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February 14, 2020 - 5:39 am
(NEW YORK) -- The New York City Police Department is warning officers to be "vigilant and alert" following increased "credible" threats toward its officers. Officials are advising all officers to have a heightened awareness "in light of the events that transpired over the past weekend in the Bronx...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr, left, and President Donald Trump turn to leave after speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington. Attorney General William Barr took a public swipe Thursday at President Donald Trump, saying that the president’s tweets about Justice Department prosecutors and cases “make it impossible for me to do my job.” Barr made the comment during an interview with ABC News just days after the Justice Department overruled its own prosecutors. they had initially recommended in a court filing that President Donald Trump’s longtime ally and confidant Roger Stone be sentenced to 7 to 9 years in prison. But the next day, the Justice Department took the extraordinary step of lowering the amount of prison time it would seek for Stone. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
The Associated Press
February 13, 2020 - 10:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr publicly swiped at President Donald Trump on Thursday, declaring the president’s tweets about Justice Department prosecutors and open cases “make it impossible for me to do my job.” Barr made the comment during an interview with ABC News just days...
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Franklin County Ohio Sheriff
February 13, 2020 - 2:25 pm
(COLUMBUS) -- Two Ohio State football players accused of rape appeared in court Thursday in Franklin County, Ohio, where the judge ordered them to not contact each other or the woman who reported the alleged rape. Amir Riep and Jahsen Wint, both 21, were booked into jail Wednesday on rape and...
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Climate.gov
February 13, 2020 - 2:15 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Last month has been named the hottest January in 141 years of recorded climate history, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The global land and ocean surface temperature in January was the highest on record for the month at 2.05 degrees Fahrenheit,...
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February 13, 2020 - 10:59 am
(DRAFFIN, Ky.) -- Two CSX crew members have escaped after the train they were working on derailed and caught fire in Kentucky. The train, which consisted of 96 loaded ethanol cars and two loaded rock cars, derailed while traveling southbound in a rural area in Draffin, Ky., just after 7 a.m...
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February 13, 2020 - 10:43 am
(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- Family members are pushing for a new law requiring silent panic alarms in all New York state public schools in honor of one of the victims of the Parkland, Fla., mass shooting. The law, called Alyssa’s Law, in memory of Alyssa Alhadeff, is already in effect in New Jersey. Alhadeff...
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February 13, 2020 - 9:40 am
(CAYCE, S.C.) -- Authorities in South Carolina are asking the public to help find the owner of a car that was spotted close to where a 6-year-old girl vanished without a trace this weekend. First-grader Faye Swetlik was last seen around 3:45 p.m. Monday. She had gotten off the school bus and was...
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February 13, 2020 - 9:25 am
(GILBERT, Ariz.) -- An elderly woman who flew from Illinois to Arizona who was scammed out of her last dollars when she thought she was going to meet the man of her dreams was rescued by a police officer’s kind gesture. It all began when the elderly woman decided to spend her last money on flying...
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February 13, 2020 - 8:39 am
(CAYCE, S.C.) -- Authorities in South Carolina are asking the public to help find the owner of a car that was spotted close to where a 6-year-old girl vanished without a trace this weekend. First-grader Faye Swetlik was last seen around 3:45 p.m. Monday. She had gotten off the school bus and was...
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February 13, 2020 - 6:47 am
(NEW YORK) -- An Arctic cold front from the north and a storm system from the south are joining, bringing snow, ice and heavy rain and strong thunderstorms to the East Coast Thursday. Already, this messy winter weather has brought whiteout conditions to the northern Plains where in North Dakota...
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