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Warriors up 3-0 on Jazz

The Warriors got out to a quick start, again, and led by 10 after the first quarter. The Golden State Warriors are the overwhelming favourites to win the 2017 National Basketball Association championship. The Warriors lead the series 3-0. The Jazz shut down Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry for much of the Saturday game. And Utah is still not fully healthy, as George Hill missed Games 2 and 3 with his lingering toe injury flaring up.

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State House OKs bill for convention to limit federal powers

The term " sanctuary cities " has no legal meaning but has been used to describe jurisdictions whose elected officials restrict, in any way, their police force's cooperation with U.S. This legislation will eliminate a substantial incentive for illegal immigration and help make Texas communities safer. 1070 "show me your papers" law, which had its enforcement severely limited by the courts, and eventually the state negotiated partial application with immigrant rights groups.

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NASCAR Driver AJ Allmendinger Flips During 18-Car Wreck At Talladega

So the safety crew was there quick. I can't thank everybody enough that's part of this. In all, 18 cars were listed as being involved in the incident, including those of Brad Keselowski , Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick , Martin Truex Jr ., Erik Jones , Matt Kenseth , Trevor Bayne , Austin Dillon and Danica Patrick .

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Girl, 10, fights off alligator by poking it in the nose

Chad Weber, of the Florida Wildlife Commission (FWC), said she fell victim to an 8-foot 9-inch alligator. She sustained a laceration to the front of the knee along with several puncture wounds, but the injuries were not thought to be life-threatening, Weber said.

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House Introduces Bill That Could Change Public Education

Department of Homeland Security suspects of violating immigration law. For Anchia, seeing dozens of amendments proposed by Democrats repeatedly go down by lopsided, party-line votes, it was personal. Undocumented immigrants , and their families, worry that they could be deported - despite the fact that their children born in the United States are automatically American citizens.

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College lacrosse: Syracuse, St. Lawrence win NCAA tournament invites

The victor of the Syracuse and Yale matchup will head to Newark, Delaware on Sunday, May 21 for the NCAA Quarterfinal at Delaware to face the victor of the No. "We will head out to Mount Union and give it everything we've got". A lot of respect for them. Game times for the first and second rounds will be announced early next week.

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Johnson finds top form after slow start at Wells Fargo

From just under 30 feet away, the putt dropped into the center of the cup and set off a wild celebration, with Harman repeatedly shaking his fists and leaping to share a hard hug with his caddie, Scott Tway. The left-hander caught his pitch heavy and his ball had barely enough pace to reach the green, but he atoned with a ideal putt from 30 feet which clinched his second career title, and his first since the 2014 John Deere Classic.

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U.S. vows to restore peace in Somalia despite death of service member

Somalia has been at war since 1991, when clan-based warlords overthrew dictator Said Barre and then turned on each other. Speaking to reporters, al-Shabaab spokesman Sheikh Abulaziz Abu Muscab claimed that US forces attacked Darussalam village in Lower Shabelle region with air support but "failed their mission".

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Chibok girls in health checkups before Buhari meeting

An official told the AP that the girls were located near Banki in the state of Borno. The 82 freed Chibok schoolgirls arrived in Nigeria's capital on Sunday to meet President Muhammadu Buhari as anxious families awaited an official list of names and looked forward to reuniting three years after the mass abduction.

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Suspect in Texas stabbings had mental health trouble

An arrest affidavit said White, the University of Texas student accused of stabbing multiple students, one fatally, told police he didn't remember attacking anyone. Minutes later, police were able to arrest white who they say had a knife sheath to his belt. White said his mind told him to "tell the truth and withhold any action that he did because it really didn't happen".

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Trump Gains More Support on Health Care Bill

Long said he talked to Trump Monday and again Tuesday to set up Wednesday's meeting, according to Garrett. "But as often happens in trade-offs, there would be winners and losers", wrote the center's health economist, Emily Gee, and vice president Topher Spiro.

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Alton Sterling shooting: not enough evidence to charge officers, U.S. attorney says

Sterling's hand at the moment at which the officer states on the recording that Mr. The attorney general said he instructed the DOJ to hand over its investigation to the Louisiana State Police, which will lead the state investigation. The officers were put on leave after the shooting. Despite the decision not to bring federal charges against the officers, the Louisiana Attorney General still has the right to bring about criminal charges at a state level.

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Police Chief Fires Officer Who Shot And Killed Black Texas Teenager

Officer Roy Oliver has been with the Balch Springs Police Department in Texas since 2011. "I do have questions in relation to my observation on the video and what is consistent with the policies and core values of the Balch Springs Police Department", Haber said .

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Texas Governor Signs Sanctuary City Ban

Abbott signed the bill on a Facebook livestream with no advanced public warning. Democrats and immigrant's rights advocates have been occupying the Texas Capitol calling the bill a "show-me-your-papers" measure that will discriminate against Latinos.

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After calls, Trump not to ditch NAFTA, yet

President Trump late Wednesday agreed to hold talks on NAFTA after phone calls with his counterparts from both neighboring countries. President Donald Trump has informed the president of Mexico and the prime minister of Canada that he won't be terminating the NAFTA treaty but will instead focus on renegotiating it.

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Somali government says kills senior al Shabaab chief - statement

A Somali military official in Mogadishu told Somaliupdate Online that a joint forces of U.S and Somalia's elite forces of Gaashaan were on operation to purse Al-Shabab militant commanders when the army who used a military helicopter landed the ground and were ambushed by the militant fighters on midnight of Thursday May 5th.

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Dad calls son's death at frat 'preventable'

Eighteen students studying at a prestigious American university have been charged in connection with the death of a fellow student in a drunken fraternity "hazing". The evidence presented by Parks Miller, including the video, challenged that account. Evidence also points to some of the students devising a coverup.

