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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin dies in NY

United Nations spokesman Farhan Haq , who heard the news during the regular daily briefing, offered his condolences, adding: "We mourn Ambassad...

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Weekend warm-up brings record-breaking temperatures

The average temperatures for February 18 is a high of 44 degrees and a low of 25 degrees. Cleveland has set a record high temperature for Febr...

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Tense Oakland Police Armed Standoff Comes To Dramatic End

Police rushed to the scene and cordoned off the area as the gunman was seen shooting out of a window of the second story of a home. He then re...

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Fake Agents Extort Immigrants Fearful of Deportation

How does the Trump administration's immigration enforcement policy affect so-called Dreamers? "We live in a community that has a lot of people...

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Andrew Puzder withdraws from consideration as labor chief

Puzder's failed nomination is the latest loss for the White House, which is stumbling through a period of turmoil following the resignation of ...

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Trump Administration Caught In Lie About Campaign Contacts With Russians

Reports based on leaks said "knives were out for him" and that his position was being reviewed. Mr Trump repeated his claim that the report...

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What Trump Considers for Next move in Immigration, Travel Ban

The three members of the Ninth Circuit Court panel who rejected the administration's arguments to reinstate Mr. Trump's travel ban on refugees...

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Advocates Say Use Caution When "Spreading Awareness" About Immigration Raids

The raids were part of Operation Cross Check a code name for sweeps that have resulted in tens of thousands of arrests across the United States ...

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Drug catapult found at Arizona-Mexico border fence

Border Patrol agents in the area of the Douglas Port of Entry , southeast of Tucson, on February 10 noticed a few people on the south side of t...

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Rory Feek Gives Emotional Speech After Winning GRAMMY for 'Hymns'

Less than one month later, on March 4, Joey died following a lengthy battle with cancer. Before the red carpet, the opening number and the m...

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Who killed Ku Klux Klan leader Frank Ancona?

Jinkerson allegedly shot Ancona while he was asleep in the master bedroom. Ancona was reportedly the last person to see the KKK kingpin alive....

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Sears, Kmart drop 31 types of Trump products

Sears Holdings announced February 11 that it would no longer sell Trump Homes items in the online stores for its Sears and Kmart brands. A sp...

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Today in School, Betsy DeVos and Her Antagonists Learned About Metaphors

One DC teacher at the protest told the Washington Post , "Betsy DeVos does not represent our students or our families here in DC". The Washi...

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Education Dept Apologizes For Misspelling Black Leader's Name

After a few hours, a corrected tweet was posted along with an apology tweet reading "Post updated - our deepest apologizes for the earlier...

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NC Senate, House Democrats introduce HB2 repeal bills

More legislation has been proposed to repeal the North Carolina law known as House Bill 2 , but the measures would also create LGBT anti-discri...

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45 flights cancelled at TPA due to Northeast snowstorm

The National Weather Service radar image provided by NOAA shows a storm system moving across the US late Wednesday. Warming seas have put m...

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Rallies set for Planned Parenthood defunding across Nebraska and Iowa

About 1,000 people, the majority sign-carrying women, turned out in front of the office and lined both sides of Cass between West Canfield and...

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Emergency spillway use likely at Oroville Dam

California Department of Water Resources personnel monitor water flowing through a damaged spillway on February 10 at the Oroville Dam in Orovi...

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Charles Oakley viciously ejected from Knicks' game vs Clippers

He told us had he been in the Garden with Oakley last night, he would have certainly had his back PHYSICALLY. I turned around just in time as ...

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Winter Storm Niko: Drinking Game Ideas for Nor'easter 2017

The longer transition to snow will keep snowfall totals lower than expected from the region south of Philadelphia , Mercer County and Monmouth ...

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Very Warm Today, Rain & Snow Thursday

We received 0.51 inches of rain, and a trace of snow overnight. Friday , Feb. 10 - Rain, mainly after 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near...

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Wisconsin Gov. Walker proposes liberal funding increases

Senate Republican Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) questioned whether the per pupil spending increase Walker is proposing in his K-12 educatio...

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Turning headlines into cash, the white whale for Twitter

Twitter Inc. sits at the center of American politics like no other company right now-and yet the social-media service can't seem to profit from ...

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Robert F. Kennedy's son announces run for IL governor

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has not announced a run for a second term in 2018 but recently deposited $50 million into his own campaign account,...

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Injured in High-Wire Accident at Florida Circus

Wednesday under the tent at University Town Center. Four of those injured are classified as trauma victims and were transported to trauma faci...

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