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So the opportunity for Sanders is clear: If he can generate Obama-like turnout in Iowa, then he'll have a chance to pull off a win there on February 1. A natural-born chit-chatter, he was not giving interviews. Democratic presidential candidate Gov. Bill Clinton, of Arkansas, walks with his wife Hillary Rodham Clinton after the couple voted at Dunbar Community Center in Little Rock, Ark., on Tuesday, Nov.
  • Two adults killed, four children injured in Manatee County by tornado

    Two adults killed, four children injured in Manatee County by tornado

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    Other damage reports include roofs being blown off homes. Further information, including the names of the victims, will be released later. There were numerous reports of tornadoes touching down in Sarasota and to the south as the fast-moving, but potent storm moved across the region early this morning.
  • California man sues Uber driver he is accused of assaulting

    California man sues Uber driver he is accused of assaulting

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    In a cross-complaint filed by Golden last month, he claims Caban illegally recorded the incident and then posted the video to his  YouTube  page, generating millions of views. Caban's lawyer Morrell, asked what he thought about Golden's claims, said, "I don't think much of it at all". He has pleaded not guilty and his next court date is February 24, the Register reported.
  • Dismembered foot found at BART station

    Dismembered foot found at BART station

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    BART workers found a dismembered foot on the tracks in Berkeley Monday morning and believe it belongs to a woman who jumped in front of a train on December 20.
  • 49ers' Colin Kaepernick: No clue if Chip Kelly wants him

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    The San Francisco 49ers have hired Chip Kelly as their new head coach, the team announced on Thursday. Many duck fans are reacting to the news of Chip Kelly's new position with the San Francisco 49ers . He's recovering well from all injuries, according to the source , and doctors will get a chance to look at his thumb on Friday when he receives a new cast.
  • Multi-millionaire lottery winning couple will keep working

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    The Robinsons did ask for privacy on Friday. The Robinsons, who live in Munford, said they will be taking the lump cash payout which equates to $328 million. The California ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven; the Florida ticket at a Publix grocery store. In order for the victor to claim prize, they must show up to a California Lottery office with the original ticket.
  • Tennessee Couple 'Scared' By Powerball Jackpot

    Tennessee Couple 'Scared' By Powerball Jackpot

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    Lisa and John Robinson of Munford, Tennessee, must now present the ticket to Tennessee lottery officials for verification in order to claim their one-third share of the largest lottery prize ever offered in North America. "You can't just sit down and do nothing anymore", John Robinson said. "How long are you going to last?" Ms. Rebecca Hargrove, president of the Tennessee Lottery Corporation, said they would have to wait 10 days for their actual winnings, which the commission would pay after ...
  • Nikki Haley's GOP Response Is Met With Criticisim

    Nikki Haley's GOP Response Is Met With Criticisim

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    Dave Brat of Virginia. As a result, talk the morning after her address centered on Haley's vice presidential ambitions in the 2016 race. "It's larger than just Donald Trump: it's about a way to be engaged in politics", he said. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. who has backed amnesty for undocumented immigrants. Haley herself said in a news conference Wednesday that Ryan gave her tips like putting a cough drop in her mouth, but nothing more substantive than that.
  • Videos Showing Fatal 2013 Chicago Police Shooting Released

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    Federal Judge Robert Gettleman gave the green light to distribute footage of 17-year-old suspected auto thief Cedrick Chatman's final moments after city lawyers dropped their opposition to releasing the two-year-old video. The video showing the shooting was captured by cameras mounted on traffic signals on the south side of Chicago. The Chatman family's attorneys have argued that the videos contradict the police's version of events and prove that Chatman was not a threat to the officers.
  • College basketball scores: West Virginia at Oklahoma in Big 12 showdown

    College basketball scores: West Virginia at Oklahoma in Big 12 showdown

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    Yet Hield scored 26 points on 10-of-17 shots Wednesday night at Oklahoma State, and most importantly, his Sooners won 74-72. Kansas and West Virginia meet for the 10th time today. Big man Devin Williams is no 7-footer, but there are few in the country that can match his strength and physicality. If West Virginia can do this to Kansas, they might be able to do this to anyone.
  • Meet the First Powerball Winners

    Meet the First Powerball Winners

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    Rechnitz had purchased  Powerball  tickets for each of his 15,000 employees in 80 health care facilities,  BuzzFeed  said. "Why did you guys come to us first?"  Savannah Guthrie  asked  John  and  Lisa Robinson . The family was joined by their new lawyer,  Joe Townsend , who was first to urge them to make their TV appearance. I knew that I wanted to get a lawyer and try to follow the procedures that they tell you to follow...
  • Seahawks list Marshawn Lynch as probable against Panthers

    Seahawks list Marshawn Lynch as probable against Panthers

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    If there was a play that defined the first half of the season for the Seattle Seahawks, it came with 32 seconds remaining in Seattle's Week 6 game against the Carolina Panthers. "I think we're executing better", Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said. The Seahawks want to go to their third consecutive Super Bowl and join the Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills (who went to four straight).
  • ACLJ: American Pastor Saeed Abedini And Other Americans Freed From Iranian Prisons

    ACLJ: American Pastor Saeed Abedini And Other Americans Freed From Iranian Prisons

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    His family said he was beaten and denied medical treatment while in the Iranian prison. Naghmeh announced the news in a simple Facebook post that read, "It is confirmed: Saeed is released!!! ". "We are incredibly grateful to the more than 1.1 million people who have joined us in fighting across the globe for Pastor Saeed's freedom", said Jay Sekulow , chief counsel of ACLJ, in a statement.
  • Ted Cruz' Anti New Yorker Comments Anger Democrats and Republicans

