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As of 9pm search and rescue efforts are still underway, but at least one fatality has been confirmed. Before the helicopter involved was identified by the FAA, the Navy had confirmed to News 3 that all Naval Station Norfolk and Naval Air Station Oceana aircraft were accounted for and no Navy aircraft was involved.
  • Trump to reverse Obama's race guidelines for college admissions

    Trump to reverse Obama's race guidelines for college admissions

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    The Trump administration's announcement is more in line with Bush-era policy that discouraged affirmative action and instead encouraged the use of race-neutral alternatives, like percentage plans and economic diversity programs. The high court's most recent significant ruling on the subject bolstered colleges' use of race among many factors in the college admission process.
  • White House taps team for Supreme Court pick

    White House taps team for Supreme Court pick

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    Cory Booker saying there should be no nominee until after Robert Mueller ends his Russian Federation probe. Sanders also announced that Justin Clark, the director of the White House's office of public liaison, will oversee the administration's outreach to "key constituencies, coalitions, grassroots organizations and allies".
  • Police find 11 bodies from home in Indian capital

    Police find 11 bodies from home in Indian capital

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    Bhavnesh's wife Savita (48) and their three children-Meenu (23), Neetu (25) and Dhruv (15) were also found dead, police said, adding Lalit's wife Tina (42) along with their 15-year-old son Shivam was also among the dead. All the family members had died and there were no witnesses. The incident has caught the attention of the capital, and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari, and Congress leader J.P.
  • Dana Milbank: Ocasio-Cortez just did Democrats a big favor

    Dana Milbank: Ocasio-Cortez just did Democrats a big favor

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    In an interview with a local news station, Ocasio-Cortez was quizzed on how she'd pay for policies like a jobs guarantee, and what it would mean to defund ICE. "We spoke to communities that had typically been, I think, dismissed, and they responded", she added . A trio of young progressives are attempting to beat three longtime Democratic incumbents in NY on Tuesday, something no challenger has done so far this primary season.
  • Europe migrants: Italy warns passport-free travel at risk

    Europe migrants: Italy warns passport-free travel at risk

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    The U.N.'s refugee agency says that around 80,000 people are expected to arrive by sea this year, around half the number from 2017. The crisis has also caused ructions in Germany , with Chancellor Angela Merkel facing a rebellion from her coalition allies over her policies.
  • Suspects Arrested Over Bronx Boy Stabbing Named

    Suspects Arrested Over Bronx Boy Stabbing Named

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    Trinitarios , the gang that allegedly claimed responsibility for the attack, said Guzman-Feliz was not their intended target, and they'd mistaken him for someone else they'd planned a hit on, according to the New York Post . "He was a good and sweet kid", Leandra Feliz , his mother , said. A relative of the slain teen said he's received several mea culpa messages from gang members via Facebook apologizing for the brutal killing .
  • No Brexit deal without agreement over Irish border - Simon Coveney

    No Brexit deal without agreement over Irish border - Simon Coveney

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    Mr Juncker will be accompanied by European Union agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan and Mr Barnier. The EU says Britain's decision to leave the single market and the customs union means border checks will be necessary unless Northern Ireland retains the same customs and regulations as the EU.
  • Border focus shifts to 2,300 kids already taken from parents

    Border focus shifts to 2,300 kids already taken from parents

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    The first lady signed it as well. In public appearances, the first lady has worn designs by Dolce & Gabbana, Del Pozo, Christian Dior, Emilio Pucci, Givenchy and Valentino, often with daringly high Christian Louboutin heels. Their physical and mental states are immediately assessed, and they are given orientation. But a spokeswoman for the US Department of Justice said the report was inaccurate.
  • Trump wades into German migration row

    Trump wades into German migration row

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    Without the CSU, Merkel's coalition, which also includes the Social Democrats, would lose its parliamentary majority. His party holds a leadership meeting Monday which could authorize Seehofer to push through his demand. "Our goal remains a European answer to these challenges", she said. The sum will be a "real budget with annual revenues and spending", said French President Emmanuel Macron after talks with the German leader, adding that Paris and Berlin hoped to have it in place by 2021.
  • John Bolton: Leaving the Human Rights Council was 'decades in the making'

    John Bolton: Leaving the Human Rights Council was 'decades in the making'

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    She charged the United States with "stubbornly refusing to acknowledge the existence of serious human rights problems at home while at the same time trying to shape the council under its own interests". Now the Trump administration has formally sent notification of its decision, the U.N. General Assembly will organize elections for a replacement to assume the USA term through 2019.
  • Donald Trump orders Pentagon to create U.S. 'space force'

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    President Trump today announced his intention to create a " Space Force " that would oversee the military's activities off-world. But the treaty has no enforcement mechanism (indeed, the Air Force's unmanned space plane, the X-37B, has completed several clandestine missions).