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Turn off cable". NRA member Christopher Barnett, who lives outside of Palm Beach, Florida, said he didn't mind leaving his weapon behind as a standard security precaution for the president. He is the first sitting president to address the NRA since Ronald Reagan in 1983. Trump, whose candidacy previous year was endorsed by the NRA, marks his first 100 days in office on Saturday with no major legislative achievements but with a long litany of actions to loosen federal regulations and ...
  • Health care debate shifting over to Senate

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    One thing that will help a lot is if people realize what a bunch of bullfeathers they're being fed with this whole business about pre-existing conditions. The Republicans have now taken ownership of all this. For example, under current law, ERISA plans have the flexibility to adopt any state's definition of essential health benefits for purposes of providing legally adequate healthcare coverage.
  • Sanders blasts Trump for comments on Australian health-care system

    Sanders blasts Trump for comments on Australian health-care system

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    Let us move to a Medicare-for-all system that does what every other major country on Earth does: "guarantee health care to all people at a fraction to what we spend". "We reaffirmed the tremendous friendship between the United States and Australia and the vital importance of our security and our alliance". But Trump has a long history of supporting universal health-care coverage.
  • Storms in US South and Midwest kill at least 14

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    The weather team has confirmed that a fifth tornado , classified as an EF-0, with wind speeds between 65 and 85 miles per hour, set down in western Hopkins County, just south of Cumby, Moore said. Good's wife, Charlotte, was home alone when the storm rolled over her house. States from North Carolina to NY were also considered at risk of extreme flooding and high winds with meteorologists warning that the stormy weather will hit other states in the following days.
  • May Day Marchers Around The World Celebrate Workers, Immigrants

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    In Atlanta, about 200 rallied under gloomy skies holding "ICE Get Out" banners and "Not One More Deportaton" placards to protest recent arrests and deportations of immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, and to call on Atlanta officials to extend more protections to immigrants.
  • Here's why your Cinco de Mayo celebration is problematic

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    However, since it landed on the American calendar, it's taken on an Americanized significance that in many ways detracts from its own goal: to believe in the power of the Mexican people. The battle was also seen as a victory over colonialism, especially since white men had been trying invade Mexican land for decades . "I love Cinco de Mayo ".
  • PD: Drunk Driver Crashes Into Cruiser on I-95, Tries to Flee

    PD: Drunk Driver Crashes Into Cruiser on I-95, Tries to Flee

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    Cambria was transported to the State Police barracks in Concord, where he is being booked on charges including operating under the influence of alcohol. His 2016 Kia Sorrento was heavily damaged in front. Damage done to a vehicle that struck a State Trooper's auto in Burlington. According to State Police, the trooper's fully marked vehicle had his emergency lights activated at the time of the crash.
  • Mass. trooper who hurt leg in crash chases down suspect

    Mass. trooper who hurt leg in crash chases down suspect

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    A state trooper, injured after his cruiser was struck by an alleged drunken driver on Sunday night, chased down the suspect on foot moments after the crash. The trooper has been taken to Lahey Medical Center for minor injuries. The Kia sustained heavy front-end damage. State Police said he posted bail overnight and was released from the Concord barracks.
  • Mother of 3 killed by gunman at pool party

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    Selis allegedly stayed on the phone with his ex as he continued to open fire at the victims who were "just mere feet from him", Zimmerman said. Police said the shooting took place during a party in the pool area of the complex where a large group of people were gathered.
  • Climate talks open in Bonn, with all eyes on Washington

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    To that end, Ivanka Trump will hold a separate meeting Tuesday with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, the official said. "Remaining in the Paris Climate Treaty would undermine the Trump administration's efforts to protect American families from unnecessary and burdensome climate regulations", said Thomas Pyle, president of the American Energy Alliance, who served on Trump's transition team.
  • Man charged with killing two doctors in Boston penthouse

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    The couple was engaged to be married, but instead of living happily ever after, the two doctors died together on Friday night. Police also found what Conley said could have been a replica handgun or pellet gun, adding that the gun was in a backpack.