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The biggest storm to hit the Northeast this winter dropped a foot or more of snow along the New York-to-Boston corridor Thursday, turning roads treacherous, grounding flights and giving millions of people weather whiplash a day after temperatures soared into the 50s and 60s.
  • Twitter's User Growth On The Verge Of Flatlining

    Twitter's User Growth On The Verge Of Flatlining

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    Shares of the embattled social media company are getting absolutely clobbered Thursday, falling as much as 12% to a session low of $16.53 after the company reported fourth quarter revenue totals that missed Wall Street's estimates. CEO Jack Dorsey remarked that Twitter "overcame the toughest challenge for any consumer service at scale by reversing declining audience trends and re-accelerating usage", citing a third consecutive quarter of accelerating DAUs.
  • US Deports Undocumented Woman in US for 21 Years

    US Deports Undocumented Woman in US for 21 Years

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    Garcia de Rayos was caught in an immigration raid in 2008. "But this is a different time ". While protesters gathered in their ultimately failed attempts to prevent Rayos' deportation, Jacqueline issued a direct statement towards the president.
  • Trump Met With Top Airline Executives to Discuss Jobs, Infrastructure

    Trump Met With Top Airline Executives to Discuss Jobs, Infrastructure

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    The Partnership for Open & Fair Skies, which represents the big three USA carriers and several unions, issued a statement regarding President Trump's meeting with US airline CEOs. Trump called airlines systems "out of whack" and praised the assembled execs for succeeding "despite the bad equipment that the airport gives you, in many cases".
  • Five injured in Circus Sarasota highwire fall

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    Wallenda was the anchor for the pyramid but managed to catch himself before falling, officials said. Reis said that the wire was approximately 20 to 25 feet above the ground, which if performed successfully would have been one of the highest on record.
  • Storm could bring up to 3 to 7 inches of snow

    Storm could bring up to 3 to 7 inches of snow

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    Likely parking bans (which we are seeing already). Gusty and strong winds are also expected in the Northeast. Blowing and drifting snow is possible. By Wednesday morning, roads were being cleared, but there were still some school cancellations and late openings.
  • Can Democrats block Gorsuch's confirmation?

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    The U.S. Supreme Court will not act until at least the fall on a major business dispute on whether companies can head off costly class action lawsuits, meaning President Donald Trump's nominee to the bench will nearly certainly be in place to cast a possible pivotal vote.
  • San Francisco will offer free college tuition to residents

    San Francisco will offer free college tuition to residents

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    Mayor Ed Lee reportedly announced Monday that San Francisco will be the first in the nation to make City College free to all students, regardless of income, according to an ABC 7 report . "Making City College free is going to provide greater opportunities for more San Franciscans to enter the middle class and more San Franciscans to stay in the middle class, if they now are", the city's supervisor Jane Kim said during the press conference.
  • Manhunt crosses 2 states for couple accused of killing 3 women

    Manhunt crosses 2 states for couple accused of killing 3 women

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    He had been in a relationship with Greer and has a history of alleged domestic abuse. Greer's father recalled one such incident to WEAR-TV , saying Boyette "choked her down to the ground, kicked her in the face, hit her in the head with an unopened two-liter bottle of soda, so bad she had to have stitches in the top of her head, had to have an MRI of her skull".
  • Kelly says he wishes order had been delayed

    Kelly says he wishes order had been delayed

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    Following the lines laid out by the Trump administration in its earlier defense of the policy, Kelly said that the order was implemented without advance notice for security reasons. "My feeling is the vetting on the other end in those seven countries are suspect, and it is Mr. Trump's view, and my view, that we need to do a pause", Kelly said.
  • Obamacare replacement could take until next year

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    Let California and other blue states have their Obamacare and in return, in an atmosphere of togetherness, their congressional representatives will cooperate on issues that are dear to red states, such as eliminating water, air and food quality standards in those states, just like Trump promised .
  • Queen Elizabeth II becomes first British monarch to mark sapphire jubilee

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    With Netflix's critically acclaimed The Crown bringing the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II to life on-screen previous year, it's hard not to be swept up in the epic elegance of the British monarchy. "She has truly been an inspiration to all of us and I am proud, on behalf of the nation, to offer our humble thanks and congratulations", Theresa May further added.
  • Trump Bans Admission of Syrian Refugees in USA

    Trump Bans Admission of Syrian Refugees in USA

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    Though the Nebraska Republican said it was clear that jihadi terrorism was particularly concentrated in "certain countries", he argued that Trump's blanket 120-day ban on refugees tells "the Middle East that the USA sees all Muslims as jihadis".
  • Will You Go Red for Women?

    Will You Go Red for Women?

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    The most common cause of heart disease in both men and women is narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries, the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart itself. Due to these delays, women often do not get timely therapy and are at risk for more complications related to heart disease. Another misconceived notion is that if you don't have any symptoms, you don't have heart disease.
  • New York City bodegas will close in protest of Trump's executive order

    New York City bodegas will close in protest of Trump's executive order

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    On Thursday afternoon Yemeni-American business owners throughout the five NY boroughs will close up shop in protest of U.S. President Donald Trump's Muslim ban. Following the prayer, Yemeni bodega owners and their families will discuss how the immigration ban has affected them. On Saturday, New York City cab drivers - another with a heavy presence of immigrants - refused to drive to the city's airports in protest over Trump's order.
  • Isolated snow showers, cloudy skies expected through Thursday

