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California judge OKs Cummins' move back to Tennessee

California judge OKs Cummins' move back to Tennessee

A 15-year-old Tennessee student who was allegedly kidnapped by her teacher and taken to California is back home, a lawyer for the girl's family said Friday, April 21, 2017. He is awaiting extradition to Tennessee, where he will be charged with sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping. Under Tennessee law, children 12 and older can choose to leave home unless under "force, threat or fraud". Read More

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Canada minister they're looking forward to Trump trade talks

Canada, one of the U.S.'s top trading partners, has imposed an import tax on ultra-filtered milk, a product used in the cheese-making process. Saying it's important to correct factual errors, Ambassador David MacNaughton said in a letter to the governors of Wisconsin and NY the facts don't support the contention that Canada's dairy policies are the cause of financial losses for dairy farmers in the United States. Read More

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Baltimore residents to comment on plan to overhaul police

Baltimore residents to comment on plan to overhaul police

Department of Justice and troubled law enforcement agencies. The judge said that pushing back the hearing to allow Sessions' Department of Justice, now operating under new guidelines, to review the decree would be "inconvenient". Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions requested a review of all 114 reform agreements the Justice Department had secured with cities across the country during the Obama administration. Read More

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Gunman 'wanted to kill white people' in rampage

Gunman 'wanted to kill white people' in rampage

Muhammad shot at another white man who had just walked out of a house, but he missed. Muhammad has a criminal history that includes arrests on weapons, drugs and false imprisonment charges and making terrorist threats. When he learned he was wanted in the security guard killing, Muhammad made a decision to take out as many other white men as possible before he was caught, Dyer said. Read More

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Deputy shot, killed in Logan County

Deputy shot, killed in Logan County

The vehicle was later found and the suspect eventually taken into custody. Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers also said they are assisting on a report of a deputy shot. Oklahoma City Police and OHP swarmed the area with helicopters. Nathan Aaron LeForce is described as a white man wearing a black shirt with tattoos on his neck. Read More

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Georgia officers caught assaulting handcuffed man are fired

Georgia officers caught assaulting handcuffed man are fired

Two Gwinnett officers, Michael Bongiovanni (left) Robert McDonald (right), are fired after new traffic stop video surfaces showing them punching and kicking motorist. Gwinnett County authorities terminated McDonald Thursday afternoon for his actions. " I'm literally sick about it ", Ayers said. Gwinnett County police said in an emailed statement Thursday, April 13, 2017 , that Bongiovanni was sacked after a new video surfaced showing him hitting a man in the face. Read More

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Video shows man in police hunt mails

Subject of Janesville manhunt, Joseph Jakubowski, has sent a 160-page manifesto to President Trump at the White House. Authorities later found a vehicle on fire a short distance away. At the recommendation of local law enforcement, the district entered the soft-lockdown with students and staff for the afternoon. "We don't have any reason to believe he's coming here but everyone is on alert because nobody knows where he is", DeSpain said. Read More

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Not without flaws, North Carolina leaves Glendale with title

Not without flaws, North Carolina leaves Glendale with title

It took him 19 shots to do it. Justin Jackson made the go-ahead play with 1:40 on the game clock. The Zags held North Carolina to 35 percent from the field and 4 of 27 from 3-point range. "We were negotiating through massive foul issues, ones that we haven't had all year", Few said. Collins fouled out with 5:03 left to play, and many of Gonzaga's other major players were sitting with four fouls. Read More

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IN judge blocks law requiring ultrasounds before abortion

IN judge blocks law requiring ultrasounds before abortion

Planned Parenthood is a health center that offers a variety of services including reproductive care, STD and HIV testing, well-women gynecology care for those of low income, cancer screenings and, yes, choice-bearing abortion services. The women's health organization argues that Indiana's abortion restriction puts an undue burden on women and serves no objective other than to block their right to an abortion, and is therefore unconstitutional. Read More

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White House taking another shot at health care bill

President Trump's frustration with legislative obstruction overlooks the fact that that obstruction is itself one of the greatest strengths of the American system of government. Leaders say if the vote happens this week there'll be no time for a new CBO score, telling lawmakers how much the bill would cost. An aide emphasized that changes had to "add net votes" to the total in order for leaders to agree to move forward with it. Read More

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NCAA mulling new North Carolina law

NCAA mulling new North Carolina law

The NCAA will issue a decision on whether it will lift its boycott by early next week, reportedly. I don't know that we should presuppose what a state is going to do. This compromise that pleases hardly anyone is an airball, and should be labeled as such by a passionate crowd that just saw a awful misfire in a packed arena. Read More

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Johnson and Rahm to meet in Match Play final

Fisher managed to extend the match with back-to-back birdies at 14 and 15, but the game was up at the next as he was safe in the knowledge that he would be returning to Augusta National for the first time since 2012. Rahm will take on Charles Howell III, who won a sudden-death play-off against Rafa Cabrera Bello and Tyrrell Hatton on the fifth hole with a birdie from four feet to advance as the Group 10 victor. Read More

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