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James Harris Jackson is escorted out of a police precinct in New York, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Police said Jackson, accused of fatally stabbing a black man in New York City, told investigators he traveled from Baltimore specifically to attack black people. 
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Police: Army veteran arrested for murder went to NY to attack black people

James Harris Jackson, a former military intelligence analyst with the Army, traveled from Baltimore to New York with the intention of making a race-based attack. On Wednesday, he randomly picked out a black man who was collecting bottles on the street and killed him with a sword.


Spying claim by Intel chair renews fight over Russia probe

In back-to-back news conferences at the Capitol and then the White House, Republican Rep. Devin Nunes said he was concerned by officials' handling of the communications in the waning days of the Obama administration.


Sheriff: Family kept Vietnam vet's decomposing body in home, took benefits

An Ohio sheriff says deputies have found a family living with a Vietnam veteran's decomposing body and stealing his benefits.

Report: Airman AWOL for 45 years was nabbed during morning walk

Linley Benson Lemburg served as an Air Force Office of Special investigations Special Agent from 1968 until his desertion in 1972. He was found in Florida living under an assumed identity.


Pulse survivors sue gunman's wife, employer, saying the massacre was preventable

Survivors of the Pulse nightclub attack filed a federal lawsuit against the gunman's wife as well as his former employer, arguing that the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history could have been prevented had they acted.



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Starbucks pledges to employ 25,000 veterans and military spouses by 2025

The company announced it has reached its goal of hiring 10,000 U.S. military veterans and active-duty spouses a year ahead of schedule. It also plans to dedicate 100 more military family stores — Starbucks stores located close to military bases and operated by veterans and their supporters — across the U.S. in the next five years.



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First US aircraft carrier of Trump presidency enters Gulf

American sailors watched as the first Revolutionary Guard vessels appeared on the horizon of the Strait of Hormuz, beginning a daylong face-off that has become familiar to both Iranian paramilitary and U.S. naval forces that pass through the narrow mouth of the Persian Gulf. But these routine, if tense encounters may soon grow even more perilous.


Cubans still trying to reach US by sea despite rule change

The U.S. Coast Guard said it intercepted 65 Cubans trying to reach Florida or Puerto Rico since Jan. 12. That's when former President Barack Obama ended the so-called "wet foot, dry foot" policy as part of the normalization of relations with Cuba.


Report: Airman AWOL for 45 years was nabbed during morning walk

Linley Benson Lemburg served as an Air Force Office of Special investigations Special Agent from 1968 until his desertion in 1972. He was found in Florida living under an assumed identity.


Police: Army veteran arrested for murder went to NY to attack black people

James Harris Jackson, a former military intelligence analyst with the Army, traveled from Baltimore to New York with the intention of making a race-based attack. On Wednesday, he randomly picked out a black man who was collecting bottles on the street and killed him with a sword.


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First US aircraft carrier of Trump presidency enters Gulf

American sailors watched as the first Revolutionary Guard vessels appeared on the horizon of the Strait of Hormuz, beginning a daylong face-off that has become familiar to both Iranian paramilitary and U.S. naval forces that pass through the narrow mouth of the Persian Gulf. But these routine, if tense encounters may soon grow even more perilous.


Cubans still trying to reach US by sea despite rule change

The U.S. Coast Guard said it intercepted 65 Cubans trying to reach Florida or Puerto Rico since Jan. 12. That's when former President Barack Obama ended the so-called "wet foot, dry foot" policy as part of the normalization of relations with Cuba.


Report: Airman AWOL for 45 years was nabbed during morning walk

Linley Benson Lemburg served as an Air Force Office of Special investigations Special Agent from 1968 until his desertion in 1972. He was found in Florida living under an assumed identity.


Police: Army veteran arrested for murder went to NY to attack black people

James Harris Jackson, a former military intelligence analyst with the Army, traveled from Baltimore to New York with the intention of making a race-based attack. On Wednesday, he randomly picked out a black man who was collecting bottles on the street and killed him with a sword.



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