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Oklahoma woman dies in jail from injuries suffered the day before in DUI crash

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An Oklahoma woman died in jail from injuries she had suffered the day before in an apparently drunken crash.

Thasha Prindle was found unresponsive early Christmas Eve at the Latimer County Detention Center, where she was being held on drunken driving charges, reported KFOR-TV.

The 21-year-old Wilburton woman had crashed into a house around 6 a.m. on Dec. 23 and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, and also cited for not wearing a seat belt.

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Prindle was taken to Latimer County General Hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries after the crash and then booked into jail, where she was found unresponsive the following morning at 5 a.m.

She was pronounced dead 15 minutes later, and the medical examiner announced Thursday that she had died from injuries suffered in the crash.

Another inmate, 45-year-old David Hamilton Bettes, Midwest City, was found dead Dec. 30 at the same jail.

Investigators said Bettes had lacerations to his wrists and neck when he was found dead in his cell.

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Damage control: Eugene Robinson explains why beating Trump won’t be the next president’s greatest challenge

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Democrats have spent months fighting over the tiniest details of each policy during the handful of Democratic debates and forums. While they may agree on 98 percent of the policies, it's the two percent that campaigns are zeroing-in on. The reality, however, is that few if any of the policies or campaign promises will ever come to fruition. As Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson explained in his latest column, the greatest challenge of any Democratic leader post-Trump will be fixing the things the president broke.

In his Monday column, Robinson demanded to know not just how Democrats plan to actually beat Trump, but how they'll repair the damage he'll leave. He doesn't doubt Democrats can accomplish the goal of kicking the president out of the White House, but the aftermath is another matter.

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‘Fire and fury is upon us’: Columnist explains why attack on Saudi oilfield brings us closer to war

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On Monday, Saudi oil facilities were hit with a drone strike that U.S. intelligence is claiming originated with Iran.

If this is true, it would be one of many instances in recent months of escalation of tension between Iran and U.S.-allied countries. But as Christopher Dickey warned in The Daily Beast, this event could bring America closer to war than it has yet been.

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‘Saudi Arabia pays cash’: Trump admits ‘unlike other presidents’ he’ll be renting out US troops for military action

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President Donald Trump has been banging the drums of war in recent days, pointing the finger at Iran for a massive drone attack on Saudi Arabia oil fields that caused the price of oil worldwide to spike.

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We, Trump said, “are waiting to hear from the Kingdom [of Saudi Arabia] as to who they believe was the cause of this attack, and under what terms we would proceed!”

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