• Tornado warning issued for several Arkansas counties
Tornado warning issued for several Arkansas counties

All modes of severe weather are possible, with an emphasis on damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. Some strong wind gusts will occur within the storms. Some pockets of hail will be possible, but that threat should be a little more limited. South Central United States is in for some severe weather during the coming weekend.

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  • Farmer Community reacts to Trump's Executive Order for Agriculture
Farmer Community reacts to Trump's Executive Order for Agriculture

Tester told his colleagues he will hold the former governor of Georgia accountable to rural Montana families and encourage him to push back against the Administration's proposed budget cuts to rural infrastructure and the Farm Service Agency.

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  • Entire US Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing
Entire US Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing

Spicer's first three months in the job have been marred by missteps, misstatements and controversies. There are concerns Pyongyang, in conjunction with the anniversary, will demonstrate a show of force by possibly firing more ballistic missiles or conducting its sixth nuclear test.

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  • Executive Order for Agriculture Coming Tuesday
Executive Order for Agriculture Coming Tuesday

He also visited Cuba, China and South America as part of several trade missions aimed at growing exports for Peach State farmers. Other agriculture-related issues that may be addressed during the review include agricultural trade, regulator reform, rural investment and infrastructure, the Farm Bill and agricultural labor.

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  • 'Pure joy,' but concern, too, for family of formerly missing Tenn. student
'Pure joy,' but concern, too, for family of formerly missing Tenn. student

Griffin Barry, the man who says he tipped off police to the fact that Thomas and Cummins were in the area, says he first noticed the pair last week, buying gas. He called the police. He faces charges of aggravated kidnapping and sexual contact with a minor, said Lawrence County Attorney General Brent Cooper. Cummins was sacked about a month aft...

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  • 2 held for helping Indian doctor perform genital mutilation in US
2 held for helping Indian doctor perform genital mutilation in US

As in the case of Dr. Nagarwala last week , the 16-page criminal complaint issued against Dr. Attar and his wife in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Friday refers to "a particular religious and cultural community" without specifying that community.

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  • Arkansas vows to keep pushing for executions despite setback
Arkansas vows to keep pushing for executions despite setback

On Monday the Arkansas Supreme Court also made two decisions relating to Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffin and his decisions. Convicted murderers Don Davis and Bruce Ward, who have spent more than 20 years on death row, were to be executed in Arkansas on Monday night, the first time the state has used the death penalty in 12 year...

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  • VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times
VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

With this law, veterans will be able to continue utilizing the Choice program to seek care in the community while we work with President Trump to improve the program and bring wholesale reform to the VA. "The idea of having seven, eight ways of doing the same thing is part of the problem, because it's confusing to veterans, it's confusing to th...

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  • Trump claims immunity as President in lawsuit
Trump claims immunity as President in lawsuit

A man who is being sued over an altercation at an election rally is now coming after President Trump. The three people who claim they were attacked by Bamberger have also accused the Trump campaign of inciting a riot, negligence, gross negligence and recklessness.

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  • Gorsuch confirmed to Supreme Court. Conservatives: 'Thanks Harry Reid'
Gorsuch confirmed to Supreme Court. Conservatives: 'Thanks Harry Reid'

President Trump should be applauded for carrying through on his promise to appoint good judges from this list, and conservatives hope he continues to use the list for any future appointments. "Never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, concede that Neil Gorsuch is a legitimate member of the Supreme Court", ThinkProgress edi...

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  • House chairman skeptical of conservatives' health care idea
House chairman skeptical of conservatives' health care idea

Before members left Washington , Republicans unveiled a late change to the health care bill, called the American Health Care Act, after President Donald Trump urged them to make some progress on the proposal. Had the Republican health bill passed, these people would have been stripped of their health care. However, another representative another...

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  • Flynn Not Upfront in Disclosure Form About Income From Russia-Linked Companies
Flynn Not Upfront in Disclosure Form About Income From Russia-Linked Companies

Nunes visited the White House last week to brief President Trump after he said he learned that the US intelligence community had incidentally collected information on members of his transition team. He said the investigation needs to be conducted in a more professional, less partisan manner. Seth Abramson , a former attorney turned academic and ...

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  • Lawyer: Dragged passenger 'poster child' for airline abuses
Lawyer: Dragged passenger 'poster child' for airline abuses

On April 9, Dao - who is an internal medicine specialist - boarded a United flight from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky. "There's really no word for it", said McCarthy, who attributed the confusion to the airline's own understanding of what unfolded on the flight as it gathered additional facts.

