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Chris Soules detained after deadly vehicle accident

Bachelor alum Chris Soules wiped his Instagram account after he was involved in a fatal accident on Tuesday (Apr. 25, 2017). Investigators spoke to multiple witnesses and determined that Soules caused the crash and fled, according to a complaint, which doesn't name the witnesses.

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Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in USA since 2000

Arkansas is trying to use a sedative that expires at the end of the month, and if the men don't receive lethal injections as scheduled their executions will be off indefinitely. Although, U.S. Supreme Court issued Thursday night a temporary stay to Lee, who maintained his innocence , the court voted 5-4 to deny appeals meant to stop Lee's execution, while the Arkansas State Supreme Court threw out a lower court ruling prohibiting the state's use of one of the three lethal injection drugs, ...

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White House budget director claims that a government shutdown is possible!

Without a almost $1 trillion spending bill that covers all government agencies , portions of the government would be forced to shut down on Saturday, which also happens to be Trump's 100 day in office. In an interview Tuesday morning, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway reiterated that Trump remains committed to securing the border with a 2,000-mile long wall.

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Trump touts executive orders he once lambasted

Trump in March signed an executive order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question USA support for the 2015 Paris climate change accord to fight global warming.

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Jennifer Hudson Moves Late Night Show Host Stephen Colbert with Gospel Song

As Stephen Colbert put it on Monday's Late Show , "it sure seems longer". Colbert said, referring to Canada - now "sworn enemy" of the United States. And Colbert gave credit where credit is due. After touching Noah's suit, he joked: "My God, I have pillows with a higher thread count". "Mr. President, I know you're proud of your ratings, but...

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Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts

Such a dramatic change would likely set up a clash with Republican leaders on Capitol Hill. As it is shaping up, President Trump's new tax plan sounds a lot like his old one. That may be easier said than done. "But inside his pressure cooker of a White House, aides and advisers are sweating the next three weeks.The date, April 29, hangs over the West Wing like the sword of Damocles as the unofficial deadline to find its footing - or else".

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US THAAD Missile Defense Equipment Enters South Korea Site

More than a month after US and South Korean officials publicly declared North Korea was ready to set off a nuclear bomb and nearly two weeks since analysts said North Korea's only nuclear test site, Punggye-ri, was "primed and ready", no detonation has happened.

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Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting

However, a number of shareholders agreed with Marks anti-board sentiment during the allocated question-and-answer period. "Wells Fargo stockholders today have sent the entire board a clear message of dissatisfaction", Sanger said . Wells Fargo board members called the recommendation "extreme and unprecedented", and said the firm had not taken into account all of the board's actions over the last several months.

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'Mother Of All Bombs' Afganistan Attack: Death Toll Touches 94, Says Officials

The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan said the decision to deploy one of the largest conventional bombs ever used in combat, which Pentagon officials described as the mother of all bombs, was purely tactical. USA military leaders say the bomb was dropped to destroy an extensive labyrinth of tunnels the terrorists use. Trump said he authorised the use of the MOAB - Massive Ordnance Air Blast - and called the mission "very, very successful".

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'The Election Is Over!': Trump Goes on Sunday Morning Tweetstorm

Trump was the first major party nominee since 1976 not to release his tax returns prior to the election. As a candidate, Trump declined to voluntarily release his tax returns - a practice followed by other presidential hopefuls since the 1970s - claiming he couldn't do so because he was under audit.

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Ivanka Trump gives exclusive interview to Breitbart News

Princeton historian Julian Zelizer says family members may be able to give a president a tough assessment that other staff members would shrink from providing, but they also can become "so enmeshed in the identity of their family and protecting their father that they can't give honest advice or can't even see problems as they emerge".

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Ivanka Trump Gets Booed at Women's Panel in Germany While Defending Father

The first daughter received boos and hisses after she said during the panel discussion that she was "very proud of my father's advocacy". She accepted that there had been criticism of her father and his presidency, but said she has been tasked by the administration with fighting for "incremental positive change".

