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UC Berkeley ReInvites Ann Coulter, But There's a Catch

Then she added: "THERE ARE NO CLASSES AT BERKELEY THE WEEK OF MAY 2!" But she defiantly said she had no plans to cancel. She earlier had thr...

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Senate Confirms Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

Perdue's cousin, Sen David Perdue, R-Ga., presided over the Senate for the vote. As agriculture secretary, he will oversee around 100,000 em...

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'Bachelor' star called 911 before allegedly fleeing scene

A 2008 Chevrolet Silverado, operated by the reality star, struck the rear of a John Deere tractor trailer, which was driven by Mosher. The tract...

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'Silence of the Lambs' Director Jonathan Demme Dead at 73

In fact, one of his last projects, for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was an interactive multi-media experience incorporating footage from past...

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Arkansas Set to Execute Another Inmate After Possible Botched Execution

The process began at 10:16 p.m. and he was pronounced dead at 10:33 p.m. Williams was convicted for the 1994 murder and rape of 22-year-old St...

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Sweeping school choice facing hurdles in House

Another bill that would generate up to $1.2 billion for roads over 20 years without a tax hike is pending in the Senate. But that bill, too, has...

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WH officials: Busy week, but no health care vote or shutdown

For all the goals Trump won't accomplish by his 100th day in office, he may feel more bullish about getting a boost in military spending include...

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Trump picks acting Customs chief as Secret Service director

In January, he became acting deputy commissioner of the entire Customs and Border Protection agency, a job that is considered the same as chief ...

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Trump's grand plans collide with 100-day mark

The ABC/WaPo poll found that 42% approved of Trump's performance as president vs. 53% who disapproved, compared with an average approval/dis...

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Police say teen hit by errant hammer throw

An Illinois college student is dead after being hit during a hammer throw event, officials said. One bystander, Marcus Malcolm, said the teena...

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Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

A U.S. DOJ press release said a May 2016 report indicated the communities may have laws violating the terms of federal law enforcement gra...

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Penn. man found guilty of murdering State Trooper

Trooper Alex Douglass was shot through the hips and left debilitated. The gunman led authorities on a 48-day manhunt through the rugged Pocono...

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Authorities: Tennessee student, teacher found in California

He said their house had burned down in Colorado, and he was down to his last dollar. Cummins, 50, told Barry he was 44, and that the teen was ...

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Heavy rain may cause flash flooding

Showers were expected to increase in intensity on Sunday , covering almost all of the central part of the state through Monday night. Monday sh...

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President Trump to hold rally on night of White House Correspondents Dinner

Look forward to it!' A White House spokesperson did not immediately return a request for comment. That goal seems unlikely to happen before his ...

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Cubs come back to win in Cincinnati

He connected in the first inning on Saturday against left-hander Cody Reed (1-1), who was moved into the Reds' injury-depleted rotation. Contr...

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Fund launched for child of NYC firefighter killed in fall

He was taken to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, where he died of his injuries. The last New York City firefighter killed in the line of duty w...

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Marijuana Activists Will Give 1000 Free Joints to Congress on 4/20

However, under the current law funding the government through almost the end of April, the DOJ is prohibited from using its funds to crack down ...

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2nd doctor, wife charged in female genital mutilation case

The couple were arrested on Friday morning, and are expected to appear in court later today on charges of conspiracy to commit female genital ...

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Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

It was the same concerns about violence that led university officials to originally cancel the Coulter event. Coulter's speech, which was sc...

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Trump Intervened to Free US Prisoner in Egypt

He leaves Thursday afternoon to Israel to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, and President Reuven R...

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Huge "March for Science" will protest Trump's war on facts

Others-including local organizers-are taking this notion of science appreciation a step further, and calling for specific advocacy in opposit...

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Kansas outcome a warning to GOP as Georgia contest nears

And yet, it's Democrats who appear to be smiling. Republican Ron Estes will be the next Congressman from Kansas following his victory Tuesda...

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3 arrested before white nationalist's speech

Supporters and opponents engaged in shouting marches beforehand, and photos showed a man with a bloody face after a physical altercation outside...

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House Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz will not run for reelection

But Chaffetz told the Deseret News a year ago that he was "convinced" he did not want to seek a Senate seat, instead indicating that he might ...

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Pentagon commits three USA aircraft carriers to North Korea

President Trump himself added to the perception the strike group was speeding toward North Korea when he told Fox Business News on April 12, "We...

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Homeland security chief not on board with Trump administration's anti-marijuana stance

Kelly's address touched on the various security challenges facing the USA - the threat of terrorism both homegrown and foreign, the many facets...

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UC Berkeley calls off Ann Coulter talk for security reasons

Coulter told the Washington Post that Berkeley had attempted to place "ridiculous demands" on her speech, including scheduling the event for t...

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Arkansas asks court to lift inmate's stay

Thornton /The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP). Protesters gather outside the state Capitol building on Friday in Little Rock, Ark ., to voi...

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Oklahoma sheriff's deputy dies after shooting

Authorities in Logan County believe the suspect is 45-year-old Nathan Aaron LeForce. When back up officers arrived on the scene, Sheriff Dever...

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Trump welcomes 21000 to his first Easter Egg Roll

As part of her role, Melania has been prepping the White House and building a team - including interior designer Tham Kannalikham, who said: "...

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Murder suspect raises unprecedented $35m bail via friends

She was ordered to live under house arrest and wear an electronic monitoring bracelet. Eventually, Wagstaffe said, bail was set at $35 million. ...

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Cascade Mall Shooter Found Dead in Jail

Cetin's attorney did not immediately return messages from The Associated Press . Cetin entered the Cascade Mall in Burlington on September 23...

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U.S. Supreme Court upholds stay of execution in Arkansas

The Arkansas Supreme Court has lifted an order that effectively blocked the state's plan to execute eight men by the end of the month, but a sta...

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NC health officials report 15 more flu deaths

Fifteen new flu deaths were reported in North Carolina last week, bringing the total number of deaths for the season so far to 156, according ...

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