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Melania Trump honors “remarkable and inspiring women” at State Department ceremony – CBS News

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

CBS NewsMelania Trump honors “remarkable and inspiring women” at State Department ceremonyCBS NewsFirst Lady Melania Trump made a rare public appearance Wednesday morning when she spoke and presented awards at the International Women of Courage Awards. In brief remarks, Trump honored the honorees, who she said are “remarkable and …Melania Trump: ‘Era of Allowing Brutality Against Women and Children Is Over’Breitbart NewsMelania Trump highlights women’s empowerment in keynote speechCNNMelania Trump hands out honors at State Department to women who displayed courageWashington PostThe Mercury News -ABC News -Politico -The Hillall 72 news articles »

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Senate Intelligence Committee to start Russia probe interviews next week – Washington Post

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Washington PostSenate Intelligence Committee to start Russia probe interviews next weekWashington PostThe Senate Intelligence Committee will begin as soon as Monday privately interviewing 20 people in its ongoing investigation of Russian involvement in the 2016 election as well as potential ties to the Trump campaign, its leaders said Wednesday.Senate Intelligence Committee Leaders Vow Thorough Russian InvestigationNew York TimesSenate intel panel ‘within weeks’ of completing initial Russia reviewThe HillSenate Committee Provides Update on Russia Probe, While House Inquiry Appears StalledVoice of AmericaCBS News -Business Insider -Foreign Policy (blog) -Bloombergall 204 news articles »

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State Department employee charged with misleading FBI in China spy probe – Fox News

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Fox NewsState Department employee charged with misleading FBI in China spy probeFox NewsA veteran State Department employee has been charged with making false statements to the FBI about gifts she had received from Chinese intelligence agents, the Justice Department announced. A criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday accuses Candace …State Department employee charged in making contacts with Chinese agentsReutersState employee charged in FBI probeThe HillState Dept. employee charged with misleading FBI in China intel caseCBS NewsUSA TODAY -Washington Times -Daily Caller -Newsweekall 29 news articles »

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Ivanka Trump will have an official White House position – The Hill

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

The HillIvanka Trump will have an official White House positionThe HillPresident Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump will be an official government employee and serve in the White House as an unpaid senior adviser to her father, the New York Times first reported Wednesday. Ivanka Trump, who currently has a West Wing office, …Ivanka Trump will become a federal employee as part of unpaid White House rolePoliticoIvanka Trump gets new White House titleUSA TODAYIvanka Trump Takes An Official Job In The White HouseHuffington PostNew York Times -ABC News -Hollywood Reporter -Reutersall 139 news articles »

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Bridgegate Scandal: Ex Christie Ally Bill Baroni Gets Two Years in Prison – NBCNews.com

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

NBCNews.comBridgegate Scandal: Ex Christie Ally Bill Baroni Gets Two Years in PrisonNBCNews.comA former ally of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was sentenced to two years in prison and 500 hours of community service Wednesday for engineering lane closures at the George Washington Bridge as alleged retaliation against a Democratic mayor who …Trump taps Chris Christie to lead fight against nation’s opioid addiction crisisLos Angeles TimesBridgegate sentencing: Bill Baroni receives 2 years jail time in scandalNJ.comFormer ally of NJ Gov. Chris Christie sentenced to two years in prison for Bridgegate scandalNew York Daily NewsABC News -Politico -Christian Science Monitor -The Hillall 244 news articles »

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Shots fired near Capitol – The Hill

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

The HillShots fired near CapitolThe HillLAWMAKER sends video to me of shooting incident near Capitol. He was stuck in an Uber 1/2 pic.twitter.com/1nkmzkIoAB. — Scott Wong (@scottwongDC) March 29, 2017. Shots were fired in a police-involved incident near the Capitol on Wednesday, …Shots fired outside Rayburn building on US Capitol groundsWashington PostShots fired near Capitol, suspect in custodyABC NewsPolice: Shots Fired Near Capitol Hill After Driver Hit Cop CarNBCNews.comDaily Caller -CBS News -MarketWatch -New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TVall 42 news articles »

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Samsung Galaxy S8 guide reveals dual Bluetooth audio function and more – The Verge

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

The VergeSamsung Galaxy S8 guide reveals dual Bluetooth audio function and moreThe VergeSamsung is finally taking the wraps of the Galaxy S8 later today in New York, but we’ve still got time to squeeze in a few more leaks. Like, for example, the phone’s user guide. Yep, the whole document got posted online earlier at Samsung’s download …Galaxy S8 Infinity Display, 3D Camera And BeyondValueWalkFull Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus Specs Leak, Along With PricingAndroid HeadlinesGalaxy S8 launch: The pressure’s on for SamsungFox NewsUSA TODAY -Phone Arena -Engadget -Barron’s (blog)all 404 news articles »

