• Nation's top running back commits to UGA
Nation's top running back commits to UGA

He made the announcement on his Twitter page on February 20 with the University of Georgia topping his list. During the recruiting process, Scotland County head coach Richard Bailey fielded media requests and told multiple outlets that running backs coach Dell McGee had made an impression on White and that Georgia had emerged as a leader.

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  • Woman who urged friend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter
Woman who urged friend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter

Matthew Segal , the head of the MA branch of the American Civil Liberties Union, criticized Bristol County Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz's decision, tweeting that Carter's conviction "expands MA criminal law and imperils free speech".

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  • Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered
Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

Trump's first executive order on travel applied to travelers from Iraq and well as the six countries, and took effect immediately, causing chaos and panic at airports as the Homeland Security Department scrambled to figure out whom the order covered and how it was to be implemented.

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  • Tremors reboot starring Kevin Bacon gets pilot order at Syfy
Tremors reboot starring Kevin Bacon gets pilot order at Syfy

On Monday, Syfy made the revival official by picking up the series' pilot. That's what we're going to explore. Miller, who serves as showrunner, executive produces along with Bacon, David Schiff ( Southpaw ) and Jessica Rhoades. It's not yet clear if Gross or any of the other stars of the franchise will be joining Bacon for this latest TV serie...

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  • North Korea media compares Trump to Hitler
North Korea media compares Trump to Hitler

The KCNA statement came after Trump raised the tone of his rhetoric with North Korea again on Monday in the White House, reports Efe news. The policy, which focuses on American interests and American national security, is also labelled as a " reactionary ideological trend " and a "war-first principle", which violates non-interference and pe...

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  • Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest
Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest

In Friday's Fox News interview, Trump also suggested - in confusing language - that a third party, possibly another arm of the government, could have recorded the conversations without his or Comey's knowledge. Mr Spicer said at a news briefing that the administration would respond. "He answered definitively yesterday that he has not made such ta...

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  • GOP Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio under pressure on health bill
GOP Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio under pressure on health bill

The Senate draft before us includes some promising changes to reduce premiums in the individual insurance market, but I continue to have real concerns about the Medicaid policies in this bill, especially those that impact drug treatment at a time when OH is facing an opioid epidemic.

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  • Iran Seeks Stronger Ties With Qatar: Rouhani
Iran Seeks Stronger Ties With Qatar: Rouhani

They have issued 13-demands to Qatar , including shuttering al-Jazeera , reducing relations with Iran and cutting ties with political Islamist groups. Erdoğan came fully out in support of Qatar during a speech on Sunday, calling the demands laid out by the other gulf states for lifting the blockade a breach of global law.

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  • Sanders attacks CNN, media in briefing
Sanders attacks CNN, media in briefing

The cable channel has beefed up its investigative team with major hires from The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times , among other outlets, to add more reportorial heft to its coverage of the Trump administration. Another CNN source believed it was unfair for the network to receive so much flack for admitting to making a mistake, asse...

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  • Car crash ignites 5000-acre brush fire in California
Car crash ignites 5000-acre brush fire in California

Kemp said the current fire may indicate what's to come. The ONLY evacuations are in the areas of Highland Home Road, east of HWY 243, and includes the communities of Poppet Flats and Silent Valley. Firefighters made progress in halting a blaze they're calling the "Manzanita Fire" just south of Beaumont Tuesday as it quadrupled in size overnight.

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  • Kidnapped Border Patrol agent says he feared for family
Kidnapped Border Patrol agent says he feared for family

Hernandez Guereca was on the Mexican side of the border, in Ciudad Juárez, when Mesa fatally shot him from the Texas side. Rescue beacons are located along popular routes and can be activated if migrants become distressed. Because Sergio is not a US citizen and was shot outside the country, the 5th Circuit said, the family could not sue on the g...

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  • Indians manager Terry Francona leaves game after not feeling well
Indians manager Terry Francona leaves game after not feeling well

Carlos Carrasco entered the game having won his last three starts, but he ended up responsible for eight runs on six hits in just three innings of work. Carlos Carrasco also struggled, allowing eight runs in 3.1 innings, but his bullpen allowed just one run in 5.2 innings. The Twins (39-35) lost to the Red Sox while the Yankees beat the White S...

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  • Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule
Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule

The agencies have also begun deliberations and outreach on the second step rulemaking involving a re-evaluation and revision of the definition of " waters of the United States " in accordance with the Executive Order . "We all support clean water, but this is more than about clean water - it's about control of the land". Response to Tuesday's an...

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  • US Supreme Court to hear New Jersey sports betting appeal
US Supreme Court to hear New Jersey sports betting appeal

The justices, as is custom, gave no reason for agreeing to hear the appeal of a court decision that threw out the state's latest effort to bring sports betting to its casinos and race tracks. Christie signed follow-up legislation in January 2012, and that spring, New Jersey gaming officials put forth regulations for state-sponsored sportsbooks.

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  • New York City subway derailment causes power outage and delays
New York City subway derailment causes power outage and delays

Lhota said Tuesday that sparks along the tracks set garbage on fire, prompting a "minor. smoke condition". According to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, service was suspended or rerouted on several subway lines running between upper Manhattan and northern Brooklyn following the accident.

