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Trump on opioid crisis: 'We are holding Big Pharma accountable'

2 minutes ago   |   NBC News

Trump pointed to drug-trafficking charges that federal prosecutors in New York filed against one of the largest drug distribution companies in the U.S.
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More Gov't Hooks in Social Media: Facebook Hires Patriot Act Co-Author While Trump Jawbones Twitter CEO

More Gov't Hooks in Social Media: Facebook Hires Patriot Act Co-Author While Trump Jawbones Twitter CEO

2 minutes ago   |   MintPress News

The U.S. government-social media nexus appears to be tightening. Earlier this week, President Donald Trump held a closed-door meeting with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Just days...
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US & Its Afghan Trainees Now Killing More Civilians than the Taliban

US & Its Afghan Trainees Now Killing More Civilians than the Taliban

2 minutes ago   |   MintPress News

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - For the first time in recorded history, the U.S. and the Afghan government, whose forces are trained by Americans, killed more civilians than did the...
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NRA sues Los Angeles over law requiring disclosure of ties to the NRA

17 minutes ago   |   Politicus USA   |   4 articles

The National Rifle Association sued Los Angeles on Wednesday over a new law requiring that contractors disclose their ties to the gun rights group as a condition of obtaining...
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Explainer: Congress no longer runs a jail, so just how powerful are its subpoenas?

21 minutes ago   |   Reuters

The U.S. Congress does not arrest and detain people for ignoring its subpoenas anymore, but it still has significant power to demand witnesses and documents, and Republican...
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Man pleads guilty to shipping lizards from Philippines to US

26 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

BOSTON - A New Hampshire man who smuggled rare lizards from the Philippines to the U.S. by hiding them in socks and placing them inside electronic equipment has pleaded...
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Former DHS head took up cyber despite White House aversion

26 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - A top White House official told Kirstjen Nielsen, then Homeland Security secretary, not to bring up election security with President Donald Trump, steering her...
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U.S. judge suspends Blackstone lawsuit against Italy's RCS over Milan HQ

34 minutes ago   |   Reuters

A New York judge has put on hold a lawsuit by U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group LP against Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup over the disputed sale of real estate...
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Iranian minister makes public prisoner swap offer to US

41 minutes ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - Iran's top diplomat on Wednesday made public an offer to the U.S. government for a prisoner swap that he said he made six months ago. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad...
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NRA sues Los Angeles over disclosure law for contractors

54 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

LOS ANGELES - The National Rifle Association sued Los Angeles on Wednesday over a new law requiring companies that want city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the...
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Reports: Body of 5-year-old Illinois boy AJ Freund found

Reports: Body of 5-year-old Illinois boy AJ Freund found

A week after two Illinois parents reported their 5-year-old son as missing, the boy's body was found in a rural area of a Chicago suburb. Read more ...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues for missing 5-year-old

The father of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund calmly reported the Illinois boy missing last week. Police have determined it's unlikely the child was abducted or walked away. Read more ...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues for missing 5-year-old

The father of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund calmly reported the Illinois boy missing last week. Police have determined it's unlikely the child was abducted or walked away. Read more ...

An American World War II bomb caused widespread damage in a German city when...

An American World War II bomb caused widespread damage in a German city when authorities detonated it

The controlled detonation of a World War II bomb caused widespread damage in the southern German city of Regensburg on Wednesday. Some 4,500 residents were evacuated before the... Read more ...

36 of the best graduation gifts you can give to upcoming high school or...

36 of the best graduation gifts you can give to upcoming high school or college grads

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...

Reports: Steelers reach deal on contract extension with Ben Roethlisberger...

Reports: Steelers reach deal on contract extension with Ben Roethlisberger; announcement expected later today

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is getting a new contract that will be announced Wednesday, according to published reports. Read more ...

Border Patrol found a crying 3-year-old alone in a cornfield with a phone...

Border Patrol found a crying 3-year-old alone in a cornfield with a phone number written on his shoes

Border Patrol agents found a crying migrant toddler sitting alone in a cornfield on Tuesday, the Customs and Border Protection agency said. The child had his name and some... Read more ...

Kohl's Will Now Accept Amazon Returns At All Its Stores

Kohl's Will Now Accept Amazon Returns At All Its Stores

The department store is betting that easy returns will drive foot traffic to its stores. Shares of Kohl's stock spiked with the news. Read more ...

A bidding war breaks out as Occidental Petroleum makes $38 billion offer for...

A bidding war breaks out as Occidental Petroleum makes $38 billion offer for Anadarko, topping Chevron's

Anadarko Petroleum shares surged 12% on Wednesday after Occidental Petroleum made a bid for the petroleum company. The $38 billion offer tops Chevron's $33 billion bid for... Read more ...

Trump just explicitly laid out his strategy to fight the overwhelming number...

Trump just explicitly laid out his strategy to fight the overwhelming number of Democratic investigations

President Donald Trump said his administration will be "fighting all the subpoenas" House Democrats throw their way. Trump's comments come as several committees are locked in... Read more ...