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JACKSON, Miss | Trump rallies for embattled US senator in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss — President Donald Trump stumped in Mississippi on Monday for a Republican Senate appointee who wants voters to focus on her unwavering support for him, and not the racial questions that have made Tuesday’s runoff election a much closer contest than anyone expected. “She votes for us and she votes for ‘Make America … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss | Trump rallies for embattled US senator in Mississippi

Embattled Missouri governor proposes more cuts to colleges

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo./January 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens proposed another round of cuts to public colleges and universities Monday during a budget announcement that also marked his first public appearance since acknowledging an extramarital affair nearly two weeks ago. While unveiling a recommended $28.8 billion budget for the fiscal year that begins in … Continue reading Embattled Missouri governor proposes more cuts to colleges

Gunman opens fire on Cairo church; shootout kills at least 9

CAIRO/December 29,2017(AP)(STL.News)— A gunman on a motorcycle opened fire Friday outside a church in a Cairo suburb and at a nearby store, sparking a shootout that killed at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, Egyptian authorities said. It was the latest attack targeting the country’s embattled Christian minority. The gunman was also killed, along … Continue reading Gunman opens fire on Cairo church; shootout kills at least 9