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Republicans more concerned by leaks than Trump team Russian ties: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Rank-and-file Republicans are more concerned about leaks to the media of conversations between Trump advisers and the Russian government than they are about the conversations themselves, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released Wednesday. The poll, conducted between Feb. 16 … Continue reading

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College Board tightens SAT exam security, but key risk remains

The New York-based College Board said the steps include reducing the number of times the test is given outside the United States and increasing the auditing of test centers. As Reuters reported last year, the College Board has failed to … Continue reading

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8-Year-Old Boy's Parents Charged After He Overdoses on Heroin

The boy is now with family members. Original story here.

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Police release audio of suspect in Indiana girls' deaths

DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — A teenage girl turned her cellphone on and recorded a man saying "down the hill" before she and a friend were killed along a northern Indiana hiking trail last week, authorities said Wednesday. Original story here.

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Caretaker performed sexy dance on 100-year-old with dementia

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A caretaker at an assisted living center who police say was filmed performing a sexually provocative dance on a 100-year-old resident was doing it as a prank and trying to make the man feel good, her … Continue reading

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Trump to unveil first budget 'mid-March'

US President Donald Trump in mid-March will unveil his first government budget, a keystone statement of his priorities for the coming years, the White House said Wednesday. The nearly four trillion dollar annual federal budget is a declaration of intent … Continue reading

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Deputy Responds To Girl, 19, Who Stole His Bike to Get Home Safely: 'It Had to be Scary For Her'

A young woman who identified herself as "M" explained she had a 16-mile journey home, and was stranded "because of drunk boys, a dead phone and no money." Original story here.

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Apple 'spaceship' headquarters readies for boarding

Apple on Wednesday announced that workers will start boarding its futuristic new “spaceship” campus in Silicon Valley in April, fulfilling a vision set out by late founder Steve Jobs. The process of moving more than 12,000 people to a new … Continue reading

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UN concerned over new West Bank demolition plans

The United Nations raised concerns Wednesday over newly announced demolition plans in a Palestinian Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that threaten dozens of buildings including a primary school. Israeli officials have over the past week issued dozens of … Continue reading

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U.S.-backed offensive pounds Islamic State in western Mosul as civilians flee

A few hundred civilians have fled their homes in the outskirts of western Mosul, the first reported displacement since a U.S.-backed offensive on the jihadists’ remaining stronghold there began at the weekend. A Reuters correspondent saw about 200 women and … Continue reading

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Supreme Court rules for disabled child and her dog in lawsuit case

A unanimous Supreme Court said on Wednesday that the parents of a girl born with cerebral palsy can sue for damages after public school officials barred her service dog from her classroom. Original story here.

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Trump team to change transgender policy

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s Supreme Court correspondent, explains the Trump administration’s policy change about transgendered students and how courts play an important role in the issue. Original story here.

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New leaked photo shows Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ side by side

No, there's pretty much nothing that can stop the Galaxy S8 leaks at this point. In fact at this rate, there will probably be no secrets left for Samsung to surprise us with when it takes the stage in New York … Continue reading

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Texas to feral pigs: It's time for the 'hog apocalypse' to begin

Texas has a new plan for its 2.5 million feral hogs: total annihilation.  Sid Miller, the state's agriculture commissioner, just approved a pesticide — called "Kaput Feral Hog Lure" — for statewide use. "The 'hog apocalypse' may finally be on … Continue reading

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Woman Arrested After Doing Cartwheels During Field Sobriety Test: Cops

Bryelle Marshall, 23, was arrested and charged with battery, aggravated DWI, and for an expired license plate. Original story here.

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