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Bomb threat closes building that houses Jewish Anti-Defamation League

This is the second bomb threat an ADL office has received in the past week. The most recent evacuations bring to 28 the number of JCCs and Jewish schools evacuated on Monday, the fifth wave of threats since the beginning of the year. In all, several dozen JCCs have received bomb threats, some multiple times. Some 200 people were evacuated from a Jewish Community Center in York, Pennsylvania, after a caller told the front desk there was a bomb in the building, said Melissa Plotkin, the York ...

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Bergdahl lawyers will ask US Army court to dismiss case

Jeffery Nance wrote in the February 24 ruling. "Justice can not be done and public confidence in military justice can not be maintained under these circumstances", Bergdahl's chief attorney, Eugene Fidell wrote in the appeal. courtroom. In his ruling on Friday, Judge Nance wrote that Mr. Trump's statements "were disturbing and disappointing", and carried a "problematic potential" for the case.

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Cops: Plane crash at Gabreski Airport kills LIer, Brooklyn man

The survivor, Richard Rosenthal, was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital, officials said. Two of the three people aboard were killed according to officials at the scene. The pane was a Ryan Navion plane. The usually quiet Gabreski Airport in Westhampton was busier than ever on Sunday afternoon after a plane hit the ground just before noon.

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The remarkable inconsistency of Trump's attacks on the media

That tweet came hours after White House spokesman Sean Spicer barred top news organizations from an informal news briefing, which press aides defended as nothing more than a session with a smaller pool of reporters and photographers who follow the president each day.

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Stronger storms expected Wednesday

Tuesday . Compared to Monday and Wednesday , Tuesday will be the least threatening. We'll also mix in a chance for severe thunderstorms and a chance for enough snow to coat the roads. The tornado threat is low, but not zero. This storm is moving northeast toward D.C., but we're not sure if it will reach the metro yet. The strongest t-storms will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts and/or a tornado.

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Trump bans several major media organisations from the White House press briefing

Following news of the White House's move to block the news organizations, CNN's public relations department expressed dissatisfaction via Twitter , also calling the maneuver "unacceptable". "We encourage the organisations that were allowed in to share the material with others in the press corps who were not". Politico editor-in-chief John Harris said that "selectively excluding news organizations from White House briefings is misguided".

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Sailor shot, killed by security officer at NAS Oceana

EMS personnel arrived and Wright was taken to Virginia Beach General Hospital where he later died. He enlisted in the Navy on May 3, 2016, receiving the Navy Basic Military Honor Graduate Ribbon, which is given to top recruits after they complete basic training.

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Perez promises to be Trump's 'worst nightmare'

Perez, backed by former Vice President Joseph Biden and other key figures of the Obama administration that backed Hillary Clinton's failed presidential bid, narrowly defeated Ellison - the first-ever Muslim elected to the US Congress, who enjoyed the support of Sanders and many of his allies.

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Muhammad Ali Jr on being detained at airport: 'I felt violated'

And I said, "Muslim". "So why are you stopping me?" Muhammad Ali Jr., son of the late boxing legend, was detained at the Miami International Airport on Friday while returning with his mother from Jamaica. [The officer] said, "What religion are you?" We accomplish our mission with vigilance and in accordance with the law. It said it does not discriminate based on religion, race, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

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Break the NFL Combine 40 record, win your own island

It's been nine years, and Adias is upping the ante this time around to hype up the event and boost its own exposure. There's just one caveat: It has to be done in the 2017 adizero 5-star 40 cleats. As the Combine draws near, many current National Football League players are reminiscent about their own experience. ESPN's Darren Rovell tweeted out some islands for sale under the $1 million threshold set by Adidas.

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Trump Promises 'Smooth Transition' Away From 'Disastrous' Obamacare In Meeting With Insurers

The president and congressional Republicans reportedly aim to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is more popularly known as Obamacare. The president and the Republican-led Congress have made the overhaul of the health care law one of their top priorities at the start of Trump's administration.

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A least 1 dead after small plane crashes into a California home

Fire officials said four people were reported missing and one person was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, according to reporting from affiliate KABC . Video from a news helicopter showed plane wreckage and at least one home engulfed in flames near the intersection of Central and Streeter Avenue. H.L.

