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The order prevents people from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia or Yemen from entering the country for 30 days. Mr Trump's executive order, signed on the same day as International Holocaust Remembrance Day, requested that the Department of Homeland Security imposes a 120-day blanket ban on all refugees coming from seven Muslim-Majority countries.
  • Virginia Basketball: Cavaliers take down Notre Dame on the road

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    With as many weapons as Notre Dame puts on the floor, it seems there's little chance the Cavaliers will be looking ahead to the matchup against the nation's top-ranked team. Virginia's London Perrantes didn't have the same problem despite playing with a touch of the flu. A Colson layup with 5:19 to go pulled the Irish to 57-51, but Notre Dame would make just one field goal the rest of the way, a garbage time layup.
  • Keep DeVos to her hobby, away from Department of Education

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    Democrats have criticized DeVos on her confirmation hearings thus far. "This is not about politics, it should not be about partisanship - it should be about doing the work we were elected by our states to do to ask questions of nominees on behalf of the people we represent".
  • Dense fog advisory extended, rain in forecast through Tuesday

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    Wednesday Night: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind around 10 miles per hour. Breezy, with a light northwest wind increasing to 16 to 21 miles per hour in the evening. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Highs Wednesday , Thursday and Friday should only make it to the upper 30s. West wind around 5 miles per hour.
  • $20 million cash found stashed in box spring in MA apartment

    $20 million cash found stashed in box spring in MA apartment

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    The alleged plan was to launder the money from Hong Kong back to Brazil. Agents raided his home and arrested him after he met with a police informant who handed him more than $2 million in a suitcase. According to court documents, Rocha, acting as a courier for Wanzeler's nephew, flew from Brazil to JFK Airport in New York City. One of the founders, James Merril, pleaded guilty to fraud charges against him in October previous year and will be sentenced next month.
  • Trump will make Supreme Court appointment next week

    Trump will make Supreme Court appointment next week

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    ABC News reported Tuesday that conservative Judge Neil Gorsuch of the Colorado-based 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has emerged as a possible leading contender for the seat that has now been vacant for almost one year. Court of Appeals with Trump's sister, Maryanne Barry Trump, has maintained a conservative stance on issues like guns, searches and police officers, USA Today details.
  • U.S. Supreme Court Denies Appeal in Texas Voter ID Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Denies Appeal in Texas Voter ID Case

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    Texas filed a writ of certiorari in September, asking the high court to weigh in on SB 14, which was passed in 2011 and signed that year by then-Gov. Chief Justice John Roberts said in a brief statement that the court could take up the case at a later date because the case is continuing in federal district court in Texas.
  • One person dead after shooting at San Antonio mall

    One person dead after shooting at San Antonio mall

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    When they left the store, they encountered two witnesses who tried to intervene. "It's absolutely senseless. Absolutely senseless". Police said the wounded suspect was in critical condition. The injured included one person who suffered a heart attack and a woman went into labor, WOAI-TV reported . Leslie Garza, a spokeswoman for San Antonio Mayor Ivy Jones, said: "We do not know where the second suspect is at this point".
  • The lawyer who made abortion legal is anxious about reproductive rights

    The lawyer who made abortion legal is anxious about reproductive rights

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    Jessica Farrar, D-Houston, said during opening remarks Sunday. "We can not go back to the days before Roe , when some women put their lives on the line when they needed to end a pregnancy". Because fetal heartbeats can be detected as early as five or six weeks after conception - a time when many women are just discovering they're pregnant - the bill effectively represents a total ban on abortion.
  • Strong winds, rain predicted in powerful storm heading toward NYC

    Strong winds, rain predicted in powerful storm heading toward NYC

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    The storm should clear out tomorrow night. Borough residents are bracing for harsh weather after the National Weather Service ( NWS ) issued a hazardous weather outlook for Staten Island from Monday until Tuesday evening. and 4:30 a.m.as well as between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Monday. A winter storm watch is in effect for Sullivan, Sussex and Pike counties during that time period.
  • Injuries Reported After Tornado Hits Hattiesburg, Mississippi

