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White House: Trump is likely to support request for investigation of Navy SEAL’s death

A senior White House spokeswoman said Sunday that she thinks President Trump will support an investigation requested by the father of William “Ryan” Owens, a Navy SEAL, into the circumstances surrounding his death during a raid on al-Qaeda last month in Yemen.<p>Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the principal …


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Stanley Dearman, Editor Who Sought Justice in 1964 Murders, Dies at 84

Stanley Dearman, the editor and publisher of a weekly newspaper in Philadelphia, Miss., whose editorials expressing outrage at the 1964 murders of three young civil rights workers helped set the stage for the belated conviction of a former Klansman for organizing the killings, died on Saturday in …

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Large Mirror Brought Out Onto Oscars Stage Gets Resounding 6-Minute Standing Ovation

For some reason, climatologists have been running around in an agitated state, waving their little arms and squawking about "global warming."<p>LOS …


Oscars: The winners list

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 89th Academy Awards were held Sunday.<p>Here is a complete list of nominees. (Winners are indicated in bold.)<p>BEST PICTURE<p>"Arrival"<p>"Fences"<p>"Hacksaw Ridge"<p>"Hell or High Water"<p>"Hidden Figures"<p>"La La Land"<p>"Lion"<p>"Manchester by the Sea"<p><b>"Moonlight" (WINNER)</b><p>ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE<p><b>Casey Affleck in</b> …


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Financier Philip Bilden Withdraws From SECNAV Nomination

Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun in 1924