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Ruddy: White House Sources Say Trump Has 'Full Confidence' in Priebus

Ruddy: White House Sources Say Trump Has 'Full Confidence' in Priebus

The White House denies this, although that doesn't seem to count for much these days. This appears to have created some tension in the White House in recent weeks, and now Priebus himself has come under fire. "He doesn't know how the communications flow". "Reince just briefed me on new WH plans. Told him I have "open mind" based on his results", he said. Our topics: "Media, Haberman, NY Times, "Fake News", Nordstrom's, China, Putin, Nukes, more". Read More

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Suspect arrested, charged with murder in November shooting death

Suspect arrested, charged with murder in November shooting death

Speaking at a press conference , his family acknowledged that he had substance-abuse and mental issues and had been homeless for parts of the past decade, the Courier-Journal reports. "What could he have possibly done that would justify him being shot so many times?" Authorities released bodycam footage from Braun and Young's cameras and said Richardson's camera did not capture the incident. Read More

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Mar-a-Lago Member Posts Photo with 'Nuclear Football' Aide

Mar-a-Lago Member Posts Photo with 'Nuclear Football' Aide

One collection of images show Trump and Abe huddled with their aides, which DeAgazio wrote depicted the leaders after the news that North Korea had fired a missile toward Japan. Here's why I've set up a GoFundMe campaign to put a real journalist in Mar-a-Lago. One civilian Facebook user named Richard DeAgazio added photos of the scene , describing being near "the center of the action" as the situation unfolded. Read More

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Elderly woman mauled to death by newly-adopted mastiff

Elderly woman mauled to death by newly-adopted mastiff

Investigators say police responding to a 911 call found her with severe trauma to her upper torso. Hermida's 39-year-old autistic son survived the incident after being bitten in the leg. According to the Daily News , the woman had planned to return the recently-adopted dog to the shelter because of its "overly aggressive" behavior. Read More

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Local swift water rescue teams ready if Oroville Dam fails

Local swift water rescue teams ready if Oroville Dam fails

The dam itself remained structurally sound through the evening, the state Department of Water Resources (DWR) said, and the emergency spillway's erosion was not advancing as quickly as originally expected. Water flows down Oroville Dam's main spillway Saturday near Oroville, California. A large section of concrete at the bottom of the dam's main spillway had already collapsed by Sunday, sending large chunks of concrete downstream. Read More

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Obama officials dispute planning timeline of raid in Yemen

The raids were considered critical to defeating al Qaeda in Iraq, the predecessor of ISIS, during former Gen. Stanley McChrystal's leadership of Joint Special Operations Command. Chief Special Warfare Operator William " Ryan " Owens, a 36-year-old from Peoria, Illinois, was the first known US combat casualty since Trump took office less than two weeks ago. Read More

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Jerry Sandusky's adopted son arrested for sexually assaulting a child

Pennsylvania state police have arrested Jeffrey Sandusky, the 41-year old son of disgraced Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, and charged him with 14 counts of sexual offenses involving children. Sandusky was arraigned on charges Monday afternoon. According to the criminal complaint, a second child was also abused dating back to 2013. District Judge Kelley Gillette-Walker set bail at $200,000. Read More

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Another winter storm to 'hammer' Northeast US with strong winds, snow

Another winter storm to 'hammer' Northeast US with strong winds, snow

The winter storm that began Sunday and carried into Monday morning has so far brought about 3 to 7 inches of wet snow to most areas in MA. Blizzard warnings are in effect for eastern ME, according to the weather service. "Placement of rain-snow lines, the timing of low-pressure intensification and the exact location of the storm itself could all impact how much snow ends up in the record books Monday evening", wrote Epstein. Read More

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Chronology of North Korean missile development

Chronology of North Korean missile development

Reports of the launch also came days before the North is to mark the birthday of leader Kim Jong Un's late father, Kim Jong Il. Yonhap reported that while determinations are still being made, it was not believed to be an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US mainland. Read More

