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Obama to order executive action on gun control

He is scheduled to meet with Attorney General Loretty Lynch on Monday to finalize the measures. At that time, the White House released a list ...

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911 call after Florida mom shot 'intruder' daughter

St Cloud police are not releasing the name of the mother or the daughter, as another member of the household serves in law enforcement. Doby's s...

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2016 brings higher minimum wages in DC, Md

This week, an approved increase of $2.50 per hour for tipped workers is scheduled to go into effect, raising the wage from $5 to $7.50. Calif...

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Watch President Obama’s hilarious chat with comedian Seinfeld

In the Obama episode , which was recorded December 7, Seinfeld brings a 1963 Corvette Stingray Split Window Coupe to the White House comp...

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Hillary Admits Bernie's Campaign Is 'On Track To Outraise Us This Month'

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said in a television interview that the Democratic National Committee deliberately scheduled debates at tim...

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Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2015 - 2016 Performers

She will have One Direction, Nick Jonas,  DNCE , 5 Seconds of Summer, Fall Out Boy,  Andy Grammar , and many more favorite artists. But here are...

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Floodwaters Close I-55 South of St. Louis

Floodwater from the Bourbeuse River surrounds a McDonald's restaurant in Union, Missouri on December 29. A rare winter flood threatened almost t...

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Alabama routs Michigan State in Cotton Bowl

The national championship race is down to two. The  Alabama   team  celebrates after the  Cotton Bowl  NCAA college football semifinal playoff...

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Bill Cosby charged with sexual assault in Pennsylvania

In the arrest heard around the world, on Wednesday, Dec. 30, legendary actor Bill Cosby was charged with sexually assaulting a Temple Universi...

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Cruise ship worker dies in elevator accident

The couple said a man was inside the elevator, and had to run through the blood that was coming down to get out. While in 2010 the ship narro...

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Iowa's first Rose Bowl in 25 years is a dream fulfilled

The sophomore broke the single-season all-purpose yardage record set by Oklahoma State's Barry Sanders in 1988, so it's hard not to imagine McCa...

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Officials close both directions of I-55 due to flooding

In Illinois, some inmates were moved out of the Menard Correctional Center, a maximum security prison on the banks of the Mississippi River , a...

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'Dangerous' Missouri Flooding Expected To Worsen

Other connections between  St. Louis  and Jefferson counties already are closed, including I-44 over the river. The closures forced traffic onto...

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Worst of Mississippi River flooding still to come

Becky Bode, a 54-year-old postal carrier whose route includes lower Valley Park,  said  the area used to flood so frequently that residents most...

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Chip Kelly releases first statement since getting fired by Eagles

Lurie said he chose to fire Kelly before the end of the season to get a jump start on a coaching search and meet with players to talk to them ...

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UNC Tar Heels come up short in high scoring bowl game

After Jefferson's two touchdown runs, the Tar Heels made it 28-17 on a Marquis Williams 4-yard touchdown run before the half. They shot 58 per...

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Jeb Bush Cancels TV Ads In Iowa And Other States

The campaign, according to multiple reports , is instead using its money to dispatch staffers from its Miami headquarters to help with the grou...

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Missouri Gov. Warns of 'Historic' Floods

With all the five rivers in the nearby Southern areas of the US including the Mississippi River, the Arkansas, the Red, the Missouri and the OH ...

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Arizona Cardinals brush Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay Packers aside

That implies a 58.3 win probability for  Green Bay , and takes into account this Packers team has been on the decline for weeks. "If you would...

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In Pa. budget talks, liquor changes pushed to back of the shelf

Whether Democrat or Republican, most people had to be heartened by Speaker Paul Ryan's comments after the House passed a $1.1-trillion spending ...

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Musician missing after hunting trip at Oklahoma lake

Strickland, 29, had been on a duck hunting trip at Kaw Lake with his friend Chase Marland, 22, during Winter Storm Goliath , which has swept ...

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Missing country singer's dog was found alive with friend's body

She tweeted last night: "Craig is still missing ". 'In case we don't come back, @BackroadCRAIG and I are going right through Winter Storm G...

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Interstates shut by flooding in Missouri and IL

Louis office said. A week of chaotic weather continued throughout the United States as a storm system that spawned deadly tornadoes in the Mi...

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Rare Winter Flood Kills at Least 18 in Missouri, Illinois

Flood warnings were in effect Tuesday for dozens of counties, including St. Louis County, where the Missouri and MS rivers meet. Flooding has ...

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Residents in West Alton, Mo., told to evacuate after levee reportedly fails

Jay Nixon has called in the National Guard to assist with flood-fighting efforts. On the Missouri side, the National Guard is now stepping u...

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Aerial Footage: Flooding damages homes and businesses in St. Louis area

In Little Rock, the river stage was measured at 19 feet around 7 a.m, according to the weather service, which said a flood stage of 23 feet is e...

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Close encounter between US, Iran

News first reported the incident. "These actions were highly provocative, unsafe, and unprofessional and call into question Iran's commitment ...

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Outback Bowl: Northwestern Wildcats - Tennessee Volunteers

The ground attack ranks second in the SEC and is led by sophomore TB Jalen Hurd, who averages 4.6 yards per carry in rushing for 1,158 yards and...

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Reported Dead as Heavy Rains Flood Missouri

Although the weather was expected to fade, more flooding was expected along the swollen Mississippi River on Tuesday. A local church has offered...

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Funeral details for Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman

Fire officials said Tuesday they "have no idea" what caused the fire that ultimately cost Hamilton Firefighter Patrick Wolterman his life. A...

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Mary Lambright's truck destroys Old Iron Bridge in Paoli Indiana on Christmas

Being familiar with the area, she knew of an iron bridge that would have allowed her to get to where she was going, but she had only crossed it ...

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Highway 101 reopens after fire erupts near Ventura

Firefighters have gained the upper hand on a wildfire northwest of Los Angeles that burned about 500 hectares of land, forced the closure of par...

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Pa. Senate Sends Scaled-Down Budget To The Governor

Most House Republicans are opposing crucial pieces of a bipartisan budget deal to raise taxes to increase public school aid and close a deficit....

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Donald Trump leads by more than 20 points in new national poll

The comments came after the Bush campaign began running a series of digital ads that include Bush's criticism of Trump during the last Republica...

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New Polls Show: Trump Still in Lead

The results of a recent Zogby poll establish that the divide is more existential than merely rhetorical, and is more demographic than simply p...

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