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Blake Alois, 20, and Madison Popolizio, 19, both of Niskayuna, New York, were found alive on Algonquin Mountain Tuesday morning. The two were reported missing on Sunday after they went hiking to the summit of Algonquin Mountain. Rangers and state troopers searched amid deep snow and sub-freezing temperatures. Rangers warmed them and hoisted them from the mountainside by helicopter.
  • Winter Storm Warning issued for the Chicagoland area

    Winter Storm Warning issued for the Chicagoland area

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    Saturday for the Absaroka mountain range, Beartooth Mountains and foothills including the city of Cooke City. The Snow Could Mix With Rain late Sunday Night And Monday Morning Before Ending. According to the alert from the National Weather Service, significant snowfall is expected Saturday night through Sunday evening. A weekend system is expected to bring more snow to the area.
  • Carrier Union Leader on Donald Trump: 'He Lied His Ass Off'

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    Jones claimed that, despite Trump having announced last week that he had struck a deal with parent company United Technologies to preserve 1,100 jobs in Indianapolis, Carrier informed Jones that only 730 of union production jobs would stay (roughly 800 jobs in total if nonunion positions are included).
  • Trump to tap Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA

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    The unit was involved in more than a dozen EPA-related lawsuits , but it was most active on the Clean Power Plan , a rule to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. In 2013, Pruitt told told StateImpact, an NPR reporting project, that the EPA can serve a valuable objective, but it has exceeded its mandate to regulate clean air and water by picking winners and losers in the energy industry.
  • Church calendar for December 9-15

    Church calendar for December 9-15

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    In addition, apresentation will be held inside the church on Sunday at 11 a.m. Next, all carolers are invited into the church to hear a few seasonal selections from the church's bell choir, the Travnicek Memorial Ringers. tonight, located at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel, 1055 N. Schuyler Ave., Kankakee. The "Journeys" will depart every half hour 4:30 p.m. through 6 p.m.
  • Republicans urge federal judge to halt MI recount

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    The Michigan elections board has ordered an immediate halt to the presidential recount if a federal judge lifts his previous order that the recount occur. "Well today, they are under brutal attack". Clinton had gained just 49 votes. Sandler said the GOP tallied totals from 10 counties that had completed their recounts and found that Clinton picked up a net 66 votes on Trump, but he suggested the Republican would likely pick up votes in some of the rural counties that had not yet been ...
  • Truck in store crash was going fast

    Truck in store crash was going fast

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    A second person also sustained injuries, he said. Police are continuing their investigation behind the damaged entryway, covered with a blue tarp, as residents from neighboring counties drive through the parking lot to see the scene of the crash.
  • Tiger Gets Back to Golf With Questions About Head, Not Body

    Tiger Gets Back to Golf With Questions About Head, Not Body

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    His situation was so dire a year ago that Tiger Woods admitted on Tuesday that he feared never playing competitive golf again. His much-anticipated return takes place in the Bahamas on Thursday. Brian Wacker of Golfdigest was allowed to follow Woods" round and he reported that the American was able to outdrive Rose "more than once'. Woods had worn the Nike Golf TW "11 for years, and he wanted a shoe that complemented his new swing, which shifts his dominance from his left to right leg".
  • Search nearly concluded at Oakland warehouse in fire that killed 36

    Search nearly concluded at Oakland warehouse in fire that killed 36

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    The fire erupted Friday night, December 2, 2016, during a dance party at the warehouse that had been converted to artists' studios and illegal living spaces. Oakland Fire Battalion Chief Melinda Drayton told the San Francisco Chronicle that investigators believe the fire started in the center-rear of the converted warehouse.
  • Branstad will meet with Trump amid new job speculation

    Branstad will meet with Trump amid new job speculation

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    Iowa governor Terry Brandstad has accepted US President-elect Donald Trump's offer to be the next American ambassador to China, Bloomberg reports . China still regards the island as part of its territory and would consider it unacceptable for the U.S.to recognize Taiwan's leader as a head of state.
  • Ohio lawmakers pass "heartbeat" abortion legislation

