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The announcement is significant given that if they follow through with the plan, the 7 pm Friday event will mark the first time the occupiers enter Burns and formally communicate with local residents, who have increasingly called on the militia to end the siege and leave Oregon.
  • Ohio State flips 5-star LB Jones from Terps

    Ohio State flips 5-star LB Jones from Terps

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    He made his announcement on Twitter saying, "It's been a dream of mine to play for Ohio State since I was 8 years old". “Finally, my dream to attend Ohio State will come true”. 2 spot in the 247Sports Composite team rankings , trailing only LSU. He is the only quarterback Ohio State has been recruiting for this class. We still have over two weeks until National Signing Day.
  • How Bernie Sanders dominated the Democratic debate

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    Under Sanders' plan, a family of four earning $50,000 would pay $466 to the Medicare program, saving roughly $6,000 per year, the campaign said. "I thought that Bernie was much more prepared", Chris Haigh, 66, said. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...
  • Trump Climbs To Record-High Lead In New Poll

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    Christie added that if Cruz had such a problem with " New York values " he should return the millions he has raised from New Yorkers. "I'll tell you and the rest of the country, people understand exactly what that is", he said on " Fox News Sunday ".
  • Powerball Winners Claim Prize

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    He said his wife had called to remind him to buy the tickets. Lisa and John Robinson of Munford, Tennessee, must now present the ticket to Tennessee lottery officials for verification in order to claim their one-third share of the largest lottery prize ever offered in North America.
  • Hillary Clinton Rushes to Donald Trump's Defense Over One of Hottest Arguments

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    Cruz's statement prompted cries for an apology from many New Yorkers and he responded Saturday morning by going on the offensive. "I'm gonna say, and I know people are gonna scratch their heads and go, 'what?' but I don't you can", Steele said to radio host Rich Zeoli on 1210 WPHT when asked if someone could stop Donald Trump.
  • Obama declares emergency over foul water in MI

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    Sanders' statement on Saturday came hours before President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Flint and ordered federal aid to help with the state and local response, including offering grants for temporary housing and home repairs.
  • Trump supporters slam Haley for immigration remark

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    You said the 'loudest voices in the room.' Was that comment directed at Donald Trump? "I think she demonstrated a lot of maturity when she called some of her party members out on their campaigning". 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...
  • Rick Santorum urges caution on Donald Trump, but defends him in interview

    Rick Santorum urges caution on Donald Trump, but defends him in interview

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    The New York Times - so excoriated by Cruz during the debate - reported, "Cruz did not just dominate much of the Republican debate, he slashed, he mocked, he charmed and he outmaneuvered everybody else onstage - but none as devastatingly and as thoroughly as this campaign's most commanding performer, Donald J.
  • Powerball jackpot winners step forward to claim $1.6 billion prize

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    If someone matches all the winning numbers, the jackpot would be paid in annual payments over 29 years, or the victor could opt for a pre-tax lump-sum payment of $930 million. Robinson said he and his wife were excited about their winnings but were "a little scared" about their future. If no winning tickets had been sold on Wednesday the jackpot would have rolled over again, pushing the annuitized prize to an estimated $2 billion, with a cash value of $1.24 billion.
  • Two Killed In Florida Tornado

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    Conditions were expected to improve during the day on Sunday. The storms caused power blackouts in the Morningside area of Miami. Gov. Scott said he knew early on that things were going to be bad. As identified by Dave Bristow via USA Today , the man was named Steven Wilson and was pronounced dead at the scene, while his wife died at a local hospital.
  • Rumors abound but we still don't know identities of 3 Powerball winners

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    The couple sent copies of the ticket to NBC News, which has done a background check on them and worked to independently verify their ticket as the winner. Three people, overcoming odds of 1 in 292 million, have a claim to the record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot , lottery officials say. The headquarters are located in a large office building.
  • Hillary Clinton Attacks Bernie Sanders' Adopted Grandchildren

    Hillary Clinton Attacks Bernie Sanders' Adopted Grandchildren

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    Lester Holt, the " NBC Nightly News" anchor, is set as the main moderator of the debate, which is sponsored by NBC News and YouTube. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and former Maryland Gov. Meanwhile, during a Trump's appearance on the same show on Monday night, he told Fallon, "I'm winning against Hillary one on one - and I haven't even started on her yet".
  • Two adults dead, four children, their dad injured when tornado hit Duette

