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January 14, 2020 - 3:26 pm
Rapper Cardi B has apparently changed her mind about moving to Nigeria because of the "threat" of war with Iran, saying that she is now considering a run for a congressional seat. The former stripper made this earth-shattering announcement on Twitter, saying, "I think I want to be a politician.I...
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October 18, 2019 - 1:39 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a new agreement to power state government buildings with more renewable energy. That includes energy from the state's first commercial on-shore wind farm, which has struggled to find a buyer. Northam announced a deal with electric...
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September 20, 2019 - 11:31 am
By KEN RITTER Associated Press HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff's deputies. The...
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September 12, 2019 - 4:27 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government's budget deficit increased by $169 billion to $1.07 trillion in the first 11 months of this budget year as spending grew faster than tax collections. The Treasury Department reported Thursday that the deficit with just...
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September 11, 2019 - 3:05 pm
By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping . The Food and Drug Administration will develop guidelines to remove from the...
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August 21, 2019 - 2:12 pm
By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Can a governor be forced to live in the state capital? A persistent lawsuit seeking to do just that with West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice was back in a courtroom Wednesday. The Republican billionaire has been frequently criticized by...
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July 28, 2019 - 7:14 pm
By ZEKE MILLER and HOPE YEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing growing accusations of racism over his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump on Sunday tried to deflect the criticism by labeling a prominent minority congressman as himself racist and accusing Democrats of trying to "play...
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July 28, 2019 - 8:16 am
Jamestown, VA _ In recognition of the 400th anniversary of the first representative legislative assembly in North America, President Donald Trump will participate in the 400th Anniversary Joint Commemorative Session of the Virginia General Assembly, hosted by Virginia’s 2019 Commemoration, American...
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July 05, 2019 - 11:39 am
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers sharply stepped up their hiring in June, adding a robust 224,000 jobs, an indication of the economy's durability after more than a decade of expansion. The strength of the jobs report the government issued Friday could complicate a...
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May 31, 2019 - 5:16 pm
Virginia Beach, VA _ UPDATE: Virginia Beach Police have confirmed in a tweet that there are multiple injuries and a suspect in custody following a mass shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center, a sprawling government complex. Reports are that the shootings took place in a building that...
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