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Postal Inspectors See Suspicious Package Cases Drop In Recent Years

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| Most recent data shows the law enforcement arm of U.S. Postal Service opened 19 cases related to suspicious items or substances. That's decline from four years earlier when they probed more than 200.

Authorities Search Miami Postal Sorting Facility In Pipe Bomb Investigation

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At least one of the 10 suspicious packages mailed to Democratic politicans and allies passed through a large U.S. mail sorting facility in Opa-locka, Fla., near Miami, reports say.

Defense Secretary Mattis Will Send Some 800 U.S. Troops To Border With Mexico

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The Department of Homeland Security requested the troops. President Trump says he is intent on stopping any people in a migrant caravan from crossing the U.S. border.

Rural Americans Are OK With 'Outside' Help To Beat Opioid Crisis And Boost Economy

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Despite a reputation for being suspicious of government and outsiders, some rural residents now say state funds are needed to help fix the big economic and drug problems faced by small towns.

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4 White Supremacists Face Federal Charges In California Attacks

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Members of a far-right group were charged for violently attacking counter-protesters, journalists and one police officer at political rallies across the state.

A Winning Ticket In S.C. For $1.6 Billion, The Largest Jackpot In Lottery History

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The drawing was Tuesday at 11 p.m. ET. The odds for holding the winning ticket are about 1 in 302 million.

Man Sentenced In Germany For Poisoned Baby Food Scheme

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The 54-year-old got more than a dozen years after confessing to poisoning baby food with an antifreeze ingredient, putting the jars on store shelves and then trying to extort money from supermarkets.

Forget Oakland Or Hoboken. Worcester, Mass., Is The New 'It' Town

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Once left for dead, the city outside Boston is seeing its stock price rise so fast that it is outpacing nearly every other small city in America.

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More Than Anything, Florida Governor's Race May Be A Test Of The President

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Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum has been polling just ahead of Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis in Florida. While DeSantis has full Trump support, Gillum draws progressive enthusiasm.

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