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NewsAlert: Oilers beat Sharks to take first-round series in six games

NewsAlert: Oilers beat Sharks to take first-round series in six games

Two breakaway goals less than a minute apart Saturday night proved to be the difference as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the San Jose Sharks 3-1 and advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup...

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Trooper killed in line of duty was a family man

Trooper killed in line of duty was a family man

Sealy fled in a grey Honda, his own vehicle which he'd driven to the Wawa, to his home in the Brick Mill Farms community in Middletown. The man, who has not been identified, walked out of the home w...

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Graham Holdings sells Kaplan college chain to Purdue for $1

Graham Holdings sells Kaplan college chain to Purdue for $1

The move, according to a press release distributed Thursday morning by the university, is meant to address two factors: one, the need for postsecondary education for working adults and others "unsuite...

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Border wall would be small hit on federal budget

Otherwise, he said . there has been "good progress" in the ongoing negotiations. It's the center of bipartisan talks on Capitol Hill. The spending bill is expected to include several White House ...

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At 100 days, Trump approval rating shows no sign of growth

That suggests there's room for Trump to gain ground, but very little in this poll indicates that he's attracted new supporters since taking office on January 20. Among voters not affiliated with eithe...

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Arkansas prepares for another execution as lethal injection drugs near expiration

Arkansas prepares for another execution as lethal injection drugs near expiration

And hours before Williams' scheduled execution, lawyers for death-row inmate continue to try to stop it in court. Williams was sentenced to death for killing Cecil Boren after escaping from the Cumm...

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Motions to stay Arkansas inmate's execution denied

Williams respectfully requests from this Court a stay of execution pending consideration of his petition for a writ of certiorari". Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says no other motions are ...

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Michael Flynn Is The Subject Of A Pentagon Investigation

The White House is now blaming the Obama administration for the debacle surrounding former national security adviser Michael Flynn. "White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short outlined i...

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Confused by the H-1B controversy? Here's what you need to know

Confused by the H-1B controversy? Here's what you need to know

Trump went to Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday where he signed an order dubbed " Buy American, Hire American ", ordering the Labour, Justice and Homeland Security Departments to propose reforms to the...

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Donald Trump Releases Video 'Welcoming Home' Egyptian-American Aya Hijazi

Donald Trump Releases Video 'Welcoming Home' Egyptian-American Aya Hijazi

During almost three years spent shuttling between an Egyptian jail and a Cairo courtroom cage in a case dismissed by human rights groups as "bizarre", Aya Hijazi's American citizenship did not seem to...

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Trooper slaying suspect shot dead

Trooper slaying suspect shot dead

The suspect was identified as 26-year-old Burgon Sealy Jr. of Middletown, Delaware. Here is a timeline of how the standoff unfolded: Wednesday Around 10 a.m. The district includes 17 schools, many...

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White House, Senate huddle on 'urgent' North Korean threat

The statement may also shed some light on the classified briefing Senators received at the White House on Wednesday about the hermit kingdom. Chris Coons (D. Meanwhile, Senator John McCain echoed th...

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Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

Trump earlier backed a GOP plan to replace Obamacare-the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which never made it to a vote in Congress because it became clear Republicans didn't have enough support for t...

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US House may consider bill to fund government for a week

US House may consider bill to fund government for a week

Some outside groups like the American Medical Association weighed in against the legislation, saying it would cost millions their health care coverage. "And they could help us". It remained unclear ...

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Trump administration to put pressure on North Korea with diplomatic measures, sanctions

Trump administration to put pressure on North Korea with diplomatic measures, sanctions

Hours after a display of North Korean military power, rival South Korea announced Wednesday the installation of key parts of a contentious US missile defense system meant to counter the North. US offi...

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Trump to sign agriculture executive order Tuesday

Trump to sign agriculture executive order Tuesday

The USDA also launched Secretary Perdue's official Twitter handle. Mike Johanns said the delay was not any fault of Perdue's, rather the confirmation took longer than it should have. Gordon said...

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Donald Trump to create new office on VA accountability, whistleblower protection

Donald Trump to create new office on VA accountability, whistleblower protection

The House passed a bill in March that would shorten the appeals process for VA employees facing disciplinary action - a change the VA can't make without legislation. "My concern is in regards to the i...

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Flynn may have broken law by not disclosing Russia payments, lawmakers say

Flynn may have broken law by not disclosing Russia payments, lawmakers say

The lawmakers said they believe Flynn neither received permission nor fully disclosed income he earned for a speaking engagement in Russian Federation and lobbying activities on behalf of Turkey whe...

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Arkansas Kills Two Men In "Inhumane" Double Execution

There were no apparent signs of complications during Jones' execution, held Monday at the state's Cummins Unit in southeast Arkansas. Yesterday's plans materialised as two inmates received lethal ...

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Andrew Cuomo's free college education initiative comes with a catch

Though the legislation eliminates tuition costs for many lower- and middle-income families, for students who exceed the income cap, tuition will increase $200 per year for the next five years at al...

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