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FBI Agent Fatally Shot Kidnapping Victim During Operation to Save Him

FBI Agent Fatally Shot Kidnapping Victim During Operation to Save Him

The two armed men appeared to be looking for Villadares' brother , who lived in the home but wasn't present. Conroe Police confirm Valladares' son has been told his father has died. Valladares was...

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Parisians prepare for floods as water level rises

Parisians prepare for floods as water level rises

The Seine will hit its peak soon, but without surpassing record levels, according to Vigicrues, the body in charge of monitoring flood levels. The river, which burst its banks on Tuesday , reached 5....

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US President Imposes Solar Panel Tariff, Solar Stocks React

US President Imposes Solar Panel Tariff, Solar Stocks React

If the rise of solar is very, very modest, solar might be the most compelling way to go, still. Twenty-three thousand solar panels are being installed next to Dan River High School in Pittsylvania...

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Almost 400 Kurdish, Daesh Fighters Killed in Afrin Op - Turkish General Staff

Almost 400 Kurdish, Daesh Fighters Killed in Afrin Op - Turkish General Staff

President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkish forces would sweep Kurdish militants from the Syrian border and could push all the way east to the frontier with Iraq, including Manbij - a move whi...

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Alabama Inmate Granted Stay of Execution for Dementia

Alabama Inmate Granted Stay of Execution for Dementia

Prosecutors have said Madison crept up and shot Schulte in the back of the head as he sat in his police auto filling out paperwork. Madison's attorneys petitioned the Supreme Court for a writ of c...

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Michigan State President Stepping Down Due To Larry Nassar Case

Michigan State President Stepping Down Due To Larry Nassar Case

As Nassar's legal journey to prison was drawing to a close, more and more negative attention was focused on Michigan State University, and on me. Simon wrote a resignation letter and said she...

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Palestinians say won't bow to 'oppressor' Trump's aid threat

Palestinians say won't bow to 'oppressor' Trump's aid threat

The deteriorating situation with the Palestinians began last month with Trump's decision to name Jerusalem Israel's capital and move the U.S. embassy there from Tel Aviv. He continued: "Jerusalem ...

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Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions

Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions

If North Korea's participation in the games was cancelled the blame would rest "wholly with the South Korean authorities", the statement said . This came after Kim Jong-un revealed he was consideri...

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Justice Department demands documents from sanctuary cities

Justice Department demands documents from sanctuary cities

In the Chicago case, a federal judge issued a nationwide injunction, which the administration is appealing, barring the Justice Department from withholding this grant money, which is typically used ...

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Alex Azar named new United States health chief

Alex Azar named new United States health chief

Senator Ron Wyden of OR, the senior Democrat on the Finance Committee, said Mr. Azar told the panel that "he had never - not even one time - signed off on a decrease in the price of a medicine". "Mr...

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Hugh Masekela was a voice for the youth - ANC Youth League

Hugh Masekela was a voice for the youth - ANC Youth League

Formed just before Masekela left apartheid South Africa for exile in May 1960, the band's only record, Jazz Epistle Verse 1 , stands up as a gritty timeless classic, still unmatched in its vital tr...

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Murphy Brown revival starring Candice Bergen in the works

Murphy Brown revival starring Candice Bergen in the works

Original creator Diane English will write and executive produce through her Bend in the Road Productions banner. The Warner Bros. produced series has gotten a straight to series order and will inc...

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My 2 Cents: FBI Says Texts Between Agent, Lawyer Are Missing

My 2 Cents: FBI Says Texts Between Agent, Lawyer Are Missing

That search, conducted by the Justice Department's inspector general, led to the removal of counter-intelligence agent Peter Strzok , whose text exchanges with colleague Lisa Page included dispar...

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Government shutdown enters Third day amid shifting blame game

Government shutdown enters Third day amid shifting blame game

Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia, an immigration hard-liner aligned with the White House, said he spoke with Trump on Wednesday about this issue and that the President remains committed to the ...

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Myanmar building, but no sign Rohingya are returning

Myanmar building, but no sign Rohingya are returning

Myanmar officials and security forces stood near the barb-wired border fence at the transition camp, but Rohingya in Bangladesh said they've seen no major preparation for refugees to return safely to...

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US, Russian envoys talk Syria after chemical weapons charges

US, Russian envoys talk Syria after chemical weapons charges

Al-Otaibi pointed out that since the chemical weapons attack on areas in the eastern Ghouta in 2013 in which most casualties were civilians, the UNSC has shown unity, determination to ensure such ...

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Trump Is a 'Sophisticated' Consumer of Intelligence — CIA Director

Trump Is a 'Sophisticated' Consumer of Intelligence — CIA Director

Speaking at the American Enterprise Institute on Tuesday, Pompeo said under his tenure, about 40 percent of the decisions previously made at the director level are no longer made by him. "We're no...

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Commuter train hits buffers in Sydney injuring 12 passengers

Commuter train hits buffers in Sydney injuring 12 passengers

East Market Street is now closed between March and Windsor Streets to assist emergency services. Three helicopters, 17 ambulance crews, and fire and rescue teams were deployed to escort passengers o...

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Texas high school shooting leaves 1 student wounded

Texas high school shooting leaves 1 student wounded

There is no other information on the condition of the wounded girl. Police and emergency crews are at the scene. Children at the school were being moved under guard to shelter, the sheriff's offic...

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National Parks to remain partially open during government shutdown

National Parks to remain partially open during government shutdown

Campers were shooed from campsites. At the Grand Canyon, private donations funded garbage removal, restroom maintenance, and snow removal. Barricades were placed around memorials, and veterans who had...

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Lindsey Graham: Immigration Deals Undercut by Stephen Miller

Lindsey Graham: Immigration Deals Undercut by Stephen Miller

But amnesty advocates like Graham complain that White House aides like Miller are keeping Trump from making a deal. Graham on January 21 said, "As long as Stephen Miller is in charge of negotiat...

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court throws out state's congressional map

Pennsylvania Supreme Court throws out state's congressional map

In their complaint, the voters called gerrymandering "one of the greatest threats to American democracy" and argued the state's Republican legislators "dismantled Pennsylvania's existing congression...

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Senate Adjourns, Ensures Government Shutdown on Monday

Senate Adjourns, Ensures Government Shutdown on Monday

Democrats have insisted they would back legislation reopening the government, once there is a bipartisan agreement to preserve protections against deporting about 700,000 immigrants who arrived in th...

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Winter storm will impact the area through Monday evening

Winter storm will impact the area through Monday evening

The weekend storm could bring snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches in Utah County, though localized amounts of 9 inches are possible. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the mountains until 2 ...

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Turkey advised United States before Syria strikes; contacts ongoing -Mattis

Turkey advised United States before Syria strikes; contacts ongoing -Mattis

Following the airstrike, the authorities of the Afrin canton told Sputnik that at least 10 Afrin residents had been injured in the attack. An AFP photographer saw Turkish tanks lined up at the bor...

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