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September 01, 2019 - 8:22 am
McLEAN'S TOWN CAY, Bahamas (AP) — An already dangerous Hurricane Dorian intensified yet again Sunday as it closed in on the northern Bahamas, threatening to batter islands with Category 5-strength winds, pounding waves and torrential rain as people hunkered down in schools, churches and other...
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September 01, 2019 - 8:22 am
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — The death toll in a West Texas shooting rampage increased to seven Sunday as authorities investigated why a man stopped by state troopers for failing to signal a left turn opened fire on them and fled, shooting more than 20 people as he drove before being killed by officers...
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August 30, 2019 - 3:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A military judge on Friday set a date in early 2021 for the start of the long-stalled war crimes trial of five men being held at the Guantanamo Bay prison on charges of planning and aiding the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Air Force Col. W. Shane Cohen set the start date in an order...
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August 30, 2019 - 2:32 pm
MIAMI (AP) — An increasingly alarming Hurricane Dorian menaced a corridor of some 10 million people — and put Walt Disney World and President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in the crosshairs — as it steamed toward Florida on Friday with the potential to become the most powerful storm to hit the...
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Ameera Butt
August 30, 2019 - 8:46 am
A video captured two men who fell out of a hot-air balloon in Austria earlier this month. The cause was the wind -- the balloon can be seen faltering in the video. Pilot Hansjorg Keller, 69, and one passenger were hurt, according to a story in the Daily Mail. The balloon can be seen hitting the...
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CBS News
August 30, 2019 - 7:53 am
Presidential hopeful Joe Biden is on the defensive after reportedly mistelling a story on the campaign trail about a heroic Navy captain. Biden has been telling some version of the story for years. "This guy climbed down a ravine, carried this guy up on his back under fire," the former vice...
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August 30, 2019 - 7:34 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America is facing a threat from a growing wave of lawsuits over decades-old allegations of sexual abuse. The Scouts have been sued in multiple states in recent months by purported abuse victims, including plaintiffs taking advantage of new state laws or court...
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CBS News
August 30, 2019 - 7:26 am
Law enforcement officers in Virginia have seized enough fentanyl to kill 14 million people, busting a massive three-state drug ring as part of what they called "Operation Cookout." Thirty-five suspects were arrested, and four others are on the run. "This opioid crisis is not an issue that is...
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CBS News
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August 30, 2019 - 7:23 am
The brother of U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles is facing multiple murder charges in Cleveland, Ohio. Police say Tevin Biles-Thomas is under arrest for a shooting at a house party on New Year's Eve that killed three people and wounded several others. The fatal shooting happened just before...
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August 29, 2019 - 2:09 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is apologizing after a radio interview described her wearing blackface during a college skit in the 1960s. Ivey issued a statement Thursday saying that she does not remember the sketch or ever wearing blackface but wanted to "offer my heartfelt...
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