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Tn. sheriff blames Beyoncé for police deaths across the U.S.

A Tennessee sheriff is blaming Beyoncé’s Super Bowl halftime performance for a drive-by shooting outside of his home and the deaths of seven police officers. Sheriff Robert Arnold, an elected official in Rutherford County, has not been crazy in love ...

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Cuba commercial air traffic with U.S. deal set to take off

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Passengers walk across the tarmac at Jose Marti International Airport after arriving on a charter plane operated by American Airlines January 19, 2015 in Havana, Cuba. HAVANA — The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement ...

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U.S. legal marijuana sales were $5.4B in 2015

Seth Perlman/AP Marijuana plants are shown at an Illinois medical marijuana cultivation center. Legal weed sales jumped 17% last year. Americans spent more money on legal marijuana in 2015 than Donald Trump is worth, research revealed Monday. The $ 5.4 ...

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U.S. air strikes kill 350 ISIS fighters in Iraq

AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images A member of Iraq’s counter-terrorism forces flashes the V sign for victory in the al-Tameem district of Ramadi, Iraq, on Wednesday. Iraqi forces were able to retake a large part of the city.  WASHINGTON — The U.S. ...

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ISIS 'Jihadi John' believed dead from U.S. drone strike

Uncredited/AP The ISIS killer known as “Jihadi John” was targeted by a drone strike. Jihadi John has gone to hell. A U.S. drone strike most likely finally wiped the masked ISIS executioner known as “Jihadi John” off the face of ...

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U.S. officials think ISIS planted bomb on Russian plane

The Russian jetliner that crashed in Egypt’s desert was likely downed by a bomb ISIS terrorists smuggled aboard, U.S. officials said Wednesday. Intercepted communications reveal that Islamic State thugs sneaked the explosive device onto Metrojet Flight 9268 before it broke ...

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CDC study finds that heavy drinking costs U.S. 249B a year

Sam Ryley/Getty Images/iStockphoto A CDC study found that drinking too much costs the U.S. economy around $ 249 billion a year. Glug-glug-glug — that’s the sound of America drinking away $ 249 billion a year. A study, released this week ...

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U.S. to halt Afghanistan withdrawal, will keep 5,500 troops

JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS President Obama announced plans to slow the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, while delivering a statement in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on Thursday. President Obama said Thursday the U.S. will keep 5,500 troops in ...

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Doctors Without Borders hospital bombed in U.S. airstrike

MSF/AFP/Getty Images Fires burn in part of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz after it was hit by an air strike.  At least 19 people, including 12 Doctors Without Borders staffers and three child patients, ...

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Pope Francis will begin U.S. visit with a welcome from Obama

FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Pope Francis will kick off his U.S. visit with a stop in Washington. WASHINGTON — President Obama and First Lady Michelle will lead the welcoming committee when Pope Francis arrives in Washington for a historic visit later ...

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