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Capitol Hill is divided mostly along party lines on the competing priorities in the spending bill that must be passed by Friday at midnight to keep the government open. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told CNN for an interview that will air on Sunday's State of the Union that Trump wanted to see border wall funding included.
  • UC Berkeley Will Now Allow Ann Coulter Speech To Take Place

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    Turns out, Ann Coulter is too "dangerous" for the snowflakes at the University of California, Berkeley , so much so that administrators canceled a previously scheduled lecture by the conservative author and pundit because, apparently, they were unable to find a "safe and suitable venue" for her to express her opinions.
  • Indiana March jobless rate of 3.9 percent lowest since '01

    Indiana March jobless rate of 3.9 percent lowest since '01

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    The monthly report also suggests that South Carolina's job gains are settling into a relatively moderate pattern after blazing growth in 2016. "As new workers enter the job market, our workforce agencies remain focused on fostering an employment environment where employee skill sets are better aligned to future job sector growth".
  • Macron's Team Celebrate First Results of French Presidential Election

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    President Francois Hollande, who cast his vote in Tulle in southwestern France, acknowledged that these were troubled times for France. Unpopular incumbent President Francois Hollande, who pledged past year not to stand for re-election, voted in his political fiefdom of Tulle in Correze, southwestern France.
  • In final hours, Hernandez thought of family, not football

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    He was sentenced in 2013 to life in prison without parole. The letters, however, did not offer any insight into why the 27-year-old committed suicide. After donating their brains for testing, they were posthumously diagnosed with CTE. Hernandez was found hanging from a bedsheet and rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later.
  • Dorchester 6-Alarm Fire Displaces At Least 17 Residents

    Dorchester 6-Alarm Fire Displaces At Least 17 Residents

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    One firefighter had to be taken to the hospital after suffering an injured ankle. The fire department worked into sunrise to get the fire under control. The American Red Cross is assisting those residents who were displaced. A trio of three-deckers on Marie Street and another on Fox Street suffered an estimated $2.5 million in damage, the Boston Fire Department said on its Twitter account .
  • Former Teacher Tad Cummins, Elizabeth Thomas Found in Calif.

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    He said her family will be patient with her and get her the help she needs. Jack Smith, the acting USA attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, said Thursday that his office filed a federal charge of transporting a minor across state lines for criminal sexual intercourse.
  • China maintains 'combat readiness' ahead of North Korea's military anniversary

    China maintains 'combat readiness' ahead of North Korea's military anniversary

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    North Korean special forces soldiers march and shout slogans during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea April 15, 2017. "At the end of the day we realised that North Korea is a problem", Haley said. Since the president took office, North Korea has launched at least eight confirmed missiles, including two new models that advance Pyongyang's ability to threaten its neighbors and USA forces in the region.
  • US pursues 3% growth via tax reforms, regulatory relief

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    President Donald Trump ordered his Treasury Department on Friday to review measures put in place by the Obama administration, setting the stage for a rollback of regulations that were meant to curtail corporate tax evasion and prevent another financial crisis.
  • Kids listen for beeping eggs at special egg hunt

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    The Roosevelt Park Zoo held their annual Egg Hunt today from one to three pm. Thousands of eggs at several Easter egg hunts were all picked up in seconds around Billings Saturday. "I'm very appreciative that they do this so the parents don't have to stress out about what they're going to do for Easter", said parent Erika McCurdy.
  • No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

    No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

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    Nikki Haley, the US' ambassador to the United Nations, said that reports of gay men being detained, tortured and killed in Chechnya can not be ignored by the world. "They will kill me themselves". Chechnya's Russian-backed leader Ramzan Kadyrov has denied reports. The foreign minister, Anders Samuelsen, is appalled at recent reports regarding the persecution of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay , Bisexual and Transgender) community in the republic of Chechnya, a federal subject of Russian ...