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The pitch connected, Harper was immediately displeased, and after motioning with his bat broke into a full sprint towards the Giants fireballer, pausing only briefly to take off his helmet and crow-hop to get a few extra miles an hour on the protective device he clearly meant to hurl back at the aggressor.
  • Trump vs. Comey: Who will America trust?

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    Consternation and confusion overtook Capitol Hill on Tuesday as Republicans confronted the revelation that President Donald Trump had disclosed highly classified information to the Russians. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer along with White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus are frequently discussed as staffers in danger of getting axed.
  • Fallen police officers to be commemorated at National Memorial Arboretum

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    This week is National Police Week and law enforcement agencies all over the country are honoring those killed in the line of duty. "We can keep guns out of the hands of risky people and better protect law enforcement from the threats of gun violence", said David Chipman, a retired Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent, now with the gun control group.
  • Iowa in bullseye of severe storm risk area today

    Iowa in bullseye of severe storm risk area today

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    He said her sister also had her 2-month-old grandson, Nolan, in the home when the storm hit, and they had nowhere to go but the bathtub. The daytime high should hover in the 70s. A 20 percent chance for an isolated shower or storm remains in the forecast through Friday. You'll also see a sneak peek at the newest addition to the WTVM fleet of vehicles, created to take you into the storm and report conditions live during severe weather.
  • A commencement speech by a Republican senator from Texas has been canceled

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    A commencement address by the number two Senate Republican and candidate for FBI Director was canceled Friday after opposition from students at the historically black university where he was scheduled to speak. He is a popular senator who is well-liked among Republicans and less of a lightning rod to Democrats. With Cornyn out of consideration, Congress can rest a bit easier that the new Federal Bureau of Investigation director will be a nonpartisan figure.
  • Trump's shifting reason for firing Comey could cost him with Hill leaders

    Trump's shifting reason for firing Comey could cost him with Hill leaders

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    Trump and the president had nothing further to add on the tapes tweet . That seems to be reacting to a New York Times story that at that dinner Trump repeatedly asked Comey to pledge his loyalty and Comey demurred, an account that's markedly different from Trump's own comments in a Thursday interview that Comey had told him he wasn't under FBI investigation.
  • Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

    Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

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    That Wednesday meeting was already being seen as a major diplomatic coup for the Kremlin, a red carpet welcome just months after being hit with U.S. sanctions for meddling in the 2016 presidential election . Flynn's conduct that we knew to be untrue", said Yates during her hearing on Monday. His ouster, on Feb 13 after less than four weeks as national security adviser, came after he was shown to have lied to Vice-President Mike Pence about his talks with Mr Kislyak.
  • Jason Bateman Inks Deal For More 'Arrested Development'

    Jason Bateman Inks Deal For More 'Arrested Development'

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    Despite the unevenness of the series' Netflix revival, fans have been practically blue-ing themselves to get more Arrested Development in their lives. The show originally ran for three seasons in the early 2000s to widespread critical acclaim, but it wasn't a commercial hit. ( Jeffrey Tambor ), his mother Lucille ( Jessica Walter ), his brothers George Oscar Bluth II ( Will Arnett ), Buster Bluth ( Tony Hale ) and sister Lindsay Funke ( Portia de Rossi ), and Lindsay's husband Tobias ( David ...
  • 'You are paddleboarding next to approximately 15 great white sharks'

    'You are paddleboarding next to approximately 15 great white sharks'

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    They are advising you exit the water in a calm manner. The swimmers were wading off the Southern Californian coastline in Orange County yesterday when a sheriff's department helicopter began buzzing overhead. The sharks were about 5 to 6 feet long, said Capt. Cameron Abel of the LAFD's Marine Safety Unit. And this was 50 miles north of Capistrano Beach. OC Lifeguards Chief Jason Young told the Register people on the beach reported seeing a shark breach and had reinstated an advisory ...
  • Rep. Lamar Smith laid groundwork for Trump EPA science advisers ouster

    Rep. Lamar Smith laid groundwork for Trump EPA science advisers ouster

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    It's not until 10 paragraphs into Davenport's story do we find out Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) members serve three-year terms. She added , "The EPA is treating this scientific advisory board like its members are political appointees when these committees are not political positions".
  • Berkeley protests peaceful as hundreds rally over Coulter

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    David Cole says hateful speech has consequences especially for people of color, LGBTQ people, immigrants and others who have been historically marginalized. Vice Media co-founder Gavin McInnes, the rally's final speaker, read some of the speech Coulter meant to give and called her a hero who was censored and betrayed.
  • House passes Obamacare repeal

    House passes Obamacare repeal

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    But Republicans have pointed to the number of insurance companies who have pulled out of state-run exchanges, leaving consumers with few choices and rising prices for health insurance in many states. The block grant would be more restrictive since the funding level would not adjust for increases in enrollment, which often happens in bad economic times.
  • Schumer blasts proposal to cut drug-policy office's budget

    Schumer blasts proposal to cut drug-policy office's budget

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    The document also zeroes out funding to a number of grant programs including the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program and the Drug-free Communities Support Program. "When there is, we'd certainly be happy to discuss that". "The President and his Cabinet are working collaboratively to create a leaner, more efficient government that does more with less of tax payers' hard-earned dollars".
  • Baptists Respond to Executive Order on Churches & Politics

