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Corona, Chino Hills spellers eliminated from 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee

Corona, Chino Hills spellers eliminated from 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee

The best of the best at the Scripps National Spelling Bee have begun the unforgiving final day of the competition. It was one of several challenging words presented to competitors in the first round. ...

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Trump supporter apologises to Guardian reporter after winning US House race

Trump supporter apologises to Guardian reporter after winning US House race

Gianforte also campaigned with Montana Republican Senator Steve Daines , who tweeted on Thursday that he did "not condone violence in any way" and that Gianforte "needs to apologise". After finding...

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Portland march against Shariah law canceled

Portland march against Shariah law canceled

The City of Portland has not issued any permits for either of the two events, which are planned for the Terry Shrunk Plaza, Wheeler said. "And the timing and subject of these events can only exacerbat...

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Final Confederate statue coming down in New Orleans

Unlike the earlier statues, city officials were taking Lee's statue down in daylight. The killer, Dylann Roof , was an avowed racist who brandished Confederate battle flags in photos.That reignited t...

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Comey OK'd to testify; House committee issues subpoenas

The panel is investigating Russian efforts to influence the US election, as well as leaks of classified information and reports that identities of Trump associates captured in spy intercepts may have ...

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Williamsburg speller eliminated in preliminary round of national spelling bee

Williamsburg speller eliminated in preliminary round of national spelling bee

The competition for the spelling specialists, age 6 to 15, concludes with finals on Thursday. VanWynsberghe, 13, just finished seventh grade at Lincolnview Junior High School. "It was totally fun", ...

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Comey To Testify Publicly

Comey To Testify Publicly

The conversation indicates that Trump's decision of firing Comey was necessitated because of concern over the feds probe into Russia's meddling in the election and possible collusion with team Trump. ...

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Melania reacts to Kathy Griffin's decapitated photo of Donald Trump

Melania reacts to Kathy Griffin's decapitated photo of Donald Trump

CNN's communications division took to Twitter to announce that it has terminated its agreement with Griffin to appear on its New Year's Eve program. Stewart said she believes in free speech, but sh...

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Kathy Griffin Fired by CNN, Apologizes for Violent Anti-Trump Photos

Nevertheless, Trump invited Nugent to the White House last month, where he posed for a photo with a man who has repeatedly called for the deaths of high-level government officials. "I'm a comic. I cro...

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Poignant photo of Portland victim's mother embracing Muslim girl goes viral

Poignant photo of Portland victim's mother embracing Muslim girl goes viral

You got no safe place. One of his requests - asking federal authorities to revoke permits for scheduled alt-right rallies in OR - got pushback from the American Civil Liberties Union and one Republic...

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Padres win 2-1 to send Cubs to 6th straight loss

Padres win 2-1 to send Cubs to 6th straight loss

Brewers 7, Mets 1 • Eric Thames hit his first homer in three weeks, a two-run shot in the first, to help Milwaukee win on the road for just its third victory in 10 games. Right-hander Kirby Yates allo...

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Aftandilian Publishes Op-Ed on US-Saudi Relations

Aftandilian Publishes Op-Ed on US-Saudi Relations

In an interview with CNBC on Monday , Ross said there is "no question" that the Middle Eastern nation is "liberalizing their society", noting there the involvement of women in some of their panel dis...

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Exxon vote shows Wall St diverging from Trump on climate change

It has outperformed by 8.80% the S&P500. Brighton Jones Llc decreased Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) stake by 71.85% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The oil and gas company reported $0.95 earnings...

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Marty Walsh vows Boston 'will not retreat' on climate change

A White House official earlier in the day said Trump was planning to pull out of the Paris deal , although a final decision hadn't been made. "I'm hearing from a lot of people both ways", Trump. ...

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UN chief urges action on climate change

UN chief urges action on climate change

Former President Barack Obama, who helped broker the accord, praised the accord during a trip to Europe this month. Walsh's comments on Wednesday came after reports emerged that Trump had chose to...

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Crowds gather to honor fallen heroes on Memorial Day

Crowds gather to honor fallen heroes on Memorial Day

Speaking at Arlington, Mr Trump said: "To the entire Kelly family, today, 300 million American hearts are joined together with you". In one of the annual rites of every presidency, Trump traveled ...

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Senate Republicans Blast The Latest House Health Care Bill

Senate Republicans Blast The Latest House Health Care Bill

But Georges Benjamin , executive director of the American Public Health Association, called the bill "dangerous, deadly and deeply flawed". What does this mean for Kentucky legislators who voted f...

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EU President warns Trump against Paris climate deal exit

EU President warns Trump against Paris climate deal exit

But Elkind, the former Obama official, suggested some nations may have little patience for the United States , given that the Paris Agreement gives signatories significant flexibility to set climat...

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Musicians Respond to Donald Trump's Strange 'Covfefe' Tweet

When asked at tech publication Re/code's Code Conference on Wednesday, Clinton offered her own take on covfefe's meaning, joking that the word was Trump's way of speaking in code to Russian offi...

