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Warning of ‘War’ on Farmers, Trump Seeks Support in Iowa

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at the 2nd annual Joni Ernst Roast and Ride event in Des Moines, Iowa, on Aug.27, 2016. (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at the 2nd annual Joni Ernst Roast and Ride event in Des Moines, Iowa, on Aug.27, 2016. (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

DES MOINES, Iowa—Donald Trump warned Saturday of a “war on the American farmer,” telling a crowd in Iowa that rival Hillary Clinton “wants to shut...


  • Luther Jones (L) and his son, Ko Fawn Jones (R), pose together in Buckingham, Calif., on March 30, 2016. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)

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  • FBI agents investigate near the damaged rear wall of the Pulse Nightclub where Omar Mateen allegedly killed 49 people in Orlando, Fla., on June 12, 2016. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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    Cops: Son Beat Parents to Death Inside Family Home

    WEST DEPTOFRD, N.J.—Authorities say a man fatally beat his parents with his hands and an object inside the family’s New Jersey home. But a motive... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, seen in silhouette center, arrives at an FBI office in White Plains, N.Y., on Aug. 27, 2016, for a national security briefing. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Clinton Receives First Intelligence Briefing as Nominee

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Hillary Clinton received her first national security briefing Saturday as the Democratic presidential nominee, meeting with intelligence officials for an overview of the... Read more

  • A look down Highway Terrace in Leavenworth, Kan., at the main gate of the Leavenworth Detention Center of Corrections Corporation of America on Aug. 26, 2016. Defense attorneys who represent inmates at a privately run federal prison in Kansas were livid after learning that their meetings with clients had been recorded on video. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Defense Attorneys Clash With Prison Over Recorded Meetings

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Defense attorneys who represent inmates at a privately run federal prison in Kansas were livid after learning that their meetings... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump leads a Hispanic leaders and small business owners roundtable in Las Vegas on Aug. 26, 2016. Left is Pastor Pasqual Urrabazo, of the International Church of Las Vegas, and right is Irma Aguirre, a local business owner. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    As Trump Courts Latinos, Clinton Links Him to Radical Fringe

    LAS VEGAS—Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump met with about two dozen Latino supporters in Nevada to discuss strategies for boosting Hispanic turnout in the swing... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pauses as she speaks at a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College, in Reno, Nev., on Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Clinton Says Controversies Behind Her; Trump Begs to Differ

    NEW YORK—Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family’s foundation against Donald Trump’s criticism on Friday and declared she’s confident there will be no major further accusations... Read more

  • (L-R) Nicole Maldonado, Myriah Flores, and her mother Sharlene Benavidez attend a candlelight vigil for 10-year-old Victoria Martens at the apartment complex on Aug. 25, 2016, in Albuquerque, N.M., where the young girl lived and was killed. (Jim Thompson/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)

    Girl’s Killing Is New Mexico’s Latest Horrific Child Death

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—The killing this week of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who police say was drugged, raped and dismembered is just the latest horrific child slaying... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton looks up to audience members as she leaves a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nev., on Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    US: Clinton Calendars Won’t Be Released Until After Election

    WASHINGTON—Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton... Read more

  • Chicago Bulls player Dwyane Wade speaks during a news conference in Chicago on July 29, 2016. A family spokesman says a cousin of Wade's was fatally shot Friday, Aug. 25, while pushing a baby in a stroller on the city's South Side. Wade posted on Twitter: "My cousin was killed today in Chicago. Another act of senseless gun violence. 4 kids lost their mom for NO REASON. Unreal." (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim)

    In Wake of Cousin’s Fatal Shooting, Dwyane Wade Speaks Out

    CHICAGO—NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin was an innocent bystander, police said, pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intended to... Read more

  • Rev. Greg Plata, speaks outside the St. Thomas Catholic Church that he pastors in Lexington, Miss., on Aug. 26, 2016, about the community loss with the murders of Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, both nurse practitioners in the town. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Man Faces 2 Capital Murder Charges in Mississippi Nun Deaths

