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    McCain on Trump: Dictators ‘get started by suppressing free press’

    Sen. John McCain slammed President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media this week by noting dictators “get started by suppressing free press.” It was a startling observation from a sitting member of Congress against the President of the United States, especially considering McCain is a member of Trump’s party. “I hate the press,” the Arizona Republican sarcastically told NBC News’ Chuck Todd on “Meet the Press.” “I hate you especially. But the fact is we need you. We need a […]

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    Trump’s Sweden comment raises questions

    President Donald Trump’s reference to “what’s happening last night in Sweden” during a Saturday rally in Florida raised questions in Sweden and around the internet about what he really meant and where he gets his information. Trump referenced the Scandinavian nation, known for liberally accepting Syrian refugees, during a section of his speech decrying the dangers of open borders. “Here’s the bottom line. We’ve got to keep our country safe. You look at what’s happening. We’ve got to keep our […]

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    Paw-ternity leave? Company gives employees time off when they get a new dog

    Dog days. Taking time out for paw-ternity leave! 🐶 — BrewDog (@BrewDog) February 13, 2017 Who wants to work in a brewery? Who wants to work in a brewery that also gives you time off when you get a new dog? BrewDog, an aptly named Scottish brewery with a new location in Ohio, is upping its employee benefits game by offering a week off for workers who get a new puppy or dog. Why? “We care about two things […]

  • President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Melbourne, Fla., Saturday for a rally.

    Watch: President Donald Trump invites supporter on stage to speak to crowd during rally

    WASHINGTON  — After a month of arduous and, at times, turbulent governing, President Donald Trump returned Saturday to what he really loves: Campaigning. At one point he even invited a supporter on stage to speak to the crowd. Trump didn’t declare what, exactly, he was campaigning for in Melbourne, Florida, after flying in from his Mar-a-lago estate, but he was greeted by 9,000 supporters at Orlando Melbourne International Airport, local police said. Trump, ready for some relief from the confines […]

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    10-year-old rapper seeks to spread ‘positive hip-hop’

    ATLANTA — Standing less than 5 feet tall, it’s easy to overlook “Corey J.” in a crowded room. Until he opens his mouth. “There are two types of people in this world,” says 10-year-old Corey Jackson. “There are dreamers. And there are dream chasers. I’m chasing my dreams!” He may only be 10, but rapper Corey J., aka Lil C Note, is fast gaining traction in the Atlanta hip-hop scene. In the last year, the fifth-grader — a self-proclaimed “positive […]

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    Recycling worker finds $100K in old TV set, helps track down owner

    ONTARIO, Canada – Wires and tubes and lots of glass and plastic, that’s what TV recyclers usually find inside old sets. But for one worker in Canada, the discovery of a secret box helped jar the memory of a forgotten inheritance. More than $100,000 in cash was found inside a television that was being processed at an Ontario recycling plant in January, CNN partner CTV Network reported this week. The money was found inside a cash box, stashed into the […]

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    Employees do extra work ahead of ‘Day Without Immigrants’ to keep Washington cafe open

    WASHINGTON – Washington, D.C., restaurant owner Matt Carr says he couldn’t keep the Little Red Fox open without his immigrant kitchen staff, but he let them take Thursday off to be a part of the Day Without Immigrants strike. He has five immigrants working for him — they come from Venezuela and Guatemala — and three are participating in the protest. That could have been a real problem for the 3-year-old restaurant and coffee shop. “We’re a very small business […]

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    Police ask for help to I.D. man seen walking on Indiana trail where two girls were killed

    DELPHI, Ind. — Police provided a photograph of a subject who was on the same trails where two teens were dropped off to go hiking on Monday. The bodies of Abigail ‘Abby’ Williams, 13, and Liberty ‘Libby’ German, 14, were discovered by search volunteers Tuesday along a railroad bridge near Dear Creek in Delphi, Indiana, about 70 miles northwest of Indianapolis. Police ask for help identifying man seen walking on trail where Delphi teens disappeared #FOX59Morning — FOX59 […]

  • The US military has released several photos of what it says were SU-24 Russian fighter jets "buzzing" the deck of a US warship in the Black Sea on February 10, 2017.

    Russian aircraft seen buzzing deck of US Navy warship

    MOSCOW — The US military has released several photos of what it says were Russian fighter jets “buzzing” the deck of a US warship in the Black Sea last week. The images of SU-24 fighter jets off the bow of the American guided missile destroyer USS Porter emerged as the commander of the US military arrived in Baku, Azerbaijan, to meet with his Russian counterpart. Earlier this week, a Russian ministry of defense spokesman denied reports that Russian jets conducted […]

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    KC businesses close doors, protesters march on city hall on ‘A Day Without Immigrants’

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Restaurants and other businesses across the country will be closing their doors Thursday in support of a “Day Without Immigrants,” a national grassroots movement seeking to protest President Trump’s immigration reforms and highlight the contributions of the immigrant community in the United States. News of the protest has spread quickly through word of mouth and social media posts under the hashtag #ADayWithoutImmigrants, which call for participants to skip work and school, close businesses and avoid making […]

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    Intelligence, law enforcement officials say Trump aides were in constant touch with Russian operatives during campaign

    WASHINGTON – High-level advisers close to then-presidential nominee Donald Trump were in constant communication during the campaign with Russians known to US intelligence, multiple current and former intelligence, law enforcement and administration officials tell CNN. President-elect Trump and then-President Barack Obama were both briefed on details of the extensive communications between suspected Russian operatives and people associated with the Trump campaign and the Trump business, according to US officials familiar with the matter. Both the frequency of the communications and […]

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    Youth basketball team forfeits rather than play without girl teammates

    CLARK, N.J. — Parents raise their children hoping they will grow to stand up for what is right, and players on a fifth-grade coed basketball team in New Jersey made their parents proud this past weekend. Teammates decided unanimously they would rather forfeit the rest of their season than continue playing without the girls who were part of the team. Many of the players on the St. John the Apostle Parish School team had been playing together since second grade, […]