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Ohio bill would make killing first responders, servicemembers a death penalty crime

A bill in the Ohio House would add killing a first responder or military member to the list of slayings eligible for the death penalty.
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Homeland Security secretary: Trump considering 'more streamlined' version of travel ban

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Saturday the Trump administration is considering a new version of the executive order banning travel of citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations that would allow travelers who were already on airplanes bound for the United States into the country, but would bar those who had not yet boarded.
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Playing on ice is cool for many troops in Europe

The Wiesbaden Vikings pulled a 2-1 upset and won the Division I championship after a close game against favored Stuttgart Mustangs.
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Sonic boom heard in Florida near president was from military planes, officials say

A boom that sparked panic in South Florida Friday night was caused by two military jets racing from Homestead to intercept an "unresponsive" plane over Palm Beach County, where President Trump is staying for the weekend.
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Everyone's a winner, everyone's a loser

Four matchups, four splits as DODEA-Europe teams end final weekend on mixed notes heading into championships.
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China suspends North Korean coal imports, striking at regime's financial lifeline

China will suspend all imports of coal from North Korea until the end of the year, in a surprise move that would cut off a major financial lifeline for Pyongyang and significantly enhance the effectiveness of U.N. sanctions.
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