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Foreign women are not expected to wear headscarves, but the move contradicted President Donald Trump's old criticism of former First Lady Michelle Obama for making a similar decision. "I didn't know that Melania was going to be saying the Lord's Prayer, but I thought that was attractive, thank you". It was confirmed by her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, on May 24, hours after Pope Francis blessed a rosary for her at the Vatican, reports the Daily Mail .
  • Police May Have Arrested A 23-Year-Old Serial Killer

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    The suspect has now been held responsible for the deaths of eight other people , whom he killed between January and July 2016 in a predominantly Latino neighbourhood of Phoenix . Saucedo told authorities he had changed his appearance and stopped driving his BMW after the police released descriptions of him and the auto last summer, Howard said.
  • Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

    Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

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    She described him son as a noble person who studied and worked hard and was loved by everyone he knew. She said he was never a trouble-maker and preferred playing basketball with friends over partying. The gunman who terrorized Phoenix a year ago with a series of seemingly random shootings - killing nine people in four months - is behind bars, police said Monday.
  • EPA's Pruitt recuses himself from environmental lawsuits

    EPA's Pruitt recuses himself from environmental lawsuits

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    Swackhamer said the affected board members' terms expired April 30. He added that he was at the end of his first three-year term with the Board of Scientific Counselors, but that he had "never heard of any circumstance where someone didn't serve two, consecutive terms".
  • Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat

    Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat

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    There are races where it may not know if a auto in second or third place is illegal, even if it passes cursory at-track inspection. Paul Wolfe, the crew chief for Logano's teammate Brad Keselowski, is serving the second race of a three-race suspension given for a Phoenix violation.
  • Police say Chicago officers shot and wounded were targeted

    Police say Chicago officers shot and wounded were targeted

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    They not only survived, but have both been released from the hospital. The officers were conducting a follow-up investigation to a previous incident, when two vehicles pulled up alongside them and opened fire Tuesday evening in the high-crime Back of the Yards neighborhood.
  • Severe storms packing hail, tornadoes possible in region

    Severe storms packing hail, tornadoes possible in region

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    Large hail will be a major concern with the initial storms and any isolated storms, but damaging winds will become the main threat if the storms organize into a line. This activity will shift east Saturday night into Sunday morning, and will bring with it a threat of heavy rain and severe storms. The active weather pattern will persist beyond tonight, giving everyone on and off chance of showers and storms through the work week into the weekend, according to the weather service.
  • Barack Obama criticised for '$400000 Wall Street speech fee'

    Barack Obama criticised for '$400000 Wall Street speech fee'

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    It's also double what Hillary Clinton previously commanded on the speech circuit. Barack Obama once told CBS's "60 Minutes" that he didn't "run for office to be helping out a bunch of fat cat bankers on Wall Street". After long stints in public office, speaking engagements are a common way for people to drum up some extra income although it often leads to intense public scrutiny and criticism.
  • Sonny Perdue confirmed to lead Department of Agriculture

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    Uniquely qualified as a former farmer, agribusinessman, veterinarian, state legislator, and governor of Georgia, he became the 31st United States Secretary of Agriculture on April 25, 2017. USA farmers rely on existing export markets for much of their livelihood, and they deserve access to new markets wherever it makes sense. All this comes as Trump tries to crack down on illegal immigration to the USA, an issue that could leave many farms short-staffed due to their reliance on foreign - ...
  • Canadian minister looking forward to Trump trade talks

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    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Dairy farms in Wisconsin and other states could be forced out of business as early as May because of a trade dispute that's halted the export of their milk to Canada. The only change has been Canada's deliberate pricing policy decision - starting a year ago in Ontario and spreading more recently to other provinces - to create a national ingredients strategy to undercut competition from the United States.
  • Pats face Chiefs in National Football League season kickoff

    Pats face Chiefs in National Football League season kickoff

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    On Oct. 2, the Chiefs host the Washington Redskins on Monday Night Football, the first of two Monday Night contests. Cancel all your plans Thursday night. The Falcons ran away with a blowout victory in last season's NFC championship game. The Browns, on the other hand, are scheduled to kick off all but one of their games at 1 p.m.
  • Trump targets foreign worker visa scheme