    Ted Cruz' Anti New Yorker Comments Anger Democrats and Republicans

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    In late 2014, Patrolmen's Benevolent Association Pat Lynch and other critics accused de Blasio of taking the side of protesters after a grand jury declined to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the police-involved death of Eric Garner. Those are NY values. During Thursday's debate , it was clear Cruz thought knocking NY would succeed foremost in tearing down Trump , with whom he also participated in a verbal sparring match over who would be whose vice president.
  • Winners of $1.6bn lottery revealed

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    The big Powerball lottery draw had attracted plenty of ticket buyers across the country as many waited in line for a chance to dream of what they'd buy. The odds of winning the $1.6 billion lottery jackpot were at least one in 292 million. Winners can take the prize in annual payments spread over 29 years or a smaller amount in a lump sum.
  • Bundy: Meeting between armed group, locals in limbo

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    The group's leader, Ammon Bundy, said the militia's goal at the refuge is "to restore and defend the constitution". Several environmental groups are planning coordinated rallies next week to support public lands, including the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, which has been occupied in recent weeks by an armed group of protesters.
  • Powerball Jackpot Winners Remain Mystery, Dozens of Others Hit for $1 Million

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    But that's still more than $500 million to each party. Robinson said he would take the lump sum. After taxes, they'll receive $187.2 million. John Robinson of Munford, a town of 6,000 north of Memphis, said he quickly reached out to his brother and others to assemble a team of lawyers and financial planners.
  • Hillary Clinton heckled at campaign rally over husband's alleged sexual

    Hillary Clinton heckled at campaign rally over husband's alleged sexual

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    As the presidential candidate herself had been campaigning about her sexual assault plan, emphasizing that survivors all deserve to be heard, O'Brien said she found her stance to be hypocritical. But did Clinton make a strong case for his wife's candidacy, I asked? "Hillary Clinton has some nerve to talk about the war on women and the bigotry toward women when she has a serious problem in her husband", she told CNN .
  • Wal-Mart closing area express stores

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    Around 16,000 store associates are affected by the store closures, with about 10,000 in the U.S. Some will have the opportunity to relocate to other Walmart stores. Also on Friday the company announced internally that changes are coming to its technology operations, and corporate employees were informed of the pending retirement of Chief Administrative Officer Rollin Ford.
  • California Powerball winner: Report of nurse's big win called a prank

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    Rebecca Hargrove, right, president and CEO of the Tennessee Lottery, announces that the winning Powerball ticket of the John and Lisa Robinson family is authentic Friday, Jan. John said he pretended to be ill, so that Tiffany would come over with medicine. The Robinsons' son, Adam, is an electrician, said Roy and Mary Sue Smith, who have lived next door to the Robinsons since about 1995.
  • Before Going to Lottery Officials, Winning Powerball Couple Goes on Today Show

    Before Going to Lottery Officials, Winning Powerball Couple Goes on Today Show

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    In California, a pro skateboarder is claiming he bought another winning ticket, sold in Chino Hills, Calif. Erik Bragg posted a photo of his winning ticket on Instagram, though some are questioning its authenticity. Spokesman Josh Nass says he was told the nurse's son sent her a cellphone picture of a ticket. She watched the Powerball drawing and wrote down the numbers.
  • Flint Faces Water Crisis Now, And For Years To Come

    Flint Faces Water Crisis Now, And For Years To Come

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    Testing in October detected increased lead levels in residential water supplies and in children's blood. Audio clip: Listen to audio clip . While the process has begun, the state needs to determine the full extent of the needs in Flint before a request for federal aid is made and that could take a period of time that he did not specify, said Dave Murray, press secretary for the governor.
  • SWAT Cat is back! Boston police team's mascot returns home

    SWAT Cat is back! Boston police team's mascot returns home

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    BOSTON-SWAT Cat is back! At about 7 a.m. Thursday morning, SWAT Cat came back to the base on Warren Street in Roxbury. "SWAT Cat" returned home after Boston Police reported their unofficial mascot had gone missing a month ago. "The officers are just happy that she was safe all this time". SWAT Cat was spayed and microchipped, and the officers even crafted a heated shelter outside of their building for her to sleep in.
  • Bernie Sanders schools Donald Trump's use of 'schlonged'

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    Sanders reiterated that the main focus of his campaign was to take on Wall Street and corporate America in the name of combating income and wealth inequality. The Great Recession was only possible because of the bottomless corruption of these institutions, which knowingly issued triple-A ratings to fraudulent financial products.
  • Utah native Jenn Blosil gets an 'American Idol' golden ticket

    Utah native Jenn Blosil gets an 'American Idol' golden ticket

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    If you want to see her perform live, she'll be at the Velour in Provo on Thursday. "I think I'm more nervous than you are", said Starr. The fun began when host Ryan Seacrest and returning judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr .
  • Michigan seeks millions from US for Flint crisis

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    State police and the National Guard have been called in to distribute bottled water door to door. "The damage to the almost bankrupt city and its almost 100,000 residents by lead-tainted water caused by corrosion in the pipes has yet to be totaled", the Grey Lady wrote, "but there is no doubt that the state has a moral obligation to provide clean water immediately for the citizens and to devise a long-term solution, no matter how costly".
  • Harney County: Refuge occupiers can't meet at fairgrounds

    Harney County: Refuge occupiers can't meet at fairgrounds

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    He said " there should be a dialogue " but declined to give any specifics about the group's exit plans. Jewell said federal agencies have partnered well in the past with communities in Harney County and elsewhere in the West. "If I were the manager there, I'd turn off the heat and power and everything else and let them sit there in the cold and dark", Rick Smith, a retired National Parks Service law enforcement official, recently told NPR .