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WATCH: Caravan of migrants tears down fence on Mexico-Guatemala border

Now Playing: Trump weighing new immigration policy Now Playing: Caravan of migrants tears down fence on Mexico-Guatemala border Now Playing: The Briefing Room: Migrant caravan reaches Guatemala-Mexico border Now Playing: Trump comments perceived by some as encouraging violence Now Playing: FiveThirtyEight Senate forecast update for Oct. 19, 2018 Now Playing: Trump praises congressman who attacked […]

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Mega Millions jackpot hits $1B, thanks to worsening odds

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it’s because they are getting larger and larger. Friday night’s Mega Millions estimated grand prize has hit a staggering $1 billion, continuing a trend of giant jackpots. It’s the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history and joins five other […]

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Alleged MS-13 members charged with murder in 2 deaths

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Two alleged MS-13 gang members have been charged with murder in separate killings of two teenagers who were hacked to death in New York. Josue Figueroa-Velazquez and Kevin Lopez-Morales were arraigned on a grand jury indictment Friday in the deaths of 15-year-old Angel Soler and 19-year-old Josue Amaya Leonor on Long […]

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L.A. Times: Nancy Pelosi Has Been ‘Grooming’ Adam Schiff as Possible Successor

The Los Angeles Times reported Friday that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who intends to become Speaker of the House if Democrats win the November midterm elections, “has quietly been grooming potential successors, among them Rep. Adam Schiff.” Pelosi told the Times that while she intended to run for Speaker, she did not intend on serving […]

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WATCH: FiveThirtyEight Senate forecast update for Oct. 19, 2018

Now Playing: Sen. Sanders: Democrats ‘have to end one party rule’ by winning in midterms Now Playing: Donna Brazile on Democrats in midterms: ‘Energy, good-quality candidates and… money’ Now Playing: FiveThirtyEight Senate forecast update for Oct. 19, 2018 Now Playing: Trump praises congressman who attacked a reporter Now Playing: Outgoing UN Ambassador Haley pokes fun […]

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State trooper stabbed in head, neck during pursuit

NEW SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts State Police trooper sustained stab wounds to the head, neck, shoulders and arm while trying to apprehend an 18-year-old who had earlier fled a traffic stop. Authorities say the teenager was then shot in the torso by the 47-year-old trooper and both were taken to the hospital with […]

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‘We have to be the example we don’t have’: ‘The View’ talks Trump praising Gianforte

Hours after Donald Trump told reporters “it certainly looks” like missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, the president praised a Montana congressman for attacking a reporter. “The View” co-hosts discussed both controversial topics Friday. During Congressman Greg Gianforte’s special election in May last year, he was caught on audio tape assaulting a reporter in his […]

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Russian woman charged with alleged ‘information warfare’ against US midterms

Federal authorities have charged a Russian woman for allegedly taking part in a Russian plot to influence public opinion over the upcoming 2018 midterms elections and other politically-charged events inside the United States, the Justice Department announced Friday. “The strategic goal of this alleged conspiracy, which continues to this day, is to sow discord in […]

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The Latest: Officials say lives saved with arrest of suspect

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky authorities arresting a suspect accused of threatening schools (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders says he’s certain that lives were saved when authorities arrested a heavily armed man accused of threatening schools in two Kentucky counties. Sanders said Friday that the suspect […]

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