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United States police probe Muslim girl's killing as 'road rage' incident

United States police probe Muslim girl's killing as 'road rage' incident

Martinez Torres is being charged with murder. The police also believe Martinez Torres acted alone and said they are not looking for any other suspects. The story appeared nowhere on the front pages of Google News or Yahoo News Tuesday, and newspapers such as the Washington Post were more interested in why police refused to file hate-crime charges than in the immigration status of Nabra's killer. Read More

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For Some, Senate Healthcare Bill Looks Like 'Life or Death'

For Some, Senate Healthcare Bill Looks Like 'Life or Death'

A "Vote No" to any health care bill that cuts or caps Medicaid is a message our senators need to hear along with a plea to reject TrumpNoCare and any bill that repeals the Affordable Care Act . "I don't know where he stands on it", said Bullock. Democrats are quick to point out that the Affordable Care Act was debated openly with dozens of public hearings and amendments over the course of a almost a year before they brought the bill to a vote. Read More

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Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

The meeting was focused on the Russian military's claim that it had killed the Islamic State group's leader in an airstrike in Syria. During his annual question and answer session, Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted that Russia does not view the United States as their enemy, and that they are ready for constructive dialogue with the usa on a number of issues, saying non-proliferation of WMDs and Syria are areas in particular where cooperation would be possible. Read More

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What's At Stake in President Trump's Order to Revamp Apprenticeship Programs

What's At Stake in President Trump's Order to Revamp Apprenticeship Programs

The order directs the Department of Labor to create new rules allowing companies to create and certify their own programs, which will lessen the federal government's role in monitoring apprenticeships. "The more American workers we are going to create, they hope a lot of them become union members", the official said. The idea is popular in Europe but has been slow to catch on in the United States, partly because businesses balk at the cost and some students feel that career training ... Read More

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57 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars

57 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars

Soon after the incident took place, almost 600 firefighters and 160 vehicles were sent to to tackle the blaze, which broke out in the municipality of Pedrogao Grande which is about 50 kilometres from Coimbra. In addition, Spain has also sent aircraft on a bilateral basis. French President Emmanuel Macron said in a Twitter message: "Solidarity with Portugal, hit by bad fires". Read More

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Bernie Sanders Ally Tom Perriello Loses Virginia Gubernatorial Primary to Ralph Northam

You will need to show a photo ID before casting your ballot. Clinton carried the state by 6 points past year, and Trump's approval rating was at just 36 percent in a Quinnipiac University Poll in April. By cutting 10 percent off income taxes for all Virginians over a three year period, Gillespie says that a family of four would be saving roughly $1,285, that is if statistics accurately depict the average family's income of $135,000 per year. Read More

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Coats takes center stage with new questions of Trump interference

On Wednesday, Coats and Rogers refused to answer senators' questions about their conversations with the president, saying they didn't want to share those private conversations in a public hearing. He added he never recalled feeling " pressured to do so". I understand that answering some of these questions may be hard or uncomfortable given your positions in this Administration. Read More

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Donaldson 2 HRs, Blue Jays beat Yankees 7-5; Judge hits 18th

Donaldson 2 HRs, Blue Jays beat Yankees 7-5; Judge hits 18th

Jason Grilli (2-4) pitched one inning for the victory as the Blue Jays won for the eighth time in nine games and finished May at 18-10. Will the Yankees pull off the upset this afternoon in Toronto when they take on the Blue Jays at 1:07PM ET? The Blue Jays have a handful of players that can hit the ball more than the length of the field, starting with Jose Bautista . Read More

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Murfreesboro among fastest-growing large cities in US

Murfreesboro among fastest-growing large cities in US

Census Bureau. Later this summer, the Census Bureau will release additional population estimates by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin for the nation, states and counties. The Census Bureau tends to analyze federal resources like tax returns and Social Security data, while housing starts play a key role in the PSU estimates. Read More

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Sheriff David Clarke reportedly plagiarized parts of his master's thesis

Sheriff David Clarke reportedly plagiarized parts of his master's thesis

Clarke, who said he would be joining President Trump's administration as an assistant secretary in the DHS, failed to properly attribute sources at least 47 times, the CNN story said. The school's guidelines say if a passage is quoted verbatim, it must be set off with quotation marks. Guy is a sleaze bag. Kaczynski retweeted Clarke on Sunday, noting he had "yet to respond to the substance of our story". Read More

