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Sarah Warnock, Clarion Ledger
April 02, 2019 - 1:08 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — As many as 2,000 U.S. inspectors who screen cargo and vehicles at ports of entry along the Mexican border may be reassigned to help handle the surge of Central American families coming across, the Trump administration said Monday. The temporary reassignments, up from the...
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Southwest Airlines
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
April 01, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Technical difficulties grounded several flights across the country early Monday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
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In this March 26, 2019 photo, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., presides at a meeting directing the attorney general to transmit documents to the House of Representatives relating to the actions of former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House Judiciary Committee will ready subpoenas this week for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report. This, as the Justice Department appears likely to miss an April 2 deadline set by Democrats for the report’s release. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 01, 2019 - 1:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee will prepare subpoenas this week seeking special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as the Justice Department appears likely to miss an April 2 deadline set by Democrats for the report's release. The Judiciary panel plans to vote on subpoenas...
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David Johnston, TSA's social media director, displays a lighter mounted inside of a bullet casing which was confiscated from a passenger at a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Va., Tuesday, March 26, 2019. TSA’s social media presence has been something of a model for other federal agencies _ striking a tone is humorous, but still gives travelers informational dos and don’ts. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
April 01, 2019 - 10:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Johnston stands over a table full of peculiar items confiscated at Dulles International Airport: A glittery clutch with brass knuckles as a clasp. A perfume bottle shaped like a grenade. A rusted circular saw blade. A pocket-sized pitchfork. None of those are quite right...
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Michael Avenatti
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY
April 01, 2019 - 5:11 am
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti faces a hearing in federal court in California on charges he fraudulently obtained $4 million in bank loans and pocketed $1.6 million that belonged to a client. The brash lawyer known for representing porn star Stormy Daniels in legal battles...
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Samantha Josephson Nathaniel David Rowland
Columbia Police Department
March 31, 2019 - 4:19 pm
The man accused of killing a woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride had activated the child locks in his backseat so the doors could only be opened from the outside, police in South Carolina say.
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Samantha Josephson
Columbia Police Department
March 30, 2019 - 8:27 pm
A 24-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of University of South Carolina senior Samantha Josephson.
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 Judith Enck, center, former regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency addresses those gathered at a protest against President Trump's plan to expand offshore drilling for oil and gas in Albany, N.Y.
AP Photo/David Klepper, File
March 30, 2019 - 4:40 pm
President Donald Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean, a U.S. judge said in a ruling that restored the Obama-era restrictions.
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John Wetteland
Denton County Jail via AP
March 30, 2019 - 11:30 am
A Texas grand jury has indicted former All-Star and World Series MVP pitcher John Wetteland on three counts of continuous sexual assault of a child.
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Trump is traveling to Michigan to speak at a rally before spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 28, 2019 - 6:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he was backing off his budget request to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, reversing course on a proposal that was unlikely to be approved by Congress after days of bipartisan criticism. Speaking to reporters as he left the...
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