• Teen Called Out Her School's Sexist Dress Code In Hilarious Yearbook Quote
Teen Called Out Her School's Sexist Dress Code In Hilarious Yearbook Quote

For the most part, DiPaolo's sassy senior quote has received positive feedback, with many of her classmates sharing it on their own social media accounts and even some faculty members applauding her choice. It reads: "I'm sorry, did my shoulders distract you from reading this quote?" Tori told the Huffington Post that her school's dress code is...

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  • Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in North Korea
Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in North Korea

While Pyongyang accepted USA demands for Warmbier's return on humanitarian grounds, Washington "totally distorted this truth and dared to clamor about "retaliation" and "pressure" on "dignified" North Korea, the spokesman told KCNA . Vagonis, who dated Warmbier for more than a year before he left for North Korea, recalled how the two met at a pa...

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  • Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'
Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'

Nor have they identified a challenger. A handful of House Democrats - from Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) to Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), who Pelosi beat for re-election to her leadership post late a year ago - have raised fears that their party may not be able to win back the House with Pelosi leading the caucus.

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  • Heavy rain today with a Flash Flood Watch in effect
Heavy rain today with a Flash Flood Watch in effect

Last June, torrential rains in West Virginia claimed 23 lives and memories are still vivid for many as recovery continues from that disaster. Downgraded to a tropical depression, Cindy weakened as it crossed Louisiana toward Arkansas but a broad circulation around the system swept moist Gulf air over the South, fueling severe weather and pushing up...

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  • Cindy, now a tropical depression, moving inland
Cindy, now a tropical depression, moving inland

We can expect showers and thunderstorms Saturday morning, but the weather service says it should become sunny later in the day as highs approach the mid 80s. Yes, we did see tropical storm force winds, 2-6 inches of rainfall, and 2-4 feet of storm surge. Two more were reported on the northwest coast of Florida, according to the National Oce...

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  • NYC's Public Theater defends production after sponsors withdraw
NYC's Public Theater defends production after sponsors withdraw

In a statement , a spokesperson for the theater acknowledged the growing controversy surrounding the play's interpretation, but said that "such discussion is exactly the goal of our civically-engaged theatre". On Monday, the company thanked fans via Twitter for support, saying, "We continue to be guided by our values of openness, inclusion, and th...

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  • Obama Calls GOP Healthcare Plan 'Massive Transfer' of Money to Richest Americans
Obama Calls GOP Healthcare Plan 'Massive Transfer' of Money to Richest Americans

The emergence of four Senate skeptics underscored the difficulty for Republicans of steering the legislation down a narrow path to passage. Trump says at the start of a White House event on technology he is hopeful Congress will get something done on health care "with heart".

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  • California AG bans state travel to Texas, 3 other states
California AG bans state travel to Texas, 3 other states

Along with Texas, Becerra added Alabama, Kentucky and South Dakota to the list of travel-restricted states. The California law allows for exceptions for contracts that are already in place, and it's unclear whether the state's teams would be banned from playing in the Final Four.

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  • Milwaukee Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith Found Not Guilty
Milwaukee Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith Found Not Guilty

The shooting that sparked unrest in Sherman Park in August of 2016 was unlike nearly any other police shooting in America because the officer who pulled the trigger grew up in the neighborhood, as did Sylville Smith , the man he shot. Heaggan-Brown was acquitted of all charges Wednesday. Chisholm says while he's disappointed in the outcome, he r...

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  • Lead surgeon: U.S. congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot
Lead surgeon: U.S. congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

As Scalise continued his grueling recovering, law enforcement officials proceeded with their investigation of the Wednesday attack at a suburban Virginia park, where shooter James Hodgkinson wounded several other people in addition to Scalise.

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  • Turkey, Saudi Arabia to try to reduce tensions over Qatar
Turkey, Saudi Arabia to try to reduce tensions over Qatar

Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Thursday discussed with the new crown prince of Saudi Arabia , Mohammed bin Salman , bilateral relations and regional developments. Long ruled by an ossified gerontocracy, Saudi Arabia could soon be in the hands of a 30-something who may be more in tune with the nation's overwhelmingly young population but whose ...

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  • Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea
Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea

They say he suffered a "severe neurological injury" , the most likely cause of which was a cardiopulmonary arrest that had cut the blood supply to the brain. "North Korea is threatening its neighbours, destabilising the Asia-Pacific region, and rapidly developing the technology to strike the American homeland with nuclear weapons".

