• Chicago only major US city to lose population from 2015 to 2016
Chicago only major US city to lose population from 2015 to 2016

New York State, like other Northeastern states, is continuing to lose population to other parts of the nation, an out-migration that has increased as the economy has improved, experts have said. Round Lake Beach, Zion, Gurnee and Antioch are also decreasing in population. And thanks to business growth, Blake said they were actually able to cut taxe...

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  • Rain, thunderstorms in St. Lawrence County forecast through Friday
Rain, thunderstorms in St. Lawrence County forecast through Friday

Showers and storms are likely this afternoon and evening. Highs stay in the mid 60s with very little, if any, sunshine. Metro-east residents should prepare for afternoon showers and a high around 65 degrees on Wednesday . A shower or two, even a thunderstorm will be possible. Sunday night - Partly cloudy with a low in the low 50s. AccuWeat...

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  • First Warning Forecast: Soggy stretch ahead, grab the rain gear!
First Warning Forecast: Soggy stretch ahead, grab the rain gear!

Showers and a few thunderstorms brought between one-third and one-half inch of rain to the area, adding to a very soggy spring with rainfall running more than 4 inches above normal since March 1. After 3pm, the rest of the day should be mainly dry. The unsettled weather will shift east and high pressure will build into New England from southern C...

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  • Missing Chicago-Area Hiker Found After Search in Montana, Family Says
Missing Chicago-Area Hiker Found After Search in Montana, Family Says

Madeline said she became lost after she stopped to swim and hydrate at a lake. By the first night she knew something was wrong. Connelly said when she realized she was lost she figured she was on the loop of a trail and if she continued walking she would get back to where she had been.

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  • Chelsea Manning set for release next week
Chelsea Manning set for release next week

Manning, an Army private and intelligence analyst whose release of classified materials to the website WikiLeaks sparked a worldwide debate over the status of whistle-blowers and transparency in the military, had most of her 35-year prison sentence commuted in January by President Obama.

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  • Phoenix Police Name Suspect In 'Serial Street Shooter' Case
Phoenix Police Name Suspect In 'Serial Street Shooter' Case

Saucedo only knew Romero, who was the first victim in the shooting spree, and police said they don't know what motivated the killings. Police were led to Saucedo by tips from the community and they said they will be giving out the $75,000 reward they offered for information in the case.

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  • Roy Oliver: Full Story & Must-See Details On Police Officer
Roy Oliver: Full Story & Must-See Details On Police Officer

Oliver, who joined the police force in 2011, fatally shot Edwards as he was sitting in the passenger seat of a moving vehicle on Saturday night. The teens were leaving a house party to which officers had been summoned to investigate possible underage drinking .

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  • Joey Logano's Richmond win won't count towards NASCAR playoffs after penalty
Joey Logano's Richmond win won't count towards NASCAR playoffs after penalty

However, despite the penalty, Logano is still the official victor of the Richmond race. NASCAR began policing the maneuver and penalizing practice times of teams for attempting to swerve immediately after a race. Additional penalties are a $50,000 fine and two-race suspension for crew chief Todd Gordon, and the loss of 25 driver points and 25 own...

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  • Severe Storms Possible For Thursday's Afternoon Rush Hour
Severe Storms Possible For Thursday's Afternoon Rush Hour

NWS meteorologists are touring the U.P.to detail signs of approaching severe weather, how to relay that back to the station and explain safety precautions when capturing the moment. The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center has Ohio County under an Enhanced Risk for severe weather Friday night. A cold front is expected to move into E...

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  • Obama criticised for '$400000 Wall Street speech'
Obama criticised for '$400000 Wall Street speech'

Barack Obama has come under fire for reportedly accepting a $400,000 (£310,000) invitation from a Wall Street Bank to speak at an upcoming event. Writing on vox.com, a liberal writer, Mathew Yglesias, said if Obama goes ahead with the paid speech, " it will undermine everything he believes in ".

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  • Pats face Chiefs in National Football League season kickoff
Pats face Chiefs in National Football League season kickoff

New England will host the Houston Texans on Sun., Sept 24, the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday Night Football on October 22, and travel to face the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sun., Dec. Don't expect the Patriots and Falcons to do the same this year. Given its relatively late position on the schedule, this game could carry significant playoff implications.

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  • Trump Signs 'Buy American And Hire American' Executive Order
Trump Signs 'Buy American And Hire American' Executive Order

Speaking ahead of signing the order at the Kenosha, Wisconsin headquarters of tool maker Snap-on Inc., Trump claimed that no administration has accomplished more in the first 90 days on military, on the border, on trade, on regulation, on law enforcement and on government reform, than his.

