• TransCanada gets presidential permit for Keystone XL
TransCanada gets presidential permit for Keystone XL

While former President Barack Obama won the approval of environmentalists in 2015 for his rejection of the pipeline, his successor Donald Trump has now put an end to the debate by officially issuing the necessary permits for the project's completion.

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  • 1 dead, 1 wounded in Las Vegas bus shooting
1 dead, 1 wounded in Las Vegas bus shooting

A gunman barricaded himself inside a bus today along the Las Vegas Strip after a shooting that left one person dead, officials said. Police closed portions of the strip, and set up a staging area and a barricade. "Both were transported to the trauma center and one is deceased". "We had one single shooting incident with two victims". Hadfiel...

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  • GOP health law repeal thwarted, but 'Trumpcare' already under way
GOP health law repeal thwarted, but 'Trumpcare' already under way

In a March 15 interview with Fox News' Tucker Carlson after the first draft of the American Health Care Act had been unveiled, the President said he was confident Obamacare would be repealed, even without participation from the Democrats.

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  • Tornado, Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17-21
Tornado, Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17-21

First, be prepared for rain any time after the morning commute Friday . An increase in storm intensity may be expected early Friday afternoon as the storms move east of the Interstate 35 area. Temperatures will climb into the low to mid 70s today. The average lead time for tornadoes to develop is 10 to 15 minutes, which means citizens need t...

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"Pizzagate" DC shooter pleads guilty to weapons-related charges

Edgar Welch, 28, pleaded guilty to the federal charge of interstate transportation of a firearm with intent to commit an offense and a local charge of assault with a unsafe weapon, Reuters reports. Welch surrendered to law enforcement following the incident, but his armed entrance shocked the pizzeria's staff and management, already beleaguered by ...

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  • Florida man facing charges after eating pancakes in middle roadway
Florida man facing charges after eating pancakes in middle roadway

Lakeland PD in Florida say this 21-year-old man confessed to setting up reservations for 1 in the middle of an intersection. The table in front of him holds a bottle of syrup, and a plate containing a complete breakfast of bacon, eggs and, of course, pancakes.

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  • The SEC's first basketball czar appreciates the league's Sweet 16 party
The SEC's first basketball czar appreciates the league's Sweet 16 party

Added Thomas, "Again, I will be nervous". They're laying it on the line for me. "All I know is this unbelievable university and state has taken in a son of Cuban immigrants that's married to a Jamaican woman, has mixed kids, and they've treated me like I'm one of their own from day one".

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  • Trumpcare Vote Yanked In First Blow To Donald Trump Presidency
Trumpcare Vote Yanked In First Blow To Donald Trump Presidency

Speaking at the Capitol Friday afternoon, Ryan said his party "came up short". "Now we're going to move on with the rest of our agenda", he added, saying House leaders would pursue issues including tax reform. "It is our responsibility to keep legislating", said Representative Justin Amash, a Michigan Republican and one of the firmest holdouts in...

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  • Obamacare repeal could cost the poor a third of their income
Obamacare repeal could cost the poor a third of their income

In fact, McColgin says 20 percent of her patients also have private coverage to supplement the costs of having a disabled child. The defining feature of the ACHA is, however, that instead of the subsidies of the Affordable Care Act, the AHCA will contain tax credits.

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  • Rick Perry Casts Doubt on Election of Openly Gay Student Body President
Rick Perry Casts Doubt on Election of Openly Gay Student Body President

Additionally, the McIntosh campaign had reportedly failed to provide receipts for the glow sticks used in a Facebook campaign video. At a school that has historically been one of the most LGBT-unfriendly schools in the nation, Mr. "Our campaign team won the election and was subsequently disqualified unfairly". But after learning of the circumstan...

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  • Four people, including officer, killed in shootings near Wausau
Four people, including officer, killed in shootings near Wausau

The locations of the fatalities or the circumstances of the officer's death were not released. A Rothschild police report said the shootings started as part of a "domestic situation" that carried over into Marathon Savings Bank along East Grand Avenue.

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  • Instagram will soon let users book appointments with companies
Instagram will soon let users book appointments with companies

Ads are now limited to likes and sending users to the web. 80 per cent of Instagrammers now follow at least one business, and in the last month, over 120m Instagrammers visited a website, received directions, called, emailed or direct-messaged to learn about a business.

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  • Snake Gets Loose On Ravn Flight From Aniak To Anchorage
Snake Gets Loose On Ravn Flight From Aniak To Anchorage

A young boy was the first to spot the snake, half-curled up beneath a duffel bag in the rear of the plane. The passenger had gotten off the plane. "He said, 'I'll hold the bag, and you grab the snake, ' " McConnaughy said. After arriving in Aniak, he reported that his snake was missing and likely on the return trip to Anchorage. Passengers soon...

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  • Concern Grows for Tennessee Girl, 15, Who Vanished With Teacher, 50
Concern Grows for Tennessee Girl, 15, Who Vanished With Teacher, 50

It doesn't have to be me, it can be anyone. With tears in her eyes and standing beside her pastor, Cummins spoke directly to her husband via the TV cameras: "We can help you get through this". From the date of the alleged incident to the issuance of the January 30 district report, Cummins was still teaching at the school, and Elizabeth was still ...

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  • Local Meals on Wheels volunteers weigh in on proposed budget
Local Meals on Wheels volunteers weigh in on proposed budget

During March, Meals on Wheels PLUS , will be supporting the nationwide campaign and building awareness by reaching out to their communities and delivering nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks to Manatee's seniors all year long.

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  • White House, some conservatives agree on health care changes
White House, some conservatives agree on health care changes

GOP divisions also threaten the legislation in that chamber. "You're looking at some of the top conservatives in the House", Rep. "They won't have the votes unless they change it" further, said Meadows, who leads the House Freedom Caucus.

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  • Here Are 4 Possible Outcomes for Gorsuch's Confirmation Process
Here Are 4 Possible Outcomes for Gorsuch's Confirmation Process

Conservative legal activists who support the nomination say that Democrats are cherry-picking a small number of rulings that distort Gorsuch's 11-year record as a judge. Our federal courts are critically important to protecting voting rights and participation in the political process; ensuring equal treatment for all regardless of gender, race, et...

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  • GOP Tweaks Healthcare Bill for Older Americans
GOP Tweaks Healthcare Bill for Older Americans

The American Health Care Act will go to the Rules Committee next week and then to the House floor. "We have to do something about the fact that the House bill disproportionately affects older, rural Americans", Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME said on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday.

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  • US Security Service says White House intruder was detained after 16 minutes
US Security Service says White House intruder was detained after 16 minutes

Chaffetz also said that the committee had received information indicating that the Secret Service "ignored" alarms that Tran tripped and that he may have attempted to get into the White House itself. "That just shows the president is not safe in the White House", Bongino told Fox News Friday. "... Should a group of terrorists decide to storm ...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation captures man accused of sending a seizure-inducing tweet
Federal Bureau of Investigation captures man accused of sending a seizure-inducing tweet

The complaint was filed in December by Kurt Eichenwald , a Newsweek reporter who received the tweet on December 15. On Friday, Eichenwald tweeted that more than 40 people tweeted strobing images at him after they learned they could induce seizures.

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