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Easter Hops Its Way Into the Town of Newton

Easter Hops Its Way Into the Town of Newton

First Christian Church held their annual Easter egg hunt this afternoon. (NO parent may assist); 6-8 years old at 11:30 a.m. Also bring a basket to collect your eggs. Hill said there will be small, ...

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Eric Frein guilty of murder in ambush of state troopers

Eric Frein guilty of murder in ambush of state troopers

Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin is seeking the death penalty against Frein, 33, who allegedly opened fire from a wooded area across the street from the Blooming Grove barracks in northeastern...

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Arkansas carries out first execution in 12 years

The court's majority-which included the newest justice, Neil M. Gorsuch-did not explain its decision, but in a dissent, Justice Stephen G. Breyer complained about how the state had established its exe...

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Full Supreme Court to Hear Church-State Case

Full Supreme Court to Hear Church-State Case

When the MSPB rules that it lacks the authority to rule on an employee's claim because the employee can not appeal the allegedly wrongful action, but the employee also alleges that she has been the vi...

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QU Poll shows support for legalization of marijuana at 'highest levels'

Each year, supporters of legalization use April 20, or 4/20, as a time to take stock on how they've progressed. Sixty-five percent think marijuana is less unsafe than most other drugs. On Thursd...

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Arkansas prepared to carry out execution

The state of Arkansas has justified the pace of the scheduled executions because another lethal injection drug, the sedative midazolam, expires at the end of April. Faced with a number of legal hurdle...

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Washington threatens funding cut to California, other 'sanctuary' areas

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other 'sanctuary' areas

In a statement Friday, the Justice Department said the recipients of its letters are "crumbling under the weight of illegal immigration and violent crime". "I locked up over 1,000 gang members in 201...

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Arkansas begins 11-day 'run' of executions

Arkansas begins 11-day 'run' of executions

Media witnesses speak about the late Thursday night execution of Ledell Lee in Varner, Ark., early Friday, April 21, 2017 . He was sentenced to death for the 1993 murder of 26-year-old Debra Reese, w...

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Trump weighs in on French election with comments on Paris attack

A still image from video footage shows Police investigators inspect the auto used by the attacker on the Champs Elysees Avenue after two policemen were killed and another wounded in a shooting inciden...

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Trump slams first 100 days construct

Trump slams first 100 days construct

On the second is a list of legislative measures-none of which have passed and most of which are yet to move through Congress. He's met some foreign policy challenges, but otherwise, the first 100 days...

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Le Pen gains support after Paris attack but Macron still seen winning

After a shooting attack in Paris left one police officer dead and two others seriously wounded on Thursday, the President of the United States reacted with his characteristic blend of compassion a...

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Hillary Clinton Criticizes Trump Administration: 'Gay Rights Are Human Rights'

Hillary Clinton Criticizes Trump Administration: 'Gay Rights Are Human Rights'

In the months following her surprise election defeat, Democratic candidate and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton remained relatively quietly about Donald Trump's presidency. Clinton concluded ...

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Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

New York City continues to see gang murder after gang murder, the predictable outcome of the city's "soft on crime" stance. His most controversial anti-immigration plan so far has been a travel ban...

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GOP Senator: Another Supreme Court Vacancy is Coming

GOP Senator: Another Supreme Court Vacancy is Coming

John Barrasso, R-Wyo., left, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, about the struggle to move Supreme Court nomin...

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Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz won't run for re-election

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz won't run for re-election

The Utah Republican announced Wednesday on Facebook that he will not run any office in 2018 and "return to the private sector". He's considered the U.S. Chaffetz's district is among the most Re...

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Gorsuch Takes The Bench, Showing A Flare For Debate

Last week, the justices held their regular closed-door conference to discuss pending petitions. Eleven minutes into the morning session, he asked a string of questions in a case involving which cour...

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25 years for ex-Saint's killer in 'profoundly sad' case

The 29-year-old Hayes shot and killed Smith last April in New Orleans following a traffic dispute between the two men. Hayes and his attorneys had argued in the Orleans Parish Criminal District Co...

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Survivalist convicted in deadly trooper ambush

Survivalist convicted in deadly trooper ambush

A jury convicted 33-year-old Eric Frein (freen) on Wednesday following a two-week trial in northeastern Pennsylvania. District Attorney Ray Tonkin said Frein was a terrorist and a cold-blooded kil...

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Here's What Trump's 'Buy American, Hire American' Order Means

The White House specifically identified outsourcers Tata, Infosys , and Cognizant as large contractors who place H-1B visa holders in jobs held by USA workers, during a background briefing this w...

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Trump tweets for Kansas Republican in House race

Brownback, who helped to ruin the state's credit rating and kill economic growth by enacting a purist program for fiscal austerity, is the second-least-popular governor in the nation, according to ...

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