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    On Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order that directed federal agencies to implement a "Buy American, Hire American" strategy. Many go to technology companies, which argue that the U.S. Trump will sign the order in Wisconsin, a state he won last November with an appeal to blue-collar workers and a promise to revive manufacturing jobs.
  • Patriots CB Butler still in play for Saints

    Patriots CB Butler still in play for Saints

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    This year's draft class is one of the deepest in years, so of course, Belichick has gone against conventional wisdom and been willing to include picks in multiple trades. It appears Jimmy Garoppolo will be staying in New England. Although none fall in the first two rounds, New England will have some flexibility in the middle rounds.
  • Fresno police say gunman targeted white men, killing 3

    Fresno police say gunman targeted white men, killing 3

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    Muhammad cut off his braids and shaved his face, significantly changing his appearance, after Fresno police put out a news release about that killing . Before surrendering to police, Zori Muhammad allegedly shouted " Allahu akbar " - "God is greater" in Arabic - and expressed hatred toward white people and the government, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said.
  • Penny Park is site of Easter Egg Hunt

    Penny Park is site of Easter Egg Hunt

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    The event is hosted by the Carmel Host Lions Club and costs $5 for children 12 and under, $8 for adults, $23 for a family of four and $5 for Bunnyland passports. The egg hunts will be moved inside if it rains. Cultural Trail Easter Egg Hunt at 3 locations on Cultural Trail downtown, starts at 10 a.m. Free, parking is $4 per vehicle.
  • Photos, videos and reports from the Tar Heels' season

    Photos, videos and reports from the Tar Heels' season

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    The Zags reached the big stage with the best team in Mark Few's 18 seasons, a mix of established players, talented transfers and a sterling recruiting class. But perhaps the most famous Tar Heel of them all, Michael Jordan, was a surprising no-show. Their offense only fired correctly in spurts, most of those in the first half.
  • Trump aide urges defeat of MI member of Freedom Caucus

    Trump aide urges defeat of MI member of Freedom Caucus

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    Those moderates met with Vice President Mike Pence, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden. "When you look at the document, when you look at the legislation, it doesn't repeal Obamacare". "Yeah, I don't lose". The White House said in a statement that the tweet did not violate federal law "as it clearly comes from his personal account and not his official White House account".
  • Trade deal hurts Wisconsin dairy farmers

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    He concluded, "We are at a critical turning point in the USA dairy industry". Some dairy producers in Wisconsin are looking for buyers after one of the state's processors announced it's reducing intake from dairy farmers. This call for research into alternative milk uses comes as universities face funding challenges and messages from the governor to focus as much on the classroom as research, but Tranel says the researchers could use funding from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, new ...
  • Trump aide urges defeat of Michigan member of Freedom Caucus

    Trump aide urges defeat of Michigan member of Freedom Caucus

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    Justin Amash (R-MI), another member of the caucus, a "big liability" and urged a primary challenger to unseat him during midterms. A top adviser to President Donald Trump on Saturday urged the defeat of a MI congressman and member of a conservative group of U.S.
  • White House invites Congress investigation leaders to view documents

    White House invites Congress investigation leaders to view documents

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    Adam Schiff, but Schiff refused to sign the invite, saying he wanted to hold the public hearing they agreed on, according to sources familiar with the matter. Times reporter Maggie Haberman, who co-authored the story, tweeted that Ellis showed the information to Nunes while Cohen-Watnick had seen it in "another context".
  • Dell Technologies Match Play: Friday's hole of the day

    Dell Technologies Match Play: Friday's hole of the day

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    Now, he's playing the best golf of his life on an even bigger stage. "He's got that thing about him that's going to make him a big-time victor out here, and hopefully I can hang with him". "Emiliano and I were just like, 'What do we do?' Walking up 18, we could have just called it a half and not even bothered", McIlroy said. Rahm plays in a flamboyant manner which has typified Spanish golf for so long.