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Local Texas GOP rejects outing vice chair over his faith

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) " Republicans in one of the most populous counties in Texas voted Thursday to keep a Muslim doctor as their party vice chairman following infighting over some members' claims about his beliefs.The executive committee of the Tarrant County Republican Party voted 139-49 to...

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Trump administration eyes disaster money to fund border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Trump administration is considering using billions in unspent disaster relief funds earmarked for areas including hurricane-pounded Puerto Rico and Texas and more than a dozen other states to pay for President Donald Trump's border wall as he weighs signing a national emergency...

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US border agent pleads not guilty to killing 4 Texas women

LAREDO, Texas (AP) " A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas has pleaded not guilty to capital murder and other charges in the September killings of four women who prosecutors say were sex workers.Juan David Ortiz entered the pleas Thursday before a judge in the border city of Laredo. He is accused of...

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