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Plane with 2 adults, 2 children from US missing in Bahamas

Monday and was en route to Titusville when contact was lost. The passengers were identified as Jennifer Blumin and Nathan Ulrich of NY and Blumin's 4-year-old and 10-year-old sons. Cmdr. The plane was reportedly flying at 24,000 feet and travelling at 300 knots when it lost contact with air traffic control over the island of Eleuthera. Read More

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Kershaw, Dodgers dominate Padres

He gave up two hits, threw a wild pitch and gave up an unearned run before Roberts came to get him. He homered twice on April 29 against Philadelphia. "Richard's command wasn't as good as it's been", Padres manager Andy Green said. The Padres tied it at 1 in the fourth when they got their first hit off Maeda, a leadoff double by Cory Spangenberg. Read More

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Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence

Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence

University of California Police department Captain Alex Yao said at the conference the school had received credible threats that could have affected the safety and security of people on campus, but declined to go into detail. As for Coulter, Pagadara said the university should have let her speak. She told Florida-based radio station 850 WFTL on Wednesday, "I still wanted to do it but I'm running out of options here". Read More

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Justice Department Declines To Prosecute Police Officers In Killing Of Alton Sterling

Justice Department Declines To Prosecute Police Officers In Killing Of Alton Sterling

Then, one of the officers pulled a gun from his holster and shot the victim five times at close range. On Tuesday, more than 100 people held a vigil outside the grocery store where Sterling was killed. ALLEN: Well, this case goes to Jeff Landry, who's the attorney general here. After Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie's department carried out an initial investigation, he turned the entire case over to the FBI and US attorneys. Read More

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Kansas police officer lauded for saving 4-year-old from pond

Kansas police officer lauded for saving 4-year-old from pond

Bulmer believes that had he been 30 seconds or a minute later, the unidentified boy would have drowned. Officer Bulmer calls out to a man on the bank: "I need some help, call 999 for me". "That's really been hitting me today - that God put me in that situation", Bulmer reiterated. "I think I lost my footing a little bit, but obviously the big concern was swooping the kid up". Read More

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Being US president 'big burden on the family'

Being US president 'big burden on the family'

Melania said , "It has always been my belief that the nurturing and positive environment is vital to the health and well-being of all children". "Paying little attention to that doubt, he bubbled with enthusiasm, with fascinating details of how he wanted a garden to appeal to the most discriminating taste, yet a garden that would hold a thousand people for a ceremony". Read More

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Wife of accused kidnapper Tad Cummins speaks publicly for first time

Wife of accused kidnapper Tad Cummins speaks publicly for first time

Whatley described the commune as clothing optional and said Elizabeth spent several days in the presence of nude men before Cummins took her to the cabin that would be their last stop. He called it "amazingly absurd" to say Elizabeth was to blame for willingly joining former teacher Tad Cummins on their 2,000-mile journey from Columbia, Tenn., to an isolated shack with no running water, heat or electricity in Cecilville, Calif. Read More

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Trump to sign agriculture executive order on Tuesday

Representatives of the animal agriculture industry voiced support for Perdue's confirmation, echoing their overwhelming support for Perdue's initial nomination in January. "I'll also be challenging the new Ag Secretary to strongly reject a plan by President Trump to cut funding for the USDA by more than 20 percent-a move that, if approved, would devastate the American farm economy and put the livelihoods of Minnesota families at risk". Read More

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Twitter drops lawsuit against US

Twitter drops lawsuit against US

In its lawsuit, Twitter claimed the government can not compel the company to disclose users' identities without first meeting several tests. The tech company had filed a lawsuit Thursday to protest the order, saying that it violated the user's First Amendment right to free expression. Read More

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USA attack on Syria was an irresponsible, unilateral act

USA attack on Syria was an irresponsible, unilateral act

A State Department official confirmed to CNN that Tillerson called Lavrov on Saturday to discuss his upcoming visit to Moscow but would not provide further details about the conversation. Haley said "there are times when states are compelled to take their own action" and that preventing the spread and use of chemical weapons was in the US' "vital national security interest". Read More

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Niles Egg Hunts At Golf View Rec Center