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Trump could borrow Hillary Clinton’s plan for a bipartisan deal on taxes and infrastructure – Vox

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

VoxTrump could borrow Hillary Clinton’s plan for a bipartisan deal on taxes and infrastructureVoxBack when Democrats thought Hillary Clinton was going to win the election and face the need to deal with a Republican House, they had a plan for legislation that would combine an aspect of corporate tax reform with a push to increase infrastructure …and more »

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Failed health care bill proof bipartisanship is dead – New York Post

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Washington TimesFailed health care bill proof bipartisanship is deadNew York PostSay the word “bipartisan” and hopeful hearts go aflutter. Even in the worst of times, there is magical faith in the idea that our better angels will prevail and party lines will vanish if Washington puts America first. Green shoots of the faith emerged …5 reasons Trump’s promised tax overhaul won’t be so easyLas Vegas SunAs House GOP tries to revive health-care reform, Democrats emboldened to stop itChristian Science MonitorTrump signals support for another run at repealing ObamacareBusiness InsiderWashington Examiner -San Francisco Chronicle -Washington Post -The New Yorkerall 746 news articles »

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Roger Goodell will step into enemy territory for Patriots opener, making first appearance since Deflategate – New York Daily News

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

New York Daily NewsRoger Goodell will step into enemy territory for Patriots opener, making first appearance since DeflategateNew York Daily NewsRoger Goodell better wear body armor and ear plugs when he walks through the gates of The Evil Empire this fall. Much to the delight of Patriot Nation, the NFL commissioner admitted Tuesday at the annual league meeting in Phoenix that he will be …Robert Kraft: Roger Goodell welcome at Patriots’ banner-raisingBoston Heraldall 47 news articles »

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Three storm chasers killed in Dickens County, Texas crash – NBC4i.com

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

NBC4i.comThree storm chasers killed in Dickens County, Texas crashNBC4i.comSPUR, TX (WCMH) – Three storm chasers were killed in a crash while tracking a Texas storm. It happened around 3:30pm Tuesday in Dickens County, Texas. Police said the crash involved a Chevy Suburban and a Jeep. KLBK reported the three storm …and more »

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Hillary Clinton makes most political remarks since losing election – CNN

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

CNNHillary Clinton makes most political remarks since losing electionCNN(CNN) Hillary Clinton took the stage at a diversity conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, making her most political comments since losing the 2016 presidential election. “There is no place I’d rather be than here with you,” Clinton said, before …Clinton urges women to ‘resist’ Trump agendaPoliticoHillary Clinton calls defeat of GOP health care bill ‘a victory for all Americans’Chicago TribuneHillary Clinton: Failure of ‘Disastrous’ GOP Health Bill a ‘Victory for All Americans’NBCNews.comBusiness Insider -TIME -SFGate -CNETall 46 news articles »

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Democratic National Committee Asks All Staff To Resign: Report – Fox Business

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Democratic National Committee Asks All Staff To Resign: ReportFox BusinessThe Democratic National Committee has requested all current staffers to submit resignation letters by April 15, according to a report by NBC News. The report says DNC Chairman Tom Perez has launched an overhaul of the party’s organization, following a …and more »

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Pair Behind Planned Parenthood Sting Videos Charged in California – NBCNews.com

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

NBCNews.comPair Behind Planned Parenthood Sting Videos Charged in CaliforniaNBCNews.comThe anti-abortion activists behind undercover videos targeting Planned Parenthood were charged Tuesday with 15 felony counts of invasion of privacy, according to a criminal complaint filed in California. David Robert Daleiden and Sandra Susan Merritt …Antiabortion activists face 15 felony charges over undercover videos that targeted Planned ParenthoodLos Angeles TimesPlanned Parenthood video makers face felony charges in Calif.The Hill (blog)California charges creators of Planned Parenthood undercover videosPoliticoSacramento Bee -San Angelo Standard Times -Washington Post -Fox Newsall 102 news articles »

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Bodies of two UN investigators found in Congo: government – Reuters

