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Clinton unleashes attacks on Trump’s foreign policy

Hillary Clinton delivered a blistering rebuke of Donald Trump’s foreign policy agenda Thursday, warning he is “temperamentally unfit” to hold the job of commander in chief and would destabilize national security with his “bizarre rants, personal feuds and outright lies.” ...

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Ex-Florida cop charged in shooting of armed black musician

A fired Florida police officer was arrested and charged Wednesday with manslaughter and attempted murder in the fatal shooting of a legally armed black musician after prosecutors say an audio recording and physical evidence show the musician had thrown his weapon to the ground and was running away when the lethal round was fired.

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Obama tries to debunk GOP on the economy

President Barack Obama went on a “myth-busting” mission Wednesday aimed at undermining Republican arguments about the economy, working to give cover to Democrats to embrace his policies ahead of the presidential election.

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Fallujah fight stalled by fierce fighting, civilian concerns

CAMP TARIQ, Iraq – The Iraqi military’s advance into Fallujah was stalled Wednesday by fierce resistance from Islamic State fighters and concerns over protecting tens of thousands of civilians still trapped inside the strategic city, officials said. With the operation in its second week, convoys of special forces could only inch forward on the dusty southern outskirts of the city as a handful of airstrikes sent up plumes of white smoke above clusters of low buildings on the fringes of the city’s dense urban terrain.

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BYU’s handling of sex assault cases reviewed by Utah police

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s Department of Public Safety has launched an investigation into whether Brigham Young University’s police department is appropriately sharing sexual assault case information. BYU’s police department asked for the investigation so that an external party could ...

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In this Tuesday, May 31, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump answers questions during a news conference in New York. (Richard Drew / Associated Press)

Clinton assails Trump as a ‘fraud’ trying to scam Americans

WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton on Wednesday assailed presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump as a “fraud” intent on scamming the American people following new revelations about the businessman’s now-defunct education company. Clinton, Trump’s likely general election opponent, cast Trump University as ...

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Blackwell Island annexation begins

A request filed Friday asks the city of Coeur d’Alene to annex a largely developed portion of Blackwell Island. The currently unincorporated land is owned by Marina Yacht Club LLC, ...

When you put a firecracker in a cow pie

I got a note from my friend John Mraz. "Growing up on a farm, our favorite firecracker maneuver was to find a fresh cow pie, insert firecracker, and then light ...

State maps medical marijuana stores

If you read Friday's story about the start of state-licensed medical marijuana sales, you might be wondering where exactly are those stores. The Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board is willing ...

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