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Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

A spokesman for the circus says homes have been found for the animals that were owned by Ringling , including the tigers, horses and camels. "We are the keepers of the stories of shows like Ri...

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Illinois General Assembly sets national record in futility

Illinois General Assembly sets national record in futility

One lawmaker in the House spoke out during the debate on several bills, expressing her frustration. "The governor and Republicans attacked everything coming out of the Senate ", he said. "Now is th...

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Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned US reliability

Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned US reliability

Following the G7 summit, which concluded at the weekend, Mr Trump has said he needs more time to decide if the U.S. would continue to back the Paris climate deal. German politicians reacted with...

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A policeman was acquitted of the murder of an African-American man

A policeman was acquitted of the murder of an African-American man

I appeal to Tulsans and others to remain calm. Crutcher's father, Joseph Crutcher, told reporters that the verdict was unjust. A jury in the USA state of Oklahoma has found a white policewoman n...

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An Unlikely Critic! Kim Kardashian Talks Gun Control In The United States

An Unlikely Critic! Kim Kardashian Talks Gun Control In The United States

On her way home from school after finishing her finals, surrounded by friends, Hadiya had been shot. They showed 2 Works for You how responsible gun owners ought to handle their weapons. Via a Fac...

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Trump to withdraw United States from Paris climate deal?

Abandoning the pact would isolate the US from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution by reducing carbon emissions in almost 200...

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Suspect accused of stealing wedding ring, backpack from Portland stabbing victim

Suspect accused of stealing wedding ring, backpack from Portland stabbing victim

Police don't know who the other backpack belongs to. Now police have released CCTV footage of a man leaving the same train in the aftermath of the fatal attack who they say may have stolen Best's ba...

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Ex-Penn State Officials Get Jail Time For The Sandusky Scandal

Former university president Graham Spanier was sentenced to 2 months to a year in jail plus 2 years probation. for a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of children under his supervision...

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Gov. Rauner Not Surprised At Bond Rating Drop

Both House and Senate scurried through votes on legislation, but none that directly addressed the budget . Spending mandated by court orders and state statute continues at levels set by the last budg...

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Waynesboro student's national spelling bee run ends before finals

In 6th grade he won his school and finished second at his regional bee. Naomi made it to the national stage by outlasting 46 other contestants in the county bee at the Arthur F. The results will b...

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Trump 'very forceful' with Abbas, Netanyahu on restarting peace talks

Trump 'very forceful' with Abbas, Netanyahu on restarting peace talks

During his campaign, Mr. Trump, addressing the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), vowed to move the U.S embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , a controversial plan that would imply recog...

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Trump waives law requiring US move its embassy to Jerusalem

Trump's reversal is a blow to Israeli hard-liners and American supporters who have pushed for the move over the years. And in yet another sign of changing times , Trump's decision was also welcome...

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Spicer says Trump, Merkel 'get along very well'

This will change". Spicer pushed back against allegations, but did not deny, that President Trump's son-in-law and Senior Advisor Jared Kushner tried to set up back channel communications with Rus...

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Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

According to NBC News , Loehmann was accused of giving false information on his job application to the Cleveland Division of Police. Garmback is also required to take additional tactical training, ...

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Illinois House approves raising minimum wage

Illinois House approves raising minimum wage

However, this minimum may not apply to all 50 states, as states have the leeway to set their own minimum and an employee is entitled to the higher of the two minimum wages . "My initial concern is ha...

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Trump goes on another Twitter rant, calls leaks 'fabricated lies'

Trump goes on another Twitter rant, calls leaks 'fabricated lies'

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday that he was not troubled by Jared Kushner's reported attempts to establish a back-channel with Russian Federation. But the top Democrat on the Hous...

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Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

One source told CNN that the president met with Lieberman on May 17 and found him "agreeable" while Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions interviewed candidates after Trump fired Comey on May 9...

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US Moving Toward Returning Diplomatic Compounds To Russia

US Moving Toward Returning Diplomatic Compounds To Russia

Hammond told reporters Wednesday. One was found on a beach, nowhere near where he was supposed to be. Kislyak has repeatedly rejected descriptions of him in the USA media as a spy. At the end of D...

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Trump wants Senate to make things 'fast and easy' for him

Trump wants Senate to make things 'fast and easy' for him

The process allows lawmakers to vote on critical pieces of the health law without giving Democrats a chance to filibuster, but in turn it places large constraints on members - including limiting deb...

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State House budget released Wednesday: Improvements for Veterans Memorial in Broadway included

State House budget released Wednesday: Improvements for Veterans Memorial in Broadway included

House Minority Leader Darren Jackson of Raleigh said he was pleased that his Republican colleagues didn't agree to Senate provisions, like those restricting eligibility for food stamps. According to...

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Trump condemns fatal stabbing of good Samaritans in Portland

Trump condemns fatal stabbing of good Samaritans in Portland

Jeremy Joseph Christian began yelling as soon as he walked into the courtroom Tuesday. During his appearance at the court , Christian also yelled "death to the enemies of America" and "death to ...

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Portland stabbing suspect involved in rant the day before?

Portland stabbing suspect involved in rant the day before?

As we now learn via an affidavit signed by Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Ryan Lufkin, Christian was apparently drinking sangria out of a bladder-type bag on the train when he began verball...

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Teen Girl Fatally 'Hacked' at Uber Driver With Stolen Machete: Prosecutors

Teen Girl Fatally 'Hacked' at Uber Driver With Stolen Machete: Prosecutors

A Pennsylvania man has been arrested at the Trump International Hotel in Washington after police say they found a rifle and handgun in his auto. She said Wasni had taken two earlier Uber rides that ev...

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Texas considers trans bathroom bill for public schools

Texas considers trans bathroom bill for public schools

The approval came on the same day that the House gave preliminary approval to a bill that prohibits transgender students from using the bathroom of their choice in public schools. Meanwhile, Republica...

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Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

Dubke, 47, had been a behind-the-scenes player who helped manage the White House communications strategy, including the aftermath of President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. However, Trum...

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Virginia State Police report 7 Memorial Day weekend traffic deaths in 2017

Virginia State Police report 7 Memorial Day weekend traffic deaths in 2017

One of this year's fatalities was a motorcyclist, and seven were pedestrians. This year's six fatal crashes took place in the cities of Norfolk and Christianburg as well as the counties of Augusta, ...

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White House Communications Director resigns

Dubke's hiring was meant to lighten the load on Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, who had also been handling the duties of communications director during Trump's first month in office. H...

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Top Trump aide exiting: First shoe to drop in wider shuffle?

U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to fill hundreds of vacant jobs across the federal government has hit a new snag: Russian Federation. Dubke had originally replaced Jason Miller, who declined to...

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Social media rushes to define Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

Senior adviser to President Donald Trump Kellyanne Conway told "Fox and Friends" Tuesday that son-in-law Jared Kushner had every right and responsibility to set up a secret backchannel with Russia...

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White House braces for more scrutiny, Trump defends Kushner

A top White House communications staffer has resigned as President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul. Corker said that at the request of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is in...

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