• Hamilton County in a tornado watch
Hamilton County in a tornado watch

The greatest threat of severe storms will be along and east of Interstate 75, and between noon and 5 p.m., according to the National Weather Service . The stronger storms could produce damaging wind gusts. The threat of flooding continues across several southern states as heavy rain soaked the area and prompted new flood watches in the Carolin...

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  • Greg Gianforte Rolls Out Endorsements In Closing Political Ad
Greg Gianforte Rolls Out Endorsements In Closing Political Ad

But talented Democrats have won in the state for years - they've held at least one Senate seat there for decades, and their Democratic governor just overcame Trump's strong showing to win reelection last November - over the same deeply flawed Republican candidate that's running for this seat, businessman Greg Gianforte.

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  • White House lawyers research impeachment
White House lawyers research impeachment

Trump faces criticism for his alleged attempts to influence an FBI investigation into reports of collusion between Trump campaign officials and Russian Federation during the 2016 US presidential election. And on Wednesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed a special counsel to take over the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. ...

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  • Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park
Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park

The high winds during a tornado can rip a mobile home, which frequently would not have a foundation, from its moorings. Fire Chaplain Danny Ringer told reporters late Tuesday that the storm destroyed 40 homes and severely damaged up to 75 others.

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  • Senior White House Aide 'Person of Interest' in Russia Probe
Senior White House Aide 'Person of Interest' in Russia Probe

Trump has said he plans to nominate a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon, but there was no announcement Friday. After days of political tumult in Washington , the Justice Department announced the appointment on Thursday of a special counsel to look into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion by the Trump ...

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  • Venezuela opposition leader blocked from traveling to UN
Venezuela opposition leader blocked from traveling to UN

The opposition leader stressed the passport was valid until 2020. A protester demonstrates against the Venezuelan government outside the Organization of American States during a special meeting in April. Capriles, the 44-year old leader of the center-right Justice First party, is the most prominent opponent of socialist President Nicolas Maduro. ...

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  • Cardinals trade Adams, activate Piscotty from DL
Cardinals trade Adams, activate Piscotty from DL

With Freddie Freeman (wrist) landing on the disabled list earlier in the week, the Braves seem to have found his (temporary) replacement at first base. The Atlanta Braves acquired first baseman Matt Adams from St. Louis on Saturday in an attempt to help fill the void left by injured star Freddie Freeman .

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  • Russian Officials Bragged During Campaign That They Could Exploit Flynn Ties
Russian Officials Bragged During Campaign That They Could Exploit Flynn Ties

Russian officials developed a relationship with Michael Flynn over the course of months and bragged that they could use him to influence Donald Trump, sources said. News reports said Trump repeatedly tried, without success, to get Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to drop the probe into Flynn.

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  • Missouri floods kill at least 5
Missouri floods kill at least 5

Along with another day of rain in the Kansas City area, water levels continue to rise across Missouri , causing flooding and dozens of road closures. Asa Hutchinson says additional resources that include more than 100 members of the state's National Guard have been dispatched to help parts of northeast Arkansas hit by severe flooding.

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  • Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence speech
Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence speech

Some graduating seniors at the University of Notre Dame say they are planning to protest the presence of Vice President Pence at their commencement by standing up and quietly walking out of the ceremony. Organizers expect as many as 1,000 participants, and perhaps as many as 2,000, based on recent events, including the marches for women and science...

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  • In New Orleans, Confederate monuments are gone _ Lee last
In New Orleans, Confederate monuments are gone _ Lee last

Robert E. Lee on Friday, completing the Southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. Since May 11, crews have removed monuments to Jefferson Davis, president of the pro-slavery Confederacy and P.G.T.

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  • Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call
Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

He said tech companies, customers and the government need to "work together" to protect against attacks. The major cyber attack had brought operations at hospitals, telecommunications firms and other companies to a halt. Smith went on to describe the situation as the equivalent of U.S. Tomahawk cruise missiles getting stolen from military stockpi...

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  • 2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin
2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

The tornado touched down in the area just after 5:30 p.m. (2330 GMT), the National Weather Service reported. Bynum, 48, said he was doing what many people do when the weather picks up: watching it in his yard. In Iowa, the storms damaged homes and other buildings and knocked down trees, limbs and power poles, leaving thousands of people without...

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  • New Jersey unemployment rate falls to 4.1 percent
New Jersey unemployment rate falls to 4.1 percent

During the past year, nonagricultural employment in the state has grown by 5,500 jobs. "Our rate declined in April as we saw more people become employed, the labor force continued to grow and our employers reduced the number of new layoffs", said State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.

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  • Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration
Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Yates told lawmakers she first called White House Counsel Don McGahn to express concerns about Flynn on January 25, then went to the White House on January 26 and 27 to give him a detailed account - 18 days before Flynn was asked to resign from his post.

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  • Merrick Garland To Remain A Judge; Won't Be FBI Director
Merrick Garland To Remain A Judge; Won't Be FBI Director

Schumer said on CNN's "State of the Union" Democrats will block any nomination until a special prosecutor that would report to Congress rather than the Justice Department is appointed. That won't happen either, though, because Trump's goal in firing Comey was to make the FBI's Russian Federation investigation go away. Garland, the chief judge o...

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  • Manhattan CEO, two children on missing plane
Manhattan CEO, two children on missing plane

ABC News reports air traffic control in Miami lost contact with the aircraft, which was heading from the Bahamas to east Florida on Monday afternoon. Ulrich is the ex-husband of Canadian-American actress Rae Dawn Chong. Ms Chong, the daughter of Cheech & Chong's Tommy Chong, tweeted, "My ex-hubby's ( Nathan Ulrich ) plane is missing over the Be...

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  • McKinley Explains Vote for American Health Care Act
McKinley Explains Vote for American Health Care Act

That includes 11.2 million people who qualified for Medicaid under relaxed income rules. "Prior to the Affordable Care Act, unless you have employer-based insurance , you can not buy maternity care ", Gray said. Medicaid also funds medical equipment and services for disabled children. Is someone you love in a nursing home? SINCE 2010, Republi...

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  • Small jet crashes into building in New Jersey, killing two
Small jet crashes into building in New Jersey, killing two

Two people are dead, no others are injured . Carlstadt Police Sergeant John Cleary told reporters the plane hit one building in an industrial or manufacturing area, skidded across a parking lot and broke apart. The flight departed from Philadelphia International Airport and was headed to Teterboro. The FAA did not release information about the ...

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  • Attorney General Sessions orders tougher drug crime prosecutions
Attorney General Sessions orders tougher drug crime prosecutions

What is still unclear is how Sessions will deal marijuana - which he has called a "dangerous drug" - in states that have medical marijuana laws, and those states that have voted to legalize marijuana. Unfortunately, I can not say that I am surprised. That's why focusing instead on anti-recidivism programs and drug counseling isn't just good for tho...

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