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Travis Kauffman mountain lion
Timothy Hurst/The Coloradoan
February 15, 2019 - 9:29 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) – The runner who strangled a mountain lion as it attacked him on a Colorado trail earlier this month spoke out for the first time. Travis Kauffman, 31, survived the attack while running Horsetooth Mountain Open Space in Fort Collins. He said he screamed a "barbarian yell"...
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
February 15, 2019 - 6:18 am
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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In this Jan. 15, 2019 photo, Attorney General nominee William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate on Thursday confirmed Barr as attorney general, placing the veteran government official and lawyer atop the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in the 2016 election.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 14, 2019 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — William Barr was sworn in Thursday for his second stint as the nation's attorney general, taking the helm of the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Earlier Thursday, the Senate voted 54-45 to...
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February 14, 2019 - 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) --- The president is a pretty healthy guy. That's the conclusion of Dr. Sean Conley, the physician to the president. "There has been no interval change to the President's medical or surgical history," Conley writes in the memo. Below is Conley's memo, which includes Trump's...
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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 14, 2019 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump has indicated he's prepared to sign the government funding bill and issue a national emergency on the border. McConnell said Thursday the Senate will soon vote on the bill that's needed to avoid a partial...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2018 file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appears at an event organized by the Museum of the City of New York with WNET-TV held at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York. Filmmakers from the Oscar nominated "RBG" film have been collecting signatures and get-well notes from Hollywood A-listers to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is recovering from lung cancer surgery. (AP Photo/Rebecca Gibian, File)
February 14, 2019 - 2:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon. They and three dozen Hollywood A-listers, from Bradley Cooper to Quincy Jones, have signed a card that's being overnighted to Ginsburg Thursday. The...
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In this Jan. 18, 2019 file photo, former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke attends his sentencing hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago
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February 14, 2019 - 11:05 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald was assaulted by inmates in his cell at a Connecticut prison, the officer's wife said Wednesday. Jason Van Dyke was transferred earlier this month to a federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut. He told his...
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Jussie Smollett
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February 14, 2019 - 9:28 am
CHICAGO (1010 WINS) -- Empire star Jussie Smollett, who says he was attacked in Chicago last month, sat down for an interview with 'Good Morning America.' "I'm pissed off," he said. RELATED: Despite concerns about evidence actor Jussie Smollett insists he’s a victim | Jussie Smollett gives cops ‘...
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Paige Harkings and Andrew Fabila
Wise County Jail
February 13, 2019 - 2:14 pm
DECATUR, TX (1010 WINS) -- A Texas couple is under arrest after their children were found starved and locked up. The discovery was made following a report of domestic violence. RELATED: Child abuse climbs after Friday report cards, study says | Australian Scout movement apologizes to child abuse...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to the chamber on the morning after House and Senate negotiators worked out a border security compromise hoping to avoid another government shutdown, at the Capitol in in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 12, 2019 - 9:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will vote on the Green New Deal, a moonshot plan by Democrats to combat climate change, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, announcing a move designed to force Senate Democrats — including a cast of presidential candidates — into a political bind. The...
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