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Pete King Becomes First House Republican To Back Assault Weapons Ban

Pete King Becomes First House Republican To Back Assault Weapons Ban

5 minutes ago   |   The Huffington Post

A bill prohibiting sale or possession of the firearms was introduced months ago. It's co-sponsored by 200 Democrats.
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Technology stocks power a broad rally on Wall Street

11 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The surge in tech stocks followed a U.S. decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei an additional 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers.
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Heather Locklear pleads no contest to battery on a peace officer, resisting arrest, DA says

13 minutes ago   |   ABC

Actress Heather Locklear has pleaded no contest to eight misdemeanor counts, including battery on a peace officer and resisting arrest, the district attorney said today.
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U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar blasts Israel, Trump over trip decision

19 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune


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Eric Swalwell Says ‘Zero Chance' Moscow Mitch Will Put American Lives Over Russia-NRA Money

23 minutes ago   |   Politicus USA

Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell said there is no chance McConnell will take up a common-sense gun safety bill when Congress returns in September.
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Watch: Bear takes a stroll through an Alton backyard

Watch: Bear takes a stroll through an Alton backyard

25 minutes ago   |   WMUR

U local user spots a bear taking a stroll through their backyard.
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Woman trying to record mayhem at Brooklyn housing development says cops knocked her down after she took out her phone

27 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

A woman trying to film a chaotic confrontation between police and revelers outside a Brooklyn housing development charges that cops hit her int he head and knocked her to the...
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Chicago witness targeted by El Chapo cartel hustled to secure location

29 minutes ago   |   ABC

Behind a curtain of secrecy and security, U.S. prison officials have moved a top Sinaloa cartel operative who was targeted for a "head splitting" by lieutenants of Joaquin "EL...
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Huge Group of States Considering Antitrust Probe of Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple

29 minutes ago   |   Vanity Fair   |   2 articles

“Up to 20 or more” attorneys general could soon join the Justice Department, FTC, and House Judiciary Committee in taking on Big Tech.
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The Trump administration is considering a tax cut for millions of workers to boost the economy and stave off fears of a recession

The Trump administration is considering a tax cut for millions of workers to boost the economy and stave off fears of a recession

37 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Several Trump administration officials are weighing whether to propose a temporary payroll tax cut to inject more consumer cash into a weakening economy, according to The...
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Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In...

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In Their Absence

“I call on all of you to go. The occupation is real. Barring members of Congress from seeing it does not make it go away,” Rep. Omar said. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

WATCH: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

WATCH: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

Authorities are searching for a man caught on camera swinging a sword at another man during a fight over a discarded cart that was left in a pile of trash. Read more ...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't stopped, authorities say

Authorities say they foiled three potential mass shootings this weekend after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out. Read more ...

‘Sowing discord' again? Twitter wades into Hong Kong protests with hunt for...

‘Sowing discord' again? Twitter wades into Hong Kong protests with hunt for ‘Chinese bots'

In another high-profile purge, Twitter has announced the deletion of nearly 1,000 accounts from its platform, citing fears that “Chinese bots” are “sowing discord” in Hong Kong... Read more ...

Report: Sox ace Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery

Report: Sox ace Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery

Following his last start six days ago, Sale felt soreness in his elbow and underwent an MRI. Read more ...

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Way to go, Diesel! Read more ...

NBA's Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team

NBA's Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team

WASHINGTON - Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry is helping Howard University launch a Division I golf program. Read more ...

Tiger Woods not ruling out playing at Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods not ruling out playing at Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods could choose himself as a captain's pick for the United States at the Presidents Cup. Read more ...