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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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Ex-Speaker John Boehner Joins Marijuana Firm’s Advisory Board

Bloomberg – by Jennifer Kaplan The U.S. marijuana industry has a new spokesman: John Boehner. The Republican former Speaker of the House has joined the advisory board of Acreage Holdings, a company that cultivates, processes and dispenses cannabis in 11 … Continue reading

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Ex-NYPD cops cuffed for swiping $1M in disability grifts

New York Daily News – by Leonard Greene They were part of the city’s Bravest and Finest, but prosecutors say two ex-cops and a former firefighter are now among the Sleaziest. Three former NYPD officers — including one who also … Continue reading

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California gov accepts funding to add National Guard troops, blasts Trump over immigration

The Hill – by Ellen Mitchell California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Wednesday accepted federal funding to add National Guard troops to his state while blasting President Trump over his immigration policies. Brown wrote in a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen … Continue reading

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Teen birthday vote drive targets pro-gun US lawmakers

AOL NEW YORK, April 11 (Reuters) – Gun control advocates are planning to send birthday packages to newly turned 18-year-olds in 10 states where they believe pro-gun lawmakers are vulnerable. Inside each: a voter registration form. The effort is part … Continue reading

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Sears is closing more stores and selling others in an online auction

Business Insider – by Haley Peterson Sears is closing several stores and selling 16 others in an online auction. The closing stores include Sears locations in Wilmington, North Carolina, and Youngstown, Ohio, as well as Kmart stores in Brandon, Florida, and … Continue reading

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Suspect in Brookside killing accidentally taped his talk about murder, police say

Kansas City Star An 80-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting death last fall of Kansas City attorney Tom Pickert. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced the charges Wednesday at a news conference at the Jackson … Continue reading

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Multi-day severe outbreak, isolated tornadoes loom across central, southern US

AccuWeather An outbreak of severe thunderstorms, including the potential for a few tornadoes, is anticipated from portions of the central and southern Plains to the Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee valleys spanning Friday and Saturday. The eruption of thunderstorms will be … Continue reading

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This Group Is Turning Guns Into Shovels And Using Them To Plant Trees

Huffington Post – by Nick Wing Last week, on April 4, exactly 50 years after her father’s assassination, Rev. Bernice King, the youngest child of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, picked up a gun … Continue reading

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House Speaker Paul Ryan will not seek reelection

Washington Post House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) told colleagues Wednesday that he will not seek reelection this year, ending a nearly 20-year tenure in Congress and adding further uncertainty about whether embattled Republicans can maintain control of the House. … Continue reading

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Trump Tells Russia: ‘Get Ready’ For U.S. Missiles Striking Syria

NPR – by Scott Neuman, Bill Chappell President Trump had a ready retort to a Russian threat to shoot down any U.S. missiles in Syria: “Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!’ ” Trump … Continue reading

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U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman pulls out loaded gun in constituent meeting to make point about safety

Post and Courier A South Carolina Republican congressman is not backing down from critics after he pulled out his own personal — and loaded — .38-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun during a meeting with constituents Friday. U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman, R-Rock … Continue reading

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Facebook Exposed 87 Million Users to Cambridge Analytica

Wired – by Issie Lapowski FACEBOOK NOW SAYS the data firm Cambridge Analytica gained unauthorized access to up to 87 million users’ data, mainly in the United States. This figure is far higher than the 50 million users that were previously reported. Facebook’s … Continue reading

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Former cop arrested after allegedly choking man during Easter service at church

AOL SOUTH CENTRE TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania (WNEP) — A former Berwick police officer is accused of attacking another man at a church in Columbia County. South Centre Township police say Jimmie Hill, 33, of Benton, choked a man Sunday morning as church let … Continue reading

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Severe Thunderstorms Packing Damaging Winds Possible from Texas to the Ohio Valley on Tuesday

The Weather Channel Severe thunderstorms packing damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes are possible Tuesday across a wide area, from Texas to the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys. An area of low pressure will slide eastward across the Midwest while … Continue reading

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