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Texas Lawmaker Calls ICE on Protesters, Threatens to Shoot Colleague

Immigration and Customs Enforcement on people protesting Texas' new anti-sanctuary city law at the state Capitol. The raucous protests on Monday were loud enough to delay the session and some Democratic lawmakers clapped along in support.

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Jones looks to Senate on health bill repeal

Not only does the AHCA make it more expensive for women buying insurance, but it creates unrealistic expectations that mothers have to meet by eliminating maternity coverage standards and allowing states the ability to revoke Medicaid from new mothers if they are unable to find work within 60 days of giving birth.

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Texas lawmaker calls ICE on protestors

State House leaders halted the session and asked state troopers to clear the gallery. Others waved banners reading: "See you in court!" It bans sanctuary cities, allows police to question anyone they detain about their immigration status, and compels local officials to comply with federal requests to detain individuals in state and local law enforcement facilities.

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Portland mayor asks feds to stop 'alt-right' rallies

Wheeler said he appreciated the president's words, but that he is afraid participants in Saturday's rally may be "coming to peddle a message of hatred". Christian was scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday to face charges of aggravated murder and intimidation. Gibson also pointed out that he isn't "alt-right", contrary to Mayor Wheeler's claim: "When someone can explain to me what alt-right means, I'll answer it".

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Google releases list of America's most misspelled words

When it comes to spelling, the silent "P" will get you every time. The rage-inducing spelling of "pneumonia" has understandably caused thousands of Google searches. this week. Low blow, Google! Well I guess I'm just going to use Bing from now on. Meanwhile, Vermont has trouble with diarrhea - the word and, if you're Googling it that much, probably the ailment too.

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Naperville's Memorial Day Parade 2017

East Greenwich: Memorial Day Parade will kick off from Academy Field and wind through the Hill District by way of Mawney Street beginning at 10 a.m. "We wouldn't be here without the veterans before me and the ones that'll be after me", Johnson said. Scanlan said the parade is a wonderful salute to veterans.

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Severe thunderstorms predicted to hit Snyder and Union Counties

Environment Canada has placed the Quinte region under a severe thunderstorm watch. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning means severe thunderstorms are either in progress or are imminent. An unsettled weather pattern is taking hold for much of the week. Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail, a statement issued just after 11 a.m.

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Was Buster Posey told to stay out of Bryce Harper fight?

So when Strickland drilled Harper on the upper thigh with a 98 miles per hour fastball in the eighth inning of Washington's 3-0 victory, inciting a brawl, it didn't take Baker long to make the connection. The players exchanged expletives and Strickland stood with a calm expression on his face, his glove dropped to the ground. "One thing I've got to say about Strickland is he hit me in the right spot, so I do respect him for that", Harper said.

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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley jumps on part-time Legislature bandwagon

While some conservative activists have long talked about part-time legislative proposals, Calley said the movement has lacked a "statewide presence" to activate the grassroots and fight the "establishment". Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette , a Republican and another potential 2018 gubernatorial candidate, said in a 2010 debate that he supported a part-time legislature and reiterated that position last week in a guest commentary for The Detroit News.

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Modi, Merkel hold 4th Indo-German intergovernmental talks

While German businesses say they are optimistic about the general business climate in India , they point out a raft of problems that diminish their enthusiasm to pump more investment into the country. Concluding his speech, Prime Minister Modi said that the pace of development of India and Germany's relation is fast, its direction is positive and destination is clear.

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Kelly Defends 'Back Channel' to Foreign Nations

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programmes that will save our country billions of dollars. CNN reported on Thursday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into Kushner's many roles on both Trump's transition team and in the White House .

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Trump tells advisers U.S. will scrap Paris accord

In anunexpected announcement on Saturday, Trump who was ata summit of G7 leaders in Sicily , said he would later decide on whether the United States would abide by the 2015 Paris agreement on cutting global carbon emissions. He tweeted that he'll make a decision about the accord next week. A letter that 22 Senate Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, sent to Trump this week urging him to withdraw from the deal, increases the odds of this happening, the ...

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Trump's policies have weakened the West: German FM

A day after German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to question the reliability of the United States as a partner, her office said yesterday that she believes firmly in strong German-US ties and was simply being honest in highlighting policy differences with the White House.

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Kushner said to have weighed creating secret Russian Federation channel

The Republican president returned on Saturday to the White House after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe to face more questions about alleged communications between Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington . The conversation was relayed by Kislyak to Moscow and intercepted by US intelligence officials, according to USA officials briefed on the reports. Trump officials were preparing to establish a "war room" to address the issue that has begun to dominate his ...

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Germany's foreign minister blasts Trump, says his actions have 'weakened' the West

On Monday Mrs Merkel said it was right not to gloss over differences with the USA, while her foreign minister said Mr Trump's actions "weakened the West". "As we begin the negotiations about leaving the EU, we will be able to reassure Germany and other European countries that we are going to be a strong partner to them in defence and security and, we hope, in trade", Britain's interior minister Amber Rudd told BBC radio.

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U.S. considering laptop ban on all global flights — Business travelers beware

The measures include more checks for explosives, visual inspections of devices and questioning passengers about their electronics. The only exceptions are "approved medical devices", which may be allowed on flights after being screening. "That's really the thing they're really obsessed with, the terrorists, the idea of knocking down an airplane in flight, particularly if it is a U.S. carrier, particularly if it is full of mostly USA folks".

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HS Sec. Kelly: Kushner's Back Channeling 'Acceptable,' a 'Good Thing'

Jared Kushner , the son-in-law of President Donald Trump , is now a key figure in the FBI's investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election - and now a slew of White House officials have rushed to the New York Times to anonymously trash him.

