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Trump to sign executive actions that could

Trump to sign executive actions that could

Trump's latest orders also authorize a review of tax laws, which the president argues impose an undue burden on taxpayers . "The process has begun long ago but it really formally begins on Wednesday", Trump added . Those include efforts to clamp down on corporate inversions - in which USA companies merge with foreign companies to take advantage of lower tax rates overseas. Read More

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On-Again, Off-Again Speech by Ann Coulter Is On Again

University spokesman Dan Mogulof said that posters went up on campus last week threatening disruption of the event and officials discovered "targeted threats" on various websites indicating the possibility of planned violence. University officials said although the student organization that invited Coulter was independent and was free to welcome whoever they wished at Berkeley , the campus was responsible "for ensuring safety and security during such events". Read More

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Gunmen attacked army base, 100 casualties

A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, swiftly took credit for the attack. Gen. Mohammad Radmanish, deputy spokesman for the Defence Ministry, said the militants entered the base in Balkh province using two military vehicles and attacked army personnel inside the compound's mosque. Read More

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Where's United States aircraft carrier going?

The Vinson Strike Group consists of the USS Carl Vinson, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, two destroyers and one cruiser. Latest media reports from the United States and the Republic of Korea indicate that the Carl Vinson's task group is expected to reach Korean waters on April 25. Read More

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Barack Obama to give 1st speech since leaving office in Chicago

Barack Obama will also be giving several paid speeches to private organizations. The 44th president's public appearance will also come just days ahead of the 100-day mark for President Donald Trump. Obama spent time golfing in Palmsprings while he and his wife stayed in the lovely Icha Mayapan , an 11,000 sq. foot stucco home in Palm springs in Southern California. Read More

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Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

The jurisdictions all have policies that limit the amount of information that local law enforcement can provide to federal immigration authorities about people in custody who are in the country illegally. "Failure to comply with this condition could result in the withholding of grant funds, suspension or termination of the grant, ineligibility for future [Office of Justice] grants or subgrants, or other action, as appropriate", acting Assistant Attorney General Alan R. Read More

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Verlander falters, Cabrera hurt as Twins top Tigers 6-3

Verlander falters, Cabrera hurt as Twins top Tigers 6-3

Jones sprang to his feet and ran up the third base line, in the direction of the Tigers' dugout, where he was met by a trainer and manager Brad Ausmus. Cabrera, a two-time AL MVP, had three hits but was hurt in the sixth when he dove for a ground ball by Robbie Grossman that got past Cabrera and second baseman Ian Kinsler to score two runs. Read More

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During Mexico border visit, Sessions outlines immigration plan

During Mexico border visit, Sessions outlines immigration plan

Sessions' new directives mean that federal prosecutors will be compelled to make immigration offenses the bulk of their prosecution priorities, which has critics concerned about other crimes receiving minimal attention. They said it could have an impact on those further inland, which haven't historically focused on immigration violations. All U.S. attorney's offices must immediately designate an assistant U.S. Read More

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Bill Maher defends Ann Coulter in Berkeley free-speech fight

Bill Maher defends Ann Coulter in Berkeley free-speech fight

Maher referred to his own similar situation with Berkeley , when some students petitioned to remove him as the university's commencement speaker in 2014 . "We are confident that we are on very solid legal grounds", Mogulof said in response to the threatened lawsuit. Dhillon argued that Berkeley administrators used Orwellian double-speak when they suggested that, in the name of protecting Coulter's First Amendment right to free speech, would have to look to an alternative date in which ... Read More

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Carmelo Anthony, Celtics Trade Reportedly Becoming More Likely

Carmelo Anthony, Celtics Trade Reportedly Becoming More Likely

Dec 25, 2016; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) takes a shot while being defended by Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) during the first half at Madison Square Garden. It seems that Melo and Mia initially planned to keep the pregnancy a secret, but a friend of hers named Anthony Jacobs went public with news of their relationship in response to false reports that Anthony had gotten a stripper pregnant . Read More

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Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure

Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure

Clinton was addressing a fundraising dinner for The Center, an LGBT community organization, where she received an award and thanked members of the audience for supporting her unsuccessful 2016 presidential bid. /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ During Hillary Clinton's 2016 race for the White House, two journalists, Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes were given special access inside her campaign operation, conducting more than one hundred interviews, for their new book " Shattered: Inside Hillary ... Read More

