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Federal law says the Bureau of Land Management can select public land for sale if it meets certain criteria. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is putting this harebrained policy proposal to rest. The Supreme Clause puts federal law ahead of state law when there is a conflict and the Property Clause gives Congress the power to sell or transfer federal land.
  • OK Senate passes education funding bill

    OK Senate passes education funding bill

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    Now, teachers in Arizona thronged their GOP-run Capitol this week, demanding a 20 percent teacher pay hike. This pay raise propels Oklahoma to second in the region for average teacher pay. "We don't have a hard count on what we know we can deliver". "Stunts like these are why Oklahomans lack any trust or confidence in the state legislature".
  • White House: No pardons under consideration for Manafort, Flynn

    White House: No pardons under consideration for Manafort, Flynn

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    The documents , filed late on Tuesday night by the special prosecutor Robert Mueller , also state that Gates had admitted knowing that the associate was a former officer with Russian military intelligence, the GRU. Manafort and Mr. Gates on behalf of various Russia-aligned oligarchs and political parties. Dowd spoke about a pardon with Manafort's lawyer, Reginald Brown, before Manafort was indicted last October, according to the Times .
  • VW flirts with U.S. pickup offering with Atlas Tanoak concept

    VW flirts with U.S. pickup offering with Atlas Tanoak concept

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    The new truck would be a unibody construction and based on the MQB platform used by the 7-seat version of the Atlas SUV . The dual-cab concept pickup is not confirmed for production yet, even if the Atlas Cross Sport is, though Volkswagen North America has been given unprecedented autonomy in its decision-making.
  • Ant McPartlin to feature in Saturday's Takeaway

    Ant McPartlin to feature in Saturday's Takeaway

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    A show insider claimed to the Daily Star on Sunday : "There's a very real possibility that Ant won't be available to present the next series of the jungle". The documentary was filmed in May 2017, a month before Ant's initial admission to a care facility to his addiction to prescription painkillers. " Saturday Night Takeaway " did not air this weekend, and the final two episodes of the current series, which are scheduled to air on March 31 and April 7, won't feature Ant.
  • Wall Street opens higher as trade war tensions ease

    Wall Street opens higher as trade war tensions ease

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    The S&P 500 .SPX gained 5.02 points , or 0.188825 percent, to 2,663.57. The Nasdaq Composite added 136.21 points, or 1.95 per cent, to 7,128.87. The Financial Times reported that China is stepping up its efforts to avoid a trade war in part by buying more USA manufactured microchips.
  • 3rd convoy leaves Eastern Ghouta amid evacuation deal

    3rd convoy leaves Eastern Ghouta amid evacuation deal

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    The government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media said 18 buses carrying 1,100 people, including 238 opposition fighters from different rebel factions, were getting ready Monday to leave the towns of Jobar, Zamalka and Arbeen toward Idlib.
  • Putin, Erdogan will attend Akkuyu groundbreaking next week: Turkish PM

    Putin, Erdogan will attend Akkuyu groundbreaking next week: Turkish PM

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    The EU has already committed €3 billion to help Turkey manage the refugee influx and another €3 billion is on the way. The meeting was hosted by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, whose country now holds the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU, and attended by Turkish President Recep Tayipp Erdoğan, Tusk, and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.
  • Stormy Daniels will perform in Pittsburgh

    Stormy Daniels will perform in Pittsburgh

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    Wood noticed that the President is facing fully towards the camera, so if you cut her out it wouldn't affect him. Melania Trump has not commented on Daniels' interview, but her spokesperson tweeted a response to the interview and called it "speculation & salacious gossip".
  • Another blow to Donald Trump's efforts to combat Russian Federation probe

    Another blow to Donald Trump's efforts to combat Russian Federation probe

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    Turns out, President Donald Trump will not be adding the "aggressive voice" he was hoping for to his legal team, amid the president's criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of collusion with Russian Federation. Trump believes "lawyers and many top law firms" will climb aboard in attempts to find "fame and fortune" although they might be conflicted about taking on the opportunity.
  • Hundreds of thousands demand gun control in US

    Hundreds of thousands demand gun control in US

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    Demonstrations are also taking place in Parkland, Florida, where a shooting that killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School became the catalyst for the marches , and in Las Vegas, where a gunman killed 58 people at a country music festival a year ago.