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Militia group agrees to leave their encampment in New Mexico near US border

KVIA-TV(SUNLAND PARK, N.M.) --  An armed militia group of private citizens has agreed to leave their encampment near the U.S.-Mexico border after officials expressed concerns about them brandishing weapons on public property."They decided it wasn't worth the fight," Sunland Park, New Mexico, Police Chief Javier Guerra told ABC News on Tuesday.Members of the group, which calls itself the "United Constitutional Patriots," were seen using military-style attire and firearms to detain dozens of migrant families last week. Video of the encounter was shared widely on social ...

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President Trump met with Twitter CEO at the White House

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump met with Jack Dorsey, the CEO of his favorite online platform, Twitter, on Tuesday in the Oval Office.“Lots of subjects discussed regarding their platform, and the world of social media in general,” the president said, of course, in a tweet. "Look forward to keeping an open dialogue!"But just hours before, Trump complained in a series of tweets that Twitter is "discriminatory" and accused the tech giant of playing "political games."The ...

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Bodycam video released in shooting of unarmed woman near Yale University

Connecticut State Police(NEW HAVEN, Conn.) -- Newly released body camera video has shed new light into an officer-involved shooting in New Haven, Connecticut, that’s prompted protests.Stephanie Washington, 22, was shot in the torso on April 16 in New Haven when an officer from the neighboring town of Hamden and another from Yale University unleashed a barrage of gunfire on the red Honda Civic that her boyfriend Paul Witherspoon was driving, authorities said.The shooting unfolded at about 4:20 a.m. after Hamden police responded to a call ...

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Criminal charges filed against drug executive for opioids

iStock/sdominick(NEW YORK) -- Federal prosecutors charged drug distributor Rochester Drug Cooperative and its former CEO with drug trafficking charges Tuesday -- the first criminal charges for a pharmaceutical company and executives in the nation's ongoing opioid crisis.The charges signify a groundbreaking move by the government to try to combat the opioid epidemic, which kills 130 Americans every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For the first time, a pharmaceutical company and white collar executives were charged like street dealers and traffickers.“This ...

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Jared Kushner says investigations into Russian interference worse for democracy than meddling was

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- White House senior adviser and President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner made the case that the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election have been “way more harmful” to American democracy than Russia’s campaign to meddle in the election.“If you look at what Russia did, buying some Facebook ads to try and sow dissent and it’s a terrible thing but I think the investigations and the speculation that’s happened for the last two years has had a much harsher impact on ...

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Bernie Sanders says inmates deserve right to vote, 'The View' weighs in

Mark Makela/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- On Tuesday morning, "The View" co-hosts analyzed the controversial comments Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., made on restoring voting rights to incarcerated felons, like the Boston Marathon bomber, during his town hall.Five Democratic presidential candidates took part in hour-long back-to-back town halls over five hours on CNN Monday night. In addition to Sanders, Sens. Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar and mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Peter Buttigieg, were the candidates who participated in the question-and-answer session.During the town hall, Sanders ...

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Brothers implicated in Jussie Smollett 'hoax' attack sue the 'Empire' actor's lawyers

Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images(CHICAGO) --  The two Chicago brothers who claim Jussie Smollett paid them to help stage what police deemed a "hoax" attack filed a defamation lawsuit on Tuesday against the "Empire" actor's lawyers.Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Chicago accusing Smollett's attorneys Mark Geragos and Tina Glandian of making false public statements about them during a media blitz that has damaged them both emotionally and economically. The lawsuit claims Smollett's lawyers continued to proclaim the actor's innocence even after ...

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YTMT Logo Bernie has a plan.

Bernie Sanders is going to give us Medicare for All and the “rich” are going to pay for it. What could go wrong?

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