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  • Rice's name requests may be criminal, Trump says
Rice's name requests may be criminal, Trump says

In an interview with The New York Times on Wednesday, Mr. Trump was asked if Rice had committed a crime, he said, "Do I think?" Susan Rice , former President Obama's national security adviser - who is infamously known for her role in misleading the American people about the nature of the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya - is in the mi...

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  • USA backs down on seeking anti-Trump user records
USA backs down on seeking anti-Trump user records

Twitter has dropped a lawsuit it was poised to pursue against the USA government after the Trump administration withdrew pressure it was putting on the tech giant to handover details of a user who had been critical of the President. The government wanted Twitter to hand over all details of the account including "user names, account login, phone num...

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  • Windsor group plans demonstration to protest United States missile strikes in Syria
Windsor group plans demonstration to protest United States missile strikes in Syria

In a joint statement, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Assad himself brought on the US attack on the airbase and "carries responsibility for these developments". The state TV said the attack was an "American aggression". He said he hoped U.S. -Russia ties would not be irreparably hurt as a result. ...

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  • McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid
McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

Hatch is 83 years old and has served in the Senate since 1977. Last month, Hatch told the National Journal that if Romney ran, he might step down. McConnell told reporters at a Capitol Hill news conference, "I've had some conversations with Mitt Romney . If he wants to run again, I'm for him".

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  • Extra Enforcement to Seek Turnaround in Distracted Driving Incidents
Extra Enforcement to Seek Turnaround in Distracted Driving Incidents

For Distracted Driving Awareness Month, law enforcement in MI intend to pay special attention to those who obviously aren't doing the same while operating a motor vehicle. He said if the distracted driver is not stopped and ticketed, and police are given the license plate of the vehicle being driven, a warning letter will be sent to the registered ...

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  • Advertisers flee Bill O'Reilly's show but impact unclear
Advertisers flee Bill O'Reilly's show but impact unclear

The feud started on Monday when Lemon said that he would not "aid and abet" Donald Trump in his claims that he had been spied on by the Obama administration and also defended Rice against claims that she had asked for the names of Trump campaign members who had contact with Russian Federation for political reasons.

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  • Federal judge blocks IN law that would require ultrasound before abortions
Federal judge blocks IN law that would require ultrasound before abortions

If Sachs rules against the regulations, Planned Parenthood could bring back abortion services to clinics in Columbia and Kansas City, and introduce abortion services to clinics in Joplin and Springfield, said Bonyen Lee-Gilmore, communications director for Planned Parenthood Great Plains.

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  • Tar Heels find redemption with national championship
Tar Heels find redemption with national championship

The Bulldogs went on an 11-4 run to take an impressive 21-14 lead through the midway point of the opening half. The drama was high for the entire second half as the score remained tight, but boy was there some poor basketball being played (and officiated) all around.

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  • West Virginia House of Delegates Passes Medical Marijuana Bill
West Virginia House of Delegates Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee voted 4-2 on Monday to advance House Bill 81 , which would decriminalize the possession of up to an ounce of marijuana. Growers have to pay a $100,000 initial fee that could be renewed after a year for $10,000. Shott said he also intentionally crafted significant fees for opening a dispensary or begin a...

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  • Flint, Michigan to replace 18000 lead-tainted pipes by 2020
Flint, Michigan to replace 18000 lead-tainted pipes by 2020

This agreement is set to be made official before a court on Tuesday, finally giving some hope to the people who have dealt with so much during this awful ordeal. But the river water wasn't treated to reduce corrosion. Despite complaints over water quality, residents were told the tap water was safe to drink.

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  • After its stunner, Mississippi State turns to title game
After its stunner, Mississippi State turns to title game

The UConn Huskies lost in an upset to Mississippi State in the women's NCAA Final Four game March 31. Head coach Vic Schaefer was livid and needed to be restrained. The Bulldogs and Gamecocks will square off for the national championship at 6 p.m. "We talk about it all the time how hard it is to win in this environment", he said.

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  • Trump says he expects a health care deal soon
Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

On Tuesday, Nunes rebuffed calls to step aside from the investigation. "I have not gotten answers yet". The Washington Post reported that Trump's administration wanted to block Yates' testimony - a claim denied Tuesday by White House spokesman Sean Spicer .

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  • Team Trump's Fight With Sanctuary Cities Heats Up
Team Trump's Fight With Sanctuary Cities Heats Up

On Monday, Sessions said the Justice Department plans to withhold up to $4.1 billion from "sanctuary cities" - a blanket term for many areas that refuse immigration agents' requests to detain immigrants who entered the USA illegally. They also vowed to prevent federal agents from accessing their schools and school records, and they openly contemp...

