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Woman strikes police cruiser near Capitol, suspect taken into custody

She said the US Capitol remained open. Tensions were heightened, especially as the incident occurred just days after a man ran over several people with a vehicle and stabbed a police officer to death outside U.K. Around 9:20 a.m., the woman was spotted driving erratically in the area of Independence Avenue. Everett was due in court Monday on domestic violence charges, but she never appeared.

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Storms aim for Alabama after killing 2 in Louisiana

At least 15 structures were damaged. More than 50 million people in the Southeast are at risk for severe weather today after a deadly storm outbreak. The woman called 911 as her auto went down, but rescuers were unable to reach her in time in the heavily wooded area, he said. "She was talking to a 911 dispatcher when the water overtook her", Ruth said.

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Pink Diamond Shatters Auction Records

The Hong Kong-based jeweler made the winning bid for the Pink Star, ending a five-minute auction that included three phone bidders, according to Sotheby's. "We're very, very confident that all three bidders had the financial capability, and of course the buyer definitely had the financial capability", she said.

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Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

House of Representatives in advancing two pieces of bipartisan legislation to address urgent threats posed by North Korea's Kim Jong Un regime. Both during his campaign and after his victory, Trump complained repeatedly over China's allegedly unfair trade practices, its perceived lack of assistance in reining in North Korea's nuclear ambitions and its drive to cement control over the South China Sea.

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White House to reveal financial information of top staff

The documents show that have at least $ 240 million in assets . For example, he sold his stake in a Manhattan skyscraper to a trust his mother oversees. - Bannon received more than $125,000 in consulting fees from Cambridge Analytica, where he served as vice president and secretary. She also gave a paid speech to Point 72 Asset Management, the firm owned by billionaire hedge fund manager Steven Cohen.

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Strong storms, tornadoes possible in the Triangle Wednesday, Thursday

Large hail and tornadoes can not be ruled out, but it is a low threat locally. "Strong and gusty winds can be expected on Thursday". NEXT WEEK: The wave train is down for a while, so for now we don't see any severe weather threats during the week, with seasonal temperatures.

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White House offer on health care bill gets mixed reviews

Opposition from the hard-line group, which has around three dozen conservative Republicans, contributed to circumstances that forced House Speaker Paul Ryan to withdraw the bill from a March 24 vote that would have produced a certain defeat.

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NCAA: North Carolina can host events after law change

The NCAA pulled seven events from the state in September for the 2016-17 season, including men's basketball tournament games from Greensboro in March. It doesn't necessarily mean tournament sites are guaranteed to come back. . The NCAA move drew immediate criticism from LGBT rights groups Human Rights Campaign and Equality NC, with HRC president Chad Griffin saying the NCAA "simply let North Carolina lawmakers off the hook".

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Seattle law allowing ride-hailing union temporarily blocked

District Judge Robert Lasnik in Seattle granted a request by the U.S. The Seattle City Council enacted the rideshare unionization law in late 2015. The organization argued the law improperly treats independent contractor drivers as employees because it allows them to unionize and collude through collective bargaining over their fares.

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Administration with Syria chemical attack, France says

The province is regularly targeted in strikes by the regime, as well as Russian warplanes, and has also been hit by the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group, usually targeting jihadists. Just days later, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Assad's fate "will be decided by the Syrian people". Tuesday's attack drew swift condemnation from world leaders, including President Donald Trump, who denounced it as a "heinous" act that "cannot be ignored by the civilized world".

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Severe weather expected in Alabama and Georgia

The Judiciary Committee is expected to report to the full House on its investigation of Bentley. "This is an investigation that leads to a committee decision on a recommendation", Sharman said. "This is a decision about whether to throw out an election", Garber said. "There can be no rational, no legitimate reason for the committee to not accept our plan", Garber said.

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Obama aide says intel not used to spy on Trump advisers

Former Obama Administration official Evelyn Farkas appeared to acknowledge Trump officials had been the subject of surveillance. "Absolutely false", she said when asked if there was any truth to it. The standard for senior officials to learn the names of USA persons incidentally collected is that it must have some foreign intelligence value, a standard that can apply to nearly anything.

