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Florence forecast to restrengthen to major hurricane as it approaches East Coast next week Florence forecast to restrengthen to major hurricane as it approaches East Coast next week
Florence, which weakened to a tropical storm Thursday night, is forecast to restrengthen into a major hurricane as it approaches the East Coast next week. Where and when it might strike remains a mystery. The storm is almost 1,600 miles from the Outer Banks of North Carolina and is still as much as a week away from a potential U.S. landfall, according to the latest forecast from the National...
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Hurricane Florence expected to strengthen as it nears the East Coast Hurricane Florence expected to strengthen as it nears the East Coast
Hurricane Florence continues to creep closer to the United States – but whether, where and when it might strike remains a mystery. Still almost 1,800 miles from the East Coast, the Category 1 storm remains a week away, according to the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center. "It is far too soon to speculate what, if any, impacts Florence may have on the U.S. East Coast next week,...
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GOP leaders to Trump: Don't shut down government over wall funding right before midterm elections GOP leaders to Trump: Don't shut down government over wall funding right before midterm elections
WASHINGTON – GOP congressional leaders will head to the White House Wednesday afternoon to persuade President Donald Trump not to shut down the government over funding for his border wall right before the midterm elections. While Trump has threatened to force a shutdown if the budget does not include sufficient wall funding, he has also sent mixed signals on the subject. "I don’t like the id...
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Marine Corps widow faces nearly $10K bill after husband's suicide Marine Corps widow faces nearly $10K bill after husband's suicide
PHOENIX – When Kalin and Stefani Case married by his hospital bed at the U.S. Naval Medical Center San Diego in 2013, they hoped to spend a lifetime together once he recovered. But the young couple's dream shattered when the Marine Corps discharged Kalin Case because of his illness. He spiraled into depression and, six months later, ended his life with a gun in front of his wife in their Mes...
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8 dead, dozens injured after Greyhound bus and truck collide in New Mexico 8 dead, dozens injured after Greyhound bus and truck collide in New Mexico
A horrific collision between a Greyhound bus and a semi-truck on an interstate in New Mexico killed at least eight passengers and sent dozens of others to area hospitals, authorities reported Friday. The New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator said that seven bodies were recovered from the scene of Thursday afternoon's accident and that another person died after being taken to a hospital ...
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Trump freezes federal worker pay, citing 'serious economic conditions' Trump freezes federal worker pay, citing 'serious economic conditions'
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said he would freeze the pay of federal workers next year, saying the nation can't afford the 2.1% raises that would have gone into effect without presidential action. In a notice to Congress Thursday, Trump cited "serious economic conditions" in cutting pay to civilian workers. "We must maintain efforts to put our nation on a fiscally sustainable course, and...
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Immigration agents raid Texas business, detain 160 undocumented workers in surprise raid Immigration agents raid Texas business, detain 160 undocumented workers in surprise raid
More than 300 federal agents descended on a North Texas trailer manufacturer on Tuesday that is accused of knowingly hiring 160 undocumented workers. Agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made the surprise execution of a criminal search warrant just before lunch at Load Trail which is located about two hours northeast of Dallas. The agents, including some called in from ...
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Reports of leaked SAT leaves students wondering about integrity of test Reports of leaked SAT leaves students wondering about integrity of test
Madison Caswell worked every day for nearly three months prepping to take the SAT, the high-stakes college entrance exam. Finally, on Saturday, Caswell joined thousands of other high school students from around the world in taking the test. What the 17-year-old from Lake Orion, Michigan, didn't know: The test she took apparently had been floating around the internet for months. SAT watchers ...
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After John McCain's death, Senate candidate Kelli Ward says, 'Political correctness is like a cancer!' After John McCain's death, Senate candidate Kelli Ward says, 'Political correctness is like a cancer!'
PHOENIX – Two days after U.S. Sen. John McCain's death following a 13-month battle with brain cancer, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Kelli Ward has compared "political correctness" to cancer. Ward posted the remark on Twitter early Monday amid intense criticism of another one of her social media posts from Saturday. In that post, Ward insinuated that the announcement from the McCain fa...
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'We are Americans first, Americans last, Americans always.' John McCain's most powerful quotes 'We are Americans first, Americans last, Americans always.' John McCain's most powerful quotes
John McCain spent 30 years of his life in the Senate. And during that time, the Arizona Republican wrote multiple books and made hundreds of speeches. McCain, who passed away Saturday, was a two-time presidential candidate, losing the GOP nomination in 2000 to then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush and the general election in 2008 to then-Sen. Barack Obama. Often called a maverick, McCain, 81, wa...
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