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Dems demand Sessions recuse himself on confirmation votes - Politico

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 04:15

Politico

Dems demand Sessions recuse himself on confirmation votes
Politico
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) may soon find himself in an unprecedented position: Voting to confirm key members of the new administration while waiting for his own promotion to the Cabinet. Democrats are demanding that Sessions, Donald Trump's pick to ...
Can Trump's Pick For Attorney General Serve Independently From The White House?NPR
6 state AGs urge rejection of Sessions for attorney generalWashington Post
Jeff Sessions should think long and hard about addressing online gambling lawsOff Shore Gaming Assocation (blog)
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Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized: media - Yahoo News

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 01:35

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Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized: media
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FILE PHOTO - Former President George H.W. Bush smiles as he listens to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speak as he met with Bush to pick up his formal endorsement in Houston in this March 29, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Donna ...
Ex-President George H.W. Bush taken to Houston hospital: reportNew York Daily News
What Happened To George H. W. Bush? Former President Hospitalized In Houston, In Stable ConditionInternational Business Times
Chief of Staff: George HW Bush Hospitalized in HoustonABC News
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A half-century later, questions cloud Boston Strangler case - Fox News

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 23:57

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A half-century later, questions cloud Boston Strangler case
Fox News
BOSTON – Fifty years ago Wednesday, a factory worker who claimed he was the notorious Boston Strangler was sentenced to prison. But questions still remain around Albert DeSalvo's confession. Many doubt his assertions that he stalked and killed nearly a ...
Today in History for January 18thSalamanca Press
Today in History for Jan. 18Aiken Standard

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Man burned during protest outside Trump hotel in DC - USA TODAY

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 23:13

USA TODAY

Man burned during protest outside Trump hotel in DC
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — A man was transported to a hospital Tuesday night after suffering burns while setting a fire outside the Trump International Hotel, authorities said. Around 9:20 p.m. ET the man received serious but non-life threatening burns during a ...
Protester tries setting self on fire outside Donald Trump's D.C.New York Daily News
Man burned after setting fire outside Trump hotel in DCWashington Post
Man injured after starting fire outside Trump HotelFox News
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Man burned during protest outside Trump hotel in DC - USA TODAY

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 23:13

USA TODAY

Man burned during protest outside Trump hotel in DC
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — A man was transported to a hospital Tuesday night after suffering burns while setting a fire outside the Trump International Hotel, authorities said. Around 9:20 p.m. ET the man received serious but non-life threatening burns during a ...
Man burned after setting fire outside Trump hotel in DCWashington Post
Man Sets Himself On Fire In Protest Of Donald Trump At Trump Hotel In Washington DC [VIDEO]Daily Caller
Man injured after starting fire outside Trump HotelFox News
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Secret Service agrees to pay $24 million in decades-old race-bias case brought by black agents - Washington Post

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 22:49

Washington Post

Secret Service agrees to pay $24 million in decades-old race-bias case brought by black agents
Washington Post
The Secret Service agreed Tuesday to pay $24 million to settle a two-decade-old case in which more than 100 black agents alleged that the agency fostered a racist culture and routinely promoted white agents over more qualified African Americans, ...
Government pays $24 million to settle Secret Service discrimination caseUSA TODAY
Secret Service settles racial discrimination lawsuitNBC2 News
Secret Service to Pay $24M to Settle Race Bias CaseDaily Beast
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Woman accused of kidnapping Kamiyah booked into Jacksonville jail - WKMG Orlando

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 21:13

WKMG Orlando

Woman accused of kidnapping Kamiyah booked into Jacksonville jail
WKMG Orlando
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The woman accused of posing as a nurse and kidnapping an hours-old baby from a Jacksonville hospital 18 years ago was brought from South Carolina to Jacksonville on Tuesday afternoon. Gloria Williams, 51, waived extradition at a ...
Dad's Heartbreak: Girl He Raised as His Own Was Really Kidnapped as a NewbornABC News

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Drug Distributor McKesson to Pay $150 Million in Painkiller Reporting Case - NBCNews.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:58

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Drug Distributor McKesson to Pay $150 Million in Painkiller Reporting Case
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Drug distributor McKesson Corporation will pay a $150 million fine and some sales will be suspended in four states after U.S. regulators alleged it failed to report suspicious orders of painkillers linked to the opioid addiction epidemic, authorities said.
San Francisco: McKesson to pay $150M in pill shipment caseThe Mercury News
McKesson settles probe over drug orders for $150 millionMarketWatch
McKesson in record $150 million US settlement over suspicious drug ordersReuters
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Obama Pardons Famous Hotelier And Baseball Star - NPR

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:05

NPR

Obama Pardons Famous Hotelier And Baseball Star
NPR
In a flood of clemency orders before he leaves office, President Obama commuted the sentences of 209 people and pardoned 64 others on Tuesday. The vast majority of offenders had been convicted of drug-related crimes. Two were involved in cases about ...
Among Obama's Pardons, Hotel And Real Estate Magnate Ian SchragerForbes

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Obama Pardons Famous Hotelier and Baseball Star - NPR

