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Murder suspect mistakenly released from Chicago jail
Posted: February 28, 2017

Cook County Sheriff's Office(CHICAGO) — Illinois police are searching for a murder suspect that was mistakenly released from state custody, officials said Monday.

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At least three dead after small plane crashes into California homes
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 5:01 am

KABC-TV(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) — At least three people were killed and two were hospitalized after a small plane crashed into two homes in Riverside, California, according to officials.

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Duo gets prison time for racial slurs, death threats at black child's birthday party
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 3:00 am

Douglas County Sheriff's Office(ATLANTA) -- A Georgia judge sentenced a couple to prison time today for their involvement in a 2015 incident in which a group they were part of waved Confederate flags, shouted racial slurs and made armed threats, all at adults and children attending a child's party outside of Atlanta.

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Sessions questions Justice Department reports on Ferguson and Chicago policing
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 3:00 am

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Newly minted Attorney General Jeff Sessions questioned reports published by his agency about policing in Chicago and Ferguson, Missouri, describing "some of it" as "pretty anecdotal and not so scientifically based."

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Philadelphia Jewish community feels 'threatened' after gravestones toppled
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 3:00 am

iStock/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) -- After an incident in which hundreds of headstones at a cemetery were found broken and overturned, the head of The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia said the local Jewish community is feeling threatened.

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ABC Political News

Trump's joint address guests include relatives of people killed by undocumented immigrants
Posted: February 28, 2017

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will invite three relatives of victims of deadly crimes committed by undocumented immigrants to the president's joint address before Congress on Tuesday.

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Donald Trump set to make his 'biggest speech yet' in joint address to Congress
Posted: February 28, 2017

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is set to make what his team is billing as "his biggest speech yet" when he gives a joint address to Congress on Tuesday night.

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Spicer: 'We did our job' by arranging pushback against Russia reports
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 3:01 am

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- White House press secretary Sean Spicer told ABC News' Jonathan Karl that the White House "did [its] job" by pointing reporters to sources who could dispute The New York Times' reporting on the Trump campaign contacting Russians prior to the election.

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Listening to America: Wichita residents discuss political climate in Kansas
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:00 am

ABC News(WICHITA, Kan.) -- President Trump will outline his plans for the nation in his first major address to Congress Tuesday night.

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President Trump: Oscars 'too focused' on politics, Best Picture mix-up 'was sad'
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:00 am

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump offered his opinion Monday on the Best Picture mix-up at the Academy Awards, saying that the ceremony's focus on politics distracted from its organization and "glamour."

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