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War of words spreads to soldier's widow, Trump

A fallen soldier's angry widow joined the stormy dispute with President Donald Trump over his response to her husband's death, declaring that his failure to remember the soldier's name in last week's condolence call "made me cry."

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US general: Many questions remain about Niger attack

The top U.S. general says four U.S. special operations forces died in Niger (nee-ZHEHR') Oct. 4 amid a "complex situation" and a "difficult firefight."

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Ghosts of Vietnam stirring as Trump preps for Asia trip

For more than 50 years, every American president has been forced to grapple, in one way or another, with the quagmire of the Vietnam War.

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Magnitude 3.9 earthquake strikes off California coast

A magnitude 3.9 earthquake has struck off California's coast.

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Serial killer fears: Area of Tampa on edge after 3 killings

Fears of a serial killer have police in Tampa escorting children to school in one neighborhood near downtown, and a city bus changed its usual route.

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Trump's Tax Reform Will Help Families, Ivanks Tells Hannity, But Twitter Disagrees

Ivanka Trump discussed tax reform with Fox’s Sean Hannity Monday night after the first daughter finished a town hall event concerning the same topic near Warminster, Pennsylvania. Hannity noted how Ivanka and her father President Donald Trump focus

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JFK Assassination: Israeli Psychic Uri Geller Hints At A New Conspiracy Theory

Israeli mentalist and illusionist Uri Geller has claimed he knew about the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, who was shot dead by Lee Harvey Oswald. Geller joined the Israeli Army at the age of 18, a year after the president’s

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3 Oklahoma City Schools Named After Confederate Leaders To Be Renamed

The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education unanimously voted Monday to rename three elementary schools — Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, and Isaac Stand Watie that were originally named after Confederate leaders. The board voted 7-0 t

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Oregon teacher put on leave after students say he had a gun

An Oregon high school science teacher is on leave after being accused of bringing a gun to the school.

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Psychedelic Drugs And Crime: LSD, Magic Mushrooms, Mescaline May Reduce Criminal Behavior

For decades now, researchers and scientists have been investigating the positive effects of drugs that have been declared illegal by most governments around the world. Among these illicit drugs are psychedelics like magic mushrooms, LSD, and mescaline, wh

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Elementary school apologizes after fundraising event features Trump tombstone game

A Massachusetts elementary school is in hot water after fundraiser last week featured a game where students tossed bean bags at a mock tombstone for President Trump.

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VIRAL VIDEO: Kayaker saves struggling iguana miles away from Florida coast

A kayaking man has filmed a now-viral video encountering a stranded iguana he found swimming four miles away from the shore of the Florida Keys.

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Ex-Philadelphia district attorney set to be sentenced

Philadelphia's former top prosecutor is scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty in a corruption scandal.

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What Is Priapism? Ex-Oklahoma Prisoner Sues County For Painful Erection

Dustin Lance, a 32-year-old former inmate from Pittsburg County, California, has sued the authorities claiming he was refused treatment for a painful erection that lasted nearly four days. The former inmate said he was aroused for at least 91 hours aft

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Day care worker arrested after allegedly slapping toddler, police say

A New York woman was arrested Thursday for allegedly slapping a toddler on multiple occasions at a Long Island day care, police say.

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Teens charged after man killed by rock thrown from Michigan overpass

Authorities announced Monday charges against several teens accused of dropping a rock from an I-75 overpass in Michigan and killing a man.

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Iditarod 4-time winner named as musher in dog doping case

Iditarod officials on Monday identified four-time champion Dallas Seavey as the musher whose dogs tested positive for a banned substance.

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Boy's $3 donation to Trump gets him surprise gift

A boy in Tennessee received an unexpected surprise after a stranger learned of his donation to President Trump.

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The Latest: Father of missing girl back in police custody

The Latest on the investigation of the disappearance of a 3-year-old suburban Dallas girl (all times local): 7:30 p.m.

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Honduras man living in Miami charged with trying to bomb a mall

(Reuters) - A Honduras citizen with sympathies to ISIS and residing in Miami appeared in federal court on Monday on a charge of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction in a planned attack on a crowded Miami shopping mall, the U.S. Justice Departmen

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Ex-neo-Nazi convicted of brutal murder apparently was framed

A judge last week vacated the decades-old murder conviction of a former neo-Nazi skinhead who has maintained his innocence in the stabbing death of a 41-year-old black man, citing new DNA evidence and witness testimony.

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Trader pleads guilty in fraudulent fuel credits scheme - U.S. Justice Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The owner of a company that buys and sells renewable fuel and fuel credits pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in a scheme that generated more than $47 million in fraudulent renewable fuels credits from the Environmental Prot

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