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December 01, 2018 - 10:26 am
Former presidents, leaders and celebrities praised former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at 94.
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AP
November 30, 2018 - 6:12 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (1010 WINS/AP) -- Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings Friday morning in Anchorage, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a warning to residents in Kodiak to flee to higher ground for fear of a tsunami. The...
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Sources say Cesar Sayoc has been arrested in connection with a series of package bombs.
(Credit: Broward County Sheriff)
November 30, 2018 - 3:37 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A police report says mail pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc was accused earlier this year with throwing urine from his van at two women on a moped in Florida. The Hollywood Police Department report says Sayoc pulled up near the moped, began yelling obscenities and tossed...
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AP
November 30, 2018 - 3:03 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: ___ THE CLAIM: As part of this year's "Christmas Traditions"...
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FILE- This March 25, 2016, file photo shows the sign at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in Richmond, Va. The information of as many as 500 million guests at Starwood hotels has been compromised and Marriott said that it’s discovered that unauthorized access to data within its Starwood network has been taking place since 2014. The company said Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, that credit card numbers and expiration dates of some guests may have been taken. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
November 30, 2018 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If you stayed at one of Marriott's Starwood hotels in recent years, hackers might have information on your address, credit card and even your passport. Some of this can be used for identity theft, as hackers create bank and other accounts under your name. Marriott says the breach...
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November 30, 2018 - 1:58 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Brandon Slaton was alone and home and soaking in the bathtub when the Alaska earthquake struck. Slaton just moved to Kenai, Alaska with his wife from Arizona and had never felt an earthquake before the 7.0 magnitude temblor hit on Tuesday morning. Slaton says the quake...
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A U.S. Army carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Capt. Andrew P. Ross, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Ross, 29, of Lexington, Va., was killed Nov. 27, 2018, by a roadside bomb in Andar, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
November 30, 2018 - 1:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The remains of three service members killed in the deadliest attack against American forces in Afghanistan this year have arrived back in the U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and relatives of the men were at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to receive the remains. Media...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 30, 2013, file photo, a man works on a new Marriott sign in front of the former Peabody Hotel in Little Rock, Ark.
(AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)
November 30, 2018 - 9:17 am
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The information of as many as 500 million guests at Starwood hotels has been compromised and Marriott said that it's discovered that unauthorized access within its Starwood network has been taking place since 2014. RELATED: UK watchdog fines Facebook $644,000 over users' data...
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In this Nov. 27, 2018, photo, Bill Engfelt poses for a portrait holding the flyer he made while searching for information on his sister, Mirella Harrison, in Solana Beach, Calif. Engfelt and his sister hadn't been in close contact for years when a fire blew through her hometown of Paradise, Calif. After a lengthy search, she was found safe. He's happy to have found his sister, but frustrated at what he felt was a confusing process to locate her. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
November 29, 2018 - 3:01 pm
Dixie Singh is No. 158 on the official list of people missing after Northern California's catastrophic wildfire. That came as news to her. "I am the only Dixie Singh I've ever heard of. And I am alive," the 86-year-old woman said Wednesday. Singh's story illustrates the confusion and uncertainty...
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November 29, 2018 - 1:33 pm
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. -- A South Florida woman apparently didn't appreciate being called out by another shopper for passing gas while in line at a dollar store Sunday night --- so much so that she threatened to "gut" him with a knife over his displeasure of the aromatic act, according to police...
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