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Should anti-cop violence be considered a hate crime?

May 27, 2017, 7:30 AM| Texas is poised to join Louisiana and Kentucky as the third state to pass a so-called “Blue Lives Matter” law which would classify violence against police as a hate crime. More than a dozen other states have similar legislation pending but critics question whether those laws are effective at preventing […]
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Trump to weigh options in looming White House shakeup

WASHINGTON — As his administration braces to absorb the impact of a special counsel’s investigation into his ties to Russia, President Donald Trump is preparing to consider a range of options to re-focus — and potentially restructure — his White House team once he returns home from a whirlwind trip abroad.  As early as this […]
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The Latest: Trump meeting with G-7, African leaders

TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe (all times local): 9:47 a.m. President Donald Trump is kicking off the final day of his first trip abroad with a meeting with Group of Seven and African nation leaders. Trump is seated between Beji Caid Essebsi, president of Tunisia, and Mahamadou […]
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2 dead in stabbing after intervening when man yelled anti-Muslim slurs: police

Two people wTwo people were killed and another wounded after intervening when a man started yelling racial slurs at two women at a MAX station, Porltand police said.  KOIN PORTLAND, Ore. — Police say two people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Northeast Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial […]
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Two toddlers found dead in hot car: sheriff

WEATHERFORD, Texas — Two toddlers were found dead in a hot car in a rural North Texas neighborhood.  A Parker County Sheriff’s Office statement says the 2-year-old girl and 16-month-old boy were found about 4:30 p.m. Friday by their mother in a subdivision near Lake Weatherford. The statement says temperatures at the time were about […]
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Uber vehicle falls into giant sinkhole

DENVER — Crews worked on fixing a big sinkhole that opened in a Denver street after an Uber driver plunged right into it early Friday morning, CBS Denver reports. It started as a broken water main around 11:30 p.m. The driver told CBS Denver he was dropping someone off in the area and couldn’t see […]
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Animal activists outraged by plan for retired circus tigers

The “Greatest Show on Earth” may have come to an end, but that doesn’t necessarily mean its lions and tigers will be able to retire to a more natural living environment, as animal activists across the globe had hoped. Documents obtained by CBS News show that Feld Entertainment, the parent company of the Ringling Bros. […]
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Woman claims Delta Airlines is holding her puppy hostage

A Minnesota woman is speaking out against Delta Airlines, claiming her puppy has been held in custody for more than 24 hours over paperwork that airline officials misplaced. Mary Nguyen, a 25-year-old student in Minneapolis, recently shipped her 8-month-old German Shepherd, Bunny, to live with her husband in Guatemala. Nguyen tells CBS News that officials […]
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Federal judge tosses life sentences for D.C. sniper

Sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo, shown entering a courtroom in the Spotsylvania, Va., Circuit Court on Oct. 26, 2004, testified for prosecutors against John Allen Muhammad, on May 23, 2006, implicating his former mentor in the shootings. On May 30, Muhammad was convicted of six counts of murder for six deaths in Montgomery County, Md., […]
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Mortician in hot water for offering to show John Glenn's body

May 26, 2017, 6:31 PM| A military mortician who once blew the whistle on misplaced and mishandled remains of fallen soldiers is now being accused of failing to treat John Glenn’s body with respect and dignity. David Martin spoke with the mortician and has more. © 2017 CBS Interactive Inc.