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Former Penn State president is sentenced to jail in Sandusky scandal

Former vice president Gary Schultz , 67, who oversaw the university's police force, was sentenced to six to 23 months, with two months to be served in jail and four months under house arrest. "He was...

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Woman charged after allegedly throwing toddler strapped to stroller down subway stairs

Woman charged after allegedly throwing toddler strapped to stroller down subway stairs

She lives in a city-run homeless shelter in Morris Heights, according to ABC. The boy ended upside down at the bottom of the steps and two good Samaritans rushed to the boy's aid and unstrapped him ...

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Trump denounces Manchester attack by 'evil losers'

Trump denounces Manchester attack by 'evil losers'

Meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas just hours after the latest terror attack against the West, President Trump criticized the Palestinian Authority's policy of rewarding terrorists and ...

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Trump Administration asks US Supreme Court to reinstate travel order

In the appeal itself, the Justice Department argues that the executive order's temporary pause applies to certain nationals of the designated countries without regard to religion, and the challe...

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Big US companies stay on White House panel despite climate jolt

She added that the global climate would "survive" Trump's maximum presidential term of eight years. The group is still hashing out the details after an initial rush of statements from mayors conde...

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Republican Tim Walberg Comments on Climate Change

Republican Tim Walberg Comments on Climate Change

The congressman told his constituents during a town hall meeting in Coldwater that he believes God will "take care of" climate change if it proves to be a "real problem". Walberg then conceded that ...

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Contaminated Nacho Cheese Sauce Killed a Man in California

Contaminated Nacho Cheese Sauce Killed a Man in California

Family members wrote on a GoFundMe page that Galindo had fallen into a coma and had been declared clinically brain-dead after contracting a rare case of botulism . CDPH officers seized four bags of...

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Former Penn State administrators sentenced to jail time in Sandusky case

Spanier, who will appeal his sentence, was also fined $7,500, Curley and Schultz $5,000 each. In October 2012, Sandusky was sentenced to 30-60 years in prison after being convicted on 45 of 48 c...

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Friday Freebie: Get a free donut on National Donut Day!

Friday Freebie: Get a free donut on National Donut Day!

Krispy Kreme: Get any donut of your desire-- for free . With any purchase, customers will receive a free, made-to-order doughnut . Plus, anyone who retains their receipt from June 2 will get a ...

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Armed Man At Orlando International Airport In Custody

Orlando Police tweeted the armed suspect is contained, but not in custody. Hess called 911 and was told by an operator there were reports of a man with a gun in one of the rental auto parking lots....

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Former TSA boss among candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Comey is expected to testify about his documentation of interactions with Mr. Trump, in which the president asked Comey for his loyalty and asked Comey to drop the investigation into former Nationa...

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SC sites going orange in campaign against gun violence

SC sites going orange in campaign against gun violence

Ninety-two people die from gun violence every day in America, bringing the annual total to more than 33,000. How can gun violence in Detroit be stopped? The gun homicide rate in the Unit...

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Ex-FBI director Comey to testify June 8 before Senate committee

The White House is considering restructuring its communications staff. Under the constitution, Trump has the ability to invoke his presidential powers to silence Comey before Congress . A request...

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Trial Set to Begin for Officer in Fatal Shooting

Trial Set to Begin for Officer in Fatal Shooting

Defense attorneys for St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez offered preliminary motions disputing how to handle details in the trial, including new disclosures that Philando Castile and his gi...

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China Is a Highly Suspect Leader on Climate Change

China Is a Highly Suspect Leader on Climate Change

One man can't stop our clean energy revolution. "We will not ignore the science and reality of climate change ", he said, adding that Trump's "reckless" decision could have "devastating repercuss...

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Time for a Chill Pill on Trump's Climate Action

Bloomberg, a United Nations climate change envoy, is openly defying Trump's decision - and he is not alone. In making his announcement Thursday, Trump said , "I was elected to represent the...

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Manchester terror attack probe widens as United States leaks grate

She said that the concert would raise money for the victims of the attack and their families. "This damage is even greater when it involves unauthorized disclosure of potential evidence in the middle ...

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Kathy Griffin says she's under Secret Service inquiry

Of her comedy about Trump , Griffin said , "I'm not laying down for this guy.I'm going to make fun of him". Griffin became emotional and broke down in tears at multiple times during the press con...

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India says committed to climate pact despite US withdrawal

World leaders from a number countries have reacted with disappointment to Trump's decision to withdraw from the agreement . Republican US congressional leaders backed Trump. That commitment has m...

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Relay for life brings hope for a cure for cancer

Relay for life brings hope for a cure for cancer

Boettger said the Owatonna VFW donates the space and the refreshments for the event each year. The team has a chicken dinner fundraiser planned for 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. "It is hard to watch your loved one...

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Germany's Angela Merkel vows 'more decisive action than ever' on climate

The United States has benefited immensely from the sturdy security it has brought to the world. "It was not anti-Trump", said Norbert Röttgen, a close Merkel ally who is the chairman of the fore...

