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Road show: Most NFL teams interested in hosting draft

Maybe don't mess with the new guy? One controversial pick was Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley, who was drafted by Oakland at No. 24. - The 49ers new front office and head coach nailed the first day of their first draft. Despite Mike Zimmer's preference for bringing rookies along slowly when possible, Cook could get the lion's share of the backfield work sooner rather than later. Read More

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Kushner Companies: We Weren't Trying To Lure Investors By Mentioning Jared

The controversial EB-5 program allows wealthy foreigners to, in effect, buy USA immigration visas for themselves and families by investing at least $500,000 in certain development projects. At a Sunday presentation in Shanghai, security guards barred all media. The EB-5 program has been extended with little change for years, often through omnibus spending bills or continuing resolutions. Read More

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Green Groups Vow to Fight Trump's "Reckless Giveaway to Big Oil"

President Trump has signed an executive order rolling back some restrictions on offshore oil and natural gas drilling. "With approximately 94% of our nation's OCS off limits to offshore production, expanding offshore oil and gas exploration provides tremendous opportunities for creating good-paying jobs and to meet America's ever-growing energy needs with American energy". Read More

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FBI's Comey Defends Pre-Election Clinton Email Decision

FBI's Comey Defends Pre-Election Clinton Email Decision

Here are some of the quotes that stood out from Comey's testimony. "What I said is that is going to happen unless we take action to help and prevent it". Comey told the senate committee the Federal Bureau of Investigation reopened the probe after agents discovered additional classified emails forwarded by Clinton aide Huma Abedin to her husband, who was not authorized to view them. Read More

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Senate Dems ask GOP to drop their plan to repeal 'Obamacare'

Senate Dems ask GOP to drop their plan to repeal 'Obamacare'

Rep. Trey Gowdy, who voted for the bill, didn't comment on it in time for this publication. The all-male makeup of the group was clearly an irritant among some of the chamber's five GOP women. In a statement, Republican Sen. "And without women in that working group, I can tell you right now it's not going to address the issues that women look at when they do health care ". Read More

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Trump Orders Review of National Monuments

Trump Orders Review of National Monuments

The New York Times reports Trump will sign an executive order this week authorizing a review of national monument designations under presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. "Historically, the Act calls for the President to designate the "smallest area compatible with proper care and management of the objects to be protected, '" Zinke continued". Read More

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May Day rallies across USA target Trump immigration policy

Later, May 1 was chosen as the annual commemoration date for the Chicago event and since then, with the support of influential groups led by anarchists, communists, and socialists, global workers or May Day began. "We hope to get to be respected as people, because we are not animals, we are human beings", said Martinez, who said he has a USA work permit but fears immigration agents may still try to deport him. Read More

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UT stabbing suspect did not remember attack

UT stabbing suspect did not remember attack

He did not elaborate. Federal and state officials joined in the investigation and have determined the attack was not connected to any kind of larger plan, according to Austin Police. WHen police asked White about the knife that was on his person when he was detained in Jester Center on Monday afternoon, he said he purchased it a few days ago for protection and that Monday was the first time he had carried it on his person. Read More

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8 charged with involuntary manslaughter in Penn State hazing death

In the wake of his death, the DA has announced more than 850 charges-including involuntary manslaughter, hazing, assault, and furnishing alcohol to minors-against 18 frat members. The fraternity members appeared frightened, searching on Google for how to treat head injuries. Video footage from a security system in the Beta house shows that in fact Piazza fell multiple additional times during the night and the early morning. Read More

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Kushner Companies Court Chinese Investors With Green Card Pitch

Kushner Companies Court Chinese Investors With Green Card Pitch

And Kushner Companies spokesperson James Yolles said Meyer apologizes if the mention of her brother was in any way interpreted as an attempt to lure investors. EMILY RAUHALA: She opened with an anecdote about her family saying, you know, we started out as refugees, and we've since, you know, made it. According to the Washington Post , the tagline on a brochure for the event read simply: "Invest $500,000 and immigrate to the United States". Read More

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Trump Attacks Media In Defiant Pennsylvania Speech

Trump Attacks Media In Defiant Pennsylvania Speech

There were two key "dinners" in Washington and neither featured the President of the United States. Donald Trump. Because it's 10 am in Russian Federation: "those are business hours". "And I'm going to invite all my friends!'" Gutfeld said . Turning to the ideology of the press, Carlson cited a study published by Politico , which revealed that no registered Republicans were part of the White House press corps. Read More

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Health Care repeal passes US House

The new health care bill also would cut and restructure Medicaid, the health insurance insurance for low-income customers. If you have a pre-existing medical condition , the bill increases the odds that you will be denied or priced out of insurance coverage - thanks to a provision that allows states to opt out of the federal mandate and for insurance companies to cut back or deny coverage. Read More

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18 frat members, frat, charged in Penn State student's death

He lastly fell a second time down the basement stairs, where he would remain for hours before the fraternity members discovered him in the morning, Parks Miller said . Drinking by pledges could result in expulsion from the frat, the pledge manual said. Another brother allegedly shoved him into a wall, and told him to leave because they had it under control. Read More

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Man guilty of killing missing Northern California girl

Man guilty of killing missing Northern California girl

Family members and supporters of Antolin Garcia-Torres walk outside of the Santa Clara County Hall of Justice on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in San Jose, Calif . May never be found. Garcia-Torres' attorney tried to weave that into a defense. Investigators told jurors they found a strand of Sierra's hair on a rope in the trunk of Garcia-Torres' vehicle. Read More

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GOP congressman: Republicans 'irresponsible' to celebrate health vote

GOP congressman: Republicans 'irresponsible' to celebrate health vote

Of the 217 Republicans who backed the bill, 14 come from districts carried by Democrat Hillary Clinton last fall, and 24 serve in districts where Trump did not win more than 50 percent of the vote. Trump tweeted. "ObamaCare premiums and deductibles are way up - it was a lie and it is dead!" If it appears that someone is trying to take health care away from you or from someone you love, you get a really strong fight-or-flight response from people. Read More

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Trump signs religious freedom executive order

Trump signs religious freedom executive order

Pastor Cowart says nothing will change at his church since he's already been openly speaking every Sunday, but he says the president's executive order is a symbolic step in the direction he's been fighting for. "I wouldn't tell people who to vote for but I would tell them what to vote against and this might encourage more churches to speak out against him", said Jim Wallis, the group's founder. Read More

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Trump delaying decision on Paris climate deal

Top White House advisers are expected to discuss whether the United States should withdraw from the landmark worldwide climate deal struck in Paris under the Obama administration. Every nation involved in the talks, except Syria and Nicaragua, signed onto the deal. Some US foreign policy experts have warned Trump that the US' standing in the world and its position as a clean energy leader would be weakened by withdrawing, for no tangible benefit. Read More

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US navy ship collides with South Korean fishing boat

US navy ship collides with South Korean fishing boat

South Korean media Yonhap was the first to report the incident, and Yonhap added that both vessels were able to continue on their journey with no reported injuries on either vessel. The Lake Champlain is a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser is one of several ships accompanying the flagship USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier. Read More

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Fraternity, 18 members charged in Penn State student's death

Eighteen members of a now-shuttered Penn State University fraternity and the fraternity itself are facing charges in the death of a student who fell down a flight of steps during an alcohol-fueled pledge night. Although Beta Theta Pi is supposed to be a dry fraternity, testimony showed a coordinated effort to purchase alcohol for fraternity events. Many details in the grand jury report came from surveillance video from inside the fraternity. Read More

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