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Mother plays two roles for son's "dads and doughnuts" school eve

She asked her son if he wanted his grandfather to attend with him, but her son had other plans. If her son's sweetness wasn't already warming all of our hearts, when Kittrell went to leave, he ran after her, hugged her, and whispered, "Mom".

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Colson powers Notre Dame to upset of No. 14 Florida State

Colson led the Fighting Irish with a career-high 33 points and 13 rebounds. Gibbs into the starting five to begin Saturday's game. The good news for Notre Dame, however, is that Florida State is a far different team on the road than they are at home.

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Snow, Sleet, Freezing Rain Forecast for Long Island

Another chance of rain and snow is forecast for Sunday night , although little to no accumulation is expected. The National Weather Service predicted one to three inches in nighttime accumulation. Very chilly weather starts off the weekend on Friday when a mix of sun and clouds is forecast with highs near 37 and overnight lows near 22. High temperatures for the remainder of the week look seasonable in the low- to mid-30s.

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US agents conduct first Trump-era raids targeting undocumented migrants

During the campaign, Trump's promise to deport undocumented immigrants - at one point he floated the idea of a deportation force - shifted to focusing on those with criminal backgrounds. "And so there [are] a few of our nationals that were caught up because they were in the wrong place at the wrong time". In response to the raids, people came out to show their support for undocumented immigrants at vigils and protests.

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Trump admin withdraws request to limit ban on Obama-era transgender policy

President Barack Obama issued the pro-trans guidance last May, prompting a lawsuit from rabidly anti-LGBT Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, which was joined by a dozen other states. It is heartbreaking and wrong that the agency tasked with enforcing civil rights laws would instead work to subvert them for political interests. "Transgender students are entitled to the full protection of the United States Constitution and our federal nondiscrimination laws".

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Players are in a fog as Pebble Beach Pro-Am's delayed play resumes

Now, the two will turn to the center-stage of the professional/celebrity event on the Monterey Peninsula - Pebble Beach Golf Links - and it could set up the best star-on-star weekend duel of the young 2016-2017 season to date. "But, you know what, I think with how I played on the back side, I feel good about going into tomorrow and trying to build momentum for next week's tournament".

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Feds conduct raids on illegal immigrants nationwide, including sanctuary cities

Cox said Friday somewhere around 200 people were arrested in Georgia, North Carolina and SC this week alone. Her criminal record dates back to 2009 when she was convicted of felony identity theft following her arrest in a sweep at her workplace done by then-Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, BuzzFeed reported .

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Anti-Trump crowds rule at Republicans' town halls

She brought her mom and friend along to the meeting - a first for her. Our Utah, founded by Utah County Democratic Chairman Jonny Griffith, had more than 3,000 people RSVP'd to the event in advance. Putting pressure on politicians to execute the jobs they were elected for with honesty and transparency is exactly what voters should be doing. Liberal groups have been urging their supporters to flock to Republican lawmakers' town hall events, to register their opposition to a whole host of ...

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Chris Collins tells Kellyanne Conway's critics to 'get a life'

The Maryland Democrat cited federal statutes, an executive order signed by President George W. Bush and regulations put out by the Office Government Ethics that prohibit using public office for personal gain. The Utah Republican congressman and Democratic Oversight Leader Elijah Cummings jointly asked the Office of Government Ethics to review the matter.

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LSU looked great early, then fell 78-70 to Arkansas

It was the fourth time this season that Arkansas has won a game it trailed by at least 12 points - all on the road - and the third time it won a game in which it trailed by double digits in the second half. The teams meet again tonight Saturday at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Loser of three of its past four, Arkansas (18-7, 7-5) came alive and got back on track despite trailing by 14 points with 4:13 to play in the first half.

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CareSenate Confirms Tom Price as HHS Secretary

Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, is extremely disappointed with his confirmation and concerned with Price's plans to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) which will leave millions of Americans potentially uninsured.

