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Storms pummel central United States, as tornadoes kill at least 2

There was no immediate word on any damage or possible injuries from that twister. The storms, however, will be capable of producing strong winds of up to 70 miles per hour, very large hail of up to ...

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Joe Lieberman one of top picks for FBI job, says Trump

Trump confirmed Thursday that Lieberman was his top candidate to succeed James Comey, the controversial, high-profile director who was sacked last week the president. and FBI Agent Frank Keating, ca...

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White House knew sacked adviser was under investigation

Since US intelligence agencies last October accused Russian Federation of trying to swing the presidential election in Trump's favor, questions have swirled about whether some in his campaign colluded...

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Birdie binge puts Thompson on top at Kingsmill

Birdie binge puts Thompson on top at Kingsmill

Thompson started on the back nine and admitted to getting off to a slow start, sitting even at the turn, but with a birdie on No. 1 (her 10th hole), it all started to come together, with six birdies i...

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Amid White House crisis, Pence tries to avoid political fray

Amid White House crisis, Pence tries to avoid political fray

Is America ready for President Mike Pence, at some point? Ayers chaired the vice president's bid in 2016 and Obst, a longtime top Pence aide, served as his director of operations during the vice...

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Final Confederate statue coming down in New Orleans

Final Confederate statue coming down in New Orleans

The six-ton Beauregard statue is sitting in plain view, next to various old tires and trash. Local media showed images of monument supporters waving Confederate battle flags while those supporting the...

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Times Square driver pleaded for NYC cops to shoot him

Times Square driver pleaded for NYC cops to shoot him

Police identified the woman killed by the auto as Alyssa Elsman, of Portage , Michigan . The driver, Richard Rojas, was taken into custody and was tested for alcohol, police said. I couldn't eve...

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Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

A statue of Robert E. Lee, the Confederate Army's commanding general, sits high atop a concrete pillar at the middle of the circle. More recently, lawmakers in the Louisiana House backed a proposal ...

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Dear Republicans: It is possible to say no to Trump

Dear Republicans: It is possible to say no to Trump

A small but growing number of US President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans called on Wednesday (May 17) for an independent probe of possible collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russian Federat...

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Move the Embassy to Jerusalem

Move the Embassy to Jerusalem

Matt Olsen, the former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, told ABC that Trump's disclosure of classified information could jeopardise "future sources of information about plots agai...

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Black community leaders to Tulsa: Act on pledges of racial harmony

Black community leaders to Tulsa: Act on pledges of racial harmony

Oklahoma's Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has called for calm after a jury found a Tulsa police officer not guilty in the shooting of an unarmed black man a year ago. Prosecutors said Crutcher did not ...

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Corrine Brown Found Guilty On 18 Of 22 Charges

Corrine Brown Found Guilty On 18 Of 22 Charges

Carla Wiley, the president of One Door, pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy on March 3, 2016, and will be sentenced on June 12. Following about 11 hours of deliberations after the jury was recon...

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USA officer cleared in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

USA officer cleared in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

Shelby, who is trained as a Drug Recognition Expert, previously said her initial impression was that Crutcher was under the influence of what she suspected to be PCP. Why Shelby said she had "never be...

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White House explains delay in firing Flynn

White House explains delay in firing Flynn

Separately on Monday, former Obama officials said he had raised general concerns about Mr Flynn with Mr Trump and had told the incoming president there were better people for the national security pos...

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Donald Trump told Michael Flynn to "stay strong" amid growing scandal

But key Republicans appeared to back the president, with House speaker Paul Ryan warning against "rushing to judgment" on the latest scandal to engulf Mr Trump. The White House says Comey's contempora...

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WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning released from prison

On Wednesday, Manning will leave the prison barracks at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas thanks to a commutation of her sentence by president Barack Obama before he left office. Army, Pte. "I can imagine su...

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ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation

Chaffetz, in his role as committee chairman, on Tuesday requested any "memoranda, notes, summaries and records referring or relating to any communications between Comey and the president". There are ...

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Trump Says He Never Asked Comey to Close Flynn Probe

Trump Says He Never Asked Comey to Close Flynn Probe

Yahoo's Michael Isikoff reported on Thursday that Flynn revealed the message from Trump to a small group of supporters at a restaurant in northern Virginia on April 25. "I suspect that he believes h...

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Betsy DeVos heavily booed during commencement speech as students turn their backs

Betsy DeVos heavily booed during commencement speech as students turn their backs

Numerous graduating students turned their back on DeVos, who has offended many African-Americans by invoking the colleges created in response to racist laws as a great example of school choice . Se...

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Line of storms move through Lincoln; tornado threat clears

A slight to marginal risk of severe weather is still likely, but now parts of the Big Country have an enhanced risk for severe weather. Another disturbance lifts north through Kansas and Nebraska th...

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