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Thousands march in Chicago to protest climate policies

The presence of so many non-climate-related sponsoring organizations was reflected in the group's "platform", which listed issues the activists said they found important but didn't feel were being adequately addressed by the Trump administration.

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Gunfight between Indian police, rebels kills 5 in Kashmir

According to police officials, militants opened fire on a group of policemen who were clearing the traffic on a busy highway in Mir Bazar area of south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Saturday evening. Besides, a policeman Raqeeb, special police officer Farooq Ahmad and a civilian Ghulam Hassan were injured and have been referred to SMHS Hospital, Srinagar and Army's 92 Base Hospital, Srinagar .

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San Diego police killed boy, 15, in school parking lot

Holden says investigators believe the teen was talking about himself. The caller said the boy had no weapons, but when patrol officers arrived and located the teenager, he pulled what appeared to be a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at them, Holden said.

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China welcomes ASEAN summit statement

According to chairman's statement, the summit avoided tacit references to China's building and arming of its man-made islands. It has often been accused of trying to influence the drafts to muzzle what it sees as dissent and challenges to its sweeping sovereignty claim.

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Michelle Obama: My passion for education will linger on

Michelle Obama just ruined Duncan Wolfe's day by accidentally tweeting out his phone number. Wolfe, a director with a Chicago-based post production company called Optimus, was a creative digital strategist in the White House for fourteen months, reports the Chicago Business Journal.

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Chelsea Man Arrested In Apparent Double Homicide In South Boston Luxury Condo

Dr. Richard Field, left, and his fiance, Dr. Lina Bolanos, right, were both found dead in their Boston condo on Friday night. We will do all we can to support their families and our staff members who are processing this senseless tragedy and grieving an enormous loss.

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2 killed when cargo plane goes off runway in West Virginia

National Transportation Safety Board lead investigator Bill English said the sky was overcast, with about 10 miles of visibility under the cloud cover, which began at about 500 feet above the ground. The plane was operated by Air Cargo Carriers under contract to UPS, said Terri Peterson, a human resources executive at the Milwaukee-based company.

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Arrest made in shooting death of Chicago officer's son

Dennis was on the porch of his family's house on Chicago's Southwest Side with a friend when a man walked up and opened fire. One officer was shot in the arm and hip and the other in the back. Markham police say the Illinois State Police Public Integrity Task Force is investigating. It wasn't immediately known if Moore had a lawyer to comment on his behalf.

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Tillerson urges ASEAN ministers to cut N Korea funding, minimise diplomatic ties

On the worldwide front, Washington is expected to push the global community including China to limit North Korean coal imports according to the UN Security Council resolution and downgrade or sever diplomatic relations with Pyongyang to deepen the regime's economic and diplomatic isolation as brought up by Tillerson at the UN Security Council meeting last month.

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Rain to drench flooded U.S. Midwest but then begin to ease

Areas south along the White River, including August, Georgetown and Des Arc also face major flooding through the weekend and into the latter part of next week. While an outbreak of severe weather is not in the forecast, there remains a possibility of isolated storms associated with this system that could include high winds, drenching rainfall, unsafe lightning and hail.

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U.S. lawmakers to grill United Airlines on passenger removal

The passenger, 69-year-old David Dao, was dragged off the plane by Chicago Aviation police officers after refusing to give up his seat on the plane. American Airlines executive Kerry Philipovitch made similar commitments, saying the airline won't involuntarily remove a passenger who is already on the plane to accommodate another passenger.

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Trump's 2nd Nominee To Serve As Army Secretary Withdraws

Trump's first pick for the Army secretary, Vincent Viola, pulled out of consideration in February in the face of conflict-of-interest concerns if he could not disentangle himself from his business ties. Green was criticized by Muslim Advocates and the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which consider his remarks derogatory toward the Islamic faith and its followers.

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Penn State fraternity, 18 students charged in connection with pledge's death

Timothy Piazza suffered fatal injuries when he fell down a set of stairs with his friends failing to get help for him for many hours, authorities claim. Piazza died on February 4 after suffering injuries at a pledging event at the fraternity, which has since been banned from the university, as previously reported by the Daily Collegian.

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White House calls some actions in Venezuela 'deplorable'

On Friday, the White House advised reporters not to read too much into the remarks. "We have failing health care", Trump told Turnbull, referring to ObamaCare. "We're focused on putting a health-care plan in place that works here". Sanders said that Spicer, the White House Press Secretary, was out today on Naval Reserve duty.

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White House announces Trump visit to Israel on first trip overseas

After leaving the Middle East, the president will meet Pope Francis at the Vatican. Jubeir said traditional diplomacy had failed in brokering peace and that therefore a "fresh approach" by Trump could have a high chance of succeeding. President Donald Trump will meet Pope Francis during a visit to the Vatican later this month. Trump has already conducted bilateral meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian President Abbas and the deputy crown prince of Saudi ...

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Katahadin Woods monument designation to be reviewed

The review also targets five marine monuments in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, including a huge reserve in Hawaii established in 2006 by President George W. In December, shortly before leaving office, Obama infuriated Utah Republicans by creating the Bears Ears National Monument on more than 1 million acres of land that's sacred to Native Americans and home to tens of thousands of archaeological sites, including ancient cliff dwellings.

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Father of 'kidnapped' teen says she was abused by mom

He surrendered without incident and has been cooperative with investigators. "We're so happy that California police worked quickly and were able to find them and get her safe", one of the girl's sisters told The Tennessean . Quinn said. "What were you thinking?" The girl was apparently healthy and unharmed, and authorities said their main concern was her emotional and mental state.

