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The Federal Aviation Administration and the U.S. Coast Guard confirmed to ABC News affiliate KABC-TV that the aircraft crashed into the ocean after the midair collision around 3:15 p.m. Pilots communicate at two different radio frequencies - one for above 2,000 feet and the other below, said Reed Novisoff, chief pilot at Pacific Air Flight School.
  • DeLay: FBI Ready To Indict Hillary

    DeLay: FBI Ready To Indict Hillary

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    Clinton told KWWL she was the one who asked for the emails to be made public herself, and now, claims departments want to make them classified in retrospect. DeLay, a Republican known as "The Hammer", was House majority leader from 2003 to 2005, when he was indicted on charges related to election-law violations.
  • 'Making a Murderer': Steven Avery's Brother Gives First Interview

    'Making a Murderer': Steven Avery's Brother Gives First Interview

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    Many viewers of " Making a Murderer " do not agree. The Intercept interviewed Serial's arch villain Jay Wilds , who the podcast repeatedly characterizes as unreliable, even duplicitous, because he can't remember if Best Buy had a payphone or not 15 years earlier.
  • Facebook Celebrates its 12th Anniversary with a Friends Day Video Tool

    Facebook Celebrates its 12th Anniversary with a Friends Day Video Tool

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    This is quite similar to the one it did in year in review videos . 'We're celebrating friendship on Facebook's 12th birthday , so we've made you this video about you and your friends, ' the feature says . Not to worry, though-if you hate the images Facebook selected for you, you can edit the video and swap in new photos before sharing it to your Timeline.
  • Oregon Standoff Leader Ammon Bundy, Others Indicted

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    They are identified as David Fry, 27, of Ohio; Jeff Banta, 46, of Nevada; Sean Anderson, 48, and Sandy Anderson, 47, of Idaho. The group has occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge for weeks, protesting federal land use in the Western United States.
  • Dave Mirra, BMX Legend, Dead at 41

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    A native of Chittenango in upstate New York, Mirra became part of a co-sponsored team at 13 and went on to join the team of his idol, Mat Hoffman, in 1992. Dave was married to wife Lauren Blackwell Mira , with who he had two daughters. "At approximately 4 p.m. today, Greenville Police responded to the 200 block of Pinewood Road for an apparent suicide ", the police stated.
  • Donald Trump: 'Ted Cruz gave us Obamacare'

    Donald Trump: 'Ted Cruz gave us Obamacare'

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    It would've been dead if we had a different justice on the United States Supreme Court put there by him," Trump said, referring to conservative Chief Justice John Roberts, whose decisive 2012 vote upheld the controversial health care law. Trump said in a September interview that "everybody's got to be covered" and "the government's gonna pay for it" when asked if he supported universal health care.
  • 4 holdouts in Oregon standoff facing charges

    4 holdouts in Oregon standoff facing charges

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    The Bundy brothers and nine others were arrested last week in OR, a lot of them during a confrontation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and state police on a snow-covered roadside where a spokesman for the group, Robert "LaVoy" Finicum , was shot to death.
  • Poll shows bounce for Rubio after Iowa

    Poll shows bounce for Rubio after Iowa

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    It's a matter of pedigree. "Well, I'm not anxious about that". Still stinging from his first defeat as a presidential candidate, Donald Trump rolled into New Hampshire on Thursday with a new mantra: There is no such thing as too much campaigning.
  • Supposedly Dead Woman Shows Up at Her Own Funeral

    Supposedly Dead Woman Shows Up at Her Own Funeral

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    Saddened by the loss, Rukundo lay in bed until her husband told her to go outside for fresh air. She couldn't believe what they were saying and initially she thought they were tricking her. The hitmen then told Kalala the deed was done, and he informed the family, she died in an accident in Africa. Kalala at first denied all accusations, but then later confessed during a phone conversation that was secretly recorded by the authorities.
  • Who do you think will win Super Bowl 50?