    LEXINGTON, Miss.—A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home has been arrested and charged with capital murder in... Read more

  • A registered nurse at the Wichita Clinic in Wichita, Kan., draws a dose of mumps, measles, rubella, or MMR vaccine in this file photo. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Mike Hutmacher, File)

    Judge Won’t Block California’s Strict Child Vaccination Law

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  • Marble Arvidson (Brattleboro Police Department)

    5 Years After Tropical Storm, Missing Teenager’s Family Still Hopes

    Relatives of a teenager who walked out of his foster home on the eve of Tropical Storm Irene and hasn’t been seen since hope the... Read more

  • FILE-In this Feb. 11, 2016 file photo, Dallas County Mosquito Lab microbiologist Spencer Lockwood sorts mosquitos collected in a trap in Hutchins, Texas, that had been set up in Dallas County near the location of a confirmed Zika virus infection. The quest for a vaccine began less than a year ago as Brazil’s massive outbreak revealed that Zika, once dismissed as a nuisance virus, can harm a fetus' brain if a woman is infected during pregnancy.  (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    FDA Expands Zika Screening to All US Blood Centers

    WASHINGTON—The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation’s blood supply from the... Read more

  • Donald Trump (L) during a rally at Windham High School in Windham, N.H., on Aug. 6, 2016. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images); Hillary Clinton (R) at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Hall in Las Vegas, Nev., on Aug. 4, 2016. (David Becker/Getty Images)

    Clinton Leads Over Trump by Double-Digits in New National Poll

    Hillary Clinton is leading by 10-points over Donald Trump, a new national poll shows. Despite questions that arose this week about Clinton’s relation to donors of... Read more

  • Chelsey Russell (Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley Attorneys at Law)

    Police: Mother Drowns Holding 2-Year-Old Son Above Water Long Enough for Rescue

    A Colorado woman died while saving her son from drowning in a lake in Utah on Tuesday, officials said. Chelsey Russell, 33, drowned as she was holding... Read more

  • FBI agents investigate near the damaged rear wall of the Pulse Nightclub where Omar Mateen allegedly killed 49 people in Orlando, Fla., on June 12, 2016. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Scams & Waste Loom as Charity Millions Donated After Orlando

    The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in... Read more

  • A look down Highway Terrace in Leavenworth, Kan., at the main gate of the Leavenworth Detention Center of Corrections Corporation of America on Aug. 26, 2016. Defense attorneys who represent inmates at a privately run federal prison in Kansas were livid after learning that their meetings with clients had been recorded on video. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Defense Attorneys Clash With Prison Over Recorded Meetings

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Defense attorneys who represent inmates at a privately run federal prison in Kansas were livid after learning that their meetings... Read more

  • A registered nurse at the Wichita Clinic in Wichita, Kan., draws a dose of mumps, measles, rubella, or MMR vaccine in this file photo. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Mike Hutmacher, File)

    Judge Won’t Block California’s Strict Child Vaccination Law

    SAN DIEGO—A federal judge won’t immediately block a California law that requires all schoolchildren to be vaccinated and is one of the strictest in the... Read more

  • Marble Arvidson (Brattleboro Police Department)

    5 Years After Tropical Storm, Missing Teenager’s Family Still Hopes

    Relatives of a teenager who walked out of his foster home on the eve of Tropical Storm Irene and hasn’t been seen since hope the... Read more

  • FILE-In this Feb. 11, 2016 file photo, Dallas County Mosquito Lab microbiologist Spencer Lockwood sorts mosquitos collected in a trap in Hutchins, Texas, that had been set up in Dallas County near the location of a confirmed Zika virus infection. The quest for a vaccine began less than a year ago as Brazil’s massive outbreak revealed that Zika, once dismissed as a nuisance virus, can harm a fetus' brain if a woman is infected during pregnancy.  (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    FDA Expands Zika Screening to All US Blood Centers

    WASHINGTON—The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation’s blood supply from the... Read more

  • Chelsey Russell (Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley Attorneys at Law)

