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August 12, 2019 - 5:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The details of how Jeffrey Epstein died in his Manhattan jail cell over the weekend have yet to be released, but medical officials have performed an autopsy on the high-profile inmate accused of sexually abusing underage girls and paying them hundreds of dollars in cash for massages.
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FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2016 file photo, the entrance to the Universal Studios lot is pictured in Universal City, Calif. Universal Pictures has canceled the planned September 2019 release of its controversial social thriller "The Hunt" in the wake of recent mass shootings and criticism from President Donald Trump. The studio said in a statement Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, that it had decided to cancel the film's release altogether, saying "we understand that now is not the time" for the film. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
August 10, 2019 - 9:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Universal Pictures has canceled the planned September release of its controversial social satire "The Hunt," in the wake of recent mass shootings and amid criticism from President Donald Trump. The move came several days after the studio suspended the ad campaign for the film, a...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., waves after speaking at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at the Surf Ballroom, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Clear Lake, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 10, 2019 - 6:32 am
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — The packed field of Democratic presidential candidates descended Friday night on a small, northern Iowa town, delighting a raucous crowd of voters by largely attacking President Donald Trump rather than each other. Some of the loudest applause at the Wing Ding fundraiser...
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 Emergency responders pay their respect, joining thousands of mourners contribute candles, notes, flowers, and prayer to the spreading memorial at the Cielo Vista Walmart
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August 10, 2019 - 12:00 am
President Trump visits Dayton and El Paso, Nobel laureate Toni Morrison passed away, and more headlines from the past week:
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August 09, 2019 - 5:15 am
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden's campaign is not anchored in a big policy idea like Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All. He is not proposing transformative change like Elizabeth Warren. Instead, Biden's call to voters is a more visceral one, casting the 2020 race as a test of the country's...
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August 08, 2019 - 5:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 200 mayors, including two anguished by mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, are urging the Senate to return to the Capitol to act on gun safety legislation amid criticism that Congress is failing to respond to back-to-back shootings that killed 31 people.
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Workers exit this Koch Foods Inc.,
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August 07, 2019 - 8:25 pm
U.S. immigration officials raided seven Mississippi chicken processing plants Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in the largest workplace sting in at least a decade.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
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August 07, 2019 - 8:06 pm
Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he's not aware of any "red flags" in the suspected El Paso gunman's past
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actor and singer Jussie Smollett
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August 07, 2019 - 5:44 pm
Fox Entertainment chief Charlie Collier says Jussie Smollett won't be back on "Empire."
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Specialist Lingbo Jiang works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
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August 07, 2019 - 5:17 pm
U.S. stocks turned higher Wednesday afternoon as investors shook off early jitters that had briefly pulled the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 580 points.
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