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January 28, 2019 - 3:53 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit filed by a former CBS News reporter alleging that Obama administration officials violated her constitutional rights by hacking into her computers and other electronic devices. Sharyl Attkisson alleges that the...
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January 28, 2019 - 3:13 pm
By IVAN MORENO , Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Heavy snow and powerful wind created blizzard-like conditions Monday across parts of the Midwest, prompting officials to cancel about 1,000 flights at Chicago's airports and close hundreds of schools. But forecasters warn the most dangerous weather...
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January 28, 2019 - 2:58 pm
By AARON BEARD , AP Basketball Writer Eds: Updates with additional details, quotes. Adds byline. Changes dateline from New York to Raleigh, N.C. With AP Photos. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tennessee handled its first week at No. 1 in more than a decade well enough to stay on its AP Top 25perch. The...
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January 28, 2019 - 2:45 pm
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and ANDREA RODRIGUEZ , Associated Press . HAVANA (AP) — A tornado and pounding rains smashed into the eastern part of Cuba's capital overnight, toppling trees, bending power poles and flinging shards of metal roofing through the air as the storm cut a path of destruction...
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January 28, 2019 - 2:26 pm
By GENE JOHNSON and STEVE PEOPLES , Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The most powerful super PAC in Democratic politics is promising to make former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz "a target" if he launches an independent presidential bid. Democrats across the political spectrum lashed out at the...
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January 27, 2019 - 1:26 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is prepared to shut down the government again or declare a national emergency if Congress won't work with him to secure the U.S.-Mexico border, the White House said Sunday. The president's standoff with Democrats on...
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January 27, 2019 - 1:17 pm
WARSAW, Va. (AP) — A man suspected of killing his parents and three other people - including a girl he was dating - was arrested Sunday when he showed up at his grandmother's house in Virginia, a sheriff there said. On Saturday, Dakota Theriot, 21, shot and killed three people — the woman believed...
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January 26, 2019 - 10:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the longest shutdown in U.S. history officially over, here's a look at how the federal government will get back to regular business: ___ WHEN WILL FEDERAL WORKERS GET PAID? It's unclear at this time. The White House tweeted that it will be "in the coming days." Some 800,000...
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January 26, 2019 - 10:22 am
By EDITH M. LEDERER and SCOTT SMITH , Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Venezuela's political showdown moved to the United Nations Saturday where a Security Council meeting called by the United States pit backers of President Nicolas Maduro against the Trump administration and supporters of...
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January 26, 2019 - 9:18 am
By ANNA JEAN KAISER, MARCELO SILVA DE SOUSA and PETER PRENGAMAN , Associated Press SAO PAULO (AP) — Rescuers in helicopter on Saturday searched for survivors in a huge area in southeastern Brazil buried by mud from the collapse of dam holding back mine waste, with at least nine people dead and up...
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