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New Kerala
India's official statistics on traffic deaths way too low - newkerala.com #97398Washington D.C, Jul 29 : Turns out, number of pedestrian and motorcycle deaths
India's official statistics on traffic deaths way too low - newkerala.com #97398
New Kerala / Posted 39 minutes ago
Washington D.C, Jul 29 : Turns out, number of pedestrian and motorcycle deaths in India could be much higher than the official government data suggests. Official government statistics on traffic deaths in southwest India significantly misrepresented... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Allen makes support for Trump clearSpeaking to the Statesboro Kiwanis Club, Congressman Rick Allen, R-Georgia 12th
Allen makes support for Trump clear
Statesboro Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
Speaking to the Statesboro Kiwanis Club, Congressman Rick Allen, R-Georgia 12th District, noted that he has called for consequences for the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, over her handling of emails while secretary of... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Levy's Mother in 'State of Shock' After Charges Are DroppedThe mother of Chandra Levy, a Washington, D.C., intern from Modesto whose 2001
Levy's Mother in 'State of Shock' After Charges Are Dropped
NBC Bay Area / Posted 9 hours ago
The mother of Chandra Levy, a Washington, D.C., intern from Modesto whose 2001 disappearance and death received national attention, said she is "totally in a state of shock" after learning the charges will be dropped against the man convicted of... Read more
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KERA North Texas
After Hinckley, States Tightened Use Of The Insanity PleaThe insanity ruling that sent President Ronald Reagan's would-be assassin John
After Hinckley, States Tightened Use Of The Insanity Plea
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 hours ago
The insanity ruling that sent President Ronald Reagan's would-be assassin John Hinckley, Jr., to a government psychiatric hospital rather than prison was handed down 34 years ago, but its repercussions still affect hundreds, if not thousands, of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
After Hinckley, States Tightened Use Of The Insanity PleaThe insanity ruling that sent President Ronald Reagan's would-be assassin John
After Hinckley, States Tightened Use Of The Insanity Plea
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 hours ago
The insanity ruling that sent President Ronald Reagan's would-be assassin John Hinckley, Jr., to a government psychiatric hospital rather than prison was handed down 34 years ago, but its repercussions still affect hundreds, if not thousands, of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
If Everything Is So Great, Then Why Do Two-Thirds Of Americans Say The Country Is On The Wrong Track?Submitted by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, Americans
If Everything Is So Great, Then Why Do Two-Thirds Of Americans Say The Country Is On The Wrong Track?
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 hours ago
Submitted by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, Americans appear to be increasingly pessimistic about the future of America. According to a Real Clear Politics average of recent polls, 68.9 percent of Americans believe that the... Read more
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NBC News
Obama Amps Up the Optimism in Convention Speechand an expression of optimism about the country's future. As expected, the pre
Obama Amps Up the Optimism in Convention Speech
NBC News / Posted yesterday
and an expression of optimism about the country's future. As expected, the president enthusiastically endorsed Hillary Clinton as his successor and repeatedly bashed Donald Trump. But the core of the president's message was not so much about the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
July 282013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role a
July 28
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
2013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role as Capt. Doreen Lewis in "Private Benjamin," dies of bladder cancer at age 80 in Burbank, California. Brennan also reprised her role in the TV adaptation of "Private... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 282013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role a
July 28
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
2013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role as Capt. Doreen Lewis in "Private Benjamin," dies of bladder cancer at age 80 in Burbank, California. Brennan also reprised her role in the TV adaptation of "Private... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
July 282013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role a
July 28
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
2013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role as Capt. Doreen Lewis in "Private Benjamin," dies of bladder cancer at age 80 in Burbank, California. Brennan also reprised her role in the TV adaptation of "Private... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Firefighters mull special taxes, other ways to hike revenueTwo local fire departments are eyeing action at the ballot box to help pay for
Firefighters mull special taxes, other ways to hike revenue
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
Two local fire departments are eyeing action at the ballot box to help pay for a new firehouse in Cottonwood and routine costs in Anderson while a third opted against going before voters this year. The Anderson Fire Protection District, which is... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
In Rio's bulldozed —favelas,— echoes of America's shantytownsThe 500,000 tourists expected to attend the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Jane
In Rio's bulldozed —favelas,— echoes of America's shantytowns
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
The 500,000 tourists expected to attend the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will see a dazzling city, miles of sparkling beaches and an Olympic Park with nine venues, all presided over by the towering statue of Christ the Redeemer gazing down... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knoxville ranks low on national list of well-run citiesKNOXVILLE - A new list of the nation's well-run cities ranks Knoxville toward t
Knoxville ranks low on national list of well-run cities
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
