• Tornado kills 2 in Louisiana as state put on 'high alert'
Tornado kills 2 in Louisiana as state put on 'high alert'

Damaging wind, tornadoes and hail will all be possible then as well. A forecast map shows the potential for severe weather, including tornadoes, across nearly all of the Southeast on Monday . A line of elevated storms are possible Wednesday morning around sunrise. And the National Weather Service says there's likely more bad weather to come, i...

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  • Melania Trump's first official White House portrait revealed
Melania Trump's first official White House portrait revealed

First lady portraits are customary and normally raise few eyebrows. The portrait shows Trump with her arms crossed, wearing a black jacket and a black blouse, her hair down and a slightly smoky eye and pink lip gloss. In recent weeks, Mrs. Trump also helped plan their first big White House social event, an annual, black-tie dinner for the n...

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  • Woman falls off 730-foot-tall bridge while taking selfie
Woman falls off 730-foot-tall bridge while taking selfie

A Sacramento woman was hospitalized after she fell about 60 feet as she tried to take a selfie while walking along girders beneath the Foresthill Bridge. However, the sheriff's office warns that no one would likely survive the fall to the bottom of the American River Canyon. Paul Goncharuk was in the group of 6 friends all in an off-limits sect...

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  • Defense rests in Aaron Hernandez's double-murder trial
Defense rests in Aaron Hernandez's double-murder trial

Salvador said he didn't witness anyone bump into Hernandez, an incident prosecutors allege started a confrontation that eventually led to the shootings. The prosecution and defense met with Judge Jeffrey Locke and discussed trial logistics. District attorney investigator Robert Settana explains his interpretations of images from the Cure nigh...

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  • Gay rights organizations hail court ruling as
Gay rights organizations hail court ruling as "game changer"

The district court judge, a Reagan appointee, dismissed the lawsuit , saying that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act -which prohibits sex discrimination- does not prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. The ruling also allows a lawsuit to go forward in IN, where plaintiff Kimberly Hively said she lost her community college teaching j...

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  • Uber, Lyft Expansion Included in State Budget Deal
Uber, Lyft Expansion Included in State Budget Deal

His budget proposal also tied $715 million in state aid to localities - a lifeline for many towns and cities - to state lawmakers' approval of the plan. Although Cuomo said "he will not sign the budget unless $55 million is included for Direct Service Professionals", nothing is set in stone until the budget is signed and skeptics have voiced their ...

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  • Dissenting judges criticize LGBT workers' ruling
Dissenting judges criticize LGBT workers' ruling

Hively's case was initially dismissed by a local court, but was taken to the 7th Circuit by Lambda Legal , a nonprofit legal organization that works primarily on cases dealing with the civil rights of LGBT individuals or those with HIV, on her behalf.

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  • State Budget Three Days Past Due, Extension May be Needed
State Budget Three Days Past Due, Extension May be Needed

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, said on Monday, April 3, 2017, that the Legislature's plan to pass a short-term budget extender shouldn't derail talks toward getting a state budget in place. "Normally the Capitol isn't this quiet unless indictments are being handed out", said Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin, R-Melrose, Rensselaer County, ref...

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  • Bill Cosby Trial Will Begin In June
Bill Cosby Trial Will Begin In June

Pittsburgh is the county seat in Allegheny, which is about 300 miles from the site of Cosby's trial in Norristown, Pennsylvania. The 79-year-old Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting a Temple University employee at his home in 2004. calling him a rapist", defense lawyer Angela Agrusa argued Monday. Cosby's lawyers argue the deposition is i...

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  • Last abortion clinic sues state to stay open
Last abortion clinic sues state to stay open

His administration shut down another EMW abortion facility in Lexington a year ago after state officials caught it masquerading as a doctor's office and performing abortions without a license. A federal judge put a halt to the closure of the only abortion clinic in the state of Kentucky, delaying the plans of the pro-life state government.

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  • NCAA: NC back in running to host events after law change
NCAA: NC back in running to host events after law change

The NBA will discuss whether to bring the 2019 All-Star Game to Charlotte at its Board of Governors meeting this week, according to a person with knowledge of the plans. "In August of 2016, the NCAA Board of Governors instructed the relocation of NCAA championships scheduled in North Carolina during the 2016-17 academic year because of the ...

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  • De Blasio: Too many new jails in plan to close Rikers Island
De Blasio: Too many new jails in plan to close Rikers Island

The overall population in the jail system would be reduced from 9,700 to 5,000, as the mentally ill and drug-addicted are to be diverted to other programs. Mark-Viverito released a report recommending that Rikers be shuttered and replaced by smaller jail facilities built near courthouses in each borough.

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  • Severe weather expected in the Upstate Monday
Severe weather expected in the Upstate Monday

Widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected on Monday. These isolated storms will have the higher risk for tornadoes. Much of the Florida Panhandle, from Escambia to Calhoun and Jackson counties, is under a tornado watch until 2 p.m.

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  • RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel: Tom Perez 'Should Be Ashamed of
RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel: Tom Perez 'Should Be Ashamed of

Newly elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee Tom Perez became unhinged during an event in New Jersey on Friday, where he claimed that President Donald Trump "didn't win" last year's presidential election. On "Fox & Friends" this morning, Sarah Huckabee Sanders said this kind of rhetoric is a ideal example of why Democrats lost bi...

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  • Trump says US is ready to act alone on North Korea
Trump says US is ready to act alone on North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited China last month to press North Korea's neighbor for help in mitigating that threat, and Trump is scheduled to host Chinese President Xi Jinping this week in the U.S., where he intends to bring the issue up.

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  • 911 call led DC officers to kidnapped girl
911 call led DC officers to kidnapped girl

Atkinson and Cooper were taken into custody. They were Forney's grandparents. About an hour later, Charlotte officials said a female inside of a 2005 white Chevrolet Impala called police and said she'd been kidnapped and gave her location in the District, according to the Charlotte Observer .

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  • Deputy Killed at Courthouse, Gunman Sought
Deputy Killed at Courthouse, Gunman Sought

Baytown police identified Harris County Precinct 3 Asst. KHOU 11's Melissa Correa reports deputies are manning every corner of the Baytown neighborhood where the shooting occurred. He was a 30-year law enforcement veteran. Dorris added that there was no indication that nearby residents were at risk, but intersections near the courthouse were cl...

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  • Deadly church bus crash: What we know now
Deadly church bus crash: What we know now

He said he called the sheriff's offices for Uvalde and Real counties while he followed the truck and told them "they needed to get him off the road before he hit somebody". On Thursday, National Transportation Safety Board investigators began looking into the crash. I was texting". I said, "Son, do you know what you just did?' He said, 'I'm sorry.

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  • The Senate's Uneventful Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing
The Senate's Uneventful Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing

Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) declared their support Thursday night CNN reported. But Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and fellow Republicans are determined to confirm Gorsuch within the week as they consider changing Senate rules so he can be confirmed with a simple majority in the 100-seat chamber, instead of the 60-voter...

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