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Investigators and others dispatched to the crash scene expected hours of work before the bus can be removed and normal traffic access restored, he said. Information about the two people who died was not released, other than confirmation they were adults. Prosecutors have been notified, which is a routine measure, he said.
  • Bernie Sanders Can Beat Hillary Clinton, But It Will Be Difficult

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    Bernie Sanders, her unexpectedly stout opponent. In Iowa, after holding a high-single-digit lead (at worst) for months, Clinton now finds herself in a dead heat with the caucuses just over a week away. The Democratic front-runner told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on "The Situation Room" that Sanders' charge that Planned Parenthood and the Human Rights Campaign support Clinton because they are all part of the establishment didn't make sense to her.
  • Video Shows Chicago Police Fatally Shooting Unarmed Teen As He Flees

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    Police had said that Chatman pointed a dark object at police as he ran away, the Chicago Tribune reports . Coffman says the teen never turned toward the officers and posed no threat. "They all came out of the same house", the man can be heard saying on audio released Friday. Davis recommended Chicago Police Department fire Fry; instead Davis was sacked shortly thereafter.
  • State of emergency declared in U.S. east coast due to snowstorm threats

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    A winter storm watch has been issued for New Haven, New London, and Fairfield and Middlesex counties. "Roads may become impassable due to increasing snow accumulation during the event", according to the watch. In 2010, she and her daughter had been caught in a storm with nothing but noodles and water in the house. The commuter chaos caused by a light dusting of snow in the nation's capital was an ominous prelude to the massive blizzard bearing down on the eastern United States on Thursday.
  • Oil price to fall further: IEA

    Oil price to fall further: IEA

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    Unsurprisingly, benchmark Brent Crude plunged below $28 a barrel to reach fresh 13-year lows. The Iranian factor made a huge difference to Brent oil prices. The worldwide sanctions imposed on Iran with regard to its nuclear program have been removed as the  Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA , aka nuclear deal) entered the implementation phase on January 16.
  • New Hampshire is feeling the Bern

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    Populist Trump, who has surprised all political pundits in the USA with a sustained campaign he has run so far, has been leading all opinion polls since he announced his candidature last summer. "Currently, 52 percent of likely Democratic primary voters say they have definitely decided who they will support, 23 percent are leaning toward a candidate and 26 percent are still trying to decide who to support".
  • Bernie Sanders touts his foreign policy judgment in new TV ad

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    You know why? Because she wants to stay out of the clink.  But Trump said he couldn't help but notice that Clinton has been embracing Obama on the campaign trail. When asked about the economy, health care, and foreign policy, Sanders scored the highest at 58 percent on the economy and 51 percent on health care, compared to Clinton's 36 percent and 45 percent, respectively.
  • Sarah Palin brings much-needed intellectual rigour to Trump campaign

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    Stephen Colbert couldn't be happier that Sarah Palin has jumped into the madness of the 2016 Presidential race with her endorsement of Donald Trump. She talked to the 8,000-strong crowd of the respect for what the military does, the sacrifices they make, as having to start "from the top".
  • Winter storm hits NC, McCrory to provide update Friday

    Winter storm hits NC, McCrory to provide update Friday

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    On Thursday, McCrory declared a state of emergency for the State of North Carolina ahead of Friday's storm. It also authorizes state agencies to identify and position resources for quick responses anywhere they are needed in Virginia. Officials predict there is a 50 percent chance of snow fall late Friday evening, bringing less than half an inch of snow. The precipitation was expected to taper off before the major winter storm hits Thursday night, the weather service said.
  • Winter Storm: Timeline and accumulation forecast

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    The next storm will move in tonight . The second and colder impulse comes through late Friday night , and snow levels will drop to near the valley floors on Saturday , although little to no valley accumulation is expected. These include bridges, steep hills, around emergency and government facilities, high traffic areas, and the hospital, city officials said in a news release.
  • Clinton Too Busy Campaigning to See New Benghazi Movie

