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Trump Visit to Long Island Sends ‘Major Signal’ to MS-13

President Donald Trump will travel to Suffolk County, New York, on Friday, in what one lawmaker is calling an “historic” trip to a regional hot bed and breeding spot for individuals belonging to the violent street gang MS-13. “This is a vicious gang of murderers … brutal … just an absolute...


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Democrats Block Key Witness Against Shadowy Firm Fusion GPS

Senate Democrats used a parliamentary maneuver Wednesday to cut short a high-profile hearing, where a key witness was set to testify on Russia's misdeeds and also raise fresh allegations against the company behind the infamous anti-Trump dossier. Bill Br...


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House Votes for $1.6 Billion Down Payment on Border Wall

The GOP-controlled House has given tentative approval to a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump's long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The controversial wall money is being given a ride on legislation to give the Pentagon a massive spending boost and increase funding f...


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Transgender Service Members Doubt Trump Can Kick Them Out

Transgender service members and veterans were dismayed by President Trump’s tweets Wednesday announcing a ban on transgender individuals serving in the military, but some say they doubt the prohibition will take effect. “Overall, I’m hopeful,” said Madison Holderegger, 23, a transwoman cur...


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Teen Who Livestreamed Dying Sister Pleads Not Guilty

The California woman who livestreamed the aftermath of the car crash that killed her 14-year-old sister and injured another teen pleaded not guilty Wednesday to two counts of gross vehicular manslaughter and several other counts. Obdulia Sánchez, 18, of Stockton, was behind the wheel of a ...


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ICE Arrests 114 in New York Operation Targeting Fugitives and Illegal Immigrants

An Ecuadorian citizen who was illegally in the United States and had been convicted of rape was among 114 people arrested during an 11-day operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in New York, the agency said Tuesday. ICE ...


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FBI Indicts 2 PA Dem Mayors in Pay-to-Play Probe

Two Democratic Pennsylvania mayors were indicted Wednesday as part of a wide-ranging FBI corruption probe. The mayors of Reading and Allentown - the state's third-largest city - were named among the defendants in the five-person indictment. Acting U.S. Attorney for Eastern Pennsylva...


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Michigan Mother Charged With Killing Infant Boy

A Michigan mother was charged on Monday with first-degree murder and first-degree child abuse in the death of her 6-month-old son. Lovily Kristine-Anwonette Johnson, 22, of Wyoming, Mich. was charged after the infant died after not being fed for two days...


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State Department Lawyers Are Removing References to ISIS 'Genocide' Against Christians

The State Department's top lawyers are systematically removing the word "genocide" to describe the Islamic State's mass slaughter of Christians, Yazidis, and other ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria from speeches before they are delivered and other official documents, according...


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Foxconn Says It Plans to Build Factory in Wisconsin, Adding 3,000 Jobs

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics supplier for Apple and other tech giants, said Wednesday it would open its first major American factory in Wisconsin, a boost both for the battleground state’s economy and the Trump administration’s efforts to bolster domestic manufacturing. White House o...


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Dentist Faces Charges After 4-Year-Old Suffers Brain Damage

A Texas dentist was indicted Monday over a 2016 incident that left a 4-year-old pediatric patient with permanent brain damage. Dr. Bethanial Jefferson is accused of intentionally and knowingly by omission causing serious bodily injury to a child by failing to seek and provide ad...


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How Phony Cops Got $1.2 Million in Military Weapons

An extraordinary Government Accountability Office sting operation revealed that the U.S. Department of Defense continues to play fast and loose with a program to transfer surplus military weaponry to law enforcement agencies, despite years of controversy over the dangers of militarizing local pol...


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Newly Declassified Memos Detail Extent of Improper Obama-era NSA Spying

The National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation violated specific civil liberty protections during the Obama years by improperly searching and disseminating raw intelligence on Americans or failing to promptly delete unauthorized intercepts, according to newly declassified memos ...


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BREAKING: Feds Arrest IT Staffer for Wasserman Schultz Trying to Leave Country

A House IT staffer at the center of a congressional computer equipment scandal has been arrested by federal officials and charged with bank fraud, Fox News has learned. Officers and agents from the U.S. Capitol Police, the FBI and Customs and Border Protection were involved in t...


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Criminal Probe Opened Into DoD Purchase of Afghan Army Camouflage That Didn't Blend In

The top government watchdog for Afghanistan reconstruction testified Tuesday that a criminal investigation has been opened into the controversial purchase of forest camouflage-patterned uniforms for Afghan National Army soldiers. The U.S. military has be...


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Actor: Use Animation To Push 'Progressive Values' To Kids

An upcoming animated children’s film will encourage younger audiences to “understand and adopt progressive values,” according to the film's lead voice actor. In an interview with HuffPost, voice actor T.J. Miller explained the political agenda embedded within The Emoji Movie; an animated c...