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    NEWTON: I'm hoping. I'm hoping. Kubiak has joined a list that also includes Tony Dungy, Jim Caldwell and John Fox. "There are a lot of players who don't like him because he likes to dance", record-setting Super Bowl receiver Jerry Rice told USA TODAY Sports.
  • Rand Paul Suspends 2016 Presidential Campaign

    Rand Paul Suspends 2016 Presidential Campaign

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    He promised to continue to carry his torch for liberty in the U.S. Senate. Asked whether he intends to endorse another candidate for president, Paul, a 53-year-old ophthalmologist, replied: "No". Among Iowa caucus-goers who said they supported Paul, 10 percent said their second choice would be Cruz, according to a Quinnipiac poll [ PDF ]. Ted Cruz.
  • What Time Does the Super Bowl Start?

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    But chances are you'll be watching anyway so it's time to figure out your rooting interest if you haven't already. But they are monitoring the Manning situation, per a source, which is a sign that the Broncos quarterback could have options next season.
  • Va. Tech students plotted girl's stabbing death

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    AP/Blacksburg Police Department Virginia Tech students David Eisenhauer (l.) and Natalie Keepers have both been charged in connection to the death of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell. Pettitt said the autopsy report is expected to be finished just prior to the preliminary hearing. "Nicole loved pandas, music and dancing", Tammy Weeks, Lovell's mother, said, according to NBC, adding that she dreamed of being on American Idol .
  • Jeb Bush asks audience during speech to 'please clap'

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    The only candidate with a worse expenditure-to-vote ratio was former Virginia governor Jim Gilmore, who spent more than $100,000 and ended up with a grand total of 12 votes. Specifically, many Republicans - including some of his supporters and donors - said Tuesday that Bush must finish ahead of Rubio in the primary here on February 9 to justify continuing his campaign into SC.
  • 2 injured in crane collapse in NYC

    2 injured in crane collapse in NYC

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    Buildings also were damaged in the crane's fall, though a ConEd spokesman said there were no reports of gas leaks, NBC 4 NY said. It happened just before 8:30 a.m. Mullins, whose office is near the scene of the collapse, said the crane stood 15 to 18 stories high. "It could have been a malfunction in the equipment", Von Essen told WABC .
  • UCF Hit By Data Breach Involving Social Security Numbers

    UCF Hit By Data Breach Involving Social Security Numbers

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    An intrusion into the University of Central Florida computer network has given unauthorized access to the social security numbers of former and current students and faculty. The second group includes current and former university employees in a category known as OPS, or Other Personal Services. "Safeguarding your personal information is of the utmost importance at UCF", he wrote.
  • House Intelligence Committee Member: More Top Secret Hillary Clinton Emails Are Coming

    House Intelligence Committee Member: More Top Secret Hillary Clinton Emails Are Coming

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    California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a Democratic member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, complained in a statement that Clinton should not be "held responsible for email exchanges that originated with someone else". Republican Congressman Mike Pompeo, who is also on the House intelligence committee, said in his expert opinion, the emails should remain classified.
  • Jeb Bush's New Ad: Donald Trump's 'Deep Insecurity and Weakness'

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    Fresh off a strong third-place showing in the Iowa caucuses, Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio on Tuesday was expected to announce he is adding a fifth co-chairperson for his presidential campaign in Texas. Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said a recent hardening of Rubio's position on immigration and the strength of his anti-abortion stance might cost him.
  • Donald Trump Takes Plunge in New National Poll

    Donald Trump Takes Plunge in New National Poll

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    Cruz won the caucuses . Republican Ted Cruz may have prevailed in Iowa despite the polls favoring Donald Trump but New Hampshire is quite a different challenge with a more moderate and less religious electorate than the evangelical Cruz would like.
  • 4 holdouts in OR standoff facing charges

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    There are reportedly four occupiers who remain at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Meanwhile, a federal grand jury has indicted 11 people arrested last week for their roles in the occupation of the Malheur refuge including their leader, Ammon Bundy .
  • Stephen Colbert Makes Donald Trump Debate Himself

