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(Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai... (Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...

Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill

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The company that operates a petrochemical tank farm near Houston where a days-long fire damaged several tanks says it's working to remove flammable product without allowing dangerous fumes to again escape into the air. More>>

The Latest: Trump reversing new sanctions on North Korea

(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Protesters hold signs during a rally demanding the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and peace treaty near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 21, 2019. The Korean Peninsula remains in a technical stat... (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Protesters hold signs during a rally demanding the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and peace treaty near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 21, 2019. The Korean Peninsula remains in a technical stat...
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President Donald Trump says he is reversing his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea, ordering them withdrawn. More>>

Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe with no new indictments

(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Friday, March 22, 2019. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to present a report to the Justice Department any day now outlining the findings of his nea... (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Friday, March 22, 2019. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to present a report to the Justice Department any day now outlining the findings of his nea...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with associates of President Donald Trump. More>>

UPDATED: After lots of hail, warmer weekend upcoming Video included

A whole lot of small hail fell across the southern half of Lubbock. Warmer weather is in store this weekend. 

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Catherine Royalty: Lubbock's oldest WW2 vet Video included

You could describe Catherine Royalty in a number of ways. At 104-years-old, she is the oldest living World War II veteran in Lubbock. 

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Religious groups meet in solidarity to mourn the New Zealand mosque attack Video included

In wake of the New Zealand mosque shooting that left 50 dead, religious groups across Lubbock met at the Islamic Center to show their support. 

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Texas Tech defeats Northern Kentucky 72-57 in first round of NCAA Tournament

Texas Tech defeated Northern Kentucky 72-57 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. They will face either #6 Buffalo or #11 Arizona State on Sunday. 

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INTERVIEW: Lonestar's Richie McDonald comes home for pair of concerts Video included

It was 20 years ago that Lonestar scored a number one hit with "Amazed." Lead singer Richie McDonald is back in his hometown of Lubbock this weekend for a pair of concerts at the Cactus Theater 

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West Texas leaders tour Innovation Hub, discuss state of Texas Tech Vet School

In support of education and business development in West Texas, Mayor Pope joined Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson to remind the state of West Texas' contributions.

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High Point Village partners with Texas Tech Athletics for World Down Syndrome

On World Down Syndrome Awareness Day, student athletes from a variety of Texas Tech Athletics teams spent the afternoon with some of High Point Village's villagers. 

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Lubbock-Cooper Education Foundation awards more than $100,000 in grants

The Lubbock-Cooper Education Foundation surprised educators on all eight of its campuses by awarding more than $100,000 in grants.

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Vista Bank: FirstCapital Bank 'sealed the demise' of Reagor-Dykes with fraudulent agreement

Vista claimed Rick Dykes placed $7.5 million in a FirstCapital account in exchange for $2.1 million in capital; the court documents indicate Bart Reagor transferred an unknown amount of mutual fund assets for a similar agreement, but FirstCapital never extended any additional capital to the dealership.

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Slaton Police and Lubbock SWAT responding to person barricaded inside home

The Slaton Police Department and the Lubbock County SWAT team are responding to reports of a barricaded subject inside a home in South Slaton.  

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House Minority Whip Steve Scalise visits Lubbock for agriculture briefing Video included

Lubbock Congressman Jodey Arrington rolled out the red carpet for a house leader today. It was to provide House Minority Whip Steve Scalise with a briefing on agriculture research. 

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TTU System Board of Regents elect new Chairman and Vice Chairman

Tedd Mitchell Tedd Mitchell

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents elected today (March 21) Christopher M. Huckabee and J. Michael Lewis chairman and vice chairman, respectively, during a special-called meeting of the board by telephone conference this afternoon.

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Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees approves Dunbar Prep becoming a charter school Video included

The Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees unanimously passed a motion to keep Dunbar College Prep Academy, the only middle school in East Lubbock, in the district. 

