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Mountain lion that crossed freeways died after California wildfire

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:35
A Southern California mountain lion that crossed freeways dozens of times, evading potentially deadly traffic, has died after burning its paws during a wildfire, officials said on Friday.
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Trump administration set to relax Obama-era water protections: report

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:14
The Trump administration is set to reduce the number of federally regulated waterways protected under the U.S. Clean Water Act in a bid to help the energy and agriculture industries, according to a media report on Friday.
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Michigan medical officer ordered to trial over Flint water deaths

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:29
A Michigan judge on Friday ordered the state's chief medical officer to stand trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter in connection to the contamination of the city of Flint's water supply, a crisis that resulted in 12 deaths.
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NY judge orders rapper Cardi B to stay away from victims in brawl

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:12
A New York judge on Friday ordered rapper Cardi B to have no contact with two bartenders she allegedly attacked in a strip-club brawl, but allowed her to remain free after she skipped a court appearance earlier in the week.
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U.S. Air Force missed four chances to stop Texas shooter buying guns

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:37
The U.S. Air Force missed four chances to block the shooter in 2017's deadly church attack in Texas from buying guns after he was accused of violent crimes while in the military, a report by the Department of Defense's inspector general said on Friday.
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Trump says he will name State Department spokeswoman as U.S. ambassador to U.N.

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:45
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, choosing a former TV anchor with little policy experience to lead U.S. diplomacy at the international organization.
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Jury to deliberate Virginia murder trial of white nationalist

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 04:50
A jury in Charlottesville, Virginia, will begin deliberations on Friday in the murder trial of a man who rammed his car into a crowd of counter-protestors at a far right rally last year, killing one activist.
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Kevin Hart quits as 2019 Oscars host after anti-gay tweets resurface

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 04:33
Comedian Kevin Hart stepped down on Thursday from hosting the 2019 Oscar ceremony after "insensitive words" about gays he tweeted in the past resurfaced online.
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Comedian Kevin Hart says will step down from hosting 2019 Oscars

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 00:43
Comedian Kevin Hart said on Thursday he has decided to step down from hosting this year's Oscars.
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NY police give all clear after CNN bomb threat

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 00:31
CNN's broadcast offices in New York City were evacuated by police on Thursday night for more than an hour after a caller said there were five bombs hidden in the Time Warner Center Building, disrupting the broadcaster's schedule, police said.
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U.S. prosecutor drops appeal to extend Turkish banker's sentence: Anadolu

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 00:04
The New York prosecutor's office has withdrawn an appeal to extend the sentence of a former executive at Turkey's state-owned lender Halkbank, the Turkish state-run Anadolu news agency said on Friday.
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Trump, without evidence, says Arizona 'bracing' for surge of immigrants

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 23:00
U.S. President Donald Trump said without evidence on Thursday Arizona "is bracing for a massive surge" of immigrants along a portion of the U.S. southern border that does not have a protective fence, reiterating his call for Democrats to back funding for his proposed border wall.
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Trump says, without evidence, Arizona 'bracing' for surge in migrants

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 22:32
U.S. President Donald Trump said without evidence on Thursday that Arizona "is bracing for a massive surge" of immigrants along a portion of the U.S. southern border that does not have a protective fence, reiterating his call for Democrats to back funding for his proposed border wall.
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Virginia murder trial of white nationalist goes to jury

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 22:04
The murder case against the man who drove his car into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was submitted to a jury on Thursday, capping a two-week trial in which the defendant declined to take the witness stand.
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Former President George H.W. Bush laid to rest in Texas

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 21:08
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush was laid to rest at his presidential library in College Station, Texas, on Thursday, following funeral services at his longtime church in Houston.
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Tennessee executes convicted murderer by electric chair

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 20:59
A convicted killer who spent more than 36 years on death row in Tennessee was executed by electric chair on Thursday, the second time in five weeks that the state used electrocution to carry out a death sentence.
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Mudslide risk in Southern California wildfire zones prompts evacuation of thousands

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 20:23
Heavy rains and the threat of mudslides in Southern California forced the closure of a key coastal highway near Malibu on Thursday and prompted authorities to order evacuations of almost 3,000 residents from hillside areas scarred by recent wildfires.
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Body of former President George H.W. Bush brought to Texas burial site

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 20:06
The body of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush was brought to the burial site at his presidential library in Texas on Thursday after a funeral at a Houston church where he was remembered by family members who knew him best as "Gampy."
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Michigan cemetery shuttered after discovery of uncremated fetuses

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 19:59
A cemetery in Canton, Michigan, was shut down by a state agency on Thursday after officials found dozens of uncremated fetus remains lacking appropriate documentation, authorities said.
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Tennessee set to execute convicted murderer by electric chair

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 19:27
Tennessee prepared to execute by electric chair on Thursday a convicted murderer who has spent more than 36 years on death row, the second time in five weeks the state has used electrocution to carry out a death sentence.
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