    Injuries Reported After Tornado Hits Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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    Phil Bryant shared condolences on Facebook and said he had made contact with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency regarding relief. The city's first black mayor Johnny DuPree has signed an emergency declaration for the majority-African American city, which reported "significant injuries" and structural damage including flipped cars, homes and other structures shredded into piles of wood and debris.
  • 1 injured, 1 in custody in Champaign County school shooting

    1 injured, 1 in custody in Champaign County school shooting

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    Cole was not the intended target of the shooting, which was meant to harm more people, Champaign County Sheriff Matthew Melvin said. UPDATE: The Dayton Daily News reports that the shooting victim has been identified as Logan Cole. We are also grateful for the outpouring of support from our family, friends, and community. We are confident that God has a objective and plan through this tragedy'.
  • Another round of severe weather coming

    Another round of severe weather coming

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    A final area of storm action is possible Sunday morning in parts of the coastal Big Bend, south-central Georgia and the Suwannee River Valley. On Sunday , a round of showers is possible around sunrise, with the entire storm system exiting South Mississippi by late afternoon.
  • Trump's phone replaced with more secure device

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    The whole world is watching as the "big league" change at the helm of the U.S. and the White House is right around the corner, but numerous smaller changes remain out of the spotlights. "During the day, I'm in the office, I just shout it out to one of the young ladies who are tremendous ..." Australia's prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull , reportedly got Trump's number by asking golfer Greg Norman .
  • Protesters handed out free marijuana joints in Washington, DC on Inauguration Day

    Protesters handed out free marijuana joints in Washington, DC on Inauguration Day

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    Marijuana was legalized in the District of Columbia for medicinal and recreational use in 2014, though not for commercial sale. For Eidinger's part, he's got high hopes "that Donald Trump will reach out to us. "We legalized cannabis in Washington, D.C. and we are not going to let anyone take that away from us!", the group wrote on its website . Her ailing 9-year-old daughter, she said, had been helped by cannabis therapy.
  • Arkansas Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.9 Percent

    Arkansas Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.9 Percent

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    Hong Kong will see December data for unemployment; in November, the jobless rate was 3.3 percent. Limestone County's unemployment in December of 5.2 percent was up from 5.0 percent in November but was the same as it was a year earlier. Commsec senior economist Savanth Sebastian said the strength in commodity prices was a positive and should support an improvement in employment across the resource states in the coming months.
  • Rigopiano hotel avalanche: Italian rescuers find no sign of life

    Rigopiano hotel avalanche: Italian rescuers find no sign of life

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    A series of natural disaster with a magnitude of 5.7 sent tremors over Italy on January 4, which propelled the avalanche that buried the hotel on January 18. The news agency ANSA quoted a rescuer as saying that there were fatalities, but details weren't immediately available. Two people who survived the devastation initially reported the emergency.
  • Beaver County residents heading to Women's March on Washington

    Beaver County residents heading to Women's March on Washington

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    March organizers said in a statement posted to their website that participants will unite to end violence and promote rights for women, LGBT people, workers, people of color, people with disabilities and immigrants. Mitchell said she's making the trip because she wants to take action. Those attending plan to march to Market Street, up to Third Street, and then loop back to the plaza.
  • Wisconsin road covered in hundreds of thousands of red Skittles

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    Tuesday night. Officials say they have asked the Dodge County Highway department to clean it up. The sweets were meant to go into cattle feed since they didn't pass inspection at the factory. The candy conundrum had deputies stumped, but after word spread around town, eventually a farmer stepped forward to explain it all. Police were able to joke about the mishap on social media.
  • Orlando gunman's widow due in court for talks on transfer

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    Noor Salman , 30, entered her plea at a hearing in federal court in northern California where she was arrested on Monday in relation to last year's assault by her husband Omar Mateen . The decision to extradite her, however, will likely be left to Charles Swift, an attorney with the Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America who had applied to represent Salman, he said.
  • Siblings kidnapped from RI in 1985 found, mother arrested

