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Strategist Steve Bannon leaves Trump's turbulent White House

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving....

Police: Attacks in Spain are linked, took long time to plan

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The back-to-back vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort had been planned for a long time by an Islamic terrorist cell - and could have been far deadlier had its base not been destroyed by an apparently accidental explosion this week, Spanish officials said Friday....

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11 area officers graduate from state program

The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute announced the graduation Friday of 37 first-line supervisors from its 39th Florida Leadership Academy Class.The graduates have leadership roles in 31 criminal justice agencies throughout the state.The graduates met for four weeklong sessions at the Gainesville Police Department.The Florida Leadership Academy's goal is to prepare first-line supervisors in criminal justice organizations to exemplify character and integrity [...]

Gainesville delays vote on shifting city elections, again

After another heated debate about moving city elections to the fall, Gainesville city commissioners opted to draft an ordinance and ballot question for further review.Any decision to move elections would ultimately be in the hands of voters in a referendum.The move may call for four-year commission terms and shift municipal elections to either August or November on even years, similar to other local, state and presidential races. Under the current system, at least two [...]