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UT Grad, Zack Barth, Speaks to Good Morning America About Shooting

UT Grad, Zack Barth, Speaks to Good Morning America About Shooting

Hodgkinson was shot and killed. "They literally did that". Griner, 32, is also a Capitol Police special agent. Williams and other congressmen ran to the dugout to take cover. "Some of us will be on the injured reserve. We need medics. Victim down in the baseball field". Gov. Susana Martinez is touting New Mexico as the best place to live, work and raise a family, pointing to success over the past year of a California-based company that has set up shop in the state. Read More

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The trial of officer Jeronimo Yanez

St. Anthony Police Department officer Jeronimo Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter after he fatally shot Philando Castile , 32, last July in an incident that drew national attention and led to weeks of protests in St. Yanez killed Castile after pulling him over for a broken taillight July 6. Squad-car video played repeatedly for the jury last week shows that the situation escalated quickly, with Yanez shooting Castile just seconds after the driver volunteered, "Sir, I have ... Read More

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Prostitution Charges Filed Against Vegas Man in Illinois Death Case

Prostitution Charges Filed Against Vegas Man in Illinois Death Case

In a rambling 90-minute interview on Thursday, Quate said the girl's death had been an accident and that his wife - not he - hid the body in the garage before the family moved to Nevada. She told police they had lived in Centreville with their three children, whom Quate had abused. Belleville detectives were sent to Las Vegas to work on the case, while others focused Wednesday on a Belleville home, Master Sgt. Read More

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Arizona Sen. McCain Questions Intelligence Officials

Trump , according to the Post's account, complained to Coats and Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo about Comey's handling of the Russian Federation probe. Wednesday's hearing was supposed to focus on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, the law that governs how US intelligence agencies conduct electronic surveillance and collect information between foreign powers and "agents of foreign powers" suspected of terrorism. Read More

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More Storms For Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday

More Storms For Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday

The showers and thunderstorms will primarily come north of the Lehigh Valley during the afternoon and evening, but as the sun sets the activity will become more substantial farther south. We will alert if any of these get strong through the afternoon and evening. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Temperatures will stick in the low to mid 80's of most of the week with a northeasterly breeze helping things feel nice. Read More

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Malik Zaire: SEC amends grad transfer rules; Zaire to UF?

Malik Zaire: SEC amends grad transfer rules; Zaire to UF?

Before the rule change, Florida was unable to add a graduate transfer because two of its previous transfers - Anthony Harrell and Mason Halter - did not meet all their academic requirements as graduate students. Alabama coach Nick Saban was strongly opposed to the legislation. Originally, SEC bylaw 14.1.15.3 (b) stated: "The student-athlete must earn all possible April points applicable for each term of enrollment". Read More

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Blue Jays' lefty Francisco Liriano strikes out seven in triple-A rehab start

Stroman is looking for his third straight win while he now owns a 5-2 record to go alongside a 3.30 ERA. But for all the theatrics, Toronto's lead wasn't a healthy one. Liriano, who had a rehabilitation start for Buffalo Saturday, is scheduled to start for the Jays on Friday. He has never hit under 24 home runs in a full season and owns a.537 career slugging percentage. Read More

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President Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

The remarks of Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman James Dunford, who stood with the president, were also appropriately distinguished and moving. Mr. Trump concluded by thanking the "unknown soldiers". Trump, along with Vice President Mike Pence, who was also at the service, visited Section 60 , where the military members who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11 are buried chatting and shaking hands with the families of the fallen . Read More

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100 firefighters battle blaze in LA canyon

100 firefighters battle blaze in LA canyon

Five homes were evacuated when the fire started, but there have been no reports of damages. The flames spread to nearby brush, and now that brush fire is expected to be 50 to 60 acres. There is no containment. - A massive three-alarm fire is burning on the northeast side of Black Canyon City on Sunday morning. The Brentwood neighborhood near the fire is dense with estates belonging to major Hollywood players. Read More

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Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

The Texas House already approved HB3859 by a 93-49 vote earlier this month . "Five other states have passed similar laws protecting faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place children with gay parents or other households on religious grounds - but Texas' rule would extend to state-funded agencies". Read More

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Planned Parenthood, ACLU challenge new IN abortion law

Planned Parenthood, ACLU challenge new IN abortion law

The payments to Planned Parenthood came from a $3m Medicaid fund that the federal government provided to Iowa so the state can subsidize family planning services. "This is good news for families in the state of Iowa", Maggie DeWitte, director of Iowans for Life, said. "We believe that public funds should not subsidize the abortion business when there are many other healthcare providers available", the Catholic Conference of Iowa said in a statement when the measure passed. Read More

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McDonald's Expanded Their Delivery Service With the Help of UberEATS

McDonald's Expanded Their Delivery Service With the Help of UberEATS

According to McDonald's statement, McDelivery is available at about 270 restaurants in Chicago , 300 in Los Angeles, 144 in Phoenix and 59 in Columbus, Ohio. Delivery is the newest trend in fast food, but hiring a fleet of drivers can be a huge undertaking for chains. Rejoice Phoenix lovers of the Big Mac! In April, the food chain announced it would be launching the service nationally, but at the time did not state what specific cities would be involved. Read More

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Sessions to interview FBI candidates Saturday

Clapper spoke following Trump's sudden firing of Comey last week, which drew sharp criticism because it came amid the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. Trump, who is scheduled to leave Friday on his first overseas trip as president, told reporters Saturday that it was possible he could announce his selection before then. Read More

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Trump orders review of monuments

Trump orders review of monuments

The order directs the U.S. Department of the Interior to look at designations dating back to Jan 1, 1996, which means more than 50 national monuments named by three presidents could be up for review. But under Trump's new order, it is unclear if African-American national monument sites like those recognizing the Freedom Riders, a former school in SC for freed slaves and the church where four little Black girls died in an Alabama church bombing - all designated as national monuments by Obama ... Read More

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Cats Battle Cool, Windy Conditions On Day One Of NCAA Regionals

Cats Battle Cool, Windy Conditions On Day One Of NCAA Regionals

Florida State's seminole hole certainly came on hole No. 14 as senior Lydia Gumm, Morgane Metraux and freshman Amanda Doherty all earned birdies to help the team cement its second place standing and close the gap on Florida. Playing the most important event of the year on their home course, the Lady Raiders got past that obstacle. Le Moyne College and Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) member, Wilmington University are tied for fifth place with a score 304. Read More

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