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Anis Nagi, a witness present during the incident said that he and some others stopped the ambulance when they noticed the man riding at the back. An emergency medical technician was killed in the Bronx on Thursday after a man ran her over with her own stolen ambulance, WABC, a local ABC News affiliate, reported Friday.
  • Airlines cancel 1200 flights ahead of major snowstorm

    Airlines cancel 1200 flights ahead of major snowstorm

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    Hawaiian Airlines canceled today's flights in both directions between Honolulu and John F. Kennedy Airport in NY due to Winter Storm Stella . With a snowstorm also blanketing Chicago with 3-6 inches of snow on Monday, it's all adding up to a travel nightmare for much of the USA, which means your plane to somewhere is probably going nowhere.
  • Gas prices unchanged in Meadville area

    Gas prices unchanged in Meadville area

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    In Tacoma, Costco and several Arco stations were the lowest listed on the site at $2.63 a gallon. The Florida average was $2.274 on Monday, down from $2.288 a month ago and flat with a week ago. Despite the decrease, prices in the Lima region were 3 cents higher than last month's average of $2.13 and were up 19 cents from last year's average of $1.94.
  • Tips for Surviving Daylight Saving Time

    Tips for Surviving Daylight Saving Time

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    On Sunday, March 12 , 2017, Daylight Saving Time will return, and clocks will "spring forward" one hour. A recent survey done by Harris Polls for CareerBuilder found that only one in five USA workers gets the recommended eight hours of sleep each night as it is, so losing an hour, even on the weekend, makes the problem worse.
  • Little Girl Gets Blown Away

    Little Girl Gets Blown Away

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    Thankfully, Madison's mother was right there. Brittany Gardner , Madison's mother, told CNN affiliate WEWS she saw her "pinned against the siding and the glass door". After making thousands of people laugh from her flying video, Brittany responded to comments saying that her daughter was initially scared, but was laughing and "telling everyone how she flew" later that day.
  • FORECAST: Temperatures plunge, winter weather advisories in effect

    FORECAST: Temperatures plunge, winter weather advisories in effect

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    Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving, the weather service reported. School delays, or cancellations, are likely on Friday . More snow is anticipated during Tuesday and possibly into Tuesday night, but the NWS won't release those estimates until this afternoon. - Temperatures slipping each day from Thursday through Saturday .
  • ICE To Release Detained 'Dreamer' Daniela Vargas

    ICE To Release Detained 'Dreamer' Daniela Vargas

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    Her ordeal with ICE began on February 15, when agents entered her home and took her father and brother out in handcuffs. Vargas, who was born in Argentina, has been in the United States since age 7, and was living here legally as a Dreamer under Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy until her status lapsed in November.
  • Jon Huntsman is Trump's pick for ambassador to Russian Federation

    Jon Huntsman is Trump's pick for ambassador to Russian Federation

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    A source close to the administration told Politico that it is a "bit freaky because he was so anti-Trump past year". At this point, for Huntsman , it's unclear what success would look like, as closer ties with the Kremlin will smack of nefarious double-dealing by a White House that has had seeminly endless questionable ties to the country.
  • Donald Trump himself met Russian ambassador before election

    Donald Trump himself met Russian ambassador before election

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    Photos from that day also appear to prove that Sergey Kislyak, the Kremlin's man in Washington , was at the Trump speech. As scrutiny has grown over Trump associates' ties to Russia, Trump has said on numerous occasions that he had no interactions with Russian officials during the campaign.
  • Hillary Clinton Stands With Women's Strike in Red Pantsuit

    Hillary Clinton Stands With Women's Strike in Red Pantsuit

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    Real actors portrayed the two, doing their best to copy inflection, body language and behavior, all while quoting actual debate dialogue verbatim. Clinton did not name Trump in her 15-minute speech. "Let's help them shatter stereotypes and lift each other up". Describing the need to support this next generation "in every way we can", Clinton applauded the future female politicians and leaders.
  • High winds present challenge for Consumers Energy

    High winds present challenge for Consumers Energy

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    March 8, there were 474 customers without power in Ogemaw County. Police and fire departments are asking that people treat intersections where traffic lights are out as 4-way stops. The wind is expected to die down shortly after sunset and become nearly calm overnight. The lack of leaves on the trees will help reduce the damage that would otherwise have happened.
  • College student falls off of balcony and dies

