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Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate

DALLAS (AP) — Problems with the nation’s immigration system have dominated a debate between U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Democratic challenger David Alameel. During Friday’s debate, Alameel touted comprehensive immigration system changes as the cure for most of the ills … Continue reading

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Canada’s Top Cop Wants More Terror Arrests, But Needs Evidence

Canadian intelligence and law enforcement officers are “reevaluating” some 90 people they suspect are linked to terrorist groups in the wake of the deadly shooting near Canada’s Parliament, but the nation’s top cop said that unfortunately for him, no arrests … Continue reading

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Republicans take aim at U.S. Ebola response after fourth case emerges

By David Morgan and Toni Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans with an eye on next month’s congressional elections ratcheted up their criticism of President Barack Obama’s response to Ebola on Friday after the emergence of a fourth U.S. case heightened … Continue reading

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Pentagon official upbeat on streamlining U.S. military acquisitions

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon and Congress have better-than-ever odds of reaching agreement on how to streamline myriad overlapping laws that slow the process for buying military equipment and services, a top Defense Department official said. “I … Continue reading

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U.S. judge blocks New Jersey sports betting law

By Steve Ginsburg and David Ingram (Reuters) – A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order on Friday blocking a New Jersey law that would have allowed legal betting on sporting events. U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp gave the order … Continue reading

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Mississippi Supreme Court rejects McDaniel Senate primary challenge

By Emily Le Coz JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) – The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday rejected a Republican primary challenge by former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel, possibly ending his legal effort to overturn the June result that he alleged was … Continue reading

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Smuggled oil, sex slaves, kidnappings, crime: Inside the Islamic State’s million-dollar money stream

The United States has ramped up a campaign to squeeze the Islamic State’s astounding ability to get cash, a highly sophisticated moneymaking machine that has generated tens of millions of dollars since mid-June and made the group one of the … Continue reading

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How the North Carolina Senate race became ground zero for what’s wrong with 2014

RALEIGH, N.C. — “This is ground zero in America,” Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told a crowd of volunteers here at a rally for U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis. Suburban moms in cardigans and dozens of North Carolina State … Continue reading

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Former Louisiana mayor arrested on child porn possession charges

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – The former mayor of a small Louisiana city was arrested on Thursday and charged with 40 counts of possessing child pornography, prosecutors said. Wilson Longanecker Jr., 41, who served as mayor of Sorrento, about 50 miles … Continue reading

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U.S. senators demand nationwide recall over Takata air bags

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. senators demanded Thursday that safety regulators issue a nationwide recall of automobiles with potentially defective air bags that can launch metal shards into occupants. Senators Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts, both … Continue reading

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