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August 20, 2018 11:34 PM Supreme Court Pick Brett Kavanaugh to Face Questions on Probes of Presidents

A newly released 1990s memo shows then-aide of Ken Starr urging that Clinton not get a ‘break’ in questioning WASHINGTON—Supreme Court nomineeBrett Kavanaugh plans to continue to meet with Democratic senators this week, with his stance on executive power expected to be a central focus. On Monday, Judge Kavanaugh met with California Sen. Dianne Feinstein 55

August 20, 2018 11:18 AM Texas food warehouse shooting leaves 2 dead, including female shooter, police say

The woman who opened fire at a food warehouse in Texas was among the two employees killed in the early Monday morning shooting, with officials saying she died after a parking lot gun battle with police. About 20 people were inside the Ben E. Keith Food Distribution Center in Missouri City when the shooting started just after 2 a.m., authorities said. Police 75

August 8, 2018 4:33 AM Missouri Overturns ‘Right-to-Work’ Law in Referendum

Vote to undo 2017 measure gives organized labor a significant victory Missouri voters on Tuesday overturned a “right-to-work” law in a referendum, giving organized labor a substantial victory. The vote to undo the law passed in 2017 by the Republican-led Legislature was called by the Associated Press. With nearly two-thirds of precincts reporting results 52

August 7, 2018 10:36 PM Morehouse College president starts freshman year in dorm

ATLANTA – The president of Morehouse College is tackling his freshman year in an unusual way. David Thomas — the first leader in 50 years who isn't an alumnus — moved into a cramped dormitory room Tuesday for two days to get a taste of what life is like for first-year students of the prestigious historically black school in Atlanta. He'll be staying 57

August 6, 2018 2:27 PM Money Fuels a Fight to Overturn Anti-Union Law in Missouri

In a historic ballot, unions are spending nearly five times their opponents to defeat a right-to-work law Unions are outspending opponents in a bid to defeat a right-to-work law in Missouri ahead of a referendum that will serve as a barometer of popular support for organized labor. A union-backed group in the state has spent $15.2 million ahead of Tuesday’s 76

August 3, 2018 9:54 PM Tiger, McIlroy, Thomas grouped for first two rounds at PGA

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas are in the same group for the first two rounds at next week’s PGA Championship in Missouri, organisers announced on Friday. Woods, winner of 14 majors, remains the game’s biggest drawcard despite a long drought in the four championships that comprise the grand slam. McIlroy is a four-times major 80

July 29, 2018 9:15 AM Duck boat victims from same family mourned at Indiana funeral

Inspector says he tried to ward duck boat company about design flaws before 17 people were killed in Missouri. The last of the nine members of the Coleman family of Indiana, who perished in the Missouri duck boat tragedy last weekend, were laid to rest in Indianapolis on Saturday. Tia Coleman and her nephew, Donovan, 13, were the sole survivors of the 11 members 67

July 24, 2018 7:21 PM President Trump in Missouri

Trump administration offers up to $12 billion in aid to help farmers hurt by tariffs  President Trump said he was open to negotiations with Iran after threatening the country with war in a tweet earlier this week. "We’ll see what happens. We’re ready to make a real deal, not the deal done by the previous administration, which was a real disaster," Trump 56

July 21, 2018 6:24 PM Passengers, Crew of Doomed Duck Boat Knew Bad Weather Was Coming

Tia Coleman, who lost nine family members in Missouri sinking, said crew tried to change route of tour to get off water ahead of storm that killed 17 Passengers and crew aboard an amphibious tour boat that capsized Thursday in Missouri, killing 17, were aware of impending bad weather, according to a survivor of the tragedy who lost nine family members 75

July 21, 2018 3:47 PM Two victims leave hospital after Missouri tour boat tragedy

(Reuters) - Two survivors have been discharged from a Missouri hospital after 17 people including nine members of one family drowned when a “duck boat” sank during a storm in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist tragedies for years, local media reported. Two adults and two children remained hospitalized in Branson, Missouri after an adult and a child were released 72