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People carry shopping bags while crossing a street in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Black Friday once again kicked off the start of the holiday shopping season. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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November 30, 2019 - 1:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — This year’s Black Friday was the biggest ever for online sales, as fewer people hit the stores and shoppers rang up $7.4 billion in transactions from their phones, computers and tablets. That’s just behind the $7.9 billion haul of last year’s Cyber Monday, which holds the one-day...
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President Donald Trump gives thumbs up as he steps off Air Force One, accompanied by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., at the Palm Beach International Airport, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump is returning from a trip to visit the troops in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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November 29, 2019 - 10:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee asked President Donald Trump on Friday to say whether he’ll send his attorneys to participate in impeachment proceedings before the panel. Rep. Jerrold Nadler also is asking Republicans on his committee which witnesses they plan to ask...
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President Donald Trump waves as he steps off Air Force One, accompanied by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., left, at the Palm Beach International Airport, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump is returning from a trip to visit the troops in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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November 29, 2019 - 12:18 pm
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first visit to Afghanistan (all times local): 4:35 p.m. President Donald Trump is back in the United States after his Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan. Air Force One landed in Florida, where the president is spending the...
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President Donald Trump holds up a tray of Thanksgiving dinner during a surprise Thanksgiving Day visit to the troops, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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November 29, 2019 - 10:19 am
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — President Donald Trump paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, where he announced the U.S. and the Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks and said he believes the Taliban want a cease-fire. Trump arrived at Bagram Air Field shortly after 8:...
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Kimberly Dole
November 29, 2019 - 9:13 am
TUSCON, Ariz., (1010 WINS) -- Police arrested four UPS employees in a drug smuggling bust where over 50,000 counterfeit THC vape pens were seized, authorities said. Tucson police Sgt. Wally Kaderly told CNN that the employees were arrested November 13 and seven other men, not employed by UPS, were...
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Holiday shopping
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Kimberly Dole
November 28, 2019 - 3:34 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An estimated 165 million shoppers will be crowding malls and clicking for bargains starting Thursday morning through Black Friday weekend. A survey conducted by Bankrate shows the results of a new consumer survey to forecast how much money Americans will be spending this...
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Kimberly Dole
November 28, 2019 - 11:24 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Thousands of Facebook and Instagram users were unable to share their Thanksgiving day pictures Thursday morning. According to Downdetector, there were over 3,000 reports by 9:15 a.m. of Facebook being down and that increased to 7,200 in just 30 minutes. There were also over 5...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Sunrise, Fla., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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November 27, 2019 - 1:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will “absolutely” designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations. But the Mexican government is pushing back, arguing that such a step would be an assault on its sovereignty. Trump told former Fox News Channel host Bill O’Reilly during a...
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This undated booking photo provided by the Burke County, N.C., Sheriff's Office shows Callie Elizabeth Carswell, who's charged with armed robbery, misuse of 911 and filing a false police report. Police say a convenience Carswell, a convenience store clerk, staged a robbery with her boyfriend at the business Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 bought rings hours later and took video of their engagement at a Walmart. (Burke County Sheriff's Office via AP)
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November 27, 2019 - 11:04 am
MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — A convenience store clerk in North Carolina staged a robbery with her boyfriend at the business, used the money to buy rings hours later and made a video of their engagement at a Walmart, police said. The case began late Monday night when convenience store clerk Callie...
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President Donald Trump pardons Butter, the national Thanksgiving turkey, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Washington, as first lady Melania Trump watches. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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November 26, 2019 - 9:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump couldn’t resist riffing on the House impeachment inquiry Tuesday as he continued the tradition of pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey, generating holiday-season laughter at the expense of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, one of his chief...
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