    Stephen Colbert Makes Donald Trump Debate Himself

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    CNN and C-SPAN were among the networks that broadcast Trump's gathering, which started at the same time his GOP rivals were taking the debate stage. The two cable channels together had about 2.8 million viewers between 9 and 11 p.m., almost 10 million fewer than Fox News.
  • Republican Debate Goes On Without Donald Trump

    Republican Debate Goes On Without Donald Trump

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    Kelly didn't correct him but added that it seemed that the presidential hopefuls had collectively decided not to mention Trump. The smoke has cleared from Thursday night's televised showdown between Donald Trump and the FOX News Republican debate, which he refused to attend.
  • Serial's Adnan Syed to Argue for New Trial

    Serial's Adnan Syed to Argue for New Trial

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    And we continue to grieve every day in private. But we are grateful to all the people who are there and will be there to support us and to give Hae a voice. The defense called two witnesses to the stand this morning, both of whom had worked with Gutierrez. A motion filed Tuesday shows that prosecutors intend to call Urick and other members of the prosecution team.
  • Trump on Cruz: 'They're going to sue his ass up'

    Trump on Cruz: 'They're going to sue his ass up'

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    Although Cruz has said his team should have sent a follow-up note clarifying that Carson was not, in fact, dropping out, he also said Wednesday there would be no retributions against any of his staffers for the way they handled the situation.
  • Rand Paul Stuns His Supporters

    Rand Paul Stuns His Supporters

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    The first-term Kentucky senator's Iowa finish, with 4 percent of the vote, was a poor showing compared with the third-place finish of his father, former Rep. Rand Paul announced the end of his presidential campaign , after the Iowa Caucuses. "If I thought I could win I'd still be in", said Paul. And if Paul needs any help getting re-elected to the Senate this year, Christie is willing to help.
  • Donald Trump Flip-Flops Big Time While Debating Himself on 'The Late Show'

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    Presidential hopeful Donald Trump may have been absent from the Republican debate in Iowa on the Fox News channel on Thursday but that didn't stop him stealing the limelight. "Iowa was awesome last night". So, just how well did that gamble go? "Isn't that something?" Trump marveled. "And, they probably had a probably hard time doing that maybe, and I understand that".
  • Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos in awe of Cam Newton

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    The Broncos ultimately lost in the playoffs. He came in in a short window, too , so trying to get him comfortable with the offense, what we're doing, and also it was right around the time that Brock started and came in. The victor will be announced Saturday night as part of the NFL Honors special on CBS. He'll also be watching his brother Peyton play for the Broncos.
  • Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders gets a big surge in polls

    Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders gets a big surge in polls

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    Clinton began her remarks here by stressing that, compared to the candidates on the Republican side, she and Sanders disagree on relatively little. "I don't know that there really is a political mainstream anymore, and Democrats are having the same problem that Republicans are having ..." They'll hold events in the towns of Clinton and Davenport within hours of each other Saturday, then continue circling each other as they work their way through the state's Democratic-leaning areas in the ...
  • Nicole Madison Lovell: 13-Year-Old Teen Killed By Virginia Tech Students

    Nicole Madison Lovell: 13-Year-Old Teen Killed By Virginia Tech Students

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    Lovell's family said she disappeared after pushing a dresser in front of her bedroom door and climbing out a window. This report uses material from The Associated Press. "God got her through all that, and she fought through all that, and he took her life", she said. Weeks said her daughter was a seventh-grader at Blacksburg Middle School.
  • Zika Virus Updates: First US Zika Case Transmitted By Sex

    Zika Virus Updates: First US Zika Case Transmitted By Sex

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    Anecdotal reports of Zika virus transmission via blood transfusion and semen have triggered more detailed research into additional routes of transmission. The Swiss carrier said in a statement that it's advising any pilot or member of a cabin crew who is "in the phase of family planning" to speak with their gynecologist before flying to Brazil.