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  • Trump takes first step in NAFTA renegotiation: Sends draft letter to Congress
Trump takes first step in NAFTA renegotiation: Sends draft letter to Congress

In revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Trump administration will seek tax equality and the ability to reimpose tariffs if a flood of imports from Canada and Mexico causes "a threat of serious injury" to USA industry, a draft of negotiating objectives shows.

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  • Senators seek visitor logs from White House, Mar-a-Lago
Senators seek visitor logs from White House, Mar-a-Lago

The MAR-A-LAGO Act comes in response to the Trump administration's refusal to extend the pro-transparency policy established by former President Barack Obama to release visitor logs at the White House 90 to 120 days after they were created.

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  • Need help understanding what Devin Nunes did?
Need help understanding what Devin Nunes did?

Gen. H.R. McMaster, but was overruled by US President Donald Trump after he appealed to White House advisers Stephen Bannon and Jared Kushner, Trump's Jewish son-in-law. But Democrats cast doubts on the timing, and questioned White House's intentions in making the information available to a broader set of lawmakers. After his press conference, Nu...

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  • 'Angel of Death' serial killer dies after attack in prison
'Angel of Death' serial killer dies after attack in prison

An Ohio prison spokesperson said that Harvey was beaten in prison and is critically injured. "Donald Harvey decided as the "Angel of Death" he had the right to decide who lives and who dies, and it was wrong, and he knew it, and he was a murderer", Nadel said.

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  • DNC chair asks for staff resignations as overhaul begins
DNC chair asks for staff resignations as overhaul begins

A request for the resignation letters to be dated April 15 came shortly after Tom Perez was elected as the party's chair. After a rough 2016, the Democratic National Committee is cleaning house. He has held meetings with Democrats inside the Beltway and around the country to gather ideas. "What we're trying to do is culture change ", [Pere...

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  • Police respond to Capitol Hill incident; shots fired
Police respond to Capitol Hill incident; shots fired

A Washington D.C. police spokeswoman said there was a call of shots fired at 9:30 a.m. local time (1330GMT) on Independence Avenue, which runs along the south side of the U.S. A picture from the scene of the incident on Capitol Hill. Nearly exactly one year ago, U.S. Capitol Police shot a man after he pulled a weapon at a U.S.

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  • Pennsylvania jobless rate hits 7-year low as payrolls rise
Pennsylvania jobless rate hits 7-year low as payrolls rise

Sectors losing jobs included state government, where employment was down by 3,100 jobs. Turlock had an unemployment rate of 7.9 percent in February, down from 8 percent posted in January Denair had a rate of 5.3 percent in February, up slightly from the 5.1 percent posted in January.

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  • Tecumseh officer shot while chasing suspect
Tecumseh officer shot while chasing suspect

The officer, identified in local media outlets as Justin Terney, underwent surgery and was listed in critical condition. As dispatchers were telling Terney that it appeared the man had an active warrant for his arrest, the man ran from the stopped vehicle and toward nearby woods, Kidney said.

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  • Killed, 15 Injured in Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting
Killed, 15 Injured in Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

Police say the shooting occurred at Cameo Night Club just after 2 a.m. Police do not have any suspects at this time but they are interviewing witnesses . The shooting took place around 1am local time (1pm, Singapore time), when hundreds of people were inside the Cameo Night Club. Captain Kimberly Williams, the district's police commander, said...

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  • Airline slammed for 'barring girls wearing leggings'
Airline slammed for 'barring girls wearing leggings'

The witness, prominent gun violence activist Shannon Watts , accused United Airlines of policing female bodies and sexualizing young girls, one of whom she described as a 10-year-old in gray leggings. Two of the girls were not allowed on board the flight. After the Daily Dot's Gavia Baker Law tweeted at the airline, United said it was investiga...

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  • Virginia federal judge rules Trump's travel ban is justified
Virginia federal judge rules Trump's travel ban is justified

The case is Sarsour v. Trump, 17-cv-00120, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia (Alexandria). A federal judge in Virginia has ruled against a Muslim civil-rights group that sought to block the Trump administration's proposed travel ban.

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  • 1 dead, 1 wounded in Las Vegas bus shooting
1 dead, 1 wounded in Las Vegas bus shooting

Police said it is unknown what provoked the shooting. The standoff began a few hours ago after a shooting in the heart of the Strip near the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino. "It's as if they're shooting a movie, they've shut down Las Vegas Boulevard, and because - and we haven't seen anything slowing down", he said. Burglars used sledgehammers to s...

