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One soldier dead, two injured in Army helicopter crash

A spokesman for the Maryland State Police, Greg Shipley, said the department dispatched two helicopters to the scene, but declined to give any additional information. Leonardtown is 45 miles southeast of the nation's capital. A US Army team from Alabama will visit the crash site on Tuesday to investigate the incident. Read More »

President Trump-Signed Law Gives States Right to Defund Planned Parenthood

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Last month, Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote on the legislation in the Senate. Title X funds go toward services like cervical and breast cancer screenings, birth control, STI treatment and well-woman exams - not abortion, thanks to the Hyde Amendment, which bans any federal dollars from funding abortion services. Read More »

Warren On Trump's Taxes: 'People Are Going To Keep Demanding It'

And now, Arkansas Republican Tom Cotton, explaining why the President - unlike his predecessors - won't release his tax returns. As the President looks to fulfill his campaign promise on tax cuts, Sen. Other Republicans, however, have joined those calling for greater disclosure on the part of the president. Here's candidate Trump: "As soon as the audit's finished, it'll be released", said President Trump. Read More »

Louis police chief decides to retire after mayor meeting

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Newly elected Mayor Lynda Krewson announced Wednesday, April 19, 2017 that Dotson, who presided over the police department through the often tumultuous period since the police shooting of Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson, Mo., is retiring. Krewson knows about that crime all too well. In the 1990's, her husband was murdered during an attempted carjacking outside of their Central West End home. Read More »

Watch This Wounded Marine Finish The Boston Marathon

Geoffrey Kirui won the 121st edition of the men's race on Monday, and Edna Kiplagat won the women's division to complete the first Kenyan sweep in five years. Galen Rupp of the USA finished second in 2:09:58 with Japanese Suguru Osako third at 2:10:28. From Hopkinton, where Hasay took her first marathon steps, to the final stretches on raucous Boylston Street, the California native's late loved one was with her every step of the way. Read More »

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in prison

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A date for a hearing had not been set. He was a productive tight end for the Patriots for three seasons, catching 79 passes for 910 yards and seven touchdowns in his second year to help the team reach the Super Bowl. His conviction was being reviewed by the state Supreme Judicial Court. Both the Massachusetts State Police and prison plan to do a formal investigation into Aaron's passing. Read More »

Man in custody after Calif. shooting near Catholic Charities

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Next, Muhammad shot toward a bus stop where he had spotted three white men, police said . He told detectives: "White people are responsible for keeping the black people down". After spending the night on top of the 7-Eleven, Muhammad waited to make sure officers left the area and then climbed down Friday morning, the police chief said. Read More »

Things You Need to Know About Fox News Cutting Bill O'Reilly

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The O'Reilly Factor is the top-rated show on Fox News. O'Reilly's pugnacious personality was not just an on-screen affectation, with one of the settlements going to a woman who complained about being shouted at in the newsroom. Stephen Colbert, who owed much of his "Colbert Report " character to Bill O'Reilly, brought back his conservative pundit persona to mourn the Fox News host's firing Wednesday. Read More »

Shooter in California killings gets 100 years in prison

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Morrison Haze Lampley, far right, was sentenced to 100 years in prison for the 2015 murder of Quebecer Audrey Carey. His girlfriend, 19-year-old Lila Alligood, received 50 years to life. Lokita Carter was addressing the three people who admitted killing her husband Steve Carter. "This here is the beginning of your very own horror movie that's not going to end any time soon", Carter said. Read More »

Gunman 'wanted to kill white people' in rampage

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Police took Muhammad back to the scene of the shooting spree where he detailed his crimes to officers, Dyer said. Terrorist organization links are also being investigated. He surrendered to police, telling an officer: "I did it". Dyer also said in his press briefing that Muhammad told officers while he was being arrested that he was the man they were looking for. Read More »

Arkansas executions temporarily on hold

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Photos and video of Friday's demonstration showed Griffen wearing an anti-death penalty button and surrounded by people holding signs urging Gov. Asa Hutchinson to halt a plan that originally called for executing eight inmates by the end of the month. Read More »

