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Northern Ireland leaders urge calm after journalist's killing

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Democrats want investigator Robert Mueller to testify about newly released report on Russian election meddling

Americans finally see most of a lengthy report from the Justice Department investigator who led a 22-month look into Russian interference in our 2016 presidential election and into whether the winner's campaign helped that operation. Special Cou...

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Armed militia detain migrants seeking asylum


An armed militia group detained nearly 300 people at the U.S.-Mexico border this week, according to New Mexico's attorney general. The group call themselves the United Constitutional Patriots and said their actions are like "a verbal citizen's arrest...

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This week's word in the news: LOCKDOWN

DEFINITION:

A security measure taken during an emergency to prevent people from leaving or entering a building.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The lockdown alarm had sounded just before the end of the day and there had been no announcement that there would be a drill.
The Denver Post -- 04/22/2019

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