare repealed

The AHCA allows insurers in states that offer a high-risk pool option to charge people with pre-existing conditions more for insurance if the patients do not maintain continuous coverage. Accord...

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Obama Warned Trump About Michael Flynn During Oval Office Meeting

She is testifying about going to the White House to report Mr Flynn's contacts with Russians that ran counter to what he told Vice President Mike Pence, and what Mr Pence told the public. "The Russian...

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At least 14 dead in wake of weekend storms

He asked for people to stay out of the affected area, "so that our teams can do what they need to do to take care of these people who are in need". The Cleburne County sheriff said a fire chief respon...

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Caroline Kennedy wears unflattering floral Met Gala gown

The cardinal rule for earning a spot on the coveted carpet is an adherence to the theme, which in this case was Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo and her designs over at Comme des Garçons. In the histo...

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'Trumpcare' bill set to hurt Republicans

'Trumpcare' bill set to hurt Republicans

The CBO estimated that under the first bill, 24 million more Americans would be uninsured by 2026, while premiums for individual plans would jump 15 to 20 percent over two years. Of the 23 Republicans...

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Girl attacked by kangaroo at drive-thru zoo as mom records encounter

Girl attacked by kangaroo at drive-thru zoo as mom records encounter

Our NBC affiliate, WAFF reports that this wasn't the first time the family has visited Harmony Park Safari in Huntsville, Ala ., but it was their first time seeing the kangaroos. Cheyenne's mother ...

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OU women's golf in 7th; OSU in 11th at NCAA regionals

OU women's golf in 7th; OSU in 11th at NCAA regionals

From each 2017 NCAA Regional, the lowest scoring six teams and the lowest scoring three individuals not on those teams will advance to the NCAA Championship, May 19-24, hosted by Northern Illinois...

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Baton Rouge police 'acted properly' in man's death

BATON ROUGE, La . (AP) - The white police officer who shot a black man to death outside of a convenience store pointed a gun at the man's head and threatened to shoot him before they wrestled on the g...

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Always Dreaming Wins Kentucky Derby In Slop

Always Dreaming Wins Kentucky Derby In Slop

It was trainer Pletcher's second Derby win in 48 starts. Calvin Borel was aboard that day. Eventually, Always Dreaming settled down and won by 2¾ lengths, equaling the longest streak of favorites to...

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Get ready for Sally Yates' testimony. It's going to be Yuge

Taking Obama's advice on who to pick as one of his closest advisers would not be the sort of thing Trump would do. Meanwhile, Justice Department officials have scrutinized the business dealings of...

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UT Austin stabbings: Student suspect had "obvious" mental health issue, police say

Carter had used a "Bowie-style" hunting knife in the stabbings, which occurred within a one-block area as White "calmly walked around the plaza". All classes and events on campus were canceled as po...

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