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Saints C Max Unger suffers undisclosed foot injury

Saints C Max Unger suffers undisclosed foot injury

Unger dealt with a pair of major injuries in his six seasons with the Seahawks. Since then, the 31-year-old has suited up 31 games for the Saints , starting every one. Tim Lelito, now with the Tennessee Titans, started in Unger's place against the Buccaneers. Allen was promoted to the team's active roster in December. Read More

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Texas governor poised to sign nation's harshest anti-sanctuary bill

On Wednesday, lawmakers in Texas passed the final version of Senate Bill 4 , a controversial anti-immigration measure that would ban sanctuary cities across the state. They are issued by immigration officers. In an op-ed in the Dallas News, David Pughes, the interim chief of police for Dallas , and Art Acevedo, the chief of police for Houston, said that this bill will create a bigger divide between police and immigrant groups and increase crime against immigrants. Read More

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LI college student charged in Penn State fraternity death

Doctors estimate he had a BAC of almost 0.40, the AP reports. They were allegedly made to run through a bunch of drinking stations, which ended up being fatal for the engineering student, Parks Miller said . "No pain we feel can begin to compare to the devastating heartbreak that Timothy's family and friends are experiencing". The charges were announced hours before Penn State's board of trustees were scheduled to meet and as commencement was getting underway at the 46,000-student ... Read More

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Trump expected to name judicial nominees Monday

Trump is set to announce Monday that he has picked Larsen to fill an opening on the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, the newspaper reported . The Senate has confirmed just 26 of Trump's nominees. While the appeals courts attract less public attention than the Supreme Court, judges who serve at that level play a significant role in shaping the law. Read More

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Kevin Durant Disrespected Everyone In Utah During Golden State's Game 3 Win

After the game, Warriors interim coach Mike Brown said that a game like this is " one of the reasons " they brought KD in. "It's tough to try to control a guy who's 7 feet that can play out on the perimeter and have the ball". Not Durant . Once Gobert made a slight attempt to defend his jumper, he got the step and blew right by him. Golden State got out to a quick start, again, and led by 10 after the first quarter. Read More

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Texas divided on jailing delegates to 'convention of states'

Texas divided on jailing delegates to 'convention of states'

The Texas Senate on Wednesday approved a controversial " sanctuary cities " ban that would make it a crime for law enforcement to refuse cooperation with federal immigration officials. However, that didn't deter local activists, who on Monday staged an all-day sit-in at the State Insurance Building (the place of Abbott's office). In it, he writes he hopes Abbott will veto SB4. Read More

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Texas governor signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

Local law enforcement can now enforce federal immigration policies, and the bill allows the jailing of any police chief or sheriff who declines to cooperate. - Gov. Greg Abbott during a Facebook live video stream of the signing of the bill into law. Greg Abbott on Sunday banned sanctuary cities in a state where none exist and in legislation opposed by every major police chief in the state. Read More

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Alligator bites girl in shallow lake waters at Florida park

Alligator bites girl in shallow lake waters at Florida park

One visitor grabbed the child and brought her to shore. The girl said she remembered that a smack on the nose could stop the gator (not pictured) attacking. Moss Park is flanked by two large lakes, Lake Hart and Lake Mary Jane where gators sometimes appear, according to the Orlando Sentinel. As of September 2016, FWC said there have been 388 alligator attacks in the state since 1948, including 263 major documented cases and 24 fatal attacks. Read More

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House OKs limiting insurer liability on storm damage claims

House OKs limiting insurer liability on storm damage claims

Greg Abbott's desk for final approval. "The bill will not immediately take effect because of strong opposition by Democrats in both the Senate and the House", said Democratic Sen. The Senate bill was passed by the upper chamber in March but has languished in the House, where Speaker Joe Straus - who opposes the legislation - did not refer it to committee for consideration. Read More

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Rutgers Men's Lacrosse Misses NCAA Tournament for Second Consecutive Year

