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Donald Trump
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January 12, 2019 - 10:55 am
The shutdown enters its fourth week next week, with Trump's threat to declare a national emergency still on the table.
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Donald Trump
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January 12, 2019 - 10:47 am
Law enforcement officials became so concerned by President Donald Trump's behavior in the days after he fired FBI Director James Comey that they began investigating whether he had been working for Russia against U.S. interests, The New York Times reported.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer and creator of the award-winning Broadway musical, Hamilton, receives a standing ovation with tears at the ending of the play's premiere held at the Santurce Fine Arts Center, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. The musical is set to run for two weeks and will raise money for local arts programs. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
January 11, 2019 - 11:24 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda reprised his lead role in the hit musical "Hamilton" on Friday night to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise thousands of dollars for artists and cultural groups struggling in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The audience giggled, hooted...
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January 11, 2019 - 6:14 pm
CLAIM: "Melania is first FLOTUS to visit a combat zone since 1969" - statement circulating on social media with photo of President Donald Trump and Melania visiting troops in Iraq on Dec. 26. THE FACTS: At least three first ladies have visited combat zones, as defined by federal regulations, since...
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AP
January 11, 2019 - 6:10 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Federal employees received pay stubs with nothing but zeros on them Friday as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills. All told, an estimated 800,000 government workers missed their paychecks for the...
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missing ten Jayme Closs found
(Courtesy of Barron County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
January 11, 2019 - 6:01 pm
A Wisconsin teenager missing for nearly three months after her parents were killed in the family home was found alive barely an hour's drive away, by a woman who stumbled across the 13-year-old girl and pounded on her neighbors' door shouting: "This is Jayme Closs! Call 911!"
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January 11, 2019 - 5:00 pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Elizabeth Smart says that finding a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who had been missing for three months is "why we can never give up hope on any missing child." Smart was 14 when she was abducted from her Salt Lake City home in 2002. She was rescued nine months later. Jayme Closs...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018 file photo, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, nominated by President Bill Clinton, sits with fellow Supreme Court justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg is missing arguments for the first time in more than 25 years as she recuperates from cancer surgery last month. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 11, 2019 - 12:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's recovery from cancer surgery is "on track" and no further treatment is required. But the 85-year-old justice will miss court arguments next week. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says that doctors for the 85-year-old Ginsburg...
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Child Brides
(AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
January 11, 2019 - 9:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. In one case, a 49-year-old man applied for admission for a 15-year-old girl. The...
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Tamaqua Area High School
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
January 10, 2019 - 3:44 pm
TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) -- School board members in Pennsylvania have voted to postpone a policy allowing teachers to carry guns in school. RELATED: Appeals court rules 2nd Amendment allows open carry of guns | Anger over Ed Dept mulling federal money for guns in schools | Rapper Juelz Santana sentenced...
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