• Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home workers killed by gunman
Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home workers killed by gunman

The shooter, an unidentified man, later turned the gun on himself and took his own life, multiple law enforcement officials told WCPO's news partner 10TV in Columbus. was shot and killed in the line of duty. He ordered flag flown at half-staff through sunset of May 16. The village is about 25 miles (39 kilometers) east of Columbus.

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  • 13 students, driver hurt in school bus crash near St. Louis
13 students, driver hurt in school bus crash near St. Louis

The school serves children in grades K-5, Parkway School District spokesman Paul Tandy said. Osman Socoro, 47, of St. Louis said his nephew, Hamid Socoro, 9, may not ever ride the bus again. First responders move a driver from a school bus that crashed near Kirkwood, Mo., on Thursday, May 11, 2017 . A auto and truck crashed ahead of the bus,...

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  • Scholar: Options remain after order to charge train engineer
Scholar: Options remain after order to charge train engineer

On Thursday, a municipal court judge ordered the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office to reverse its earlier decision to not bring criminal charges against anyone involved in the derailment of Amtrak train 188, which resulted in the deaths of eight people and injured 200 more.

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  • James Comey Fired After Finding 'Evidence Of Collusion' Between Trump & Russia
James Comey Fired After Finding 'Evidence Of Collusion' Between Trump & Russia

It is done, and I will be fine, although I will miss you and the mission deeply", he wrote. For anyone who spent Tuesday night and Wednesday "in airplane mode", Trevor Noah caught everyone up on President Trump's firing of James Comey , and its implications, on Wednesday's Daily Show .

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  • US, EU in urgent talks on expanding laptop ban on flights
US, EU in urgent talks on expanding laptop ban on flights

The discussion is expected to include the possible expansion of the number of airports where passengers will not be allowed to carry electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard. "We'll likely expand the restrictions", Lapan said in a statement . The current laptop ban on flights from eight countries in the Middle East and Africa doesn't app...

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  • Head of NYC jails resigns after flap over ethical lapses
Head of NYC jails resigns after flap over ethical lapses

As calls mounted this week for Ponte's ouster, de Blasio had staunchly defended him, saying the commissioner acknowledged ethical mistakes and was making restitution. The report said those personal trips cost the city thousands of dollars in gas and tolls. Melissa Mark-Viverito is now on the record calling for Ponte to resign.

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  • Jury resumes work in former congresswoman's fraud trial
Jury resumes work in former congresswoman's fraud trial

Brown told jurors that her inner circle turned on her, lied to her and all benefited from the deceit. "I have appreciated her very, very much and I just want her to know that", Gibson said. Brown, for her part, argued that the fraud was entirely the doing of Simmons, who earlier pleaded guilty and testified against her. So, of course, Simmons and...

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  • Police Officer Who Shot Dallas Suburban Teen Free On Bond
Police Officer Who Shot Dallas Suburban Teen Free On Bond

A vigil was held for Edwards on Thursday night. "The investigation into the death of Jordan Edwards will continue and does not conclude with the arrest of Roy Oliver ". The family has already said it would pursue officers who allegedly detained Jordan's 16-year-old brother overnight without reason or charges. Police initially said that Edwards...

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  • Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn
Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

Mr. Flynn resigned as NSA on February 13. President Donald Trump said he did not immediately fire Michael Flynn as national security adviser after concerns were raised about his potentially being blackmailed by Russian Federation because it "did not sound like an emergency".

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  • Trump, Turnbull in healthcare controversy
Trump, Turnbull in healthcare controversy

But Vice President Mike Pence assured Turnbull during a visit to Australia last month that the Trump administration will honor it, but "that doesn't mean we admire the agreement". She added, "What works in Australia may not work in the United States". Sanders was also forced to defend Trump's decision to spend a long weekend at his golf club in B...

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  • Betsy DeVos Booed, Protested While Delivering Speech At Florida HBCU
Betsy DeVos Booed, Protested While Delivering Speech At Florida HBCU

The HBCUs, protesters said, were "born not out of mere choice, but out of necessity, in the face of racism". "And I'm here to demonstrate, in the most tangible way I know how, that I and the entire administration are fully committed to your success and to the success of every student across this great country".