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Mendoza completes Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence

Director of Membership Development, Laura Mendoza, recently received a Certificate of Completion in Advanced Chamber Management from a three-year regional professional development program through the Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence.

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Tech professor sworn in to US Air Force Science Advisory Board

Tech professor sworn in to US Air Force Science Advisory Board

Robert V. Duncan, the President’s Distinguished Chair in Physics and a professor in the Texas Tech University Department of Physics & Astronomy, was sworn in as a member of the U.S. Air Force Science Advisory Board (SAB) today (March 21). 

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Governor Abbott appoints three to Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Board

Richard Dean of Wolfforth Richard Dean of Wolfforth

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Cassandra “Cassie” Bering, Richard Dean, and Ryan Dollinger to the Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Board for terms at the pleasure of the Governor.

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Texas Tech receives $750,000 Grant to support disaster recovery

The funds Texas Tech received are part of a larger $7.25 million grant distributed to communities throughout the State of Texas.

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Look Around Lubbock: West Texas Roundup at Cook's Garage Video included

The West Texas Roundup pre '63 traditional hot rod and custom show hosted by Cook's Garage and Rev Limit Customs is March 22 through March 24.

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UPDATED: Stand-off ends when suspect falls through ceiling

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A suspect involved in a stand-off in central Lubbock nearly fell right into the lap of police. 

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Texas Tech: no involvement in largest college admissions scandal in U.S. history Video included

Nine universities have been named so far in the largest college admissions scandal prosecuted in U.S. history.

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LP&L: Smart meters provide more accurate billing Video included

In April, Lubbock Power and Light will begin the installation of advanced meters across Lubbock. They'll replace meters that are three to four decades out of date.

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Ribbon cutting ceremony kicks off 2019 Lemonade Day

Some young entrepreneurs can now officially load up for Lemonade Day. The campaign kicked off with a ribbon cutting at the YWCA. 

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UPDATED: Fire Marshal's Office investigates structure fire near 78th and Ave. U

Fire units are responding to a reported structure fire near 78th and University. 

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Congressman Arrington delivers remarks at Texas Tech School of Law

Texas Tech agricultural law students now have an author's perspective on the Farm Bill. Congressman Jodey Arrington gave an in-depth lecture on all 12 titles of that landmark legislation.

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Trinity Christian School announces new varsity Head Football Coach

Trinity Christian School announced the hiring of Dr. Kevin Spiller as Head Football Coach.

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700 Reagor-Dykes customers still have unresolved TT&L, trade-in

About 700 Reagor-Dykes customers still have unresolved tax, title and license or trade-in issues. An attorney for the Auto Group provided the information during a hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court Wednesday.

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Muleshoe man indicted on charges of kidnapping two children

Rene Gloria, 57 Rene Gloria, 57

A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment today charging a Texas man with two counts of kidnapping a minor, one count of coercion and enticement of a minor into illegal sexual activity and one count of cyberstalking. 

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Man indicted for bank robbery near Tech

Demetrius Spence, 50 Demetrius Spence, 50

A federal grand jury indicted a man for the robbery of the Wells Fargo near Texas Tech.  

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Lubbock DA confirms investigation into medical examiner's office

The Lubbock County District Attorney confirms the Texas Rangers are looking into reports of misconduct at the Lubbock medical examiner's office 

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FOX34 Corner Kitchen: strawberry pico de gallo Video included

Strawberries are in season. Meredith used the heart healthy fruit to make some pico de gallo.

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Road closures tomorrow

From LPD: On Thursday, March 21st, the Lubbock Police Department Major Crash Investigation Unit will be conducting a follow up scene investigation for a March 15th fatal crash at North Loop 289 and North Slide Road. 

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This week's Good Day Good Dog Video included

Sarah from 4Legged Friends of Lubbock brought in Ty. He's a 4-year-old mix, very sweet and adventurous. Give him a good home!

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Look Around Lubbock: Adult Softball & Kickball Video included

The Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of adult recreation leagues throughout the year for all levels of play from beginners to advanced...

