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Abbott, Cornyn comment on passage of Health Care Bill

Police and sheriff's departments in Texas are decrying an immigration bill passed by the state legislature, saying it will drive a wedge between law enforcement and immigrant communities. After the governor puts his signature of approval on the bill, Democrats are vowing to immediately file a challenge to SB4. It also applies to public colleges. Read More »

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules formally charged with felony hit and run

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A judge says the felony prosecution of former "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules for allegedly leaving the scene of a fatal accident can proceed. Soules' arraignment is scheduled for May 23. If convicted, Soules could spend up to five years in prison. Soules identified himself to a dispatcher and attempted to render aid to Mosher, his attorneys said, citing a 911 call released after his arrest. Read More »

Family sues Texas officer, department in 15-year-old's death

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That office is now investigating the shooting Saturday night in which Oliver, who is white, fired a rifle at a vehicle full of teenagers leaving a party, striking and killing Jordan Edwards. "The warrant was issued due to evidence that suggested Mr. Oliver meant to cause serious bodily injury and commit an act clearly unsafe to human life that caused the death of an individual", read a statement from the Dallas County Sheriff's Office. Read More »

Tad Cummins ordered to transfer to Middle Tennessee

Reports say the man went as far as taking a boat from San Diego on a test run. Friends of the Cummins family expressed shock over the revelation, as both Tad and Jill Cummins were involved in their church, Destiny Church in Columbia, and frequently took the teen to worship with them. Read More »

Disastrous duds: Worst dressed at the Met Gala

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Year after year, the pop star shows up and consistently kills it on the red carpet, following the exhibit's theme to a T in a brand new custom couture confection that packs a major punch. Anna's close friend Wendi Murdoch was also in attendance, as was Hillary Clinton's aide Huma Abedin, who wore a bright red frock and large sparkling earrings. Read More »

Sen. Coons: WH Claim That Dems Want Shutdown 'Silly'

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His comment frustrated some of his fellow Republicans in Congress, who chafed at the suggestion that the White House could dictate Senate rules, or send a message that a shutdown, which costs the economy millions, was desirable. KEITH: No president in recent memory has openly called for a government shutdown . They are disruptive, expensive and wildly unpopular. Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington , ... Read More »

Cargo Plane Crash Kills 2 in US State of West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A runway at a West Virginia airport reopened Saturday after a propeller plane carrying UPS cargo crashed, killing the pilot and co-pilot. The accident occurred when the plane arrived in Charleston at 6:55 a.m. after departing Louisville, Kentucky, earlier Friday morning, according to the FAA. Read More »

Kevin Durant scores 38, powers Warriors to Game 3 win in Utah

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Once Gobert made a slight attempt to defend his jumper, he got the step and blew right by him. Curry played better in the second half to help Durant carry Golden State's offense, but finishing with 23 points on just 6-20 shooting. It was estimated that the Utah Jazz lost a league-leading nine games to injury this past regular season, and if you add nine wins to their 51 win season, it would have been a 60 win season, which screams contender in my mind. Read More »

W. Kamau Bell: Berkeley Cancelled Over 'Safety,' Not 'Free Speech'

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Lauren Southern wears a protective helmet as she speaks during a rally for free speech Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Demonstrators gathered near the University of California, Berkeley campus amid a strong police presence and rallied to show support for free speech and condemn the views of Ann Coulter and her supporters. Read More »

Suspect in UT Stabbings: 'If I Did Something, I Don't Remember'

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The killer, some tweets suggested, might have been connected with an anarchist group agitated by a raucous immigration protest that was underway nearby. White was charged with murder , and more charges are expected, acting Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said. Whereas, the 25 students that had witnessed the attack are to be interviewed. Read More »

Korea's New President Could Aid Stocks

Moon went on to lose the election to Park. The voting hours will be expanded by two more hours compared with the 2012 presidential election. "The Republic of Korea will win", said the Liberty Korea Party candidate. A number of former presidents - including Park, Roh and Lee Myung-bak - promised constitutional reform during their presidential campaigns. Moon has also shown a willingness to challenge ally Washington, saying Seoul should reconsider its plans to deploy an advanced USA ... Read More »

Trump's 2nd nominee for Army secretary withdraws

He said his life of public service and Christian beliefs had been mischaracterized for political gain. Senator Tammy Duckworth of IL, a combat veteran in Iraq who lost her legs and partial use of her right arm in the military, said that despite his own military service, including three tours of duty in the Middle East, Green has since shown himself to be unfit to lead the Army. Read More »

New FCC ruling would eliminate net neutrality regulations for ISPs

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The full text of the proposal will be released tomorrow afternoon for the public's review before being brought before the Commission for a vote at its May 18 meeting, Pai indicated. "This will be the beginning of the discussion, not the end", Pai said . As such, the net neutrality rules favor the consumers but not the big businesses involved in the internet industry. Read More »

Accident Involving Chicago Bus Leaves 4 Dead

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At least three of the people injured were passengers on the bus. Two were taken in good condition to Saint Mary's, fire officials said. People in the East Garfield Park neighborhood rushed to the scene and tried to pull victims out of the vehicle, but they couldn't because smoke and flames around the auto were too intense, witness Malinda Demery told reporters. Read More »