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  • Senate rejects repeal of methane waste rule
Senate rejects repeal of methane waste rule

The Obama administration had concluded the amount of methane escaping each year from drilling operations is enough to provide electricity for almost 740,000 homes. With the onset of the energy boom, some companies have taken to flaring or venting gas, emitting the methane itself straight into the atmosphere, if pipelines or other infrastructure are...

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  • Trump creates panel to investigate voter fraud
Trump creates panel to investigate voter fraud

In a statement , Simon continued, "Vice President Pence serves a president who still falsely and irresponsibly insists that millions of ineligible votes were cast in the last election". And they're eager to see what the commission comes up with. Rather, he hopes to find excuses for his failure to win the popular vote in November (a loss he blamed ...

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  • Acting FBI chief McCabe contradicts White House claim over Comey's dismissal
Acting FBI chief McCabe contradicts White House claim over Comey's dismissal

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, with the support of the White House, brushed aside those calls, saying a new investigation would only "impede the current work being done". "I have said to you before that, in times of turbulence, the American people should see the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a rock of competence, honesty, and in...

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  • U.S. Rep. John Faso defends his vote on health care
U.S. Rep. John Faso defends his vote on health care

Kennedy Library on Sunday, is "not a privilege but a right for all Americans". "It was going to affect health care workers". The most animated discussion was over a single-payer health plan. So workers with very expensive conditions, or their family members with such conditions, could see their costs pile up - even if they have health coverage ...

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  • Trump Forms Commission on Election Integrity After Voter Fraud Claims
Trump Forms Commission on Election Integrity After Voter Fraud Claims

In January, Trump promised a "major investigation into voter fraud ". President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday launching a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression in the US election system, three White House officials said .

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  • Trump says budget deal is a win
Trump says budget deal is a win

The president's tweets come ahead of key votes on both a bipartisan funding deal that would keep the government open through September and another possible attempt to pass a health care bill. So Democrats are the only way in a Trump administration. It also funds an authorized 2.1 percent pay raise for the military. "We have more money now for...

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  • Here's What Obama's $500M Presidential Center Will Look Like
Here's What Obama's $500M Presidential Center Will Look Like

The former FLOTUS tweeted her excitement about Chicago's future Obama Presidential Center Wednesday morning. Hundreds of the people attended the invite-only event at the South Shore Cultural Center, where newly released renderings were on display for viewing.

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  • Donald Trump says US Civil War should have been 'worked out'
Donald Trump says US Civil War should have been 'worked out'

Former President Jackson was a documented slaveowner, and died in 1845 - 16 years before the start of the Civil War - which would likely have made things hard for the former president to have any opinion on the war. 'They said my campaign is most like, my campaign and win was most like Andrew Jackson with his campaign and I said "When was An...

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  • Administration names 10 people for federal bench
Administration names 10 people for federal bench

Part of the role of government is looking at these positions and making sure the tax payer is getting a better "bang for their buck", said White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. If confirmed , Kevin C. Newsom of Alabama will serve as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The court upheld the designation.

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  • Trump calls Comey a 'showboat,' denies colluding with Russia
Trump calls Comey a 'showboat,' denies colluding with Russia

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe attends a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Thursday on Capitol Hill. "You can not stop the the men and women of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from doing the right thing and upholding the constitution", he said .

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  • Gutfeld bashes White House Correspondents' Dinner: 'Trump Kicked the Media's Rump'
Gutfeld bashes White House Correspondents' Dinner: 'Trump Kicked the Media's Rump'

Mr Trump was the first president to miss the gala since Ronald Reagan did so in 1981 because he was recovering from an assassination attempt. "OK, we've got to address the elephant that's not in the room", Indian-American comedian Hasan Minhaj , who was the main performer of the evening, said about Mr.

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  • McConnell asks all senators to join all-male health group
McConnell asks all senators to join all-male health group

Even some House Republicans acknowledged that their product didn't keep all the promises they've made. After a meeting of the Senate healthcare group, lawmakers were bombarded with questions as to why no women were named to the 13-man panel.

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  • Va. Amber Alert issued for missing baby girl and mom
Va. Amber Alert issued for missing baby girl and mom

Also possibly abducted is Chloe's mother, 34-year-old Keir Johnson. The Hampton Police Division is looking for Chloe Johnson, a black, female baby with brown eyes and black hair. The mother was driving a black 2013 Kia Optima with Virginia tag VAW-2197 and they may have been traveling toward Buckroe Beach before going missing.

