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Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Trump nominated him just two days before his inauguration, and then the nomination was delayed for weeks as the administration prepared his ethics paperwork. During his confirmation hearings , Perdue...

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Minnesota dairy farms affected by US-Canada trade dispute

Critics often point to Canada's supply management system, which they decry as nothing more than a protectionist barrier. US officials say it is already impacting companies and farms in Wisconsin and...

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Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for nuke testing

Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for nuke testing

On Saturday, North Korea declared that "U.S. muscle-flexing can never browbeat DPRK", threatening "a nuclear war" against the USA if it is attacked, CBS News' Pamela Falk reported . "China hopes all ...

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Afghan defence chiefs quit after deadly attack

Afghan defence chiefs quit after deadly attack

But Nicolson would " not refute " that Moscow's involvement includes giving weapons to the Taliban. Asked about Russia's involvement in Afghanistan, Mattis said the United States would engage diplom...

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Jeff Sessions Thinks His Racist Remark About Hawaii Was Pretty Darn Cute

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says people should lighten up about controversial comments he made earlier this week about the state of Hawaii. Watch the clip above, via ABC. District Judge Derrick W...

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Government funding, health care top agenda as Congress returns

Government funding, health care top agenda as Congress returns

During their recess, some Republican lawmakers have faced angry constitutions - many of them upset over the Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare - during town hall meetings in their home districts. ...

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Obama Talks Youth Leadership Post Presidency

While details of his schedule outside Monday's event were not immediately available, former first lady and Chicago native Michelle Obama was not expected to accompany him. In a almost 90-minute forum,...

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James scores 33 as Cavaliers sweep Pacers

The hints jogged James' memory about Game 4 of that series, which took place on May 6, 2012 and was won by the Knicks, 89-87, though the Heat clinched the series with a 106-94 victory in Miami three n...

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Auburn baseball's Josh Anthony earns SEC weekly honor

Auburn baseball's Josh Anthony earns SEC weekly honor

Arkansas' best inning came in the fourth, with three runs coming from four singles. Auburn baseball junior third baseman Josh Anthony was named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week Monday ...

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College graduate tweets about stepdad who said he'd never graduate

College graduate tweets about stepdad who said he'd never graduate

WXYZ reported that the day Daivon Reeder graduated from Eastern Michigan University was a lifelong dream, which he said was nearly shattered by his stepfather. The eldest of four, Reeder said his m...

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Women Made The DNC & Bernie Sanders Realize Reproductive Rights Are Non-Negotiable

Regardless of how you feel about abortion, the fact remains that many Democrats describe themselves as "pro-life". Therefore, we support the repeal of harmful restrictions that obstruct women's access...

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Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit

Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit

Coulter is planning to speak at Berkeley on Thursday, the day the two groups invited her to do so, but administrators canceled her appearance and moved her to a new venue the following week, when stud...

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Firefighter rescues girl who tumbled from door of moving bus

Firefighter rescues girl who tumbled from door of moving bus

He said he wouldn't normally move someone with a traumatic injury, but he didn't want to leave her in the midde of the road and risk her being hit by a vehicle. Ciampoli said he's just thankful he wa...

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Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

He will travel to Chicago on Monday for a gathering with young people. Unfortunately, Michelle Obama will reportedly not be there, but the event will be live-streamed. While some of his backers are ea...

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Alabama Governor Resigns After Being Arrested

Alabama Governor Resigns After Being Arrested

Hubbard's ouster was a tremendous fall for a politician who led the GOP to its first legislative majority since Reconstruction in 2010 and was expected to be a contender for higher office. Lt. Gov. Ka...

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Trump pushes wall funding in spending dispute with Democrats

Trump pushes wall funding in spending dispute with Democrats

Trump also pushed for his border wall, a central campaign pledge that he still insists Mexico will pay for in the end, though Democrats and even most Republicans doubt that will ever come to pass. "If...

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Pilot ejects from jet on USA aircraft carrier headed to Korea

Pilot ejects from jet on USA aircraft carrier headed to Korea

It is also likely the submarine will conduct exercises with the South Korean navy, the source said . "Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a U.S. Adding to the tension, North Korea det...

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New Orleans to take down Confederate statues

The dismantling started at around 1.25am to avoid disruption from protesters, some of whom have made death threats, according to officials. "Since the beginning of this debate in 2015, MTC has adv...

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Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Federal charges were read against Tad Cummins during his first court appearance in Sacramento Monday, but he did not enter a plea. Quinn said that she had been in contact with Cummins a handful of t...

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State Department promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago draws fire

State Department promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago draws fire

It included several large images of Mar-a-Lago's gilded rooms, accompanied by descriptions like this one that sound like they're straight from a brochure: "The ornate Jazz Age house was designed wit...

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Dade says it's following immigration law

Dade says it's following immigration law

Many of these localities say they do not have the funding or space to hold illegal immigrants until federal agents can apprehend them. The DOJ letters ask officials to show documentation validatin...

