• Crucial test for transport bill in Colorado Senate
Crucial test for transport bill in Colorado Senate

Some teachers, parents and education groups have anxious that districts would have to eliminate some art, music and physical education teachers in order to reduce class sizes by this fall. However, not all school systems have used the extra funding to reduce class sizes, and many systems could not or would not provide data on how they spent the mon...

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  • Trump warns Democrats Obamacare will die without cash infusion
Trump warns Democrats Obamacare will die without cash infusion

Democrats also want Republicans to agree to money for retired miners' healthcare benefits, but that's a much less controversial proposal. "The Republicans have the votes in the House and the Senate and the White House to keep government open".

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  • Trump's Anticipated New Secret Service Director Was A 'Top Gun' Fighter Pilot
Trump's Anticipated New Secret Service Director Was A 'Top Gun' Fighter Pilot

The agency is now headed by Deputy Director William Callahan following the retirement of Director Joseph Clancy on March 4. He previously led the CBP's Air and Marine Operations. He inherits an agency that has been dealing with a series of security and personnel issues. A group of former senior government officials that reviewed the Secret Service ...

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  • Storms soak North Carolina and threaten river flooding
Storms soak North Carolina and threaten river flooding

Locally higher amounts likely near the Blue Ridge, south of Roanoke, and east into the North Carolina Piedmont and neighboring Southside Virginia. Flash Flood Watch has been extended until 11 PM for southern Kentucky. Transport officials stated that 100 road closures occurred across the state, according to local reports . Smithfield town spoke...

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  • Four-year-old falls out of moving bus
Four-year-old falls out of moving bus

Ciampoli immediately jumps into action. Ciampoli said the little girl had cuts on her face and blood coming out of her nose and mouth. Hanging on to the door was a 4-year-old girl. "Stuff like that is really heartbreaking". The girl suffered a broken jaw and will undergo surgery. Ciampoli told ABC that the driver of the bus initially didn't...

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  • FDNY Foundation creates fund to benefit family of late firefighter William Tolley
FDNY Foundation creates fund to benefit family of late firefighter William Tolley

Tolley started his career at Ladder 135 in December 2003. "He hadn't had an opportunity to do that yet", the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. The New York Daily News is reporting that Tolley, a 14-year veteran of the FDNY, was pronounced dead shortly after he fell from the building on Putnam Ave.

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  • Sessions praises NYPD after 'soft on crime' controversy
Sessions praises NYPD after 'soft on crime' controversy

The department sent the city a letter warning it to comply with federal immigration enforcement of risk losing grant money. "Come here to New York City and look our officers in the eye and tell them you believe they're soft on crime, see how that feels, see how the people in New York City will feel about that".

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  • Parties, protests and deals: Pot enthusiasts observe 4/20
Parties, protests and deals: Pot enthusiasts observe 4/20

However, U.S. Capitol Police eventually seized the joints and arrested the activists. While illegal on the federal level, recreational marijuana is legal in D.C., but smoking in public is not and can run fines of $25, if under the age of 21, to upwards of $500 and 60 days in jail for those 21 years or older.

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  • More charges filed in Detroit in genital mutilation probe
More charges filed in Detroit in genital mutilation probe

His wife, Farida Attar , was also arrested and charged Friday. Instead, the complaint says, Nagarwala mutilated the girl's genitalia, while the office manager, Farida Attar , the wife of the clinic owner, Fakhruddin Attar, assisted. Per the criminal complaint, it is alleged that the three are involved in a conspiracy to perform the mutilation...

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  • Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?
Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

After attempting to call off the event and postpone it until September - which Coulter refused to do - Dirks offered her a new date of May 2 at what he called "an appropriate, protectable venue". Coulter's planned speech at the University of California at Berkeley on April 27 was called off because of safety concerns. "If you can't ask Ann Coult...

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  • Egyptian-American woman freed in Egypt goes home on US military plane
Egyptian-American woman freed in Egypt goes home on US military plane

Aides said Trump had personally requested her release in a meeting April 3 with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi but had done so privately and made no public mention of her case. McMullen added that Egyptian authorities unlawfully arrested Hijazi and her husband, and the couple was detained without even being told what the charges were u...

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  • Scientists latest group to march in protest in Trump era
Scientists latest group to march in protest in Trump era

Souza said the march aims to show "in the most public way possible" precisely how many people support science , not just in the USA, but also across the world. You've seen the Women's March, the "No Ban, No Wall" protests and several other public demonstrations fighting the current presidential administration and some of its attitudes towards ce...

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  • Kansas outcome a warning to GOP as Georgia contest nears
Kansas outcome a warning to GOP as Georgia contest nears

Democrat Thompson had insisted that the race was less about Trump, and more about the policies of Kansas's unpopular Republican governor. "I think more than anything else, what happened in November of previous year, it turned a switch on", Lewis said.

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  • Judge orders Auburn to let white nationalist Spencer speak
Judge orders Auburn to let white nationalist Spencer speak

Spencer won a restraining order in federal court in Montgomery, allowing him to speak on the campus as planned. Supporters and opponents engaged in shouting marches beforehand, and photos showed a man with a bloody face after a physical altercation outside.

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  • House Oversight Chairman Chaffetz Says He Won't Seek Re-Election
House Oversight Chairman Chaffetz Says He Won't Seek Re-Election

Gary Herbert said in a prepared statement . He recalled that when he recently turned 50, he realized he had spent more than 1500 nights sleeping in a cot in his Capitol Hill office, while his wife and children were two time zones away.

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  • Trump inaugural attracts record $107 million in donations
Trump inaugural attracts record $107 million in donations

The previous record was held by President Barack Obama, who raised US$53 million for his 2009 inauguration. Aetna Inc. and The Travelers Co. each contributed $100,000 in December, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission.

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  • Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellation
Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellation

Coulter has fired off an angry stream of tweets including one in all capital letters saying, "I WILL BE SPEAKING NEXT THURSDAY". But the school, which prides itself on being open to free speech regardless of viewpoint, said the event can not be held on campus because of the potential for violent protests between groups that support Coulter and thos...

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  • China remains silent over North Korea's 'failed' missile test
China remains silent over North Korea's 'failed' missile test

Carl Vinson was headed north, toward the Korean peninsula. But although the USS Vinson carrier group headed into the South China Sea, it didn't continue north towards the Korean Peninsula. The confusion was caused by miscommunications between the White House and the Defense Department, the New York Times reported Tuesday. He visited South Ko...

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  • DHS Chief Kelly to Congress: 'Shut Up' or Change Law
DHS Chief Kelly to Congress: 'Shut Up' or Change Law

Kelly said the US -led coalition is chalking up wins in Iraq and Syria against "conventional terrorist formations", but: "The expectation is that many of these holy warriors will survive, come back to their home countries, where they will wreak murderous havoc in Europe, Asia, the Maghreb, the Caribbean and the United States".

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  • China Says Ivanka Trump Trademark Requests Handled Properly
China Says Ivanka Trump Trademark Requests Handled Properly

The Chinese government granted Ivanka Trump's company new trademarks the same day this month she and her husband Jared Kushner met with the president of China, according to a report. D'Innocenzio reported from NY. "You can't separate Ivanka from her role in her life and her business", Allen Adamson, founder of BrandSimpleConsulting told AP.

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