    Police: Mother Drowns Holding 2-Year-Old Son Above Water Long Enough for Rescue

    A Colorado woman died while saving her son from drowning in a lake in Utah on Tuesday, officials said. Chelsey Russell, 33, drowned as she was holding... Read more

  • Kayla Mueller is shown after speaking to a group in Prescott, Ariz. The parents of an American woman held by Islamic State militants say they have been notified of her death. (AP/The Daily Courier, Matt Hinshaw)

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  • Robert Byrne and Ava Byrne, 3, were the subjects of an Amber Alert issued Aug. 26, 2016, out of Luzerne County, Penn. The pair were found in New York City on Friday. (Facebook/PAStatePolice)

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  • Israel Stinson became brain dead after suffering an asthma attack was taken off life support on Aug. 26. (GoFundMe/saveisraelstinson)

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    5-Year-Old Buys Lunch to Thank New Jersey Police Department

    WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J.—A 5-year-old boy in New Jersey has picked up the lunch tab for his police department. William Evertz Jr. saved up his allowance for... Read more

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, center, Stanley Fischer, left, vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and Bill Dudley, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, stroll together before Yellen's speech to the annual invitation-only conference of central bankers from around the world, Friday, Aug 26, 2016, at Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park, north of Jackson Hole, Wyo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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    WASHINGTON—Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a solid job market and an... Read more

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    Police Officer Shot in Neck After Protecting a Father From His Son

    A police officer responding to a dispute between a father and son in eastern Tennessee was shot to death after helping get the elder man... Read more

  • This Oct. 10, 2013, file photo, shows an EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Hendersonville, Texas. Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, said Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

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  • FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. The White House says that Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world’s largest marine protected area. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    Obama Plans to Create World’s Largest Marine Protected Area

    WASHINGTON—The White House says that President Barack Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world’s largest marine protected area... Read more

  • This June 27, 2011 file photo shows Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky, who drew criticism for sentencing former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner to only six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. Persky is set to make his first key decision on Aug. 25, 2016,  in a sex crime case since receiving harsh criticism for the light sentence given to Turner.  (Jason Doiy/The Recorder via AP, File)

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  • A police officer deploys tape to an area near where authorities stopped a vehicle in San Bernardino, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Multiple attackers opened fire on a banquet at a social services center for the disabled in San Bernardino on Wednesday, killing multiple people and sending police on a manhunt for suspects. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

    Police Officer Shot, Killed in Eastern Tennessee

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  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves from her motorcade vehicle as she arrives for a fundraiser at the home of Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel in Los Angeles on Aug. 23. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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  • FILE - In this Tuesday, June 30, 2015 file photo, People stand amid wreckage of a vehicle at the site of a car bomb attack near a military hospital in Sanaa, Yemen. The World Health Organization says nearly 1,000 people have been killed worldwide in attacks on medical facilities in conflicts over the past two years in violation of humanitarian norms. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

    US Senators Seek to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Over Civilian Deaths

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  • Emergency personnel carrying a volunteer with simulated injuries is carried during a training exercise for an active shooter at Hopewell Elementary School, in West Chester, Ohio, on May 25, 2016. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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  • Mike Millette sits in the visitors center at the state prison in Concord, N.H., on May 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

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  • Supt. Jay A. Gooding (R) with Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark after a gun buyback event at Fellowship Tabernacle church in the Bronx, New York, on Aug. 6, 2016. (Courtesy of Fellowship Tabernacle Ministries)

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  • A body camera is worn by Miami-Dade Police Department PIO Marjorie Eloi, which 1,000 officers will begin using over the next few months, during a news conference, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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  • Chelsea Whitaker, former point guard from Baylor University and now a detective with the Dallas Police Department, poses for a portrait in Dallas on July 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)

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  • Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) speaks at a rally at the Capitol in Washington on July 14, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Left: Actor Jesse Williams in Los Angeles on Jan. 15, 2015. (Michael Buckner/Getty Images for BFCA); Center: Actress Patricia Arquette in Beverly Hills on April 2, 2016. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images for GLAAD); Right: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio at the United Nations in New York City on April 22, 2016. (Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

