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Child, mother strangled to death by man

According to the homeowner, the woman was renting a room at the home and the child was her son. A Gwinnett County mother has passed away following a vicious attack on Easter Sunday that also left her toddler son dead, and the man accused of killing them both has been arrested.

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Doc prescribed Prince opioids under friend's name

Schulenberg was among those who arrived at Paisley Park after the singer's body was found in an elevator inside the complex, according to the documents . But it has been widely-reported first responders administered a shot of Narcan on the tarmac, an antidote used in suspected opioid overdoses. Authorities also found opiods in Prince's suitcase.

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Melania Trump elbows her husband to save him from embarrassing gaffe

Despite reports over the past few months speculating otherwise, the first lady will join President Donald Trump in the White House after their son, Barron, completes his school year. In 1929, under President Warren G. Harding, the White House Easter Egg Roll was broadcast live for the first time , by the Washington D.C. radio station WRC.

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Crews search for hikers swept away in Grand Canyon creek

Chief Ranger at the Grand Canyon National Park, Matt Vandzura, said the drone will be used to get to some of the more remote areas. According to officials, the hikers were last seen attempting to cross Tapeats Creek . A 14-year-old boy and 62 year- old women are still missing. "Truly searching for people is relatively rare", Vandzura said. Authorities searched Grand Canyon National Park on Monday for a teenager and his stepgrandmother, the wife of one of the founders of a hiking boot ...

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Trump goes after leading Democrat in Georgia race

GOP voters, they predict, would be energized in a Republican vs. Democrat scenario, making it harder for Ossoff to run above the fray as he has leading up to the primary. Writing for National Review Online/The Corner, Alexandra Desanctis observed that the result "was influenced primarily by the extreme unpopularity of Kansas governor Sam Brownback, a Republican who has been in office since 2011".

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President Trump, First Lady & Barron Kick Off 139th Easter Egg Roll

I think people will see", a source told CNN . "Will you sign my hat?", the innocent child asked. Since back in my MySpace profile days, I've said "I don't bash the President, no matter who he or she may be". The Marine Band played selections from "Sesame Street", the Muppets and Disney movies. But the White House came through, releasing tickets in mid-March and distributing them via an online lottery and to "schools, children's hospitals and military and law enforcement families", ...

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Kearney helicopter Easter egg drop a crowd-pleaser

The other two children who attended the Easter egg hunt , 5-year-old Isabella Little and 11-year-old Phoenix Simpson, are from Bay City and Grand Blanc, respectively. "We support about 570 kids a year in the different things that we do". The third Easter egg hunt was on the Martinsville Municipal Building lawn. The Easter egg hunt is for children 12 and under.

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Trump welcomes 21000 to his first Easter Egg Roll

Spicer was also spotted on the South Lawn of the White House Monday reading story books to children . Melania Trump , who resides in NY and has few staff members, has faced challenges in planning and executing the Egg Roll, which has been scaled back considerably this year, to about 21,000 attendees from 35,000 in recent years.

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9-year-old injured in San Bernardino elementary school shooting 'recovering well'

Mrs. Brandy added that although it was "a while" before she and the other concerned parents were able to get any additional information about the shooting, she was eventually able to call her husband and let him know that they needed to head to the hospital immediately.

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California police seek more suspects after violent rallies

The scene was similar to one that played out in early march , but this time Berkeley police and neighboring departments beefed up their presence. "These people create violence all the time . The city had banned a number of weapons - or items that can be used as weapons - in the park on Saturday, including metal pipes, baseball or softball bats, lengths of lumber or wood of any size, poles, bricks, rocks, glass bottles, pepper spray and other objects.

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Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court

Gorsuch was praised for his faithfulness to the Constitution and his ability to split his personal preferences from the law. Gorsuch once clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy, and conservatives likely floated him specifically for this reason.

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Supreme Court upholds stay of execution order for Arkansas death row inmate

The scheduled executions of two Arkansas death row inmates were halted after that state's Supreme Court granted stays Monday afternoon, effectively delaying the state's plan to execute the men by lethal injection before supplies of a key drug expire.

