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Wiz Khalifa Angers Mayor of Medellin After Visiting Pablo Escobar's Grave

Wiz Khalifa himself has so far not commented on the anger he caused among some Colombians with his Escobar-themed tour of Medellin. Wiz was criticized by the mayor of Medellin, the city where the grave is located. Escobar joined with others to create the powerful Medellin Cartel, which controlled more than 80 percent of the cocaine shipments to the United States, according to Biography.com . Read More

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Gonzaga or North Carolina: Which is the real Final Four favorite?

Gonzaga or North Carolina: Which is the real Final Four favorite?

Because after Mark Few cut down the last of the net in San Jose, he hollered to his players "Might as well win it!" South Carolina's entire history in the NCAA Tournament could've been compiled on a cocktail napkin. I'm not going to tell you that they have faced the most hard road, but it's also not unusual for a team to reach the championship game while getting through the wreckage of earlier upsets. Read More

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Colorado mosque vandalized as suspect throws rocks, Bible through glass doors

At about 4:00am local time on Sunday, a man did " quite a bit of damage " to the Islamic Center of Fort Collins, the center said on its Facebook page . "If we let this one go, if we don't respond, who's next?" "We are peaceful people ". During the event, City Council member Kristen Stephens said she was " heartbroken ", noting that Fort Collins doesn't "expect this in our community ... Read More

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Hong Kong protests: Nine activists 'to be charged'

Hong Kong protests: Nine activists 'to be charged'

Activist Raphael Wong of the League of Social Democrats Raphael Wong (3rd R in rear) and Umbrella Movement protester Shiu Ka-chun (R) march in protest to the venue of the Hong Kong Chief Executive election on March 26. Part of the public mistrust towards Lam stems from her close working relationship with the staunchly pro-Beijing Leung, who ordered the firing of tear gas on pro-democracy protesters in 2014. Read More

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Columbia teen, Elizabeth Thomas, still missing

Columbia teen, Elizabeth Thomas, still missing

On Sunday a new video was released that reveals the voice of Thomas for the first time since she was kidnapped. As the search for 50-year-old Tad Cummins and 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas intensifies, the school Thomas was attending recently declared in a press statement that a new task force had been created, one that will better handle similar incidents. Read More

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GOP pulls health care overhaul off House floor

The group's a familiar foe for leadership - a cast of characters that has been front and center in showdowns over government spending bills and the ousting of House Speaker John Boehner. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., after meeting with Ryan. "My father and I are very close", Eric said. "We learned about loyalty, we learned a lot about the vote-getting process". Read More

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Police officer in Oklahoma dies after shootout

Police officer in Oklahoma dies after shootout

The officer and suspect were transported to Oklahoma University Trauma Center in Oklahoma City. The shooting suspect was also taken to the hospital, but his condition was not known. Kidney says the officer underwent surgery overnight and remains in serious but critical condition. That is when the suspect reportedly shot the police officer. Read More

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Gunfire at Cincinnati nightclub Cameo leaves one dead and 15 hurt

Gunfire at Cincinnati nightclub Cameo leaves one dead and 15 hurt

Four of the victims have been listed in stable condition, three are serious and at least one person is critical. Police have not said whether anyone is in custody, and the investigation is ongoing. "It is my understanding that they do wand individuals and pat them down", Isaac said of the club's security measures. "It was a big gun because you heard it over the music", club goer and Cleveland resident Mauricio Thompson said. Read More

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Gas prices fall 7 cents statewide, AAA Michigan reports

Gas prices fall 7 cents statewide, AAA Michigan reports

All three of these factors are actively at play and will continue to keep pressure on prices from spiking. AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average cost of a gallon of regular fell two cents over the past seven days - from $2.22 to $2.20. The cheapest gas is $2.15 at Speedway at 1314 East Main Street and North Greenmount Avenue. In Waterbury, prices have increased 0.4 centers per gallon, where as in Bridgeport, prices has decreased 4.0 cents per gallon and are down to $2.42 cents per gallon. Read More

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Woman arrested thrice for trying to jump fence near White House

Last Tuesday night, she was arrested after an attempt to climb the fence left her dangling by her shoelaces. After her initial arrest, Wahl reportedly told police she wanted " speak with President Donald Trump ". But Secret Service agents arrested her promptly after responding to an alarm she activated. She had with her a backpack, sleeping bag and other assorted items - all of which were swept and cleared by an Explosive Ordinance and Disposal team. Read More

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Seahawks' Trevone Boykin arrested in Dallas

Seahawks' Trevone Boykin arrested in Dallas

As a result, he was among two people who were arrested while the driver of the vehicle was also arrested on suspicion of DUI charges. Three people were reportedly hospitalized with injuries not believed to be life-threatening. Boykin is now the backup quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks. Boykin, 23, saw limited action backing up Russell Wilson with the Seahawks as a rookie last season after signing as an undrafted free agent. Read More

