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Merkel, Obama to attend podium discussion at Berlin event

Tens of thousands are gathering in Berlin to listen to former U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discuss democracy and global responsibility at a Protestant conference as … Click to Continue »

3 of Montana's biggest newspapers pulled their endorsements of Greg Gianforte after he was charged with assault

Three of Montana's biggest newspapers backed away from Greg Gianforte, the state's Republican candidate for the House of Representatives, after he was accused of body-slamming a reporter on Wednesday. Missoulian, the Billings Gazette,...Show More Summary

Lawmaker: Louisiana domestic abuse laws risk nullification

A Louisiana lawmaker fears women and children could lose crucial domestic violence protections if his colleagues refuse to join 48 states that have widened the safeguards to include same-sex couples. … Click to Continue »

Attorney general to address violent crime in Tennessee visit

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to speak with Tennessee law enforcement officials about efforts to fight violent crime, nearly two weeks after he said prosecutors should bring the … Click to Continue »

Judge in Mississippi finds cemetery owner in civil contempt

A judge has held a cemetery owner in civil contempt after Mississippi's secretary of state says the entrepreneur failed to comply with injunction requirements. The Meridian Star reports (http://bit.ly/2rjJa5b ) … Click to Continue »

From Trump to Oprah, speakers offer parting advice to grads

Oprah Winfrey told students to live with purpose. President Donald Trump said to ignore the naysayers. Will Ferrell sang some Whitney Houston. Those are a few of the speakers who … Click to Continue »

2 southwest Florida cities among nation's fastest-growing

Two southwest Florida cities were among the nation's fastest-growing last year. The U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday said Bonita Springs and Fort Myers respectively had the 8th and 15th fastest … Click to Continue »

Migrant Man Who Raped Boy Claiming It Was A “Sexual Emergency” Has Sentence REDUCED

One of the many Iraqi asylum seekers who were let into Germany and arrested for raping a 10-year-old boy in a public swimming pool in Vienna will now have is

Jenkins says 8 state senators back his run against Manchin

West Virginia Congressman Evan Jenkins says eight of the state's Republican state senators have announced support for his run against Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin next year. Jenkins, a Republican … Click to Continue »

GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter

28 minutes agoPolitics / US Politics : The Signal

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Thursday's nationally-watched election for Montana's sole congressional seat got a last-minute twist when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault for grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground.

With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

North Carolina House Republicans are ready to debate portions of their state government spending proposal. The House scheduled several appropriations subcommittee meetings Thursday to unveil how GOP budget-writers would like … Click to Continue »

Navajo Nation bill would name highway after Chief Manuelito

A Navajo Nation proposal would designate a portion of U.S. Highway 491 in honor of the prominent Navajo leader Chief Manuelito. The Daily Times in Farmington, New Mexico, reports (https://goo.gl/vzIKnz) … Click to Continue »

Tucson assistant chief selected as new police chief for Mesa

An assistant police chief for Tucson has been named the new chief of the Mesa Police Department. Mesa officials say Ramon Batista will join the Mesa force after 31 years … Click to Continue »

Massachusetts Charter School Backs Off Exclusionary Hair Policies -- For Now

(Photo: Shutterstock) T he Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, a suburban Boston charter in Malden, Massachusetts, is under fire for its dress-code policy prohibiting hair extensions and afros, rules that critics say are raciallyShow More Summary

Maryland governor to sign bills to fight opioid addiction

A package of measures in Maryland to battle opioid overdoses are scheduled to be signed into law by Gov. Larry Hogan. The governor has a bill signing ceremony scheduled Thursday … Click to Continue »

Trump plan to sell off half of oil stockpile sparks debate

President Donald Trump's proposal to sell nearly half the U.S. emergency oil stockpile is sparking renewed debate about whether the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is still needed amid an ongoing oil … Click to Continue »

NATO chief says allies to join anti-IS coalition

NATO's chief has affirmed that the alliance will join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group but will not wage war against the extremists, as U.S. President Donald Trump … Click to Continue »

Supreme Court to rule on campaign case against ex-AG Horne

The Arizona Supreme Court is expected to rule on former Attorney General Tom Horne's appeal of a finding that found he violated campaign finance laws during his 2010 campaign. The … Click to Continue »

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