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Levee fails in NE Arkansas; more rain coming

Residents aren't breathing easy yet: More rain on Thursday will keep the river high for several days. In Illinois , much of the central and southern parts of the state are under flood warnings. The...

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Who will run Louisiana's investigation into the Alton Sterling shooting?

Who will run Louisiana's investigation into the Alton Sterling shooting?

The city was still reeling from the shootings when August floodwaters damaged or destroyed tens of thousands of homes in the area. After Sterling took his hands off the hood of the vehicle, the stru...

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'Really bad' or 'catastrophic': Comey defends Clinton choice

'Really bad' or 'catastrophic': Comey defends Clinton choice

Comey said the FBI confirmed the investigation into Clinton's email server in October 2015, and then "said not another word, not a peep about it until we were finished". James Comey: "I was not". ...

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Trump Celebrates Obamacare Replacement; Promises Premiums, Deductibles Will Go Down

Trump Celebrates Obamacare Replacement; Promises Premiums, Deductibles Will Go Down

The House measure collapsed in March due to opposition by conservative and moderate GOP lawmakers. House leaders abandoned another attempt to pass the bill last week after support was lacking. "You ...

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Active shooter reported at college in Dallas suburb

According to NBC DFW , an unidentified male shot an unidentified female victim multiple times in a hallway at around 11:45 a.m. local time in one of the main hallways. Students are now prohibited from...

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Texas Police Fire Officer Who Shot 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards

Edwards, a high school freshman, was leaving the party with his two brothers and two other teenagers Saturday night. In the moments leading up to the shooting, police arrived at a house in the subur...

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Trump order to ease ban on political activity by churches

Trump order to ease ban on political activity by churches

Should Trump proceed with his religious freedom order, it will likely be challenged in court - like his executive orders on immigration. He promised to " totally destroy" the law prohibiting the poli...

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Trump likely to sign order on political limits for churches

Trump likely to sign order on political limits for churches

After Politico reported Tuesday that the White House was gearing up for a signing this week, more than 1,300 faith leaders re-released a statement that urged Trump to refrain from signing an ord...

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Kansas City, Kansas, archdiocese severing Girl Scouts ties

Kansas City, Kansas, archdiocese severing Girl Scouts ties

The Archdiocese of Kansas City , Kansas, is banning Girl Scout troops from meeting in its parishes because "they are no longer a compatible partner" in promoting a Catholic lifestyle. We have a limi...

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Tribes near Utah national monument press U.S. official for meeting

Tribes near Utah national monument press U.S. official for meeting

Over the past 110 years, 16 presidents - eight Democrats and eight Republicans - have used the Antiquities Act to designate 157 national monuments. During the session, he said "no local tribe in S...

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Congressman describes key health care meeting with President

Congressman describes key health care meeting with President

That apparently means a vote will be held Thursday. House Democratic Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi claimed Wednesday that Republicans are "terrified" about people "seeing the full consequences of their pla...

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Texas passes bill attacking sanctuary cities, allowing police to demand immigration status

The House this week voted in favor of a Senate bill greatly reducing the handgun licensing fee in the Lone Star State. Sylvia Garcia (D-Houston) told the Tribune. Officers still do not have the auth...

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France's Macron takes Euroskeptic stance, warns EU

France's Macron takes Euroskeptic stance, warns EU

While violence from fringe groups is a standard presence in French demonstrations, at least some of those who mixed in the union-organized march came with an angry message against both candidates. Fil...

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Obama unveils design for $500 million presidential library

South Shore Drive, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Obama met his future wife, Michelle, in 1989 while working at a Chicago law firm, and while the pair became serious, " Rising Star " claims that Jager had ...

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House OKs bill to fund government through September

House OKs bill to fund government through September

Upton previously opposed the legislation, saying he was uncomfortable with a provision allowing states to remove coverage guarantees for people with pre-existing conditions - guarantees that were prov...

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US Says Turkish Airstrikes In Syria, Iraq Kill Partner Counter-ISIS Fighters

Turkish military and the People's Protection Units (YPG) have exchanged fire on the Syrian-Turkish border on Wednesday, with both sides claim they responded in retaliation. The airstrikes also killed ...

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Prosecutor details Alton Sterling investigation

Prosecutor details Alton Sterling investigation

The case is not completely over. Lloyd Thompson said he is relieved to hear that Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is calling for Sterling's death to be investigated by state police for possi...

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What to know as Texas nears passing 'sanctuary city' law

Maria Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino, predicted that the harsh sanctuary bill will ultimately backfire, as it did in California, where anti-immigrant ballot measures passed in th...

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Prisoner found in drainage pipe, 6 days after escape

Prisoner found in drainage pipe, 6 days after escape

The caller told police that the man was wearing a white hard hat and a safety vest and ran when he was spotted. Police responded to the area discovered a hard hat and safety vest had been stolen fro...

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Brawl on airplane; man yells 'America' on way out

Brawl on airplane; man yells 'America' on way out

In the case of the Japanese airline, "You know who deserves a medal in this, the flight attendants I thought", watch her get in the middle like a referee. "I told him to leave and squared up with him,...

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