• Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bow
Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bow

Experts say fewer trees are replicating the old oak's 600-year lifespan. It was declared dead after showing rot and weakness over the last couple of years, and authorities opted to cut it down. But the tree was determined to have died previous year, leaving church officials to decide it had to be cut down. "It's a really big symbol, welcoming to ...

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What is "judge shopping"? Here's what Trump was tweeting about

In a series of tweets, Trump said: "First the Ninth Circuit rules against the ban & now it hits again on sanctuary cities-both ridiculous rulings . San Francisco and Santa Clara County argued that the administration warning threatened billions of dollars in funding for each of them, making it hard to plan budgets.

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  • Russia-linked hackers targeted Macron campaign
Russia-linked hackers targeted Macron campaign

A Trend Micro report claimed that hackers set up a bogus website to harvest the passwords of Macron campaign staffers. French institutions have been breached by hackers with ties to Russian Federation. Macron's party is En Marche! "In other words, there was no hacking, but only accusations". Other organizations that were apparently target...

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  • Food Advocates Denounce Confirmation of Sonny Perdue to Lead USDA
Food Advocates Denounce Confirmation of Sonny Perdue to Lead USDA

Accounting for the ripple effect through the broader USA economy, total economic activity attributed to cotton is in excess of $95 billion. Bernie Sanders, I-VT; Sen. Sen. A statement from the National Turkey Federation (NTF ) said the following: "Perdue understands that agriculture is the foundation of our nation and that, given a strong ec...

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  • Trump White House drops policy of identifying visitors
Trump White House drops policy of identifying visitors

Mrs. Trump's White House visits have been few and far between since the president's inauguration, and her decision to stay in NY has been widely criticized for costing significant taxpayer money , even prompting a petition demanding that she move to the White House .

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  • Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border Tuesday
Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border Tuesday

He said he would order US attorneys across the country, not just in the border region, to designate a prosecutor in each of their offices to handle immigration crimes and related matters. No matter how much the Trump regime tries to spin the sunshiny smiles of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, it is Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, Steve Bannon, an...

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  • Turkey: Opposition's Referendum Appeal Rejected
Turkey: Opposition's Referendum Appeal Rejected

The pro-Kurdish opposition HDP, which had appealed along with the CHP for the referendum to be annulled, said the late decision by the electoral board to allow un-stamped ballots meant it was impossible to determine how many invalid or fake votes may have been counted.

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  • Tad Cummins to face federal charge in kidnapping of TN teen
Tad Cummins to face federal charge in kidnapping of TN teen

Tad Cummins, 50, fled with Thomas from their small town of Culleoka, Tennessee, on March 13. They were captured on surveillance two days later at a Walmart in Oklahoma City but weren't been seen since. Siskiyou County is one of the most northern counties in the state of California . A day after they disappeared, Cummins was sacked from his teachin...

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  • National Football League schedule release 2017
National Football League schedule release 2017

The league announced the details for global games way back in December, so none of these will be a surprise when the schedule is officially released. Week 1 (Sept. 7) @ Patriots, 7:30 p.m. This could have big playoff implications in the latter half of the season. The Patriots will play the Jets on New Year's Eve.

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  • Trump Signs 'Buy American And Hire American' Executive Order
Trump Signs 'Buy American And Hire American' Executive Order

Trump signed an executive order billed as "Hire American, Buy American" on Tuesday afternoon at the headquarters of tool manufacturer Snap-on (SNA) in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Ironically, Trump's wife Melania used an H-1B visa to immigrate to the U.S. in 1996 and work as a model in New York City. As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump made a lot ...

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  • Playground case touches on separation of church and state
Playground case touches on separation of church and state

The questioning at the hearing was so tough on Missouri's Layton that Travis Weber of the Family Research Council's Center for Religious Liberty said he nearly felt sorry for the attorney. Justice Clarence Thomas, in keeping with his customary practice, did not speak or ask questions during the argument. Gorsuch also ruled in favor of the right of ...

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  • Lawsuit: Man deported after being part of protection program
Lawsuit: Man deported after being part of protection program

Customs and Border Patrol, his lawyers said, and requested the information under the Freedom of Information Act. This was the first documented deportation of a "Dreamer", a name given to those granted protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created by Democratic President Barack Obama and extended by Republic...

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  • Man arrested in connection to death of Princeton jogger Vanessa Marcotte
Man arrested in connection to death of Princeton jogger Vanessa Marcotte

Angel Cordero Ortiz, 31, was arrested overnight, according to reports in Boston , and is being held on $10 million ($13 million) bail. A suspect is in the custody of the Massachusetts State Police in connection to the death of Princeton jogger Vanessa Marcotte, WCVB reported .

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  • Police ID 4 found slain in NY park in suspected gang killing
Police ID 4 found slain in NY park in suspected gang killing

The discovery of the bodies comes about a month after more than a dozen MS-13 members were indicted in seven killings on Long Island over three years, including the deaths of several high school students last year. Police said the killings look like the work of MS-13. "They engage in acts of violence; they engage in acts of savagery against folks...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency director takes negative tone on group Trump has praised
Central Intelligence Agency director takes negative tone on group Trump has praised

In fact, hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta revealed deep collusion, coordination and corruption between the media and Democrats. US intelligence agencies in January said the hacks were meant to harm Clinton and benefit Donald Trump, who ultimately won the presidency. Pompeo also su...

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  • Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'
Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'

Images of civilians suffering the apparent effects of a gas attack, including convulsions, vomiting and foaming at the mouth, provoked worldwide outrage and prompted U.S. Haley said on Sunday that it was up to the United States to take some burden in reacting to atrocities like this. "Someone who uses barrel bombs and chemicals to kill his own peop...

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  • SC and Gonzaga on the defensive in Final Four
SC and Gonzaga on the defensive in Final Four

Tip-off is scheduled for 6:09 PM ET on CBS. For live streaming information, see below. The first semifinal match-up this year features two teams making their first ever Final Four appearance - the West Region champion Gonzaga Bulldogs against the East Region-winning South Carolina Gamecocks .

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  • Man reportedly seen near Whitewater school with weapon taken into custody
Man reportedly seen near Whitewater school with weapon taken into custody

The FBI is now offering $10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. The Armageddon Gun Shop, on the 2100 block of West US 14, was robbed of rifles and handguns at 8:40 p.m. London's Metropolitan Police say a 31-year-old Romanian tourist who plunged into the Thames from Westminster Bridge during an attack on Britain's Houses of Parliamen...

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  • Human remains found in Missouri identified as missing 21-year-old woman
Human remains found in Missouri identified as missing 21-year-old woman

Yust had been seen with Kopetsky several times in the months leading up to her disappearance. In late September, Runions' family and friends packed a courtroom during a routine appearance for Yust. A search party of Runions' family members stumbled upon the body of a dead man in a creek bed near Raytown, Missouri in January for the second week in...

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  • Indiana's AG urged to appeal abortion ruling
Indiana's AG urged to appeal abortion ruling

Pratt said that IN also failed to justify mandating that women make two separate trips to abortion clinics. Judge Pratt noted that about 75 percent of Planned Parenthood of Indiana & Kentucky patients had incomes at or below 200 percent the federal poverty line.

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