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Portland police: Homeless man took bag off train

Portland police: Homeless man took bag off train

A third man was injured and subsequently released from the hospital. Police said Best's wallet was missing from his backpack. Best died on the train and another victim died at a hospital. Christian attacked the men after they tried to protect two young black girls at whom Christian was yelling racist and anti-Muslim remarks. Best and Meche were both killed, while Fletcher survived. Read More

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Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South

A cold front will approach the area this afternoon, triggering a line of showers and thunderstorms that may be severe. The storm struck the area around 3 p.m., with the worst of the damage being near the town of Pomaria. Heavy rain from storms could fall on saturated grounds and lead to flash flooding. Close to half dozen severe thunderstorm warnings were issued across Central Florida , as the radar estimated the storms' winds at 60 miles per hour. Read More

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DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis

DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis

CNN reported Saturday that Clarke plagiarized significant portions of his 2013 thesis on homeland security, failing to properly cite his sources 47 times. According to the school's standards, if a student directly quotes a passage or source, they must indicate the source's words with quotation marks - which Clarke failed to do - or with an indented paragraph if the quote is long. Read More

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Trump Urges Liberty Graduates to be Outsiders

Trump kept to a largely upbeat message during the roughly 30-minute speech, never mentioning his stunning decision this past week to remove James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Mr. Trump said . "Treat the word "impossible" as nothing more than motivation". White evangelical voters, Liberty students included, overwhelmingly supported Trump in the presidential election. Read More

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Family of shooting victims: Arrest bittersweet

Saucedo now faces a total nine separate murder charges. From August 2015 to July 2016 the shootings terrorized the largely Hispanic community in Maryvale in Phoenix , Arizona. Marina Smith, the partner of 21-year-old Diego Verdugo-Sanchez, who was gunned down on April 1 , 2016, said she welcomed news of the arrest but was still struggling with his loss. Read More

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Logano roars to victory in Richmond

What... is the takeaway from this race? That allowed Logano to pit and pull away from leader Kyle Larson on fresh tires after a restart with 18 laps remaining. It was his second penalty of the day following an earlier one for speeding entering the pits. When... did it all get sideways? Stenhouse posted his second top five of the season, matching his result at Phoenix. Read More

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Rain, Thunderstorms Possible Every Day For The Rest Of The Week

Rain, Thunderstorms Possible Every Day For The Rest Of The Week

This is the severe weather outlook for Sunday . During the same time frame, violent storm effects could also be observed over areas of Southeast Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee. Isolated showers are predicted Wednesday morning in Houston, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Updated 11 p.m. Tuesday: The Public Service Company of Oklahoma's online outage map shows 567 customer outages in Tulsa as a severe storm moves through. Read More

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Obama to be paid $400000 for Cantor Fitzgerald speech

Obama to be paid $400000 for Cantor Fitzgerald speech

A US$400,000 speaking fee for addressing the Cantor Fitzgerald conference would be a sharp increase from the amounts typically paid to his predecessors. He was envisioned kite-surfing in February with Richard Branson off the Virgin head honcho's private Caribbean island. In addition to appearing like a hypocrite, the editors point out that if Obama accepts the money it will be poor optics for the Democratic Party - the last thing a defeated and divided party needs right now. Read More

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National Football League to release 2017 regular season schedules on Thursday

National Football League to release 2017 regular season schedules on Thursday

The Chiefs lost to the Patriots, 27-20, on January 16, 2016; Sherman caught one pass for a yard in the contest. The stretch begins with trips to Denver and Mexico City to play the Raiders . After a long five non-divisional games, the Patriots will travel to NY to face the Jets. With the lateness of this game in the schedule, conference playoff seeding could be at stake in this rematch of last season's AFC Championship Game. Read More

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Donald Trump signs executive order to reform H-1B visas

Trump signed the order targeting the programme popular with Indian technology professionals at the Kenosha, Wisconsin headquarters of tool maker Snap-on Inc yesterday. The government allows 85,000 immigrants each year through the H-1B visa programme, which is reserved for foreign nationals in "specialty occupations" and is largely used by the technology industry. Read More

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Gunman targeting white men kills three in Fresno, California

Gunman targeting white men kills three in Fresno, California

Police in California say, despite what the suspect said during his arrest, a deadly rampage that resulted in the death of three white men Tuesday morning was motivated by race, not terrorism. Police in Fresno said that Muhammad screamed " Allahu Akbar " before he was taken into custody. Chief Jerry Dyer on Wednesday explained to members of the media a second-by-second breakdown of the rampage that left three men dead, including playing recordings of the gunshots captured on police tracking ... Read More

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Lawsuit: Man deported after being part of protection program

Immigration advocacy group United We Dream told USA Today that at least 10 DREAMers have been arrested and are awaiting deportation. "We demand #JusticeForJuan and demand that he be allowed to return home". Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), a longtime advocate for Dreamer protections, said in a statement that he was "disturbed" by reports about Montes' removal and had demanded an explanation from ICE. Read More

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Cuomo's New York agenda feeds talk of presidential run

Cuomo's New York agenda feeds talk of presidential run

The income cap for the scholarship program will go up to $125,000 in 2019 and will cost the state an estimated $163 million per year. The study that yielded the report began two years ago, before the latest free-tuition pushes. State grants and scholarship programs are already in place to assist lower-income students in paying tuition. I spoke to her on Tuesday to get her perspective on the new law. Read More

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Wisconsin governor cancels Easter egg hunt due to manhunt

Wisconsin governor cancels Easter egg hunt due to manhunt

Chief Moore said they are not sure if Jakubowski is still in southern Wisconsin or if he is some place far away. Knudson would not say why investigators believe the document is likely authentic. I am a felon by the systems of records and beliefs!. "There seems to be a larger federal concern". Jakubowski spoke of a "revolution" and "time for change" in a Facebook video recorded a week before the gun store robbery. Read More

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Governor lowers flags in memory of former United States Senator John Glenn

Governor lowers flags in memory of former United States Senator John Glenn

Glenn grew up in New Concord, Ohio, and donated his records to OSU. Trump's order requires all American flags to be flown at half-staff at the White House, federal buildings, military posts and on Navy vessels until sunset Thursday. A Marine Corps honour guard folded the flag and presented it to his 97-year-old widow Annie. For more information, read NASA's page dedicated to Glenn . Read More

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Sanctuary cities: Seattle sues Trump administration over executive order

Murray said the federal government can not compel the city's police department to enforce federal immigration law. The Trump Administration's executive order, issued five days after President Donald Trump's inauguration, spelled out its hard-line stance on illegal immigration, in a policy that includes stiff penalties for cities that resist cooperating with federal authorities. Read More

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