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  • Mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment, police say

    Mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment, police say

    Randolph implicated herself again when she told investigators she later broke the vehicle window to make it look like an accident . Investigator say Randolph finally confessed to first finding the kids playing in the vehicle. The children were unresponsive and Randolph said she broke a window to gain entry. Randolph initially lied about what happened. Officials say Randolph left the children in the auto to teach them a lesson, after she found the two playing in the vehicle.

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  • Muslims question whether girl's killing was road rage

    During the search for the missing teen, authorities stopped a motorist "driving suspiciously in the area" and arrested the driver, later identified as identified as Darwin Martinez Torres, 22. The preliminary investigation reveals at about 3:40 a.m. on Sunday, a group of as many as 15 teenagers was walking and riding bikes on Dranesville Road.

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  • A glance at the Senate's Iran, Russia sanctions legislation

    A glance at the Senate's Iran, Russia sanctions legislation

    That measure reflected Republican complaints that Obama had overstepped the power of the presidency and needed to be checked by Congress. Democratic Sen. The sanctions targeted Russian energy products as well as "mining, metals, shipping and railways and". Earlier this month, Yahoo News reported that the Trump administration secretly tried to eliminate Russia's economic sanctions.

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  • Trump's Bad Bet on Cuba

    Trump's Bad Bet on Cuba

    One of biggest changes the president announced was what he called a "ban on tourism", but Department of the Treasury documents say the restrictions refer to "individual people-to-people" travel from the U.S.to Cuba , which basically means that a visitor can go on his or her own to the island for "educational travel" that is not tied to a university or academic degree program or group.

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  • Supreme Court to Review Partisan Redistricting in Wisconsin Case

    Supreme Court to Review Partisan Redistricting in Wisconsin Case

    Up to one-third of electoral maps in the USA could be affected by the justices' ruling, which is expected in the autumn. Potter added that his group was "confident that when the justices see how pervasive and damaging this practice has become, the Supreme Court will adopt a clear legal standard that will ensure our democracy functions as it should".

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  • Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water

    Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water

    A Heat Advisory is in effect for the foothills for Sunday through Tuesday as well. Temperatures across Riverside County will continue climbing today as a heat wave that could potentially push temperatures in the deserts past the 120-degree mark in the coming days hits the region.

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  • GOP Congressman: 'We're Going to Play Baseball Tomorrow'

    GOP Congressman: 'We're Going to Play Baseball Tomorrow'

    Capitol Hill Police officers hailed as heroes who were injured in the shooting were Special Agent David Bailey and Special Agent Crystal Griner. Authorities identified the gunman as James T. - Rep. Roger Williams (@RepRWilliams) June 14, 2017We ask that you please respect the privacy of him and his family during this hard time. The shooting unfolded just a day before the Republican congressional baseball team will face off against their Democratic colleagues in a game played for charity ...

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  • Subpoenas issued for two Trump figures in Congress Russia probe

    The former officials named in the subpoenas were Obama national security adviser Susan Rice, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power and former CIA Director John Brennan. The subpoenas were expected to be delivered to retired Army General Michael Flynn , who was sacked as national security adviser by Trump in February, and the president's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, the sources said.

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  • Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

    Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

    Cody Bellinger belted a solo homer to right in the 12th off former Milwaukee closer Neftali Feliz to provide the margin of victory. Los Angeles pitching had a franchise-record 26 strikeouts, handing the Brewers the dubious distinction of tying the major league mark for most whiffs in a game.

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  • Local Student Competes in National Spelling Bee

    Merriam Webster defines the word as "capable of being perceived, especially by the senses". The pool of up to 50 semifinalists will be selected from the top scorers on the preliminary test, and those who spell their words correctly in rounds two and three.

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  • Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

    Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

    Records made public by another police department where Loehmann worked prior to joining the Cleveland force, showed that supervisors there had wanted to fire him for emotional instability. The shooting sparked outrage and became one of many acts of police terror that galvanized a movement for Black lives in the USA against police brutality and murder.

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  • Trump to speak at Arlington cemetery on Memorial Day

    President Donald Trump marked his first Memorial Day in office with a somber service at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday. "We only hope that every day we can prove worthy, not only of their sacrifice and service, but of the sacrifice made by the families and loved ones they left behind", Trump said .

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  • Donald Trump accuses media of fabricating news

    With the news that his son-in-law Jared Kushner allegedly tried to open a secret line of communication with Russian Federation during the Trump transition and with unrelenting criticism continuing to bounce around his administration from all corners, Trump said early Sunday morning he thinks the media are fabricating their stories.

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  • Federal Agents Arrest Nearly 200 People in California Immigration Raids

    Federal Agents Arrest Nearly 200 People in California Immigration Raids

    A five-day operation conducted by immigration officials this week resulted in nearly 200 arrests in the Los Angeles area, with two in Glendale, according to authorities. They also could have been arrested for baseline immigration law violations: crossing the border illegally or overstaying a visa. At least eight of the individuals arrested during the just concluded enforcement action now face federal prosecution for re-entry after deportation, a felony punishable by up to 20 years in ...

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  • Breezy with Spotty Showers Today

    Breezy with Spotty Showers Today

    Today in the Omaha area, expect increasing cloudiness with a high around 75. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 10 to 14 miles per hour. The end result for CNY should be scattered showers lasting right through Friday . Monday night: Mostly clear with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

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  • Tornado watch issued for portion of SC

    A tornado watch and multiple weather hazard warnings are in effect for Volusia and Flager counties through the evening hours and the Storm Prediction Center said this afternoon that the risk for severe weather has increased. Highway 64. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. The storms came after a series of powerful thunderstorms swept across parts of the state on Tuesday.

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  • Bus carrying 26 kids on DC field trip overturns on I-95

    Bus carrying 26 kids on DC field trip overturns on I-95

    Multiple fire companies, Maryland state police and other first responders assisted at the scene, including a bus full of Philadelphia police recruits. The crash took place around 9:30 a.m., closing all lanes of I-95 in both directions, the Maryland Transportation Authority said. Along with the children, there were three chaperones and a driver on board.

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  • Lost in the Wilderness: Madeline Connelly recounts her 6 day survival

    Lost in the Wilderness: Madeline Connelly recounts her 6 day survival

    Two Bear Air Rescue flew her out, although she had offered to hike out, they said. "I got lost", she said. "We're very positive", Michael Connelly said. "She loves it. It's where she's most comfortable", said Laura Maychruk, who lives near the Connelly family in River Forest. That's what's so great about River Forest and this community.

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  • EPA's Pruitt recuses himself from environmental lawsuits

    EPA's Pruitt recuses himself from environmental lawsuits

    An EPA spokesman told The New York Times that the administration "believes we should have people on this board who understand the impact of regulations on the regulated community". Ryan Jackson, Pruitt's chief of staff, noted in an email that all the board members whose terms are not being renewed could reapply for their positions.

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