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Severe storms today and snow showers tomorrow

The natural disasters have toppled trees and downed power lines in rural Georgia. It tallied numerous reports of hail and high winds and listed eight possible tornadoes - seven in Georgia and one in SC. The storm caused one minor injury, Curry said. Emlaw says he isn't aware of any tornadoes developing from this system yet, but said such storms are unpredictable. Read More

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Sergio Garcia moves into share of Masters lead with Charley Hoffman

Hoffman increased his overnight lead to five strokes with a birdie on the second hole but stumbled with five bogeys on six holes through No. 13 before salvaging the round by playing the last seven holes in 1-under. "The tough part here is that a lot of it's shielded", Spieth said. "For lack of any better words", Hoffman said, "it was a dream". It helped that Hoffman had what he called "good numbers" or distances for a particular club to the greens all day. Read More

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2 teen girls die after falling from Myrtle Beach hotel

2 teen girls die after falling from Myrtle Beach hotel

Both teens were students at Myrtle Beach High School , which is on spring break this week. MYRTLE BEACH , S.C. - Two teenage girls are dead after authorities say they fell from a balcony of a beachfront hotel in SC. Counselors at the high school are available to talk with students who need help coping. The two girls' cause of death was due to massive trauma from the fall, a preliminary autopsy revealed. Read More

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Clinton claims misogyny 'played role' in election loss

She used the attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act as an example. "And health care is complicated right?" she added, referencing a tweet from Trump. "Well, what happened?" she said. She pointed out that when she left the state department, she said that despite having a high 65 percent approval rating as secretary of the state, she was treated as "Typhoid Mary". Read More

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New Baltimore woman arrested for choking teenage girl at Magic Kingdom fireworks

New Baltimore woman arrested for choking teenage girl at Magic Kingdom fireworks

Mature was arrested late Wednesday and charged with felony child abuse. Every day, guests at Disney's Magic Kingdom will sit down along Main Street hours before a fireworks show, staking out prime positions. Deputies said Mature grabbed the girl by her neck, squeezed and pushed her head toward the ground. The teen told police that as they walked away she told the family, "You can take our spot". Read More

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Alabama governor could face charges after ethics panel ruling

Alabama governor could face charges after ethics panel ruling

In the statement, he continued to deny any wrongdoing. Announcing its conclusion of probable cause, the ethics commission did not provide further details about Bentley's activities, citing the ongoing inquiry. The campaign finance violations complaints accuse Bentley of using campaign funds to improperly pay Mason's legal fees, of improperly receiving campaign contributions outside a 120-day window allowed by law and of making a loan to his campaign account outside the 120-day legal ... Read More

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Consent decree hearing will proceed; judge denies U.S. request for "pause"

FILE - In this June 23, 2016 file photo, members of the Baltimore Police Department patrol near the intersection of North and Pennsylvania Avenues, the site of unrest following Freddie Gray's funeral, in Baltimore. Dixon said attempts by the Baltimore Police Department to reform itself have been unsuccessful, and have done little to reduce excessive force and racial profiling by officers. Read More

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US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court justice

US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court justice

The road to reach that vote was a bumpy one full of partisanship and ultimately led majority Republicans to unleash the so-called nuclear option - defanging the potential for filibusters to delay action on nominees. On the Supreme Court, the first religious liberty case Gorsuch will hear will be on April 19 with oral arguments in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley . Read More

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Trump lauds 'outstanding' relationship with Chinese leader

Trump lauds 'outstanding' relationship with Chinese leader

Trump had said he meant to raise concerns about China's trade practices and press Xi to do more to rein in North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes. US labor leaders say Trump needs to take a direct, unambiguous tone in his talks with Xi. With a pair of broad smiles, the leaders of the world's two biggest economies shook hands at the president's Mar-a-Lago retreat in Palm Beach. Read More

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Dog attacks on mail carriers rise again as online sales boom

More package deliveries mean that carriers are leaving the comfort of their cars more often, potentially putting them in the line of dog danger. Keep your dogs secured! To prevent attacks, USPS encourages customers to put dogs in separate rooms and close the door when carriers arrive, remind family members to refrain from taking mail from carriers in the presence of dogs and to pick up their mail at their local post office if the carrier feels threatened by their pet. Read More

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Judge denies request to delay hearing on Baltimore police

Baltimore Solicitor David Ralph said Thursday that the plan was created to help police fight crime while also protecting residents' rights and repairing trust between the community and the department. Baltimore City Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, along with Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and former Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, announce on January 12 an agreement on the Department of Justice Consent Decree concerning the police department's practices. Read More

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Twitter Challenges US Order for Anti-Trump User Records

Twitter Challenges US Order for Anti-Trump User Records

The U.S. government may be responding to trolls or hunting for leakers. It did so again on Thursday by filing a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security in San Francisco . Get Data Sheet, Fortune's technology newsletter . "CBP's investigation of the @alt_uscis account plainly has nothing whatsoever to do with the importation of merchandise into the United States", it says in the lawsuit. Read More

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Quadruplets accepted into top colleges

