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Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

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Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate. More>>

UPDATE: Police make arrest in fatal hit-and-run crash

Melvin Keele, 46, is now in custody and charged with failure to stop and render aid in the hit and run crash that killed 18-year-old Joey Aguero.

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The Latest: Mueller files new charge against Paul Manafort

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A former top adviser to the Trump campaign is expected to plead guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. More>>

Windy weekend, a few storms possible SE of Lubbock early Saturday Video included

A few isolated shower or storms are possible southeast of Lubbock early Saturday. Then area-wide it'll get windy. The latest forecast update is here in the FOX34 Weather Blog.

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Levelland teen charged with making false threat at the high school

A 15-year-old is in custody, charged with making a false report of a threat at Levelland High School. 

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City: Caller posing as court rep is a scam

The City of Lubbock Municipal Court has received reports of a person(s) calling residents claiming to be a representative of the court.

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What's happening in Lubbock this weekend, Feb. 22-25 Video included

Check out what's happening this weekend in the Lubbock Cultural District: 

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Arrest made in connection with Levelland bomb threat

Levelland Chief of Police Albert Garcia confirms an arrest has been made in yesterday's bomb threat at Levelland Middle School.

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Congressman Arrington to serve on Joint Select Committee

Today, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan selected Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) as one of only four House Republican members – and the only freshman member - to serve on the newly formed Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform.

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Friday, Wine Day! Video included

Mary Wilmeth shows us her namesake wine on this February 23 Wine Day.

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Look Around Lubbock: Christmas magic

For Lubbock local, Jeanie Quest, Christmas is in her DNA. She's the third niece to Clement C. Moore, the man who wrote the poem, "'Twas the night, when all thro' the house. Not a creature was stirring..." you know the rest. 

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5 things to know: Friday

5 things to know: Friday; Oklahoma State 79, No. 6 Texas Tech 71, bomb squad clears Levelland school after threat, Lubbock Codes Department works to keep Lubbock clean, Pres. Trump promotes arming teachers, Texas already does, Florida school shooting: 'abject breakdown at all levels'

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INTERVIEW: Chad Seay for Lubbock County Commissioner Video included

Chad Seay is challenging Patti Jones in the Republican primary for Lubbock County Commissioner, Precinct 4.

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Lubbock Codes Department works to keep Lubbock clean Video included

The Lubbock Code Enforcement Department is made up of eighteen Inspectors who are each in charge of eleven square miles around Lubbock.

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South Plains Council of Boy Scouts now open to girls Video included

The South Plains Council of Boy Scouts is about to go unisex. 

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Pres. Trump promotes arming teachers, Texas already does Video included

President Trump announce his plan to allow educators to conceal carry in the classroom, a plan that is similar to a program Texas is already implementing. 

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Council looking to improve animal shelter system

City Council is looking for options to improve the Lubbock Animal Shelter system. 

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City accepts state funds for rifle-resistant body armor Video included

The city accepts the state's grant to provide rifle resistant body armor for police officers.  

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Health department requesting city approval for TTUHSC contract

Keeping Lubbock healthy starts with assessing the needs of the community. 

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Facebook seeing positive results in AI-based suicide prevention effort

Facebook is using Artificial Intelligence and algorithms to help spot users who may be suicidal.

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Bomb squad clears Levelland school after threat

Law enforcement is responding to a bomb threat at Levelland Middle School. 

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Democratic turnout in Texas up for nation's first primary

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democrats in Texas are early voting in bigger numbers ahead of the nation's first primary elections of the 2018 midterms.    

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Sheriff continues to receive complaints about fake deputy calls

The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office continues to receive complaints of an individual(s) calling Lubbock and surrounding area residence representing themselves as a “Lubbock Sheriff’s Deputy”. 

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Icy bridges cause 170 to 200 wrecks Thursday morning Video included

Drivers skid and slid all over the roads this morning. 

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New athletic coordinator named for Lubbock High

Shane Stephen was named the Athletic Coordinator for Lubbock High School by the Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees today. 

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Youth Orchestras in Lubbock host concert to celebrate 30th anniversary

The Youth Orchestras of Lubbock will perform their 30th Anniversary Concert on Sunday, March 4 at 4 p.m. in the Civic Center Theater located at 1501 Mac Davis Lane in Lubbock.

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Lubbock Salvation Army hosting Community Resource Fair

The Lubbock Salvation Army is hosting a Community Resource Fair tomorrow, February 23. The event will be held in our worship hall at 1111 16th street from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Winter weather causing delays, cancelations

Click for school delays, early dismissals and closures because of icy conditions. 

