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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
April 26, 2018 - 6:09 pm
By MATTHEW PENNINGTON , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP ) — The parents of U.S. college student Otto Warmbier filed a wrongful death lawsuit against North Korea on Thursday, saying its government tortured and killed their son. Fred and Cindy Warmbier filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in...
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April 26, 2018 - 10:57 am
Is it finally time to legalize pot in Michigan?
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April 25, 2018 - 11:20 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — About 130 Central Americans, mostly women and children, have arrived at the U.S. border with Mexico in a "caravan" of asylum-seeking immigrants that has drawn the fury of President Donald Trump. Two busloads arrived late Tuesday in the Mexican border city of Tijuana at two...
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April 25, 2018 - 6:37 pm
EAST LANSING (WWJ) - She was the first to person to file a Title IX complaint of sexual abuse at Michigan State University in connection with Larry Nassar -- now she may be setting her sights on shaping future policy at the school. Amanda Thomashow is exploring a bid for the MSU Board of Trustees...
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Trump and Kanye - AP
FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York.
April 25, 2018 - 5:32 pm
Washington's newest bromance: Kanye and The Donald.
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April 24, 2018 - 10:06 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - Many refer to it as Michigan's fifth season: Construction. So it's heads-up in Wayne County as you can expect to see a few more orange construction barrels over the next six months. Beverly Watts, director of the Department of Public Services for the county, says the nearly $60...
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April 24, 2018 - 6:30 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - The China trade war may mean the price of new construction is about to go up. Walbridge Construction CEO John Rakolta says he's already being hit with increased steel prices of up to 20 percent. The company has absorbed them so far, but he says soon, they will be passed on. "Some of...
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Melania Trump - AP
First lady Melania Trump tours the National Gallery of Art, with Brigitte Macron, Tuesday April 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 24, 2018 - 2:04 pm
The white hat quickly became the talk of the town, as well as on Twitter.
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April 24, 2018 - 6:48 am
The proposal would legalize the sale and possession of up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana.
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April 23, 2018 - 7:06 am
LONDON (AP) — (UPDATE 8:05 a.m.) It's a boy! More details to come. The Duchess of Cambridge entered a London hospital Monday in labor, Britain's royal palace said. The baby will be a third child for her and husband Prince William and fifth in line to the throne. The 36-year-old duchess and her...
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