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Italian police say terror cell busted in popular tourist spot

Italian police said Thursday that they had dismantled terrorist cell in operating out of the historical center of Venice, arresting three men in raids on 12 homes in the city. A statement released by the police said the raids disrupted a jihadist organization and that investigators had “identified individuals, relationships, religious radicalization, and places where […]
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What lies ahead: Britain, EU have 2 years to negotiate terms of divorce

LONDON — There was a gray, threatening dawn over London Wednesday, and a gray — many say threatening — future for Britain.  Nine months after voting for it, the British handed the EU its official demand for divorce.  Play Video CBS This Morning Britain files for divorce from EU Two years of Brexit negotiations begin […]
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N.C. lawmakers say they have reached deal to repeal bathroom bill

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republican lawmakers said Wednesday night that they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state’s “bathroom bill.” GOP leaders announced the new legislation would be debated and voted on Thursday. Details about the replacement weren’t immediately available, and House Speaker Tim […]
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Utah Gov. signs law aimed at polygamy

SALT LAKE CITY — Under a new law signed late Tuesday night by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert over objections from plural families, polygamists would face harsher punishments if they are convicted of other crimes such as domestic abuse or fraud. The measure passed by one vote in the final minutes of Utah’s legislative session following […]
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3/29: Senate intel leaders project unity in Russia investigation; Congress passes law allowing ISPs to sell customer browsing history

March 29, 2017, 6:30 PM| Sen. Richard Burr, chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and Sen. Mark Warner, the ranking member, spoke at a news conference about their investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election; what you do and where you go on the internet is about to become even less private.
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Man crashes into church after being shot in attempted robbery: police

LOS ANGELES — Detectives Wednesday searched for a group of robbers who shot a man at a gas station in a residential section of the city, CBS Los Angeles reports. According to police, the incident unfolded shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday when three armed men attempted to rob the victim outside a convenience store at a […]
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At least 12 killed, 3 injured in Texas bus crash

March 29, 2017, 6:40 PM| A church bus carrying senior citizens back from a retreat collided with a pickup truck on a Texas highway Wednesday afternoon. Officials say at least 12 have died and three are injured. David Begnaud reports.
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Arrests made in Portland protest against deadly police shooting

PORTLAND, Ore. — Police in Portland, Oregon, have detained a handful of people during a downtown rally protesting the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old black teenager.  TV footage showed police restraining at least two people Wednesday when they moved into the street. Portland Police said a person reported being assaulted by a member of […]
12 hours ago
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Washington city sues Oxycontin maker for citizens' opioid problems

March 29, 2017, 6:38 PM| The city of Everett, Washington, is filing a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, the maker of the painkiller Oxycontin, alleging the company supplied the drug to suspicious physicians and pharmacies, contributing to the growing epidemic of drugs in the community. Kenneth Craig reports.
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In the battle against opioids, one city blames drug makers

EVERETT, Wash. — In another battle in the opioid crisis, the city of Everett, Washington claims its heroin crisis has been fueled by the aggressive distribution and abundant supply of the pain pill OxyContin. The city is suing Purdue Pharma, the company that makes the pain medication, for allowing its pills to flood into Everett. Pain pills like […]