September 19, 2017

National News

Protesters rallied in St. Louis on 3rd day of demonstrations

ST. LOUIS -- Several hundred protesters marched in downtown St. Louis near the city's police headquarters Sunday evening, and later through the St. Louis University campus, continuing demonstrations over the acquittal of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black man.

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St. Louis cop's acquittal triggers second day of protests

ST. LOUIS -- Noisy demonstrators marched through two malls in an upscale area of suburban St. Louis Saturday to protest the acquittal of a white former St. Louis officer in the shooting of a black man, picking up after a night of mostly peaceful demonstrations that escalated into scattered acts of vandalism and violence.

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Prosecutor renews interest in Long Island serial killer case

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- For years, the thicket along a beach highway on Long Island held a horrible secret. Hidden from passing drivers were the skeletal remains of 10 people, mostly young women who had worked as prostitutes. Who killed them, and why, is a mystery that has vexed a slew of seasoned homicide detectives.

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Pro-Trump rally draws hundreds, not thousands to Washington

WASHINGTON -- Organizers had dubbed it the Mother of All Rallies and hoped to bring out thousands to pack the National Mall on Saturday in support of President Donald Trump. In the end, hundreds of flag-waving demonstrators did their best to make some noise in support of the president, who had skipped town for the weekend.

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Judge: Sessions can't deny grant money for sanctuary cities

CHICAGO -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions can't follow through -- at least for now -- with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other so-called sanctuary cities for refusing to impose new tough immigration policies, a judge ruled Friday in a legal defeat for the Trump administration.

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Trump says immigration deal is 'fairly close' to done

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Thursday said he was "fairly close" to a deal with congressional leaders to preserve protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants living illegally in America and declared that Republican leaders were "very much on board."

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Trump dispenses hoagies, handshakes in hurricane zone

NAPLES, Fla. -- President Donald Trump doled out hoagies and handshakes in the sweltering Florida heat on Thursday as he took a firsthand tour of Irma's devastation and liberally dispensed congratulatory words about the federal and state recovery effort.

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Sanders' plan would grow government's role in health care

WASHINGTON -- In an animated, campaign-style rally, Sen. Bernie Sanders unwrapped his plan to remake the nation's convoluted health care system into federally run health insurance Wednesday -- a costly proposal embraced by liberal activists hoping to steer the Democratic Party in upcoming elections.

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