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(Cleveland, OH) -- A Cleveland man is going to jail for a long time for starting the house fire that killed nine people. Antun Lewis was sentenced Friday to 35 years in prison after being convicted in the deadliest arson in the city's history. Prosecutors said Lewis used...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is ordering a surge of government resources to handle the flood of unaccompanied migrant children coming over the Mexico border. A statement from the White House says those resources are aimed at increasing the ability to care for and process...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama urinal cakes have been spotted at a conference of the Faith and Freedom Coalition. A writer for the "Huffington Post" spotted the urinal cake sculpted to look like the Commander-in-Chief in a urinal at the coalition's "Road to Majority" event...
(Detroit, MI) -- Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has signed off on legislation to implement a "grand bargain" in an effort to help the city of Detroit emerge from bankruptcy. Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr says it doesn't solve all of the problems facing the Motor City, but...
(Undated) -- U.S. military advisors won't be drawing combat pay while in Iraq. A Pentagon spokesman made that clear when asked by reporters, stressing repeatedly that "they won't be in combat." About 300 special forces members have already begun arriving in Baghdad as Iraqi...
(Washington, DC) -- Thailand, Malaysia and Venezuela are among the world's worst human trafficking centers. The State Department gave the three countries its lowest Tier 3 ranking today for not doing enough to eliminate the practice. The downgrade in status outlined in the 2014...
(Eagan, MN) -- Americans feel like they're getting nickel-and-dimed by airline companies, but they don't necessarily want it to stop. That's the result of a new survey by FindLaw.com. It finds that 84 percent of Americans don't like airline fees. About 13-percent said they liked...
(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest says the flood of migrant children across the border has been prompted by a "deliberate misinformation campaign from criminal syndicates" in Central America. Earnest stressed today that just showing up at the border is not...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says numerous Republican conspiracy theories about the IRS scandal have not panned out. Earnest insisted today that the Obama administration has fully cooperated with extensive congressional investigations into the scandal...