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Traffic moves through the Lincoln Tunnel enroute to New York City, Thursday, June 21, 2018. An estimated two-and-a-half-year rehabilitation project on a highway leading to the tunnel will create "severe congestion" according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Major New York-area traffic bottleneck about to get worseAn estimated two-and-a-half-year rehabilitation project figures to play havoc with the already congested approach to the Lincoln Tunnel into New York
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FILE – In this June 5, 2018, file photo, suspects are led away to be processed during an immigration sting at Corso's Flower and Garden Center in Castalia, Ohio. Community members have donated diapers, baby wipes, food and clothing for the families of workers arrested in the immigration raid at the garden and landscaping company. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Far from Southwest, children of workplace raids await fateWorkplace immigration raids leave US-born children of immigrants with uncertain fate
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Black Sedan Bulls Through Police-Shooting ProtestHundreds of people hit the streets of Pittsburgh on Friday for the third straight night to protest the police shooting of an unarmed teen, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Angry over the death of Antwon Rose, 17, the protesters stopped and sang outside PNC Park just before 10pm as fans tried...
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New Hampshire prep school settles with abused former studentAn elite New Hampshire prep school has agreed to a legal settlement with a former student who was sexually abused in the 1970s
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FILE - In this April 6, 2018, photo, Adrienne Kosewicz, owner of Play It Safe World Toys, poses for a portrait in her home office in Seattle. Kosewicz pays $3,600 a year for tax collection software to handle payments and reports to her home state, Washington. Her Seattle-based online business sells through Amazon, which handles computation and collection. States will be able to force shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday, June 21, that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big win for states. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Online sellers consider how to comply with sales tax rulingWhile this past week's Supreme Court sales tax ruling will create more obligations and expenses for many small online retailers, owners are already thinking about how they'll comply
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018 file photo, South Carolina Rep.Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, campaigns after voting for herself in the primary election at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville.  Arrington who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid has been seriously injured in a deadly wreck.  Spokesman Michael Mule tells media outlets Arrington has undergone surgery for her injuries and was recovering Saturday, June 23, 2018,  in a Charleston-area hospital. (Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP, File)
The Latest: Trump sends support to House candidate in wreckPoliticians - including President Donald Trump - and friends from across the country are sending thoughts and prayers to Republican U.S. House candidate Katie Arrington after she was seriously injured in a car crash in South Carolina
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Conservative George Will's Push: Vote Dems in MidtermsGeorge Will quit the Republican Party two years ago due to Donald Trump's candidacy. Now the conservative columnist is pushing a new strategy: to topple the GOP in the midterms. In a Washington Post op-ed with the explicit title "Vote Against the GOP in November," Will cites the recent separations...
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Surprising Tweet Follows Lawsuit From Buzz AldrinThe first sign something was amiss in Buzz Aldrin's world came Monday, when a tweet was sent out via the Twitter account the famed Apollo 11 astronaut hasn't used much in recent weeks. "Hey Twittersphere, pls RT @buzzs_xtina was terminated and does NOT represent Buzz Aldrin in ANY capacity," the...
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UN Calls Trump's Move on Border Separations a FailThe United Nations had already called the separations of immigrant children from their parents at the US border "arbitrary and unlawful," and now the intergovernmental group is labeling them something else: possible torture. Per the Independent , the UN's human rights arm issued a statement Friday noting that the executive order...
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Clouds over a church are illuminated by the setting sun during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Podolsk near Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekPHOTO GALLERY: People rescue man trapped in car in flooded Illinois parking lot; boy takes part in Day of the African Child celebrations in Zimbabwe; couple embrace while riding subway escalator in Moscow.
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File-This May 23, 2018, file photo shows Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaving the Federal District Court after a hearing,  in Washington. Attorneys for  Manafort want a judge to bar any mention of Manafort’s connections to the president at his Virginia trial. Manafort’s lawyers filed their motion Friday, June 22, 2018, in federal court in Alexandria ahead of next month's scheduled trial. Manafort is charged in Virginia with hiding tens of millions of dollars from the IRS he earned advising pro-Russia politicians in Ukraine. He faces a separate indictment in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Manafort wants to bar mention of links to Trump at trialAttorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort want a judge to bar any mention of Manafort's connections to the president at his Virginia trial
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Cold case murder trial could be in jurors' hands by TuesdayThe murder trial of one of two white Georgia men accused of killing a black man in 1983 could go to the jury as early as Tuesday
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