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April 19, 2018 - 12:53 pm
No criminal charges will be filed in connection with the death of Prince.
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April 19, 2018 - 11:07 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (1010 WINS/AP) -- Puerto Rico's power company says it has restored electricity to more than 80 percent of customers affected by an island-wide blackout that was caused by an excavator hitting a transmission line. Officials said Thursday that more than 1.1 million of its...
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A close up view of a snack size portion of cheesy, crispy cheetos
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April 19, 2018 - 10:15 am
Police in Louisiana say a woman came home to discover a naked stranger in her tub, eating her Cheetos while taking a bath.
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April 18, 2018 - 3:06 pm
Police officers in Texas are lucky to be alive after a home exploded while they were arriving on the scene of an accident.
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April 18, 2018 - 12:23 pm
An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the U.S. territory struggles to repair an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria. Officials said an excavator accidentally downed a transmission line.
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In this 1990 file photo, first lady Barbara Bush poses with her dog Millie in Washington. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92.
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April 18, 2018 - 11:58 am
Presidents, first ladies and many others who knew Barbara Bush are praising her devotion to the nation, her family and literacy.
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This artist's drawing released by attorney Michael Avenatti, reports to show the man that the adult film actress Stormy Daniels says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 to remain quiet about her affair with President Donald Trump.
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April 18, 2018 - 9:45 am
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump years ago.
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This April 12, 2018 photo shows containers that were loaded with tons of sewage sludge in Parrish, Ala. More than two months after the so-called "Poop Train" rolled in from New York City,
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April 18, 2018 - 8:40 am
A stinking trainload of human waste from New York City is stranded in a tiny Alabama town, spreading a stench like a giant backed-up toilet — and the "poop train" is just the latest example of the South being used as a dumping ground for other states' waste.
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Apr 17, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Photo from a Twitter post by Joe Marcus (@joeasaprap) on April 17, 2018 showing what appears to be the damaged engine on a Southwest Airlines airplane with a caption reading: \"What a flight! Made it!! Still here!!
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April 18, 2018 - 7:30 am
A Southwest Airlines flight from LaGuardia to Dallas only made it as far as Philadelphia on Wednesday, and one of the passengers didn't even make it that far.
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Barbara Bush
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April 17, 2018 - 7:53 pm
Former First Lady Barbara Bush has died.
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