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Midday Roundup: Secret Service caught leaking info on U.S. lawmaker

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Unbecoming conduct. Forty-one Secret Service employees have been disciplined for retaliating against a congressman who investigated scandals within the…

Midday Roundup: Trump secures nomination with unbound delegates

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Magic number. Donald Trump has secured the delegates needed to clinch the Republican presidential nomination, according to the Associated Press. A group of…

Midday Roundup: Trump protesters riot outside rally in New Mexico

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Riotous rally. A demonstration outside a Donald Trump campaign rally in New Mexico turned violent Tuesday night. Protesters outside the Albuquerque Convention…

Midday Roundup: Remains of EgyptAir victims prompt bomb speculation

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Gruesome clues. Egyptian investigators are downplaying reports that the condition of the human remains found at the site of last week’s EgyptAir…

Midday Roundup: Officer acquitted in Freddie Gray’s death

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Officer exonerated. A judge today acquitted Baltimore police officer Edward Nero in the death of Freddie Gray, who died in April 2015 from injuries he…

Midday Roundup: Congress agrees on debt relief for Puerto Rico

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Too big to fail? Congress is striking a deal with the White House to rescue Puerto Rico from $70 billion in debt. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and…

Midday Roundup: U.S. spy plane, Chinese jets barely avoid midair crash

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Sky-high tension. U.S. and Chinese military officials are giving conflicting account  of an incident involving planes from both countries flying…

Midday Roundup: Missing Chibok girl found in Nigeria

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Finally free. Nigerian soldiers fighting with Boko Haram in the Sambisa Forest have rescued at least one of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped from…

Midday Roundup: House Republicans nix military draft for women

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Red ink. The House Rules Committee has effectively stripped a provision from the defense authorization bill that would have required women to register for the…

Midday Roundup: Democratic horse race heads to Kentucky

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bluegrass ballots. Hillary Clinton is stumping in Kentucky today, a state she easily won during the 2008 presidential primary when she ran against Barack…

Midday Roundup: Senior Hezbollah commander killed in Syria

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Successful strike. Hezbollah confirmed that its most senior commander in Syria was killed yesterday in a bombing near Damascus. Mustafa Amine Badreddine, 55,

Midday Roundup: Accused Planned Parenthood shooter unfit for trial

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Decree of incompetence. The man accused of attacking a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, Colo., is too mentally unstable to stand trial, a…

 
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