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Chaffetz to Not Seek Reelection in 2018

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FILE - In this February 9, 2017 file photo, Rep. Jason Chaffetz , R-Utah speaks at the House Majority Caucus at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. "It is over the top", Chaffetz said to reporters at the time. "One of the finer politicians who actually makes the country better". Democrats in Congress have been especially critical of Chaffetz for not vigilantly investigating President Trump and the billionaire's potential conflicts of interest. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly loses job at Fox News following sexual harassment allegations

Just hours before Bill O'Reilly was sacked by Fox News amid sexual harassment allegations on Wednesday, April 19, he was shaking hands with the holiest person in the world - The Pope! She says when she refused his request to go to his hotel room O'Reilly abused her and then told her she could forget about every appearing on his show. Read More »

Arkansas suffers 2 setbacks to multiple execution plan

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The district court found that the inmates were likely to show that the lethal injection drug protocol "entails a substantial risk of harm". Pending before the U.S. The state can ask the Arkansas Supreme Court to reconsider its decision or appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, which on Monday opted not to vacate a separate stay involving inmate Don Davis. Read More »

Ex-NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Hung Himself in Jail. He's Dead Now

He was discovered hanged, with a bedsheet around his neck, at 3 a.m. on Wednesday, inside his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, a maximum security state prison in Shirley. ESPN reporter Josina Anderson posted on Twitter that a former Patriots teammate may have suggested foul play. Hernandez was visibly emotional when Friday's verdicts were read, embracing his attorneys. Read More »

Boy wounded in San Bernardino school shooting released from hospital

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Without saying a word, he shot and killed his wife . "One of our teachers got shot in the classroom". We understand why Smith recently left Anderson and was planning to divorce him . Jonathan Martinez, 8, later died from his injuries . This Tuesday, April 11, 2017 photo shows the entrance to North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, Calif ., following the shooting death of a teacher and a student on Monday. Read More »

Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump, opposition

He will compete in a run-off with Republican candidate Karen Handel , who finished second with 19.5 per cent of the vote. The historically Republican seat had previously been held by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. Yeah, and Ossoff, who doesn't even live in the district , couldn't get 51 percent after raising $8 million, nearly all of it from outside Georgia, with a highly fractured (11 candidates!) GOP slate. Read More »

Choate hid sexual abuse for decades

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The school has acknowledged the findings, and it released the report "to demonstrate its commitment to transparency and its pledge to be at the forefront of the highest standard of care in preventing and addressing adult sexual misconduct ", spokeswoman Lorraine Connelly said. Read More »

Watch This Wounded Marine Finish The Boston Marathon

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Last year, he finished the Boston Marathon in under 6 hours. "It's so exciting to see Americans being competitive here", said Rupp, the Olympic bronze medalist who was making his Boston debut. "Be fearless." This year, 13,712 women signed up for the race, according to ABC News. "In my mind, I was sure that one day I would win this race", said Kirui, 25, who was running just his third marathon. Read More »

In race war, man goes on killing spree, murders 3

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Police believe that at some point Muhammad had learned that he was being sought in the Motel 6 shooting and decided "he was going to kill as many people as he could today and that's what he set out to do", said Dyer. "I did it. I shot them", Muhammad told officers as they arrested him, according to the chief. What happened? Muhammad is said to have fired at least 16 rounds in less than a minute at four locations in downtown Fresno in the late morning. Read More »

NatGeo says no decision on O'Reilly book

One of the multiple women who sued him - Juliet Huddy, according to The New York Times, who settled for $1.6 million when O'Reilly allegedly pursued a sexual relationship with her - complained that once, when he tried to kiss her, she pulled away and fell to the ground and he didn't help her up. Read More »

Abe, Pence urge Beijing to do more on North Korea

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Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon), who serves in the military, says the U.S. has a number of options in dealing with North Korea, but pressuring China is the right step at this time". U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Japan for talks Tuesday expected to focus largely on trade with America's anchor ally in the region. The U.S. Read More »

Arkansas high court issues stay for 1 inmate

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If the state had been able to move ahead with its 11-day execution plan, it would have been the most inmates put to death by any state in such a short period since the U.S. Their strategy to win stays of execution is in marked contrast to the first two inmates who faced the death chamber in Arkansas and were spared Monday by arguing they should not be put to death because of mental health issues. Read More »

Pats celebrate Super Bowl win at White House

For instance, when the 1986 champion Chicago Bears were honored by President Barack Obama in 2011, former player Dan Hampton refused to attend because he opposed the Democrat's agenda. Before the ceremony, tight end Rob Gronkowski popped his head into the White House press briefing room to ask Press Secretary Sean Spicer if he needed any help. Read More »

Mariners almost no-hit in 5-0 loss to Marlins

In his most recent start, those seven hits led to seven runs, which was a big reason why he started the game with a 7.00 ERA. "He's been healthy. but I'm not going to let him go 130 (pitches)". Mariners: Shortstop Jean Segura (hamstring) is likely to go on a brief rehab assignment before rejoining the Mariners in Oakland this weekend. The damage would have been worse if not for Guillermo Heredia robbing Marcell Ozuna of a three-run homer in the first inning with a leaping catch at the wall. Read More »

Park Service: Grand Canyon search complex

Jackson Standefer, 14, and Lou-Ann Merrell, 62, lost their footing Saturday while crossing Tapeats Creek during a family trip in the Arizona park. Searchers on the ground and a helicopter and drone on Monday are trying to find the pair. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly Leaves Fox News, Tucker Carlson Takes His Slot

