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AP
February 01, 2019 - 6:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker on Friday declared his bid for the presidency in 2020 with a sweeping call to unite a deeply polarized nation around a "common purpose." The New Jersey Democrat, who is the second black candidate in a primary field that's already historically diverse,...
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AP
January 31, 2019 - 10:12 am
(CBS News) - An anonymous donor paid for hotel rooms for several dozen homeless people who had been camped out in tents in Chicago as temperatures dipped to dangerously cold levels Wednesday. The good Samaritan picked up the hotel bill for about 70 people after donated propane tanks that kept them...
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Getty
January 31, 2019 - 7:56 am
(CBS News) - ICE agents told hundreds of immigrants to show up to court on Thursday or risk being deported. But lawyers say many of those hearings won't happen because the dates ICE provided are fake. Immigration attorneys in Chicago, Miami, Texas, and Virginia told CBS News their clients or their...
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AP
January 31, 2019 - 7:13 am
(AP) - A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that's mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure. The American Heart Association said Thursday that more than 121...
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AP
January 31, 2019 - 7:02 am
(AP) - Federal immigration officials are force-feeding six immigrants through plastic nasal tubes during a hunger strike that's gone on for a month inside a Texas detention facility, The Associated Press has learned. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 11 detainees at the El Paso...
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USA Today
January 30, 2019 - 4:55 pm
(CBS News) -- White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in an interview Wednesday with the Christian Broadcasting Network she believes God wanted Donald Trump to become president. Sanders said she believes God calls everyone to fill different roles, and that he wanted Mr. Trump to lead the...
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AP
January 30, 2019 - 3:26 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge berated Pacific Gas & Electric Co. on Wednesday, accusing the nation's largest utility of enriching shareholders instead of clearing trees that can fall on its power lines and start fires and making "excuses" to avoid turning off electricity when fire risk is...
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AP
January 30, 2019 - 10:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says Facebook can no longer distribute an app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their phone and web use. The tech blog TechCrunch reports that Facebook paid about $20 a month. While Facebook says this was done with permission, the company has a history...
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AP
January 30, 2019 - 9:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tyson Foods is recalling some chicken nuggets after customers said they found pieces of "soft, blue rubber" inside. The U.S. Agriculture Department said the 5-pound (2-kilogram) bags should be thrown away or returned. The agency says there are no confirmed reports of anyone...
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AP
January 30, 2019 - 9:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks Wednesday on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. Left on their own, the seasoned House and Senate lawmakers say they could...
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