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AP
February 01, 2019 - 12:56 pm
CHICAGO (KNX 1070/AP) — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett said Friday that he has been "consistent on every level" with the police during their investigation into what he says was a racist and homophobic attack on him in downtown Chicago earlier this week. In his first public comments since he says...
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USA Today
February 01, 2019 - 11:28 am
(CBS News) - It wouldn't be the Super Bowl without a star-studded halftime show. But the NFL was without a headliner until less than three weeks ago when Maroon 5 was officially announced. They were immediately caught in the crossfire of the NFL's controversial new anthem policy: requiring players...
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AP
February 01, 2019 - 9:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The total number of sexual assaults at the three U.S. military academies increased slightly last year, but an anonymous survey suggests far more encounters are going unreported, a new Pentagon report said Thursday. The survey, which is conducted every two years, said that the...
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USA Today
February 01, 2019 - 8:53 am
(CBS News) - Beyoncé said she is offering free lifetime tickets to any of her or Jay-Z's shows. There's only one catch -- she wants you to go vegan first. The singer shared the news of the contest in an Instagram post promoting The Greenprint Project, which encourages people to adopt a plant-based...
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KNX1070
February 01, 2019 - 8:38 am
(KNX 1070) - Anthony Scaramucci believes that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz would make "phenomenal presidents" and could defeat President Trump if they ran in 2020. "I think that the two people who could possibly beat Trump [are] Howard Schultz,...
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Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office Facebook page
February 01, 2019 - 8:00 am
(KNX 1070) - A New Jersey man is in hot water after surveillance video shows him falling on purpose and faking a slip at his place of employment. The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office has charged him with insurance fraud and theft by deception in a bogus insurance claim. Alexander Goldinsky, 57...
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AP
February 01, 2019 - 7:31 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The bitter cold that gripped the Midwest forced commuters to bundle up like polar explorers. By early next week, many of those same people might get by with a light jacket. Just days after the arctic conditions, forecasts say, the region will seemingly swing into another season, with...
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AP
February 01, 2019 - 7:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Friday it is freeing itself from the constraints of a nuclear arms control treaty with Russia and will begin withdrawing from the pact on Saturday. President Donald Trump blamed the Russians for the demise of the Cold War-era pact, known as the...
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AP
February 01, 2019 - 7:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers shrugged off last month's partial government shutdown and engaged in a burst of hiring in January, adding 304,000 jobs, the most in nearly a year. The healthy gain the government reported Friday illustrated the job market's durability nearly a decade into the...
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AP
February 01, 2019 - 7:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pelosi behind and above. Female immigrants, gazing down from the balcony. A black woman who ran a close race for governor of Georgia, rebutting. When President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address under divided government on Tuesday, he'll be surrounded by...
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