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Donald Trump Holds Rally At Grand River Center
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Trump Weighs Third Party Bid

Donald Trump says he will decide soon whether to mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination. "I think a lot of people are going to be very happy," said Trump after a speech in Nashville to tea party activists

Deputy Shot-Houston

Suspect Charged in Shooting of Houston Sheriff’s Deputy

Officials say a suspect has been charged in the fatal shooting of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station. The officer was ambushed and shot multiple times from behind while filling up his vehicle at a suburban Houston gas station

APTOPIX France Train Attack

Europe Will Increase Security Checks on Trains

France's interior minister says European countries will increase ID checks and baggage checks on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a train from Amsterdam to Paris. The minister said checks would be carried out "everywhere it is necessary"

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Uber Hires Hackers to Secure Its Vehicles

Two security engineers known for remotely taking over a Jeep will work in Uber's Pittsburgh offices, home to the company's self-driving car and robotics research lab, working toward "building out a world-class safety and security program at Uber"

New Orleans Marks 10th Anniversary Of Hurricane Katrina

Survivors Remember Katrina

With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells, residents in Mississippi and Louisiana gathered Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of the day that Hurricane Katrina slammed into their states — causing deadly and costly havoc

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'Django Unchained' Actress Sentenced to Community Service

Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend have been ordered to perform community service after a judge refused to buy her apologies to L.A. police she'd accused of racial profiling. The couple had pleaded no contest to disturbing the peace

Dominica goverment orders suspencion of activities due to tropical Storm Erika

Tropical Storm Erika Weakens

Tropical Storm Erika dissipated, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving nearly 50 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said

A Turkish Air Force F-16 fighter jet lands at Incirlik air base in Adana, Turkey

Turkey Launches First Coalition Airstrikes Against ISIS

Turkey announced that its fighter jets have carried out their first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS. A Foreign Ministry statement said the jets began attacking targets in Syria that were deemed threats to Turkey

Thailand Explosion

Police Arrest Foreigner in Bangkok Shrine Bombing

Thai police say a foreign suspect has been arrested in the investigation of a deadly shrine bombing in Bangkok. The man was arrested Saturday in Nong Jok on the outskirts of the capital. The police found bomb materials in his apartment

Mideast Lebanon

Thousands in Lebanon Protest Against Government

Thousands of people began gathering amid tight security in downtown Beirut, ahead of a major rally to protest government corruption and the country's dysfunctional political system. Demonstrations began last week over garbage piling up in the streets of Beirut

Here’s Your Guide to the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards

The 2015 Video Music Awards will air on MTV this Sunday evening. Here's a rundown of what you need to know, from slated performers and key categories to nomination controversies and the most important moments to watch out for