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    In an uncertain world dominated by terror talk and rabid jingoism (hi, GOP race!), Michael Bay's brand of orgiastic violence could be seen as a taking of the cultural temperature. It's a comparatively restrained effort on Bay's part (don't worry, there is plenty of action) and I have warring and contradicting feelings on. "There never was a stand-down order", the base chief was quoted by the Post as saying.
  • Conan O'Brien Remembers David Bowie With Touching Tribute

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    Now, nearly 5,000 fans have signed an online petition which is entitled: "Say no to David Bowie dead". The March 31 concert will feature performances by The Roots , Cyndi Lauper , Jakob Dylan and longtime Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti .
  • Bernie Sanders surges ahead in polls

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    You've been following  Hillary Clinton  for a while now. Lovato is just one of an army of surrogates blanketing Iowa this weekend, with only 10 days left until the caucuses. It's - it'll be aired in - up here in New England where the electorate is largely - the  Democratic  electorate is largely white. That means in places like South Carolina, Nevada and Super Tuesday states in the South where blacks and Latinos make up a sizable portion of the electorate.
  • Sarah Palin blames her son's domestic violence arrest on Obama

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    Palin told the crowd that President Barack Obama deserved some of the blame for her son's problems due to having been disrespectful to veterans like Track Palin , who she said suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. She added: "My father's campaign was all about character and integrity and I know that a lot of the beliefs that my father has espoused isn't popular any more".
  • US South braces for snow and freezing cold ahead of winter storm

    US South braces for snow and freezing cold ahead of winter storm

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    Up to a foot and a half of snow was expected in the mountains, with approximately a foot forecast for the Triad and around a half-foot on the western edge of the Triangle. "We need North Carolinians to partner with us in storm preparation by getting their emergency supply kits together, fueling their vehicles and gathering needed heating supplies".
  • Alabama to Perform First Execution in Two Years

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    Campbell was found bludgeoned to death, and Brooks was seen driving her auto and was arrested with her credit card, the records stated. Department of Corrections spokesman Bob Horton also says a clergy member will be allowed to stay with Brooks until he is led into the execution chamber at the state prison in Atmore.
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: House Republicans watch Benghazi movie

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    But we have Bay at the helm and I'm just thankful none of the tanks or jeeps talked and smashed against each other on the streets of Benghazi. "It was Oz, I believe, we were talking after the premiere". The film doesn't mention Clinton, or President Obama by name but it apparently does make federal bureaucracy a bit of a villain, with officials preaching caution and protocol while the contractors want to rush in.
  • Daniel Holtzclaw's Sentencing Delayed by Request for New Trial

    Daniel Holtzclaw's Sentencing Delayed by Request for New Trial

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    The sentences ranged from five to 30 years. The Associated Press does not identify victims of sex crimes without their consent, but she was among two women who spoke publicly about the case and agreed to be identified. The earliest documented encounter between Holtzclaw and one of the women was December 2013. Thirteen women testified against the former officer at his trial.
  • President Obama Visits Detroit

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    Conference of Mayors, where she said the impoverished city of 100,000 needed more money and resources. Only three USA presidents in history have visited the Detroit Auto Show in its century-plus of existence: Dwight D. Obama declared an emergency - qualifying the city for $5 million - but determined that it is not a disaster based on the legal requirement that such additional relief is intended for natural events, fires, floods or explosions.
  • 1.2 million Walmart workers to get pay raise

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    The chain also announced it is implementing a new short-term basic disability plan that will take effect this year at no cost to full-time hourly employee and pay 50% of a worker's average weekly wage, up to $200, for up to 26 week. But as more states and cities have begun to increase their wage floors, Wal-Mart and other retailers began raising their pay scales. It has said the wage boost-including the 2% increase for those who earn more than the minimum wage- would cost about $2.7 billion ...
  • Timeline of When Winter Storm Will Hit The East Coast

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    The warning upgrades a watch issued Wednesday and will go into effect Friday at 6 p.m. and remain in effect until Saturday at 6 a.m. Muriel Bowser, mayor of Washington, said the capital's public schools would be shut on Friday and local government offices would close at noon.
  • Teachers Call Out Sick In Protest