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Grizzles survive in OT to tie series with Spurs

Grizzlies forward Marc Gasol hit a 12-foot floater with 0.7 seconds left in overtime to seal the win for the Grizzlies. Raptors 87, Bucks 76: DeMar DeRozan scored 33 points, and Toronto tied its first-round series at two games apiece.

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Sanders Doesn't Know if Jon Ossoff Is a Progressive

The victor of the run-off election will fill the seat vacated when Tom Price left the office to become Secretary of Health and Human Services for the Trump administration. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC said the race showed how the South was changing. They sunk millions of dollars and enormous energy into the race, and they weren't able to win.

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Patriots honored at White House

The Patriots had already tweeted a more representative photo of the entire entourage posing with Trump . Tight end Martellus Bennett, who signed with the Green Bay Packers this offseason, was the first to say before the Super Bowl he would sit out any such celebration, citing his opposition to many of Trump's positions.

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Video shows Seattle police chase suspect before shootout

One was shot in the chest but saved by a bulletproof vest, and the other was shot in the chin and ribcage, Mayor Ed Murray said a news conference near the scene. There was initially believed to be a third suspect, but detectives determined that person was not involved. As officers responded to the scene and closed off streets, one warned a reporter, "This is a unsafe area".

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Tennessee teacher planned to take abducted 15-year-old girl to Mexico

After he was arrested last Thursday, Cummins was charged with kidnapping and a misdemeanor of sexual contact with a minor. Her accused kidnapper, Tad Cummins, a former teacher in Maury County, now faces federal charges. And number three. she is very active in her youngest sister Rebecca's life. "They let us go two-by-two to speak to her and stand at a distance at first because she'd been through a lot", the father said, adding, "I had to keep looking to make sure it was her".

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North Korea nukes an American city in new propaganda video

USA experts who have been forecasting an imminent North Korean nuclear test said on Tuesday they were surprised when they viewed their latest satellite images of the country's nuclear test site and saw volleyball games under way. North Korea unveiled footage Tuesday of a simulated nuclear strike on a USA city to celebrate a major national holiday. "The United States of America will always seek peace but under President Trump, the shield stands guard and the sword stands ready", Pence told ...

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Lawmakers set to discuss repealing, replacing Obamacare

They cited the higher priority of passing a spending bill within days to avert a government shutdown, uncertainty over details of the developing health agreement and a need to sell it to lawmakers. "So I would suspect, he'll do the right thing for sure, but I would suspect he will be insistent on the funding". That means, if Republicans moved forward with money for Trump's wall, it would likely tank the bill and potentially shut down the government.

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Democrat fails to avoid run-off in Georgia election, Trump declares victory

Ossoff now faces a June 20 runoff with Republican Karen Handel , former Georgia Secretary of State, who finished second in the all-parties primary. Democrats hoped to flip the seat in the Republican district that Trump won by less than 2 percentage points in November and gain some momentum for the midterm elections in 2018.

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Senate confirms Perdue for agriculture secretary, farm groups respond

South Dakota Senator John Thune also touts Perdue's experience as a farmer, agribusinessman and public servant while the state's other senator, Mike Rounds, was a fellow governor with Perdue and says his leadership skills and knowledge of production agriculture will be beneficial as the Senate begins work on a new farm bill.

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Government costs could rise $2.3 billion without Obamacare payments

The timing leaves members of the House and Senate just four days to reach a new agreement to fund the government, or risk a partial shutdown of federal agencies on Saturday - the 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency. "I've been saying for the a year ago and a half that the best thing we can do politically speaking is let Obamacare explode", Trump said during a news conference after the AHCA failed.

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Ann Coulter vows to speak at UC Berkeley despite cancellation

Off-campus clashes between Trump supporters and masked, self-described anti-fascists have also erupted in recent weeks. The violence and damage caused by Yiannopoulos's invitation garnered national attention and forced officials to put the campus on lockdown.

