• Sister of accused killer in Arkansas says he's mentally ill
Sister of accused killer in Arkansas says he's mentally ill

Bowden held hostages in a standoff with police for several hours at another residence nearby. Mainhart was fatally shot on State Highway 27 near Slo Fork Road, Sadler said . James Michael Bowden is facing three counts of Capital Murder. Lt. Kevin Mainhart, who was serving as a sheriff's deputy, has been with West Memphis police for 20 years, b...

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  • Trump's order creates panel to study voter fraud
Trump's order creates panel to study voter fraud

There is no integrity in denying American citizens their right to vote. Berman, who recently wrote a piece for The Nation analyzing the commission, tells Goodman that the newly created group is actually "a voter suppression commission".

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  • White House: Republicans to be rewarded for health care vote
White House: Republicans to be rewarded for health care vote

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, a moderate who also has concerns about the GOP bill and whose vote will be critical, said the Senate will "start from scratch" and not consider the House bill. Some senators have already voiced displeasure with the health care bill that cleared the House last week. And many of them remain defiant amid the barrage of a...

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  • Sessions' predecessor slams sentencing policy
Sessions' predecessor slams sentencing policy

Faith leaders across the country have opposed Sessions' confirmation as US attorney general with petitions and statements , calling him unfit to make decisions that are helpful to communities of color across the U.S - especially around prison sentencing for black people.

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  • Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly
Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly

President Trump tweeted Friday that " Comey had better hope there are no tapes of our conversations", and Press Secretary Sean Spicer refused to answer press questions about whether there are recording devices in the White House. "I think the process is going to move quickly because nearly all of them are very well-known, they've been vetted ove...

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  • Police investigate killing of OH police chief, 2 others
Police investigate killing of OH police chief, 2 others

The body of Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric DiSario was escorted from Licking County to Columbus on Saturday. The gunman was found dead with the employees. One vehicle was found about a mile away at a Pilot Flying J off Interstate 70. Kirkersville Elementary School is on lock down while police investigate.

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  • 4 candidates to be FBI director are in line for interviews
4 candidates to be FBI director are in line for interviews

On Thursday, McCabe told senators that at the time of his firing, Comey enjoyed "broad support within the Federal Bureau of Investigation and still does to this day". The president is reported to have asked Comey whether he could be loyal to him during a dinner meeting in February shortly after his inauguration. The list also includes South Car...

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  • Former Ohio State player JaQuan Lyle arrested after allegedly punching police vehicle
Former Ohio State player JaQuan Lyle arrested after allegedly punching police vehicle

According to the police records, off-duty officers identified Lyle being escorted from the Franklin Street bar Pistons for being intoxicated. He was then placed under arrest, according to the Evansville Courier & Press report. Police arrested him and transported transported him to the Vanderburgh County Correctional Facility where he was charged. I...

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  • Liberty announces 2018 football schedule
Liberty announces 2018 football schedule

Liberty's four FBS home games - one above the minimum required for the 2018 season - will be against Old Dominion (Sept. 1), North Texas (Sept. 22), Troy (Oct. The Aggies will then travel to take on the Flames at Williams Stadium in Lynchburg, Virginia on November 24, 2018. The 12-game schedule will feature 10 teams from the Football Bowl Subdi...

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  • North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to kill leader Kim Jong
North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to kill leader Kim Jong

North Korean officials said they were beginning an "anti-terrorist attack" that would "sweep away the intelligence and plot-breeding organisations of the U.S. Pyongyang fired a barrage of 170 artillery shells onto Yeonpyeong island in November 2010, killing four people including two civilians in the first North Korean attack on a civilian are...

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  • Russia Rejects Rumors on Exchanges for Resignation of FBI Chief
Russia Rejects Rumors on Exchanges for Resignation of FBI Chief

Kislyak. Tensions between Russian Federation and the USA have reached a post-Cold War high in recent months, amid revelations that Moscow interfered in the 2016 election. Also attending was Mr Sergey Kislyak, the Russian Ambassador to the USA at the centre of numerous Trump administration's early Russia-related woes. "Our official photographer ...

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  • Sean Spicer refuses to deny that Trump is taping White House visitors
Sean Spicer refuses to deny that Trump is taping White House visitors

Spicer declined to answer repeated questions from reporters about whether Trump tapes his phone calls or conversations with others - or whether there were recording devices in the room during the meeting with Comey . The president has insisted that Comey assured him over a private dinner at the White House that he was not subject to federal inv...

