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Police release audio of suspect in Indiana girls’ deaths

February 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Capt. David Bursten of the Indiana State Police is joined by law enforcement officials from numerous departments to provide the latest details of the investigation into the murders of Liberty German and Abigail Williams on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at Delphi United Methodist Church in Delphi, Ind. German, 14, Williams, 13, were murdered last week [&hellip...

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House speaker gets firsthand look at US-Mexico border

February 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection boat carrying U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan travels down the Rio Grande Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 south of Mission, Texas. Ryan and Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, toured the Texas border with Mexico by air and boat, as...

Missouri man charged with trying to plan terrorist attack

February 21, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri native who said he wanted to participate in a terrorist attack that would cause many deaths and injuries is charged with helping plan a Presidents Day attack on buses, trains and a train station in Kansas City, federal...

4 men being tried in second Oregon standoff trial

February 21, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The federal prosecutors who failed to convict Ammon Bundy returned to court Tuesday to try four lesser-known men who followed Bundy’s call to take a hard stand against the government and occupy a national wildlife refuge in...

Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood

February 21, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can’t cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the...

Cincinnati Zoo’s premature baby hippo gets lifesaving IV

February 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo is recovering from dehydration with the help of staff from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The zoo said Monday that the 4-week-old female hippo, named Fiona, had...

Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

February 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn. Trump announced the pick Monday at...

Thousands of demonstrators across US say ‘Not My President’

February 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President’s Day. The protests on the federal holiday didn’t draw nearly as many people as the million-plus who...

6 teenagers fall through ice into Central Park pond, rescued

February 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Six teenagers have fallen through ice into an off-limits pond in New York’s Central Park but have been rescued. It happened Monday evening at the southern end of the park. Police say the 15- and 16-year-olds were on the ice when it...

Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other

February 18, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

WINFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County, Alabama. Alabama state troopers say alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed 50-year-old Jeffrey Morris Brasher and...