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Trump Awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL

President Donald Trump on Thursday awarded the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who oversaw a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002. Trump…

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Judge Candidate Dies One Day After Primary Victory

  A 43-year-old Kentucky lawyer running for judge collapsed and died the day after he won a four-way primary election in Louisville. Danny Alvarez was described as “a true public…

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Judge: President Can’t Block Critics on Twitter

President Donald Trump violates the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter for political speech, a judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan…

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U.S. Employee in China Reported Strange Sounds, Pressure

A U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, the State Department said Wednesday, recalling similar experiences among American diplomats in Cuba who later fell…

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House Overwhelmingly Passes Prison-Reform Bill

The House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed the prison-reform bill known as the FIRST STEP Act. The Act would allow most white-collar federal prisoners deemed to be at low…

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Police Exchange Fire With Holed-Up Suspect in Florida

Police surrounded an apartment building in northern Florida and exchanged heavy gunfire with a suspect barricaded inside Tuesday; and at least one person was injured, officials said. Nearby businesses and…

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