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  • CB Butler signs tender with Patriots
CB Butler signs tender with Patriots

Signing Butler does a few things for the Patriots, but most notably, it officially makes the 27-year-old tradable. Butler was named to the Pro Bowl following the 2015 season. A deal for Malcolm Butler could be reached, which would allow the team to move up. The one time over the past three years the final pick of round one wasn't traded, it was h...

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  • Shooter murdered 3 while shouting Allahu Akhbar in racially motivated hate crime
Shooter murdered 3 while shouting Allahu Akhbar in racially motivated hate crime

Family members identified the second victim as 37-year-old Mark Gassett. Francine Williams, mother of security guard Carl Williams, 25, described her son as a kind and giving person who had recently gotten engaged. From there, Dyer said, he watched police investigate his crime scene. It's one of many new details suspect Kori Ali Muhammad reveal...

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  • Will free college offer catch fire? NY details raise doubts
Will free college offer catch fire? NY details raise doubts

Gina Raimondo is pushing to make two years of public college free for residents, regardless of income. The crude income limit includes a sharp cutoff: if your gross income exceeds $125,000 by even a dollar, you are ineligible. That is a very bad idea. This is a power move by NY and will provide greater educational opportunities to a wider ran...

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  • United Airlines to refund fares to all Flight 3411 passengers
United Airlines to refund fares to all Flight 3411 passengers

The others complied. After Dao refused, airport security officers yanked him out of his seat and dragged him off the plane. One security officer involved has reportedly been placed on leave . United officials said they've already reached out to Dao following the incident, though no reports have surfaced regarding their efforts to get in touch wi...

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  • Wisconsin governor cancels Easter egg hunt due to manhunt
Wisconsin governor cancels Easter egg hunt due to manhunt

More than 150 officers from local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are searching for him. "We had some clues going into this and that is why we're investigating, in hopes of stopping what could be a mass casualty event". Law enforcement did not release that exerpt and will not do so due to the ongoing investigation. They have warned th...

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  • Tar Heels take title over Gonzaga in ugly game
Tar Heels take title over Gonzaga in ugly game

Hicks found himself with the ball and North Carolina draining clock holding a one-point lead over Gonzaga and less than 30 seconds remaining. The Tar Heels (33-7) followed a terrible-shooting night in the semifinal with an equally ice-cold performance in the final - going 4 for 27 from 3-point land and 26 for 73 overall.

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  • Wisconsin dairy farmers shut out of Canadian market
Wisconsin dairy farmers shut out of Canadian market

As Mike Buwalda loaded his trailer with milk from the Roskopf family farm Thursday, he openly anxious about how Grassland's decision could impact the entire community. Greenwood-based Grassland Dairy is reducing the number of Wisconsin dairy farms it purchases milk from as a result of new trade regulations that prevent the company from exporting co...

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  • Nunes, Comey clash on whether FBI chief invited to House Russia investigation
Nunes, Comey clash on whether FBI chief invited to House Russia investigation

Rep. Adam Schiff is concerned about the timing of an article that claims to reveal who Devin Nunes's intelligence sources were with a letter from the White House inviting ranking members to view those intelligence documents. Flynn, the former national security adviser. We can perhaps expect Nunes to quibble with the definition of a "White House s...

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  • DNC Asks Entire Staff to Resign
DNC Asks Entire Staff to Resign

Shortly after former Labor Secretary Tom Perez became the party's chair in late February, the DNC requested resignation letters to be dated April 15, giving Perez the ability - should he choose - to launch a large-scale reorganization. "We've lost 900 legislative seats in the last 8 or 9 years". Bernie Sanders, for the party chairmanship. NBC New...

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  • Dustin Johnson's quest for WGC grand slam continues in Match Play
Dustin Johnson's quest for WGC grand slam continues in Match Play

Winners in the semis will square off in the championship match on Sunday afternoon while the losers will contest the third-place match. "Obviously, representing Spain, we want as many Spaniards to make it as far as possible", Rahm said. "My expectations are usually really high", Rahm said. It took him just four tournaments to earn his PGA tour car...

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  • Appeals court sets hearing in travel ban case
Appeals court sets hearing in travel ban case

US District Judge Anthony Trenga, in a 32-page opinion, found that the plaintiffs in the case - Linda Sarsour v. Donald Trump - were not likely to succeed in their challenge to the March 6 executive order barring travel from six Muslim-majority countries for 90 days and temporarily halting the refugee program.

