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Colorado police seek runner who won't stop pooping in front of a family's house

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Police in Colorado Springs are searching for a woman who has pooped multiple times in front of a...

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McCain: Trump has never apologized for saying he was 'not a war hero'

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Sen. John McCain said President Trump still hasn’t apologized for disparaging his war record on the campaign trail, but signaled he had put the matter behind him and would be open to reconciling with the president. During an interview with “60 Minutes” broadcast late...


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Haphazard process characterizes debate on latest healthcare bill

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans have just six more days to pass a last-ditch plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. That is very little time - and even less when you remember the bill was introduced less than two weeks ago. But this doesn’t seem to matter to...


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Kansas inmate says prison force-fed Christianity to prisoners, lawsuit claims

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Church and state are too cozy at the Topeka Correctional Facility, according to a convicted murderer who has spent the last 23 years inside Kansas’ prison system. Shari Webber-Dunn - who in 1994 was handed a 40-year-minimum prison sentence for her role in the murder...


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Florida governor's office deleted critical emails related to post-hurricane nursing home

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. As Florida continues to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, more confusion builds around the 11 heat-related deaths at a South Florida nursing home following the storm earlier this month. But a critical issue - whether or not administrators from the...


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Trump tax plan said to cut taxes for wealthy and hit NY, NJ

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. President Donald Trump and Republican leaders plan to release a tax framework this week that would dramatically cut taxes for corporations and the wealthy, provide a measure of middle-class tax relief and punish some households in Democratic-leaning states like New York and New...


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Poll: Northam leads in Virginia governor's race; K-12 education tops voter concerns

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Virginia gubernatorial contender Ralph Northam and other Democrats in statewide contests are leading their GOP opponents six weeks before Election Day, according to a new survey of likely voters. The poll released Monday by the Wason Center for Public Policy at...


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10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP’S TRAVEL BAN LIST EXPANDS The rules set to go into effect Oct. 18 will impose strict new restrictions on the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria and Yemen and...


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Analysis: Like Germany's Social Democrats, left-wing parties are losing ground across

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. BERLIN - The 2017 German election fits at least three bigger trends. There was Angela Merkel, who convinced Germans to grant her a fourth term in office, reaffirming her position as the preferred choice in the center. The Alternative for Germany (AfD) joined a number...


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Double-murderer wins court order forcing Missouri prisons to ban smoking

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Willie Simmons was twice convicted of murder for strangling a woman in 1987 and causing another woman to suffocate in 1988. Two Missouri juries called for the death penalty, but his sentence was later reduced to life in prison. Even so, he feared that secondhand smoke...


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Tennessee church shooting suspect charged with murder

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Witnesses and police described a chaotic scene as a masked attacker armed with two guns shot seven people, killing one, in a Tennessee church before he was subdued. Burnette Chapel Church of Christ member Minerva Rosa said members were talking about the success of their yard...


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