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8-year-old fatally shot in Houston after auto crash

8-year-old fatally shot in Houston after auto crash

Saturday, February 25th when their Honda Accord hit a Pontiac that was speeding southbound along with a third auto. Police said a vehicle fled the scene was described by witnesses only as a dark, four-door sedan. "I said, 'Are you okay?' because she was asleep". At first she thought DeMaree was still sleeping, but then she saw blood on her jacket. The child was traveling with her mother, Toyia Thomas, and police believe they were just bystanders. Read More

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Voters' support of ObamaCare rising, despite Republican push

According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities ' Edwin Park, "both would radically restructure Medicaid's financing and have similar, deleterious effects on states and beneficiaries". Earlier this week, former House Speaker John Boehner , R-Ohio, said he never should have called for repealing and replacing the ACA and predicted most of the framework will remain intact. Read More

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A Taste of Spring: Warmest February Day Ever in Boston

But Boston's record was even more impressive - no other February temperature had ever been recorded as warmer for as long as Boston has been recording them, reported the Boston Globe . But the stretch of unseasonably warm days is expected to end sharply Saturday evening with a cold front pumping cold Canadian air into the region, which Lipton said could also lead to thunderstorms sometime after 1 p.m. Read More

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Why Presidents Day isn't really a national holiday

The first president's birthday is actually Wednesday, Feb. 22, but the holiday for it is observed this year Monday. But if you weren't able to take care of a permit or some other business last week, don't try today. When Presidents' Day was established in 1971, many state and local governments started celebrating Lincoln's and Washington's birthdays on the same day. Read More

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Missing Indiana 13-Year-Old Girls Identified Double Homicide Victims

The family asked us to thank the communities around Delphi and the people here in Delphi for assisting in attempting to locate the two young children who were missing here earlier. They were reported missing after they failed return to the bridge as planned. "Obviously, very distraught. I'm just anxious", Patty said. Late Monday, Abigail's mother Anna expressed her fears to reporters: 'I'm getting scared now. Read More

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Russian Federation calls security adviser Flynn's resignation U.S. 'internal business'

Several House Democrats called on Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, to launch an investigation into Flynn's ties to Russian Federation. The White House does not amend its false statements. Was Flynn so assertive that he made those calls to the Russian ambassador on his own, or did he fall on his sword? He said he needs to know what Flynn discussed with the ambassador and why. Read More

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Man, toddler killed, pregnant woman injured in Chicago shooting

I have a bullet in my stomach!" The death marked the second child who died Tuesday from gunfire. Roughly a dozen shots ring out as the couple sing along to music and playfully posturing for the camera. Both were struck in the head by stray bullets on Saturday (Feb. 11). While all the details of the shooting were not yet available, police said they believe it was a gang-related targeted attack. Read More

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Majority of MI voters support replacing Obamacare

Some 14 million people have gained coverage through the expansion of Medicaid to people who earn up to 138 percent of the federal poverty limit, or $16,000 a year for a single adult. The law was already facing an onslaught of negative publicity past year as massive insurers like UnitedHealth (unh) retrenched from participating in its marketplaces and other firms spiked premiums thanks to enrollees' unexpectedly high medical costs. Read More

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People Treated, 8 Cars Burn In Disneyland Parking Fire

People Treated, 8 Cars Burn In Disneyland Parking Fire

At least nine vehicles were damaged in the fire, Wyatt added. Hundreds of park visitors and employees were stuck outside the structure unable to get to their cars until the evacuation ended after about two hours. Darren Clark, whose family of four couldn't get to their auto because of the shutdown, told KNBC-TV: "A lot of people are just exhausted; they've been here all day". Read More

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UC Berkeley Protests Cause $100K in Damage on Campus

However, they soon turned violent Wednesday evening when some witnesses alleged an outside group showed up and escalated the gathering into a violent mob . The protests at the University of California Berkeley were peaceful on Wednesday from 5pm till 6pm, the Guardian reports , until "several dozen protesters wearing black face masks and carrying glittering flags arrived". Read More

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Senate committee poised for vote on DeVos nomination as education secretary

Senate committee poised for vote on DeVos nomination as education secretary

Delegate and West Virginia House Education Committee Chair Paul Espinosa stated recently that Betsy DeVos is "eminently qualified to be this country's Secretary of Education" to the benefit of the nation and West Virginia. "This was not a nominee I was willing to give the benefit of the doubt". She also would oversee a program that administers $1 trillion in college financial aid. Read More

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Madeleine Albright 'Ready to Register as Muslim' Over Trump's Immigration Policies

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. According to the report , Trump also plans to suspend the issuing of visas for people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen for at least 30 days. America must remain open to people of all faiths & backgrounds. "We truly are stronger together". "Look, the president has talked extensively about extreme vetting", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said , promising "more action this week". Read More

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Donald Trump tells United States business to manufacture at home

Donald Trump tells United States business to manufacture at home

US companies that go overseas would pay a heavy price. Trump's warning to business leaders came several hours before he was set to sign an executive order withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, making good on a signature campaign promise that also sent signals around the world that Trump is not backing off his protectionist trade rhetoric. Read More

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