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November 01, 2018 - 10:21 am
President Donald Trump says the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could reach 15,000 — roughly double the number the Pentagon said it currently plans for a mission whose dimensions are shifting daily.
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October 31, 2018 - 5:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The far-right Proud Boys and their founder, Gavin McInnes, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram because of policies against hate groups. McInnes called the ban censorship in an email Wednesday. He said ``the left'' is ``ramping up the hysteria with fake news'' ahead of next...
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Halloween display.
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October 31, 2018 - 9:45 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The National Retail Federation says retail spending for Halloween is estimated to be $9 billion. That's nearly $87 per person. The Halloween and Costume Association sees room to grow. They're lobbying the White House to change the date of Halloween to make sure it always...
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October 31, 2018 - 6:33 am
As thousands in Pittsburgh's Jewish community began burying their dead, President Donald Trump encountered hundreds of protesters when he quietly paid his respects.
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From left, President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, and Tree of Life Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, puts down a stone from the White House at a memorial for those killed at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 30, 2018 - 7:38 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — One stone and one white rosebud for each victim. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid homage Tuesday to each of the 11 people slain in the worst instance of anti-Semitic violence in American history. As the Trumps placed their tributes outside the Tree of Life...
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 Mary Prang, Special Agent wit the FBI, adjusts a poster featuring fugitives Boston crime boss James 'Whitey' Bulger and his companion Catherine Greig
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October 30, 2018 - 1:36 pm
BRUCETON MILLS, W. Va. (AP) — Notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger has died in federal custody nearly five years after being sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison. Officials with the Federal Bureau of Prisons say he died Tuesday in West Virginia. He was 89. Bulger led a...
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President Donald Trump wants to order the end of the constitutional right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born in the United States.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
October 30, 2018 - 7:59 am
President Donald Trump wants to order the end of the constitutional right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born in the United States.
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October 30, 2018 - 6:32 am
President Trump and the first lady will travel to Pittsburgh Tuesday to meet with survivors of the synagogue massacre, first responders and religious leaders. The rabbi of the Tree of Life synagogue says the president is welcome, but not everyone feels the same.
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October 29, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Bowers, who underwent surgery and remained hospitalized, is scheduled to appear in court Monday.
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Sources say Cesar Sayoc has been arrested in connection with a series of package bombs.
(Credit: Broward County Sheriff)
October 29, 2018 - 3:52 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The man suspected of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and other opponents of President Donald Trump kept a list of elected officials and others who investigators believe were intended targets, an official told The Associated Press on Monday. The official said authorities had...
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