KNOXVILLE - A new list of the nation's well-run cities ranks Knoxville toward the bottom. WalletHub published its 2016 "Best-Run Cities in America" list. Knoxville got an overall ranking of 132, among 150 of the nation's largest metros. Experts... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Famous inventor inspires summer campers“Let me show all you children what happens when you invent something important,
Famous inventor inspires summer campers
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
“Let me show all you children what happens when you invent something important,” Flom said. “Is that the Nobel prize?” asked Isabelle. No it wasn’t, Flom explained, but it’s pretty close. It was his medal for being inducted in the National... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
You know what John Hinckley truly is? Really, really luckyLike an insect in amber, John Warnock Hinckley seems trapped in time. More than
You know what John Hinckley truly is? Really, really lucky
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
Like an insect in amber, John Warnock Hinckley seems trapped in time. More than three decades after he achieved the notoriety he desperately craved, he still presents the same image in the public mind. As a pop-culture icon, Hinckley (Highland Park... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
July 27who played 10 seasons from 1971 through 1980 for the Oakland Raiders and Housto
July 27
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
who played 10 seasons from 1971 through 1980 for the Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers, dies of a heart attack at age 61 in Oakland, California. Considered one of the hardest hitters ever to play the game, he won a Super Bowl with Oakland in 1977... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr. to be freed after 35 yearsWASHINGTON — John W. Hinckley, Jr., will be released from a government psychiat
Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr. to be freed after 35 years
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON — John W. Hinckley, Jr., will be released from a government psychiatric hospital more than 35 years after he attempted to assassinate president Ronald Reagan and shot three others outside the Washington Hilton on March 30, 1981, a federal... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
July 27who played 10 seasons from 1971 through 1980 for the Oakland Raiders and Housto
July 27
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
who played 10 seasons from 1971 through 1980 for the Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers, dies of a heart attack at age 61 in Oakland, California. Considered one of the hardest hitters ever to play the game, he won a Super Bowl with Oakland in 1977... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 27who played 10 seasons from 1971 through 1980 for the Oakland Raiders and Housto
July 27
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
who played 10 seasons from 1971 through 1980 for the Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers, dies of a heart attack at age 61 in Oakland, California. Considered one of the hardest hitters ever to play the game, he won a Super Bowl with Oakland in 1977... Read more
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The Washington Times
Concealed carry firearm permits hit new all-time highMore than 14.5 million Americans are now licensed to carry a concealed handgun
Concealed carry firearm permits hit new all-time high
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
More than 14.5 million Americans are now licensed to carry a concealed handgun — a jump of 1.73 million in just a year, according to new research that says women and black Americans are among the most eager to sign up. More than 6 percent of the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
John Hinckley, Who Tried To Kill A President, Wins His FreedomJohn Hinckley Jr., 35-years after he tried to kill a president, has won his fre
John Hinckley, Who Tried To Kill A President, Wins His Freedom
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
John Hinckley Jr., 35-years after he tried to kill a president, has won his freedom. A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has granted a request for Hinckley to leave the mental hospital where he's resided for decades, to go live full-time with his... Read more
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Breitbart
Paul Nehlen TV Ad Features Victim of Paul Ryan’s Open Borders Immigration AgendaSIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Kenosha, WI — Paul Nehlen’s campaign has launched a
Paul Nehlen TV Ad Features Victim of Paul Ryan’s Open Borders Immigration Agenda
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Kenosha, WI — Paul Nehlen’s campaign has launched a one-minute television ad featuring one of the American victims of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s open borders immigration agenda. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER During the press... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
John Hinckley, Who Tried To Kill A President, Wins His FreedomThirty-five years after he tried to kill a president, John Hinckley has won his
John Hinckley, Who Tried To Kill A President, Wins His Freedom
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
Thirty-five years after he tried to kill a president, John Hinckley has won his freedom. A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has granted a request for Hinckley to leave the mental hospital where he's lived for decades, to go live full-time with his... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Anderson considers changing some minor offenses into misdemeanorsAfter learning Anderson has $40,000 worth of unpaid citations on the books, cit
Anderson considers changing some minor offenses into misdemeanors
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
After learning Anderson has $40,000 worth of unpaid citations on the books, city staff are considering turning some offenses, such as littering and camping in public, into misdemeanors. "The (police) chief and I and the city manager have sat down to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Truman desegregates armed forcesforces. (Photo: Truman Library) July 26, 1848: Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
History: Truman desegregates armed forces
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
