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Setting aside past differences and rude comments aside, President Donald Trump and Pope Francis put a determinedly positive face on their first meeting Wednesday at the Vatican . "I really don't know because we have never come near a president because we don't like Trump ", she said. The Pope said .... niente . Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the Cardinal Secretary of State brought up climate change when meeting with Trump and encouraged him not to pull ...
  • Svi Mykhailiuk Returning to Kansas For Senior Season

    Svi Mykhailiuk Returning to Kansas For Senior Season

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    Prior to his junior year, he had started just six games while with the Jayhawks, before going on to make 25 starts for Kansas this past season. "Senior year gonna be fun", Mykhailiuk wrote on his official Instagram account, followed by a string of various emojis.
  • Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final

    Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final

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    Vaughn and teammate Linnea Strom both won their matches this morning to give the Sun Devils a 3-2 victory. After a pair of dramatic semifinal matches, the final was relatively drama-free as the Sun Devils built an early lead and cruised from there at Rich Harvest Farms Golf Club in Sugar Grove, Ill .
  • Theresa May raises terror threat rating to 'critical'

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    Hundreds of British troops have also been deployed to back up the police. The defense ministry said the changing of the guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace has been cancelled so that police officers can be redeployed elsewhere. She also complained about US officials leaking sensitive information about Abedi to the press. However, she added that "I do not want the public to feel unduly alarmed".
  • Lawmakers work through the night on state budget

    Lawmakers work through the night on state budget

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    While the governor has the sole authority to call a special session, it's up to the lawmakers to decide when to adjourn. "We really need to come to an agreement here very shortly on most of it to make sure we have the time to get it done", Daudt said.
  • Virginia Spoils UNC's National Championship Dreams in NCAA Men's Tennis Final

    Virginia Spoils UNC's National Championship Dreams in NCAA Men's Tennis Final

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    The Duke duo also picked up its third ranked win and clinched the doubles point with 6-4 triumph during the regular season against No. 40 Max Andrews and Jesse Flores of Miami. Before Schneider began his tenure with the Tar Heels, the team failed to even make the tournament. "This is everything that I could ever dream of, obviously we didn't come out on top today but we were talking last night about what I imagined when I watched college tennis when I was 12 or 13 years old", Schneider said.
  • CBO: Estimated 23 million would lose health insurance under Republican bill

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    The House bill's changes to Medicaid lost the support of moderate Republicans in that chamber, and may prove a tough issue in the Senate. And the news doesn't appear to be good for House Republicans . "What a disgrace" in a tweet posted minutes after the CBO announced the healthcare bill would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured. CBO also projects that the House-passed measure would result in an increase in single policyholder premiums before 2020, by an average of about 20 ...
  • Christian school rejects calls to let pregnant senior attend graduation

    Christian school rejects calls to let pregnant senior attend graduation

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    Maddi thinks she's being punished for choosing life. But she and her parents will be holding a private ceremony for her graduation the following day, and her classmates are invited to attend. "You can't be pro-life, but then refuse to support the girl that keeps her baby", Maddi Runkles said. There are only 15 students in Runkles' senior class, which will make her absence obvious.
  • Summer reading program kicks off next week

    Summer reading program kicks off next week

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    For every bingo completed by September 1, you will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win our grand prize of two tickets to Bookmark Napa Valley 2018 which will be held this coming January by Friends & Foundation, St. Special programs will include Denise Gard Presents Trash Land Featuring Siennna and Joey for the SMP kick-off on May 30; a Construction Petting Zoo on June 1; Neil McIntyre, aka Mr.
  • Senate issues subpoenas targeting Michael Flynn's businesses

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    Flynn, a top adviser to candidate Trump before becoming national security adviser, was paid more than $33,000 in 2015 to speak at a Moscow gala where he was seated next to Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to that March 14, 2016 report, Flynn made false statements to investigators about who funded his foreign trips, including a 2015 trip to Russian Federation where Flynn was paid roughly $45,000 for a speaking engagement.