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Video shows deputies fighting in front of inmates

Two men are seen in the video yelling at each other before tensions escalate. According to Hardin County Jailer Danny Allen, Deputy Jailer Joseph Funk and Deputy Sheriff C. In a statement, Funk said he had a bloody nose, swollen lip, sore neck and bruising on his hand. Smith remains on the job. That's when a number of other deputies intervene and try to separate the two.

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Trump ally to review intelligence agencies

Feinberg is a co-founder of Cerberus Capital Management and a member of Trump's economic advisory council. Trump this week blasted the nation's intelligence community over leaked phone conversations former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had with a Russian ambassador over U.S.

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Mexican immigrant protected under Obama's 'Dreamer' arrested

The arrest of Daniel Ramirez, 23, first reported by Reuters Tuesday evening, is possibly the first of an immigrant protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program during the presidency of Donald Trump. "We're sincerely hoping that this is a mistake and it's going to be rectified", Dettmer said. Immigration officials across the United States have stepped up their enforcement in recent weeks.

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Vermont and NY police resume search for snowmobilers

Police say, Jonathan Ryan, 32, of Shoreham, Vt., and Brandon Barrett, 23, of Benson, Vt., were reported missing on Thursday night. Police said they believed Barrett and Ryan were riding their snowmobiles February 9 and fell through the ice on Lake Champlain.

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IRS deals major blow to Obamacare mandate

The rule's details will likely be released next week. Notice of the meeting, along with several documents, was posted on a federal agency website. However, his administration can adjust regulations even before lawmakers act. Republicans have said they would only protect this group if they did not have a lapse in coverage. The program was created to discourage insurers from hiking premiums based on uncertainty over who might enroll.

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Animal Welfare Groups Sue USDA For Removing Public Documents

Based on our commitment to being transparent, remaining responsive to our stakeholders' informational needs, and maintaining the privacy rights of individuals, APHIS is implementing actions to remove documents it posts on APHIS' website involving the Horse Protection Act and the Animal Welfare Act ( AWA ) that contain personal information covered by the Privacy and Freedom of Information Acts or guidance from the U.S.

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Gregory Green, Michigan father, admits killing his two young kids, teen stepchildren

Green shot his wife in the foot and slashed he foot in the horrific rampage in the family's home in the family's Dearborn Heights home on the 4400 block of Hipp, police said. Green, 50, will spend 45-100 years behind bars as part of his guilty plea to the charges against him which ranged from murder to weapons charges. According to prosecutors, Green called 911 around 1:15 a.m.

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'Was Obama too soft on Russia?'

Carter Page, who served as an unpaid adviser to Trump for a short time previous year, also said Wednesday that he "would love to have the opportunity" to speak to Congress about allegations of cooperation between the Trump campaign and Russian government.

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Senate Panel Chair Urges FBI to Release Details on Michael Flynn's Resignation

Frida Ghitis , CNN.com : "Flynn's departure after just three weeks in office is a dramatic political blow to the administration, but it will do nothing to make the issue disappear". On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer confirmed that President Trump requested Michael Flynn's resignation over "eroding trust", though he acknowledged that Flynn did not break the law, and moreover it was his job to communicate with America's foreign counterparts.

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Republican responsible for investigating Michael Flynn wants to investigate leaks instead

The leaders were at a terrace restaurant that was in full view - and earshot - of Mar-a-Lago members. That sparked security fears, though press secretary Sean Spicer said that Trump had been briefed on classified information before and after dinner away from the public in what's called a secure compartmented information facility, or SCIF.

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Hearing for Cop in Castile Shooting Proceeds

Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez argued at a hearing Wednesday that the case should be dismissed because their client saw a gun and perceived a threat to his life. When filing the charge against Yanez on November 16, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi said "no reasonable officer knowing, seeing or hearing what officer Yanez did would have used deadly force".

