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Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana

Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana

Expect a south breeze today between 10 and 20 miles per hour. "Basically we let the weather come to us up here". Regardless, the threat for heavy rain will exist for the entire viewing area as this system moves through. The rain will end on Sunday , which looks to be windy, occasionally wet and much cooler. The trend appears to be heading upwards in the final days of April. Read More

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Landmark 600-Year-Old Oak in New Jersey Coming Down

Landmark 600-Year-Old Oak in New Jersey Coming Down

A 16-year-old white oak grown from acorns collected from the great white oak was recently planted on the north end of the church. They determined it wouldn't be able to withstand many more harsh winters or spring storms. "It has always been there, even before there was a town, and over the years many people have met there, been photographed there, had a meal under the tree". Read More

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Sonny Perdue Confirmed by Senate as Next Agriculture Secretary; Praised by ARA

The Senate confirmed the former Georgia Governor on Monday, but it's unclear when he will be sworn in. According to Market Watch , Perdue, a Republican, grew up on a dairy farm and has managed agribusinesses. Current farm policy expires next year, and lawmakers on the House and Senate agriculture committees will have to find a way to push it through Congress amid heightened partisan tensions and concerns over spending. Read More

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Tennessee Teacher Planned to Take 15-Year-Old Girl to Mexico

Tennessee Teacher Planned to Take 15-Year-Old Girl to Mexico

The family's attorney added, "The family prays and hopes that she can get beyond that and have a very successful life, but he has made that very hard", Jason Whatley said. Bozeman says they don't know when Elizabeth will be released to go home, and they are taking it day by day. Prosecutors requested that Cummins remain in custody and be returned to authorities in Tennessee. Read More

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Canada minister they're looking forward to Trump trade talks

Canada's cheesemakers have been importing a growing amount of what is called "diafiltered milk" or "ultra-filtered milk", a commodity that can cross the border tariff-free unlike other dairy products. Because of this, it's had a negative impact on several US dairy producers, including Cayuga Milk Ingredients in Aurelius. "We go to the table with Donald Trump right now with one hand, one arm, tied behind our backs", said Hall Findlay. Read More

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Patriots sign Super Bowl hero Butler, may trade him

Patriots sign Super Bowl hero Butler, may trade him

Because a player can't be traded unless he is under contract, Butler's status was in limbo until he signed the $3.91 million tender. The New England Patriots' front office just had a busy Tuesday afternoon and it ended with the team potentially acquiring the power running back their offense needed and retaining their shutdown cornerback. Read More

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Police fire Georgia officer recorded kicking handcuffed man

The Gwinnett County Police Department said in a statement that the incident occurred Wednesday and that videos confirmed "the force used was unnecessary and excessive". "I'm traumatized that this happened to me", Hollins said. "When I had my hands up, that's when he punched me in the face". On Friday, the county's solicitor general dismissed 89 cases in which the two officers were the principal officers or necessary witnesses. Read More

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Justice Department Withdraws Lawsuit Over HB2 'Bathroom Bill'

Justice Department Withdraws Lawsuit Over HB2 'Bathroom Bill'

So, like its predecessor, it basically does nothing to protect LGBT individuals from discrimination, although it was enough to curry the favor of the ACC and NCAA , which had pulled tournaments from North Carolina as a result of HB 2. The new law restores the pre-HB2 statute of limitations for wrongful discharge claims that arise under state law, N.C. Gen. Stat. §143-422.2, which declares it against North Carolina public policy to discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national ... Read More

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Easter egg hunts to explore around Kamloops

Easter egg hunts to explore around Kamloops

Kids also will love meeting the Easter Bunny and hunting for eggs between 1 and 7 p.m. Didonato's is at 1151 S. White Horse Pike, Hammonton. Children will be divided into groups according to age, and two special eggs in each age group will be available to be redeemed for a larger prize. Read More

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US drops 'mother of all bombs' on IS in Afghanistan

US drops 'mother of all bombs' on IS in Afghanistan

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai however denounced the use of the weapon. The bomb is guided by satellite to its target. The U.S. assessment is still in progress, a Pentagon official tells NPR's Tom Bowman, adding that there's a chance the death toll might include results from two other smaller operations against ISIS-K that took place last night. Read More

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Officials took control, stole show and fouled North Carolina's win

Officials took control, stole show and fouled North Carolina's win

Berry, hobbled by two bad ankles, played well enough in the championship game Monday night after a clunker in the semifinals to be named the outstanding player of the Final Four . "You know, our president tweets out more bulls-- than anybody I've ever seen", Williams said during a press conference at the ACC Tournament. Zach Collins, a 7-foot freshman, backs up Karnowski and he had 14 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks against SC in the national semifinal. Read More

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Planned Parenthood funding may be challenged

Planned Parenthood funding may be challenged

Kamm might be surprised to learn that keeping youngsters in school and free from the need to consider abortion is of utmost concern to Planned Parenthood. Her speech didn't mention God, any specific Catholic teachings, the Bible, or prayer. Planned Parenthood does way more than just provide abortions. Read More

