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U.S. House approves pilot program for armed responders in schools
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Following the senate's approval of the new version of the bill, it will be voted on by the Arkansas House of Representative's committee, which will pass HB 1249 to the house. It was a lengthy hearing were speakers opposed to the bill outnumbered its backers by nearly five to one. Opponents argued that college campuses are rife with immaturity and raw emotion.

U.S. Columbia man accused of aiding in fake terror plot
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Another meeting between Hester and the undercover agent took place the following day. The 25-year-old Columbia, Missouri , man was arrested Friday when he arrived at a meeting with what he thought was an Islamic State sympathizer who was an undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation agent.

U.S. U.S. agency outlines Trump-era immigration practices
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The administration of US President Donald Trump plans to consider nearly all illegal immigrants subject to deportation , but will leave protections in place for immigrants known as "dreamers", who entered the US illegally as children, according to official guidelines released on Tuesday.

U.S. Ellison responds to Trump tweet: 'We'll stop your drive to divide us'
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But they are divided on who is best suited for the job's challenging tasks of recruiting candidates for political office, fundraising and organizing the party structure. "I hope you will do everything that you can to help elect Keith Ellison as the next chair", Sanders said at a forum on Sunday sponsored by the Los Angeles Times.

U.S. Trump Likely Won't Watch Oscars, Sean Spicer Says
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In his answer Spicer characterized this statement, saying "it was an unbelievably forceful comment by the president as far as his denunciation of the actions now targeting Jewish community centers, but I think he has been very clear previous to this that he wants to be somebody that brings this country together not divide people especially in those areas".

U.S. Appeals court upholds Maryland's ban on assault rifles
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In a statement emailed to Newsweek on Wednesday, the NSSF said: "We strongly disagree with the court's unfortunate mischaracterization of the most popular rifles that have been sold for many years to law-abiding Americans for such perfectly lawful uses as target shooting, personal protection and hunting".

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of death row inmate over racial bias
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Cornyn, a Republican, is now the state's senior U.S. senator. Buck has been on death row [CNN report] for the 1995 murders of Debra Gardner and Kenneth Butler. Buck, who was convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and another man, had argued for years that testimony by "expert" witness Dr. Walter Qujiano resulted in the racially tainted sentencing.

U.S. Former USA Gymnastics doctor charged with 22 new counts of sexual assault
Author: 0 Former USA Gymnastics doctor charged with 22 new counts of sexual assault

Nassar, 53, has denied wrongdoing. Charges of criminal sexual conduct in the first and third degree linked to at least a half-dozen women, some of them under age 13, were filed against Dr. "But the story here is that no one was watching to protect these girls, and they (USA Gymnastics and the Karolyis) put medals and money first". Besides the criminal cases announced Wednesday, Nassar faces charges in two cases that were filed in 2016 and are unrelated to his work as a doctor.

U.S. Texas Planned Parenthood Cuts Blocked By Federal Judge
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The reproductive healthcare group has said the threatened funding cut, by terminating Planned Parenthood's enrollment in the state-funded healthcare system for the poor, could affect almost 11,000 patients across Texas as they try to access services such as HIV and cancer screenings.

U.S. Water from Anderson Reservoir to blame for San Jose flooding
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San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo acknowledged that municipal officials should have responded faster to the flood warnings and evacuated people sooner. Floodwaters engulfed whole city blocks and submerged parked cars, as firefighters in inflatable boats ferried stranded residents to dry ground.

U.S. Woman's Post Warning About Shirt Wrapped Around Windshield Goes Viral
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Hardacre said she was walking to her auto at night in the mall parking lot where she works when she saw a flannel shirt wrapped around her windshield wiper. I really can't think of another reason as to why someone would put it on my auto. In less than a week, her warning has been shared more than 100,000 times.

U.S. Russia's Ambassador To UN Dies Suddenly In New York
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His death, the day before his 65th birthday, stunned officials at the U.N.'s headquarters. Paramedics arrived at the Russian Mission and found the diplomat in cardiac arrest, sources said. Churkin was rushed to New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center on Monday, where he died, Russia's deputy United Nations ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, told The Associated Press .

U.S. Brenda Buttner, Fox News anchor dead at 55
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She worked as a correspondent based in Washington DC for CNBC in the 1990s. Buttner graduated from Harvard University in 1983 and graduated with high honors in politics and economics after becoming a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. "She was just so fearless", continued Cavuto. On Monday, tributes to Buttner flooded social media from Fox colleagues and fans alike. "My dear Brenda Buttner .she was the little sister I never had".

U.S. An end to the warm weather and clouds!
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However, on Tuesday the rain chances are lower, and the rain will be more scattered, and become more isolated by the afternoon. Wednesday will be warm as well with light rain arriving later in the day. Remember that cold front that moves through here on Thursday? Tuesday will be about as chilly as we'll get through the end of the week, as we eye another warming trend that lasts into the weekend.

U.S. White House Signals Reversal in Transgender Bathroom Policy
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Obama's order, which asserted that Title IX's ban on sex discrimination in education includes trans students, resulted in numerous lawsuits from states not wishing to respect it. "It's shocking that this kind of harm would even be a subject of debate for the president". The former administration's "significant guidance" tried to stem the tide, clarifying that Title IX, the federal law prohibiting sex discrimination at schools that receive federal funding, includes discrimination on the basis ...

U.S. 5th grader asks local police for homework help
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B.J. Gruber responded, "What's up?" "I need a little help with my homework ", Lena wrote back in a series of messages. "Ok now if I had this (90+27) + (29+15) x 2", Lena asked. The correct answer is to add the numbers in the second parentheses and multiply only that by 2, then add it to the numbers in the first parentheses.

U.S. McAuliffe rejects bill to defund Planned Parenthood
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According to the organization, more than 22,000 people in Richmond, Hampton, Virginia Beach, Charlottesville, and Roanoke rely on Planned Parenthood for health care, including cancer screenings, birth control, testing for and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, well-woman exams and legal abortions.

U.S. We need to raise teacher pay
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Their offices had been part of a petition asking the highest court in the land to review last year's decision by the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that rejected the law in a ruling that said it targeted African American voters "with nearly surgical precision".

U.S. Dallas Doctor Gets Life in Prison for Botched Surgeries
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Prosecutors paint a much more sinister picture - "Really who he is was someone who called himself a cold-blooded killer, someone who calls himself a god at times, who believed he was a god at times", said Justin McCants of the DA's office. Caitlin Martin's mother Kellie Martin died after surgery. Summers said in a video testimony played in court earlier this month: 'I don't remember feeling any pain, I just couldn't move.

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