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Carol Channing, Broadway's iconic 'Dolly,' dead at 97

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 09:07
Carol Channing, who won over audiences with her giddy, guileless charm in signature roles in Broadway's "Hello, Dolly!" and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," died in her California home on Tuesday at the age of 97, according to her publicist.
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Trump to meet lawmakers at White House as shutdown enters 25th day

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 08:22
President Donald Trump will meet members of Congress at the White House later on Tuesday as the partial U.S. government shutdown enters a 25th day without resolution amid a standoff over border wall funding.
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Spike Lee joins The Killers for protest video over Trump's planned wall

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:42
Rockers The Killers have teamed up with film director Spike Lee to make the music video for their latest song, "Land Of The Free", a protest against President Donald Trump's planned wall on the U.S.-Mexican border.
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Carol Channing, Broadway's 'Dolly,' dead at 97, publicist says

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:31
Carol Channing, who won over audiences with a giddy, guileless charm in trademark roles in "Hello Dolly" and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," died on Tuesday at the age of 97, her publicist Harlan Boll said.
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Rothschild vice chairman resigns from PG&E board

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 06:38
Struggling California power company PG&E Corp said on Tuesday Roger Kimmel, vice chairman of investment banking firm Rothschild Inc, had resigned from company's board.
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Los Angeles mayor backs striking teachers as stoppage enters second day

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 04:05
The mayor of Los Angeles expressed support for the city's striking teachers late on Monday, as 30,000 staff readied for a second day of a stoppage called to press demands for better pay, smaller classes and more staff.
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Confederate monument's pedestal ordered removed at university in North Carolina

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 00:33
The pedestal for a Confederate monument called Silent Sam that has been a flashpoint for demonstrations at a North Carolina university will be removed, the school's president said on Monday, nearly five months after protesters toppled the statue.
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Alaska officials probing BP oil, gas wells at Prudhoe Bay after spill

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 22:58
Regulators in the U.S. state of Alaska will investigate all of the oil and natural gas wells operated by BP Plc at its Prudhoe Bay oil field after the release of a small amount of crude oil and gas from a well that had earlier been shut.
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No clear path for California as massive PG&E utility nears bankruptcy

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 22:55
PG&E Corp's announcement that it will file for bankruptcy, citing massive potential liability from deadly wildfires, puts California politicians in quandary, whether to offer a bailout or risk allowing the state's largest private utility to fail.
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Burgers by candlelight: Trump lays out fast food for college football champs

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 19:34
U.S. President Donald Trump laid out a White House feast fit for a government shutdown on Monday: silver platters heaped high with McDonald's quarter pounders and the red-and-white burger wrappers of Wendy's.
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Striking Los Angeles teachers picket in rain with no deal imminent

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 19:24
More than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers demanding pay raises and smaller classes walked off the job in America's second-largest school system on Monday, marching downtown in the rain after negotiations over a new contract broke down.
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Wisconsin kidnapper targeted teen after seeing her get on school bus: prosecutor

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 18:49
The Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old girl after murdering her parents then holding her hostage for months, sometimes under his bed, told police he picked his victim after seeing her get on a school bus, prosecutors said on Monday.
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Suspect shot by police dies after standoff at New Jersey UPS facility

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 18:47
A 39-year-old gunman opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc facility in New Jersey and held two employees hostage for hours on Monday before police fatally shot him, officials said.
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'El Chapo' dreamed of biopic for years before capture, says trial witness

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 18:17
Accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was interested in directing a movie about his life story as early as 2007, long before his well-known meeting with U.S. actor Sean Penn and Mexican actress Kate Del Castillo in 2015, jurors in Guzman's U.S. trial heard on Monday.
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Stormy Daniels sues over Ohio strip club arrest, calling it political

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 18:05
Ohio police officers were politically motivated when they arrested Stormy Daniels, the porn star who has described having an affair with President Donald Trump, at a strip club last year, the actress said in a lawsuit on Monday.
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Trump defends trade policies to farmers, vows fair deal with China

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 17:23
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended his tough trade policies in front of thousands of farmers who have suffered because of his trade war with China, disappointing some who had hoped to hear a plan for a swift resolution.
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Wisconsin man admitted kidnapping teen, killing parents, police say

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:25
The Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old girl, after killing her parents, and holding her hostage for months, sometimes under his bed, told police he had picked his victim at random, prosecutors said on Monday.
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New Illinois governor promises balanced budget for state

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:00
Billionaire political newcomer J.B. Pritzker took office as Illinois governor on Monday, pledging to pass a balanced budget and take on the state's "challenging" financial problems with "hard choices."
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Los Angeles teachers strike, claiming 'existential battle' over schools

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 15:34
More than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers demanding higher pay and smaller class sizes walked off the job in America's second-largest school system on Monday, marching in the rain after negotiations over a new contract broke down.
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Trump defends tough trade policies to farmers, vows fair deal with China

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 15:27
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended his tough trade policies in front of thousands of farmers, a key constituency that has struggled because of his trade war with China, and promised fair trade deals that will put America's rural heartland back on its feet.
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