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11Bob Goodlatte

The Latest: Pentagon seeking space for adult migrants

The Pentagon says it is searching nationwide for space on military installations that could be used to house adult migrants who have tried to cross the U.S. border illegally. In a brief statement, spokesman Lt.

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12Wedding

Texas GOP Endorses 'Ex-Gay' Therapy, Hate-Crimes Law Repeal, Marriage Reversal

Some things are as sure as death and taxes - and one of them is that the Texas Republican Party's platform will be virulently anti-LGBT, but this year's list of its priorities may be its most hateful yet. At its biennial convention last weekend in San Antonio, the party adopted a platform that again endorses "ex-gay" therapy, as it has since 2014, as well as supporting business owners' right to discriminate against anyone who offends their religious sensibilities.

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13Conservative Political News

11 MS-13 Members Charged In Horrific Kidnappings, Deaths Of Two Teens [VIDEO]

Eleven members of MS-13 have been charged in connection with kidnappings and deaths of two teens whose bodies were found in a Virginia park, according to a Friday report. The two bodies of Edvin Escobar Mendez, 17, and Sergio Arita Triminio, 14, were found in Fairfax's Holmes Run Park on March 3, 2017, after police received a tip in 2016.

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14West Terre Haute, IN

City bus service extending to West Terre Haute

"The idea was started about a year ago with former director Brad Miller, and we finally are getting it done. Mayor [Duke] Bennett wanted this," said Terre Haute Transit Director Debbie Hensley.

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15Guns

Stolen guns are not victims' fault

In the June 11 letter "Want a gun? Be responsible for it," the writer seemingly blames gun owners for being victims of crimes - assuming he means burglary wherein their property, specifically firearms, are stolen. About 230,000 guns are stolen every year.

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16Castro (San Francisco, CA)

Gay Pride parades used to mean protests. Now they're an excuse for straight kids to party

Pride parades were born from radical protests. Recently, however, they've become the latest excuse for straight kids to party.

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17St. Peter, MN

Student group causes stir with anti-illegal immigrant signs

A student organization says it posted provocative signs about illegal immigrants at a Minnesota college as part of a social experiment. The signs were posted Monday at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter and said "white Americans" had a "civic duty to report any and all illegal aliens," calling illegal immigrants "criminals."

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18Activism

As anti-LGBTQ activist wanted for promotion of hatred surrenders to...

Moments before William Whatcott turned himself in to Calgary police Friday morning, the anti-LGBTQ activist wanted on Canada-wide warrants for promotion of hatred said he regretted nothing. Whatcott is accused of distributing 3,000 pamphlets containing "hateful content" to attendees at Pride Toronto's 2016 parade.

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19Television

Cynthia Nixon calls ICE 'terrorist organization,' says it should be abolished

Actress Cynthia Nixon announces that she is running for governor of New York at a campaign stop in Brooklyn, March 20, 2018. New York gubernatorial candidate and former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon on Thursday called U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement "a terrorist organization" and called for its abolition, pitting progressive New Yorkers against Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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20Hopkinsville, KY

Body identified as missing Hopkinsville, Ky man in Christian Co. death investigation

A death investigation is underway after a man's body was found on the side of the road in Christian County, Kentucky on Sunday, June 17. According to the Christian County Sheriff's Office, the body was found Sunday afternoon on Deason Lane in Hopkinsville, Ky. Authorities say they were contacted by a passerby who saw what they thought was a body lying on the side of the road, in a wood line on Deason Lane, about a quarter-mile from Antioch Church Rd. at around 7:12 p.m. Leavell was reported missing this past Friday, June 15 by family members and was found in a wood line off of Deason Road Sunday evening by a passerby.

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