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Early vote turnout for the minority party has surpassed GOP totals - and even bested their 2016 numbers. Such a high number of Democratic candidates means there are some crowded primaries ― four districts have seven running ― which has led to a bit of intra-party fighting.
  • Arkansas legislative panel advances $5.6B budget plan

    Arkansas legislative panel advances $5.6B budget plan

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    Arkansas officials said they need the work requirement because without it many enrollees won't seek out work or job training. But Verma made a decision to personally approve the Arkansas waiver on Monday and flew to Little Rock, Ark., to make the announcement with Republican Gov.
  • Trump's meeting with video game executives is actually happening

    Trump's meeting with video game executives is actually happening

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    Entertainment, and Ubisoft, among others. During a recent meeting at the White House about school safety, Trump said , "We have to do something about maybe what they're seeing and how they're seeing it". "Video games are plainly not the issue: entertainment is distributed and consumed globally, but the U.S. has an exponentially higher level of gun violence than any other nation", an ESA spokesman said in a statement .
  • Justice Department sues California over 'sanctuary' laws

    Justice Department sues California over 'sanctuary' laws

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    Sessions is expected to speak at 8:05 a.m. Wednesday at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel in downtown Sacramento. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is traveling to California to make a major announcement about sanctuary policies that limit local and state cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
  • Metter Middle School student arrested, charged with terroristic threats

    Metter Middle School student arrested, charged with terroristic threats

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    He is charged with several felony counts of terroristic threats. As a result of the investigation, police and school officials made the decision to release students for the day at about 11:45 a.m., officials said. Police identified the source of the threat and have determined the building, students and staff are safe. Vista Del Lago High School was on precautionary, temporary lockdown Monday after a threat was sent through a text message by 18-year-old student Ryan Bernal.
  • Diamondbacks bringing back bullpen golf cart

    Diamondbacks bringing back bullpen golf cart

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    The Diamondbacks have sold a sponsorship to a courier service called OnTrac, which will have its logo plastered on the bullpen vehicle. Bullpen cars were used to bring relief pitchers into the game from the bullpen to the pitcher's mound.
  • South Korean governor quits after rape accusation

    South Korean governor quits after rape accusation

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    The stunning fall of Ahn Hee-jung - who came second to Moon Jae-in in the contest to select the Democratic Party's presidential candidate previous year - makes him the most prominent figure to face abuse allegations in a swirling #MeToo movement in what is still a male-dominated society.
  • Paul Ryan Splits With Trump Over Tariffs

    Paul Ryan Splits With Trump Over Tariffs

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    But if I do make a deal which is fair to the workers and to the American people, that would be, I would imagine, one of the points that we'll negotiate. To the editor: President Donald Trump recently announced his plan to start a trade war, claiming that "trade wars are good and easy to win". They also note that the move would hit key allies such as Canada hardest, rather than having a direct impact on global dumping of steel and aluminium by China .
  • Stream Sade's 'A Wrinkle in Time' Song

    Stream Sade's 'A Wrinkle in Time' Song "Flower of the Universe"

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    As previously reported , the director Ava DuVernay personally requested a new song from Sade for the soundtrack of A Wrinkle In Time , her forthcoming Disney sci-fi epic, based on Madeleine L'Engle's kids' literary staple. The No I.D. -produced track will nurture your soul as Sade croons about an unconditional love more powerful than any element on the planet. "A goddess.