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Congress to launch an investigation into the matter. Hillary Clinton has called for an independent investigation into the involvement of Russian Federation into the 2016 U.S. In light of the recent chemical attack , that agreement now looks moot and Clinton nodded to the possibility that it could have failed on Thursday, saying that they believed at the time "we had gotten rid of their stock" of chemical weapons.
  • Strong storms to roll through Charlotte area

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    There's also a chance for isolated tornadoes and hail, National Weather Service meteorologist Matthew Sena told CNN . However, the Lee County EMA said the event is "far from over". Many schools in SC dismissed classes early, the Associated Press reported. The Federal Aviation Administration temporarily halted flights to Atlanta's airport because of storms.
  • Bay Area Democrats' big bucks fuel Georgia congressional race

    Bay Area Democrats' big bucks fuel Georgia congressional race

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    Republicans outnumber Democrats in the district almost 2-to-1 and the fact that Mr. Thompson made the race competitive is expected to have reverberations both nationally and in Kansas as the state moves into 2018 with the governor's office up for grabs.
  • United CEO 'ashamed' about passenger's removal

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    We will fix this", Munoz said in a statement, just a day after he had defended the company in a memo that contained no apologies to the passenger. 'I deeply apologise to the customer forcibly removed and to all the customers aboard, ' he said in the statement .
  • Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigns

    Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigns

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    Bentley has pleaded guilty [Reuters report ] to two misdemeanor charges, failing to file a major campaign finance report and converting campaign money for personal use. Jeff Sessions was selected by President Trump to serve as US attorney general, Bentley chose Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange to replace Sessions in the Senate.
  • Stars bring back Hitchcock as coach

    Stars bring back Hitchcock as coach

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    Now they're reuniting in hopes of rekindling past glory. The Dallas Stars are bringing back Ken Hitchcock to be the head coach Mac Engel confirmed on The Fan. He led the Stars to the playoffs in his first six full seasons as an National Hockey League coach beginning in 1996-97, winning the Stanley Cup in 1999 and falling to the Devils in the finals the following season.
  • Penn State leader says problems could doom fraternity system

    Penn State leader says problems could doom fraternity system

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    One would not survive. The new regulations were imposed as part of Penn State's promise to reform the Greek community following the death of student Timothy Piazza from traumatic injuries he sustained falling down the steps during bid acceptance at Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
  • Hillary Clinton: Free NY tuition plan is progressive victory

    Hillary Clinton: Free NY tuition plan is progressive victory

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    The agreement would raise the age slowly, to 17 in October 2018 and to 18 a year later. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition, which is now $6,470 annually at four-year schools and about $4,350 a year at community colleges. The city approved a transfer tax on properties selling for more than $5 million to fund an education program that allows all city residents to attend the City College of San Francisco tuition-free.
  • New York lawmakers approve free college tuition for middle-class

    New York lawmakers approve free college tuition for middle-class

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    The New York Legislature has approved a state budget that would make the Empire State the first in the USA to offer free tuition to public colleges for middle-class students from families earning less than $125,000 per year. "Today, college is what high school was - it should always be an option even if you can't afford it". Governor Cuomo hopes that this will be a groundbreaking development in affordable college legislation on the state level.
  • 'Centerfold' guitarist J. Geils found dead at age 71

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    There he met the future members of his band, the J. Geils Band. The band spent years establishing roots in the Boston area before signing with Atlantic Records in 1970 and emerging on the national stage a year later. When not playing music, Geils was restoring sports cars, starting a performance shop, KTR European Motorsports , in Ayer, Mass., after he started collecting Italian motorcycles and sports cars.
  • 'Friends! The Musical' is Coming in 2017

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    Imaginatively titled 'Friends! The Musical!' , it's set to hit the boards in New York City this autumn, thirteen years after the best TV show in the world (F.A.C.T) ended. My God. It's Janice! and We Were On A Break . The Musical!, which will run at the Triad Theater in NY this autumn. In some of their past productions, the McSmiths have convinced former cast members to guest star for a show or two.
  • President Trump: 'We are not going into Syria'

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    Trump: I was sitting at the table. And we had the most lovely piece of chocolate cake that you've ever seen and President Xi was enjoying it, ' Trump told Fox Business interviewer Maria Bartiromo . There remains speculation about the outcome of that Trump-Rowley telephone conversation which has been shared with Caricom heads of government by the T&T Prime Minister who now holds lead portfolio responsibility for regional security issues.