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Federal judge in Hawaii extends court order blocking Trump travel ban

Federal judge in Hawaii extends court order blocking Trump travel ban

Despite the changes, two federal judges ruled the revised ban does not appear to be constitutional. The brief urges judges to reject a request by the Trump administration to let the ban take effect while the court considers its appeal. But it notes that the motion should not be used as the basis to do the same for any other lawsuits relating to the travel ban. Watson said Hawaii has shown that the ban will harm the state's universities and tourism industry as well as the imam of a ... Read More

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South Korea allows soccer team to compete in North Korea

In the first instance, crafting an alternative leadership in the Kim Jong-nam mold would be a constructive first step in the development of a North Korean government in exile. The drill is part of the annual joint exercise Foal Eagle to enhance the combat readiness of the US and South Korea supporting forces in defense of the Korean Peninsula. Read More

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North Carolina's "bathroom bill" repeal: who's satisfied?

LGBT and human rights groups were quick to dismiss HB142, saying the new law does not do enough to protect transgender people from discrimination. In protest of HB2, the ACC had moved championship events that were not held on campus sites out of North Carolina, following the leadership of entities like the NCAA, musical celebrities and New York State, which banned the use of state money to pay for non-essential travel to North Carolina . Read More

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White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

Intel committee Democrats have since accused Nunes of colluding with the White House over the findings and cowing to pressure from Trump to cancel public hearings into the investigation. We can perhaps expect Nunes to quibble with the definition of a "White House staffer" or what constitutes "any of [Trump's] aides". He declined to say what specific information the White House had uncovered, and couldn't say whether Trump himself had been briefed on the materials. Read More

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Virginia Court Gives Trump His First Win On Updated Travel Ban

Virginia Court Gives Trump His First Win On Updated Travel Ban

More than 1,700 readers responded to the poll, which was conducted mostly after the Trump administration came out with its original travel ban but before the president issued his second, somewhat revised executive order. But Trenga said only the order itself should be up for review by the courts - not the president's past comments. "The Department of Justice is pleased with the ruling", said Sarah Isgur Flores, a Justice Department spokesperson. Read More

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ESPN Host Picks South Dakota State to Upset Gonzaga

The West Coast Conference champion Bulldogs, who earned the top spot in the West Regional, will face Summit League Tournament champion South Dakota State , the 16th seed, on Thursday at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City. What: No. 1 Gonzaga vs. "And for us our focus is really with our team and what we need to do". In nearly a minute the 7-foot freshman scored six straight points to give the Zags their first lead of the game , 23-22. Read More

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Florida McDonald's employee jumps through drive-thru window to save officer

Florida McDonald's employee jumps through drive-thru window to save officer

She was having a medical emergency, and Viloria didn't hesitate to help. Soon after, the woman lost consciousness, her foot slipped from the brake, and her SUV began to roll down the drive-thru lane. Surveillance video at the restaurant shows the vehicle beginning to roll forward and Viloria jumping into action to pull her from the auto. A statement from McDonald's to CBSMiami said: 'First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers are with the officer and her family during this hard time. Read More

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Trump's Firing of 46 US Attorneys Isn't Unprecedented

Trump's Firing of 46 US Attorneys Isn't Unprecedented

He has been overseeing a probe into New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's fundraising. Given his history with the investigation of the removal of seven USA attorneys by President George W. New York Magazine reported on Sunday that Rupert Murdoch, News Corp (NWSA) CEO and former chief executive of 21 Century Fox (FOXA), could benefit from Bharara's exit. Read More

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Breckenridge area firefighters help battle wildfires in Kansas

Breckenridge area firefighters help battle wildfires in Kansas

Multiple wildfires are still burning across the Texas Panhandle following Monday's elevated fire conditions across the Southern Plains. The fire that originated in Gray County is now burning in Wheeler County as of 11:18 p.m. According to the Kansas Division of Emergency Management, almost 632,000 acres have burned during the recent fires, including 502,000 acres in Comanche and Clark counties. Read More

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Trump excited about curbing Medicare drug costs, Cummings says

Trump excited about curbing Medicare drug costs, Cummings says

The trio met with Trump to pitch a bill that would allow the secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate lower drug prices for Medicare Part D beneficiaries. He also told CNN he looked forward to working out a time to meet with the President and he wasn't anxious about the Trump's comment, waving it off as bad information that someone on his staff gave him. Read More

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Twin Rhode Island sisters, 97, die in falls on frigid weekend

Twin Rhode Island sisters, 97, die in falls on frigid weekend

Martha Williams was walking to her auto after having dinner with her sister Jean Haley on Friday. The twins' 89-year-old younger sister, who left the home after dropping them off at about 8:30 p.m. Haley was found in the garage. They spent the overnight hours in below freezing temperatures. Authorities arrived at the scene and rushed both women to Rhode Island Hospital in nearby Providence. Read More

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