The channel said it was focusing on presenting its 2018 programming to advertisers and wasn't making decisions beyond that for now. O'Reilly and co-author Martin Dugard are due to release another book in the "Killing" series in September, and a spokeswoman for publisher Henry Holt and Co. Read More »

Catholics Heartened by Stay on Arkansas Executions

Associate Justice Shawn Womack, writing in dissent, said Davis and Ward "had their day in court" and that the families are "entitled to closure and finality of the law". There are five more executions scheduled before the end of April. The sedative used by Arkansas in the lethal injection process expire at the end of the month and state officials say they have no replacement. Read More »

Rhode Island lawmakers have nearly 2000 bills to consider

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Instead, he urged lawmakers to change a borrowing plan , meant to fix state-owned buildings, to use that money to pay for road repairs. But I do not think this issue is going away anytime soon, and we may always be fighting this issue. It's not based on what highways need fix. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said in January that Texas should "protect those who protect us" by paying for bulletproof vests, which can withstand rounds from high-caliber firearms. Read More »

President Trump may never release his tax returns

In 1994, the then-President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary Clinton, released their tax returns for several years to silence all those questioning the couple's Whitewater Development Corporation, which was formed in 1978. If he has investments in Russian Federation or other countries, he might be hesitant to pursue policies that are in our national interest but would harm those foreign nations' economies or his personal investments. Read More »

Gorsuch Is Confirmed To The Supreme Court

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In exit polls, 21 percent of voters called Supreme Court appointments "the most important factor" for their votes, and among those people 56 percent voted for Trump. "As a deep believer in the rule of law, Judge Gorsuch will serve the American people with distinction". Judge Gorsuch has made it clear that he will not impose his own personal beliefs on the law, but will apply the law as written. Read More »

Eric Trump defends President's golf trips

But his frequent trips to Florida , complete with the entourage that necessarily attends the modern presidency, have put him on pace to spend roughly as much on leisure travel in one year as Barack Obama spent in eight. If you're looking for an unfriendly adversary, it's not the mainstream media, but it just might be the portly golfer with yellow hair who wears ties made in China. Read More »

Shooting leaves three dead in Fresno, California

The brother of a California man who Fresno police say shot and killed a motel security guard and three other men he targeted for being white says he's shocked by the killings . "Although police found rounds of.357 caliber bullets and speed loaders for a revolver when Muhammad was taken into custody, no weapon was found, he said". Read More »

Fresno gunman wanted to kill white people

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Muhammad also told police that he surrendered because he's not a coward, and because he's not a terrorist - terrorists die for their cause, Muhammad told police according to Dyer. Police do not suspect the shooting spree was tied to terrorism and was "solely based on race" as all the victims were white males. Martinez also said that people loved Muhammad and whenever he saw someone eating unhealthy food, he would advise them to take up healthy lifestyle. Read More »

M's almost no-hit in loss to Marlins

The double extended Haniger's hitting streak to 12 games. Hernandez allowed an RBI single to Marcell Ozuna, then hit J.T. Realmuto before coaxing a grounder to third by Miguel Rojas to mercifully end a long first inning at 21 pitches. But Haninger ended the bid for a no-hitter rarity - Major League Baseball has seen only 11 combined efforts - by hitting a no-doubt double off a 1-2 fastball to the right-center wall. Read More »

Trump's 'armada' for North Korea was actually sailing to Australia

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On Monday US Vice President Mike Pence declared that the era of US "strategic patience" in dealing with Pyongyang was over. Navy officials announced April 9 that the Vinson was canceling planned port calls in Australia to return to the Western Pacific, ahead of what some believed might be a North Korean nuclear missile test in honor of the rogue nation's April 15 "Day of the Sun" national holiday. Read More »

O'Reilly out over harassment allegations

Finally, Bill was let go from Fox on April 19. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invsion/AP, File). "The O'Reilly Factor" has been the most watched programme on Fox News and was coming off the highest-rated first quarter in its history, averaging 4 million viewers, according to Nielsen. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News amid sexual misconduct allegations

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The decision to turn O'Reilly loose appears to have been made between Tuesday and Wednesday by the Murdochs, the family who control the operations of Fox News parent 21st Century Fox . I wish only the best for Fox News Channel. The network's most popular personality was sacked after a New York Time report earlier this month that said five women had been paid $13 million in settlements after they alleged sexual harassment and mistreatment. Read More »

Tom Brady To Miss NFL Champs' Visit To White House

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski interrupted White House press secretary Sean Spicer at his daily briefing on April 19. The Patriots became the first championship team to visit the White House during Trump's administration, although several notable players were missing, including the team's star quarterback Tom Brady . Read More »

MIAA, several institutions tabbed to host national championships

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The 2015 game between Northwest and Shepherd hosted 16,181 fans, the most ever for a Division II championship. One of those states, North Carolina, got a handful of events after losing championship previous year when the NCAA found that state laws limited legal protections for the LGBT community. Read More »

Ex-NFL Star Hernandez Hangs Self in Prison Cell

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Former Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, a convicted murderer, has died at the age of 27 after committing suicide in prison. He says Hernandez would have been transferred to a mental health unit if there was any concern about his well-being. Read More »

Tom Brady to miss Patriots' visit to White House

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Brady also skipped the 2014 White House visit, hosted by President Obama, once again citing a family scheduling conflict. Star quarterback Tom Brady notified the White House that he was dealing with a "personal family matter" and would not attend the ceremony. Read More »

Race attack shooter kills three at random in California

Dyer said Muhammad had a criminal history including for weapons violations, drugs and making terrorist threats. Muhammad, who is being held without bail, has not been formally charged with the deaths of Zackary Randalls, Mark Gassett and David Jackson on Tuesday or Carl Williams last week. Read More »