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After Ann Coulter Speech Cancellation, Protesters Rally At Berkeley

The conservative pundit's canceled appearance at the University of California-Berkeley drew hundreds of her supporters to a downtown park, many of them dressed in flak jackets, ballistic helmets adorned with pro-Trump stickers, and other protective gear in anticipation of violence, the AP reports.

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Trump signs executive order that could allow new drilling off California Coast

Zinke said that will be a long process, and a complex one, acknowledging that not all areas have oil or gas, and not all coastal communities want offshore drilling. The move sets in motion a potential reversal of President Barack Obama's last-minute attempts to withdraw vast swaths of USA waters from lease sales to fossil fuel companies.

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Thai leader accepts Trump's invitation; Duterte 'tied up'

Mr Trump invited Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to visit the White House in separate telephone calls over the weekend, as he sought to shore up regional support amid mounting United States tensions with North Korea.

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Trump Reverses Obama's Last Days Drilling Ban

The order could lead to a reversal of bans on drilling across swathes of the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that former President Barack Obama sought to protect from development. Trump campaigned on a promise to do away with Obama-era environmental protections that he said were hobbling energy development and undermining USA national security without providing any tangible benefits.

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Pentagon cools North Korea, China rhetoric

He also signaled that the United States would de-emphasize human rights concerns in some of its interactions with other countries, saying that while USA values remain constant, its policies can adapt. "We also discussed the issue of South China Sea and both sides underscored the importance of the peaceful resolution of disputes in accordance with the principles of worldwide law, including the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos)", they added.

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Macron campaign claims hack attack on eve of runoff in France

The commission said it would have a meeting early Saturday to discuss the attack. "It is therefore important to take into account the nature of the leaked documents, to be aware of the fact that a large portion of them are purely and simply false and the motive of echoing this destabilization operation".

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Delta Apologizes for Kicking Family Off Flight

By press time, it amassed more than 3 million views. Delta said its goal is to work with customers to resolve travel issues, "that did not happen in this case and we apologize ". His two-year-old was sitting in a child safety seat, which crew members then claimed was banned under Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and said the child would have to sit in an adult's lap.

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Tillerson reaffirms US' continued ties with South-East Asia

He said some countries were already doing this and also looking at the presence of North Korean workers. Washington said there was a shared concern among the Southeast Asian bloc that North Korea's provocation has threatened the stability and peace in the Asia-Pacific region and around the globe.

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Trump's first 100 days: A chaotic discovery of power

Our companies are doing better. "The biggest tax cut plan in history". The president added, "Together we are seeing that great achievements are possible when we put American people first". President Donald Trump is marking his 100th day in office by saying he's brought - in his words - "profound change" to Washington, and he's reaffirming that "my only allegiance" is to those he governs.

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New American Health Care Act is snake oil

Illustrative of the deep divide over Obamacare in every section of American society, Indian-Americans lawmakers, all Democrats, voted against its repeal, maintaining that the new legislation passed by the House would kick 24 million Americans off healthcare.

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Arkansas town flooded after levee break

All schools in the Rockwood School District will remain closed through Friday. Meanwhile, the Missouri Department of Transportation is working overtime with more than 230 roads still closed across the state, as of press time Wednesday.

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House Russia investigators get second crack at Comey

House investigators originally planned to hear from Yates and others at a March 28 public hearing, but Nunes canceled that hearing in favor of bringing in Comey and Rogers for a private hearing. "There's no Anthony Weiner statute", Comey said. "I said, 'Thank you for raising that". Comey says that other than revealing the Trump investigation exists, no other information would be discussed until it is closed.

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Stolen trucks could be used in ramming terror attacks, feds warn

The unclassified report warns owners, operators and rental agencies to protect their vehicles from theft. The report lists a number of indicators that terrorists may be planning a vehicle-ramming attack, as well as a number of countermeasures that companies and drivers can take, with a specific focus on situational awareness.

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Health care bill meets GOP skeptics in Senate

The criticism came in a pair of strident tweets on Friday evening, after Trump had arrived at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, where he plans to spend the weekend for the first time as president. Trump later relaxed his tactics, letting conservative and moderate Republicans talk it out, while he was just a phone call away, which he feels worked out pretty well.

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House OKs bill to fund government through September

The Republican health care bill has been dealt a significant blow with a respected former House committee chairman saying he doesn't support it. Votes on the United States dollars $1.1tn budget deal which would fund the government through September are expected this week.

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Trump signs $1 trillion spending bill, keeps government open

The bill, which was passed 309-118 in the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, now heads to Trump. It includes $1.5 billion in funding for increased border security measures, but no money for one of Trump's most repeated campaign pledges: construction of a border wall.

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Obamacare is 'dead' says Trump after house passes health bill

Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., received cheers and a standing ovation. Earlier before the vote took place, Trump had said that Republicans will be having a big press conference at the Rose Garden of the White House immediately after vote if they win the crucial vote in the House.

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Aerial images show devastating flooding in central US

Louis. Pocahontas, which is in Randolph County, had its Black River levee breached Wednesday morning. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson checks in with Pocahontas resident Amanda Looney . The levee failure will "put a lot of water where it's not supposed to be", Cavanaugh said. Parts of Interstate 55 in Missouri were closed from the flooding, and there were more than 100 reported water rescues.


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