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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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National Football League regular season schedule release

National Football League regular season schedule release

The Steelers will face off against the Chiefs and the Patriots. This is the second straight season the Raiders have played a home game in Mexico City. Overall, New England's schedule projects to be a tough one, mainly because of how the games were placed by the league. But it will also take place with National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell in attendance, and the fan reception for the commish will be a sight to behold. Read More

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Fresno police investigating 3 random killings as hate crimes, not terrorism

Fresno police investigating 3 random killings as hate crimes, not terrorism

After the victim fell to the ground on his back, "Kori Muhammad then stood over him and fired two more rounds into him while he was lying on the ground". Muhammad had gone there to meet a woman, and he argued with security who asked him to leave. Muhammad told investigators he felt disrespected. Muhammad - after killing Williams - fled and climbed up on top of a 7/11 where he watched police and news media at the scene of his crime, Dyer said. Read More

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Will Free College Offer Catch Fire? NY Details Raise Doubts

Will Free College Offer Catch Fire? NY Details Raise Doubts

With the adoption of the 2017-2018 fiscal year budget last week, that plan has become a reality. SUNY Canton will be holding two information sessions about the Excelsior Scholarship , also known as Gov. We are now in year three of the six-year cohort, and in time will soon see some of our very first graduates. Graduate students are not eligible. Germany, with particularly high income taxes, has one of the most inclusive debt-free college programs , offering free college to foreign ... Read More

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United Airlines to refund tickets to all passengers aboard notorious flight

United Airlines to refund tickets to all passengers aboard notorious flight

Images of the 69-year-old doctor being violently wrestled from his seat and dragged along the plane gangway have prompted outrage around the world, and turned into a PR nightmare for United. Video of the Kentucky doctor, David Dao , being dragged off a United plane at O'Hare is touches nerves. In a leaked email distributed to employees following the incident, United CEO Oscar Munoz did not apologise to Dao, but instead said that he "refused to comply with crew member instructions" and ... Read More

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Authorities widen net in search for fugitive

Authorities widen net in search for fugitive

Sheriff Robert Spoden has said Jakubowski threatened to attack schools and public officials in the 161-page manifesto that he mailed to President Donald Trump. Jakubowski is considered "armed and dangerous" and was in possession of a bullet-proof vest and helmet, police have said. After allegedly breaking into Armageddon Supplies gun store and taking as many as 16 high-end firearms, Jakubowski writes that he had no choice. Read More

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Wisconsin, New York officials step into milk trade dispute

A standard size dairy farm in Western Australia produces about 2 million litres a year. "We continue to witness a backsliding by Canada in its already agreed-to market access for USA products". "All Canadian dairy processors are entitled to source from any supplier they want, just like the US processors, said DFC Director of Communications, Isabelle Bouchard, "Nothing has changed in Canada". Read More

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Why Are Flags At Half-Mast Today? Astronaut John Glenn Honored

Why Are Flags At Half-Mast Today? Astronaut John Glenn Honored

Senate. On Dec. 8, 2016, John Herschel Glenn, Jr. a veteran of both the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps, NASA astronaut, and a United States Senator from OH, died at the age of 95. On the 50th anniversary of that first orbit, Glenn told NPR's Audie Cornish that the backdrop of the Cold War put extra pressure on his launch - not to mention, the uncertainty of the technology itself. Read More

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Perez asks for Democratic Party staff resignations

Perez asks for Democratic Party staff resignations

Perez also is expected to bring some of his top aides who worked for him when he was former President Barack Obama's labor secretary. Veteran party operative Donna Brazile acted as interim chairman before Perez was elected. "I know that Donald Trump talked a mean game about job creation". Earlier this month, Perez held a meeting to discuss the issue with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sanders, both of whom supported Ellison in the DNC chair race, along with Ellison, Sanders ... Read More

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Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing Day 4

For months, Senate Republicans have threatened what is often called the " nuclear option " - exempting Supreme Court nominees from filibusters. He will have to earn 60 votes for confirmation. "None of us want to do it, but we're going to confirm Gorsuch". "Judge Gorsuch is a 30-40 year win", Hugh Hewitt, the popular radio talk show host, tweeted on Thursday. Read More

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America orders 'mandatory social media checks' for visa applicants

The memos were part of Tillerson's plan to implement Trump's revised executive order on banning Muslims, which was frozen in federal court in Hawaii hours before it was supposed to go into effect on March 16 . Tillerson's memos are already under fire from immigration groups and attorneys alike, who told Reuters that the heightened scrutiny based on region or nationality is about profiling. Read More

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Semi driver killed by smoke from Kansas wildfire

Semi driver killed by smoke from Kansas wildfire

Most of the burned land is in Kansas , where about 2,000 firefighters have been battling a series of blazes that consumed more than 1,000 square miles and damaged or destroyed dozens of structures. The cause of the fire remains unclear. Elsewhere, the largest evacuations were in Reno County, where 10,000 to 12,000 people voluntarily left their homes Monday night, said Katie Horner, a spokeswoman for the state's Department of Emergency Management. Read More

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Cummings, Trump meeting on drug prices back on

Cummings, Trump meeting on drug prices back on

The two lawmaker said the federal government could save as much as $ 16 billion per year if Medicare paid similar rates. Cummings described Trump as being excited about Cummings' measure on drug prices for Medicare. The leaders of the House Oversight Committee raised concerns about how President Donald Trump's use of Twitter complies with federal records laws, and they questioned government employees' use of encrypted messaging applications. Read More

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Daycare worker accused of pushing 4-year-old girl down stairs

Daycare worker accused of pushing 4-year-old girl down stairs

There's no information regarding whether the camera's installation was the result of ongoing complaints about Sarah Gable . A Pennsylvania day care worker has been arrested after she was caught on camera pushing a child down the stairs. "We don't do this to children". But, Tavares said , " she was a little scared of the steps ". She is now free on $25,000 secured bond. I had tears in my eyes. Read More

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The Supreme Court Will Not Hear Gavin Grimm's Case

The Supreme Court Will Not Hear Gavin Grimm's Case

The order issued Monday says the decision was made 'in light of the guidance document issued by the Department of Education and Department of Justice on February 22, 2017'. Once it does, the case can be appealed back up to the Supreme Court. The board's policy blocks the teen, Gavin Grimm , from using the boys' bathroom. Read More

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