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February 14, 2020 - 8:52 pm
Bitterly cold temperatures persisted from the northern Plains to parts of the Great Lakes and northern New England, with schools in some Upper Midwest communities canceling classes for a second day Friday.
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February 14, 2020 - 8:43 pm
The United States and the Taliban agree to a temporary truce that could pave the way for the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan; national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports from the Pentagon.
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FILE - In this July 23, 2019, file photo, California attorney Michael Avenatti walks from a courthouse in New York, after facing charges. Avenatti, a lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, has been convicted Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, of trying to extort the apparel company Nike. The charges carry a combined potential penalty of 42 years in prison. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
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February 14, 2020 - 8:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer who gained fame by representing porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits involving President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike. The verdict was returned by a federal jury in Manhattan following a three-...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a campaign rally at the Buffalo Soldier Museum in Houston, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner stands at right. (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
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February 14, 2020 - 1:28 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has decided to let political campaigns pay online influencers to spread their messages, a practice that had sidestepped many of the social network's rules governing political ads. Friday's policy reversal highlights difficulties tech companies and regulators have in...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2019, file photo a Boeing worker walks past a 737 model fuselage and a giant mural of a jet on the side of the manufacturing building behind in Renton, Wash. On Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for January. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
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February 14, 2020 - 8:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing output fell slightly in January, driven lower by Boeing's decision to halt production of its troubled 737 MAX aircraft. The Federal Reserve said Friday that factory output declined 0.1% last month after eking out a 0.1% gain in December. Excluding the production...
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February 13, 2020 - 9:57 pm
Media jumps to defense of biased Roger Stone juror; reaction from former Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker.
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February 13, 2020 - 8:39 pm
A Nevada-based gun manufacturer filed for bankruptcy after Kansas City sued the company over weapons trafficking last month.
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February 13, 2020 - 8:33 pm
A Kansas City couple is facing three municipal charges of animal cruelty after nearly 270 small animals were removed from their home.
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at court in his rape trial, in New York, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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February 13, 2020 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer told jurors Thursday that prosecutors in the rape case against him were acting like moviemakers, conjuring up a world where “women are not responsible” for how they interact with men. “In the alternative universe that prosecutors have created for you,...
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Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg pauses as he speaks to supporters at a primary night election rally at Nashua Community College, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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February 13, 2020 - 2:44 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is facing a more intense spotlight on his past leadership on issues of race and policing as he tries to translate his strong showing in Iowa and New Hampshire into support in more diverse states. Buttigieg, who spent eight years as mayor of South...
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