Rutgers Men's Lacrosse Misses NCAA Tournament for Second Consecutive Year

The victor of the Syracuse and Yale matchup will head to Newark, Delaware on Sunday, May 21 for the NCAA Quarterfinal at Delaware to face the victor of the No. "We will head out to Mount Union and give it everything we've got". They enter the tournament with an overall record of 13-6. "Obviously, a familiar opponent in Air Force, we know them really well and they know us really well, so it should be a good matchup". Read More

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Kim claims match play championship over Ariya

Kim claims match play championship over Ariya

Jutanugarn, ranked No. 3 in the world, edged Cristie Kerr with a par on the 19th hole in their afternoon match; Hur posted a 1-up win over Shanshan Feng of China and Kim rolled to a 5-and-4 victory over Karine Icher of France. "That's why it was going out of bounds. It was really hard to keep calm". He birdied five of the first seven holes on the back nine and closed with two pars to reach 11-under 133. Read More

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Freed Chibok Girls Were Swapped For 5 Boko Haram Commanders?

Freed Chibok Girls Were Swapped For 5 Boko Haram Commanders?

The campaign for the release of the almost 300 Chibok schoolgirls seized three years ago by Boko Haram says it is glad Nigeria's government is committed to freeing the 113 girls still unaccounted for. The kidnappings sparked a strong social media reaction, with the phrase #bringbackourgirls tweeted around 3.3 million times by mid-May 2014, and the global campaign which followed backed by then U.S. Read More

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Injured deputy released from the hospital

Injured deputy released from the hospital

Wilber said the suspect will have an initial hearing on those charges in the Pottawattamie County Courthouse the day he's extradited before being taken to Woodbury County. The 43-year-old Burbridge, a 12-year veteran of the sheriff's office, died shortly after being shot. She said their thoughts and prayers are with Morgan as he recovers and he used to be a part of city council. Read More

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Government-wide spending bill heads for a vote

The United States Senate has approved a Dollars 1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through September. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate would debate the funding bill this week and that most Republicans did not favor a change in the rules to make it easier to pass legislation without Democratic support. Read More

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Mud in your eye: Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in slop

Baffert, who left town after he won the Kentucky Oaks on Friday, dubbed it the "I don't know Derby". On their own, they were a combined 2 for 63 coming into America's greatest horse race. He was fractious in the morning, refusing to relax. The second step I had to ask him to break. The challengers gathered on the outside as well as on the inside of Always Dreaming and jockey John Velasquez. Read More

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Always Dreaming Wins The 143rd Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming Wins The 143rd Kentucky Derby

Lookin At Lee stayed on to claim second place with Battle Of Midway sticking on for third with Always Dreaming winning by two and three-quarter lengths as he took his unbeaten record in 2017 to four. With great focus, he broke Always Dreaming second out of the No. 5 post and sat just outside early pace-setter State of Honor, who went out really fast, posting an opening quarter of 22.89 for the 1¼-mile race. Read More

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GOP revives struggling health care bill and plans House vote

The House passed the measure on Thursday. The vote came a day after the House cleared the measure and a day before the government otherwise would have run out of money. The must-pass bill was crafted by leaders among Republicans and Democrats in Congress and is being touted as a win by both parties. A wafer-thin margin seemed likely, thanks to opposition expected from every Democrat and more than a dozen Republicans plus lobbying against the bill by the AARP, doctors, hospitals and ... Read More

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Boy, 15, Killed by Police Was Holding BB Gun: Cops

Boy, 15, Killed by Police Was Holding BB Gun: Cops

Counseling also will be available at all district schools for anyone who needs a place to talk about the shooting or "to mourn and process this tragedy", he said. Officers said they were there about a minute later. Then, a dispatcher acknowledged "shots fired" and asked if any officers were injured. School officials said the boy was a student at the school. Read More

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Beijing gets its own way in ASEAN chair's statement

China's embassy in Manila could not be reached and its foreign ministry did not respond to request for comment on Saturday. The recent missile launches and nuclear tests conducted by North Korea "have resulted in an escalation of tensions that can affect peace and stability in the entire region", the statement, released after the 30th annual summit of ASEAN, stressed. Read More

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