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Mitch McConnell to Support Trump, Says Likely Nominee Has 'Obligation' to Unite GOP

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will support the likely Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, the Kentucky senator said in a written statement Wednesday night."I have committed to supporting the nominee chosen by Republican voters," McConnell said, "and Donald Trump, the presumptive nominee, is now on the verge of clinching that nomination." McConnell has been a leader of what has been referred to as the Republican "establishment," and has previously told Republican Congressional candidates that they should avoid tying themselves to Trump ...

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Former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett Dead at 82

MANPREET ROMANA/AFP/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Former Utah Senator Bob Bennett has died at the age of 82.Bennett served as senator from 1993 through 2011. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February 2015, ABC News affiliate ABC4 Utah said, and suffered a stroke in April that left him paralyzed.Utah Governor Gary Herbert issued a statement calling Bennett "a tremendous public servant who faithfully represented our state."Statement on the passing of former #Utah Senator Bob Bennett: #utpol pic.twitter.com/MxccY2L6NI— Gov. Gary Herbert (@GovHerbert) ...

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Chris Bosh Won't Return This Season, Miami Heat Say in Statement

Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(MIAMI) -- The Miami Heat announced Wednesday that forward Chris Bosh would officially sit out the remainder of their postseason run, citing the same medical situation that has seen Bosh sit since February."The Miami Heat and Chris Bosh announce that Chris will not be playing in the remainder of the 2016 NBA Playoffs," a statement from the team read. "The Heat, Chris, the doctors and the medical team have been working together thoughout this process and will continue to ...

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No Powerball Winner, Jackpot Grows to $415 Million

Sean Gladwell/Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- There were no jackpot winners in Wednesday's $361.5 million Powerball drawing, the Texas Lottery Commission announced about 90 minutes after the winning numbers were called.Now, Saturday's jackpot will be $415 million.Wednesday's drawing was worth $361.5 million when the numbers were called at 10:59 p.m. ET -- earlier in the day it was cited as $348 million -- but it pales in comparison to the $1.6 billion Powerball prize shared by three winning lottery ticketholders in January, the largest ever jackpot draw ...

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Scoreboard Roundup - 5/4/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLL.A. Angels 7, Milwaukee 3Washington 13, Kansas City 2Tampa Bay 8, L.A. Dodgers 5Seattle 9, Oakland 8Cleveland 4, Detroit 0N-Y Yankees 7, Baltimore 0Toronto 4, Texas 3Houston 16, Minnesota 4Boston 5, Chi White Sox 2Chi Cubs 6, Pittsburgh 2Cincinnati 7, San Francisco 4N-Y Mets 8, Atlanta 0Colorado 2, San Diego 0Miami 4, Arizona 3St. Louis 5, Philadelphia 4NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSCleveland 123, Atlanta 98NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFSPittsburgh 3, Washington 2Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. ...

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Man Bitten by Pet King Cobra Fighting for Life

ABC News(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) -- A North Carolina man is now fighting for his life after he was bitten by a king cobra snake he apparently kept as a pet, according to officials.After he sustained the snake bite on Monday evening, Ali Iyoob tried to drive to a hospital for help. But he didn't make it very far, according to the 911 call he made, obtained by ABC News."My vision’s kinda blurry," Iyoob said on the call. "I’m sweating like crazy. I’m like panicking. I ...

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New Wind Energy Permits Would Raise Kill Limit of Bald Eagles But Still Boost Conservation, Officials Say

Sam Greenwood/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed a new plan Wednesday that would allow energy companies to operate with permits lasting up to 30 years, while also raising the number of bald eagles they can kill or injure per year without incurring hefty penalties to 4,200, which is nearly four times the current limit.A source within the Obama administration said this is the best plan put forward to actually help conservation efforts, maintaining this new proposal is a “strong protection” for ...

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UT Health Logo Autism Spectrum Disorder: Is it a Growing Problem?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in 68 children have been identified as having Autism Spectrum Disorder – or ASD. What is behind these alarming statistics?
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