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Reports indicate he was one of a growing list of candidates, along with Fisher, Garcia, and McCabe, who were interviewed over the weekend. However, Mr Malone said even if this is the case, the Senate may block Trump's nomination. And if Patrick were to succeed Cornyn in Washington , the members of the Texas Senate would select his successor until a new lieutenant governor was elected in 2018.
  • Deluge targets eastern coastal ME, 2 to 5 inches of rain expected

    Deluge targets eastern coastal ME, 2 to 5 inches of rain expected

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    Clair County, south central Calhoun County, Clinton County, Washington County and Madison County. An additional 1 to more than 2 inches of rain will be possible today through Thursday morning, along and south of U.S. The Meteorological Service says it will continue to monitor the situation. A combination of new rainfall on saturated soils will result in more runoff.
  • Las Vegas school bus crash injures 14 students, one critically

    Las Vegas school bus crash injures 14 students, one critically

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    Cristina Marquez said her son, Angelo Marquez, 13, called her after the crash, telling her that kids went flying from their seats as the bus tipped on its side. Check back for more information. One student was "pinned inside the bus" and was extricated by firefighters. Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp said the vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign there.
  • Escaped prisoner found in drainage pipe after 6-day search

    Escaped prisoner found in drainage pipe after 6-day search

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    Police said he surrendered, and was in good condition. "So we don't know when he doubled back around and came back to the area", Howard County police spokeswoman Sherry Llewellyn said. He has tattoos that say "Evil" on the back of his neck, "Watson" on his right inner forearm, "187" on his left forearm and "Sin" on his left hand, police said.
  • Trump offered to marry Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski

    Trump offered to marry Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski

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    Brzezinski, who recently turned 50, said she wanted to move forward with her life and spend it with Scarborough. I've got my license. Trump suggested that, if they marry, they should do so at Mar-a-Lago or at the White House. While reflecting on this freakish happening, Mika said she loves the White House and thinks it's "an fantastic place", and she would consider any president's offer for this wedding venue "if it weren't Trump".
  • Year later, charge dropped against Flint water official

    Year later, charge dropped against Flint water official

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    If the residents don't pay, they may have to give up their homes. Each month Flint pays $1.1 million to the Great Lakes Water Authority for Detroit water and roughly $440,000 to cover its debt for the newly built Karegnondi Water Authority pipeline, even though Flint is still months away from using it.
  • Trump to meet Australian Prime Minister Turnbull in New York

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    Trump's first 100 days in office brought rollbacks of environmental regulations, an attempt to repeal his predecessor's signature healthcare law and crackdowns on immigrants, none of which play well in the liberal Northeast city. Trump will be dropping in on his eponymously named tower on Fifth Avenue in a move which is expected to cause mass tailbacks. He and his friends, without their parents' approval, would ride the subway into Manhattan and marvel at the circus-like atmosphere that ...
  • Trump Approves Resumption of Oil Drilling on US Coasts

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    Trump said the review would result in the reversal of president Barack Obama's Arctic leasing ban and create jobs. Under current restrictions, about 94 percent of that outer continental shelf is off-limits to drilling. It also calls for a sweeping review of national marine sanctuaries. "With this executive order, the Trump administration is threatening the 1,100 miles of California coastline that the citizens of California own, and that we have fought to protect from special interests", said ...
  • French campaign revs up with rival rallies, May Day marches

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    One policeman was seen spraying a troublemaker in the face. Thousands of people have marched in Paris in rival political rallies six days before the second round of the French presidential vote. Macron once served as Hollande's economy minister. He said her rival, independent centrist Emmanuel Macron, "wants to dynamize the economy, but he is among those who dynamited it".
  • Trump signs two executive orders on trade

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    Trump's 100th-day events were set in a politically important state that he won with 48 percent of the vote. Mr Trump had started to chip away at a burdensome regulatory framework that stifled entrepreneurship and innovation, and overseas the President had shown strength and resolve by military action in Syria and Afghanistan, she wrote.
  • Afghan Taleban announce start of 'spring offensive'

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    There was no reference to any potential peace talks with the government. The U.S. has been aiding the Afghan Security Forces in their battle against the IS in Afghanistan and estimates that the extremist group has about 800 fighters in the country.
  • Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 loss

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    On foreign policy, Clinton said broader negotiations involving China and other countries in the region were critical for convincing North Korea to rein in its nuclear program. Clinton went on to say that she believed misogyny also played a role in her defeat. Clinton gave her inspirational speech in a room full of 1000 people - mostly women - including fellow fighter Meryl Streep .
  • 1 dead, 3 hurt in University of Texas stabbings

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    A stabbing at the campus of University of Texas at Austin resulted in three injuries and one death, according to The Daily Texan . Two minutes later, UTPD arrived on the scene and had taken the suspect, biology junior Kendrex White, into custody.
  • At 100 Days In, Trump Seems Both Outsider and Insider

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    Late night television show host Samantha Bee also hosted a competing event - Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner - that she said would honour journalists rather than skewer Trump. He says he's told them he won't pull the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement now, but could do so if he decides a renegotiated agreement isn't "a fair deal for all".
  • Attorney: Reports of execution 'horrifying'

    Attorney: Reports of execution 'horrifying'

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    In how many countries is lethal injection allowed as a method of execution? He said he does not think Arkansas needs to change its execution protocol. The execution took 22 minutes with technicians not being able to find a vein suitable for insertion of the catheter. State prosecutors called the claims "utterly baseless".
  • Earnhardt to retire after 2017 season

    Earnhardt to retire after 2017 season

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    Martha Coleman Earnhardt and her family helped give birth to the sport. The weight of the NASCAR world was thrown onto the young driver in 2001 when his father was tragically killed in the Daytona 500. said. In addition to Truex, who has become a perennial contender since joining Furniture Row Racing, Brad Keselowski sharpened his skills for three seasons in the No.