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Spicer on Tuesday drew fire for criticizing the Assad regime by saying that even Hitler didn't use chemical weapons, despite the fact that countless Jews were killed in gas chambers during the Holocaust. Critics in January noted the administration's statement marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day , which omitted any mention of Jewish victims.
  • Alabama governor Robert Bentley quits over political aide sex scandal

    Alabama governor Robert Bentley quits over political aide sex scandal

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    Last week, the Alabama Ethics Commission cited evidence that Bentley broke state ethics and campaign laws, and the commission referred the matter to prosecutors. "[She] noticed not only the changes in her husband's wardrobe but also the changes in his demeanor", Zengerle said. Bentley in February frustrated some of his GOP colleagues by appointing then-Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange to Jeff Sessions' U.S.
  • Baltimore Mayor On The Future Of Police Department Overhaul

    Baltimore Mayor On The Future Of Police Department Overhaul

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    Why is everyone in Baltimore ready to move forward with police reform except Donald Trump's Department of Justice? Almost 50 people testified at a public hearing on the consent decree between the U.S. In 1994, Congress gave the Justice Department the power to investigate and sue local police departments that engaged in a pattern or practice of conduct that deprives individuals of their constitutional rights.
  • Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court justice

    Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court justice

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    The Senate confirmed Gorsuch's nomination today, ending a rancorous partisan battle. Heading into the vote, all Republicans were expected to vote for Gorsuch, joined by three Democrats from red states: Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota.
  • Trump says US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin reacts during a joint press conference with Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella after a meeting in Moscowís Kremlin, Russia , Tuesday, April 11, 2017. A planned vote on a resolution collapsed Thursday night at the United Nations as the U.S. launched missiles on a Syrian base believed to be responsible for the chemical attack .
  • Trump celebrates Supreme Court success with Gorsuch

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    Mr Gorsuch had already taken an oath from Chief Justice John Roberts earlier in the day at the Supreme Court. The swearing-in ceremony Monday morning in the Rose Garden of the White House came almost 14 months after the seat was left vacant with the unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia .
  • 'San Bernardino strong' after town's second gun tragedy

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    An eight-year-old boy shot and killed along with his teacher in a San Bernardino special-education classroom was born with a genetic condition and had survived heart surgery, a school official said Tuesday. She broke up with him and he came out with a different personality. "I'm trying to help my cousins raise money for funeral expenses & meals to help provide for her family in this time of need", wrote Brianna Lopez, Martinez's cousin.
  • Russia says experts can examine Syrian base

    Russia says experts can examine Syrian base

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    Meanwhile, commenting on a planned Moscow visit by US Secretary of State R. Tillerson, the Russian foreign ministry hoped for fruitful negotiations. Eric Trump told the Telegraph he was "sure" his sister Ivanka had used her influence over their father to encourage the United States president to launch Syria strikes.
  • US, Russia agree on Syria probe

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    He said that Russian Federation hopes the United States can give constructive response to this suggestion. Any expectations of an easy rapport have crashed into reality amid the nasty back-and-forth over Syria and ongoing USA investigations into Russia's activity connected to the United States presidential election .
  • Kansas woman charged with murder in decapitation death

    Kansas woman charged with murder in decapitation death

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    Hilyard is the ex-girlfriend of Davis's son, who was identified by KAKE as 36-year-old Jacob Gillespie III . Authorities said the child was able to get his grandmother's cell phone from her truck and then ran away from the home and called police for help.