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Sessions' directive did not go beyond existing laws, but he said his order "mandates the prioritizations of such enforcement" by USA attorneys. Immigration offenses make up more than half of all arrests made by federal law enforcement, according to recently released DOJ data.
  • North Korea showcases nuclear weapon, warns U.S. of imminent attacks

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    Speculation has been intensifying that U.S. President Donald Trump might order a pre-emptive strike on North Korea if it shows imminent signs of a significant provocation such as a sixth ever nuclear test. The missiles were among one element of a massive, militaristic parade to mark the 1912 birthday of the regime's founder, Kim Il Sung. If not, we will solve the problem without them! United States of America.
  • Wizards top Hawks behind Wall's 32 points

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    This first bucket of the game comes in the Wizards half-court offense as John Wall and Marcin Gortat execute a simple 1-5 pick and roll for an uncontested 12 foot jumper by Wall. Thirty seconds after that drive, Wall drove down the lane and scored but he thought he was hit yet again, and he glared at the refs before getting back on defense.
  • Barack Obama: Dan Rooney was a 'championship-caliber good man'

    Barack Obama: Dan Rooney was a 'championship-caliber good man'

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    The Penguins' players wore special decals on their helmets that had the Steelers logo on them and read, " Dan Rooney , 1933 to 2007". Rooney, in addition to his ownership duties with the Steelers, a franchise founded by his father, served as USA ambassador to Ireland during Obama's first term.
  • Quick fix coming for buckled highway in Atlanta

    Quick fix coming for buckled highway in Atlanta

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    Spokeswoman Natalie Dale says fix crews are using ground penetration radar to make sure the area is safe. According to GDOT, crews were working underneath the interstate filing an abandoned gas line with concrete when something went wrong and the road buckled.
  • Facebook homicide suspect should be considered armed and unsafe

    Facebook homicide suspect should be considered armed and unsafe

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    The incident took place on East 93 Street just south of the Interstate 90 in the city's Glenville neighborhood, Cleveland police spokeswoman Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia said. Williams said Stephens may be driving a newer model white Ford Fusion. His son, Robert Sr., told reporters through tears, "it's not real". "We just hope Mr.
  • Man dragged off United flight plans to sue, say lawyers

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    In any case, United now seems to have recognized the error of its ways, or else, certainly, the mighty extent of the media shitstorm it has dragged itself into, and is taking steps to make amends. As a result, it had the lowest rate among the largest US airlines of bumping people off flights against their will - something that is legal but alienates customers and requires the airline to pay compensation of up to $1,350 per person.
  • Man arrested after Google employee raped and murdered while jogging

    Man arrested after Google employee raped and murdered while jogging

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    Colon-Ortiz, 31, will be arraigned in Leominster District Court on Tuesday charged with aggravated assault and battery, and assault with intent to rape. The District Attorney for Worcester, Joseph D Early, said on Saturday that the suspected had been arrested after a police officer recognised him from his number plate.
  • Point Dem Loss in Special House Election Was a 'Scare'

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    Republican John Estes single-digit victory over Democrat James Thompson came in a Kansas district that Trump won by a whopping 27 percent just five months ago. Sen. The Kansas result also reflected blowback against the state's unpopular Republican governor Sam Brownback. "I can't stand Brownback", she said as she left her polling site in Belle Plaine.
  • Cleveland police update on Steve Stephens manhunt

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    He's the wanted man accused of killing a stranger on Easter and uploading video of the murder on Facebook. In a statement Sunday night, Facebook said the suspect did go live on the social media site at one point during the day, but not during the killing.
  • Amidst Controversy, Arkansas AG Rutledge Pleased with Drug Maker's Recent Request

    Amidst Controversy, Arkansas AG Rutledge Pleased with Drug Maker's Recent Request

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    Arkansas has scheduled the executions to occur before the state's supply of midazolam, one of three drugs used in its lethal injection protocol, expires at the end of the month. "Baker dismissed the inmates" complaint that the expedited schedule was likely to lead to a botched execution. "They have attempted to carry out these executions in a rush without any concern for what could go wrong", Robert Dunham, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center, told the Los Angeles ...
  • Senate confirms Gorsuch by 54-45 vote

    Senate confirms Gorsuch by 54-45 vote

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    Gorsuch's confirmation gave a boost to Trump, showing he can get important agenda items through a Congress controlled by his fellow Republicans after the House of Representatives last month failed to pass healthcare overhaul legislation. Gorsuch will be sworn in Monday. Were he to be replaced by a Trump-nominated conservative justice, the balance of the court would nearly certainly be tipped in a dramatically more conservative direction, and even Kennedy's own legacy on equality for gays and ...