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Barron also said Penn State will urge state lawmakers to strengthen penalties for hazing. The proposed initiatives stem from the death of Timothy Piazza , a 19-year-old sophomore, who died on February 4 after he fell down the stairs during a pledge ceremony at the Beta Theta Pi fraternity house on the night of February 2.
  • Trump Defends Kushner With Story Citing Unnamed Sources

    Trump Defends Kushner With Story Citing Unnamed Sources

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    In February, Trump fired his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, for misleading Vice President Mike Pence and other White House officials about his own conversations with Kislyak. National security adviser H.R. McMaster said in a press conference Saturday that the United States has backchannels with several countries, suggesting that the matter shouldn't be cause for concern.
  • Putin: Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad

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    Without U.S. participation, he added, it will be impossible in any case for the agreement to achieve its aims for combating climate change. When I was in Germany I had said that Paris or no Paris. Russian Federation has repeatedly denied involvement in any attempts to influence November's US Presidential election. "What fingerprints?" Putin said sarcastically.
  • British Columbia leader Christy Clark refuses to quit

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    But let's be fair, for the time being, and see it as a political pre-nupt - after all, the 10-pager says it holds together "so long as the principle of good faith and no surprises has been observed". More on the environment, they will also increase the carbon tax by $5 per tonne per year, starting in April 2018. During the campaign, NDP leader John Horgan was harshly criticized for dodging important questions about his platform, including where he stands on the Site C dam construction ...
  • Justice Department asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

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    This is actually the administration's second controversial attempt to impose a temporary travel ban on citizens from seven majority Muslim countries - Libya , Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Iran and Iraq . The travel ban touches not just on immigration, but it involves issues such as the authority of the executive and the issue of religious freedom. If the Supreme Court grants the government's emergency request, the 90-day ban would go into effect immediately, Reuters reports.
  • Putin ridicules claims of meddling in US vote

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    The moderator of the interactive session at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum , journalist Megan Kelly , then asked Modi if his earlier remark, saying it would be "criminal" to not act on climate change , was meant for US President Donald Trump .
  • Tiger Woods blew zero for booze, but was 'droopy,' cops say

    Tiger Woods blew zero for booze, but was 'droopy,' cops say

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    The arresting officer said Woods was slurring his speech and didn't know where he was as his auto sat in the right lane of Military Trail. Police arrested and charged Tiger Woods was with DUI at 3 a.m. One man who did sit down with Woods recently was Nicklaus , the Memorial founder and host. "I asked Woods where he was going, to which he specified he did not know.
  • Penguins take 2-0 series lead over Predators

    Penguins take 2-0 series lead over Predators

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    His goals against average shot up 2.14 the following season, but his save percentage actually improved to.929 as he faced an average of 5.5 more shots per game. Power plays (goals-chances) - Nashville: 0-4; Pittsburgh: 0-7. The Penguins had difficulty maintaining momentum with several poor power plays.