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North Korea Said to be Rebuilding Structures at Rocket Site

North Korea Said to be Rebuilding Structures at Rocket Site

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is restoring facilities at a long-range rocket launch site that it dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps, according to foreign experts and a South Korean lawmaker who was briefed by Seoul’s spy service. The finding follows a high-stakes nuclear summit last week between North Korean leader…

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Record-Breaking Migration Is Overwhelming Border Agencies

Record-Breaking Migration Is Overwhelming Border Agencies

  By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of migrant families crossing the southwest border is again breaking records, and the crush is overwhelming border agents and straining facilities, officials said Tuesday. More than 76,000 migrants crossed the U.S.-Mexico border last month, more than double the number from the same period last…

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Hillary Clinton Says She Won’t Run for President in 2020

Hillary Clinton Says She Won’t Run for President in 2020

WASHINGTON, DC (AP) — Hillary Clinton says she won’t run for president in 2020, but vows she’s “not going anywhere.” The former secretary of state, senator and first lady ruled out another campaign during an interview posted Monday by New York TV station News12 . Clinton, who lost the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump, says, “I’m…

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Searches To Resume After Tornado Kills 23 In Alabama

Searches To Resume After Tornado Kills 23 In Alabama

By KIM CHANDLER , Associated Press BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — Rescuers prepared Monday to tear through the rubble of mobile homes and houses in search of survivors of a powerful tornado that rampaged through southeast Alabama and killed at least 23 people. The trail of destruction was at least half a mile wide and overwhelmed…

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Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Honor Selma March

Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Honor Selma March

SELMA, AL (AP) — Thunder rolling above Brown Chapel AME Church, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker warned Sunday of a looming threat to American democracy and called for protecting the legacy of the civil rights movement with love and action. “It’s time for us to defend the dream,” Booker said in a keynote speech at…

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