• Grassley Pledges Vote On Mueller Bill: McConnell Doesn't 'Govern' Committee
Grassley Pledges Vote On Mueller Bill: McConnell Doesn't 'Govern' Committee

That means Republicans could bypass Democratic opposition because the normal 60-vote hurdle to advance a bill wouldn't be standing in the way. Trump, however, has pledged in the past not to dismiss Mueller. "I don't know from where Leader McConnell gets his confidence that President Trump will not take action to end this investigation, given th...

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  • Trump Uses Expletive To Describe Rudy Giuliani, But In A Good Way
Trump Uses Expletive To Describe Rudy Giuliani, But In A Good Way

As for the former NYC mayor , he told CNN , Mueller "needs a little push" to go ahead and wrap things up with the Russian Federation probe. Giuliani is a former US Attorney who helped the American government bring down the Italian mob in the 80s and served as New York City's mayor when Mueller was the Federal Bureau of Investigation directo...

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  • We've finally been given a glimpse of Meghan Markle's wedding dress
We've finally been given a glimpse of Meghan Markle's wedding dress

The sisters have established names for themselves at national and global levels with Kerry having participated in the Scottish, British and European Cycling Championships as well as the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and both have been competitors in the Island Games, representing the Western Isles.

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  • On Columbine anniversary, school walkouts demand gun safety
On Columbine anniversary, school walkouts demand gun safety

On the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, Austin High School student group Students for Change made a decision to do both. Students have been pushing relentlessly for gun control measures, with national protests starting with school walkouts on March 14, the one-month anniversary of the Parkland shooting.

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  • Ocala, Florida school shooting: School resource officer praised for quick actions
Ocala, Florida school shooting: School resource officer praised for quick actions

A 17-year-old was shot in the ankle, but is understood to be in a stable condition, with non life-threatening injuries. "The fact that it happened on this day, in a way, reinforces what we are trying to get across", said Ryan Servaites, a high school freshman in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and teachers were gunned down in February.

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  • Scott Pruitt's Ethics Inquiries Widen, and Also GOP Assist Shows Cracks
Scott Pruitt's Ethics Inquiries Widen, and Also GOP Assist Shows Cracks

Privately, a number of Republican staffers and strategists say that last week's Senate confirmation of Mr. Pruitt's deputy, Andrew Wheeler - a former coal lobbyist who worked for years on Capitol Hill - would make Mr. On Wednesday, 38 Democratic US senators and an independent who votes with them in the 100-seat Senate introduced a resolution ur...

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  • E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Spreads To 16 States
E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Spreads To 16 States

The CDC has not identified a common grower, supplier, distributor or brand at this time. On Tuesday 66-year-old New Jersey woman Louise Fraser sued Panera Bread for allegedly eating contaminated lettuce at one of their restaurants, forcing her to be hospitalized for two weeks.

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  • Syria To Allow Chemical Weapons Inspectors, After Barring Them Earlier This Week
Syria To Allow Chemical Weapons Inspectors, After Barring Them Earlier This Week

Israel did not confirm or deny mounting the raid. Global inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, Syrian state media reports, after they had waited for days in the capital for permission from Syrian and Russian authorities.

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  • Maker of Failed Southwest Airlines Engine Calls for Closer Inspections
Maker of Failed Southwest Airlines Engine Calls for Closer Inspections

The Federal Aviation Administration , a regulatory authority, said Wednesday it would publish "within two weeks" a mandatory directive for the engines. Ms Riordan, a mother of two from New Mexico, died despite attempts to revive her on the flight. "No, it's not on fire, but part of it's missing", the pilot, Capt Tammie Jo Shults, replies.

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  • Thousands evacuated after British WW2 bomb found in Berlin
Thousands evacuated after British WW2 bomb found in Berlin

Police have evacuated buildings that are in an 800-meter (half-mile) radius of the site as a precaution with officers knocking on doors to ensure nobody is remaining inside. The city began returning to normal after the all-clear signal was given in the early afternoon. Bus and tram services also restarted. German cities are regularly evacuated o...