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

NewsweekBodies of two UN investigators found in Congo: governmentReutersABIDJAN Villagers in Democratic Republic of Congo discovered the remains of two U.N. investigators and their Congolese interpreter who went missing this month in an area engulfed in a violent uprising, a government spokesman said on Tuesday. Michael …Bodies of American, Swedish UN experts found in CongoFox NewsKasai unrest: UN experts found dead in DR CongoBBC NewsBodies of two UN experts found in DR Congo as violence spiralsYahoo NewsUN News Centre -Albuquerque Journal -U.S. News & World Report -Hutchinson Newsall 65 news articles »

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Democratic National Committee Asks Its Entire Staff To Resign – Huffington Post

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Huffington PostDemocratic National Committee Asks Its Entire Staff To ResignHuffington PostThe Democratic National Committee asked for the resignation of all its staff members after former Labor Secretary Tom Perez was elected chairman of the party body at the end of February. Leah Daughtry, a veteran DNC adviser and co-chair of Perez’s …Embattled DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation LettersNBCNews.comDNC chair asks for staff resignations as overhaul beginsCNNDNC asks entire staff for resignation lettersThe HillTheBlaze.com -Breitbart News -Business Insider -Daily Callerall 45 news articles »

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Bill O’Reilly compared a black congresswoman’s hair to a ‘James Brown wig’ – Washington Post

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Washington PostBill O’Reilly compared a black congresswoman’s hair to a ‘James Brown wig’Washington PostFox News host Bill O’Reilly on Tuesday seemed to disparage a senior African American congresswoman because of the lawmaker’s appearance — comparing her hair to a “James Brown wig.” Hours later, O’Reilly apologized for his comments, calling them …O’Reilly mocks Dem Maxine Waters for wearing ‘James Brown wig’The HillBill O’Reilly: Rep. Maxine Waters is wearing a ‘James Brown’ wigUSA TODAYBill O’Reilly Mocks Maxine Waters’ Hair While She’s Busy Tackling TrumpHuffington PostDaily Beast -CNNMoney -BuzzFeed News -Business Insiderall 118 news articles »

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The Latest: 3 storm chasers killed in West Texas crash – Washington Post

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Washington PostThe Latest: 3 storm chasers killed in West Texas crashWashington PostNORMAN, Okla. — The Latest on severe weather across the southern plains and its impact (all times local):. 6:55 p.m.. Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural intersection during severe West Texas storms. Lt. Bryan Witt …3 storm chasers die in Texas car crash, authorities sayABC News3 storm chasers killed in Texas driving toward tornado, police sayCBS News3 storm chasers killed in Texas crashWXIA-TVFort Worth Star Telegram -WFAA -KOCO Oklahoma City -KTRK-TVall 33 news articles »

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Man kills 3 home burglars; woman who aided robbers arrested – Albany Times Union

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Albany Times UnionMan kills 3 home burglars; woman who aided robbers arrestedAlbany Times UnionThis photo provided by the Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office shows Elizabeth Marie Rodriguez, of Oolagah, Okla. Police say Rodriguez, a woman suspected of driving three men to what Oklahoma authorities say was a … more. Photo: AP. Image 2 of 6.and more »

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Do Unto Others – U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

U.S. News & World ReportDo Unto OthersU.S. News & World ReportJudge Neil Gorsuch testifies during second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings on Tuesday. By Robert Schlesinger | Managing Editor for Opinion. March 28, 2017, at 2:20 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Even by the …and more »

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To fight woman’s defamation claim, Trump cites the Bill Clinton-Paula Jones case – which the president lost – Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Los Angeles TimesTo fight woman’s defamation claim, Trump cites the Bill Clinton-Paula Jones case – which the president lostLos Angeles TimesPresident Trump is citing Bill Clinton’s famous sexual harassment battle in his effort to block a California woman’s lawsuit claiming he lied about groping her in the Beverly Hills Hotel in 2007. Problem is, Clinton lost that bid for legal immunity …Trump Is Trying To Use Bill Clinton To Get Out Of A Defamation LawsuitHuffington PostYeah, I Can’t Be Sued Right NowTMZ.comIn ‘Apprentice’ defamation case, Trump will argue he is immune from lawsuits in state courts until he leaves

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As Congress Repeals Internet Privacy Rules, Putting Your Options In Perspective – NPR

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

NPRAs Congress Repeals Internet Privacy Rules, Putting Your Options In PerspectiveNPRPresident Trump is expected to sign into law a decision by Congress to overturn new privacy rules for Internet service providers. Passed by the Federal Communications Commission in October, the rules never went into effect. If they had, it would have …House passes bill undoing Obama internet privacy ruleThe HillCongress Votes to Overturn Obama-Era Online Privacy RulesNew York TimesHouse sends Trump bill to kill landmark broadband privacy regulationsLos Angeles TimesNBCNews.com -Washington Post -Reuters -Politicoall 272 news articles »

