• Neb WR Stanley Morgan Jr. arrested on pot charge in Florida

    Neb WR Stanley Morgan Jr. arrested on pot charge in Florida

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    He was discovered to have 21.4 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his vehicle, although his felony charge was later reduced to a misdemeanor. Morgan's was transported to Volsuia County Jail and bond was set at $3,000. In Nebraska, possession of less than an ounce, or roughly 28 grams, of marijuana is an infraction that carries a fine for first-time offenders.
  • Trump & Macron engage in fierce handshake battle during first meeting

    Trump & Macron engage in fierce handshake battle during first meeting

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    The two leaders' knuckles went white during the handshake, according to observers , and Trump seemed to want to disengage first. As far as Twitter users are concerned, Macron "won" the handshake in every possible way, from his impossibly tight grip to his rather nonchalant expression.
  • Democrats Oppose Lieberman as FBI Director

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    The scene was reminiscent of Trump's very public search for a vice president and his transition period, when potential Cabinet picks were paraded through the lobby of Trump Tower in NY. Trump told television anchors at a lunch Thursday that he was close to making his decision. In January, he was the target of liberal scorn when he testified in favor of Trump's choice for Education Secretary, Betsy Devos, in her Senate confirmation hearings.
  • House Intelligence Committee will subpoena Michael Flynn, Schiff says

    House Intelligence Committee will subpoena Michael Flynn, Schiff says

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    On May 9, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , who was leading the federal investigation into Russia's meddling and connections with Trump's associates. The Times reports that the intelligence was the breadcrumbs leading up to evidence of discussions between Trump's surrogates and Russian officials, which spurred the Trump-Russia investigation.
  • Mulvaney returns to Congress to defend Trump budget

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    Trump's budget will not stand, of course, as even Republicans in Congress will balk at food stamp cuts and the crop insurance cuts and perhaps even the cuts on the rolls of Social Security disability - something Democrats will rightly characterize as the first GOP volley against Social Security itself.
  • 2 children dead after being locked in hot auto in Texas

    2 children dead after being locked in hot auto in Texas

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    The statement says temperatures at the time were about 96 degrees. The children's mother told police that her kids were playing in a room in their home and when she went to check on them they were gone, according to reports. "This case is in the early stages of the investigation", Sheriff Fowler said. "No students were on the premises due to school being out of session for summer break", Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said via email.
  • Watch the Moment of Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

    Watch the Moment of Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

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    Officers also raided a property in the city's Moss Side neighbourhood early Thursday. A woman arrested in the Blackley area of Manchester on Wednesday has been released without charge. "Eilidh was vivacious and full of fun". The 50-year-old was at the concert with her daughter. Additional arrests were made both in Britain and in Libya in the bombing that killed 22 people and wounded scores more.
  • Phillips' opening round at NCAA Championship suspended

    Phillips' opening round at NCAA Championship suspended

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    Doug Ghim completed 10 holes and is 1 over par. 2 Cole Miller fired the day's low round for Penn State, carding two-over 74 at the 7,300-yard loop. The afternoon waive of the opening round is now underway with impending weather likely to alter play Friday afternoon.
  • Texas Lawmakers Revive 'Bathroom Bill,' OK Religious Refusal Of Adoptions

    Texas Lawmakers Revive 'Bathroom Bill,' OK Religious Refusal Of Adoptions

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    Texas never established health insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, but state policies are offered via federal exchanges. "As I said last week, it is hard for me to believe any Texas lawmaker would vote against a half billion dollars for public schools, as well as voting against children with disabilities, simply to oppose school choice", Patrick said in a statement .
  • Man charged with kidnapping girl, 6, who went missing

    Man charged with kidnapping girl, 6, who went missing

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    Police say Howard was taken to the Easton Police Department, where he was questioned by Easton and Norton detectives. She was reported missing shortly before noon, and several police agencies swarmed the area in an effort to find her.
  • Trump's budget doesn't forget the taxpayer

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    Mnuchin had previously advised that the deadline to for Congress to act - and avert a first-ever default on USA obligations - was sometime in the fall. "Among the litter of broken promises already dispersed en masse by this tragically inexperienced administration, perhaps most egregious are the violations within the document that was just released".