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200 million eggs recalled after nearly two dozen sickened with salmonella

Eggs

Federal officials say nearly 207 million eggs have been recalled because of fears that they may...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 19, the 109th day of 2018. There are 256 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 19, 1993, the 51-day siege at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, ended as fire destroyed the structure after federal agents began smashing...


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The Latest: Student: Confederate flag theft sparked protests

Confederate Flags Michigan School

AUBURN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Confederate flag demonstrations outside of a Michigan high school (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A student who led a two-day demonstration outside of his central Michigan high school this week says it was in response to the unpunished theft of a Confederate battle...


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Inspector general referred findings on McCabe to US attorney for consideration of

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The Justice Department inspector general referred its finding that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe repeatedly misled investigators to the top federal prosecutor in the District of Columbia to determine whether McCabe should be charged with a...


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WP-Bloomberg correction: TRAVEL-NEWJERSEY

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. This correction refers to TRAVEL-NEWJERSEY (Bruno, Post special) that moved Nov. 30. --- A Washington Post Travel article about places to eat in Princeton, New Jersey, stated that Agricola Eatery’s farm is 20 miles from Princeton. It is four miles from Princeton. - - -...


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It's (another) boy! Michigan family with 13 sons gets No. 14

Fourteen-Sons

A Michigan couple with no daughters has welcomed the birth of their 14th son


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Prosecutor: Prince thought he was taking common painkiller

Prince Death Investigation

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince thought he was taking a common painkiller but instead ingested a counterfeit pill that he probably did not know contained fentanyl, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday as he announced that no charges would be filed in the musician’s death. Carver County Attorney Mark Metz...


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Republicans chafe at Trump's trade policies but are reluctant to confront him

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Farm-state Republicans concerned about the damage the administration’s trade policies will do to their states headed to the White House last week and came away pleased - President Donald Trump told them he would reconsider his decision to abandon a...


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Republicans in purple districts are retiring in droves. Why not embattled Rep. Comstock?

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. All around Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., her GOP colleagues are retiring in record numbers in anticipation of what they think will be a blue wave. Even her friend Speaker Paul Ryan is on his way out. Yet Comstock, a two-term congresswoman from a northern Virginia...


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Stocks post first loss of the week as tech companies drop

APTOPIX Financial Markets Wall Street GrafTech IPO-1

Losses among technology and consumer products companies weighed on U.S. stocks Thursday, snapping a three-day winning streak for the market. Banks bucked the trend, rising along with bond yields. Energy companies also eked out a slight gain, despite a late-afternoon downturn in oil prices. The...


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Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new details emerge

Cyberattack Fighter Detained

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The case of British cybersecurity expert once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus was delayed Thursday to allow his attorneys more time to prepare arguments on why a judge should suppress statements he made after his arrest for allegedly creating...


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