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IL lacks urgency in 83-70 collapse against Penn State

In Big Ten play, Penn State welcomes Indiana ( Sept. 30 ), Michigan (Oct. 21), Rutgers (Nov. 11 - Homecoming) and Nebraska (Nov. 18) to Happy Valley. Do it at home against Penn State. Come next Sunday, they'll try to hurdle No. 1-ranked Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Oklahoma, for their second straight Dual Championship Series title. Read More

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Quick-hitting snowstorm to bury Northeast US Sunday night

Quick-hitting snowstorm to bury Northeast US Sunday night

Hartford, Connecticut, could get 4 to 8 inches of snow, the Boston area 6 to 10, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 12 to 18 and 16 to 24 in Portland, Maine. In parts of New England, snowfall could increase on Monday , possibly moving from 1 inch an hour on Sunday to 2-4 inches on Monday . "We urge people to stay indoors and don't get in your vehicle unless you absolutely have to", CT governor Dannel Malloy said. Read More

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Trump's Official Portrait Pulled From Library of Congress Store For Embarrassing Typo

Trump's Official Portrait Pulled From Library of Congress Store For Embarrassing Typo

A $17 Library of Congress poster has been discreetly removed from the Library of Congress online store thanks to a rather glaring typo. The page selling the $16.95 poster was removed between 9:30 and 10 p.m. But the internet never forgets, and an archived version of the Shopify listing can be found here, courtesy of the Internet Archive . Rupert did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Read More

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Russia Ready to Help US Amid California Dam Collapse Fears - Ministry

Russia Ready to Help US Amid California Dam Collapse Fears - Ministry

At least 160,000 people residing in Oroville and nearby cities were ordered to evacuated on Sunday night after water started to flow over the sides of an emergency spillway at the 230m-high Lake Oroville Dam. If lake elevation tops 900 feet (275 metres), water can be released down the emergency spillway on the adjacent hillside. All eyes were trained on the 770-foot-tall Oroville Dam on Monday, as a spillway of the nation's tallest such barrier threatened to burst and unleash a massive wave ... Read More

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Trumped in court: travel ban suspension upheld

Trumped in court: travel ban suspension upheld

Robart questioned the Trump administration's use of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on the United States as a justification for the travel ban. "Rather than present evidence to explain the need for the executive order, the government has taken the position that we must not review its decision at all ". Read More

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Rain ends early, winds kick late tonight

Rain ends early, winds kick late tonight

Wind will remain breezy out of the northeast around 10 to 15 miles per hour. Winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour. High of 31. Winds up to 18 miles per hour. Breezy west to northwest winds will also develop tonight as the system exits the area. Friday night: Mostly clear with lows in the upper 30s. Saturday night , partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Read More

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Fresh storm Orson to batter parts of Northeast US

Fresh storm Orson to batter parts of Northeast US

A flood watch is up for more of the shoreline for the Monday afternoon high tide. The Winter Storm Warning goes into effect Sunday into Monday for Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Hartford, Providence and Concord, New Hampshire. The heavier snow and gusty winds could cause power outages and some splash over at the Seacoast. The start of jury selection for the Aaron Hernandez murder trial on Monday has also been postponed due to the storm. Read More

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Take it Trump! North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

Take it Trump! North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

One launch that sent a missile 400km more than half the distance to Japan, was considered a success by officials and experts in the South and the United States. North Korea on Sunday launched a missile in the direction of Japan, South Korean and Pentagon officials have said. "It is also believed that it was an armed provocation to test the response from the new United States administration under President Trump", it added. Read More

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Winter Storm Could Bring Foot Of Snow To Region

Winter Storm Could Bring Foot Of Snow To Region

Snow amounts could change depending on the evolution and track of the storm, but we are feeling moderately confident with this snow projection... As it reaches the ocean it will explode into a large and intense ocean storm. The timing of this will need to be refined later Saturday . "Snowfall was a little below normal with a total of 8.4". The advisory runs from 4 a.m. Read More

