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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The attorney for an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who fatally shot a man described by his family as having an intellectual disability and two others at a Costco store in Corona said he was defending himself and 1-year-old child. read more

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

An 8-year-old boy was bitten by a shark on a North Carolina beach over the weekend - marking the third shark attack in the state so far this month. read more

The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened -- the latest victory for victims' relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance against conspiracy theorists. read more

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been spared from an expected transfer to Rikers Island jail in New York following a rare intervention by the Department of Justice, a DOJ official confirmed to ABC News. read more

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn his nomination to lead the Defense Department in a permanent capacity. read more

To judge from the recent leak of its internal poll numbers, Donald Trump's 2020 campaign has a lot of ground to make up -- and Trump family members have already been sounding alarms that Republican mega donors aren't stepping up to close the gap. read more

A new study has revealed women who remain single forever and don't have children are the most content and outlive their married counterparts, reported Fox News. read more

United Nations officials are "assessing the United States' plans to carry out a tactical assault on Iran," the Jerusalem Post reported Monday, citing anonymous diplomatic sources at the U.N. headquarters in New York. "According to the officials, since Friday, the White House has been holding incessant discussions involving senior military commanders, Pentagon representatives, and advisers to President Donald Trump," the Post reported. "The military action under consideration would be an aerial bombardment of an Iranian facility linked to its nuclear program." read more

North Carolina Republican lawmakers on Monday asked a court to make sure the files of the now-deceased GOP strategist Tom Hofeller are destroyed, or at least kept secret, instead of being used in a high-profile gerrymandering lawsuit. read more

Opinion: "I love the poorly educated." So declared Donald Trump back in February 2016, after a decisive win in the Nevada primary. And the poorly educated love him back: Whites without a college degree are pretty much the only group among whom Trump has more than 50 percent approval. But in that case, why has Trump been unwilling to do anything, and I mean anything, to help the people who installed him in the White House? read more

Donald Trump is in Orlando to announce the kickoff of his re-election campaign. We're here to announce our endorsement for president in 2020, or, at least, who we're not endorsing: Donald Trump. read more

After years of deriding the nuclear deal as "the worst deal in history," President DonaldTrump withdrew the U.S. from what's formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and reinstated sanctions on Iran. The Trump administration, already suffering from a serious credibility deficit with allies, is now in the awkward position of demanding that Tehran comply with an agreement the American president has not only derided but pulled out of! read more

A 32-year-old woman in Birmingham, Alabama says the state's laws have forced her to face the man she says raped her again and again. With Alabama's recent abortion ban, Jessica's story has gotten national attention, showing how the state is failing rape survivors. read more

Jonathan Turley: President Donald Trump blasted Fox News yesterday for simply reporting various polls showing him falling farther behind with voters across the country. read more

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll present a freestanding bill next week to allocate money to relieve the humanitarian crisis at the nation's border after Senate Democrats insisted on stripping the measure from the recently passed supplemental disaster bill. read more

President Trump said in a tweet Monday night that U.S. immigration agents are planning to make mass arrests starting "next week," an apparent reference to a plan in preparation for months that aims to round up thousands of migrant parents and children in a blitz operation across major U.S. cities. read more


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