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St. Paul: Latino cop found not guilty in shooting of black man; agitators take over I-94
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St. Paul: Latino cop found not guilty in shooting of black man; agitators take over I-94

A throng of protesters furious about the not-guilty verdicts for a St. Anthony police officer in Philando Castile's death faced off with helmeted law enforcement officers late Friday after shutting down Interstate 94 in St. Paul. The freeway confrontation, ...
Shots fired at pickup flying ‘Make America Great Again’ flag
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Shots fired at pickup flying ‘Make America Great Again’ flag

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indiana State Police say shots were fired at a truck carrying a “Make America Great Again” flag and an American flag on eastbound I-465 Tuesday. Officers believe the shots were fired from a newer white 4-door Chevrolet Malibu with a Lou...
Sarah Palin blasts NYT editorial that falsely tied her to Gabby Giffords shooting
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Sarah Palin blasts NYT editorial that falsely tied her to Gabby Giffords shooting

Sarah Palin rebuked a now-corrected New York Times editorial that repeated a debunked claim that she inspired the 2011 Arizona mass shooting that severely injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. In a Facebook post Thursday morning, the former Alaska governor accus...
Only a handful of California cities still have a majority of Republican voters
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Only a handful of California cities still have a majority of Republican voters

Good luck finding a California city these days where most voters are Republicans. Fifteen years ago, Republicans comprised more than half of the voters in 66 of California's 482 cities. Today, they are a majority in just 14 cities, according to the latest d...
Federal judge rejects Dakota Access Pipeline permits, calls for do-over
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Federal judge rejects Dakota Access Pipeline permits, calls for do-over

In a dramatic turnaround, a federal judge has ruled that permits to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline must be reconsidered, and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has demanded the flow of oil through the pipeline be stopped. Completion of the controversial pip...
ICE: Violent NYC gang members arrested, face deportation
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ICE: Violent NYC gang members arrested, face deportation

Over the last 30 days, federal authorities rounded up dozens of members of a violent California-spawned street gang in the New York City area, officials said Wednesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that 39 members of the notorious MS-1...
Unity didn’t last long for Nancy Pelosi
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Unity didn’t last long for Nancy Pelosi

WASHINGTON — It didn't take long for the capital's post-shooting talk of unity to begin fraying. Some Republicans on the far right are suggesting that vitriolic rhetoric on the left could be to blame for the gunfire that hit a GOP leader and others at a con...
Threatening letters and substance sent to GOP candidate’s home
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Threatening letters and substance sent to GOP candidate’s home

ATLANTA (AP) -- The Republican candidate in Georgia's special election for a congressional seat says a package containing threatening letters and a suspicious substance were sent to her home and to her neighbors. Karen Handel said in a statement that her su...
In 98-2 vote, Senate passes tougher sanctions on Iran, Russia
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In 98-2 vote, Senate passes tougher sanctions on Iran, Russia

(UPI) -- In a nearly unanimous vote, the U.S. Senate on Thursday approved new sanctions against Iran and Russia that also limit President Donald Trump's administration from weakening existing sanctions against Moscow. In a 98-2 vote, the Senate approved tou...