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Colorado police seek runner who won't stop pooping in front of a family's house

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Police in Colorado Springs are searching for a woman who has pooped multiple times in front of a...

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Tennessee church shooting suspect charged with murder

Tennessee Church Shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Witnesses and police described a chaotic scene as a masked attacker armed with two guns shot seven people, killing one, in a Tennessee church before he was subdued. Burnette Chapel Church of Christ member Minerva Rosa said members were talking about the success of their yard...


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NBA media days certain to have plenty of Trump talk

The most retweeted post ever sent by LeBron James before this weekend was one in 2013 in response to the incessant who’s-better debate about him and Michael Jordan. “I’m not MJ, I’m LJ,” he wrote . It was retweeted nearly 112,000 times. And then LJ took on POTUS , calling President Donald Trump a...


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Don't talk about mom: NFL players angry over Trump's insult

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President Donald Trump probably didn’t realize he’d struck such a nerve with NFL players when he implored team owners to “get that son of a bitch off the field” for protesting during the national anthem. The line drew loud applause at the president’s political rally in Huntsville, Alabama, but the...


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AP Was There: Paratroops with bayonets escort Little Rock 9

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — EDITOR’S NOTE: On Sept. 25, 1957, two days after a large, white mob turned violent outside Little Rock Central High School, nine black teenagers returned with federal troops. The troops, armed with bayonets, were there on the orders of President Dwight Eisenhower, who was...


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Decades after "Little Rock Nine," school segregation lingers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Among the most lasting and indelible images of the civil rights movement were the nine black teenagers who had to be escorted by federal troops past an angry white mob and through the doors of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Sept. 25, 1957. It had been...


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Revised health bill gives states limited leeway while steering more money to Alaska,

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The revised Republican health-care bill that senators plan to unveil Monday would partly even out wide gaps between states that would win and lose financially, providing more generous funding to states of some reluctant GOP lawmakers, but would give states less...


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Poll: Hogan puts enough distance between himself,Trump

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A high percentage of Marylanders believe Gov. Larry Hogan has adequately distanced himself from President Donald Trump, according to a new poll that also shows the state leader with a strong approval rating despite Democratic efforts to tie the two Republicans...


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Church stoked tithing with unemployment scam, ex-members say

Broken Faith Unemployment

SPINDALE, North Carolina (AP) — When Randy Fields’ construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe every week. To his shock, Fields said church founder...


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President's criticisms spark more protests at NFL games

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President Donald Trump’s criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked angry protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance. A week ago, just six players protested. Most NFL players on Sunday locked arms...


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Republicans make desperate bid to save health care bill

Congress Health Overhaul

Republican opposition to the last-ditch GOP health care bill swelled to near-fatal numbers Sunday as Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door on supporting the teetering effort to scrap the Obama health care law and Sen. Ted Cruz said that “right now” he doesn’t back it.


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