Quadruplets accepted into top colleges

This was the reality for the Wade brothers of Lakota East High School in OH when they discovered, just before track practice on Thursday (Mar. 30), that they were all accepted to Yale and Harvard to join the prestigious Class of 2021. "There's four, '" Darrin Wade said, recounting how it was initially thought that the couple would be having twins. "I tried to figure out how we're going to pay for school". Read More

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Defense stocks jump after U.S. missile strike on Syria

Following eight years of inaction on Syria under the Obama administration, President Donald Trump demonstrated last night that he is willing to hold Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to account, this time by striking the Shayrat Airfield near the Syrian city of Homs that was believed to have been utilized to carry out a chemical weapons attack that killed scores of civilians. Read More

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Striking Three Things From GOP Health Plan Would Win Freedom Caucus Votes

This is where the president's permanent interests coincide with the Freedom Caucus's permanent interests. Why would any member of Congress vote not just for pretend-repeal of Obamacare but for a bill that will actually increase premiums and make insurance markets worse? The Tuesday Group objected to the roll back of Medicaid assistance to millions of presently insured individuals. Read More

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First Genetic Disease Screening Kit For Consumers Gets FDA Approval

First Genetic Disease Screening Kit For Consumers Gets FDA Approval

Hoping to streamline approvals, the FDA plans to exempt additional 23andMe genetic health risk tests from its pre-market review. Consumers' DNA is extracted from a saliva sample. "Women learn they are pregnant using a test directly marketed to them and buy it off the shelf in a drugstore", she told NPR . Moreover, GHR tests that function as diagnostic tests were excluded from the FDA's marketing authorization. Read More

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Georgia Weather Alert: Severe Thunderstorms Likely Across Region

Georgia Weather Alert: Severe Thunderstorms Likely Across Region

A storm system rumbling eastward through Texas toward the lower Mississippi Valley could pelt the region with large hail and cause flash-flooding and spawn tornadoes. The severe weather system is forecast to move east through New Orleans, Alabama, the Florida panhandle, Georgia and SC on Monday . This has the potential to be a unsafe and potentially life-threatening severe weather outbreak across eastern N.C. Read More

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In big win for Trump, Senate approves his conservative court pick

In big win for Trump, Senate approves his conservative court pick

The 54-45 vote was also a victory for President Trump, who past year had campaigned on his ability to pick good justices conservatives could rally behind. Gorsuch was on a list of potential justices recommended by the Federalist Society and the Heritage Foundation during the campaign, and some Republicans even credit the Supreme Court vacancy as one reason Trump won the November election. Read More

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California Drought Emergency Lifted; Most Water Restrictions Eased

Even now, the governor has kept the drought emergency in place for four counties, majority at the state's farming heartland, where emergency drinking water projects will continue to help address diminished groundwater supplies. Abnormally dry and moderate drought conditions have persisted in Southern California. As for the city of Folsom, Marcus Yasutake, director of the environmental and water resources department, said the city is in the same boat it was last May. Read More

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Maryland first to mitigate any Planned Parenthood cuts

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down similar rules in Texas earlier previous year. Rep. Charlie Davis, R-Webb City, said he expected the eventual decision to be appealed, if it is in fact in Planned Parenthood's favor. Supporters say it will help protect access to preventative care services for almost 25,000 Planned Parenthood patients at nine health centers in the state, if the federal governments cuts funding. Read More

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NJ Transit to resume full service on Friday

The governor also directed the state's attorney general to consider taking legal action to recover the $62 million and other past payments New Jersey has made to Amtrak . NJ Transit Northeast Corridor Train 3926, the 7:31 from Trenton, had a slow-speed derailment while pulling into track 9 at Penn Station at about 9 a.m. Read More

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Flynn failed to disclose income from Russian entities: White House

The Times reported on Thursday that two White House officials helped furnish Nunes with intelligence reports that showed that Trump aides were caught up in "incidental" surveillance of foreign targets. Trump won the election, but thinks it's his vanquished opponent whose ties to Russian Federation should be investigated. House and Senate committees and the FBI are investigating allegations that the Trump campaign colluded with Russians known to USA intelligence to influence the U.S. Read More

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A Horrible Online Prank Resulted In A 13-Year-Old's Death

A Horrible Online Prank Resulted In A 13-Year-Old's Death

However, any criminal charges would come through the Marquette County Prosecutor's Office. 'So, he believed her and said, "I'm going to kill myself "'. Goss walked in on her son while he was trying to hang himself on March 14. Goss said that after seeing posts about his girlfriend, Tysen replied over social media that he was going to kill himself. Read More

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Trump, Rand Paul talk health care on golf course

Trump, Rand Paul talk health care on golf course

The top executive of Long Beach, Calif. -based Molina Healthcare said Republicans' "piecemeal approach" to repeal and replace the ACA will lead to a "healthcare disaster", according to a Tuesday interview on CNBC's Closing Bell. "Politically, it creates a major obstacle to Trump and Congress' ongoing efforts to change or replace the law", Norman said. Not only can the GOP conference not agree on what kind of system should replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), some are beginning to ... Read More

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