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Pompeo headed for confirmation after surprise panel vote

The Hill A Senate panel on Monday voted to give CIA Director Mike Pompeo a favorable recommendation that puts him on course to be confirmed as secretary of State, following a surprise last-minute vote switch by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). Pompeo was poised to face a historic … Continue reading

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‘Senior assassination’ game leads to teen’s arrest

AOL TURLOCK, California (KTXL) — One teen ended up with a broken jaw and another arrested Wednesday after a couple of kids took the ‘senior assassination game’ too far. The game, a town tradition for Turlock High School seniors landed an … Continue reading

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Children With What Appeared to Be Guns Threatened Movie Goers in Stamford: Police

NBC Connecticut Five juveniles from Stamford were arrested after they went into the Majestic movie theatre in Stamford with what appeared to be guns Sunday night and told everyone to put their hands up, according to police. Police were alerted … Continue reading

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Waffle House shooting: Father of suspect Travis Reinking previously took away son’s guns

Tennessean – by Dave Boucher The 29-year-old Illinois man accused of carrying out a fatal shooting Sunday morning at an Antioch Waffle House previously had weapons removed from his possession after a 2017 arrest near the White House. Newly obtained Illinois police records … Continue reading

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Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend: When and Where to See It

Weather Channel The Lyrid meteor shower is underway, and stargazers will have a full week to spot a shooting star. If cloud cover is minimal and the sky remains moonless, skywatchers should be able to see up to 20 meteors … Continue reading

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Don’t eat any romaine lettuce, CDC now warns

AOL No one should eat romaine lettuce — or any lettuce at all — unless they can be sure it’s not from Arizona, federal health officials said Friday. More than 50 people have become sick in an outbreak of E. … Continue reading

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Valero’s Texas City refinery hit by explosion, fire

AOL HOUSTON (Reuters) – An explosion set off a huge fire at Valero Energy Corp’s 225,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Texas City, Texas, refinery on Thursday afternoon but the fire was quickly contained, according the City of Texas City Emergency Management office. No injuries … Continue reading

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Florida school district may deploy armed janitors to fight shooters

AOL A proposal to allow school staffers to carry guns and spring into action in the event of a school shooting has divided a Florida district. After the Brevard County sheriff’s office recently suggested the idea, hundreds of school employees … Continue reading

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Schumer to introduce bill to decriminalize marijuana

Politico Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Thursday that he would introduce legislation to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, marking a significant shift in policy for the Democratic leader and lending the movement to lower government barriers … Continue reading

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Two Florida deputies killed in apparent ambush at Chinese restaurant

ABC News 11 TRENTON, Fla. (WTVD) — Two Florida sheriff’s deputies were killed in the line of duty Thursday in an apparent ambush as they dined at a restaurant. Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz, told ABC News that approximately 3 … Continue reading

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Rudy Giuliani is joining President Trump’s personal legal team for the Mueller probe

CNBC Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump‘s personal legal team to help represent Trump in the special counsel’s investigation. White House lawyer Ty Cobb confirmed the move to CNBC. “I’m doing it because I hope we can … Continue reading

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New York attorney general wants power to bypass Trump pardons

AOL NEW YORK, April 18 (Reuters) – New York’s attorney general on Wednesday asked Governor Andrew Cuomo and state legislators to give him and other local prosecutors power to bring criminal charges against people pardoned by U.S. President Donald Trump. … Continue reading

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Here’s where immigrants are moving to in the US

Business Insider – by Andy Kiersz Immigration has always been a central part of the American experience, and certain areas draw more immigrants than others. The US Census Bureau recently released its annual population estimates for each of the country’s 3,142 counties … Continue reading

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Teacher says he was suspended for making students pancakes

AOL WPMT — As the saying goes, food is fuel for the brain. And Kyle Byler, an 8th grade social studies teacher at Hand Middle School in Lancaster, hoped to bring his students some extra fuel during the Pennsylvania System of … Continue reading

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IRS to delay tax deadline by one day after technology collapse

Washington Post The Internal Revenue Service announced late Tuesday that it would let taxpayers submit tax returns without penalty through Wednesday, after a long day of technical problems that fueled confusion about what is already one of Americans’ most frustrating … Continue reading

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Bump stock maker Slide Fire will stop taking orders and is shutting down its website

CNN Slide Fire Solutions, the inventor and manufacturer of bump stocks, will no longer be selling the firearm accessories. On its website Tuesday, Slide Fire Solutions said it “will cease taking orders for its products and shut down its website.” The … Continue reading

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Barbara Bush, Wife of 41st President and Mother of 43rd, Dies at 92

New York Times Barbara Bush, the widely admired wife of one president and the fiercely loyal mother of another, died Tuesday evening at her home in Houston. She was 92. Jim McGrath, a family spokesman, announced the death in a statement … Continue reading

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Harry Anderson, ‘Night Court’ Actor Who Bottled Magic Onscreen and Off, Dies at 65

New York Times – by Maya Salam Harry Anderson, an actor who starred as the kindhearted, zany Judge Harry Stone on the long-running NBC comedy “Night Court,” was found dead early Monday at his home in Asheville, N.C. He was … Continue reading

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Former first lady Barbara Bush, wife and mother of presidents, declines medical treatment

USA Today Former first lady Barbara Bush, the wife and mother of two presidents, has decided to end medical treatment for a life-threatening illness. Family spokesman Jim McGrath announced on Twitter Sunday that Bush, 92, made the decision after consulting … Continue reading

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Within Temptation – Stand My Ground

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