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Tiger Woods to design new golf course in southwest Missouri

Tiger Woods to design new golf course in southwest Missouri

Woods, who hasn't played since withdrawing from the Dubai Desert Classic on February 3 with ongoing back spasms, hit a couple of shots in public for the first time in months. Here's a layout of Payne's Valley via Adam Schupak . "The second shot I stiffed it, so." said Woods, who briefly returned to competition in December after missing all of the 2015-16 season in the wake of back surgery. Read More

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Arkansas vows to keep pushing for executions despite setback

McKesson had asked to withdraw that lawsuit after a federal judge halted the state's multiple execution plan, but that judge's ruling was reversed by an appeals court Monday. Arkansas' next executions are scheduled to be held the evening of April 20. Like many USA states, Arkansas has struggled to find the drugs it needs to carry out executions. Read More

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'Dreamer' returned to Mexico despite Trump promise

The Department of Homeland Security, according to USA Today's reporting, has not been forthcoming about Montes' case, the first known instance of a DREAMer being deported under the Trump administration. "No one should have to file a lawsuit to find out what happened to them". Trump has previously said Dreamers "shouldn't be very worried" but has yet to issue a decision on whether to disbar the program. Read More

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8-year-old killed in school shooting had survived heart surgery

8-year-old killed in school shooting had survived heart surgery

They had separated and when they did not reconcile, he went to her special-education classroom and fatally shot her and one of the children she taught before turning the gun on himself, police said Tuesday . Smith died at the scene. Anderson was not targeting students and the murder-suicide is believed to have started from a domestic incident, police stated. Read More

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Republican Wins Kansas 4th District Congressional Special Election

If voter turnout is pretty good and Estes wins by less than 10 percent, that close margin will be significant, University of Kansas political science professor Burdett Loomis said Tuesday afternoon. In a district with a natural double-digit advantage for Republicans, that's certainly cause for concern - but what specifically turned off voters? Kansas 4th District congressional candidate Ron Estes , front left, thanks Sen. Read More

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McDonald's drive-thru employee helped stop Facebook killer

Acting on a tip, Pennsylvania State Police spotted Steve Stephens, 37, leaving a McDonald's in Erie and went after him, bumping his auto to try to get it to stop, authorities said. "This is something that should not have been shared around the world". Williams said he hasn't had any direct conversations with social media outlets but thinks it's on the radar for city, state, and federal leaders. Read More

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Immigration issues: What is an H-1B visa?

It is created to allow USA companies to hire highly-skilled workers in technical jobs where there are a shortage of qualified domestic applicants. While the federal government made some incremental changes this year, it didn't make any fundamental shifts - much to the frustration of some officials who have been pushing for sweeping reforms. Read More

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Humble Woman Charged With Child Endangerment

Humble Woman Charged With Child Endangerment

Another video shows the woman holding a flame to the baby's hand, another showed her tying a plastic bag over the toddler's head, and another shows her stuffing a plastic bag into the baby's mouth. "His eyes were rolling to the back of the head". "After I put the post up, someone from New York Police Department called me and from all different states, police were calling", Broadnax told CW39.com . Read More

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U.S. police search for man who broadcast deadly shooting on Facebook

The police chief said investigators did not know whether Stephens was still in the Cleveland area, but noted that there was no evidence the suspect had left Ohio. He said he "just snapped". Williams said police have spoken to her, and she is safe and cooperating with the investigation. Stephens is an employee at Beech Brook, a children's behavioral health center in OH, a company spokesperson told ABC News. Read More

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Afghan 'mother of all bombs' toll rises to 94

The strike in Nangarhar province near the Pakistan border killed at least 90 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials told Saturday. The U.S. military strategically dropped a 21,600-pound GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb from a C-130 Hercules on what it called the "right target" in the eastern Afghanistan on Thursday night. Read More

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UK election will determine future direction of Scotland - Sturgeon

UK election will determine future direction of Scotland - Sturgeon

Alex Salmond, in one of his first interviews after stepping down as First Minister, said that a referendum was just "one of a number of routes" Scotland could take to gain independence . Campbell told Sputnik. "This election smacks of political manoeuvring rather than democracy". The Tory leader added: "With Jeremy Corbyn having already said he is "absolutely fine" with an immediate referendum, we also know that Labour can't be relied to stand up to them. Read More

