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Vandalism at Davis Mosque

Surveillance footage showed an individual draping bacon strips on a door handle, breaking window panes and vandalizing bicycles at the Islamic Center of Davis.
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Posted: January 24, 2017, 3:41 am

First 100 Days Briefing: Taxpayers Will Defend Trump in Suit Charging Constitutional Violations

The Justice Department will defend President Trump against a lawsuit that claims he is violating the Constitution by allowing his businesses to take money from foreign governments.
Author: CHARLIE SAVAGE, ERIC LIPTON, GARDINER HARRIS and MICHAEL D. SHEAR
Posted: January 24, 2017, 3:39 am

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton recovering after collapsing during speech

Gov. Mark Dayton falls ill during his State of the State address at the Capitol.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 24, 2017, 3:25 am

Minnesota Gov. Dayton collapses during speech

Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering his State of the State speech on Monday, striking his head on a lectern. The 69-year-old Democrat was helped into a back room and appeared to be conscious. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
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Posted: January 24, 2017, 3:20 am

Supreme Court won't rescue Texas voter ID law

The justices let stand a lower court ruling that the law was discriminatory -- for now
      
 
 
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Posted: January 24, 2017, 3:11 am

Storm That Roared Through the South Sweeps Into the Northeast

Fueled by two low-pressure systems, the storm is expected to reach its peak overnight, with heavy wind gusts.
Author: NIRAJ CHOKSHI
Posted: January 24, 2017, 2:26 am

Call to Create Jobs, or Else, Tests Trump’s Sway

President Trump told corporate leaders that they could face tariffs if they don’t bring back manufacturing jobs, but he is fighting against larger market forces.
Author: NELSON D. SCHWARTZ and ALAN RAPPEPORT
Posted: January 24, 2017, 2:10 am

Charlie Liteky, 85, Dies; Returned Medal of Honor in Protest

Awarded the medal for bravery in Vietnam, Mr. Liteky later left it in an envelope addressed to President Ronald Reagan in protest of American policy in Central America.
Author: SAM ROBERTS
Posted: January 24, 2017, 2:02 am

Trump Abandons Trans-Pacific Partnership, Obama’s Signature Trade Deal

The decision at the start of the new administration was a signal that the president plans to follow through on promises to be aggressive with foreign competitors.
Author: PETER BAKER
Posted: January 24, 2017, 1:56 am

Trump Repeats Lie About Popular Vote in Meeting With Lawmakers

President Trump used his first official meeting with congressional leaders to blame his nearly three-million popular vote loss on illegal ballots.
Author: MICHAEL D. SHEAR and EMMARIE HUETTEMAN
Posted: January 24, 2017, 1:55 am

Michael H. Goldberg, 73, Lawyer Who Bridged A.B.A. and N.B.A., Dies

Goldberg served as general counsel for the American Basketball Association during its final years and headed the N.B.A.’s coaches’ union for almost four decades.
Author: RICHARD SANDOMIR
Posted: January 24, 2017, 1:51 am

Despite Country Club Members’ Rift, Obama Gets an Invitation

Members of Woodmont Country Club, a mostly Jewish club near Washington, have been entangled in a dispute over whether to exclude former President Barack Obama because of his policies toward Israel.
Author: MARK LANDLER
Posted: January 24, 2017, 1:38 am

Preparing to Meet Trump, Mexican Leader Seeks Common Ground

President Enrique Peña Nieto promised a robust dialogue with President Trump at their meeting next week, with the protection of Mexican citizens a priority.
Author: AZAM AHMED
Posted: January 24, 2017, 1:34 am

How Facebook helped solve a crazy wedding dress mix-up

Women discover they have been cherishing each other's wedding gowns for quarter-century.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 24, 2017, 1:33 am

Mike Pompeo Is Confirmed to Lead C.I.A., as Rex Tillerson Advances

Despite Democratic opposition and shaky appearances from his nominees, the president has faced few meaningful barriers to installing the team of his choice.
Author: MATT FLEGENHEIMER
Posted: January 24, 2017, 1:07 am

