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Trump says protesting players in NFL should be fired

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he's encouraging spectators to walk out in protest....
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McCain doesn't back GOP health care bill, drawing Trump ire

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party's years of vows to kill the program. It was the second time in three months the 81-year-old McCain emerged as the destroyer of his party's signature promise to voters....
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North Korea's H-bomb threat comes with potential risks

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Would exploding a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, as North Korea has threatened, push the current war of words between the U.S. and North Korea closer to actual war?...
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Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election....
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Trump assures voters Strange is a stronger Senate candidate

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- President Donald Trump says his pick in the Republican runoff for Senate in Alabama is getting a "bum rap" as a friend of the Senate's majority leader....
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Closure at busy US-Mexico border crossing promises headaches

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico....
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Head of House panel seeks tax relief for hurricane victims

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the House's tax-writing committee is putting forward legislation to give temporary tax relief to victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria....
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Opinion Poll

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Would you be in favor of delaying the start of school to 8:30am for high school students? <More Info>

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No
No
76%
Yes
24%
Total Votes: 1,255

Yesterday's Poll

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Should the U.S. Olympic team withdraw from the 2018 Winter Games in South Korean due to safety concerns?

No
75%
Yes
25%
Total Votes: 9,529