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Arkansas asks court to lift inmate's stay

Arkansas asks court to lift inmate's stay

FILE - This 2013 file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows Don William Davis, who has been scheduled for execution Monday, April 17, 2017. On Friday, death row inmate Bruce Ward's execution was stayed. The filing is among a flurry of lawsuits in state and federal courts aimed at halting the executions. Read More

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Oklahoma deputy dies after shooting, suspect arrested

Oklahoma deputy dies after shooting, suspect arrested

While serving that eviction notice, officials say the deputy was shot multiple times in the body and face by Nathan LeForce. Wade was an Army veteran, Devereaux said. "He stole the deputy's patrol vehicle - ended up leaving it behind Smitty's Gas Station which is on Highway 33 west of Langston", Philippi said. It wasn't immediately clear what charges he might face. Read More

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Lavrov cautions United States on NKorea moves

He added , "We will defeat any attack and we will meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective response". Tensions between Pyongyang and Washington have soared in recent weeks, as a series of North Korean missile tests have prompted ever-more bellicose warnings from Trump's administration. Read More

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Facebook Vows to Improve Content Review Procedures in Wake of Cleveland Murder

Facebook Vows to Improve Content Review Procedures in Wake of Cleveland Murder

Police in Erie, Pennsylvania told ABC News "that they had been notified of a ping detected from Stephens' cell phone on the east side of Erie County", and that he could be in the northwestern Pennsylvania or western NY areas. "Hi, can you do me a favor?" Police said he may be outside OH and they're warning residents of Pennsylvania, Indiana, New York and MI to be "on alert". Read More

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Donald, DeLaet share RBC Heritage lead

After an opening round 65 at the Harbour Town Golf Links on Thursday, DeLaet posted a 67 on Friday. "I need to tighten up the driving a little bit but the rest of the game feels pretty solid so I'm pretty excited about that and I've given myself another chance which is great". Read More

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Arkansas Court Blocks Execution of 2 Inmates

The woman was killed in her home after Davis broke in and shot her with a.44-caliber revolver he found there. Davis came within hours of execution in 2010 before a stay was granted. "The families are entitled to closure and finality of the law". Their lawyers had raised questions about their mental competency. Arkansas' supply of one key execution drug expires April 30. Read More

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Complaints against Utah judge in rape case

Complaints against Utah judge in rape case

Two women testified at the trial that the then-bishop had inappropriately touched them while they were staying at his Provo home in 2013 and 2014. At the time, Kirby, who now lives in another state, said she is afraid to visit her family in Utah and is anxious about Vallejo's family that includes several young girls. Read More

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Top cop completes marathon for 1st time since 2013 bombings

In a poignant finish-area moment, Keflezighi embraced the family of Martin Richard on Boylston Street, feet away from where Richard, then 8 years old, was killed in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Rupp, the 2016 Olympic bronze medalist in the marathon, plans to return to the track and attempt to qualify for USA team in the 10,000 meters for the 2017 World Outdoor Championships. Read More

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President Trump Hosts 21000 to His 1st Easter Egg Roll

He also assured the children that "we will be stronger and bigger and better as a nation than ever before" and thanked his wife, Melania Trump, for organizing the event. Over at the reading area, Melania Trump read Party Animals , a story about celebrating differences, written by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford. Read More

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First-Time Boston Marathoners Emerge Victorious

First-Time Boston Marathoners Emerge Victorious

Those who run faster than the limit for their age earn entrance into Boston and can then register for the marathon (there are a small amount of charity bibs available, for which no qualifying time is required). Despite there being no written rule keeping women out, Switzer told radio station WBUR that it was understood women weren't welcome. The name comes from the number she wore in 1967. Read More

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Suspect in Washington mall shooting found dead

Suspect in Washington mall shooting found dead

Rosemary Kaholokula, chief criminal deputy prosecutor for Skagit County, says 20-year-old Arcan Cetin (AR'-jahn CHEHT-in) was found hanging in his cell Sunday evening. While this event puts to rest our fear of his release, we harbor no ill will towards Mr. Cetin or his family and pray for their comfort as we know all too well the pain of grief. Read More

