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U.S. lawmakers agree on Farm Bill, aiming for vote this week

2 hours 20 min ago
U.S. lawmakers have reached an agreement on the Farm Bill that drops a proposal to tighten food stamps restrictions backed by President Donald Trump, and are looking to vote on it this week, according to congressional staffers.
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Dylann Roof admirer charged with Ohio bomb plot

2 hours 48 min ago
An Ohio woman who corresponded with Charleston, South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof was charged on Monday with planning to bomb a Toledo, Ohio, bar, prosecutors said.
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U.S. arrests religious leaders, activists at border protest

2 hours 59 min ago
Kneeling in front of riot police, 32 religious leaders and activists were arrested at the U.S. border fence in San Diego on Monday during a protest to support the Central American migrant caravan.
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White nationalist to be sentenced for murder at Virginia protest

3 hours 4 min ago
A white nationalist who drove his car into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally in Virginia last year could be sentenced as early as Tuesday to life in prison for murdering one of the people he struck.
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U.S. expected to propose weakening Obama-era wetland protections

4 hours 25 min ago
The Trump administration is expected to propose weakening protections for U.S. wetlands on Tuesday, in a move sought by ranching and mining interests but one that will likely be held up in the courts amid opposition from environmentalists.
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Number of people believed missing in California wildfire drops to three

5 hours 16 min ago
The number of people unaccounted for in California's deadliest wildfire dropped to just three, down from a high of more than 1,200, officials said late on Monday.
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Texas ready to execute man convicted of 1993 murder, assault

5 hours 44 min ago
Texas is scheduled on Tuesday to execute a man convicted of murdering a man and sexually assaulting his wife at a Dallas-area community college more than two decades ago.
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Thousands without power in U.S. southeast after snow storm

5 hours 52 min ago
At least three people had died and thousands of homes were left without power in the Carolinas and Virginia early on Tuesday after a storm dumped up to two feet of snow in parts of the southeastern United States.
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Los Angeles Fire Dept. reports natgas pipeline rupture at Woodland Hills

13 hours 1 min ago
An underground natural gas pipeline ruptured due to an overturned vehicle causing a leak in the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles, the city's fire department reported on its website on Monday.
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U.S. agents arrest 32 at border protest in San Diego

15 hours 49 min ago
U.S. authorities arrested 32 people at a migrants-rights protest on Monday organized by a Quaker group at a U.S. border fence in San Diego, California, the U.S. Border Patrol said.
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Heavy snow kills three, snarls travel in U.S. Southeast

16 hours 25 min ago
An intense snowstorm headed out to sea on Monday after dumping up to 2 feet (60 cm) of snow on parts of the Southeastern United States, leaving three people dead in North Carolina and some 138,000 customers in the region still without power.
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Indiana boy, 16, charged with murder of pregnant classmate

16 hours 34 min ago
A 16-year-old Indiana boy, who police say confessed to killing a classmate who was carrying his baby, was charged on Monday with murder and feticide, prosecutors said.
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Accused Russian agent Butina poised to plead guilty: U.S. court papers

16 hours 39 min ago
Accused Russian agent Maria Butina, suspected of trying to infiltrate the National Rifle Association and influence U.S. policy toward Russia, is expected to plead guilty this week following a deal between her lawyers and U.S. prosecutors, according to court filings on Monday.
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U.S. top court, Kavanaugh spurn Planned Parenthood defunding case

16 hours 59 min ago
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals by Louisiana and Kansas seeking to end their public funding to women's healthcare and abortion provider Planned Parenthood through the Medicaid program, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh among the justices who rebuffed the states.
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Trump calls hush money payments a 'simple private transaction'

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 5:57pm
Donald Trump on Monday defended hush money payments reported by his former lawyer, responding a day after Democratic lawmakers said the U.S. president could face impeachment and jail time if the transactions are proven to violate campaign finance laws.
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Accused Russian agent Butina to cooperate with prosecutors: ABC News

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 5:24pm
Accused Russian agent Maria Butina, who is suspected of trying to influence U.S. policy toward Russia, has agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy and cooperate with U.S. federal, state and local authorities, ABC News reported on Monday.
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U.S. has arrested 170 immigrants who tried to claim migrant children

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 4:10pm
U.S. immigration authorities arrested 170 people between early July and late November who came forward to claim migrant children in government custody, according to official data released on Monday, a crackdown advocates say is discouraging relatives from volunteering to take in some of the 14,000 detained children.
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Ohio man arrested for plotting synagogue attack: law enforcement

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 3:19pm
An Ohio man who said he admired the gunman who killed 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October has been arrested and charged with planning an attack on another Jewish house of worship, federal authorities said on Monday.
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Indiana teen to face charges in pregnant classmate's death: prosecutor

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 1:29pm
Indiana officials on Monday were due to file charges against a 16-year-old high school football player accused of killing a pregnant classmate, according to a county prosecutor's office and local media reports.
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Heavy snow kills one, snarls travel, in U.S. southeast

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:33pm
An intense snow storm headed out to sea on Monday after dumping up to 2 feet of snow on parts of the southeastern United States, leaving one person dead in North Carolina and cutting off power for more than 200,000 people.
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