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Patience Carter
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Flashpoint
August 05, 2019 - 2:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When Patience Carter landed in Florida Sunday after a brief trip in Philadelphia, the news headlines stopped her in her tracks. Two mass shooting — in Dayton, Ohio , and El Paso, Texas — occurred within 24 hours of each other. Carter was instantly taken back to the...
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The home of Connor Betts.
Bryan Woolston, Pool/AP
August 05, 2019 - 12:23 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — High school classmates of the gunman who killed nine people early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, say he was suspended for compiling a "hit list" of those he wanted to kill and a "rape list" of girls he wanted to sexually assault. The accounts by two former classmates emerged after...
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Greg Zanis prepares crosses to place at a makeshift memorial for victims of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in El Paso, Texas.
John Locher/AP Photo
August 05, 2019 - 12:03 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Texas border city jolted by a weekend massacre at a Walmart absorbed more grief Monday as the death toll climbed to 22 and prepared for a visit from President Donald Trump over anger from El Paso residents and local Democratic leaders who say he isn't welcome and should...
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President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
August 05, 2019 - 7:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking out against weekend mass shootings that rocked a nation, President Donald Trump on Monday called for bipartisan solutions to the bloodshed but offered few details and faced pointed questions from Democrats about whether he had the moral authority to rally a nation against...
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A migrant baby is given a bath at the AMAR migrant shelter in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Tuesday, July 16, 2019.
Marco Ugarte/AP Photo
July 17, 2019 - 10:29 am
By Maria Verza, Associated Press NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans and many others meant for their bids to find a better life in...
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A man tries to bike through the flooding from the rains of storm Barry on LA Hwy 675 in New Iberia, La., Sunday, July 14, 2019.
Henrietta Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP
July 15, 2019 - 9:57 am
By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans from catastrophic flooding, but it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimeters) of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into "an ocean."...
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In this June 1, 1996, file photo, former presidential candidate Ross Perot addresses the first California statewide convention of the Reform Party, a new political party he founded, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles
Reed Saxon/AP Photo, File
July 09, 2019 - 10:36 am
By David Koenig, AP Business Writer DALLAS (AP) — Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 stands among the best...
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In this June 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, from right, from Oregon, speaks to the media
Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP, File
July 09, 2019 - 9:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A book by Sen. Jeff Merkley on the treatment of refugees at the Texas border is coming out next month. The publisher is calling "America Is Better Than This" a "cry of outrage." Merkley, an Oregon Democrat, made headlines when he traveled to Texas in 2018 and streamed his efforts to...
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Roy, complaining of Washington's free-spending ways has blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo, File
May 24, 2019 - 1:09 pm
By Andrew Taylor WASHINGTON (AP) — A House GOP conservative blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill Friday, complaining it leaves out money needed to address the migrant crisis at the border and extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measure meandering...
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First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
Eric Gay/AP, file
May 19, 2019 - 9:26 am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state history. Worshippers, elected leaders and...
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