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US Supreme Court to allow Arkansas execution

US Supreme Court to allow Arkansas execution

The 51-year-old was put on death row for the 1993 murder of his neighbour Debra Reese, who Lee struck 36 times with a wheel wrench her husband gave her for protection. But after 11:00 p.m., the Supreme Court issued orders denying the outstanding appeal requests, allowing the execution to proceed. The southeastern U.S. Read More

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Democratic Party rides coattails of Bernie Sanders' popularity

Sanders and Chairman Perez will stop in several states, including many conservative ones such as Arizona, Montana and Utah, to tap into the swell of Democratic grassroots support following the 2016 presidential election. Sanders and Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez are traveling together on the tour. Chris Hayes pushes Tom Perez to join Bernie in saying "the ruling class & billionaire class" are to blame for our problems. Read More

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Trump's budget chief says money for border wall a must

Trump's budget chief says money for border wall a must

Many Republicans also expressed doubts that the health care compromise would win over enough members to put the bill over the top, especially among moderates. The draft comes with a section titled "Limited Waiver Option", which would allow states to receive an opt-out of certain federal standards "in the interest of lowering premium costs and expanding the number of insured persons". Read More

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Police join the fun on 4/20 Day -- but not like that

Police join the fun on 4/20 Day -- but not like that

The photo showed an officer crouching with a net behind a line of munchies. The Wyoming Police Department also did the same thing on the same day past year (they put a bit more effort in this time around) and just in case anyone saw fit to accuse them of treating the matter too lightly, they did follow it up with some serious posts about substance abuse. Read More

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations statement on North Korea's missile tests

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations statement on North Korea's missile tests

According to a report in Guardian on Tuesday, the U.S. is exploring ways short of war to pressure the country into denuclearisation, particularly if Pyongyang goes forward with a sixth nuclear test. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States was looking at ways to bring pressure to bear on North Korea over its nuclear programme. The unannounced visit at the start of his 10-day trip to Asia was a US show of force that allowed the vice president to gaze at North Korean soldiers ... Read More

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Arkansas poised to carry out first execution since 2005

Davis said: "Justice was carried out". Arkansas Department of Correction Deputy Director Rory Griffin said he didn't keep records of the texts, but McKesson salesman Tim Jenkins did. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said that a federal appellate court had "d". Inmates' attorneys also failed in efforts to block the executions based on concerns about midazolam, which has been used in flawed executions in other states. Read More

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5 shocking revelations from Tad Cummins' case

Authorities said Elizabeth was physically unharmed, but they declined to comment on her emotional well-being or where the pair has been since they vanished last month. Gilley described her condition as alternating between "stoic" and "emotional", understandable given the circumstances, he said. An acting USA attorney in Tennessee says the teacher who is accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student has been charged with taking a minor across state lines to have sex. Read More

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Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

Also, there's uncertainty over a developing deal to revive the Republican health bill. "Some of the folks in leadership - they've been burned so many times they're afraid to be optimistic", he said . The proposed MacArthur Amendment to the AHCA would give states more flexibility to opt out of major provisions in the ACA while also preserving popular protections like the law's ban on discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions, Politico reported . Read More

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Sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" Demands Relocation of "Fearless Girl"

The artist has come down hard against "Fearless Girl" ever since it was placed in his raging beast's path, previously dismissing it as nothing but a publicity stunt orchestrated by the firm's advertising partner. However he said they had requested to see documents showing what procedures were followed in the approval of 'Fearless Girl '. While the statue has garnered favorable worldwide attention for its message of female empowerment , 76-year-old sculptor Di Modica is reportedly not a ... Read More

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Prosecutors toss thousands of tainted drug cases

Prosecutors toss thousands of tainted drug cases

Close to 20,000 MA criminal drug cases are set to be dismissed because of a scandal involving a former state chemist who admitted faking tests, civil liberties activists and prosecutors said on Tuesday. The final tally of dismissed convictions was still being compiled. But they also stressed that the abandoned cases involved people with long records and those who likely committed the offenses for which they were convicted ─ often as the result of more serious crimes. Read More

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