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  • House OKs bill to address border crisis

    Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, after winning over conservatives with tough new provisions that could lead to deporting more than half a million...

  • Autopsy: Police chokehold caused NYC man's death

    Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — A medical examiner ruled Friday that a police officer's chokehold caused the death of a man whose videotaped arrest and final pleas of "I can't breathe!" sparked outrage and led to the overhaul of use-of-force training for the nation's largest police department. Eric...

  • Congress approves $225 million package for Israel's missile defense system

    Published: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress approves $225 million package for Israel's missile defense system.

  • House votes to end Obama deportation relief program for immigrants brought illegally as kids

    Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House votes to end Obama deportation relief program for immigrants brought illegally as kids.

  • Denver fair's bong, edible contests celebrate pot

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 27 min ago

    DENVER — Marijuana joined roses and dahlias Friday in blue ribbon events at the nation's first county fair to allow pot competitions. This weekend's Denver County Fair includes a 21-and-over "Pot Pavilion" where winning entries for plants, bongs, edible treats and clothes made from...

  • Colorado's birthday celebrated by stepping back in history

    Corrie Sahling, The Denver Post
    Updated: 56 min ago

    To celebrate the 138th birthday of their state, Coloradans could take a step back in time. The History Colorado Center opened its doors Friday with free admission, like many other museums around the state, and provided a day full of performances, food and hands-on activities....

  • 2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms. In their first appearance...

  • Americans with Ebola returning to US for treatment

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two American aid workers seriously ill with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta for treatment in one of the most tightly sealed isolation units in the country, officials said Friday. One is expected to arrive Saturday, and the other a few days later,...

  • House OKs bill for crisis on US-Mexican border

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — The House has approved a $694 million bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border. The GOP legislation passed 223-189 late Friday on a nearly party-line vote. Last-minute changes won support from conservative holdouts who...

  • Ebola moving faster than control efforts

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea's capital. Dr. Margaret...

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