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Migrants bused to New York and D.C. caught in political battle

As nearly 100 migrants arrived in New York City from Texas on Wednesday morning, they stepped off buses and into a political firestorm. Since April, more than 6,600 asylum seekers already processed and released by the Department of Homeland Security have been sent by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to Washington, D.C., and New York City. At least 170 buses carrying migrants have left Texas so far.
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Doug Mastriano cuts short interview with Jan. 6 committee

WASHINGTON (AP) - Pennsylvania's Republican governor nominee Doug Mastriano appeared briefly Tuesday before the Jan. 6 committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection but shared little as the panel probes Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Mastriano, who was outside the Capitol that day and helped organize efforts in Pennsylvania to submit alternate presidential electors beholden to Trump, cut the interview short. He disputed the validity of the committee and the terms of the appearance, his attorney said. Mastriano's attorney, Timothy Parlatore, said his client wanted to be able to record the interview and said little during the...
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Water rescues underway as flash floods slam D.C. area

Water levels rose quickly Wednesday afternoon in the nation's capital, giving way to disastrous effects on area travel. Travel across the Washington, D.C., area became chaotic Wednesday as flash flooding quickly rose water to disastrous levels, prompting numerous water rescues. Flash flood warnings were issued for the nation's capital, as...
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Washington 2024 WR Malachi Durant talks summer visits

Puyallup (Wash.) 2024 receiver Malachi Durant is closing in on double-digit offers. Durant has eight offers in all and was able to camp at two of the schools that had offered- Oregon and Washington. Working with the coaches at each event was worthwhile for Durant and allowed him to learn...
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Remains found in Maryland identified as man missing for 2 years, family wants answers

CLINTON, Md. — A two-year missing person mystery has been solved after human remains found in a Prince George's County forest months ago have been identified. The family of Casino Gaskins, who was 23 when he went missing, said police notified them Monday that remains found in Clinton, Maryland in December of 2021 are his. But the Gaskins family is raising questions about the way authorities in Prince George’s County handled the case. They say investigators believed the case to be a death by suicide.

D.C. Circuit Rules Against Trump in Tax Return Dispute: Ex-Presidents Are ‘Subject to the Same Laws as All Other Citizens’

A congressional committee may gain access to former president Donald Trump‘s tax returns, a federal court of appeals in Washington, D.C. ruled on Tuesday afternoon. In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled against various Trump-related parties who have long sought to keep the 45th president’s financial documents under lock and key. The 33-page opinion is a significant victory for Democrats on the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee, who have, for years, tried to obtain Trump’s tax returns and other information in the name of oversight and lawmaking.
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NYC mayor blasts Texas governor as more migrants arrive

There's a growing political battle between Texas and the mayors of New York City and Washington, D.C., after Gov. Greg Abbott began busing thousands of migrants to both cities. It's part of the Republican governor's effort to criticize the Biden administration's immigration policy. Nancy Chen has the latest.
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Hoerner, Cubs top power-hitting rookie Meneses, Nationals

CHICAGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner homered to ignite a four-run rally in the seventh inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over power-hitting rookie Joey Meneses and the Washington Nationals 4-2 Wednesday. Hoerner’s seventh home run ended a shutout bid by Nationals starter Josiah Gray and enabled the Cubs to earn just their second win in 51 games in which they trailed entering the seventh. “I’d seen that starter a third time,” Hoerner said. “I actually don’t get to do that much.” The Cubs have won four of six and next play Thursday in the Field of Dreams game in Iowa against Cincinnati.
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Washington Nationals abject insanity with Patrick Corbin continues

It is clear that Patrick Corbin is not working out with the Washington Nationals. That contract may have helped the franchise win its first championship in 2019 but the returns have continually diminished since. At this point, Corbin is unusable for anything other than batting practice for the opposition. His appearances result in inflated batting lines and players getting closer to their incentives.
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