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The stunned passenger gave the weapon to a crew member on the Delta flight coming into Kennedy Airport on April 6, according to CNN . "You can't have inept people leaving weapons in a lavatory", former air marshal Craig Sawyer told the New York Times .
  • Documents reveal just how much wealth is inside White House

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    The brand, which is still owned by Ivanka , who now also holds an official White House role, not only hit record sales this year, but saw its U.S. imports, most of which came from China, increase 166% in 2016. Trump has always been conducting a corporate two-step, trying to build her own global brand as she has helped push her father's name into new parts of the world.
  • House speaker says avoiding shutdown, not health care, is priority

    House speaker says avoiding shutdown, not health care, is priority

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    Given that, given that preventative health care is the number one way to keep people healthy in our society. Many GOP lawmakers and aides have expressed doubt that the House would vote next week on health legislation, just a month after an earlier version died for lack of support within the party.
  • Ann Coulter Vows to Speak at Berkeley Despite University Calling It Off

    Ann Coulter Vows to Speak at Berkeley Despite University Calling It Off

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    Coulter was originally scheduled to speak at the university on Thursday, after she was invited by student groups that have been described as campus Republicans. "As the home of the Free Speech Movement, we fully support the right and ability of our students to host speakers of their choice", Dirks said at Thursday's news conference announcing the May 2 date, noted the Daily Californian .
  • China Denies Bombers On "High Alert" For North Korea Contingency

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    The ministry said the North is determined to "go to the end", stressing its "access to a powerful nuclear deterrent to protect itself from the USA nuclear threat". "They are crying out for settling the issue with the help of someone, seeking to bring nuclear aircraft carrier strike groups one after another to the waters off the Korean Peninsula", said the statement dated Friday.
  • Robert Jenkins: Hayes sentencing and public defenders

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    District Judge Camille Buras handed down the sentence after a two-day sentencing hearing and gripping testimony from the families and friends of both Will and Racquel Smith and Cardell Hayes . "I know you're saying I'm still here for my kid, but I'm really not here for mine, either". She also noted the enormous emotion surrounding this case, which lasted roughly one year from Hayes' original indictment.
  • 2 dead after boats collide on Lake Murray

    2 dead after boats collide on Lake Murray

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    McCullough also said at least three people were taken to the hospital with injuries. Several people were injured and one person is missing following the just before midnight Friday. Authorities are responding to a possible drowning in Lake Houston after two boats crashed on Saturday afternoon. The Lexington County Coroner will perform an autopsy on the deceased boater.
  • Aaron Hernandez's fiancée wants his death evidence preserved

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    John M. Thompson, the attorney handling Hernandez's appeal in the 2013 murder case, also said Hernandez's death should be "carefully and thoroughly investigated". Baez said arrangements were made with the university to pick up Hernandez's brain Thursday morning, but Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiner Henry Nields blocked the pickup, claiming his office would perform the "fixing procedure" on the brain.
  • Cloudy, cool with rain at times today

    Cloudy, cool with rain at times today

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    Skies are going to be partly cloudy with a chance for an isolated shower throughout the morning and afternoon. Today . A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8 a.m. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are possible.
  • Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

    Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

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    The Justice Department (DOJ) announced Friday afternoon it is forcing nine communities that have been refusing to cooperate with federal immigration authorities that they will have to prove they are complying with a U.S. City spokeswoman Lauren Hitt said Friday, following receipt of the letter , that the city was already aware of the requirement to comply with the law cited in the letter.
  • Charity Worker Freed in Egypt, Returns to US

    Charity Worker Freed in Egypt, Returns to US

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    When Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi visited President Trump at the White House earlier this month , officials said Hijazi's case would be among the topics of discussion between the two governments. But it was apparently in the meeting after those comments that Trump mentioned Hijazi's detention to el-Sissi. -Egyptian citizen, and her Egyptian husband had established the Belady Foundation in Cairo to assist homeless children.
  • Afghanistan base militants attack

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    General Dawlat Waziri, a spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Defense, said on Saturday that "more than a hundred soldiers were killed and wounded" in the attack, but he declined to discuss precise numbers. The city is in Balkh province and the base is the headquarters of the 209th Shaheen Corps. Ghani announced that Sunday would be a day of national mourning, with memorial services across the country's mosques and the Afghan flag flying at half-mast, in a statement issued by the ...