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  1. Lawmakers demand answers on US mission in Niger that turned deadlyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston.com

    Conflicting accounts have emerged about what led to the deadly ambush in Niger two weeks ago in which US and Nigerian forces were ostensibly on a routine patrol, officials from both nations said Friday. The episode has engulfed the White House in its latest crisis over what President Trump told the widow of a soldier killed in the attack and prompted demands from members of Congress for answers about what the soldiers were doing on the night of the attack, and whether they were adequately prepared.

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  2. Killer of Navajo Nation girl gets life prison sentence - Fri, 20 Oct 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Spokesman-Review

    A man who pleaded guilty to the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation was sentenced Friday to life in prison in a case that drew national attention over abducted Native American children. Tom Begaye was sentenced by U.S. District Judge William P. Johnson in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for the May 2016 killing of Ashlynne Mike on the Navajo Nation.

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  3. Nation 4 mins ago 8:05 p.m.Air Force could recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to addressaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WHAS11

    President Trump signed an executive order Friday allowing the Air Force to recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to active duty to address a shortage in combat fliers, the White House and Pentagon announced. By law, only 25 retired officers can be brought back to serve in any one branch.

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  4. White House pushing for new concessions in bipartisan health billRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    The White House signaled to Senate Republican negotiators Friday that they want to include retroactive relief this year for both individuals and employers subject to the Affordable Care Act's insurance mandate in a bipartisan health bill, according to individuals briefed on the matter, a request that is sure to anger Democrats. Key White House officials are hoping to shift to the right the proposal crafted by Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., which would restore subsidies to help offset out-of-pocket costs for low-income Americans buying ACA plans in exchange for further flexibility in how states regulate health coverage.

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  5. Investigators speak with Russians from Trump Tower meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Senate intelligence committee investigators have spoken with several Russians who attended a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr., a sign that the matter remains a significant focus for lawmakers looking into potential coordination between Trump associates and Kremlin-linked operatives during the presidential campaign. Sen. Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, told CNN that the panel has interviewed some of the Russians who were at that meeting, which Trump Jr. attended after being promised dirt on the Clinton campaign and being informed that the Russian government wanted his father to win the presidency.

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  6. Charges, insults fly after Trump aide assails congresswomanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SooToday

    The White House on Friday rushed to defend chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of a Democratic congresswoman and called her an "empty barrel" making noise. A Trump spokeswoman said it was "inappropriate" to question Kelly in light of his stature as a retired four-star general.

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  7. Klobuchar, Peterson warn against cuts to ag spending during Farm Bill panelRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    Dairy crop insurance, funding for agricultural research, and continued support for ethanol and biodiesel fuels are areas Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., says she'll focus on as negotiations continue in the Senate on the 2018 Farm Bill. Meanwhile, Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., says it's possible the House could have its version of the bill ready by the end of this year.

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  8. APNewsBreak: Feds threaten funds for Kansas mental hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    The federal government is threatening to cut off funding for patient care at the state mental hospital in western Kansas, saying the facility is not complying with federal rules and demanding safety-related renovations in one of its buildings. The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services said Friday that the federal government is giving the state a month to correct problems at a 104-bed unit of Larned State Hospital, about 115 miles northwest of Wichita.

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  9. Killer of Navajo Nation girl gets life prison sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    This undated file photo provided by San Juan County, N.M. Detention Center shows Tom Begaye of Waterflow, N.M. Begaye, who pleaded guilty to murder and sexual assault in the death of 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike on the largest American Indian reservation is set to be sentenced.

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  10. Alabama will give names of crossover voters to prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Decatur Daily

    The names of Alabama voters who crossed party lines to vote in last month's Republican Senate runoff will be given to prosecutors, the state's election chief said Friday. Secretary of State John Merrill said his office has identified 674 people who voted in the Democratic primary and later voted in the GOP runoff in violation of the state's new crossover voting ban.

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  11. Paul Ryan Roasts Trump, Schumer at Al Smith DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Townhall

    Last night was the annual Al Smith Dinner, which traditionally features the keynote speaker or speakers doing a roast of the current political climate. This year's speaker was Speaker of the House Paul Ryan , who did not hold back in his jabs at President Trump, Sen. Chuck Schumer, the media, and many others.

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  12. Trump: Feuding helps my agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    President Trump denied on Friday that feuding with lawmakers hurts his agenda, saying that if anything it helps move it along. "Sometimes it helps, to be honest with you," Trump told Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo when asked if he worried about such feuding getting in the way of his agenda.

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  13. Senators press Pruitt for concessions on biofuels mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with a group of senators from corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump's nominees for key regulatory posts. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt pledged in a letter to Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa and a half dozen other Republican lawmakers to take specific actions benefiting the biofuels industry.

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  14. Trump 'very surprised' by reaction to Gold Star phone callRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    President Donald Trump was "very surprised" that his phone call with the widow of a US serviceman could have been taken badly, according to an interview with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Florida, criticized the President this week over his handling of his call with the wife of Sgt.

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  15. ICE arrest without warrant of man inside house investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    This Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 photo taken from video provided by George Cardenas shows federal immigration agents arresting a worker even though they acknowledged they lacked a warrant to enter the home near Beaverton, Ore. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it's now investigating the incident.

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  16. "The Older I Get": Alan Jackson unveils new single as he enters the Country Music Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    At least 76 people are still missing in Puerto Rico 30 days after Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island as a powerful Category 4 storm, officials said.A to... -- Confusion over what happened during an ambush of U.S. Special Forces in Niger earlier this month apparently sparked a full Pentagon probe of the incident announc... Laughter and music filled the night air as Kansas State University Animal Sciences and Industry alumni and supporters gathered on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Stanley Stout Center ... Kearney hosted the State Cross Country Meet on Friday. A number of area teams and runners did very well.

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  17. Director: Firefighters immortalized in "Only the Brave" represent...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    At least 76 people are still missing in Puerto Rico 30 days after Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island as a powerful Category 4 storm, officials said.A to... -- Confusion over what happened during an ambush of U.S. Special Forces in Niger earlier this month apparently sparked a full Pentagon probe of the incident announc... Laughter and music filled the night air as Kansas State University Animal Sciences and Industry alumni and supporters gathered on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Stanley Stout Center ... Kearney hosted the State Cross Country Meet on Friday. A number of area teams and runners did very well.

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  18. John Kerry bashes Trump on climate, Department of State jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is faulting President Donald Trump's administration for failing to fill many diplomatic positions and top Department of State posts and is criticizing his stance on climate change. Kerry was a Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts and spoke Friday in Rhode Island.

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  19. Wildfire bill introduced in U.S. SenateRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

    U.S. Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray, joined a bipartisan group of Western senators in introducing a bill that would help rural communities prepare for wildfires, and improve forest health on federal lands. Direct the Forest Service and Department of the Interior to provide up to $100 million to at-risk communities to prepare for wildfires.

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  20. Warrantless ICE arrest of man inside house under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A video taken by a man remodeling a house in Oregon shows federal immigration agents arresting his co-worker, even though they acknowledged they lacked a warrant to enter the home. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it's now investigating the Thursday incident near Beaverton.

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