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Thousands march in Mexico to demand respect, reject US President Donald Trump

Thousands march in Mexico to demand respect, reject US President Donald Trump

Chants of "United Mexico will never be defeated" and "Go away Trump" were among the slogans adopted as marchers proudly waved the Mexican flag and demanded respect for Mexico and its citizens. "He's such a bad man and he shouldn't act the way he does", said 62-year-old marcher Jorge Ruiz about Trump, who expressed particular anger at how the former reality TV star has insulted migrants. Read More

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Joey + Rory win Grammy Award a year after Joey's death

Joey + Rory win Grammy Award a year after Joey's death

It was a bittersweet moment for Rory Feek after the death of his wife and duet partner Joey previous year. When it was over she said, 'If we get nominated for a Grammy, you have to promise me that you'll go. "This one will be special, too, because she'll be with me and we'll be sharing more of our story and she would love that". "In the midst of hard things she was dealing with, that was the thing she was really excited about". Read More

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Republicans Repealing Obamacare: How This Affects Your Healthcare

The next year, the Affordable Care Act began, and the number increased to 999,000, then in 2015, there were over 1 million participants in OHP. The rule's details will likely be released next week. She said that as a part-time worker, she does not qualify for employer-provided insurance and the ACA has allowed her to afford coverage. Where the Affordable Care Act came up short is in adding yet another layer of bureaucracy and frustration, and worse, disrupting the insurance industry and ... Read More

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Confirmation of Betsy DeVos may depend on Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer

Confirmation of Betsy DeVos may depend on Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer

During the confirmation process, Spellings, who now runs the University of North Carolina as its president, said she advised DeVos to "get out about the country and learn and listen". Breitbart News reported that she does enjoy the support of Common Core proponent Jeb Bush. "Ms. DeVos is committed to those principles and Sen". "Because of Betsy's work to expand charter schools, virtual schools, school choice, tuition tax credits and education savings accounts, hundreds of thousands of ... Read More

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Raids Across The US Target Undocumented Immigrants

Raids Across The US Target Undocumented Immigrants

An immigration raid across took place the nation as President Trump considers signing a new executive order on immigration specifically focused on extreme vetting. Marlene Mosqueda, left, who's father was arrested by ICE agents early Friday morning, talks at a news conference with her Attorney Karla Navarrette at The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles on February 10. Read More

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Boston area could get 8 inches of snow in approaching storm

Boston area could get 8 inches of snow in approaching storm

The worst of the storm is pretty much done in Western New England late tonight, with a little lull possible in southeastern New England during the early morning. Sunday Night: Icy mix rain to all snow, becoming windy. "There's going to be a significant event in the states of Maine and New Hampshire, no question about that", said James Brown, a weather service meteorologist in Gray, Maine. Read More

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United States appeals court rules 3-0 against travel ban

United States appeals court rules 3-0 against travel ban

Last week, U.S. District Court Judge James Robart in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order halting the ban after lawsuits were brought by Minnesota and Washington state. The state of Washington argued that the travel ban amounted to a religious test prohibited by the Constitution. Officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal discussions, said the White House and Justice Department are also mulling whether to ask the full 9th Circuit or the Supreme Court ... Read More

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Senate confirms Trump attorney general pick Jeff Sessions

Senate confirms Trump attorney general pick Jeff Sessions

Unless that white person is a guy - because, the next morning, a bunch of white male senators read excerpts of the letter on the floor of the Senate without incident. "It is my strongly held view that the appointment of Jefferson Sessions to the federal bench would irreparably damage the work of my husband, Al Turner, and countless others who risked their lives and freedom over the past twenty years to ensure equal participation in our democratic system", it reads. Read More

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David Bowie wins 2 posthumous Grammys

Bowie died January 10, 2016, just after turning 69 and releasing Blackstar, his 28th and final studio record. Now his batting average, at five wins in 16 tries-and potentially six out of 17-would be enough to land him in the Hall of Fame for baseball as well as Rock And Roll. Read More

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