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Midshipmen from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland
© Mike De Sisti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
April 17, 2019 - 7:37 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The elite academies that educate officers for the nation's armed forces have begun to implement the Trump administration's ban on transgender service members. The U.S. Naval Academy will ban people who are transgender from attending the school, beginning with the 2020 school...
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Voluntary recall of Chewy Chips Ahoy
April 16, 2019 - 11:39 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A voluntary reall of certain boxes of Chewy Chips Ahoy! cookies has been issued. Mondelez Global LLC issued the recall in the United States "because of the potential for certain product to contain an unexpected solidified ingredient." The company also says that some reports of "...
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Brian Rini of Medina, Ohio mugshot
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office via AP
April 05, 2019 - 11:22 am
By DAN SEWELL and DON BABWIN Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who authorities say claimed to be an Illinois boy who disappeared eight years ago was charged Friday with making false statements. The FBI said the suspect had twice before made similar claims in which he falsely portrayed...
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Person holding phone with Uber app open in front of traffic
Adam Berry / Stringer
April 01, 2019 - 2:02 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (KMOX) — Samantha Josephson, 21, believed she was getting into a car she requested from Uber early Friday morning, but the next day her body was found by turkey hunters in a wooded area 60 miles away. Surveillance video shows the University of South Carolina student on her phone near...
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flag of Puerto Rico
March 28, 2019 - 10:39 am
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle introduced a bill Thursday that would make Puerto Rico the 51st state. With support from Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.) presented the bill that would automatically make the island part of the union within 90 days...
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Pentagon approves transfer of $1 billion for border wall
March 26, 2019 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — The Pentagon approved the transfer of up to $1 billion in military funds Monday night to go toward building a wall along the Southern U.S. border; however, Congress rejected the motion during a hearing before the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday. Acting Secretary of...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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March 26, 2019 - 11:29 am
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — The Department of Justice backed a district court ruling Monday deeming the Affordable Care Act — often referred to as Obamacare — unconstitutional. In the beginning, the DOJ wanted to get rid of the part of the ACA pertaining to preexisting condition protections, but it is now...
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Michael Avenatti
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March 25, 2019 - 12:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the attorney best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was arrested Monday on charges that he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike and embezzled a client's money to pay his own expenses. Avenatti...
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March 22, 2019 - 4:23 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) - Robert Mueller is officially finished with his investiagtion into Russia meddling during the 2016 campaign. In a letter to congress, Attorney General William Barr confirmed that Robert Mueller has submitted his report to the Department of Justice. BREAKING: In letter to Congress...
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