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  • EPA and Army Corps seek to rescind clean water rule

    EPA and Army Corps seek to rescind clean water rule

    The agencies are working to rescind the language, known as the Waters of the United States rule, and reinstate was in place before 2015. "Farmers and ranchers across this country are cheering EPA's proposal today to ditch its flawed Waters of the US rule", Duvall said.

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  • US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

    US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

    White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders echoed Tillerson's sentiment on Thursday, telling reporters that, "We believe the existing executive branch sanctions regime is the best tool for compelling Russian Federation to fulfill its commitments".

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  • Trump Plans Major Restrictions on Cuba Travel

    While on the campaign trail, candidate Donald Trump criticized President Obama's Cuba policy. Trump will travel on Friday to Miami, where he is set to announce a prohibition on "financial transactions" with military-backed tourism conglomerate GAESA, according to a source close to the deliberations.

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  • Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting — Emergency Surgery

    It was unclear whether he had emerged from surgery as of mid-day Thursday. "Congressman Steve Scalise [R-La.] sustained a single rifle shot to the left hip". Consider how the laws dealt with in Congress would impact these folks who just saved their lives or the lives of their colleagues. So before this House returns to its business, I want us to slow down and reflect, to think about how we are being tested right now.

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  • Congressman who witnessed shooting gives emotional, harrowing retelling of baseball shooting

    Congressman who witnessed shooting gives emotional, harrowing retelling of baseball shooting

    Williams said Barth was shot while catching fly balls in the outfield. Bleeding from his leg, he said he ran as fast as he could and jumped into the first base dugout with Rep. Roger Williams - a fellow Texan - offered Brady the chance to take some grounders at second base as the team's back up. "There was nowhere for me to go so I got on all fours and I saw him train his gun at me".

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  • $1 million in methamphetamine candy seized in Houston suburb

    $1 million in methamphetamine candy seized in Houston suburb

    The sheriff's office says the drugs were made in the home. Police responded to a call about a robbery at a Houston home Monday, but when they arrived, they discovered a man and a woman stealing bags of candy, CNN reported . Investigators believe the meth and lollipops were manufactured inside this home and are now investigating the scope of the twisted operation. If they were not sold directly to a child, what if these lollipops were dropped anywhere in the neighborhood? Diaz said.

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  • Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying

    One day after the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired testified before the Senate, President Donald Trump says he's also willing to testify under oath. While playing defense, Trump is also trying to go on the offensive against Comey , particularly on the revelation that Comey leaked a memo about the meeting about Flynn to a Columbia Law School professor who then handed it to The New York Times .

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  • Family warns others after four-year-old dies from 'dry drowning'

    Family warns others after four-year-old dies from 'dry drowning'

    The problems continued that week, and after Frankie woke one night complaining of shoulder pain, Delgado made a decision to take him to the doctor the next morning. "He took his last breath and I didn't know what to do no more". Dr. Thomas Waters of the Cleveland Clinic's Center for Emergency Medicine told CBS News it can cause a child's airway muscles to spasm.

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  • 'Megyn Kelly is no match for Putin' … NBC News issues correction

    Putin asked. "Have you all lost your senses?" Kelly also asked the Russian president what kind of relationship he had with the American president and if he had any damaging information on him. Putin was asked about reports of long-standing corruption and repression of dissent in Russian Federation. Granted, Kelly is no foreign affairs reporter or hard-nosed journalist.

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  • Sanctuary City Brawl in the Texas House as Session Ends

    Sanctuary City Brawl in the Texas House as Session Ends

    The protesters were apparently chanting and waving signs against SB4, the controversial Texas bill that Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law this month. This angered Rinaldi's Democratic and Latino colleagues, who were almost moved to blows. But Nevárez said on CNN's "New Day" on Tuesday that he did not threaten Rinaldi, and, in fact, accused the Republican of saying he was going to "put a bullet in my brain".

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  • Tamir Rice shooting probe: 1 officer fired, 1 suspended

    City officials and the Cleveland Police Department announced that Loehmann would be fired immediately and Garmback will serve a 10-day suspension. Tamir Rice's mother called the firing "deeply disappointing". In a discipline letter, Garmback, 47 at the time of the shooting , was cited for driving too close to Rice. He was not fired for the shooting, but rather for lying on his application and violating other administrative policies.

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  • Senate tries to revive 'bathroom bill' before deadline

    Senate tries to revive 'bathroom bill' before deadline

    But over in the Senate, where lawmakers are trying to create a health care bill of their own, the dismal analysis may actually offer Republican lawmakers a silver lining. "Unless you're a healthy millionaire, Trumpcare is a nightmare", said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. "We can expect today's CBO analysis will likely show numerous same grave consequences", he said.

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  • 1 dead in Wisconsin twister; Elk City subdivision also hit

    No details of the fatality were given. Fifty-three-year-old Bo Mikles was killed as he was apparently fleeing his home when his vehicle was thrown several hundred feet. Fallin's office says the governor will arrive in Elk City about noon Wednesday to meet with emergency responders and tour the damaged area. "This looks like it's going to be the worst one we've had in several years".

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  • Tornado watch is issued

    Georgians need to keep the umbrella handy again Wednesday as several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected. A Tornado Warning has been issued for Pomaria, Peak and Jenkinsville until 4:00pm. Sampson County spokesman Richard Carr said multiple structures were damaged after a tornado touched down there Tuesday. Isolated storms are expected to develop around midday and organize into a line of storms during the afternoon.

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  • Sheriff Clarke denies plagiarism report, calls reporter a 'sleaze bag'

    Sheriff Clarke denies plagiarism report, calls reporter a 'sleaze bag'

    The Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, removed Clarke's thesis on homeland security from its website on Saturday and is now conducting an investigation. "Guy is a sleaze bag", Clarke wrote in a post that linked to a story in which Sen. In January, after she was widely criticized for her alleged plagiarism, Crowley made a decision to pull her name out of the running for a job as a senior aide in then-President-elect Trump's administration.

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  • Fox News' Guilfoyle up for White House press secretary job

    If Guilfoyle were to step into the position, she would be replacing current Press Secretary Sean Spicer , who has been oft-criticized since taking the mantle in January. White House officials note that the media is historically unpopular, and they love combating mistakes in news stories, often posting them on Twitter.

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  • Putin defends Trump, offers transcript of Oval Office meeting with Russian officials

    The Washington Post first reported the allegations on Monday, saying Trump had shared highly classified information . The. He said that it seems that " political schizophrenia " is developing in the USA amid such media claims. The report that the US president had shared Israeli intelligence with Russian Federation was Israel's "worst fears confirmed", one of the officers was quoted as saying.

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