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McHenry County Board chairman: LITH Sanitary district pulling "shenanigans" to avoid consolidatio...

A political and legal battle is brewing over a move by the Lake in the Hills Sanitary District to buy land in Kane County, which if successful would negate an ongoing effort to consolidate it into the village. To the legal counsel retained by some of its members, the impending purchase makes the district a multi-county entity, whi [...]

Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he “did not make” and doesn’t have any recordings of his private conversations with James Comey — his fired FBI director. Trump also tweets that he has “no idea” whether other “tapes” or recordings exist. Trump has disputed Comey [...]

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In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate Trump

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to the Midwest for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters — the kind of event he relished before winning the White House. Trump touched down Wednesday evening in rainy Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and headed to a local community col [...]

IS militants destroy 12th century mosque in Iraq's Mosul

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group blew up a historic landmark in Mosul — the city’s famed 12th century al-Nuri mosque with its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba, from where the IS leader proclaimed the militant group’s self-styled caliphate nearly three years ago. The explosion destroyed another piece o [...]