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Iraq, US in talks to keep American troop presence after IS

Col Dorrian added that the remaining militants were also continuing to carry out "probing attacks" along the Iraqi security forces' perimeter ar...

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Owner: Site of Pulse nightclub massacre 'now sacred ground'

The foundation launched a new website with videos explaining the memorial planning process, with a pitch by Andy Cohen, the first openly g...

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Penn State fraternity members charged in pledge death

Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller said a grand jury investigation, greatly aided by security camera footage from the Beta Thet...

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Gov't relaxes healthy standard for school meals

Perdue made the announcement during a visit to Catoctin Elementary School in Leesburg, Va ., to mark School Nutrition Employee Week. Mr. In add...

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East side to host Cinco de Mayo celebration

The Cinco de Mayo Parade begins 11 a.m. Saturday at Colfax Avenue and Welton. Mexico had troubles paying back war debts to European countrie...

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Bucs RB Doug Martin in vehicle crash, suffers minor injuries

The collision sent the BMW into an air conditioning unit outside of a nearby building. Tampa police say Martin was driving a BMW when it was s...

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South Koreans begin early voting to replace ousted Park

Early voting was available at polling stating on Thursday and Friday from 6 a.m.to 6 p.m. each. The early voting rate posted 11.5 percent in the...

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Iowa sheriff's deputy dies after jail escape

Pottawattamie officials said there will be no graveside service. "We are really going to miss him", said Danker. Prosecutors allege that the 2...

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North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

Dickerson followed up, "You say, "Not happy" - what does that mean?" Trump's remarks drew fire from Susan Rice, a former national security adv...

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Some Flint Residents Could Lose Their Homes Over Unpaid Water Bills

The city is hurting for money, so leaders are hoping the liens will elicit quick payments by the residents. The city is issuing the notices to a...

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Race issues loom over Dallas suburb after police killing

The family has asked activists to postpone demonstrations in the wake of Edwards' death as they make preparations for his funeral and spoke out ...

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Marchers use Trump's 100th day to protest climate policies

We build. We rise", a slogan for the event reads. The marches were among more than 300 taking place around the country. The Environmental P...

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Home, sweet home: Beal, Wall lead Wizards past Hawks, 103-99

It was Dennis Schroder who helped to seal the win with a clutch 3-pointer in the fourth quarter. After being released by the Los Angeles Lakers...

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In a blow, influential Republican a 'no' on health care bill

Asked whether the bill would go to the floor, he told reporters: "Stay tuned". "Whatever your party, whatever you believe, whoever you supp...

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United States ex-officer pleads guilty for killing black motorist

The video sparked protests nationwide at a time of high-profile police killings of other black men, including Michael Brown in Ferguson, Misso...

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Bears sticking with QB Glennon over first-rounder Trubisky

Of course, only time will tell if this is truly the worst ever. Dean Tuxford, a lifelong Bears fan, was cautiously optimistic. Following a s...

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State of Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams, completes 4th execution in 7 days

He had been serving a life sentence for killing college student Dominique Hurd. He was captured after causing a traffic accident that killed a d...

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Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

Next year's dinner might be "more exciting", he said. In his opening remarks at the rally in Harrisburg on Saturday evening, he mentioned the ...

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Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more

Including Jones and Williams, nine people have been executed in the United States this year, four in Texas, three in Arkansas and one each in Mi...

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Vettel takes pole position for Russian GP

Mercedes drivers Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton landed on third and fourth in the starting grid in Sochi, respectively. "As much as I am h...

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Canada: Trump is wrong when he says dairy practices unfair

The agreement helps the producers who had been oversaturated with milk after the Canadian government changed its rules for importing ultrafilter...

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Arkansas inmates ask appeals court to review part of ruling

But U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker issued an injunction Saturday (April 15), amid arguments that the lethal injection cocktail may not w...

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Dozens hospitalized after several tornadoes hit Texas

Damage has also been reported near Emory, Texas. Van Zandt County judge Don Kirkpatrick said a disaster declaration had been issued for the ar...

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Trump says he's brought 'profound change' to Washington

Trump spent the first nearly 15 minutes of his speech in Harrisburg focused almost entirely on the news media. But even as he returned to frie...

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Trump signs order to expand ocean oil drilling

Trump said last week that NAFTA had been extremely bad for United States companies and workers and he was intending to make big changes in it or...

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Orangutan Makes NFL Draft Pick, Webernet Goes Ape

The Colts hosted a draft party at the zoo - a fitting pair - inside the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center. The common theme over t...

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Katy Perry unveils new single art

And boy, did they deliver, deluging her with pictures of their sweet pastries. Katy Perry is getting fans extremely excited on social media. "...

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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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