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Thousands rally for workers

Thousands rally for workers

Turkish riot police clash with a group of protesters as they attempted to defy a ban and march on Taksim Square to celebrate May Day in Istanbul. Police said on Twitter Monday that anarchists dest...

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Suspect arrested in New York City attack on German tourist

Suspect arrested in New York City attack on German tourist

The attack was so violent some of her teeth were knocked out. The attacker placed the woman in a headlock and demanded that she turn over her bag. I have a gun. In that incident, they say he walked ...

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US AG issues new criminal charging policy

US AG issues new criminal charging policy

The most "serious" crimes are determined by which offenses carry the longest sentences, according to guidelines. "It's not about excusing people or condoning criminal behavior, it's a question of tryi...

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Walker to tell Republicans he's 'ready' for run

Walker to tell Republicans he's 'ready' for run

House Speaker Paul Ryan, when asked Friday during a stop in his Wisconsin congressional district about Trump's insinuation that private conversations might have been recorded, declined to comment. "He...

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Comey fired: Why might Trump have axed Federal Bureau of Investigation chief?

His campaign faces a slew of investigations about whether it colluded with the Kremlin to derail Hillary Clinton's presidential bid. "It's not how you handle investigations". The ethical guidance is n...

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Pence: WH Still Weighing Jerusalem Embassy Move

January 22 - On Trump's second day in office, reports emerge from the White House that the administration has already begun discussions on the question of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv ...

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Trump Forms Commission on Election Integrity After Voter Fraud Claims

After Kobach won a conviction against a man who voted twice in an election earlier this month, the Kansas City Star lampooned Kobach for his single-minded pursuit of what the article dubbed a "non...

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City fires police officer who fatally shot 15-year-old black teen

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. Edwards was shot in the head and died. The New ...

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Trump says wants to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

They can make recommendations, but the president will ultimately make the hiring decision. "That is possible", said Trump, who is giving a commencement speech at Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Va...

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8-year-old Was Assaulted By Classmate Before Killing Himself

According to CBS affiliate WKRC-TV , school officials told the boy's mother that he'd fainted but was alert. Reynolds had found her son dead in his bedroom two days after he was attacked. They say ...

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Road to passage for Texas 'bathroom bill' getting far harder

Road to passage for Texas 'bathroom bill' getting far harder

Creating a searchable statewide database that allows property owners to see how each jurisdiction's proposed tax rates will directly affect their individual tax bill , along with detailed informati...

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Most Americans say it was inappropriate for Trump to fire FBI's Comey

Trump has lived an incredibly decadent life and consistently made a point of letting people know how wealthy he is. . "I actually asked him, yes", Trump said. "I said: 'If it's possible, would you l...

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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Booed During Commencement at HBCU

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Booed During Commencement at HBCU

It got so bad that the university president grabbed the microphone and threatened students that if they didn't calm down, the ceremony would be canceled . Some students agreed, saying the school ne...

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Where the global cyberattack has hit hardest

The bank network is protected from such attack. The wave of cyber attacks wreaking havoc cross the globe is "at an unprecedented level", the European Union's law enforcement agency Europol has...

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White House was warned that sacked Michael Flynn was a blackmail risk

White House was warned that sacked Michael Flynn was a blackmail risk

Another claimed former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates " said nothing but old news" during her Senate testimony earlier in the day. Spicer called former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates...

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Activity near Jefferson Davis statue fuels speculation

However, the hatred associated with the statues is the main reason Chaz said he understands the removal . Joseph Crespino, the Jimmy Carter Professor of American History at Emory University, said...

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8-year-old boy bullied at school days before killing himself

The school district had refused to release the video but chose to do so to counter what it said was the detective's suggestion that the children who poked or nudged or kicked Gabriel were assaulting h...

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Mother's Day and golf are linked

Mother's Day and golf are linked

The brunch will feature springtime cocktails created by mixologists Amba Lamb and Simon Crompton, flowing Moët & Chandon Champagne, and a special Baileys table serving Baileys-inspired desserts and mi...

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Judge orders Bartlett engineer blamed for fatal train crash to face charges

The DA's office said "the derailment was caused by the engineer", but can not conclude that evidence rises to the level necessary for criminal charges . Kline said on behalf of the Jacobs family and ...

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Eric Holder: Sessions Memo 'Dumb on Crime'

Eric Holder: Sessions Memo 'Dumb on Crime'

Subsequent laws across the country laid down tough minimums for other crimes. "It's an ideologically motivated, cookie-cutter approach that has only been proven to generate unfairly long sentences tha...

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Conyers and Cummings want to hear Trump's dinner tapes

Friday morning, in the midst of a series of tweets in which Trump addressed the investigation into Russian collusion with his campaign to influence the presidential election and downplayed any role ...

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Facts, remarks pan Rep. Ritze's deportation comments

Facts, remarks pan Rep. Ritze's deportation comments

Here are some of the facts about students in Oklahoma public schools and the political fallout from Ritze's comments. The State Department of Education said there are actually about 50,000 English ...

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Arkansas State Police name man suspected of killing deputy, 2 others

Arkansas State Police name man suspected of killing deputy, 2 others

State Police said Friday that 42-year-old James Arthur Bowden was jailed Thursday afternoon after a five-hour standoff at a home in Dardanelle, a rural community about 65 miles (105 kilometers) west...

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Donald Trump lampooned for Australian healthcare praise

The White House attempted to walk back the president's comment Friday, claiming Trump had been merely looking to compliment the Australian prime minister during a bit of small talk. The leaders an...

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USA train driver faces criminal charges over deadly 2015 derailment

He also is charged with eight counts on involuntary manslaughter, a first-degree misdemeanor, and "numerous" charges of reckless endangerment, a second-degree misdemeanor, Pennsylvania Attorney Gener...

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Ad Buy Seeks to Defend Ryan, House GOP After Health Care Vote

Democrats are also refusing to participate in any effort to dismantle Obama's law, while some Republican senators - Rob Portman of Ohio, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Cory Gardner of Colo...

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#LetsMakePeace: Trump goes on odd tweetstorm praising Russian Federation - and Rosie O'Donnell

In this regard, she was not admitted to the American media, and thus the White house did not publish photos with her. Outlets from the New York Times to Newsweek and Quartz reported the perceived sn...

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Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University

Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University

Up in the stands was Henry Pollard, 64, who voted for Trump and came to see his youngest son graduate. Located in Lynchburg , Virginia, Liberty is a Christian university founded in 1971 by pastor and...

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Posey's homer in 17th leads Giants past Reds 3-2

It took them two days to do it, but the San Francisco Giants finally have a win over the Cincinnati Reds this season. The Giants won 3-2 on Buster Posey's game-ending homer. The Giants got a third r...

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Yates dubs Trump's first travel ban as 'unlawful'

Yates dubs Trump's first travel ban as 'unlawful'

Mr Pence said in January that Mr Flynn denied those calls involved sanctions placed on Russian Federation by the Obama administration in response to its election meddling. Yates' testimony returned ...

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