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President Donald Trump and Mayor Bill de Blasio
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May 16, 2019 - 6:15 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blaso announced on Thursday morning via a YouTube video that he is entering the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field. De Blasio, 58, joins a crowded field of Democrats, including California's Sen. Kamala Harris, New Jersey's Sen. Cory Booker, Vermont...
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This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used by conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision which legalized abortion nationwide. (Hal Yeager/Alabama Governor's Office via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 10:01 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Republican governor signed the most stringent abortion legislation in the nation Wednesday, making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases. "To the bill's many supporters, this legislation stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians' deeply held belief...
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Margeaux Hartline, dressed as a handmaid, protests against a ban on nearly all abortions outside of the Alabama State House in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 6:10 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor Kay Ivey has signed nation's strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases -- including rape or incest. Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act. To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation...
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Man pushed to his death from Las Vegas bus.
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May 15, 2019 - 12:26 pm
LAS VEGAS (1010 WINS) -- A woman is facing murder charges for allegedly pushing a man off of a bus in Las Vegas. Police say Cadesha Bishop, 25, pushed 74-year-old Serge Fournier down the steps of the bus. Fournier fell flat on his face and hit his head on the sidewalk. RELATED: Woman sentenced to...
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FILE - This Feb. 16, 2017 file photo shows newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York. According to a government report released Wednesday, May 15, 2019, U.S. birth rates reached record lows for women in their teens and 20s, leading to the fewest babies in 32 years. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 15, 2019 - 10:53 am
America's baby bust isn't over. The nation's birth rates last year reached record lows for women in their teens and 20s, a government report shows, leading to the fewest babies in 32 years. The provisional report, released Wednesday and based on more than 99% of U.S. birth records, found 3.788...
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Margeaux Hartline, dressed as a handmaid, protests against a ban on nearly all abortions outside of the Alabama State House in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
May 14, 2019 - 11:55 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Senate passed a near-total ban on abortion Tuesday, sending what would be the nation's most stringent abortion law to the state's Republican governor. The GOP-dominated Senate voted 25-6 to make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable...
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Facial recognition software
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May 14, 2019 - 1:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — San Francisco's Board of Supervisors will vote on Tuesday on whether to ban city agencies from using facial recognition software. The city would be the first in the U.S. to ban use of the technology. Governments have used facial recognition for such uses as finding missing...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 file photo, University of Pittsburgh pharmacy student Alexandria Taylor prepares syringes during a free measles vaccination clinic by the Allegheny County Health Department at the Homewood-Brushton YMCA in Pittsburgh. On Monday, May 13, 2019, U.S. health officials say the year’s count of measles cases has surpassed 800, in a growing tally that already is the nation’s highest in 25 years. (Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
May 13, 2019 - 12:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say this year's count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation's highest in 25 years. A total of 839 cases were reported as of last week. That's the most since 1994, when 963 were reported for the entire year. The Centers...
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A worker walks near truck trailers and cargo containers, Friday, May 10, 2019, at the Port of Tacoma in Tacoma, Wash. U.S. and Chinese negotiators resumed trade talks Friday under increasing pressure after President Donald Trump raised tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods and Beijing promised to retaliate. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 13, 2019 - 6:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House's top economic adviser has acknowledged that U.S. consumers and businesses pay the tariffs that the Trump administration has imposed on billions of dollars of Chinese goods, even as President Trump himself insisted in a tweet, incorrectly, that China pays. Chris...
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May 13, 2019 - 3:53 am
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting near one of President Donald Trump's resorts in Florida that left one person dead and two others injured. Miami Dade Police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta said that a call came in at 1:41 p.m. on Sunday stating that shots were fired at...
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