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A Virgin Mary painting, flags and flowers adorn a makeshift memorial for the victims of Saturday's mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
August 05, 2019 - 6:55 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The online message board 8chan was effectively knocked offline Monday after two companies cut off vital technical services following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas , whose perpetrator was linked to the site. 8chan is known for trafficking in anonymous hate speech and incitement...
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Pedro Pierluisi, sworn in as Puerto Rico's governor, smiles during a press conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Departing Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello resigned as promised on Friday and swore in Pierluisi, a veteran politician as his replacement, a move certain to throw the U.S. territory into a period of political chaos that will be fought out in court. (AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)
August 05, 2019 - 5:20 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's Supreme Court on Monday agreed to rule on a lawsuit that the island's Senate filed in a bid to oust a veteran politician recently sworn in as the island's governor. The court gave all parties until Tuesday at noon to file all necessary paperwork, noting...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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August 05, 2019 - 2:48 pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday called President Donald Trump’s statement on two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio over the weekend “hypocritical.”
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New York Stock Exchange
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August 05, 2019 - 2:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Stocks are plunging on Wall Street after China let its currency sink to the lowest level in more than a decade, escalating its trade war with the U.S. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 800 points Monday...
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August 05, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Gun control advocates say they will hold Democrats’ feet to the fire in the upcoming election year if they don’t do enough on gun control.
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, as they arrive back from Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 05, 2019 - 6:03 am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the mass shootings (all times local): 4:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is denouncing two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, saying "hate has no place in our country." Addressing reporters in Morristown, New Jersey, Trump said Sunday...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during a public employees union candidate forum Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 04, 2019 - 5:40 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates sought to lay blame Sunday on President Donald Trump following a pair of mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, saying his language against minorities promotes racial division and violence. At public events and on television, several candidates...
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President Trump shootings
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August 04, 2019 - 5:02 pm
President Donald Trump spoke for the first time publicly since the two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, saying "hate has no place in our country."
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August 04, 2019 - 5:02 pm
( AP/WCBS 880 ) -- President Donald Trump spoke for the first time publicly since the two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, saying "hate has no place in our country." Addressing reporters in Morristown, New Jersey, Trump said Sunday that "we're going to take care" of the problem. He says he's been...
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Mitch McConnell
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August 04, 2019 - 4:18 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A spokesman for Mitch McConnell says the Senate majority leader tripped outside his home in Kentucky and suffered a shoulder fracture. David Popp, a spokesman for the Kentucky Republican, said in a statement Sunday afternoon that McConnell fell on his outdoor patio, but has...
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