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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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June 01, 2019 - 12:42 pm
A second company has cut ties with a California minor league baseball team that played a Memorial Day video that included an image of Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with images of Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro.
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FILE - In this March 26, 2019 file photo, Actor Jussie Smollett talks to the media before leaving Cook County Court after his charges were dropped, in Chicago. Chicago's top prosecutor has released 2,000 documents in the Jussie Smollett's case and explained she recused herself from an investigation into his claim he'd been the target of a racist, anti-gay attack solely because of false rumors she was related to the "Empire" actor. The Friday, May 31, 2019 statement from Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx came two months after her office's suddenly dropped all charges against Smollett that accused him of staging the attack on himself. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
June 01, 2019 - 6:20 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's top prosecutor again shifted her explanation for why she recused herself from an investigation into Jussie Smollett's claim that he'd been the target of a hate crime, saying she stepped aside because of false rumors she was related to the "Empire" actor. Cook County State's...
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Emergency vehicles respond near the intersection of Princess Anne Road and Nimmo Parkway following a shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center on Friday, May 31, 2019, in Virginia Beach, Va. At least one shooter wounded multiple people at a municipal center in Virginia Beach on Friday, according to police, who said a suspect has been taken into custody. (Kaitlin McKeown/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
David Caplan
May 31, 2019 - 5:18 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (1010 WINS) — At least 11 people are dead and six were hospitalized after a mass shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Friday afternoon, police said. The shooting suspect is also dead. He was a "long time" utilities worker, employed by the city, police said. A Virginia Beach...
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Ashton Kutcher
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Andrew Weber
May 31, 2019 - 4:25 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS ) — A West Virginia high school principal admitted that he accidentally plagiarized a speech Ashton Kutcher gave in 2013. Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss addressed the speech to his school’s graduating class on May 23. The News and Sentinel report DeMoss issued a...
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Abortion-rights supporters march Thursday, May 30, 2019, in St. Louis. A St. Louis judge heard an hour of arguments Thursday on Planned Parenthood's request for a temporary restraining order
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May 31, 2019 - 2:25 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ A judge has issued an order allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to continue providing the service. St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer ruled Friday, just hours before the St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic's license to perform abortions was set to expire. He issued a...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2017, photo, a FedEx driver returns to his truck in downtown Pittsburgh. FedEx plans to deliver packages seven days a week starting next January 2020 as it tries to keep up with the continuing boom in online shopping. The Memphis, Tennessee-based company announced the moves Thursday, May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 30, 2019 - 4:20 pm
FedEx plans to deliver packages seven days a week starting next January as it tries to keep up with the continuing boom in online shopping. The company is also taking back nearly 2 million daily deliveries to homes that are currently handled by the post office in a move it says will increase the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 10, 2019, file photo, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., listens during a House Financial Services Committee hearing with leaders of major banks on Capitol Hill in Washington. A company has cut ties with a California minor league baseball team that played a Memorial Day video that included an image of Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with those of Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Fresno Bee reports the raisin company Sun-Maid terminated its sponsorship of the Fresno Grizzlies on Wednesday, May 29. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
May 30, 2019 - 2:12 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A company has cut ties with a California minor league baseball team that played a Memorial Day video that included an image of Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with images of Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Fresno Bee reports that raisin company Sun-Maid terminated...
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A destroyed home sits in a neighborhood after it was hit by a tornado on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, south of Lawrence, Kan., near US-59 highway and N. 1000 Road. The past couple of weeks have seen unusually high tornado activity in the U.S., with no immediate end to the pattern in sight. (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP)
May 29, 2019 - 6:14 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — People from Kansas to Pennsylvania picked up the pieces from a swarm of tornadoes and braced for more twisters Wednesday amid a record-breaking stretch of violent weather. North Texas remained under a tornado watch until the evening, while the National Weather Service issued a...
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President Donald Trump arrives on stage to speak to troops at a Memorial Day event aboard the USS Wasp, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Yokosuka, Japan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 27, 2019 - 11:45 pm
ABOARD THE USS WASP (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday wished "Happy Memorial Day" to U.S. service members aboard an American assault ship docked in Japan. They shouted "U.S.A. U.S.A." Trump called them a "tough bunch of people" and dubbed them "daring and mighty warriors in the Pacific." The...
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Mike Pence
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May 27, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them "every day is Memorial Day."
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