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Three dead, dozens injured in western Japan earthquake

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring dozens. The Osaka prefectural government’s disaster management department said two people were found dead, while the Ibaraki city official confirmed a third victim. The Fire […]

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Giuliani says Trump could pardon Manafort

By Karoun Demirjian The Washington Post WASHINGTON – White House lawyer Rudy Giuliani suggested Sunday that President Donald Trump might pardon his former campaign manager Paul Manafort if he is convicted – but only after special counsel Robert Mueller III has completed his investigation. “When it’s over, hey, he’s the president of the United States, […]

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Democrats rush to border to decry family separation

(Bloomberg) — Democrats escalated their attacks on President Donald Trump’s policy of separating immigrant children from parents who illegally cross the Mexican border, as public outrage over the practice balloons into an election-year headache for Republicans. As controversy rages over the separations, first lady Melania Trump, in a rare foray into policy matters, said Sunday […]

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Border Patrol chase leads to five deaths

BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) — At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during a suspected “smuggling event” crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas, authorities said. The SUV carrying 14 people went out of control at more than 100 […]

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Gunmen injure 22 at New Jersey art festival

By MIKE CATALINI and RON TODT TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two suspects, were injured. Of 17 people treated for gunshot wounds, […]