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Snow, ice, torrential rain brings weather havoc to 39 states, 200 million people Snow, ice, torrential rain brings weather havoc to 39 states, 200 million people
A massive storm that marched across the nation Tuesday promises to bring heavy snow, crippling ice and torrential rain to more than 200 million Americans over the next couple of days. Parts of 39 of the 48 contiguous United States will be touched by the storm, including every state east of the Mississippi River, AccuWeather said. The worst of it was forecast for Wednesday. "The 'real feel' w...
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North Carolina elections head says midterm congressional ballots were handled illegally North Carolina elections head says midterm congressional ballots were handled illegally
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Republican operative, who last year rounded up votes for a GOP candidate running for Congress, conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation, North Carolina's elections director said Monday. The director's testimony came on the first day of a hearing into whether mail-in ballots were tampered with a in race for the state's 9th congressional district sea...
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Trump to nominate Jeffrey Byard to replace outgoing FEMA head Brock Long Trump to nominate Jeffrey Byard to replace outgoing FEMA head Brock Long
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump will nominate a top disaster response official in his administration to head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, replacing former FEMA administrator Brock Long. Jeffrey Byard, of Alabama, currently serves as an associate administrator at the agency, overseeing disaster response, recovery, logistics, and field operations. the White House said Friday. ...
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They were speaking Spanish in the grocery store. So a Border Patrol agent detained them. Now they're suing They were speaking Spanish in the grocery store. So a Border Patrol agent detained them. Now they're suing
On their way home from working out at a gym last May, Ana Suda and Martha Hernandez, both U.S. citizens, stopped by a local convenience store in Montana to buy some milk and eggs. A Border Patrol agent overheard the two friends speaking Spanish, and then demanded they show identification. Now the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit on their behalf, accusing Customs and Border...
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'El Chapo' heading to Supermax prison? Who else is inside the hellish 'Alcatraz of the Rockies' 'El Chapo' heading to Supermax prison? Who else is inside the hellish 'Alcatraz of the Rockies'
It’s been described as a “high-tech version of hell" and it holds some of the nation’s most dangerous criminals – including, maybe soon, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The federal government’s ADX "Supermax" prison in Florence, Colorado, is “the prison of all prisons,” said Louisiana State Penitentiary maximum-security warden Burl Cain. It makes sense that a drug lord who's already escaped two ...
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Winter storm warnings posted as more snow heads for Hawaii's mountains Winter storm warnings posted as more snow heads for Hawaii's mountains
This has turned into a memorable week for snow lovers in Hawaii. Days after a weekend storm dumped rare snow on Maui, another wintry system is forecast Wednesday and Thursday for the tropical island chain. Mind you, there's only snow forecast for three of Hawaii's tallest mountain peaks: Haleakala on Maui and Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on the Big Island. Winter storm warnings have been posted ...
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Dueling rallies — for and against Trump — roil through El Paso during president's visit Dueling rallies — for and against Trump — roil through El Paso during president's visit
EL PASO — Mariachis versus MAGA hats. Pro-wall versus pro-immigrants. President versus potential presidential hopeful. This Texas border city of 684,000 residents was rocked Monday with dueling political rallies, as a campaign event by President Donald Trump was met with counter protests led by former Democratic congressman and El Paso native Beto O'Rourke, widely believed to be a potential con...
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Seattle is having its snowiest February in 70 years – and more is on the way Seattle is having its snowiest February in 70 years – and more is on the way
Hold on to your warm, woolen hats, Seattle: You are not out of the icebox yet. After a weekend snowstorm pummeled the normally mild Northwestern city – making this month the city's snowiest February since 1949, according to AccuWeather – another one-two punch is expected this week. The next snowstorm is forecast to hit Sunday night, bringing 1-2 inches of snow, AccuWeather said, and another...
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'Brutal winter weather': Snowstorm to paste Seattle for second time this week 'Brutal winter weather': Snowstorm to paste Seattle for second time this week
Normally mild Seattle is bracing for its second snowstorm this week Friday and Saturday. And with yet another snowstorm forecast for early next week, Seattle-area meteorologist Cliff Mass said the storms could be "one of greatest snow events in decades." A winter storm warning has been issued for the Seattle area. Up to half a foot of snow is possible from the Friday-Saturday storm throughou...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responds to tweet: Why should I be 'spirited and warm' at State of the Union? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responds to tweet: Why should I be 'spirited and warm' at State of the Union?
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded to a tweet from a Wall Street Journal columnist who commented that the congresswoman looked "sullen" during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Writer Peggy Noonan said Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., "had a rare bad night, looking not spirited, warm and original as usual but sullen, teenaged and at a loss." The 29-year-old New York cong...
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