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Judge gets death threats after blocking Trump travel ban

Judge gets death threats after blocking Trump travel ban

Watson issued the order last Wednesday to temporarily block enforcement of the ban, just hours before it was to take effect. Trump's attorneys contend Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin is hoping the court treats the next step in formally banning the executive order as "a mere formality" since the state has failed to provide relevant evidence to support their claim, the Justice Department said in the filing. Read More

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Crawford Still Opposed To Republican Health Care Plan

Crawford Still Opposed To Republican Health Care Plan

Do we call ourselves public servants if we're not protecting those who can not afford health care? According to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, based on current enrollment levels by county, 2.7 million New Yorkers would lose coverage, including 56,882 Staten Islanders at risk of losing health insurance coverage through Medicaid, qualified health plans that meet ACA requirements and essential plans. Read More

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SDSU tries to pull ultimate upset vs. Gonzaga

He scored a team-high 23 points in the Mount's 67-66 win over New Orleans on Tuesday and is averaging 21.3 points in the Mountaineers' four postseason games . As South Dakota State gets set take on top-seed Gonzaga Thursday afternoon, the biggest challenge for the Jacks will be up front. From there, the West Coast Conference's top team took control. Read More

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Five Killed in Texas Panhandle Fires - Two More in Other States

Five Killed in Texas Panhandle Fires - Two More in Other States

She described him Wednesday as a hard-working man who "treated everybody with the utmost respect". Five fire-related deaths have been reported in Texas , including three ranchers who died while trying to save their cattle. Outside of Texas , truck Driver Corey Holt (39) was killed at the Kansas-Oklahoma border when smoke from the Clark County Fire became too thick to see, causing his truck to jackknife. Read More

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Hawaii-bound flight diverted over blanket dispute

The man demanded to speak to a company official on the ground and the flight crew allowed him to use an onboard telephone to call its corporate headquarters. The flight attendant said the cabin was "on secured lock-down". The flight to Hawaii also continued its journey. "I thought it was ridiculous", passenger Eileen Berstrom told CBS Los Angeles . Read More

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Another Jewish cemetery has been vandalized, this time in Philadelphia

Another Jewish cemetery has been vandalized, this time in Philadelphia

When asked if he was speaking for himself or the Foreign Ministry, Nahshon said the statement is "semi-official". "I'm hoping it was maybe just some drunk kids", he said. "This has got to be deliberate", said It's a historic Jewish cemetery. After the vandalism in Missouri, Governor Eric Greitens wrote in a Facebook post : "Anyone who would seek to divide us through an act of desecration will find instead that they unite us in shared determination". Read More

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Former student charged with killing Tara Grinstead

On Oct. 22, 2005, Tara Grinstead vanished from her home in Ocilla, Georgia, a small town with a population of less than 3,500 about 160 miles south of Atlanta. The information gained from the interviews led agents to develop enough probable cause to get an arrest warrant for Duke, charging him with the murder of Grinstead. Read More

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Police Officers Shot In California Shootout

Three people, including two police officers, were shot Monday in Whittier, according to multiple news reports . "It's extremely tragic", Corina said. They were rushed to the hospital, where one of the officers died of his wounds. A sedan directly in front of the SUV had front end damage, and a weapon was visible on top of the car's trunk, the footage showed. Read More

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5 killed in California storms; more rain on the way

5 killed in California storms; more rain on the way

A second storm victim, a 55-year-old man, was electrocuted when a power line fell Friday in Sherman Oaks, west of downtown Los Angeles , the fire department said. The area received about 3 inches of rain as of Saturday morning. A storm that was expected to be the worst in several years will be touching down in the Los Angeles area early Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Read More

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