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1Falfurrias, TX

Corpses of Dead Migrants Plague Rural Texas County a " 90 Miles from Border

More dead bodies of illegal immigrants are being found in Brooks County, Texas, as the summer heat begins to kick-in. This comes despite a 47 percent increase in the number of rescues successfully carried out by Border Patrol agents in the area.

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2Republican

House Republicans' report faults Obama on Benghazi attacks

Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee faulted the Obama administration Tuesday in a report on the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. The panel's chairman, Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina, and other Republicans accuse the Obama administration of stonewalling important documents and witnesses.

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3US News

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4Eliot Engel

Democrats demand gun votes, loudly, in 2-minute House session

WASHINGTON House Democrats continued their disruptive demands for votes on gun control Tuesday, though this time the commotion lasted less than two minutes. Less than a week after staging a near 26-hour sit-in on the House floor that garnered widespread attention, a half-dozen Democrats stood in the nearly empty chamber and loudly demanded recognition during a session held strictly for procedural business.

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5Democrat

Orlando Democrat: FDA should end ban on gay men giving blood

The Democrat representing Orlando in the U.S. House says the Pulse shooting illustrates the importance of ending federal restrictions for gay and bisexual men wanting to give blood. In a conference call led Tuesday by gay rights advocates, Alan Grayson said he planned legislation aimed at updating the country's system for screening blood donations.

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6Monessen, PA

Trump takes on trade deals in Pennsylvania speech

Republican Donald Trump took aim at U.S. free trade deals in a speech delivered in Western Pennsylvania Tuesday that painted his likely Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as a champion of the kind of globalization that has pushed manufacturing jobs overseas. "This wave of globalization has wiped out totally, totally our middle class," said Trump, standing in front of stacks of compressed metal on the floor of Alumisource, a plant that provides aluminum scrap and other raw materials to the aluminum and steel industries.

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7Senator Bernie Sanders

Clinton blames Republican leaders for a 'paralyzed' Congress

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton chastised Republican lawmakers on Sunday for a "paralyzed" Congress, saying they've fueled populist anger by refusing to "do their job." Clinton ticked off a list of items that GOP congressional leaders have refused to schedule for a vote.

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8Bedford, KY

MRS. Carroll County

Mindy Turner of Warsaw, Ky., second from left, was crowned Mrs. Carroll County Fair 2016 at the Tuesday pageant. She is pictured with, from left to right, first runner-up Haley Ann Smith of Bedford, Ky ., second runner-up Staci Tuttle of Sanders, Ky .

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10Tupelo, MS

Mississippi Police Officer Under Investigation For Fatally Shooting Unarmed Black Father

The city of Tupelo, Mississippi is now the latest location of a gruesome police brutality incident that resulted in the death of an unarmed Black man. 37-year-old Antwun Shumpert was reportedly pulled over by Tupelo police officer Tyler Cook around 9:30pm on Saturday, June 18 during a routine traffic stop.

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