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Mexican immigrants detained on Staten Island amid ICE raids this month

ICE says they do not conduct random sweeps and that all ICE operations are based on investigative leads. But some local and state lawmakers, in California and elsewhere, confirmed reports from immigrant-rights groups about expanded operations by immigration authorities, putting a spotlight on enforcement in the wake of a Trump executive action that lifted numerous Obama-era restrictions on who agents should and shouldn't target.

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Charles Oakley was drunk, verbally abusive at MSG

Charles Oakley has disputed James Dolan's implication that the former Knicks star has a drinking problem, telling the New York Post on Saturday that he visits treatment centers to support others, including former National Basketball Association player Jayson Williams.

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This Is the Correct Way to Treat Betsy DeVos

Florida's U.S. Senators split along party lines. Another replied: 'In one of the thousands of public schools you're about to destroy'. "So, for starters, please know I'm a "door open" type of person who listens more than speaks". Betsy DeVos addresses Education Department staff on her first day on the job as secretary of education, February 8, 2017. She has visited charter schools in both New Orleans and Detroit , and saw that there were very few improvement efforts put into the schools or ...

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Two NYC Men Plead Guilty to All Charges in Terrorism Case

Munther Omar Saleh, 21 of Queens and his co-defendant Fareed Mumuni, 22 of Staten Island pleaded guilty at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn to all charges in an indictment charging them with conspiring and attempting to provide material support to ISIS, the Department of Justice said in a statement here yesterday.

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No. 9/10 Penn State skates past No. 17 Wisconsin 6-3

Banks went on his own 10-0 run just before halftime against IL, turning a two-point lead into a 12-point advantage in a span of 1:09. Malcolm Hill scored 14 points and Te'Jon Lucas had 11 points and seven assists as the Illini fell to Penn State, 83-70, Saturday at State Farm Center.

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UNC vs. Duke: Score and Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams gives his players instructions in the first half of their game against the Duke Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The difference in the end was that the younger team executed like a veteran one and the experienced unit, the No. 8 Tar Heels, faltered. Tip-off between the Blue Devils and Tar Heels is set for 8 p.m.

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Greensboro officer shot in the line of duty

After the vehicle stopped, a male passenger later identified as 25-year-old Carlos Keith Blackman, address unknown, got out and ran, police said in a news release. Blackman, who was in the passenger seat, ran on foot away from the auto, according to Greensboro Police Chief Wayne Scott. A hand-to-hand struggle during an arrest attempt and then an exchange of gunfire left a suspect dead and a Greensboro police officer wounded, authorities said Saturday.

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North Korea fires unidentified ballistic missile

Two Musudan intermediate-range missiles were fired from Wonsan and landed in the Sea of Japan. "Coincidence that Nordstrom drops my daughter's lovely clothing line AND North Korea fires missile?" An official from Seoul's Defence Ministry says it isn't clear whether the projectile was a ballistic missile.

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Indiana Conservation officer's dog has nothing but love for his partner

And from the looks of other photos of the pair posted to Facebook- Kenobi seems to always try to solicit some sort of affection. "Both of them are entertaining and loaded with knowledge and experience", said the Facebook post .

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At World Trade Center Oculus, woman falls to death, Port Authority says

Despite paramedics rushing Santos to Bellevue Hospital , Port Authority police said the woman could not be saved. The victim's twin sister was also treated for trauma. The expansive white marble transit hub is shaped like a bird's wing was designed by architect Santiago Calatrava following the destruction of the downtown World Trade Center during the 9/11 attacks.

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Boston area could get 8 inches of snow in approaching storm

The first flakes started falling in Boston just before 8 a.m., and fewer people were on the roads than on a normal weekday. Blizzard conditions are possible in far southeast MA, especially on Cape Cod. The National Weather Service estimated that 8 to 12 inches of snow in NY and 12 to 15 inches of snow in Boston were possible before the storm was over.

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Like Senate, Delmarva leaders split on Betsy DeVos

They lost - can't they at least wait until she does something arguably objectionable before harassing her? Protestors literally blocked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's plan to visit a public school and begin mending fences with teachers after a highly contentious confirmation battle.

