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2 San Diego police officers wounded in confrontation with gunman; suspect shot dead

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SAN DIEGO -- A man in an eastern San Diego condominium was killed when he opened fire on police officers and firefighters late Saturday, wounding two officers.

The injured officers were rushed to a hospital, where one remained in serious but stable condition and the other suffered less serious wounds, Police Chief David Nisleit told reporters ...Read more

Saudi women take the wheel as driving ban ends

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Maha Aqeel joined 14 other women at a friend's place Saturday night in their hometown of Jeddah. A bit before midnight, they piled into five cars, waiting for the night to slide into Sunday. Once it did, Aqeel said, the women "were ready."

Switching drivers every five minutes or so, their convoy made its way through the city's crowded ...Read more

Erdogan leads vote for Turkish president as opposition claims vote manipulation

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ANKARA, Turkey –– Turkey's opposition parties alleged manipulation of the nation's elections, threatening a showdown with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The Republican People's Party (CHP) and the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) claimed that the state news agency Anadolu -- the only official source for partial results -- was ...Read more

Problems getting detainees to court on time magnified under 'zero-tolerance' immigration crackdown

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SAN DIEGO -- Jose Dominguez-Vasquez was stopped in a vehicle east of Tecate, Calif., by a Border Patrol agent at 4:13 p.m. on a recent Friday.

He admitted he was not in the country legally, having just crossed the border. He was arrested and spent the weekend in jail.

When it came time for his scheduled appearance before a federal judge in San...Read more

Administration says it has a plan to reunite immigrant families; Democrats are skeptical

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WASHINGTON -- Democrats responded skeptically Sunday to the Trump administration's assertion that it has a process in place to reunite more than 2,000 "separated minors" with their parents, while Republican lawmakers sought to defend the president's immigration policies and again promised that all the children taken from their parents in recent ...Read more

Nevada's partisan split on display during Trump visit

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LAS VEGAS -- Dan Martinez is tired of people -- including his sister -- constantly ripping President Donald Trump for seemingly everything he says, does and tweets.

The former military veteran and current Teamster saw the president speak at the Nevada Republican Party State Convention on Saturday, and when it was over felt emboldened. Empowered...Read more