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Monday forecast: Mostly cloudy; chance of afternoon rain

We will have mostly cloudy skies, very warm temperatures close to 80 degrees, if not surpassing that mark, and windy conditions. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Winds of 10 to 15 miles per hour could gust to 25 miles per hour. Low 42F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 miles per hour.

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Identity of Sabal Pipeline shooting suspect released

Some compare it to the Dakota Access Pipeline. He led law enforcement on a chase and was later shot and killed by Citrus County deputies after pointing his high-powered rifle at them, according to the police report. One witness who called 911 said he saw the suspect climb on top of a vehicle and fire an assault rifle at the pipeline. "He's in full tactical gear, it looks like", he said.

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Dems cry WH interference as House Intel committee probes Trump-Russia ties

Neither can run a fair and impartial investigation of an issue on which they have already taken sides. The New York Times reported that beyond Flynn, other senior Trump campaign officials - including Paul Manafort, Trump's one-time campaign chairman - held repeated contacts with Russian intelligence officials during the 2016 campaign.

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Vehicle plunges 7 stories off garage onto roof of another building

The driver described as a young man, was taken to the hospital in stable condition. No other injuries were reported. Firefighters said it appeared the driver pressed the gas instead of the brake. A crane later removed the vehicle from the roof. "I'm thankful that none of our staff or clients were inside when the crash happened", Ambrose said, adding she's glad the driver survived the impact.

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House Dems Rally Protesters For Trump's Upcoming Speech Before Congress

Barely 40 days into the office as the 45th President of the United States , Donald Trump seems to be on the verge of incapacity as both Democrats and those who are opposing him have been relentless in showing his true colors to the American people and the world.

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Siena Poll: Cuomo's Ratings Up, Trump's Ratings Fall in NY

The least liked was Cuomo's proposal for a 750-mile recreational trail across the state. "Whatever the reason, Cuomo is riding high with New Yorkers right now". As Trump's numbers slid from a Siena poll taken in January, the Democratic governor received a boost in his NY poll numbers. For the second month in a row, the President's favorability rating fell, now at a negative 36%-59%, down from a negative 37%-55% rating last month.

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New report finds small number of OH votes cast by non-citizens

Only 16 have cast a ballot in an election. 10TV asked Franklin University's chair of Public Administration whether Husted's findings lend credibility to President Trump's claims. According to the 2017 summary, three of the 385 non-citizens were registered in Lake County, but none of them cast ballots. The state will send a follow-up letter to anyone who remains on the voter rolls after 30 days.

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Priebus conversation with FBI gives Democrats ammo for independent Russian Federation investigation

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday for failing to stop leaks of national security information to the media and directed the agency to find those who pass on classified information. Sean Spicer , White House press secretary, told reporters Friday morning that the CNN report was "indefensible and inaccurate", and he has also called the Times article untrue.

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Federal Communications Commission Seeks to Block New ISP Privacy Rules

Opponents like FCC chairman Ajit Pai argue these rules are unfair because they treat "edge providers" (that is, websites) differently from ISPs. While the rest of the FCC's privacy regulations are still winding through required government reviews, the data security rules were set to go into effect on March 2.

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Minn. cop pleads not guilty in Philando Castile death

The St. Anthony Police Department officer, Jeronimo Yanez , is now tentatively set to face trial May 30 for second-degree manslaughter and two counts of unsafe discharge of a firearm for the shooting death of Philando Castile. His trial is scheduled to begin on May 30. St. Anthony's Police Department also provides service for Falcon Heights. Yanez's attorneys claim that the officer feared for his life after seeing Castile's gun, and that Castile was high on marijuana during the traffic ...

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Key Republican says no evidence of Trump campaign-Russia contacts

Richard Burr about rebutting reports that Trump associates had contacts with Russian officials during the campaign. I think he is completely capable and competent to do so. Nunes said his committee had folded the investigation of the allegations of contact with Russian Federation and of the leaks into a year-old investigation into "the Russian Federation problem".

