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  • Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh'

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    Former House Speaker John Boehner called Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz "Lucifer in the flesh," in a withering interview at Stanford University published Thursday.

    In it, he repeated many of the same attacks he used last month while calli...

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    By Tom LoBianco and Deirdre Walsh CNN
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    Powder found in letter addressed to Trump

    The scene at Trump Tower in New York has been deemed safe after a letter addressed to Donald Trump contained a suspicious white powder, authorities said Thursday night.

    The white powder was determined as a primarily non-toxic substance at the scene, s...

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    N. Korea gives American 10 years hard labor

    North Korea sentenced a South Korean-born American citizen to 10 years of hard labor for subversion and espionage, a North Korean official told CNN.

    Kim Dong Chul is the second American that North Korea has given a hard labor sentence in the past two ...

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    Trump's new target: Sanders supporters

    With the Republican presidential nomination within his grasp, Donald Trump is courting an unlikely group of voters: Bernie Sanders supporters.

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    Who will be Kelly Ripa's next partner on 'Live'?

    Michael Strahan will co-host "Live with Kelly and Michael" for two more weeks, but Kelly Ripa and her viewers are already thinking about who's next.

    Who will succeed Strahan? It is one of the most coveted jobs in television -- and the show's owner, AB...

  • Goff NFL Draft

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    NFL Draft: QBs go 1-2, five Buckeyes in 1st round

    CHICAGO -- The Los Angeles Rams selected Cal quarterback Jared Goff with the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft on Thursday night at Auditorium Theater. Goff, 21, will remain in his home state to play for the Rams.

  • Jared Goff, Cal quarterback

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    Rams take Jared Goff as NFL's No. 1 draft pick

    The Los Angeles Rams drafted University of California quarterback Jared Goff with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday night.


    Man in animal suit shot outside Baltimore TV station

    He wore either a hedgehog or panda onesie. The fake explosives were fashioned from wires and chocolate bars wrapped in foil, police said. His face was hidden behind sunglasses and a surgical-type mask.

    It's unclear what possessed the 25-year-old man ...

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    Protesters take to streets after Trump rally in California

    Scores of protesters took to the streets Thursday night outside a Donald Trump campaign event here, drawing out police officers in riot and tactical gear and on horseback who sought to disperse the crowd.

    The crowd gathered in the streets outside the ...

  • Delta airlines planes

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    Delta buys 75 new Bombardier jets

    In a huge victory for Bombardier, Delta Air Lines said Thursday it will buy at least 75 of the Canadian aircraft maker's new CS100 airliners.

  • John Roos Mugshot

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    Oregon man accused of threatening president

    An Oregon man has been arrested after officials said he made online comments threatening President Obama.

    The Associated Press reports that Medford, Oregon, police and FBI agents arrested John Martin Roos, 61, of Medford on Thursday.

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    Court: Oral sex not rape if victim is intoxicated, unconscious

    An Oklahoma court has upheld a ruling not to bring charges of forcible sodomy against a defendant because the victim was drunk at the time.

    The ruling relates to a 2014 case, where a 16-year-old girl said she was sexually assaulted by a schoolmate af...

  • North Korea nuclear test

    North Korea launches missile; test fails

    North Korea fired two midrange Musudan missiles Thursday, but both appear to have failed, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said.

    The first was fired about 6:10 a.m. local time (5:40 p.m. Wednesday ET).

    The military cannot confirm exactly when...

  • American Idol

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    Company behind 'American Idol' files for bankruptcy

    The producer of "American Idol" has filed for bankruptcy less than a month after the show's final episode aired.

    Core Media Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday, saying it has not yet found a way to replace revenue earned from ...

  • Hawks Celtics playoffs

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    Hawks eliminate Celtics from NBA playoffs

    BOSTON -- It took nearly 60 years, but the Atlanta Hawks finally found a way to beat the Boston Celtics in the playoffs.

    Atlanta hadn't won a postseason series against Boston since 1958, the year they won their lone NBA title.

    The Hawks had also lost 10 straight playoff games in Boston dating back to 1988 entering Thursday, including ...

  • Apple campus

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    Apple employee found dead at HQ shot himself

    An Apple employee found dead at the company's Cupertino headquarters this week committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.

    The cause of death of the 25-year-old man was determined by a medical examiner, the Santa Clara Sheriff's Office said Thu...

  • Donald Trump in Wisconsin

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    Trump pressed on 'woman card,' foreign policy

    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday said Hillary Clinton would pose less of a challenge than most of his GOP rivals.

  • Mark Davis Raiders Owner

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    Oakland Raiders owner promises $500 million to Las Vegas stadium

    "The Raiders are undefeated in Las Vegas."

    That's what Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis joked about as he announced a pledge to put up $500 million toward a new stadium in Las Vegas.

  • Syed Rizwan Farook California Drivers License Photo

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    Family of San Bernardino shooter arrested

    Federal authorities have arrested three people in a criminal marriage fraud investigation linked to San Bernardino, California, terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook, the U.S. attorney's office said Thursday.

    Prosecutors said the trio, along with a former frie...

  • Cops stuck in elevator

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    What's 12 cops stuck in an elevator? Internet gold

    When the brothers in blue need rescuing, who do they call? The fire department, of course.

    A dozen police officers were trapped in a stalled elevator inside a Kansas City, Missouri, police academy on Wednesday. The academy staff reached out to the Ka...

  • Laremy Tunsil draft night

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    Top-rated Tunsil tumbles after video of apparent bong hit

    Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil tumbled to the Miami Dolphins with 13th overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.

  • Kasich and Cruz

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    Cruz on Kasich bond: 'There is no alliance'

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Thursday downplayed the idea of an alliance between himself and Ohio Gov. John Kasich to prevent Republican front-runner Donald Trump from locking up the nomination.

    "I recognize that the media is all eager to talk about an alli...

  • Animal preserve tiger


    Zoo releases timeline of tiger attack

    Palm Beach Zoo officials on Thursday released a timeline of a tiger's fatal attack on a zookeeper and defended the decision to tranquilize the animal, rather than shoot to kill.

  • Cardell Hayes

    Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office

    Will Smith killing: Cardell Hayes indicted

    One minute Cardell Hayes was listening to a witness testify on his behalf. The next he was standing in disbelief, listening to second-degree murder and three other felony charges against him.

    The defendant, dressed in an orange jail jumpsuit, turned ...

  • Robert Bentley Ala

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    Lawmaker gets impeachment signatures against Ala. gov.

    An Alabama lawmaker said Thursday he has collected enough signatures to initiate the impeachment process against Gov. Robert Bentley.


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