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The Pittsburgh Pirates may not have liked Javier Baez flipping his bat and not running out a pop-up, but the Cubs showed they can police themselves. His game has been a pretty good of late, too. Frazier put the Pirates back in front 2-1 in the fifth with a solo shot into the first row of the left-center bleachers.
  • Watchdog report: Ex-FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe misled investigators

    Watchdog report: Ex-FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe misled investigators

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    The Justice Department inspector general delivered to Congress on Friday a highly critical report that accused Andrew G. McCabe, the former F.B.I. deputy director, of repeatedly misleading investigators. The report is sure to give additional fodder for Trump's public attacks on McCabe. In his response to McCabe's firing, the president appeared to confirm this charge.
  • Painted Hills Middle School Band Teacher to be Honored With Street Dedication

    Painted Hills Middle School Band Teacher to be Honored With Street Dedication

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    OPEA Executive Director Sterling Zearley said, "Recent discussions focus exclusively on education funding and exclude public safety, veterans' services, mental health, protective services, or any other state agency services". Oklahoma Education Association President Alicia Priest said the almost two-week-long teacher walkout should be seen as a "victory" since it or the threat that preceded it helped secure teacher pay raises and millions in new funding for schools.
  • Pompeo defends Trump on Russian Federation, won't talk about Mueller

    Pompeo defends Trump on Russian Federation, won't talk about Mueller

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    Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo speaks during his confirmation hearing before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill, on April 12, 2018 in Washington , DC. He also emphasized that a USA attack on Syria in retaliation for an alleged chemical attack on rebels near Damascus can come at any time. Pompeo, who was confirmed for the CIA job by a 66-32 vote, developed a reputation for being more outwardly political than many past directors of the traditionally apolitical ...
  • US offers $20 million reward for Mexican drug lord

    US offers $20 million reward for Mexican drug lord

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    Caro Quintero is now believed to be living in the mountainous Golden Triangle region of northern Mexico , the country's heroin heartland. The United States in January 2017 successfully extradited one of the biggest drug lords of all time , former Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
  • Wisconsin's Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness Week April 9-13

    Wisconsin's Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness Week April 9-13

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    Warm and windy as temperatures climb through the mid-70s with gusty south winds of 20-30 miles per hour. "Threats of large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes, and locally heavy rainfall are all possible during this event". A RED FLAG WARNING is in effect from Noon until 10 p.m. this evening over the western portions of North Texas. Later this evening the severe weather potential will shift to a damaging wind threat as storms evolve into a squall line tonight just ahead of the cold front.
  • Paul Ryan Is Poised to Earn Millions When He Retires Next Year

    Paul Ryan Is Poised to Earn Millions When He Retires Next Year

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    Trump Derangement Syndrome is a curious sickness, which compels afflicted pundits to make every observation and insight a requiem for a lost election and a commentary on the man they hate for depriving them of their virgin queen. The president's aggressive ignorance on issues such as health care has consistently complicated the legislative process. He has to spend a lot of time with congressmen, after all, and the typical congressman, Republican or Democrat, is composed of two pounds of ...
  • Sidhu puts up a courageous face, SAD-BJP seek resignation

    Sidhu puts up a courageous face, SAD-BJP seek resignation

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    Amarinder Singh, whose functioning style and inaccessibility has left a lot of bitterness among Congress legislators and ministers after he came to power in March previous year, is facing political controversy on the issue of handling the Sidhu matter and also dealing with Punjab Congress chief and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar.
  • Vehicle with North Carolina plates at scene of CT double murder

    Vehicle with North Carolina plates at scene of CT double murder

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    Authorities identified the suicide as Steven Pladl, of Knightdale, North Carolina, who was found dead inside his vehicle in Dover, several miles away from the initial scene. "My son just called me and, ah, he told me he. oh my God". Steven Pladl, 45, was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his auto about seven miles away from Dover, N.Y.
  • Items found belonged to missing California family

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    Family members said the Thottapillys were traveling in a maroon 2016 Honda Pilot with California license plate number of 7MMX138. Searchers looking for an SUV that was swept away by rushing flood waters of Eel River a week ago, fearing it might be the SUV of a missing Valencia family, found personal items Wednesday that belong to the family.
  • UK Police Block Alfie Evans' Parents From Taking Him Home