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Eric Frein Guilty on All Charges for Killing of Pennsylvania State Trooper

Eric Frein Guilty on All Charges for Killing of Pennsylvania State Trooper

A jury convicted 33-year-old Eric Frein on all 12 charges including killing an officer and terrorism. Bryon Dickson was killed, and a second trooper was shot through the hips and left debilitated. Che...

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Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

In Manhattan, the March for Science - overlapping with Earth Day - began with a late morning rally near Columbus Circle at Central Park West. "The scientific method was developed to be nonpartisan a...

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'Sanctuary' policies lead to threat from DOJ

'Sanctuary' policies lead to threat from DOJ

SAN DIEGO (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has highlighted the San Diego suburb of Escondido to illustrate how jurisdictions that limit cooperation with immigration authorities jeopardize pu...

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Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

On April 21, the Department of Justice put "sanctuary cities" on notice, sending a letter to 9 jurisdictions - New York City, Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Milwaukee, the entire sta...

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Andrus' RBI single in 9th pushes Rangers past Royals 2-1

Andrus' RBI single in 9th pushes Rangers past Royals 2-1

Kansas City (7-8) has scored a majors-worst 41 runs so far this season. He walked three and struck out three. Andrus had a defensive gem in the fifth inning. Griffin was put on the 10-day disabled...

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Trump says 'no deal' was made for charity worker

Aya Hijazi , an Egyptian-American aid worker, meets with President Donald Trump in the Oval office of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 21, 2017 . Hijazi's brother, Basel Hijazi, also atte...

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James helps Cavs hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round

Last year, the same problem resulted in a first-round exit, courtesy of Toronto. The last thing the Rockets want is to get Westbrook in a best-of-three series, and with momentum. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue...

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Suspect in Fresno, Calif. shootings shouts out during court appearance

Muhammad is the suspect in Tuesday's shooting-spree and is also charged with killing in an unarmed security guard at a Motel 6. Dyer said it was too early to rule out terrorism and that his departme...

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NM has nation's highest jobless rate for third consecutive month

NM has nation's highest jobless rate for third consecutive month

The state Department of Workforce services said Arkansas' civilian labor force gained 3,188 workers, with 4,428 more employed and 1,240 fewer unemployed Arkansans. "This figure was 500 higher than Feb...

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Lawyer: Abducted Tennessee girl's recovery 'just beginning'

Lawyer: Abducted Tennessee girl's recovery 'just beginning'

And then, at daybreak Thursday, the authorities captured Cummins and rescued the teen. "She could easily pass for 12", Whatley says. Tribal Huk leader Jamie Pink admits possession charge Your Views...

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Sessions praises NYPD after 'soft on crime' controversy

City officials had strongly criticized the statement , with NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill saying that it was "absolutely ludicrous" and noting that violent crime is continuing to fall and the num...

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Erik Jones makes it 2 straight this season with Xfinity win

Erik Jones makes it 2 straight this season with Xfinity win

I think the caliber of drivers in the Xfinity Series right now is as good as I've ever seen it in a long time. "It's nice to be the point leader and be starting up front here at Bristol ". It got u...

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Stolen plaque in Thailand a sign of antidemocratic sentiment

Aguero surged away from Monreal and, although his first touch nearly ruined the chance, he recovered to lift a deft finish over Cech for his 30th goal this season. The Citizens were desperately unlu...

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Dorchester 6-Alarm Fire Displaces At Least 17 Residents

Dorchester 6-Alarm Fire Displaces At Least 17 Residents

The fire, which reached 6-alarms, quickly spread to 10 Marie St. and another triple decker on nearby Fox Street. Two morning fires - one late, one early, displaced at least 29 people and caused almo...

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Georgia cuts ties with football signee after arrest

Georgia cuts ties with football signee after arrest

Late Saturday night, Athens-Clarke County police officers were called to the area near the Waffle House location for what amounted to a domestic violence incident involving Demery allegedly "choking (...

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Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellation

A day after the university called off the April 27 appearance because officials said they could not guarantee the safety of the conservative pundit or anyone else in attendance, Chancellor Nicholas ...

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Wisconsin unemployment rate fell to 3.4 percent in March

Wisconsin unemployment rate fell to 3.4 percent in March

Manufacturing cut 6,800 jobs, or about 1 percent. The state's unemployment rate ticked up again in March, rising to 3.6 percent from February's 3.4 percent. Over the past year, ambulatory health ca...

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Rescued teen showed no anger toward her teacher

Rescued teen showed no anger toward her teacher

While Anthony Thomas says he hasn't had a chance to speak to his daughter yet-he hopes to soon-he says she is going to need therapy to recover from the ordeal. Campus Safety had reported on the allege...

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American Airlines Investigates Reported Incident Of Flight Attendant Confronting A Mother

American Airlines Investigates Reported Incident Of Flight Attendant Confronting A Mother

ABC reported that the mother, who is reportedly Argentinian, may not have understood why her stroller was taken from her. Olivia Morgan was waiting to board when the incident happened, according ...

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