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December 12, 2019 - 8:49 pm
(MANCHESTER, N.H.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren launched a handful of pointed critiques at her moderate Democratic primary opponents on Thursday, using an economic policy speech at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire to pitch herself as the sole candidate in the race who will attack corruption head...
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December 12, 2019 - 8:38 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Before he was mayor of New York City, in the midst of his first foray into politics, Mike Bloomberg had a heart procedure -- a fact he immediately reported to the Federal Aviation Administration so he could keep flying airplanes. On Thursday, Dr. Stephen D. Sisson of the Johns Hopkins...
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December 12, 2019 - 8:23 pm
(JERSEY CITY) -- As bullets whizzed by within inches of him, David Lax said he dove to the floor of a Jewish deli in Jersey City, New Jersey, and when two suspected killers dressed in black barged through the door with guns blazing, he thought his life was about to end. "I'm just thankful that I...
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December 12, 2019 - 7:21 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A Connecticut judge has set a trial date for families of victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre to face the manufacturer whose guns were used in the deadly 2012 shooting. The trial is set to take place September 2021, nearly a decade after 20-year-old Adam Lanza stormed into the...
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December 12, 2019 - 6:57 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is planning a massive effort to court religious voters. The president's team said that in the first quarter of 2020 it will launch three coalitions -- "Evangelicals for Trump," "Catholics for Trump" and "Jewish Voices for Trump" --...
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December 12, 2019 - 6:54 pm
(WASHiNGTON) -- The House's moderate freshman Democrats, seen as some of the party's most politically vulnerable members, scored a legislative victory on health care Thursday, solidifying their argument that they can execute legislative priorities while also undercutting Republican claims that...
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December 12, 2019 - 6:43 pm
(LONDON) -- China and Turkey were the world’s most prolific jailers of journalists in 2019, according to a special report released by the press freedom watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists this week. The report, described as “a snapshot of those incarcerated at 12:01 a.m. on Dec. 1, 2019,”...
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December 12, 2019 - 6:25 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- In a historic vote, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to recognize as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman-era Turkey a century ago, overcoming weeks of active opposition from President Donald Trump's White House as it convinced three Republican senators to block...
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December 12, 2019 - 6:19 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced intense scrutiny on Wednesday as she appeared before the House Education and Labor committee to defend her handling of a student debt relief policy. The policy, called "Borrower’s Defense," is designed to offer debt relief to students who claim...
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December 12, 2019 - 6:14 pm
(LONDON) -- New Zealand authorities said they've recovered the bodies of six tourists who were stranded on White Island, where a volcano erupted earlier this week. "Six bodies have been prepared for air lifting off Whakaari / #WhiteIsland and the process to transport them to HMNZS Wellington by...
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