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    Bristow, in an email to USA TODAY , identified the victims as Steven Wilson, pronounced dead at the scene, and Kate Wilson, who died at a local hospital. About 30 minutes earlier, a tornado estimated at about 70 miles per hour knocked down numerous trees and signs damaged buildings near Highway 41 and Clark Road.
  • 'Debris' Found in Search for Missing 12 Marines Off Hawaii Coast

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    The Pennsylvania families of two men who are among a dozen Marines missing after two helicopters crashed off Hawaii said they are hoping the search and rescue effort will be successful. Shawn Campbell of College Station, Texas, said in a statement. The family of Capt. Kevin Roche, 30, praised rescuers for trying to find him and the other Marines aboard the helicopters.
  • Yoenis Cespedes could sign in the 'next few days'

    Yoenis Cespedes could sign in the 'next few days'

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    Cespedes has always been considered one of the top free agent outfielders, so it makes sense multiple teams have considered signing him of late. This helped the Astros more through the process of elimination, but also because they do have money to spend.
  • Tornado Destroys Mobile Home, 1 Dead

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    In the aftermath of the tornadoes, calmer but chilly weather has been moving into Central Florida, according to a Tampa Bay Tribune report . Two tornadoes that struck parts of central and southwestern Florida on Sunday killed two people and destroyed several homes.
  • Military aircraft collide in Hawaii

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    According to De la Cruz, the Marine Corps would not fly next of kin out until a body is recovered, but he fears semolina's body might not be found. The nonprofit helped to lift the financial burden from his shoulders so he can focus instead on hopefully receiving his son.
  • Sheriff: Ohio police officer found dead; suspect in custody

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    Officer Thomas Cottrell was found dead without his service weapon or cruiser just before midnight, according to the Knox County Sheriff's department. Shaffer's statement said authorities received a call at 11:20 p.m. Dispatchers then tried to contact the Danville officer on duty, but were unsuccessful. Investigators from the Knox County Sheriff's Office are now working to determine what led up to the shooting.
  • Bernie Sanders Lays Out His Plan for Sweeping Financial Reform

    Bernie Sanders Lays Out His Plan for Sweeping Financial Reform

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    He noted that "not one major Wall Street executive has been prosecuted for causing the near collapse of our entire economy" and that "will change under my administration". “To those on Wall Street who may be listening today, let me be very clear: Greed is not good,” said Sanders, in a reference to Oliver Stone’s 1980s film, “ Wall Street” .
  • Adams County marine missing after helicopter crash in Hawaii

    Adams County marine missing after helicopter crash in Hawaii

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    Two men from suburban Houston are among the dozen Marines missing off Hawaii in the crash of two helicopters. The Coast Guard says the high surf is just one challenge. "They use age and weight and sex and what they were wearing, along what gear they have on", Vittone said. His speech and debate teacher, Angie Richard, recalled him as very happy, always smiling and showing a confidence in public speaking unusual among high school kids.
  • Zika Virus: CDC Issues Travel Warning For Pregnant Women

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    For women who are trying to get pregnant, CDC recommends consulting with a healthcare provider before traveling to these areas. "We didn't feel we could wait". Earlier this week, a case of Zika virus was confirmed in a person who had recently traveled to Latin America. The Ministry of Health has advised the public that the best way to prevent infection is to minimize exposure to mosquito bites by taking preventive measures to reduce mosquito breeding.
  • Coast Guard looks for Marine helicopters after reported crash near Hawaii

    Coast Guard looks for Marine helicopters after reported crash near Hawaii

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    According to Marine Captain Timothy Irish, the wreckage was scattered over a two-mile area. The helicopters were from the Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadrom 463, part of the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing that is based in Kaneohe Bay. The family of one of 12 Marines missing after two helicopters crashed off Hawaii is thanking people for their prayers. "We're still looking for survivors and it was about six Marine per aircraft".
  • Here's What You Need to Know About Tonight's Democratic Debate

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    According to Fox News , a Bloomberg/Des Moines Register poll now has Clinton leading Sanders 42 to 40 percent. Sanders still has an uphill battle, especially after Iowa and New Hampshire. It's not surprising that Sanders is willing to hike payroll taxes to fund his  plan:  He's  proposed legislation  in Congress to do just that, and in an interview with  Time  earlier Sunday, he hinted that his latest proposal would include payroll tax increases.
  • Chicago releases video of police killing black teen

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    Protesters have been calling for the resignations of Emanuel and State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, who blocked release of the McDonald shooting video for a year. Chatman and his friends were allegedly involved in a carjacking before the shooting, but Odom and Clarke were not in the vehicle when Chatman was stopped.