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Godwin's daughter Debbie Godwin tells The Associated Press she would have preferred Stephens remained alive and faced prison time . "He just took his nuggets and said, 'I have to go, ' and he drove off", Sayers told The Times. state to nationwide. Stephens' mother told CNN that she had spoken with her son Sunday and said, he was "mad with his girlfriend". After a lighthearted introduction in which the CEO of Facebook compared its F8 developer conference to the latest film in ...
  • Ex-Freedom Caucus member: Group needs to 'change their concept'

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    Lee M. Zeldin told "Face the Nation" on CBS, adding, "many members of the Freedom Caucus just voted for him a couple of months ago". "It's an open wound within our conference right now", Congressman Chris Collins (R-NY) told reporters after the weekly House Republican conference.
  • Delta cancels flights for third day after storm hits Atlanta

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    ATLANTA (AP) - Delta Air Lines said Friday it has canceled about 3,000 flights this week as it struggles in the aftermath of a storm that hit its big hub airport in Atlanta. Flight delayed passengers - many who were forced to sleep on floors and chairs - were surprised when air stewards began serving up thousands of pizza slices throughout the airport.
  • Rock Hall 2017: Steve Perry will reportedly perform with Journey

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    Journey is reportedly opening the Barclays Center ceremony, but it's not yet clear if Perry will perform, TMZ reports . But since he did go onstage a year ago in a few different markets with the Eels and sang some of our stuff, I'm like, 'Well, why wouldn't he do that with us?' Everybody's celebrating our legacy that he and I and Jonathan [Cain] and Ross [Valory] and Steve Smith and [former Journey member and co-founder Greg] Rolie and everybody contributed to.
  • Mitt Romney Considering 2018 Senate Run For Hatch's Seat

    Mitt Romney Considering 2018 Senate Run For Hatch's Seat

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    Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, has told the National Journal he might be step aside if Mitt Romney chose to run for his seat in the U.S. Senate. Hatch made headlines last week when he told National Journal said that he would consider retirement if "a really outstanding person" were to run - someone like Romney would be "perfect".
  • Border agency fields pitches for Trump's wall with Mexico

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    In Texas , however, many are concerned about this plan, especially where I live in the Rio Grande Valley. The website for contractors lists more than 200 companies that signed up for email notifications on the design contract but it's unclear how many of those will apply.
  • Advertisers flee Bill O'Reilly's show but impact unclear

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    Several companies have pulled ads from O'Reilly's Fox News show The O'Reilly Factor. A CNN panel on Wednesday nailed why Donald Trump offered support for Bill O'Reilly despite the five allegations of sexual harassment levied against the Fox News host, noting the parallels between O'Reilly and Trump.
  • Judge plans to block Missouri's abortion-restricting rules

    Judge plans to block Missouri's abortion-restricting rules

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    Federal District judge, Tanya Pratt, agreed with that argument; and on Friday issued a preliminary injunction blocking the law. Planned Parenthood of IN and Kentucky (PPINK), which brought the case against the law to court with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of IN, celebrated the " major victory ".
  • North Carolina Holds Off Gonzaga For National Title

    North Carolina Holds Off Gonzaga For National Title

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    Berry, who scored 22 points on 7-of-19 shooting despite dealing with ankle injuries, was named Most Outstanding Player. Thank goodness for free throws. "So we were at fault just as much as anybody else", Williams said. Back on the east coast it was near midnight, near the one-year anniversary, to the day, of North Carolina's greatest heartbreak - one that united this team on a long-sought mission of redemption.
  • Kansas Senate Committee Advances Plan for 'Flat' Income Tax

    Kansas Senate Committee Advances Plan for 'Flat' Income Tax

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    Democrats Sean Hornbuckle and Chad Lovejoy, both of Cabell, and Ken Hicks and Robert Thompson, both of Wayne, voted against Shott's amendment. At press time, other amendments were pending in the House. Growers have to pay a $100,000 initial fee that could be renewed after a year for $10,000. The use of the drug would be to treat chronic pain, nausea and vomiting in cancer patients and muscle spasms in multiple sclerosis patients.
  • Whao! Priyanka Chopra Is The Second Most Beautiful Woman Of 2017

    Whao! Priyanka Chopra Is The Second Most Beautiful Woman Of 2017

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    After proclaiming the tag of the highest paid TV actor, courtesy Quantico , the actress has gracefully made her way to one of the top three attractive women in the world. "@ Beyonce is my number 1 too!" Pee Cee is now busy promoting " Baywatch " along with her fellow co-stars, Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. The Seth Gordon-directorial is based on the television series of the same name and stars Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Jon Bass, Ilfenesh Hadera, Yahya ...
  • President Engages in Twitter Offense on Russia Claims

    President Engages in Twitter Offense on Russia Claims

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    In a follow-up tweet , he asked: "Did Hillary Clinton ever apologise for receiving the answers to the debate?" Mrs Clinton's allies say the politician is repositioning herself to help unite the Democrats against the Trump administration, ensuring the mistakes that cost her the Presidency are not repeated in the 2020 campaign.
  • US storms leave 17 million at risk after four deaths