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Occasionally Wet Week Ahead, But There Is Hope For The Holiday Weekend

Occasionally Wet Week Ahead, But There Is Hope For The Holiday Weekend

Saturday and Sunday should feature mostly to partly sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 70s but with a shower or t-storm possible. It will be very warm with highest temperatures of 15 to 20 degrees. FIRST ALERT Monday: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. While it will become drier and brighter with sunny spells as the day goes on, the showers are due to appear again in the afternoon. Read More

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Woman missing for nearly a week in Montana found alive

Woman missing for nearly a week in Montana found alive

Madeline Connelly, 23, was found almost one week after she went missing on a hike in Montana. Her auto was found at the Bear Creek trailhead near Essex. "It was very brief, but she told me Madeline was found alive and her dog was found with her". "We're all thinking it too but we're going to have to continue to spread the positivity", Maeve said. Read More

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Chelsea Manning releases 1st statement since clemency win

Chelsea Manning releases 1st statement since clemency win

She also said letters of support from fellow transgender individuals and veterans inspired her "to work toward making life better for others". Manning had already served seven years of her sentence when Obama commuted it. The legal team will provide updates following her release but will not be responding to inquiries directly during the week of the 15th. After being punished with solitary confinement for the first suicide attempt , Manning tried to commit suicide again in October. Read More

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Texas Police Have Fired The Officer Who Shot And Killed Jordan Edwards

According to the Dallas Police Department, the auto Edwards was in drove away from police when it was ordered to stop, and the officers encountered the vehicle as they were responding to gunshots in the area. Harber said he released the mistaken information based on an account given to him by the officer. "Our family is working hard to deal with both the loss of our beloved Jordan and the lingering trauma it has caused our boys". Read More

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Logano on penalty: 'We pushed a little to far'

Logano on penalty: 'We pushed a little to far'

Logano on Thursday was all but stripped of his victory at Richmond because his auto failed a post-race inspection at NASCAR's North Carolina headquarters. Should Logano still make the postseason, the five playoff points that come with a victory would not count. "I don't really know what's underneath it, to be honest with you, all the time". Read More

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Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

U.S. President Donald Trump leads a rally marking his first 100 days in office in Harrisburg , Pennsylvania, U.S. April 29, 2017. He began his speech with the now familiar attack on the news media, giving them a "big fat failing grade" and telling the crowd that they were "consoling each other in a hotel ballroom in our nation's capital right now". Read More

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Logano pulls away to win at Richmond

This comes after, at one point, falling a lap down during the race with an ill-handling race vehicle. The gamble paid off when a caution came out just 10 laps later because of some trouble with Ryan Blaney's auto. Instead, there was some teammate drama at Hendrick Motorsports. CAUTIONS: 9 for 53 laps. Busch was vividly upset after the race, and when Fox Sports asked him about it, Busch simply said, "Balls and strikes". Read More

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Amtrak accelerating Penn Station work, rail delays expected

Amtrak accelerating Penn Station work, rail delays expected

Moorman's testimony came a day after NJ Transit Executive Director Steve Santoro told another legislative committee that while he also expects delays, the reopening of Hoboken Station should mitigate some of the backup. Both Amtrak and New Jersey Transit have future plans to expand service in and out of Penn Station. NY and New Jersey have offered to pay half the cost if the federal government pays for the rest, a proposal now being considered by the Trump administration. Read More

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Under Enhanced Risk for severe weather Friday night

Under Enhanced Risk for severe weather Friday night

The storm system could also move into western Tennessee and southeastern Missouri. The National Weather Service in Little Rock issued the warning at 9:30 a.m. Heavy rain will be the main concern, but a few severe storms will be possible too as we head into Friday night. "This rain event could possibly affect Thursday morning commuters", said WLOX First Alert Meteorologist Wesley Williams. Read More

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Obama Dubbed 'A Fat Cat' Over Wall Street Speech

Obama Dubbed 'A Fat Cat' Over Wall Street Speech

Barack Obama reportedly signed the contract to give a speech at the rate of $400,000, but the NY investment bank isn't ready to make the announcement until other details are finalized with the former president. He was pictured kite-surfing in February with Richard Branson off the Virgin tycoon's private Caribbean island. Obama spoke publicly for the first time since leaving office at an event Monday at the University of Chicago in the former president's home city. Read More

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