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Shooting Kills 2 Officers Before Hawaii Homes Catch Fire

Shooting Kills 2 Officers Before Hawaii Homes Catch Fire

Honolulu, HI (AP) Authorities and neighbors say Hawaii man with a history of run-ins with police and neighbors was facing eviction when he stabbed his landlord and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believed to be in caught fire. Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard said Sunday that police found a…

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Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up ‘highness’ titles

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up ‘highness’ titles

Download AssetsCopy StoryPrintShareClose Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up ‘highness’ titles (AP) Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will no longer use the titles “royal highness” or receive public funds under a deal struck to let them step aside as senior royals. The palace said Saturday that Harry and Meghan…

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Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial

Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial

(AP) A jury of seven men and five women has been selected for Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial after an arduous, two-week process in which scores of people were dismissed because they had already made up their minds about the disgraced Hollywood mogul. Opening statements are expected Wednesday in the case against the 67-year-old Weinstein. During…

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Trump Campaign Tries Robust Outreach to Expand His Appeal

Trump Campaign Tries Robust Outreach to Expand His Appeal

Washington, D.C. (AP) President Donald Trump’s surrogates are fanning out across the country as part of an aggressive effort to stretch his appeal beyond the base of working-class white voters who propelled him to victory in 2016. On Thursday alone, there was a “Women for Trump” bus tour through Iowa and a “Black Voices for…

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House prosecutors read Trump impeachment charges to Senate

House prosecutors read Trump impeachment charges to Senate

(AP) Congress opened the impeachment of President Donald Trump on Thursday, with House Democrats reading the formal charges from the well of the U.S. Senate. Later Chief Justice John Roberts, who is to preside at the trial, will administer the oath to senators who will serve as jurors and swear to deliver “impartial justice.” House…

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