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11,000 Texas farmers sign up for tariff relief

The Eagle – by Mike Copeland At least 11,000 Texas farmers believe they have suffered because of tariffs and trade disputes erupting amid President Donald Trump’s get-tough stance with China, which buys about half the cotton grown statewide, according to … Continue reading

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Inside the horrifying, unspoken world of sexually abusive nuns

New York Post – by Isabel Vincent It’s the line from scripture that stayed with Cait Finnegan for nearly half a century as she tried to suppress the painful memories of the sexual abuse she says she suffered at the … Continue reading

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Amazon Pulls Out Of HQ2 Deal With New York City

CBS New York NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The controversial Amazon deal is dead, taking with it the 25,000 jobs promised for its proposed headquarters in Long Island City. The internet giant issued a statement on Thursday saying it will not pursue a second headquarters in … Continue reading

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A Rare Bird Indeed: A Cardinal That’s Half Male, Half Female

The New York Times A bird hopping outside the window lately is the strangest that Shirley and Jeffrey Caldwell have ever seen. Its left side is the taupe shade of female cardinals; its right, the signature scarlet of males. Researchers … Continue reading

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The Senate just passed the decade’s biggest public lands package. Here’s what’s in it.

Washington Post The Senate on Tuesday passed the most sweeping conservation legislation in a decade, protecting millions of acres of land and hundreds of miles of wild rivers across the country and establishing four new national monuments honoring heroes including … Continue reading

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David Hogg calls for Michelle Obama to run in 2020: ‘End this madness’

The Hill Activist David Hogg on Wednesday urged former first lady Michelle Obama to run for president in 2020. “I wish @MichelleObama would run for president and end this madness already,” Hogg, who survived last year’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High … Continue reading

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Rep. Ilhan Omar, Trump envoy Elliott Abrams clash at Venezuela hearing

AOL Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar clashed on Wednesday with Elliott Abrams, President Donald Trump’s new special envoy to Venezuela, at a heated House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing about the crisis in the South American country. The freshman congresswoman from Minnesota … Continue reading

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Facing backlash, Glen Rock reverses decision not to join American Legion coloring contest

North Jersey GLEN ROCK – The school district has done an about-face on its decision to skip an annual American Legion coloring contest over a depiction of guns. On Tuesday, and USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey posted a story that Glen Rock was opting … Continue reading

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19-year veteran NYPD detective shot, killed by friendly fire during robbery in Queens

ABC 7 New York RICHMOND HILL, Queens (WABC) — An NYPD detective was killed by friendly fire during a robbery in Queens. The shooting was reported near Atlantic Avenue and 121st Street in the Richmond Hill section around 6 p.m. … Continue reading

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Questions surround Prairie View A&M officer-involved shooting in Bellville

Click 2 Houston BELLVILLE, Texas – Questions are swirling around an officer-involved shooting in Bellville. One of the major questions from the attorney representing the victim: Why did a Prairie View A&M police officer drive more than 30 miles to a … Continue reading

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Former astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of Gabby Giffords, announces Senate bid in Arizona

Washington Post Mark Kelly, a former astronaut and husband of former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, announced Tuesday that he is moving forward with a U.S. Senate bid, a move that could create a marquee race next year in Arizona. Kelly, a … Continue reading

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‘Preliminary agreement’ reached to avert shutdown

AOL WASHINGTON — Democratic and Republican lawmakers emerged from a series of meetings Monday night and announced they had reached a deal to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year and to avert another government shutdown, according to … Continue reading

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400 Richest Americans Own More Than 150 Million Of The Nation’s Poorest: Study

Huffington Post – by Mary Papenfuss A new study of the intensifying concentration of wealth in the United States reveals that the 400 richest people in the nation — just .00025 percent of the population — own more than the … Continue reading

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El Paso billionaire completes $32.5 million West Texas ranch buy

Dallas News A West Texas ranch that’s one of the largest in the state has sold to an El Paso oilman. Paul Foster — CEO of El Paso-based Franklin Mountain Capital — paid $32.5 million for the 37,000-acre KC7 Ranch … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Lucian Responsible for 4 Deaths; Nearly 170,000 Without Power

The Weather Channel Winter Storm Lucian continued to bring snow, freezing rain and sleet to much of the middle section of the nation early Thursday, and officials were again asking motorists to stay off roads. The storm, which has been … Continue reading

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Woman is selling her $1.7 million home in Canada for $25

Today – by Lindsay Lowe This house could be yours for $25 — and, no, that’s not a typo. A woman is selling her luxurious home in Millarville, Alberta, Canada, for about the same price as a trip to the movies.  

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Texas A&M, Celltex enter research agreement with Saudi Arabia

KBTX TV COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) – Texas A&M University and Celltex are now partnering with Saudi Arabia to support a multi-year research study investigating therapies for Alzheimer’s disease. Saudi Arabian officials say they want to diversify the country’s economy by … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Lucian to Spread Snow and Ice From the West to Midwest and Interior Northeast

Weather Channel Winter Storm Lucian will continue to bring more snow to the West early this week before turning into a wintry mess by midweek in parts of the Plains, Midwest and interior Northeast. Lucian is colder than Winter Storm Kai, which … Continue reading

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Suspect in custody after one deputy killed, another wounded during 12-hour standoff

WCPO PIERCE TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A suspect was taken into custody at 6:35 a.m. Sunday, ending an intense 12-hour standoff that resulted in the shooting death of one Clermont County deputy and the wounding of another at The Green at … Continue reading

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Lawsuit: Pennsylvania officer coerced 2 women into sex to avoid arrest

Trib Live ASHLEY — Two women who said they were coerced into sex with a Pennsylvania police officer filed a federal lawsuit alleging he violated their constitutional rights. Mark Icker, 29, of Dickson City is facing sexual assault, official oppression … Continue reading

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