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Mexico government says it won’t pay for Trump wall

MEXICO CITY – The Mexican government has made his first direct response to Donald Trump’s pledge to build a wall along the two countries’ border – and make Mexico pay for it. Mexican Treasury Secretary Luis Videgaray says “emphatically and ...

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Search continues for Mississippi inmate accused of murder

VICKSBURG, Miss. – Mississippi authorities continue searching for an escaped inmate facing capital murder charges in the 2015 rape and slaying of a 69-year-old woman. State police agencies and the U.S. Marshals Service joined local authorities Thursday in searching Vicksburg ...

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Michigan governor hires lawyers for Flint water issues

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has hired two outside lawyers to assist with civil representation and to search and process emails and other records connected to Flint’s lead-tainted water crisis. Snyder spokesman Ari Adler confirmed in an email ...

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Rattled Republicans seek a last-ditch strategy to stop Trump

WASHINGTON – Staring down the prospect of nominating Donald Trump for president, Republicans spiraled into a chaotic, last-ditch search Wednesday for a way to save the GOP from hitching its fortunes to an unpredictable celebrity candidate without alienating his throng of followers.

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Judge ends Debra Messing’s marriage to writer-producer

Actress Debra Messing and her husband are officially divorced. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark Juhas entered a divorce judgment on Tuesday, more than three years after the former “Will & Grace” star filed to end her marriage writer-producer Daniel ...

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Wild Card/Tuesday — 5.31.16

I'm blogging from home today, while waiting for my computer to be fixed by our fine techs in the Spokane office. That means to I'm not listening to Scanner Traffic. ...

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