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The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

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The day before 17 people were gunned down inside a Florida school, a co-worker says the suspect made plans to go with him to a shooting range. More>>

Oklahoma State 79, No. 6 Texas Tech 71

Texas Tech has been handed back-to-back losses for the second time on the season.

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Look Around Lubbock: Learn the Texas Two Step and save a life Video included

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of Texans with four-out-of-five cardiac arrests occurring at home. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) saves lives, but most people are unprepared to help when a loved one, friend or colleague needs CPR.....

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5 things to know: Thursday

5 things to know: Thursday; TTU President Schovanec on "Alert" Act regarding Title IX, state lawmakers urged to expand religious freedom, angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio, gun control debate rages, President Trump proposes arming teachers, interest groups press case at President Trump properties

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Hospice of Lubbock patients receive early beans and cornbread Video included

Beans and cornbread a fitting dish for cold days, it is also a staple dish for a long lasting tradition here in Lubbock. City leaders from across the area will put on the Beans and Cornbread luncheon to provide money for Hospice of Lubbock the only non profit end of life care provider.

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Find where to vote early in Lubbock County

Early voting runs through Friday, March 2. Find a voting location in this story. 

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INTERVIEW: Jason Corley for Lubbock County Commissioner Video included

Jason Corley is trying to unseat Mark Heinrich for Lubbock County Commissioner, Precinct 2.

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TTU President Schovanec on "Alert" Act regarding Title IX Video included

Texas Senator John Cornyn proposed the Alert Act or Accountability of Leaders in Education to report Title IX investigations. It would require administrators to certify they have reviewed any reports of sexual abuse involving university employees. 

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TX lawmakers urged to expand religious freedom law Video included

State lawmakers are being urged to expand a new religious freedom law. It's to protect ministers and county clerks who object to gay marriage. 

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Longtime LPD sergeant retiring after 29 years of service Video included

A longtime Lubbock police officer is retiring. Sgt. Jimmy Pachall served in just about every department across his 29 years. 

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Salvation Army working to help homeless people 'Survive the Night'

Salvation Army staffers and volunteers are working to help homeless people "survive the night." 

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Additional charges for pair connected with multiple crimes

Lubbock police slap another robbery charge on suspects accused of multiple crimes. 

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Texas Tech police arrest non-student for indecent exposure

Texas Tech police arrest a non student for indecent exposure on campus. 

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Lubbock Christian University appoints new provost

LUBBOCK, Tex. (Feb. 21, 2018) — Lubbock Christian University President Tim Perrin is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Foy Mills, Jr. as the next provost and chief academic officer at LCU, effective June 1, 2018. 

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Levelland Intermediate evacuated after bomb threat

Faculty, students and staff at Levelland Intermediate were evacuated Wednesday afternoon because of a bomb threat. 

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Texas governor orders flags to half-staff in Graham's honor

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is ordering his state's flags to fly at half-staff in memory of "humble servant of God" Billy Graham.   

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Xcel Energy's wind farm plans hit regulatory roadblock

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A hearing examiner is urging New Mexico regulators to reject an earnings proposal related to Xcel Energy's two planned wind farms along the Texas-New Mexico border.   

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TTU Human Development and Family Studies Program ranked one of the best in Texas

The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) program in the Texas Tech University College of Human Sciences was recently named to Zippia.com’s “Five Best Colleges for Human Development Majors in Texas.”

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Band boosters gun raffle still on despite opposition Video included

For the third consecutive year, the Lubbock Cooper Band Boosters are raising funds via a raffle. This year's fundraiser caused some concern, specifically for a student who is petitioning against it and has gathered hundreds of signatures. 

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TTU welcomes Sammy Miller and the Congregation Video included

Sammy Miller and the Congregation will perform this weekend in the Presidential Lecture and Performance Series

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FOX34 Corner Kitchen: chocolate chocolate chip cookies Video included

Registered Dietitian Brenda Duby shows us how to make a flourless, eggless chocolate-chocolate chip cookie in the FOX34 Corner Kitchen.

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Evangelist Billy Graham dead at 99

The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, died Wednesday morning at his home in North Carolina. 

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Look Around Lubbock: Lubbock-Con Video included

Lubbock-Con is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a community for those interested in cosplay, comics, gaming, Star Wars, zombies, anime and more...

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5 things to know: Wednesday

5 things to know: Wednesday; Ballet Lubbock receives generous donation to help expand at Buddy Holly Hall, band boosters gun raffle still on despite opposition, former Floydada student accused of threatening to shoot up the high school, Florida shooting survivors in capital, demand action on guns, Trump Administration responds to Russian election-meddling

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Ballet Lubbock receives generous donation to help expand at Buddy Holly Hall Video included

The overall budget for the buddy holly hall is of about $155 million.The performing arts center will host events year round, including performances by Ballet Lubbock a non profit organization which will house its entire operation in the facility. The school's program has outgrown it's current building. 

