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Trump affirms that Mike Pence will be 2020 running mate

2 hours 12 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would keep Vice President Mike Pence as his running mate when he seeks re-election in November 2020.

CDC investigates lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

4 hours 5 min ago
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states.

Ohio man charged with threatening Jewish community center

8 hours 1 min ago
An Ohio man who authorities said is a self-described white nationalist is in custody on charges that he threatened to attack a local Jewish community center.

Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 6:17pm
Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to keep the two sides apart.

Official autopsy concludes Epstein's death was suicide by hanging

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 10:15am
New York City's chief medical examiner determined on Friday that suicide by hanging was the cause of death for financier Jeffrey Epstein, whose body was found six days ago in a Manhattan jail cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

Suspect in New York City subway scare apprehended by police

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 9:10am
A man blamed by New York City police for leaving two kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers in a subway station, causing chaos for commuters during Friday morning's rush hour, has been apprehended, authorities said on Saturday.

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 6:03pm
President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency.

Official autopsy concludes Epstein death's was suicide by hanging

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 6:00pm
New York City's chief medical examiner determined on Friday that suicide by hanging was the cause of death for financier Jeffrey Epstein, whose body was found six days ago in a Manhattan jail cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

Computers coming back online after Customs outage at U.S. airports

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 5:56pm
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said its computers were coming back online and travelers were being processed after a nationwide computer outage earlier on Friday at U.S. airports.

Thousands of travelers delayed at U.S. airports by computer outage

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 5:02pm
Thousands of travelers at U.S. airports faced delays late on Friday because of an nationwide outage of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) processing systems, officials said.

Autopsy finds Epstein death was suicide by hanging: medical examiner

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 4:23pm
An autopsy has determined that financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was found dead in jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, died of suicide by hanging, New York's Office of Chief Medical Examiner said on Friday.

NASA chief announces Alabama facility as moon spacecraft headquarters

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 2:33pm
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Friday said Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama will serve as headquarters for the U.S. space agency's program to build a spacecraft to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024.

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 2:17pm
Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obligation to use more ethanol in their products.

Amazon.com defeats IRS appeal in U.S. tax dispute

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 2:16pm
Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5 billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary.

U.S. judge urges VW, SEC to resolve civil Dieselgate suit

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 1:39pm
A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal.

Man insulted at New Hampshire rally by Trump because of weight says 'I love the guy'

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 12:58pm
President Donald Trump called a man overweight who he thought was a protester at his rally in New Hampshire, only to learn later he had ridiculed a supporter.

Latino celebrities in U.S. issue plea to 'speak out loudly against hate'

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 12:28pm
Actresses Eva Longoria, America Ferrara and more than 200 other Latino artists and civil rights leaders on Friday penned a letter of support to the Latino community in the United States after a mass shooting in Texas and immigration raids in Mississippi.

New Jersey man insulted at rally by Trump because of weight says 'I love the guy'

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:13am
President Donald Trump called a man overweight who he thought was a protester at his rally in New Hampshire, only to learn later he had ridiculed a supporter.

Kitchen devices resembling bombs cause havoc for New York commuters

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:02am
Kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers were left in two Manhattan locations on Friday, disrupting automobile and subway travel during the morning rush hour before police deemed them harmless and began investigating the possibility of a hoax.

Two women sue Jeffrey Epstein's estate for $100 million over alleged sex abuse

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 10:03am
Two women who said they were recruited 15 years ago to provide massages to Jeffrey Epstein, only to be later sexually molested by him at his Manhattan mansion, have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the financier's estate.

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