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January 18, 2019 - 6:06 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) -- President Donald Trump says he will make a "major announcement" on Saturday afternoon about the government shutdown and border security. "I will be making a major announcement concerning the Humanitarian Crisis on our Southern Border, and the Shutdown, tomorrow...
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January 18, 2019 - 1:43 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Officials at a Minnesota high school wrote to parents after two students were pictured in a social media post doing a Nazi salute and holding a sign with references to Adolf Hitler. Jeff Erikson, principal at suburban Minnetonka High School, called the post ``deeply offensive''...
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January 18, 2019 - 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The partial government shutdown is hitting home for President Donald Trump in a very personal way. He lives in government-run housing, after all. Just 21 of the roughly 80 people who help care for the White House _ from butlers to electricians to chefs _ are reporting to work...
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Chicken nuggets
Dreamstime
January 18, 2019 - 10:17 am
Perdue is recalling more than 68,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because they may be contaminated with wood.
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Internal Revenue Service employees, front row from the left, Brian Lanouette, of Merrimack, N.H., Mary Maldonado, of Dracut, Mass., and Maria Zangari, of Haverhill, Mass., display placards during a rally by federal employees and supporters, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in front of the Statehouse, in Boston, held to call for an end of the partial shutdown of the federal government. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 17, 2019 - 10:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad. The shutdown battle between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing out as a surreal game of constitutional brinkmanship, with both flexing their political powers...
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January 17, 2019 - 6:07 pm
MIAMI (1010 WINS/AP) -- Royal Caribbean International says it's issued a lifetime ban for a Canadian man who jumped off a cruise ship in the Bahamas. Full send A post shared by Nick Naydev (@naydev91) on Jan 11, 2019 at 11:28am PST The Sun Sentinel reports that Nick Naydev posted the video on...
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January 17, 2019 - 12:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump's estranged former lawyer acknowledged Thursday that he paid a technology company to rig Trump's standing in two online polls before the presidential campaign. Michael Cohen tweeted that ``what I did was at the direction of and for the sole benefit of'' Trump...
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Pulitzer prize-winning poet Mary Oliver dies
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January 17, 2019 - 12:19 pm
Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose rapturous odes to nature and animal life brought her critical acclaim and popular affection, has died. She was 83.
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January 16, 2019 - 7:01 pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- Authorities in Georgia have arrested a man they say was planning to attack the White House. An FBI agent's affidavit says 21-year-old Hasher Jallal Taheb of Cumming was arrested in a sting Wednesday after he traded his car for weapons. He's charged with attempting to damage or...
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January 16, 2019 - 6:04 pm
BARRE, Vt. (AP) -- A tribute to thousands of rescue and recovery workers who labored in the ruins of the World Trade Center is taking shape in Vermont, where workers are chipping at and chiseling slabs of granite that will be installed this spring at the national Sept. 11 memorial. The new area...
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