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Planned Parenthood: Trump move highlights need for Md. law

Trump recently tried to cut a deal with Planned Parenthood, telling them they could keep their federal dollars if they stop performing abortions. At 11:49 a.m., after the President signed H.J. While congressional Republicans have overturned several Obama-era rules easily under the CRA - which allows lawmakers to nullify regulations within 60 legislative days of enactment as long as the president agrees - the elimination of the Health and Human Services regulation was more controversial.

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Arkansas court halts 2 executions set for Monday night

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge's office said she planned to file an emergency request with the state Supreme Court to vacate Griffen's order, saying Griffen shouldn't handle the case. It's also appealing Griffen's order that the prison system not use a paralyzing drug until he could determine whether the state obtained it properly.

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US Attorney General promises crackdown on 'filth' in hardline immigration speech

A memo Sessions issued Tuesday calls for federal attorneys to consider prosecution of anyone who harbors undocumented immigrants, with a priority given to violent cases or those that involve transporting or shielding three or more undocumented immigrants.

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Elena Kagan Warns Gorsuch: Supreme Court Newbie Has Chores To Do

But as an acolyte of Scalia whose rulings have skewed conservative on most issues, Gorsuch picked up almost unanimous opposition from Democrats and their liberal allies, who were willing to give up filibuster rights now rather than waiting for a potential second Trump nomination.

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Matt Harvey leaves Mets game in sixth with 'tight' left hamstring

It took two starts for the first Clay Buchholz injury to happen with the Phillies. PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes slowly circled the bases after each of his three homers, enjoying the results on a sweet night that began with an impressive power stroke in batting practice.

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Disney's Star Wars land gets more details; On track for 2019 opening

With the release of the trailer for the next Star Wars film, The Last Jedi, has once again sparked news revolving around one of the most loved entertainment franchises in history. Let's just hope they don't push it too far and we get a mechanised Jar Jar Binks. The information about Star Wars Land was revealed at a panel in Star Wars Celebration, where Electronic Arts also unveiled Star Wars: Battlefront II.

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Pence, Japanese leaders begin talks in Tokyo

Abe is set to discuss North Korea on Tuesday with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. US intelligence has been unable to answer the question of whether or not there were any ICBMs - intercontinental ballistic missiles - inside large canisters displayed at the end of a military parade held in North Korea before its latest failed missile test over the weekend, Martin reports.

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Kathrine Switzer completes marathon in honor of her historic run

Hasay wore her mother's engagement ring on her left hand, which she used to snag water bottles throughout the course. "I wouldn't say my training has been optimal", he said. "And then after this year, full-time to the marathon". "I'm looking forward to resting now, and getting ready for the track season", Rupp said. "I remember that vividly running with Abdi while in high school".

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Obama, others, react to death of Steelers' Rooney

A Steelers spokesman confirmed that Rooney died Thursday. "Pennsylvania has lost a true icon and one of our most revered citizens, civic leaders and public servants. "Few men have contributed as much to the National Footbal". David Morehouse , the Penguins' president and CEO, said Rooney "personified everything that's good about Pittsburgh ".

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Senate Republicans Invoke 'Nuclear Option', Confirm Judge Gorsuch

Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom Gorsuch once clerked, administered the oath to the court's 113th justice. In 2016, Kennedy joined the court's four liberal justices in a ruling striking down a Texas abortion law imposing strict regulations on doctors and facilities in the strongest endorsement of United States abortion rights in more than two decades.

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Trump's 2016 taxes under audit and won't be released, Spicer says

Police in riot gear confiscated sticks, knives and fireworks that were being hurled in the melee, after failed efforts to separate the events with makeshift fencing. Tuesday is the deadline for Americans to file tax returns. Tom Cotton faced a combative group of constituents at a town hall on Monday, taking heat from a room of people voicing their frustrations with what has been an eventful start to President Donald Trump's presidency.

