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‘I felt oppressed so I beheaded her,’ murder defendant told police, FBI
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‘I felt oppressed so I beheaded her,’ murder defendant told police, FBI

Murder defendant Alton Alexander Nolen told Moore police and the FBI that he beheaded one woman at a Moore food plant because he felt oppressed by her and tried to behead another for disrespecting him. "That's what Allah said in the Quran," he told the inte...
Gorka to the faithful: ‘Relax’
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Gorka to the faithful: ‘Relax’

Former White House deputy assistant Sebastian Gorka has a simple message for President Trump's supporters who are troubled by the president's early performance in office: "Relax." In one of his first speeches since being eased out of the White House last mo...
Brian Williams: Was Trump’s repeated use of ‘sovereignty’ during UN speech a ‘dog whistle?’
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Brian Williams: Was Trump’s repeated use of ‘sovereignty’ during UN speech a ‘dog whistle?’

MSNBC host Brian Williams questioned whether President Trump's repeated use of the word "sovereignty" during his speech Tuesday at the United Nations was a "dog whistle" to his base. On his show Tuesday night, Mr. Williams criticized Mr. Trump's America-cen...
Fracking where climate change is a religion
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Fracking where climate change is a religion

A slew of residents poured into Lafayette's City Council chambers on Tuesday night to demand a call to arms against future drilling operations -- a week after a company announced plans to drill in the heart of the "fractivist" enclave. Boulder County commis...
Pelosi: Dreamers’ parents ‘did a great thing’ in sneaking them into U.S.
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Pelosi: Dreamers’ parents ‘did a great thing’ in sneaking them into U.S.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that illegal immigrant parents who brought their children to the U.S. in defiance of the law "did a great thing," giving the country an infusion of successful young people. Mrs. Pelosi's comments strike a di...
Philadelphia finds hundreds of illegal voters
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Philadelphia finds hundreds of illegal voters

Hundreds of noncitizens were registered to vote in Philadelphia over the last decade, and at least 90 of them actually ended up casting ballots that should never have been allowed, City Commissioner Al Schmidt said Wednesday, adding more fuel to complaints of ...
Rocklin Academy doubles down on transgender lessons for kindergartners
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Rocklin Academy doubles down on transgender lessons for kindergartners

Months of controversy that threw a Rocklin charter school into the national spotlight culminated late Monday in a unanimous board decision to keep policies that allowed a kindergarten teacher to read a book about a transgender child in class. The board meet...
Colin Powell: America should ignore North Koreans when they shoot missiles
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Colin Powell: America should ignore North Koreans when they shoot missiles

Hours after President Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it launched nuclear weapons, former Secretary of State Colin Powell said a different tactic would be better. "Let's not go crazy every time they shoot missiles," Powell told a...
Sparks fly as Bill O’Reilly spars with Matt Lauer over Fox News ouster
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Sparks fly as Bill O’Reilly spars with Matt Lauer over Fox News ouster

Sparks flew in NBC's New York studios on Tuesday as author Bill O'Reilly arrived to talk about his new book and April ouster from Fox News Channel. "Today" show viewers who tuned in Tuesday morning witnessed the first major interview by Mr. O'Reilly since a...
Haitians continue to flee U.S. for Canada
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Haitians continue to flee U.S. for Canada

The number of people streaming from the U.S. to Canada seeking asylum skyrocketed last month, according to the latest Canadian government statistics released Tuesday. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have intercepted some 13,211 persons attempting to sneak...