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Early Monday morning, the United States Navy reported that a warship, the U.S.S. John S. McCain, was involved in a collision with a freighter off the coast of Singapore that left ten sailors unaccounted for. It's an incident that’s certain to call attention to the U.S.S. Fitzgerald and its recent crash off the coast of Japan, which left seven dead.
Aug. 22, 2017
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Every presidential administration has leaks, but the Trump administration has made prior White Houses seem like they simply had tiny drips — instead of the current deluge. Former Chief of Staff Reince Preibus was painted as a leaker, which was reportedly part of the reason he lost his job.
Aug. 22, 2017
Tony Rivero
A group of Arizona lawmakers and business leaders is on its way to Mexico this morning. They’re part of a bipartisan trade delegation that’ll spend the week meeting with some of their counterparts in Mexico.
Aug. 22, 2017
Craig Harris
The State Parks Department has fired a long-time official, who’s been out on long-term disability leave. It’s the latest incident involving a state employee’s firing. Craig Harris has been covering this for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com, and he joins us.
Aug. 22, 2017
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After Yuma, of course, the president will come to the Valley, where he’ll rally supporters tonight at the Phoenix Convention Center. To get a sense of what he might say, I’m joined by Don Critchlow, director of the Center for Political Thought and Leadership at ASU.
Aug. 22, 2017
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Along mountainsides in Central and South America, vast expanses of trees and plants are perpetually bathed in fog. But some scientists predict that climate change could dry out those high-altitude jungles, known as cloud forests.
Aug. 22, 2017
The joint U.S.-South Korea military drills are conducted every year to prepare for an attack from North Korea, but, as we’ve heard, this year, they come as tensions run particularly high because of the sharp rhetoric from both Pyongyang and Washington.
Aug. 22, 2017
A federal judge will allow a challenge to Arizona’s civil asset forfeiture law to go forward. The statute allows law enforcement agencies to profit from items they seize.
Aug. 22, 2017
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And the debate over visas for guest workers also extends to the lettuce fields of Yuma where President Trump is set to appear this morning. The president will be in the southern Arizona city to talk about immigration enforcement and inspect the Predator drone, but many of those in the agriculture industry there hope he also takes a look at their needs.
Aug. 22, 2017
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In an address to the nation, President Trump announced he would be sending more American troops to fight in Afghanistan, the longest military conflict the U.S. has ever been involved in.
Aug. 22, 2017
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The White House says there will be no pardon for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced at the president’s rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night.
Aug. 22, 2017
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Before President Donald Trump's rally in Phoenix Tuesday, he stopped in Yuma to shore up support to fund his proposed border wall. It is the first presidential visit to the city in more than a decade.
Aug. 22, 2017
The U.S. Department of State has updated its travel warnings to Mexico, and some tourist attractions and the neighboring state of Sonora made it onto the list.
Aug. 22, 2017
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The Arizona Game and Fish department has cleared three lakes to once again host fishing tournaments following a decline in levels of golden algae.
Aug. 22, 2017
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A U.S. District Court Judge has approved a challenge to Arizona's forfeiture laws that could change the rules for law enforcement statewide relying on those funds.
Aug. 22, 2017
Local nurseries are growing along with the economy, but have trouble getting labor to keep up with demand. The federal government's response is to bring more temporary visa workers for those companies that can't find Americans willing to do the work.
Aug. 22, 2017
Family members of the head of the Sinaloa Cartel have been arrested recently in Mexico City and on the Arizona border.
Aug. 22, 2017
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Phoenix’s Police Chief said there have been no credible threats to suggest downtown businesses should close ahead of President Trump’s rally Tuesday night, but several restaurants and the county court system plan to shut their doors early.
Aug. 22, 2017
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The number of protesters expected at President Trump’s campaign rally today is expected to match or outnumber his supporters.
Aug. 22, 2017
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President Trump heads to Phoenix Tuesday for a campaign-style rally. This will be Trump’s first trip back to Arizona since the election. It will also be the president’s first time in front of a crowd since deadly violence broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia, this month at a white supremacist rally.
Aug. 22, 2017

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