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Another deputy disciplined over response to Parkland high school shooting Another deputy disciplined over response to Parkland high school shooting
Another deputy has been disciplined over the response to the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, leaving 17 people dead. The Broward Sheriff's Office confirmed the deputy, Edward Eason, had been placed on "restrictive duty," which means he must give up his badge and gun. Gina Carter, a public information officer with the Broward Sheriff's Office, said an internal review ...
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The race is on – again – as Congress' freshmen battle for the best office The race is on – again – as Congress' freshmen battle for the best office
WASHINGTON – The size. The lighting. The proximity to Dunkin' Donuts. The devil was in the details for Congress' new freshmen, who – after months of campaigning and raising money, then days of orientation – had to rely on Lady Luck for their new House office space. One by one, new members were called up Friday to pick a white-and-black button out of a small mahogany box in the Rayburn Hous...
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Michael Cohen confessed he lied to lawmakers who now want to find out if others did too Michael Cohen confessed he lied to lawmakers who now want to find out if others did too
WASHINGTON — Members of the Senate and House Intelligence Committees fumed after Michael Cohen, a longtime lawyer of President Donald Trump, pleaded guilty to lying to Congress Thursday. Some called for him to come before Congress to explain what happened. Democrats went even further, saying they expected others in Trump's orbit to fall to a similar fate. “When you lie, it gets found out. It...
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Monsters Florence and Michael powered the deadly, destructive Atlantic hurricane season that ends Friday Monsters Florence and Michael powered the deadly, destructive Atlantic hurricane season that ends Friday
After six long months and 15 storms, the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially comes to its merciful end on Friday. The two most newsworthy and devastating hurricanes this year were Florence in September and Michael in October. Florence, which brought catastrophic flooding to the Carolinas, killed over 50 people, caused billions of dollars of property damage, and shattered all-time rainfal...
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Families still being separated at border — months after Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy reversed Families still being separated at border — months after Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy reversed
The Trump administration has quietly resumed separating immigrant families at the border, in some cases using vague or unsubstantiated allegations of wrongdoing or minor violations against the parents, including charges of illegally re-entering the country, as justification. Over the last three months, lawyers at Catholic Charities, which provides legal services to immigrant children in governm...
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Stay or go back? Uncertainty grips migrants waiting in Tijuana following tear gas incident Stay or go back? Uncertainty grips migrants waiting in Tijuana following tear gas incident
A growing number of Central American migrants in this border town awaiting their chance to claim asylum in the United States are thinking twice after a small group of migrants tried to rush the U.S.-Mexico border on Sunday. U.S. border agents fired tear gas into Mexico near the San Ysidro port of entry to disperse the crowds of migrants, including women and children, that amassed at the border...
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Former CIA director Michael Hayden hospitalized after suffering stroke Former CIA director Michael Hayden hospitalized after suffering stroke
WASHINGTON - Former CIA Director Michael Hayden has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke earlier this week. A statement released Friday by Hayden’s family says he is “receiving expert medical care.” Hayden, who is 73 and a retired Air Force general, led the CIA under President George W. Bush from 2006 to early 2009. He was also director of the National Security Agency from 1999 to 2005...
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Fox News guest apologizes for comparing Hillary Clinton to herpes during segment mix-up Fox News guest apologizes for comparing Hillary Clinton to herpes during segment mix-up
Fox News guest Anna Paulina apologized for comparing former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to a sexually transmitted disease in a Thursday segment broadcast by the network. "Yesterday on Fox I was placed on the wrong segment & in the confusion made a brash and unprofessional joke," Paulina tweeted Friday. "To Fox and those watching, I am deeply sorry." The network o...
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Will those holiday gift boxes actually get recycled? Um, maybe Will those holiday gift boxes actually get recycled? Um, maybe
As millions of holiday deliveries head to doorsteps around the country, it's becoming clear that some of this year's gift boxes may not necessarily become next year's gift boxes. This holiday season collides with what has become known as the great recycling crisis. Earlier this year, China, which for years has been America's go-to nation for processing recyclables into new boxes, started reject...
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Macy's Thanksgiving Parade is a go, despite record low temperatures in Manhattan Macy's Thanksgiving Parade is a go, despite record low temperatures in Manhattan
It was a close call, but the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade mounted its annual trek through the heart of Manhattan Thursday, despite record low temperatures and winds close to the danger level for high-flying Charlie Brown and SpongeBob balloons. Bystanders, some arriving hours ahead of time, huddled under blankets and behind guardrails as the eye-catching floats, balloons and marchers w...
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