A father-of-three in Washington state who called 911 simply to report a trespasser was “hand-delivered” by local police into the custody of federal immigration officials, his lawyer charged on Tuesday. Wilson Rodriguez, 32, called police early last Thursday morning after he saw someone trespassing on his property and looking into his car and house in […]

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PARKLAND, Fla. – Before the first shots were fired, before the false fire alarm was pulled, freshman Chris McKenna came face-to-face with a killer on a second floor hallway at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. McKenna, 15, was on his way to use a bathroom when he saw Nikolas Cruz loading his weapon. “You’d better […]

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The hours after the mass shooting at a Florida high school followed a now familiar trajectory on the Internet: web sites published hastily sourced conclusions about the shooter, and pranksters shared false photos of victims and the suspect. But the aftermath of the killing of 17 in Parkland, Fla. Wednesday took a slightly different turn […]

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PARKLAND, Fla. — At least 1,000 people attended a candlelight vigil Thursday night for the 17 people killed in a Florida school shooting, some of the mourners sobbing openly as the victims’ names were read aloud. “Each name was like my heart skipped a beat,” Bryan Herrera said. The 17-year old soccer player said he […]

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President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to be unveiled on Monday will include a request for $3 billion as a down payment on building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, a senior administration official said on Thursday. The official, who briefed a small group of reporters on condition of anonymity, said the money would […]

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For much of the past year, President Trump has declined to participate in a practice followed by the past seven of his predecessors: He rarely if ever reads the President’s Daily Brief, a document that lays out the most pressing information collected by U.S. intelligence agencies from hot spots around the world. Trump has opted […]

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U.S. stocks were trading higher Friday, a day after both the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 fell into correction territory. The Dow Jones industrial average rose about 180 points Friday morning, with Boeing and Apple leading the charge. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq composite were both up roughly 0.8 percent, with […]

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U.S. stocks were trading higher Friday, a day after both the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 fell into correction territory. The Dow Jones industrial average rose about 180 points Friday morning, with Boeing and Apple leading the charge. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq composite were both up roughly 0.8 percent, with […]

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While most of us were sleeping, the government shut down for the second time in as many months. And while a shutdown was always a possibility as Congress raced to pass a spending deal by 12:01 a.m. Friday, the odds spiked dramatically when Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) took the Senate floor. Here’s what happened. Thursday […]

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