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Kirby said the State Department was focused, as part of the Freedom of Information Act review of Clinton's emails, on "whether they need to be classified today". The State Department initially maintained that Clinton might have obtained the same information independently through non-classified channels. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Friday that the FBI's investigation "does not seem to be...
  • Snowpack in drought-stricken California hits 5-year high

    Snowpack in drought-stricken California hits 5-year high

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    The Department of Water Resources gave water recipients a slight piece of good news on Tuesday. As we saw last week , several northern California reservoirs are on their way to normal levels, and it's the snowpack runoff in the spring that will determine whether the drought can be called dunzo.
  • What we know about the OR wildlife refuge standoff

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    Meanwhile, four occupiers remained at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, demanding assurances they not be arrested . Officials didn't say how many times Finicum was shot, or whether he actually pulled the gun out of his pocket. "We waited a very long time... for a period of nearly four minutes", Bretzing said. The film, which was taken from the air and not extremely clear, showed Finicum raise his arms before flailing and lowering them moments before being shot by an Oregon State ...
  • Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton Shares Controversial Comments In Charlotte

    Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton Shares Controversial Comments In Charlotte

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    Fans of the National Football League can go to the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California to witness the face-off between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos live. He insists that Newton the person remains the same. "Whether you win, lose or draw, people are going to talk". If you're unfamiliar with Choose Your Own Adventure, the premise is simple: you make choices that determine the outcome of the story (think The Walking Dead game from Telltale Games), or in this case, the ...
  • United States declares 22 of Hillary Clinton's emails 'top secret'

    United States declares 22 of Hillary Clinton's emails 'top secret'

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    CORNISH: That's NPR's Carrie Johnson on the latest release of Hillary Clinton's emails during her time as secretary of state. The inspector general of the intelligence community has indicated that he believes some of the emails contain " top secret " material, the highest level of classification.
  • Less GOP debate seen by 12.5 million people

    Less GOP debate seen by 12.5 million people

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    Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly waits to begin the Republican presidential candidate debate Thursday. █ I'm a maniac and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat and ugly, and Ben [Carson], you're a bad surgeon. Trump versus Kelly. Trump versus Fox . He added that Fox had been "extremely nice", but it was too late. Sens. Ted Cruz (Tex.) and Marco Rubio (Fla.) before the beginning of the Republican presidential candidate debate Thursday in Des Moines , Iowa.
  • Iowa poll shows Clinton up 29 points on Sanders

    Iowa poll shows Clinton up 29 points on Sanders

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    The Suffolk poll also asked which Democratic candidate has the best chance of winning the general election against the Republican nominee, and 60 percent said Clinton, compared to just 27 percent for Sanders. The Democratic front-runner in New Hampshire returned to the state Thursday, holding several events. "I don't want to start over again". "Now, in theory, there's a lot to like about some of his ideas.
  • What happened during the chase that ended in LaVoy Finicum's death

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    Jason Patrick , who was one of the remaining occupiers, told Reuters by phone earlier this week that they would stay until the "redress of grievances". At about 6:02 the man appears to make a gesture as if reaching for something in a pocket or on his hip. "Right now the only thing that's keeping us here is them not being clear with us with what's going on", said Fry, adding that the holdouts have been in periodic contact with two law enforcement negotiators.
  • New poll shows Sanders leading Clinton in NH

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    Her latest tactic? Asking if he is now, or has ever been, a member of the Communist Party. Sanders, meanwhile, has opened up an eight-point lead over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton , leading her in Iowa 51% to 43% among likely Democratic presidential caucus-goers.
  • 'American Crime Story': Why John Travolta chose to play Robert Shapiro

    'American Crime Story': Why John Travolta chose to play Robert Shapiro

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    Gooding Jr., who takes on the role of O.J. Simpson in the mini series The People v. O.J. Simpson, was asked by E! if he had a message for Nicole Brown's family as well as Ron Goldman , who was also brutally murdered. Now, obviously the Kardashian name has household recognition, but if it wasn't for the Simpson trial, it's likely that wouldn't have happened. While most of the books came after the trial, Resnick didn't even wait for it to be over before " Nicole Brown Simpson: The ...
  • Zika Virus Exploding in Latin America

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    The tour operator is not offering refunds and changes are only permitted for those staying in the same hotel room. Travelers showing symptoms are still being urged to seek testing for tracking purposes, but there have been no fatalities from the Zika virus recorded in the United States .
  • Clinton Pressures Sanders, DNC on New Hampshire Debate

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    In response to Sanders' criticism, the Clinton campaign pointed out that she also met with African-American ministers in the city, prior to her fundraiser. Although it's Sanders who now looks like the one reluctant to join the extra debate, the Vermont senator had assured Maddow that he'd be up for one more meeting.
  • Longshoremen strike at ports in New York and New Jersey

    Longshoremen strike at ports in New York and New Jersey

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    This was followed at 11:20 a.m. EST by a message that as a result of the work stoppage "no new trucks would be allowed to queue on the port roadways". McNamara also criticized another organization that oversees the port, the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor. The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, which owns the ports, advised port users not to send any trucks there.
  • Mosquito-Born Zika Virus 'Spreading Explosively'

    Mosquito-Born Zika Virus 'Spreading Explosively'

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    No transmission of Zika virus infection has occurred in California or any other US state. A huge eradication effort in the 1940s and 1950s, motivated by the spread of yellow fever also carried by  Aedes aegypti , led Brazil to be declared free of the mosquito in 1958.
  • California Prison Teacher Arrested for Helping Three Prisoners Escape

