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    K-9 Officer Saves Deputy’s Life During Ambush on Dark Road in Mississippi

    PEARLINGTON, Mississippi – A Mississippi deputy who was attacked by three men is injured but alive after quick action by his K-9 officer. Deputy Todd Frazier was driving on a deserted road during his night shift last week when he noticed a car at a rest stop in Pearlington, Mississippi, authorities said. Thinking the lone man sitting in a blue Lincoln Town Car with the lights off needed help, he stopped. That’s when his nightmare started. While near the car, […]

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    Obama’s Immigration Actions Still Unrealized

    WASHINGTON — Nearly a year after President Barack Obama announced sweeping immigration actions, new doubts are emerging as to when — if ever — the measures will take effect. To the frustration of Obama and his allies, the new rules, which include broad deportation protections and new work permit guidelines, are stalled in a court battle initiated by Republican governors. By the White House’s estimate, nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants who would have been eligible for the expanded deferral program […]

  • Soccer's powerful, polarizing governing body found itself on the defensive on two fronts Wednesday, one a Swiss investigation into World Cup bidding and the other a sweeping, stinging U.S. indictment homing in on what America's top justice official called "corruption that is rampant, systemic and deep-rooted."

    FIFA Corruption Probe Targets ‘World Cup of Fraud,’ IRS Chief Says

    Allegations of corruption at FIFA are nothing new to those who follow the international soccer organization. But what was surprising to some on Wednesday was the sense that someone, somewhere, was finally doing something substantial about them. The U.S. Justice Department unsealed a 47-count indictment in federal court in Brooklyn that detailed charges against 14 people accused of racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracy. The most serious are the racketeering charges, which allege that the officials turned soccer “into […]

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    Texas Floods: Clean-up, Search for Bodies Continue

    HOUSTON, Texas – Jennifer Gonzalez lost everything after 7 to 8 feet of water swept through her Martindale, Texas, house. The same goes for the residence of her daughter and 4-month grandchild, as well as those of her neighbors and cousin down the street. Even then, Gonzalez considers herself lucky. “It’s very overwhelming,” she told CNN on Wednesday. “But we have community.” Gonzales is hardly alone in her sadness mixed with gratitude. Many others around central and southeastern Texas feel […]

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    6 Things You Can Buy from a Presidential Campaign (So far)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hillary Clinton’s team launched its campaign store late Monday, offering a place for eager supporters to donate in return for bumper stickers, signs and, yes, even a throw pillow. Clinton, of course, isn’t the only candidate to raise money through campy campaign merch. More contenders are still expected to enter the race, but here are six things you can buy right now from your favorite candidate. (Or least favorite, because irony can still be funny.) 1. After […]

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    Rubio: Gay Marriage Proponents Pose ‘danger’ to Christianity

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio took a decidedly conservative turn on same-sex marriage in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network this week, warning that “there’s a real and present danger” that gay marriage proponents will cast the teachings of mainstream Christianity as “hate speech.” “If you think about it, we are at the water’s edge of the argument that mainstream Christian teaching is hate speech. Because today we’ve reached the point in our society where if you […]

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    2012 Iowa Caucuses Winner, Rick Santorum, Announces White House Bid

    CABOT, Pennsylvania — Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who mounted an unexpectedly strong bid for the Republican nomination in 2012, is making another bid for the White House. Santorum formally launched his campaign Wednesday evening from a factory in the blue collar town of Cabot, Pennsylvania, on the outskirts of Pittsburgh, spokesman Matt Beynon confirmed to CNN. The location is no coincidence as Santorum will draw on his own blue collar roots, just 10 miles away from Cabot, as […]

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    Apple Announcements Coming June 8

    SAN FRANCISCO, California — Let the guessing begin. Apple has started inviting reporters to the keynote address at its annual developers conference. Save the date: Monday, June 8 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. The week-long World Wide Developers Conference, or WWDC, takes place every June in San Francisco. Apple executives take the stage in their nicest jeans and button downs to talk about new hardware and software for two hours. Apple, of course, always remains coy about the details until […]

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    Tracy Morgan Settles with Walmart Over Car Crash

    NEW YORK, New York — Comedian Tracy Morgan has settled with Walmart for an undisclosed amount over the deadly car crash that left him seriously injured. “Walmart took full responsibility for the accident, which we greatly appreciate,” said Morgan’s attorney Benedict Morelli in a statement. A Walmart tractor-trailer rear-ended the limo bus Morgan was riding in on the New Jersey Turnpike in June of 2014. Comedian Ardley Fuqua and Morgan’s personal assistant Jeffrey Millea were also injured in the crash. Both […]

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    Sources: IRS Believes Massive Data Theft Originated in Russia

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The IRS believes that a major cyber breach that allowed criminals to steal the tax returns of more than 100,000 people originated in Russia, two sources briefed on the data theft tell CNN. On Tuesday, the Internal Revenue Service announced that organized crime syndicates used personal data obtained from elsewhere to access tax information, which they then used to file $50 million in fraudulent returns. The IRS said the agency’s Criminal Investigation Unit and the Treasury Inspector […]

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    Live Anthrax Inadvertently Sent by U.S. Military

    WASHINGTON — CNN has learned a lab inadvertently received live anthrax samples from the U.S. military in the last several days prompting an across the board urgent review to see if any other live anthrax has been shipped. The sample came from a military lab at the Dugway, Utah, Army facility, according to two defense officials. They did not disclose the lab that received the live anthrax, but said it was that lab that reported receiving the live agent sample. […]

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    Biden Blasts Putin, Says U.S. Debating Sending Weapons to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — With tensions flaring between Russia and the West, Vice President Joe Biden blasted Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday and said that the White House is still mulling sending arms and equipment to besieged Ukrainian troops. Biden criticized Putin for what he called “brutal aggression” in Ukraine, and said the Russian president was also responsible for “aggressive repression at home.” Top military brass, including Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, […]


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