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Protesters across USA call for Trump's tax returns

Protesters in the United States staged nationwide " Tax March " events on Saturday, demanding that President Donald Trump finally release his tax returns. His refusal marks a break with more than 40 years of USA presidents disclosing their tax history. Organizers of the Tax Day march in Salt Lake City say the public needs to know if the president is personally profiting from policies he is proposing, and if he has contributed his fair share of taxes.

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Wall Street's Charging Bull sculptor wants Fearless Girl statue removed

The sculptor behind Wall Street's "Charging Bull" statue is threatening a lawsuit. "The issue remains: How they have placed (the girl ) in relation to the bull changed the bull and its message". But critics would be quick to note there was a time when Di Modica's bull was in the same position as his tiny nemesis, waiting for the city to allow his permanent stay.

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New York Makes History as First State to Offer Free College Tuition

In 2019, the free tuition measure will extend to those earning $125,000. Those additional expenses could reach as much as $14,000 per year. Students have to average 30 credits a year while enrolled. "I was proud to put this plan forward during my campaign, and I'm thrilled that it's become a reality in NY", said former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who attended the bill signing today.

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Pittsburgh Steelers Leader & NFL Icon Dan Rooney Dies At Age 84

From there, Dan Rooney oversaw National Football League championships for a team that had never before played in an National Football League title game. "I extend my heartfelt sympathy to Patricia, their children, and all of the Rooney family that God grant Dan eternal rest". There was a moment of silence for Rooney before the game, and a tribute video shown on the Jumbotron that ended with, "Thank you for the memories, Mr.

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Trump suggests Susan Rice committed crime

USA law allows intelligence agencies broad authority to surveil foreign targets, but the names of US citizens must be masked to protect their constitutional rights. Requesting that is a routine thing for national security advisers to do, according to former senior officials, including Keith Alexander, who directed the National Security Agency.

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Kids hop for Easter eggs in Ira Township, New Baltimore

The Lebanon Parks Department will hold its Easter Egg Hunt at Memorial Park, 130 E. Ulen Dr., Lebanon, beginning at 10:30 a.m. for children ages 2 to 10 years old. Saturday in Lincoln Park north of the church. Kids are encouraged to bring their Easter baskets to collect goodies located throughout the Zoo. The non-profit will receive 100% of proceeds we receive from the hunts.

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Treasure Hunt: Families participate in Easter egg search

The Easter Egg Dash is a race for children to pick up as many eggs as they can after the whistle blows. Hoboken Grace will host its seventh annual free Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8 at Mama Johnson Field, Fourth and Jackson streets, in Hoboken.

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Slight chance for rain and thunderstorms Easter Sunday, NWS says

By the end of the week, we may see afternoon highs very close to or touching the 90 degree mark. There are chances of showers and thunderstorms throughout the day. South wind 10 to 18 miles per hour. Thursday Night - Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.

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Russia's Foreign Minister Rips Trump as Tillerson Talks Begin

Following the 4 April atrocity, President Donald Trump ordered a cruise missile strike on a Syrian regime airbase from where the chemical attack was allegedly launched. Syrian President Bashar-al Assad has said reports of a chemical attack by his forces were "100% fabrication". "With all the existing problems, both objective and artificially created ones, we still have quite a few prospects for joint work", he said .

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Church gunman Dylann Roof given nine life sentences

Dylann Roof had been unapologetic at his federal trial as he listened to days of testimony from survivors. Before sentencing Roof , Nicholson heard members of historically black Emanuel AME Church describe the toll the June 2015 shooting took on them and their community.

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SC Democrats see hope in close Kansas race

Kansas Attorney Gen. Derek Schmidt, who spoke to a Reno County Republican Party gathering in South Hutchinson Tuesday evening, thought the high interest in the 4th District race was due to timing. "I realized this was important". The district has been hurt by the downturn in the agricultural economy and the loss of hundreds of well-paying, blue-collar jobs in aircraft manufacturing plants.

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Deadline closes on bids to design Donald Trump's wall

Kelly said border agents could separate parents and children if, for instance, the mother is sick or addicted to drugs. But he said it won't be routine. Kelly began the hearing by noting a big decrease in the number of people coming over the border illegally, as Republican Senators said it showed the get-tough-message of the Trump Administration was having an immediate impact.

