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Airlines already canceling flights into Monday from Winter Storm Harper

Flight headaches were on the rise Saturday as a winter storm moved toward the Northeast. Cancellations spiked into the thousands, with more likely.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Global Newsstand: Thailand should not impede those who are seeking asylum, and more

“The fate of a Saudi woman on her way to Australia, where she has a visa and seeks to obtain asylum, teetered in the balance in Bangkok [on Jan. 7]…,” states an editorial. “Amid Thailand’s apparent willingness to deport [Rahaf al-Qunun] back to Saudi Arabia, rights lawyers representing her failed to get a Bangkok court to accept an injunction against ...

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'Not a 2,000-mile concrete structure from sea to sea': Is Trump scaling back border wall plan?

Those across the nation who tuned in to watch President Donald Trump's proposal on Saturday to end the 28-day shutdown took issue with one particular line of the 13-minute address.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Donald Trump could offer DACA protections for border wall; Democrats skeptical

President addresses the shutdown and border security at 4 p.m., eastern time.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Readers write: Valuable college experience and tech opportunities

Regarding the Nov. 26 Heart of the News article “A conservative Christian university where Muslims feel welcome”: My experience at Brigham Young University was inspirational on so many levels. Through the prayer part in every class, I was given the opportunity to be connected to my faith and practice my Muslim prayer, share and explain, and be accepted. As a ...

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Homeless kids lose their island of stability during the Los Angeles teachers' strike

They live in cars, cram into homes with relatives or find a spot in a shelter. The strike makes a tough life even tougher for homeless children.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Low on gas, high on hope, many Mexicans back leader’s war on fuel thieves

Vittoria Romero and her daughter Celia were celebrating with high-fives and big smiles on a bright but chilly morning this week: They’d successfully filled their compact car’s gas tank after less than 30 minutes in line. Across Mexico, people like the Romeros have been contending with hours-long bumper-to-bumper waits at the pumps, reduced bus transportation, and other daily inconveniences for ...

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Mueller's office disputes BuzzFeed story about Trump directing Cohen's false testimony

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office disputed a bombshell report from BuzzFeed News on Friday that alleged President Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress           GANNETT Syndication Service

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