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Hawaii volcano erupts from summit, shooting plume of ash

APTOPIX Hawaii Volcano

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has erupted from its summit, shooting a dusty plume of ash about 30,000...

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Inmate: No bodies 'I know of' at dig site for missing girls

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An inmate whose reported boasting in prison inspired police to dig for the remains of up to seven girls who have been missing for decades in suburban Detroit says he’s not aware of any bodies at the site. Arthur Ream spoke by phone from prison with the Detroit Free...


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Trump willing to hold out for good Nafta deal, whatever that is

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. With about two weeks left until what may be the final deadline for a new Nafta this year, Mexico and Canada are signaling there’s a deal to be had -- if President Donald Trump wants one. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, speaking in a Fox News interview on Sunday, said Trump’s...


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Officer who shot school gunman gets ovation at graduation

Illinois School Shooting

DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A school resource officer who was hailed a hero for shooting and arresting a gunman at a northern Illinois high school received a standing ovation as he led students into their graduation ceremony. Officer Mark Dallas’ 18-year-old son, Josh, was among the Dixon High School...


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Jupiter's backward-flying asteroid from another star system

Interstellar Asteroid

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Just months after the discovery of our first known interstellar visitor, it turns out there’s another asteroid from yet another star system residing here in plain view. Scientists reported Monday that this interstellar resident is an asteroid sharing Jupiter’s orbit but...


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Months of inaction led 20 Republicans to take a stand on immigration

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Before they were “dreamers,” they were just neighbors to California Republican Rep. Jeff Denham. They played basketball with his kids. They were the pride of the immigrant families upon which the Central Valley’s agricultural economy relies. And now,...


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Pregnant woman, her father critically injured in shooting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a street shooting in Philadelphia has left a pregnant woman and her father critically injured on the day she was married. The shooting occurred shortly before 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Authorities say the shooters fired at least 18 shots from two separate semi-automatic...


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At least 2 dead in church van wreck in North Carolina

ROLESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — At least two people have died and 11 others were hurt in a wreck involving a church van in North Carolina. The wreck was reported about 5:30 p.m. Sunday near Rolesville, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) northeast of Raleigh. The Highway Patrol says a van from First Missionary...


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Trump's opioid strategy 'missing in action' as 115 people die every day

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Opening statements at congressional hearings often are predictable. But not those at a House hearing on the opioid crisis and the Trump administration’s inadequate reaction to it. It’s too bad no one from the White House Office of National Drug Control...


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Man walking home from train station followed by pig

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in a Cleveland suburb thought they had a drunk on their hands when a man called to report a pig following him home from a train station. A North Ridgeville, Ohio, officer arrived on the scene early Saturday to find the man was very sober and a pig was in fact...


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Oliver North blames school shootings on 'culture of violence.' He was a pitchman for a

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Incoming National Rifle Association president Oliver North is not wasting any time jumping into the gun control debate. On Sunday, two days after a 17-year-old killed 10 people at a Texas high school, the retired Marine made an appearance on “Fox News Sunday” to...


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