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Some show kids school is safe after San Bernardino shooting

Children with the syndrome can have learning disabilities and heart problems akin to hardening of the arteries, frequently requiring surgery. The two had been separated since March after having been married just a few months. One eight-year-old boy, Jonathan Martinez , died from his wounds. "She keeps telling me, 'My teacher got shot, my friend got shot, '" her mother, Elizabeth Barajas, said as she clutched her daughter's blood-stained sweatshirt.

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United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers

It's worth pointing out that Dao wasn't pulled from an overbooked flight, but one on which the staff decided that they wanted to make room for another employee. Three people got off the flight, but the fourth said he was a doctor and needed to get home to treat patients on Monday. "We don't just fly into action when someone calls us", he said.

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Trump Says Health Care Must Come Before Tax Reform; CRFB Disagrees

When pressed by the host as to why health care reform must come first, Trump admitted that business managers who say tax reform is more impactful are correct. Republicans figured they'd be toasting victory on Obamacare by now, and would be well on their way to crafting a 2018 budget that would pave the way for the tax code overhaul.

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Spicer Publicly Apologizes: "I Screwed Up"

When Van Susteren pressed him on whether future airstrikes in Syria were possible, Spicer said that option is still "100%" on the table. "That obviously was not my intention". As HBO's critically lauded comedy Veep is often hailed as one of the most accurate political satires the entertainment industry has ever produced, it was only a matter of time before the Internet would find a way to blend the show with the current presidential administration.

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Trump seems to rule out deeper U.S. intervention in Syria

Russian Federation said rebels dispersed whatever chemical agent was found, which the Trump administration calls a disinformation campaign. Lavrov, however, said that the two sides still "diverge" over their evaluation of the alleged chemical attack, which Washington has blamed squarely on Syrian President Bashar al Assad.

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United States 'playing the terrorism game' in Syria warns Lavrov

Trump speaks at Mar-a-Lago on April 6. Trump cited the chemical attack as justification for the missile strike on a Syrian air base. Although Moscow has strongly condemned the missile strikes, Mr Tillerson said he saw no reason for retaliation as the Russians were not targeted.

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Did Susan Rice act inappropriately when she 'unmasked' names in intelligence reports?

But President Trump in an interview with the New York Times on Wednesday said he thinks Rice committed a crime. Rice says it's "absolutely false" that the previous administration used intelligence about President Donald Trump's associates for political purposes.

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China Appears To Be Putting More Pressure On North Korea

President Donald Trump has signed off on a policy approach to North Korea that involves increased economic and political pressure while military options remain under consideration longer term, a senior US official said . Trump, in an early morning note on Twitter, said the call with Xi, just days after they met in the United States, was a "very good" discussion of the "menace of North Korea ".

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Hillary: NY free tuition plan a 'great step for progressives'

But int terms of free college tuition , NY is far ahead of California. "I have students choosing between a MetroCard and lunch, or sharing books with other students", said Gail Mellow, the president of LaGuardia Community College. The rule not initially part of the free college tuition proposal when it was presented last January, however, it was inserted during the final negotiations with lawmakers.

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'Manchester by the Sea' inspired duo to kill son

March 1 at the familys home in the rural town of Guilford, 55 miles (88 kilometres) southeast of Syracuse. When police arrived, McBride said "the defendant was very calm, cool, collected and pointed to the room where Jeffrey was lying, and the defendant had no physical injuries from any attempt to try to save him".

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Dylann Roof pleads guilty to state murder charges

The killings of nine innocents took place at Mother Emanuel AME church during a Wednesday night Bible study and shocked the state, nation and world. Roof's attorneys described his letter to prosecutors as an open attempt to "sabotage his own case, in a manner that potentially increased his odds of being sentenced to death".

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Boy killed in school shooting survived heart surgery

Anderson and his wife looked like happy newlyweds on Facebook . But those close to Smith told police she said Anderson's behavior had become odd and he had threatened her, Burguan said. "I just keep telling him, 'Baby, Miss Smith is on vacation. She decided she needed to leave him". Those arrests included one in August 2012 on suspicion of spousal battery and another in May 2013 on suspicion of brandishing a knife, Torrance police Sgt.

