Category: U.S

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staffApril 10, 2017

U.S. disasters in first 3 months of 2017 cost record $5B

The National Centers for Environmental Information said there were five weather disasters from January to March, which cost more than ...

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staffApril 10, 2017

Neil Gorsuch sworn in as 113th Supreme Court justice

Neil Gorsuch took the oath of office to become the United States’ 113th Supreme Court justice Monday, taking the seat ...

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staffApril 9, 2017

Trump national security adviser KT McFarland ‘to step down’

President Donald Trump’s deputy national security adviser, KT McFarland, has been asked to step down after just three months, US ...

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staffApril 9, 2017

5 children hurt after bounce houses go airborne in S.C.

Five children were injured, two seriously, when two inflatable bounce houses went airborne during a church festival in South Carolina. ...

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staffApril 7, 2017

Feds ordered Twitter to reveal person behind anti-Trump account, lawsuit says

Social media giant Twitter filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging President Donald Trump’s administration demanded the identity of a user who’s ...

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staffApril 4, 2017

Pilot killed in Williston, Fla., plane crash

A plane crash early Tuesday in Marion County, Fla., killed the pilot, officials said. The plane crashed in a pasture ...

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staffApril 4, 2017

Justice Dept.: Don’t hire H-1B visa holders over qualified Americans

The Justice Department warned employers seeking H-1B visas to avoid discriminating against qualified American workers. The message Monday came at ...

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staffApril 3, 2017

Supreme Court: Judges can factor in other mandatory terms during sentencing

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that criminal courts can factor in a convict’s prior sentence when weighing punishment ...

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staffApril 3, 2017

Trump ready to ‘solve’ North Korea problem without China

US President Donald Trump has said the United States will “solve” the nuclear threat from North Korea, with or without ...

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staffApril 2, 2017

Boy, 14, arrested for alleged role in Facebook Live gang rape

Chicago police arrested the first of “several juvenile” suspects in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl, which was streamed ...