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Public College In New York Just Became Way Cheaper For Some Students

If they don't then the scholarships would convert to student loans. Is there an age limit? Some Republican lawmakers criticized the governor's proposal during budget negotiations for excluding students at private colleges. Those students can receive up to $3,000. "That will make it very hard and very competitive for this small pot of money for all students that want to access it", Christy said.

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Congress Focuses On Averting Shutdown, But Trump Wants More In Budget Deal

Those with incomes under $29,700 for a single person are eligible. Still, the businessman said the federal government should set nationwide requirements to avoid chaos with different insurance rules for companies that operate in more than one state.

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Trump drops border wall funding demand as shutdown threat looms, reports say

The request, a last minute demand, had threatened to blow up the negotiations as Democrats said that they would not pass a government funding bill with money for a wall included. On one side of aisle, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer said last weekend that the president was " the only fly in the ointment " on spending negotiations.

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Donald Trump says he hasn't changed his position on border wall

FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington . "The border zone is a bright spot in our state's struggling economy, thanks to a productive trade relationship with Mexico, but President Trump's rhetoric and policies risk throwing all of that away".

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Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs this week

Jan 27: Trump signs executive order suspending United States refugee programme for 120 days, indefinitely blocking Syrian refugees, and banning travellers from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen for 90 days. A review of Trump's executive orders reveals that a number of them represent necessary first steps at unraveling Obama-era environmental safeguards and financial service regulations.

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Trump Wants to Slash Corporate Tax Rates, Deficit Be Damned

Trump has said an overhaul of the tax code is one of his biggest priorities, but top advisers have refused to provide details so far of how he will usher in the biggest tax cut in USA history - which he has promised - without piling on trillions of dollars in new federal debt.

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Evans runs marathon for 1st time since bombings

It was the Boston Marathon yesterday, and it marks 50 years since an incredible event for runners and women everywhere. This year, in her seventies, Kathrine once again took to the streets of Boston , but this time no one questioned her (or any other woman's) place among the men.

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California judge OKs Cummins' move back to Tennessee

Cummins, who appeared at an arraignment in Sacamento, walked into court wearing an orange prison jumpsuit that said "Sac Co prisoner" and he was shackled with a chain around his waist. "The family owes each group, law enforcement, the media and the public a debt of gratitude that can not be repaid", Jason Whatley, the Thomas family's attorney said, in a statement.

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NYC firefighter's widow gets help to pay off mortgage

The Stephen Siller Tunnels to Tower Foundation announced on Monday that they intend to pay off the mortgage of the late William Tolley's family home in Long Island. Funeral services will be held at St. Martin of Tours , located at 220 Central Avenue in Bethpage, on Thursday April 27, at 11 a.m. "We will bury Billy Tolley with the honor and the dignity that he deserves", said Chief of Department James Leonard.

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Halep, Cornet give Sharapova wild-card debate new impetus

Women's Tennis Association Tour chief Steve Simon defended Maria Sharapova's wildcard entry into the Stuttgart Open, pointing to other sports and their treatment of former dopers as an example. "I'm sure it's something that will be looked at in time". Besides Stuttgart , Sharapova has also been handed a free passage into the main draws at Madrid and Rome in May, but organizers of the French Open have yet to decide about an invitation for the Russian.

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Industry Cheers Perdue's Confirmation as USDA Secretary

There are still more than 200 political appointments at USDA that have yet to be made. "USDA has been without a secretary for too long, but we are confident that Secretary Perdue will bring strong leadership to the Department", said the corn lobby group.

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GOP Congress Ignores Trump Threats, Proceeds With Deal To Avoid Shutdown

The emerging measure would increase the defence budget and eliminate the threat of a government shutdown on Mr Trump's 100th day in office this Saturday. On Monday, Trump reiterated that the wall is an important tool to stop drugs from coming into the country and poisoning the youth. "Not only do we have an obligation to secure our borders, we have a responsibility to do so in the most cost-effective way possible", Napolitano said in a statement Tuesday.


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