White woman defends blocking black man from his apartment

White woman defends blocking black man from his apartment

ST. LOUIS — A white woman who was fired after she was shown on video blocking a black man from entering the St. Louis loft building where he lives says the man didn’t have an electronic key fob and forced his way inside. KTVI-TV reports that Hilary Thornton says 24-year-old D’Arreion Toles was trying to get in the building Friday night while she had the door cracked to let her dog use the bathroom. She…

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Pompeo briefs Trump after trip to Saudi Arabia, Turkey — live updates

Pompeo briefs Trump after trip to Saudi Arabia, Turkey — live updates

Last Updated Oct 18, 2018 11:24 AM EDT President Trump met with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the White House Thursday, after Pompeo returned Wednesday night from a whirlwind trip to Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Pompeo, speaking to reporters after his meeting, said he told the president to give the Saudis a few more days to complete their investigation. “I told President Trump this morning that we ought to give them a few more…

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U.S. commander escapes attack, but top Afghan ally killed

U.S. commander escapes attack, but top Afghan ally killed

KABUL, Afghanistan — Three U.S. nationals were wounded on Thursday in a shooting at the residence of the governor of Afghanistan‘s Kandahar province. Top U.S. commander in the country, Gen. Austin Scott Miller, was attending an event with other U.S. and Afghan officials at the governor’s palace, but he was not injured, the Pentagon said. One of the U.S. military’s most valuable allies in the region was killed, however, along with two other Afghan officials….

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Trump threatens to close border over “onslaught” of immigrants

Trump threatens to close border over “onslaught” of immigrants

President Trump threatened to order the U.S. military to “close” the southern border with Mexico, issuing a salvo of morning tweets that blasted Democrats, Mexico and other Latin American countries over immigration policy. The president made the comments as a caravan of Central American migrants is trying to reach the United States. Mr. Trump said leaders in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are doing little to stop the large flow of people into the U.S….

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Unusual twist as surgeon and girlfriend face new rape charges

Unusual twist as surgeon and girlfriend face new rape charges

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — A California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged Wednesday with crimes against five additional victims in addition to two women they were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting. Dr. Grant Robicheaux, 38, and his girlfriend, Cerissa Riley, 31, were charged with rape by use of drugs, kidnapping with the intent to commit a sexual offense and other crimes. The pair pleaded not guilty to all counts in court and a…

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Eye Opener: Trump denies giving cover to Saudis

Eye Opener: Trump denies giving cover to Saudis

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Joe Biden reveals how he’ll make decision on 2020 run

Joe Biden reveals how he’ll make decision on 2020 run

In a wide-ranging interview with “CBS This Morning” co-host Norah O’Donnell, Joe Biden explained what factors will go into his decision on whether to run in 2020. The former vice president is currently the Democrats’ top choice to run against President Trump though Biden said he thinks it’s too early for that to mean very much. “I don’t think about the polling data. I think about whether or not I should run based on very…

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Turkey widens Khashoggi probe as pressure mounts on Trump and the Saudis

Turkey widens Khashoggi probe as pressure mounts on Trump and the Saudis

Turkey’s justice minister said Thursday his government’s investigation into the disappearance and alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will wrap up soon, as police reportedly expanded their hunt for clues to new areas outside of Istanbul. Turkish and Arab media outlets said Thursday that officers were to search a forested area and a farmhouse just outside the city, after security camera video purportedly showed vehicles connected to Saudi officials visiting the sites on the day…

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Sheriff reveals clues from 911 call after girl vanishes, parents killed

Sheriff reveals clues from 911 call after girl vanishes, parents killed

MADISON, Wis. — A missing Wisconsin girl’s parents were shot to death in their house while the girl was home, authorities said as they urged the public to keep phoning in tips about her whereabouts. Investigators have been searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs since deputies responding to a 911 call early Monday found her parents dead in their home in Barron. The girl, who was ruled out as a suspect on the first day, was…

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Thousands evacuate as grass fire threatens natural gas line

Thousands evacuate as grass fire threatens natural gas line

BAY POINT, Calif. — A power line failure Wednesday night sparked a grass fire near here, triggering the evacuation of a half-mile area and threatening a major Chevron natural gas pipeline junction, CBS San Francisco reports. Local fire officials say some 4,000 people cleared out of 1,400 homes. Chevron is working to reduce pressure in the at-risk gas line in Bay Point at this time. Evacuation orders remain in place overnight; if you need help…

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