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Texts: Sheriff, lawmaker pushed to stop cheerleader protest

Oct 18, 2017

A powerful state lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game

US agency withdraws rule aimed at protecting animal farmers

Oct 18, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has killed a rule designed to protect the legal rights of farmers who raise chickens and hogs for the nation's largest meat processors

Body of missing protester may have been found in Argentina

Oct 18, 2017

Argentine investigators say they believe they have discovered the body of an indigenous rights activist whose disappearance prompted large protests

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

Oct 18, 2017

Unpopular with liberals, media, Israel's nationalist government finds close friend among world's evangelical Christians

More NY Guardsmen heading to Puerto Rico for storm recovery

Oct 18, 2017

Another contingent of National Guard members from New York is preparing to depart for Puerto Rico to help the U.S. territory recover from Hurricane Maria

3 killed, 2 wounded at Maryland office park shooting

Oct 18, 2017

A Maryland sheriff says three people have been killed and two have been wounded during a shooting at an office park in the northeastern part of the state

The Latest: Sessions tells senators he urged Comey firing

Oct 18, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he urged the firing of former FBI Director James Comey because of Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation

Portuguese minister resigns over 106 wildfire deaths

Oct 18, 2017

The Portuguese government minister in charge of emergency services has resigned after 106 people were killed in wildfires this year

Shell opens its first electric vehicle charging points

Oct 18, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell is opening its first electric vehicle recharging points at three gas stations in Britain, as one of the oil giant steps responds to a global push toward zero-emission vehicles

The Latest: Sixth firefighter hurt in California mountains

Oct 18, 2017

A sixth firefighter has sustained minor injuries battling a 270-acre blaze in California's Santa Cruz mountains south of the wildfires that have been burning for more than a week in wine country