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    As the House was passing the heartbeat ban, the Ohio Senate was passing SB 127, which would ban most abortions after 20 weeks of gestation. Republican leaders in the House and Senate have gone back and forth on the bill. "The doctor also could face a civil lawsuit from the mother and disciplinary action", the Dispatch reports . Planned Parenthood wrote on Twitter , "Ohio anti-abortion extremists know how unpopular their agenda is, so they have to sneak it into unrelated bills".
  • Al Gore meets with Ivanka, Donald Trump to search for 'common ground'

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    During the 2016 United States presidential election Gore said Trump's polices would "take us toward a climate catastrophe". Abe and Trump held talks in NY shortly after Trump's election in early November, after which Abe said he came away with the sense that he could trust the next US leader.
  • 2 cars submerged in San Antonio sinkhole; 1 man rescued

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    Hood released no details about the deceased driver. Officials believe a ruptured sewer line caused the sinkhole. A vehicle is taken out of a sinkhole in San Antonio , Monday, Dec. The sinkhole occurred at the 8400 block of Quintana Road in Southwest San Antonio and was first reported around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday evening. The fire department brought in a crane to help lift the vehicles out of the expanding sinkhole.
  • MI vote recount to begin today by noon

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    A U.S. federal judge has ordered MI election officials to conduct a recount of presidential ballots to begin at noon on Monday. Lawyers for Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein want an immediate recount. The commission additionally provides a few explanations by clerks for the difference in votes between canvass and the recount. A federal lawsuit filed in Philadelphia called for a recount and a forensic examination of the aging electronic voting machines used in most ...
  • Stein takes Pa. recount case to federal court

    Stein takes Pa. recount case to federal court

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    Stein received about 1 percent of the vote . Trump won Wisconsin by 27,000 votes , MI by a little over 10,000 votes and Pennsylvania by 70,000. Stein has sought a recount in MI and filed a lawsuit to force a recount in Pennsylvania.
  • US health spending rose nearly 6%, fastest since 2007

    US health spending rose nearly 6%, fastest since 2007

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    The post-election survey released Thursday by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation also found hints of a pragmatic shift among some Republican foes of " Obamacare ". Among other effects of an ACA repeal: Women would have to pay for contraception, seniors' drug prices could rise, preventative visits and routine screenings would no longer be free, and annual and lifetime coverage limits would disappear.
  • Police shooting suspect 'upset over custody battle'

    Police shooting suspect 'upset over custody battle'

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    McManus said the death of Marconi during an otherwise routine traffic stop near the police station was more than a random act. The shootings of police officers in Texas and Missouri on Sunday were the latest in what law enforcement officials say is an alarming spike in ambush-style attacks.
  • Dylann Roof to judge: Let lawyers back on death penalty case

    Dylann Roof to judge: Let lawyers back on death penalty case

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    Roof then says he wants to go back to representing himself for the penalty phase. The lawyers said they did not know why Roof wanted to represent himself but added that other defendants in capital cases have fired their lawyers to avoid having embarrassing evidence revealed.
  • Atlanta Falcons vs. Kansas City

    Atlanta Falcons vs. Kansas City

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    The Falcons, rallying from a 27-16 deficit, went ahead 28-27 on Matt Ryan's 5-yard touchdown pass to Aldrick Robinson with 4:32 remaining. It drops them to 7-5 on the year and opens the door for the Buccaneers to join them on the top rung in the division if they win in San Diego later on Sunday.
  • Church shooting suspect allowed to act as his own attorney

    Church shooting suspect allowed to act as his own attorney

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    He will also face the possibility of the death penalty in state court because he's been charged with nine counts of murder , three counts of attempted murder, and a firearms charge. With that, Gergel asked lawyer David Bruck, the former lead counsel for Roof who has vast experience in defending death-penalty cases, to shift one seat over, ceding that top spot to Roof.
  • Jury in Scott case in S.C. breaks for weekend amid deadlock

