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Officer shoots robbery suspect outside Atlanta mallAuthorities say a police sergeant foiled an armed robbery and shot one of the suspects outside of one of Atlanta's largest malls
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this May 2, 2019, file photo, U.S. Border Patrol agents walk down the hallway of a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection temporary facility near the Donna International Bridge in Donna, Texas. The U.S. government says it will deport a Honduran mother and her two sick children, both of whom are currently hospitalized, to Guatemala as soon as it can get them medically cleared to travel, according to court documents and the family’s advocates. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
US seeks to deport Honduran mom, sick children to GuatemalaThe U.S. government says it will deport a Honduran mother and her two sick children, both of whom are currently hospitalized, to Guatemala as soon as it can get them medically cleared to travel
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Matthew Albence, right, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, speaks during a news conference, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in New York. The country's top immigration official blamed the "sanctuary policies" of New York City on Friday for the sexual assault and killing of a 92-year-old woman, while the mayor's office decried such rhetoric as "fear, hate and attempts to divide." (AP Photo/Jim Mustian)
ICE ups ante in standoff with NYC: 'This is not a request' Federal immigration officials are turning to a new tactic in the fight over New York City's so-called sanctuary policies
The Associated Press4 hours ago
The remains of Staff Sgt. Ian Paul McLaughlin are carried from a plane to an awaiting hearse on Fort Bragg, N.C., on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.  McLaughlin was killed Jan. 11 in Afghanistan. (Andrew Craft /The Fayetteville Observer via AP)
Remains of fallen US soldier returned to Fort BraggThe remains of a soldier who was killed a week ago in Afghanistan have been returned to his family in the U.S. The Fayetteville Observer reports the family of Staff Sgt. Ian McLaughlin greeted his flag-draped casket at Pope Army Airfield at Fort Bragg on Saturday
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this June 20, 2012, file photo, Idaho State Police Trooper Justin Klitch, right, makes a stop and charges the driver with possession of marijuana after leaving Oregon, in Fruitland, Idaho. Marijuana sales in Oregon along the Idaho state line are 420% the statewide average, according to a state report. Idaho residents are purchasing recreational marijuana in Oregon because it is illegal in Idaho, the report released Friday, Jan . 17, 2020, by the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis said. (AP Photo/Nigel Duara, File)
Report: Oregon marijuana sales 420% stronger near IdahoA report has found marijuana sales in Oregon along the Idaho state line are 420% the statewide average
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson speaks to the media at the EJI Legacy Pavilion in Montgomery, Ala., on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. The Pavilion, which houses the EJI ticket office, a gift shop, a restaurant, a coffee shop, civil rights displays and a shuttle stop for the Legacy Museum and the Peace and Justice Memorial opens on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. ( Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
Alabama lynching memorial, museum expanding The nation's first memorial to lynching victims is expanding
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Pumps acquired to help drain lake, ease pressure on damPumps to help take some of the pressure off a dam that's perilously close to failing are on site to help drain Oktibbeha County Lake
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Man rescued, cited after rappelling into Yellowstone canyonYellowstone National Park officials say a 55-year-old Indiana man had to be rescued after he rappelled into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River and then could not climb back up
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Murkowski wants to hear case before deciding on witnessesAlaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's comfortable waiting to decide if more information is needed as part of the Senate's impeachment trial of President Donald Trump until after hearing arguments from House managers and Trump attorneys
The Associated Press8 hours ago
With Virginia Facing Huge Gun Rally, Trump TweetsTensions are rising over a pro-gun-rights rally scheduled for Monday at the Virginia State Capitol, Reuters reports. The rally's organizers, the Virginia Citizens Defense League, are urging 10,000 people to attend without guns in compliance with an emergency ban imposed by Gov. Ralph Northam last week; they're also asking...
Newser8 hours ago
Woman Boards Plane, Gets Text: 'Want to Sit Next to Me?'Ashley Barno was waiting to board an American Airlines flight from San Diego to Chicago when the texts flooded in. An unknown sender said hello, complimented Barno's appearance, and noted he'd been watching her at San Diego International. "You are looking very gorgeous in grey top today!!" read one message,...
Newser9 hours ago
Man kills grizzly in self-defense, keeps claws as a mementoA Montana man told investigators that he cut off a grizzly bear's claws after shooting it in self-defense because he was mad that the bear was going to eat him
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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