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:05

NPR

Obama Pardons Famous Hotelier and Baseball Star
NPR
In a flood of clemency orders before he leaves office, President Obama commuted the sentences of 209 people and pardoned 64 others on Tuesday. The vast majority of offenders had been convicted of drug-related crimes. Two were involved in cases about ...
Hall of Famer Willie McCovey pardoned by ObamaUSA TODAY
Barack Obama also pardons a baseball Hall of FamerNew York Post
Willie McCovey pardoned by President Barack ObamaESPN
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Det. Jerry Walker - Little Elm Police - CBS Local

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:54

CBS Local

Det. Jerry Walker - Little Elm Police
CBS Local
UPDATE 6:30 PM – Little Elm Fire Chief Brian Roach says Detective Jerry Walker is being treated at Denton Regional Hospital. His current, official condition is not being released at this time. There is no danger at the schools and they are no longer on ...
Texas police officer shot; standoff continuesUSA TODAY
Suspect barricaded after shooting Texas police officer, officials sayFox News
Little Elm police officer shot in the line of dutyFort Worth Star Telegram
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Man wanted in shooting death of Orlando police officer in custody - Fox News

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:28

Fox News

Man wanted in shooting death of Orlando police officer in custody
Fox News
DEVELOPING: The man accused of killing an Orlando police officer and his pregnant ex-girlfriend was caught Tuesday, the Orlando Police Department announced. Authorities have been searching for Markeith Loyd since Orlando Police Lt. Debra Clayton ...
Orlando Police capture suspected cop killer Markeith LoydNew York Daily News
Police: Fugitive Wanted in Officer's Fatal Shooting CapturedABC News
Suspected Orlando Cop Killer Markeith Loyd in Custody, Police SayNBCNews.com
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Obama Commutes Bulk of Chelsea Manning's Sentence - New York Times

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:16

New York Times

Obama Commutes Bulk of Chelsea Manning's Sentence
New York Times
Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence was by far the longest punishment ever imposed in the United States for a leak conviction. Credit United States Army. WASHINGTON — President Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of ...
Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea ManningCNN
Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's sentenceThe Hill
Obama just commuted much of Chelsea Manning's sentence. How do pardons and commutations work?Washington Post
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Obama marks final press briefing of his White House - CNN

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:54

CNN

Obama marks final press briefing of his White House
CNN
Washington (CNN) President Barack Obama bid a public farewell to his press secretary Tuesday, dropping into Josh Earnest's final daily briefing to lavish praise upon his spokesman. Earnest, whom the President first met in Iowa ahead of his unlikely ...
President Obama surprises Josh Earnest during his last press briefingPolitico
Obama lauds Earnest during final press briefingThe Hill
Obama Surprises Spokesman Josh Earnest at Final White House Press BriefingNBCNews.com
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Four children critically injured in Los Angeles house fire caught on video - Fox News

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:50

Fox News

Four children critically injured in Los Angeles house fire caught on video
Fox News
Four children were hospitalized in critical condition after a fire broke out inside a one-story bungalow in Los Angeles Monday night, as video showed flames ripping through the building as crews raced to get inside. ONE CHILD KILLED, TWO OTHERS ...
Four children injured in house fire in South Los AngelesLos Angeles Times
4 kids in critical condition after being rescued from Vermont Knolls house fireKABC-TV
US--House Fire-Children RescuedYahoo News
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Trump's aim in his inaugural address: National unity - USA TODAY

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:36

USA TODAY

Trump's aim in his inaugural address: National unity
USA TODAY
Donald Trump is a different kind of president-elect, but his very first words as president — his inaugural address — will likely echo a theme used by many predecessors. National unity. Having won an angry campaign, and now facing low approval ratings ...
Republicans, enjoy this week's party, but remember 2009CNN
The Obama presidency that never wasThe Hill (blog)
The Real Reason Trump Won: Part 4 of 4National Review
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Former Black Caucus chair skipping inauguration, cites concern about Trump and Russia - Miami Herald

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:01

Former Black Caucus chair skipping inauguration, cites concern about Trump and Russia
Miami Herald
Two North Carolina Democratic members of Congress – Reps. Alma Adams of Charlotte and G.K. Butterfield of Wilson – said Tuesday they're skipping President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. By doing so, the two representatives join more than 40 of ...

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Maine governor says Rep. John Lewis needs a history lesson - Fox News

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:51

Fox News

Maine governor says Rep. John Lewis needs a history lesson
Fox News
PORTLAND, Maine – Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights leader who says he doesn't see Donald Trump as a "legitimate president," should be grateful for all that Republican presidents have done for black people, GOP Gov. Paul LePage said ...
Paul LePage chides Lewis to look at history: 'A simple thank you would suffice'Politico
LePage: John Lewis should thank GOP for ending slaveryThe Hill (blog)
Paul LePage: John Lewis should thank Republican presidents for ending slavery, fighting Jim CrowCNN
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CBO: The GOP's Obamacare repeal could leave 27 million people without health insurance and cause premiums to ... - Business Insider

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:37

Business Insider

CBO: The GOP's Obamacare repeal could leave 27 million people without health insurance and cause premiums to ...
Business Insider
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the nonpartisan office within the legislature that provides research on the impact of possible policies, said in a report on Tuesday that the partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as ...
Bombshell federal report reveals 5 reasons the GOP's Obamacare repeal bill would be a disasterRaw Story
How Repealing Portions of the Affordable Care Act Would Affect Health Insurance ... - Congressional Budget OfficeCongressional Budget Office

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