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Woman Dangling From Shoelaces Discovered After Failing To Breach White House

According to the Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz, he was informed by the Secretary of Homeland Security that the person had gone into the White House undetected for over 17 minutes, which was a serious matter as the president was inside the palace.

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CSU Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition by 5 percent

University of California regents approved a similar tuition hike in January. The increase is projected to generate $77.5 million in the 2017-18 school year. "The university faces a critical juncture where additional revenue is needed if we are to continue the trajectory that has seen campuses reach all-time highs in graduation rates", said Steve Relyea, CSU executive vice chancellor and chief financial officer.

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Supreme Court Upholds Labor Case Filed By Scottsdale Company

Justices issued a 6-2 opinion finding that the president can not select a person who has been nominated to serve in the position on a permanent basis to also serve as an acting official. In its suit, the company said Solomon's appointment was not appropriate and he lacked authority to rule as acting general counsel while awaiting Senate confirmation.

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Former CIA chief: Trump should 'apologise' to Obama

FBI Director James Comey also confirmed during his hearing that the agency was investigating possible Russian government efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. Mr Nunes said he hopes the committee's hearings will result in a "definitive report " on Russia's involvement in the presidential election. "What the president said was just patently false", Schiff said of the Trump Tower allegations.

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Rex Tillerson's wife convinced him to be U.S. secretary of State

When he was invited for a conversation with the then president-elect, he thought they would talk "about the world" given his experiences at the oil company, he added. I personally don't need it'. The Korea Herald news site said he had "shortened diplomatic consultations and public events in Seoul" and chosen not to have a meal with Hwang Kyo-ahn, the South Korean acting president, and Yun Byung-se, the country's foreign minister.

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The disturbing reason Los Angeles Latinos are reporting 25% fewer sexual assaults

Since 1979, the LAPD has barred officers from inquiring about a person's immigration status or acting on it under Special Order 40. "The LAPD has never participated in programs that deputize officers to act as immigration agents, and under my watch, they never will", Garcetti said.

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Joe Biden Just Made Everyone's Day With Surprise Return To Politics

A majority of Americans oppose the bill in almost every public poll, with even a majority of Republicans expressing displeasure with how President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are proceeding with the long-promised plan to "repeal and replace" President Obama's signature legislative achievement.

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Sears flags going concern doubts

Analysts predict that Sears Holdings Corp will post ($12.41) EPS for the current year. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in Sears Holdings Corp during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $5,049,000. Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market.

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Ex-teacher researched teen marriage before disappearing, investigators say

As the search for Elizabeth Thomas enters its second week, her brother said something his sister said the morning before she disappeared makes him believe she was taken against her will. "We just wish we could say something to her and contact her and know that she's OK", James Thomas said. The TBI also commented on the surveillance video captured March 7 that show Cummins shopping for hair dye at the Walmart in Columbia.

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Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch coasting toward Senate showdown

Like most of his Supreme Court predecessors, Gorsuch danced around most the inquiries to avoid any potential conflicts of interest should he ultimately be confirmed. The second day, then, was not so much a victory for Judge Gorsuch as a time in which he demonstrated a solid grasp of the law, a keen understanding of the role of judges, a good sense of humor and above all a judicial temperament that appeals to the basic decency of people and sees those before his bench as persons first and ...

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Iraq Says US Vows to Speed Support in ISIS Battle

Jones told the Press Association nothing surprises him about Daesh, indicating "they are capable of anything - we have seen that". The Iraqi government force's advance toward Mosul came after the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on February 19 the start of an offensive to drive the extremist militants out of the western side of Mosul, locally known as the right bank of Tigris River which bisects the city.

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Dashcam shows trooper being rescued by civilians after being attacked

The incident happened in February off USA 31 near the in border. Trooper Garry Guild was attempting to stop a motorcycle on USA 31 near the IN border when it sped away, according to WXYZ-TV. Barber slowed once, before crashing while trying to elude Guild. Two good Samaritans then pull over to help the trooper and subdue the suspects. You can hear Trooper Garry Guild yell, "he crashed, he crashed".