    UK Police Block Alfie Evans' Parents From Taking Him Home

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    The demonstration came a day after a High Court judge expressed his sympathy for the parents of the 23-month-old who is approaching death after being at the centre of a life-support treatment battle. Tom Evans and Kate James, Alfie Evans' parents, filed a last-minute appeal earlier on Thursday for their son to be allowed to receive treatment at hospitals in Germany or Italy.
  • Teachers To Rally In Frankfort

    Teachers To Rally In Frankfort

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    Erlanger-Elsmere and Gallatin County schools closed Friday. If they don't pass a budget, Gov. Matt Bevin will have to call a special session in the near future. Teachers from across Kentucky are expected to converge on the state capitol again Friday/today as lawmakers return for the final days of the legislative session.
  • Woman allegedly sold sex with children for drugs

    Woman allegedly sold sex with children for drugs

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    The victim said she found a cell phone hidden in a bathroom cabinet at a residence where she was staying. "I have one word to sum it up - betrayal", Ms Butler told Yahoo7 News. "It makes me feel so anxious because I don't know what she's capable of, the way she carried on making death threats, screaming in court in front of everyone".
  • Mega Millions victor to be revealed at morning news conference

    Mega Millions victor to be revealed at morning news conference

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    The winning ticket was sold at the Lukoil South gas station on Route 23 in Riverdale on March 30. "My mom called and said 'I heard someone from New Jersey won the lottery, was it you?'" Wahl said, "and I said, 'Absolutely not". Wahl says he plans to retire. He said he will share the jackpot with "family and friends who struggle every day", and might indulge in his dream of restoring a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette.
  • Narendra Modi assures States on sharing of funds

    Narendra Modi assures States on sharing of funds

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    IT is hard to recall any instance of a few states coming together to voice their concern over the terms of reference (ToR) of a finance commission . Though Tamil Nadu and Telangana also have reservations against the new ToR, the respective governments did not send their representatives to the meeting called by Kerala Government.
  • Weather turning ugly as blizzard conditions approach

    Weather turning ugly as blizzard conditions approach

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    The chance of precipitation is 80 percent with new rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. In the mountains we also have some snow with some places in the northern and central mountains potentially seeing up to 8 inches.
  • Bipartisan US senators seek to protect Mueller

    Bipartisan US senators seek to protect Mueller

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    And as Trump's party was rocked by upheaval on Capitol Hill, White House staffers explored whether he has the legal authority to fire the men leading the investigation into his administration and, as underscored by the seizure of documents from his private lawyer, his business and personal life.
  • Why are Palestinians burning Israeli flags in Gaza?

    Why are Palestinians burning Israeli flags in Gaza?

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    In northern Gaza, a large Israeli flag was burned that had earlier been set on the ground for protesters to walk over. "If they don't, I would say it anyway". The company Murtaja co-founded had been vetted for USA government funding, while an worldwide journalists federation said he was harassed and beaten by Hamas police in 2015.
  • British Ministers Back Action To Deter Syrian Chemical Weapon Use

    British Ministers Back Action To Deter Syrian Chemical Weapon Use

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    Moscow warned against any strikes and threatened to retaliate. There was no immediate confirmation or indication from Assad's government that Syrian troops entered Douma on Thursday. Theresa May is reportedly adamant that the United Kingdom plays an equal part in any military action against Syria. A fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is expected to head to Douma, the site of the suspected attack.
  • Swedish Academy head quits Nobel body amid sexual misconduct scandal

    Swedish Academy head quits Nobel body amid sexual misconduct scandal

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    Danius, 56, a Swedish literature historian at Stockholm University, said the turmoil at the academy has "already affected the Nobel Prize quite severely". Three members of the academy withdrew last week over the issue, but arcane rules that make appointments for life mean that members can not technically resign, though they stop participating in activities.
  • USA has blood samples verifying chemical attack

    USA has blood samples verifying chemical attack

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    The U.S. stance on striking Syria is no clearer, even after President Trump tweeted that missiles "will be coming". In another tweet on Thursday, Trump wrote that an attack on Syria "could be very soon or not so soon at all!" While Trump has done nothing militarily to respond to the recent chemical weapons attack the U.S.