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NYC firefighter's widow gets help to pay off mortgage

NYC firefighter's widow gets help to pay off mortgage

The Stephen Siller Tunnels to Tower Foundation announced on Monday that they intend to pay off the mortgage of the late William Tolley's family home in Long Island. Family, friends and colleagues tu...

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Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs this week

Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs this week

And many simply order reviews of pressing issues that push decision-making down the line. And even after he backed off, apparently clearing the way for final work toward a deal , the episode left som...

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Maria Sharapova Reportedly May Be Required to Qualify for 2017 French Open

It started promisingly enough, with the more diplomatic 'It's a tough draw, tough tournament, so yeah I'm so excited to play against Maria, ' before she revealed what she really thought about the situ...

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First Day: Many groups acknowledge Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture

First Day: Many groups acknowledge Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture

Nebraska Senator and Valentine rancher Deb Fischer says Perdue proved to her and everyone else he has the experience and expertise needed to be secretary. State Sen. Scott Bennett, D-Champaign, serves...

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GOP makes government funding offer excluding money for wall

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement on Monday night that it is a good thing for the country that Trump is taking the wall budget off the table in these negotiations. "Don't le...

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House oversight committee: Flynn might have broken the law

Other documents sought by the committee, from after January 20, involve sensitive information, he said. Flynn's lawyer, Robert Kelner, said Tuesday that Flynn was not hiding anything, noting that he...

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Lawmakers Say It Appears Michael Flynn Acted Illegally In Taking Russian Payments

While Cummings did not disclose what was contained in the documents, "they are extremely troubling", he said , and he added that he wanted them declassified and made public. The aide said that they d...

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New Orleans Government Begins Removal Of Confederate Monuments

New Orleans has kept quiet on who the contractor is due to the death threats from Confederate supporters. Some of the city's residents believe the monuments are an important part of the city's his...

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Entire US Senate called to White House for North Korea briefing

Trump is on the verge of making a decision on increasing troop levels in Afghanistan following a comprehensive review of USA strategy, according to a senior United States official, who declined to spe...

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UC Berkeley sued over Ann Coulter's planned visit

UC Berkeley sued over Ann Coulter's planned visit

On Monday she had retweeted a weather forecast with this comment: "Nice day for an outdoor speech at Berkeley". The Young America's Foundation , a Tennessee nonprofit, and the Berkeley College Repu...

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Bernie Sanders Rallies Democrats In Louisville

Political activists and reproductive rights supporters rightly questioned why Sanders would back a candidate who has a record of being anti-abortion, especially in a relatively progressive city like ...

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Kidnapped Tennessee teen is withdrawn, jittery, family says

He said they're going to give her space and try to keep things very calm for her, make sure she has what she needs to adjust to life back home. The federal complaint says Cummins and the girl "are i...

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Judge blocks Trump's order to withhold funding to 'sanctuary' jurisdictions

Judge blocks Trump's order to withhold funding to 'sanctuary' jurisdictions

It was the third major setback for the administration on immigration policy. San Francisco and Santa Clara County sued in February. San Francisco and the county argued in court documents that the ...

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Ann Coulter's Berkeley Speech: Lawyers Blast College for Rescheduling During Finals

She said Wednesday that she was going to speak, even if she had to deliver her speech at an off-campus location. During a news conference earlier Thursday, UC Berkeley police Capt. Prior to the new ...

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Melania nudges Trump to raise hand during national anthem

Melania nudges Trump to raise hand during national anthem

Sunday's annual White House Easter Egg Roll brings a day of celebration for a busy first family, as an estimated 21,000 guests descend upon the White House's South Lawn. First, Spicer - press secretar...

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Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

And the University of Chicago is a fitting place for him to make his first public appearance; the private research institution will host Obama's presidential library , the Barack Obama Presidential...

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Lt. Gov disappointed Liberty Place monument removed

Lt. Gov disappointed Liberty Place monument removed

The City of New Orleans had received one bid to take down the monuments, well over budget. The decision to remove the statues has its share of both critics and supporters, which is why the city has ...

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Earnhardt Jr.: I'm retiring 'on my own terms'

Earnhardt Jr.: I'm retiring 'on my own terms'

I really enjoy making people happy and doing stuff as a team. On the one hand, I am sad to see Dale Jr. go - I'm a position where I've see the drivers of my youth exit the sport, and now I'm seeing th...

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Moline residents can get free trees for Arbor Day

Moline residents can get free trees for Arbor Day

Wisconsin's 17.1 million acres of forests provide almost 65,000 jobs and contribute more than $24 billion annually to the state's economy. Past year the City completed a pilot phase of a public tree ...

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Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Kat Bozeman told WKRN her sister is in a mental health facility being treated. Cummins is scheduled to appear in court Monday to face the federal charges . Quinn said that she spoke with her brot...

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