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Trump makes pro-insurance company changes to Obamacare

Shortly after withdrawing an unpopular bill that would have put the health coverage of 24 million Americans in jeopardy, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan declared that "Obamacare is the law of the land ... One by Sen. Cary Smith, R-Billings, would offer companies with fewer than 50 employees that offer high-deductible health insurance plans a $250 tax credit per worker on that plan.

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Watch Trump's First White House Easter Egg Roll

Despite concerns that the event might not be well planned, all seemed to go off without a hitch. The first lady's plans have been no secret, with officials saying in November that she and Barron would continue to live at Trump Tower in NY until Barron completed his current school year.

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Monday's Arkansas execution halted by state justices

Arkansas had scheduled the executions to occur before the state's supply of midazolam expires at the end of April. The state did challenge a stay granted to Davis but the U.S. Critics of the execution plan say midazolam , a sedative that is meant to mask the effects of drugs that will shut down the inmates' lungs and hearts, is unsuitable because it is not a painkiller and could subject them to a cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the U.S.

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Mom, Daughter Killed When Tornado Topples Mobile Home In Louisiana

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office in Louisiana said a possible tornado slammed through Breaux Bridge, flipping a mobile home and killing a 38-year-old woman and her 3-year-old daughter. A 52-year-old woman driving in the storm's heavy rains died in Florence, Mississippi, after her vehicle went into a swollen creek at about 4:30 a.m.

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Tens of Thousands March on Tax Day

Pool reporters were not permitted inside, or told what the president was doing. At first, Trump was open about wanting to release his returns. He said Congress could force the issue. It's probable that Trump's files from the past year he was in business will come under audit, if they aren't already, USA Today reported , because all presidents and vice presidents have their files reviewed by the IRS.

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Surviving student in San Bernardino school shooting 'recovering well,' family says

Anderson then turned his gun on himself. The deceased student has been identified as Jonathan Martinez, 8. Jonathan died shortly after being flown to Loma Linda University Medical Center. What appears to be Anderson's Facebook page features many public declarations of love for Smith between statements of religious devotion before his last public post on March 15.

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S. Korea test fires 800-km range missile

Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan on Wednesday, just ahead of a highly-anticipated China-US summit at which Pyongyang's accelerating atomic weapons programme is set to top the agenda. "Pyongyang's evolving ballistic missile and nuclear weapons program underscore the growing threat" as it's "also pursuing development of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) and Submarine Launched Ballistic Missiles capabilities, and an improved Intermediate Range ...

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No traces of chemical weapons seen Shayrat - Russia's Defense Ministry

When reports of chemical attacks in Syria first surfaced, former President Barack Obama said the use of those weapons would invoke a US response. Tillerson also said the United States wants to solve the Syrian crisis through worldwide coalition, after the administration, in the days before the attack, suggested that removing Assad was not a priority.

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Special election for U.S. Congressional, State Senate seats

The recent special election in Kansas for Mike Pompeo's old House seat - Pompeo's now ensconced in Langley, where he has the Augean Stables ahead of him - had Democrats excited about their chances right up to election day. That close loss emboldened Democrats heading into the Georgia race, which is playing out on much more hospitable turf. If he can't make a runoff in a district that Donald Trump barely carried in 2016, it won't bode well for a party that has suffered historic losses at ...

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How Mitch McConnell stole a Supreme Court seat

Still, it can take all the justices a while to adjust. But Roberts said the political turmoil didn't carry over to the court's work. After a contentious confirmation process, on April 7, 2017, the Senate confirmed Tenth Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court seat that has been vacant since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016.

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Cotton booed for defending Trump on tax returns

The fake president also said he claimed daughter Ivanka Trump as three dependents, "my daughter, my mother, and my wife", and called himself the "United Airlines of presidents" before tossing shredded returns into the crowd. However, multiple polls have found that the majority of Americans want Trump to release his tax returns. Spicer was asked if Trump would ever release his tax returns and replied, "I'd have to get back to you on that".

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Lawyer: LGBT work bias ruling is 'game changer'

The case comes from an IN woman, Kimberly Hively , who says she was denied a job as a teacher because she's a lesbian. That means her employer could be punishing her for failing to be properly "female" - a claim that would fall squarely under the Civil Rights Act.


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