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Trump Seeks Limits on H-1B Visa Program

The announcement suggests that the U.S. government will be especially strict in the approval of H-1B visas this year, as the USCIS opened the application process on Monday, starting a scramble for 85,000 highly coveted slots. The Obama administration sued companies for violating the Immigration and Nationality Act's anti-discrimination provisions, including businesses that favoured foreigners over US workers.

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NCAA "Reluctantly" Signs Off on N.C.'s Quasi-HB 2 Repeal

But Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper signed the compromise bill Thursday to repeal elements of the law after passage by the state legislature earlier in the day even while saying it wasn't a ideal solution. The compromise prohibits local governments from enacting any new such protections until December 2020. Last summer, the NCAA and other major organizations including PayPal launched a boycott of North Carolina after legislators and then-Gov.

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Here comes the justice: Democrats take a stand on Gorsuch, for naught

Republicans say they have the votes to change the Senate's longstanding rules and push President Donald Trump's nominee through. MSNBC host Chris Hayes said Monday night that the filibuster is an "anti-Democratic procedural mechanism" during a discussion on Senate Democrats reaching the threshold to filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination earlier that day.

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Syrian regime denies chemical attack

Mohammed Tennari, AbdulHaj's brother and a radiologist, said Tuesday's attack was more severe than previous chemical attacks his province has witnessed, majority using chlorine cylinders. And if he won't lead the U.S.in a strong response, Assad will only view his test as a success. "If proven, there will be further evidences of barbarism of the Syrian regime".

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A Trump talk show, courtesy of Comedy Central

Judging by his past performance as a temporary Daily Show host when Trevor Noah had emergency surgery, however, it's a good bet Klepper won't be too kind to his underlings. "The choice to entrust me with the 11:30 p.m. timeslot is both incredibly humbling and deeply disturbing", the comedian and actor said in a statement .

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Susan Rice may 'be of interest to us,' says Senate Intelligence chairman

During an interview on March 2 with MSNBC , Obama's Deputy Secretary of Defense Evelyn Farkas said she had encouraged her colleagues to "get as much information as you can, get as much intelligence as you can, before President Obama leaves".

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Severe storms threaten central US; trucker dies in Oklahoma

The greatest chance of severe storms is expected in an area spanning eastward from St. Louis to Indianapolis and Cincinnati and southward to Nashville, Tennessee. In a statement about their deaths, the Weather Channel called Williamson and Yarnall "beloved members of the weather community". Port of Houston spokeswoman Lisa Ashley said about 20 shipping containers were scattered by the wind.

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3 arrested in Atlanta fire and overpass collapse

Officials scrambled to come up with alternate routes and encouraged riders to use public transit. Bobby Barnhart, who works for a financial technology company near the interstate, said he and his colleagues watched the bridge collapse from about 60 yards away as the fire raged Thursday afternoon.

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Final Four is set: Ducks vs. Tar Heels; Zags vs. Gamecocks

Theo Pinson brought the ball down, passed back to Maye. Calipari's squad is slated to take on the Tar Heels of North Carolina for a trip to the Final Four . Adebayo easily was the most frustrated as he missed all five shots in the half with Kennedy Meeks swatting away one of his attempted dunks. North Carolina quickly regained the advantage and things went back and forth from there with the second stanza featuring five lead changes.

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Donald Trump has just made climate change a whole lot scarier

Trump signed an executive order to "suspend, revise, or rescind" the plan at the EPA headquarters Tuesday. The Clean Power Plan required the country's power sector to cut carbon emissions about a third by 2030. "On the one hand we're ready for it, on the other hand it felt shittier every day that went past", said Christy Goldfuss, who previously chaired Obama's Council on Environmental Quality.

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Justice Department seeks pause on overhaul agreement with Baltimore police

In the two-page memo about the review Sessions says the administration is concerned that reforms due to a small number of officers doing the wrong thing leads to a negative impact on the majority of those in law enforcement who already serve the public honorably.

