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Colorado police seek runner who won't stop pooping in front of a family's house

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Police in Colorado Springs are searching for a woman who has pooped multiple times in front of a...

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AP Was There: Paratroops with bayonets escort Little Rock 9

AP Was There Little Rock Central Integration

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — EDITOR’S NOTE: On Sept. 25, 1957, two days after a large, white mob turned violent outside Little Rock Central High School, nine black teenagers returned with federal troops. The troops, armed with bayonets, were there on the orders of President Dwight Eisenhower, who was...


Business

US stock indexes dip as weak tech stocks offset energy gains

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes inched lower Monday in a quiet open to trading for the week. Technology stocks fell, but gains for oil producers and other energy companies kept the losses in check. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,500, as of...


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Woman bitten by copperhead snake at restaurant in Virginia

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Rachel Myrick and her family were looking for a bite to eat at a steakhouse in Virginia. But she, instead, was on the receiving end of a bite - from a copperhead snake that managed to get inside a LongHorn Steakhouse and attack her on her toes and foot. Myrick told...


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Man arrested near White House had at least nine firearms in vehicle, D.C. police said

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A Florida man stopped for urinating near the White House on Sunday was arrested after authorities said they found at least nine firearms, including assault style weapons, in the trunk of his car, according to a D.C. police report. The man had been driving a silver...


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The Health 202: Here's how Cassidy and Graham rejiggered their Obamacare overhaul

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., will serve up a new version of their bill overhauling Obamacare on Monday, even as the whole grand effort appears headed for a meltdown. The new version still kind of looks the same as the old one....


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Violent crime increased in 2016 for a second consecutive year, FBI says

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Violent crime increased in the United States for a second consecutive year in 2016, remaining near historically low levels but pushed upward in part by an uptick in killings in some major cities, according to FBI statistics made public Monday. The FBI’s...


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Church stoked tithing with unemployment scam, ex-members say

Broken Faith Unemployment

SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Randy Fields’ construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe every week. To his shock, Fields said church founder Jane Whaley...


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Kris Kobach's claim there is now 'proof' of voter fraud in New Hampshire

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. “Facts have come to light that indicate that a pivotal, close election was likely changed through voter fraud on November 8, 2016: New Hampshire’s U.S. Senate Seat, and perhaps also New Hampshire’s four electoral college votes in the presidential election. . . . It...


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Tennessee church shooting suspect charged with murder

Tennessee Church Shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The pastor shouted “Run, run, gunshots!” and congregants hid under pews or in bathrooms as a masked man armed with two guns opened fire at a Tennessee church, killing one person and wounding six before being subdued. Burnette Chapel Church of Christ member Minerva Rosa said...


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Trump's problem isn't with athletes being political. It's with athletes speaking out

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Despite President Donald Trump’s harsh words about NFL players protesting racism, there’s one thing you aren’t likely to hear him say: “Stay in your lane.” Trump respects - even invites - athletes to weigh in on political matters, as long as they are pro-Trump...


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