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Beyoncé shows off twins

Ooo baby, baby. Pop star Beyoncé Knowles-Carter de

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Trump in Virginia this weekend

President Trump will be in Virginia this weekend.

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Family of Philando Castile settles in his fatal shooting by police officer

The city of St. Anthony, Minn., has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to the mother of Philando Castile, a registered gun owner who was shot to death by a police officer during a routine traffic stop although he was complying with the cop’s orders.

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Ramadan ends with celebrations in area, around the globe

Saturday, June 24, marked the end of the monthlong fasting that began in late May for Ramadan, a sacred observance for Muslims.

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It’s a boy and a girl for Beyoncé, Jay Z

Leave it to a proud grandpa to spill the beans about the birth of his grandchildren. That’s what happened Sunday when Mathew Knowles turned to Twitter to say his celebrity superstar daughter Beyoncé now was the mother of twins.

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Sasha Obama turns 16

Guess who’s 16 and looking all grown up?

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Effects of Israeli-Arab 1967 Six-Day War still felt 50 years later

Ron Kronish was an American college student when Israel defeated the Egyptian, Syrian and Jordanian armies during the 1967 Six-Day War.

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Federal court blocks Trump’s travel ban

The fate of President Trump’s order to ban travelers from six predominantly Muslim nations, blocked by federal courts, soon may be in the hands of the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court, where the president’s appointee, Justice Neil Gorsuch, could help settle the matter.

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Jordan Peele’s film success continues

Jordan Peele, the comedian turned filmmaker who wrote, produced and directed the blockbuster film, “Get Out,” is following up with a provocative original thriller set for release in March 2019.

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Trump’s views on Islam ‘continue to evolve’

President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia this week has begun to soften his attitudes about Islam, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday after a two-day summit in which the president was treated to extraordinary Arab hospitality. “I think the president’s views — like, we hope, the American people’s views — are going to continue to evolve,” Mr. Tillerson said on the flight from Riyadh to Tel Aviv.

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