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ICE arrested a wanted man driving his pregnant wife to give birth. She drove herself to the hospital.

ICE arrested a wanted man driving his pregnant wife to give birth. She drove herself to the hospital.

Maria del Carmen Venegas was on her way to deliver a baby boy, her fifth child, by Caesarean section in a planned operation Wednesday afternoon. Her husband, Joel Arrona-Lara, was driving her car to the hospital.Two SUVs swooped in to block the vehic...
Published: 08/19/18
Trump cancels military parade, blaming Washington officials for inflating costs

Trump cancels military parade, blaming Washington officials for inflating costs

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday canceled plans for a military parade this fall in Washington, blaming local officials for inflating the estimated costs, saying they "know a windfall when they see it."Trump said he would instead attend a...
Published: 08/17/18
Fentanyl use drove drug overdose deaths to a record high in 2017, CDC estimates

Fentanyl use drove drug overdose deaths to a record high in 2017, CDC estimates

Drug overdose deaths surpassed 72,000 in 2017, according to provisional estimates recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That represents an increase of more than 6,000 deaths, or 9.5 percent, over the estimate for the pr...
Published: 08/16/18
The questions the jurors in the Manafort trial will be asking

The questions the jurors in the Manafort trial will be asking

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Jury deliberations began Wednesday in the trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, who is charged with 18 counts of bank and tax fraud. The prosecution called more than 20 witnesses and presented a ...
Published: 08/16/18
FCC shuts down Alex Jones’ pirate flagship radio station

FCC shuts down Alex Jones’ pirate flagship radio station

AUSTIN, Texas — The Federal Communications Commission has shut down a pirate radio station that served as the flagship outlet for conservative conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The Austin American-Statesman reports the FCC also has fined the station’s ...
Published: 08/15/18
Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A grand jury report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they’d fielded at least one complaint about ...
Published: 08/15/18
Catholic church covered up child sex abuse in Pennsylvania for decades, grand jury says

Catholic church covered up child sex abuse in Pennsylvania for decades, grand jury says

Bishops and other leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covered up child sexual abuse by hundreds of priests over a period of 70 years, persuading victims not to report the abuse and police officers not to investigate it, according to ...
Published: 08/14/18
11-year-olds hack mock version of Florida’s election site in minutes

11-year-olds hack mock version of Florida’s election site in minutes

FORT LAUDERDALE — They haven’t even made it to high school yet, but they managed to hack into a mock version of Florida’s election website and change the results in a matter of minutes.An 11-year-old boy pulled off the feat in less than 10 minutes du...
Published: 08/14/18
Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism

Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism

LONDON — A car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of vehicle-based attacks in the British capital.A...
Published: 08/14/18
Security experts, Trump allies alarmed by Omarosa recordings

Security experts, Trump allies alarmed by Omarosa recordings

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is drawing fire from President Donald Trump’s allies and national security experts for secret recordings she made at the White House, including her firing by chief of staff John...
Published: 08/13/18