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Texas House Votes To Approve Transgender Bathroom Ban In Schools

The panel's chairman, Dan Huberty, R-Humble, said he was "very disappointed" the Senate stripped much of the House's version of the bill originally meant to begin changing a school funding formula the Texas Supreme Court ruled was constitutional, though Byzantine and in need of fix.

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German grocer Lidl opening 5 NC stores in next month

Store Hours: Lidl is open during prime shopping times. Winston-Salem will be the lone urban market for Lidl in the first phase. The locations are Kinston, Greenville, Sanford, Rocky Mount and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Spartanburg and Greenville, S.C.; and Virginia Beach and Hampton, Va.

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Nas & Lauryn Hill Announce Joint Tour

Together on their newly announced co-headlining tour, they will visit 17 cites across the United States and Canada with stops at major markets including Chicago, Toronto and Los Angeles. Multi-platinum artist, Nas released his debut album Illmatic in 1994. 09/08 - Sterling Heights, MI - Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill ^.

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Trial beginning for officer who killed motorist

St. Anthony Officer Jeronimo Yanez is on trial for second-degree manslaughter in the death of Philando Castile during a traffic stop in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights last July. Minnesota is being thrust into the center of a raging national debate about police shootings of black men this week when a St. Anthony police officer stands trial for the death of Philando Castile.

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Soldier from Georgia killed when vehicle rolls over in Syria

The Department of Defense says an investigation is ongoing. Army Specialist Etienne Jules Murphy, 22, was on his first deployment when he was injured in a vehicle rollover and died, the Army said. Following graduation from these courses, Murphy was assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, where he served as an anti-tank gunner.

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Sheriff: At least 20 injured when tornado hits trailer park

The circulation and high winds in a tornado can easily rip or even toss a mobile home, which frequently would not have a foundation. At least one person, a 46-year-old male, was killed and an estimated 25 others were injured by a severe storm, including a tornado.

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Fox News Retracts DNC Staffer Conspiracy Story, But Hannity Keeps It Alive

Fox News reported the alleged Rich-WikiLeaks connection last week , citing a federal investigator. Police have said Rich's killing was a robbery gone wrong. Hannity tweeted late Wednesday. 'Spoke to many advertisers. What is the most popular show on Fox News? IMPORTANT! Mediamatters is trying to silence me, get me fired, pressure my advertising on radio & TV.

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Former Fox News chief Roger Ailes dead at 77

Ailes found a way to make a network that catered to half the country in an aging demographic that was passionate about the news, and most importantly, were conservatives at heart. A master of communications, Mr. Ailes turned Rupert Murdoch's dream of a cable outfit that leaned right yet offered viewers more ideological balance, into a powerhouse.

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Two killed in Portland after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said Monday that he hopes the men's actions inspire "changes in the political dialogue in this country". "The federal government controls permitting for Shrunk Plaza, and it is my understanding that they have issued a permit for the event on June 4 ".

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Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned USA reliability

U.S. President Donald Trump called Germany's trade and spending policies "very bad" on Tuesday, intensifying a row between the allies and immediately earning himself the moniker "destroyer of Western values" from a leading German politician.

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Hastert facing new sexual abuse allegations

The suit was filed using the pseudonym Richard Doe. The lawsuit filed Friday claims Hastert forced himself on a 9- or 10-year-old boy in a Yorkville High School bathroom in the early 1970s. Hastert said his own father is a sheriff, the lawsuit states, which was untrue. As a young adult, the victim reportedly attempted to report the crime with the Kendall County State's Attorney office in the mid-1980s but was accused of slandering Hastert, a Republican with a rising political career in IL.

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Texas state lawmaker says he received racist calls after House floor scuffle

Some of the language between the two sides apparently turned violent. Rinaldi left the House floor and wasn't available for comment. Oscar Hernandez came to the Capitol, along with hundreds more, on the last day of the legislature to show his opposition.

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At Arlington, Trump hails the fallen and their families

John Kelly , who spent four decades in the military and lost a son in Afghanistan . "We honor you. And, we pledge to you that we will always remember Robert and what he did for all of us", he said. Trump also honored former Sen. The Rolling Thunder "Ride for Freedom" began in 1987 as a protest demanding a full accounting for American troops listed as missing in action, some who were believed at the time to still be held as prisoners following the Vietnam War.

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President Trump Says His Trip Saved 'Millions of Jobs.' That's Not True

After the pomp of presidential travel overseas, Trump will return to Washington to find the same problems that have dogged him. President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists.

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Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019

Exelon and other nuclear power plant owners have made the pitch to states that zero-carbon nuclear plants are better suited than natural gas or coal to fight climate change. At least four other states are considering similar policies to provide additional revenue to keep their reactors in service, including Connecticut, New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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N. Korea claims progress in efforts to prepare missile 'gifts' for US

On March 6, three of four Scud-ER (extended-range) missiles fired by the country landed inside the zone. Hwasong, or Mars, in Korean, is the North's name for its Scud-class ballistic missiles. But it is almost impossible to know how much progress it has made towards that goal. He said: "As we agreed at the recent G7, the issue of North Korea is a top priority for the global community".

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Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor the fallen

It wasn't only veterans that took part in Monday's Memorial Day ceremony , but children excited to learn the true meaning behind it. The local father hopes to teach his young son the important difference this year at the National Cemetery.

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Nahki Wells looks forward to playing football in the Premier League

After 45 years away from the top flight, the Terriers secured a long-awaited return by winning Monday's Championship play-off final against Reading . "I was lucky because I was at a big club who gave me a chance and I would like to think that during my short stay there it was good for me and the club too".


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