    California Prison Teacher Arrested for Helping Three Prisoners Escape

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    While working at the prison, police say she grew so fond of one inmate, she may have helped the trio escape. The three escapees, Hussein Nayeri, Bac Duong, and Jonathan Tieu, were all violent offenders. The inmates began their jailbreak at some point after the jail's 5 a.m. head count and weren't discovered to be missing until that night, when jail officials conducted the next head count for the day.
  • F-35C Flight Tests Caused 'Sonic Boom' In New Jersey: US Navy

    F-35C Flight Tests Caused 'Sonic Boom' In New Jersey: US Navy

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    Thursday's tests were done around 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. A geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey said there were nine total booms. The Department of Defense confirmed the Navy was testing F35C fighter jets just off the coast. - that were to blame. There was no damage reported from Thursday's booms. A sonic boom is the result of changes in air pressure that happen when an object, such as a supersonic jet, breaks the sound barrier.
  • Donald Trump gains lead in early voting States, polls show

    Donald Trump gains lead in early voting States, polls show

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    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley registered at 2 percent in the latest poll. The NBC-Wall Street Journal-Marist Poll shows Trump with 36-percent, Ted Cruz with 20-percent, Marco Rubio at 14-percent, Jeb Bush at nine percent, and Ben Carson bringing up the tail of the Republicans at eight percent.
  • Oregon Snaps Longest Home Winning Streak in Country

    Oregon Snaps Longest Home Winning Streak in Country

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    Dwayne showed it on the court and Elgin was talking". Benjamin hit 3-pointers on two consecutive possessions as the Ducks began their comeback. They hit shot-after-shot, and I was wondering if they were ever going to miss! "They had our number past year".
  • Donald Trump veterans fund raises more than $5 million

    Donald Trump veterans fund raises more than $5 million

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    Chris... Ted Cruz, who is competing with Trump for the lead in Iowa. Trump opened by telling the students and veterans packed into a 775-seat auditorium at Drake University that he would have preferred to be at the debate, but felt he had little choice.
  • 'Affluenza Teen' Ethan Couch Leaves Mexico, Goes Directly To Jail

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    But Tarrant County prosecutors say Couch is responsible for his own absence by fleeing to Mexico. The sheriff revealed Couch is scheduled to attend a detention hearing on Friday (29 January) and was also set to be medically screened and assigned to a housing unit at Tarrant County Juvenile Detention Center.
  • First case of Zika virus confirmed in Massachusetts

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    The Boston Public Health Commission said Thursday that an unnamed Boston resident contracted the virus, while traveling overseas and is expected to make a full recovery. A mother already infected with Zika virus near the time of delivery can pass on the virus to her newborn around the time of birth, but this is rare.
  • Michael Moore: Don't send bottled water to Flint

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    The water was not properly treated to keep lead from pipes from leaching into the supply. Snyder attorney John Pirich says that's opinion, not fact. Young's Environmental Cleanup donated four large recycling containers to collect empty water bottles and now the city faces issues of how to get rid of the bottles, which are piling up faster than the city can dispose of them.
  • Megyn Kelly: Please criticize Donald Trump. Ted Cruz: Sure

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    ET. The other is Ted Cruz, a U.S. senator from Texas who has nearly no support from Republican leaders, but his anti-government message seems to be popular among many ordinary Republicans. On the other hand, ignore him and fill the vacuum with their best possible closing arguments, grabbing attention that's been tough to come by when Trump and his big personality fill the air time? Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) told the moderators of the Republican presidential debate at Iowa Events Center on ...
  • Flint Water Crisis Shines Light on Lead Pipes Crisscrossing the US

    Flint Water Crisis Shines Light on Lead Pipes Crisscrossing the US

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    Snyder told committee members it presents an opportunity to "leverage the resources" each brings. At least seven public water suppliers in Centre County over recent years were required to notify residents and correct problems related to high lead levels, according to public records from Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Donald Trump veterans event: What time, what channel

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    In a hypothetical general election matchup with Trump, 10 percent of New Hampshire Republican primary voters said they would vote for Hillary Clinton and another 10 percent said they would pick Bloomberg . O'Reilly did little to defend Kelly. Fox News defended Kelly, saying bowing to "politicians' ultimatums about a debate moderator violates all journalistic standards, as do threats".
  • Madonna Matches Jimmy Fallon's $10K Donation for Flint, Michigan

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    As a result, lead leached from pipes, joints and fixtures, contaminating the drinking water for an unknown number of Flint households. "For example, there is one NTM, which stands for non tuberculosis mycobacterial infection, that creates a pulmonary infection that also can come from water, but if there was an outbreak we wouldn't know it because it's not reportable", Edwards says.
  • Bernie Sanders sets terms for NH debate - more debates

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    Sanders said the president has been "even handed" in his treatment of the candidates vying to replace him, and he showed no interest in trying to strike any sharp contrast with his host. Roughly half of USA adults overall (48%) say Clinton is at least somewhat religious, while a slightly smaller share (43%) says she is not religious and 9% express no opinion.
  • Veterans groups to Donald Trump: Keep your money

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    He also shared an image that falsely claimed Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia had posed with Kelly and is "the co-owner" of Fox News. However, Noah did call Trump a "genius" for his ability to turn the tables and make the headlines about him rather than the debate.
  • Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debate over debates

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    However, her lead has shrunk since late a year ago as Sanders has turned up the heat in Iowa and New Hampshire, the first two tests of the campaign season that Sanders is threatening to win. However Sanders appeared optimistic following a rare private meeting with Obama. Across the small town of Mason City that same evening, her rival Senator Bernie Sanders was hosting a larger rally with Hollywood star Susan Sarandon on hand.