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Trump is the real threat to national security

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Donald Trump's boosters like to conjure up a secret “deep state” embedded in the bowels of the U.S. government, a supposed conspiracy of individuals who block, defy or...
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Q&A: A look at the issue of mentally ill inmates in jails

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

The nation's jails face increasing pressures as they house large numbers of mentally ill and addicted inmates. But the policies that contributed to this problem are decades in...
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Government fails to release data on deaths in police custody

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

More than four years after Congress required the Department of Justice to assemble information about those who die in police custody, the agency has yet to implement a system...
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Encephalitis kills more than 100 children in India's Bihar state

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Opposition accuses government of neglecting children's health as encephalitis outbreak kills scores in Bihar state.
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Law enforcement officials travel to Mexico to learn about drug trade

Law enforcement officials travel to Mexico to learn about drug trade

3 hours ago   |   WMUR

Law enforcement officials from New Hampshire are back after a trip to Mexico that was aimed at collaborating with the Mexican government to help address the state's drug crisis.
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Intel, Qualcomm, and Xilinx quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban

Intel, Qualcomm, and Xilinx quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban

3 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant.
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Orlando City Council approves $60 million for improvements to Camping World Stadium

Orlando City Council approves $60 million for improvements to Camping World Stadium

4 hours ago   |   WESH

The Orlando City Council has signed off on spending another $60 million in tourist development dollars for more upgrades to Camping World Stadium.
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Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders

4 hours ago   |   ABC News

The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong's government over an unpopular extradition bill is operating largely without a clear leadership structure
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Niskayuna goal: more public participation in government

5 hours ago   |   Times Union

NISKAYUNA - What if you could decide how local government spends your tax dollars? Niskayuna residents learned about how that could happen in the town's first workshop on...
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Landlords Oppose Trump Plan to Evict Undocumented Immigrants

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

Landlords say undocumented immigrants in federally funded housing are reliable tenants who pay on time. The administration says subsidized housing is for American citizens.
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US Sending 1,000 More Troops To Middle East Amid Iran Tensions

US Sending 1,000 More Troops To Middle East Amid Iran Tensions

The United States is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East as tensions with Iran continue to rise after recent attacks on two oil tankers, which the U.S. says were... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

The fashion legend, socialite and artist died Monday at the age of 95. Read more ...

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Eleven legislative districts in Virginia were declared to be sorted by race and were redrawn. The court's decision Monday left that in place. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

Bodies of missing mother, 3-year-old son found after father arrested for murder

Bodies of missing mother, 3-year-old son found after father arrested for murder

An autopsy found the mother's cause of death was a single gunshot to the head, while additional testing will determine how her 3-year-old son died. Read more ...

2 Shot, 2 Arrested In Shooting Near Massive Raptors Parade In Toronto

2 Shot, 2 Arrested In Shooting Near Massive Raptors Parade In Toronto

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in attendance at the celebration for the NBA champions when the shots rang out near Nathan Phillips Square. Read more ...

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Witnesses and authorities say a masked gunman opened fire on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with... Read more ...

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree was estimated to be about 80 to 100 years old. Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions' of ‘illegal aliens'

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions' of ‘illegal aliens'

President Trump said on Monday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency will start to remove from the United States millions of immigrants who have entered the... Read more ...