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INTERVIEW: Mark Heinrich for Lubbock County Commissioner Video included

Incumbent Mark Heinrich is running against Jason Corley in the Republican primary for Lubbock County Commissioner, Precinct 2. Click the video above to watch our interview with Heinrich. More>>

TxDOT hears Loop 88 concerns at public forum Video included

The Texas Department of Transportation invites the public to discuss segments 1, 2, and 4 of the proposed Loop 88 project. 

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Carillon Senior Living partnering with Alzheimer's Association

Carillon Senior Living Community is partnering with the Alzheimer's Association to educate the public about memory loss.

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New local pizzeria donates grand opening sales to local schools

A new pizzeria is giving a slice of its proceeds to local schools.

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Former Floydada student accused of threatening to shoot up the high school

Floydada police have arrested and charged a former student after he reportedly threatened to shoot up the high school. 

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Grand jury indicts suspect on murder charge

A man arrested in connection to a shooting death at a nightclub near East 4th and MLK has been indicted by a Lubbock grand jury. 

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Texas parole board recommends killer be spared from death

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, in a rare decision, is unanimously recommending the death sentence of convicted killer Thomas "Bart" Whitaker be commuted to life.    

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UPDATE: Littlefield Police respond to school threats

PRESS RELEASE REGARDING FACEBOOK THREATS/RUMORS 

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O'Donnell ISD addresses school threat

O'Donnell ISD has announced a potential threat on its Facebook page. 

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Texas Tech University rated one of the safest campuses in the U.S.

Texas Tech University continues to take measures to ensure the safety of students, faculty and staff on campus, and the measures in place have been recognized as making Texas Tech one of the safest college campuses in the U.S.

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Look Around Lubbock: The Wheatless Kitchen Video included

The Wheatless Kitchen is a gluten-free food blog written by Candace. Candace, who lives in Lubbock, was diagnosed with a series gluten allergy and started her blog in 2013 to document her gluten-free lifestyle journey. Her goal is to...

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5 things to know: Tuesday

5 things to know: Tuesday; New Deal VFD resources limited after plethora of calls, Shallowater Elementary combats flu problems with new smart thermometer, Texas Tech Men's Basketball up to 6th in AP Poll, fighting gun violence after shooting gives teens purpose, President Trump calls out Obama over Russian meddling

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Shallowater Elementary combats flu problems with new smart thermometer Video included

Flu season is far from over, the severe outbreak continues nationwide and keeping the most vulnerable, children flu free is a challenge. 

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INTERVIEW: Rep. Arrington on FL shooting, DACA, spending Video included

Lubbock Congressman Jodey Arrington joined us in-studio to discuss steps to take after the Florida school shooting, DACA and Washington spending. Click the video above to watch.  More>>

New Deal VFD resources limited after plethora of calls Video included

The New Deal Volunteer Fire Department responded to multiple fires within a week originating from the same piles of burning cotton seed.

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Facebook post promising cash for car wrapping could be a scam Video included

A scam has surfaced claiming money for advertisement.

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Texas Tech Men's Basketball up to 6th in AP Poll

The Red Raiders move up a spot in this week's AP Poll.

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Expert says social media scare takes away from human trafficking issue Video included

It is a social media post that has caught on like wild fire. It claims a religious group that preaches "God the Mother" is involved with sex trafficking and uses a bible study to lure women.

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Lane closures scheduled for 98th Street construction

Beginning Wednesday, February 21, 2018, the City of Lubbock with Allen Butler Construction, Inc. will begin construction of the 98th St. roadway including asphalt paving, drainage improvements and utility relocation from Upland Avenue to Milwaukee Avenue.

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Lubbock ISD educates students on digital awareness Video included

Educators are always looking for ways to implement new technology to make learning fun, comfortable and effective, but access to the internet come with plenty of pitfalls. Lubbock ISD is bringing net-books into the classroom and with them, new training.

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Dog food recall

There's reports of a potentially fatal ingredient in some dog food products.

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Eppler: Believe the hype on "Black Panther" Video included

"Black Panther" took in $192 million on its opening weekend - the largest ever for a non-sequel and a record for a black filmmaker. FOX34's James Eppler has the review.

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TTU engineering professor earns NASA funding

W. Andrew Jackson received an incremental grant for $500,000 to continue his work on recycling space habitation waste streams for potable water.