Trump Orders Broad Hiring Freeze for Federal Government

The freeze, a stopgap measure until a long-term plan to reduce the federal work force is developed, makes exceptions for national security, public safety and military positions.
Author: MICHAEL D. SHEAR
Posted: January 24, 2017, 1:01 am

Man walking barefoot across America is struck, killed

Climate-change activist Mark Baumer died on Day 101 of his journey to California.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 24, 2017, 12:50 am

How 'dreamers' are preparing in case Trump ends Obama immigration actions

"Dreamers" opt to save money, move out of U.S., or start businesses in case program ends.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 24, 2017, 12:50 am

Man walking barefoot across America is struck, killed

Mark Baumer was struck and killed while attempting to walk barefoot across America in an effort to raise awareness for climate change.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 24, 2017, 12:48 am

Committee ok's Tillerson for Secretary of State

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly approved former Exxon Mobil chief executive Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Tillerson's nomination now moves to a vote in the full Senate. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
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Posted: January 24, 2017, 12:44 am

Political Memo: Angry Democrats Study the Tea Party’s Playbook

Democrats have begun gathering to try to harness worries about President Trump and recreate their version of the conservative mass movement that sprang up in 2009.
Author: JONATHAN MARTIN
Posted: January 24, 2017, 12:31 am

At least 20 dead in violent weather

At least 20 people have died in weather-related incidents across the country over the weekend.
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Posted: January 24, 2017, 12:30 am

Raw: Trump meets with congressional leaders

President Donald Trump is meeting with congressional leaders in the White House as he starts his first week as president. He was joined by Republican and Democratic congressional leaders during a reception in the State Dining Room. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 11:47 pm

Great white shark Katharine makes an appearance

Since the female great white shark was outfitted with a real-time tracker in August 2013, she's traveled almost 29,000 miles.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 11:36 pm

Model Hanne Gaby Odiele reveals she is intersex

Odiele is speaking out to raise awareness of harmful and unneeded surgeries intersex kids often endure without their consent.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 11:32 pm

Another abuse case raises questions about Iowa's response

Series looks at whether Iowa child-welfare officials are safeguarding children.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 11:26 pm

Did you march Saturday? Cincinnati's Freedom Center wants your stuff

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is collecting Women's March souvenirs.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 11:19 pm

Claims of Corrupt Immigration Contractors Go Unexamined, Investigators Say

Investigators say they have been denied the authority to look into dozens of cases. And they have warned of national security implications.
Author: RON NIXON
Posted: January 23, 2017, 11:08 pm

GOP Senate chair rejects Democrats' bid for second hearing on Trump education nominee

The Republican chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Monday rejected a formal request from Democrats to hold a second confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 11:04 pm

Wider Racial Gap Found in Cervical Cancer Deaths

A new study, which excluded women with hysterectomies, showed the disparity in death rates between blacks and whites was significantly wider.
Author: JAN HOFFMAN
Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:57 pm

Senate committee approves Tillerson for secretary of state - CNN


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Senate committee approves Tillerson for secretary of state
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(CNN) Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson won the backing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Monday to be secretary of state when it voted 11-10 to send his nomination to the full Senate. Sen. Marco Rubio was a long hold-out and ...
Senate panel narrowly backs Trump's choice for top diplomatWashington Post
Overnight Energy: Senate panel clears Tillerson for StateThe Hill
Rex Tillerson is approved by Senate panel for secretary of StateLos Angeles Times
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:50 pm

Trump signs 3 executive orders, pulls out of TPP

President Donald Trump moved to pull the U.S. out of the proposed TPP Monday as well as signed memorandums freezing most federal government hiring and reinstating a ban on providing federal money to international groups that perform abortions. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:40 pm

Activist walking barefoot across US is fatally struck by SUV

A Rhode Island native walking barefoot across the U.S. to raise awareness about climate change has been struck and killed on a Florida highway.
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:28 pm

The USA's newest weather satellite sends first photos. Think 'hi-def from the heavens'

The satellite can scan the entire Western Hemisphere in just five minutes.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:24 pm

Foxconn considers making $7 billion investment in the U.S

Foxconn considers making $7 billion investment in the U.S.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:13 pm

