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January 18, 2019 - 10:51 am
Rep. Steve Scalise demanded Nancy Pelosi resume negotiations with President Trump Friday or step aside entirely; saying she should “authorize someone else” to spearhead budget talks with the White House. Scalise was speaking with Fox News when he weighed-in on the longest government shutdown in...
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In this Jan. 15, 2019 photo provided by Juan Oliphant, Ocean Ramsey, a shark researcher and advocate, swims with a large great white shark off the shore of Oahu. Ramsey told The Associated Press on Thursday, Jan. 17 that images of her swimming next to a huge great white shark prove that these top predators should be protected, not feared. (Juan Oliphant via AP)
January 18, 2019 - 10:04 am
HALIEWA, Hawaii (AP) — Two shark researchers who came face to face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii. Ocean Ramsey, a shark researcher and conservationist, told The...
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This Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 provided by David Loome shows an ice disk that’s about 30 or 40 feet across at Baxter State Park in Millinocket, Maine. It's smaller than the ice disk measuring about 100 yards across formed in the Presumpscot River in Westbrook and garnered media attention around the word. (Courtesy David Loome via AP)
January 18, 2019 - 8:52 am
MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — The massive ice disk that formed on a Maine river has a baby brother. Officials at Baxter State Park in Millinocket shared a photo of an ice disk that's about 30 or 40 feet across, much smaller than the massive disk that formed in a river in the city of Westbrook and more...
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January 18, 2019 - 7:17 am
Kurt 'The Cyber Guy' Knutsson explains how the partial government shutdown is impacting cybersecurity. Watch the latest video at
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January 18, 2019 - 4:04 am
St. Louis' Gateway Arch is among many national parks forced to shutter and sideline workers during the federal government shutdown, but the towering attraction's closure is also hurting private tourism workers and nonprofits. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that partners of the Gateway Arch...
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A work crew removes branches from a tree on Mission Street in San Francisco, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Heavy rain, snow and wind pummeled much of California Thursday, causing at least five deaths, leaving thousands without power and forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to flee their homes. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
January 17, 2019 - 9:50 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The storm that pummeled much of California for three days began moving east Thursday after causing at least six deaths, forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to flee their homes and plunging nearly 300,000 utility customers into darkness. The winter storm is forecast to...
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January 17, 2019 - 9:42 pm
Critic say safe-injection sites enable addicts and bring crime to neighborhoods; TV host Jason Rantz weighs in on the increasing number of cities pushing for safe-injection sites. Watch the latest video at
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January 17, 2019 - 9:34 pm
Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same time, the moon will be ever so closer to Earth and appear slightly bigger and brighter than usual — a supermoon. "...
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FILE - In this Monday, July 18, 2016, file photo, American Express credit cards are photographed in North Andover, Mass. American Express Co. reports financial results Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
January 17, 2019 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — American Express swung to a fourth-quarter profit, the credit card company said Thursday, helped by a lower tax rate and more spending on the company's namesake credit cards. The New York-based company earned $2.01 billion, or $2.32 a share, compared with a loss of $1.21 billion, or...
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January 17, 2019 - 3:10 pm
Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced today he is withholding his salary due to the partial government shutdown. The announcement came following a vote by U.S. House Democrats to defeat a Republican motion that would have allowed federal workers impacted by the partial shutdown to receive...
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