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Hospice of Lubbock to host 29th annual Mayors’ Beans & Cornbread Luncheon

The 29th Annual Mayors’ Beans & Cornbread Luncheon, the largest fundraiser of the year for Hospice of Lubbock, will take place from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 2 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall.

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5 things to know: Monday

5 things to know: Monday; Lubbock ISD brings net-books to the classroom, SNAP program could encounter drastic changes, man seriously injured, 20-year-old charged with intoxication assault, Baylor beats No. 7 Texas Tech, which loses top scorer Evans, Trump stays quiet on shooting victims, fumes over Russia

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The Latest: Wallace overcome with emotion after historic run

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The Daytona 500 is sold out for the third straight year. More>>

Baylor beats No. 7 Texas Tech, which loses top scorer Evans

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Terry Maston scored 24 points and Baylor beat No. 7 Texas Tech 59-57, ending the Red Raiders' seven-game winning streak. More>>

Trump signs bill providing more access to 911 calls

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President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that will provide more direct access to the 911 system for callers using a multi-line telephone in an emergency. More>>

Evans, No. 7 Texas Tech top 23rd-ranked OU, Young, 88-78

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Keenan Evans scored 26 points and No. 7 Texas Tech beat 23rd-ranked Oklahoma 88-78 on Tuesday night in Division I scoring leader Trae Young's first college game in the city where he was born. More>>

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  • California parents face new charges in kids' torture case

    California parents face new charges in kids' torture case

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:46 PM EST2018-02-24 01:46:40 GMT
    (Mike Blake/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018 file photo, Louise Turpin appears in court in Riverside, Calif. David and Louse Turpin, who are charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them, are schedu...(Mike Blake/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018 file photo, Louise Turpin appears in court in Riverside, Calif. David and Louse Turpin, who are charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them, are schedu...
    A California couple charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them is due in court.
    A California couple charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them is due in court.
  • Trump says arm US teachers; they love kids as others don't

    Trump says arm US teachers; they love kids as others don't

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:46 PM EST2018-02-24 01:46:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump takes a question from reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, to travel to Oxon Hill, Md. to speak at the Conservative Political Ac...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump takes a question from reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, to travel to Oxon Hill, Md. to speak at the Conservative Political Ac...
    President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure.".
    President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure.".
  • US visa boss insists mission statement isn't anti-immigrant

    US visa boss insists mission statement isn't anti-immigrant

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:46 PM EST2018-02-24 01:46:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE- This Dec. 13, 2017, file photo shows L. Francis Cissna, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, during an interview in his office in downtown Los Angeles. Cissna told The Associated Press on Friday, Feb...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE- This Dec. 13, 2017, file photo shows L. Francis Cissna, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, during an interview in his office in downtown Los Angeles. Cissna told The Associated Press on Friday, Feb...
    The head of the federal agency that grants visas has a message for anyone who interprets his new mission statement as anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no.".
    The head of the federal agency that grants visas has a message for anyone who interprets his new mission statement as anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no.".
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  • Deaths mounts in Syria as UN weighs cease-fire resolution

    Deaths mounts in Syria as UN weighs cease-fire resolution

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:46 PM EST2018-02-24 01:46:27 GMT
    Human Rights Watch is criticizing the way Turkey is conducting its offensive in northern Syria, saying it has failed to take necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties.
    Human Rights Watch is criticizing the way Turkey is conducting its offensive in northern Syria, saying it has failed to take necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties.
  • US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassy

    US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassy

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:38 PM EST2018-02-24 01:38:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Sheldon Adelson, right, talks with Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, before a speech by President Donald Trump at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Adelson has proposed paying for at ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Sheldon Adelson, right, talks with Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, before a speech by President Donald Trump at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Adelson has proposed paying for at ...
    President Donald Trump's administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
    President Donald Trump's administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
  • Trump Jr. 'loves' Indian media covering his business visit

    Trump Jr. 'loves' Indian media covering his business visit

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:38 PM EST2018-02-24 01:38:45 GMT
    (AP Photo). Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of President Donald Trump, attends an event at the Trump Tower in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. For over a week the front pages of many Indian newspapers have promised that buyers who put down a dep...(AP Photo). Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of President Donald Trump, attends an event at the Trump Tower in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. For over a week the front pages of many Indian newspapers have promised that buyers who put down a dep...
    Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the U.S. president, will be pushing another ethics boundary on his whirlwind trip to India when he makes a foreign policy speech.
    Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the U.S. president, will be pushing another ethics boundary on his whirlwind trip to India when he makes a foreign policy speech.
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