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Interior releases list of national monuments to be reviewed

A list of 27 national monuments has been assembled as the Interior Department reviews possible changes to the protections created by Republican and Democratic presidents over the past two decades. "Today's action, initiating a formal public comment process finally gives a voice to local communities and states when it comes to Antiquities Act monument designations", he said in the release.

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Did Katy Perry reveal new album title with Met Gala outfit?

Yet, numerous evening's most disappointing looks came not from celebrities who went too far with their fashion choices, but from those who didn't try to follow the theme. This year's theme Commes des Garçons: Art of the In Between honors the work of Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo . Seconds before dashing to the auto, in true Hudson fashion, she made time for one last selfie.

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Trump signs executive order to ease restrictions on religious participation in politics

While the " Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty " order, signed on the National Day of Prayer , calls for the IRS to ease enforcement of the rarely enforced " Johnson Amendment ", the law can not be officially quashed, though, without a vote from Congress.

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82 schoolgirls freed in deal with Boko Haram arrive in Abuja

Nigeria's presidential spokesman says President Muhammadu Buhari will meet the newly released Chibok schoolgirls at 4 p.m. local time Sunday. Nigeria said on Saturday it had secured the release of 82 girls in exchange for Boko Haram prisoners.

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Baton Rouge police 'acted properly' in man's death

Long Federal Courthouse, made clear that the almost year-long investigation uncovered troubling evidence that may point to violations of state law but was insufficient to meet the high burden of proof of a federal civil rights violation. "They are signaling that they do not want to hold any police officer individually or any police department as an institution accountable", Abdullah said.

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Do you support the bill the House passed to repeal, replace Obamacare?

Tom MacArthur (R-3Dist.), a former insurance executive, Republicans supported legislation that allows insurance companies to winnow the array of benefits, charge older people more for coverage and eliminate blanket protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions.

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Michelle Wie outlasts Angel Yin in Lorena Ochoa Match Play

Ko took the lead with an eagle at the par-five second hole, but the American responded with birdies to win the seventh and 10th. "I love match play", Wie said. "I knew I had some work to do", Henderson said. Ariya won the first three holes on her way to defeating Sweden's Pernilla Lindberg 5 and 3 and book a quarter-final date against Cristie Kerr, who ousted fellow American Cydney Clanton 3 and 2.

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With Obamacare vote, House Republicans free to turn to tax reform

As for the act's probable chances in the Senate, it might be best to say that the path ahead will be a rocky one fraught with peril. That number is now 28 million, The Independent says - and that number would likely remain stable if the Affordable Care Act was kept in place over the next ten years .

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Trump Launches $1.5M 'First 100 Days' TV Ad Promoting Accomplishments

Despite political party affiliation, most seem to agree there is still much more work to be done during the president's term. Funding for his promised wall along the USA border with Mexico, for example, needed to be stripped out of a federal funding bill in order to prevent a government shutdown.

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Government 'needs a good shutdown'

He cited Senate rules that empower minority Democrats and tweeted that the United States government "needs a good shutdown" this fall to fix a "mess" in the Senate. In a hastily called conference call announced soon after the tweets, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney forcefully repeated the White House's arguments for why Republicans got a good deal.

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Watch Always Dreaming Win The First Race Of The Triple Crown

Todd Pletcher isn't one to lay his cards out on the table, but eight days before the Kentucky Derby , the seven-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer was, by his low-key standards, practically beaming over Always Dreaming's final work. Classic Empire , last year's champion 2-year-old and the morning-line Derby favorite, was jostled leaving the gate. The race was run about as clean as a race can be with a field of 20.

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Republican men will write the Senate version of Trumpcare

Significantly, the bill would also reverse an Obamacare rule preventing insurers from denying coverage or charging more to those with pre-existing conditions . Democrats believe yesterday's vote - on an unpopular bill, filled with unpopular ideas, which will take health benefits from tens of millions of Americans - will boost the party's chances of taking back the House in next year's midterms, and Chris Collins will certainly be among those on the DCCC's target list.

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Saudi Arabia says Trump visit to enhance cooperation in fighting extremism

Donald Trump will put spiritualism at the heart of his first overseas tour as USA president with Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican all on his travel itinerary later this month. Congress", Jubeir said. Mr Trump, who met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in February, has assigned his son-in-law Jared Kushner to oversee efforts to broker a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians.

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Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby

While other favorites like Irish War Cry, McCraken and Classic Empire were jostled at the start of the race and had a hard time establishing position in the first quarter mile, Velazquez hustled Always Dreaming out of the gate and secured a favorable spot on the rail and in the clear.

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'Yes' Votes In Question As GOP Health Care Showdown Looms

The House of Representatives, led by Republican Speaker Paul Ryan (Wis.), voted Thursday to pass a bill to "repeal and replace" Obamacare. Earlier Tuesday, however, Trump took to Twitter , angrily reacting to media reports depicting Democrats such as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY as winners in the negotiations.

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Israel Attacks Syrian Arms Depot Near Damascus Airport

Syrian rebel sources said the strike targeted an arms depot run by Lebanon's Hizballah movement, which is fighting in Syria as an ally of the government. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said that Israel would not let Iran or the Lebanese group Hezbollah build up forces on the Golan Heights near Israel's northern border.

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Trump to meet with Colombian president at White House

Bush identified in 2002 with the "Axis of Evil" together with Iraq and Iran. "In just fourteen weeks, my administration has brought profound change to Washington". A response was necessary. Trump's media bashing is despicable. Trump made public comments on five separate occasions at Mar-a-Lago. "It is in this vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons".

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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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