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For school shooting victims, future plans dashed by tragedy

School Shooting Texas-3

A 17-year-old student looking forward to celebrating his family's new swimming pool and a...

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What's next? NFL sparks new questions with anthem policy

NFL Meetings Football

ATLANTA (AP) — With its popularity threatened and critics stretching all the way to the White House, the NFL just wanted to get past the debate over taking a knee during the national anthem. Put the focus back on football. Instead, the league seemed to muddle the divisive issue even more with a new...


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Bucks' Brown decries 'police intimidation' during arrest

Bucks Sterling Brown Arrest

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee police chief has apologized to Sterling Brown and says officers have been disciplined for acting “inappropriately” after the Bucks player was zapped with a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violation in January. Brown, who is African-American, said in a...


Business

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

Las Vegas Casinos Contracts

LAS VEGAS (AP) — What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city’s world-famous resorts go on strike at any time starting next week. If members of the union that includes hotel and food workers don’t show up...


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Disputed Keystone Pipeline project focus of court hearing

Keystone Pipeline Lawsuit

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for the Trump administration were due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline against environmental groups that want to derail the project. The 1,179-mile (1,800-kilometer) line proposed by TransCanada Corporation was...


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How a life jacket and a whistle saved a kayaker's life on the Chesapeake Bay

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A life jacket and a whistle. It was these two items that helped to save Sean Danielson after his kayak overturned in the cold, deep waters of the Chesapeake Bay last month. He waited for nearly three hours as the sun descended, suffering from hypothermia before he was...


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Trump says he might accept a 'phase-in' of North Korea's denuclearization

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The United States might accept a “phase-in” of North Korea’s denuclearization but the dismantling of Kim Jong Un’s nuclear program must progress “rapidly,” President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Thursday. “We’re going to see. I’d like to...


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'Survivor' final vote ends in tie, Philadelphia man wins

TV Survivor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — History was made on the CBS reality series “Survivor.” For the first time in 36 seasons, the season finale ended in a tie. Host Jeff Probst on Wednesday night revealed jurors on “Survivor: Ghost Island” in Fiji were deadlocked at five votes apiece for Wendell Holland and...


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Report: Armed man in restaurant yelled 'get out' of America

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man faces multiple charges after sheriff’s deputies say he threatened two customers at a McDonalds restaurant with a stun gun and knife and yelled “get out of my country.” It happened early Wednesday in St. Augustine on Florida’s Atlantic Coast. Mohamed Galal...


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Trump: NFL owners 'doing the right thing' on national anthem policy

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is claiming victory following the adoption of a new NFL policy that could bring disciplinary action for players who kneel or make other protests during the national anthem. “You have to stand proudly for the national anthem or you...


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Space station accepts special delivery from Virginia

US Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station accepted delivery Thursday of more than 7,000 pounds of supplies from Virginia. A commercial cargo ship arrived at the orbiting lab three days after launching from Wallops Island. Orbital ATK shipped the goods for NASA in a Cygnus capsule,...


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