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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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SEE IT: U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter vapes in hearing

A GOP Congressman vaped his opposition to a ban on using e-cigarettes on airplanes Thursday but his argument went up in smoke. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) took a long pull from his device and blew out a small cloud during ...

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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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Detroit is the most bedbug-infested city in the U.S.

Carolyn Kaster/ASSOCIATED PRESS No one likes bedbugs. But Detroit is dealing with them in droves. Detroit is new bug city. The heavy metal town is also the itchiest in the country, topping a new list of the worst metro areas ...

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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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