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What You Need To Know About The Trump Administration's Ties To Russia

Vice President Mike Pence, apparently relying on information from Flynn, publicly vouched for the national security adviser. Top White House officials have been reviewing Flynn's contacts with the Russians and whether he discussed the possibility of lifting USA sanctions on Russia once Trump took office.

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Oroville Dam Failure Forces Thousands to Evacuate + How to Help

The fix work was being done on the backup channel, known as the emergency spillway , which allows water out of the reservoir when capacity is reached. Honea said. Evacuation orders for about 188,000 people remained in effect as the risk to those living in the Feather River valley below the Lake Oroville Dam, 65 miles north of Sacramento, was being reviewed, officials said.

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North Korea objects to Malaysian post mortem on ruler's brother

No other details were immediately available. Police said an autopsy was planned to determine the cause of death. National news agency Bernama also quoted Zahid as saying that relations between Malaysia and North Korea would not be affected by Jong Nam's death.

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Oroville Dam evacuees told they can return home

The debris forms something of a dam that has raised the water in the Diversion Pool to a level where the powerhouse can't be operated. The department says about 100,000 cubic feet of water was flowing from the reservoir each second, enough to fill an Olympic-size swimming pool.

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Raids round up hundreds of illegal immigrants in at least 7 states

Immigration officials arrested hundreds of people across the country last week in what appeared to be a crackdown on illegal immigration prompted by President Donald Trump, although federal officials said the operations were planned weeks before the president took office.

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S.Korea says Kim Jong Nam was poisoned by N.Korean agents

He died en route to the hospital Monday after some sort of encounter at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Police say both women were detained after being identified positively based on CCTV footage from klia2. North Korean agents have killed rivals overseas before. A post-mortem examination is due to take place later on the body of the half brother of North Korea's leader - who it's claimed was murdered.

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Sen. Collins of ME to oppose Pruitt nomination to EPA

She announced her decision on her Twitter account, saying, "After careful consideration, I have chose to oppose the confirmation of Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator". For example, Acadia receives about 5 additional inches of rain on an annual basis than it did 100 years ago. According to a 2016 survey by the Center for American Action, one-third of the members of Congress are skeptical that greenhouse gas emissions are driving climate change.

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'Day Without Immigrants' protest of Trump policies planned for Thursday

Supporters of Mr. Trump's tougher line argue they have nothing against legal immigration and those seeking to enter the USA through established channels, but that unchecked immigration harms lower-income American workers and poses legal and security problems for communities across the country.

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Mel Gibson and John Lithgow Join 'Daddy's Home' Sequel

The report does stress that Mel Gibson isn't the only name in the frame, however, with Daniel Espinosa also being eyed up. Gibson's a talented, Oscar-winning director who knows action cinema and knows how to work with movie stars. While no official offer has reportedly been made yet, the actor-turned-director is said to be familiarizing himself with material related to the comic book/film franchise.

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'Firefall' at Horsetail Fall in Yosemite National Park

For around two weeks in February, Horsetail Waterfall transforms into a molten glow, as light from the setting sun illuminates the falling water. The appearance of the illusion depends on several conditions, including weather conditions and the water levels of the falls.

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Powerball numbers: Did you win Wednesday's $317 million jackpot?

The last jackpot higher than this was back in November when it reached $420 million before a winning ticket was drawn in Tennessee. If you're feeling a little lucky, you may want to buy a Powerball ticket on Wednesday. Wednesday. It's roughly a 11,688,053 to 1 shot to match five numbers but not the Powerball . But Americans will still drop by the nearest convenience store with dreams of cash and buy a ticket.

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Woman in Fox sexual harassment case receives subpoena: lawyer

USA prosecutors have subpoenaed one of the women who claims she was sexually harassed by former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, and compelled her to testify before a federal grand jury, her lawyer said on Wednesday. The subpoena did not concern Tantaros, but rather another client Burstein is representing. "We have and will continue to cooperate on all inquiries with any interested authorities".

