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Trump: ‘We’d Certainly Like to Avoid’ War With Iran

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Some US Lawmakers Consider Designating White Supremacists as Terrorists

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Cheers and Honking Horns Greet First Day of UAW Strike Against GM

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Construction of Native American Veterans Memorial to Begin

A firefighter runs while trying to save a home as a wildfire tears through Lakeport, Calif., Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
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California fire captain Robert Veverka and his crew arrived in Redding, California, last Thursday night as gale-force winds whipped the Carr Fire into a flaming tornado. They spent the next 30 hours trying to save homes from the flames.Veverka and his team from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention (Cal Fire) had just come from another wildfire, using part of their 24-hour break between shifts to travel to Redding.That is becoming the new normal for…
Kelly Jones, ex-wife of Infowars host Alex Jones, carries a sign as she arrives at the Travis County Courthouse, Aug. 1, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Alex Jones wants a Texas judge to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against him by families of some of t
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Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones wasn’t in court Wednesday as his attorneys argued that the Infowars host who has called the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax didn’t defame one victim’s parents who say they’ve been tormented by his followers and forced to move seven times.The hearing included more than a half-hour of an Infowars episode played for a Texas judge, who at one point told onlookers to remain silent after some gasped when a lawyer…
The corporate logo of the state oil company PDVSA is seen at a gas station in Caracas, Venezuela Nov. 16, 2017.
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A business executive who controlled multiple energy companies that supplied equipment to Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has been arrested in the latest case to spill out of a broad U.S. bribery investigation. Jose Manuel Gonzalez Testino, 48, was arrested on Tuesday at Miami International Airport on charges he conspired to make corrupt payments to a PDVSA official in exchange for favorable business treatment, the U.S. Justice Department said. He was arrested…
Air passengers heading to their departure gates enter TSA precheck before going through security screening at Orlando International Airport, June 21, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. The TSA is considering dropping security screening at smaller airports to con
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The TSA is considering ending screening of passengers at smaller airports across the country to focus security efforts at the largest airports. It is unclear how advanced the proposal is and whether it will ever be adopted. Still, aviation-security experts reacted with alarm, saying it could make flights at smaller airports inviting targets for terrorists. CNN reported Wednesday that the Transportation Security Administration is considering whether to end…
FILE - A view shows a sign with the logo of SAP software company on the roof of an office building in Moscow, April 23, 2018.
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The U.S. Congress is sending President Donald Trump legislation that would force technology companies to disclose if they allowed countries like China and Russia to examine the inner workings of software sold to the U.S. military.       The legislation, part of the Pentagon's spending bill, was drafted after a
The Iranian Navy destroyer Shahid Naqdi is pictured at Port Sudan at the Red Sea country, Oct. 31, 2012.
Iran is preparing to soon begin a massive military exercise in the Persian Gulf that could demonstrate Tehran’s ability to shut down the Strait of Hormuz. Iran recently threatened to block the strait, which is a key passageway for Middle East oil tankers going from the Persian Gulf to the Arabian Sea.  “We are aware of the increase in Iranian naval operations within the Arabian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman,” said Navy Captain…
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FILE - A wildlife inspector shows seized illegal pelts to photographers at the wildlife evidence laboratory at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Valley Stream, New York office in this 2014 photo.
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A federal judge sentenced a New York man to nine months in prison Wednesday for trafficking in endangered African lion and tiger parts. Arongkron Malasukum pleaded guilty to charges of buying lion and tiger skulls, claws and other parts from undercover federal agents and shipping them to a buyer in Thailand. The Justice Department said the bones and other parts were worth more than $150,000. "Those who scheme and plot to criminally profit from the…
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