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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
March 15, 2019 - 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was poised to issue the first veto of his presidency Friday afternoon, after a bipartisan rebuke of the national emergency he declared to circumvent Congress and fund his long-stalled southern border wall. A dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate...
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Travis L. Davis escaped from his cell in Pettis County in Missouri
Pettis County Jail
March 15, 2019 - 10:35 am
The man with the "Eye of Providence" tattooed on his neck was reportedly handcuffed in the backseat of a cop car, then got to the front seat and escaped
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March 14, 2019 - 4:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and its players agreed to an unprecedented early start to contract bargaining, a move sparked by union anger that raised the possibility of a return to work stoppages that marred the sport in the late 20th century. MLB and the union announced modest rule...
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March 14, 2019 - 12:56 pm
TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — When it comes to the middle finger, police might need a thicker skin. A federal appeals court says a Michigan woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was handed a speeding ticket after giving the finger to a suburban Detroit officer in 2017. The decision means a...
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January 15, 2019 - Washington, DC, United States: United States President Donald J. Trump declares a National Emergency over the southern border and the need for border security. (Chris Kleponis / Sipa USA)
March 14, 2019 - 11:05 am
NEW YORK (KMOX/AP) - President Donald Trump has not escaped the defamation lawsuit filed by former "The Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos. Zervos sued Trump for calling her a liar after she accused him of unwanted kissing and groping from a 2007 incident. Trump's lawyers have been trying to get...
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In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958.
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March 13, 2019 - 3:33 pm
The federal judge cited an "unprecedented measles outbreak" in suburban Rockland County, New York.
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ADDIS ABABA, March 10, 2019 (Xinhua) -- The wreckage of an Ethiopian Airlines' aircraft is seen at the crash site, some 50 km east of Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on March 10, 2019. All 157 people aboard Ethiopian Airlines flight were confirmed dead as Africa's fastest growing airline witnessed the worst-ever incident in its history. The incident on Sunday, which involved a Boeing 737-800 MAX, occurred a few minutes after the aircraft took off from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport to Nairobi, Kenya. It crashed around Bishoftu town, the airline said. (Xinhua/Wang Shoubao) (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
March 13, 2019 - 3:24 pm
More than 40 countries including the United States, the entire European Union and Canada have suspended flights by the plane.
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March 13, 2019 - 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) stumbled over her words during a congressional meeting Tuesday, after Wells Fargo chief executive Timothy Sloan responded to accusations of “financing the caging of children” at the southern U.S. border. "Why was the bank involved in the...
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'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek speaks as he is inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the NAB Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner at the Encore Las Vegas on April 9, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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March 13, 2019 - 9:14 am
LOS ANGELES (KMOX/AP) - Alex Trebek is back on set, taping new episodes of "Jeopardy!," less than a week after revealing he has Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Sony Pictures says the show tapes on Tuesday's and Wednesday's and Trebek hasn't missed a single day of work on the syndicated quiz show,...
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