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Chris Miller
May 08, 2017 - 2:03 pm
Senator Bill Cassidy is slated to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight, after the Louisiana Republican said any health care reform passed by Congress should pass what he called "the Kimmel test." Kimmel gave an emotional monologue during one of his shows last week about the birth of his son -- who...
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This undated photo provided by Massachusetts Eye and Ear shows Dr. Lina Bolanos, found dead with her fiancee Dr. Richard Field on Friday, May 5, 2017, by police at his condo in the Macallen Building in South Boston. Police said they believe the man suspected of their deaths knew them. (Garyfallia Pagonis/Massachusetts Eye and Ear via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 1:55 pm
BOSTON (AP) — One of two doctors found dead and bound inside their penthouse in a luxury condominium building had texted a friend that there was "a gunman in the house," prosecutors revealed Monday as the suspect in their slayings was arraigned from his hospital bed. Authorities said that friend...
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Jharrel Jerome, left, and Ashton Sanders, winners of the award for best kiss for "Moonlight", pose in the press room at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
May 08, 2017 - 1:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film hit "Beauty and the Beast" and Netflix newcomer "Stranger Things" were the night's big winners with two trophies apiece as MTV partied with its Movie & TV Awards show. For this, the 26th edition of what was formerly known as the MTV Movie Awards, TV was added to the mix...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing, Monday, May 8, 2017, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 08, 2017 - 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will name nearly a dozen federal judges as nominees for key posts Monday as President Donald Trump works to pack the nation's federal courts with more conservative voices. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that among the candidates are...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2014, file photo, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi attends WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars" party in New York. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation Monday, May 8, 2017, inspired by the former "Jersey Shore" star Polizzi that limits how much state universities can pay speakers. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 08, 2017 - 1:19 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday signed legislation inspired by former "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi that limits how much state universities can pay speakers. The new law puts a $10,000 cap on the amount of state money that can be spent on speakers, but...
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May 08, 2017 - 11:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A civil rights group asked a court Monday to force the U.S. government to divulge more information about a January raid in Yemen that resulted in the death of a U.S. Navy sailor and Yemeni civilians. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in Manhattan federal court,...
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U.S. Congressman Raul R. Labrador keeps a calm demeanor as he answers a question even with boos from the crowd at Lewis-Clark State College, Friday, May 5, 2017, in Lewiston, Idaho. (Kyle Mills/Lewiston Tribune via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 11:54 am
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador says his answer to a question on health care at a recent town hall in northern Idaho wasn't very elegant. Labrador has received criticism for his comment Friday that no one has died because they didn't have access to health care — a claim disputed by...
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May 08, 2017 - 11:49 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- San Antonio's police chief says the department will abandon a policy prohibiting officers in the nation's seventh-largest city from asking about a person's immigration status due to Texas' new law banning so-called sanctuary cities. Chief William McManus on Monday ripped...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 27, 2016 file photo, an advocate works in a cubicle at the National Domestic Violence Hotline center's new facility in Austin, Texas. On Monday, May 8, 2017, the nation’s most prominent domestic violence hotline said there has been a sharp increase in calls from abuse victims struggling with issues related to their immigration status. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
May 08, 2017 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's most prominent domestic violence hotline reports a sharp increase in calls from abuse victims struggling with issues related to their immigration status. The National Domestic Violence Hotline, established by Congress in 1996 and partly reliant on federal funding, says...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2014 file photo giant machines dig for brown coal at the open-cast mining Garzweiler in front of a smoking power plant near the city of Grevenbroich in western Germany. Despite uncertainties about whether the United States will remain committed to the Paris climate accord under President Donald Trump, diplomats convened talks in Bonn, Germany, Monday, May 8, 2017 on implementing the details of the global deal to combat global warming. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
May 08, 2017 - 10:51 am
BONN, Germany (AP) — Despite uncertainties about whether the United States will remain committed to the Paris climate accord under President Donald Trump, envoys convened talks Monday in Germany on implementing the details of the deal to combat global warming. During ten days of talks in the...
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