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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) – The tiny Texas town reeling from a gun massacre that killed 26 churchgoers buried the first of the victims on Saturday, in a remote cemetery where a series of funerals is being held this week. A mourner arrives with his children for the burial of Richard and Therese Rodriguez after
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Los Angeles Police Department will investigate allegations of misconduct against at least one officer, the department said on Friday, after an attorney said video captured police putting cocaine in his client’s wallet before arresting him. A Los Angeles Police Department cruiser with lights and sirens going speeds down on a
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether U.S. President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was involved in an alleged plan to seize a Muslim cleric and deliver him to Turkey in exchange for millions of dollars, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen at
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Opioid drug abuse has killed more Americans than the Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam wars combined, and U.S. veterans and advocates this Veteran’s Day are focusing on how to help victims of the crisis. FILE PHOTO: Needles used for shooting heroin and other opioids along with other paraphernalia litter the ground in
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(Reuters) – Workers at a Chinese-owned auto glass plant in southwestern Ohio voted heavily against union representation, the United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Thursday, in a major blow for the union’s strategy for organizing foreign-owned auto factories. FILE PHOTO: An American flag flies in front of the United Auto Workers union logo on the
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FLORESVILLE, Texas (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled on Wednesday to rural southeastern Texas, where he paid tribute to the victims and heroes from a church massacre that stands as the deadliest gun violence ever committed in a U.S. place of worship. Pence and his wife, Karen, were welcomed with cheers and applause
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(Reuters) – Texas put to death a Mexican national on Wednesday for the kidnap, rape and murder of his cousin, and Florida on the same day put to death a 53-year-old man for a 1991 double-murder, officials said. Death row inmate Ruben Cardenas poses in this handout photo received November 8, 2017. Texas Department of
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(Reuters) – Voters in Maine on Tuesday approved a ballot initiative to expand the state’s Medicaid program under Obamacare, sending a clear signal of support for the federal healthcare law to lawmakers in the state and Washington D.C. FILE PHOTO: A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro, San Diego, California, U.S.,
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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) – The man who carried out one of the deadliest U.S. mass shootings was able to buy guns legally because a prior domestic violence conviction while he was in the Air Force was never put into an FBI database used in background checks, officials said. Devin Kelley, the gunman in Sunday’s
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bitterly fought governor’s race in Virginia leads a slate of state and local elections on Tuesday that offer an early test of President Donald Trump’s political influence and possible strategies for both parties in next year’s midterm elections. Republican candidate for Governor of Virginia Ed Gillespie checks in to vote at
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