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October 29, 2017 - 10:38 am
(NEW YORK) -- Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello took to Twitter calling on leaders of the U.S. territory's electric power authority to cancel a controversial, 300 million contract with a small energy company to rebuild the island's electrical grid. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority's...
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October 29, 2017 - 7:32 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House would currently be better described as "The Haunted House." On Friday, the exterior of the first family's residence began to be decorated with fake spider webs in anticipation of Monday's arrival on the South Lawn of trick-or-treaters from 20 schools from Maryland,...
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October 28, 2017 - 9:30 pm
(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- There have been more than 900 cremations in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria made landfall on September 20, but the official death toll from the devastating storm is still listed as 51. The number of cremations has increased scrutiny over the Department of Public Safety'...
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October 28, 2017 - 4:38 pm
(SHELBYVILLE, Tenn.) -- A "White Lives Matter" attendee who was standing with the white nationalists was arrested during the first in a double feature of rallies in two Tennessee towns that have so far remained peaceful. The young, clean-cut white male, wearing a green fleece jacket, was approached...
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October 28, 2017 - 2:44 pm
(DULUTH, Minn.) -- Some of Minnesota's roads became a slick, white danger zone with an early snowstorm leading to the deaths of at least three people in car crashes. One of the people who died was a Good Samaritan who had stopped to check on a driver whose vehicle spun out of control in the snow,...
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October 28, 2017 - 12:46 pm
(CHICAGO) -- The 44th president of the United States is slated to serve on a jury in the Chicago area in November. Former President Barack Obama could, like other prospective jurors, be called upon for either a criminal or civil court proceeding in Chicago or its suburbs. Cook County Chief Judge...
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October 27, 2017 - 5:01 pm
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Authorities and city officials in two Tennessee towns are bracing for possible clashes on Saturday when protesters and counter-protesters take to the streets for scheduled white nationalist rallies. The "White Lives Matter" rallies were organized by white nationalist group...
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October 27, 2017 - 4:14 pm
(LAS VEGAS) -- ABC News has exclusively obtained an audio clip of a security officer when he was in the hallway of the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel where gunman Stephen Paddock was holed up. Security officer Jesus Campos was unarmed when he was outside of Paddock’s room at Las Vegas' Mandalay...
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October 27, 2017 - 2:59 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- Bruce Paddock, a brother of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, pleaded not guilty in court Friday on charges of possessing child pornography and sexual exploitation of a child. Bruce Paddock was arrested in California on Wednesday. A felony complaint alleges that between Jan. 2014...
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October 27, 2017 - 2:03 pm
(CLEVELAND) -- Prosecutors have charged a 10-year-old boy after he led Ohio state police on a 100 mph car chase on Thursday morning. The boy was charged with willfully fleeing and eluding -- a third-degree felony -- and held overnight at a juvenile detention facility, Erie County Prosecutor Kevin...
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