Incentives offered for new agents at remote border crossings

Incentives offered for new agents at remote border crossings

It can be slow at the U.S.-Canadian border crossing between Norton, Vermont, and Stanhope, Quebec, where agents have watched moose amble through while waiting for people and cargo.

Former health chiefs to Trump: Avoid new 'Obamacare' crisis

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Congressional Democrats say Confederate statues are not educational tools

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The Latest: White House praises Lewis for comedy, charity

The Latest on the death of comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis (all times local):
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FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai favors the repeal of a 2015 regulatory order that banned internet service providers from creating “fast lanes” and “slow lanes.”

FCC's decision on 'net neutrality' looms; advocates push back

Foes, including Sen. Al Franken, say looser rules could lead to blocked content and higher prices.
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Minnesotans who work in Wisconsin to receive tax credit

Minnesota is giving up efforts to reach a tax reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin.
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Sweden's prime minister says citizens need to stand up to Nazism

sweden's PM: Stand up to NazismSwedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven called for people to stand up against the growing threat of Nazism and white-power movements.…
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Brand tied to backyard fun speaks out quickly to avoid link to hate

A Wisconsin-based company issued a statement after Charlottesville that Tiki torches are for poolside parties, not racist marches.
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The Latest: Trump to address nation Monday on Afghanistan

The Latest on the U.S. strategy for Afghanistan:
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Mnuchin defends Trump's response to protests

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is defending President Donald Trump's response to the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, and rejecting calls from a group of his Yale University classmates that he resign from the administration in protest.
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1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor hopes for a 'justice river'

The Rev. Nelson Johnson needs no reminders of the massacre of five of his labor-activist friends almost 40 years ago — he still has the faded scar on his left arm, left by a Nazi who stabbed him as white supremacists descended on a march for workers through black neighborhoods in Greensboro.
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Senator who hoped for Trump assassination in post apologizes

A Missouri lawmaker who drew bipartisan outrage over her brief Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be assassinated apologized publicly Sunday to Trump and his family, calling the online posting "a mistake."
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Florida zoo is latest charity to move gala from Trump resort

A Florida-based zoo and conservation society announced Sunday that it would not to hold its annual gala at President Trump's Florida resort.
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Christie says he's no longer seeking sports radio host job

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday he is no longer seeking a job at a New York sports talk radio station once he leaves office, disputing a newspaper report that said the station told him he was no longer being considered.
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US, Canada, Mexico pledge quick work to update NAFTA

U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst trade deal in history.
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Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
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Kasich urges Trump to end staff chaos and 'settle it down'

Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop the staff chaos at the White House and "settle it down."
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Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states

A convicted sex offender who molested his niece when she was 7 years old moved in next door to his victim nearly a dozen years after he was sent to prison for the crime.
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Housing a top priority for California lawmakers after recess

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have promised to tackle California's affordable housing crisis in their final weeks of work this year by pushing a package that includes regulatory reforms and money for low-income housing.
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First span of NY bridge built to carry millions opening

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature public works project, a $4 billion bridge to be named after his father, is about to begin carrying commuters across the Hudson River in the New York City suburbs.
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Minnesotans who work in Wisconsin to receive tax credit

Minnesota is giving up efforts to reach a tax reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin, a move that will give Minnesota residents who work in Wisconsin a tax break.
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Plenty at stake in jury selection for Menendez trial

A lengthy criminal investigation that has put U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez in the crosshairs of a federal corruption indictment — and placed Democrats in peril of losing a key seat — will ultimately rest in the hands of 12 residents from New Jersey, a state he's represented in Congress for more than two decades.
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Fla. zoo is latest charity to move gala from Trump resort

A Florida-based zoo and conservation society has decided not to hold its annual gala at President Trump's Florida resort.