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Tn. sheriff blames Beyoncé for police deaths across the U.S.

A Tennessee sheriff is blaming Beyoncé’s Super Bowl halftime performance for a drive-by shooting outside of his home and the deaths of seven police officers. Sheriff Robert Arnold, an elected official in Rutherford County, has not been crazy in love ...

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Cuba commercial air traffic with U.S. deal set to take off

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Passengers walk across the tarmac at Jose Marti International Airport after arriving on a charter plane operated by American Airlines January 19, 2015 in Havana, Cuba. HAVANA — The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement ...

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SEE IT: U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter vapes in hearing

A GOP Congressman vaped his opposition to a ban on using e-cigarettes on airplanes Thursday but his argument went up in smoke. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) took a long pull from his device and blew out a small cloud during ...

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U.S. legal marijuana sales were $5.4B in 2015

Seth Perlman/AP Marijuana plants are shown at an Illinois medical marijuana cultivation center. Legal weed sales jumped 17% last year. Americans spent more money on legal marijuana in 2015 than Donald Trump is worth, research revealed Monday. The $ 5.4 ...

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U.S. air strikes kill 350 ISIS fighters in Iraq

AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images A member of Iraq’s counter-terrorism forces flashes the V sign for victory in the al-Tameem district of Ramadi, Iraq, on Wednesday. Iraqi forces were able to retake a large part of the city.  WASHINGTON — The U.S. ...

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ISIS 'Jihadi John' believed dead from U.S. drone strike

Uncredited/AP The ISIS killer known as “Jihadi John” was targeted by a drone strike. Jihadi John has gone to hell. A U.S. drone strike most likely finally wiped the masked ISIS executioner known as “Jihadi John” off the face of ...

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U.S. officials think ISIS planted bomb on Russian plane

The Russian jetliner that crashed in Egypt’s desert was likely downed by a bomb ISIS terrorists smuggled aboard, U.S. officials said Wednesday. Intercepted communications reveal that Islamic State thugs sneaked the explosive device onto Metrojet Flight 9268 before it broke ...

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CDC study finds that heavy drinking costs U.S. 249B a year

Sam Ryley/Getty Images/iStockphoto A CDC study found that drinking too much costs the U.S. economy around $ 249 billion a year. Glug-glug-glug — that’s the sound of America drinking away $ 249 billion a year. A study, released this week ...

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U.S. to halt Afghanistan withdrawal, will keep 5,500 troops

JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS President Obama announced plans to slow the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, while delivering a statement in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on Thursday. President Obama said Thursday the U.S. will keep 5,500 troops in ...

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Pope Francis will begin U.S. visit with a welcome from Obama

FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Pope Francis will kick off his U.S. visit with a stop in Washington. WASHINGTON — President Obama and First Lady Michelle will lead the welcoming committee when Pope Francis arrives in Washington for a historic visit later ...

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