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    In a district of about 100 schools, the system had more luck this morning posting what was open as opposed to what was closed; thousands of students were forced to stay home. Western International High School teacher Debrah Baskin, 53, of Southfield, and other teachers from Detroit area schools protest outside the Cobo Center, Wednesday, Jan.
  • 3-year-old girl found bound with duct tape

    3-year-old girl found bound with duct tape

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    Police charged illegal immigrant Francisco Javier Rios Covarrubias Tuesday with kidnapping, sexual conduct with a minor, felony child abuse and sex trafficking. Rios-Coverrubias, according to Mesa Police, did admit to binding the girl with duct tape. Fox10 reported that the girl had a number of wounds on her body.
  • Two Killed, Two Injured In Deadly Oklahoma Bank Robbery

    Two Killed, Two Injured In Deadly Oklahoma Bank Robbery

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    Saturday's forecast also notes a high of 32 degrees during the day, with an overnight low of 25 degrees. Although it appears that most of CT will avoid a direct hit from the first major snowstorm of 2016, the rest of the East Coast may not be so lucky this weekend, and heavy snow totals expected in several major cities could affect travel throughout the region.
  • Clinton ups attacks on Sanders in final days of campaign

    Clinton ups attacks on Sanders in final days of campaign

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    The latest polls show sanders up by 27 percent in New Hampshire , and within striking distance - just two points behind Hillary Clinton - in Iowa . Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders just released a powerful new ad featuring the Simon & Garfunkel song "America". The surge in contributions comes in the wake of interviews and speeches by Mrs.
  • Clinton ally says Sanders slights minorities in new ad

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    In November, FAU took a poll which had Clinton ahead with 66 percent with Sanders pulling 23 percent and O'Malley pulling 4 percent. By contrast, Sanders got 37 percent support in the poll, a substantial jump from December's 26 percent.
  • Meek Mill Donated 60000 Bottles Of Water To Flint, Mich. Charity

    Meek Mill Donated 60000 Bottles Of Water To Flint, Mich. Charity

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    As of now, the appropriately named Flint water crisis has some new developments where congress has called for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to testify while rapper Meek Mill has reportedly made a promised donation to the city. Detroit native Big Sean expressed concern about Flint's water crisis and tweeted that he will do everything he can to help the residents. As of this writing there is no information as to the amount Meek Mills donated, but he has been public about the water bottles.
  • American Airlines canceling Philadelphia flights Saturday

    American Airlines canceling Philadelphia flights Saturday

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    If the storm affects the midstate and beyond as expected, HIA spokesman said a majority of flights in and out of the airport will be canceled on Saturday. (PVD), Richmond, Va. (RIC), Roanoke, Va. (ROA), Scranton, Pa. (AVP), Washington's Dulles and Reagan National airports, and White Plains, N.Y. The potentially historic storm could dump nearly 2 feet of snow on the D.C.
  • Chris Christie Drops In New Hampshire Polls

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    In an appearance Thursday on MSNBC's " Morning Joe ", Christie said New Hampshire voters are responding to his upbeat message and are "disgusted" by negative attack ads from some of his rivals. First of all he was extremely fortunate that he had the New Jersey State Police to chauffeur him to Trenton for his State of the State message. He is scheduled to be in New Hampshire through Monday.
  • Michigan's Snyder says more funds in pipeline

    Michigan's Snyder says more funds in pipeline

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    Now, donations of bottled water and money are pouring in and it's all headed to MI. Some residents consider the move an attempt of the governor's administration to wash its hands of any accountability for the water crisis. Corrosive water from the river caused the system's pipes to begin to leach lead into the water supply, with residents complaining of foul-tasting, discolored water.
  • EPA official resigns amid Flint water crisis

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    The same memo mentions the pipe corrosion that was later found to be responsible for lead contaminating the city's water supply, dismissing it as an aesthetic problem. In one memo, city officials outline the federal Safe Drinking Water Act, underscoring the law requires the water to be "safe" to drink. "We've designated a federal coordinator to make sure the people of Flint get what they need from their country".