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August 25, 2019 - 3:38 pm
A powerful natural gas explosion badly damaged a Maryland office complex and shopping center Sunday morning, ripping away part of the facade and exposing twisted metal, authorities said. No injuries were reported in the thundering blast, which occurred at about 8 a.m. It came after authorities said...
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August 25, 2019 - 8:41 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say six people injured by debris from a lightning strike at the Tour Championship have been treated and released. Authorities say the injured were five were men and one female juvenile. One was treated at East Lake Golf Club. The other five were taken to hospitals and...
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August 23, 2019 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs against China, bumping up taxes by 5 percentage points. President Donald Trump on Friday called on U.S. companies with operations in China to consider an alternative place to do business after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory...
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August 23, 2019 - 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump declared Friday that he had "hereby ordered" American companies "to immediately start looking" for alternatives to operating in China, hours after Beijing announced new trade sanctions on U.S. products, markets in the U.S., Asia, and Europe tumbled, the...
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August 23, 2019 - 12:44 pm
As President Trump departs for France to represent the U.S. at the G-7 summit of world leaders, the memories of the insults he has leveled against key U.S. allies will still be fresh, and he'll be interacting with some of those same leaders over the next few days. In recent weeks, the president has...
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August 23, 2019 - 11:27 am
Most people know how it feels to have some water left in your ear after a shower or a dip in the pool. But a Kansas City woman was horrified to learn that in her case, that waterlogged feeling was actually caused by a venomous brown recluse spider lodged in her ear. Susie Torres told local Kansas...
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August 23, 2019 - 8:40 am
Newly released body cam video shows the dramatic moment Arizona police officers rescued a baby left in a car in 100 degree heat. In June, Stacey Holly was arrested after forgetting her 5-month-old in a Target parking lot for nearly an hour. The infant survived – but in the past two years, at least...
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August 23, 2019 - 7:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother, Charles, transformed American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, has died at age 79. Charles Koch announced the death on Friday, saying, "It is with a heavy heart that I now must inform...
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August 23, 2019 - 7:54 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Construction crews broke ground Thursday on a small portion of the $664 million border fence project in the Arizona desert that is funded through President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. Crews plan on installing 30-foot (9-meter) steel fencing to replace older...
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CBS News
August 22, 2019 - 9:39 am
It was a normal Monday for a Washington state mother, until she said two people claiming to work for Child Protective Services (CPS) showed up at her home and tried to take her 4-year-old son into protective custody. But, the CPS said it doesn't have open cases involving the mother — and she claims...
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