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Trump fires up at fellow Republicans

Trump fires up at fellow Republicans

The attack follows an earlier 140-character missive aimed at both the Freedom Caucus and Democrats. President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to try to knock off members of the House Freedom Caucus in next year's elections if they don't fall in line - an extraordinary move that laid bare a civil war within a Republican Party struggling to enact an ambitious agenda. Read More

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Judge Approves $25 Million Trump University Settlement

Judge Approves $25 Million Trump University Settlement

The Friday ruling settles lawsuits in both California and New York, including the civil lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Real estate magnate Donald Trump kicks off the second semester at Trump University with a CD signing of his new Nine-Step Education Initiative "How To Build Wealth" at Barnes & Noble in New York City in 2006. Read More

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Craft brewer bill to get Senate hearing

Craft brewer bill to get Senate hearing

That, in turn, could act as a drag on any growth in the ranks of regional breweries, which also face pressure from large global brands with better sales, marketing and distribution systems. "It's not like it has been", Watson said. "We're not thinking about the Chinese beer market like Founders is". As a result, "Microbreweries and brewpubs delivered 90 percent of the craft brewer growth". Read More

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Trump signs executive orders on trade, Ohio Democrats say it's not enough

Mr. Trump didn't acknowledge questions from CBS News' chief White House correspondent Major Garrett as he stepped out of the Oval Office and into the next room, leaving a folder with the orders on his desk. China, Japan, Germany, Mexico, Ireland, Vietnam, Italy, South Korea, India, Malaysia, Thailand, France, Switzerland, Taiwan, Indonesia and Canada were countries named in the briefing by Mr. Read More

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Cities vow they'll resist the Trump administration over 'sanctuary' policies

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Monday that the Department of Justice would begin fighting against lawless "sanctuary cities" - jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration law. Sessions on Monday took aim at jurisdictions, such as King and Snohomish counties, which choose not to honor at least some requests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to hold people in jail for possible immigration infractions beyond when they would otherwise be released . Read More

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GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote

GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote

Ryan postponed a scheduled vote Thursday as GOP leaders and President Donald Trump tried to woo reluctant conservatives and some moderates. Trump has played an increasingly central role, repeatedly summoning different groups of lawmakers to the White House, traveling to the Capitol himself, and calling others on the phone to press for "yes" votes. Read More

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Ryan opposes Trump working with Democrats on healthcare

Ryan opposes Trump working with Democrats on healthcare

The two top Democratic leaders in Congress - Sen. "It's very understandable the president is frustrated we haven't gotten to where we need to go, because this is something we all said we would do", Ryan said. Some Republicans - including one of the Freedom Caucus' own - are exhausted of the Freedom Caucus and the constant negotiation they require. "I want a patient-centered system", Ryan added. Read More

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Heavy wet snow storm hits Northern New England

Heavy wet snow storm hits Northern New England

There's also going to be some heavy snow in parts of MA and Vermont. The National Weather Service says the coastal storm is going to bring heavy, wet snow to ME and New Hampshire starting Friday and continuing through Saturday afternoon. A flood warning was in effect for several MA counties after many areas received up to 2 inches of rain. Kimble said he expects the precipitation to remain as snow in the region, and did not expect high winds or sleet or freezing rain. Read More

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Trump warns GOP Freedom Caucus after failed health bill

Trump warns GOP Freedom Caucus after failed health bill

DOMENICO MONTANARO, BYLINE: Hey there, Ari. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi tweeted that Trump's healthcare plans would only bring "devastation" upon American families. SHAPIRO: How likely is that? 'And this is one of those jobs where you take a bunch of slings and arrows, and you just know that when you take this job, ' he continued. Read More

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Luke Maye Gets Standing Ovation In Class

Luke Maye Gets Standing Ovation In Class

The Tar Heels will play OR at 8:49 p.m. on Saturday night for a spot in the national championship game on the following Monday night. " Frankly, my dear , I don't give a .", Williams said with a smile, responding without asking which game his player was remembering as they went to the locker room. Read More

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Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren share stage at Boston rally

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren share stage at Boston rally

Sanders also touted his "Medicare-for-all" health care proposal, which he said he will introduce as legislation within the next month. Bernie Sanders on Friday defended voters of President Trump, saying that the election was Democrats' to lose and that the party needs to better represent the working-class voters who supported Trump and other GOP lawmakers. Read More

