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U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday will order a review of offshore areas now off limits to oil and gas drilling to determine which might be reopened, in his administration's latest move to expand domestic energy production. The order calls for a review of off-shore locations available for oil and gas exploration. "When Deepwater Horizon exploded, Floridians saw firsthand the catastrophic consequences of offshore drilling", U.S.
  • Sinclair Broadcast to buy Tribune Media for about $3.9 billion

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    Tribune also has stakes in the TV Food Network and CareerBuilding as well as a variety of real estate assets. Under the deal, Tribune stockholders will receive $35 in cash and 0.23 share of Sinclair stock for each Tribune share and assume about $2.7 billion debt.
  • Asean urges N.Korea to comply with worldwide obligations

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    A chairman's statement from the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) was released about 12 hours after the summit ended, and dropped references to "land reclamation and militarization" included in the statement issued at last year's meeting and in an unpublished earlier version of this year's.
  • Police arrest serial killings suspect after months of unease

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    The tip that led to Saucedo was one of the latter, Howard said, just another observation in the Latino-dominated neighborhoods of southern Phoenix that a person and vehicle matched the sketch that police had begun to circulate around the city after the shootings began.
  • Texas college shooting leaves two dead

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    No one else was wounded in the shooting, which occurred at one of the main buildings on campus, McLellan said. DART announced that all Orange Line trains aren't serving North Lake College Station at this time due to police activity. McLellan had described the gunman, based on surveillance footage, as a white man with a brown buzz cut. The college went into lockdown as police secured the area in Dallas .
  • As Health Bill Moves to Senate, Gillibrand Asks Citizens to Voice Opposition

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    Yesterday, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed the House of Representatives 217-213. They cite concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with pre-existing conditions, along with cuts to Medicaid. In all, the Republican health care bill would cut Medicaid by nearly $840 billion over 10 years, with most of that money going to cut taxes for corporations and wealthy Americans.
  • Macron's Election Victory Is Only Half The Battle

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    Putin also wished the newly elected French president good health, well-being and success in fulfilling important duties as the head of state. However, the former economy minister is in favor of joint bond issuance which, according to Jörg Krämer, would sharply reduce each euro zone government's motivation to pursue sensible fiscal policies.
  • DA announces charges against Penn State frat, 18 members

    DA announces charges against Penn State frat, 18 members

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    Piazza passed away two days later at the Hershey Medical Center. DiBileo's father, the county controller, said the family has retained Scranton attorney Paul Walker to represent his son. They splashed liquids on his face. At about 1am, fraternity brothers put a backpack full of books on Piazza, who had thrown up and was twitching, in an attempt to keep him from rolling onto his back, according to the grand jurors' findings.
  • Trump begins effort to pack courts with conservatives

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    Snyder was joined by almost three dozen professors at University of MI law school are urging Michigan's US senators to support Larsen for a seat on the appeals court. district judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. Kevin Newsom of Alabama will be nominated as a circuit judge on the 11th Circuit.
  • National Monuments Under Review By Trump Administration

    National Monuments Under Review By Trump Administration

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    The monuments to be reviewed were all established under sitting US presidents under the Antiquities Act of 1906 . The designations of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in 1996 and the Bears Ears National Monument in 2016 are considered the book-ends of modern Antiquities Act overreach.
  • White House defends its reaction to Yates' warnings

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    Spicer also slammed Yates, referring to her as "someone who is not exactly a supporter of the president's agenda" and who was widely rumored to have supported Hillary Clinton for president. Yates calmly replied that she remembered her confirmation hearing as one "where you specifically asked me in that hearing that if the president asked me to do something that was unlawful or uconstitutional...