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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVo
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August 30, 2018 - 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- The Trump administration will reportedly propose new rules to bolster the rights of those accused of sexual misconduct. New policies being prepared by the Department of Education encourage schools to provide more support for victims of sex crimes, while the New York Times...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2012, file photo, a tour group walks through the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
August 30, 2018 - 2:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices. The...
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The Arizona National Guard carries the casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. during memorial service at the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in Phoenix
(Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool)
August 30, 2018 - 1:56 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — An estimated 3,500 mourners crowded into an Arizona church Thursday to remember Sen. John McCain after a motorcade bearing his body made its way past people waving American flags and campaign-style signs. Family members watched in silence as uniformed military members removed the...
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 Police tape restricts access to a disheveled living compound in Amalia, N.M., on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.
(AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
August 30, 2018 - 9:58 am
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed three of the defendants arrested on child neglect charges in the New Mexico compound case have been released from jail after a judge dismissed charges against them due to a missed deadline by prosecutors. The Taos County Sheriff's Office confirmed that...
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Todd Kohlhepp
State of South Carolina
August 29, 2018 - 11:23 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Hundreds of items belonging to a man who killed seven people in South Carolina are on the auction block. A gun safe, power tools, furniture and office supplies belonging to Todd Kohlhepp are among the inventory in an online auction . Proceeds from the sale will go toward...
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This shows the collapsed scaffolding, top center, at a hotel under construction after two workers fell to their deaths early Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, near Orlando, Fla.
(Orange County Fire Rescue via AP)
August 29, 2018 - 10:00 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two construction workers fell to their deaths when scaffolding collapsed above the sixth floor of a hotel under construction near Disney World early Wednesday. A third worker managed to hang on and climb to safety, a fire-rescue spokesman said. The accident happened just...
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August 28, 2018 - 4:40 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor raised the island's official death toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975 on Tuesday after an independent study found that the number of people who succumbed in the desperate, sweltering months after the storm had been severely undercounted...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Cody Wilson, with Defense Distributed, holds a 3D-printed gun called the Liberator at his shop in Austin, Texas.
(AP Photo/Eric Gay, file)
August 28, 2018 - 2:05 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns said Tuesday that he has begun selling the blueprints through his website to anyone who wants to make one, despite a federal court order barring him from posting the plans online. Cody Wilson said at a news...
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Cattle Skull
Dreamstime
August 28, 2018 - 1:24 pm
MORGAN HILL, CA (1010 WINS) -- A California man was arrested in connection with the discovery of about a dozen cattle found dead near a state park. Marc Belluomini, 54, of Fremont is charged with 11 counts of animal abuse, two counts of illegal cattle driving, and one count of brandishing a weapon...
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Jacksonville police officers guard an area Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, near the scene of a fatal shooting at The Jacksonville Landing
(AP Photo/John Raoux)
August 28, 2018 - 10:37 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness, according to court records in his home state of Maryland reviewed by The Associated Press. Divorce filings from the parents of 24-year-old David Katz of...
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