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North Korea conducted two such tests previous year alone, which analysts say would have taken the country a step forward in gaining the knowledge to make nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles . It was the first time North Korea had shown the missiles, which have a range of more than 1,000 km (600 miles), at a military parade. Washington has voiced concerns over Pyongyang's nuclear tests, but the North says such launches are an act as deterrence against a potential ...
  • Troopers and transportation officials crack down on distracted driving

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    Drivers ages 19-24 were almost twice as likely as all drivers to report having typed or sent a text message or email while driving (59.3 percent vs. 31.4 percent). In addition to the #77 program expansion, Porrino said an enforcement blitz has been initiated by the State Police. The campaign will coincide with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
  • Border agency fields pitches for Trump's wall with Mexico

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    The children were turned over to the woman's mother. With Trump's wall planned for the entire border, some of his supporters are now saying they will fight his administration in the courts. Kelly's lower target, it would improve the debate. During the presidential campaign, Trump insisted that Mexico would pay for the wall. "The greatest impact in raising the morale in the last 90 days is the work force is now allowed to do their job", the former general said.
  • Federal judge issues injunction against Missouri abortion laws

    Federal judge issues injunction against Missouri abortion laws

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    According to the Department of Health and Human Services, Title X is the only federal program "focused exclusively on providing family planning", and it specifically ensures birth control and STI testing access to low-income individuals. However, while progress was made on Thursday, there is still a substantial amount of work to be done by Congress and President Donald Trump in order to truly stomp out federally subsidized abortion within the United States.
  • Trump defends Fox News host O'Reilly as 'good person'

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    The scandal poses a problem for Rupert Murdoch-owned Fox News because The O'Reilly Factor is the cable network's most popular show, with four million viewers a night. O'Reilly is Fox News' top revenue producer, according to research firm Kantar Media, bringing in over $178 million in ad dollars in 2015 and $118.6 million in the first nine months of 2016.
  • Despite two bad ankles, Berry named outstanding player

    Despite two bad ankles, Berry named outstanding player

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    The sixth title moves North Carolina ahead of rival Duke and IN for third-most all time , trailing only UCLA (11) and Kentucky (eight). North Carolina coach Roy Williams came to the referees defense following the contest. "My teammates said just keep on pushing". "It was just a dream come true and I was elated for them". During the postgame celebration, he acknowledged he wasn't 100 percent but said he gave it his all.
  • Florida Senate's bill on Amendement 2 medical marijuana clears first committee

    Florida Senate's bill on Amendement 2 medical marijuana clears first committee

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    The House committee also reduced the annual patient application fee from $200 in the Senate version to $50 and allowed advanced practice registered nurses to certify that patients are likely to receive benefits from medical marijuana. House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Shott (R-Mercer, 27) offered a more restrictive amendment, which was adopted Monday on a 51-48 vote. The number of growers and permits for dispensaries are limited in the bill.
  • In DC visit, Egypt's el-Sissi to test 'chemistry' with Trump

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    Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Yasser Reda said that Al-Sisi's visit to Washington is a step closer towards warm relations between the two countries. Trump had taken to Twitter before the meeting and said, "Getting ready to meet President Al-Sisi of Egypt". "He's a fantastic guy ", Trump said at the time.
  • Three storm chasers die after tornadoes hit west Texas

    Three storm chasers die after tornadoes hit west Texas

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    Our next severe weather threat arrives today as a deep surface low, supported by a strong upper trough, will be over Missouri this afternoon. According to WFAA.com, one injury was reported in the Dalton Ranch neighborhood, where a row of homes suffered severe damage in the storms.
  • Priyanka Chopra named world's second most lovely woman

    Priyanka Chopra named world's second most lovely woman

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    Ever since Priyanka stepped into Hollywood, there has not been a single day when we don't feel proud of her. In a poll done by LA based photo, journal, and video-sharing social media network, BuzzNet , Priyanka is just behind Pop diva Beyonce , who is topping the list.
  • Trump Reminds Twitter About Donna Brazile Leaking Debate Questions to Clinton

    Trump Reminds Twitter About Donna Brazile Leaking Debate Questions to Clinton

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    On Podesta, the president asked whether "the brother of John Podesta paid big money to get the sanctions on Russian Federation lifted?" This is a bad sign, folks. "Are you kidding me?" Last Monday, Trump asked on Twitter why the House Intellgience wasn't investigating a uranium deal with Russian Federation that occurred during Clinton's tenure of Secretary of State or speeches her husband gave in Russian Federation.