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  • A view of a street in the Piedmont Park neighborhood in Apopka, Fla., on April 14, 2016. Many of the single-family homes in the neighborhood used to be owned by families, but now they're owned by companies associated with big real estate investment firms. And the occupants are tenants, not owners. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, seen in silhouette center, arrives at an FBI office in White Plains, N.Y., on Aug. 27, 2016, for a national security briefing. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump leads a Hispanic leaders and small business owners roundtable in Las Vegas on Aug. 26, 2016. Left is Pastor Pasqual Urrabazo, of the International Church of Las Vegas, and right is Irma Aguirre, a local business owner. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pauses as she speaks at a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College, in Reno, Nev., on Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton looks up to audience members as she leaves a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nev., on Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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  • Donald Trump (L) during a rally at Windham High School in Windham, N.H., on Aug. 6, 2016. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images); Hillary Clinton (R) at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Hall in Las Vegas, Nev., on Aug. 4, 2016. (David Becker/Getty Images)

    Clinton Leads Over Trump by Double-Digits in New National Poll

    Hillary Clinton is leading by 10-points over Donald Trump, a new national poll shows. Despite questions that arose this week about Clinton’s relation to donors of... Read more

  • Stephen K. Bannon hosts Brietbart News Daily on SiriusXM Patriot at Quicken Loans Arena on July 21, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Ben Jackson/Getty Images for SiriusXM) Stephen K. Bannon

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  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College, in Reno, Nev., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

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  • MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 05:  Aymara Marchante (L) and Wiktor Garcia sit with Maria Elena Santa Coloma, an insurance advisor with UniVista Insurance company, as they sign up for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, before the February 15th deadline on February 5, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Numbers released by the government show that the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach metropolitan area has signed up 637,514 consumers so far since open enrollment began on Nov. 15, which is more than twice as many as the next large metropolitan area, Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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    An estimated 20 million Americans have gained health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Barack Obama announced in March. But coverage options are... Read more

  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (John Moore/Getty Images)

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    Donald Trump’s shifting message on immigration has renewed criticisms from the campaign of a former rival from the primary season, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).  Trump suggested in a... Read more

  • Chelsea Clinton and former US President Bill Clinton seen at the end of the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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    South Carolina Clinton and Trump are tied at 39 percent in South Carolina in a four-way race. In a two-way vote, Trump leads over Clinton... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump with former presidential candidate Ben Carson as he receives his endorsement at the Mar-A-Lago Club on March 11, 2016 in Palm Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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  • Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump  in Austin, Texas on August 23, 2016. Thousands of attended Trump's address in Austin, traditionally a a progressive bastion in conservative Texas.  (John Moore/Getty Images)

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  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters at a rally at John Marshall High School on Aug. 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

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  • Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson talks to a crowd of supporters at a rally on August 6, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (George Frey/Getty Images)

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    Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson is inching his way to getting on the national debate stage in an election overshadowed by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Johnson needs... Read more

  • Hillary Clinton speaks at a press conference announcing a new initiative between the Clinton Foundation, United Nations Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies on December 15, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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    Newly released emails show that top donors of the Clinton Foundation were given expedited access to Hillary Clinton and were able to request favors while she served... Read more

  • Newer and older sections of the U.S.-Mexico border fence climb a hill on October 3, 2013 near San Diego, California. (John Moore/Getty Images)

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    One of the most polarizing topics of the 2016 election cycle is immigration reform, particularly when it comes to securing the U.S. southern border. Republican... Read more

  • Democratic candidate for President Hillary Clinton greets supporters at a Hillary for America rally at John Marshall High School on Aug.17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

    Clinton Leads Trump in Ohio and in New National Poll

    Hillary Clinton is slightly ahead of Donald Trump in the battleground state of Ohio, a new poll finds, and leads by 8 points in a... Read more