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Niko expected to hit Boston with 12+ inches of snow

His estimate largely aligned with the New England forecast of 12 to 18 inches issued in the morning before the storm began. He suffered cuts on his face and neck. "It's fun. And it's an experience". Standing on the corner of Rittenhouse Square Park, phone in hand, Jordan said orders were slow because of the snow.

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Stephen Colbert Mocks Donald Trump's Nordstrom Attack, GOP Muzzling Of Elizabeth Warren

The letter was written 30 years ago in opposition of Jeff Sessions when he was up for a position as a federal judge. The vote follows days of attacks by Democrats against Trump's cabinet appointees. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass.), received a rare reproach Tuesday during debate over the confirmation of Sen. In the letter, King opposed Sessions for a federal judgeship, and by seeking to read it aloud Warren apparently broke a Senate rule on decorum within the chamber.

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Winter Storm Warning Issued for Milford

A densely populated swath of the Northeast was preparing for winter's harshest thump yet, a fast-moving storm that could bring more than a foot of snow, strong winds and coastal flooding. In New York, Voorheesville and New Scotland got 18 inches. The biggest and longest-lasting snowstorms, including a blizzard that dumped the heaviest amount of snow on record in NY past year, tend to occur when such blocking patterns are in place, prolonging the period in which heavy snow can fall.

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New Trump Orders Float 'Defining New Crimes' Against Law Enforcement

In one of his executive orders, Trump directed department of justice and homeland security to undertake all necessary and lawful action to break the back of the criminal cartels that have spread across the nation. The executive orders are aimed at combating transnational drug cartels, reducing crime, and preventing violence against members of law enforcement .

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Kansas Senate Abruptly Cancels Tax And Budget Debate

One measure would have cut aid to public schools by $128 million, or $279 per student, by June 30. A third would have authorized $100 million or more in internal government borrowing. The education cuts are meant to help get the state to July with a balanced budget. The series of proposals, passed out of Senate committees earlier this week, would raise income tax rates, end a tax exemption for roughly 330,000 business owners and cut state funding to K-12 schools and other agencies by roughly ...

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Dueling Planned Parenthood rallies in Fort Collins

Vice President Mike Pence, a longtime supporter of the anti-abortion rights movement who as governor of IN signed some of the nation's strictest laws regulating abortions, was the first-ever vice president to address the crowds at the March for Life.

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Health care plans need clarity

There's something to be said for that, since many people have fraudulently made their way onto the disability rolls rather than accept low-paying jobs. Hall was told the dominance of Blue Cross in the state's individual health insurance market is a disincentive to other insurers trying to break into North Carolina's market.

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Reagan Tokes, missing Ohio State University student, found shot dead in park

She had been missing since leaving work in Columbus Wednesday night. The 21-year-old was a psychology student, according to a statement released by the university. Tokes graduated from Anthony Wayne High School in Whitehouse, near Toledo, according to The Toledo Blade . "She was an outstanding student; participated in tennis, as well as lacrosse ".

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz Ripped On Education with Utah "Dead Last"

Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) had sent a letter to the Office of Government Ethics and the White House in regards to Kellyanne Conway's "free commercial" Thursday in which she urged people to buy Ivanka Trump's brand of clothing following the news Nordstrom had dropped it from its stores.

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Non-Citizen Sentenced to Eight Years for Illegal Voting in 5 Elections

Lawyers want the trial moved because they claim his hometown supporters have tainted the jury pool. "Over the course of nearly the last two years ..." His attorneys have argued that Paxton was under no obligation to do so, and a federal judge a year ago threw out almost identical civil charges filed by the U.S.

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Watch Jimmy Fallon belatedly address controversial Donald Trump interview

After complimenting Meyers on his interview with Kellyanne Conway, Fallon mentioned Trump's most recent Tonight Show visit, which received backlash from people like Samantha Bee for his softball questioning and the tussling of his hair, which critics argued help normalize the polarizing politician.

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Today in School, Betsy DeVos and Her Antagonists Learned About Metaphors

But there were protesters there to greet her, including some retired teachers. Several dozen activists gathered outside Jefferson Middle School in Washington, D.C., a predominantly African-American school, chanted "stand up, fight back".


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