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    Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    NYPD Chief Fires Cop Who Used Chokehold in Eric Garner Death

    NYPD Chief Fires Cop Who Used Chokehold in Eric Garner Death

    NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill has fired the police officer accused of using a banned chokehold on Eric Garner in 2014, siding with the departmental trial judge who recommended termination earlier this...

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  • Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    Epstein Signed Will 2 Days Before Jailhouse Suicide: Records

    Epstein Signed Will 2 Days Before Jailhouse Suicide: Records

    Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front in what could be a long battle over the financier's fortune. Court papers filed...

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    With Eyes on Election, White House Insists Economy Is Strong

    With Eyes on Election, White House Insists Economy Is Strong

    The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President...

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    Omar: Go to Israel, See 'Cruel Reality of the Occupation'

    Omar: Go to Israel, See 'Cruel Reality of the Occupation'

    Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the country and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Omar, of Minnesota...

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    Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    Detained Immigrants Sue Over Conditions, Medical Care

    Detained Immigrants Sue Over Conditions, Medical Care

    Immigrants held in U.S. detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday decrying what they called shoddy medical care and a failure by authorities to provide accommodations for disabilities. In the suit filed by...

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  • Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    Rescued Pets Have Heartwarming Reaction to Being Adopted

    Rescued Pets Have Heartwarming Reaction to Being Adopted

    Across the country thousands of animals are finding forever homes. Watch some of these lucky pets as they meet their new families for the very first time.  

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  • Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    Twitter Shuts Chinese Accounts Targeting Hong Kong Protests

    Twitter Shuts Chinese Accounts Targeting Hong Kong Protests

    Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong. The company also said it...

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  • Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    Airline Crew Allegedly Refused to Accommodate Traveler With Autism

    Airline Crew Allegedly Refused to Accommodate Traveler With Autism

    A man says crew members on a SkyWest Airlines flight refused to allow his brother with autism to sit near a family member Friday and walked off the plane, forcing all 75 passengers to deplane and board...

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  • Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    Economists Survey: 74% See US Recession by End of 2021

    Economists Survey: 74% See US Recession by End of 2021

    A strong majority, 74%, of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of...

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  • Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    US Extends Limited Reprieve on Tech Sales to China's Huawei

    US Extends Limited Reprieve on Tech Sales to China's Huawei

    The Trump administration has extended a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei, even as questions remain over how much of an effect broader sanctions are having on the Chinese technology giant. Hu...

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  • Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    Warren Offers Public Apology Over Claim to Tribal Heritage

    Warren Offers Public Apology Over Claim to Tribal Heritage

    Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area that's proved to be a big political...

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  • Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    Economists Survey: 74% See US Recession by End of 2021

    Economists Survey: 74% See US Recession by End of 2021

    A strong majority, 74%, of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of...

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  • Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    Iranian Tanker Sought by US Heading Toward Greece

    Iranian Tanker Sought by US Heading Toward Greece

    An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization left Gibraltar and was heading east into the Mediterranean Sea on Monday, with its...

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  • sports

    Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    Obama's High School Basketball Jersey Sells for $120,000

    Obama's High School Basketball Jersey Sells for $120,000

    A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama while he was at a Honolulu prep school has sold at auction for $120,000. Heritage Auctions said the jersey sold Saturday night in...

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  • Monday, Aug 19, 2019

    US Talks Secretly to Venezuela Socialist Boss

    US Talks Secretly to Venezuela Socialist Boss

    The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela's socialist party boss as members of President Nicolás Maduro's inner circle seek guarantees they won't face retribution if they cede to growing...

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  • Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    #MyPalestinianSitty Trends After Rep. Rashida Tlaib Refuses Israel's Offer to See Her Grandmother

    #MyPalestinianSitty Trends After Rep. Rashida Tlaib Refuses Israel's Offer to See Her Grandmother

    Palestinians shared sweet and sometimes harrowing stories of their grandmother's lives on social media Saturday after Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced she wouldn't be visiting her grandmother in...

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  • Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    Shell Workers Would Have Lost Pay If They Missed Trump Speech at Plant

    Shell Workers Would Have Lost Pay If They Missed Trump Speech at Plant

    Thousands of union workers at a western Pennsylvania petrochemical plant were given a choice last week — show up for President Donald Trump's speech on Wednesday or stay home and lose some of their weekly...

