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Border Patrol’s first female chief hopes to inspire women

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost says she hopes she can inspire other women to sign up with the agency, which has just one female agent for every 20 men. “If you’re a woman in law enforcement, I don’t care [...]
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Beto O’Rourke 2 points ahead of Ted Cruz in new poll — first time Beto leads

A new Reuters poll shows Democrat Beto O’Rourke 2 points ahead of Tea Party Republican Ted Cruz in the hotly-contested Texas Senate race. This is the first time O’Rourke has polled ahead of Cruz, and is a further sign of Cruz’s worsening [...]
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Trump launches first broadside at Mueller after Manafort plea deal

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“Highly conflicted Bob Mueller & the 17 Angry Democrats are using this Phony issue to hurt us in the Midterms. No Collusion!” President Donald Trump tweeted. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]
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Judge rejects First Amendment suit brought against UC Berkeley over doomed Milo Yiannopoulos event

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A federal judge on Friday dismissed claims brought against the University of California and the city of Berkeley by a woman who sued over the violent protests that caused the last minute cancellation of a campus event featuring conservative [...]
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First responder emails appear to undermine Trump’s narrative on Hurricane Maria

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U.S Army soldiers offload bottled water from a helicopter during recovery efforts four weeks after Hurricane Maria struck on Oct. 18, 2017 in Utuado, Puerto Rico. | Mario Tama/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Emails [...]
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Ethiopia-Eritrea Border Opens for First Time in 20 Years

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Astebeha Tesfaye went to visit friends in Eritrea, and had to stay 20 years. “I was going to take the bus the next day,” he said by phone on Tuesday, “but I heard that the roads were blocked, and that [...]
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Meet the Vermont CEO vying to be the nation’s first transgender governor

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MANCHESTER, Vt. — Christine Hallquist leaned back in her swivel chair inside a private room at the Northshire bookstore and dialed up potential donors, trash-talking the plummeting approval numbers of Vermont’s incumbent Republican governor [...]
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Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders work to elect first Muslim governor

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Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are joining forces to elect an underdog but potentially history-making candidate on the ballot in Michigan next week: Abdul El-Sayed, a 33-year-old physician who would be the nation’s first [...]
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Mnangagwa Wins Zimbabwe’s First Election Since Mugabe’s Fall

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Emmerson Mnangagwa, who seized power last year after the end of Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule, won a full term over his chief challenger, Nelson Chamisa. Source: NYT > World
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Trump fires first shot in California car wars

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The Trump administration also announced it would seek to stop states like California from adopting their own stricter vehicle rules addressing problems like smog and climate [...]