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The Washington Post reports that that Alvin Bamberger, 75, who was seen in a video pushing a protester 21-year-old Kashiya Nwanguma during a rally in Louisville, Ky., said he "would not have acted as he did without Trump and/or the Trump Campaign's specific urging and inspiration", Bamberger's lawyer wrote.
  • McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

    McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

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    The 83-year-old Hatch has fueled some of it. 'If I could get a really outstanding person to run for my position, I might very well consider [retiring],' Hatch said. Constitution will one day "hang by a thread" and Mormons will have to save it. "I've made the decision that I'm going to run, but things change", Hatch said.
  • Police crack down on people who text and drive

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    The enforcement campaign, which began April 1 and will run through April 21, is a high visibility law enforcement initiative that will target motorists who engage in risky distracted driving behaviors such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving.
  • Federal judge blocks Indiana abortion ultrasound mandate

    Federal judge blocks Indiana abortion ultrasound mandate

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    Mike Pence signed last spring. Miraculously, the Earth is still spinning. The 18-hour mandate only applied to "informed consent appointments", during which abortion providers were required to provide women with information regarding pregnancy and abortions.
  • Donald Trump defends Fox News host Bill O'Reilly as 'good person'

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    After talking about White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon's removal from the National Security Council, the topic switched to Trump's recent New York Times interview . A Mercedes-Benz spokesman said Monday night that the company had pulled ads from O'Reilly's show and reassigned them to other Fox News shows. Wieser noted some advertisers had already made a decision to stay away following the sexual harassment scandals of the network's departed head, Roger Ailes, and newly concerned ...
  • North Carolina beat Gonzaga for NCAA collegiate crown

    North Carolina beat Gonzaga for NCAA collegiate crown

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    North Carolina's shooting was actually better than Gonzaga's. They have scored 20 or more second-chance points 16 times this season and they won all of those games. "The biggest challenge is their transition defense", Gonzaga coach Mark Few said. "I can't even describe my feeling right now, but I'm just glad that I was able to do something with this team because I felt like, just the personality and what we went through, and I think we just deserved it".
  • Kansas Senate committee advances plan for 'flat' income tax

    Kansas Senate committee advances plan for 'flat' income tax

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    Shott's amendment sets tight parameters as to how marijuana could be consumed, including pills, topical treatments, and mists. A bill that would allow patients with certain debilitating conditions to access medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it was approved by the West Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday.
  • $87 Million Deal to Replace Flint Water Lines by 2020

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    The project's coordinator said he has a goal of finishing the pipe replacements for residents in 2019 by fixing 6,000 service lines a year. This is the latest move in a lawsuit several groups-including the ACLU of MI, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Concerned Pastors for Social Action-launched against the city and state on January 27, 2016, to secure safe drinking water for Flint.
  • Mississippi State ends UConn's 111-game winning streak

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    It didn't work out that way. Mississippi State answered and was up 36-28 at the half. Down 29-20 at halftime, SC went ahead to stay with 13 straight points in the third quarter. But only one has won the national championship: Tennessee, which did so eight times , most recently in 2008. "That's exactly what she did". Ultimately, there was too much and the Bulldogs pulled off the stunner.
  • Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

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    At a press briefing Monday, reporters asked White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer if Nunes' source could have come from the White House itself. And Sen. John McCain said Nunes must explain why he went to the White House alone to review the critical intelligence. Mr. Trump was wrong to claim that Mr.
  • Seattle Joins the Sanctuary Cities Fight

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    The Trump administration is putting these states and cities on notice by publishing weekly lists of jurisdictions it deems in violation of immigration law. City leaders insisted such examples are the exception, not the rule. City officials believe there could be more than $10 million at stake that Seattle could lose if the feds pull its assistance.
  • Senators seek visitor logs from White House, Mar-a-Lago

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    That could include Mar-a-Lago. Press Secretary Sean Spicer said earlier this month that excursions to Mar-a-Lago are "part of being president". Democratic Sens. Sunlight Foundation Executive Director John Wonmderlick also released a statement regarding the proposal, saying "the Obama administration's voluntary online disclosure of the White House visitor logs provided the American public with a meaningful window into the influence and operations of the White House, despite its flaws".