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The Latest: SUV in fatal Texas crash suspected of smuggling

BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal SUV crash in South Texas (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The U.S. Border Patrol says the SUV that crashed, killing at least five people, was being chased by an agent who suspected it was part of a “smuggling event.” The Border Patrol said in a statement...


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Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

Walmart Shooting Washington State

TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) — A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store. The incident at the Walmart in Tumwater happened about 5 p.m. A witness told KOMO-TV that people were in line when they...


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Some seek Faneuil Hall name change because of slavery ties

Renaming Faneuil Hall

BOSTON (AP) — It’s called the Cradle of Liberty because it’s where the American Revolution was energized. It remains one of the most famous buildings in Boston. Now, Faneuil Hall has become one of the latest icons embroiled in debate over whether it should be renamed because of its ties to slavery....


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Sessions set to address nation's sheriffs in New Orleans

Sessions-Sheriffs

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen are among the speakers slated to address a gathering of the nation’s sheriffs in New Orleans. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, who represents part of the New Orleans area, also is...


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As migrant children are caged, Democrats express anger

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. MCALLEN, Texas -- They divided the young children who had been separated from their parents, placing 20 or more in a concrete-floor cage and providing foil blankets, thin mattress pads, bottled water and food. The migrant children, some confused or expressionless,...


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Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

Art All Night Shooting Trenton

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two other suspects, were injured. Of the 17 people treated for gunshot wounds,...


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Lawyers to present final arguments in Mafia boss trial

The Last Mafioso

BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys are preparing to make their final pitches to jurors in the case of a former New England Mafia boss charged in the 1993 killing of a nightclub owner. Closing arguments are expected Monday in Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme’s trial. Salemme and his co-defendant, Paul Weadick,...


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FBI agent removed from Russia probe for anti-Trump texts says he's willing to testify

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The FBI agent who was removed from the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign for sending anti-Trump texts intends to testify before the House Judiciary Committee and any other congressional committee that asks, his attorney said in a...


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Chicago TV host, athlete Brackett dies at 76 after bike fall

CHICAGO (AP) — Elizabeth Brackett, a longtime Chicago journalist and world-champion triathlete, has died four days after an apparent bicycle accident. She was 76. PBS affiliate WTTW, where Brackett hosted “Chicago Tonight” for two decades, said on its website Brackett died in the hospital...


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The Latest: Officials ask for evacuations due to Nevada fire

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the U.S. West (all times local): 6:28 p.m. Authorities in a northern Nevada county are asking people to evacuate due to a growing wildfire. A statement from Lyon County Manager Jeffery Page says 50 homes are in the area and numerous...


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