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In major shift, Mitch McConnell announces the Senate will vote on criminal justice reform bill

In major shift, Mitch McConnell announces the Senate will vote on criminal justice reform billThe bipartisan "First Step Act" aims to reduce the number of people in the nation's crowded prisons.



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Climate talks shift to nitty-gritty details of Paris accord

Climate talks shift to nitty-gritty details of Paris accordKATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Negotiators at the U.N. climate talks got down to the nitty-gritty task Tuesday of finalizing the rules for the Paris accord, a landmark agreement by countries three years ago to curb global warming.



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Man's harrowing journey to US underscores immigration shift

Man's harrowing journey to US underscores immigration shiftSALEM, Ore. (AP) — The young man traversed Andean mountains, plains and cities in buses, took a harrowing boat ride in which five fellow migrants drowned, walked through thick jungle for days, and finally reached the U.S.-Mexico border.



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Prosecutors shift focus to fraud charges in Manafort trial

Prosecutors shift focus to fraud charges in Manafort trialALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — After three days of dramatic and sometimes salacious testimony in the trial of Paul Manafort, prosecutors returned Thursday to the nuts and bolts of their case against the former Trump campaign chairman as they sought to show he obtained millions of dollars in bank loans under false pretenses.



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Harley-Davidson To Shift Some Production Overseas Due To Trade War

Harley-Davidson To Shift Some Production Overseas Due To Trade WarHarley-Davidson Inc. announced it is shifting production of some of its



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Pennsylvania primaries could herald shift of power in U.S. House

Pennsylvania primaries could herald shift of power in U.S. HouseBy James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Voters head to the polls on Tuesday in crucial party primaries in Pennsylvania, a state that has become central to Democrats’ hopes of retaking control of the U.S. House of Representatives. The state offers Democrats the opportunity to pick up as many as five seats from Republicans in congressional elections in November, analysts said. Democrats need a net total of 23 to assume the House majority, which would likely derail Republican President Donald Trump’s policy agenda.



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Trump pullout from Iran deal signals Mideast strategic shift

Trump pullout from Iran deal signals Mideast strategic shiftUS President Donald Trump’s rejection of an accord curbing Iran’s nuclear activities and the escalation in hostilities between Iran and Israel that followed herald a new strategic dynamic in the Middle East that has heightened fears of greater conflict. While Europe is leading efforts to save the nuclear deal with Tehran, Iran’s regional rivals Israel and Saudi Arabia both are behind Washington. “The result is a coalition that rather goes against their nature,” said Denis Bauchard, Middle East expert at the French Institute of International Relations (Ifri) in Paris.



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Boys, 12 and 14, Allegedly Try to Steal Pizza Man's Car but Can't Drive Stick Shift

Boys, 12 and 14, Allegedly Try to Steal Pizza Man's Car but Can't Drive Stick ShiftIt's not clear who ordered the pizza.



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'This Is Real Momentum': World TB Day Finally Marks A Promising Shift

'This Is Real Momentum': World TB Day Finally Marks A Promising ShiftEvery minute, three people die of tuberculosis, the world's top infectious



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Ford will speed shift to SUVs to boost profit, shares

Ford will speed shift to SUVs to boost profit, sharesFord Motor Co executives on Thursday disclosed ambitious plans to shift the struggling automaker’s product portfolio from passenger cars to SUVs, add more hybrid and pure electric vehicles, and reduce development and manufacturing costs – moves aimed at boosting Ford’s profit and share price. At a media briefing near the company’s headquarters, Chief Executive Jim Hackett said Ford’s previously stated margin target of 8 percent “now has upside.” But company executives targeted 2020 as when the overhaul of its product lineup and engineering systems will fully take hold. Ford shares were up 0.8 percent at $ 11.11 on Thursday afternoon, reversing an earlier decline.



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