• Supreme Court rejects appeal over NC voter ID law
Supreme Court rejects appeal over NC voter ID law

State House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger said in a statement that "Republican legislators will continue fighting to protect the integrity of our elections by implementing the commonsense requirement to show a photo ID when we vote".

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  • Cornyn Could Face Senate Resistance If Tapped By Trump To Lead FBI
Cornyn Could Face Senate Resistance If Tapped By Trump To Lead FBI

Senate. He had fired Mr Comey for being a "showboat" and eroding public trust in the FBI but had praised him repeatedly during the 2016 campaign for coming forward about the investigation into then-opponent Hillary Clinton's use of a private server to send classified emails while she was Secretary of State.

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  • Callista Gingrich to be nominated as Vatican ambassador
Callista Gingrich to be nominated as Vatican ambassador

A formal announcement of Gingrich's nomination is likely to come this week, the White House official told The Post. The White House declined comment on Monday (May 15). Pope John Paul II's visit to Poland in 1979. Schlageter said Callista Gingrich's time producing the documentary about Pope John Paul helped her create professional relationships...

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  • Everything you need to know about fidget spinners — FTW Explains
Everything you need to know about fidget spinners — FTW Explains

Fidget spinners have been flying off the shelves across the United Kingdom, with many retailers selling out fast as more youngsters and even adults become desperate to get their hands on them. Unfortunately, most educators (including myself) are not buying it. "They were allowed for 30 minutes during a math lesson or maybe while they are writing an...

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  • US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments
US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

The directive abolishes guidance by Sessions' Democratic predecessor, Eric Holder, who said prosecutors could in some cases omit drug quantities from charging documents so as to not generate long sentences. In a speech on Friday, Sessions highlighted the rapidly increasing crime rates in US cities and pointed to drugs as the main cause. This ...

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  • Ryan won't comment on Trump tweets
Ryan won't comment on Trump tweets

Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper said the White House claim that Comey was sacked for his handling of their Clinton email investigation is laughable. In a visit to a garbage disposal manufacturer, Ryan said cutting taxes would better position manufacturers, such as Emerson's InSinkErator, to compete globally.

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  • Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises questions
Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises questions

Indeed, David Cohen, the former deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency, noted to MNSBC's Andrea Mitchell yesterday how striking it was to see the president having a grand old time in the Oval Office with a Russian who's a potential figure in an FBI investigation.

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  • Suspect down following active shooter situation east of Columbus
Suspect down following active shooter situation east of Columbus

NBC4's Olivia Fecteau reports that a woman said her mother works at the home and texted her that there was an active shooter there this morning. In honor of Kirkersville Police Chief Steven E. The village of about 500 residents is roughly 25 miles (39 kilometers) east of Columbus. Ohio's Department of Transportation has closed Route 40 in the...

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  • FBI Raids Annapolis Consulting Firm
FBI Raids Annapolis Consulting Firm

The investigation is being run out of Washington, not locally, the I-Team has learned. This is a developing story . The Washington FBI office said the investigation, including the raid, is being done with "fierce coordination". Cuccinelli, a Republican, sued the Strategic Campaign Group and the Conservative Strike Force in 2014, alleging they r...

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  • Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash
Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

To avoid a conflict of interest, prosecutors referred the case against Bostian to Shapiro's office. CNN's calls to Bostian were not returned. "We've received the referral from the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office and are carefully reviewing this important matter".

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  • Don't let America down on health care, Trump tells Senate Republicans
Don't let America down on health care, Trump tells Senate Republicans

The health advocacy group Save My Care on Monday announced the launch of a six-figure TV and digital advertising campaign beginning this week, targeting 24 Republican House members who voted last week to repeal the health care law enacted under President Barack Obama.

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  • Trump delaying decision on Paris climate deal
Trump delaying decision on Paris climate deal

Former US President Barack Obama yesterday returned to the world stage to again stress the importance of urgent global action to tackle climate change. Responding to Xi's assurance, Macron said: "The new government will maintain close communication and coordination with China on major global issues such as climate change".

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  • 20 in Mich. arrested in federal gang investigation
20 in Mich. arrested in federal gang investigation

Unlike the agency's immigration section, HSI has broad powers to enforce hundreds of federal laws on crimes like child exploitation, human smuggling, and drug and weapons trafficking.Its agents routinely arrest US citizens. ICE said that group included five USA citizens and three immigrants in the country legally. ICE says there were 17 total ga...

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  • Seton Hall Athletics a Leader in Academic Progress
Seton Hall Athletics a Leader in Academic Progress

Six of the 10 women's programs - basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis and volleyball - posted a ideal April (1,000) for 2015-16. Eleven of Alabama's 19 athletic programs either stayed consistent or saw an increase in their year-to-year April, including in football, which saw a multi-year boost from 979 to 980 following a three-poin...

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  • Arctic Council Meeting Could Heat Up Over Climate Change
Arctic Council Meeting Could Heat Up Over Climate Change

High-level officials from the world's eight Arctic nations, including T. Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini heads to Fairbanks, Alaska this week for a meeting of foreign ministers from the countries that make up the Arctic Council. On the website outlining their chairmanship priorities , they say they want to emphasize the implementation of the ...

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  • Residents asked to Stamp Out Hunger
Residents asked to Stamp Out Hunger

This Saturday, letter carriers with the U.S. Postal Service will be collecting food which in turn will be given to people in need in the area. "It's an honor to be able to help people in need by leading an effort that brings out the best in so many Americans", NALC President Fredric Rolando said.

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  • Families ask why arrest in serial shooter case took so long
Families ask why arrest in serial shooter case took so long

Castro Garcia, 19, was killed on June 10, 2016. "For one part I'm happy because there's going to be justice in my son's death and others' deaths and that person is not gonna do more damage", Gisela Castro, the mother of shooting victim Manuel Castro-Garcia, told the Associated Press.

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  • Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn
Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

Yates, appearing before a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the election, described discussions with Don McGahn, the Trump White House counsel, in which she warned that Flynn apparently had misled the administration about his communications with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador.

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  • Frat Member Told 911: 'We Have a Friend Who's Unconscious'
Frat Member Told 911: 'We Have a Friend Who's Unconscious'

Channel 4 has learned one of the Beta Theta Pi brothers charged in the death of pledge Timothy Piazza is a former student of Battle Ground Academy in Franklin. The documents reveal the frat brothers put a weighted backpack on Piazza to keep him from suffocating on his own vomit. The next time Piazza is seen on the footage, the grand jury said, ...

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  • U.S. officials recommend 3000 to 5000 more troops for Afghanistan
U.S. officials recommend 3000 to 5000 more troops for Afghanistan

The shift of strategy recommended by Trump's advisers reflects the assessment that a major new troop commitment - such as the 30,000-troop reinforcement president Barack Obama announced in December 2009 - is undesirable and politically impossible.

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