President Trump meets with union leaders

U.S. President Donald Trump is telling union leaders that he is redoing the nation's trade deals. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:12 pm

Former Harrisburg Mayor Pleads Guilty to Stealing Artifacts

Stephen R. Reed, who served as mayor for 28 years, spent millions in taxpayer dollars on plans to build a museum dedicated to the Wild West.
Author: DANIEL VICTOR
Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:10 pm

Sunday was worst January day for tornado deaths since 1969

A wide swath of the Southeast was reeling Monday after a two-day weather rampage left at least 20 dead.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:03 pm

Man walking barefoot across America is struck, killed - USA TODAY


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Man walking barefoot across America is struck, killed
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Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this story had an incorrect first name for Mark Baumer. TALLAHASSEE — A sport-utility vehicle killed an activist walking barefoot across America to promote awareness of climate change. Mark Baumer ...
Environmental Activist Struck and Killed by SUV While Marching Barefoot Across AmericaNBCNews.com
Poet Mark Baumer killed while walking cross-country in solo protestLos Angeles Times
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:01 pm

Georgia expands state of emergency after tornadoes; 20 dead across Southeast

Georgia ramped up its state of emergency Monday as crews organizing the cleanup from the weekend's deadly storms begged for additional aid.
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:00 pm

Two dead after small plane crashes at Tucson airport

A small plane crashed at the Tucson International Airport in Arizona Monday, and officials confirmed it was deadly.
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:00 pm

Kansas man admits robbing Kansas bank to escape wife

A 70-year-old man who told investigators after robbing a Kansas bank that he'd rather be imprisoned than with his wife has admitted carrying out the holdup.
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:00 pm

Trump sued for allegedly violating Constitution

To fight what it called a "grave threat" to the country, a watchdog group on Monday filed a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his business to accept payments from foreign governments. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 10:00 pm

Spokesman Sean Spicer says media too negative about Trump and his 'movement'

"It's not about one tweet. It's not about one picture. It's about a constant theme ... the default narrative is always negative," Spicer said.
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 9:51 pm

2 of 4 Albany victims identified after deadly SWGA storms - WTVM


2 of 4 Albany victims identified after deadly SWGA storms
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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -. Officials have identified two of the four victims that were found dead after a tornado swept through Albany. Paul Freeman, 82, and Oscar Reyna, 39, both died in a mobile home park off of Holly Drive after the severe weather hit the ...

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Posted: January 23, 2017, 9:48 pm

North Dakota weighs lifting Sunday morning shopping ban

North Dakota residents can order alcohol at a restaurant or bar late Sunday morning but must wait until afternoon to go shopping because of a ban — rooted in religious tradition — that some legislators say no longer makes much sense.
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 9:45 pm

7 people buried in the wrong graves at veterans' cemetery

Seven people have been buried in the wrong graves at a Rhode Island veterans' cemetery because grave markers in one row were off by a burial plot.
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 9:30 pm

Tanker truck catches fire on Ohio highway

One person was killed after a tanker truck caught fire on the highway in suburban Columbus, Ohio Monday morning. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 9:21 pm

Raw: Survivors of Georgia tornado tell their stories

A survivor of the Sunshine Acres Moble home tornado says the storm struck with little warning and the aunt of two mobile home park residents who died in the storm tell their stories. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 9:19 pm

OSU president apologizes for student blackface incident

The president of Oklahoma State University issued an apology Monday after a white student posted an image of herself on social media in blackface — the second such incident by students at the campus in a week.
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Posted: January 23, 2017, 9:18 pm

Fifty senior Republican national security officials have signed a letter against Donald Trump’s pursuit of the presidency.

Fifty senior Republican national security officials have signed a letter against Donald Trump’s pursuit of the presidency. “We are convinced that he would be a dangerous president and would put at risk our country’s national security and well-being,” the letter stated. Some of the individuals who signed the letter include Michael V. Hayden, former director of the CIA and NSA; John D. Negroponte, first director of national intelligence; and Robert B. Zoellick, former deputy secretary of state. – NYT

You can read the full letter here, as well as Donald Trump’s officialresponse.

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