    Baptists Respond to Executive Order on Churches & Politics

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    The order, timed for Thursday's National Day of Prayer, does not include the broad religious liberty provisions leaked in February that could have allowed businesses to discriminate based on sexual orientation and other moral objections. The nonpartisan Washington , D.C. -based Interfaith Alliance also said Trump was appeasing the religious right, noting that: "Faith leaders are already free to address politics, they just can't use tax-exempt dollars for partisan politics".
  • Flint Homeowners May Face Foreclosure Due To Unpaid Water Bills

    Flint Homeowners May Face Foreclosure Due To Unpaid Water Bills

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    But after they ran out, the city was forced to send 8,002 letters to collect on two years of delinquent water payments totaling $5.8 billion. Citizens, many of whom are living a tick above the state's poverty line, are now being asked to pay down bills for water pipes that are still not considered up to par.
  • Trump campaign says CNN refuses to run ad touting success

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    The White House statement included no criticism of Duterte's methods. "I did not realize how severe and how serious the drug menace was in this republic until I became president", said Duterte. "The objective of this call is all about North Korea", Priebus told ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. "The issue on the table is North Korea". In the Philippines, Duterte's pledge to stop the country turning into a narco-state has proved wildly popular with millions of Filipinos looking for a quick ...
  • Storm could cause flooding in NW Ohio

    Storm could cause flooding in NW Ohio

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    This threat of severe weather is expected to move through the state throughout the day and the threat will dissipate around early evening. Then there is another cold front behind the system, and overnight lows are expected to drop to near 50 Thursday and Friday nights.
  • Tillerson says almost no trust between US-Russia

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    The United States said on Wednesday that it hopes to work with China to halt North Korea's nuclear program, but warned that if this fails it might resort to sanctions. The US is "leaning hard into China to test their willingness to use their influence", he said. "I don't know whether we can or not". Relations with Russian Federation are a particular flashpoint.
  • New Budget Plan Keeps Funding for Planned Parenthood

    New Budget Plan Keeps Funding for Planned Parenthood

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    Liberty Counsel represents Sandra Merritt, the journalist whose courageous undercover work exposed Planned Parenthood's barbaric practices of harvesting organs from babies and selling them to StemExpress and other organ procurement organizations.
  • 100 days in, Donald Trump says he has brought about 'profound change'

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    Trump signed an executive order Saturday directing the Commerce Department and the USA trade representative to conduct a study of US trade agreements. A crowd of approximately 200 protesters marched outside the Farm Show Complex, shouting, "We're going to beat back the Trump attack". Executive orders in line to be signed Saturday would be the 31st and 32nd since President Trump took office _ the most of any president in his first 100 days since World War II.
  • Trump spokesman calls Flynn probe 'appropriate'

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    Flynn filled out the government's Standard Form 86 (SF-86) to renew his security clearance in January 2016, a month after he gave a speech in Moscow at an worldwide conference hosted by RT, even though he was no longer a government employee.
  • US Agriculture Secretary To Ease School Nutrition Rules

    US Agriculture Secretary To Ease School Nutrition Rules

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    State Sen. Scott Bennett, D-Champaign, serves on the Senate Agriculture Committee and said his farming constituents supported Trump, but there were some concerns "when you heard about some of the NAFTA changes, where they've been very good for the agriculture community in IL, when you heard that one of the biggest importers of USA grain, Mexico, would not be dealing with us but dealing with Brazil".
  • Body of Missing Joliet Toddler Found in Mother's Home

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    DCFS was at the home earlier Tuesday, the day the little girl vanished, to speak to her mother. "But there were different people there off and on", Ackerson said. After 30 hours of searching, the body of Semaj Crosby was discovered inside a home in the 300 block of Louis Road in Joliet Township around 12 a.m., according to the Will County Sheriff's Office.
  • Suspected Delaware Cop Killer Remains Barricaded

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    Cpl. Ballard had been on the force for more than eight years and was assigned to patrol at Troop 2, Glasgow. Stephen J. Ballard died earlier in the day. Police know who the suspect is but have not yet released his identity, the spokesperson said. Editor's note: NBC10 initially erroneously reported the Wawa was in Newark rather than Bear, Delaware.
  • Astronaut Peggy Whitson Holds Record for Most Days in Space

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    Ms Whitson said it is "a huge honour" to break the record, adding it was an exciting time as NASA prepares for human expeditions to Mars in the 2030s, included in new legislation signed by Mr Trump last month. Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson added yet another feather to her cap on Monday by becoming the first US astronaut with the most cumulative time in space.
  • President Trump Hosts 21000 to His 1st Easter Egg Roll

    President Trump Hosts 21000 to His 1st Easter Egg Roll

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    First, Spicer - press secretary and former right-hand Easter Bunny of the George W. Bush administration - was spotted reading to children before President Trump, according to CNN. In the past years, the Obamas hosted star-studded egg rolls. "You see what's happening, and we're right on track. We wish you great fun and a lovely day is coming ahead of us", she said, according to the Daily Mail .