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Source: 2 Arrested in Oakland Warehouse Fire that Killed 36

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A man who illegally rented out space in an Oakland, California, warehouse that caught fire and killed 36 people has been arrested and will be charged with involuntary manslaughter along with the organizer of a party…

Trump Says U.S. will Abandon Global Climate Accord

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he was withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat climate change and distancing the country from many allies abroad. He said the…

Wisconsin Transportation Budget Picture Improves

MADISON (AP) - Wisconsin's transportation budget picture has improved by $93 million. The nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau on Tuesday told lawmakers that the roads fun will end the two-year budget cycle with nearly $102 million due to higher gas tax…

Trump Still on the Hunt to Replace Comey

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is still on the hunt for a new FBI director after firing James Comey, and is conducing more meetings to address the vacancy. White House press secretary Sean Spicer says trump is scheduled to…

White House Communications Director Resigns

WASHINGTON (FOX NEWS) - Veteran GOP strategist Michael Dubke resigned as White House communications director on Tuesday, Dubke confirmed to Fox News. Asked about reports announcing his exit, Dubke told Fox News, “It is true.” He added: "It has been…

All Clear After Suspicious Package at Newark Airport

NEWARK, N.J. (AP)  A suspicious package that forced the partial evacuation of a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport has been determined not to be a threat. Police for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey say the…

Trump Budget Dismays Families Hit by Opioid Crisis

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump's budget proposal weakens insurance coverage for drug addiction treatment and cuts back funding for research and prevention programs. Some see that as a betrayal of those who trusted his campaign pledge to make…

21 Charged in Global Sex Trafficking Ring

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KMSP) - Investigators from Minnesota assisted in breaking up an international prostitution ring that trafficked women from Thailand to cities across the United States, including Minneapolis, acting U.S. District Attorney Greg G. Broker announced Thursday. Twenty-one people have…

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