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The oath was administered by Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom Gorsuch worked as a law clerk in the court's 1993-94 term. A Marine Corps string quartet played softly in the Rose Garden as the Trump West Wing poured in to watch history. Senate Republicans refused to even hold a hearing for Garland, saying a high court replacement should be up to the next president. Gorsuch, who once clerked for Kennedy, is the first member of the court to serve alongside his former boss.
  • Everything you need to know about the Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt

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    The emergency law expands police powers of arrest, surveillance and seizures and can limit freedom of movement. The combined attacks represented one of the deadliest attacks on Coptic Christians in years. Although Copts have lived alongside Egypt's Muslim majority for centuries, in recent years Christian churches have repeatedly been targeted by sectarian violence.
  • Distracted driving becoming bigger problem

    Distracted driving becoming bigger problem

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    Most common distractions seen by police include posting on Facebook, checking a sports score, or googling information. Legislators are doing all they can to reduce those numbers. "It's a growing concern with cell phones", he said. "No text, email or social media post is worth a life". According to 2015 statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , 3,477 people were killed in distracted driving crashes and an estimated 391,000 were injured in crashes involving ...
  • Judge again finds discrimination in Texas' voter ID law

    Judge again finds discrimination in Texas' voter ID law

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    U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos of Corpus Christi ruled Monday that the state failed to show that the law would have been enacted without its discriminatory goal, thus violating Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. Historical analysis has consistently proved the negligible nature of voter fraud in the state, with some researchers determining the exponentially greater likelihood to be struck by lightning in Texas than to come across abuse.
  • UN Security Council condemns Egypt church bombings

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    Analysts say Sunday's bombings suggest the group is lashing out as it finds itself under increasing pressure in other countries. Steffen Seibert told reporters that it was important to preserve the peaceful coexistence of Muslims and Coptic Christians in Egypt.
  • Trump to make China state visit, says top US diplomat

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    And according to Tillerson, the Chinese president told Trump that he "understood that such a response was necessary when people are killing children" and expressed "appreciation" that the president took the time to explain the details of and goal behind the strike on the Syrian airfield.
  • Video Shows Man Dragged Off United Flight in Chicago

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    United issued a statement , that did nothing to clear up the situation. One couple was selected and left the plane before the man was confronted. Overbooking is not illegal, and most airlines do it in anticipation of no-shows, according to the US Department of Transportation .
  • S. Korea, Japan, US Hold Drill against N. Korea Submarines

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    The Pentagon can defend against any North Korean missile threat, but Pyongyang's rapidly evolving weapons program is shrinking the warning time ahead of a launch, a top United States general said Thursday. Every North Korean nuclear test and missile launch reminds the U.S. and its allies of the limited options they have on Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.
  • Spokesman: 2 students wounded were not targeted

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    Police said the two students who were shot were not targeted and were instead hit "because of their proximity to the victim". All other students were safe and they were being taken to a local college campus, according to school officials.