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The pause was swiftly condemned by Mayor Catherine Pugh and Police Commissioner Kevin Davis. Residents young and old, black and white, asked the court not to let the police department off the hook, and to maintain a role in forcing reforms through the consent decree .
  • 55 percent of Americans support Obamacare

    55 percent of Americans support Obamacare

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    With Donald Trump and some GOP members of Congress working to make the bill more appealing to hard-right conservatives, they appear to be losing more votes from moderate Republicans and gaining none from more conservative members of the party.
  • New York Approves Free Four-Year College Tuition

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    According to a Tweet by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo , the plan for college free tuition for families earning less than $125,000 shows the difference that a responsible government makes. Students would also have to stay and work in the state after graduation for a period of time equivalent to the duration of their studies. The Excelsior Scholarship is not meant to replace other merit scholarships which can be used for expenses other than tuition.
  • United passenger dragged off flight identified as doctor with criminal past

    United passenger dragged off flight identified as doctor with criminal past

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    He said, "No one should ever be mistreated this way". The airline earlier said that it was investigating what happened after videos provoked a social media outcry. The department also said it would carry out a review into the incident, which it said was "not in accordance with our standard operating procedure".
  • Dog Opens Doors And Escapes Animal Hospital Like Nobody's Business

    Dog Opens Doors And Escapes Animal Hospital Like Nobody's Business

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    Surveillance video obtained by WJAL , shows the 124-pound dog unlatching the door to his kennel and opening another door before wandering down a hallway. "A huge thanks to all that helped General find his way back safely". "He's a little Houdini", said owner Travis Campbell. "He is very special", Campbell said.
  • During border visit, Sessions outlines immigration plan

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    No matter how much the Trump regime tries to spin the sunshiny smiles of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, it is Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, Steve Bannon, and Stephen Miller who represent what this administration really is at its core: white nationalism.
  • Brief marriage precedes fatal school shooting in San Bernardino

    Brief marriage precedes fatal school shooting in San Bernardino

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    Mrs Smith had 15 children in her classroom at the time with around 500 in the school in total. The family of Jonathan Martinez , the 8-year-old student killed in the shooting, did not wish to speak publicly, Marsden said . Pursuant to the school shooting, police said they believed the shooting to be the result of a domestic murder suicide specifically targeting the teacher.
  • House race in heavily GOP Kansas surprisingly competitive

    House race in heavily GOP Kansas surprisingly competitive

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    Given the attention some special election races are seeing, though, even when Trump comfortably won some of these districts in November, it is likely safe to say 2018's midterm campaigns and contests will be not only critical but contentious too.
  • Ex-Christie associate gets 2 yrs in prison in 'Bridgegate' scandal

    Ex-Christie associate gets 2 yrs in prison in 'Bridgegate' scandal

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    Two former cronies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday for the politically motivated "Bridgegate" scandal . According to documents filed in this case, statements made in court and the evidence at trial, in August 2013, after Kelly confirmed that Sokolich, a Democrat, would not be endorsing Christie for re-election in November 2013, Baroni, Kelly, and Wildstein chose to punish the mayor by deliberately causing significant traffic problems in Fort Lee under ...
  • New York lawmakers approve free college tuition

    New York lawmakers approve free college tuition

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    The legislation will come into effect by Fall 2017 for students in families with an income of $100,000 or less. "It's a different model", said Governor Andrew Cuomo Saturday in a statement . According to The Institute for College Access & Success, 59% of NY students left four year colleges in debt. By 2019 the program will expand to allow students whose families make $125,000 or less.
  • NY budget deal: free tuition, upstate Uber, raise the age

    NY budget deal: free tuition, upstate Uber, raise the age

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    The income cap will increase to US$110,000 next year and will reach US$125,000 in 2019. The initiative is included in a $153 billion state budget proposal that passed the state Senate late Sunday after being endorsed by the Assembly a day earlier.