• April Begins With Threat of Severe Thunderstorms Across the South
April Begins With Threat of Severe Thunderstorms Across the South

All types of severe weather are possible: damaging winds, tornadoes, large hail and heavy rain capable of flooding. The overall severe threat is going to be dependent on a few variables, but is generally on the lower end to middle of the road.

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  • Here is the shot that ended UConn's 111-game winning streak
Here is the shot that ended UConn's 111-game winning streak

Mississippi State's Morgan Williams, the shortest player on the floor, popped in the lane, lost her defender and dropped a shot in the basket as time ran out to give the Bulldogs perhaps the greatest upset in NCAA history and perhaps also in the entire history of women's basketball.

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  • GOP to Try Again with Doomed Health Care Bill
GOP to Try Again with Doomed Health Care Bill

Riding the momentum against the repeal effort, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., sent a letter to the House Democratic Caucus Tuesday to solicit suggestions for how to improve Obamacare. We're never going to get anywhere by believing the "you can have it all" campaign promises meant to draw in our votes and our donations. Ryan decline...

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  • Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina
Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

The first night, they beat the Ducks by 11 in Greensboro , with Charlie Scott going for 34 points and 11 rebounds. " Luke Maye was sensational in making baskets for us, made the big pass down court to Justin for the lay-up", North Carolina head coach Roy Williams said.

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  • USA military launches probe into Mosul strike after civilian deaths reported
USA military launches probe into Mosul strike after civilian deaths reported

Iraq's military issued a statement saying that the March 17 deaths were caused by the Islamic State, which frequently booby traps entire buildings and regularly uses civilians as "human shields " to avoid coalition airstrikes. In a statement translated by Kurdish Rudaw media, the Iraqis claimed "a team of military experts", had come to the s...

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  • NCAA Tournament: Oregon Ducks Outshoot Kansas, Land In Final Four
NCAA Tournament: Oregon Ducks Outshoot Kansas, Land In Final Four

But the Ducks outscored Kansas 17-7 the rest of the half, including an 8-0 run to close the half, that featured a banked-in 3-pointer from Tyler Dorsey (27 points on 9-of-13 shooting) at the halftime buzzer that gave OR a 44-33 lead at the break.

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  • Wisconsin Badgers Take On the Surging Florida Gators
Wisconsin Badgers Take On the Surging Florida Gators

Wisconsin, which was terribly underseeded as a No. 8, had knocked off the NCAA Tournament's No. 1 overall seed in Villanova, but had no answer for Florida guard KeVaughn Allen, who was the best player on the floor. Well, it probably helps that Gard's team is playing Florida Friday night in the NCAA round of 16. That being said, Wisconsin's ex...

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  • Kansas looks to keep rolling in Elite Eight vs. Oregon
Kansas looks to keep rolling in Elite Eight vs. Oregon

The Boilermakers, meanwhile, shot only 31 percent from the field and turned the ball over seven times in the second half. Purdue had such a season in 2010 until things fell apart. "But they go so well together", Lucas said. Haas previously said he didn't plan to go through the National Basketball Association evaluations unless he was planning to ...

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  • Supreme Court pick Gorsuch would have 'no difficulty' ruling against Trump
Supreme Court pick Gorsuch would have 'no difficulty' ruling against Trump

Graham asked if Gorsuch had met Trump before their interview, and Gorsuch clarified the two had not met in person until that day. For Gorsuch's part, the second day of his hearing went more smoothly, as he declined to comment on hard topics Democrats pressed him on, including Trump's campaign promise to ban all Muslims from entering the...

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  • Ryan meets familiar foe in health-care fight: Conservatives
Ryan meets familiar foe in health-care fight: Conservatives

Although key House committees have signed off on the bill, the legislation faces sharp opposition, even within the Republican party. The confidence expressed by the vice president comes even though a number of members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus remain opposed to the bill.

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  • ICE puts local law enforcement agencies on blast in 'detainer' report
ICE puts local law enforcement agencies on blast in 'detainer' report

In one instance, on December 7, 2016, ICE requested that Weld officials hold an inmate. The jail does not hold inmates for ICE beyond their release dates. The 35-page Declined Detainer Outcome Report was released Monday. "In practice, we're not releasing people into the community they're interested in".

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  • Trump committed to providing health care to all: health secy
Trump committed to providing health care to all: health secy

They want individuals and small businesses to be able to join together in larger groups or insurance pools to pay lower premiums. He also says some changes have been made to the bill. But it's important to remember every one of these numbers is more than a balance-sheet tally, they are people's lives. Cassidy said the capped payment for Medicaid ...