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  • OH shooting: Police chief, 2 nursing home workers killed
OH shooting: Police chief, 2 nursing home workers killed

WOSU spoke with Kathy Rogers, who owns a thrift shop in downtown Kirkersville . He was not identified by police, but family members identified the gunman as 43-year-old Thomas Hartless, NBC affiliate WCMH reported . Thorp says Disario was found outside the Pine Kirk Care Center . Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sihk) has ordered flags flown at h...

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  • Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; gunman dead
Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; gunman dead

He also said the gunman had two hostages in a wooded area that were not harmed. Investigators have not released the identity of the suspected gunman or the two nursing home employees. The body of Thomas Hartless was also discovered among the dead at the nursing home. It is unclear how the shooter gained access to the building, which was usually s...

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  • Sean Spicer to miss White House briefing after Comey firing
Sean Spicer to miss White House briefing after Comey firing

Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee-Sanders filled in for him during his absence; this prompted some to suspect that Trump is considering replacing the latter with the former, although BuzzFeed reported that this isn't the case . "The president asked that they put those concerns and their recommendation in writing, which is the letter that you g...

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  • Trump Suggests Canceling Press Briefings 'For The Sake Of Accuracy'
Trump Suggests Canceling Press Briefings 'For The Sake Of Accuracy'

Spicer said , "I've talked to the president, and he doesn't have anything to add to that". He agreed with Pirro's assertion that he moves so quickly, his communications staff cannot keep up. Trump said he would make up his mind whether to scrap the briefings "over the next couple weeks". "I'll tell you what, they'll be very unhappy", Trump said...

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  • Former Trump security aide was Russia blackmail risk, says ex
Former Trump security aide was Russia blackmail risk, says ex

Michael Flynn's conduct and the Trump administration's handling of the allegations about him. Flynn had denied discussing with Kislyak the subject of United States sanctions on Russian Federation for the November election interference, but high-ranking Federal Bureau of Investigation and DOJ officials had recorded conversations between Kislyak a...

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  • White House meeting on Paris climate accord postponed
White House meeting on Paris climate accord postponed

The White House originally said that Trump hoped to decide by the meeting - held in Sicily in late May - whether to pull the United States from the landmark climate pact. businesses today took out full page ads in the New York Times , Wall St Journal , and NY Post urging Trump to keep the USA in the deal. However, people who drafted the Par...

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  • Executive Order Will Not Affect LDS Church Political Neutrality
Executive Order Will Not Affect LDS Church Political Neutrality

As governor of Indiana, Pence signed a religious freedom law that was widely denounced as discriminatory and offensive to LGBT individuals. But other fervent Trump backers, such as Liberty University president Jerry Falwell, Jr., have championed Trump's push to do away with the political restrictions.

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  • 3 children missing, others badly hurt in Texas house fire
3 children missing, others badly hurt in Texas house fire

The fire broke out around 4 a.m. Friday near Conroe (KAHN'-roh). "We've moved from a rescue operation to a search and recovery", he said. A press release from the fire marshal identified the grandfather as 61-year-old Bobby Johnson, the uncle as 34-year-old Jarvis Johnson and the grandmother as 57-year-old Carrie Johnson.

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  • Bill Maher Blames Bill Clinton for FBI Director Comey Firing
Bill Maher Blames Bill Clinton for FBI Director Comey Firing

Comey, who is 6-foot-8, previously played basketball for Northern Highlands Regional High School, one of the most highly ranked public schools in the state. He returned to his alma mater to celebrate the school's 50th anniversary in 2015. "I believe the President needed a fresh start". He then castigated liberals for being opposed to Comey over...

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  • House Oversight Committee member calls Trump's bluff on the Comey
House Oversight Committee member calls Trump's bluff on the Comey "tapes"

It's the latest attempt by the president to tamp down concerns about any Russian ties amid an ongoing investigation of his campaign's associates. "It's not how you handle investigations". The attorneys also write that over the last 10 years, it is likely that the Trump Organization sold or rented condos, or other products, that "could have produc...

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  • US nuclear site's collapsed tunnel may have gone unnoticed
US nuclear site's collapsed tunnel may have gone unnoticed

That's because the area around the Hanford Nuclear Reservation's waste-filled tunnels is not observed every day by workers who patrol the site's sprawling grounds. "No preventative action was taken", the tribe said in a statement. Eight flatbed railroad cars loaded with radioactive material were parked there in 1965.

