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Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

The "Greatest Show on Earth " is taking its final bow. Founded in the late 1800s in Wisconsin, Ringling Bros., now owned by Feld Entertainment , has seen its ticket sales slump in recent years. T...

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1-yr.-old believed to be in extreme danger

1-yr.-old believed to be in extreme danger

Solomon Rhoades is 1 year old and believed to be in extreme danger. Solomon was last seen Friday at 8:30 p.m.in Hope, Indiana. Columbus Police said Solomon had been taken by 43-year-old Andrea Rho...

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Justice Official Knew Trump Would Fire Comey, Senators Say

Justice Official Knew Trump Would Fire Comey, Senators Say

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein journeyed to the Capitol today to brief senators on the just-announced special counsel investigation into possible ties between Russian Federation and the Trum...

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N. Korea test-fires another missile a week after previous launch

N. Korea test-fires another missile a week after previous launch

Japan time from a site in the vicinity of Pukchang in Pyeongannam-do, South Pyeongan Province. She said the missile did not go higher than 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), according to preliminary data...

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President's 2018 budget to include paid family leave

President's 2018 budget to include paid family leave

NY and Washington, D.C., have approved measures that start taking effect next year. That proposal last September - while a break from the traditional Republican position on paid leave - restricting ...

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US House Oversight Panel Head Chaffetz To Leave Congress

US House Oversight Panel Head Chaffetz To Leave Congress

Chaffetz, a conservative Republican who was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2008, gained prominence as head of the committee that investigated Democratic presidential candidate Hillar...

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James Comey to testify publicly before the Senate Intelligence Committee

FBI agents assigned to the investigation are said to remain "keenly interested" in Trump aides who were influential during last year's political campaign but either did not join the new administration...

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Corker: House version of health care won't fly in Senate

Corker: House version of health care won't fly in Senate

Priebus also downplayed concerned about the House bill's implications for individuals with preexisting conditions. Spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said he was speaking highly of Australia's Pr...

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Comey willing to testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey willing to testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee

White House officials initially said Trump acted on a Justice Department recommendation, but the president later said he would have fired Comey anyway, calling the former Federal Bureau of Investiga...

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White nationalist Richard Spencer at rally over Confederate statue's removal

The crowd, reminiscent of a KKK rally minus the hoods, was led by none other than alt-right poster boy Richard Spencer . "Modern day leftists have turned our younger generation into the imagina...

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Times Square driver who hit pedestrians charged with murder

Times Square driver who hit pedestrians charged with murder

A witness told The Associated Press Rojas was screaming and swinging his arms before he was taken down. In court, prosecutors said that Rojas told police after his arrest that he " wanted to kill ...

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Russian officials reportedly boasted they could use Flynn to sway Trump

Russian officials reportedly boasted they could use Flynn to sway Trump

General told a group of friends and supporters at a restaurant in Virginia on 25 April, according to unnamed sources close to General Flynn. Even after his dismissal, Trump remained loyal, reportedly ...

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Body found likely Duke student

Body found likely Duke student

Police said that "at this time" they believe that the body is Doherty, though they noted an official identification will not be possible until after an examination is conducted by the Office of the Ch...

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Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

A Republican congressman said Thursday night that Congress and the nation may be just days away from James Comey breaking his silence after being fired as Federal Bureau of Investigation director ...

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Trump triggers NAFTA renegotiation

On Thursday the Trump administration officially began its effort to renegotiate NAFTA with Canada and Mexico. Mr. Trump had threatened to withdraw completely from the agreement, only to relent in la...

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Flynn, not so eager to talk these days, rejects Senate Intelligence subpoena

Flynn, not so eager to talk these days, rejects Senate Intelligence subpoena

Flynn, among others, is a primary focus of three simultaneous USA investigations into the matter. Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina had to retract a statement made hours earlier that Fl...

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Confederate statue removals part of New Orleans mayor legacy

Workers tied ropes around a towering statue of Gen. Robert E Lee, preparing to take down the last of New Orleans' four Confederate monuments Friday as hundreds looked and some danced in the streets....

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Richard Spencer leads white nationalist protest against Confederate monument removal in Virginia

Richard Spencer leads white nationalist protest against Confederate monument removal in Virginia

However, a judge issued a temporary injunction earlier this month that would prevent the city from doing so for at least six months. Among those at the protest were Richard Spencer , a while nati...

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Fallen officers remembered at DPS Peace Officer Memorial

Of those officers, 143 of them died past year. A wreath was placed at the Fallen Peace Officer Memorial in Sunner Park in Cedar Rapids to remember fallen officers. The service of those who have give...

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Tornadoes touch down in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas

Tornadoes touch down in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas

National Weather Service meteorologist Jonathan Kurtz says thunderstorms will develop along a dry line on Thursday afternoon along the border of Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. Also, a tornado str...

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Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks

Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks

Unfortunately, that did not happen as two-time major champion Spieth fired a five-over 75 with a quadruple-bogey nine on the par-five 16th hole. With a 3-over total and needing at least one birdie, ...

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Robert Mueller flawless choice for special counsel

Trump could make his first remarks on the special counsel appointment later Thursday when he meets with the Colombian president at the White House. Trump has no real choice but to sit back while Mue...

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Trump predicts quick nomination to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

Trump predicts quick nomination to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

Added Michael Gerhardt, a constitutional law professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, "The tweets that follow it and the statements from the president that have followed it have r...

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Penn State Fraternity Death Case Continues

Penn State Fraternity Death Case Continues

The evidence includes an account of hours of surveillance camera footage from inside the Beta Theta Pi house, where prosecutors say Piazza died after hazing on "bid acceptance night" for new pledges...

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House, Senate Investigations to Continue on Russian Federation

House, Senate Investigations to Continue on Russian Federation

Earlier that day, Burr had announced that Flynn's lawyers "said that he would not honor the subpoena, and that's not a surprise to the committee". The committee issued the subpoena for Flynn's rec...

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Pressure mounts on Trump as Comey agrees to testify

Comey was sacked on May 9 in the midst of an investigation of Russian interference in the U.S. Presidential election and the alleged ties between Trump campaign and Moscow officials. "By grandstanding...

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Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays

Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays

Judge popped a solo homer and plated three runs on Saturday; Castro logged a hit and a run. The Yankees tied things up when Matt Holliday slugged a two-run homer in the top of the eighth, but Longor...

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Donald Trump signs $110bn arms deal hours after landing in Saudi Arabia

A day of U.S. -Saudi celebration was capped by Seceretary of State Rex Tillerson and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross holding swords as part of a traditional Arabic Ardah dance with Saudi King Salman. T...

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Lieberman once joked that Trump would have 'all-female' cabinet

Comey. Mr Lieberman was among four candidates Mr Trump interviewed at the White House on Wednesday. All Democratic senators Politico interviewed said the former CT senator lacks the kind of experi...

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Trump signs $110M defense deal after arrival in Saudi Arabia

Trump signs $110M defense deal after arrival in Saudi Arabia

Trump praised the deal, calling it a "tremendous investment in the United States", adding, "our military community is very happy and we want to thank Saudi Arabia". "Looking forward to the afternoon a...

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