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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., flanked by Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, left, and Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., speaks with reporters as work continues on a plan to keep the government open as a funding deadline approaches, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 07, 2018 - 9:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate negotiators on Wednesday were finalizing a long-term budget deal that would avert a looming government shutdown, as a leader of House conservatives predicted the group's objections to big spending increases would not be enough to block it. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., leader...
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This photo provided by the Indiana State Police shows, Manuel Orrego-Savala, a citizen of Guatemala, who is be held in a suspected drunken driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis. Police say that Orrego-Savala, who gave a fake name following the Sunday accident, has twice been deported from the U.S. (Indiana State Police via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 8:54 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local): 7:50 a.m. Federal authorities have filed a new immigration charge against a Guatemalan man suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed...
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In this frame grab from video provided by WRTV in Indianapolis, Manuel Orrego-Savala, a citizen of Guatemala, leaves a court hearing Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Indianapolis. Orrego-Savala is suspected of causing a collision Sunday, Feb. 4, that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson. Orrego-Savala, 37, remained jailed Tuesday but had not been formally charged in Sunday's crash along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis. Prosecutors said they were working with police on the investigation. (WRTV6 via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 8:49 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal authorities have filed a new immigration charge against a Guatemalan man who has twice been deported from the U.S. and is now suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man. U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler...
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February 07, 2018 - 8:32 am
MARCY, N.Y. (AP) — A newspaper is reporting that a New York psychiatric hospital for inmates operated without legally required oversight while two inmate deaths, 40 assaults and 25 sex offenses triggered police responses between 2012 and 2016. The Journal News reports that there were 210 criminal...
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An African migrant with his face coloured stands during a protest in front of Rwanda embassy in Herzeliya, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. African asylum seekers are protesting an Israeli plan to deport them.Israel says thousands of migrants have 60 days to accept an offer to leave the country for an unnamed African destination -- known to be Rwanda -- in exchange for $3,500 and a plane ticket. Those who don't by April 1 will be incarcerated indefinitely. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
February 07, 2018 - 8:14 am
HERZLIYA, Israel (AP) — Thousands of African asylum seekers on Wednesday protested outside the Rwandan Embassy in Israel, calling on the African country not to cooperate with an Israeli plan to deport them. Israel has given thousands of migrants in the country until April 1 to accept an offer to...
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In this frame grab from video provided by WRTV in Indianapolis, Manuel Orrego-Savala, a citizen of Guatemala, leaves a court hearing Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Indianapolis. Orrego-Savala is suspected of causing a collision Sunday, Feb. 4, that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson. Orrego-Savala, 37, remained jailed Tuesday but had not been formally charged in Sunday's crash along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis. Prosecutors said they were working with police on the investigation. (WRTV6 via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 8:00 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man (all times local): 7:50 a.m. Federal authorities have filed a new immigration charge against a Guatemalan man suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2014 file photo, African migrants chant slogans during a protest in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel. On Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, Israeli authorities began distributing deportation notices to thousands of African migrants saying the migrants have 60 days to accept the offer to leave the country for an unnamed African destination in exchange for $3,500 and a plane ticket. Those who don't by Apr. 1 will be incarcerated indefinitely. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)
February 07, 2018 - 7:51 am
HERZLIYA, Israel (AP) — Thousands of African asylum seekers on Wednesday protested outside the Rwandan Embassy in Israel, calling on the African country not to cooperate with an Israeli plan to deport them. Israel has given thousands of migrants in the country until April 1 to accept an offer to...
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Volunteers take a group photo in front of the Olympic rings at the Olympic Park ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 07, 2018 - 6:59 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): ___ 8:55 p.m. The temperature at the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang was minus-3 Fahrenheit (minus-16 Celsius) when many athletes and officials woke up. Sidewalks in the nearby mountain cluster were...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., flanked by Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, left, and Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., speaks with reporters as work continues on a plan to keep the government open as a funding deadline approaches, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 07, 2018 - 5:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Buoyed by the sudden likelihood of a budget pact, lawmakers are on track to avoid a repeat of last month's government shutdown — though President Donald Trump unexpectedly raised the possibility of closing things down again if he can't have his way on immigration. "I'd love to see...
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FILE - This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. The University of Pennsylvania has announced plans to distance itself from casino mogul Wynn and comedian Bill Cosby in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against both men. The college on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, said it will revoke Wynn’s honorary degree and remove his name from both an outdoor plaza and a scholarship fund. The school will also rescind Cosby’s honorary degree. The school says it has been a century since it took away an honorary degree but that “credible” allegations against the men warranted the action. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
February 07, 2018 - 5:28 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino mogul Steve Wynn resigned Tuesday as chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts amid sexual misconduct allegations. The Las Vegas-based company in a statement said Wynn's resignation was effective immediately. It came less than two weeks after the Wall Street Journal reported that a...
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