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Delay Tornado Cleanup Until Governor Cuomo Arrives?

Call it a collision of politics and good old Western New York can-do attitude. The cleanup after the tornado that struck the Erie County Fairgrounds was well under way Thursday afternoon when an aide to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo asked that the cleanup be delayed – until after the governor arriv...


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Homicides in Chicago Near 400, Continue to Outpace Last Year

At least six people were killed and 35 others were wounded in weekend violence in Chicago as the number of homicides continues to outpace last year. There have been at least 391 homicides this year, four more than last year when violence reached levels not seen in two decades, according to...


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Homeless Booted From Subways So de Blasio Could Have Clean Ride

Mayor Bill de Blasio ventured into the city’s decrepit subway system Sunday — but didn’t have to face the foul-smelling and often crazy vagrants whom ordinary New Yorkers are forced to contend with every day. That’s because police were ordered to roust all the homeless people from two stations ah...


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The CIA and FBI Release New Material on Kennedy Assassination Investigation

The National Archives on Monday made public over 400 previously unreleased documents related to the CIA and FBI's investigation of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. ...


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Texas' Lieutenant Governor Blames Truck Deaths on Sanctuary Cities

Dan Patrick, the lieutenant governor of Texas, railed against sanctuary cities on Sunday after authorities in his state discovered eight people dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer in a San Antonio Walmart parking lot and about 17 others in critical condition. ...


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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hopes for Less Political Gridlock 'In My Lifetime'

A reflective Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg offered something of a lament Saturday night for the polarized state of national politics, speaking to a theater audience following a play about her late friend and ideological sparring partner, Justice Antonin Scalia. ...


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'Good Girl' Cheerleader Charged With Killing and Burying Newborn

An 18-year-old Ohio cheerleader was charged with reckless homicide after the remains of her newborn baby were found in her backyard, according to reports. Brooke Skylar Richardson was charged Friday after evidence showed the child “was born alive and was...


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Texas Man Ordered to Pay $65G in Child Support for Kid Who Isn't His

A Texas man is battling a court order that mandates he must pay tens of thousands in child support for a child that he did not biologically father and who he met only once. In 2003, a child support court in Texas ruled that Gabriel Cornejo, 45, had to pa...


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Illegal Immigrant Linked to Fire That Left 130 Homeless

A 20-year-old man accused of torching a North Carolina apartment building that left 130 people homeless last week was in the U.S. illegally, the sheriff's office told the Charlotte Observ...


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Americans Protest 'Very Fake News' CNN Outside of Atlanta Headquarters

ATLANTA, Georgia — More than 150 protesters charged the CNN headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia to share their disgust with the network’s peddling of “fake news” against President Trump’s administration. With signs reading “FNN #FakeNewsNetwork” and others targeting the networks’ advertisers ...


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Protests Erupt: Minneapolis Mayor Flees Anti-Police Demonstrators

In a raucous press conference on Friday evening Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges announced the resignation of Minneapolis Police Chief Jane Harteau. The resignation came in the wake of the fatal shooting of an Australian wom...


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Sanctuary City Standoff Looms as ICE Director Vows Agent Surge

The acting ICE director is vowing to use new resources to target undocumented immigrants in sanctuary cities – a move likely to hit resistance from mayors and local law enforcement who previously have refused to cooperate with federal authorities. ...


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Ex-Escort Gets 16 Years for Trying to Have Husband Killed

A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison, perhaps ending a drawn-out case that drew notice for its startling videos and salacious characters. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley imposed the sentence on Da...


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Suit Filed Over New Income Tax for Wealthy Seattle Residents

As expected, attorneys have filed a lawsuit challenging Seattle's new ordinance to tax high-income earners. Multiple news outlets reported Friday that the suit was filed on behalf of Seattle resident and investment manager Michael Kunath. The lawsuit was filed just minutes after May...


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Parents Are Freaking Out Over Teen Vogue’s Anal Sex Guide

Teen Vogue’s “Guide to Anal Sex” is sparking a slew of outrage — including one mom so incensed, she burned a copy of the mag. The magazine posted the guide earlier this month, touting it as “the lowdown on everything you need to know about butt stuff, no matter who you are, whom you’re hav...


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FBI Turns Over 7,000 Documents From Weiner Laptop in Clinton-tied Case

The FBI has turned over 7,000 new documents from Anthony Weiner’s private laptop to the State Department as part of a watchdog group's lawsuit related to last year's Hillary Clinton email case. Judicial Watch and State Department representatives appeared in federal court in Washington, D.C...


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REPORT: Muslim Cop Who Shot Unarmed Woman Was 'Diversity' Hire

The fatal police shooting of an unarmed woman in Minnesota was committed by one of five Somalis that Minneapolis recruited as part of its affirmative-action plan, according to new reports. "The city’s affirmative-action program requires it to give preferential treatment to minorities, not ...


