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Trump Snubs Brady After Brady Snubs Trump at Patriots White House Celebration

According to The Boston Globe , 34 Patriots players were at the White House to visit with Trump. Galynn Brady, Tom's mother, has been battling cancer and is now in Boston which may be the reason for his inability to attend the event. The president delivered some remarks, coach Bill Belichick issued some words of his own and a lot of pictures were taken on the South Lawn. "Whether trying to win a Super Bowl or rebuilding our country there are no days off", Trump said. Read More

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AR Supreme Court Grants Stay of Execution for Inmate Stacey Johnson

AR Supreme Court Grants Stay of Execution for Inmate Stacey Johnson

Supreme Court delivered a setback to the state's plan to resume capital punishment for the first time in almost 12 years by refusing to lift an order sparing an inmate just minutes before his death warrant expired. But death penalty appeals nearly always are referred to the entire court. Goodson had touted her commitment to conservative values, while Kemp said in a campaign ad he would be guided by "prayer, not politics". Read More

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First Woman To Wear A Boston Bib Races Again, 50 Years Later

First Woman To Wear A Boston Bib Races Again, 50 Years Later

From Hopkinton, where Hasay took her first marathon steps, to the final stretches on raucous Boylston Street, the California native's late loved one was with her every step of the way. It is four years now since the Boston Marathon Bombing, which left three people dead and injured hundreds of others. Keflezighi, 41, said he plans to enter the New York Marathon, which he won in 2009, one last time in the fall before retiring. Read More

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Neil Gorsuch receives enough votes to be confirmed by Senate

Gorsuch, who last month was grilled for more than 20 hours before the Senate Judiciary Committee, will be thrust into the middle of a Supreme Court term and could quickly find himself holding the key vote on a number of cases. Today, Senate Republicans chose to change the rules that have been honored for more than 200 years on his behalf. The rules change is known as the "nuclear option" because of its far-reaching implications. Read More

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Bill O'Reilly is out at Fox News

O'Reilly has lost his job at Fo. "But you have to put some spine back into the Murdoch family and the Fox News Channel board because you are about to lose Bill O'Reilly". His show generated 178 million dollars (£140m) in advertising revenue in 2015, according to Kantar Media. 21st Century Fox said after Walsh had called the hotline that it was opening an investigation into O'Reilly's conduct. Read More

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San Bernardino Community Gathers for Vigil Remembering Teacher Killed in School Shooting

San Bernardino Community Gathers for Vigil Remembering Teacher Killed in School Shooting

The other student, a 9-year-old, is hospitalized in stable condition. Anyone who wishes to visit North Park Elementary School will not be allowed in without answering questions. Admit where adults may not have done everything right, but also assure them that police and school officials are working to change things. The students were bused to California State University's San Bernardino campus after some were escorted out of the school by police. Read More

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Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki Hits Home Run On Ichiro Bobblehead Night In Seattle

Perhaps the Mariners best chance at a base hit came in the eighth, when pinch-hitter Leonys Martin tapped one down the first base line against sidearmer Brad Ziegler. He was mixing his pitches tonight". In what might well be his final appearance in Seattle, Suzuki did not let the crowd down, hitting the first pitch from Mariners reliever Evan Marshall for a home run to right field. Read More

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United Airlines, city agree to preserve evidence in Dao incident

The poll by Morning Consult asked 1,849 people a few days after the United incident if they would book a United Airlines or American Airlines flight from New York City to Chicago under certain conditions. The incident sparked outrage among other passengers as well as on social media. Several cellphone videos captured Dao's removal and Department of Aviation police dragging the man - whose face was bloodied - off the plane. Read More

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China says Ivanka Trump trademark requests handled properly

