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Kansas Governor Concedes, Says He Will Endorse GOP Nominee

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount. Colyer accepted defeat Tuesday evening after a review of some provisional ballots from most Kansas ... /
John Legend wants Louisiana to remove ‘white supremacy’ from its constitution

John Legend is using his platform to affect social change and his latest mission is to remove “white supremacy” from Louisiana’s constitution. In an opinion piece published by the Washington Post Tuesday titled “It’s time for Louisiana to strip white supremacy from its constitution,” the Grammy winner blasts the ...

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Young US Adults Experiencing Downward Mobility

The cost of living in the United States is going up, notes writer Alissa Quart. As reported in the New York Post, Quart points to “the costs of ...

Lombok earthquake death toll surges above 400

The death toll from the 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit the Indonesian island of Lombok more than a week ago has surged to 436, authorities said ... /
Trump blasts ‘lowlife’ Omarosa in unhinged Twitter tirade after she releases secret tapes

  Well, we knew this was coming. One day after former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman appeared on Meet the Press to criticize ...

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Arizona Democrats Hope to Ride Blue Wave in Midterm Election

The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona in November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this ...

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Trump Praises Mexico, Blasts Canada on Twitter

U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Friday evening, praising Mexico and threatening Canada. Trump’s tweets referenced efforts to renegotiate the terms of the North American Free trade Agreement, or NAFTA. The tone of his comments about ...

Indonesian island of Lombok hit by another quake

Four days after a massive earthquake killed hundreds on the Indonesian island of Lombok, a 5.9 magnitude tremor hit the island, sending frightened residents out into the streets.

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Quake Death Toll Rises to More Than 300 in Indonesia

The Indonesian island of Lombok was hit by another big earthquake, and officials said the death toll would continue to rise because rescue workers were still finding victims in collapsed buildings.

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Flames Inch Toward S. California Homes; 20,000 Flee

An intentionally set wildfire grew perilously close to homes in Southern California on Thursday as evacuation orders expanded to more than 20,000 ...

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In Uganda’s Refugee Camps, South Sudanese Children Seek the Families They’ve Lost

Since Sudan’s civil war started in 2013, 17,600 minors have crossed into Uganda without their parents. /
History shared but unreconciled in city’s Confederate statue

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — In 1906, when aging, white Confederate veterans of the Civil War and black ex-slaves still lived on the old plantations of the Deep South, two very different celebrations were afoot in this city known even then as a beacon of ...

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Lombok earthquake: The moment a strong aftershock hit

The tremor is captured on camera as reporters attend an aid event on the Indonesian island.

Lombok hit by 5.9 magnitude tremor days after deadly earthquake

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok Thursday, according to the United States Geological Survey, an area already struggling to recover from a massive quake that hit Sunday.

Indonesia quake death toll rises to more than 345

The death toll from Sunday's devastating earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has risen to 347, according to the state-run Antara news agency.

Indonesian woman held captive in cave for 15 years, police say

Indonesian police say they've rescued a woman held captive in a cave where she was routinely raped by a local spiritual healer for 15 years.

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Update: On an Indonesian Island Hit by Multiple Earthquakes, Can Tourism Recover?

“Travelers are panicking” after Lombok, an emerging tourism destination, was hit by multiple earthquakes. But should they?

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Lombok quake: Facebook 'regrets' earthquake balloons

The social network played a festive animation to Indonesian speakers posting about a tragedy.

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Despite Crackdown, Immigrants Flowing Over Arizona Border

The 3-year-old boy with a bowl haircut and striped shirt silently clung to his father in the back of a U.S. Border Patrol truck. Their shoes still muddy from crossing the border, the father and son had just been apprehended at a canal near a border fence in Arizona on a muggy night in July. Before the father, son and two older children could ...

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Indonesian woman 'held captive in cave for 15 years'

Indonesian police say the man took the girl when she was 13 and held her captive for sexual purposes.

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Kenyan Victims Remember US Embassy Bombing

Kenya and Tanzania observed Tuesday the 20th anniversary of al-Qaida's deadly bombings of U.S. embassies in those countries that marked the emergence ...

Indonesia earthquake: Thousands await rescue after quake hits resort islands Bali and Lombok

First responders are racing to evacuate hundreds of people affected by a deadly earthquake that rocked some of Indonesia's most idyllic islands late ...

Final hikers rescued from Indonesian volcano, after devastating earthquake

More than 600 stranded hikers have been successfully rescued from Mount Rinjani on Indonesia's Lombok Island, two days after a powerful 6.4 magnitude ...

Lombok earthquake death toll rises to 105

At least 105 people are dead after an earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok over the weekend, state media reported Tuesday.

Families of anti-Ortega protesters flee to Managua cathedral

Mothers and other family members of detained anti-government protesters fled to the Managua Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception after pro-government groups harassed them, the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights said.

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Trump's Twitter Attacks Threaten to Overshadow Economic Message

Buoyed by a strong economy, President Donald Trump has vowed to campaign extensively on behalf of Republican congressional candidates in advance of the November midterm elections. But if recent days are any indication, it seems the president is also intent to blast away on Twitter on any number of other issues, potentially a major distraction ...

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