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Woman lied when she said cop raped her during traffic stop
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Woman lied when she said cop raped her during traffic stop

WAXAHACHIE -- An allegation that a white Texas state trooper sexually assaulted a black woman last weekend in Waxahachie went viral on social media. But after the Department of Public Safety published the full body-cam video of the incident, Sherita Dixon-C...
Barack Obama: I did not have scandals as president
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Barack Obama: I did not have scandals as president

President Barack Obama took a light swing at his successor during a tech conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday. His eight years in office were scandal free, he told the audience. "I didn't have scandals, which seems like it shouldn't be something you brag a...
Ravens fans take issue with new NFL national anthem policy
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Ravens fans take issue with new NFL national anthem policy

Navy veteran Dan Gilmore says the NFL's stance against kneeling doesn't mix with his version of patriotism. "I wouldn't personally kneel, but I support their right to do it," the 44-year-old Gilmore said. "[Veterans], we're not protecting an item or a song,...
MS-13 gang member tied to violent Texas death arrested in Charleston area
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MS-13 gang member tied to violent Texas death arrested in Charleston area

Accused of killing someone in Texas and torching the victim's body, an MS-13 gang member's run from federal authorities ended Tuesday in the Charleston area, local officials said. Franklin Platero-Rodriguez, 21, was found with a 9 mm pistol when he was arre...
GOP ‘Dreamer’ petition nears success
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GOP ‘Dreamer’ petition nears success

The petition-drive to force a vote on granting citizenship rights to Dreamers is bordering on success after two more Republicans signed on Tuesday, leaving backers just shy of the threshold. Reps. Tom Reed and Brian Fitzpatrick added their names, bringing t...
Nebraska police seize enough fentanyl to kill 26 million people
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Nebraska police seize enough fentanyl to kill 26 million people

(UPI) -- Nebraska police say they've seized 118 pounds of pure fentanyl in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts honored the Nebraska State Patrol and specific troopers in a ceremony Thursday for seizing 118 pounds of...
Is There Anything The Left Won’t Tax?
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Is There Anything The Left Won’t Tax?

Television's "science guy" Bill Nye has a suggestion for combating climate change: Impose a tax on cow flatulence. Mr. Nye, who hosts the Netflix series "Bill Nye Saves the World," said it would be a "fantastic thing for the world" to charge a fee on carbon...
Republicans in Congress face death threats from anti-Trump #Resistance
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Republicans in Congress face death threats from anti-Trump #Resistance

Political conversations have grown increasingly nasty in recent years, and it may be spawning something even worse: a growing number of people taking their vitriol to another level by threatening members of Congress. In the past couple of months, the Justic...
Desperate Democrats face doozy of election fight
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Desperate Democrats face doozy of election fight

Democrats, according to recent polls, face what could kindly be called an uphill election-time battle. Kindly. More to truth, they're facing a Chimborazo climb, so dubbed in recognition of the world's highest peak — yes, higher even than Mount Everest. I...
Armed citizen stops mass shooting in Oklahoma City restaurant
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Armed citizen stops mass shooting in Oklahoma City restaurant

A potential mass shooting in Oklahoma City was prevented by an armed citizen killing the pistol-wielding gunman, the city's police department reported Thursday evening. ⚠️ ALERT: The only confirmed fatality is the suspect. He was apparently sh...