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Manafort volunteers for interviews with Intelligence committees

Schiff suggested the White House had something to do with Nunes' decision to scrap Tuesday's open hearing, and did so in reax to Monday's open hearing. Congressman Devin Nunes , the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said Mr Manafort's lawyer had contacted the committee to offer to appear.

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Storms sweep through South; 5 killed

After potentially severe storm systems passed through the region every few days in the past week, the National Weather Service warns about one more batch of possible stormy weather on Wednesday. There were at least three tornadoes in northeast Louisiana. Ginny Higgins told The Associated Press that the tornado in Breaux Bridge touched down seconds after a warning was issued.

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Missing Woman Alycia Yeoman's Cell Phone Found

The Sutter County Sheriff's Office said Alycia's truck went down a levee and got stuck in the mud off Pennington Road. The discovery came shortly after Yeoman's truck was spotted and reported to police. A Sutter County K-9 unit and a California Highway Patrol helicopter have been helping in the search. Local resident Hilda Smith said, "I think, you know, when a girl disappears it's disgusting thing".

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Blumenthal Opposes Gorsuch, Will Support Democratic Filibuster

Republicans now need six more Democrats or independents to support advancing Trump's nominee to a final up-or-down vote to get over the 60-vote bar and avoid a showdown over Senate rules. "I can not support Judge Gorsuch because a study of his opinions reveal a rigid ideology that always puts the little guy under the boot of corporations", McCaskill said in a statement.

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Failure of Republican Bill Could Push More Health Plans Out of Obamacare

Mo Brooks, R-Alabama, said he didn't know if Republicans could come together. And now when we are in the majority, it continues to be the opposition caucus against anything in the Republican party. "I don't think we need to go home until we get this done", said Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., referring to an Easter recess expected to start on April 7.

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Sean Hannity: Go nuclear on Gorsuch, and let Dems cry it out

Democrats on Monday secured enough votes to effectively filibuster Gorsuch's nomination. "First of all I think it's important to recognize that there is absolutely no basis for filibustering such an eminently qualified nominee". Some Republicans fear the fallout could be irreparable and urge McConnell to preserve the 60-vote rule. Hayes added that filibusters increased significantly during the Obama administration, but he said if the mechanism becomes a "de facto supermajority" for a ...

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Yosemite Bear Tracker lets you follow from a safe distance

The bear tracker shows the distance the animals travel — sometimes more than 30 miles (48 kilometers) in a day. Yosemite National Park and the Yosemite Conservancy unveiled their bear tracker today at KeepBearsWild.org, since most every bear aficionado prefers their bears wild.

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Tillerson says chemical attack shows how Syria's Assad operates

The monitor could not confirm the nature of the gas, but said the attack was likely carried out by government warplanes. The Syrian government has denied being behind the airstrikes that released the toxic gas, but multiple outlets have linked the chemical gases to the Assad regime.

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Subway bombing suspect may be from Kyrgyzstan

A spokesman for the Kyrgyz GKNB security service identified the suspect as Akbarzhon Jalilov, born in the city of Osh in 1995, but provided no other details. "I'm very clear, as the people of the United Kingdom were after the attack in London, that we will prevail, terrorists will not win, our values will prevail".

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Susan Rice: 'Absolutely false' that Obama played politics with intel

Rice said as a result of that review, intelligence agencies were generating more reports that were shared with senior policymakers like herself. Susan Rice, who served as the National Security Adviser under President Obama, has been identified as the official who requested unmasking of incoming Trump officials, Cernovich Media can exclusively report.

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Senate Republican leader starts clock ticking to showdown on Gorsuch

Merkley was one of the first opponents of President Donald Trump's nominee, citing Republicans' 2016 blockade of former President Barack Obama's pick. Collins said Gorsuch deserves to be on the high court and that she's "committed" to making sure he gets confirmed. Lawmakers voted 55-44 on Tuesday on a motion to proceed to debate.

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Teen accepted into all 8 Ivy League schools

She also applied to Stanford, another top-tier school. "I was shaking, I was like, "Oh my gosh, oh my gosh, ' like this might be eight out of eight and I clicked it and it said 'Congratulations" and I was like, 'Oh my goodness.'" Ifeoma told WABC-TV.


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