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  • 'Gunfire' delays United Nations chemical mission in Syria's Douma
'Gunfire' delays United Nations chemical mission in Syria's Douma

A United Nations security team, however, reported gunfire at the location a day earlier, sources briefed on the team's deployment told Reuters on Wednesday. But delays and security fears have cast uncertainty over the current fact-finding mission (FFM). The U.S. also said it fears the site may have been tampered with.

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  • USA has no better friend than Israel
USA has no better friend than Israel

He has said that Israel can not accept the Islamic republic entrenching itself militarily in the war-torn country, where Tehran is backing President Bashar Assad's regime. On Wednesday evening, the Israeli defense ministry said security inspectors at a crossing from the north of the occupied West Bank found a bomb concealed in a Palestinian lorry, ...

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  • Gymnasts Blast Olympic and MSU Officials at Senate Hearing
Gymnasts Blast Olympic and MSU Officials at Senate Hearing

Maroney, now 22, was only 13 years old when she first started seeing Nassar at the Texas ranch, a 2,000-acre compound that previously served as the official training site the national gymnastics team. The hearing also featured testimony from alleged victims in speedskating and figure skating, who spoke of cultural issues they believe have made se...

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  • Nikkei hits 7-week high on relief over US-Japan summit outcome
Nikkei hits 7-week high on relief over US-Japan summit outcome

The two leaders appeared to present a more united front on North Korea, addressing Japan's worry that Trump might press Kim Jong Un only on long-range missiles that could hit the US and not the short- and medium-range missiles that pose a threat to Japan.

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  • State of the Air
State of the Air

The American Lung Association ranks USA cities annually according to the number of days a metropolitan area is found to exceed federal standards for specific pollutants. "We still have a lot to do in this country to clean up air pollution", said Lyndsay Moseley Alexander, director of the Association's Healthy Air Campaign.

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  • Pres. Trump orders flags flown at half-staff to honor Barbara Bush
Pres. Trump orders flags flown at half-staff to honor Barbara Bush

The former first lady's visits to Tulsa date back to at least the late 1970s, and include three times in just a five-year period in the 1990s. "Barbara said she'd never kissed another man. Bush, who will turn 77 next week, said he is "more interested in fishing with my granddads than the earned-income tax credit or these kinds of issues." .

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  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for early elections in June
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for early elections in June

Bahceli, we made a decision to hold elections on June 24, 2018, a Sunday", said Erdogan , standing in front of Turkish flags at the presidential palace. In his 15 years of rule, Erdogan has transformed a poor country at the eastern edge of Europe into a major emerging market. A government spokesman made the announcement on Wednesday and the ...

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  • Ariana Grande Teases New Music Ahead Of Manchester Attack Anniversary
Ariana Grande Teases New Music Ahead Of Manchester Attack Anniversary

Ariana Grande's record label hosted a listening party for her new song and it left the room in tears. Last May, Ariana was performing in Manchester when a suicide bomb went off. The 24-year-old singer has kept a super low profile for the past several months, finishing her Dangerous Woman World Tour in September 2017 and barely even coming onto...

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  • Saudi cinema launch ends 40-year ban
Saudi cinema launch ends 40-year ban

In a moment set to go down in history, a public cinema will open in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday evening, for the first time in 35 years. Over the past several years, Saudi Arabia has gradually been loosening restrictions on movie screenings, with local film festivals and screenings in makeshift theatres.

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  • Fox News 'Fully' Supports Hannity In Lawyer Fiasco
Fox News 'Fully' Supports Hannity In Lawyer Fiasco

U.S. District Court Judge Kimba Wood appeared to reject the idea, saying that a "taint team" created by prosecutors to set aside privileged documents is a "viable option", while a court-appointed outside lawyer known as a "special master" may also play a role in determining which records can and cannot be viewed by prosecutors.

