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Parkland students start school year with tightened security

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Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High may notice some changes Wednesday as they begin their first school year since a gunman opened fire on campus. They're returning...Read more

Twitter suspends Alex Jones' account for week after tweet company says incites violence

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Twitter says it is suspending the account of far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.Read more

Christine Hallquist, transgender candidate, wins nomination for Vermont governor

Christine Hallquist, transgender candidate, wins nomination for Vermont governor

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Vermont made history Tuesday night, with Christine Hallquist, a transgender candidate, winning the Democratic primary in the race for governor.Read more

Afghan officials: Taliban attack in north kills 30 troops

Afghan officials: Taliban attack in north kills 30 troops

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A Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed at least 30 soldiers and police, officials said Wednesday, as life gradually returned to...Read more


Kroger to sell its goods to Chinese shoppers through Tmall

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Kroger will start to sell some of its products to Chinese shoppers through a website owned by internet giant Alibaba, the latest move by the supermarket chain to boost...Read more

Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

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Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of certain U.S. products, including rice, cars, alcohol and coal — escalating a feud with the United States...Read more

Pilot who crashed his own home had hangar code

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Youd took the plane out of a hangar at the small Spanish Fork-Springville Airport, where there are no air towers or traffic control monitoring of who takes off or lands.Read more

Police chief defends Taser use on woman, 87, holding knife

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Martha Al-Bishara was charged with criminal trespass and obstructing an officer Friday.Read more

Couple accused of keeping food from sons, sitting on them

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Dakota County Court records say 41-year-old Blaine Busker and his 38-year-old wife, Donella Busker, are each charged with two misdemeanor counts of child abuse.Read more

Indiana animal shelter accused of freezing kittens to death

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An employee quit and spoke to authorities after the animal control officer twice asked her to put injured but alive kittens in a plastic bag and then into a freezer to...Read more

Police: Boy, 2, dies after fall from 24th-floor balcony

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Fairfax County police said in a statement Tuesday that an adult caregiver was helping another child in the apartment Monday afternoon when the 2-year-old boy fell to his...Read more