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  • Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    Danish PM: Trump's Idea of Buying Greenland Is 'Absurd'

    Danish PM: Trump's Idea of Buying Greenland Is 'Absurd'

    Greenland is not for sale and U.S. President Donald Trump's idea of buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory in the Arctic from Denmark is "an absurd discussion," Denmark's prime minister said. Mette...

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  • Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    Suburban Voters Are Pressuring Republicans to Act on Guns

    Suburban Voters Are Pressuring Republicans to Act on Guns

    Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly...

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  • Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    Trump Wields Sanctions Hammer; Experts Wonder to What End

    Trump Wields Sanctions Hammer; Experts Wonder to What End

    Call it the diplomacy of coercion. The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever. Many are questioning the...

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  • Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's Governor During Katrina, Dies

    Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's Governor During Katrina, Dies

    Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, has died. After...

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  • Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    Trump Dismisses Worries of Recession, Says Economy Is Strong

    Trump Dismisses Worries of Recession, Says Economy Is Strong

    President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week's steep drop in the financial markets. "I don't think we're having a recession...

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  • Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    Sanders' Criminal Justice Plan Aims to Cut Prison Population

    Sanders' Criminal Justice Plan Aims to Cut Prison Population

    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is proposing a criminal justice overhaul that aims to cut the nation's prison population in half, end mandatory minimum sentencing, ban private prisons and...

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  • Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    Man Trump Fat-Shamed at NH Rally Remains Loyal Supporter

    Man Trump Fat-Shamed at NH Rally Remains Loyal Supporter

    The retired federal law enforcement officer who President Trump fat-shamed at a campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Thursday said the remarks won’t change his plans to vote for the president’s...

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  • Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    Some States Changing If Parental Consent Needed for HPV Shot

    Some States Changing If Parental Consent Needed for HPV Shot

    Jennifer Canada remembers when her pediatrician in Middletown, Maryland, recommended a vaccine that would protect her against a virus that is known to cause several types of cancer, NBC News reports. But...

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  • Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

    Police Keep Low Profile at Huge, Peaceful Hong Kong Protest

    Police Keep Low Profile at Huge, Peaceful Hong Kong Protest

    Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain down a major road in the Chinese territory, where massive pro-democracy demonstrati...

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  • Saturday, Aug 17, 2019

    'I'm Afraid': Frightened Kids Ask Candidates to Protect Them From School Shooters

    'I'm Afraid': Frightened Kids Ask Candidates to Protect Them From School Shooters

    The moments happen all across the country. Tiny faces, peering out from behind their parents, or timidly accepting a microphone as the room falls silent. They make eye contact with a larger-than-life presidenti...

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  • Saturday, Aug 17, 2019

    The Biggest 2020 Issue That the Democratic Debates Missed

    The Biggest 2020 Issue That the Democratic Debates Missed

    In major cities, rising housing costs and a lack of new low-income housing have contributed to a spike in homelessness. But it’s not only the poor who are feeling the pinch. Affordability concerns are filtering...

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  • Saturday, Aug 17, 2019

    Iranian Tanker to Leave Gibraltar Soon Despite US Pressure

    Iranian Tanker to Leave Gibraltar Soon Despite US Pressure

    The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to depart Gibraltar on Sunday or Monday, as the U.S. made a last-minute effort to seize it again. The head...

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  • Saturday, Aug 17, 2019

    Advocates Already See Fallout From Immigration Rule Change

    Advocates Already See Fallout From Immigration Rule Change

    Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say...

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  • Saturday, Aug 17, 2019

    Warren, Sanders Get Personal With Young, Black Christians

    Warren, Sanders Get Personal With Young, Black Christians

    Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the...

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  • Saturday, Aug 17, 2019

    Rep. Tlaib's Grandmother in West Bank Still Hopes for a Visit

    Rep. Tlaib's Grandmother in West Bank Still Hopes for a Visit

    Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother says she does not understand what all the hubbub is about — why can't her granddaughter, an important person in America, stop by for a visit? "It's been a long time since...

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  • Saturday, Aug 17, 2019

    From Tusks to Tails, Nations Eye Trade in Endangered Species

    From Tusks to Tails, Nations Eye Trade in Endangered Species

    From guitars to traditional medicines and from tusk to tail, mankind's exploitation of the planet's fauna and flora is putting some of them at risk of extinction. Representatives of some 180 nations are meeting...

