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How is Duke responding to Trump's executive order?

As I imagine everyone knows, President Trump recently issued an executive order directly impacting travel for up to 90 days from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen, and Somalia. Those potentiall...

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Maine Becomes Eighth State to Eliminate Marijuana Possession Penalties

Nevertheless, smoking marijuana on Mondays is legal. A committee of ME lawmakers that will work to implement the rules around legal marijuana will get started this week. The bill had broad, bipartis...

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Morning snow showers, then mild and breezy with a few showers

Morning snow showers, then mild and breezy with a few showers

Saturday: Snow showers likely. There's a better chance for snow Tuesday , with the problem not being the amount (only and inch or two), but rather, the timing, in the afternoon, affecting gettin...

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Los Angeles police solve 1976 murder of singer Bill Medley's ex-wife

Police did not release the identity of the relative whose DNA led them to Troyer but did say the sample they used was in a state database of criminals. "It's been something we've been hoping for and s...

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Oh deer: Moose falls through window into Hailey family's basement

Steve England told the East Idaho News . The family had placed furniture and mattresses around the basement to prevent the moose from damaging their Blaine County home. The 600-pound animal was car...

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Trump's orders on immigration face new legal challenges in U.S

Charlie Baker said Monday he backs a suit filed by his Democratic attorney general, challenging President Donald Trump's executive order banning immigration from seven countries. The White House has...

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Lyft condemns Trump's immigration ban, pledges $1 million to ACLU

The New York Taxi Workers Alliance quickly showed its support, calling on social media for drivers to avoid John F. Kennedy International Airport between 6 and 7 pm. As news of Donald Trump's trav...

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The Boy Scouts Are Now Allowing Transgender Scouts

Not so with the Girl Scouts of America, which rejected a $100,000 gift in 2015 on the condition that transgender girls would not benefit and started the hashtag #ForEVERYGirl. He added that the grou...

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Order affects 'minor portion' of global travelers, officials say

Over the next 30 days, the DHS will assess strengths and weaknesses of the USA immigration system and then give foreign partners 60 days to comply with any new requirements. Saturday were granted spec...

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Fire at South Texas mosque being investigated

Fire at South Texas mosque being investigated

But the Muslim advocacy organization CAIR said there is a strong possibility it is a hate crime. Jeff Cowan, battalion chief for the city's fire department, says firefighters and police officers fou...

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Washington secretary of state: No evidence of voter fraud here

Washington secretary of state: No evidence of voter fraud here

The study, however, says nothing about illegal voting ― only that almost one in every eight voter registration records is outdated. Langer, a two-time Masters champion, is a permanent Florida reside...

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US Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Block Trump's Travel Ban

US Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Block Trump's Travel Ban

Feinstein's first bill would rescind the executive order . Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., is reportedly preparing legislation that forces Trump's executive order to comply with the 1965 Immigration ...

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Trump asked me how to legally create 'Muslim ban': Giuliani

If you look over the venn diagram of Muslim nations banned ( Iran , Iraq , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen ) and ones not banned, you may notice that Trump has business interests in ...

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Washington State Files Suit to Invalidate Trump Order on Immigration

Nevertheless, Trump argued his executive order was not against Islam, but against terrorism. Trump said his administration needed time to develop more stringent screening processes for refug...

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Mary Tyler Moore's Cause of Death Revealed

Thought it's technically not a "heart attack", cardiopulmonary arrest is when the heart stops beating . Police Lt. James Perez , who was one of the officers on hand at the proceedings, said, "It was...

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Conservatives urge Sen. Casey to support Betsy DeVos nomination

Conservatives urge Sen. Casey to support Betsy DeVos nomination

In a telephone press conference, Patricia Levesque, CEO of the Foundation for Excellence in Education , Matt Brouillette a board member of REACH Foundation, a school choice advocacy group and state R...

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Delta Airlines experiencing delays after 'systems outage' Sunday night

Delta Airlines experiencing delays after 'systems outage' Sunday night

It also said customers who were booked to fly Sunday or Monday can change their travel through Friday without incurring a change fee. Delta Air Lines cancelled 150 flights yesterday after groundin...

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Trump signs executive order to keep out 'radical Islamic terrorists'

Trump signs executive order to keep out 'radical Islamic terrorists'

With President Donald Trump's first visit to the Pentagon on Friday to discuss options to intensify anti-Islamic State (ISIS) campaign and sending in more ground troops, US-led coalition said that I...

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Governor Cuomo announces legal advice hotline

Governor Cuomo announces legal advice hotline

Trump plans to announce his first nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court this week. The launch of the hotline follows action Cuomo took on Saturday on refugees who were detained at NY airports. This pol...

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A Bobcat Escaped Her Enclosure At The National Zoo

Zoo officials began searching the area immediately, though have yet to locate the 7-year-old bobcat. She may return on her own accord for food and shelter and the zoo has placed traps should she wande...

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The Media Has Always Been the Opposition Party

The Media Has Always Been the Opposition Party

It's fake. They make things up". "I think we should all learn to listen more to America, and I think that's probably Steve Bannon's central point", Trump senior advisor Kellyanne Conway said on PBS ...

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5-year-old detained at airport reunites with mom

The five-year-old boy - whose mother is originally from Iran and whose name is being withheld - was travelling with another family member and due to arrive at Virginia's Washington International Airpo...

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Alexandre Bissonnette, Mohamed Khadir Identified As Quebec Mosque Shooting Suspects

Alexandre Bissonnette, Mohamed Khadir Identified As Quebec Mosque Shooting Suspects

More than 50 people were at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre when the shooting erupted on Sunday night. Police Sgt. Christine Coulombe said 39 people escaped the shooting in the capital of the Frenc...

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Grimes, Sia Match Donations to Groups Fighting Trump's Immigration Ban

Grimes, Sia Match Donations to Groups Fighting Trump's Immigration Ban

The American people appear to be signaling that they will not be divided nor sit quietly as President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily barring entry to refugees and citizens of seven majorit...

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Attorneys-general from 15 U.S. states decry Donald Trump's immigration order

Mr Trump tweeted early on Sunday that the U.S. needed "extreme vetting, NOW" but later, in a statement, tried to offer more reassuring words, saying: "This is not about religion - this is about ...

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Federal Judge Issues Emergency Stay On Trump Immigrant Ban

The official said the U.S. still took in "more foreigners than any other country in the history of civilisation" and that the number of people impacted by the executive order was relatively small....

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2nd judge halts deportations at USA airports as Trump order creates chaos

2nd judge halts deportations at USA airports as Trump order creates chaos

He's going to lose so much we're going to get sick and exhausted of his losing", ACLU national political director Faiz Shakir told Yahoo News shortly after the ruling. Donnelly also wrote that the...

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Trump could announce Supreme Court nominee as early as January 30

Trump originally said the announcement would come on Thursday, but the official says the timeframe could be sped up. ABC News reported that he'd narrowed his choices down Neil Gorsuch, a judge on th...

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Kellyanne Conway Says It's a 'New Dawn' for the Anti-Abortion Movement

Kellyanne Conway Says It's a 'New Dawn' for the Anti-Abortion Movement

As governor of Indiana, Mr Pence signed some of the most restrictive laws created to prohibiting the procedure. "If you look at the list that he put together, and he said he's going to pick from tha...

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Trump calls Mattis a 'man of total action'

Trump calls Mattis a 'man of total action'

Trump says during his first press conference as president that Defense Secretary James Mattis doesn't believe torture, or a technique called waterboarding that stimulates drowning, is an effect...

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