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At least 3 dead after train crashes into charter bus from Austin

At least 3 dead after train crashes into charter bus from Austin

Miller said it was still unclear to investigators why the bus had come to a stop along the tracks. As many as 50 people were on the bus, according to the Associated Press . The accident occurred on Main Street in Biloxi, according to WLOX in Biloxi . More fatalities are expected, Miller added. He said authorities believe the bus was stopped on the tracks at the time of the crash, but they don't yet know why. Read More

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United States forces airstrikes against AQAP militants and infrastructure in 24 hours

United States forces airstrikes against AQAP militants and infrastructure in 24 hours

It has exploited a civil war in which the Iran-aligned Houthi movement is fighting the government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, which is backed by USA -aligned Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies. In one instance, a vehicle was struck near an area of Abyan province called Mowjan, killing all five passengers, he said. President Donald Trump told Congress on Tuesday that the raid yielded valuable intelligence that "will lead to many more victories in the future". Read More

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UCD ranks 20th in producing Peace Corps volunteers

UCD ranks 20th in producing Peace Corps volunteers

The University of South Florida ranked No. 18 nationally among large schools with 40 alumni now volunteering worldwide and No. 3 among graduate schools with 18 alumni now volunteering worldwide. The university tied for the No. 1 spot in 2016. "The past seven months of serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines has stretched me in ways one can't fully be prepared for", she said. Read More

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Coffee County under enhanced threat of severe weather Wednesday, NWS says

As this will be our first decent shot at severe weather in quite some time, now is a good time to remind how important it is to make sure you have some mode of receiving alerts. Threats include large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes. Cities generally south of I-70 are in a slight risk for severe weather Wednesday . Windy conditions are expected to develop over western Texas and eastern Mexico, where high wind watches are in effect. Read More

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Collier protestors rally in support of Affordable Care Act

Collier protestors rally in support of Affordable Care Act

But what about the rest of us? "We're in a long term fight to save the major accomplishments of the 20th century, as well as affordable health care", McNamara said . A "great America", the richest nation on Earth, will ensure that every working man and woman and their children get the medical care they need when they need it, whatever it takes, no excuses. Read More

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Rescued From Flooded Golf Course in Northern California

Rescued From Flooded Golf Course in Northern California

After days of storms dumped record rainfall throughout Northern California, the Anderson Reservoir filled to the brim Monday and sent water roaring down the concrete spillway and into Coyote Creek. "This is a once-in-a-100-year flood event", National Weather Service meteorologist Roger Gass was quoted as saying by the Los Angeles Times. The storm — an atmospheric river of wind and concentrated moisture — focused its energy on southern San Mateo County and the Santa Cruz Mountains, but ... Read More

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Calif. officer killed, another wounded while responding to accident

A police officer responding to a vehicle crash was killed Monday outside Los Angeles, and a second officer was wounded, according to investigators. Corina said police believe the suspect is a gang member who the officers did not know. The condition of those shot was not known. He was described by Corina only as a 26-year-old man who had been paroled approximately 10 days before the shootout. Read More

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White House taps billionaire to head intelligence review

Trump took to Twitter several times Wednesday to lambast American spy agencies over what he called illegal leaks of sensitive information that led to Flynn's resignation Monday. And Trump's contention that leaks are "the real scandal" is a pitiful attempt to deflect attention from his very troubling relationship with Russian Federation and Vladimir Putin, whom he purports to respect. Read More

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President Donald Trump picks Alexander Acosta for Secretary of Labor

President Donald Trump picks Alexander Acosta for Secretary of Labor

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, said in a statement that the panel will "promptly" schedule a hearing on Acosta's nomination. It only would have taken three Republican senators to scupper Puzder's nomination for good. Politico shared the video of Lisa Fierstein , Puzder's ex-wife, who appeared on Oprah along with other women who alleged they'd been battered by their wealthy or high-profile spouses. Read More

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Toddler Lavontay White killed in Chicago gang shooting broadcast on Facebook Live

Toddler Lavontay White killed in Chicago gang shooting broadcast on Facebook Live

About three minutes into the video, a series of gunshots were heard as the woman fled from the vehicle to a home of someone she called "Momma", just a few feet away. Investigators were reviewing surveillance video from the area, and investigators had promising leads about the gunman, Johnson said. Holmes was pronounced dead on Tuesday while Gentry-Bowers remains in a critical condition. Read More

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MI will have 14 players at the NFL Combine

Both Godwin and Sickels announced in January they would forgo their final year of eligibility at Penn State to enter the NFL Draft. The combine is February 28th through March 6th in Indianapolis. Round one of the draft is April 27. At the 2015 draft, Vic Beasley and Stephone Anthony went in the first round. The NFL Combine Experience will take place March 2-5 at the Indiana Convention Center March, where fans will have the opportunity to watch the bench press and access the media center ... Read More

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Summit County Public Health urges residents to get a flu vaccine

Leanne Cunningham, Director of Nursing at the Meigs County Health Department, said that approximately 500 doses of the flu vaccine have been given at the health department this flu season. DPH said this flu season is hitting children, teens and young adults particularly hard. "For this influenza season, there appears to be a good match between the vaccine and the influenza strains infecting people". Read More

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Trump brand takes another hit

The products were not sold in Sears or Kmart stores, Reuters reported. Items from Trump Home, which is part of the Trump Organization, were reportedly not available on both websites and did not appear in a search of either website as of Friday. Read More

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The Newest Price Tag For Trump's US-Mexico Border Project

The report estimates that the first phase would cost just $360 million, a relatively easy way for Trump to make good on his campaign pledge to limit illegal migration. A new fence would cost. The president also cited The Washington Times' report Friday that after a judge halted his extreme vetting executive order , the State Department surged admissions of Syrians, Iraqis and other refugees from the seven countries Mr. Read More

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Protesters block DeVos from entering DC school

Protesters block DeVos from entering DC school

Shame. Shame" (a la Game of Thrones , perhaps?) as DeVos got into her auto and drove away. She is not one of the people most Americans consider among "those seeking to help our nation's school children". "Today, thanks to a dedicated administration, impressive teaching staff and community support, the school is rapidly improving", Medsker said. She will however, be able to shape policy discussion, initiate and promote various innovations and affect civil rights matters. Read More

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Winter storm Niko grounds Orlando International Airport flights

Winter storm Niko grounds Orlando International Airport flights

More than 20 Orlando Southwest Airline flights were canceled. Forecasters also say the snowstorm has the potential to be the most powerful storm that some areas have seen all winter. Travelers using Oakland International and Mineta San Jose International airports were not almost as affected. According to the National Weather Service , Boston and eastern ME could get anywhere from 12 to 18 inches of snow, New York City could see eight to 12 inches and Philadelphia could get four to eight ... Read More

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RFK's Son Chris Kennedy Says He Running For Illinois Governor

He is a businessman in Chicago and talked extensively about his belief that the state needs a fundamental change, citing the current state budget impasse. Kennedy is the former chairman of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. In a tweet , Rauner, a former private equity exec who donated $50 million to his own campaign in December, asked for donations to help defeat Kennedy, describing him as a "crony" of Madigan. Read More

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