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Florida brush fire contained, residents allowed to go home - ABC News

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 07:30

Bradenton Herald

Florida brush fire contained, residents allowed to go home
ABC News
Hundreds of residents are back in their homes after fire crews contained a brush fire spread over some 2,000 acres in central Florida. The fire broke out near Indian Lake Estates in Frostproof on Wednesday afternoon. That's when officials started ...
Fire evacuation order lifted after brush fire burns through 2K acresBradenton Herald
Crews contain large brush fire in Polk County, evacuees can return home, roads reopenedABC Action News
Polk Co. Brush Fire: Residents in 800 evacuated homes allowed to returnWFLA
The Ledger -WESH Orlando -WFTV Orlando -NBC2 News
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ACTIVE SCENE: Man fires shots at officers near Jacksonville, Ala - Alabama's News Leader

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 07:25

Alabama's News Leader

ACTIVE SCENE: Man fires shots at officers near Jacksonville, Ala
Alabama's News Leader
According to The Calhoun County Sheriff's office, Charles Williams has fired shots at multiple officers this morning. He is to be considered armed and dangerous. If you encounter him, please call 911 immediately. Heaviest police activity is in the Cove ...

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Man Who Plotted With San Bernardino Terrorist Expected To Enter Plea - CBS Local

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 07:12

CBS Local

Man Who Plotted With San Bernardino Terrorist Expected To Enter Plea
CBS Local
RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — A confidant of one of the terrorists who carried out the San Bernardino shooting massacre is expected to plead guilty Thursday to charges that he conspired to commit acts of terror. According to the Riverside County District ...
5 things you need to know ThursdayKSDK.com
Guilty plea expected involving San Bernardino terror attackFox News
Man who plotted with San Bernardino terrorist to enter pleaValley News
Fresno Business Journal -KOSU -Deccan Chronicle -Daily Mail
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Freed by Innocence Project in Wisconsin, Chicagoan now enters courtroom as an attorney - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 06:46

Chicago Tribune

Freed by Innocence Project in Wisconsin, Chicagoan now enters courtroom as an attorney
Chicago Tribune
Jarrett Adams stands outside the Dane County Courthouse in Madison, Wis., on Feb. 23, 2017. Adams, originally from Chicago, spent seven years in a Wisconsin prison for rape before he was cleared and is now an attorney with the Innocence Project trying ...
Man becomes lawyer after unjustly imprisoned for 7 yearsWBRZ
Freed by Innocence Project, ex-inmate takes up causeFort Bend Herald

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Flynn resignation: Republicans seek probe into leaks - BBC News

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 06:35

BBC News

Flynn resignation: Republicans seek probe into leaks
BBC News
Leading Republicans in the US have called for an investigation into leaks that led to the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn. The heads of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees are concerned potentially classified information ...
Two House Chairmen Ask for Justice Department Probe Over Flynn 'Leaks'NBCNews.com
House Republicans seek investigation into potential illegal Justice Department leaksABC News
Chaffetz asks Justice Department watchdog to probe Flynn leaksFox News
The Hill -Townhall -Politico -MarketWatch
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Priebus, Bannon: There is no feud - The Hill

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 05:01

The Hill

Priebus, Bannon: There is no feud
The Hill
In a joint phone call with The Hill on Wednesday, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Stephen Bannon furiously pushed back at reports of division, saying there is no friction between them. Trump aides are particularly angry ...
Priebus struggles to control fractious White HousePolitico
Top Trump Advisor Stephen Bannon Denounces Claims of Friction in West WingTIME
Bannon Rushes to Defend PreibusU.S. News & World Report
Daily Beast -Salon -The Week Magazine -Washington Post
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Priebus struggles to control fractious White House - Politico

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 04:14

Politico

Priebus struggles to control fractious White House
Politico
Reince Priebus, facing growing criticism and calls for his ouster, is racing to bring order to a White House that looks to be spiraling out of control. After weeks of West Wing turmoil and critiques from President Donald Trump himself, the chief of ...
Priebus, Bannon push back hard on “turmoil” report from …Hot Air
Bannon Accuses Breitbart Of Peddling Fake NewsThe Weekly Standard
Bannon Rushes to Defend PreibusU.S. News & World Report
Yahoo News -Washington Post -Salon -Westside Gazette
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Priebus scrambles to bring order out of disorder - Politico

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 04:14

Politico

Priebus scrambles to bring order out of disorder
Politico
Reince Priebus, facing growing criticism and calls for his ouster, is racing to bring order to a White House that looks to be spiraling out of control. After weeks of West Wing turmoil and critiques from the president himself, the chief of staff is ...
Priebus, Bannon trash reports of divisionThe Hill
Breitbart, Roger Stone declare war on Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus after ousting of Michael FlynnSalon
Steve Bannon: I Didn't Order Breitbart Hit on Reince PriebusDaily Beast
New York Daily News -Raw Story -CNNMoney -Daily Caller
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Colorado warms to pot clubs, despite federal uncertainty - Washington Post

