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FBI: Man Wanted to Attack White House With Antitank Rocket

ATLANTA — A Georgia man who traded his car for an antitank rocket, guns and explosives in a plot to storm the White House is under arrest, authorities said. Hasher Jallal Taheb, 21, of Cumming, was arrested in an FBI sting operation Wednesday and is charged...

Tuesday Night’s Alright for Elton John’s Fresno Farewell

Elton John played the hits Tuesday (Jan. 15) night, in what he told the adoring Save Mart Center audience would be his last show in Fresno. The musical legend is in the midst of a 300-show, three-year world “farewell” tour, entitled “Farewell Yellow Brick R...
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Numbers Show Why US Needs More Immigration, Not Less

Directly rebutting President Donald Trump's claim that the United States must fend off waves of illegal immigrants flooding its southern border, economists on both sides of the political spectrum say that our c...
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Trump Feels Shutdown Pressure From Economists, Nancy Pelosi

WASHINGTON — Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged standoff was having a greater economic drag than pr...
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Sears Staves Off Liquidation, Stores to Remain Open

NEW YORK — Sears will live on — at least for now. "While there's no doubt that a shrunken Sears will be more viable than the larger entity, which struggled to turn a profit, we remain extremely pessimistic a...
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US Service Members Killed in Syria Blast

BEIRUT — A number of U.S. service members were killed in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, an attack that came less than a month after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw t...