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Judges raise thorny questions about revised Trump travel ban

Judges raise thorny questions about revised Trump travel ban

The lawsuit said that the order violates federal immigration law and a section of the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment that prohibits government discrimination on the basis of religion. The actin...

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Former "Bachelor" arrested in Iowa

Soules has since served as a spokesman for various agricultural interests and worked in farm real estate and investing. The state patrol says Soules took off, but left his truck behind. Soules was i...

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Trump, in first trip overseas, to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia

Trump, in first trip overseas, to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia

Trump said his visit to Saudi Arabia will include a gathering of leaders from "across the Muslim world" to unite against extremism. Senior administration officials said Trump chose Saudi Arabia as ...

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Republicans told to unite and kill Obamacare

I mean, I don't think that's being [obstructionist]. "And more importantly, we're keeping our word". "Sometimes change can be disconcerting to folks", said Price, a former member of the House and pr...

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Donald Trump vows to be 'true friend' to National Rifle Association

Donald Trump vows to be 'true friend' to National Rifle Association

We didn't know whether our God given rights would even be recognized by the time this event came around. Chris Cox received repeated ovations as he addressed the NRA's 146th annual meeting. It also ...

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Top Trump advisers to discuss pulling out from climate deal

Virginians are already dealing with rising sea levels, increasing costs of flood insurance, and more extreme storms. "Here in Chicago we know climate change is real and we will continue to take acti...

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8 charged with manslaughter in fraternity hazing death at Penn State

8 charged with manslaughter in fraternity hazing death at Penn State

Fraternity members had pledges participate in what Parks Miller called a 'gauntlet'. Eighteen Penn State students are facing charges: eight for involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, reckle...

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Health care fight shifts to Senate, where GOP wants a reboot

The White House has said he'll sign the bill. She said the House bill was hard to assess overall because it passed without an updated analysis by the Congressional Budget Office on how the measure...

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Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams, 4th inmate in 8 days

Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams, 4th inmate in 8 days

Thr. Davis stood by his previous description of the state's recent executions as " flawless ". Arkansas will have a more hard time obtaining additional lethal injection drugs after an unprecedente...

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New Orleans Begins Removal of Controversial Confederate Monuments

New Orleans Begins Removal of Controversial Confederate Monuments

New Orleans residents woke up today (April 24) to one less Confederate statue within the city's limits. The " Battle of Liberty Place " statue, formerly on Iberville Street, commemorated an attack ...

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White House was told Trump aide Flynn 'could be blackmailed'

White House was told Trump aide Flynn 'could be blackmailed'

The decision to leave Justice Department leaders in the dark on the executive order may help explain its chaotic implementation. Yates told Cornyn that her actions were not done "purely as a policy ...

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'Everybody' has better health care than the US

'Everybody' has better health care than the US

The president's comment raised eyebrows, coming just after the US House of Representatives had approved a Trump-backed bill that would overturn much of former president Barack Obama's signature heal...

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May Day Marchers Around The World Celebrate Workers, Immigrants

May Day Marchers Around The World Celebrate Workers, Immigrants

The day will include a migrant's strike across the USA, in an action reminiscent of February's Day Without Immigrants protests, which saw businesses across the United States close for a day. A coali...

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14 killed as storms and flooding sweep across US

Southeastern states from Florida to North Carolina could also see flooding on Monday, according to the NWS . In the St. Louis area, severe thunderstorms were forecast through Sunday. Rescuers in no...

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Why was there a Civil War?

Commenting for Mother Jones , noted Yale University Historian and Civil War expert David Blight had a little bit to say about Donald Trump's unusual view of history. Abraham Lincoln, opposed to slav...

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French president-elect tells Trump he will defend climate deal: Macron spokeswoman

Around 3,000 delegates have converged on the western German city of Bonn on Monday to begin drafting detailed rules created to guide member countries through implementing the pact. A U.S. withdrawal w...

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here are 5 facts about the day

It's parodying a culture without knowledge or respect of its roots. Tequila.lots and lots of tequila. "It can be offensive to some when people from other cultures try to own it, especially without a...

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Distraught pool party gunman called ex during deadly rampage

He wrote on his Instagram account: "Tears can't express the pain and shock". A man who witnessed the deadly shooting tells PEOPLE that he had just spoken with one of the victims before she was fat...

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Big investors urge Trump to stick with Paris climate accord

A State Department official told AFP: "We are focused on ensuring that decisions are not taken at these meetings that would prejudice our future policy, undermine the competitiveness of U.S. Mr Trum...

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Suspect in Boston penthouse slayings has criminal history

Two Boston doctors, who were engaged, were found dead in their penthouse apartment Friday, according to law enforcement. Even though prior reports claimed that Teixeira may have known the doctors...

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