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Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to serve as Supreme Court justice

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to serve as Supreme Court justice

Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies during the third day of his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on March 22, 2017. But Democrats replied that they were left no choice after Republicans' systematic abuse of the filibuster during the first four years of the Obama presidency, making it extraordinarily hard to confirm lower court and executive branch nominees. Read More

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Kenyans shine in strong wins at Boston Marathon

Kenyans shine in strong wins at Boston Marathon

Davis, 59, John W Duffield, 70, Kelli Gibbs, 35, Brian P Kerns, 60, Casey M. Schwenk, 24, Sara Stahl, 51, Skip Tucker, 62, Jacob E Verrue, 35 and Josh Wheal, 36. "He's incredibly strong, especially on the downhills". "One day I opened it back up and read through the inspirational quotes they sent me and I was motivated". Read More

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WATCH Now Associate Justice Gorsuch Get Sworn In

WATCH Now Associate Justice Gorsuch Get Sworn In

A Missouri battle over the separation of church and state will be the first big case awaiting new Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, once oral arguments begin later this month at the Supreme Court. "You never see her, she says nothing, and her approval ratings are over 50 percent", Lott told the Boston Globe. -At 49, he is the youngest nominee since Clarence Thomas, who was 43 when confirmed in 1991. Read More

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Search on for US man who broadcast killing on Facebook

Search on for US man who broadcast killing on Facebook

The video allegedly published by Stephens was published to Facebook on Easter Sunday. "All my life, all I've ever known for my dad to be a provider", said Debbie Godwin, who also said she would not watch the video. "He'd pick up things off the street and fix them". The victim did not seem to recognize the woman's name. He asked Mr Godwin how old he was, then raised a gun and pulled the trigger. Read More

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Kirui and Kiplagat cruise to Boston Marathon victories

Kenyan runner Edna Kiplagat has won the women's race at the Boston Marathon, but not without some confusion after grabbing the wrong water bottle at an aid station. Race directors prohibit allowing someone else to run as you because for safety reasons they need to know exactly who is on the course, and ensure that they have accurate emergency contact information for all participants in case something happens. Read More

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Search for murder suspect extending to NY

Police urged the suspect to turn himself in, but he remained on the loose into the night. "There are no more victims that we know are tied to him", he said. No other killings have been linked to him at this time and authorities believe his claim was not true, officials said at Monday's press conference. The family of the victim, Robert Godwin Sr ., said he was walking home from an Easter celebration at the time. Read More

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Pro-Trump, anti-Trump protesters clash in Berkeley, California

Pro-Trump, anti-Trump protesters clash in Berkeley, California

The Berkeley Police Department had a prominent presence at today's rallies, where they set up barricades to keep the warring demonstrators from confrontation, although sparring was inevitable. "The amount of people at the park for the demonstration was in the hundreds", he said. "We've staffed accordingly and are preparing for a number of different contingencies", he said. Read More

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Teen retailer Rue 21 to close 400 stores

Teen retailer Rue 21 to close 400 stores

There are three locations in the Tri-State: Evansville, Owensboro and Jasper. The company has not announced when the stores will close. We still have hundreds of locations. Last year, online retailer Amazon reported $136 billion in revenue, making it the eighth-largest U.S. retailer based on annual sales. The report also said stores like Rue21 have little reason to exist, given that they offer product that can be found elsewhere. Read More

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Georgia Special Election A Chance For Democrats 'To Make A Statement'

The Fox 5 Atlanta/Opinion Savvy Poll conducted on April 13 has Ossoff in first place with 42 percent, followed by Handel in second at 21 percent. Washington Democrats, however, put essentially no resources into the race. Even Republicans watching the race say their polling data find that Democratic voters are more interested in the election than Republicans are. On the issues, Americans trust Republicans over Democrats on dealing with the threat of terrorism by a 12-point margin, 48 ... Read More

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Arkansas inmates scheduled for execution ask court to review

Arkansas inmates scheduled for execution ask court to review

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen lies on a gurney outside the Governor's Mansion during a protest against the death penalty Friday. (Stephen B. No state has ever put as many inmates to death in as short a period since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. One of them was never put into the execution schedule for April. Read More

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