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March 13, 2017 - 6:00 am
SEVERE WEATHER Nor'easter to bring heavy snow, strong winds to Northeast NEW YORK (AP) — Road crews in Philadelphia already have begun treating streets, ahead of a powerful nor'easter that could bring blizzard conditions Monday and Tuesday. The Philadelphia area is expected to get 6 to 12 inches of...
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March 12, 2017 - 11:55 pm
HOVERBOARD FIRE Flags ordered at half-staff for firefighter HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered flags in the commonwealth to be flown at half-staff to honor a central Pennsylvania fire official who died after he was injured in a crash while responding to a fatal fire. Lt...
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March 12, 2017 - 7:59 pm
TRUMP-CABINET Confirmation hearing for Trump's labor pick now March 22 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Labor Department has been delayed until later this month. Alexander Acosta had been slated to appear before the Senate Health,...
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March 12, 2017 - 7:55 pm
TRUMP-CABINET Confirmation hearing for Trump's labor pick now March 22 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Labor Department has been delayed until later this month. Alexander Acosta had been slated to appear before the Senate Health,...
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March 12, 2017 - 5:08 pm
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A moose on the loose caught several skiers and snowboarders by surprise as it galloped headlong down a run at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado. Cheri Luther was snowboarding Friday when she saw the moose approaching, and she shot video of the large animal coming within...
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The body of a bear pictured after it was shot in the zoo in Osnabruech, Germany, Saturday, March 11, 2017. The bear has been killed after it escaped from its enclosure from a zoo in the northern German town of Osnabrueck. The German news agency dpa reported the bear was shot dead by zoo personnel and all visitors were temporarily evacuated on Saturday. The head of the zoo, Andreas Busemann, said that, “We reacted immediately with our team, and in order to protect the visitors, we had to shoot him.” ( Festim Beqiri/dpa via AP)
March 11, 2017 - 12:20 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A bear has been killed after it escaped from its enclosure at a zoo in the northern German town of Osnabrueck. The German news agency dpa reported the bear was shot by zoo personnel and all visitors were temporarily evacuated on Saturday. The head of the zoo, Andreas Busemann, said...
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March 10, 2017 - 3:04 pm
TRUMP-NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER UPDATE: WH: Trump didn't know Flynn was to register as foreign agent WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump was not aware his national security adviser was probably going to have to register as a foreign agent for his lobbying work. Spokesman...
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March 09, 2017 - 8:36 am
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina mom whose impression of a livestreamed pregnant giraffe at an upstate New York zoo was viewed more than 30 million times on Facebook has given birth. Erin Dietrich posted a Facebook Live video of herself Saturday walking around a bedroom wearing a giraffe...
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March 07, 2017 - 10:44 am
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Lottery officials say a New York couple has won $10 million on a scratch-off ticket, the single largest cash prize for scratch-off games in the state lottery's history. State officials say the winning ticket was purchased at a Stewart's Shop on Vassar Road in Poughkeepsie...
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March 06, 2017 - 6:49 pm
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL NEW: House GOP releases bill replacing Obama health care overhaul WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans have released their long-awaited bill dismantling much of former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The measure would roll back the government's health care...
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