Kinzinger: Sanction China To Pressure North Korea

Abe stressed the importance of a peaceful outcome but acknowledged a need to apply pressure so that Pyongyang would become open to dialogue. While inspecting the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, Pence warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the USA and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, "the era of strategic patience is over". Read More »

Pro-Life Group Endorses Karen Handel in Georgia Congressional Runoff

He will face Republican Karen Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, who netted 19.8 percent of the vote. Both parties will now coalesce around their candidate in the final race, which is being cast as an early sign of what's to come in 2018 and a measure of backlash against President Trump. Read More »

Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In His Prison Cell30:00

The 22-year-old was said to be in the prison's health service unit, under a 24-hour "eyeball suicide watch". The former Patriots tight end played three seasons for New England. "From everyone I had talked to who was close to him, they said he remained positive when he was in prison", Steele said. The death of his dad, whom Hernandez had a close relationship with, was a turning point in the young athlete's life, friends and former teammates told the newspaper. Read More »

Gronkowski interrupts Sean Spicer during White House visit

The 27-year-old was no stranger to the White House, having visited former president Barack Obama after the Super Bowl XLIX win in 2015. It was a odd moment in a highly unusual day surrounding the NFL's most successful franchise. Kraft made brief remarks and saluted Trump. Pretty much half the Patriots' roster decided they had better things to do than meet Trump. After former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat during the national anthem to protest racism in America ... Read More »

Marlins pitchers shut down host Mariners

Louis, which completed a three-game sweep - all by 2-1 scores. "If given the choice any pitcher would like to go out there and keep pitching, but Don talked to me and gave me his reasoning and wanted to keep me healthy for the whole season, so under that situation I try not to think about it too much". Read More »

Prison employee describes buy of execution drug

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Anti-death penalty supporter Randy Gardner, right, embraces Abraham Bonowitz, left, after they read on his phone the 11:45 p.m., decision to halt the execution in their taped off "protest corral" outside the Varner Unit late Monday, April 17, 2017 near Varner, Ark. Read More »

Arkansas judge: Order guided by law, not execution views

A spokesman for Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Tuesday that the state will make its arguments in the cases involving Davis and Ward before the state Supreme Court but will follow the current briefing schedule that the court has set, with deadlines into late May. Read More »

Ivanka Trump's Brand Is Becoming a Target for Counterfeiters

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As the President got ready to sell his latest executive order to the American public, an overhaul of the H-1B skilled worker visa program, under his "Buy American, Hire American" slogan, Ivanka Trump appeared to be busy protecting the real emerald of the Trump family's vast business empire: China. Read More »

Fox News axes Bill O'Reilly over sexual harassment claims

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It also prompted dozens of companies to drop advertisements on "The O'Reilly Factor", long the most watched show on cable news. " According to sources briefed on the discussions, network executives are preparing to announce O'Reilly's departure before he returns from an Italian vacation on April 24", New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman wrote late Wednesday morning (April 19). Read More »

Park Service: Grand Canyon search complex

They have had helicopters and search crews out since daylight. While that means the pair won't have any food or supplies, search teams say there were indications that they had been able to take their backpacks off after they fell into the river. Read More »

Arkansas Executions: What's Next for the Inmates Who Were Scheduled to Die

Davis had been granted stays by the state Supreme Court. "But other 5 scheduled this week could still happen", the Catholic Mobilizing Network, which works to end capital punishment, tweeted April 18. A 101-page order that a federal judge filed early Saturday to block the executions was reversed Monday by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. McKesson contends that the state failed to disclose the vecuronium bromide it purchased would be used in its three-drug lethal injection protocol. Read More »

Four Count Indictment Issued in Red Wing Shooting Death

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The deceased man, later identified by Red Wing Police Department as Dangelo Masterjohn, 27, of Red Wing, was the victim of a bullet wound, according to a news release. Pierce County court records show Jones was charged there Wednesday with one count of felony fleeing or eluding an officer. Masterjohn was convicted of aiding a fellow gang member in the fatal October 2012 shooting of Naressa Turner as she sat in a auto in St. Read More »