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Trump threatens to scrap new Air Force One

President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday that he wanted to cancel the order for a new Air Force One, which is currently being developed.

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Torture can be useful, nearly half of Americans in poll say

Nearly half of Americans in a global survey said they believed an enemy fighter could be tortured to extract information, according to results released Monday. That finding puts respondents in the United States in contrast with citizens of many countries and at odds with international law, which prohibits torture under any circumstances.

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Snow hits north end of Whatcom County

A light dusting of snow covered much of northern Whatcom County in white Monday morning, Dec. 5, 2016. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Seattle called for some rain throughout the day, changing to snow Monday night as temperatures drop into the high 20s.
Philip A. Dwyer philip.dwyer@bellinghamherald.com
Snow hits north end of Whatcom County 1:03

Snow hits north end of Whatcom County

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Watch highlights from the Lighted Christmas Parade in Lynden

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