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New York City officials said workers would begin cutting a toppled crane into 35 pieces and trucking them off-site for forensic examination as investigators try to determine what caused the towering structure to collapse over a city block in Lower Manhattan, killing a pedestrian Friday morning.
  • Bernie Sanders Draws Big Laughs on 'Saturday Night Live'

    Bernie Sanders Draws Big Laughs on 'Saturday Night Live'

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    At the start of the clip, Sanders (played by David) refuses to shake a woman's hand because she coughed before extending for a shake. Forget the debates, the path to the presidency appears to go through "Saturday Night Live".
  • Bernie Sanders spars with Larry David on 'Saturday Night Live'

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    In a pre-taped sketch , cleverly named " Bern Your Enthusiasm " a-la Larry David's show Curb Your Enthusiasm, we learn how Bernie Sanders lost in Iowa by a hair. Also during Saturday's episode, the band The 1975 performed its tracks "The Sound" and " Love Me". "I'm so sick of the 1 percent getting this preferential treatment", Sanders said.
  • Fiorina blasts GOP candidates for lobbying against her

    Fiorina blasts GOP candidates for lobbying against her

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    The network, in criteria set before the caucuses, said there were three different ways candidates could make it onto the stage for the debate. She came in seventh place in Iowa with less than 2 percent, but she beat Ohio Gov. "So citizens of New Hampshire, voters, stand with me, fight with me, vote for me because we need to take our country back". Gov. Mike Huckabee. Former Va.
  • Obama Dogs Pick Sides in Super Bowl 50

    Obama Dogs Pick Sides in Super Bowl 50

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    During a pre-Super Bowl interview with CBS News anchor and Oprah Magazine Managing Editor Gayle King , President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama confirmed that connecting to the internet in the White House is an issue , according to CNN .
  • Super Bowl 50 is here

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    Quarterbacks and defense are the two biggest storylines ahead of Super Bowl 50 when the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos meet at Levis'  Stadium  in Santa Clara, California on Sunday. 4, 2016. "It doesn't happen for just anybody", said Denver Coach Gary Kubiak, Elway's longtime backup. "He's worked too hard to get where he is now".
  • VA Tech students worked on plot to kill 13-year-old

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    CNN reports that the judge didn't find Keeper's arguments for bail compelling, and said that she no longer has any ties to the community. She did not suggest a possible motive, nor describe the killing itself. Authorities have not confirmed that this was an Eisenhauer's photo. Weeks discovered that the door to her daughter's bedroom had been barricaded, and that her phone and her "Minions" blanket also were gone.
  • Race between Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders may be tightening in New Hampshire

    Race between Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders may be tightening in New Hampshire

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    What she  said  - or didn't say - to Wall Street banks in particular has become a significant problem for her presidential campaign, as she tries to counter the unexpected rise of Democratic rival Bernie Sanders. So far there's no sign that the final outcome will flip but Democratic Party officials have found some discrepancies in the results of the Iowa caucus and the final tally is being corrected, reports the  Des Moines Register .
  • Crane operator credited with saving lives in deadly NYC collapse

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    When the crane fell into a row of parked cars early Friday morning, a 38-year-old man was killed after having just stepped out of his vehicle. He immigrated to the United States as a teenager and graduated from Harvard University with a degree in mathematics.
  • Two Virginia Tech students charged in death of teen girl

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    David Eisenhauer , 18, has been charged with kidnapping and first-degree murder in the death of 13-year-old Nicole Madison Lovell , who endured a liver transplant and bullying at school and online. Eisenhauer was a senior in high school in March 2015 when he was featured as a "Student Athlete of the Week" on ABC News affiliate WMAR-TV in Baltimore.
  • New Hampshire poll: Trump on top, battle for second emerges

    New Hampshire poll: Trump on top, battle for second emerges

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    The Republican presidential candidate who has defied expectations since the day he entered the race did so again Monday night after failing to capture the top spot in the Iowa caucuses. The Senator from Florida, Rubio came a close third in Iowa surprising many with his performance. "I came in second, and nobody said it was a victory".
  • Donald Trump Sparks Boos at GOP Debate

