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Sessions Cracks Down: Reverses Obama-era Sentencing Guidelines

Sessions Cracks Down: Reverses Obama-era Sentencing Guidelines

The 2013 policy also encouraged prosecutors to omit details about drug quantities in cases of non-violent offenders with no previous charges or ties to gangs or cartels to avoid harsher punishments. T...

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Woman who works near nursing home heard gunshots

Woman who works near nursing home heard gunshots

Investigators say two nursing home employees were also shot and killed. The slain police chief was identified as Steven Eric Disario of the Kirkersville Police Department, the AP report said. So...

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Officer shot after man opens fire in nursing home

When the gunman was confronted by Disario, he shot Disario and the two hostages ran off unharmed. The facility is secure, and it's unclear how the gunman got in, he said. Check back with the Inquisit...

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GOP health proposal would hurt millions

The numbers are only slightly better than in March, when the House of Representatives decided not to vote on an earlier version of AHCA. There has been a lot of exaggeration about the impact of the ...

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Shuts Down the Democrats

He can't run from dorks on Twitter making jokes about our White House Press Secretary hiding in bushes. The Post reports Spicer acknowledged the stunning news by standing in the press office doo...

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President signs executive order to investigate alleged voter fraud and suppression

President signs executive order to investigate alleged voter fraud and suppression

Apart from Mr. Pence and Mr. Kobach, five other members to this bipartisan commission are Connie Lawson, Secretary of State of Indiana; Bill Gardner, Secretary of State of New Hampshire; Matthew Dunla...

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US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

But U.S. Justice Department spokesman Peter Carr said Wednesday night that Sessions would not be available to reporters and didn't give a reason . "Being tough on crime means being smart on crim...

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McIlroy to undergo test on troublesome back

As for Baddeley, he would have had an even better day but for a triple bogey seven on the par-four seventh hole where he hit his tee shot into water. I'd rather just get a nice practice session. Weekl...

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Trump to announce embassy move on visit, claims congressman

It said such moves were "null and void and must be rescinded forthwith". The Tel Aviv regime has tried to change the demographic makeup of Jerusalem al-Quds over the past decades by constructing ...

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Acting FBI director to testify before congressional committee in potentially explosive hearing

Acting FBI director to testify before congressional committee in potentially explosive hearing

Republican Committee Chairman Richard Burr asked McCabe whether he ever heard Comey tell Trump the president was not the subject of investigation. The White House officially said Trump fired Comey...

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Tornadoes kill 4 in Canton

In the US alone, severe thunderstorms and convective weather are expected to have caused and insured loss of $5.7 billion in the first-quarter of 2017, a record cost for the peril during Q1 and, the l...

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Nigeria's Buhari meets 82 freed schoolgirls

But AFP estimated that at least three suspected senior commanders, all of them Chadian nationals, were handed over. The April 2014 abduction by Boko Haram brought the group's rampage in northern Ni...

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Tom Cole, R-Moore, commends passage of American Health Care Act

The nonpartisan agency also said it "will provide advance notice of the date and time " of the release of the report , produced with staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation. The AHCA fulfills man...

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S. Korea's leader willing to visit North, talk to US, China

S. Korea's leader willing to visit North, talk to US, China

But North Korea's nuclear weapons program has made remarkable progress since Moon worked for a liberal government that engaged the North with big aid shipments and economic cooperation projects 10 yea...

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Off-duty law enforcement officer killed in freeway crash

Off-duty law enforcement officer killed in freeway crash

The deputy, who was driving a Volkswagen Beetle, was stopped for an unknown reason in a freeway lane near Grant Line Road when the employee tour bus rear-ended the vehicle, he said. Sherry said that t...

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Alton Sterling's Family Sends Message To America: 'Remember His Name'

Alton Sterling's Family Sends Message To America: 'Remember His Name'

In a separate news conference, a lawyer for members of Sterling's family said USA officials had told them they agreed that the officers' actions were "outrageous" and "inappropriate" despite the deter...

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More severe storms hit South

More severe storms hit South

Governors in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma all declared a state of emergency because of the severe weather. A second death was reported Sunday, though information about the circumstances was not...

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Mormon church pulls older boys from Boy Scouts programs

But at least one leading Mormon scholar said that the Boy Scouts and the church have been differing on values in recent years and that the policy on gays was probably a contributing factor in the sp...

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Sister of accused killer in Arkansas says he's mentally ill

Sister of accused killer in Arkansas says he's mentally ill

The State Police said the suspect had been captured, but it didn't say how or identify the person. Investigators are questioning the woman. Sadler said the house was the same place where the two f...

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US defense chief affirms commitment to protecting Turkey

US defense chief affirms commitment to protecting Turkey

USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces have defeated Islamic State fighters in the city of Tabqa and have seized Tabqa Dam, a key objective for the militias before a planned attack on the terror group...

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Children aboard St. Louis school bus avoid serious injury, police say

Children aboard St. Louis school bus avoid serious injury, police say

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says children are injured, but officials don't yet know how many following the accident on Interstate 44 around 8 a.m. The driver was initially trapped. The bus dri...

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Judge Orders Charges Brought Against Amtrak Engineer, Reversing Prosecutors' Decision

Bostian's attorney did not return messages this week seeking comment. The Philadelphia judge's ruling comes just two days after prosecutors said they didn't have enough evidence to prove Bostian act...

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European Union alarmed by USA laptop plans

In March, the US announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because of fears that a concealed bomb could be installed in...

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New Orleans sued over planned removal of Confederate statue

New Orleans sued over planned removal of Confederate statue

In Lee Circle, a memorial honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, groups from both sides gathered; over 700 combined demonstrators, say local police. Businessman Frank Stewart, who is a member of t...

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City removes 2nd of 4 Confederate statues in New Orleans

City removes 2nd of 4 Confederate statues in New Orleans

Joseph Crespino, the Jimmy Carter Professor of American History at Emory University, said the main difference between New Orleans and Atlanta is one of placement. The monument marked a deadly fight be...

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Tillerson: Pushing human rights overseas 'creates obstacles' to USA interests

The United States is asking Asean member states to review their diplomatic relationships with North Korea and fully implement United Nations sanctions to help isolate the Pyongyang regime. Balakrish...

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University confirms N Korea detained another United States citizen

Kim Mi-ok, right, and her husband Kim Hak-song, who has been detained by North Korea, are seen in a photo provided to CNN by the family. The regime's official news agency said Sunday that he was b...

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Officials from Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns

As US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson headed to Alaska for talks on Arctic issues, he found himself in climate policy limbo, preparing for a meeting at which global warming will be front and centre, ...

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United CEO Oscar Munoz promises DC lawmakers, 'We will do better'

United CEO Oscar Munoz promises DC lawmakers, 'We will do better'

Transportation Committee chairman Bill Shuster said the hearing will give legislators "an opportunity to get much-needed answers about airline customer service policies and what is being done to imp...

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Spicer: Yates as 'Strong Supporter' of Clinton, 'Political Opponent' of Trump

Spicer: Yates as 'Strong Supporter' of Clinton, 'Political Opponent' of Trump

The former director of national intelligence, James Clapper , told the hearing that Russian Federation had interfered in the 2016 election. On May 9, Whitehouse blasted the White House for not im...

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