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Trump in Palm Beach: Do we benefit from visits from world leaders? – Palm Beach Post

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Palm Beach PostTrump in Palm Beach: Do we benefit from visits from world leaders?Palm Beach PostPresident Donald Trump arrives at Palm Beach International Airport on Air Force One Friday, Feb. 10, 2016, accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Abe, and the Prime Minister’s wife Akie Abe. (Damon Higgins/The Palm Beach …and more »

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Scottish Parliament backs referendum call – BBC News

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Belfast TelegraphScottish Parliament backs referendum callBBC NewsNicola Sturgeon’s call for a second referendum on independence for Scotland has been formally backed by the Scottish Parliament. MSPs voted by 69 to 59 in favour of seeking permission for a referendum before the UK leaves the EU. Ms Sturgeon says the …Scottish Parliament passes motion in favor of referendum on independenceWashington PostScottish lawmakers back call for independence voteCNNScottish lawmakers back independence referendum callChicago TribuneReuters -ABC News -Huffington Post -Bloombergall 422 news articles »

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Local Lawmakers Fight Back Against AG Sessions’s Threats to Cut Funding to Sanctuary Cities – Democracy Now!

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Democracy Now!Local Lawmakers Fight Back Against AG Sessions’s Threats to Cut Funding to Sanctuary CitiesDemocracy Now!The Trump administration has unveiled its latest attempt to target sanctuary cities that are refusing to help federal agents detain and deport undocumented immigrants. On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Justice Department would withhold …and more »

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Suspicious package found near White House grounds; suspect in custody – Washington Post

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Washington PostSuspicious package found near White House grounds; suspect in custodyWashington PostAuthorities said Tuesday that the area near 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW where a suspicious package was found is safe and that and a person is in custody. Some roads in the area were closed for about an hour as officials investigated, …Man in custody after claiming to have bomb near White House, source saysFox NewsSecret Service examines suspicious package near White HouseWHIOSecret Service investigating “suspicious package” near White House groundsCBS NewsUSA TODAY -Voice of America -Charlotte Observer -Syracuse.comall 112 news articles »

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Republicans’ health-care disaster is already haunting their next big thing – Washington Post

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Washington PostRepublicans’ health-care disaster is already haunting their next big thingWashington PostPresident Trump is about two weeks away from discovering how complicated tax reform can be. Now, it was always going to be difficult, but, as we’ll get to in a minute, it got a lot more so after the GOP’s seven-year quest to repeal and replace …Can Elephants Learn From Failure?New York TimesIn Past Failures, A Possible Roadmap For TrumpNPRWhat we know (and don’t) about Trump’s tax reform planABC NewsSalon -Business Insider -CBS News -New York Magazineall 175 news articles »

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Carlos the Jackal is given a life sentence for 1974 attack on a Paris store – Daily Mail

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Financial ExpressCarlos the Jackal is given a life sentence for 1974 attack on a Paris storeDaily MailCarlos the Jackal, once the world’s most-wanted terrorist, was today given another life sentence for a deadly attack on a Paris shopping arcade in 1974. The Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez is already serving two life sentences in France for …Carlos the Jackal jailed for life for 1974 Paris grenade attackSouth China Morning Post’Carlos the Jackal’ sentenced to life for 1974 Paris bombinggulfnews.com’Carlos the Jackal’ sentenced to life for 1974 attackNews1130euronewsall 50 news articles »

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Two Police Detectives Shot in ‘Ambush-Style Attack’ in Northwest Miami-Dade – NBC 6 South Florida

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

NBC 6 South FloridaTwo Police Detectives Shot in ‘Ambush-Style Attack’ in Northwest Miami-DadeNBC 6 South FloridaNBC 6’s Darryl Forges and Julia Bagg have team coverage of the shooting that had police rushing two of their own to the hospital after falling victim. (Published 3 hours ago). Two police detectives were shot in an “ambush-style attack” in Northwest …Two undercover Miami-Dade detectives shot, police saySun Sentinelall 73 news articles »

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Outraged mom says TSA treated family “like dogs” during son’s pat-down – CBS News

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

CBS NewsOutraged mom says TSA treated family “like dogs” during son’s pat-downCBS NewsLast Updated Mar 28, 2017 7:43 AM EDT. A mother is outraged with the Transportation Security Administration after she said officers treated her family “like dogs” at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Jennifer Williamson posted a video to …Video of Dallas airport TSA pat-down of young boy goes viral10Newsall 29 news articles »

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