  • FILE - In this May 10, 2016 file photo, Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland meets with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, on Capitol Hill in Washington. While Democrats are pushing Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to confirm Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland by the end of President Barack Obama’s term, McConnell has been resolute in blocking him, saying the next president should make the pick. Republicans say it’s a winning strategy in a year when some of the GOP rank and file are struggling with reasons to vote for their nominee.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

    Differences Aside, Supreme Court Unites Trump, Senate GOP

    WASHINGTON—Differences aside, Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are strongly united on one issue — the balance of the Supreme Court. While Democrats are pushing the... Read more

  • Democratic candidate for President Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters during a Hillary for America rally at John Marshall High School on Aug. 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

    FBI Handed Over 15,000 Previously Undisclosed Emails of Clinton to State Department

    The State Department said Monday it is reviewing about 15,000 emails that were uncovered by the FBI in its investigation of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s... Read more

  • Luther Jones (L) and his son, Ko Fawn Jones (R), pose together in Buckingham, Calif., on March 30, 2016. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)

    Lying Under Oath Draws California Prosecutor’s Ire

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 12-year-old girl’s lie on the witness stand cost Luther Jones 18 years. A judge in California’s Lake County ordered Jones... Read more

  • West Deptford, N.J. (Google Maps)

    Cops: Son Beat Parents to Death Inside Family Home

    WEST DEPTOFRD, N.J.—Authorities say a man fatally beat his parents with his hands and an object inside the family’s New Jersey home. But a motive... Read more

  • (L-R) Nicole Maldonado, Myriah Flores, and her mother Sharlene Benavidez attend a candlelight vigil for 10-year-old Victoria Martens at the apartment complex on Aug. 25, 2016, in Albuquerque, N.M., where the young girl lived and was killed. (Jim Thompson/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)

    Girl’s Killing Is New Mexico’s Latest Horrific Child Death

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—The killing this week of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who police say was drugged, raped and dismembered is just the latest horrific child slaying... Read more

  • Chicago Bulls player Dwyane Wade speaks during a news conference in Chicago on July 29, 2016. A family spokesman says a cousin of Wade's was fatally shot Friday, Aug. 25, while pushing a baby in a stroller on the city's South Side. Wade posted on Twitter: "My cousin was killed today in Chicago. Another act of senseless gun violence. 4 kids lost their mom for NO REASON. Unreal." (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim)

    In Wake of Cousin’s Fatal Shooting, Dwyane Wade Speaks Out

    CHICAGO—NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin was an innocent bystander, police said, pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intended to... Read more

  • Rev. Greg Plata, speaks outside the St. Thomas Catholic Church that he pastors in Lexington, Miss., on Aug. 26, 2016, about the community loss with the murders of Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, both nurse practitioners in the town. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Man Faces 2 Capital Murder Charges in Mississippi Nun Deaths

    LEXINGTON, Miss.—A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home has been arrested and charged with capital murder in... Read more

  • Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Joe Mendoza speaks about a woman's killing and the kidnapping of her three children, at a news conference at the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Joshua Aaron Robertson and Brittany Humphrey are wanted in the killing of Humphrey's half-sister, Kimberly Harvill, and the kidnapping of Harvill's three young children. Harvill's body was found Aug. 14 with multiple gunshot wounds along a road in a remote area of Los Angeles County. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)

    Couple Wanted in California Killing Arrested in Colorado

    LOS ANGELES—Days after the body of a woman was found in the Los Angeles area, a couple suspected of killing her and kidnapping her three... Read more

  • A memorial for a 10-year-old girl who police said was sexually assaulted, strangled then dismembered is seen at an Albuquerque, N.M., apartment building Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. On the day the girl was going to celebrate her 10th birthday, she was found dead Wednesday in her family's apartment by Albuquerque police, her dismembered remains lying under a burning blanket. The girl's mother, 35-year-old Michelle Martens, her 31-year-old boyfriend, Fabian Gonzales, and his 31-year-old cousin, Jessica Kelley, are facing charges. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    Gruesome Killing of New Mexico Girl Stuns Friends, Neighbors

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—It was in early morning darkness that officers scrambled to sort out the chaos at an Albuquerque apartment complex where a couple had reportedly... Read more