China says Ivanka Trump trademark requests handled properly

The home has eight bedrooms and 10 full bathrooms over 15,000 square feet, with a library, two kitchens (one outfitted for catering), a billiards room, a wine cellar an elevator and a pool with a cabana, as well as staff quarters. A poll has found that a majority of voters feel the roles being played by Ivanka Trump , President Donald Trump's daughter, and her husband Jared Kushner in the White House are inappropriate. Read More

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Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News Channel after 20 years

It is the big question on the minds of many in the television industry: Can Fox News successfully fill the newly vacated primetime slot long dominated by Bill O'Reilly? Bill O'Reilly, of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor", was the face of the network since its launch in 1996 and the most-watched cable news host 15 years in a row. Read More

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Fresno gunman targeting whites chose 3 men at random

Fresno gunman targeting whites chose 3 men at random

He didn't want to go quietly, Dyer said. Authorities in Fresno, Calif ., have captured a suspect in the slaying of three white men who were walking on the city's streets Tuesday morning. Dyer said that the officers who responded to the scene saw a black man running. Wright says he expects the arraignment will be scheduled for Friday. Read More

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Conservatives stymied by latest Arkansas execution setback

The Arkansas circuit judge temporarily blocked the state from using one of its drugs, vecuronium bromide, a paralytic used in prisons for lethal injections (and for other purposes elsewhere).This ruling came after McKesson, a distributor of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, filed a complaint alleging that the Arkansas Department of Corrections (ADC) "intentionally sought to circumvent McKesson's policies by claiming that the drug would only be used for medical reasons in a health facility". Read More

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Tylerites join voices nationwide in rallies seeking President Trump's tax returns

Tylerites join voices nationwide in rallies seeking President Trump's tax returns

But President Trump will be doing neither. " Absolutely , Donald Trump should release his tax returns", said Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Florida Republican, at a February town hall. "Republicans are desperate, again, to keep them secret". Pelosi asked. "Why don't they have that key that 74 percent of the American people want us to unlock that door to see where it leads?" State legislatures around the country - including Colorado's - are attempting to require presidential and vice presidential ... Read More

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Police say NY judge's death is 'suspicious'

Police say NY judge's death is 'suspicious'

NYPD spokesman Stephen Davis told the New York Post that police haven't made any determinations on exactly what happened, but they continue to investigate. At the time, NYPD officials said her body had no signs of trauma and that they didn't suspect any foul play. On Wednesday, April 12, Sheila Abdus-Salaam's body was found in the Hudson River. Read More

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IL selected as 2022 tennis championships host

IL selected as 2022 tennis championships host

The meet is set for Saturday, April 4, 2020, and is one of six qualifying meets for the 2020 NCAA National Championship . The NCAA on Tuesday announced future championship sites for 2019-22 and Kansas City once again was a big victor. The 2021 wrestling championships will mark the eighth time for the event to be held in St. Louis. The only other championship awarded to Kansas City was women's bowling, which will be hosted by AMF Pro Bowl in North Kansas City in 2021 with Central Missouri ... Read More

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Japan says it must remain on alert over N. Korea

Japan says it must remain on alert over N. Korea

The North regularly launches short-range missiles, but is also developing mid-range and long-range missiles meant to target USA troops in Asia and, eventually, the US mainland. Earlier Friday, North Korea's Vice Minister Han Song Ryol told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview that his country will keep building up its nuclear arsenal in "quality and quantity" and said Pyongyang is ready to go to war if that's what President Donald Trump wants. Read More

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Love game: Serena Williams is pregnant

Love game: Serena Williams is pregnant

Hell, she even competed in the Australian Open and won her seventh title in the tournament while pregnant. Now, at 20 weeks pregnant, the actress-fashion-designer-and-champion will be a mother for the ages. A new little athlete appears to be on the way for Serena Williams and her fiance Alexis Ohanian . Serena Williams , tennis superstar and Sports Illustrated athlete of the year, seems to have announced her pregnancy in a post to her story in Snapchat. Read More

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Republicans Got Gorsuch Confirmed But Senate Democrats Are Winning The War

