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June 28, 2018 - 10:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee says it has formed an investigative panel to determine whether Republican Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona and his chief of staff violated campaign finance laws and various office spending rules. Schweikert is serving his fourth term representing a...
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June 28, 2018 - 10:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth in the first quarter was revised down to a lackluster 2 percent — a sharp deceleration and the poorest showing in a year. But economists expect a significant rebound in the current quarter, forecasting a sizzling growth rate of 4 percent or more. The Commerce...
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June 28, 2018 - 10:04 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers were expected to vote Thursday to prohibit new local taxes on soda for the next 12 years — part of a last-minute deal to block a beverage industry-backed ballot measure that would make it much harder for cities and counties to raise taxes of any kind...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in Fargo, N.D. Trump was in Fargo to campaign for Republican Senate hopeful Kevin Cramer, who is hoping to unseat Democrat Heidi Heitkamp. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
June 28, 2018 - 9:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Kylie Jenner, Kanye West, Rihanna, Busy Philipps and Matt Drudge have landed on Time magazine's roundup of the most influential people on the internet. So did someone with 53 million Twitter followers — President Donald J. Trump. The magazine sized up contenders for its annual list...
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In this June 28, 2018 photo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., joins activists at the Supreme Court as President Donald Trump prepares to choose a replacement for Justice Anthony Kennedy, in Washington. Several prominent Democrats who are mulling a bid for the White House in 2020 sought to bolster their progressive credentials this week by calling for major changes to immigration enforcement, with some pressing for the outright abolition of the federal government’s chief immigration enforcement agency. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has said Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE, has “become a deportation force.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 28, 2018 - 9:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate battle over Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee is off to a fiery start — even before the president makes his choice. Republican and Democratic leaders traded accusations and barbed comments Thursday on the new vacancy, abortion rights and the debate to come. Both...
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Tax Day
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April 13, 2018 - 9:14 am
Tax Day is almost here, and while it's never fun to owe money to the government, at least you can get some free stuff out of it.
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Brooklyn shooting
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April 05, 2018 - 12:49 pm
Police seeking to defend their killing of a New York City man they mistakenly believed was armed with a gun released videotape on Thursday showing him brandishing a metal object like a weapon and provided excerpts of 911 calls reporting a man threatening people with a pistol.
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Stephon Clark protest
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April 03, 2018 - 10:15 am
Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn had his first major encounter with officers as a kid who witnessed a murder in a tough part of California's capital city.
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US Census
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April 03, 2018 - 10:11 am
Seventeen states, the District of Columbia and six cities sued the U.S. government Tuesday, saying a plan to add a citizenship demand to the census questionnaire is unconstitutional.
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waterslide
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April 03, 2018 - 10:05 am
One of the designers of a massive Kansas water park slide that decapitated a 10-year-old boy has been arrested in Texas, federal authorities said Tuesday.
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