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Russia accuses Ukraine of sabotaging Trump

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A top Russian official is accusing the Ukrainian government of undermining Donald Trump's presidential campaign by trashing him on social media and disseminating dirt on one of his close associates. A spokeswoman for Russia's Foreign Ministry on Thursday contended that the Ukrainian government over the summer damaged Trump's campaign by implicating his then-campaign chief Paul Manafort in a corruption scandal involving a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party funded by oligarchs. “Ukraine seriously complicated the work of Trump's election campaign headquarters by planting information...
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CPS proposes closing 3 schools that district says have no students enrolled this year

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Chicago Public Schools wants to close three schools that the district says have no students enrolled this year. Public hearings are scheduled for the proposed closings before a school board vote in February. Two of the schools the district is proposing to close, Career Academy at 180 N. Wabash...
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2nd dose of meningitis B vaccine not available free to UW students, officials say

2nd dose of meningitis B vaccine not available free to UW students, officials say

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University Health Services at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is telling people to get the second dose of the meningitis vaccine, but there are new questions about who will cover the costs.
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Howard County school officials say student made 'racially offensive' social media post

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Howard County public school officials have notified parents of Oakland Mills High School students of what they called a "racially offensive and hurtful post" made by a student on social media. John White, county schools spokesman, said via email Thursday that a 16-year-old student at the Columbia...
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Trump steps to forefront of anti-abortion movement

Trump steps to forefront of anti-abortion movement

Trump is expected to speak by video Friday to thousands of anti-abortion activists participating in the March for Life. Read more ...

Shutdown looms larger in Senate after House vote

Shutdown looms larger in Senate after House vote

The Senate adjourned Thursday with no sign that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had or would have the votes to keep the government funded past a Friday midnight deadline... Read more ...

$1.2 million worth of rare wine stolen from Goldman exec

$1.2 million worth of rare wine stolen from Goldman exec

A former personal assistant to Goldman Sachs president David Solomon has been charged with stealing $1.2 million worth of rare wine from his boss. Read more ...

Sushi lover pulled a 5-foot tapeworm from intestine, California doctor says

Sushi lover pulled a 5-foot tapeworm from intestine, California doctor says

It stretched a whopping 5 feet, 6 inches - "my height," noted the doctor. Read more ...

Supreme Court blocks redraw of NC congressional map

Supreme Court blocks redraw of NC congressional map

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Thursday stayed the decision of a lower court ordering North Carolina lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts... Read more ...

USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch and its memories of abuse

USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch and its memories of abuse

USA Gymnastics will no longer hold the women's team's training camp at the Karolyi Ranch in Texas, the organization said, after several gymnasts said the location was the site... Read more ...

Caught on camera: Terrifying moment tow truck driver escapes disaster

Caught on camera: Terrifying moment tow truck driver escapes disaster

A tow truck driver in Michigan is lucky to be alive after just narrowly missing being struck by an out-of-control car Read more ...

4th rape trial collapses as Oxford student cleared of charges before trial

4th rape trial collapses as Oxford student cleared of charges before trial

A two-year rape case against an Oxford University student has been dropped just days before his trial, after a “new set of eyes” re-examined the Crown Prosecution Service case... Read more ...

Lawmakers race the clock to prevent government shutdown

Lawmakers race the clock to prevent government shutdown

It's a race against the clock as Congress tries to pass a federal spending plan by midnight Friday and avoid a government shutdown. Read more ...

Trump, Unlikely Champion Of Anti-Abortion Rights Movement, To Address March...

Trump, Unlikely Champion Of Anti-Abortion Rights Movement, To Address March For Life

Despite his history of previously expressing support for abortion rights, Trump carefully courted social conservatives and abortion-rights opponents. Read more ...