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Trump only reluctantly backed the bill he would have to sign, according to Republican lawmakers and aides, who acknowledged the deal involved necessary trade-offs for the Democratic votes that were needed for passage despite their majority lock on Congress.
  • Powerball ticket worth $100K sold in Upstate

    Powerball ticket worth $100K sold in Upstate

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    Lottery officials say they can't confirm the identity of the victor until the prize is claimed and their ticket is validated. "I feel like that person is going to have a very, very interesting life for a bit and then go downhill very quickly", he said .
  • Judge to hear request to block abortion law

    Judge to hear request to block abortion law

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    The last abortion clinic in MS is suing to overturn a new law that bans abortions after 15 weeks. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Tuesday granted a 10-day restraining order on Mississippi's new law that bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
  • North Korea's silence clouds prospects of Trump-Kim meeting

    North Korea's silence clouds prospects of Trump-Kim meeting

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    The exercises are slated to resume April 1, Pentagon officials said in a statement. The visit, which was agreed after talks between the countries in the border area of Panmunjom and will include a series of concerts, will last until 3 April, South Korea's unification ministry said.
  • Maryland school shooting victim has ties to CT

    Maryland school shooting victim has ties to CT

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    Willey's uncle provided a family statement regarding the tragic incident, "This morning, our family was devastated to learn that our handsome Jaelynn was one of the victims in a school shooting at her high school, Great Mills". The incident comes less than a month after local news website TheBaynet.com reported that they had received messages from concerned parents about a threat of a shooting circulating the school.
  • Civil suit filed in Miami bridge collapse; last 2 victims named

    Civil suit filed in Miami bridge collapse; last 2 victims named

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    Hall, a 20-year-old sophomore studying worldwide business". Among those killed in the bridge collapse were 18-year-old FIU student Alexa Duran, as well as Rolando Fraga (60 years old), Oswald Gonzalez (57 years old), Alberto Arias (53 years old), Navaro Brown (37 years old), and Brandon Brownfield, whose age has not been shared at this time.
  • Court Rulings End GOP Efforts to Block Voting Map for Pennsylvania

    Court Rulings End GOP Efforts to Block Voting Map for Pennsylvania

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    The latest request was referred to the full court and there were no noted dissents. The Pennsylvania case is Turzai v. League of Women Voters, 17A909. He called on the state Legislature to begin impeachment proceedings against those on the high court who had voted in favor of the redistricting and redrew the map, "behind closed doors".
  • Putin and Erdogan hail efficient Russia-Turkey cooperation on Syria

    Putin and Erdogan hail efficient Russia-Turkey cooperation on Syria

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    None of the seven candidates who ran against Putin posed a threat, and opposition leader Alexei Navalny was barred from running. "What, do you think I will sit (in power) until I'm 100 years old?" he said, calling the question "funny". Authorities also used both the carrot and the stick to boost engagement in the polls. Selfie competitions, giveaways, food festivals and children's entertainers were laid on at polling stations to entice voters.
  • Snow expected for central Pa. on Wednesday, winter storm watch issued

    Snow expected for central Pa. on Wednesday, winter storm watch issued

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    I think most of the state could see a slushy inch or two by the evening commute - especially in the Winter Weather Advisory area of SW NJ. Plan on hard travel conditions, including the evening commute on Wednesday . Follow the NWS and local weather forecasts for the latest changes, updates and information. While it's still a bit early to say, another potential storm could hit the East Coast early next week, Best said.
  • President Trump speaks on the opioid crisis

    President Trump speaks on the opioid crisis

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    In a televised press conference from New Hampshire, Trump expanded on his administration's plans to combat the epidemic with what he called "brains, resolve, and toughness", emphasizing the latter trait with expressed resolve to consider the death penalty for incriminated opioid traffickers.
  • Yakuza Kiwami 2 announced

    Yakuza Kiwami 2 announced

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    Yakuza Kiwami 2 releases exclusively on PS4 August 28. It has a sweet and refreshing design. This re-creation of the original comes courtesy of Yakuza 6's Dragon engine - with the shinier graphics you would expect. Meanwhile, I'm over here contemplating starting Yakuza Kiwami . When you pre-order, or if you manage to land one of the first-run copies of the game, you'll receive a Steelbook cover with Kiryu and Ryuji Goda for free.
  • Major retailers to Trump: New China tariffs will hurt American shoppers

    Major retailers to Trump: New China tariffs will hurt American shoppers

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    Wall-Mart shares closed higher Friday, ahead of a letter sent by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) to the White House, highlighting the potential damage the tariffs U.S. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who will attend a two-day meeting of the Group of 20 finance ministers, is expected to defend Trump's trade plans against widespread global criticism.
  • Syrian opposition: United Nations 'responsible' for silence over Ghouta

    Syrian opposition: United Nations 'responsible' for silence over Ghouta

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    Most have left through a Syrian army corridor near Hammouriyeh. The Observatory says almost 200,000 people have fled the Afrin region in recent days amid heavy airstrikes, entering Syrian government-held territory nearby. Turkey's president said Syrian fighters, supported by the Turkish military, took the town centre this morning, forcing members of the Kurdish YPG militia to flee.
  • Putin casts ballot in Russia's election

    Putin casts ballot in Russia's election

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    With ballots from 80 per cent of Russia's precincts counted by early Monday, Putin had amassed 76 per cent of the vote. Putin, who has run under the slogan "a strong president - a strong Russia", has declined to take part in televised debates and shot no new material for his own campaign advertisements.
  • Snapchat CEO's net worth tanks $150 million after Rihanna's rant

    Snapchat CEO's net worth tanks $150 million after Rihanna's rant

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    Earlier this week, the pop star hit out at the company for an advert that encouraged users to either "Slap Rihanna " or "Punch Chris Brown ". In 2009, Brown pleaded guilty to physically assaulting Rihanna during an altercation. As reported by Vulture , Snapchat explained that the ad was apparently reviewed and approved in error and that it completely violates their set guidelines.
  • Ukraine wins 16 medals at 2018 Paralympics in PyeongChang

    Ukraine wins 16 medals at 2018 Paralympics in PyeongChang

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    The Chinese team then displayed their stunning form as Chen, the third player, made a precise draw around six guards to sit in the four-foot as shot stone, which Norway failed to clear with its last two attempts, awarding China its first-ever gold medal in the Winter Paralympic Games.