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United States top court orders rehearing of cross-border shooting case

United States top court orders rehearing of cross-border shooting case

The agent was on the US side of the border when he fired his gun, striking Hernandez Guereca, who was on the Mexican side. In that case, the family of Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, 16, sued Border...

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Terry Francona Leaves Game After Not Feeling Well

Todd Frazier and Tim Anderson each homered for the White Sox, who scored four runs in the ninth inning and left the tying run on second base to end the game. Tanner Scheppers and Preston Claiborne all...

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North Carolina releases plan to fight opioid abuse

North Carolina releases plan to fight opioid abuse

Republicans counter that the plan increases education spending by $700 million and gives personal income tax breaks to almost everyone, including low- and middle-class people. "It prioritizes tax brea...

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Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

According to NorthJersey.com, the decision overruled the opinion of the U.S. Solicitor General, which said the high court should not take on the case. Still, it's just one step for New Jersey, which s...

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Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Ag & Business Groups Applaud WOTUS Repeal

Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Ag & Business Groups Applaud WOTUS Repeal

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska agriculture and business groups applauded an announcement by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt that the Trump Administrati...

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NYC subway train derails, scaring passengers and injuring 34

The chairman of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority said transit officials are investigating why the train's emergency brakes went on before the derailment approaching the station at ...

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Civil rights sign honoring Emmett Till vandalized in Mississippi

Civil rights sign honoring Emmett Till vandalized in Mississippi

The metal marker was unveiled in 2011 as a part of the Mississippi Freedom Trail , a series of state-funded markers at significant civil rights site to highlight the state's African-American histor...

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Firework Stands Open for Fourth

Firework Stands Open for Fourth

In 2015, about 11,900 people were treated in USA hospitals and emergency rooms, according to the National Fire Protection Association. The other two deaths involved homemade fireworks; one dying in a ...

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Oklahoma City Thunder's Andre Roberson named All-Defense Second Team

Oklahoma City Thunder's Andre Roberson named All-Defense Second Team

In addition, Beverley averaged 1.48 steals, helping the Rockets rank fourth in the league in turnovers forced (opponents 15.1 tpg). He added a sixth consecutive season to that accomplishment on Monday...

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Fischer To California AG: Exempt Louisville From Travel Ban

Fischer To California AG: Exempt Louisville From Travel Ban

Gen. Xavier Becerra said Texas and three other states were being put on a list of states that had adopted laws seen by Becerra as discriminatory to the LGBT community and therefore were off-limits...

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Democrats and Republicans unite in a touching dedication to Steve Scalise

Democrats and Republicans unite in a touching dedication to Steve Scalise

Mr Scalise underwent a third bout of surgery on Thursday, 24 hours after he was wounded in a shooting involving lone gunman James Hodgkinson . The president also praised the officers who were on ...

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Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

There's been speculation about Kennedy's retirement since at least 2014, when the prospect of opening Supreme Court seats emerged as an early stake in the 2016 election. Now that Kennedy may step do...

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Arizona judge jails Vikings WR for one day in alcohol case

Arizona judge jails Vikings WR for one day in alcohol case

The Vikings say that they encouraged Floyd to drink kombucha . Floyd received a 120-day jail term after pleading guilty to extreme DUI in Arizona. He absurdly blamed the failures on Kombucha tea. H...

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Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion

The petition stated that Phillips faced a stark choice: "Either use your talents to create expression that conflicts with your religious beliefs about marriage, or suffer punishment under Colorado's p...

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Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US urges sides to talk

Qatar's National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), which has previously called the moves against Qatar " worse than the Berlin Wall ", said that the "unjust siege" was impacting the right to education fo...

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New Orleans police searching for suspects in French Quarter robbery, beating

New Orleans police searching for suspects in French Quarter robbery, beating

New Orleans police have released video of two tourists from Boston being attacked and robbed. Attempts to contact Curran were unsuccessful, but a relative told WWL-TV the 32-year-old man remembered...

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Michelle Carter, Who Texted Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself, Is Found Guilty

Michelle Carter, Who Texted Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself, Is Found Guilty

Judge Moniz called that text from Carter reckless conduct on Friday morning. The judge said instructing Roy to get back into the truck was willful and wanton behavior. Roy died when his pickup t...

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Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial

Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial

This is the third time in the past week that a U.S. police officer has been tried for shooting a black man without being convicted. This comes after a mistrial was also declared when the case was init...

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John Oliver Has Absolutely Had It With Anti-Vaxxers

Hold up. Rewind the tape. Garrisons Keillor? And the worst of all: President Trump , who amplified vaccine fears on the campaign trail and tweets comments like, "No more massive injections, tiny ...

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Supreme Court invalidates gender inequality in citizenship law

Supreme Court invalidates gender inequality in citizenship law

NINA TOTENBERG, BYLINE: The decision marked a major victory for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg , who for 20 years has battled unsuccessfully for equal treatment of men and women seeking to pass their ci...

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Senate Republicans Work To Gather Votes To Pass Health Care Bill

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and his colleagues are determined to get rid of it. Nonetheless, Heller's announcement underscores the scant margin of error Republican leaders...

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Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill

Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill

The future of the Senate Republican leadership's healthcare bill , released on Thursday, is already in doubt as at least five Republican senators have come out in opposition of the legislation ...

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Trump slams widening Mueller probe

Trump slams widening Mueller probe

The Post reported that the obstruction of justice investigation of the president began days after James Comey was sacked as the FBI Director on May 9. The transition, a nonprofit structurally separa...

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Judge Finds Defendant Guilty; Manslaughter Law Extending to New Grounds?

Judge Finds Defendant Guilty; Manslaughter Law Extending to New Grounds?

Cater has admitted that she could've stopped him and done more to help him, though her lawyer, Joseph Cataldo argued that Roy had a history of depression and was determined to kill himself with ...

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Lil' Kim Investigated by LAPD After Armed Robbery

Lil' Kim Investigated by LAPD After Armed Robbery

But, police say Kim has run into some legal problems after renting a house intended for a party during the BET Awards . Kim and her crew decided after examining the house that it did not meet their r...

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Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

In mid to late April, Slater said , Hodgkinson visited the offices of Vermont Sen. The FBI said Hodgkinson arrived in Alexandria sometime in March. After the shooting, investigators searched Hodg...

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Republican senator says Republican health care bill is too Republican

Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill February 1, 2011 in Washington , DC. Sen. The organization , which represents retirees, claimed the bill "would hit millions o...

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White House: Trump to sign VA accountability bill on Friday

White House: Trump to sign VA accountability bill on Friday

Dr. Shulkin will also gain new authority in making executive hiring decisions, particularly the appointment of medical center directors. Employees responsible for the faulty system - which involved ...

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Gov. Kasich's website hacked with apparent ISIS propaganda

Gov. Kasich's website hacked with apparent ISIS propaganda

The websites of Ohio Governor John Kasich and other state government agencies were hacked on Sunday with a posting professing love for the jihadist group Islamic State . State Treasurer Josh Mand...

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Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

The U.S. Conference of Mayors opens its annual meeting Friday in Miami Beach . "If the federal government refuses to act or is just paralyzed, the cities themselves, through their mayors, are going...

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