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A number of Sixth District Republicans sued alleging the state legislature "targeted them for vote dilution due to their past support for Republican candidates for public office, violating the First Amendment retaliation doctrine". Breyer further cautioned that if the court doesn't take action on partisan gerrymandering, advanced technology will allow lawmakers to draw even more extreme gerrymanders in the future.
  • Brown Wants More Commitment From Trump On Infrastructure

    Brown Wants More Commitment From Trump On Infrastructure

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    President Trump rallied support Thursday for his plan to rebuild America's crumbling highways, bridges and power grid, prodding Congress to break the logjam holding up the projects. President Donald Trump is making a push for his infrastructure plan in Ohio. "What was very important to me was the military, what was very important to me was the tax cuts, and what was very important to me was regulation", Trump said as he unveiled the plan in February before state and local leaders ...
  • Vehicle driven at soldiers in French Alps

    Vehicle driven at soldiers in French Alps

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    A driver is on the run after trying to ram a auto into a group of soldiers jogging near their barracks in south-eastern France . The local state prefect denounced an "odious act" and Grenoble judicial police have launched an investigation.
  • New Houthi missile attack against Saudi Arabia is shot down

    New Houthi missile attack against Saudi Arabia is shot down

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    Falling fragments from an intercepted missile fell onto a residential neighborhood of Riyadh killing one Egyptian national injuring two other Egyptians the state-run Saudi Press Agency said. "These hostile acts continue to pose a direct threat to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and threaten regional, as well as global, security", Saudi Colonel Turki Al Maliki said yesterday.
  • Japan must avoid bilateral trade talks with US - finance minister Aso

    Japan must avoid bilateral trade talks with US - finance minister Aso

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    Mr Kim met President Xi Jinping in China this week, his first trip overseas since taking over as North Korean leader in 2011. Hence, it remains to be seen if the Russian Federation will seek talks with North Korea because the political elites in Moscow are equally concerned about the geopolitical space of this nation.
  • Recognizing Vietnam vets on special day

    Recognizing Vietnam vets on special day

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    This is one of 11 days in which the Watertown American Legion Post 17 displays the "Avenue of Flags" throughout Watertown to honor Vietnam War veterans. It is an active group with several fundraisers coming up, including a roast beef dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 21. Wreaths will be placed at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
  • Netanyahu in hospital for tests

    Netanyahu in hospital for tests

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    According to data released by the group, Israel began construction of 2,783 settlement homes in 2017, 17 per cent more than the annual average since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took office in 2009. The doctors recommended rest and medication. The Netanyahus, including their son Yair, were questioned on Monday in the ongoing telecom corruption investigation dubbed "Case 4000 " against the prime minister.
  • Human remains found in California confirmed as missing Hollywood model-actress

    Human remains found in California confirmed as missing Hollywood model-actress

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    Adea Shabani was last seen the morning of February 23 near the 1700 block of Wilcox Avenue, just blocks from the famous TCL Chinese Theater in the middle of Hollywood, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Police say they believe a body found in a shallow Northern California grave may be Shabani. PC Hayes said detectives suspect that the model has been dead for more than a month and suspect Spotz to behind her death.
  • Mega Millions jackpot grows to estimated $502 million

    Mega Millions jackpot grows to estimated $502 million

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    The victor will have a choice between a cash payout of $274 million or the full jackpot amount paid in 30 payments of about $14 million each. The drawing for Tuesday night's Mega Millions lottery is $458 million. $656 million; March 30, 2012 - winners sold in Kansas, Illinois, Maryland. The cash option is estimated to be $274.5 million. $648 million; December 17, 2013 - winners sold in California & Georgia.
  • Rain chances on the increase mid-week

    Rain chances on the increase mid-week

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    Wednesday: A chance of morning rain and snow shower, then rain showers likely in the afternoon . There is a chance of rain turning over to snow or freezing drizzle across the Northwoods, which could lead icing on the roads. Highs on Sunday will be in the low 50s in Denver and in the 40s in the mountains. Another round of light showers, this time exclusively rain, will develop on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Anger at 'negligence' that killed 64 in blaze at mall

    Anger at 'negligence' that killed 64 in blaze at mall

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    Tuleev, who lost a niece in the March 25 blaze, estimated that the origin of the fire could be a children's party, where fireworks were used inside the Zimnaya Vishnia (Winter Cherry) four-story shopping mall. "Corruption!" the crowd chanted Tuesday at officials in the administrative buildings of Kemerovo. Hundreds of residents meanwhile packed Kemerovo's central square, calling for the resignation of the region's veteran governor and questioning the official death toll.