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House GOP health bill changes exempt members of Congress

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Seventy percent of respondents said that health insurers should not be allowed to charge people more for having pre-existing health conditions - and they think this should be the rule in all states. As Vox points out, an added provision would exclude members of Congress and their staff from the possible ill effects of these waivers. After the text of the bill was released Tuesday, numerous conservatives came out in favor of the amended AHCA. Read More »

Father of missing Tennessee teen found safe says she was brainwashed

Authorities from the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Department found the pair at the isolated cabin early Thursday morning, almost 2,500 miles away from their homes in Tennessee. The sheriff said the girl showed no signs of elation when she and Cummins were found. "He needs to be held accountable for kidnapping this girl". Cummins now faces federal charges for taking a minor over state lines for the objective of sex, WBIR reported . Read More »

Suspect in fatal Lawrence shooting arrested in Texas

Forty-year-old Aracelys Valdez Deleon of Lowell and an unidentified 25-year-old Lawrence man prosecutors called her companion were shot around 8 p.m. outside the La Cava nightclub. In a Hopkins County, Texas courtroom, Rodriguez indicated he would not waive extradition to MA so local prosecutors will petition for a Governor's Warrant. Read More »

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas

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Johnson's attorney, Jeff Rosenzweig, wants a court to order new DNA testing on hair found in the victim's apartment and on clothing that prosecutors found at a rest stop and linked to Johnson. "In preparation for their scheduled executions, Johnson and Lee were moved Tuesday to the Cummins Unit, the location of the state's execution chamber, a prisons spokesman said Wednesday". Read More »

House Oversight Chairman Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election

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Kathryn Allen, a Democrat who recently announced she would run against Chaffetz in the 2018 election, said she was surprised at his decision, but hopes it means a better future for what could be her congressional district. Without an incumbent candidate, many see this as an opportunity for a new perspective and new leadership in the 3rd Congressional District. In 2015, he launched a bid for House speaker after Rep. Read More »

Fresno shooting suspect laughed as he recounted rampage that killed 3

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Dyer said someone else might've picked it up. Randalls was in a training program for Pacific Gas & Electric and doing a ride-along Tuesday when he was gunned down. Police had put out a news release hours before the shootings Tuesday, saying that Muhammad was armed and risky and wanted over the shooting death of a security guard at a Motel 6 last week. Read More »

Fresno gunman laughed as he explained his actions

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In the meantime, new information about the victims of the deadly rampage is being released. Records show he was arrested at least twice as a teen for possessing a gun in school. "He said he didn't like white men and white men were responsible for keeping black men down". He later took a bus to Herndon and Milburn avenues, where he stayed Friday through Sunday in a ravine, "practicing what he decribed as voodoo rituals", Dyer said. Read More »

McConnell Supports Senate Intelligence Committee Investigation of Susan Rice

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She also offered some questionable explanations for the demasking process. "The charges [against Nunes] are entirely false and politically motivated, and are being leveled just as the American people are beginning to learn the truth about the improper unmasking of the identities of US citizens and other abuses of power", he said . Read More »

Family: Merrell Shoe Founder's Missing Wife Has Survival Skills

It's been three days since the wife of a co-founder of Merrell Boot Co. and her stepgrandson went missing during a family trip to Grand Canyon National Park, according to reports from the Associated Press. Chief Ranger at the Grand Canyon National Park, Matt Vandzura, said the drone will be used to get to some of the more remote areas. "If they can get to a spot where they cannot be in the water and stay warm, she's got the skills needed to get them through it". Read More »

Gorsuch to hear major religious liberty case

Should the court decide to go forward, Gorsuch's votes and opinions in religious liberty cases as a judge on the federal appeals court in Denver would seem to make him more inclined to side with the church, and potentially provide the decisive, tie-breaking vote if the rest of the court is divided between liberals and conservatives, Bindas said. Read More »

Trump Removes Stephen Bannon From National Security Council

US President Donald Trump made the adjustment in a National Security Presidential Memorandum that outlined the members and their respective duties in the NSC, which did not include Bannon's role. Another said Bannon was on board to oversee former national security adviser Mike Flynn's work to "de-operationalize" the National Security Council . Read More »

'Angel of Death' serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prison

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Harvey killed his victims by putting poisons such as cyanide or arsenic in their food, not refilling their oxygen tanks, or suffocating them with pillows. Harvey told CBS News in 2003 that he started killing almost two decades before his 1987 conviction. He claimed the killing spree "began by accident", after he hooked up a patient to a almost empty oxygen tank. Read More »