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 02:14

Washington Post

Colorado warms to pot clubs, despite federal uncertainty
Washington Post
DENVER — At risk of raising the ire of the White House, Colorado is on the brink of becoming the first state with licensed pot clubs. But the details of how these clubs will operate are as hazy as the underground clubs operating already. Denver ...
California marijuana tax and tracking systems behind schedule: lawmakerStreetInsider.com
Gov. Hickenlooper Talks Pot Challenges In California CapitolCBS Local
Colorado gov's weed advice for California: Focus on edibles, home grows, pesticidesThe Cannabist
Los Angeles Times -SFGate (blog) -9NEWS.com -Courthouse News Service
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Trains, not drains: New Jersey lobbyists set to swamp DC - Washington Post

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 00:30

Washington Post

Trains, not drains: New Jersey lobbyists set to swamp DC
Washington Post
TRENTON, N.J. — As President Donald Trump vows to “drain the swamp” in Washington, a swarm of 1,000 lobbyists, business owners and politicians are boarding a train from the swamps of New Jersey on Thursday for a day of lobbying. The state Chamber ...
Judge Defies Bergen Prosecutor, Finds Probable Cause for Christie Misconduct Case to Go ForwardNBC New York
A look at NJ's weirdest political traditionNJ.com
Judge set to rule on Gov. Christie in bridge case complaintWashington Times
CBS Local -NorthJersey.com -News 12 New Jersey
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For Trump, chaotic White House becomes the norm - CNN

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 00:27

CNN

For Trump, chaotic White House becomes the norm
CNN
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump thrived on drama during his campaign -- but signs of disarray in a White House beset by controversy and internal tensions are exposing the downside of his signature style. Trump's fast start is now a memory as ...
With party in trouble, Dems hit voting lawsThe Hill
Too Little From Congress, Too Much From TrumpHuffington Post
Democrats have a viable path forward: Guy CecilUSA TODAY
Washington Times -Townhall -New York Times -Washington Examiner
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Judge gives ex-treasure hunter way to provide coin details - The Seattle Times

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 00:17

The Seattle Times

Judge gives ex-treasure hunter way to provide coin details
The Seattle Times
FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Delaware County Sheriff's Office in Delaware, Ohio, shows Tommy Thompson. A federal judge is giving Thompson, a former deep-sea treasure hunter another chance to reveal information about the location of ...

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Phoenix council denies sanctuary city request - USA TODAY

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 22:30

USA TODAY

Phoenix council denies sanctuary city request
USA TODAY
PHOENIX — The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday denied a citizen request to designate Phoenix a sanctuary city, but it will look at possible legal challenges the city could make to a state law that requires local police to comply with federal ...
Phoenix officials turn down petition to adopt sanctuary city statusFox News
Phoenix turns down petition to adopt sanctuary city statusWashington Post
Phoenix City Council Rejects Bid to Become 'Sanctuary City'U.S. News & World Report
Atlanta Journal Constitution -KTAR.com -Phoenix New Times -AZCentral.com
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US spies reportedly keeping intelligence from Trump - Fox News

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 22:21

Fox News

US spies reportedly keeping intelligence from Trump
Fox News
Sensitive intelligence is being withheld from President Trump by U.S. intelligence officials because they are reportedly concerned that the information could be compromised. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that in some cases officials opted ...
Report: Intelligence officials withhold information from TrumpThe Hill
US intelligence agencies reportedly withhold sensitive information from Trump, citing potential leaksBusiness Insider
WSJ: Intel Community Keeping Info From TrumpNewsmax
Breitbart News -Washington Examiner -Daily Caller -Jezebel
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Citing Trump, evangelical agency that resettles refugees to lay off 140 staff, close five locations - Washington Post

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 21:46

Washington Post

Citing Trump, evangelical agency that resettles refugees to lay off 140 staff, close five locations
Washington Post
One of the nine U.S. organizations that works with the United Nation's refugee program announced Wednesday it will lay off about 140 staff and close five offices that have resettled more than 25,000 refugees. In a statement, evangelical relief and ...
Baltimore-based World Relief to lay off 140, close Glen Burnie office after refugee decisionBaltimore Sun
Why one of Boise's three refugee-resettlement agencies is closingIdaho Statesman
World Relief lays off staff following Trump's executive order on refugeesReligion News Service
ChristianityToday.com
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Chaffetz, Goodlatte ask government watchdog to investigate leaks - CNN

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 21:45

CNN

Chaffetz, Goodlatte ask government watchdog to investigate leaks
CNN
Washington (CNN) Two top House Republicans asked the Inspector General on Wednesday to investigate leaks surrounding the ouster of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The request came in a letter from Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the chairman of ...
Two House Chairmen Ask for Justice Department Probe Over Flynn 'Leaks'NBCNews.com
Chaffetz asks DOJ inspector general to investigate Flynn leaksThe Hill
Chaffetz asks Justice IG to investigate leaks about FlynnPolitico
New York Daily News -NBC Southern California -Washington Examiner -Mic
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House GOP leaders demand Justice Department inspector general probe leaks surrounding Flynn - Washington Post

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 21:41

Washington Post

House GOP leaders demand Justice Department inspector general probe leaks surrounding Flynn
Washington Post
House Republican leaders are pressing the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate whether officials “mishandled” classified information, including leaked communications between members of the Russian government and the Trump ...

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