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Criminal justice overhaul hits Senate snags despite Trump endorsement

20 minutes ago   |   Politico

A bipartisan criminal justice overhaul ran into fresh political obstacles in the Senate on Thursday, mere hours after winning President Donald Trump's endorsement. Supporters...
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Tree falls on T tracks; riders must change platforms

Tree falls on T tracks; riders must change platforms

38 minutes ago   |   WTAE

All riders must board on the inbound platforms at Poplar and Arlington until further notice, the Port Authority says.
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ICE head denounces political vitriol, apologizes for tweet

42 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told senators Thursday that employees' morale has suffered because of the bitter political climate, and...
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U.S. fishermen file fourth climate lawsuit naming Encana

42 minutes ago   |   National Post

A major Canadian energy company based in Calgary is facing its fourth lawsuit in U.S. courts over climate change. The largest commercial fishermen's group on the West Coast has...
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Ford government's first fiscal update shows Ontario cut deficit to $14.5 billion

56 minutes ago   |   National Post

Ontario's Progressive Conservative government says it has cut the province's deficit by $500 million, bringing the figure down to $14.5 billion in its first few months in...
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Diabetic alert dogs meet their owners for the first time, start bonding process

56 minutes ago   |   National Post

OAKVILLE, Ont. - Just minutes after Carrie Lemay met her new dog, Freckles, she says the black lab starting frantically pawing and jumping up on her. Freckles wasn't being...
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Nassau County executive Laura Curran announces changes to Long Island Marathon

1 hour ago   |   Newsday


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State says be smart, pay attention driving in snow

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO-If you're driving in the snow, state transportation officials say be smart and stay focused. Illinois State police commanders describe the fatal accidents they've seen...
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Senate Democrats doubt Trump nominee's vow of independence on coal bailout issues

Senate Democrats doubt Trump nominee's vow of independence on coal bailout issues

1 hour ago   |   Think Progress

Senators on Thursday grilled President Donald Trump's nominee to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission about his participation in the administration's plans to aid...
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UFC star Paige VanZant hints at following Ronda Rousey to WWE

UFC star Paige VanZant hints at following Ronda Rousey to WWE

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

UFC bombshell Paige VanZant says she can see herself changing the octagon for the wrestling ring one day and has already met with WWE's Stephanie McMahon. But before making any...
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Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

An audience member said a man interrupted a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Baltimore with a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute. Read more ...

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

A man who displayed signs supporting Donald Trump is permanently not permitted at all Walt Disney World properties for violating the rules. Read more ...

Saudi Arabia calls for death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia calls for death penalty in Khashoggi killing

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia says 11 suspects indicted, prosecutors requesting death penalty for 5 for writer Jamal Khashoggi's killing. Read more ...

Indiana woman pleads not guilty in students' bus stop deaths

Indiana woman pleads not guilty in students' bus stop deaths

A northern Indiana woman has entered a preliminary not guilty plea to charges that she struck and killed three children crossing a highway to board a school bus. Read more ...

‘Hee Haw' and country music star Roy Clark dead 85

‘Hee Haw' and country music star Roy Clark dead 85

Clark died Thursday of pneumonia complications at his home in Tulsa, OK. Read more ...

Crown Prince Mohammed comes out on top of Khashoggi case that could see 5...

Crown Prince Mohammed comes out on top of Khashoggi case that could see 5 others killed

Saudi officials on Thursday claimed that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was innocent in the death of Jamal Khashoggi, and said it requested the death penalty of five people... Read more ...

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol...

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes in a huge move against tobacco products

America's food and drug regulator is proposing to crack down on the sale of flavored e-cigs like the Juul at convenience stores and gas stations, citing their skyrocketing... Read more ...

Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

If confirmed, Lana Marks would bring no prior diplomatic experience to her role as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa. Read more ...

Stapleton wins at CMA Awards, honors California bar shooting victims

Stapleton wins at CMA Awards, honors California bar shooting victims

Chris Stapleton won single and song of the year for his Grammy-winning hit, "Broken Halos." Read more ...

Lawsuit filed against Dartmouth over professors' alleged misconduct

Lawsuit filed against Dartmouth over professors' alleged misconduct

A $70 million lawsuit has been filed against Dartmouth College, which allegedly allowed three psychology professors to sexually harass and abuse scores of female graduate... Read more ...