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AP News
September 02, 2019 - 5:32 pm
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — An FBI agent says the gunman in a West Texas rampage that killed seven people "was on a long spiral down" before he was fired from his job on the day of the shooting. FBI special agent Christopher Combs said Monday that where 36-year-old Seth Aaron Ator lived was "a strange...
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August 31, 2019 - 8:02 pm
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — Authorities said Saturday that a gunman killed five people during a mass shooting in the West Texas cities of Odessa and Midland that left many more injured. At least three law enforcement officers were among those shot. Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke said that there were at...
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Jeff Katz
August 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm
A group of liberal activists threatened a government contractor's employees in Florida because they provide facilities for ICE the very day after that same contractor's offices were shot at in Texas, according to Breitbart News. In Florida, footage was captured of protesters shouting threats and...
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August 09, 2019 - 4:12 pm
By CEDAR ATTANASIO, JAKE BLEIBERG and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The man accused of carrying out last weekend's deadly mass shooting at a Walmart in the Texas border city of El Paso confessed to officers while he was surrendering and later explained that he had been...
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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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