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Bad wig bandit
FBI
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January 11, 2020 - 5:04 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The FBI is asking the public's help in catching a so-called “bad wig bandit” who's been robbing banks in North Carolina. The FBI said in a statement on Thursday that the suspect wore a different wig during each heist in the Charlotte area. One wig was blonde. Another was...
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Front Street Animal Shelter - City of Sacramento
Front Street Animal Shelter - City of Sacramento
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January 11, 2020 - 2:24 pm
iStock (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- A California man who was heartbroken when he brought his deceased dog to the shelter to be cremated was overcome with joy when he received an unexpected message on his phone. Ralph Johnson of Sacramento was working at home last week when his dog Cognac wandered off...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. Pelosi hasn't relayed the articles of impeachment to the Senate for trial three weeks since President Donald Trump was impeached on charges of abuse and obstruction. Last night, she led the Democrat-controlled House in passing a measure limiting Trump's ability to take military action against Iran after he ordered the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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January 11, 2020 - 12:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will take steps next week to transmit the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, ending a three-week standoff but confronting the Senate with only the third trial in U.S. history to remove a chief executive. In a letter to her...
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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2015, file photo, students walk on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, Mass. Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein donated more than $700,000 to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and visited campus at least nine times after being convicted of sex crimes in 2008, according to new findings from a law firm hired to investigate Epstein's ties with the elite school, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. MIT President L. Rafael Reif called the findings “a sharp reminder of human fallibility and its consequences.” ( AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
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January 10, 2020 - 7:31 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein donated $750,000 to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and visited campus at least nine times as he sought to rehabilitate his image following a 2008 sex crimes conviction, according to findings released Friday by a law firm hired to...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2019 file photo, immigration activists rally outside the Supreme Court as the justices hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, in Washington. Leaders of advocacy groups warned lawmakers on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, that the fight over a failed citizenship question, the digital divide and the wording of questions on Hispanic origin and race may lead to the undercounting of some communities during the 2020 Census. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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January 09, 2020 - 4:44 pm
Leaders of advocacy groups warned lawmakers on Thursday that the fight over a failed citizenship question, the digital divide and the wording of questions on Hispanic origin and race may lead to the undercounting of some communities during the 2020 Census. The leaders from ethnic advocacy groups...
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Georgetown Visitation Prep
Google Street View
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January 09, 2020 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A California woman has been arrested after she threatened to "blow up" a private Roman Catholic girls school in Washington as part of a "mission from God" because it announced it would be publishing same-sex marriages in its alumni magazine. According to documents filed in...
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Marijuana dispensary
Doug Hood
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January 09, 2020 - 12:40 pm
BESSEMER, Mich. (AP) — Is that a skunk? No, it's marijuana. A small town in Michigan's western Upper Peninsula is buying an odor-detection device and drafting an ordinance to crack down on the unpleasant smell of blooming marijuana plants. Bessemer City Manager Charly Loper said the Nasal Ranger...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2019 file photo, immigration activists rally outside the Supreme Court as the justices hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, in Washington. The Department of Homeland Security is agreeing to share citizenship information with the U.S. Census Bureau. The agreement was made in response to President Donald Trump's order to collect data on who is a citizen through administrative records following the Supreme Court's rejection of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census form. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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January 06, 2020 - 3:53 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security is agreeing to share citizenship information with the U.S. Census Bureau as part of President Donald Trump's order to collect data on who is a citizen following the Supreme Court's rejection of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census form...
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Walmart
Photo by Drew Perine/Tacoma News Tribune/MCT/Sipa USA
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January 06, 2020 - 1:59 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Someone appears to have deliberately attempted to release bedbugs in a Walmart store in Pennsylvania, and police are searching for whoever was behind it, authorities said Monday. Troopers have made no arrests and do not have any suspects, a state police spokeswoman said. A...
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Emergency crews respond to a fatal crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Mount Pleasant Township early Sunday morning, Jan. 5, 2020. Multiple people were killed early Sunday in a crash involving a passenger bus, two tractor-trailers and passenger vehicles in Pennsylvania, officials said. (WPXI TV via AP)
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January 05, 2020 - 6:25 pm
Five people were killed and about 60 were injured on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Sunday morning, when a loaded bus went out of control on a hill and rolled over, setting off a chain reaction that involved three tractor-trailers and a passenger car. The injured victims, ranging from 7 to 67...
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