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DHS Chief Acknowledges Border 'Wall' Might Not Be An Actual Wall

Both the US and Mexico could buy the generated power, money from which would then cover construction costs, according to the Las Vegas-based company. He also acknowledged support from Mexico and said that U.S. Just five people were eating dinner on a recent weeknight at a Texas church that is a stopping point for newly arrived immigrants on the U.S. -Mexico border.

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US Democrats aim to 'make Trump furious' in Georgia election

Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel will meet in a runoff for a greater Atlanta congressional seat in a race with national implications. The victor of the race would fill a congressional seat that has been held by a Republican since the 1970s. "I wouldn't use the word referendum", said spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

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Army veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

Kathrine Switzer, now 70, was the first woman to cross the line in an all-male race in 1967. Kiplagat commended her coach-cum-husband Gilbert Koech and her children for giving her ample time in training and to relax before the race. This time she didn't have to dodge an angry course director, but was instead accompanied by 261 supporters who ran alongside her. "At about a mile and a half into the race, the press truck went by us, and they saw that I was a woman in the race wearing numbers ...

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Trump already making life very hard for Republicans trying to win elections

However, the close margin in Tuesday's race could hamper Republican efforts to recruit candidates, according to Patrick Miller, a political science professor at the University of Kansas. Trump had more tepid support in Georgia's 6 District, which stretches from east Cobb to north DeKalb . And that in turn leaves him and a Republican Congress, without many victories to call home about next November.

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Little Caesars Arena to host 2020 NCAA Frozen Four, 2021 March Madness

First and second round games will be hosted by the University of Detroit Mercy on March 18 and 20 in the year 2021. Quinnipiac previously hosted the event in 2014 when Clarkson defeated Minnesota to give the program its first ever national championship.

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Texas Governor Gives First Clear Support for 'Bathroom Bill'

As the Denver Post reports, Senators on Wednesday voted 5-6 against House Bill 1256. "It is very rare, if not unprecedented, to see actual language in a statute prohibiting classes of persons from being protected from discrimination". If the House bill passes, neither city would be able to defend an elderly person who claims they were denied access to a shower or other intimate facility due to their age...

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Two Russians Among 12 Crew Aboard Shipwrecked Dry-Cargo Carrier

Russian emergency ministry officials said initially that three crew members had been saved but later it emerged that only one had been pulled from the water. The statement said the operation was complicated by a storm raging in the region of the wreck. The Georgian Maritime Transport Agency said that the ship was at the Georgian port city of Poti on April 4 and it "showed no sign of technical problems".

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Clinton, Obama Outplayed By 'This Gentleman' In North Korea

North Korea has had a history of testing missiles. Pence's visit came amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. Trump said the same at the White House. Meanwhile, North Korean Deputy Ambassador to the UN Kim In-Ryong told a press conference in NY that Pyongyang was ready for "any mode of war", while stressing that the North would react to a missile or nuclear strike "in kind".

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44 dead as bus falls into gorge in northern India

In a major accident, 44 people were killed when a private bus rolled off the road and fell into Tons river in remote Nerwa area of Shimla district along the border of Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh. The accident took place some 12-km from Uttarakhand border, nearly all the passengers were from Tyuni and nearby areas of Dehradun district. This was the biggest and horrifying accident in the area.

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McDonald's drive-thru employee helped stop Facebook killer Steve Stephens

The post said the company had been too slow to respond to Stephens' videos and posts, particularly the video of the murder, and that it is working to find ways to make reporting and flagging content more effective. Prior to the chase Tuesday, Cleveland Police issued an aggravated murder warrant for Stephens and offered a $50,000 reward for information leading to his capture.

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Easter Bunny and Egg Hunts at Pier Village

The Farmington Civic Center is once again hosting the Underwater Easter Egg on April 15. In addition, there ill be 40 eggs with a letter inside hidden for the 2 to 4-year-olds who will each receive a small stuffed animal. "There are so many kids here from all walks of life", Drake said. The Olmstead egg hunt has been going on for about 30 years. Throughout the year, there are several efforts led or supported by the club.

