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Iowa governor's husband recovering from emergency appendectomy

Kevin Reynolds and Gov. Kim Reynolds are seen in an undated photo, taken while Kim Reynolds was Iowa’s lieutenant governor.  (Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs) The husband of Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was back home Tuesday after undergoing an emergency appendectomy around 4 a.m., the governor said. Kevin Reynolds, known as the state’s “First Gentleman,” was admitted to a hospital ...

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Car collides into barriers outside Houses of Parliament, pedestrians injured, British police say

A silver car collided into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday, British authorities said.  (Sky News) British authorities on Tuesday swarmed the scene outside the Houses of Parliament after a car slammed into pedestrains and protective barriers. The male driver has been detained and police are investigating. It is unclear how many people were injured. Ewalina Ochab, a ...

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Left-wing House candidate Sarah Smith advances to general election in Washington state

Washington state political newcomer Sarah Smith, a 30-year-old progressive who has shared many of the left-wing views of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders, was projected Monday to advance to the general election in her bid for Congress. As a result, voters in Washington’s 9th congressional district will have to choose between a Democrat named Smith and a Republican named ...

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Charlottesville anniversary protests expected to draw hundreds

Hundreds of people gathered at a Charlottesville city park Sunday for a rally on the one-year anniversary of the clashes in Charlottesville that left three people dead — the start of the protests and rallies in the Virginia city and Washington, D.C., where participants of the “white civil rights rally” is expected to be met with groups of counterprotesters. Activists ...

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Male student molested by female teacher awarded $2.1M

Former teacher Toni Sutton, 40, was ordered to register as a sex offender after pleading guilty to child sex-abuse charges, authorities say.  (Facebook) A jury in San Diego decided Wednesday that a 19-year-old man who sued a California school district after being sexually abused by a female teacher should receive $2.1 million. The jurors found that the San Diego Unified ...

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Trump-backed Shuette wins GOP nod for governor in Michigan

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, a Republican candidate for governor, speaks during a campaign stop in Lansing, Mich., July 31, 2018.  (Associated Press) State Attorney General Bill Schuette won the Republican nomination for governor of Michigan on Tuesday night, defeating three other candidates vying to fill the seat to be vacated by conservative Gov. Rick Snyder. Schuette was endorsed by ...

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