forces. (Photo: Truman Library) July 26, 1848: Abolitionist Frederick Douglass was the only man to play a key role at the inaugural Woman’s Rights Convention at Seneca Falls, New York. He seconded the motion by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, calling for... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Arlington's 'All In' program modeling national initiativeARLINGTON, Wash. -- Arlington Police Chief Jonathan Ventura recently traveled t
Arlington's 'All In' program modeling national initiative
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
ARLINGTON, Wash. -- Arlington Police Chief Jonathan Ventura recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with President Obama and discuss community policing tactics. Mr. Obama has been talking with police across the country about modern policing.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Special Report: In Venezuela's murky oil industry, the deal that went too fardeal that went too far. Last August, state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela
Special Report: In Venezuela's murky oil industry, the deal that went too far
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
deal that went too far. Last August, state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA issued one of its largest tenders in recent years: a multi-billion dollar project in the Orinoco Belt, the world's largest crude reserve. The project was... Read more
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Reuters
In Venezuela's murky oil industry, the deal that went too fardeal that went too far. Last August, state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela
In Venezuela's murky oil industry, the deal that went too far
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
deal that went too far. Last August, state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA issued one of its largest tenders in recent years: a multi-billion dollar project in the Orinoco Belt, the world's largest crude reserve. The project was... Read more
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Slate
The Bizarre Case of a Self-Sunk Pirate Ship Exposes How Insurance Companies Enable Illegal FishingWhy Would a Pirate Ship Want Insurance?The bizarre case of the self-sunk illega
The Bizarre Case of a Self-Sunk Pirate Ship Exposes How Insurance Companies Enable Illegal Fishing
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
Why Would a Pirate Ship Want Insurance?The bizarre case of the self-sunk illegal Thunder and recent research show that insurers still cover illegal fishers, to the illegal fishers’ benefit. Simon Ager/Sea Shepherd Global A year ago, the Thunder, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Secret Documents Expose Nigerian Oil Mogul's Offshore HideawaysIn September 2015, Beyoncé sat on a yacht drinking sparkling wine with her legs
Secret Documents Expose Nigerian Oil Mogul's Offshore Hideaways
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
In September 2015, Beyoncé sat on a yacht drinking sparkling wine with her legs wrapped under a striped, earth-toned blanket as the Faraglioni rocks, near Capri on Italy's west coast, passed by. The singer and her husband, Jay Z, paid a reported... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
In Rio's bulldozed —favelas,— echoes of America's shantytownsThe 500,000 tourists expected to attend the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Jane
In Rio's bulldozed —favelas,— echoes of America's shantytowns
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
The 500,000 tourists expected to attend the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will see a dazzling city, miles of sparkling beaches and an Olympic Park with nine venues, all presided over by the towering statue of Christ the Redeemer gazing down... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Charge dropped against man whose vest panicked movie patronsA Redding man accused of sparking a panic by wearing a tactical vest and empty
Charge dropped against man whose vest panicked movie patrons
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
A Redding man accused of sparking a panic by wearing a tactical vest and empty holster at a movie theater saw the case against him dismissed Monday morning in Shasta County Superior Court. John Brentley Casiday, 31, had faced a charge of carrying a... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
At DA’s request, judge hikes accused stabber’s bail to $1mA man who allegedly stabbed a Redding Taco Bell cashier in a credit card disput
At DA’s request, judge hikes accused stabber’s bail to $1m
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
A man who allegedly stabbed a Redding Taco Bell cashier in a credit card dispute and later posted his $25,000 bail was taken into custody at his court hearing after the judge hiked his bail to $1 million. Marco Vincent Osby, of Chico, sat in... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Left Is Borrowing Hillary Hate From the Republican National Convention — With Dangerous ConsequencesSanders supporters gather at City Hall in preparation to march through downtown
The Left Is Borrowing Hillary Hate From the Republican National Convention — With Dangerous Consequences
New York Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
Sanders supporters gather at City Hall in preparation to march through downtown Philly. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images As the political focus moves from Cleveland to Philadelphia this week, there is hope among many Democrats that their... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Graffiti being investigated as a hate crimeThe Nye County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a graffiti incident in Pahrump
Graffiti being investigated as a hate crime
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 3 days ago
The Nye County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a graffiti incident in Pahrump as a possible hate crime, and a national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization is asking that state and federal law enforcement to join the... Read more
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NBC News
'I'm trying to be a bridge': Russell Simmons pushes for peace between police, communitiesIn June, Simmons hosted a town hall meeting in Los Angeles to tackle police bru
'I'm trying to be a bridge': Russell Simmons pushes for peace between police, communities
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
In June, Simmons hosted a town hall meeting in Los Angeles to tackle police brutality and issues related to the criminal justice system. Among the panelists was Gregory A. Thomas, then-president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement... Read more
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Business Wire
