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Medical Examiner Rules Epstein Death a Suicide by Hanging

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's medical examiner has ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide. The medical examiner's office said in a statement Friday that an autopsy and other evidence confirms the 66-year-old financier hanged himself in his cell…

Tlaib Says she Won't Remain Silent During Trip

JERUSALEM (AP) - Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will not let down the Palestinian people by remaining silent about their condition on a visit to the West Bank. That's the case despite a letter she submitted earlier to the…

Israel PM Says US Reps Barred Over Boycott Calls

JERUSALEM (AP) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel “is open to all visitors and all criticism,'' but will bar entry to two U.S. Democratic congresswomen over their support for boycotts. Netanyahu's office issued a statement Thursday saying that based…

Police: Active Gunman Shooting at Police Officers in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say several Philadelphia police officers have been injured in an "active and ongoing'' shooting situation in the city. Sgt. Eric Gripp tweeted there was at least one suspect firing at police officers Wednesday afternoon. A police…

Trump Changes Endangered Species Act Protections

WASHINGTON (AP) - California and Massachusetts say they'll go to court to fight the Trump administration's overhaul of the Endangered Species Act. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday that they planned to sue.…

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Dead at 88

NEW YORK (AP) - Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88. She was…

Another El Paso Victim Dies; Death Toll at 22

EL PASO, Texas (AP) -A hospital official says another victim of the weekend mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, has died. Dr. Stephen Flaherty, of the Del Sol Medical Center, says the patient was one of two victims of Saturday's…

The Latest On The Deadly Mass Shooting In Dayton, Ohio

(AP Photo/John Minchillo) DAYTON, Ohio (AP)  - The Latest on a deadly mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio (all times local): 5:05 p.m. The popular nightlife area where a gunman killed nine people and injured dozens of others has reopened to…

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