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(Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 10:50 pm
LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — A western Wisconsin community on Sunday was grieving the deaths of three Girl Scouts and a parent who were collecting trash along a rural highway when police say a pickup truck veered off the road and hit them before speeding away. Authorities have not released the names of...
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(Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 10:36 pm
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — An Air Force falcon injured at West Point during an apparent prank before Saturday's annual rivalry game between the two service academies is back home and showing signs of improvement. The 22-year-old bird named Aurora "was able to fly around in her pen" on Sunday,...
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Seth Wenig/AP
November 04, 2018 - 3:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Keitany of Kenya and Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won the New York City Marathon on Sunday, with Keitany dominating the strong women's field for her fourth victory in the event and Desisa surging ahead of two other runners near the finish line. Desisa, 28, held off countryman...
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POOL
November 04, 2018 - 3:21 pm
(CNN) -- Two days before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump and big-name Democratic rivals will dominate the campaign trail as campaigns embark on a frenetic final get-out-the-vote push. Trump is holding rallies Sunday afternoon in Georgia and evening in Tennessee. He'll campaign with...
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Gene J. Puskar/AP
November 04, 2018 - 2:05 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Jewish nurse who treated the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect says that he saw confusion but not evil in the man's eyes, and that his own actions stemmed from love. "I'm sure he had no idea I was Jewish," registered nurse Ari Mahler wrote in a Facebook post Saturday about...
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Marco Ugarte/AP
November 04, 2018 - 1:32 pm
ISLA, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of wary Central American migrants resumed their push toward the United States on Sunday, a day after arguments over the path ahead saw some travelers splinter away from the main caravan, which is entering a treacherous part of its journey through Mexico. The majority...
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Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty
November 04, 2018 - 12:38 pm
(CNN) -- With the deaths of 12 people in Sicily, the death toll in Italy's historic flooding has grown to 29, the country's interior minister said. "Twelve dead in Sicily, people that were having dinner and were swept up by the water," Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said in a statement to the...
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Jean Pieri/Pioneer Press via AP
November 04, 2018 - 11:24 am
Kevyn Perkins stopped cold when he saw the letters scrawled on the door to his dorm: "N----- go back" it said, inked in messy red marker. First he was blinded by confusion. Then rage. And then all he could think about was dropping out, finding a new school, escaping for good. "I thought maybe I don...
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Janie Osborne/AP Photo
November 04, 2018 - 8:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been acting like a candidate on the ballot this week, staging daily double-header rallies and blasting out ads for Republicans up for election on Tuesday. Given the stakes for his presidency, he might as well be. A knot of investigations. Partisan...
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Scott Paul Beierle.
(Leon County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
November 03, 2018 - 10:40 pm
By Gary Fineout TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A brooding military veteran and former teacher appeared to have made videos in which he railed at women and blacks, years before he fatally shot two women at a Florida yoga studio, wounded five other people and then killed himself. The Friday evening...
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