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Police union warns Trump 'sanctuary city' cuts could risk safety


WASHINGTON Leaders of the largest police union in the United States have warned President Donald Trump that he could endanger public safety if he follows through with cuts in federal grants to immigrant "sanctuary cities," the union's director told Reuters after a White House meeting. | Video

Police open fire after driver strikes cruiser near U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON U.S. Capitol Police officers opened fire after a man drove into a police cruiser near the Capitol and then tried to run over officers on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for Washington's Metropolitan Police Department said.

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Christie associates to be sentenced for New Jersey bridge scandal

Two former associates of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday for their roles in the "Bridgegate" lane closure scandal that played a part in torpedoing the Republican's White House ambitions.

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Irritating food hurts TSA agents at New York airport: media

Three Transportation Security Administration agents suffered minor eye injuries on Wednesday at New York's LaGuardia Airport after they were exposed to an irritating food product while inspecting a carry-on bag, local media reported.

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Supreme Court sends NY credit card surcharge case back to lower court

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday said a New York law barring retailers from charging more to buy with credit instead of cash is a speech regulation and sent the case back to a lower court for further review.

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Decades-old green power law is a fresh nuisance to U.S. utilities

In the last four years, North Carolina has become the second largest solar market in the United States, behind only California.

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A scramble at Cisco exposes uncomfortable truths about U.S. cyber defense

SAN FRANCISCO When WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange disclosed earlier this month that his anti-secrecy group had obtained CIA tools for hacking into technology products made by U.S. companies, security engineers at Cisco Systems swung into action. | Video

U.S. service member dies in Syria, natural causes suspected: Centcom

WASHINGTON A U.S. service member died in Northern Syria on Wednesday from suspected natural causes, U.S. Central Command said in a statement.

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Three storm chasers killed in car crash in northwest Texas: media

Three storm chasers were killed on Tuesday in a car wreck in northwest Texas as an intense tornado-packed storm front rolled through the state, local media reported.

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Halkbank says Turkish government working on issue of executive's U.S. detention

ISTANBUL Shares in Turkish state lender Halkbank plunged as much as 16 percent on Wednesday after U.S. prosecutors charged one of its senior executives with participating in a multi-year scheme to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran.

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