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AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File
April 12, 2018 - 11:00 am
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE AND ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown accepted President Donald Trump's call to send the National Guard to the Mexican border, but rejected the White House's portrait of a burgeoning border crisis and insisted that his troops...
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AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper, File
April 12, 2018 - 10:53 am
By RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press Organizers are encouraging gun rights supporters to bring unloaded rifles to rallies at state capitols across the U.S. this weekend, pushing back against a wave of student-led gun violence protests that some see as a threat to the Second Amendment. A group called the...
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AP Photo/Cheryl Senter
April 11, 2018 - 10:06 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont on Wednesday raised the age to buy firearms, banned high-capacity magazines and made it easier to take guns from people who pose a threat — the first significant gun ownership restrictions in state history, signed into law by the Republican governor.
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AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File
April 11, 2018 - 10:04 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A neighbor said he regrets making the 911 call that preceded the fatal shooting by Sacramento police of an unarmed black man in his grandparents' backyard.
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AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File
April 11, 2018 - 10:01 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Criminal indictments stemming from the decapitation of a 10-year-old boy on a slide at a Kansas water park could hurt owner Schlitterbahn's chances of repaying a $174.3 million loan balance, the mortgage lender has warned.
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AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin
April 11, 2018 - 9:31 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Six people in their 20s who were killed in the fiery crash of a small plane on a golf course in a Phoenix suburb shortly after it took off from an airport were identified by authorities Wednesday.
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AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File
April 11, 2018 - 9:24 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown accepted President Donald Trump's call to send the National Guard to the Mexican border, but rejected the White House's portrait of a burgeoning border crisis and insisted that his troops will have nothing to do with immigration enforcement.
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Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
April 11, 2018 - 8:30 am
ANSONIA, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut man with a crush on singer Taylor Swift robbed a bank and then went to the pop star's Rhode Island mansion where he threw cash over a fence in an attempt to impress her. Bruce Rowley, of Derby, is charged with robbing an Ansonia bank on April 4. Police...
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AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File
April 10, 2018 - 8:45 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. government announced Tuesday that it will award $18.5 billion worth of disaster recovery grants to Puerto Rico to help repair homes, businesses and its crumbling power grid as the U.S. territory struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria.
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Ruben R. Ramirez/The El Paso Times via AP
April 10, 2018 - 8:40 pm
ROMA, Texas (AP) — The deployment of National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border at President Donald Trump's request was underway Tuesday with a gradual ramp-up of troops under orders to help curb illegal immigration.
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