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The evidence allegedly shows fraternity pledges lined up for a "gauntlet" of drinking stations where they were forced to rapidly consume large amounts of vodka, beer, and wine. Beta Theta Pi members , Davis told investigators, circled him, got him up, and took him to an emergency care facility. The circumstances around the final hours of Piazza's life are detailed in a grand jury document that was released Friday.
  • Former Illinois Fighting Illini signee Jeremiah Tilmon signs with Missouri Tigers

    Former Illinois Fighting Illini signee Jeremiah Tilmon signs with Missouri Tigers

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    After decommitting from IL in April and taking his time with the recruiting process once again, class of 2017 four-star center Jeremiah Tilmon has finally decided on making Missouri his college destination. With Tilmon's addition, Mizzou's class is ranked No. 6 nationally by 247Sports.com's composite rankings, trailing only Kentucky, Duke, UCLA, Arizona and Alabama - and that equation doesn't include the addition of Robertson, a strong 3-point shooter from Canisius College.
  • Bad Hombre Crackdown: Sessions Ramps War on Drug Traffickers

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    The policy change takes place immediately, even though nearly all the USA attorneys across the county are serving in acting roles, following the request for resignation in March of all remaining as holdovers from the Obama administration. The drastic shift in criminal justice policy, foreshadowed during recent weeks, is Sessions' first major stamp on the Justice Department, and it highlights several of his top targets: drug dealing, gun crime, and gang violence.
  • Oklahoma officer says she recalled training as she shot man

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    But Shelby has spoken of training videos she's seen about similar situations in which she's observed suspects act dangerously, which she said flashed in her mind when she encountered Crutcher and his SUV in the intersection. "I'm told in my training that you don't let them pull their arm back out. they can pull out guns and kill you", Shelby said under questioning by her attorneys, according to the Tulsa World.
  • 2 dead after small jet crashes in New Jersey near Teterboro Airport

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    The Learjet 35 went down around 3:30 p.m. Monday. Two people died after a business jet crashed near Teterboro Airport in New Jersey on Monday, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson said. The FAA is enroute to the scene. The exact cause of the crash will not be confirmed until after the police investigation, they said. Local authorities will release information about people on board the aircraft.
  • Putin undecided which song to play when he meets Trump

    Putin undecided which song to play when he meets Trump

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    But Chinese social media users were far from impressed. "It sounds like crap", wrote one Weibo user. "I suggest that he learns from our country's four-year-old pianists", another added. In 2011, he played the piano while on a tour of a theatre in Moscow. "The implementation of the strategy should result in ensuring Russia's economic sovereignty and stability against external and internal challenges and threats", said a document published on the government's legal information website.
  • A Top Trump Aide Reportedly Handed Him - In All Seriousness

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    The cover, purportedly dated 1977, read "How to Survive the Coming Ice Age", and was paired with a (real) 2006 cover with a report on global warming. Rumors that Trump was planning to get rid of embattled White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer have been circulating for some time-increasingly so over the last week after Spicer's briefings were handled by Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
  • Will Trump commission find significant voter fraud?

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    ACLU Voting Rights Project director Dale Ho slammed Kobach's selection on Thursday, labeling the Kansan the "King of Voter Suppression". New Hampshire officials have said there was no evidence of major voter fraud in the state. NPR's Tamara Keith contributed reporting to this story . The president has previously called for an investigation to examine his unfounded claims that millions of people voted illegally for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election.
  • It Is 'Possible' FBI Director Position Will Be Filled by Friday

    It Is 'Possible' FBI Director Position Will Be Filled by Friday

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    Garcia previously held major positions in the Commerce Department, Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security. Cornyn was elected to the Senate in 2002 and also sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee. President Trump delivered his first commencement speech as Commander in Chief, speaking to graduates at Liberty University. Trump's visible anger and erratic tweets prompted a reporter to ask Spicer on Friday if the president was "out of control".
  • Seattle Appeals Court Weighing Trump's Revised Travel Ban

    Seattle Appeals Court Weighing Trump's Revised Travel Ban

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    Justice Department will again come before a federal appeals court to try to salvage President Donald Trump's order banning travel from six mostly Muslim nations, after a judge said it appeared to be discriminatory. A lawyer for President Donald Trump says he has clarified campaign rhetoric in which he called for a ban on Muslims. Earlier this month, the Fourth Circuit heard oral arguments regarding a similar block that only targeted the part of the order regarding travel from those six ...