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No Surprises Here: Donald Trump Officially Has Lowest Approval Ratings Since 1945

The Post-ABC poll finds 43 percent of Americans said they strongly disapprove of Trump's performance. Despite Trump's low approval numbers, the poll showed him retaining support among his base...

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USA sanctions 271 Syrian government workers after chemical attack

The decision to expand sanctions on Syria comes less than a month after the US fired a barrage of missiles on a Syrian airfield. Russian Federation has defended its ally Damascus and blamed the inci...

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Kansas 4th Congressional Special Election 4/12/17 Ron Estes

Kansas 4th Congressional Special Election 4/12/17 Ron Estes

Ted Cruz who came to Wichita to campaign for Estes the day before a special election at Yingling Aviation, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Wichita , Kan. The civil rights attorney said he was inspired b...

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North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for all sides to exercise restraint in a call about North Korea with United States President Donald Trump, as Japan conducted joint drills with a USA aircraft c...

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'We are very happy to have Aya back home'

'We are very happy to have Aya back home'

The Washington Post's Philip Rucker and Karen DeYoung remind readers that Barack Obama had tried to get Hijazi freed as well, but his relationship with Sissi (also spelled Sisi) was hardly friendly. ...

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Johns County falls to 3.3 percent in March

Johns County falls to 3.3 percent in March

Since 2007, the unemployment rate has swung as high as 18.4 percent in February 2010 to a post-recession low of 8.2 percent last September. While that nudged the unemployment rate upward from February...

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2 federal judges deny requests from inmates

2 federal judges deny requests from inmates

Judge J. Leon Holmes denied a stay of execution for Williams saying that the matter should be dealt with by the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, because the inmate had already been appealed to the higher...

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Sen. McConnell on Justice Neil Gorsuch

Sen. McConnell on Justice Neil Gorsuch

Gorsuch took the place of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia , who passed away in 2016. Neil Gorsuch will cement the conservative 5-4 majority on the high court, delivering on a key campaign promise of...

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Arkansas vows to see through executions despite legal setbacks

Arkansas vows to see through executions despite legal setbacks

Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a request by Arkansas to lift a stay that would have allowed officials to conduct the state's first execution in almost a dozen years. A spokesman for Arka...

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Trump calls 100-day benchmark 'ridiculous'

Trump calls 100-day benchmark 'ridiculous'

The "ridiculous standard" Trump speaks of is the expectation that he actually do something beyond cheap publicity stunts and distractions from the Russian Federation scandal that threatens to keep him...

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Gorsuch's First Big Top Court Vote Allows Arkansas Execution

Gorsuch's First Big Top Court Vote Allows Arkansas Execution

Lee began receiving the lethal injection at 11:44 p.m. and was pronounced deceased at 11:56 p.m. According to The New York Times , Lee received injections of three drugs: midazolam, to render him u...

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Harvard Researchers Discover Second Declaration Manuscript

Harvard Researchers Discover Second Declaration Manuscript

After seeing images of the document sent by the English archive, Sneff and fellow Harvard researcher, professor of government Danielle Allen, would come to realize that they had a very, very significa...

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McDonald's staff delayed Facebook killer's fries and called police

McDonald's staff delayed Facebook killer's fries and called police

Steve Stephens posted a video of himself shooting and killing a man on Facebook on Sunday. It was just the latest instance of crime footage being shared on social media. "He said he had no time to wa...

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Congress returns to session facing government shutdown threat

Congress returns to session facing government shutdown threat

The failure of the American Health Care Act and the pushback of tax reform already dented investor confidence, but a shutdown - something that has a hard deadline and immediate implications - would be...

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Cuomo, Hillary Make College 'Free' in New York...With Caveats

Cuomo, Hillary Make College 'Free' in New York...With Caveats

We won't be very productive in the economy if we have an entire generation that is tens of thousands of dollars in debt. There are criticisms of an aspect of the proposed legislation, however, that ...

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UB students react to New York State free tuition plan

These initiatives build on the governor's commitment to making college affordable for all students in the Empire State, including the nation-leading "Get On Your Feet" Loan Forgiveness Program, which ...

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American Airlines Flight Attendant Under Fire After Hitting Mother With Stroller

According to witnesses, the flight attendant then hit the woman in the head with the stroller. We are making sure all of her family's needs are being met while she is in our care. In its statement, Am...

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China criticizes North Korea, praises U.S. on nuclear issue

Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, the vice-president told troops he was there as "storm clouds gather on the horizon" of north-east Asia. 'We are with you 100 percent, ' the visiting vice president said...

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Man working on NFL draft stage falls, is injured

And I think that that is ... other teams will have that similar conversation. If Williams is available when the Eagles go on the clock, he could spend the next decade pulling in passes from Carson Wen...

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Trump discusses North Korea tensions with Asian leaders

Trump discusses North Korea tensions with Asian leaders

The warship and its battle group are now holding joint drills with two Japanese destroyers near the Philippines, and it's scheduled to arrive in waters off the coast of Korea at the end of this month....

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