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Republicans face Obamacare popularity, time crunch for repeal plan

Lawmakers return to Washington on Monday after a week of raucous town halls in their districts that amplified pressure on Republicans to forge ahead with their health-care plans. She says she works in healthcare and witnesses first-hand how affordable health insurance saves people's lives and she says if it's repealed and replaced...

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Federal Government To Drop Opposition To Texas Voter ID Law

Lang said the reversal was an "extraordinary disappointment". Some had warned that the Justice Department under incoming U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was opposed by many civil rights groups, would retreat from the Obama administration's aggressive push against state photo ID requirements, which critics say are created to make it more hard for minorities to vote.

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'Tick tock, motherf------': John Oliver rails against Republican Obamacare replacement plan

Some Republicans have acknowledged that any move would result in millions of Americans losing health insurance coverage. Trump is also likely to address the health care law in his first prime time address to Congress on Tuesday night. And, you know, that's not acceptable when you have 20 million people, or 700,000 people in my state. Over the weekend, Trump said he met with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Florida Governor Rick Scott to discuss Obamacare.

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Jurors in Cosby trial to come from outside suburban Philly court

Jurors from either Allegheny County, which includes Pittsburgh and its surrounding suburbs, or nearby Philadelphia County, will be brought to Montgomery County for Cosby's June 5 trial, Judge Steven O'Neill ruled . Lawyers say that the coverage has led to an atmosphere which is "likely to produce prejudice", one of the guidelines set forth by the Supreme Court on whether a change of venue is justified.

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Line technology f***** up PSV's title hopes, blasts keeper

The 2-1 loss hurt PSV's chances at becoming back-to-back Eredivisie champions (they're now third), while Feyenoord continues to sit mightily at the top of the league. The Dutch football authorities lauded the decision. "Truth is the victor". PSV Eindhoven needed something from their trip to Feyenoord on Sunday.

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United Airlines adding nonstop service to Newark in June

Travelers will be able to fly non-stop from Bradley International Airport to San Francisco International Airport beginning this summer. This will be the second direct flight route from Bradley to California - American Airlines operates service between the airport and Los Angeles - and United also operates Bradley-based flights to Chicago, Denver, Houston, Newark and Washington, D.C.

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CNN, New York Times, Politico and More Blocked From White House Presser

Journalists from The New York Times and several other news organizations were prohibited from attending a briefing by President Trump's press secretary Friday, a highly unusual breach of relations between the White House and its press corps.

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Levite Jewish Community Center receives third bomb threat of 2017

The Siegel Jewish Community Center in Talleyville, Delaware was evacuated at 9:45 A.M., ABC 6 News reported. Monday's threats are the fifth wave targeting Jewish centers and schools. Bardolf said despite recent threats to other Jewish community centers nationwide, she plans to keep her son there and will not "let the hate win". Stay with Action News and 6abc.com as more information becomes available.

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John Oliver Compares Republicans' Obamacare Replacement Options to Thongs

The document was first described in a report published by Vox . Trump has said he does not want anyone now covered by the law to lose insurance, but has offered few clues about how he plans to carry out the changes. Bill Haslam of Tennessee, whose states did not expand Medicaid under the law; and two governors from states that did: Kasich and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval.

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Gauteng water restrictions to be lifted as dam reaches full capacity

This comes after a period of drought which Mokonyane announced might take South Africa two years to recover from. "At the moment we are not sure if we will reduce or keep the current water restrictions‚" he said. In the past week officials of the Department of Water and Sanitation have been monitoring dam levels around the clock to control water flow. Dam levels across the country have fallen dramatically over the past year as a result of the drought.

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President Trump Renews Attacks on Media at Conservative Political Action Conference

CORRECTION: A version of this article incorrectly noted that President Trump lost the 2016 popular vote by more than 3 million votes. CPAC attendees told Politico's Tim Alberta they'd thought the person handing out the flags was a staffer.

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CPAC: Pence says 'America's ObamaCare nightmare is about to end'

Pence also promised to make the Hyde Amendment permanent. "Obamacare has failed and Obamacare must go", he added. The US will hunt down and destroy the Islamic State terror group at its source so that it can no longer threaten the country and Americans, Vice President Mike Pence has said.


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