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Text of grieving mother's letter to President Donald trump

Text of grieving mother's letter to President Donald trump

That's what liberalism gets you". "Get out if you don't like free speech", notes the Portland Mercury . He was complaining about Muslims, Christians and Jews - saying they should burn at the stake an...

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Senate debates $11.8 billion state budget

Or, as Politico reports on the Trump tweet, "bills to repeal and replace Obamacare and overhaul the USA tax code are both expected to move through Congress via a process called reconciliation that w...

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Teen Thanks Defenders After Being Protected From Portland White Supremacist

Teen Thanks Defenders After Being Protected From Portland White Supremacist

Christian says he went to school through 9th grade, but passed the high school equivalency exam commonly known as the G.E.D. and took some community college classes. One of the women was wearing a hij...

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16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

Cunningham says Wasni drove off in Nelson's vehicle, struck a median and then ran off. Prosecutors say a teenage girl used a stolen machete and a knife during a fatal attack on a suburban Chicago Ub...

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White House pushes back on Russia allegations

Spicer worked with Priebus at the Republican National Committee. Meanwhile, Mr Trump has called Germany's trade and spending policies "very bad", intensifying a row between the allies and immediat...

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Connecticut Mystery Erupts: Schools Suddenly Improve After Criticism by DeVos

Connecticut Mystery Erupts: Schools Suddenly Improve After Criticism by DeVos

She said that two of DeVos' first hirings at the department were men with "deep connections to institutions that make big money by abusing the student aid program and preying on students", saying that...

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Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA

Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA

It would pay for it in part by cutting some disability benefits for elderly veterans. The American Legion , the country's largest and most prominent veterans organization, sent a letter to the Whi...

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Man, 3-year-old son dead after being found in MI pool

Man, 3-year-old son dead after being found in MI pool

A MI father and his toddler son drowned in their apartment complex swimming pool while they were playing with toys on the surrounding concrete deck. They were taken to St. They were not intending to...

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NYTimes: Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin

John McCain is not pleased about reports that Jared Kushner proposed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin. He arrived in mid-February, a few...

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Betty Shelby, Tulsa Cop, Acquitted in Fatal Shooting

Betty Shelby, Tulsa Cop, Acquitted in Fatal Shooting

Crutcher . "Let it be known that I believe in my heart that Betty Shelby got away with murder", the Rev. Joey Crutcher said . Crutcher's twin sister, Tiffany Crutcher , also spoke out agains...

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Trump expected to pull out of Paris climate deal

Neither the White House nor the Trump administration has confirmed the report . " President Trump has made his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, according to two sources with ...

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NYPD officer to face murder charge after killing mentally ill woman

NYPD officer to face murder charge after killing mentally ill woman

Barry is due to appear in the Bronx Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon to face the charges, according to Melanie Dostis, a spokeswoman for the Bronx district attorney's office. On Oct. 18, Barry per...

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Map shows the most misspelled word in each state

Following the exam, the students will compete in an all-day competition of onstage spelling. Ba said she wants to become an architect when her spelling days are behind her. So far, the first two Min...

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Trump's views on Islam 'continue to evolve,' says Secretary of State

Saudi Arabia rolled out the red carpet for US President Donald Trump on his inaugural overseas trip, but a moment involving a glowing orb had observers scratching their heads. U.S. President Donal...

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Social media rushes to define Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

Trump tweeted just after midnight on Wednesday: " Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". Some Twitter users may have chalked it up to the fact that President Trump was too busy to tweet,...

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Gov. Walker wants transportation funding kept in the full state budget

Gov. Walker wants transportation funding kept in the full state budget

Walker says that also applies to other highway projects now under construction. That includes a $1.2 billion expansion of Interstate 39-90 from the Madison area to the IL state line. Interstate 39/9...

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Jason Chaffetz Announces He Will Leave Congress Early, Won't Finish Out Term

Jason Chaffetz Announces He Will Leave Congress Early, Won't Finish Out Term

The move also comes as political scandal mounts in Washington D.C. with the firing of FBI Director James Comey over investigations into connections between the Trump campaign and Russia-as well as...

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Official says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

Official says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

It's not an agreement signed by just a few countries. Sky's US Correspondent Amanda Walker said: "His daughter Ivanka Trump has been trying to encourage him to stay in the deal". Does it matter ...

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Area Shops Celebrate National Doughnut Day

The "Donut Lassies", also known as the Doughnut Girls, served along the front lines during WWI and WWII, giving soldiers free coffee and doughnuts in the trenches. Duck Donuts is now celebrating 12 D...

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Seven died statewide in Memorial Day weekend crashes

Seven died statewide in Memorial Day weekend crashes

Alcohol use was a known factor in one of the deadly crashes. Preliminary numbers from Virginia State Police are that a total of seven drivers and passengers died in six traffic crashes statewide thi...

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