Trump to set up ‘war room’ to repel attacks over Russia probe, officials

Jeff Mason, Richard Cowan and James Oliphant, ReutersBRUSSELS/WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's White House is preparing to establish a 'war room' ...

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Evelyn Carano

EVELYN CARANO Cedar Rapids Evelyn L. Carano, 87, of Cedar Rapids, died unexpectedly Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at West Ridge Care Center. Servi ...

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Iowa embraces mobile ID

Iowa may soon become the first state to offer smartphone-based ID cards. When Iowa announced a pilot program for its mobile ID app in 2014, the projec ...

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Russia diplomat: Kushner discussed possibility of secret communications channel between Trump transition team and Kremlin

Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Donald ...

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Mary Booth

MARY BOOTH Cedar Rapids Mary Alice Booth, 86, of Cedar Rapids, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar ...

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Dale Siems

DALE M. SIEMS Charles City Dale M. Siems, 90, of Onamia, Minn., and a former resident of Charles City, Iowa, died Friday, May 19, 2017, at the ...

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Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy - Reuters

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Ru ...

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Leo Milota

CEDAR RAPIDS Leo E. "Butch" Milota, 80, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel, Cedar Rapids.

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Gunmen kill at least 28 Coptic Christians in central Egypt

MINYA, Egypt - Masked militants in military-style uniforms opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt on Friday, killing at leas ...

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Protecting your wedding investment

Story: New Bohemia wedding venue falls through, brides seek refundsThe average Iowa wedding costs $22,000, according to wedding website The Knot, whic ...

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CR Transit changes nearly here

Proposed changes to Cedar Rapids Transit passed their first public hearing hurdle this week. The upcoming changes are a result of recommendations from ...

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Jimmy Fausett

JIMMY L. FAUSETT Coralville Jimmy L. "Jim" Fausett, 85, longtime mayor of Coralville, died suddenly Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Mercy Iowa City. Servi ...

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Triple Play Podcast: North Linn Coach Travis Griffith on new pitch count rules, Lynx’s 5-0 start

As the 2017 prep baseball season nears the end of its first week, The Gazette's K.J. Pilcher and Jeff Johnson discuss one of the more prevalent topics ...

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Iowa shuts down No. 1 seed Nebraska in Big Ten baseball tournament

Iowa pitcher Ryan Erickson has Big Ten champion Nebraska's number. After tossing six innings of six-hit, three-run (two earned) ball for his first ca ...

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U.S., Japan agree to enhance North Korea sanctions: White House

TAORMINA, Italy - U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday to expand sanctions against North Korea over its ...

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