Guidepost Solutions Appoints Sokolow Former Novartis Services General Counsel“We are committed to supporting our clients by bringing in industry leading tal
Guidepost Solutions Appoints Sokolow Former Novartis Services General Counsel
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
“We are committed to supporting our clients by bringing in industry leading talent with the depth of knowledge and expertise each has come to expect from our firm. Having a leader of Steve’s caliber on our team will immediately benefit our clients... Read more
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The Hill
Exploring Russian ties to the men lurking behind TrumpThe Vladimir Putin satrap leveraged a Donbas mobster background to dat with Kre
Exploring Russian ties to the men lurking behind Trump
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
The Vladimir Putin satrap leveraged a Donbas mobster background to dat with Kremlin backing the pro-democracy Orange Revolution and went on to build a kleptocracy underpinned by Russia’s security services, which likely trained the Ukrainian snipers... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Live Cast Album for “Hadestown”Rachel Chavkin, the thirty-six-year-old director of “Hadestown,” the folk-opera
A Live Cast Album for “Hadestown”
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
Rachel Chavkin, the thirty-six-year-old director of “Hadestown,” the folk-opera reinvention of Orpheus and Eurydice at New York Theatre Workshop, says she “came up playing sports.” Before special performances, she leads the cast in a hands-in cheer,... Read more
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The New Yorker
Why Obama Has Failed to Close GuantánamoAt the Guantánamo military prison—a desolate place near the eastern tip of Cuba
Why Obama Has Failed to Close Guantánamo
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
At the Guantánamo military prison—a desolate place near the eastern tip of Cuba—detainees began a chant that grew louder as it spread: “Obama! Obama! Obama!” It was Election Night in November of 2008, and the returns had made it clear that Barack... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Cañon City Police Department mentor program aims to help youthThe program, which was started to be a crime prevention tool, is giving a handf
Cañon City Police Department mentor program aims to help youth
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
The program, which was started to be a crime prevention tool, is giving a handful of local children the chance to bond with a local police offer. The Youth Mentoring Program by the Cañon City Police Department started June 1 and will run until the... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Police in Texas and beyond feel pressure to change after Dallas ambushPolicing in America today is a rib dinner paid for by a stranger, and a protest
Police in Texas and beyond feel pressure to change after Dallas ambush
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
Policing in America today is a rib dinner paid for by a stranger, and a protester kicking a dent into your patrol car door. It's warning a young man speeding down a country road to beware of errant deer, and searching through trash cans for a gun on... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Student demonstrators reflect on RNC, gear up for DNCNORWALK — It took the death of her 16-year-old brother for her parents to obtai
Student demonstrators reflect on RNC, gear up for DNC
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
NORWALK — It took the death of her 16-year-old brother for her parents to obtain residency here. Her father, from Ecuador, and mother, from Mexico, were undocumented immigrants struggling to obtain residency for years. “Such a harsh thing had to... Read more
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The News-Times
Student demonstrators reflect on RNC, gear up for DNCNORWALK — It took the death of her 16-year-old brother for her parents to obtai
Student demonstrators reflect on RNC, gear up for DNC
The News-Times / Posted 5 days ago
NORWALK — It took the death of her 16-year-old brother for her parents to obtain residency here. Her father, from Ecuador, and mother, from Mexico, were undocumented immigrants struggling to obtain residency for years. “Such a harsh thing had to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Student demonstrators reflect on RNC, gear up for DNCNORWALK — It took the death of her 16-year-old brother for her parents to obtai
Student demonstrators reflect on RNC, gear up for DNC
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
NORWALK — It took the death of her 16-year-old brother for her parents to obtain residency here. Her father, from Ecuador, and mother, from Mexico, were undocumented immigrants struggling to obtain residency for years. “Such a harsh thing had to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Student demonstrators reflect on RNC, gear up for DNCNORWALK — It took the death of her 16-year-old brother for her parents to obtai
Student demonstrators reflect on RNC, gear up for DNC
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
NORWALK — It took the death of her 16-year-old brother for her parents to obtain residency here. Her father, from Ecuador, and mother, from Mexico, were undocumented immigrants struggling to obtain residency for years. “Such a harsh thing had to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws: AP pollAmericans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider
Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws: AP poll
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun lawsFILE - In this Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, handguns are displayed at the Smith &
AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, handguns are displayed at the Smith & Wesson booth at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas. Nearly two-thirds of Americans expressed support for stricter gun laws, according to an... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Poll: Support for stricter gun laws grows in AmericaAmericans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider
Poll: Support for stricter gun laws grows in America
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Poll: Support for stricter gun laws grows in AmericaAmericans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider
Poll: Support for stricter gun laws grows in America
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK... Read more
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