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Hillary Clinton: US should 'take out' Assad's air fields

Clinton said Congress should put aside party differences, set up an independent, nonpartisan commission to investigate, and take action to stop such Russian meddling. Clinton spoke in a 44-minute interview at the eighth annual Women in the World Summit , an event celebrating equality and women's rights. During her 30-minute speech, Clinton called on the audience to hold those in power accountable.

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Public hearing on Baltimore, DOJ consent decree set to begin this morning

U.S. District Judge James Bredar wrote that the request filed on Monday came at the " eleventh hour " after significant resources and planning went into holding an unusual public hearing on the merits of the proposed agreement. Davis knows firsthand the benefits of police reforms enacted under court decrees from his time on the police force in Prince George's. The areas Sessions highlighted for review included collaborative investigations and prosecutions, law enforcement grants, ...

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Meet Kay Ivey, Alabama's New Governor

George C. Wallace. "They would walk into a room where the governor and Rebekah Mason were together and both the governor and Mason would be startled as if they were doing something they didn't want other people to see", he said . The Constitution of Alabama reads if Lt. Governor position comes available, Present pro-tem of Alabama state senate will step up. The report portrayed the governor as paranoid and obsessed with trying to keep the relationship secret.

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Alabama governor resigns amid criminal charges stemming from scandal

Mr Bentley insisted his relationship with Rebekah Caldwell Mason , a former TV news reporter and married mother of three, was never physical. Before making his resignation speech in the Capitol, Bentley pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor violations of the campaign finance law under a deal with the attorney general's office.

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U.S. to seek China access for beef, services: White House

Xi added: "We've established a strong acquaintance, begun building a kind of trust, and set the groundwork for a working relationship and friendship". The two countries are focusing on a 100-day effort to signal mutual trust on issues of trade, part of Trump's commitment to voters during the election.

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Driver arrested after striking police cruiser at the US Capitol

Botanic Garden and the Rayburn House Office Building, police said. Shots were fired during the course of the arrest by Capitol Police, but no one was injured, Malecki said. "Everyone's okay, but someone tried to hit one of our guys with a auto", one officer told The Hill, adding that there were five shots fired. Shots were fired this morning near the U.S.

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Hungry boy, 8, steals vehicle for McDonald's after YouTube tutorials

They reported he obeyed traffic rules, stopped at red lights, adhered to the speed limit and didn't sideswipe a single garbage can. "The workers thought that the parents were in the back, but obviously they weren't", Koehler said. According to police, the boy wanted to buy a cheeseburger at the restaurant and looked up YouTube videos on how to drive before leaving the house. "It was unreal." The boy's parents were sleeping at the time, and his grandparents were called to the McDonald's to ...

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LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf

When discussing this mark, one should note the Cavs rested stars exclusively on the road, but also remember that they lost way too many games they should have won-Sunday night in Atlanta, for instance. Jones was released in October and hasn't played this season. With the team struggling for the first three quarters Sunday, coach Mike Budenholzer held out starters Dennis Schroder and Dwight Howard for the entirety of the fourth quarter and overtime.

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Squirrel eats tiny ice cream cones in North Carolina

Martin said he believes giving the squirrel little ice cream cones keeps it from stealing other food, and have put up signs instructing customers not to feed Putter and other critters that come by the shop. Most of the time the squirrel declines and runs away, but in the case of Putter, all you need is some ice cream for some attention. "She's quite a little piece of work".

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U.S. senator cites Russian 'propaganda on steroids' in 2016 election

Watts' testimony was part of the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. The New York Times reported on Thursday that two White House officials played a role in providing Nunes with documents the Republican committee chairman cited to show Trump and his associates were swept up in surveillance by us intelligence.

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Donald Trump slanders Susan Rice, despite evidence fully exonerating her

Trump presidential campaign in intelligence reports gives great cause for concern", stated a letter Rep. Brian Babin sent to Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday. A Bloomberg report last week revealed Rice had unmasked the names of Trump associates who were swept up in USA foreign surveillance. 'Perhaps I didn't know how right I was, because nobody knew the extent of it'.

