• State begins new push to stop distracted driving
State begins new push to stop distracted driving

The goal is to change motorist behaviors and save lives, not just in the month of April, but year-round. Law enforcement agencies have been participating in April's Distracted Driving Awareness Month since 2014. The video equates distracted driving and our dependency on our phones as a digital addiction, often with deadly consequences. Assembly...

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  • White House officials offer change to health care bill
White House officials offer change to health care bill

Meadows told reporters on Monday that those with prohibitively high premiums would be able to access insurance through subsidized high-risk pools, but those pools were riddled with problems in the pre-ACA years, and conservatives have historically balked at the funding necessary to adequately subsidize patients in the pools.

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  • Homeower who killed showering intruder smiles in court appearance
Homeower who killed showering intruder smiles in court appearance

Mason County Sheriff's posted on Twitter on Saturday saying: 'Lots of reactions to the arrest . Fanning , who appeared at a bail hearing on Monday, told police that he found Rosa in the shower of his second home, which he uses for his online business selling knives, blowguns and paintball guns.

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  • United States will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary
United States will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

National Counter Proliferation Center. As just one example, when North Koreans first encounter ATMs they sometimes believe that there's a person inside the machine because the ATM "talks". Satellite images indicate Pyongyang is getting ready for its sixth nuclear test and has been testing ballistic missiles with an eye toward mounting a nuclear war...

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  • Jewish White House official named as source in Trump-Russia investigation
Jewish White House official named as source in Trump-Russia investigation

The White House refused to say on Thursday whether it gave the top Republican on the House intelligence committee access to highly classified materials. He said the chairmen and ranking members of the intelligence committees had requested the information as part of their probe into Russia's influence in last year's presidential election.

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  • Storms, possible tornado today
Storms, possible tornado today

An active weather pattern has emerged this week across the country, and meteorologists will be tracking a whole series of storm systems as they move across the lower 48. More stormy weather is ahead for South Arkansas. Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Monday afternoon, especially for areas along and west of Interstate 65, according to ...

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  • Dustin Johnson's quest for WGC grand slam continues in Match Play
Dustin Johnson's quest for WGC grand slam continues in Match Play

I compete to win. "I haven't played 13 holes the way I played today maybe ever", said the 22-year-old from Barrika in northern Spanish Basque Country. We've all been there, lining up the ideal tee shot, practice swing looking good, visualising the ball landing in the middle of the fairway...only to see the ball veer off into the water or the bush...

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  • Marksville Trial: Derrick Stafford found guilty of manslaughter, attempted manslaughter
Marksville Trial: Derrick Stafford found guilty of manslaughter, attempted manslaughter

He will be sentenced on March 31, 2017. What Stafford didn't know when he riddled the vehicle with 14 bullets was that Few's autistic son, Jeremy Mardis, was inside. "As we have said all along, our goal in this case was to get justice for Jeremy Mardis, his family, and the people of Louisiana". During the trial Few said he heard no warnings fro...

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  • 'Active shooting' reported at Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas, security beefed up
'Active shooting' reported at Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas, security beefed up

First, the suspects couldn't start their vehicle in the hotel's parking garage and then they failed to carjack another driver, Lt. Carlos Hank told the paper. While there were previous reports of gunfire, cops now say no shots were fired. According to U.S. media outlets, unknown persons in pig masks opened fire in the Bellagio hotel in Las Veg...

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  • Rally In Springfield Against New Health Care Act
Rally In Springfield Against New Health Care Act

As House Republicans get ready to repeal parts of Obamacare on Thursday , local organizers in Orlando have planned a rally this morning against the GOP's replacement plan. If you're like the majority of Americans, you might be wondering how to protest the AHCA before the House votes on the bill on Thursday . If they vote yes on the AHCA , the ...

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  • Syrian Air Force Bombing Damascus
Syrian Air Force Bombing Damascus

Since then, the regime has been trying to break down rebel resistance in Damascus and reassert full control of the capital after six years of fighting. "The government and allied forces have retaken the initiative and are striking the groups that launched yesterday's assault", he told AFP news agency.

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  • Two Die In Dallas After 911 Centers Are Overwhelmed By 'Ghost Calls'
Two Die In Dallas After 911 Centers Are Overwhelmed By 'Ghost Calls'

In the case of a 6-month-old Dallas baby, the inability to reach emergency dispatchers resulted in a tragic fate. Mayor Mike Rawlings called situation was "very frustrating". "There is no evidence at this time connecting the child's death to the T-Mobile ghost call issue". During that time, emergency operators received a surge in calls, city ...

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  • McDonald's employee leaps through drive-thru window to save an off-duty cop
McDonald's employee leaps through drive-thru window to save an off-duty cop

The vehicle began moving forward and that's when Viloria sprung into action. Surveillance footage provided to Miami-based station WPLG showed the fast-acting employee, Pedro Viloria , jumping out of the Doral store's drive-thru window after a customer very slowly pulled away and ran into a median.

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  • Houston price war leads to a 78 cent gallon of gas
Houston price war leads to a 78 cent gallon of gas

The five states taking the largest increases were Utah (up 8 cents a gallon), OR (8 cents), Alaska (5 cents), Washington (5 cents) and Idaho (3 cents). That has been countered by increased production in the United States, he said. In Tacoma, Costco and several Arco stations were the lowest listed on the site at $2.63 a gallon.

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  • Turn clocks, test smoke alarms
Turn clocks, test smoke alarms

If you're smoke alarm is over 10 years old, it needs to be replaced. Two-thirds of home fire deaths result from homes without a smoke alarm . The Mesa Fire Department's Home Safety Education Program is dedicated to eliminating such avoidable threats.

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  • 3 dead in Gray County wildfires
3 dead in Gray County wildfires

One from smoke inhalation and the other two from severe burns. Authorities estimate more than 60,000 acres have been burned in a large range fire in the Oklahoma Panhandle. Oklahoma County fire departments organized a task force that was sent to northwest Oklahoma early Wednesday to help in the efforts, Barnes said.

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  • Hawaiian Airlines plane diverted over blanket row
Hawaiian Airlines plane diverted over blanket row

Unfortunately for passengers aboard a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Las Vegas Wednesday, a fellow passenger forced a diversion to Los Angeles all because he was unwilling to pay $12 for an in-flight blanket. "You know, if I was a passenger on board that plane I would have paid the $12 dollars for him", he chuckled. But one passenger, who was sa...

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  • Tributes paid to 97-year-old twins who died in freezing temperatures
Tributes paid to 97-year-old twins who died in freezing temperatures

A 97-year-old woman apparently slipped and fell while walking to her auto. John Haley said the women, who were healthy and active, were outside for about 11 hours before they were found. A neighbor found them Saturday morning. They were rushed to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence in critical condition, but died a short time later.

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  • Toddler dies after being left in hot auto in Florida, police say
Toddler dies after being left in hot auto in Florida, police say

The woman returned to the vehicle hours later, according to authorities. Sheriff's Office officials said Wednesday the case remained under investigation with the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner's Office and the Hillsborough State Attorney's Office.

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  • Trump skipping annual correspondents' dinner
Trump skipping annual correspondents' dinner

President Trump's recent attacks on the press have stirred more public debate about whether news outlets should show up to the dinner. "Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!", Trump wrote on Twitter. The White House Correspondents' Association is an organization of journalists whose job it is to cover the acting president. The fi...

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