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Internal memo on Bill O'Reilly sent to Fox News employees

Yet the allegations against O'Reilly fit into an uncomfortable narrative for the cable news network. In addition to hosting "The Factor", O'Reilly has also written a series of historical narratives, including "Killing Jesus" and "Killing Lincoln", that have each sold more than 1 million copies in hardcover.

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US Vice President holds talks with Japan's PM about Pyongyang

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon), who serves in the military, says the U.S. has a number of options in dealing with North Korea, but pressuring China is the right step at this time". Calling the meeting a clear sign of the robust U.S. -Japan alliance, Pence stressed that Washington stands with Tokyo, even during this hard period of continual provocations by the North.

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Arkansas can not use drug needed for any scheduled executions, judge rules

Ledell Lee appears in Pulaski County Circuit Court Tuesday, April 18, 2017, for a hearing in which lawyers argued to stop his execution which is scheduled for Thursday. Attorney General Leslie Rutledge's office filed a 33-page response in opposition to the inmates' application, calling the application another attempt to manipulate the judicial process.

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Mariners almost no-hit in 5-0 loss to Marlins

Chen allowed three baserunners, two in the seventh inning. His first home run on the road in almost four years came in perhaps his final Seattle appearance. Following a single by J.T. Realmuto, Christian Yelich drove in the first run when he hit a ball that bounced high enough off home plateto give him time to reach first on an infield single.

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Grand Canyon search for missing hikers aided by Merrell Boot

Searchers on the ground and a helicopter and drone on Monday are trying to find the pair. Ranger Vandzura said if the pair survived the fall into the creek, he believes they had the gear and were prepared to spend several days in the backcountry.

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O'Reilly still denies harassment after firing

O'Reilly has been on holiday since 12 April, and was photographed shaking hands with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday, although it was not clear whether the Pontiff knew who O'Reilly was. There was no immediate response from Bill O'Reilly's bosses Wednesday to escalating reports that the Fox News Channel personality will lose his job following accusations he had harassed women.

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United States supreme court forces Arkansas to halt first in string of executions

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a federal judge's ruling blocking the executions over the use of midazolam, a sedative used in flawed executions in other states. Griffen did not immediately return a message Monday seeking his reaction to the high court's order. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson said he was "disappointed" by the ruling.

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New 'bathroom bill' presented to lawmakers as Governor announces support

The bill bans smoking, vaping and edibles, which left many patients and caregivers wondering how marijuana was supposed to be consumed. One is HB1242, introduced by House Speaker Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, and Senate President Kevin Grantham, R-Canon City, as a compromise measure to raise sales taxes to fund transportations projects and simultaneously lower vehicle registration fees used for the same goal.

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Killing of three white men in California city racially motivated

Once he saw that the shooter had left the scene, he went outside to feel for a pulse, and "there wasn't one", he said . All the victims from the shooting were white males. The Fresno Bee newspaper reported that the gunman opened fire with a large-caliber handgun while cursing shortly before 11 a.m. near a Catholic Charities building.

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Arkansas judge: Order guided by law, not execution views

Arkansas' attempt to carry out its first execution in almost 12 years wasn't thwarted by the type of liberal activist judge Republicans regularly bemoan here, but instead by a state Supreme Court that's been the focus of expensive campaigns by conservative groups to reshape the judiciary.

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What Trump's Taxes Would Not Show About His Finances

Trump should release them". Pelosi at an April 5 news conference said House Democrats planned to force the president's hand by using a procedural tool known as a "discharge petition" to force the consideration of legislation that would compel presidential candidates and sitting presidents to make their public their filings from the past three years.

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North Korea Displays New Missiles

North Korea was widely expected to conduct its sixth nuclear test, which did not occur. US satellite imagery suggests the country could conduct another underground nuclear test at any time . Kim Jong-un was greeted with thunderous - and extensively practised - applause as he stepped into view on a large podium on Saturday, clapping to acknowledge the thousands of soldiers and civilians taking part in the parade at Kim Il-sung Square.