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  • Mayor says city will 'continue mission' after removal of Jefferson Davis monument
Mayor says city will 'continue mission' after removal of Jefferson Davis monument

Protesters gather before a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans on Thursday. The Battle of Liberty Place monument was erected in 1891 to mark a deadly fight between members of the "Crescent City White League", a group opposed to the city's biracial police force and state militia after the Civil War, and officers from that...

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  • Could The Health Care Vote Cost Republicans The House Majority?
Could The Health Care Vote Cost Republicans The House Majority?

Despite vocal opposition from almost every major constituency affected by the bill, it was not enough to stop the Republican-controlled House from approving legislation which repeals many critical parts of the Affordable Care Act - the 2010 law known as Obamacare - that has dropped uninsured rates in the United States to historic lows but has not d...

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  • Tillerson urges ASEAN ministers to cut N Korea funding, minimise diplomatic ties
Tillerson urges ASEAN ministers to cut N Korea funding, minimise diplomatic ties

All 10 ASEAN members now have diplomatic relations with North Korea, and five of them - Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and Malaysia - have embassies or missions in Pyongyang. "Our immediate concern is that the tension in the peninsula does not increase, because the more it increases the more danger of some kind of miscalculation".

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  • 'Fatal levels of alcohol' likely cause of Penn pupil's death
'Fatal levels of alcohol' likely cause of Penn pupil's death

A grand jury investigation found Piazza died after falling down a flight of stairs leading to the basement of the fraternity house. Young, the fraternity president, and Casey, the pledge master, each face 50 counts of recklessly endangering another person, 50 counts of hazing, 48 counts of furnishing alcohol to minors, 48 counts of unlawful acts ...

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  • Surprise! Senate Fails to Repeal Obama-Era Rule
Surprise! Senate Fails to Repeal Obama-Era Rule

Oil and gas lobbyists have argued the measure forces costly upgrades and monitoring at drilling sites at a time the industry has already addressed the problem of escaping methane, the principal component of natural gas. Environmentalists are applauding the defeat of the repeal. In Wednesday's Senate vote, Sen. Meanwhile the American Petroleum I...

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  • Severe storms, tornadoes possible in Oklahoma and Texas
Severe storms, tornadoes possible in Oklahoma and Texas

A strong spring storm dropped a blanket of hail throughout much of Denver and prompted severe thunderstorm warnings across the Eastern Plains. Though this threat is more conditional for the time being, any storms that form would pose a threat for large hail, strong winds, and potential tornadoes.

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  • Backer of GOP health care bill dodges pre-existing conditions issue
Backer of GOP health care bill dodges pre-existing conditions issue

With the House passing the bill, the ball is now in the Senate's court. Amash starts. "The [American Health Care Act] repeals fewer than 10-percent of the provision in the Affordable Care Act". What happens to me? "Without swift action by the state or Congress to provide stability to Iowa's individual insurance market, Medica will not be able to ...

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  • 'Muslim ban' language scrubbed from Trump campaign website
'Muslim ban' language scrubbed from Trump campaign website

The pointed questioning came in an appeals court hearing on Trump's executive in March that attempted to halt new visas from six Muslim-majority countries and suspend refugee resettlement in the USA aftrer an earlier order was chaotically implemented and blocked by federal courts.

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  • Republican who helped pass health overhaul meeting voters
Republican who helped pass health overhaul meeting voters

Tom MacArthur came home to his swing district to face the music Wednesday after helping to write the amendment that allowed a controversial health reform bill to pass the lower house last week. According to local news reports , that could mean that more than 500,000 New Jerseyans would lose their coverage. "He let me down", Kevin Kapuscinski to...

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  • Trump attacks 'Richie' Blumenthal on Twitter over Comey
Trump attacks 'Richie' Blumenthal on Twitter over Comey

Blumenthal was a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, serving from 1970-1976. Trump attributed Comey's ouster to his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. Wholly unprepared for the criticism and pushback, the White House waited hours before dispatching administration officials to try to frame th...

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  • More severe storms hit South
More severe storms hit South

Greg Abbott, who viewed the area by helicopter and auto Sunday. As of Sunday, April 30, additional volunteers were not required by the Salvation Army. Heavy rainfall in the Midwest was expected to continue yesterday, along with wind gusts of 95kph. In neighbouring MS, the state's Emergency Management Agency reported one death in town of Durant.

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