Hillary Reveals Reasons Why She Lost The Election

Hillary Clinton gave her first interview since the shocking November election, and divulged her thoughts on President Donald Trump's administration, Russian Federation and more during the sit-down with New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof at the Women in the World Summit , held in NYC Thursday, April 6. Read More »

AAC adds Wichita State for 2017-18 season

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It's a great day to be a Shocker! Founded in 1895, Wichita State University is a public university and the third-largest research university governed by the Kansas Board of Regents. The Missouri Valley Conference is based in St. Louis and has four members from Illinois (Bradley, Illinois State, Loyola, Southern Illinois), two from Indiana (Evansville, Indiana State) and Iowa (Drake, Northern Iowa) and one from Missouri (Missouri State). Read More »

Briefly: Easter Egg Hunt to take place at Washington Township Park

You can also take pictures with the Easter egg bunny. Easter is on the way so we have a few hunts for the little ones! "The Easter Egg Hunt is great for children of all ages", Honea said. The Easter Bunny will be making a guest appearance so don't forget your basket! In case of inclement weather, the egg hunt will be rescheduled for April 15 at 11 a.m. Read More »

22 companies pull advertising from 'The O'Reilly Factor'

GSK warned of a temporary halt on all ads, while the situation is reviewed. "On the heels of Roger Ailes' shameful removal from Fox News, following similar sexual harassment claims, Mr. Fox News is just months removed from the ousting of chairman Roger Ailes amid many allegations that he pressured female colleagues into sexual relationships and now may have another major scandal with Bill O'Reilly. Read More »

KC police: Body inside auto pulled from river is Toni Anderson

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Anderson's family had hired private investigators who used sonar to find the auto. Toni's mother, Liz Anderson, previously confirmed to reporters that the body belonged her to daughter. January disappearance: Authorities say Anderson drove from her job at Chrome before she was pulled over by a police officer around 4am. She had texted to a friend that she was being pulled over by a police vehicle. Read More »

DC bald eagle egg begins hatching

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Its sibling, DC5, is expected to hatch in the next few days, the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) announced on Facebook . "This is a very special time in the nest", said AEF Founder and President Al Cecere in a statement. Across town, another bald eagle pair "Justice" and "Liberty", who nest on the grounds of the police facility in Southeast D.C., welcomed a baby eaglet of their own on March 15. Read More »

White Supremacist Killed Homeless Black Man to 'Make a Statement'

New York City police say a man who traveled there from Baltimore had a longstanding hatred of Black men and it drove him to allegedly stab a homeless African-American man to death Monday night. During police questioning, Jackson admitted that he chose to attack in New York City because he knew it was a media capital and would garner attention. Read More »

This Is the Most Easily Believable Story About Donald Trump's Marriage

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So why is Melania Trump so upset? It's that she hates her husband and they never sleep in the same bed . The magazine's report opens with a juicy anecdote about Donald awkwardly grasping for Melania's hand while crossing the White House lawn in view of reporters, but Melania ripping it away immediately upon entering their helicopter. Read More »

How many times has President Donald Trump played golf while in office?

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Since taking office on January 20, 2017, Mr. Trump has reportedly been on the grounds of his golf courses 11 times since becoming President, and that's as of March 19. "I have frequently dined in Trump Grill, had lunch in Trump Café, had coffee meetings in the Starbucks at Trump Tower, attended events and spent many hours in campaign headquarters on the fifth floor past year", Page wrote. Read More »

Oroville Dam Spillway: What you need to know this Monday

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About 150 miles northeast of San Francisco, Lake Oroville is one of California's largest man-made lakes. Nearly 200,000 people have evacuated their homes as a result of the break. When asked if the spillway was supposed to handle far more water, Bill Croyle, the acting head of the California Department of Water Resources , said he was "not sure anything went wrong" on the damaged spillway. Read More »

Free doughnuts for those who try new Krispy Kreme coffee

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State University and Krispy Kreme trying as fast as they can to run 5 miles and choke down a dozen doughnuts. The coffee is available now at Krispy Kreme shops nationwide. They said the combination is "inseparable". The last day of the promotion is February 28. Is there a more ideal pairing than coffee and doughnuts? As a bold alternative, the new Rich blend is an aromatic and flavorful medium-bodied blend of Central, African and Indo-Pacific beans, creating a lush, well-rounded ... Read More »