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Texas School District Reportedly Approves Paddling as a Disciplinary Measure

A school district in Texas approved a measure that would allow paddling as a form of punishment starting in the upcoming academic year. Three Rivers Independent School District in South Texas passed the new system Tuesday. It allows "campus behavior coordinators and/or the principal" to ad...


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Hispanic Spending Takes a Dive as Fears of Deportation Keep Shoppers Home

Retail sales to Hispanics are tumbling, as immigrants fearful after the election of President Donald Trump stay home and hoard their cash. "There's almost a cocooning factor," said Brian Cornell, CEO of Target, at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech event Tuesday in Aspen, Colorado. "They are stay...


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Honorably Discharged Veterans Will Soon Get to Shop Tax-Free

Starting later this year, all honorably discharged veterans, no matter their branch of service, will be eligible to shop tax-free online at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service with the same discounts they enjoyed on base while in the military. It's the latest way in which the organization i...


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The Juice is Loose!

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star. Simpson, 70, could be a free man as early ...


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WINNING! Trump Says ISIS Is Falling Fast

President Donald Trump huddled with top advisers at the Pentagon Thursday for a national security briefing that included the ongoing fight against ISIS. The over two-hour long meeting in a secure room called "The Tank" was expected to cover the "state of the world" in broad strokes, a seni...


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Inmates Who Get Vasectomies Could Get Out of Jail Earlier

Officials in White County, Tennessee, have given inmates the option of ending their jail sentence early if they voluntarily agree to have a vasectomy or birth control implant. General Sessions Court Judge Sam Benningfield, who signed a standing order in ...


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FBI Turns Over 7,000 Documents From Weiner Laptop in Clinton-Tied Case

The FBI has turned over 7,000 new documents from Anthony Weiner’s private laptop to the State Department as part of a watchdog group's lawsuit related to last year's Hillary Clinton email case. Judicial Watch and State Department representatives appeared...


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NY Couple Enslaved South Korean Kids for 6 Years

A New York couple who was entrusted to care for two South Korean children abused them and treated them as personal slaves, forcing them to do tasks such as providing body massages and pedicures, the Queens district attorney’s office said Wednesday. Sook ...


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Teens Mocked and Laughed While Disabled Man Slowly Drowned

Authorities in Florida say that a group of teenagers recorded the drowning of a disabled man last week — and did nothing to help as they made fun of his struggles. Jamel Dunn, 32, of Cocoa, drowned in a retention pond July 9. His body was recovered July 14, two days after his fiancee reported him...


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Rosie O'Donnell Promotes 'Push Trump Off a Cliff Again' Online Game

Rosie O'Donnell is encouraging her Twitter followers to play an online game that allows players to push President Trump off of a cliff. "Push Trump Off A Cliff Again," O'Donnell tweeted along with a link to the game. The game's name is a riff off of Trump's campaign slogan "Make American G...


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Conservative Groups Plan Protest at CNN Headquarters

Two conservative groups plan to protest CNN at the network's Atlanta headquarters on Saturday. The protest comes as President Trump regularly attacks the network and its reporting. The Media Equality Project (MEP), a group created to counteract criticism of conservative...


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Brawl Involving Machete and Garbage Cans in NYC

A man wielding a machete faced off against a guy armed with a garbage can on an Upper West Side street Wednesday morning — and their epic brawl was caught on camera. Cops say the faceoff at Broadway at West 94th Street started when one of the men, a 35-year-old, was walki...


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Deputy AG Criticizes Comey for Leaking Trump Memos

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is criticizing former FBI Director James Comey for leaking memos of his conversations with President Trump to the press. Rosenstein says the fired FBI chief had an "obligation" to keep the memos he wrote about his meetings with Trump confidential....


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USPS Broke Law in Allowing Workers to Boost Clinton Campaign

The United States Postal Service violated federal law by letting employees do union-funded work for Hillary Clinton's campaign and other Democratic candidates while on leave from the agency, according to an Office of Special Counsel report obtained by Fox News. The OSC determined the USPS ...


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Evergreen College Student Claims She Was Silenced for Being White

An Evergreen State College student says classmates refused to let her participate in a meeting with administrators earlier this year because she is white. Mackenzie Kyger first made the claim at a recent meeting of the school’s Board of Trustees, a portion of which was dedicated to public ...


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Anti-Abortion-Rights Activist Found in Contempt Over Videos

A federal judge found an anti-abortion activist known for clandestine videos of abortion-rights advocates in contempt on Monday after additional secretly-taken recordings appeared online. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick said David Daleiden, a leader of the anti-abortion Center fo...


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First Bicycle Tax in Nation Leaves Bike-crazy Oregon Riders Deflated

In Oregon, a state known for its avid bicycling culture, the state Legislature’s approval of the first bike tax in the nation has fallen flat with riders. Democratic Gov. Kate Brown is expected to sign the sweeping $5.3 billion transportation package, which includes a $15 excise tax on th...


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