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BUILD THAT WALL! Trump Demands Border Wall Funds in Spending Bill

BUILD THAT WALL! Trump Demands Border Wall Funds in Spending Bill

TAMARA KEITH, BYLINE: You know, there's a long-standing tradition of American presidents staying out of other country's elections. And as the president tacitly acknowledged in a tweet Friday, he really hasn't had a win yet. KEITH: Yeah. There are some bullet points. An outline of a deal has been crafted by Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, who heads the hard-line Freedom Caucus, and New Jersey Rep.


Hernandez hanged himself, DA says; 3 handwritten notes found in his cell

Hernandez hanged himself, DA says; 3 handwritten notes found in his cell

Baez claims that the medical examiner reneged on its agreement with Hernandez's family of releasing the brain to Boston University's renowned CTE unit for testing and research. Baez and Hernandez's family believe that the former football standout wouldn't have killed himself. Authorities said that Hernandez, 27, did not leave a suicide note and was not under suicide watch at his MA prison, where he had been since his 2015 conviction of the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.


Deported man with DACA status suing for return to US

Deported man with DACA status suing for return to US

According to DHS, Montes' valid DACA status does not protect him because he left the country on his own volition. Attorneys for 23-year-old Juan Manuel Montes say he is the first DACA-enrolled person to be deported, and they are suing the Trump administration.


Wrongly Convicted Cleveland Man is Free after 23 Years in Prison

Wrongly Convicted Cleveland Man is Free after 23 Years in Prison

Prosecutors say advances in DNA testing and understanding forensic evidence have called into question the theory of the crime that prosecutors presented at King's trial in 1995. His girlfriend, Crystal Hudson, was strangled and found in her closet in 1994. His office filed a motion to vacate King's conviction Tuesday, which was granted Wednesday morning, the bailiff for Judge Brian Corrigan, who oversaw the motion, told VICE News.



North Korea warns against United States 'hysteria'

North Korea, still technically at war with the South after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce but not a treaty, has on occasion conducted missile or nuclear tests to coincide with big political events and often threatens the United States, South Korea and Japan.