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Surprise, Jeff Sessions Wants Tougher Prison Sentencing Guidelines

Surprise, Jeff Sessions Wants Tougher Prison Sentencing Guidelines

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund said Sessions had "turned back the clock on our criminal justice system, ensuring it will continue to disproportionately punish Black people". "Congress ...

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20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia

Comey during an active investigation "a violation of the public trust". There is no direction but an independent special counsel at this point. Sen. The attorneys general from Massachusetts, Calif...

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Sister says Arkansas slaying suspect battled mental illness

On a post on Facebook, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office says it would like to extend its deepest condolences to the sheriff's office and the Mainhart family. Arkansas State Police said in a stat...

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President Trump Threatens Fmr. FBI Dir. James Comey

Postscript: A few days before Election Day 2016, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who now serves as one of Trump's chief White House spokespersons, said on Twitter, "When you're attacking FBI agents because y...

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Judge Orders DA to Charge Amtrak Engineer in Crash

The Attorney General's office became involved after a Philadelphia Municipal Court judge reversed a decision by the DA's denying a private criminal complaint against Bostian filed by the father and ...

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Will Senate version of AHCA defund Planned Parenthood?

Will Senate version of AHCA defund Planned Parenthood?

Many public health experts cite evidence that defunding Planned Parenthood was devastating for Texas women. Kardashian sources said their main goal for the meeting was to "find out how they can contri...

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NHS faces weekend of chaos after global cyber attack cripples hospitals' computers

A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the US National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in almost 100 countries, disrupting Britai...

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Hundreds protest Republican who saved TrumpCare at 5-hour town hall

The booing and jeering began as soon as the Pledge of Allegiance ended. "Enough of the canned responses!" one constituent yelled. " Health care is a fundamental right for all, not a privilege for...

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Pilgrims await pope at Fatima for canonization ceremony

A half-million people watched in the vast square in front of the shrine's basilica, the Vatican said, citing Portuguese authorities. He then stood silently for almost 10 minutes, gazing at the image...

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Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal sets up semifinal showdown against Novak Djokovic

Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal sets up semifinal showdown against Novak Djokovic

On Wednesday, Nadal battled past Fabio Fognini winning 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4. Nadal claimed the first break in the second game of the second set and maintained his recent momentum to earn what was u...

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McConnell: GOP Healthcare Bill Will Be Simple Majority Vote in Senate

McConnell: GOP Healthcare Bill Will Be Simple Majority Vote in Senate

The AHCA passed by the House is cruel, unjust and unacceptable, and could leave tens of millions of Americans uninsured or underinsured, especially those who are older, poorer and who have preexisting...

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US deports man tried in Chandra Levy death

US deports man tried in Chandra Levy death

Guandique unlawfully entered the United States, and once here, continued to violate USA laws by assaulting innocent victims", said Matthew Munroe, acting field office director in Washington. Levy's mo...

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Pros and cons of the Los Angeles Olympic bid

LA2024 and Paris will have two more major opportunities to showcase their bids when they make presentations to the International Olympic Committee at the Lausanne headquarters in July followed by...

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White House calls Sally Yates a 'political opponent' of Trump

White House calls Sally Yates a 'political opponent' of Trump

So, Yates reached out to the White House Counsel Don McGahn, and told him that Flynn had apparently lied to Vice President Pence and others. After former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and form...

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Senate at bat in dealing with health care law

They blame the Affordable Care Act for driving up the cost of health care. Now it's the Senate's turn to tackle health care legislation. Ryan offered a spirited defense of the bill on ABC's "This ...

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Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home workers killed by gunman

They have all been taken to area hospitals. It is estimated that there are between 270 million and 300 million guns in the United States, about one per person, according to the New York Daily News ...

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Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks

Connolly wasn't the only one to suggest Trump had broken the law. Trump says Comey had told him three times he was not under investigation in the Russian Federation probe. In brief remarks to a ...

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Yates, Flynn And The Trump-Russia Investigation

Yates, Flynn And The Trump-Russia Investigation

Ms Yates confirmed reports that she had told the White House six days into Mr Trump's administration that Mr Flynn, a former military intelligence chief, had not been honest with Vice-President Mike P...

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Balch Springs Police Department Fires Officer Involved in Deadly Shooting

On Tuesday, the chief of the Balch Springs Police Department announced that he had fired the officer who used a rifle to shoot into a moving vehicle full of teenagers and killed Jordan Edwards, 15...

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Removal of 2nd Confederate statue in New Orleans to begin

They wrapped the statue in bubble wrap early Thursday morning, and the Davis monument was successfully lifted off its foundation at 6:15 a.m. ET. The remaining two monuments of Confederate generals ...

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