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In this Jan. 30, 2019 photo provided by Sen. Kevin Cramer's office, Tommy Fisher, right, talks with Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., at the lawmaker's office in Washington, D.C. Fisher runs Fisher Sand & Gravel, the North Dakota company that won a $400 million contract to build part of the border wall. But the contract is now being audited over concern it may not meet requirements.  (Sen. Kevin Cramer's office via AP)
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January 04, 2020 - 11:45 am
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Tommy Fisher peered into a Fox News camera and talked up his North Dakota-based company's ability to build a border wall faster and cheaper than others could, with technology “so revolutionary, it's like comparing the iPhone to a pay phone.” Fisher Sand and Gravel, he said,...
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This booking photo provided by the Rockford, Ill., Police Department shows Nicholas August, 39, who was charged Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, with armed robbery, aggravated criminal sexual assault and unlawful restraint. He is being held on $2 million bail. Police say he entered a Rockford, Ill., bank on Friday, took a woman hostage and sexually assaulted her during a standoff with police. (Rockford Police Department via AP)
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January 04, 2020 - 11:41 am
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A man armed with a pellet gun who took a woman hostage inside an Illinois bank sexually assaulted her before surrendering to authorities following a six-hour standoff, police said Saturday. Nicholas August, 39, of Rockford, was being held Saturday at the Winnebago County Jail...
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January 03, 2020 - 1:41 pm
UPDATE: CNN aired on Friday the video below from Iraq's Ahad TV, which purports to the show the airstrike that killed Iran's Gen. Qassem Soleimani. The 11-second clip reportedly comes from a surveillance camera at Baghdad International Airport and show an explosion ripping through the airport's...
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Chicago Police investigate at a South Shore neighborhood high-rise apartment building in the 7200 block of South South Shore Drive, Thursday morning, Jan. 2, 2020. Chicago police say two toddlers are dead after a woman stabbed her father, left one of the children in a bathtub and then jumped from an 11th-floor apartment with the other child. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
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January 02, 2020 - 2:56 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Two toddlers died early Thursday in Chicago after a woman believed to be their mother stabbed a 70-year-old man, left one of the children in a bathtub and threw the other child out an 11th-floor apartment before jumping herself, police said. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi...
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Florida man crashes into bar to steal Dr. Pepper
Bay County Sheriffs Office
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January 01, 2020 - 3:21 pm
Police say a Florida man crashed his pickup truck into a bar to steal a Dr. Pepper—then sat down to sip the soda at a table.
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This image provided by The Menninger Clinic shows Phillipa Ashford, whom authorities say was fatally shot by a stray bullet outside her Houston home as she rang in the new year. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said the 61-year-old Ashford died after being shot at 12:01 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. The sheriff's department said it appears she may have been struck by celebratory gunfire from outside her immediate neighborhood. (Michael Hart/The Menninger Clinic via AP)
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January 01, 2020 - 3:17 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a woman ringing in the new year was fatally shot by a stray bullet outside her Houston home. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said 61-year-old Philippa Ashford died after being shot at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. The sheriff's department said it appears she may have been...
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January 01, 2020 - 11:59 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says the federal government will soon announce a new strategy to tackle underage vaping, promising, “We’re going to protect our families, we’re going to protect our children, and we’re going to protect the industry." Trump was vague about what the plan...
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Pig on coffee cup
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December 31, 2019 - 2:41 pm
A Kansas police officer has resigned after he admitted to making up a story that a McDonald's employee wrote an expletive and the word "pig" on a coffee cup, the police chief announced Monday.
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In this Dec. 30, 2019 photo, server Danielle Franzoni holds a receipt from a customer with a $2,020 tip included at Thunder Bay River Restaurant in Alpena, Mich. The credit card receipt said "Happy New Year. 2020 Tip Challenge." Franzoni, a single mother, couldn't believe the number, but her manager assured her the tip was legitimate. She said she was living in a homeless shelter a year ago. Franzoni plans to use the money to reinstate her driver's license and build savings. (Julie Riddle/The News via AP)
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December 31, 2019 - 12:24 pm
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — The restaurant bill was $23. But the tip at a small-town restaurant in Michigan was much larger: $2,020. “Things like this don’t happen to people like me,” server Danielle Franzoni told The Alpena News. Franzoni, 31, got the tip while working Sunday at Thunder Bay River...
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In this Monday, July 29, 2019, photo, a passerby uses a mobile phone while entering a subway station, in Boston. An anti-robocalls measure signed into law late Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, by President Donald Trump should help reduce the torrent of unwanted calls promising lower interest rates or pretending to be the IRS, though it won't make all such calls disappear. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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December 31, 2019 - 10:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An anti-robocalls measure signed into law Monday by President Donald Trump should help reduce the torrent of unwanted calls promising lower interest rates or pretending to be the IRS, though it won't make all such calls disappear. The new law gives authorities more enforcement...
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