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Trump govt to keep list of White House visitors secret

The White House will decide on a case-by-case basis if they want to disclose who visits the president, vice-president, or any senior staff. The Trump administration released background information that criticized its predecessor for skirting its own policy on transparency, saying officials working for President Barack Obama regularly met with lobbyists outside the White House and routinely withheld names from the logs.

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Arkansas appeals decision blocking executions

On Saturday, the plaintiff in that drug case, citing Baker's decision, asked that the temporary restraining order be withdrawn. Arkansas planned to kill seven convicted murderers beginning Monday - the most in such a short time period since the U.S.

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Tigers take weekend series from Rebels — Blue bayou

SC fell to 21-13 and 7-7. "We got to learn from it". However, that wasn't the case last night. The homer was Deichmann's 12th of the season and the first allowed this year by Rolison. Blackman hit a flyball deep enough to right field that moved Kessinger closer to home. We hit some balls hard, but we had no luck. "You can't make two errors like we did today, but you've got to give them credit".

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N.Korea shows off 'ICBM' during massive parade

Earlier, North Korea's attempt to launch a missile on its east coast has apparently failed, USA and South Korean defense officials said. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says that North Korea has attempted to launch a missile, but the launch appeared to end in failure.

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Manifesto-writing fugitive appears in federal court

Tactical officers set up a perimeter, approached the person at 5:50 a.m. Friday, determined he was Joseph Jakubowski and took him into custody without incident. It's believed he stole 18 guns from the store. Officials believe he also wrote an anti-government manifesto indicating his dislike for religion and a desire to carry out unspecified attacks.

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13 arrested in pro and anti-Trump rallies

Hundreds of President Trump supporters and anti-Trump protesters held dual demonstrations Saturday near the downtown area at 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Pussy-Grabbing! No! Patriarchy! No! Supporters held signs in support of "Free Speech". Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, of NY, has said Trump's refusal to release his returns could hinder Republicans' prospects for a rewrite of the tax code.

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Classic Empire clinches Kentucky Derby spot with Oaklawn win

This Saturday is the last chance for 3yr olds to win their way into the Kentucky Derby. However, as much as a feel-good redemption story Classic Empire was Saturday, it is also fair to question if his Arkansas Derby stands up to scrutiny.

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2 adults dead in San Bernardino school shooting

Police Chief Jarrod Burguan and school Superintendent Dale Marsden brief reporters Tuesday at police headquarters. Smith's estranged husband, Cedric Anderson, shot and killed her in her classroom at North Park Elementary School school before turning the gun on himself.

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More than 100 killed in Syria bus blast

The much criticized deal is to transfer thousands from besieged pro-government and anti-government areas. The explosion hit the al-Rashideen area, a rebel-controlled district outside Aleppo city where evacuation buses carrying almost 5,000 people from the northern rebel-besieged villages of Foua and Kfraya were stuck.

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Easter egg hunts galore this weekend

Instead of looking, these kids listened. Easter Egg hunt , 11:30 a.m., West City Park, Festus. The most publicized example was the annual PEZ Easter Egg Hunt in CT, which was canceled after parents went berserk a year ago. Celebrating Easter in the campus is a chance for students to reflect, enjoy and relax, and now that Easter Sunday is nearly here, colleges and universities across the country are now beginning to get in the holiday spirit by doing their hopping good Easter traditions ...

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Aaron Hernandez Will Get Out of Prison, Says His Lawyer Jose Baez

Had he been convicted of the murders in the first degree, each charge would have carried a life sentence without parole. The verdict comes nearly two years to the day after Hernandez was found guilty of murdering semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee.

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Two cops fired after videos of violent traffic stop surface

Hollins was released on April 13 on a $7,500 bond, officials said. The sergeant was soon joined by Master Police Officer Robert McDonald at the scene. In this video, Bongiovanni can be seen approaching Hollins, who is still inside the vehicle. It says Hollins initially put his hands up as Bongiovanni pulled him from the vehicle and that Bongiovanni turned Hollins and tried to pin him between the door and the auto.

