• Ambushed trooper: 'Coward' shot me and killed comrade

    Ambushed trooper: 'Coward' shot me and killed comrade

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    A jury convicted gunman Eric Frein of randomly opening fire on the Blooming Grove state police barracks in 2014 with a sniper's rifle. Frein pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, attempted murder, terrorism and numerous other charges stemming from the shootings and subsequent 48-day manhunt.
  • Ichiro Homers In Final At Bat of Mariners, Marlins Series

    Ichiro Homers In Final At Bat of Mariners, Marlins Series

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    Miami got within four outs of a combined no-hitter Sunday, but the New York Mets' Neil Walker singled against Ziegler with two outs in the eighth. He had allowed no hits with two strikeouts and two walks when Marlins manager Don Mattingly replaced him on the mound in the eighth inning with Brad Ziegler, who pitched a ideal eighth.
  • Lake Havasu City earns 2nd place in America's Best Communities competition

    Lake Havasu City earns 2nd place in America's Best Communities competition

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    The ceremony will be live streamed on the America's Best Communities Facebook Page . While the city was a finalist, it was not named in the top three. The finalists, which rose to the top eight out of a field of 350 communities across the USA, competed for first-, second- and third-place prizes worth $3 million, $2 million and $1 million, respectively.
  • Jason Chaffetz announces he won't run for office in 2018

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    Chaffetz did not, however, say that he would not be seeking public office ever again. He did not mention those possibilities in announcing his decision to leave the political arena, just five months after his re-election to Congress for a fourth term.
  • North Korean propaganda video threatens USA with missiles

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    A preemptive strike by the USA on North Korean missile facilities is not a practical solution, unless there is a strong belief that the North Koreans will attack the US. ECONOMY American economic growth will not achieve the new administration's 3 percent goal this year or next, even if some fiscal stimulus and changes to tax laws are implemented, according to economists in a Reuters poll.
  • Two Seattle police officers shot in botched robbery, one in critical condition

    Two Seattle police officers shot in botched robbery, one in critical condition

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    One officer was shot in the chest but their vest stopped the bullet, Best said. Officers responded to a robbery on the 600 block of First Ave. shortly after 1 p.m. Nearby buildings were on lockdown and streets were closed as police officers wearing tactical gear swarmed to the scene. The scene where two polcie officers were shot in Seattle on Thursday.
  • Trump set to sign 'buy American, hire American' order

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    The order targets the H1-B visa program , which allows USA companies to employ graduate level workers in specialty occupations like IT, engineering, mathematics and science. Find us on Facebook too! IT staff are brought in, typically from India, paid lower wages than other staff, and "encouraged" to work long hours because they know that if they displease their masters and their company withdraws their visa, they will have to leave the country quickly.
  • Support for marijuana legalization at all-time high

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    The cannabis has to be grown in-state, too. Pot remains illegal in the eyes of the federal government, which classifies it the same as heroin. As the public's opinion of marijuana continues to evolve, we could very well see more marijuana stocks like Canopy Growth readying to turn the corner.
  • Smith's killer in tears as he talks about son

    Smith's killer in tears as he talks about son

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    Hayes' sentencing may be pushed to later in the week even if the judge rules out a new trial. "Just because people are different from you, doesn't make them liars", he protested. Defense attorney John Fuller sharply criticized that characterization. Testimony ahead of the sentence has been emotional. Hayes' lawsuit said Smith's blood tested almost two times the legal limit for alcohol.
  • Court allows Arkansas to use execution drug

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    Arkansas' aggressive effort to conduct its first executions since 2005 stalled for a second time this week when courts blocked lethal injections set for Thursday, prompting Gov. Once her order was in, the state filed a notice that it would appeal. None of the campaign material mentioned the death penalty. Goodson had touted her commitment to conservative values, while Kemp said in a campaign ad he would be guided by "prayer, not politics".
  • United Airlines to testify at hearing over dragging incident

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    The panel's chairman, Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., and top Democrat, Rep. Peter DeFazio of OR, jointly announced their plan Wednesday. United Airlines is not firing a single employee over the controversy involving Dr. Davis, a transportation committee member, co-authored a provision a year ago that requires airlines to seat children age 13 or younger next to an adult or older child traveling with them.