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    Around 4:30 p.m., Judge Clifton Newman read a letter from a single juror who said it was impossible for him to agree with the other jurors on a guilty verdict, then asked the clerk of court to speak with the jury foreman to determine whether the jury is " hopelessly deadlocked ", according to CBS affiliate WCSC.
  • Wells Fargo offers to meet with Standing Rock Sioux before year-end

    Wells Fargo offers to meet with Standing Rock Sioux before year-end

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    Phyllis Young, center, of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe talks with veterans who oppose the Dakota Access oil pipeline on Backwater Bridge near Cannon Ball, N.D., December 2, 2016. Members of the North Dakota Veterans Coordinating Council condemned the involvement of veterans and asked them not to take part. "People are into shopping locally", she said.
  • Nancy Pelosi maintains position as Democratic House Leader

    Nancy Pelosi maintains position as Democratic House Leader

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    The Democrats picked up less than ten seats in the chamber, far less that they had expected. Pelosi conceded that point, but was quick to announce that she enjoyed two-thirds of the caucus support. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.) became the first Latina in House leadership as caucus vice-chairman.) Pelosi supporters like Reps. Pelosi's re-election comes after the Democratic Party lost control of the White House and fell short of controlling either chamber of Congress in the November 8 ...
  • Body believed to be that of missing Volusia County woman found

    Body believed to be that of missing Volusia County woman found

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    The investigation is ongoing, and Videll said she didn't know if charges had been filed against Jarvis Madison or what charges might be filed. She had been staying with her aunt Thelma Joyce Newsom, and the aunt's husband, Mike Newsom. Rachel Madison had been living with her aunt since she fled from her abusive husband in Indiana Nov. 16. Investigators are still gathering evidence from the site and are working to positively identify the remains as those of Rachael Madison.
  • Small protests remain calm in Charlotte

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    Vinson's use of deadly force was lawful", Murray said. During the briefing, Murray also showed surveillance video footage from the same day showing a bulge in Scott's ankle that he said was consistent with a holster and a gun. Earlier an attorney for the Scott family, Charles G. Monnett III, urged the community to react "lawfully and peacefully" to the district attorney's decision.
  • Trump kicks off 'thank you' tour in Cincinnati

    Trump kicks off 'thank you' tour in Cincinnati

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    Trump is expected to hold other rallies in the coming weeks in Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina and MI, according to the Associated Press. Workers at an Indianapolis factory say they're hopeful the deal President-elect Donald Trump brokered to reverse some job cuts there can be repeated elsewhere.
  • Suspect in Fatal Police Shooting Upset Over Custody Battle

    Suspect in Fatal Police Shooting Upset Over Custody Battle

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    The other two incidents Sunday, which took place in Florida and Missouri, were not believed to be targeted shootings. The sergeant is expected to survive. "We consider this suspect to be extremely unsafe and a clear threat to law enforcement officers and the public", said McManus, who added that after the shooting officers had been instructed to not make traffic stops alone.
  • Pelosi challenger: House Dems need new message and messenger

    Pelosi challenger: House Dems need new message and messenger

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    As of January 2016, Democrats have experienced significant losses in the House and Senate, yet members have been asked for little to no input to address the reasons for these losses. Democrats made single-digit gains in the House, falling short of both expectations and of the 30 seats needed to retake the majority. "We need that in Congress".
  • Trump claims 'millions of people who voted illegally' cost him popular vote

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    Since the electoral college is the vote that counts, I think that the popular vote is irrelevant", said John. Local election officials were to provide the state with estimates Monday of how much the recount would cost. Trump received 2,934,583 votes in Pennsylvania, compared to Clinton's 2,863,945. The Wisconsin Elections Commission said Tuesday it had received almost US$3.5 million from the Stein campaign in payment of the cost of the recount, which will begin Thursday.