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Kansas outcome a warning to GOP as Georgia contest nears

That gives us the current Republican majority in the House. "Those states don't have a highly unpopular governor that is going to have the proverbial millstone around the candidate's neck", Michael O'Donnell, a Kansas GOP commissioner, told the Wichita Eagle on whether the vote signals trouble for Republicans in Georgia.

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Cubs win 3-2 on celebratory night at Wrigley Field

The Cubs are going to be raising their World Series banner in tonight's game, though the weather might not be the best. "She was there", John Regner said, "but she had a very obstructed view". They will be married in September. But when it's 108 years between titles, it's hard not to want the celebration to last. The Cubs' players and staff have grown accustomed to a unusual phenomenon.

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Trump, Xi talked Syria strike over 'beautiful' chocolate cake

Trump, in one of his biggest foreign policy tests to date, struck Syria with a series of tomahawk missiles last week while he also met with the Chinese president at Mar-A-Lago, his private club in Florida. "It's so incredible, it's brilliant, it's genius". "The Trump team feels that after last week's strike on Syria to enforce the chemical weapons ban, the United States has regained the strategic initiative from Putin", Ignatius said.

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Tornadoes and apparent twisters, rain, hail around Southeast

A suspected tornado touched down Wednesday in Henry County, Alabama, downing trees and shattering small structures before crossing into Georgia, the National Weather Service said. Practice your Plan: Put your family's severe weather drill in action regularly so everyone knows what to do if a damaging wind or large hail is coming.

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Why are Democrats writing off winnable elections?

Ossoff's race has received national attention because Ossoff, a young Democrat who was endorsed by Congressmen John Lewis and Hank Johnson, is running in a district almost won by Hillary Clinton in 2016. Ward said. As work begins on the next farm bill, we look forward to having Ron's knowledge and expertise on the side of Kansas farmers and ranchers. Jon Ossoff, a Democrat running in a suburban Atlanta district that once elected Newt Gingrich and which has voted only for Republicans for ...

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Breakdown of the State of Alabama Politics

I pray every morning for wisdom and guidance and forgiveness for the sins that I commit. Mr Bentley yesterday pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor campaign violations that arose from the investigation, including using campaign funds to pay almost $9,000 in legal bills for Ms Mason past year.

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NY makes tuition free, but students must stay after college

During the first phase, the scholarship will be available in the fall of 2017for New Yorkers making up to $100,000 annually. Tuition will be free for residents who earn up to a specific income cap, which will be phased in over the first three years .

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John Geils, Guitarist Of The J. Geils Band, Dies At 71

ET in response to a well-being check and found Geils unresponsive. In recent years, although the members were nearing or over 70 years of age, they each toured intermittently with their current projects and Geils even performed at Fenway Park with Aerosmith at one point.

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Ben Carson gets stuck in elevator on Miami housing tour

After some friendly foosball, Carson checked out the building's rooftop view. The couple and several others were on their way to meet residents when their elevator became stuck, grounding the group for about 15 minutes before firefighters freed them just before 9 a.m.

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China's Xi tells Trump 'peaceful resolution' needed on North Korea

Escalation into a full-blown conflict would leave South Korea's capital, 25 miles from the heavily militarized border, vulnerable to the North's artillery and rockets. North Korea raising alarm over continued ballistic missile tests, setting global leaders on edge as they wait to see what the communist country's mercurial leader, Kim Jong-un, does next.

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Brown makes final plea to secure tax hike for road repairs

California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon , D-Los Angeles, said the bill will allow the state to close transportation funding shortfalls without burdening future generations with debt. Cannella was expected to be the lone Republican vote in support on the bill. What did promoters of SB 1 , the transportation plan, need to do to get truckers on board? SB1 would raise gasoline taxes by 12 cents a gallon and diesel taxes by 20 cents.

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Cubs raise World Series flag, strut with trophy in pregame ceremony

The rain eventually stopped, and the party resumed. The electric atmosphere was replaced by something considerably more subdued and intimate by the time the game between the Dodgers and Cubs was decided. It was his arrival as a lauded free agent before this Cubs group had actually won anything that hinted to the baseball world what was to come. "I was like, "Wow, that's just an honor for me, for my family, to be part of this city for the really bad times when new ownership got here, and ...


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