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  • Area House members off condolences on the passing of Barbara Bush
Area House members off condolences on the passing of Barbara Bush

They were married longer than any couple in presidential history. Her son, George W. Bush wrote, "our souls are settled because we know hers was". Ann and I will profoundly miss her friendship, her compassion, & the twinkle of her eye. Her warmth and compassion won't soon be forgotten and we will honor her and all she did for the country. - Ba...

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  • Stormy Daniels' Sketch Sure Looks Like Her Husband
Stormy Daniels' Sketch Sure Looks Like Her Husband

The drawing released on ABC's "The View" Tuesday shows a man with a light beard, hair pushed back from his face and wearing a hoodie. Cohen's apartment, office and personal properties were raided last Monday, the Associated Press reported , as the Federal Bureau of Investigation sought information about the alleged payments to Daniels and to P...

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  • Spring storms dump snow and ice on central U.S., hampering travel
Spring storms dump snow and ice on central U.S., hampering travel

Deadly slow-moving storms generated record or near-record snowfall and low temperatures in the U.S. Midwest and tornadoes further east on Sunday, leaving airline travelers stranded and thousands without power. It also warned of potential flooding along Lake Michigan in Wisconsin and IL. Police said 48-year-old Anthony George of Greensboro was kil...

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  • Russian Government Asked Google, Apple To Remove Telegram From Stores
Russian Government Asked Google, Apple To Remove Telegram From Stores

Users reported many online games, mobile apps , and cryptocurrency services going dark over the course of the day. Durov , the Russian tech entrepreneur who founded Telegram, said the effect on Telegram's operations was minimal. He said in a statement "Telegram doesn't have shareholders or advertisers to report to". According to Meduza ,...

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  • Swedish PM Breaks Protocol To Welcome Modi At Airport
Swedish PM Breaks Protocol To Welcome Modi At Airport

PM Modi's itinerary in Sweden: The prime minister will hold bilateral talks with his Swedish counterpart on Tuesday. The Joint Action Plan aims to deepen collaboration between the two countries in smart, sustainable and renewable energy , women's skills development and empowerment , space and science , and health and life sciences .

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  • Younkers and Herberger's liquidation appears likely
Younkers and Herberger's liquidation appears likely

Bon-Ton, founded in 1898 and with 260 stores in 24 states, filed for bankruptcy in February and had been hoping to sell to US mall owners Namdar Realty Group and Washington Prime Group to secure a bid that would have kept many of its locations open, Reuters reported.

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  • Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur hit with 8th murder charge
Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur hit with 8th murder charge

Last month, police released a heavily edited photograph of a bearded man who appeared to be dead, asking the public to help identify him. Police identified the man Monday as Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam, who had arrived in Canada in 2010 and lived in the Toronto area.

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  • USA export ban on ZTE; UK advises against use of firm's equipment
USA export ban on ZTE; UK advises against use of firm's equipment

Also as a part of its punishment, ZTE agreed to dismiss four senior employees and penalize 35 others by reprimanding them and reducing bonuses. The Chinese telecommunication equipment maker was accused by the US Department of Commerce of making false statements during an investigation into sales of its equipment to Iran .

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  • Minnesota School Knife Attack by Boy, 8, Injures 3 Others
Minnesota School Knife Attack by Boy, 8, Injures 3 Others

The Foundation School for Autism , a ReponsiveEd School is a tuition-free, public charter school in San Antonio that has served children ages 3-7 since its opening in 2010. Ambulances as well as armed police were seen at the school, local media sn.dk reports. Parents of children attending Pleasantview all received an electronic notice of the ...

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  • Carrie Coon Is Playing Proxima Midnight in Avengers: Infinity War
Carrie Coon Is Playing Proxima Midnight in Avengers: Infinity War

During the downtime between Avengers: Infinity War and the untitled fourth Avengers movie. The stones - six rocks of inexplicable power which when combined will create even more incredible power - have become huge plot points in numerous Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, with each discovery taking us closer to the conclusion which we know ...

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