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Trump global warming announcement out Thursday

One computer simulation - one that many other scientists say is too much of a worst-case scenario - calculates that if the USA increases carbon dioxide emissions and the rest of the world hits its t...

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Trump's cellphone use worries security experts

Trump's cellphone use worries security experts

Officials said leaders of Canada, Mexico and France were given his personal mobile number, with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau having reportedly called him on the line. The French official, ...

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U.S. contractors hurt, Afghan guards dead in Kabul bomb

The majority of those killed or wounded were civilians commuting during the morning rush hour, including almost a dozen US citizens, all of whom were USA contract personnel. The Ministry of Foreign Af...

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Oklahoma wins NCAA title, beating Oregon 3-1-1

Hang in there somehow. Raza entered the day a remarkable 5-0 all-time in NCAA match play. "To get back to defend our title and get to this point is awesome", Martin said. "We had some Sooner mag...

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Krauthammer: Middle East peace a perennial pursuit

The Air Force One presidential aircraft landed at the Andrew Air Force Base on the outskirts of the capital at 8.54 p.m. on Saturday, Efe news reported. Trump capped off his trip on Saturday with a sp...

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On climate change, the USA 'has already jumped ship'

Musk said he has no choice but to leave the White House advisory councils if Trump withdraws the US from the Paris Agreement , when asked about the issue on Twitter . "As other countries in...

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'You've no safe place', Portland white supremacist tells court

'You've no safe place', Portland white supremacist tells court

As two men tried to calm him down, Christian stabbed them and one other man, police said . The federal government has issued a permit for the free-speech rally Saturday and has yet to give a perm...

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Trump Alludes to Senate Reconciliation Process for Tax Legislation

Trump Alludes to Senate Reconciliation Process for Tax Legislation

The onus is on the Republican Senators now. Reconciliation allows the Senate to pass legislation with only 51 votes, bypassing the filibuster. Senate Republicans, however, see the $100 million off...

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Activists investigating factory linked to Ivanka Trump go missing in China

China Labor Watch was preparing a report on the factory to be published next month which allege low pay, exploitation of a student intern programme and excessive overtime . Hua Haifeng, who works ...

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On climate change, the U.S. 'has already jumped ship'

A USA withdrawal could deepen a rift with US allies. During his campaign, the President vowed to withdraw from the agreement, but it's not yet a done deal. "It is certainly not a catastrophe and it is...

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Suspect in Fatal Portland Attack Yells About 'Free Speech' at Hearing

Suspect in Fatal Portland Attack Yells About 'Free Speech' at Hearing

Joseph was arrested but he continued his rant as he sat in the back of a police vehicle and said: "I stabbed the two (expletives) in the neck and I'm happy now". As he got off the train at the Holly...

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RT America: House Intel Committee issues subpoenas in Russian election & unmasking investigations

The US House Intelligence committee has issued subpoenas to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and his former National Security Adviser. Organizations associated with Flynn and Cohen -...

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Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal

The Senate's filibuster rule means that Republicans - who control the Senate with 52 seats - can't repeal the entire law. Republicans have instead opted to try to pass tax reform and health care t...

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Placer County deputy, two correctional officers arrested

Placer County deputy, two correctional officers arrested

Megan Yaws on Wednesday. But six months later, a review of video footage from the November 25 incident has now placed it and three other alleged attacks at the center of an investigation into suspec...

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OppenheimerFunds Inc. Has $190.06 Million Position in Western Gas Partners, LP (WES)

The stock of Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE: WES ) earned "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Thursday, April 7. They issued a "buy" rating and a $60.00 price target on the stock. It has underperformed b...

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Trump's Ex-Campaign Manager Lewandowski Eyes White House Position

At least that's what Axios and others are suggesting after news of Mike Dubke's resignation as communications director was made official Tuesday morning. It pushes back on a Washington Post s...

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Chris Sale hit hard, given run and fan support in Chicago return

Chris Sale hit hard, given run and fan support in Chicago return

These are two of the most important team stats offensively, and they show that the Red Sox have not been making life easy for the opposing pitchers . Which then unfortunately leads us to the reigni...

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Republican-led Senate OKs $11.8 billion budget

Republican-led Senate OKs $11.8 billion budget

Despite the decision to press ahead with reconciliation, and seek 50 or 51 votes rather than the usual 60, GOP Senate leaders are already wary about their chances to press through a health-care ...

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Trump to announce decision on Paris Accord on Thursday amid exit reports

Juncker is referring to a provision in the Paris agreement that allows countries to exit after it's been in force for at least three years. The European Union and China indicated they would pr...

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Donald Trump's Communications Director Resigns

Trump's longtime lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, has joined a still-forming legal team to help the president shoulder the intensifying Russian Federation investigations. "Jared is doing a great job for the co...

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Christ Academy Student Competing in National Spelling Bee

At least two states were attempting to spell supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Kindergartener Edith Fuller from Oklahoma spelled the word nyctinasty correctly during the 2017 Scripps National Spe...

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