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Two inmates escape from Palo Alto courthouse in 'brazen' scheme

Two inmates escaped from the Palo Alto courthouse Monday in a sophisticated scheme involving multiple getaway vehicles. The two escapees, John Penn Bivins, 47, and Tramel Leon McClough, 46, were still at large Tuesday morning, after they broke free from ...

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Man accused of murdering teen after she rejected his proposal

A Pennsylvania man is accused of strangling a 19-year-old woman and then attacking her with a hatchet after she refused to marry him. Christopher R. Tucker, 34, was arrested on Halloween night at a rest stop in Illinois after he ...

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Seabrook witness truthful despite 'terrible' actions: prosecutors

The felonious de Blasio donor who testified against jails union boss Norman Seabrook has done “terrible things” — but can still be trusted to tell the truth, prosecutors said Tuesday. Jona Rechnitz, who said on the witness stand last week ...

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Texas shooting survivors say gunman was angry by scared children

The frightened children made him angrier. Gunman Devin Kelley yelled, “Everybody is going to die motherf—–s,” before he unleashed mayhem inside the tiny Texas church where he killed 26 people including several children, a couple who survived the attack said. ...

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Cops get away with murder, says girfriend of road rage slay vic

The woman with Delrawn Small last year when he gunned down by an off-duty police officer during a road rage episode said the shooter would have been convicted of murder if he wasn’t a cop. “They’re getting away with too ...

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DHS ends program protecting Central Americans from deportation

The Trump administration has ended an immigration program that protects Nicaraguans from deportations while Hondurans have received an extension. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) will end for 2,500 Nicaraguans who had been living in the U.S. under the program. They will ...

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Schumer, Cuomo slam GOP tax bill as ‘lump of coal’ for taxpayers

ALBANY — New York’s top two Democrats on Monday said the House GOP’s tax plan is still a bad deal for state taxpayers, despite a “compromise” on the issue of state and local deductions . In a conference call with ...

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Trump backs Saudi purge, voices ‘great confidence' in King Salman

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump expressed “great confidence” in Saudi leaders Monday amid what the kingdom describes as an ongoing anti-corruption push, writing in a tweet, “They know exactly what they are doing.” In a two-part Twitter message sent from ...

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Carter Page suggested Trump travel to Russia during campaign

Carter Page brought up the idea of having President Trump travel to Russia during the presidential campaign, according to a closed-door testimony he gave last week. In a May 2016 email to advisers J.D. Gordon and Walid Phares, Page wrote, ...

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Trump says Texas shooting is mental health issue, not about guns

President Trump called the horrific shooting at a small Texas church a mental health issue, adding it isn’t about firearms. “This was a very, based on preliminary reports, a very deranged individual. A lot of problems over a long period ...

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