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Mormon church pulls older teens out of Boy Scouts

The church says these changes have nothing to do with recent policies allowing gay and transgender scouts and leaders to participate. The loss is only a fraction of the 2.3 million youths in the Boy...

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State police: 3 dead, including deputy, in rural Arkansas

Mainhart, says she was shocked when she got the call that he was the deputy shot and killed. He would not elaborate. As of 2:55 p.m., the suspect has been taken into custody. "He was very respected"...

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United States committed to Turkey's security, Mattis tells Turkish PM Yildirim

United States committed to Turkey's security, Mattis tells Turkish PM Yildirim

According to the statement from U.S. Central Command, 70 ISIS terrorists surrendered to the U.S. -led global coalition Wednesday, and left heavy weapons behind them. Turkish air power may not have an...

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Engineer in deadly Philadelphia Amtrak crash charged with causing catastrophe, involuntary manslaughter

Engineer in deadly Philadelphia Amtrak crash charged with causing catastrophe, involuntary manslaughter

Judge Marsha Neifield of Philadelphia Municipal Court issued an order saying Brandon Bostian could be charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment. "We can not conclude that the e...

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US, European officials to discuss proposed expansion of in-flight laptop ban

US, European officials to discuss proposed expansion of in-flight laptop ban

The discussion is expected to include the possible expansion of the number of airports where passengers will not be allowed to carry electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard. As of now, there ...

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Protesters clash over fate of Confederate monuments in New Orleans

Protesters clash over fate of Confederate monuments in New Orleans

He says New Orleans City Parks owns the land and the statue. It was six months after Dylann Roof, a white supremacist with a fondness for Confederate symbols, massacred nine black people in a church...

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Workers Take Jefferson Davis Statue Off Its Pedestal In New Orleans

Workers Take Jefferson Davis Statue Off Its Pedestal In New Orleans

They say that Confederate iconography represents heritage. "After almost two years of planning and court battles, city officials began the process today of removing the three remaining monuments t...

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North Korea detains another USA citizen

According to Kim Mi-ok, Kim Hak-song had been teaching agricultural techniques at Pyongyang University for Science and Technology and did not engage in any missionary work. "There may come a day if No...

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This airline just told Congress it will stop overbooking flights

This airline just told Congress it will stop overbooking flights

United Airlines chief executive Oscar Munoz repeatedly apologised for the treatment of Dr David Dao, the passenger dragged from a plane on 9 April after refusing to give up his seat for airline employ...

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White House was warned Flynn at risk of blackmail

White House was warned Flynn at risk of blackmail

Monday was a big day in Washington as the nation tuned in to watch the much-anticipated Senate hearing with former acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence ...

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Trump contradicts his own White House team on Comey firing

In his letter notifying Comey that he had been fired, Trump said he was acting at the recommendation of Atty. Trump's claim contradicts the initial version of events presented by the White House -...

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Mother of Texas teen killed by police asks to join lawsuit

Mother of Texas teen killed by police asks to join lawsuit

To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Oliver had turned himself in following the shooting but has since been released. But though murder charges fo...

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Trump says he was always going to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump says he was always going to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation director

McCabe is expected to be replaced in the coming weeks by a permanent director who will be nominated by the president and then must be approved by a simple majority vote in the Senate. "It is my opinio...

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Tillerson Seeks to Settle State Department Staffers' Nerves As Budget Cuts Loom

Southeast Asian nations generally welcome cordial ties between the two powers but worry about whether secret deal-making might undercut Washington's willingness to stand up to China, which claims vi...

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S Korea leader Moon scraps state-issued history books

The U.S. legislation was meant to cut off supplies of cash that help fund North Korea's nuclear program, and increase pressure to stop human rights abuses such as the use of slave labor, the bill's sp...

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Drawings of Obama Presidential Center unveiled

Drawings of Obama Presidential Center unveiled

The Obamas are donating $2 million dollars to summer jobs programs that train young people for permanent employment. The former president received a friendly hometown reception from the crowd, which...

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Felt nauseous to think I could have influenced United States election: Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

The head of the FBI testified Wednesday that even in a secret session he isn't sure he can reveal to an entire congressional committee the status of his agency's counterintelligence investigation in...

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Environmentalists triumph as Senate upholds drilling rule

Environmentalists triumph as Senate upholds drilling rule

The American Petroleum Institute said that while it is disappointed with the vote, it is encouraged that the Interior Department has undertaken its own review of the rule . "While I am concerned th...

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'Trump Is Right': Sanders Talks Up Aussie Health Care

'Trump Is Right': Sanders Talks Up Aussie Health Care

Trump described the USA health system as failing, and added that "I shouldn't say this to a great gentleman and my friend from Australia because you have better health care than we do ". The US pre...

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Penn State Student's Hazing Death Was No Accident, Grand Jury Says

Even more fraternity brothers involved in the Penn State hazing death will be arraigned in court Tuesday. According to court documents, Piazza died from traumatic brain injuries after being fo...

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