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Twitter Suspends Alex Jones for Seven Days Over Tweet

Twitter Suspends Alex Jones for Seven Days Over Tweet

WASHINGTON — Twitter on Tuesday suspended the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for a week after he tweeted a link to a video calling for supporters to get their “battle rifles” ready against media and others, in a violation of the company’s rules against inciting violence. The action effectively prevents Mr. Jones…
Keith Ellison wins AG nomination in Minnesota after denying abuse allegations

Keith Ellison wins AG nomination in Minnesota after denying abuse allegations

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Groundbreaking Primary Results for Democratic Women and Diversity

Groundbreaking Primary Results for Democratic Women and Diversity

HARTLAND, Wis. — Tim Pawlenty, the former Minnesota governor and onetime presidential candidate, was soundly defeated Tuesday in his bid to reclaim the Republican nomination for governor, a remarkable upset that demonstrated President Trump’s tightening grip on his party and the difficulty those who have criticized him in the past are facing with today’s primary…
2016 National Teacher of the Year could be Connecticut’s first black Democrat in Congress

2016 National Teacher of the Year could be Connecticut's first black Democrat in Congress

Glassman conceded to Hayes as results streamed in, calling her a "tough competitor" who "ran a good race." The seat was opened when Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty announced she wouldn't be seeking re-election following accusations she mishandled an abuse claim in her office. President Barack Obama named Hayes, who was then teaching social studies at…
Oklahoma School Shuts Down for 2 Days After Parents Threaten Transgender 7th Grader on Facebook

Oklahoma School Shuts Down for 2 Days After Parents Threaten Transgender 7th Grader on Facebook

A school district in southern Oklahoma was forced to shut down for two days after parents used a Facebook group to threaten violence against a transgender seventh-grade student. Superintendent Rick Beene closed Achille Public Schools on Monday and Tuesday after parents posted claims on a Facebook group “Achille ISD Parents Group” that the student, who…
Stunning findings on report of Catholic Church abuse: Pa. priests molested more than 1000 children

Stunning findings on report of Catholic Church abuse: Pa. priests molested more than 1000 children

Robert Mizic, 47, watching a news conference on the grand jury report investigating sexual abuse within the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania at his home on Tuesday. Mizic says he was abused by his parish priest at a Catholic Church in suburban Philadelphia 35 years ago.  (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette via AP) Robert Mizic, 47, said his life…
Sarah Sanders apologizes for false claim about African-American jobs

Sarah Sanders apologizes for false claim about African-American jobs

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At least 5 shot inside Philadelphia-area Walmart, suspect in custody, investigators say

At least 5 shot inside Philadelphia-area Walmart, suspect in custody, investigators say

A shooting at a Walmart in Pennsylvania wounded at least five people Tuesday evening, police said.  (Fox 29) A shooting at a Walmart north of Philadelphia wounded at least five people including a customer Tuesday evening before the shooter apparently escaped from the store -- and crashed a getaway car into a police SUV, reports said.…
What Mueller and Manafort need to do in closing arguments

What Mueller and Manafort need to do in closing arguments

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Nebraska executes inmate using powerful opioid fentanyl

Nebraska executes inmate using powerful opioid fentanyl

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska carried out its first execution in more than two decades on Tuesday with a drug combination never tried before, including the first use of the powerful opioid fentanyl in a lethal injection. Carey Dean Moore, 60, was pronounced dead at 10:47 a.m. Moore had been sentenced to death for killing two…