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Bellini said the sound wave first was spotted around 1:23 p.m.by a southern New Jersey USGS station in Hammonton, New Jersey, located in Atlantic County, and Bellini noted that a few inquiries came from Atlantic City. Residents in towns along the Connecut shore also reported experiencing a sonic boom , with many of them believing that a earthquake had occurred. There have been reports of ground-shaking tremors in New Jersey, and officials are trying to determine what caused them.
  • Fox Lake Cop's Wife Charged With Money Laundering, Misuse Of Funds

    Fox Lake Cop's Wife Charged With Money Laundering, Misuse Of Funds

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    A grand jury indicted the 51-year-old Gliniewicz on felony counts of money laundering and disbursing charitable funds without authority for personal benefit. Gliniewicz's Sept. 1 death touched off a massive, weeklong manhunt. Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran said the town and the county had "been through a mix of emotions throughout the Gliniewicz investigations" and that he hoped the developments would help with "healing and rebuilding" trust in local law enforcement.
  • With no budget, Rauner delivers Illinois State of the State

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    Sullivan had hoped to hear more about the budget impasse and specifics about a solution. "We're willing to talk about those topics, make some changes, but not dramatic radical changes, especially when there's a supermajority of Democrats". He says IL should be leading the country in economic growth but "we are losing the race for good paying jobs". 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...
  • Oregon Standoff Leads To Shootout - 1 Dead, Bundy Arrested

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    Later, the occupation's leader, Ammon Bundy, who was arrested Tuesday , called on those remaining to stand down after he was arraigned Wednesday afternoon in Portland, Oregon. "It is the actions and choices of the armed occupiers that has led us to where we are today", he said. FBI Special Agent in Charge Greg Bretzing made it clear during the press briefing that the occupiers had worn out their welcome.
  • Donald Trump Skipping Fox News Debate ahead of Iowa

    Donald Trump Skipping Fox News Debate ahead of Iowa

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    Donald. Come now, come sit beside me, I will hold your hand. Pick a fight with the biggest conservative voice in broadcasting to say to conservatives don't pay attention to Rush and Mark, I'm the uber-conservative calling out Fox .
  • Ernst praises Rubio at Iowa campaign stop

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    Rubio led the site's poll as of this blog's release , followed by Bush and Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton. "And I think he will". Regarding his endorsement of Cruz over Rubio he said that, "It wasn't an easy choice, there's a lot I like about Marco".
  • Trump, Sanders lead in Iowa in latest CNN poll

    Trump, Sanders lead in Iowa in latest CNN poll

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    Bottom line: Clinton has been ahead in most polls of this state - though it seems highly unlikely, she would win by 29 points. It's a disparity that reflects her strategy of trying to distinguish herself there from rival Bernie Sanders, who leads in polls in New Hampshire but not in Iowa , said Tim Hagle, a political science professor at the University of Iowa .
  • Flint water crisis is subject of MSNBC special

    Flint water crisis is subject of MSNBC special

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    Michigan's governor will meet with the mayor of Flint Wednesday to discuss a new approach to the city's toxic water disaster . Previously, Michigan residents were told to "turn on the cold faucet of your kitchen or main bathroom sink and let it run for three to four minutes" the night before the test.
  • 1 dead in Indiana school bus accident

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    Lawrence Township schools superintendent Dr. Shawn A. Smith spoke about Jordan Tuesday evening. Although the female bus driver is under investigation, she said "in the instant that the accident occurred" she saw Jordan push several students out of the way, according to Huffington Post .
  • Monntel West Playing Piano in Lansing Mall

    Monntel West Playing Piano in Lansing Mall

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    This self-taught pianist since eighth grade bellied up to the piano on display near the Campus Den sports apparel shop and went to work. At first, nobody really paid attention. He said he learned on an electric keyboard and from watching videos on YouTube. West says he's now getting plenty of offers for free piano lessons and free pianos.
  • Two base jumpers feared dead after jumping off bridge over Pacific Ocean

    Two base jumpers feared dead after jumping off bridge over Pacific Ocean

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    Mary Katherine "Katie" Connell and a Finland man are BASE jumpers who went about 300 feet down from the bridge sometime Wednesday morning and have not been found as of this morning, sheriff's Cmdr. Bernal said Connell is an experienced skydiver with more than 300 jumps. While it is not illegal to jump off Bixby Bridge , BASE jumpers familiar with the site say it is particularly risky because it is a relatively quick drop.
  • New CNN/ORC Poll: Donald Trump dominates field