  • Local police officers leave the Durant, Miss., home of two slain Catholic nuns who worked as nurses at the Lexington Medical Clinic, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. The clinic office manager and a Durant police officer discovered their bodies inside the house after both nuns did not report for work. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    2 Nuns Killed in Mississippi, Likely a Home Break-In

    DURANT, Miss. —Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, perhaps victims of a... Read more

  • This undated photo provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections shows Johnny Rodgers. Officials said Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, that Rodgers, a man in prison for attempted murder, was mistakenly released from a suburban Detroit jail Wednesday after appearing in court in a different case. (Michigan Department of Corrections via AP)

    Convicted Felon Arrested After Inadvertent Release From Jail

    PONTIAC, Mich.—A man in prison for attempted murder was arrested on a Detroit street hours after he was mistakenly released from a suburban jail. Johnny Rodgers,... Read more

  • (Canton Police Department)

    Man Who Killed Police Dog Gets 45 Years Behind Bars

    CANTON, Ohio—A man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting an Ohio police dog after robbing a grocery store and has been sentenced to 45 years... Read more

  • VA Medical Center in Palo Alto, California (Creative Commons)

    Veteran, 76, Kills Himself in VA Hospital Parking Lot

    A 76-year-old veteran killed himself in the parking lot of a Veterans Affairs hospital on Long Island, New York, according to police. The Suffolk County... Read more

  • This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Marshal's office shows Chicago terrorism suspect Adel Daoud.  (U.S. Marshal's office via AP, File)

    Judge: Lizard Aliens, Illuminati Beliefs Mean Terror Suspect Unfit

    CHICAGO —A suburban Chicago terrorism suspect charged with attempting to bomb a downtown bar sincerely believes that fantastical lizards, Freemasons and assorted other shadowy figures... Read more

  • Zaevion Dobson (Facebook photo)

    2 Charged in Death of 15-Year-Old Boy Who Shielded Others

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Two men have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy who shielded two girls from the gunfire, a... Read more

  • This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Romell Broom, whose 2009 botched execution was called off after two hours. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File)

    Ohio Inmate Who Survived 2009 Execution Appeals to High Court

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—A condemned Ohio killer who survived a 2009 botched execution is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare that a second attempt to put... Read more

  • (Google Maps)

    Two Arrests Made in Connection With Death of 15-Year-Old Boy

    NEW BEDFORD, Mass.—Prosecutors say two people have been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a 15-year-old Massachusetts boy. New Bedford police responded to the scene... Read more

  • (Shi Yali/Shutterstock)

    Man Accused of Unprovoked Attack on Interracial Couple

    OLYMPIA, Wash.—Police say a man who told police he was part of a white supremacist group stabbed an interracial couple outside a bar in Olympia... Read more

  • Jamil Baskerville, the toddler who was killed  (GoFundMe)

    NJ Man Accused in Beating Death of Girlfriend’s Son

    PENNSAUKEN, N.J.—A man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend’s toddler son has been charged with murder. Camden County prosecutors say Zachary Tricoche will be arraigned Tuesday... Read more

  • Crime scene tape marks the home on Jim Platt Road near Citronelle, Ala., Aug. 21, 2016, where authorities said five people were killed on Saturday. (John Sharp/AL.com via AP)

    Sheriff: Man Killed 5 in Middle of the Night

    CITRONELLE, Ala.—A man accused of slaying five people at an Alabama home brought an ax to attack his victims, striking one who had been sleeping... Read more

  • "Pokemon Go" is displayed on a cell phone in Los Angeles on July 8. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

    Officers Penalized for Taking Recruits to Play ‘Pokemon Go’

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo.—Two officers in a suburban Denver police department that’s under federal investigation are no longer allowed to train recruits after taking them to... Read more

  • (Shi Yali/Shutterstock)

    Police: Fake Cop Messed With Wrong Guy

    NEWNAN, Ga.—Police say that when a driver turned on his police-style blue flashing lights to get another car out of his way, he chose poorly:... Read more

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