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Home Secretary Amber Rudd had earlier criticized United States officials for sharing details of the atrocity with American media. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that " deeply troubling " leaks to U.S. Abedi's brother and father were arrested by a militia in that country after the bombing, the militia said. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said these past few days have been "intense" for the officers and staff of the department, but that they continue ...
  • 'Serial Street Shooter' Accused Of 9 Murders

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    Update 8.17pm: A former bus driver arrested over a string of killings that terrorised several neighbourhoods of Phoenix, Arizona, has declared "I'm innocent" during a brief court hearing. Police said most of the shootings happened in the low-income neighborhood of Maryvale as the victims walked down streets or stood in their yards.
  • Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

    Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

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    Sylvia Ellis, the mother and grandmother of two victims, said she was reeling from news of the charges after the trail seemed to have grown cold for so long. Police have since linked this murder to the string of street shootings. Police arrested Saucedo last in connection with a separate 2015 killing. "The fact of them finding somebody, at least it was some type of news", Smith said.
  • Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

    Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

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    NYT's Coral Davenport reported the move is the "latest signal of what critics call a campaign by the Trump administration to shrink the agency's regulatory reach by reducing the role of academic research". Dropping experts who could challenge the scientific basis for his decisions might sound depressing, but it's wholly consistent with everything else we've seen so far.
  • Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat

    Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat

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    The team received the penalty for a rear suspension violation. Logano teammate Brad Keselowski is embroiled in a lengthy appeal over a March failed inspection . Keselowski is a two-time race victor through nine races this season, while Richmond is Logano's lone victory. If Logano makes the playoffs, he won't receive the bonus points that come with winning at RIR.
  • Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana

    Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana

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    For tonight, we'll find clear and cool conditions with temperatures settling out close to 40° near sunrise. In other words, don't get worked up yet, but pay attention to the forecast going into the weekend. Up to three inches of rain is likely by early next week. Severe weather continues to threaten the KVOE listening area. The high will be near 51. Expect a south breeze today between 10 and 20 miles per hour.
  • Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue to Lead Agriculture Department

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    Perdue, 70, served as Georgia governor between 2003 and 2011 and was a state senator for 11 years before that. Perdue, who would be the first Southerner in the post in more than two decades, is the son of a farmer and has owned several agricultural companies.
  • National Football League to release 2017 regular season schedule Thursday

    National Football League to release 2017 regular season schedule Thursday

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    Oddsmakers will be working diligently on full schedule betting lines, "Games of the Year", and regular season win totals but the initial release are point spreads and totals for Week 1. start. The Raiders will play five prime-time games this year. New England is the visitor against Oakland at Mexico City on November 19. This game will be intriguing for the mere fact that it comes on a neutral site against the Raiders.
  • India to Trump: America still needs our tech workers

    India to Trump: America still needs our tech workers

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    Many go to technology companies, which argue that the United States has a shortage of skilled technology workers. The order directs agencies to enforce government rules on excluding foreign contractors from bids for government projects. "There are these two ways of looking at President Trump's H-1B visa policy". These workers receive a non-immigrant visa that can last as long as six years.
  • Pats' Butler signs restricted free agent tender

    Pats' Butler signs restricted free agent tender

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    National Football League reporter Field Yates said Butler signed the agreement Tuesday, but that a trade could still be on the table. Saints head coach Sean Payton confirmed as much during the annual league meetings in March by saying, "I don't think we're going to do that and give up the 11th pick".
  • 3 men killed in Fresno hate-crime shooting identified

    3 men killed in Fresno hate-crime shooting identified

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    Zackary Randalls was the first to die when Kori Ali Muhammad walked up to a Pacific Gas and Electric truck and opened fire on the passenger. After the victim fell to the ground on his back, "Kori Muhammad then stood over him and fired two more rounds into him while he was lying on the ground".
  • 4 injured in University of Idaho blast improve

    4 injured in University of Idaho blast improve

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    The rocket blew up in a parking lot near the university's steam plant. Emergency personnel arrived at the scene and took the injured students to Gritman Medical Center, the university confirmed on Twitter. An unknown type of fuel and a galvanized metal pipe were reportedly placed on top of a wooden pallet in a parking lot near the UI steam plants. The faculty advisor of the student club was reportedly in attendance for the experiment.
  • Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize 'Obamacare'

