Posts Tagged 'news'

California Rep. Eric Swalwell Is Running For President, Too, With A Focus on Guns

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Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., speaks to a group in Iowa City, Iowa, in February. Swalwell, who became the latest Democrat to run for president, was born in Iowa but grew up in California.

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U.K. Regulators Propose Broad Social Media Regulations To Counter ‘Online Harms’

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Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps are displayed on an iPhone. U.K. regulators are proposing broad new rules on social media platforms to combat online harms.

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration Policy Of Sending Asylum-Seekers To Mexico

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Juan Carlos Perla of El Salvador kisses his 10-month-old son, Joshua, inside a migrant shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, where they await their asylum hearing in San Diego.

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Kirstjen Nielsen Leaving Homeland Security Post As Border Crossings Surge

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Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen is leaving her post, President Trump announced Sunday. Here she testifies on Capitol Hill on March 6.

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Big Cities, Bright Lights And Up To 1 Billion Bird Collisions

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One World Trade Center (WTC) stands in the lower Manhattan skyline as birds fly over the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey, on Feb. 8, 2019.

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Baylor Beats Notre Dame To Win NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship

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Lauren Cox (#15) of the Baylor Bears shoots over Brianna Turner (#11) of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Amalie Arena Sunday night in Tampa, Fla.

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Tension And Anxiety In Border Cities After Trump Threatens Closure

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Victor Santana mans a row of port-a-potties near the Bridge of the Americas separating Juárez from El Paso. Disruptions at the border have caused long wait times at the border. Ciudad Juárez is offering free bathrooms for travelers stuck in those long lines.

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‘There Is Clearly Something Happening’: Fires Destroy 3 Black Churches In Louisiana

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Federal authorities have joined the investigation into a string of fires that engulfed three historically black churches in southern Louisiana in the span of just 10 days.

The fires began on March 26 in Louisiana’s St. Landry Parish, a rural community north of Lafayette. Officials have not determined the cause of the fires, but have said they are unable to rule out the possibility of arson or that the three incidents were all related.

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1st Living HIV-Positive Organ Donor Wants To Lift ‘The Shroud Of HIV Related Stigma’

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Nina Martinez has become the first living HIV-positive organ donor. Above, Martinez is pictured with her surgeon, Dr. Dorry Segev of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Criminal Trial Of Opioid-Peddling Drug Company Execs Goes To The Jury

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Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor (center) departs federal court in Boston in January. The criminal trial of Kapoor and four other executives from the company wrapped up on Friday.

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2 Students Allegedly Cheated Apple Out Of Nearly $900,000 In Fake iPhone Scheme

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An Apple store in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Two students in Oregon allegedly defrauded the company out of nearly $900,000, according to a criminal complaint.

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Boeing To Slow Production Of 737 Max Jets As It Works On Flight Control Software Fix

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A Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane sits on the assembly line on March 27, in Renton, Wash. Boeing is slowing production of its grounded Max airliner while it works on fixing flight-control software in the wake of fatal crashes.

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