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Mariners use power to win fourth straight game

Haniger took full advantage, extending his hitting streak to 13 games and continuing to impress in his first full season in the bigs, bumping his early-season average to.323 and OPS to a gaudy 1.029. Following a single by J.T. Realmuto, Christian Yelich drove in the first run when he hit a ball that bounced high enough off home plateto give him time to reach first on an infield single.

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USS Carl Vinson was sent to Indian Ocean, not Korean Peninsula

The US military's Pacific Command said the Carl Vinson strike group first had to complete a period of training with Australia. Tensions with North Korea have recently escalated, as the rogue Asian nation has continued to test ballistic missiles and is believed to be the stages of another nuclear test.

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O'Reilly leaves Fox News amid harassment claims

The departed O'Reilly's " The Factor " will continue through this week with Dana Perino hosting Wednesday and Thursday night, and Greg Gutfield on Friday. One former Fox personality, Juliet Huddy, said she pulled away and fell to the ground when he tried to kiss her, and he didn't help her up, the Times reported .

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Fox kicks Bill O'Reilly to the curb

The network's parent company 21st Century Fox confirmed the news in a statement Wednesday. And so I have put to rest any controversies to spare my children. It is unclear if Fox News is paying O'Reilly. The Times reported on April 1 that about $13 million has been paid out to a total of five women who have accused O'Reilly of sexual harassment.

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Pittsburgh Area To Play Host To Several Upcoming NCAA Championships

Kansas City and Sporting Park will now host the game through the 2021 season after hosting the event since the 2014 campaign. But Kansas City got shut out of some other events that it has hosted in the past, like volleyball and wrestling.

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Gronkowski pops into White House briefing

The fans expressed great gratitude for the players who are skipping the White House visit, and tried to distance the Patriots from ties to Trump and the alt-right. A couple of Patriots, Devin McCourty and Chris Long, recently filmed a video to further explain why they would protest the tradition of visiting the president.

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Patriots head to White House on day of ex-teammate's death

Wednesday. "He was brought to UMass-Memorial Health Alliance Hospital in Leominster where he was pronounced dead about an hour later". "Mr. Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population housing unit". Under a long-standing MA legal principle, courts customarily vacate the convictions of defendants who die before their appeals are heard. Hernandez also had a troubled history in the facility where he ultimately took his own life.

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Baltimore looks toward hiring police monitor

Pugh disputed the notion the decree will hurt the fight against crime. That alarmed civil rights advocates anxious that Sessions and Trump, who emphasized law and order in his White House run, might retreat on efforts to curb police abuse.

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Trump's MOAB kills 36 IS militants: allegedly no civilians casualties

The US hasn't provided any data on how many ISIS fighters were killed by the MOAB, or how many civilians lost their lives as collateral damage, though Afghan officials said Friday that 36 militants were killed. No civilians were affected by the explosion, the ministry said. "We have given them total authorisation, and that's what they're doing". Locals told CNN that more than 3,000 families had fled the district in the past year or so since the militant group established its presence.

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United States rhetoric 'partially to blame' for Syria attack: McCain

On Friday, Syrian activists reported jets taking off from the airbase that was hit , and airstrikes were reported in the same town that was targeted by the chemical attack. In Iran, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the US missile strike was a "a strategic error, and a repeat of the mistakes of the past", the state news agency IRNA reported .

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Fresno victims were targeted at random by killer

An official says a man suspected of killing a motel security guard and three people he targeted for being white is being charged with four counts of murder. "The gunman reloaded at a bus stop and then killed a man in the parking lot of Catholic Charities in the 100 block of North Fulton, he said". Three men were killed Tuesday and a 25-year-old security guard was killed last week.

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Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Found Dead Inside Prison Cell

He left no suicide note. Here is the full statement from the Department of Corrections. The one-time Patriots tight end was in a solitary cell in general population housing and had reportedly not been considered at risk of suicide . It wasn't even like we thought something like that was going on. Mike Pouncey, a teammate at Florida, posted a photo of Hernandez on Instagram and said they had just talked to each other the day before.