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  • Flint Fire Chief talks firework safety ahead of 4th of July holiday
Flint Fire Chief talks firework safety ahead of 4th of July holiday

Spent fireworks can still be a fire hazard so wet them down and place in a metal trash can away from a building or combustible materials. "We see injuries from fireworks every year". There were several Craigslist advertisements selling illegal fireworks posted as recently as two weeks ago, according to Cal Fire. In fact, people in the USA spend a...

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  • Green leading vote-getter for All-Defensive team
Green leading vote-getter for All-Defensive team

Having already won an NBA Championship with the San Antonio Spurs back in 2013, former UNC standout Danny Green received the first individual honor of his eight-year pro career on Monday. He also became the first player in franchise history to register at least 150 steals and 100 blocked shots in a season. In fact, it can be argued the Warri...

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  • Mayor asks California AG to lift travel ban for Louisville
Mayor asks California AG to lift travel ban for Louisville

Fischer posted a letter to Becerra publicly in an attempt to keep Louisville off the banned list. Fischer asked that Becerra consider exempting cities like Louisville from the ban, and suggested that a waiver would highlight the city's inclusivity and "encourage other cities to follow accordingly".

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  • Congressional Baseball game has tender moments, day after shooter injures 5
Congressional Baseball game has tender moments, day after shooter injures 5

Speaking today from the White House , President Trump said Scalise's condition- initially announced as "stable" - was "much more hard that people even thought at the time". But a congressional aide-turned-lobbyist, Matt Mika, was shot multiple times and critically injured, and he remained hospitalized. "At the request of the family, we will cont...

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  • Vikings player Floyd expected to appear in Arizona court
Vikings player Floyd expected to appear in Arizona court

Floyd was ordered to attend the show-cause hearing after a review of alcohol monitoring reports indicated the presence of alcohol in several tests. Floyd pleaded guilty on February 17 to extreme drunken driving. "After falling asleep, I awoke to the beeping of the home-monitoring machine, signaling that I must complete a test", Floyd said. It's n...

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  • Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion
Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion

Supreme Court reversed that position. The American Civil Liberties Union in 2012 filed a complaint on behalf of Mullins and Craig, saying Phillips had violated Colorado state law barring businesses from refusing service based on race, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.

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  • 4 muggers brutally attack, rob two tourists in New Orleans' French Quarter
4 muggers brutally attack, rob two tourists in New Orleans' French Quarter

The church group met in New Orleans over the weekend. The video shows the victims walking along the 200 block of Bienville Street about 9 p.m. Saturday when two men rush up behind them. NOPD said the age of the man in critical condition is unknown. Byrne remains hospitalized while Curran was treated and released, said Walden. Paul is charged ...

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  • Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe
Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

Michael Sprinsky, far left, gets a hug from his sister Laura Sprinsky, as the guilty verdict is read of second degree murder for defendant Michael P. Bond testified that on the night Bella died, she walked into the girl's bedroom and saw McCarthy leaning over her and punching her. The defense also said prosecutors "made a deal with the devil" i...

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  • Girl Who Helped Her Boyfriend Kill Himself Through Texts Convicted of Manslaughter
Girl Who Helped Her Boyfriend Kill Himself Through Texts Convicted of Manslaughter

After his death , it emerged that Carter , then 17, had texted Roy on several occasions asking him when he was going to take his life, prosecutors said in court. She'll return to court for sentencing on August 3. At one point Roy expressed hesitancy about his suicide plan, writing: "Like no I would be happy if they had no guilt about it becau...

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  • Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial
Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial

Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing's second trial on murder and voluntary manslaughter charges for the death of Sam DuBose has ended the same way as his first, in a hung jury. Instead, police said, Dubose handed the officer a bottle of alcohol. After resting its case, the prosecution requested the judge add a lesser co...

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  • John Oliver Has Absolutely Had It With Anti-Vaxxers
John Oliver Has Absolutely Had It With Anti-Vaxxers

This is where things got rarely personal for Oliver. "Despite their success, small groups are both skeptical and vocal about vaccines , which is nothing new", Oliver said. Should you eat the placenta? And the answer to those, by the way, are yes, no and absolutely, because the more they cry now the more they'll be prepare to watch This Is Us w...

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  • Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill
Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

According to a poll from the Kaiser Famidly Foundation, 55 percent of Americans say the Senate's bill is unfavorable, compared with 30 percent who say it is favorable. Giaimo said there is truth to that because under " Obamacare ", subsidies and Medicaid expansions were funded by tax penalties and higher premiums for those who earned more.

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  • Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish
Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

All sides agree that, as the majority explains, the takings clause serves dual goals of protecting both private property rights and the government's need to regulate in the public interest. But on Friday, the justices ruled in favor of the regulators. Kennedy, who will turn 81 in July, has been on the court for close to three decades and tho...

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  • House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'
House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

She also dismissed the notion that the Republicans' longtime tactic to hold her up as a partisan lightening rod drags down public opinion about fellow congressional Democrats and candidates. Republican Ralph Norman beat Democrat Archie Parnell by around 3 percentage points in SC, closer than expected and a warning sign to the GOP not to take a...

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  • Obama: 'Fundamental Meanness At The Core' Of GOP Health Care Bills
Obama: 'Fundamental Meanness At The Core' Of GOP Health Care Bills

Johnson, elected in 2010 running against Obamacare , also said on NBC's "Meet The Press" program that the debate on revising health care has not been based on facts. Shelley Moore Capito , R-W.V., on the fence. Heller, who faces a hard re-election fight next year, said he would vote against the bill in its current form but did not rule out sup...

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