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3 arrested in Atlanta fire underneath interstate bridge

The highway collapse in Atlanta forced commuters Friday to find different routes to work or to use mass transit. She said other drivers were being "surprisingly, pretty patient". "Somebody had to start a fire". ATLANTA (AP ) - The collapse of a span of Interstate 85 in Atlanta during a raging fire isn't the first time intense heat has taken out a stretch of elevated roadway. Read More

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White House spokesman sidesteps Russian Federation questions, focuses on Clinton and Syria

White House spokesman sidesteps Russian Federation questions, focuses on Clinton and Syria

Before answering a question, Rep. Adam B. Schiff pauses as if mentally reviewing what he can say. Nunes sparked a controversy last week when he said he received information from an undisclosed source at the White House that conversations by President Donald Trump and his staff had been swept up as "incidental collection" by US spy agencies targeting foreign agents. Read More

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Trump administration appealing halt of revised travel ban

One of the practical implications of Wednesday's decision is that the Justice Department may now immediately appeal the ruling to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, should it choose to do so. This month, Watson prevented the federal government from suspending new visas for people from six Muslim-majority countries and freezing the nation's refugee program. Read More

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Family speaks after remains of girl found

Family speaks after remains of girl found

Detectives checked out 2,200 investigative leads, Magnus said. In a statement on its Facebook page, it said: "The Tucson Police Department will continue to actively pursue those responsible for any involvement in Isabel's disappearance and death, and will pursue prosecution to the highest level possible". Read More

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Minot City Leaders, volunteers participate in Meals on Wheels

Minot City Leaders, volunteers participate in Meals on Wheels

We're cutting their legs off". The cuts to these and other departments are part of an effort to increase funding for the Defense Department, Department of Homeland Security and Department of Veterans Affairs. "Georgia is the 11th growing fastest state for seniors in the country", she said, "so we have to be thinking about how we can help these people that may not be helped with the funds that we now receive". Read More

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Trump, Ryan learn about political reality

The reality is that Paul Ryan is compromised. Well, CBS This Morning co-host Norah O'Donnell on Thursday pressed Paul Ryan as to whether he is working with, of all people, Nancy Pelosi on health care. "Oh - he was gonna brief everybody". House Speaker Paul Ryan is maintaining support for embattled House intelligence committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs). Read More

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Fire causes interstate overpass to collapse in Atlanta

Cortez Stafford, a spokesman for the Atlanta Fire Department. Troopers based in Atlanta were working about 7:45 p.m.to get cars on the interstate turned around. In an update around midday, they said repairs will likely take "several months". "A lot of people are going to discover, 'Wait a minute, hey, this is a pretty good alternative", said Colonel Mark McDonough, commissioner of the Department of Public Safety. Read More

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Federal Judge Indefinitely Extends The Block On Trump's Travel Ban

Despite the revised ban's neutral words, which make no overt religious references, "it's as if there's a flashing neon sign behind them saying, 'Muslim ban, Muslim ban, '" Chin said. Ismail Elshikh said the ban would prevent his Syrian mother-in-law from visiting family in the US. Trump also said during that Nashville rally that he would "fight this bad ruling" to the Supreme Court. Read More

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Seattle sues Trump administration over sanctuary-city threats

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on March 27 said local jurisdictions seeking Department of Justice grants must first demonstrate they are not sanctuary cities, by proving they are in compliance with Section 1373 of U.S. Appointed by Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Cantil-Sakauye said immigration enforcement raids would have a chilling effect on immigrants reporting crimes, bearing witness in court and cooperating with law enforcement, the Sacramento Bee reported . Read More

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Spicer dodges question about whether foreign spies are working for Trump administration

The Associated Press has learned that Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire a decade ago, to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin. But the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the House and Senate intelligence committees are investigating the details of the USA intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation, on orders from Putin, meddled in the election to help Trump win. Read More

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Former Ohio State WR James Clark transferring to Virginia Tech

Former Ohio State WR James Clark transferring to Virginia Tech

It was easy to see that Clark had lots of potential, and hopefully he's able to be healthy this season and fully realize it for Virginia Tech. He should be a key contributor to Virginia Tech's passing game this season. The Mountaineers still lead the overall series 28-22-1. The Hokies finished 10-4 in their first post-Frank Beamer season with Fuente guiding them to the Belk Bowl. Read More

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