Linwood's will be doing an up to $500 dollar down payment assistance match that day on the purchase of a new or pre-owned vehicle. "This is for the kids, so please leave the eggs for the children to pick up", said event volunteer Stacy Showman with the Switch District. Read More

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When Donald Trump warned Barack Obama: 'Stay Out of Syria'

The Pentagon said the Russian military, which is supporting the Syrian government, had been informed ahead of the U.S. attack. Another statement, also attributed to an unnamed official, referred to "losses". The surprise action marked a striking reversal for Trump, who warned as a candidate against the US getting pulled into the Syrian civil war, now in its seventh year. Read More

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Kansas Senate committee advances flat tax bill

Kansas Senate committee advances flat tax bill

It would have established a state commission to issue identification cards to patients and caregivers and consider the drug's use for chronic or debilitating diseases or conditions. Shott's and Pushkin's amendments would require certifications and permits for physicians, growers, and dispensaries. There would be fees to enter the market. Read More

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Perez asks for Democratic Party staff resignations

Perez asks for Democratic Party staff resignations

The Democrats also failed to come close to taking the Senate, as many had expected, failed to make any significant gains in the House, and their losses in state and local races across the country continued to pile up. Former Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz was ousted as the party struggled from the primary election cycle to the general with their nominee Hillary Clinton . Read More

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Driver strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

Officers opened fire on a person who reportedly crashed into a police cruiser near the U.S. Capitol. Police gather at the area near the scene of the incident . The witness, on Capitol Hill to visit lawmakers, declined to permit her name to be used. "We did not know what was going on or who was shooting". And in 2013, Miriam Carey, a 34-year-old dental hygienist from CT, was shot and killed by Capitol Police officers in her vehicle outside the Hart Senate Office Building. Read More

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Appeals court sets hearing in travel ban case

Appeals court sets hearing in travel ban case

Bush appointee, said his job is simply to determine whether the order "falls within the bounds of the President's statutory authority or whether the President has exercised that authority in violation of constitutional restraints". The first version of the travel ban was the subject of negative rulings in federal court last month, most recently in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle, Washington. Read More

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Trump administration orders USA embassies to conduct tougher screenings on visa applicants

But the practice was "rarely" performed by consular officials as it led to significant delays in processing visa applications, one former official who wished to remain anonymous, told Reuters . "There's so much social media out there", said Anne Richard, a former US assistant secretary of state in the Obama administration. The memos were part of Tillerson's plan to implement Trump's revised executive order on banning Muslims, which was frozen in federal court in Hawaii hours before it was ... Read More

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Meals on Wheels a beneficial service

Meals on Wheels a beneficial service

Toscano said the nonprofit service, which served 66,000 meals in this area a year ago, not only provides nourishment and visits to low-income homebound residents, many of them elderly, but it also saves money. "Clearly there's a threat of cuts, but we don't know how big the army is coming over the hill", said John Skirven, CEO of Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia. Read More

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New photos, surveillance video released in AMBER Alert case

Tad Cummins was placed on the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted List . The man and the teen may have dyed their hair or otherwise changed their appearance. But the net is being spread wider. He is believed to be driving a Silver Nissan Rogue with a Tennessee license plate 976ZPT . He has no criminal history in Tennessee, according to authorities. Read More

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Thornwell leads Gamecocks to 93-73 NCAA win over Marquette

Thornwell leads Gamecocks to 93-73 NCAA win over Marquette

Marquette's Duane Wilson (1) shoots against SC during the first half in a first-round game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Friday, March 17, 2017 . 1 seed Villanova will square off against No. 8 seed University of Wisconsin, Madison. "They have an elite-level player that can get 30 on anybody in this tournament". Read More

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Amid Tragic Chain of Events, a Heroic Rescue Takes Place

Amid Tragic Chain of Events, a Heroic Rescue Takes Place

The baby is expected to be released from a St. Louis hospital on Friday. Highland EMS made it to the lake first and paramedic Todd Zobrist rushed into the cold water and searched the vehicle. The smallest child is carrying a blanket. Cristy Campbell was awarded custody of the children. Her profile photo shows her swimming with a dolphin. Read More

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