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  • Saturday, Aug 17, 2019

    Native American Voters, Once Overlooked, Seek Role for 2020

    Native American Voters, Once Overlooked, Seek Role for 2020

    Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Iowa next week to do something that Native Americans say doesn't happen enough: court their vote. At least seven White House hopefuls have said they'll attend...

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  • Friday, Aug 16, 2019

    Pelosi Assails 'Weakness' of Trump, Netanyahu

    Pelosi Assails 'Weakness' of Trump, Netanyahu

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday the U.S.-Israel relationship can withstand the "weakness" of President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who shook diplomatic norms this week in...

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  • Friday, Aug 16, 2019

    Recession Signs Worry Trump Ahead of 2020

    Recession Signs Worry Trump Ahead of 2020

    President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation's strong growth and low unemployment...

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  • Friday, Aug 16, 2019

    California Files Lawsuit Over Trump Immigration Rule

    California Files Lawsuit Over Trump Immigration Rule

    California and three other states on Friday filed the latest court challenge to new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food...

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  • Friday, Aug 16, 2019

    Court: US Can Reject Asylum Along Parts of Mexico Border

    Court: US Can Reject Asylum Along Parts of Mexico Border

    A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking asylum at the two busiest stretches of the southern border in a partial legal victory...

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  • Friday, Aug 16, 2019

    Tlaib Won't Go to West Bank Despite Israeli Permit

    Tlaib Won't Go to West Bank Despite Israeli Permit

    Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank despite Israel granting her a permit based on humanitarian grounds because of "oppressive" conditions Israel placed on her visit.

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  • Friday, Aug 16, 2019

    Trump Calls Supporter Whose Weight He Mocked at NH Rally

    Trump Calls Supporter Whose Weight He Mocked at NH Rally

    When protesters disrupted President Donald Trump's rally in New Hampshire Thursday night, he took notice and sent some derision of his own, mocking one man in the group for a "serious weight problem." But...

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  • Friday, Aug 16, 2019

    Greenland Says It's 'Not For Sale' After Trump Raises Prospect With Aides

    Greenland Says It's 'Not For Sale' After Trump Raises Prospect With Aides

    Greenlanders are giving Donald Trump the cold shoulder. Although amused, they’re definitely not warming up to the U.S. president’s talk of buying the semiautonomous Danish territory. “We see it as an...

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  • Friday, Aug 16, 2019

    Tlaib Declines to Visit West Bank, Citing Israeli Conditions

    Tlaib Declines to Visit West Bank, Citing Israeli Conditions

    Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel's "oppressive" conditions...

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  • Friday, Aug 16, 2019

    Trump Uses Israel to Fuel Partisan Fires: Analysis

    Trump Uses Israel to Fuel Partisan Fires: Analysis

    President Donald Trump's encouragement and support of Israel's decision to ban two Democratic lawmakers may play well to his political base, but it could endanger the foundations of the U.S.-Israel relationship...

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  • Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

    Immigrants Anguish Over New Trump Rule

    Immigrants Anguish Over New Trump Rule

    A California woman whose son needs intensive medical care says she felt "like something blew up in my face" when she learned of a Trump administration rule that would make it tougher for legal residents like her...

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  • US court

    Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

    Panel Rules Soap, Sleep Essential to Migrant Kids' Safety

    Panel Rules Soap, Sleep Essential to Migrant Kids' Safety

    Immigrant children detained by the U.S. government should get edible food, clean water, soap and toothpaste under a longstanding agreement over detention conditions, a federal appeals panel ruled Thursday in...

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  • Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

    Trump Has Talked About Buying Greenland for US

    Trump Has Talked About Buying Greenland for US

    Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on Thursday that the president had...

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  • Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

    El Paso Mayor Says Trump Insulted Him

    El Paso Mayor Says Trump Insulted Him

    The Republican mayor of El Paso, Texas, said that President Donald Trump mocked him as a fake Republican last week during his visit to the border city following a deadly mass shooting there. Dee Margo told...

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  • Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

     Israel Will Bar Reps. Rashida Tlaib And Ilhan Omar From Entering The Country

     Israel Will Bar Reps. Rashida Tlaib And Ilhan Omar From Entering The Country

    Trump urged Israel not to welcome them before the decision.

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  • Friday, Aug 16, 2019

    Trump Holds 'Keep America Great' Rally in NH

    Trump Holds 'Keep America Great' Rally in NH

    President Donald Trump is holding a rally in front of thousands of supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire, looking to once again demonstrate his popularity with New Hampshire's Republican voters. Police...

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