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Trump brags about GOP barely avoiding disaster in Georgia race

A Democrat came close to outright victory in Tuesday's closely watched United States congressional primary in Georgia, heading to a run-off in a race that Democrats tout as an early test of resistance to President Donald Trump. Fast-forward to this year, when, in the span of one week, Republicans needed a last-minute infusion of cash from conservative groups in Washington to prop up Estes, and when a almost $5 million barrage of ads against Ossoff did nothing more than keep him from winning ...

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French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

The BBC report that both men are French citizens who were radicalised in prison with police adding that the two men were known Islamists. While searching a Marseille apartment rented by one of the suspects, authorities uncovered a loaded Uzi submachine gun, two loaded pistols, three kilos (6.5 pounds) of TATP explosives and the flag of the IS jihadist group, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins told reporters.

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Saskatchewan RCMP charge woman with human smuggling relating to refugees

RCMP say a significant amount of cash was found in a Regina home which was searched the following day. On April 8, 2017, just before 1am, Emerson RCMP received a request for assistance at the Emerson Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) port of entry for a detained person in cells who was acting aggressively.

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O'Reilly's bosses not commenting on reports that he's out

The answer may come sooner rather than later, given that representatives for Fox and O'Reilly are already discussing his exit. Fox News announced the departure of Bill O'Reilly in the wake of a sexual-harassment scandal, bringing an end to the popular host's two-decade run at the TV network.

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Teacher, student killed in California school shooting

Cedric Anderson and Karen Elaine Smith had been married for just over two months before the shooting. Staffers knew Cedric Anderson , who had been estranged from his wife for about a month, and he got into the school by saying he had to drop something off for Smith, officials said .

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Wisconsin set to host 2018 NCAA Division I Cross Country National Championships

Notre Dame previously played host to the NCAA Men's Fencing Championships in 1970, 1977, 1982 and 1987, the NCAA Women's Fencing Championships in 1987 and the combined NCAA Men's and Women's Fencing Championships in 1992. The Blue Demons hosted NCAA games at Alumni Hall in 1990 and 1992 before hosting the Mideast Regional in 1996 and the First and Second Rounds in 2006 and 2012 at Allstate Arena.

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Record Store Day comes to Collegeville

But all of that other inventory only exists to serve Avalon's true identity, which is that of a record store. "This is the best Record Store Day ever!'" According to the official Record Store Day website, " Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding almost 1400 independently owned record stores in the USA and thousands of similar stores ...

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Supreme Court blocks Arkansas execution

Many pharmaceutical companies, particularly in Europe, ban their use for executions . Both Bishop Anthony Taylor of Little Rock and Bishop Frank Dewane of Venice, the chair of the USA bishops' domestic justice and human development committee, have spoken out against the planned executions.

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Cops: Killing of 4 White Men Was a Hate Crime

Police Chief Jerry Dyer stated that he fired at least 16 bullets from a pistol that he carried with him until he was finally arrested by the police. Officers found Muhammad running on the street shortly after the last victim was shot. He bellowed "Allahu ackbar" repeatedly on Tuesday - once while opening fire on one of his victims and again from the back of a police cruiser.

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Nasscom allays fears over Trump's order on H1-B visas

The order signed Tuesday directs US agencies to propose rules to prevent immigration fraud and abuse in the program. The order doesn't seem to change the status of existing visa waiver rules in the United States and instead orders departments to review and identify potential "abuses" of the visa waiver system.

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Bruins get Colin Miller back in lineup after 2 games

Acciari and Tommy Cross both played in their first National Hockey League playoff games, bringing the total to 11 Bruins that have made their postseason debuts in the series . The best is still yet to come, too. "It was definitely nice that we responded the way that we did". A goalie gaffe and bad penalties left the Senators trailing 3-1 after 40 minutes.


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