Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein likely to step down in March, DOJ officials tell @NBCNews.
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California and 15 other states sue President Trump, claiming his national emergency to get border wall funding is unconstitutional.
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5 people killed in shooting at manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois, police say; suspect deceased; 5 officers injured.
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Police respond to shooting incident at manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois, officials say; suspected shooter has been apprehended.
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RT @NBCNews: LIVE: @NBCNews Special Report: President Trump expected to declare national emergency to fund border wall.

Amazon says it has canceled plans to build a headquarters in New York City; does "not intend" to reopen search for another headquarters location.
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Suicide car bomber kills at least 30 Indian police officers in Kashmir.
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RT @NBCNews: BREAKING: @NBCNews Special Report: Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán found guilty in US trial.

Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán found guilty on multiple counts in US trial.
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US Supreme Court blocks Louisiana from enforcing stringent abortion law; first major ruling on abortion with Justice Kavanaugh on the court.
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Former Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, has died at age 92. - @detroitnews
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Baseball legend Frank Robinson, MLB's first black manager and a civil rights leader, has died at age 83.
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2018 was 4th-hottest year on record, NASA says; hottest years on record were 2015, 2016 and 2017. - @NBCNewsMACH
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@NBCNews President Trump announces during the that the 2nd summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will be held in Vietnam on Feb. 27-28.
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RT @BreakingNews: LIVE: @NBCNews Special Report:

President Trump to deliver State of the Union. https://t.…
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Pope Francis has publicly acknowledged for the first time that nuns have been the victims of sexual abuse at the hands of predator priests and bishops.
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RT @NBCNews: LIVE: NBC News Special Report: Virginia Gov. Northam holds press conference after racist yearbook photo surfaces.

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