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H. Ross Perot
Justin Sullivan / Stringer
July 09, 2019 - 10:26 am
DALLAS (AP) _ H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice ran for president, has died. Family spokesman James Fuller says Perot died early Tuesday. He was 89. Perot rose from Depression-era poverty to become one of the nation's richest men as the founder of computer services...
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lou alvarez
Andrew Weber
July 09, 2019 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The bill to reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfeiffer. Alvarez died just a couple of weeks ago after fighting for reauthorization. His NYPD badge was given to a Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019 file photo, actor Kevin Spacey arrives at district court in Nantucket, Mass. A young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning actor. Mitchell Garabedian, an attorney for the man, announced in an email Friday, July 5, that the suit filed June 26 in Nantucket Superior Court has been voluntarily dismissed.(AP Photo/Steven Senne)
July 08, 2019 - 4:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016 asserted his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to testify Monday after being questioned about text messages the defense claims were deleted. The man's decision not...
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FILE - In this Feb.19, 2019 file photo, children line up to enter a tent at the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children in Homestead, Fla. A government spokesman says President Donald Trump’s administration is evaluating vacant properties near five U.S. cities as potential permanent sites to hold unaccompanied migrant children. Department of Health and Human Services spokesman Mark Weber said Wednesday that property is being assessed in and around Atlanta; Phoenix; Dallas; Houston; and San Antonio, Texas. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 08, 2019 - 12:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Donald Trump's immigration policy, a trademark issue for his...
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Members of the National Guard load water onto an SUV in the aftermath of an earthquake Sunday, July 7, 2019, outside Trona High School in Trona, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 07, 2019 - 9:52 pm
RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — Shaken residents were cleaning up Sunday from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle California in decades as scientists warn that both should serve as a wake-up call to be ready when the long-dreaded "Big One" strikes. California is spending more than $16 million to...
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FILE- In this Feb. 12, 2019, file photo pedestrians pass beneath City Hall in Philadelphia. Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnect between individuals’ retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
July 07, 2019 - 7:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals' retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce. Experts say illness, injury, layoffs and caregiving responsibilities often force older...
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July 07, 2019 - 10:52 am
( 98.7 KLUV ) Star Trek fans in Canada are having a little too much fun with their $5 bills. How did I not know about this? #SpockingFives http://t.co/a6cNVr85SK pic.twitter.com/CHhvRUeip8 — Tara (@imsparklepants) February 28, 2015 In other words, the bills may not "live long and prosper." Via...
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July 07, 2019 - 10:52 am
( 98.7 KLUV ) Star Trek fans in Canada are having a little too much fun with their $5 bills. How did I not know about this? #SpockingFives http://t.co/a6cNVr85SK pic.twitter.com/CHhvRUeip8 — Tara (@imsparklepants) February 28, 2015 In other words, the bills may not "live long and prosper." Via...
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Ron Mikulaco, right, and his nephew, Brad Fernandez, examine a crack caused by an earthquake on Highway 178, Saturday, July 6, 2019, outside of Ridgecrest, Calif. Crews in Southern California assessed damage to cracked and burned buildings, broken roads, leaking water and gas lines and other infrastructure Saturday after the largest earthquake the region has seen in nearly 20 years jolted an area from Sacramento to Las Vegas to Mexico. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 06, 2019 - 11:00 pm
RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Southern California expressed relief Saturday that damage and injuries weren't worse after the largest earthquake the region has seen in nearly 20 years, while voicing concerns about the possibility of major aftershocks in the days and even months to come. No...
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Lick ice cream
@BlindDensetsu/Instagram/Lufkin Police Department
July 06, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Police in East Texas say a teenager from San Antonio is suspected of taking a tub of ice cream from a Walmart freezer, removing the top to lick the ice cream and then returning it to the freezer.
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