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Opponents of Texas immigration disrupt legislative session

AUSTIN, Texas – Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas’ tough new anti-”sanctuary cities” law launched a raucous demonstration from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday, briefly halting...

DATE: May 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

ARLINGTON, Va. – President Donald Trump expressed his nation’s “boundless and undying” gratitude Monday to Americans who have fallen in battle and to the families they left behind, hailing as...

DATE: May 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Relative ‘devastated’ after shooting kills 8 in Mississippi

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. – Head in hands, his voice strained, Vincent Mitchell sat outside his little yellow home and tried to make sense of how a family dispute led to a rampage that killed eight people,...

DATE: May 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Pilot’s remains back on US soil from Vietnam after 52 years

SAN DIEGO – Deborah Crosby touched her father’s flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her in a tearful embrace on the tarmac at the San Diego airport Friday – ending a more than half...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Kushner ties to Russia questioned as Trump blasts media lies

WASHINGTON – Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia,...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Police: Suspect in Portland stabbings ranted about Muslims

PORTLAND, Ore. – Police said Saturday they’ll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Trump’s budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – President Donald Trump’s plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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The Latest: Trump aides keep mum on Kushner-Russia reports

WASHINGTON – Some of President Donald Trump’s top aides are refusing to address reports that Trump’s son-in-law – White House adviser Jared Kushner – and a Russian diplomat may have discussed...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

WASHINGTON – Jimmy Carter had been impressed with the views of foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski well before he won the presidency in 1977. That he immediately liked the Polish-born...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin

Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Donald Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin, using...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Chris Cornell remembered as ‘voice of our generation’

LOS ANGELES – Music’s elite and Hollywood stars remembered Chris Cornell at a somber memorial service Friday that focused on the Soundgarden frontman’s love of family and friends as much as it did...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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GOP Montana win may be blip in Democrats’ anti-Trump hopes

BOZEMAN, Mont. – A Montana Republican businessman won the state’s U.S. House seat after being charged with assaulting a reporter on the eve of the election, a victory that may temper Democrats’...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World