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Unsettled weather, spring showers start the week

Unsettled weather, spring showers start the week

Monday will feature mostly sunny skies for the majority of the day, although clouds will begin to increase tomorrow afternoon as a storm system nears the area. The first chance of sunshine comes on Wednesday afternoon after clouds clear mid-morning. Thursday: Snow likely before 9 a.m., then rain and snow likely between 9-10 a.m. Read More

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Snooki Inspires Bill To Cap Public University Speaker Fees

Drafted in anger that a reality TV star collected $32,000 from Rutgers University for a 2011 event, New Jersey's "Snooki Bill" is meant to limit the payday for speakers at state colleges and universities. The Rutgers University Programming Association consists of 30 to 40 undergraduates who invite artists, lecturers, comedians and other performers to campus based on conversations with peers, focus groups, references and current trends, according to the organization's website . Read More

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By any name, health care needs to be sensible

Our work to protect patients from the failures of Obamacare will continue. ObamaCare is a complete and total disaster - is imploding fast!" he tweeted . "I hope that this makes Trump the earliest lame duck ever". Over at UnityPoint Health, the act helps allocate dollars to other areas that would best serve its patients. Read More

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One Killed, 15 Hurt After Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

One Killed, 15 Hurt After Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

No arrests have been made. Ohio Gov. John Kasich had ruled out terrorism on an appearance on CNN's State of the Union on Sunday morning. They said the nightclub has a history of gun violence. "At this point it's unclear exactly what instigated the shooting", Captain Kimberly Williams said at a briefing. The Cameo nightclub allows admission to anyone over the age of 18 on Friday nights. Read More

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NCAA Bracket 2017: Predictions, Odds Tips for Sunday's Elite 8 Schedule

The Tar Heels took and kept control of the contest early. JENKINS ATTENDS: Kris Jenkins, who made the 3-pointer to defeat the Tar Heels in last year's national championship game, was seated near the Carolina bench. De'Aaron Fox led all scorers in Kentucky's Sweet 16 victory over UCLA with 39 points. Kentucky: Nobody has played in more Elite Eights than the Wildcats with this their 33rd overall and sixth under Calipari. Read More

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Judgement Day for Trump's Health Care Plan

Signaling that more work was needed, GOP leaders postponed a planned morning meeting of rank-and-file lawmakers, and House Speaker Paul Ryan delayed a scheduled news briefing. According to CNN's ongoing whip count, as of Wednesday night, 24 House Republicans have flat-out said they will vote against the bill, while four more have indicated they are likely to oppose it. Read More

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ACLU Statement on Failure to Pass AHCA

ACLU Statement on Failure to Pass AHCA

Rhode Island officials are breathing a collective sigh of relief that the plug has been pulled on the GOP health care plan to replace Obamacare. "I think the basic reason that there was a lack of votes was because a majority of the people have learned to live with ObamaCare over the last two years", he said . Read More

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Protesters at Tipton's office oppose Trump's health care system

Protesters at Tipton's office oppose Trump's health care system

Pavlich said the House Freedom Caucus is making that argument in opposition to the American Health Care Act, which they say won't immediately lower health care costs. It's a floor. "I don't know what I would have done without it", said Margie Hilleary. "Serious mental illness, for example, tends to manifest in early adulthood, and the ACA, for the first time, requires health insurers to cover mental health care". Read More

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GOP health care plan would hurt all of us

The Republican response will reduce the number of people covered - but we know we'll end up paying for them anyway, just in a more roundabout way. As many as 40,000 Oregonians would lose their jobs as a result of repeal, as those jobs were created as a result of more people participating in health insurance. Read More

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Representatives comment on health care bill yank

Eliminating or modifying the requirement that most plans cover birth control without cost sharing. Much of the country's care for the elderly comes in the form of unpaid assistance from family members, and the Caring Across Generations group anxious that the burdens on those families would only have worsened under the repeal-and-replace legislation. Read More

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Deadly Marietta plane crash

Deadly Marietta plane crash

The aircraft went down about just three miles east of Cobb County International Airport-McCollum Field in the state of Georgia in the USA, according to the American Federal Aviation Administration. Everyone in both houses got out safely and no injuries were reported . It is not known how many people were on board and what cased the crash. Investigators believe at this point the pilot was the only one onboard the plane when it came crashing down into this neighborhood Friday night. Read More

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San Antonio fire, police chiefs volunteer for Meals on Wheels

The cuts could mean a hit of $200,000. The block grants on the president's chopping block account for about 3 percent of Meals on Wheels budget. Ida Hunter, another senior meals attendee said the meals are a real treat too. Millions of people in every state would be affected if the block grants are cut. But with Republicans in control of the House, Senate and White House, officials with Meals on Wheels are preparing for the worst and scrambling for every donated dollar they can get their ... Read More

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