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Dog rescues girl found in a ditch

The owner said it was unusual for the dog to be running upstairs in their home. Soon, Petunia was given a second chance with a new family who took her into their home in MI. Wrapping the child in a jumper, the man brought her inside and rang the police. The woman explains that her husband then took the little girl inside and called the emergency services, who have since taken her and another girl into protective custody.

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Day three of Supreme Court nominee hearing

Though Gorsuch was forthcoming about how Trump's insults rubbed him the wrong way, he was less so when it came to hypotheticals about how he'd rule on key cases such as the travel band and travel ban 2.0's constitutionality as well as Roe vs.

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US, allies seek ways to up pressure on Islamic State group

He said Trump's comments make it "very difficult" for him back home to work politically with the U.S. "Maybe someday we'll be able to figure it out". "Our main thrust is we have to get rid of ISIS", Trump said. In his remarks, al-Abidi said ISIS is a terrorist organisation which threatens the security of the world. "We have our own plan", he said. The gathering at the State Department is the first meeting of the full coalition since December 2014.

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South Dakota, Iowa officials cite Dakota Access pipeline vandalism

Brown says no suspects were immediately identified. " When deputies arrived, they observed what appeared to be a hole in the pipe, and it looked like there was burn around the hole ", Brown said, adding that it was possible the vandalism was done with a blowtorch.

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Children Kidnapped During Carjacking At Gas Station Near Flint

A heavy set black man, wearing a red sweatshirt, stole the auto from the Admiral gas station at 4232 S. Saginaw Road in Burton about 7 a.m. An Amber alert previously issued for the children identified the girl as Arinna Buning and the boy as Lincoln Buning.

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7 things about newly launched scheme 'Vikalp' from Indian railway

In the over-crowded network of the Indian Railways - where passengers are packed like sardines in compartments of most passenger trains - the possibility of finding reserved berths in alternative trains appear remote. Also, a passenger who opts to cancel his ticket for an alternative train travel will be levied cancellation charges on the basis of a confirmed status - which are much higher, compared to the refund on wait-listed tickets.

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Gorsuch says Trump disappointed he lost Colorado

Instead of bringing him up for a vote, however, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made a decision to keep the court seat vacant until after the November 2016 election, which Mr. Gorsuch reacted sharply when Sen. If confirmed, Gorsuch would fill the high court seat left vacant in February 2016, after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

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That's not a carry-on: Snake gets loose on Alaska flight

We're glad there were no injuries, and hope none of these poor passengers has PTSD from the surprise snake disturbance. Photos provided by KTVA viewer Anna McConnaughy show a rather large snake curled up under a carry-on bag. The snake was asleep and partially covered by a duffel bag, witnesses said. She explained a pilot came back to lead a short discussion with a flight attendant on how to capture it.

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Spicer tries to draw distinction between Trump's golf outings and Obama's

Despite pledging during his campaign that he would "rarely leave the White House because there's so much work to be done", the President has spent every weekend of his presidency except the first in a Trump-owned property. "On a couple of occasions, he's actually conducted meetings there, he's had phone calls", Spicer added. But White House spokesman Sean Spicer also said Trump's right to "privacy" is one reason that the Trump administration hasn't trumpeted the outcomes of his meetings on ...

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Spicer Drops Obscure 'Ramspecking' Reference, Tells Reporters to 'Google It'

USA late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has aired a "curated assortment of stumbles and bumbles" by White House press secretary Sean Spicer. "I have spoken directly with the President and other senior officials about this". The hearing, and the fact that Comey went so far as to acknowledge that there is an investigation, demonstrates the seriousness with which both the FBI and the Congressional Intelligence Committee take the issue of the alleged Russian interference, Mahaffee said.

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1 injured in King City high school shooting

An accomplice fled in the opposite direction, Masterson said. Officers are searching for a suspect who has not yet been located. The school district said classes will be held as usual on Wednesday and Thursday. Officials at King City PD and King City High did not immediately respond to calls for comment. It has not been disclosed whether the victim or shooter are students or the severity of the victim's injuries.