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  • GOP Health Bill: Senate Leader Faces Battle for Support
GOP Health Bill: Senate Leader Faces Battle for Support

Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. It is, to borrow President Trump's behind the scenes assessment of the House's bill, mean . Obama was more than skeptical. He said amendments during the upcoming debate "cannot change the fundamental meanness at the core o...

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  • Senate Launches Probe Into Loretta Lynch's Handling Of Clinton Investigation
Senate Launches Probe Into Loretta Lynch's Handling Of Clinton Investigation

The Times also reports that letters were also sent to various operatives within the Clinton campaign because people involved were part of an email chain from Lynch who gave them assurances that the investigation wouldn't "go too far". Lindsey Graham and Sheldon White House, the chair and ranker on the subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. Please des...

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  • Zellner: Avery 'extremely optimistic' his conviction will be overturned
Zellner: Avery 'extremely optimistic' his conviction will be overturned

Meanwhile, Brendan Dassey's uncle and Making A Murderer co-star Steven Avery was also convicted in Halbach's murder, and remains in prison, despite his lawyer claiming to know who really killed Teresa Maybach. The two then burned her body, Dassey told detectives. "Dassey, however, had trouble maintaining a consistent story except when he wa...

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  • Utah governor: Weed torch set fire near ski town
Utah governor: Weed torch set fire near ski town

A 48-mile (77 kilometers) stretch of highway also is closed. A wildfire near a southern Utah ski town has burned more homes as it spreads toward an area with homes and cabins near a popular fishing lake. On the other hand, the police officials have stated that in initial reports, the fire did not occur naturally instead, it is caused by human, ...

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  • It's so hot in Phoenix, they can't fly planes
It's so hot in Phoenix, they can't fly planes

It's the worst heat wave in the Southwest in decades, and cities are reaching record high temperatures, including Las Vegas, which peaked at 117 degrees Tuesday. "Your house stays hot, buildings stay hot". Las Vegas also was baking. - On Sunday, several Northern California cities - including Sacramento (106 degrees), San Jose (103 degrees) ...

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  • Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

Boston has three more picks in the draft, Nos. No matter how Stevens plays him, it sounds like Tatum will fit in just fine with the Boston Celtics . "He wants to dominate you on each and every possession". Imagine that. Hayward and Paul George?? He has that mentality where he wants to guard. Jackson was a five-star recruit and was considered...

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  • Judges affirm `Making a Murderer' confession was coerced
Judges affirm `Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

With the latest ruling from the three-judge Federal panel, the only option for the State of Wisconsin if they wish to keep Dassey incarcerated is to appeal to the US Supreme Court . Nirider said during oral arguments before the 7th Circuit in Chicago in February that there was a "drumbeat of promises" from investigators before "every major admis...

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  • Obama: 'Fundamental Meanness At The Core' Of GOP Health Care Bills
Obama: 'Fundamental Meanness At The Core' Of GOP Health Care Bills

The bill would also bar using tax credits to buy coverage that includes abortions. It repeals about all of its taxes and gets rid of the individual and employer mandates, meaning no fines for not having health insurance. ABC News also reported that as the GOP bill was being released Thursday morning there was a "large protest gathered outsid...

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  • Sears will close stores at Hunt Valley Towne Centre and in Hagerstown
Sears will close stores at Hunt Valley Towne Centre and in Hagerstown

The plan was disclosed early Friday in a filing by Seritage Growth Properties, the landlord for more than 200 Sears and Kmart properties. Combined with the restructuring actions announced since the beginning of the fiscal year, Sears Holdings has actioned almost $1.0 billion in annualized cost savings to date and is on track to deliver $1.25 ...

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  • Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized
Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized

The kids' mother rushed her family to Lancaster General Hospital for treatment. They said unresolved questions included how to make sure the subsidies can't be used for policies that provide abortions and how fast they can repeal tax boosts Obama levied on high earners and medical companies to finance his statute's expanded coverage.

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  • Triple-A team moving from Colorado Springs to San Antonio
Triple-A team moving from Colorado Springs to San Antonio

With the Pacific Coast League team headed to San Antonio , the city's current Double-A Texas League team will shift to Amarillo. These moves are contingent upon the approval of the Texas League, the Pacific Coast League, the Pioneer Baseball League, the President of Minor League Baseball and the review of the Baseball Office of the Commissio...