    US storms leave 17 million at risk after four deaths

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    Later Wednesday, damaging winds knocked a shipping container on a truck, injuring two near LaPorte, 20 miles (32 km) east of Houston. The storms led to almost 70 flight cancellations at airports in Houston as of 4 p.m. Elementary schools in Dallas and Tarrant County, home to Fort Worth, were closed. Fallen tree limbs and rising waterways were among the obstacles for motorists during the Wednesday morning commute.
  • Supreme Court showdown looms with far-reaching consequences

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    McCaskill said her decision was based on several concerns. She cites a "rigid ideology that always puts the little guy under the boot of corporations". Senate Democrats are finding themselves under enormous pressure to close ranks for this unprecedented filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee, first called for by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) last week.
  • Storm kills 2 in Louisiana; state put on 'high alert'

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    The two people have been identified as Francine Glotch, 38, and Neville Alexander, 3. Damaging winds stronger than 75 miles per hour, and large hail, are possible, the statement said. Lightning also sparked a tanker fire in Shreveport Sunday, KSLA.com reported. High winds were snapping trees and causing other damage, and hail was falling within the affected states.
  • Ring that Cowbell! Mississippi St shocks UConn in Final Four

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    They had an incredible run. Well South Carolina better have their fighting spirit going on Sunday or they just must get an Itty Bitty shock, too! I'm still in shock right now. "Only have to beat them once", Schaefer said. Now the Bulldogs are one win away from one of their own after perhaps the biggest upset in women's basketball history.
  • Seattle Mayor To Announce Legal Action Against Trump

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    But many large cities, including Seattle , limit the collection of citizenship information by its local law enforcement, which is not actively required by federal law. On the campaign trail, Trump said things like "We will end the sanctuary cities that ended in so many needless deaths". According to documents provided to Patch.com by Holmes' office, the Trump administration has not yet provided any answers to the city's FOIA inquiries.
  • Trump, Ryan go public with fight against Freedom Caucus

    Trump, Ryan go public with fight against Freedom Caucus

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    We are part of the Republican conference. Ryan repeated that "90%" of his caucus is for the health care measure, but would not commit to a timeline on holding another vote. Over the past few days, Trump has lurched between battering and buttering up conservatives who killed his health care overhaul in an agenda-scuttling insurrection that imperils his plans for tax reform and a trillion-dollar infrastructure package.
  • Parliament discusses GST, Finance Bill, members voice concerns

    Parliament discusses GST, Finance Bill, members voice concerns

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    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan had called for a vote on clause by clause voting on GST Bill amendments after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ended his address with a call for passage of the draft bills. A media report today claimed that the government may bring free goods and services provided to employees by an employer under the ambit on the new tax regime.
  • Suspect Arrested Near US Capitol After Officers 'Nearly Struck' By Vehicle

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    Police pursued the woman and ultimately were able to stop her at Washington and Independence Avenues Southwest. The incident , which happened at about 9:30 a.m., occurred near the U.S. The driver then leaped from the vehicle and escaped on foot before being taken into police custody. Additional information on what prompted officers to fire was not released immediately.
  • White man travelled to NY to kill black men

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    Prosecutors say James Harris Jackson launched a vicious attack on Timothy Caughman in NY on Monday, however the US President is yet to address the killing. James Harris Jackson is escorted out of a police precinct in New York, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Jackson's lawyer, Sam Talkin, says that if the facts of the case match the allegations, he'll need to address what he calls "obvious psychological issues".
  • Gov't watchdog to examine cost of Trump's Florida travel

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    Democrats are introducing a bill-the MAR-A-LAGO Act ("Making Access Records Available to Lead American Government Openness Act" or "check out our snazzy acronym, guys")-to require the disclosure of visitor records at the White House or "any other location at which the President or the Vice President regularly conducts official business".
  • Tecumseh police officer shot overnight has died, police report Monday

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    A Tecumseh police officer is in critical condition after being shot early Monday morning in Pottawatomie County. Officer Justin Terney of the Tecumseh Police Department pulled a vehicle over in Tecumseh at around 11:30 p.m. Kidney told The Oklahoman that Terney had a new puppy and had hoped to become a canine officer. Kidney says the officer underwent surgery overnight and remains in serious but critical condition.
  • Airline slammed for 'barring girls wearing leggings'

    Airline slammed for 'barring girls wearing leggings'

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    Keep in mind one of the girls is 10 years old . Watts asked United for an explanation. Fueling the controversy were initial United tweets in response to Watts that lacked context in which the airline said it "shall have the right to refuse passengers if they are not properly clothed via our Contract of Carriage ".
  • Gunman barricades himself on Las Vegas bus

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    He spoke to us on the phone directly across the street from where police barricaded the suspect. She said one person has died and the other is in fair condition. Police said in a statement Saturday that a preliminary investigation suggests that at least three people entered the store and one of them fired gunshots.