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Former Senator Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal in Capitol ceremony

Former Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, center, receives the Congressional Gold Medal from Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R), as Rep. Lynn Jenkins, Vice President Pence and President Trump watch. (Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM, AFP/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, R-Kan., received the Congressional Gold Medal Wednesday in recognition of the…

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Sheriff: 6-year-old boy accidentally shoots 7-year-old sister

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about 6-year-old boy accidentally shoots 7-year-old sister in Greene County, sheriff says The shooting took place early Wednesday morning just southwest of Springfield city limits in the 2400 block of West Alta Street, the release said. Post to Facebook Posted! A…

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Police interview friends of quarterback who killed himself

AP Published 1:57 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2018 | Updated 5:29 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2018 CLOSE Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead of an apparent suicide on Tuesday afternoon. USA TODAY Sports FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2017, file photo, Washington State defensive back Kirkland Parker (10), quarterback Tyler Hilinski (3)…

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Twitter may alert users exposed to Russian propaganda

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Twitter may alert users exposed to Russian propaganda The social media service says it's working to identify and inform individuals who saw tweets from Kremlin-linked accounts. Post to Facebook Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. CLOSE…

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China’s Holdings of Treasuries Slump to Lowest Level Since July

China’s holdings of Treasuries fell to a four-month low even as its foreign-exchange holdings increased in November, in a potential sign the world’s second-largest economy is curbing its appetite for U.S. government debt. China’s Treasury holdings are attracting extra attention after Bloomberg News reported last week the government was considering tapering its purchases of U.S.…

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