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Federal judges deny efforts to delay Arkansas executions

Federal judges deny efforts to delay Arkansas executions

Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. Jones and Marcel Williams are scheduled to die on Monday and another inmate, Kenneth Williams, is set for execution Thursday. Arkansas, which ...

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First Alert Weather Day for Wednesday afternoon/evening

First Alert Weather Day for Wednesday afternoon/evening

A warm front moving north across the region should be enough to kick off some scattered, locally-heavy afternoon and evening storms Friday from about 1 PM to 8 PM. Make sure to turn on your weather ...

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Trump tax overhaul touted as biggest tax reform in US history

Trump tax overhaul touted as biggest tax reform in US history

Mnuchin told CNBC that there was fundamental agreement with Congress on the goals of tax reforms and that the administration would release details of the plan later on Wednesday (Thursday AEDT). Becau...

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Ann Coulter asked back to Berkeley after scrapped visit

Ann Coulter asked back to Berkeley after scrapped visit

The University of California, Berkeley has announced it has found a new "protected venue" for controversial rightwing speaker Ann Coulter , after initially canceling the event over security fears. ...

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Higher speed limits coming

Higher speed limits coming

That will include the I-75 corridor from Bay City to Mackinac City. MDOT will also install advisory speed and curve warning signs, shorten passing zones, move signs, and change pavement markings where...

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New Orleans Removes First of Four White Supremacist Monuments

New Orleans Removes First of Four White Supremacist Monuments

New Orleans has begun the controversial process of removing four Confederate monuments throughout the city, according to CBS News . The monument commemorated a group of white supremacists who foug...

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US, North Korea face off in high-stakes game of chicken

US, North Korea face off in high-stakes game of chicken

Speculation has grown that such a test, or another long-range missile launch, could coincide with the 85th anniversary of the foundation of the North's Korean People's Army on Tuesday. An official fro...

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Former 'Bachelor' Chris Soules issues statement after arrest

Former 'Bachelor' Chris Soules issues statement after arrest

Soules, who was portrayed as a wholesome country boy looking for love on season 19 of the ABC reality show, was behind the wheel of a pickup truck that rear-ended a tractor in northern Iowa near Auror...

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Drugmaker asked Arkansas not to use drug in executions

Drugmaker asked Arkansas not to use drug in executions

The court overturned a state circuit court judge's ruling Wednesday in favor of drug maker McKesson Corp., which had contested the use of its paralytic drug vecuronium bromide for executions. One of h...

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Trump Backpedals on the Mexican Border Wall

President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his campaign promise to build a wall on the USA border with Mexico will come to fruition "soon". The White House is confident in the direction of the...

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Republicans remove Mexico border wall from budget negotiation

But Trump's comments earned a swift rebuke Tuesday from prominent conservatives, including radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, who told his millions of listeners that Trump is "caving on his demand"...

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Seth Meyers & Stephen Colbert Take On Donald Trump's First 100 Days

Seth Meyers & Stephen Colbert Take On Donald Trump's First 100 Days

There was confusion and derision online on Tuesday over Trump's unusual pronunciation of the word Nazi: "Is it weird that I'm a little relieved he doesn't know how to say Nazi?" he said. President", C...

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Trump Blocked From Withholding Funds From Sanctuary Cities

Orrick's preliminary injunction against the sanctuary cities order will stay in place while the lawsuits by San Francisco and Santa Clara work their way through court. Trump is accusing political oppo...

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Trump ready to propose big tax cuts for businesses

Trump's recent announcement that he will hold a rally in struggling Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, rather than attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner, is icing on the cake. With jitters rippling thr...

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South Korea deploys parts of U.S. missile defense

Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a conventional firing drill, reports said, as the South announced joint naval exercises with a United States aircraft carrier ...

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Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting

Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting

Typically a recommendation from ISS that investors vote "against" a director will reduce support they receive by an average of 17 to 18 percentage points. Retail banking giant Wells Fargo has fi...

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Afghanistan: 90 ISIS terrorists killed in USA 'mother of all bombs' attack

Afghanistan: 90 ISIS terrorists killed in USA 'mother of all bombs' attack

Unlike the MOAB, which uses conventional ordnance, the FOAB aka "Big Daddy" is Thermobaric - meant to burn its targets. The GBU-43 is a GPS-guided munition that had never before been used in combat ...

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Trump fires back at protesters demanding tax returns: 'The election is over'

Trump fires back at protesters demanding tax returns: 'The election is over'

According to PolitiFact , Trump is the first major party presidential nominee since Gerald Ford to not release his tax returns. In criticizing the protests, Mr. She says: "We're here to say we ca...

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Kansas voters cite Trump's impact in race

Kansas voters cite Trump's impact in race

Political analysts said Estes was favored to win throughout the two-month campaign cycle, despite Thompson's growing base of support. The Democratic candidate who ran an unexpectedly competitive...

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Ivanka Trump booed at W20 Summit while defending her father's policies

She then explained her life in a household in which she said held "no barriers to what I could accomplish beyond my own perseverance and tenacity". Moderator Miriam Meckel , editor-in-chief of th...

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