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‘Enormous progress’ in U.S.-Mexico ties: Mexican foreign minister

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Relations between the United States and Mexico have seen #x201c;enormous progress#x201d; during the first months of the admini ...

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North Liberty man accused of fondling young boys

NORTH LIBERTY - A North Liberty man is accused of sexually abusing several young boys when he served as a mentor and youth leader for a local church.A ...

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Senate confirms Acosta to head Labor Department

WASHINGTON - R. Alexander Acosta was confirmed on Thursday by the U.S. Senate to head the Labor Department, making him the first Hispanic member of Pr ...

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Grassley: Trump’s talk of NAFTA exit ‘posturing’

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, says he thinks the reports Wednesday that the Trump administration was considering leaving the North American Free T ...

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Facebook to act against ‘information operations’

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook acknowledged Thursday that it has become a battleground for governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other countri ...

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Trump steps back from brink of killing NAFTA

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he pulled back from the brink of killing the 23-year-old trade pact with Canada and Mexico after ...

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Iowa legislators plug gun permit glitch

Before they went home last Saturday, lawmakers quickly amended the state's gun permit law after the Iowa Supreme Court ruled sheriffs couldn't ask que ...

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Despite layoffs, ESPN still faces challenges

Between 2008 and 2010, ESPN embarked on an ambitious plan to digitally cover just about every pro team and college program worth covering. In New York ...

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University of Iowa graduate, former Oprah Winfrey Show executive pitches giving

IOWA CITY - Although Oprah Winfrey is known internationally for giving millions to charity, Sheri Salata said the media mogul's philanthropy isn't abo ...

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Iowa City police: Dog in car at McDonald’s drive-through bit employee

IOWA CITY - Iowa City police are trying to identify a dog they say bit a McDonald's employee Wednesday morning.Police said the dog was in a vehicle go ...

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Chris Soules’ attorneys issue statement on fatal crash: ‘Do not prejudge’

Attorneys for reality TV star Chris Soules, who faces a felony charge of fleeing a deadly Monday night crash, issued a statement Thursday urging "that ...

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$2 Million Powerball Prize won last July in Cedar Rapids claimed by Iowa City man

Jeff Wolf of Iowa City has stepped forward to claim the $2 million Powerball prize won last July. The ticket was purchased at the Hawkeye Convenience ...

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Transportation symposium: Ideas for regional collaboration discussed

Thanks to all who attended our first Iowa Ideas transportation symposium, hosted this week in Des Moines, which was dedicated to all things regional. ...

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Judge: Iowa DOT has authority to turn off traffic cameras

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Polk County District Court judge affirmed Iowa Department of Transportation orders to turn off or move several speed cameras around I ...

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Thursday Morning Read: Goose control, Grassley on Trump Travel, Jane Meyer Trial

Jane Meyer Trial Continues - Dozens of University of Iowa student-athletes complained about verbal and mental abuse, with some even saying they experi ...

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