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Firefighters Search Mud After Brazil Dam Collapse; 58 Dead

Firefighters Search Mud After Brazil Dam Collapse; 58 Dead

By MARCELO SILVA DE SOUSA and PETER PRENGAMAN , Associated Press BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Firefighters on Monday carefully moved over treacherous mud, sometimes walking, sometimes crawling, in search of survivors or bodies, four days after a dam collapse that buried mine buildings and surrounding neighborhoods with iron ore waste. The confirmed death toll rose…

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Aide Says Trump OK With Second Shutdown Over Border Spat

Aide Says Trump OK With Second Shutdown Over Border Spat

By DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after the record-long shutdown ended, the White House made clear Sunday that President Donald Trump is prepared to shutter the government again without a border wall deal from Congress. The president’s standoff with Democrats on Capitol Hill is far from over and the clock…

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Longest Shutdown Over: Trump Signs Bill To Reopen Government

Longest Shutdown Over: Trump Signs Bill To Reopen Government

By JILL COLVIN, LISA MASCARO and ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Submitting to mounting pressure amid growing disruption, President Donald Trump signed a bill Friday to reopen the government for three weeks, backing down from his demand that Congress give him money for his border wall before federal agencies get back to…

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Louisiana Murder Suspect Caught At Grandma’s Virginia Home

Louisiana Murder Suspect Caught At Grandma’s Virginia Home

By REBECCA SANTANA , Associated Press GONZALES, La. (AP) — A 21-year-old man suspected of killing his parents and three other people — including a girl he was dating — was arrested Sunday when he showed up at his grandmother’s house in Virginia, a sheriff there said. On Saturday, Dakota Theriot shot and killed three…

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Louisiana Shooting Leaves 5 Dead; Suspect At Large

Louisiana Shooting Leaves 5 Dead; Suspect At Large

By CHEVEL JOHNSON and REBECCA SANTANA , Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana say separate but related shootings Saturday in two different parishes have left five people dead, and they’re searching for a 21-year-old man who they say is “armed and dangerous.” Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre says Dakota Theriot is the…

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