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Butte County Supervisor had Concerns About Oroville Dam Spillway for Years

Honea said . FEMA officials said they are encouraging people living in the area of the Oroville Dam to monitor local radio and television stations or official social media accounts for updated emergency information, and to follow the instructions of state, tribal and local officials.

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Flynn's departure leaves questions about Trump ties to Russia — Inquirer Editorial

Trump, who had spoken favorably about Putin, denied anyone from his campaign had contact with Russian officials. The next day, the Post reported , a spokesman for Flynn "indicated that while he had no recollection of discussing sanctions, he couldn't be certain that the topic never came up".

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As Oroville Dam Evacuations Ease, Residents Return With Wary Feeling

February 8: DWR resumed the flow over the Spillway for two hours. Helicopters are dropping bags of gravel and boulders to shore up the damaged spillways. Erosion at the bottom of the Spillway began to threaten powerlines that carry power to the Hyatt Power Plant. It also powers the Edward Hyatte Pump Generating Plant, which was the largest underground electrical power generation facility in the nation at one time .

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White House Narrows List Of National Security Adviser Candidates To Replace Flynn

Trump, who had spoken favorably about Putin, denied anyone from his campaign had contact with Russian officials. Mr Flynn resigned earlier this week at the behest of Mr Trump, the White House later said, after reports that he had discussed sanctions with Russia's ambassador to the USA before the inauguration, despite previously denying those conversations to Mr Pence and other top officials.

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CNN's Jim Acosta: 'The Fix Is In' Trump Ignores MSM Questions

Similarly, during his appearance with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Monday Trump only took questions from the conservative Daily Caller and a TV station owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, which is generally viewed as favorable to Trump.

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Spotify is moving to 4 World Trade Center

With the addition of Spotify, 4 WTC becomes the first building on the 16-acre World Trade Center site to be fully leased. NY state is providing the company with as much as $11 million in rent-reduction credits available for the 15 years of Spotify's lease, state officials said.

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Dems Announce Bill To Prevent WH From Giving Russia Sanctions Relief

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), the House minority whip, announced the legislation at a press conference along with Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA). Hoyer said that the bill would let Congress review any sanctions relief granted by the White House before it is enacted. Ben Cardin, D-Maryland, and Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, recently introduced an identical bill in the Senate.

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Officials to further drain Lake Oroville to absorb coming rain, snow runoff

That output is as high as they are willing to go with a damaged spillway . But evacuation orders for some 188,000 residents remain in effect indefinitely, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said at a midday news conference. An inquiry is already underway, The Christian Science Monitor reported on Tuesday, while repairs will begin in earnest in the spring. Federal regulators concluded the earthen spillway could handle a large amount of overflow after water agencies that would have had to ...

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UN Security Council unanimously condemns North Korea missile test

In a statement Monday, Farhan Haq, deputy spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general, said: "The Secretary-General strongly condemns the launch of another ballistic missile by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK ) on 12 February".

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President Trump will not fill out a bracket for March Madness

According to the Washington Post , Trump declined ESPN's bracket offer. An avid basketball fan, Obama annually filled out his NCAA basketball tournament picks on ESPN throughout his two terms in the White House. Of those brackets filled out, Obama's 2015 brackets for the men's and women's tournaments now are located in the National Museum of American History.

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Office of Government Ethics recommends disciplinary actions against Conway

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer later said Conway had been "counseled" on her remarks after bipartisan criticism and claims her remarks violated ethics rules. He gave Passantino a deadline of February 28 to investigate and to report back on the matter and any disciplinary measures the White House will take.

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Nuggets get Mason Plumlee in trade with Blazers

In exchange for Plumlee, the Nuggets will send out third year center Jusuf Nurkic and Memphis' 2017 first round draft pick to Portland. The one acquired in the trade with Denver, which originally belonged to the Memphis Grizzlies, is top-five protected.


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