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Arizona GOP Rep. Trent Franks is expected to resign: media report

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U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, an Arizona Republican, is expected to resign amid accusations of inappropriate behavior, the Arizona Republic newspaper reported on Thursday, citing a Republican source familiar with the decision.
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Atkins: Political gains, losses come with Al Franken's resignation

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WASHINGTON - As U.S. Sen. Al Franken announced his resignation yesterday amid a growing number of sexual harassment claims, some Republicans openly defended Franken, a move that could prove to be irresistible political catnip to some Democrats - particularly those who did not want Franken to step down. But that bait could bite Democrats back. Republicans, of course, have their own problems at a time when the MeToo movement is rising to a crescendo. Their top elected official, President Trump, faces a host of accusers and bragged about sexual assault on tape.
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Rep. Franks to resign after staff members' complaints of harassment

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WASHINGTON - Republican U.S. Representative Trent Franks said on Thursday he would resign after two female staffers complained that he had discussed surrogacy with them.
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Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

Two days after President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant families, federal authorities are still working on a plan to reunite an estimated 1,800... Read more ...

Jogger detained for 2 weeks after accidentally crossing US-Canada border

Jogger detained for 2 weeks after accidentally crossing US-Canada border

A teenager inadvertently crossed the border into the United States while jogging. Read more ...

DNA on napkin used to crack 32-year-old cold case, police say

DNA on napkin used to crack 32-year-old cold case, police say

DNA evidence from a discarded restaurant napkin was used to identify a suspect in the slaying of a 12-year-old girl in 1986, police in Tacoma, Washington, said Friday. Read more ...

Solid outing by Heaney leads Angels past Blue Jays 2-1

Solid outing by Heaney leads Angels past Blue Jays 2-1

ANAHEIM - Andrew Heaney pitched seven solid innings in another quality start, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 2-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night. Read more ...

Trump admin says 500 families reunified, but thousands unaccounted for

Trump admin says 500 families reunified, but thousands unaccounted for

From April 19 through the end of May, 1,995 children were separated due to the administration's "zero tolerance" policy, and 2,342 were separated from May 5 to June 9... Read more ...

Bichette homers but Reading wins

Bichette homers but Reading wins

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Caught on camera: Fire burns nearly a dozen cars in North Carolina parking lot

Caught on camera: Fire burns nearly a dozen cars in North Carolina parking lot

Multiple vehicles went up in flames at Carowinds amusement park Friday afternoon in Charlotte, North Carolina. Read more ...

No narcotics found in Anthony Bourdain's system at death, say French officials

No narcotics found in Anthony Bourdain's system at death, say French officials

CNN said Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming episode of his award-winning CNN series, "Parts Unknown." Read more ...

Large Methane Leaks Threaten Perception Of 'Clean' Natural Gas

Large Methane Leaks Threaten Perception Of 'Clean' Natural Gas

A new study finds that oil and gas operations are leaking 60 percent more methane than previously reported by the federal government. Read more ...

Sabres select Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin first overall

Sabres select Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin first overall

DALLAS - The Buffalo Sabres have selected defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the first overall pick in the NHL draft, giving them a dynamic player who should spark their rebuilding... Read more ...