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NSA knocks down WH claim of British spying

Touching down just as the orange sun was setting, Trump was effectively pushing the pause button on what had been a tough week in the White House, where he was beset by complications for his travel ban and the Republican health care plan and controversy over his unfounded claims that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped his phones during the presidential campaign.

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How Trump and Ryan are working with GOP moderates on health care

The House is expected to vote Thursday on the measure. And for a president who fashions himself a deal-maker, the law has become a potent test of Trump's ability to make it happen. GOP leaders say the House will consider the bill Thursday. "But you're right in saying, and we agree, we believe we should have even more assistance", Ryan said.

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Curry shoves, Thompson shoots and Warriors roll Thunder

It's just the way it has gone for OKC against the Warriors this season. It was the Durant-less bowl, a game to see which team coped better with his absence. Warriors' player Javale McGee's face was found in a peculiar location...on toilet paper. At halftime, the Warriors held a 59-39 advantage over the hometown Thunder.

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Nine-year-old dead following shooting incident

The boy's mother told cops she had put a loaded gun on the bed - within reach of the tot and his brother - and went get the holster. The father, 31-year-old Kansas Lavarnia, arrived home as police investigated the shooting. Meanwhile, folks are already asking if the mother should face charges in the shooting of her 9-year-old son , as reported by AZCentral.com. The police statement said Lavarnia told police she placed a loaded gun on a bed near her 2-year-old and 4-year-old sons as she ...

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Rogero proclaims Tuesday a Day of Immigrant Action

According to a release from Madison Mayor Paul Soglin's office, the Madison Common Council will approve the resolution at Tuesday night's meeting. As a descendent of Italian immigrants, she pointed to her own family history and said mayors across the country are sharing immigrant stories in hopes of reaffirming the country's commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

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Markets aren't 'real indicators' for the economy, Spicer says

And while the new administration's attempts to substantiate the claims have unintentionally forced confrontations with key allies like the UK, Trump may face a new challenge this week when FBI Director James Comey testifies in front of Congress, where the director is expected to rebuke Trump's wiretap allegations.

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US Bans Electronic Devices on Flights From Eight Muslim-Majority Countries

Department of Homeland Security. But the new temporary rules will restrict some devices to checked bags only. Cell phones and medical devices are allowed. ET Tuesday and must comply within 96 hours. The U.S. government just barred travelers on nonstop flights from eight countries from carrying electronic devices bigger than smartphones into U.S.

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US, UK bar laptop carry-ons from Mideast, N. Africa flights

Federal officials have said the ban is indefinite. Emirates Airline, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways are among 10 airlines which must now prevent passengers flying from the Middle East to the United States from carrying nearly all types of electronic devices in the cabin.

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Spicer Distances Trump Campaign 'Hangers-on' Regarding Russia's Election Interference

That depends on what he means by the word "limited". Spicer would not grant him the question. The denial came in response to the FBI Director James Comey's revelation on Monday that the FBI is investigating possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia's election meddling.

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KTAB Noon Forecast: Monday, March 20, 2017

Mostly cloudy skies with a low around 33. For today , mainly sunny skies with warm temperatures in the mid to upper 70s. A 9 miles per hour southeast wind and a low temperature of 57 degrees also are expected Monday night . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Low tides: 8:11 a.m. and 8:36 p.m. Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then scattered showers between 7am and 1pm.

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Congress investigates links between Trump and Russian Federation

Meanwhile, Comey confirmed publicly for the first time that the FBI was investigating alleged Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, including possible links between Moscow and the campaign of U.S. "No, I do not, but I would highlight we are a foreign intelligence organization, not a domestic intelligence organization, so it would be fair to say we are probably not the best organization to provide a more complete answer", Rogers replied.

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Trump should 'apologise' to Obama — Former CIA chief

Last week the United States faced an global crisis with the United Kingdom for White House press secretary Sean Spicer's claim that British Government Communications Headquarters, known as the GCHQ, had been asked by President Barack Obama to spy on then-candidate Donald Trump.


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