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Keith Ellison evades questions on DNC finances, Hillary Clinton's accusations

The tweet was just one of the many ways Clinton has thrown jabs and mocked Trump of recent. Apparently, a peace treaty is not possible right now for the two 2016 presidential candidates, as ...

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Is 'bathroom bill' proof that business no longer drives the Texas Legislature?

Texas is nearing passage of a law on the use of bathrooms in public schools by transgender children, reviving an issue that sparked boycotts and protests when North Carolina passed a similar me...

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Trump says pulling out of Paris climate accord best for US

Trump says pulling out of Paris climate accord best for US

The choice is between a formal withdrawal that could take three years or leaving the United Nations treaty that the accord is based on, which would be quicker but more extreme, according to Axios. Mea...

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Dead In Texas Shootout Include Minnesota Man

Authorities say that the two men, Fidel Garcia Jr. and Gabriel Bernal, were tracking 49-year-old Ramon Hutchinson, who was wanted on charges of assaulting an officer and possession of narcotics, when ...

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Trump asked intelligence chiefs to 'deny Russian Federation collusion', reports

Meanwhile, former CIA director John Brennan also told the committee on Tuesday that he "encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian...

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Showdown at the Capitol over bathroom bill

Straus said it is "absurd" how much time lawmakers have spent prioritizing efforts to pass a North Carolina-style law. Under it, transgender students at public and charter schools would not be permi...

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Local students don't have to go hungry during summer vacation

Local students don't have to go hungry during summer vacation

Operation Sandwich will also be delivering lunches this summer to some locations where the Food Service Summer program is also operating. The U.S. Breakfast will be served from 8-8:30 a.m. and lun...

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Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

The Predators coach, Peter Laviolette , will have a very interesting decision to make, does he start Rinne in Game 3? In Game #4 in 1992 Dirk Graham had a hat trick, and Dominik Hasek played befor...

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Former Penn State president sentenced to prison for not reporting Jerry Sandusky

The initial conspiracy and endangerment case against Spanier and the two other administrators had languished for years, managed through multiple Pennsylvania attorneys general and dissected and reshap...

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Democrats face an unprecedented silent treatment from Trump World

The White House is telling federal agencies to ignore Democratic lawmakers' oversight requests, according to a new report . Citing unnamed "Democrats and Republicans", Politico reported that some...

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Girls given as 'gifts' testify about abuse

Girls given as 'gifts' testify about abuse

Prosecutors say Kaplan "brainwashed" the family into believing he was a prophet for his own "horrible objective". Prosecutors say the eldest daughter eventually gave birth to two children fathered b...

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City Joins Nationwide Effort to Stop Gun Violence

City Joins Nationwide Effort to Stop Gun Violence

The level of gun violence that plagues that city and robs families of their children from the very streets where they live and play is heartbreaking and unacceptable. Here are three things you can d...

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Ex-FBI Chief Comey to Testify for Russia Probe Next Thursday

Comey is likely to testify about the FBI's investigation into possible connections between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign and whether Trump tried to interfere with the probe. But such a...

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EU, China Renew Commitment to Fight Climate Change

The 1997 legally binding climate treaty that made it mandatory for industrialised countries to reduce their carbon emissions by specified amounts while developing countries had no obligations instea...

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Kathy Griffin says she's under Secret Service inquiry

When asked Friday about the firing from her job at CNN , a gig she'd had for more than a decade, Griffin said, "There's a bunch of old white guys trying to silence me, but that's wrong". Bloom also s...

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Poorer nations robust in the face of Trump pullout from climate deal

Ambassador Kristian Schmidt, the head of delegation of the European Union in the Uganda took to Twitter-Trump's favorite social media platform, to blast the USA president's decision to shun the P...

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Germany's Angela Merkel vows 'more decisive action than ever' on climate

Germany's Angela Merkel vows 'more decisive action than ever' on climate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday backed German Chancellor Angela Merkel's "strong leadership" in uniting the European Union at a time the economic grouping showed signs of strain over the U...

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Kelly Barnhill throws 2-hitter, leads Florida past LSU 2-0

Kelly Barnhill throws 2-hitter, leads Florida past LSU 2-0

Florida's Aleshia Ocasio hit a three-run home run in the fourth. Texas A&M holds a 2.01 team ERA, led by Trinity Harrington (14-3, 1.93 ERA) and Samantha Show (19-7, 2.20). The Huskies snapped Orego...

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Penn State 'dead serious' about reining in Greek system, trustee says

Penn State 'dead serious' about reining in Greek system, trustee says

The changes were a direct response to the death of Timothy Piazza , a 19-year-old Penn State sophomore who died after a hazing ritual in February. Piazza was forced to drink large amounts of alcohol ...

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Scripps National Spelling Bee 2017 Results: Winner, Finalists and Funny Moments

Ananya, who lives in Fresno, California, receives more than $40,000 in cash and prizes, including a trip to NY to appear on " Live with Kelly and Ryan " and a trip to Hollywood to be a guest on ABC's ...

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