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Spicer Says 'Covfefe' Was An Intentional Inside Joke

Spicer Says 'Covfefe' Was An Intentional Inside Joke

Let's take a step back. Tuesday's resignation by Mike Dubke , President Trump's communications director, in the midst of a rumored staff shake-up suggest the White House may see the current i...

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BYU beats Sacramento State 6-1 to stay alive in postseason

BYU beats Sacramento State 6-1 to stay alive in postseason

The Cougars are hoping to duplicate last weekend's rally in the West Coast Conference tournament when they also lost their opener, then won four straight to take the title. Corless gave up five runs...

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OECD holds out hope US may return to Paris climate pact

May indicated to the American president that "the United Kingdom remained committed to the Paris agreement , as she set out recently at the G7". The fight against climate change is "unstoppable" ...

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Fighter Jets Scrambled After 'Disturbance' on American Flight

Fighter Jets Scrambled After 'Disturbance' on American Flight

He was given a date to appear in court and released for his flight to Honolulu . The couple presumed it was from the earlier flight. A flight attendant said the computer probably belonged to a man ...

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Amber Alert for 3 children in Wichita

Amber Alert for 3 children in Wichita

Ash St and discovered a deceased woman. Authorities did not say the relationship between Dane Wright and the children. Police believe that the three children are associated with the deceased woman...

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Vladimir Putin Faces Questions From Megyn Kelly in St. Petersburg

Vladimir Putin Faces Questions From Megyn Kelly in St. Petersburg

Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday. Putin, who is keen to fix battered U.S. -Russia relations and is expected to meet Trump for the first time at the G20 in Hamburg in July, said T...

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Californians chime in on single-payer health insurance

Californians chime in on single-payer health insurance

AHCA would effectively end the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) Medicaid expansion and radically restructure the entire Medicaid program through a per capita cap. Thirteen percent said they didn't k...

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Germany and China vow to deepen ties amid Trump concerns

Germany and China vow to deepen ties amid Trump concerns

China also declined to include phrases referring to ways to resolve the problem of steel overcapacity, the person said.For a second year running, the EU-China summit failed to agree a final statement....

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Putin: 'Don't worry, be happy' as Trump ditches climate deal

But the White House has claimed the agreement "is a bad deal for Americans" and that by withdrawing Mr Trump will keep "his campaign promise to put American workers first". The sky is the limit for ...

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Kushner Companies Questioned By US Lawmakers Over White House Benefits

Kushner Companies Questioned By US Lawmakers Over White House Benefits

Kushner's connections to Russia have come under scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is investigating whether Trump associates coordinated with the Russian campaign to interfere in...

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Cleveland policeman who fatally shot Tamir Rice is fired

Cleveland policeman who fatally shot Tamir Rice is fired

Samaria Rice, Tamir's mother, said in a statement . Though the caller specified that the gun was " probably fake ", the responding officers were not made aware of this. His dismissal is effective...

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Griffin says she's under Secret Service inquiry

Griffin says she's under Secret Service inquiry

She cried and cried and cried some more . In a news conference on Friday, a Griffin's attorney Lisa Bloom accused Trump and his family of "using their power to target her". "If you don't stand up...

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Trump hails fallen Colorado Springs soldier, others at Arlington

Trump hails fallen Colorado Springs soldier, others at Arlington

Sticking closely to his prepared text, Trump offered no insight into his thinking about how to proceed in the various wars that the United States is now fighting, including the battle against the Isla...

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Eierman's walkoff lifts Missouri State by Oklahoma State 6-5

Eierman's walkoff lifts Missouri State by Oklahoma State 6-5

After the first two batters in the ninth struck out with OSU down 4-3, Garrett McCain singled to center field to offer hope. OSU got another run in the sixth to get back within a run. In the 5th, Ryan...

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Sentencing Set for Ex-Penn State Leaders

The prosecutors declined to recommend a sentence for Curley or Schultz, but said , "Nothing short of a sentence that includes a period of jail time would be an appropriate sentence for Graham Spanie...

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Protests, new climate pledges after Donald Trump's Paris pullout

A number of figures from US industry expressed their dismay at Trump's move. It takes place alongside the two-day EU-China political summit, which began on Thursday. "The UK's position on the Pari...

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5 jurors picked for Cosby trial, 2 know a sex assault victim

Prosecutors hope to show it was part of a pattern of behavior for Cosby. "From Cosby's perspective, the chance to get a Pittsburgh jury rather than a Montgomery County jury would have been appeali...

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10 people seated on jury in Bill Cosby's sex assault trial

The case is set for tr. Cosby, along with his attorneys and prosecutors, will be back in court today to complete the jury selection in Pittsburgh . Lehigh University professor James Braxton Peterso...

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12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee

12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee

Vinay, who is from California , took home a cash prize of $40,000 (approximately Rs 25.7 lakh) that she plans to put into her college fund account, Reuters reported . She said Grant was disappoint...

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