Durant on fire as Warriors down Jazz

He missed almost six weeks in March and early April with a knee sprain and bone bruise, and then sustained a calf strain in Game 1 of the first-round series against Portland. Green got hit with his first technical foul of the playoffs, too. After a Rodney Hood 3-point field goal with a minute to play before the break, the Jazz took a 48-47 lead. Read More »

Texas divided on jailing delegates to 'convention of states'

The sit-in's forced end came after nine hours. "I am deeply grieved but wholly unsurprised that anti-immigrant lawmakers in the Texas House have taken a wrongheaded, racist piece of legislation and made it a "show me your papers" bill", Terri Burke, the executive director of the ACLU of Texas , said in a released statement. Read More »

Trump tries to pressure Senate Republicans on health care

But why? Republicans have 238 seats in the House. This proposal would also repeal other major flaws in Obamacare, including the employer and individual mandates. First, they want you to believe that throwing all sick people into one high-risk pool will cost those sick people no more than it cost them when those costs were spread out among all Americans under Obamacare. Read More »

State governors call on Trump to stay in Paris climate deal

The conflicting signals suggested the administration was trying to keep its options open while Trump decides whether to withdraw, a move the worldwide community would strongly oppose. May herself recently came under pressure from cross-party MPs and leading scientists who urged her to use her influence to persuade the USA president to acknowledge and act on climate change. Read More »

Ravens' John Harbaugh Defends Orioles In Growing Rivalry With Red Sox

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On Wednesday, the Red Sox announced that they had permanently banned a fan who was accused by another fan of making a racist comment one game after the Jones incident. He said he planned to have communications with union head Tony Clark to see if the rules put in place to curb such confrontations need to be revisited. Read More »

Appeals court to weigh challenge to revised Trump travel ban

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A Richmond, Virginia-based federal court will hold a crucial hearing to scrutinize a Maryland judge's ruling that dealt Trump a humiliating blow by freezing his second attempt to close U.S. Carl Tobias, a University of Richmond law school professor, said while the 4th Circuit has become moderate, it still tends to rule in favor of the government when it's convinced there's a compelling case of national security. Read More »

The Texas Tribune talks "Sanctuary Cities", "David's Law"

Abbott is poised to sign SB4, which prohibits local cities and counties from making "sanctuary" laws that bar local law enforcement officers from inquiring about immigration status and cooperating with federal officials. Meanwhile, Anchia will try to rechannel his sadness, by cheering on Sanctuary City opponents as they turn to what they hope will be a more receptive audience: the federal courts. Read More »

Penn State Frat Brothers Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

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Present at Friday's conference were Timothy Piazza's parents, Jim and Evelyn Piazza, who say no parent should have to go through something like this. Beta Theta Pi members resisted getting help for 19-year-old Timothy Piazza , causing him to suffer for hours and possibly making his injuries worse, a prosecutor said Friday in announcing the results of a grand jury investigation. Read More »

Navy SEAL killed in Somalia was earning business degree from W&M

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Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken, a native of Falmouth, Maine, was 38 years old. We grieve his death, but we celebrate his life and many accomplishments. "The objective was a compound and a group of people ... associated with attacks against U.S., Somalia and AMISOM forces", said Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis, referring to African Union Mission in Somalia peacekeepers. Read More »

Chris Sale will not be suspended for throwing behind Manny Machado

F--ing hit me", Machado said. Following an emotional, tension-strained divisional series with Baltimore , Boston hits the road to meet the Minnesota Twins. Despite having multiple black players in their minor league system, despite watching other teams find success after integration and despite their own fortunes flagging, Red Sox president Tom Yawkey held out longer than anyone and was later called by Robinson "one of the most bigoted guys in baseball". Read More »

Released Chibok girls arrive Aso Villa, meet Buhari

He met with the girls at his official residence. They were some of the 276 schoolgirls whose mass abduction in 2014 made headlines around the world. The group had seized thousands of captives in less than a decade. The 82 girls were released to worldwide negotiators who have been working in collaboration with the Federal government for their safe return since they were kidnapped in April 2014. Read More »

Penn State head calls student's death sickening

Ten of the 18 brothers belonging to Beta Theta Pi were arraigned Friday afternoon following a months-long investigation into the death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza, a sophomore engineering major from Lebanon, New Jersey. One of the brothers said they needed to take Piazza to the hospital, but the others told him to leave the room, according to the report. Other fraternity members said they never checked IDs to see if anybody drinking was underage. Read More »

U of L Lacrosse earns fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament bid

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Both the men's and women's Division I Final Four will be held at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Memorial Day weekend. "We're outliers in this world, not only geographically but also from an emotional and mental standpoint from all the others, the Eastern establishment". Read More »

Texas stabbing suspect told police he didn't remember attack

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White also shared a large number of biblical quotes on his Twitter account in the lead up to the attack. He was described by former classmates as intelligent and easygoing and was active in a student group for black professionals. "Maybe when people walk by, maybe it will bring a little hope to them ... I'm hurt and I'm angry that our campus has seen these tragedies with two of our students". Read More »