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Gorsuch confirmed to US Supreme Court

Gorsuch confirmed to US Supreme Court

Manchin is one of three moderate Democrats up for re-election in states Trump won last fall who voted with the Republicans. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., who is recovering from recent back surgeries, was absent. The maneuvering played out in an atmosphere of tension in the Senate chamber with most senators in their seats, a rare and theatrical occurrence. But that evaluation of Gorsuch wouldn't have guaranteed confirmation if not for McConnell's move Thursday to change Senate rules, invoking the ... Read More

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Mitt Romney is exploring a Senate bid in Utah

Mitt Romney is exploring a Senate bid in Utah

In this photo taken November 19, 2016, Mitt Romney talks to media after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster, N.J. Constitution will one day "hang by a thread" and Mormons will have to save it. Hatch reiterated Friday that he still intends to run for re-election in 2018, but said that if he decides not to run, he would want Romney to run for his seat. Read More

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Court appearance set for man suspected in I-85 fire near Atlanta

Three people have been arrested in connection with a fire that collapsed an elevated portion of a major road in Atlanta and shut down the heavily travelled route through the heart of the city. Herrmann said concrete will undergo severe cracking at about 1,500 degrees Fahrenheit and start disintegrating at higher temperatures. Amelia Ford, who lives in Atlanta , opted to find another route to work by auto Friday said it took her 45 minutes to travel 3 miles from her home to the nearest ... Read More

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Seattle announces lawsuit over Trump sanctuary cities threat

On Monday, Sessions said the Justice Department plans to withhold up to $4.1 billion from "sanctuary cities" - a blanket term for many areas that refuse immigration agents' requests to detain immigrants who entered the us illegally. "If Attorney General Sessions is so concerned about Seattle's safety, pulling law enforcement dollars from cities nationwide is the height of hypocrisy and makes us less safe", Murray said. Read More

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Devin Nunes has some explaining to do

Devin Nunes has some explaining to do

There were indications that Nunes was coordinating his actions with the White House, which sent a letter to Yates's attorney, warning him that Yates should not testify about her communications with the White House about then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, whose telephone calls with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak were monitored by United States intelligence agencies. Read More

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Man killed in Cincinnati nightclub shooting identified

Man killed in Cincinnati nightclub shooting identified

They've been terrorized by gun violence. innocent victims. Law enforcement officials say there is no sign that the shooting at the Cameo Nightlife club was in any way related to terrorism . Fifteen others were wounded, one of whom remains in extremely critical condition . Several of the victims are in surgery with life-threatening injuries. Read More

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Judge Sides With Trump Administration, Refuses To Block Travel Ban

Judge Sides With Trump Administration, Refuses To Block Travel Ban

Trenga wrote that the president's past rhetoric has become less significant given the significant changes between the first and second executive orders. The Justice Department said Trump has broad legal authority to regulate immigration. The new executive order includes " detailed justification ", Trenga added, that is "based on national security needs, and enjoining the operation of EO-2 would interfere with the President's unique constitutional responsibilities to conduct worldwide ... Read More

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Assad: US troops in Syria are 'invaders'

Assad: US troops in Syria are 'invaders'

But in light of USA ground forces being deployed to Syria, Democrats in Washington said on Friday that they will attempt to stop additional troops from being sent. U.S. Marines were deployed to the area near Raqqa this week, and ISIS supply routes to the city have been cut off. Now it appears more USA troops will be on the way and the model for how Mosul was taken, embedding U.S. Read More

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'A Day Without A Woman' appeals to white, middle-class Americans

'A Day Without A Woman' appeals to white, middle-class Americans

What is A Day Without a Woman? Tamika Mallory, a co-chair of the Women's March on Washington, said red "signifies love and sacrifice, and is the color of energy and action". Protesting in historically huge numbers here and around the world as many of us did January 21 was exhilarating and empowering, but today's strike is the test that shows whether that unifying day is enduring or just an ephemeral rush of post-election angst. Read More

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Despicable: Daycare Worker Sarah Gable Allegedly Pushes 4-Year-Old Down Stairs

Despicable: Daycare Worker Sarah Gable Allegedly Pushes 4-Year-Old Down Stairs

The incident happened last Friday afternoon, according to officials. The incident occurred half an hour after the Delaware County centre's security cameras were installed, ABC 6 reports. "She picked up the shoe and tried to come to the end of the stairs like, "Oh, it was her shoe" that caused her to fall". Manager Shawayne Tavares who was first to see the CCTV footage said: "The little girl was just really shaken up. Read More

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US Supreme Court Rejects Transgender Rights Case

US Supreme Court Rejects Transgender Rights Case

The Supreme Court was set to hear oral arguments in the Virginia case later this month, but on Monday the curt chose to vacate a prior ruling by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that the Gloucester County school board had violated federal Title IX anti-discrimination rules by not letting Grimm , who was born female, use the boys' restroom. Read More

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This is how 'SNL' covered the Mike Pence email controversy

In a tweet on Saturday, Pence said that by publishing the personal AOL address of his wife, Karen, the AP "violated her privacy and our security". Vice President Mike Pence is demanding an apology from the Associated Press . He also noted the stark contrast between his email to that of the predicament of Hilary Clinton in which she had "mishandled classified information" as well as "destroyed" the email that were requested by members of Congress and other government institutions. Read More

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Allegedly Jacked Golf Cart Taxi, Crashed

Allegedly Jacked Golf Cart Taxi, Crashed

Indianapolis Colts nose tackle David Parry was arrested over the weekend after allegedly assaulting the driver of a golf cart in Scottsdale, Ariz., then stealing and crashing the cart. Police also noted that Parry was "dry heaving" during throughout the arrest. Parry, who was selected in the fifth round in 2015, has started all 32 games of his National Football League career and has 78 tackles and four sacks. Read More

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