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At Least Five Dead in India Train Derailment

LUCKNOW, India (AP)  Officials say six coaches of a passenger train have derailed in northern India, killing five people and injuring at least 30. Neeraj Sharma, a railway spokesman, says the accident took place Saturday near the small town of…

More than Two Dozen Arrested in Boston Protests

BOSTON (AP) Boston police say 27 arrests were made during the conservative activist rally and counterdemonstration on Boston Common. Commissioner William Evans says Saturday's events went off "as planned,'' with no one hurt or killed. Most of the arrests were…

Steve Bannon Out as White House Chief Strategist

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon is out at the White House, two administration officials told CNN on Friday. The President has privately stewed over Bannon in recent days, including Thursday night from his golf course…

Mom of 22-Year-Old Who Died after OD has Important Warning

DETROIT (WJBK) - Desperately holding onto her daughter, Cheryl Tower, of Howell, looked out the window of Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit Monday wondering how she got here. "She's my only daughter, my best friend," Cheryl, 49, said. "She was supposed…

Man who Drove into Crowd in Custody

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP)  A state official said the driver of a car that plowed into a group of marchers in Charlottesville is in police custody. Virginia Secretary of Public Safety Brian Moran said the driver, a man, has been arrested.…

Heavy Rains Damage Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) Heavy rains have caused major damage at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in northern Virginia. Mount Vernon CEO Curt Viebranz said about 100 feet of a brick wall located between Washington's iconic mansion and the Potomac…

House Conservatives Seeking Fresh Health Care Repeal Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hard-line conservatives began an uphill fight Friday to force a fresh House vote this fall on erasing much of President Barack Obama's health care law without an immediate replacement, the latest instance of Republican rifts in what's…

Trump Declares Opioid Crisis a 'National Emergency'

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) - President Donald Trump is officially declaring the opioid crisis a "national emergency." Trump made the announcement before holding a security briefing Thursday at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey. He tells reporters the drug crisis…

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