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  • Murray will oppose, join filibuster against Gorsuch Supreme Court nomination
Murray will oppose, join filibuster against Gorsuch Supreme Court nomination

There are 52 Republicans in the Senate. Schumer said Gorsuch failed to convince him he would be "an independent check on a president who has shown nearly no restraint from executive overreach" or that he would be a neutral justice "free from the biases of politics and ideology".

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  • US's Tillerson to visit Turkey before North Atlantic Treaty Organisation talks
US's Tillerson to visit Turkey before North Atlantic Treaty Organisation talks

President Trump promised on the campaign trail to establish "extreme vetting", on people entering the USA, and this measure appears to be a step towards that pledge. "All visa decisions are national security decisions". "Consular officers should not hesitate to refuse any case presenting security concerns", Tillerson wrote in the cable.

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  • Special prosecutor: 'I won't make any pronouncements' about Loyd case
Special prosecutor: 'I won't make any pronouncements' about Loyd case

After Ayala refused, Scott has reassigned it to State Attorney Brad King. But the law does allow a governor to reassign a particular case for "good and sufficient" reasons. The law enforcement community was quick to slam Ayala and praise Scott's decision to remove her from Loyd's case. Prominent members of law enforcement in the Orlando community...

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  • ESPN Host Picks South Dakota State to Upset Gonzaga
ESPN Host Picks South Dakota State to Upset Gonzaga

Jordan Mathews led Gonzaga with 16 points while Przemek Karnowski , Josh Perkins , and Zach Collins each scored 10. Gonzaga shot 31 percent from the field in the first half . That 23 point average deficit is also the spread for this game . Plus, who doesn't want to see Motley go against Semi Ojeleye? In eight games that they failed to s...

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  • United States attorney for Southern District of New York Preet Bharara fired
United States attorney for Southern District of New York Preet Bharara fired

Relations have been warming to, uh, unusual levels between Trump and Fox's Rupert Murdoch, who Sherman previously reported is said to speak with Trump at least three times a week; Fox News has eagerly risen to the task of state propaganda outlet.

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  • Trump's Sending 2500 More Troops To Support ISIS War
Trump's Sending 2500 More Troops To Support ISIS War

On March 6, Pentagon officials confirmed that USA -backed militia in Syria had taken control of a key route out of Raqqa , dealing an important setback to ISIS. More American troops were needed to break the stalemate between the Afghan government and the Taliban, he explained. The Marine mission has similarities to an operation the Marine Corps ...

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  • Crews fight fires in Texas, Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma
Crews fight fires in Texas, Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma

Numerous grass fires grew rapidly on Monday due to dry weather and parched prairie land in the Texas Panhandle, north and western Oklahoma and southern Kansas . The Kansas Highway Patrol says 39-year-old Corey Holt, of Oklahoma City, jackknifed Monday while trying to back up his tractor-trailer on highway 34 in Clark County because of poor...

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  • Cummings, Trump to discuss lowering prescription drug prices
Cummings, Trump to discuss lowering prescription drug prices

Cummings said, however, he also used his visit to address issues he feels are important to African Americans. A meeting with top pharma executives in late January appeared to focus more on bringing manufacturing and jobs back to the USA, and lowering regulations than it did direct price negotiation - although Trump did say drug prices have been "...

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  • Unruly passenger causes Hawaiian Airlines flight lock-down and diversion
Unruly passenger causes Hawaiian Airlines flight lock-down and diversion

A flight attendant announced to passengers that the plane had to divert "due to operational reasons" and that law enforcement officers would be boarding the plane upon landing at LAX. Two uniformed airport officers escorted the passenger off the plan at 10:46 am. He was not arrested. The passenger was not a threat, Pedregon said, joking that ther...

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  • Daycare worker charged after security camera captures her shoving child down steps
Daycare worker charged after security camera captures her shoving child down steps

The incident happened at Childcare of the Future, on the 700 block of Secane Avenue in Primos at around 5:15 p.m. on Friday, March 3. The incident occurred half an hour after the Delaware County centre's security cameras were installed, ABC 6 reports.

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  • Supreme Court Avoids Ruling On Gavin Grimm's Case Regarding Transgender Rights
Supreme Court Avoids Ruling On Gavin Grimm's Case Regarding Transgender Rights

As CNN notes , this is a significant move: In sending the case back, the Supreme Court is letting the lower courts determine if discrimination based on gender identity equates to discrimination based on sex-and how the federal law should apply .

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  • Fast Processing of H-1B Visas Suspended
Fast Processing of H-1B Visas Suspended

The statement read that USCIS wants to process the pending cases that are nearing the 240 day mark, on priority. According to the USCIS, this temporary suspension will help it reduce the overall H-1B processing times. While no new law or executive order has been passed yet, experts nearly unanimously agree that the H-1B visa programme will most...

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