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Lubbock Police investigating several cases of fraud, phone scams targeting senior citizens

Reports show about five million elderly Americans are financially exploited each year by phone scams.

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Capitalizing on music in West Texas Video included

According to the Texas Music Economic Impact study, the state's music industry added 2,000 permanent jobs last year, with more than 9.6 billion dollars in economic activity.

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Civil Counterpoints discuss marijuana perspectives

Texas Tech explored the ag sector of marijuana during its Civil Counterpoints Series. The series puts experts against one another with an open civil discussion on the issues

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YWCA of Lubbock hosts 31st Annual Women of Excellence Awards

For more than 30 years the YWCA of Lubbock has honored the accomplishments and contributions of women across West Texas through the Women of Excellence Awards. 

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Texas Tech's Burkhart Center launches Mobile Autism Clinic

Texas Tech's Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research launched its mobile clinic Tuesday.

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Coach Wells says 4 Texas Tech football players are not practicing

Four Texas Tech football players are not practicing, in what could be considered a suspension.  Head Coach Matt Wells announced it at a morning briefing Tuesday. 

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Landlord: Reagor-Dykes Plainview abandoned in 'extreme disrepair'

The Reagor-Dykes Ford dealership in Plainview has been abandoned and left in "extreme disrepair," according to court documents, and Ford Motor Credit has repossessed "substantially all" of its personal property collateral, leaving the property "in shambles."

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High Point Village partners with Texas Tech Athletics for World Down Syndrome Awareness Day

On March 21, High Point Village will be partnering with Texas Tech Athletics to celebrate World Down Syndrome Awareness Day.

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Two inmates charged in attack on Lea County Detention Center officer

Gabriel Rodriquez, 28, and Justin Hobbs, 23, were both charged with kidnapping, assault with intent to commit a violent felony on a peace officer and escape from jail. 

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Proposal could resolve many Reagor-Dykes registration, title issues

There appears to be a significant breakthrough for some Reagor-Dykes customers who have not been able to register their vehicle or transfer a title. 

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United Supermarkets launches ‘STREETside’ pickup in Levelland & Plainview

The United Family® is proud to announce online grocery ordering will now be available to United Supermarkets customers in both Levelland and Plainview. 

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SPC Theatre to present ‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown’

South Plains College Theatre will present its spring show, “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” with performances slated for March 28-31 in the Jones Theatre in the Fine Arts building. 

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TxDOT project adding cameras to assist with traffic management and communication

Work on a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) project to install traffic cameras on east and north Loop 289 is scheduled to begin next week. 

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LPD warns about recent scams targeting elderly Video included

The Lubbock Police Department is warning the community about recent scams, targeting elderly people. 

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Cactus Theater hosts "Shrek: Retold"

"Shrek Retold" is a hallucinogenic revisiting of the classic "Shrek" film; a scene-for-scene reinterpretation by over 200 artists. The Cactus Theater is one of the only houses in the country getting to show it

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Eppler: "Spider-Verse" is a new comic book movie classic Video included

"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" and "Mary Poppins Returns" are new this week on DVD, Blu-ray and streaming

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  • A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe

    A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe

    Friday, March 22 2019 6:31 PM EDT2019-03-22 22:31:23 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 4:51 AM EDT2019-03-23 08:51:57 GMT
    (Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin is shown prior to a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.(Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin is shown prior to a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.
    (Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin is shown prior to a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.(Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin is shown prior to a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.
    A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe.
    A look at Russians who became mixed up in Trump probe.
  • Teen's mom on cop's acquittal: 'Hope that man never sleeps'

    Teen's mom on cop's acquittal: 'Hope that man never sleeps'