    Donald Trump Sparks Boos at GOP Debate

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    Rumours have swirled of donors bailing on Bush and switching to the more telegenic Rubio, who beat expectations in Iowa and finished third, one point behind the billionaire Trump, the overall Republican frontrunner. "He was elected when he was 26", Bush told employees at Globe Manufacturing in Pittsfield, the same firefighter-suit producer Rubio had visited a day earlier .
  • Here's how to watch the Super Bowl for free

    Here's how to watch the Super Bowl for free

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    The most anticipated football game of the year is nearly upon us. With an event like the Super Bowl, you'll nearly certainly have lags and long buffering time. Book said.  The NLF's head of security expressed confidence in the safety plan for Sunday's game. But rather than a traditional listicle-led website, simply showing things to do in, where to eat and sleep, etc, Seattle-based Utrip has gone down what it calls the "artificial intelligence" route.
  • Ammon Bundy, 15 others indicted on conspiracy charge relating to OR standoff

    Ammon Bundy, 15 others indicted on conspiracy charge relating to OR standoff

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    Inside a packed Mormon church in this desert town Friday, a leader of the OR armed standoff who died in a confrontation with authorities was called a man of conviction and not a threat to the law enforcement officers who shot him. If convicted on the conspiracy charge, each of the defendants could spend up to six years in prison. "This is what you get when government officials ignore the people", Bundy said in the message, arguing that the occupiers had "exhausted all prudent measures to get ...
  • Ex-49ers owner DeBartolo anxiously awaits Hall of Fame fate

    Ex-49ers owner DeBartolo anxiously awaits Hall of Fame fate

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    A 1964 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School, Eddie DeBartolo Junior took over the 49ers franchise in 1977. In York's eyes, DeBartolo is the best owner in the history of the NFL. Jim Trotter of ESPN presented DeBartolo's case before the committee, before giving way to Nancy Gay, a former Bay Area-based sports writer. The connection he had with his players and staffers through the years...
  • Winners And Losers From The New Hampshire GOP Debate

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    Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, first-term senators on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, with rivals challenging Cruz's controversial campaign tactics and Rubio's readiness to be president.
  • Spree Suspect Blake Fitzgerald Killed, Girlfriend Wounded in Armed Standoff

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    Witnesses reported a description of the vehicle the robbers were in, and after police saw the vehicle, a chase was on, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan said. It's unclear whether she's retained an attorney. An armed and risky bandit suspected of carrying out a series of kidnappings and robberies with his girlfriend was shot and killed during a standoff with cops early Friday, Florida officials said.
  • Father of standoff holdout from SW Ohio disappointed his son charged

    Father of standoff holdout from SW Ohio disappointed his son charged

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    Earlier this week, local residents who want the occupation to end squared off in Burns against militia members and others who held a demonstration to support the occupation and to protest the death of Robert "LeVoy" Finicum, who had been acting as spokesman for Bundy's group.
  • Virginia Tech students charged in death of teen girl

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    Keepers helped Eisenhauer dispose of Nicole's body", Blacksburg police said in a statement . Her body was found Saturday just across the Virginia state line in North Carolina , hours after Eisenhauer was arrested. The same day, she posted another that said, "I'm taken". Eisenhauer was a three-time state champion in high school track events, according to a now-deleted page from the Virginia Tech cross country team's online roster.
  • Cruz and Rubio Heavily Criticized During New Hampshire Debate

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    Hard-fought, expensive and far-ranging, the campaign has become a fight for the future of the Republican Party, though the direction the GOP will ultimately take remains deeply uncertain. Cruz aides disseminated incorrect reports to voters that said Carson planned to drop out of the race, urging them to back the Texan instead. Former Florida Gov.
  • Carly Fiorina: GOP Candidates Lobbied To Block Me From Debates