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  • State Department Instructs Embassies To Beef Up Screening For Visa Applicants
State Department Instructs Embassies To Beef Up Screening For Visa Applicants

Two of Tillerson's memos outline how to implement President Donald Trump's revised executive order on immigration, but some of the guidelines have been rescinded after a Hawaii judge issued a temporary injunction to block key parts of the travel ban from taking effect March 16 .

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  • Sacramento Quadruple Homicide Included Two Children
Sacramento Quadruple Homicide Included Two Children

Pictured, Salvador Vasquez Oliva believed to be responsible for the Sacramento quadruple homicide. San Francisco police confirmed that a suspect had been detained in connection with the case but did not provide a location for the arrest or provide a suspect's identity.

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  • Santa Barbara Meals on Wheels rolls on despite threat of budget cuts
Santa Barbara Meals on Wheels rolls on despite threat of budget cuts

Toscano said the nonprofit service, which served 66,000 meals in this area past year, not only provides nourishment and visits to low-income homebound residents, many of them elderly, but it also saves money. Meals on Wheels of New Canaan does not solicit nor do we receive any money directly from the federal government. "The nation's budget is a...

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  • Suspect identified in slaying of Baton Rouge deputy
Suspect identified in slaying of Baton Rouge deputy

The suspect was also shot, and is being treated at local hospital, Lee said . A large area near the AMC movie theater remained roped off in crime scene tape as police continued to investigate. He was sentenced to 13 months in prison. Wiley was released from the federal Bureau of Prisons on August 8, 2014, and completed his term of supervised rel...

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  • Trump administration issues list claiming unsafe immigrants released by sanctuary cities
Trump administration issues list claiming unsafe immigrants released by sanctuary cities

Immigration detainers are a request from ICE to a jail or another local law enforcement agency to hold someone in violation of immigration law so they can be picked up. "Our goal is to build cooperative, respectful relationships with our law enforcement partners", Homan said. These counties, cities and local law enforcement agencies have decided ...

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  • Tom Brady's Missing Super Bowl Jersey Found
Tom Brady's Missing Super Bowl Jersey Found

The NFL released a statement Monday morning saying the jersey the superstar quarterback wore in the come-from-behind win over the Falcons last month in Houston has been found. And there may be more. "We are reviewing a Broncos' helmet that was retrieved as part of the on-going investigation", the National Football League said in a statement.

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  • No Sign of Tennesee Teacher and Abducted Student
No Sign of Tennesee Teacher and Abducted Student

Cummins is wanted on allegations of aggravated kidnapped and sexual contact with a minor. The TBI has issued a second Amber Alert for the girl and investigators believe Cummins may have abducted the girl to "potentially sexually exploit her".

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  • Billionaire banker, philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at 101
Billionaire banker, philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at 101

Rockefeller, the first billionaire in the U.S. history. From Washington to New York City government to capitals around the world, his influence was far flung and included banking, education and the art world. He was the last surviving grandchild of John D. Rockefeller, who started the oil empire that today includes both Exxon Mobil and Chevron. ...

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  • Another person tried to get into the White House
Another person tried to get into the White House

The US Secret Service (USSS) has released new details about the White House intruder , who jumped three fences to enter the presidential palace on 10 March. The revelation also came the same day the Secret Service disclosed a thief stole an agency laptop containing classified plans for Trump Tower and materials about the Hillary Clinton email ...

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  • Villanova Wildcats vs Wisconsin Badgers
Villanova Wildcats vs Wisconsin Badgers

After Wisconsin beat Villanova 65-62, Hayes credited Michael Jordan with inspiring the move that got him open for the shot. The Wildcats had a slow start in their first round matchup against Mount St. "I'm always in the training room", said Hayes, who has played 4,370 minutes in his career at Wisconsin, second only to Gasser's 4,774. Happ leads i...

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  • Sessions encourages cities to revive 1990s crime strategies
Sessions encourages cities to revive 1990s crime strategies

But too many lives are at stake to worry about being fashionable. "We need to say, as Nancy Reagan said , 'just say no '". "But we're beginning to see an increase again". "In the "80s and '90s, we saw how campaigns stressing prevention brought down drug use and addiction". Sessions' own home state of Alabama recently allowed the use of some mar...

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  • Top US attorney Bharara 'fired'
Top US attorney Bharara 'fired'

Sources told Sherman that prosecutors "have been offering witnesses immunity to testify before a federal grand jury that's already been impaneled". In a statement later in the day, Bharara said , "One hallmark of justice is absolute independence, and that was my touchstone every day that I served".

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