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August 08, 2019 - 5:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes to consider legislation to expand federal background checks and other gun violence measures when Congress resumes in the fall. The Republican leader told a Kentucky radio station that President Donald Trump called him Thursday,...
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August 05, 2019 - 4:54 pm
By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Monday's announcement that yet another Republican congressman is retiring highlights the GOP's growing struggle to win the House majority next year and the shifting political leanings of Texas, the nation's second-largest state. Democrats' burgeoning...
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August 05, 2019 - 2:06 pm
By AMY GUTHRIE Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's government said it considers a shooting at a crowded department store in El Paso, Texas that left eight of its citizens dead an "act of terrorism" against Mexicans and hopes it will lead to changes in U.S. gun laws. President Andrés Manuel...
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July 19, 2019 - 1:36 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday expanded its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities, where thousands of people are already camped, some for several months. The Department of Homeland...
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July 19, 2019 - 11:52 am
By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government will expand its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities. The Department of Homeland Security said Friday it will implement its "Migrant Protection Protocols" in...
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July 09, 2019 - 11:26 am
By DAVID KOENIG, AP Business Writer DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 stands among the best...
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June 25, 2019 - 8:24 am
By MARTHA MENDOZA and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation. Just 30...
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June 24, 2019 - 2:35 pm
By MARTHA MENDOZA and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation. Just 30...
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June 24, 2019 - 2:10 pm
MISSION, Texas (AP) — Four people, including three children, found dead in South Texas near the border with Mexico most likely died of dehydration and heat exposure after crossing the Rio Grande into the U.S., authorities said Monday. A law enforcement official close to the investigation told The...
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June 17, 2019 - 1:24 pm
By JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — A masked 22-year-old man was killed in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning, an FBI official said. FBI Special Agent in Charge Matthew DeSarno said late Monday morning that Brian...
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