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ICE announces largest anti-gang crackdown in agency history

Of the arrests, 933 were United States citizens and 445 were foreign nationals, though ICE could not provide how many were in the USA illegally. "Majority of ...


Tar Heels score high in APR — UNC Sports

Every sport at Virginia, Virginia Tech, Radford and VMI had passing marks when the most recent Academic Progress Rate figures were released by the NCAA on We...


Congress approves bill to avert government shutdown for a week

Democrats largely went along with the stopgap measure, though not without registering their complaints about the process. Lawmakers were supposed to have taken ...


FBI raids Maryland Republican political consultant's office

The local client lists include House Minority Leader Nic Kipke, and Delegate Pat McDonough used the firm while running for Congress. But according to Strategi...


Navy Seal killed in Somalia was based in Virginia Beach

The death is the first US military combat death in Somalia since 1993, according to ABC News . "We grieve his death, but we celebrate his life and many accom...


Tillerson arrives in Alaska for Arctic meeting

Lawrence Island Yupik) and the Arctic, through common humanity". The Trump administration is in turmoil over whether to fulfill the president's campaign pledge ...


Stamp out Hunger food drive scheduled Saturday

And, with that date drawing ever closer, food drive coordinators in hundreds of NALC branches across America are finalizing their preparations for the nation's ...


DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

But perhaps they were asking themselves if they failed in their goal of educating the next generation over the last four years or succeeded? DeVos is reiteratin...


West Virginia reporter arrested while questioning US health secretary

According to its website, Boulder, Colorado-based Public News Service manages independent news services in 36 states, reporting on social, community and environ...


Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy, 2 others surrenders

Kevin C. Mainhart, 46, was fatally shot Thursday morning when he pulled over the suspect in a traffic stop, officials said. "My prayers goes out to each and eve...


Yates 'bluntly' warned Trump that Russians could blackmail Flynn

The Senate Intelligence committee issued a subpoena to former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn for the release of documents tied to the ongoing R...


Trump Pushes for Senate Rules Change, Threatens October Shutdown

The White House last week had dropped the request over concerns about passage of the broader spending bill; Republicans will need support from Democrats in th...


Despite protests, DeVos delivering Bethune-Cookman address

DeVos spoke at the event despite raucous protests from students who were offended by remarks the conservative MI billionaire made depicting historically b...


Spindale Elementary to take part in Bike to School Day

Students at Steele Elementary School say they enjoy riding bikes to school because it helps with pollution. Get tips on how to organize an event, here. Megan's ...


Mourinho goads Wenger after defeat at Arsenal

Mourinho does now have more options at his disposal, but he has already suggested that he will include a number of youngsters in his Premier League plans if U...


18 frat members, frat, charged in Penn State student's death

Scicchitano testified to the discovery of a "wealth of information" showing an active attempt to hide or destroy evidence after Piazza was taken from the frat...


Plea for year of free Wendy's chicken nuggets becomes most retweeted ever

While he's still nowhere near that 18-million retweet milestone Wendy's set for "a year of free chicken nuggets ", the company has (kind of) confirmed that he'...


Motive unclear for University of Texas stabbings

Asked if he was hearing voices, he informed police his mind told him to "tell the truth and withhold any action that he did because it really didn't happen", th...


1 arrested after brawl aboard Southwest Airlines plane in California

Only one person has been arrested, a 37-year-old man from Lancaster, California. He was arrested for assault and battery and held on $50,000 bail. Footage of ...


With book, Ivanka Trump must walk complicated ethical line

The family connection eventually gave Kushner a major role in Donald Trump's presidential campaign, with Kushner relying on his private networks and resources t...


Burr: FBI director firing 'makes no sense'

Democrats also continued to hammer President Donald Trump's decision on Comey. In the short term, USA lawmakers could increase the pressure on Mr. Trump by endo...


Senate Dems ask GOP to drop their plan to repeal 'Obamacare'

But Republican women have struggled to gain as much influence in the Senate as their Democratic counterparts. Shelley Moore Capito, a Republican from West Virgi...


Several Deaths And Injuries Ensue After Heavy Flooding And Tornados Strike Texas

Even though the dealership only suffered property damage, Canton Mayor Lou Ann Everett confirmed Sunday evening that four people were killed in the storm. The n...


Trump administration delays Paris climate agreement decision

A Tuesday strategy session was postponed due to a scheduling conflict, the White House said. Representatives of countries that are party to the agreement ar...


Syrian Kurdish official praises US decision to provide arms

Turkey considers the PYD and its armed wing, the YPG, to be the Syrian affiliates of the PKK, a proscribed terrorist organization in the U.S., Turkey and the EU...