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Hundreds of Palestinians held by Israel launch hunger strike

It accused Israel of "the worst physical and psychological torture" against Palestinian prisoners. The publication of the article marked the beginning of a hunger strike by hundreds of Palestinians jailed in Israel seeking more favorable conditions.

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First Woman To Run Boston Marathon Back At It -- 50 Years Later

The back-story is that back in the good old misogynist 1960s, it was assumed that running was a man's sport. In the past, the nine-year-veteran has run the Boston, Chicago, Detroit and NY marathons using a hand-bike, according to WCVB . Meanwhile, Kathrine went on to complete 39 marathons, and win the New York City marathon in 1974, before creating a series of women-only races (the Avon International Running Circuit) across the world.

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White House Easter Egg Roll Pictures And Videos Show Trump's Holiday Event

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed an estimated 21,000 guests for the 139th Easter Egg Roll. Mrs. Trump then officially started the event, standing next to a costumed Easter Bunny. The moment occurred as Trump was presiding over his first White House Easter Egg Roll. You see what's happening, and we are right on track. And it's great that you are all with us today.

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NJ man to be sentenced in 1979 Etan Patz missing-child case

The judge declared a mistrial in May 2015 after just one jury member refused to convict Hernandez, saying he was swayed by arguments over his poor mental health and described the accused's confession as "very weird". Clark, CEO and president of The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. From the start, Etan's case spurred a huge manhunt and an enduring, far-flung investigation.

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'We Have Closure.' Facebook Murder Suspect Steve Stephens Has Killed Himself

At the pick-up window, when employees in the back had police on the phone, the drive-thru worker told Stephens that his fries were still cooking, in an effort to delay the murderer while officers hurried to the scene. "When I saw him I knew it was him". Stephens posted the violent video of himself shooting Godwin to Facebook , and it took them almost 2 hours to find and remove the footage.

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Mike Pence wants to renegotiate free trade deal with South Korea

Vice President Mike Pence gives a speech to members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. So Pence struck a stern tone after arriving at a US naval base from South Korea. In early March, the North simultaneously fired four ballistic missiles off its east coast, three of which fell provocatively close to Japan , in what it said was a drill for an attack on U.S.

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Ossoff appears unlikely to win Georgia House seat outright, forcing runoff

It was the seat once occupied by Tom Price , who now heads the Department of Health and Human Services in the Trump Administration. Celebrities tweeted support for him and donated to his campaign, actress Alyssa Milano drove voters to the polls during early voting and actor Samuel L.

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Court to decide if kids' skinned knees are agnostic

On Tuesday, lawyers for the church and the state urged the high court to go on with the arguments. On the other hand, if the government does offer grants to religious organizations, it will discriminate between religious groups, because many will apply and only a few will receive money.

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Man killed 3 on street, says he 'hates white people'

Police said they quickly arrested a suspect who they determined had previously expressed anger toward white people and the government. Police say a man accused of fatally shooting three people in Fresno Tuesday was wanted for a previous killing last week .

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Black separatist kills three in Fresno, yells 'Allahu Akbar' at police

The men happened to be on the same block, but had no known connection to each other or to the shooter, Kori Ali Muhammad, who told police he wanted to kill as many white people as he could before he was captured. Before police collared him, Muhammad walked up to a parked vehicle and pointed his gun at a 49-year-old woman, her 28-year-old daughter and a 4-year-old girl, police said.

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Imam: Fresno suspect not part of Islam center

Three people were shot to death in less than a minute at separate locations Tuesday in Fresno, California, authorities said. Police had put out a news release hours before the shootings Tuesday, saying that Muhammad was armed and unsafe and wanted in the shooting death of a security guard at a Motel 6 last week.

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Trump orders review on lifting Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by former President Barack Obama, and says the us has extended the sanctions relief given to the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on its atomic program.

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Charging Bull Artist Wants Removal of Fearless Girl Statue

He called Fearless Girl , sponsored by Boston investment firm State Street Global Advisors and NY advertising company McCann , nothing more than an " advertising trick ". New York Mayor Bill De Blasio extended the city permit for the figure by nearly a year in response to public support, saying at the time that the girl signified "standing up to fear, standing up to power, being able to find in yourself strength to do what's right".

