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February 12, 2019 - 9:37 am
(AP) - President Donald Trump says 'I can't say I'm thrilled' with a congressional compromise on border security designed to avert a second government shutdown. A committee negotiating new border security measures tentatively agreed Monday night to dedicate $1.4 billion to Trump's border wall, far...
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CBS News
February 12, 2019 - 8:38 am
(CBS News) - Police are investigating after a tiger was found in a home in Houston Monday, reports the CBS affiliate there, KHOU-TV. Officials said two people who went into the abandoned home to smoke marijuana called 311 when they found the large cat. 311 officials transferred the call the BARC...
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AP
February 12, 2019 - 7:41 am
(CBS News) - The Texas border city of El Paso became a focal point of the nation's contentious debate over immigration Monday night, as President Trump and former Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke, a potential 2020 challenger, held dueling rallies to tout completely different immigration agendas...
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AP
February 12, 2019 - 7:17 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he will run to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate. Kelly, 54, is a top...
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AP
February 12, 2019 - 7:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached an agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks. Republicans were...
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AP
February 12, 2019 - 7:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't hiding the fact that he isn't a dog person. He appeared impressed Monday night while describing the drug-detecting abilities of German shepherds that work for the U.S. Secret Service, but he also made it abundantly clear that he can get by in his daily...
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AP
February 11, 2019 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar "unequivocally" apologized on Monday for tweets about the influence in Congress of an American organization that supports Israel, which drew bipartisan criticism and a rebuke from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The Minnesota Democrat said she had...
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February 11, 2019 - 12:06 pm
(CBS News) - Looking to get yourself a present this Valentine's Day? The El Paso Zoo has you covered. It will name a cockroach after your ex and then feed it to a meerkat live on camera. You can message the zoo on Facebook with your ex's name, then wait patiently for February 14 to watch the roach...
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AP
February 11, 2019 - 7:18 am
(AP) - Historians say Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wrongly used the term "indentured servants" when referring to the first Africans to arrive in what is now Virginia. Scholars say they were enslaved. During an interview Sunday on CBS, Northam said the "first indentured servants from Africa" arrived...
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AP
February 11, 2019 - 7:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage as his signature pledge to American voters threatens to become a model of unfulfilled promises. Trump will hold his first campaign rally since November's...
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