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6:34 AM / Wednesday May 22, 2019

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AP FACT CHECK: Mueller probe doesn’t totally exonerate Trump

March 29, 2019

By Hope Yen associated press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday celebrated a “total exoneration” that special counsel Robert Mueller explicitly did not provide in his report on the Russia investigation. Attorney General William Barr quotes Mueller saying his report “does not exonerate” Trump. TRUMP: “No Collusion, No Obstruction, Complete and Total EXONERATION.” —…

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Health Department announces closure of Philadelphia dental practices

March 29, 2019

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health, working in coordination with the Pennsylvania Department of State, has announced the closure of three Philadelphia dental practices for improper reprocessing and sterilization of dental equipment and lapses in injection safety practices. These practices put the safety of patients at risk and forced the closure of all three Trieu…

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump plays down white nationalist threat

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: (shutterstock) By Hope Yen, Seth Borenstein and Calvin Woodward associated press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump appears to be oblivious to the threat of white nationalism. Following a deadly mosque shooting in New Zealand, he said white supremacy isn’t a rising danger. But data — including from his own Justice Department — point…

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Fox News hires Donna Brazile as political contributor

March 22, 2019

By Donna Brazile associated press NEW YORK — Fox News says it has hired former Democratic National Committee chief Donna Brazile as a political commentator. Brazile had been let go from a similar role at CNN in 2016 after it was revealed that she had shared material about topics that would be addressed at a…

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Black editor resigns from newspaper that urged KKK revival

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Elecia R. Dexter (insert) associated press An African-American woman who took over the helm of a small-town Alabama newspaper that recently called for the Ku Klux Klan to “ride again’’ has stepped down after a few weeks, citing interference from the newspaper’s owner. Elecia R. Dexter told The New York Times on Friday…

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New Zealand bans ‘military-style’ guns after mosque attacks

March 21, 2019

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced a ban of “military-style” semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines like those used in the shootings at Christchurch mosques last week. Ardern said a sales ban was effective immediately to prevent stockpiling and would be followed by a complete ban on the…

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Fox News hires Donna Brazile as political contributor

March 18, 2019

By David Bauer NEW YORK (AP) — Former Democratic National Committee chief Donna Brazile, who was fired by CNN for tipping off the Hillary Clinton campaign about debate topics in 2016, has joined Fox News Channel as a political commentator. Brazile said Monday she knows fellow liberals will criticize her for joining Fox, but that…

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As budget deficit balloons, few in Washington seem to care

March 15, 2019

By Andrew Taylor associated pres WASHINGTON — The federal budget deficit is ballooning on President Donald Trump’s watch and few in Washington seem to care. And even if they did, the political dynamics that enabled bipartisan deficit-cutting deals decades ago has disappeared, replaced by bitter partisanship and chronic dysfunction. That’s the reality that will greet…

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Judge extends authority to more families separated at border

March 15, 2019

By Elliot Spagat associated press SAN DIEGO — A federal judge who ordered that more than 2,700 children be reunited with their parents on Friday expanded his authority to potentially thousands more children who were separated at the border earlier during the Trump administration. Dana Sabraw ruled that his authority applies to parents who were…

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New Zealand shooting:4 in custody, many dead in shootings at 2 mosques

March 15, 2019

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on shootings at mosques in New Zealand (all times local): 5:30 p.m. New Zealand police say they have taken into custody three men and one woman over the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called the events Friday afternoon “one of New Zealand’s darkest…

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