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The justices released their decision Wednesday morning as Gorsuch was testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the third day of his confirmation hearings. Supreme Court agreed to take up the case last fall and heard oral arguments in January. But the court determined that such a high bar would be "entirely unworkable".
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    Montano has an undetermined immigration status. Montano and Sanchez were arrested on school property by SVID investigators. He said the bill would prevent Maryland from cooperating with immigration authorities. "It's not uncommon for older kids to be placed in the lower high school grades with much younger kids, because they usually have had only a few years of schooling in their home country".
  • President Trump Rallies Supporters in Kentucky

    President Trump Rallies Supporters in Kentucky

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    Sen. Rand Paul was noticeably absent at the rally, as he remains staunchly opposed to the House-led bill. "You know they returned a Republican congress past year, but they answered our message and our prayer", McConnell said. Moderate Republicans, meanwhile, have said the tax credits are too limited and would hurt low earners and older patients. "Rand paul", Trump said. "We are going to to put our coal miners back to work", he said.
  • DTE Energy expects to restore power to all customers by late Monday

    DTE Energy expects to restore power to all customers by late Monday

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    Monday. For the 45,000 customers still without power, DTE says they know this has been a trying period. That's more than 99 percent of the 800,000 customers impacted by the storm. We've had many questions from our customers throughout the restoration process. Dwayne Carson, who lives in the Rosedale Park neighborhood in Detroit , said Monday his house had partial power that allowed a few lamps to work.
  • Ohio Senate Bill 199 brings changes to state's concealed carry laws

    Ohio Senate Bill 199 brings changes to state's concealed carry laws

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    Big changes to Ohio's concealed carry law are coming as Senate Bill 199 takes effect Tuesday. Lawmakers threw out a provision adding concealed carry permit holders to the protected class status under the state's anti-discrimination law after business groups argued it infringed on employers' rights.
  • Massive 7-alarm fire breaks out at abandoned factory in Rockland

    Massive 7-alarm fire breaks out at abandoned factory in Rockland

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    About 20 homes near the fire were evacuated and power to two blocks was cut, according to the Boston Globe . The fire did not result in any injuries, Duffey said . The structure was known to fire officials and had been vacant for years, with officials saying they've worked with the owner to bring the building up to compliance.
  • OH children find parents dead of apparent overdose in home

    OH children find parents dead of apparent overdose in home

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    Halye , were found dead in a bedroom of their home by their children, officials said. Courtney Halye's mother, Nancy Casey , said her daughter was a type 1 diabetic, suffered from depression and was on medication. Courtney Halye was convicted of a drug possession charge that was later expunged in 2010, the Dayton Daily News reports. Sprit Airlines confirmed that Brian was a pilot for the company, in a statement to NBC News .
  • 2 students arrested for allegedly planning shooting at Banning High School

    2 students arrested for allegedly planning shooting at Banning High School

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    Tactical Institute , an organization in Washington D.C., notified the Chino Independent School District of the shooting threat two minutes after it was posted to social media. According to police, the threat was made after classes had ended. "Im recreating Columbine", one tweet stated. "The "Kids With Guns Protocol" was activated and during the investigation, evidence was located indicating that two students were involved in the planning of a possible shooting at Banning High School".
  • Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch faces Senate hearing

    Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch faces Senate hearing

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    Democrats including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are demanding a pause in Gorsuch's confirmation process pending the FBI investigation of alleged ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation. Gorsuch, still responding to Leahy, quoted a mentor of his, saying "the real test of the rule of law is where the government, government could lose in its own courts and accept those judgments".
  • Dueling law professors analyze the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearing

    Dueling law professors analyze the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearing

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    Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, set the tone for the day when he asked during the morning session if Gorsuch would have trouble ruling against Trump. "No one in that process asked me for any commitments". The obviously pre-determined reference also allowed Gorsuch tell a "funny" story about how he likes to ask that question when he swears new lawyers into the bar.
  • Franken Confronts Gorsuch: 'Do You Think Merrick Garland Was Treated Fairly?'

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    In the dissenting opinion, Gorsuch cited the same law used in the majority opinion as a basis for siding with the company. The case is likely to help shape the debate in a confirmation hearing expected to span days. Gorsuch claimed that labor rules forbidding employers for making employees operate unsafe machinery did not apply because he said the risky machinery was the inoperable trailer, not the truck's cab, and that the trailer was not being operated.
  • Trevor Noah talks Tomi Lahren, Neil Gorsuch on new Daily Show segment

    Trevor Noah talks Tomi Lahren, Neil Gorsuch on new Daily Show segment

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    The "Daily Show" host initially appeared to be defending Lahren from The Blaze's decision to suspend her after backlash to her pro-choice comments on " The View ", but the comedian was really just setting up a ideal joke that mocked her anti-protest position she's shared in her "Final Thoughts" segments.