    Carly Fiorina: GOP Candidates Lobbied To Block Me From Debates

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    The debate will include Donald Trump, who will resume his spot at center stage, with Sen. "Last time I looked, New Hampshire picks presidents", she told the audience. "This is proof positive we've got to get our government under control". "California, if it was a country, would be the seventh largest country in the world-like, don't you think it would've been a good idea to warm up as a congressman, or in the state senate or state assembly?" Cruz carried Iowa with the support of the ...
  • Watch John Kasich dance and hear his campaign's playlist

    Watch John Kasich dance and hear his campaign's playlist

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    After campaigning in Hollis, N.H., Kasich enjoyed a friendly snowball fight with a crowd. But there's a serious message underlying his irreverence: he's a results guy. "Have you apologized?" the man asked again. Kasich moved on to the next question, but he couldn't escape the topic. A relaxed-looking Kasich spent the day urging his volunteers to knock on doors before Tuesday's vote, urging them to greet voters with a smile.
  • 'Bonnie and Clyde' suspect booked into Florida jail

    'Bonnie and Clyde' suspect booked into Florida jail

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    Marshal Martin Keely in a press release Thursday. Blake Edward Fitzgerald , 30, was shot and killed by Escambia County Sheriff's deputies after a police chase, according to Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan . A police hunt for a Missouri couple wanted for a series of abductions and robberies across the South ended early Friday on the Florida Panhandle in a barrage of gunfire that left one of the suspects dead.
  • New York City crane collapse kills pedestrian

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    This photo courtesy of Paul Leys shows a crane collapse in Lower Manhattan on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 in NY. A construction crane that was being secured because of heavy winds broke down in lower Manhattan . The Fire Department and Con Edison crews have swept the area every 15 minutes to make sure it's safe. Officials now say three people were injured, two seriously, by falling debris.
  • Crane collapse in New York City crushes several cars

    Crane collapse in New York City crushes several cars

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    But nearby buildings were evacuated as city inspectors checked for gas leaks and other damage The mobile crane's boom stretched almost an entire block as it lay on the ground. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio observed that there have been no crane collapses since the 2008 tragedy. According to The Associated Press , Wichs worked at the computerized financial trading firm Tower Research Capital in NY.  Glenn Zito, a construction worker at another building, said heavy winds forced him ...
  • One dead, four injured in Manhattan crane collapse

    One dead, four injured in Manhattan crane collapse

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    The Prague-born immigrant worked at a computerised trading firm, said his sister-in-law, Lisa Guttman. The downed crane , which filled the street, fell onto numerous parked cars. Crain's Business noted in an article on New York City construction deaths last year that "a review of city records shows that construction sites are less safe today than they were seven years ago, when the pace of building was on par with the current booming market".
  • Archie Manning: Peyton 'knows' he won't be with the Broncos in 2016

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    I was grateful to play for Coach Fox . Adding to the rush this year, whispers that it could be Peyton Manning's last game. "Peyton gets up there dancing and laughing", Colquitt said. That's where the Panthers have arrived. The Panthers are looking to win the first Super Bowl in the history of their franchise, and Allen would like nothing more than to be a part of history in bringing the Lombardi Trophy to Carolina .
  • Oregon police officer killed in shooting

    Oregon police officer killed in shooting

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    A news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday. Eyewitnesses told the Daily Astorian the officer attempted to use a Taser on the suspect. The suspect was shot by another officer and taken to hospital, according to police in the coastal community of about 6,500 residents, about 80 miles (130 km) west of Portland.
  • Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio closing in on Donald Trump after Iowa

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    Many noted that Donald Trump seemed unusually subdued in New Hampshire.  Mr Cruz's only reference to Mr Trump during a town hall event on Wednesday morning was to say, "Oddly enough they said some fella called Trump was gonna win Iowa", before trumpeting his own victory.
  • 2 planes crash in mid-air, plunge into ocean off LA

    2 planes crash in mid-air, plunge into ocean off LA

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    Boats, helicopters and divers are involved in the searching. The other plane - a Super Decathlon - was being flown by a 72-year-old woman. Search teams are said to have recovered wreckage including a pilot's logbook. There were reports of debris about two miles outside the harbor breakwater. The crash site was a quarter of a mile (0.5 kilometers) south of the Angels Gate light - a landmark lighthouse in Los Angeles Harbor.