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    Police said a felony warrant for child snatching was issued on November 16, 1988. When they learned that they were involved in a decades-long missing persons case, a police spokesperson said they were "obviously surprised". Their mother, who did not have custody of them, was arrested. He said they compared their photos with baby photos to help identify them. Philbin said the two women were given their father's contact information.
  • McDaniels could have had 49ers' job 'if he wanted it'

    McDaniels could have had 49ers' job 'if he wanted it'

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    Given San Francisco's recent trend of parting ways with coaches (three left in roughly 24 months), there's legitimate concern that McDaniels possibly won't be coaching for an extended period of time. Shanahan said being a head coach is the goal of "most people in our profession", but whether the 49ers are the ideal match is worth a long look. But if impatience takes hold, and with 49ers' CEO Jed York nothing can be dismissed, Cable could get a second chance to be an National Football League ...
  • Massive alligator spotted in Florida reserve

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    Joiner told NBC affiliate WFLA she just happened to be there and videotaped the gator as it strolled by. A video posted to Facebook by Kim Joiner shows the huge alligator sauntering across a path at the Circle B Bar Reserve in Polk County Sunday.
  • Liberty depicted as black woman on 100 dollar gold coin

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    The coin is the first in a series to feature a different version of Lady Liberty . On Twitter, Lady Liberty became a trending item. The United States Mint unveiled the 24k gold coin in commemoration of its 225th anniversary. Mint's insistence on representing freedom with a fictional "lady" is anachronistic at best and troubling at worst, and commemorative coins aren't exactly the beating heart of popular culture.
  • Expanded Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Gardens reopens in Raleigh

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    Every year, millions of people across the country treat MLK Day of Service as a "day on, not a day off". "We plan on joining in solidarity with branches across the nation to fight against social ills that are impacting our communities", Swan said in an interview Friday".
  • Here's the latest on when the ice is expected to hit

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    Parts of Kansas, Missouri, Illinois and Texas are under a winter storm watch . A low around 34 Sunday night, with rain or freezing rain likely before 7 p.m. Precipitation is forecast to fall in waves Friday , Saturday and Sunday . Old Man Winter could drop ice on Oklahoma. "They've been buying a lot of flashlights", Bopp said.
  • Driveway Ticket Sparks Outrage For Michigan Man

    Driveway Ticket Sparks Outrage For Michigan Man

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    Berlin won't drop the ticket and said he's annoyed about Taylor's "disparaging comments" to the officer, who ticketed the father of one for doing something he and probably anyone has thought to do since Margaret Wilcox patented a vehicle heater in 1893.
  • Book by Trump associate Monica Crowley pulled for plagiarism

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    The Trump transition team did what it usually does when accusations - such as the ones about election rigging and Russian connections - surface in the media. Crowley's failure to quote an author's exact words and failure to paraphrase could violate Columbia's definition of unintentional plagiarism. One of the most famous in recent history involved Vice President Joe Biden.
  • Deadline to enter MLK Day parade is Thursday

    Deadline to enter MLK Day parade is Thursday

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    Martin Luther King Jr. The Southwest Branch's event is January 18 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., while the West Oaks Branch's is January 17 from 5 to 6 p.m. The week-long celebration is free and open to the public. Clergy, lawmakers, law enforcement, schools and community members will gather at the Kansas Statehouse on Thursday to acknowledge the work of a non-violent civil rights leader.
  • Allegiant Air to begin nonstop flights from Columbus to Destin/Fort Walton Beach

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    The airport - which shares runways with Elgin Air Force Base - is between Pensacola to the west and Panama City to the east. Allegiant already offers flights from SGF to Daytona Beach, Fort Myers, Tampa, St. The Cleveland-to-Destin announcement is part of a big expansion at Destin-Fort Walton Beach, a small airport about 150 miles west of Tallahassee. "Vacation doesn't get any easier than this".
  • President Barack Obama's Farewell Speech: What Time Does It Start?

    President Barack Obama's Farewell Speech: What Time Does It Start?

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    BARACK Obama will deliver his farewell speech tonight as he prepares to leave office. The president's address will come a day before Trump is expected to give his first press conference as President-elect. But thanks to millions of Democrats like you, we've been able to prove them wrong time and again. As Obama's closest advisers noted, the setting is an important one for the outgoing president.