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Duncan Hines Recalling 2.4M Boxes of Cake Mix

Duncan Hines Recalling 2.4M Boxes of Cake Mix

CHICAGO, IL (AP) — Duncan Hines is recalling 2.4 million boxes of cake mix because of a link to salmonella.The recall affects Classic White, Classic Butter Golden, Signature Confetti and Classic Yellow varieties of cake mix, according to Conagra Brands, Duncan Hines’ parent company. The affected boxes have expiration dates between March 7-13, 2019. Most…

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For Voters, Election Day Presents a Big Test for Trumpism

For Voters, Election Day Presents a Big Test for Trumpism

WASHINGTON (AP) There were first-time voters and straight-ticket voters and some who, this go-around, switched sides. They went to the polls considering the caravan of migrants trudging across Mexico, their health insurance and their paychecks, an impotent Congress and the nation’s poisonous political culture that has divided even families and friends along party lines. More…

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Pipe Bombs Suspect Appears at Election Day Court Hearing

Pipe Bombs Suspect Appears at Election Day Court Hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — The man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was ordered held without bail after his first court appearance in New York on Tuesday. Cesar Sayoc, who was transferred from federal custody in Florida, hugged his lawyer after a hearing in which Assistant U.S. Attorney Jane…

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Migrants Camp at Mexico City Stadium as US Votes

Migrants Camp at Mexico City Stadium as US Votes

By SONIA PEREZ D., MARK STEVENSON and MARIA VERZA ,  Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of Central Americans dreaming of getting to the United States awoke Tuesday to donations of fruit and hot coffee at a sports stadium in Mexico’s chilly capital as the U.S. held midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has…

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Election Day Tests Democratic Resistance in Trump Era

Election Day Tests Democratic Resistance in Trump Era

By STEVE PEOPLES ,  Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump’s slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast ballots in the first national election of the Trump era. With voters going to the polls Tuesday, nothing is certain. Weather…

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