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Murder charge for Tulsa man in slaying of Lebanese neighbor

Prosecutors charged a Tulsa man Tuesday with first-degree murder and committing a hate crime in the killing of his Lebanese neighbor — a culmination of what authorities said was the man's violent feud with the family that spanned several years and included a regular barrage of racial insults and...

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    Thirteen people have been shot and wounded at a house party in Connecticut. Police in Bridgeport were called to a home around 1:30 a.m. Sunday for a report of shots fired. Officers found 11 men and two women suffering from gunshot wounds. All of the victims were taken to area hospitals for treatment....

  • Most limits on U.S.-Mexico flights are set to end — which may mean lower fares

    Most restrictions on flights between the U.S. and Mexico will lift on Sunday, a change expected to bring more options and possibly lower prices for travelers. American, Delta and Southwest airlines have already announced that they will offer new flights across the border later this year. United...

  • Amid campaign chaos, Trump seeks reboot

    Amid campaign chaos, Trump seeks reboot

    Seeking to move past the tumult that has damaged his campaign since he accepted the GOP presidential nomination, Donald Trump tried this week to broaden his appeal and sow the seeds for a competitive fall race against Hillary Clinton. Trump shook up his campaign leadership, launched television...

  • Obama to visit flood-ravaged Louisiana next week after returning from vacation

    Obama to visit flood-ravaged Louisiana next week after returning from vacation

    President Obama plans to visit the site of deadly flooding in Louisiana next week after facing criticism that he stayed on vacation here this week while the stated reeled from the devastation. Obama will go to get a “first-hand look” at the damage, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said...

  • Louisiana flood victims praise Donald Trump for visiting damaged areas

    Louisiana flood victims praise Donald Trump for visiting damaged areas

    Terry Phinney was not always a fan of Donald Trump’s, but when the Republican presidential candidate arrived at his Baptist church to meet flood victims Friday, Phinney was impressed. “It was a good little boost for folks who are tired,” said Phinney, 42, a church maintenance supervisor whose father’s...

  • Donald Trump's call for poll watchers brings back fears of 1988 Santa Ana

    Donald Trump's call for poll watchers brings back fears of 1988 Santa Ana

    The phone calls to Donald Tanney’s office began shortly after polls opened on that election day nearly three decades ago. Tanney, then Orange County’s registrar of voters, was told that when residents — mostly Latino — arrived at 20 Santa Ana polling locations on Nov. 8, 1988, they were greeted...

  • Florida student facing murder charges in face-biting attack on couple, sheriff says

    Florida student facing murder charges in face-biting attack on couple, sheriff says

    A Florida sheriff's office said Friday that a college student who allegedly tried to bite the face off a victim after fatally stabbing the man and his wife will be charged with first-degree murder, which means he could face the death penalty. Austin Harrouff, 19, will be charged with two counts...

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