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  • Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief not to leak to media, threatens 'tapes'
Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief not to leak to media, threatens 'tapes'

His sudden and brazen firing of Comey - who was leading a probe into the Trump campaign's possible Russian Federation ties - drew immediate comparisons to Nixon's "Saturday Night Massacre", when the besieged President fired special prosecutor Archibald Cox in 1973.

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  • Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself
Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself

The mother of an 8-year-old OH boy who killed himself after she says he was bullied at school pledges to speak out on his behalf. "There was more bullying than mom ever knew, was ever told, and as we learn things, it's been hard to share them with her because her response is, 'If I had only known'".

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  • Clint Bowyer returns to Kansas with ride capable of winning
Clint Bowyer returns to Kansas with ride capable of winning

Sometimes drivers who grab a victory at a plate race only do well at Daytona or Talladega or were the beneficiary of some good luck. Historically, Harvick has been one of the series' top drivers at Kansas. KANSAS CITY, Kan . - Carl Long was forced to strip the logo of a Colorado-based marijuana vaping company from his vehicle Friday after NASCAR...

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  • Ex-teacher, teen planned to paddle to Mexico
Ex-teacher, teen planned to paddle to Mexico

A hearing was held Friday to address Cummins' request to be released from custody while he awaits trial. The hearing on Friday offered the first detailed look at the pair's cross-country journey that kicked off on March 13, when Cummins picked his teen student at the Shoney's restaurant in Columbia.

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  • What Are Methane Emissions? Congress Upholds Obama Environmental Rule On Greenhouse Gas
What Are Methane Emissions? Congress Upholds Obama Environmental Rule On Greenhouse Gas

The rule, which was finalized under President Barack Obama in November, would require oil and gas companies to actively plug leaks of natural gas while scaling back their practice of intentionally venting or burning the gas in order to extract more profitable crude oil.

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  • Officer Shot, School Placed on Lockdown During Active Shooter Situation
Officer Shot, School Placed on Lockdown During Active Shooter Situation

A home across the street reportedly was damaged by a stray bullet, but Thorp said that had not been confirmed to have been part of Friday's incident. Kirkersville police Chief Steven Eric Disario, 36 - only recently appointed - was among the dead, his deputies told U.S.

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  • Trump Keeps Controversies Smoldering With a Warning for Comey
Trump Keeps Controversies Smoldering With a Warning for Comey

Trump fired Comey Tuesday after receiving a recommendation to do so by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, citing his handling of the Clinton email probe previous year. Some of Trump's advisers will take note ", Lohaus said. Trump's firing of Comey already has left him with the dubious distinction of being the first president since Nix...

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  • Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 1 million trucks
Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 1 million trucks

The recall includes some 2013-16 Ram 1500 and 2500 pickups and 2014-2016 Ram 3500 pickups. Along with the 1,021,279 affected trucks in the US, the recall covers an estimated 216,007 vehicles in Canada; 21,668 in Mexico; and 21,530 outside the NAFTA region.

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  • Tom Price defends Medicaid cuts in new health care bill
Tom Price defends Medicaid cuts in new health care bill

The ad that will run in McSally's district features a narrator claiming that "McSally voted to raise your costs and cut coverage for millions". "Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellTrump to nominate two energy regulators More than one-third of Americans oppose GOP healthcare bill What moderate GOP senators want in ObamaCare rep...

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  • Female body found during police search for missing girl
Female body found during police search for missing girl

Bove is listed as a "sexually oriented offender", according to the Ohio Attorney General's website. Before John Richard Bove caused local motorists to wonder what could be happening that police with their guns drawn would be stopping traffic and closing off the Shenango Valley Freeway in Sharon on Thursday afternoon, a tragedy was unfolding in As...

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  • White House Struggles to Straighten Its Story on Comey
White House Struggles to Straighten Its Story on Comey

But Trump himself has cast doubt on the investigation, suggesting any question of ties between his campaign and Russian Federation are a "hoax". Trump defended the inconsistency, tweeting Friday that "as a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with flawless accuracy!" White ...

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  • AG Sessions paves way for stricter sentencing in criminal cases
AG Sessions paves way for stricter sentencing in criminal cases

Once again, this is not some sort of rogue executive action; this is restoring DOJ policy to the letter of the laws passed by Congress. Eric Holder previously used discretion to essentially have prosecutors obfuscate from judges the full scope of evidence and facts of the case that would impact sentencing guidelines.

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