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  • 'I did not make, and do not have' Comey tapes
'I did not make, and do not have' Comey tapes

Trump first suggested tapes of his conversations with Comey exist in a tweet he posted days after he chose to fire the former FBI director amid an active FBI investigation into his campaign. You take a look at the Federal Bureau of Investigation a year ago, it was in virtual turmoil - less than a year ago. The official, along with a Republi...

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  • Gunman Acted Alone In Shooting Of Rep. Scalise
Gunman Acted Alone In Shooting Of Rep. Scalise

Hodgkinson as the gunman . For most of that window in April, Congress was not in session. There's also this incredible tidbit , which somehow has received little to no attention: "Hodgkinson also visited the office of Vermont Sen".

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  • California court dismisses 14 charges against pro-life journalist who exposed Planned Parenthood
California court dismisses 14 charges against pro-life journalist who exposed Planned Parenthood

So what does it do? That's why Planned Parenthood has been calling the GOP's American Health Care Act "the worst bill for women's health in a generation". So, even if the two moderate Republicans who have vocally opposed defunding Planned Parenthood ― Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, who have openly opposed stripping fu...

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  • ACLU: Michelle Carter Conviction Violates First Amendment
ACLU: Michelle Carter Conviction Violates First Amendment

On Friday, the outcome of the controversial trial against Carter was revealed - and it was an unprecedented ruling: Carter was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter . Sentencing is scheduled for August 3. At one point, Roy told Carter that he felt fearful and had gotten out of the truck. "Like I don't get why you aren't", Carter wrote to Roy ...

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  • First Alert Weather 6.23.2017
First Alert Weather 6.23.2017

First, a cold front will push just far enough into the southeast, stalling out over the Upstate or NC mountains, Monday through Tuesday giving us a good chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Sunday night rain chances decrease and lows cool to the upper 60s. By dry I mean low levels of humidity and a low risk of showers and thunderstor...

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  • Konta, Svitolina exit Birmingham event
Konta, Svitolina exit Birmingham event

And this year, a 6-4, 6-0 thumping in the Australian Open quarterfinals enabled Vandeweghe to make her Slam semifinal debut. She will hope her home town of Eastbourne gives greater cause for optimism next week. My job is to go out there and do the best that I can. Second-seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine was also knocked out at the Edgbaston Prio...

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  • Senate GOP Pushes Forward on an Uncertain Health Care Bill
Senate GOP Pushes Forward on an Uncertain Health Care Bill

President Donald Trump pressed Republican congressional leaders on Tuesday to complete their overhaul of the USA health care system as lawmakers said they were making progress on a contentious effort that threatens to overwhelm their legislative agenda.

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  • Capitol police arrest protesters, some in wheelchairs, outside McConnell's office
Capitol police arrest protesters, some in wheelchairs, outside McConnell's office

Ron Johnson is one of four Senate Republicans who have said they won't vote for the Senate's health care proposal in its current form. For Paul and the other three senators, the bill does not go far enough in cutting health care spending and dismantling the Affordable Care Act .

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"Humpty Dance" rapper Shock G arrested in Wisconsin

Jacobs was taken to the Baron County Jail where he was released two hour later after posting $100 bail. According to WEAU, an officer pulled over a vehicle around 2 a.m. Jacobs was driving with the car's owner as a passenger. It's unclear what exactly "drug paraphernalia" means in this instance, but it's not all bad.

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  • Rand Paul:
Rand Paul: "Looks Like We're Keeping Obamacare, Not Repealing It"

Both the House and Senate bill would immediately cut off Planned Parenthood for at least one year. "The way this bill cuts health care is heartless", Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor. "The bill takes dollars out of health care for millions of Americans and puts it right back in the pocket of the wealthy", he said....

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  • China tour agency says won't take more US tourists to NKorea
China tour agency says won't take more US tourists to NKorea

President Donald Trump slammed Warmbier's detention and eventual death as "a total disgrace". Warmbier graduated from the school in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming as salutatorian in 2013. Warmbier was jailed on January 2 previous year for allegedly stealing a propaganda banner from a hotel in Pyongyang . "At least I know China tried!" "Our...

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  • Census: US more diverse, white population grows least
Census: US more diverse, white population grows least

All races and ethnic groups grew in the USA over the past year, but the Asian and Hispanic populations continued to be the fastest-growing, according to the annual count released Thursday by the Census Bureau . In its population estimates released Thursday, the Census also detailed the aging of America's population, saying the median age rose in 9...

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