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Police Chief, Officer Charged In Fatal Shooting of Florida Retiree

The Punta Gorda, Florida police chief and one of his officers have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a retiree during a training exercise a tragedy that made national headlines last year.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:33:00 GMT
Merriam-Webster Offers Conway a Lesson in 'Feminism'

Everyone in political life encounters criticism, especially on Twitter. But when you get publicly corrected by the dictionary, that's unusual.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:38:52 GMT
Trump Wants to Make U.S. Nuclear Arsenal 'Top of the Pack'

White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that Trump means that the U.S. "will not yield its supremacy in this area to anyone."

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:11:00 GMT
DA Won't Retry Former Cops in Death of Homeless Man

James Boyd was killed in 2014. The DA said there was little chance a new jury would reach a different outcome after an earlier jury deadlocked.

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 04:10:27 GMT
Liberal Activists' Prank Had Some at CPAC Waving Russian 'Trump' Flags

They handed out flags in a nod to allegations of Russian interference in the election. Both were ejected, but said the stunt exceeded expectations.

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:42:00 GMT
DHS Draft Report Casts Doubt on Extra Threat From 'Travel Ban' Nation Citizens

The analysis found around half of those in terrorism offenses in U.S. since 2011 were U.S.-born citizens. White House officials called it incomplete.

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:26:00 GMT
Tribal Justice Coming Down on Outsiders Now

American Indian tribes are hailing a pilot project to let them prosecute non-members as an important expansion of their justice systems.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 23:29:35 GMT
Hillary To Trump Foes: Keep Up 'Resistance And Persistence'

Hillary Clinton rallied the White House opposition Friday with a videotaped message urging "resistance plus persistence" that she delivered via President Donald Trump's favorite form of communication by Twitter.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:41:00 GMT
Controversial Pipeline Set to Run Through N.J. Forest Preserve

'As a priest, I will pray for you when you stand before the throne of God and you are asked to give an accounting of your stewardship of this special ecological area,' said pipeline opponent Rev. David Stump, a Catholic priest from Jersey City. 'May God have mercy on your souls.'

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:13:00 GMT
DHS Announces Border Wall Design Pitches Request

DHS announced online Friday that it intends to provide contractors an opportunity to offer proposals for the design and building of 'several prototype wall structures in the vicinity of the United States border with Mexico.'

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:39:00 GMT
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