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Tax Day demonstrators demand Trump release taxes

Protesters say they will continue to march until they see change and hope more people join the movement. The Kentucky National Organization for Women organized a "Tax March" in Lexington. Civic Center Park for separate rallies and pushing and fistfights began. Officers confiscated knives and makeshift weapons. "The taxes would release a great deal", said Donna Victor, a protester who spoke with Denver7.

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Trump, Rand Paul Talk Healthcare Over a Round of Golf

White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham confirmed that Trump was playing golf with Paul as well as White House budget director Mick Mulvaney at Trump National Golf Club in Potomac Falls, Virginia. What President Trump doesn't seem to understand is that when establishment Republicans talk about "governing" and "legislating" what they really mean is growing government at a slightly slower pace or to benefit a different set of cronies than the Democrats would if they were in power.

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Harder on Russia and softer on China, Trump's views evolving

As a candidate he promised to officially call the country a currency manipulator on his first day in office as president. The week began as Trump's nominee Neil Gorsuch was sworn into the U.S. It is not just the people at NATO headquarters in Brussels who are wondering how Trump or his team will react if North Korea continues its nuclear provocations.

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North Korea missile test ends in failure: South Korea

The White House has said US President Donald Trump has put the North "on notice" while the possibility of US military action against Pyongyang has gained traction following US strikes against Syria on April 7. But diplomats in Pyongyang point out that the North raises its rhetoric every spring, when Washington and Seoul hold annual joint military exercises that it views as preparations for invasion.

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US Vice President Pence arrives in Seoul

After a two-month policy review, the Trump administration has settled on a policy toward the North that relies on "maximum pressure and engagement", USA officials said Friday. That came as South Korea's Foreign Ministry warned Pyongyang against any provocative acts of its own, such as a missile test, which some believe may be carried out against the backdrop of tomorrow's celebrations.

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Dodgers unveil Jackie Robinson statue as baseball, Twitter honor icon

Some of the biggest names in Dodgers history were on hand: retired broadcaster Vin Scully, who was friendly with Robinson; pitching greats Sandy Koufax and Don Newcombe, who were Robinson's teammates when the Dodgers won the 1955 World Series; and Hall of Fame manager Tom Lasorda.

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Samantha Bee to Hillary Clinton: 'It should have been you'

She assured the audience, "As a person, I'm OK", before adding, "As an American, I'm pretty anxious". In her first interview since she lost, Clinton said she "wrestles" with the fact that her gender did influence the results. Her appearance at the Women in the World Summit is the latest in a string of public appearances for Clinton in the past few weeks. "But then the Comey letter coming as it did, just 10 days before the election really raised questions in a lot of people", said a ...

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Donald Trump's son-in-law beats USA secretary of state to Iraq

Mr. Bossert is traveling in his role as Assistant to the President and will participate in meetings and briefings to reinforce the strong U.S. Dunford assured the Iraqi generals of continued USA support despite the civilian deaths. Gen. Dunford told reporters en route to Iraq the invitation extended to the White House officials, which was only revealed Sunday, was to provide the White House " first-hand and unfiltered " assessment of the us -led campaign against Islamic State.

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NY judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead, remembered as 'trailblazer'

The first black woman appointed to the state's highest court has been found dead on the bank of the Hudson River . "There are no apparent injuries to her body", he said. "On behalf of all New Yorkers, I extend my deepest sympathies to her family, loved ones and colleagues during this trying and hard time", Cuomo's statement read.

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Trump manifesto man held after 10-day manhunt

In a portion of the manifesto obtained by CNN affiliate WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee, Jakubowski purportedly described the government as a "gang of terrorists". Jakubowski's manifesto did not indicate he was targeting schools, police said. Spoden said after looking at the totality of Jakubowski's statements on video asking for a revolution, his decision to steal guns and write an anti-government, anti-law enforcement and anti-religion manifesto - all clear warning signs of a potential terror ...

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Jackie Robinson statue unveiled at Dodger Stadium

Meanwhile, the Major League Baseball Players Association announced it will donate a fitting $42,000 from the Players Trust to the Jackie Robinson Foundation for the second straight year. "From that point on he changed the game and opened the door for everyone else to play". "That is what Zim thought". Despite the inauspicious debut, Robinson would play in 151 games.


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