    Saturday, March 23 2019 1:21 AM EDT2019-03-23 05:21:37 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 4:51 AM EDT2019-03-23 08:51:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this March 12, 2019 file photo, former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld, charged with homicide in the shooting death of Antwon Rose II, walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa. On the fourth day...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this March 12, 2019 file photo, former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld, charged with homicide in the shooting death of Antwon Rose II, walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa. On the fourth day...
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this March 12, 2019 file photo, former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld, charged with homicide in the shooting death of Antwon Rose II, walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa. On the fourth day...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this March 12, 2019 file photo, former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld, charged with homicide in the shooting death of Antwon Rose II, walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa. On the fourth day...
    The family of an unarmed black teenager fatally shot by a white police officer is expressing anger and sadness over a jury's decision to acquit, and Pittsburgh is bracing for protests a day after the verdict.
    The family of an unarmed black teenager fatally shot by a white police officer is expressing anger and sadness over a jury's decision to acquit, and Pittsburgh is bracing for protests a day after the verdict.
  • Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill

    Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill

    Friday, March 22 2019 3:01 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:01:23 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 4:51 AM EDT2019-03-23 08:51:10 GMT
    (Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...(Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...
    (Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...(Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...
    The company that operates a petrochemical tank farm near Houston where a days-long fire damaged several tanks says it's working to remove flammable product without allowing dangerous fumes to again escape into the...
    The company that operates a petrochemical tank farm near Houston where a days-long fire damaged several tanks says it's working to remove flammable product without allowing dangerous fumes to again escape into the air.
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  • Tens of thousands in southern Africa need help after cyclone

    Tens of thousands in southern Africa need help after cyclone

    Saturday, March 23 2019 3:41 AM EDT2019-03-23 07:41:40 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 4:52 AM EDT2019-03-23 08:52:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). A man passes through a section of the road damaged by Cyclone Idai in Nhamatanda about 50 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Friday March, 22, 2019. As flood waters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, f...(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). A man passes through a section of the road damaged by Cyclone Idai in Nhamatanda about 50 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Friday March, 22, 2019. As flood waters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, f...
    (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). A man passes through a section of the road damaged by Cyclone Idai in Nhamatanda about 50 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Friday March, 22, 2019. As flood waters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, f...(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). A man passes through a section of the road damaged by Cyclone Idai in Nhamatanda about 50 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Friday March, 22, 2019. As flood waters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, f...
    A second week has begun of efforts to find and help scores of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of southern Africa.
    A second week has begun of efforts to find and help scores of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of southern Africa.
  • UK prime minister may not seek vote on Brexit deal this week

    UK prime minister may not seek vote on Brexit deal this week

    Saturday, March 23 2019 3:11 AM EDT2019-03-23 07:11:39 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 4:51 AM EDT2019-03-23 08:51:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. Worn down by three years of indecision in London, EU leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward ...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. Worn down by three years of indecision in London, EU leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward ...
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. Worn down by three years of indecision in London, EU leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward ...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. Worn down by three years of indecision in London, EU leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward ...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has told lawmakers she may not seek passage of her Brexit withdrawal plan in Parliament next week.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has told lawmakers she may not seek passage of her Brexit withdrawal plan in Parliament next week.
  • US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

    US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

    Saturday, March 23 2019 2:31 AM EDT2019-03-23 06:31:37 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 4:51 AM EDT2019-03-23 08:51:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo). Smoke rises from a strike on Baghouz, Syria, on the Islamic State group's last piece of territory on Friday, March 22, 2019.(AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo). Smoke rises from a strike on Baghouz, Syria, on the Islamic State group's last piece of territory on Friday, March 22, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo). Smoke rises from a strike on Baghouz, Syria, on the Islamic State group's last piece of territory on Friday, March 22, 2019.(AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo). Smoke rises from a strike on Baghouz, Syria, on the Islamic State group's last piece of territory on Friday, March 22, 2019.
    A U.S.-backed Syrian force says it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, declaring victory over the extremists and the end of their self-declared...
    A U.S.-backed Syrian force says it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, declaring victory over the extremists and the end of their self-declared caliphate.
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