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Angus King Blasts Confirmation of Scott Pruitt to Lead EPA

Despite an all-night protest by Senate Democrats, former Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt was confirmed on Friday to serve as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency , placing the stewardship of the nation's environmental health in the hands of a prominent climate-change skeptic and oil-industry ally who built his career, in part, on trying to destroy the agency he will now lead.

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Trent Richardson Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge After Alleged Incident

After interviewing both of them, officers determined the two had been arguing earlier while at the Walmart on John Hawkins Parkway. Officers were able to make contact with an adult male - later identified as Richardson - and an adult female who were involved in a domestic altercation, Rector said.

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Officer uses auto to push burning truck out of drive-through

Beckley Rd.as police pulled up. Other vehicles also were in the lane, blocking access, so Womack drove his auto over a grass median, pulled up behind the pickup and pushed it forward until it was in the parking lot away from the building.

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DACA Recipient Sues US Government After He Is Detained By Immigration Authorities

Ramirez came to the United States when he was 7 and submitted to two background checks by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to the petition , which says Ramirez has never been convicted of a crime. According to the New York Times , Ramirez and his lawyers have since filed a lawsuit against the federal government on the grounds that his detainment is unconstitutional, "unprecedented and unjustified".

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Meet The 2017 Grammy Award-Winning Hoosiers

It's nearly been a year since Joey Feek sadly passed away from cancer, but her memory lives on through the music she made with her husband as they were honored with a win at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday night (Feb. During a Tuesday morning visit to TODAY , the recent Grammy victor explained the simple reason for that: "I think it's because she's so present in my life".

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Jury finds Pedro Hernandez guilty in murder, kidnapping of Etan Patz

The case became a cautionary tale for parents, and Etan's picture was put on milk cartons as part of a nascent national movement to find missing children. During summation in this re-trial, Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi-Orbon played a montage of the defendant's many confessions to police, prosecutors and psychiatric experts since his arrest.