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Army to send female infantry, armor officers to 3 more bases

WASHINGTON (AP) — As more female soldiers move into frontline combat jobs, the Army’s top leaders have decided to integrate female officers into infantry and armor brigades at three more military bases around the country. The decision comes a year after the first women began enlisting in the ground combat ...

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AP Wire: Governor: 1 dead, many wounded in Kentucky school shooting

Associated Press Authorities are reporting one person was killed and others were wounded Tuesday morning in a high school shooting in rural Kentucky. In a tweet from a verified account, Gov. Matt Bevin said it happened at Marshall County High School in southwest Kentucky. In the tweet, Bevin says a ...

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From the AP: Titans find new coach in Vrabel

Associated Press Tennessee general manager Jon Robinson got his NFL start as a scout with the New England Patriots, the same team his new head coach Mike Vrabel won three Super Bowl rings as a linebacker. Yes, it seems like the Titans are trying to implement the Patriot Way in ...

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Back to work: Government shutdown ending as Dems relent

By ALAN FRAM, ANDREW TAYLOR and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sped toward reopening the government late Monday as Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take up the plight of young immigrant “dreamers” ...

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Trump’s first year in office has been a can’t-miss drama

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A bleak description of “American carnage.” A forceful rollback of his predecessor’s achievements. A blatant falsehood from the White House podium. And that was just the first 24 hours. In his first year in office, Donald Trump proved to be a singular figure, ...

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AP: US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction. Last-minute negotiations crumbled as Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap extension in a late-night vote, ...

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