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Orofino teen who disappeared after prom has been found safe and

Police say Imel could face criminal charges for providing assistance to Perez. The owner of the home, 26-year-old Tyson Imel, may be charged for helping Perez, police said. Police believed then that Perez may have entered a vehicle at that location. Perez apparently left the prom at about 9:30 p.m. and his family has not seen or heard from him since, KREM-TV reported .

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White nationalist Spencer speaks at Auburn; 3 arrested

Spencer rents these rooms at public universities to incite the kinds of controversy and semi-riots that get so much news coverage because-at heart-Spencer is not so much a neo-Nazi ideologue as he is a 13-year-old white girl who wants to be a princess.

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Haley: First Assad Leaves, Then We Talk

Stunning and brazen, naturally, but still better than President Putin's Friday condemnation of the USA airstrike as "aggression against a sovereign state in violation of the norms of worldwide law". The strike marks a complete reversal by Trump, who in September of 2013, sent a message by social media to then USA president Obama. Trump added that all "civilized nations" should join the United States "in seeking an end to the slaughter and bloodshed in Syria ".

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PA State Police: "Facebook Killer" Stephens Killed Himself in Erie County

Stephens stopped and officers approached his vehicle, at which point Stephens shot himself. Authorities say police tried to pull Stephens over and, after a brief pursuit, he shot and killed himself. "We prefer it had not ended this way", he said. As The Two-Way reported , police said that Stephens "claimed to have committed multiple other homicides, which are still not verified".

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Facebook killer shoots himself during police chase

Tuesday, Pennslyvania State Police Troopers troopers said in a Facebook post . He shot himself in the head as the vehicle spun out of control. "This started with one tragedy and ended with someone taking his life", they said. He ordered a 20-piece Chicken McNuggets and french fries, according to the manager. Police picked up the trail in a chase that lasted 2 miles before Stephens took his own life, authorities said.

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China urges diplomatic solution to US-N Korea feud

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea, Monday, April 17, 2017 . North Korea's aim is to attach a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile capable of reaching targets thousands of miles away. China has recently shown "tangible indications" that it is cooperating with the U.S.to turn up the pressure on Pyongyang, a senior State Department official said Monday.

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Prosecutors likely to toss thousands of tainted drug cases

But the fallout continues, as prosecutors across MA have to submit their list of cases to dismiss, and which cases they want to keep the convictions. "The dismissal of thousands of tainted drug lab cases rightly puts justice over results", said the Massachusetts Bar Association's chief legal counsel, Martin W.

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Brief marriage precedes fatal San Bernardino school shooting

A classmate, Jeffrey Imbriani, 7, said he used to talk and play soccer with Jonathan. "She keeps telling me 'My teacher got shot, my friend got shot, '" Barajas said as she clutched her daughter's blood-stained sweatshirt. Burguan confirmed during a Tuesday press conference that a family member told investigators Anderson made an allegation of infidelity against Smith and that she had mentioned his behavior was odd.

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Afghan officials claim over 90 Isis militants killed in MOAB strike

Gen. Daulat Waziri, a ministry spokesman, said 36 IS fighters were killed, and that the death toll could likely rise. Citing U.S. and Afghan officials, it adds, "The blast destroyed three underground tunnels as well as weapons and ammunition, but no civilians were hurt".

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Trump, top officials take aim at brutal MS-13 street gang

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions could reintroduce a federal ban on all state-regulated online gambling in the country, according to various reports in the national media. And he says cities that protect people in the country illegally make efforts to fight gang violence more hard. "I promised to get tough and we are!" "The Department of Justice agrees with the need to build public confidence in law enforcement through common-sense reforms, such as de-escalation training, and ...

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Behind the visa program targeted by Trump

Trump toured the headquarters of tool manufacturer Snap-on Inc., and then signed an executive order aimed at curbing what his administration says are hiring abuses in a visa program used by USA technology companies. Going to a more merit-based H-1B system could attract more people with advanced science and technology skills, Atkinson said in a statement. It's meant for jobs requiring specialty skills that can not be filled by a US worker.


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