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Democrat delegate who shot her husband held on charge of attempted homicide

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman accused of trying to kill her husband over the weekend was one of the more than 4,500 delegates to next week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Democratic Party officials say they expect to get Deann...
Forcing Congress to Keep Its Spending Promises
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Forcing Congress to Keep Its Spending Promises

The worst-kept secret in Washington, D.C., is that Congress will once again fail to do its most basic constitutional job and pass legislation to fund the federal government beyond the end of the current fiscal year on Sept. 30. Although both party's leaders ...
Sources: Megyn Kelly Told Murdoch Investigators That Roger Ailes Sexually Harassed Her
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Sources: Megyn Kelly Told Murdoch Investigators That Roger Ailes Sexually Harassed Her

As a chorus of prominent Fox News women have gone public defending Roger Ailes against the wave of sexual-harassment allegations sparked by former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson’s lawsuit, the network’s biggest star, Megyn Kelly, has been conspicuously silent....
Taco Bell employee fired after denying service to deputies
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Taco Bell employee fired after denying service to deputies

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — A Taco Bell employee in Alabama has been fired after authorities say two Lee County deputies were denied service. Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones said in a statement that the uniformed deputies were told by the cashier Saturday night i...
Chicago: Looking at the casualties after another violent weekend
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Chicago: Looking at the casualties after another violent weekend

It was raining hard, and Donre Domio at first thought the loud bangs were thunder. Then blue and red lights flooded her block in Austin as police and paramedics pulled up close to midnight Sunday. Two men had been shot at a house party in the 5000 block of ...
Challenges for Black People
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Challenges for Black People

President Barack Obama and his first attorney general, Eric Holder, called for an honest conversation about race. Holder even called us "a nation of cowards" because we were unwilling to have a "national conversation" about race. The truth of the matter is the...
How Pence Complements Trump
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How Pence Complements Trump

When Donald Trump introduced Indiana Governor Mike Pence as the vice presidential nominee, the media had a field day unearthing Pence's past tweets and votes that appeared to disagree with his future running mate's positions. On issues such as free trade agree...
Is the Party Over for Bushism?
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Is the Party Over for Bushism?

Neither George W. Bush, the Republican Party nominee in 2000 and 2004, nor Jeb, the dethroned Prince of Wales, will be in Cleveland. Nor will John McCain or Mitt Romney, the last two nominees. These former leaders would like it thought that high principle ke...
Muslim migrant attacked German train passengers with ax
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Muslim migrant attacked German train passengers with ax

BERLIN (AP) -- A teenage Afghan migrant armed with an ax and a knife attacked passengers aboard a regional train in southern Germany on Monday night, injuring four people before he was shot and killed by police as he fled, authorities said. Wuerzburg police...