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Alabama police capture suspect; 1 officer slain, 2 wounded

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A man who opened fire on police responding to a domestic disturbance report, killing one officer and wounding two others, was arrested Monday and charged with capital murder, authorities said.

 

 

Health tips from Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen for 5-21-19

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Town hall on enemy turf? Fox News debate divides 2020 Dems

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Bernie Sanders appeared on a Fox News town hall and attracted nearly 2.6 million viewers. Elizabeth Warren turned down a similar chance while branding the network a "hate-for-profit racket." Pete Buttigieg used Fox News' own air to criticize two of its most popular personalities.

 

 

In Pennsylvania, Trump touts 2020 chances, swipes at Biden

Posted yesterday in National

President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday in his ability to win a repeat victory in Pennsylvania in 2020 and took a fresh swipe at one of his leading Democratic rivals, telling rallygoers that native son Joe Biden had abandoned them by representing Delaware in the Senate.

 

 

Judge sides with Congress over Trump in demands for records

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A federal judge ruled against President Donald Trump on Monday in a financial records dispute with Congress and said lawmakers should get the documents they have subpoenaed.

 

 

Tennessee: Man in church shooting aimed to kill 10 white people

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A prosecutor said Monday that a black man charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church aimed to kill at least 10 white churchgoers and cited a 2015 massacre at a black church in South Carolina.

 

 

WWII plane rescued from boneyard to join D-Day anniversary

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Filled with paratroopers, a U.S. warplane lumbered down an English runway in 1944 to spearhead the World War II D-Day invasion with a message for Adolf Hitler painted in bright yellow across its nose: "That's All, Brother."

 

 

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile-Sprint deal in key endorsement

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A key federal regulator says he backs T-Mobile's $26.5 billion takeover of rival wireless carrier Sprint, a crucial step for the deal's approval.

 

 

Trump's 'great patriot' farmers follow him into a trade war

Posted 5/20/2019 in National

Iowa farmer Tim Bardole survived years of low crop prices and rising costs by cutting back on fertilizer and herbicides and fixing broken-down equipment rather than buying new.

 

 

China's pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices

Posted 5/20/2019 in National

Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets.

 

 

Hundreds protest Alabama abortion ban: 'My body, my choice!'

Posted 5/20/2019 in National

Hundreds of demonstrators marched to the Alabama Capitol on Sunday to protest the state's newly approved abortion ban, chanting "my body, my choice!" and "vote them out!"

 

 

As states pass restrictive abortion laws, questions surface

Posted 5/20/2019 in National

As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, questions have surfaced about what exactly that means for women who might seek an abortion. The short answer: nothing yet.

 

 

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face 'end'

Posted 5/20/2019 in National

President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it'll face its "official end," shortly after a rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad overnight.

 

 

Speaker stuns 2019 Morehouse grads, to pay off student debt

Posted 5/20/2019 in National

A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans -- estimated at up to $40 million.

 

 

Average US price of gas drops 3 cents per gallon to $2.93

Posted 5/20/2019 in National

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.93.

 

 

Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for national unity

Posted 5/20/2019 in National

His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.

 

 

Louisiana governor breaks with Democratic Party on abortion

Posted 5/18/2019 in National

Nearly three decades ago, when Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' wife was 20 weeks pregnant with their first child, a doctor discovered their daughter had spina bifida and encouraged an abortion. The Edwardses refused.

 

 

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance

Posted 5/18/2019 in National

For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums -- before her colleagues in South Carolina's legislature.

 

 

Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River

Posted 5/18/2019 in National

Normally this time of year, huge barges can be seen chugging up the Mississippi River, carrying millions of tons of grain to market and bringing agriculture-related products to farmers in the Midwest for the new growing season. But there's not much barge traffic this year.

 

 

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights

Posted 5/18/2019 in National

Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protections would extend to employment, housing, loan applications, education, public accommodations and other areas.

 

 

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