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Dallas Police Shooting Scene
Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP
September 07, 2018 - 7:34 pm
Police in Dallas are investigating a bizarre fatal shooting involving one of their own.
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George Papadopoulos
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
September 07, 2018 - 5:19 pm
George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who sought to broker a meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin during the 2016 presidential campaign, was sentenced to 14 days in prison and 12 months of supervised release on Friday for lying to the FBI about his contacts with foreign...
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Brett Kavanaugh
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
September 07, 2018 - 5:08 pm
After two marathon days questioning Brett Kavanaugh, senators concluded his Supreme Court confirmation hearing Friday by hearing from friends, foes and legal experts making their cases for and against the judge who is likely to push the high court further to the right.
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President Barack Obama
Stephen Haas//The News-Gazette via AP
September 07, 2018 - 4:26 pm
Former President Barack Obama issued a scorching critique of his successor Friday, blasting President Donald Trump's pattern of pressuring the Justice Department, his policies and reminding voters that the economic recovery — one of Trump's favorite talking points — began on his watch.
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Idlib, Syria
Courtesy of Mustafa Alabdullah via AP
September 07, 2018 - 3:54 pm
Russian airstrikes pounded rebel positions in Syria’s Idlib province Friday, and the U.S. was not happy about it.
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
September 07, 2018 - 2:32 pm
President Donald Trump has called for a Justice Department probe into the anonymous New York Times op-ed that described a “resistance” operating within his administration.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist, walks the corridors of Capitol Hill after listening to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on 'Foreign Influence Operations and Their Use of Social Media Platforms' on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Twitter's permanent ban of conspiracy-monger Alex Jones on Thursday again underscored the difficulty many social-media services face in trying to consistently apply their rules against harassment and other bad behavior. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
September 07, 2018 - 10:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter's permanent ban of conspiracy-monger Alex Jones on Thursday again underscored the difficulty many social-media services face in trying to consistently apply their rules against harassment and other bad behavior. The platform took action against Jones and his Infowars show...
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Job Fair
Marina Affo/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin
September 07, 2018 - 9:01 am
US employers added a strong 201,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate stays 3.9 percent.
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Emergency response crews gather outside a plane at New York's Kennedy Airport amid reports of ill passengers aboard a flight from Dubai, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
September 06, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say 12 passengers on two flights from Europe were evaluated for sore throats and coughs upon arrival at Philadelphia International Airport, but none were considered severely ill. A federal Customs and Border Protection spokesman says the sick passengers had been...
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Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons
AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File
September 06, 2018 - 5:56 pm
The sweltering heat is not exactly football weather, but the NFL season kicks off Thursday night when the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Atlanta Falcons.
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