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    There are six days until Iowa Republicans will head out in the bitter cold (or  warmth or snow or rain ) to their caucus sites, to argue with other Iowans about which candidate should be the next president: Mike Huckabee or Rick Santorum. Trump claimed to have good relationships with such top congressional Democrats as Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, predicting he could get things done in a way Cruz could not.
  • Donald Trump Towers Over Rivals in Latest National Poll

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    Indeed, the poll showed no significant change in standing over the past month despite an escalating verbal battle between Trump and Cruz. A more extreme Fox News poll published over the weekend put Trump ahead of Cruz , 34 percent to 23 percent.
  • Four Top Execs Leave Twitter as CEO Dorsey Reshuffles Leadership

    Four Top Execs Leave Twitter as CEO Dorsey Reshuffles Leadership

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    As for the names, who are sure to move out of the company is Katie Jacobs Stanton, Kevin Weil; the company's VP of global media, Alex Roetter; SVP of the product as well as SVP of engineering. With 40% of its 10-man executive team taken away, it would be interesting to see whom Dorsey would like to include to add more strength to its core. The microblogging service's user base has stubbornly remained just above the 300 million mark for the past year, in part because new users are having ...
  • Hillary Clinton's response to Bernie Sanders has some Democrats worried

    Hillary Clinton's response to Bernie Sanders has some Democrats worried

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    The numbers indicate a tighter race than a recent CNN/WMUR poll that gave Sanders a 27% lead over Clinton and reflect the sentiment of New Hampshire voters indicating they are "very likely" to vote in the Democratic primary. "And whether you're in health care, or you sell automobiles, or you're in banking - there's a lot of interest in getting advice and views about what you think is happening in the world", she told the Register .
  • 'Making a Murderer': Directors Say They Don't Believe Steven Avery Is Guilty

    'Making a Murderer': Directors Say They Don't Believe Steven Avery Is Guilty

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    The convicted murderer singles out  a "Juror  C.W." that repeatedly told other  jurors  that  Avery  was "f-king guilty" during the trial. "The affidavit was based on clearly falsified, misleading information", Avery's  appeal  reads. "I mean, my personal opinion us that the state did not meet its burden either in  Steven Avery's  case or Brendan  Dassey's  case",  Laura Ricciardi  said.
  • Powerball jackpot increases to $1.5B

    Powerball jackpot increases to $1.5B

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    Try usamega.com, says Todd Northrop, managing editor of LotteryPost.com. Your odds will always stand at 292,201,338 to one, no matter how you pick your numbers.
  • Three inmates escape from Orange County Jail; FBI offers $20000 reward

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    Another escaped inmate is Hossein Nayeri, 37. The inmates, wearing orange jumpsuits, were last seen about 5 a.m., authorities said. Hallock said the inmates cut through half-inch steel and plumbing tunnels during their escape. There have been two prior escapes from the jail, both over 20 years ago. In fact, nobody had managed it in more than 20 years. The county jail houses more than 900 inmates.
  • Sanders leading in both Iowa AND New Hampshire

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    Her campaign - and the women's political groups who endorsed her - has criticized Sanders, who last week referred to groups like NARAL, Planned Parenthood, and the Human Rights Campaign as "establishment" special interest groups. He did not have the experience that was needed. The former secretary of state and U.S. Senator, Shaheen said, is someone "who knows how things work, who can go to Washington and be president, and doesn't need any on the job training".
  • Leaking California Gas Well to Be Shut Down

    Leaking California Gas Well to Be Shut Down

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    Hundreds of residents have reported that the foul odor of leaking gas has triggered symptoms, including nausea, headaches and dizziness. But, there's concerns about whether the state receives enough monitoring and integrity data from operators like DTE and Consumers Energy.
  • Bentil, No. 16 Providence beat No. 4 Villanova 82-76 in OT

    Bentil, No. 16 Providence beat No. 4 Villanova 82-76 in OT

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    Since opening Big East play with two consecutive wins, the Friars have alternated between a loss and a victory in their last four games. And given the fact it has been the alpha dog of the conference for the last three years, Villanova has to be held in the highest regard.