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Senate Dems ask GOP to drop their plan to repeal 'Obamacare'

Facing solid Democratic opposition and controlling the Senate 52-46, Republicans can lose only two GOP senators' votes but prevail with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie. But other Republ...

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Now, Sally Yates says she had warned WH against Flynn

Now, Sally Yates says she had warned WH against Flynn

A The New York Times story says U.S. Army investigators have found no record that Flynn has "filed the required paperwork for the trip" to Russian Federation in 2015, nor reported the income he re...

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Paul Ryan visits New York school run by charter advocate

Paul Ryan visits New York school run by charter advocate

The health care law proposed by Ryan would slash Medicaid funding by $880 billion over 10 years while capping the funding given to certain demographics (like children or the elderly). "He should be ba...

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Sean Spicer: Trump will not announce Paris climate decision until after G7

And the brand has a long history with the White House: The Trumps presented the Obamas with a Tiffany blue box with a signature white bow on inauguration day at the White House. European leaders said ...

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Delaware trooper fatally shot outside convenience store

Delaware trooper fatally shot outside convenience store

The trooper, dressed in full uniform, made contact with both the driver and the passenger, who showed their IDs, police said. (Daniel Sato/The Wilmington News-Journal via AP). One man opened fire, B...

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Korea's KN-17 Ballistic Missile Launch Fails

The United States and South Korea say Thaad is crucial to counter North Korea's weapons advances. Separately, Trump's national security adviser, Army Lt. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson chaired the...

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House OKs bill on improper teacher-student relationships

House OKs bill on improper teacher-student relationships

Then House Republicans hopped on party buses for the short trip to the White House, where they all patted each other on the back and basked in the unprecedented unpopularity of their leader Donald Tru...

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Judge agrees to erase Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Judge agrees to erase Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Garsh said there was no reason to go against the legal principle in MA, known as "abatement an initio", where a conviction is overturned if a defendant dies while the case is under appeal. Lawyers for...

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Sen. Nelson Vows To Fight Trump Offshore Drilling Order

The order could lead to a reversal of bans on drilling across swathes of the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that former President Barack Obama had sought to protect fr...

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Penn State University Fraternity Members Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter in Student Death

The Beta Theta Pi fraternity had a history of hazing and heavy drinking, and the grand jury investigation documented several other cases, including another incident where a student fell and suffered...

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Sally Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Michael Flynn

President Barack Obama personally warned Donald Trump against hiring Michael Flynn to serve as his national security adviser, three former Obama administration officials said Monday, underscoring the ...

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What to expect from Monday's Fourth Circuit travel ban hearing

In a room of rich green carpet, great hanging chandeliers, and dark wood, the Fourth Circuit prepared to listen to a lawyer from the government argue with the ACLU's Omar Jadwat about the Muslim ban. ...

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Senate GOP discussing health overhaul's Medicaid provisions

Senate GOP discussing health overhaul's Medicaid provisions

McConnell said all GOP senators are meeting daily and discussing the health care effort. New Jersey, along with 30 other states and the District of Columbia, accepted a core deal from Obama's health...

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The Muslim Ban Is a Muslim Ban, the ACLU Argued in Court

On Monday, sleuthing reporters found President Donald Trump's campaign website disappeared his now infamous pledge to ban Muslim immigrants to the United States. Circuit Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III ...

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Chelsea Manning releases 1st statement since clemency win

Chelsea Manning releases 1st statement since clemency win

In a joint statement Manning's attorneys, Nancy Hollander and Vincent Ward, pointed out she had already served longer than any whistleblower in US history. The 35-year sentence Manning received was ...

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Congressman ends interview when asked about screening town hall attendees

Congressman ends interview when asked about screening town hall attendees

Scheinblum then cleverly asked , "Would you still take donations from a Republican in Iowa City?" At which point Blum stood up, removed his microphone, and said "I'm done". Rep. Rod Blum kicked o...

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Labrador announces bid for Idaho governor

Labrador announces bid for Idaho governor

In a statement, Labrador said that Idaho needs a "proven conservative leader" who will "make government fair for everyone". He's bemoaned the erosion of regular order in Congress and been a key player...

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Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 9

All of the other slayings occurred in Latino neighborhoods between March and July of 2016. Parents kept their children inside, away from the windows. 23-year-old Phoenix man Aaron Saucedo was ar...

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General Electric Company Posted losses of -0.51% in the Last Trade

General Electric Company Posted losses of -0.51% in the Last Trade

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 68.13% of the company's stock. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. owned about 0.09% of Portland General Electric Company worth $3,487,000 as of its most rec...

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Don't let America down on health care, Trump tells Senate Republicans

The House bill , passed 217-213, would end the health care law's fines on people who don't purchase policies and erase its taxes on health industry businesses and higher-earning people. House Speak...

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One Student Killed, Three Wounded in University of Texas Stabbings

One Student Killed, Three Wounded in University of Texas Stabbings

At a news conference Tuesday, authorities said White suffered from mental health troubles and had been involuntarily committed for treatment in another city. Many were speculating that White had t...

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Trump calls Russia probe 'a total hoax'

Trump calls Russia probe 'a total hoax'

She added: "To state the obvious, you don't want your national security adviser compromised with the Russians". Both Clapper and Yates were asked if they had been the source of or had authorized a...

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President Trump Orders Review of Bears Ears, Other National Monuments

Because each national monument designation comes with its own set of restrictions, the Trump administration could leave designations in place while also loosening the federal protections. It encompase...

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Missouri Valley Conference invites Valpo to join the league

Missouri Valley Conference invites Valpo to join the league

Universities that could be targets might include Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and Omaha from the Summit League; and Belmont , Murray State and SIU Edwardsville from the Ohio Valley Conference. Much like...

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State lawmaker arrested for drunk driving

State lawmaker arrested for drunk driving

State Rep. John Kivela , a Democrat from Marquette, is charged with driving "super drunk" with a blood alcohol level of at least.17 - more than twice the legal limit - when pulled over by deputies in...

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Senate at bat in dealing with health care law

He says the bill will allow states to apply for a waiver to fund high risk polls thereby providing coverage for those with pre-existing conditions. Obama defended his signature achievement in Bost...

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Moon Jae-in set for South Korean presidency

The election is being watched closely by allies and neighbours at a time of high tension over North Korea's accelerating development of weapons since it conducted its fourth nuclear test in Januar...

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Climate change action backed by Australian investors group

The Trump administration has yet to decide whether it intends to withdraw from the global roadmap for addressing climate change. Washington [U.S.], May 6: The Trump administration has made a decis...

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Condoleezza Rice Thinks We Shouldn't Tear Down Confederate Monuments

Condoleezza Rice Thinks We Shouldn't Tear Down Confederate Monuments

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates is scheduled to testify on Monday afternoon in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee as part of an ongoing investigation into Russia's alleged interferenc...

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Governor's office not notified of DOJ decision

Marjorie Esman, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana, said most of the investigation into Sterling's death likely was conducted before Trump took office. Officers sa...

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