Republicans Got Gorsuch Confirmed But Senate Democrats Are Winning The War

Neil Gorsuch, the 49-year-old federal judge nominated by President Donald Trump as supreme court justice, was confirmed to the life-long position on Friday, restoring a conservative majority to the nine-member United States supreme court. As a outcome of the outrageous political maneuvering of Senate Republicans, the legitimacy of the Supreme Court itself is at risk. Vice President Mike Pence presided over the vote, but was not needed to break a tie. Read More

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Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

The United States has long accused Iran of being the world's biggest state sponsor of terrorism, saying Tehran supported conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, and backed groups such as Hezbollah, its Lebanon-based ally. In July 2015, the U.S. and other major world powers such as China, Russia, Britain, France and Germany agreed to lift economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear programme. Read More

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Ad firm proud of 'Fearless Girl' statue

Ad firm proud of 'Fearless Girl' statue

He says the bull's message is supposed to be " freedom in the world, peace, strength, power and love ". Twitter, naturally, took note, with many social media users observing the irony of an established male protesting the symbolic presence of a statue that represents girl power. Read More

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Orofino teen who disappeared after prom has been found safe and

Orofino teen who disappeared after prom has been found safe and

The owner of the home, 26-year-old Tyson Imel, may be charged for helping Perez, police said. Perez's tuxedo jacket, one shoe and his broken cellphone were recovered near the vehicle of a relative who drove the teen to the prom. Highway 12, but the track was lost there, a previous news release stated. Again, if you have information, contact Orofino Police at 208-476-5551. It is believed Kristian may have gotten into a vehicle there. Read More

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Syria strikes: Site of chemical attack hit again

This comes less than a week after the former SC governor parroted U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that "our priority is no longer to sit there and focus on getting Assad out". "It is necessary to make it absolutely clear that such USA military action is unacceptable to us", the spokeswoman added. After dinner Thursday, the president informed Xi that US missiles had just made impact in Syria . Read More

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McDonald's order trips up Facebook slaying suspect

As his vehicle was spinning out of control due to the maneuver, Stephens pulled out a pistol and shot himself in the head. "We're grateful that this has ended", Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said. "We have a lot of work and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening", Zuckerberg said. Stephens's mother told CNN she called him after learning about the video, and he had told her he was shooting people because he was "mad with his girlfriend". Read More

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Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

He also warned the reclusive North, which has conducted a series of missile and nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations sanctions, that the "era of strategic patience" was over. Pressure from North Korea's main ally China, which has urged both the US and the North against escalating tensions, also seems to be working. Pence's advisers said the vice president would make the case to Abe and Aso that the US rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, under Trump did not signal a USA ... Read More

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Sessions expands program to combat crime on tribal lands

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says that the DOJ will not sign consent decrees for political expediency that will cost more lives by in his words, "handcuffing the police instead of the criminals". US President Donald Trump on the South Lawn of the White House on April 18, 2017 in Washington , DC. Salinas says up to 40% of gang members are born in the US and said he hasn't seen evidence of a widespread effort to smuggle more members across the border. Read More

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Forecast: Pleasant weather to continue Tuesday

Forecast: Pleasant weather to continue Tuesday

We will see a few leftover showers early this morning, especially for the southern Outer Banks. Temperatures will be a bit cooler with highs in the low to mid 70s. Sunday should be even better. Low temperatures should be around 60. Temporary high pressure will build in for Wednesday providing partly to mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid to upper 50s before our next weaker system moves in for Thursday . Read More

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No need for Pres. Trump's approval to use massive bomb

No need for Pres. Trump's approval to use massive bomb

Sher Nabi, a commander with the Afghan Local Police, told the LA Times that the bomb landed about a half mile outside the town of Shogal, near the border with Pakistan and that " many militants " were killed. The tunnels, which house the majority of the 600 to 800 ISIS fighters believed to be in the country, are used to launch attacks against Afghan forces. Read More

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