    Isolated snow showers, cloudy skies expected through Thursday

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    THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy with snow showers. Tuesday sun will turn into clouds with some light snow and flurries developing late day into Tuesday evening. There is also the opportunity for some rain to mix in with snow, especially during the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
  • Trump warns senators 'looking to start World War III'

    Trump warns senators 'looking to start World War III'

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    Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Tim Scott (R-SC) published a joint statement , in which they criticized the US media by claiming that "some of what is being said and reported about the scope and implications of these measures is misleading", but added that they did have a number of concerns regarding Trump's immigration order.
  • The Westminster Dog Show is now going to include cats

    The Westminster Dog Show is now going to include cats

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    A dog from that group has won 46 times , the most of any breed. The other dog breed new to Westminster is the American hairless terrier , which is about what it sounds like, a walking talking hot dog . February 13 and 14. For the first time in the event's 140-year-history, it will also feature cats . While the sloughi enjoys playing in the yard and chasing small animals, the dogs are inclined to be shy with strangers and tightly bonded with their human families, sloughi owner ...
  • 1976 murder of Righteous Brothers singer's ex-wife solved

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    She had been strangled, beaten and raped, authorities said. Unfortunately, the ex-wife of singer Bill Medley of the popular Righteous Brothers group would remain in a coma for five days before finally passing away on February 4. "It was a big-time out-of-body experience". She was handsome and alive and a wonderful lady ... Almost 41 years after her death, authorities announced Monday they had solved her murder - with Medley on hand for the reveal.
  • Moose Falls Into Idaho Family's Basement

    Moose Falls Into Idaho Family's Basement

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    At about 5:30 a.m., a Fish and Game officer arrived from Twin Falls with a tranquilizer dart gun. The family had placed furniture and mattresses around the basement to prevent the moose from damaging their Blaine County home. Once sedated, the moose was easy to contend with. Eventually, Wildlife manager Daryl Meints was called to sedate the animal. Officers then teamed up to carry the sleeping moose outside to freedom.
  • AG Healey: Mass. Is Joining Lawsuit Against Trump's Travel Ban

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    In an additional (albeit less-viral) tweet Monday night, Healey also took a less-orthodox path to push back against the president's agenda - urging followers to resist Trump on his own turf. "Rather than protecting our national security, it stigmatizes those who would lawfully emigrate to our state", Healey said in a statement . On Monday, Washington became the first state to file a legal challenge against the executive order.
  • Iranian boy, 5, reunited with his mother at Dulles airport

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    Northern Virginia Congressman Gerry Connolly (D) was heard on the phone with a CBP representative Sunday demanding the agency grant him and other lawmakers access to those detained. "W$3 e do not anticipate that further individuals traveling by air to the United States will be affected", the DHS statement said. Not just at the airport, protests took place outside the White House and across the United States too.
  • Reject the Standing Rock pipeline

    Reject the Standing Rock pipeline

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    Moving oil by pipeline emits less carbon and is safer than trains. The application was filed late Thursday with the U.S. State Department after markets had closed. Stated Volkmar Guido Hable, "As much as shareholders in these important pipeline projects wish to move ahead, I still feel it important to discuss possible modifications of the projects with the local population and First Nations".
  • Cuomo proposes state constitutional amendment to protect abortion

    Cuomo proposes state constitutional amendment to protect abortion

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    Wade into the NY state Constitution so that nobody can change it". The governor announced the proposal during a "I stand with Planned Parenthood" rally Monday in Albany . Cuomo counsel Alphonso David said the hotline will be available to family and friends wishing to discretely alert state authorities of any immigrant returning to the NY from the seven countries in Trump's order.
  • Judge Gorsuch: A Dream Pick for Supreme Court?

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    Circuit Court of Appeals; Thomas Hardiman , who serves on the Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; and William Pryor , a judge on the Atlanta-based 11th U.S. At the time, Gorsuch, who USA Today described as a loyal believer in the late Justice Antonin Scalia's philosophy of originalism , was beginning to emerge as the frontrunner.
  • Auburn University issues statement on immigration issue

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    Just hours after President Trump's executive order was signed, a Clemson University graduate said she was detained at an airport in Dubai. Stearns' letter, below, includes a statement from The Association for Public and Land-Grant Universities.
  • Bobcat escapes enclosure at National Zoo, eludes zookeepers

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    The zoo provides the animal with a mostly meat-based diet and does not feed her live prey. Smithsonian Zoo officials say when the zoo keeper called the bobcats for a morning feeding at 10:40 a.m., Ollie did not respond. "Bobcats are not known to be aggressive to humans", the zoo said in a news release . Do not, however, approach her. The zoo says there is no imminent danger to guests or the general public.
  • Trade war looms as Trump mulls tariffs to fund wall

    Trade war looms as Trump mulls tariffs to fund wall

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    President Donald Trump said his hour-long phone call with Mexico's president, Enrique Peña Nieto , today was a "very friendly call". The other executive order , Trump said ends the policy of catch-and-release at the border, requires other countries to take back to their criminals, cracks down on sanctuary cities , empowers ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) officers to target and remove those who pose a threat to public safety.
  • Trump orders Pentagon to send plan to defeat ISIS within 30 days

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    President Trump paid his first presidential visit to the top brass at the Pentagon on Friday afternoon and announced his intention to provide a wide range of new resources for the USA military. He also said the U.S military had been tested after a decade of war, "our longest war", in Afghanistan. The US now has 5,000 troops in Iraq and 500 in Syria as "advisers" - but also artillery and aircraft to help in the fight.