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  • Phoenix police: Serial killing suspect tied to 9 attacks

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  • Mulvaney requests no funding for consumer agency in 2Q

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump-appointed acting director of the federal government’s consumer watchdog agency requested zero dollars of funding for its second-quarter budget, saying he intends to first spend down the agency’s rainy day fund.

  • Tax law gives unexpected break to farmers who sell to co-ops

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  • The Latest: California captive plotted escape for 2 years

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  • Federal responsibility in nuclear attack alerts is unclear

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