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  • How Trump's budget cuts could affect Meals on Wheels, needy North Texans
How Trump's budget cuts could affect Meals on Wheels, needy North Texans

Harris has been delivering meals to seniors for over 30 years. "If you live alone and have no way to get to the store or get groceries, we provide that one meal a day". Glick took exception to the administration's assertion that these programs are not effective. The program has about 1,800 volunteers. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., said Friday he's ...

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  • House committee approves health care proposal
House committee approves health care proposal

The states could then decide whether to offer that to residents, to adopt another coverage plan, or to let the market cover everything. By AARP's estimate , a 64-year-old making $15,000 would pay $8,400 more for coverage under the Ryan bill.

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  • Syracuse, Texas-Arlington & More Teams Snubbed From 2017 March Madness
Syracuse, Texas-Arlington & More Teams Snubbed From 2017 March Madness

Believe it or not, that big-time upset has gone down in previous NCAA tournaments . The other East Region game in Buffalo is eighth-seeded Wisconsin (25-9) against No. United Kingdom has won 11 in a row and will need to keep defending the 3-point line well if it wants to navigate its way to a Final Four. " You don't have as much competition to ...

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  • Bears Have A Busy First Day In Free Agency
Bears Have A Busy First Day In Free Agency

Things in Chicago are pretty gloomy this morning as the Chicago Bears have struck out on many of their top free agent targets. And over the past three seasons, the Bears have gone 14-34 with Cutler under center (he only played in five games in 2016).

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  • WSU basketball looking for first Pac-12 Tourney win in 8 years
WSU basketball looking for first Pac-12 Tourney win in 8 years

The Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament starts tomorrow and according to TickPick , a secondary ticket marketplace, the basketball tournament based in Las Vegas is the cheapest among the six major tournaments. It's just the second time since the conference tournament returned in 2002 that ASU has beaten an opponent three times in one season and t...

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  • OH senators Brown, Portman share concerns if ACA is repealed
OH senators Brown, Portman share concerns if ACA is repealed

It will also phase out the federal insurance subsidies, replacing them with individual refundable tax credits to help users purchase healthcare. To allow states to help those with pre-existing conditions who would be sure to face higher premiums under this plan , the Republican proposal would set aside $100 billion over 10 years that states coul...

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  • Silly socks and green eggs: Lee students celebrate Dr. Seuss
Silly socks and green eggs: Lee students celebrate Dr. Seuss

In the afternoon, they took turns reading their favorite Dr. Seuss books to an audience of parents during the first in a series of "open mic" events Doup has planned. "I really like them", said Hannah who has a golden retriever. Many Dr. Seuss books have been adapted for television and film, including "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" and "Horton...

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  • Thompson leads call for ICE agents to shed 'police' jackets, vests
Thompson leads call for ICE agents to shed 'police' jackets, vests

Those sweeps haven't happened in years, Minor said . Perhaps most important, Kelly's memos authorize the border patrol chief to begin hiring up to 10,000 additional Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, and 5,000 more border patrol officers.

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  • Trump says he's open to 'compromise' immigration bill
Trump says he's open to 'compromise' immigration bill

Senate with bipartisan support". Sanders added that Trump is focused on making sure that immigration and border security policies focus on protecting Americans from crime and terrorism, but that he is interested in legislation as well. His words put a damper on dramatic media reports hours ahead of his address that he is open to granting amnesty ...

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  • Cloudy, 50-degree day likely in Lancaster County; thunderstorms possible midweek
Cloudy, 50-degree day likely in Lancaster County; thunderstorms possible midweek

The agency also said there was a "rope tornado" reported in LaSalle County. As the cold front moves east.on Wednesday we will see showers and storms across the area. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 51 by 9am. A thunderstorm is considered to reach severe limits if it has the ability to produce winds of 58 miles per hour or g...

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  • Trump seeks help of insurers to smooth Obamacare transition
Trump seeks help of insurers to smooth Obamacare transition

The governor's office didn't divulge their comments. While the Trump administration pledged cooperation with the states, some House Republicans are pushing to limit future federal funding to provide care for low-income people in exchange for giving states more flexibility to run their programs.

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  • Russian flags stamped with 'TRUMP' waved at CPAC and then confiscated
Russian flags stamped with 'TRUMP' waved at CPAC and then confiscated

TRUMP: So when you have practically no notes and no preparation and then you leave and everybody was thrilled, I said, I think I like this business. He opened his speech by making a joke about the media and the standing ovation he received as he came to the podium.

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  • Of course CPAC fawned over President Donald Trump. They helped create him
Of course CPAC fawned over President Donald Trump. They helped create him

The White House denied that Trump and his team pressured the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help the White House battle what it believes is erroneous reporting. Re: Is Trump right about the media after all? "I think there are multiple ways you can resist against Trump, and I think this is one way that's extremely effective".

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