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December 13, 2018 - 8:27 pm
When Marines from Camp Lejeune, N.C., were preparing for their upcoming deployment to the Middle East, they faced an unusual challenge: the beach they needed to train on had been washed away by Hurricane Florence. Using bulldozers and other equipment, they moved enough sand to rebuild a portion of...
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In this Nov. 20, 2018 photo, Joseph Soldwedel, the publisher of the Prescott Daily Courier, poses for a photo in Phoenix. Soldwedel, the owner of a chain of small Arizona newspapers, and his wife Felice are locked in a nasty divorce dispute that includes allegations of poisoning. (AP Photo/Matt York)
December 13, 2018 - 8:00 pm
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — An award-winning Arizona newspaper publisher and his wife are locked in a bizarre divorce case that has morphed into something more: a journalism ethics saga. Joseph Soldwedel has accused wife Felice Soldwedel in a lawsuit of trying to kill him by poisoning him, and detailed...
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December 13, 2018 - 7:11 pm
Fans of the former Negro League could have a chance to commemorate some of its stars through a series of bobbleheads. The effort is designed to help mark the upcoming centennial of baseball's Negro National League, which began in Kansas City in February of 1920. Supporters unveiled the first...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, customers enter the Apple store, in New York. Apple will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, break ground on smaller locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, and over the next three years will expand in Pittsburgh, New York and Colorado. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 13, 2018 - 1:56 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call-center agents while adding more luster to a Southwestern city that has already become a bustling tech hub. The decision, announced Thursday, comes 11...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2018 file photo, Trevor Eubanks, plant manager for Big Top Farms, readies a field for another hemp crop near Sisters, Ore. Hemp is about to get the federal legalization that marijuana, its cannabis cousin, craves. That unshackling at the national level sets the stage for greater expansion in an industry seeing explosive growth through demand for CBDs, the non-psychoactive compound in hemp that many see as a way to better health. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
December 13, 2018 - 1:00 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves. A provision of the farm bill that received final approval in Congress on Wednesday removes hemp from the list of federally controlled substances and treats the low-THC...
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December 13, 2018 - 10:46 am
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission voted 13-1 to recommend the Legislature allow the arming of teachers Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo a realtor sign hangs in front of a home for sale in Pittsburgh. On Thursday, Dec. 13, Freddie Mac reports on this week’s average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
December 13, 2018 - 10:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week to their lowest level in three months, an inducement to prospective homebuyers in a haltingly recovering market. Continued steep declines in the stock market pushed home borrowing rates lower, although they remain much higher than a...
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December 13, 2018 - 10:33 am
Tragic news from FOX2 Detroit. They have reported on Thursday that their very own meteorologist, Jessica Starr, a 35-year-old Michigan native, committed suicide. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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This Jan. 28, 1915 made available by the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command shows the USS San Diego while serving as flagship of the Pacific Fleet. Her name had been changed from California in September 1914. On a clear summer day, July 19, 1918, an external explosion near the ship’s engine room shook the armored cruiser. Water soon rushed into the hull. Within minutes, the 500-foot warship began to capsize. Weighed down with 2,900 tons coal for a planned voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, the vessel sank in just 20 minutes. Six crew members perished. (U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command via AP)
December 13, 2018 - 10:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A hundred years ago, a mysterious explosion hit the only major U.S. warship to sink during World War I. Now the Navy believes it has the answer to what doomed the USS San Diego: An underwater mine set by a German submarine cruising in waters just miles from New York City. That's...
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December 13, 2018 - 9:06 am
The 47-year-old civilian contractor was participating in a military exercise when his plane crashed off the coast of Honolulu; Jeff Paul reports from Los Angeles Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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