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    The health law uses a complex formula to divide plans into metallic tiers - bronze, silver, gold and platinum - based on an average percentage of a typical year's health care bills that each level of plan covers. In a Wall Street Journal interview this week, Trump raised the possibility of shutting off the money if Democrats won't bargain on health care. The changes, which take effect later this year, include a shortened open enrollment period for PPACA plans.
  • Easter egg hunts set for this weekend

    Easter egg hunts set for this weekend

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    The Lakeport Rotary Easter Egg Hunt goes on every year rain or shine, and usually attracts between 300 and 400 participants. The cost per child is $9.95 and adults are $19.95 ( reservations are required ). Hampton National Historic Site: If you're looking for a road trip, head out to Hampton National Historic Site (535 Hampton Lane, Towson) for an Easter egg scavenger hunt through the handsome landscape of the grounds.
  • Reward doubled as manhunt continues for heavily armed Wisconsin man

    Reward doubled as manhunt continues for heavily armed Wisconsin man

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    Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden has said Jakubowski threatened to attack schools and public officials in the 161-page handwritten manifesto that he mailed to President Donald Trump. But law enforcement has as increased presence with deputies at the Rock County Courthouse as well as at the local college and technical colleges at the request of those institutions, according to Spoden.
  • JOE BIDDLE: Tar Heels tagged Zags

    JOE BIDDLE: Tar Heels tagged Zags

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    And North Carolina got over a hump that, at times this season, felt like a mountain. And won. The Tar Heels missed 23 of 27 3-point shots. The 7-foot-1, 300-pound wall of humanity missed all four of his shots, committed three turnovers and picked up two fouls.
  • Trump hits golf course with Sen. Rand Paul

    Trump hits golf course with Sen. Rand Paul

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    The trio was "discussing a variety of topics, including healthcare", said White House Deputy Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham. Trump tweeted: "Anybody (especially Fake News media) who thinks that Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare is dead does not know the love and strength in R Party!" Rand Paul, R-Kty., one of the most vocal critics of the American Health Care Act , said after golf with the president Sunday he is optimistic Republicans will come to an agreement on how to repeal ObamaCare.
  • New York officials step into milk trade dispute

    New York officials step into milk trade dispute

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    Randolph dairy farmer Frank Behling, who has herd of 60 milking cows, had been shipping about 4,000 pounds of milk a day to Grassland, the nation's largest independent producer of butter. "All Canadian dairy processors are entitled to source from any supplier they want, just like the U.S. processors, said DFC Director of Communications, Isabelle Bouchard, "Nothing has changed in Canada".
  • Devin Nunes has some explaining to do

    Devin Nunes has some explaining to do

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    A Nunes spokesman, Jack Langer, also told the Los Angeles Times that it wasn't a White House staffer, the Times reported. There were indications that Nunes was coordinating his actions with the White House, which sent a letter to Yates's attorney, warning him that Yates should not testify about her communications with the White House about then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, whose telephone calls with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak were monitored by USA intelligence agencies.
  • No. 1 Johnson to face Tanihara in WGC Match Play semis

    No. 1 Johnson to face Tanihara in WGC Match Play semis

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    Rahm lost only one of the 27 holes he played in his 6-and-4 victory over Charles Howell III and his 7-and-5 victory over Soren Kjeldsen in the quarterfinals. He fired a sparkling 4-under thru 14 holes in his dismantling of McGirt in the round of 16. And then he had to settle for par after leaving himself in an awkward spot, only to watch Noren hole a 40-footer to tie the match.
  • Virginia Judge Sides With Trump's Revised Travel Ban

    Virginia Judge Sides With Trump's Revised Travel Ban

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    But Virginia-based US District Judge Anthony Trenga was not persuaded that Trump's past statements automatically mean the revised executive order is unlawful, especially given the changes it made from the first version. This revised order no longer carves out an exception favoring Christians and other religious minorities from Muslim-majority nations included in the ban.