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Texas Senate passes bill to arm more school teachers

3 hours ago   |   ABC

The bill lifts caps on Texas' 6-year-old school marshal program, allowing for as many armed personnel as districts decide is necessary to protect students.
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Mexico asks US to invest in Central America

6 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Mexico is proposing that the United States finance seven projects designed to boost the economies of three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes...
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New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings

7 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida's government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio that record the killing of a person in an act of mass...
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Booker builds out campaign team

Booker builds out campaign team

7 hours ago   |   Politico

Cory Booker bolstered his presidential campaign staff Thursday by rolling out more than a dozen new national team members, including a national policy director, a chief...
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Former King Slava Voynov's season-long suspension is reduced to 41 games

8 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Former Kings defenseman Slava Voynov had his season-long suspension cut in half by an independent arbitrator Thursday. Voynov's initial suspension for the 2019-20 season for a...
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More police, youth programs center of Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Memorial Day anti-violence plans

8 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Less than a week in office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday detailed her new administration's plans to combat violence this Memorial Day weekend by boosting the number...
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Englewood students march in 4th annual ‘Graduation Over Guns' ahead of holiday weekend

8 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - As the school year ends and the summer begins, students from Chicago's Excel Academy are promoting their message of peace through the streets. On Thursday students...
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FBI increases focus on domestic terrorism threat: official

9 hours ago   |   Reuters

The FBI, focused intently for years on combating terrorism from abroad, is turning more attention to home-grown, U.S. domestic violent extremists, a senior FBI counterterrorism...
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A New Trump Administration Rule Could Put Thousands More Trans People In Danger

12 hours ago   |   MTV

A new Trump Administration policy change could affect if and how transgender people are admitted into homeless shelters, which could put them at greater risk for violence
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Trump Is Using His Pardon Power to Reward Violence and Cruelty

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

His vision of how to act “tough” extends from war crimes to police brutality and doesn't stop there.
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Trump calls for declassifying Russiagate probe docs

Trump calls for declassifying Russiagate probe docs

President Donald Trump has ordered his attorney general to declassify information about what prompted the Russiagate investigation - and ordered the heads of the intelligence... Read more ...

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China

WASHINGTON - President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with China. “We will ensure that the... Read more ...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged with publishing classified info

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged with publishing classified info

The new charges go far beyond an initial indictment against Julian Assange made public last month that accused him of conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea... Read more ...

Feds say a sixth migrant child died while in the care of authorities in...

Feds say a sixth migrant child died while in the care of authorities in September

The girl, whose death was not reported publicly for nearly eight months, is now the sixth migrant child known to have recently died after journeying to the U.S. Read more ...

Kawhi Leonard pours in 35 as Raptors nip Bucks to take series lead

Kawhi Leonard pours in 35 as Raptors nip Bucks to take series lead

MILWAUKEE - Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Raptors beat the Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Leonard showed no... Read more ...

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls

The legislation would impose stiffer fines of as much as $10,000 per call on robocallers. Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Raptors' Game 5 road win over Bucks

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Raptors' Game 5 road win over Bucks

Toronto traveled to Milwaukee for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals and defeated the Bucks 105-99. Read more ...

‘American Taliban' released from prison after 17 years

‘American Taliban' released from prison after 17 years

The man who became known as the “American Taliban” after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan in 2001 is being released from prison. Read more ...

Giolito throws 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0

Giolito throws 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0

HOUSTON - Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the... Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2019: Raptors take series lead over Bucks after...

NBA playoffs 2019: Raptors take series lead over Bucks after come-from-behind Game 5 win

Toronto was able to erase a double-digit deficit behind a 35-point night from Kawhi Leonard. Read more ...