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August 22, 2017 - 4:33 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican President Donald Trump's first political event since the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, has prompted several groups opposed to his policies to gather in Phoenix, and authorities are taking extra precautions to keep the peace. The planned protests planned for the...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, to board Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then onto Yuma, Ariz. to visit the U.S. border with Mexico and attend a rally in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 22, 2017 - 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troops, senior officials said Tuesday. The first deployments could take place within days. In a national address Monday night...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, to board Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then onto Yuma, Ariz. to visit the U.S. border with Mexico and attend a rally in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 22, 2017 - 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troops, senior officials said Tuesday. The first deployments could take place within days. In a national address Monday night...
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People stand next to candles and flowers placed on the ground, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, after Thursday's terror attack that left many killed and wounded in Barcelona, Spain. The lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed several people in and near Barcelona was shot to death Monday after he flashed what turned out to be a fake suicide belt at two troopers who confronted him in a vineyard just outside the city he terrorized, authorities said. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 22, 2017 - 4:01 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on news relating to the Spanish attacks (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A judge has ordered two of the four surviving suspects in last week's extremist attacks in Spain held without bail, another detained for 72 more hours and one freed. National Court Judge Fernando Andreu...
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People stand next to candles and flowers placed on the ground, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, after Thursday's terror attack that left many killed and wounded in Barcelona, Spain. The lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed several people in and near Barcelona was shot to death Monday after he flashed what turned out to be a fake suicide belt at two troopers who confronted him in a vineyard just outside the city he terrorized, authorities said. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 22, 2017 - 4:01 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on news relating to the Spanish attacks (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A judge has ordered two of the four surviving suspects in last week's extremist attacks in Spain held without bail, another detained for 72 more hours and one freed. National Court Judge Fernando Andreu...
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FILE - This February 2014 file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Marcellus Williams. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens halted Williams’ scheduled execution Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, after DNA raised questions about his guilt. Williams was convicted of fatally stabbing former St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Lisha Gayle during a burglary at her suburban St. Louis home in 1998. Williams' execution was scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday. (Missouri Department of Corrections via AP, File)
August 22, 2017 - 4:00 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Tuesday halted the scheduled execution of condemned killer Marcellus Williams after DNA testing raised questions about whether he actually committed the crime. Just hours before Williams was to be put to death, the Republican governor said in an email...
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FILE - This February 2014 file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Marcellus Williams. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens halted Williams’ scheduled execution Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, after DNA raised questions about his guilt. Williams was convicted of fatally stabbing former St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Lisha Gayle during a burglary at her suburban St. Louis home in 1998. Williams' execution was scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday. (Missouri Department of Corrections via AP, File)
August 22, 2017 - 4:00 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Tuesday halted the scheduled execution of condemned killer Marcellus Williams after DNA testing raised questions about whether he actually committed the crime. Just hours before Williams was to be put to death, the Republican governor said in an email...
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August 22, 2017 - 3:39 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Records from Venus Williams' cellphone will be turned over to attorneys representing the family of a 78-year-old Florida man who died after a June car crash with the tennis star. The Sun Sentinel reported Tuesday that an agreement for the records was reached prior to a...
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August 22, 2017 - 3:39 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Records from Venus Williams' cellphone will be turned over to attorneys representing the family of a 78-year-old Florida man who died after a June car crash with the tennis star. The Sun Sentinel reported Tuesday that an agreement for the records was reached prior to a...
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August 22, 2017 - 3:37 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media and opposition activists said Tuesday that airstrikes on the northern city of Raqqa have killed dozens of civilians. U.S.-backed Syrian opposition fighters have been trying to capture the city from the Islamic State group since June 6, and have been fighting under...
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