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Stabbing in West Campus injures one

By the time officers showed up, White had walked into a dormitory, where he was arrested, police said. "This was not a conspiracy. Within about a block, three more people were found stabbed", he said. Carter said three other students were attacked within about a block of where White was arrested. White, a biology major in the College of Natural Science, was removed from the school's student directory soon after the attack. Read More

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Georgia run-off sets new test for President Trump

Ossoff benefitted from a Republican field of 11 candidates, some of whom declared their loyalty to Trump while others kept their distance. So we are going to be united. But Democratic Party supporters were fired up, said University of Georgia professor Charles S. Bullock. Handel appeared to have finished behind Ossoff with about 20 percent of the vote. Read More

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Turkish military convoy moves closer to Syrian Kurds

Turkish military convoy moves closer to Syrian Kurds

Turkey and the United States , NATO allies, have long disagreed about the role of the Syrian Kurdish fighters in trying to retake Islamic State strongholds in Syria and Iraq. After the Turkish attack, the USA sent military vehicles with American flags to the Syrian side to patrol with YPG fighters, apparently to prevent further clashes. Read More

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Vast Majority Of Trump Supporters Approve Of His First 100 Days

Republicans in Congress are not abandoning the president, but nor are they overly compliant. Less than two weeks after a Gallup survey discovered a 17-point drop in the number of Americans who believe President Donald Trump keeps his promises, a new poll reveals that Trump has the lowest approval rating of any president at their 100-day mark since the start of the survey. Read More

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New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate

New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate

It would be the state's fourth execution in an eight-day period. The unusually compressed schedule stems from the fact that the sedative midazolam-one of three drugs used in Arkansas' lethal injection cocktail-expires Sunday. Two others, Jack Jones and Marcel Williams, were executed on Monday in the first double-execution in the USA since 2000. Williams also spoke in tongues, the unintelligible but language-like speech used in some religions. Read More

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. delivers emotional message to fans

Earnhardt Jr., the current NASCAR Busch Series points leader, will drive a Budweiser-sponsored vehicle in five select Winston Cup races in 1999 while racing a full Busch Series schedule. Earnhardt missed much of the 2016 season due to concussion-like symptoms, and he acknowledged Tuesday that the time off played a role in his decision. Read More

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Unemployment rate drops in Yakima County in March

Unemployment rate drops in Yakima County in March

The region's unemployment rates have improved for the second straight month, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. "It's a good indicator of the overall economy", he said. That included a decrease of 800 private sector jobs and an increase of 100 government jobs. Read More

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Rain washes out NASCAR race at Bristol until Monday

Jones bumped past Ryan Blaney then held off the competition after a restart three laps from the finish to repeat as victor of the spring NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. "I just turned around and saw who it was". Being handed the pole like this will, hopefully, help us out on Tuesday or Wednesday, or whenever we race. Read More

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More Charged in Genital Mutilation Case Involving 2 Minnesota Girls

More Charged in Genital Mutilation Case Involving 2 Minnesota Girls

Farida Attar was present, holding the girls' hands to "comfort" them while Nagarwala performed the procedure, according to a criminal complaint unsealed in federal District Court for the Eastern District of MI. The others denied any knowledge of the practice, but according to wiretapped conversations between Nagarwala and Mrs. Attar, Nagarwala advised parents to deny knowing about FGM should they be asked by federal law enforcement authorities. Read More

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Sessions has no regrets for Hawaii remark

Sessions has no regrets for Hawaii remark

Senator Mazie Hirono (@maziehirono) tweeted: "Hey Jeff Sessions, this #IslandinthePacific has been the 50th state for going on 58 years". He also quoted a tweet from political scientist Ian Bremmer that said, "First Trump doesn't care N Korea can already hit Hawaii; now Sessions says it's just some 'island in the Pacific.' #Mahalo ". Read More

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Sanders, Perez kick off tour in Portland

Tom Perez, the new chair of the DNC - and Sanders's partner on the so-called "unity tour" - was not welcomed kindly. The event was a part of Senator Sander's "Come Together and Fight Back" tour. The former presidential candidate said Democrats need to go beyond their "zone of comfort" to promote a progressive agenda to working class voters. Read More

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Justices signal support for church in closely watched case

Justices signal support for church in closely watched case

It's as strong as any constitutional principle that there is, that when we have a program of funding - and here we're funding playground surfaces - that everybody is entitled to that funding, to - to that particular funding, whether or not they exercise a constitutional right; in other words, here, whether or not they are a religious institution doing religious things. Read More

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Trump Extends Flawed 'Fix' For VA Health Scandals

Trump Extends Flawed 'Fix' For VA Health Scandals

Although the program is now limited to the Phoenix area, the collaboration is a test-run of sorts as VA Secretary David Shulkin mulls an overhaul proposal aimed at reducing veterans' wait times. Of the many veterans surveyed about the facility, 61% expressed their disappointment in obtaining an appointment for urgent primary care. "Using funds that have already been appropriated for this program, this gives our nation's heroes the peace of mind they deserve while this administration works ... Read More

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Gorsuch pledges to be 'servant' of Constitution

The court meets privately Thursday to consider cases for next term. Neil Gorsuch (L) speaks as President Donald Trump watches after the swearing-in ceremony at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, April 10, 2017. As a Justice Department lawyer from 2005-2006, Gorsuch led all government litigation arising from the USA war on terror, including its defense of the extraordinary rendition of Khaled el-Masri, a German-Lebanese citizen who was handed over to the Central ... Read More

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Will free college offer catch fire? NY details raise doubts

Will free college offer catch fire? NY details raise doubts

NY state is getting ready to offer tuition-free college education for select students. And that's the prediction of its main champion, Democratic New York Gov. Even high-tax California's population grew 5.4 percent, about 2 million people, during the same period. New and transfer students can also use these sessions as a chance to apply and immediately be considered for the Fall 2017 semester. Read More

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Arkansas court maintains stay for condemned man

Protesters gather outside the state Capitol building on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark., to voice their opposition to Arkansas' seven upcoming executions. Arkansas originally planned to execute eight inmates between Monday and April 27 and is appealing the ruling. Writing in a dissent, Associate Justice Shawn Womack lamented the court's ruling. Read More

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