Travel & Leisure magazine names Norfolk America’s Favorite Place in 2017
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Travel & Leisure magazine names Norfolk America’s Favorite Place in 2017

NORFOLK, VA – Travel & Leisure readers love the mermaid city!  Norfolk claimed the #1 spot in the annual America’s Favorite Place poll for 2017 beating out cities such as Portland, Scottsdale and Nashville. “We are grateful that the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine choose Norfolk as America’s Favorite City! Our city earned this … Continue reading

Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released
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Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

ISLAMABAD (AP) — An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years of being held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban, U.S. and Pakistani officials said Thursday. U.S. officials say Pakistan secured the release of Caitlan Coleman of Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, and her husband, Canadian Joshua … Continue reading

Raf Simons is inspired by celluloid dreams _ and horrors
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Raf Simons is inspired by celluloid dreams _ and horrors

NEW YORK (AP) — Raf Simons, the new star of American fashion since his debut collection in February for Calvin Klein, continued to refine his take on traditional Americana, with cowboy looks, quilts and pompoms. Simons also looked to Hollywood movies — and to Andy Warhol — for inspiration. Heidi Klum was at Fashion Week, … Continue reading

Scalise upgraded from ‘critical’ to ‘serious’ condition
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Scalise upgraded from ‘critical’ to ‘serious’ condition

WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise was upgraded from “critical” to “serious condition” Saturday and continued to show signs of improvement after he was wounded in a shooting at a Republican baseball practice outside Washington. Medstar Washington Hospital Center released the update on behalf of the Scalise family. The congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, … Continue reading

Worst treatment ever, Trump grumbles; Dems demand deep probe
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Worst treatment ever, Trump grumbles; Dems demand deep probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surrounded by multiplying questions, President Donald Trump complained Wednesday that “no politician in history” has been treated worse. Democrats demanded an independent commission to dig into his firing of FBI Director James Comey, but Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan cautioned against “rushing to judgment.” Ryan said Congress needs to get the facts, … Continue reading

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Trump, Mexican leader talk by phone as tensions rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto spoke for an hour by phone Friday amid rising tensions over the U.S. leader’s plans for a southern border wall, administration officials said. Trump and Pena Nieto had been expected to meet in Washington next week, but the Mexican president abruptly canceled his … Continue reading

Trump gets softballs at town hall ahead of Clinton showdown
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Trump gets softballs at town hall ahead of Clinton showdown

It had the trappings of a town hall debate. There was a moderator. The audience members had questions. There was a two-minute countdown clock for answers. And Donald Trump carried a microphone while patrolling a small stage. But the similarities between what Trump faced Thursday night in NewHampshire in a warm-up town hall and what … Continue reading