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Officials Defend Plan To Close Almost All Polling Places In Majority Black Georgia County
Officials Defend Plan To Close Almost All Polling Places In Majority Black Georgia County

Election officials in a rural southwest Georgia county are defending a plan to

Judge finds conspiracy to kill Kim with VX, women to testify
Judge finds conspiracy to kill Kim with VX, women to testify

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) - Two women accused in the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother were told Thursday to make their defense after a Malaysian judge found evidence they participated in a "well-planned conspiracy" to kill, extending their murder trial until next year.

Laura Ingraham Has Been Peddling White Nationalism For Years: A Reminder
Laura Ingraham Has Been Peddling White Nationalism For Years: A Reminder

From her perch on a prime-time national television show, conservative

Star witness Gates resumes testimony in Manafort trial
Star witness Gates resumes testimony in Manafort trial

A day after testifying against longtime boss Paul Manafort, Rick Gates returned to the witness stand Tuesday as the government's star witness in the financial fraud trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. Gates walked into a packed courtroom a day after he calmly acknowledged having embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from Manafort and said the two had committed crimes together by stashing money in foreign bank accounts and falsifying bank loan documents. Prosecutors summoned Gates, described by witnesses as Manafort's "right-hand man," to give jurors the direct account of a co-conspirator they say carried out an elaborate offshore tax-evasion and...

Trump administration adds to China trade pressure with higher tariff plan
Trump administration adds to China trade pressure with higher tariff plan

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Trump directed the increase from a previously proposed 10 percent duty because China has refused to meet U.S. demands and has imposed retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods. "The increase in the possible rate of the additional duty is intended to provide the administration with additional options to encourage China to change its harmful policies and behavior and adopt policies that will lead to fairer markets and prosperity for all of our citizens," Lighthizer said in a statement. There have been no formal talks between Washington and Beijing for weeks over Trump's demands that China make fundamental changes to its policies on intellectual...

That Trump Tweet Attacking Robert Mueller? Sorry, Republicans Haven't Seen It.
That Trump Tweet Attacking Robert Mueller? Sorry, Republicans Haven't Seen It.

WASHINGTON ― Republicans really, really hate questions about President Donald

U.S. Revokes Visas Of Nicaraguan Officials Over Violence Against Protesters
U.S. Revokes Visas Of Nicaraguan Officials Over Violence Against Protesters

President Donald Trump's White House moved Monday to revoke the visas of

New US series spotlights Trayvon Martin killing
New US series spotlights Trayvon Martin killing

The killing of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager who went to a Florida store for Skittles but was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer, inflamed the United States in 2012. Six years later, a new television series is reliving what happened and forcing viewers to confront the gut-wrenching agony of losing a child in what Trayvon's parents and the filmmakers hope will enact change. "Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story" premiered on the Paramount Network and BET on Monday, a docu-series bankrolled in part by rap mogul Jay Z and due to run in six weekly installments.

Does the TSA
Does the TSA's Quiet Skies surveillance program go too far?

Secret domestic program targeting ordinary U.S. citizens at airports draws controversy.

Free online SAT prep class offered after scoring controversy
Free online SAT prep class offered after scoring controversy

Free online test preparation classes are being offered for the SAT and ACT through October after many students said they received unfair test scores.

Historians Quit UVA Think Tank After School's Hiring Of Ex-Trump Aide Marc Short
Historians Quit UVA Think Tank After School's Hiring Of Ex-Trump Aide Marc Short

Two distinguished historians at the University of Virginia have resigned from

Four tourists killed by armed attackers in Tajikistan
Four tourists killed by armed attackers in Tajikistan

Four foreign cyclists were killed by armed attackers in Tajikistan in what was originally reported as a hit-and-run road accident, the Central Asian country's interior minister said Monday. The victims, two Americans, a Swiss and Dutch citizen, were struck by a car and attacked on Sunday while on a popular cycle route in the Danghara district, about 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of the capital Dushanbe. "(The suspects) had knives and firearms," said interior minister Ramazon Hamro Rahimzoda, adding that two other cyclists, Swiss and Dutch nationals, were injured and hospitalised.

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