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April 01, 2019 - 3:02 pm
WASHINGTON, (KMOX/AP) - The White House could be putting its money where your mouth is, so to speak. If the President Donald Trump follows through with a threat to close its southern border, the United States could run out of numerous fruits and other foods within weeks. The largest distributor and...
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April 01, 2019 - 1:58 pm
What's the problem getting outraged over an internet headline? Hollywood actor and director Jordan Peele was recently quoted in the Hollywood Reporter as telling a group of improv students in East Hollywood: "I don't see myself casting a white dude as the lead in my movie." It's his movies, let him...
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(Illinois State Police)
April 01, 2019 - 12:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP/KMOX) - The Supreme Court said Monday that Missouri can execute an inmate who argued his rare medical condition will result in severe pain if he is given death-causing drugs. Missouri Department of Corrections The justices split along ideological lines in ruling 5-4 against inmate...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti, speaks outside court in New York. Avenatti is expected to appear in federal court on charges he fraudulently obtained $4 million in bank loans and pocketed $1.6 million that belonged to a client. The brash lawyer known for representing adult film star Stormy Daniels has a hearing scheduled Monday, April 1, 2019, in the Orange County city of Santa Ana. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
April 01, 2019 - 4:37 am
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A week after Michael Avenatti's shocking arrest in New York, the attorney famous for representing porn star Stormy Daniels in legal battles against President Donald Trump will be back in federal court Monday to face fraud charges in California. The brash lawyer faces a...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the International Association of Firefighters at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington. Biden says he does not recall kissing a Nevada political candidate on the back of her head in 2014. The allegation was made in a New York Magazine article written by Lucy Flores, a former Nevada state representative and the 2014 Democratic nominee for Nevada lieutenant governor. Flores says Biden’s behavior “made me feel uneasy, gross, and confused.”(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 01, 2019 - 3:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday defended his interactions with women, saying he doesn't believe he's ever acted inappropriately. But a Nevada politician's assertion that Biden's kiss on the back of her head made her feel uncomfortable prompted some Democrats to question...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va. Barr told Congress on March 29, to expect version of special counsel's Russia report by mid-April. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
April 01, 2019 - 12:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation will be sent to Congress by mid-April and will not be shared with the White House beforehand, Attorney General William Barr said. Barr's timeline, included in a letter to the chairmen of the...
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March 29, 2019 - 4:54 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMOX) — The firearm brand Smith & Wesson will consolidate all of its operations from Springfield, Mass. and other parts of the country to a 633,000 square-foot warehouse outside of Columbia, Missouri later this year. Parent company American Outdoor Brands Corp. stated in its most...
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March 29, 2019 - 9:13 am
A father and son have been found guilty of illegally slaughtering a family of hibernating black bears in Alaska and video of their actions has been released by the Humane Society of the U.S. It happened nearly one year ago in the wilderness on Esther Island in the city of Prince William Sound...
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Central American migrants wait for food in El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in a pen erected by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to process a surge of migrant families and unaccompanied minors. Earlier, Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, center, announced the the Trump administration will temporarily reassign several hundred border inspectors, during a news conference at the border in El Paso. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
March 29, 2019 - 2:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of migrant families and children entering the U.S. from Mexico is so high that Border Patrol is immediately releasing them instead of transferring them to the agency responsible for their release, forcing local governments to help coordinate their housing, meals and...
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