    College student falls off of balcony and dies

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    Police said he had been drinking with friends and was " fooling around " on the balcony. Morales was transported to the hospital, where he later died. 1 party school for 2016 in the Princeton Review's annual list of top party schools. The article reported that the university tries every year to keep the event under control, often beefing up police presence and, in 2013, even asking parents to help them tone down the partying.
  • At least 3 killed after bus and train collide in Biloxi, Mississippi

    At least 3 killed after bus and train collide in Biloxi, Mississippi

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    He said authorities believe the bus was stopped on the tracks at the time of the crash, but they don't yet know why. According to WLOX , the charter bus originated in Austin and was nearing its final destination at Biloxi. ET). "It's a awful, chaotic scene", Miller said. The bus was marked as belonging to Echo Transportation, which Texas corporate records show is a unit of a company called TBL Group, based in Grand Prairie, near Dallas.
  • TSA searches are about to get a lot more personal and invasive

    TSA searches are about to get a lot more personal and invasive

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    The TSA provides more information about the pat-down procedure on its website , stating that pat-downs are always given by officers of the same gender. The TSA screens about 2 million people daily at US airports. A Transportation Security Administration agent performs a pat-down check on an airline passenger at a security checkpoint in terminal four at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
  • Mexican politician sits on border wall to send Trump a message

    Mexican politician sits on border wall to send Trump a message

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    And he's not the only Mexican politician making a vocal point about the wall. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said in February that it planned to begin awarding contracts to build the wall in April. Guerra is a representative of the state of Queretaro, who, according to his government web page , was involved with national defense up until past year, and is now a member of a commission on climate change.
  • Five Unaccounted for in MA House Fire

    Five Unaccounted for in MA House Fire

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    Census. "When we got on scene, the house was totally engulfed". "Windows were blown out, the roof was caving in, we didn't have a chance to knock it town", Gates said while holding back tears at a press conference on Saturday. The bodies of the victims were recovered in the rubble of the home several hours later after the fire was extinguished, authorities said. The incident is truly devastating for the town with a population of 900.
  • NY bill: Make cemetery vandalism a major felony

    NY bill: Make cemetery vandalism a major felony

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    Another rally to "Stand Against Hate" is getting underway right now in Doylestown. An official there is quoted in the D&C as saying he doesn't know if it is a hate crime at this point, but Cuomo says given recent incidents at Jewish cemeteries nationwide as well as bomb threats made to Jewish Community Centers, he wants an investigation.
  • Corrections releases names of two killed at Tecumseh state prison

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    The director commends his staff on how they acted in a risky situation, they isolated the incident to a confined area and kept the staff members and the rest of the prison under control. Staff exited the dayroom "when it became clear it was unsafe", and secured the door leading to the rest of the housing unit. Prison officials have insisted that it wasn't a "riot" and they stressed that the public outside the prison was never in danger.
  • Gardner talks preferences for repeal & replace Obamacare

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    House Speaker Paul Ryan wants an ACA repeal bill passed as early as next week and eyes having Congress pass it through the expedited budget reconciliation process on a party-line vote before Congress adjourns for the Easter holiday. "This should be an open and transparent process", Paul said Thursday following his search. Center for American Progress Vice President for Health Policy Topher Spiro said Friday that "the leaked basement bill is pretty much the same as the previous leaked bill".
  • Rafael Nadal wins epic rally against Mischa Zverev in Acapulco

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    Kyrgios will be seeking to reach his first final of the season when he faces big-serving American Sam Querrey in the semis. "I wasn't expecting an easy match , that's for sure", Djokovic said. Kyrgios is only the second man - alongside fellow Aussie Lleyton Hewitt - to beat Novak Djokovic , Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in his first meeting against each one of them.
  • Carson Confirmed to Lead HUD

    Carson Confirmed to Lead HUD

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    When he announced he was dropping out of the race last March, Carson told the crowd: "I will still continue to be heavily involved in trying to save our nation". As the new head of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development , Mr. Carson will be handling an annual budget of around $47 billion after having received a bipartisan support from the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.
  • Black colleges were not founded as choice

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    The statement came after she met with leaders of HBCUs, and implied that HBCUs and school vouchers , of which DeVos is a fierce supporter, similarly afford better options to students. HBCUs aimed to help open up education to a wider group of Americans at a time when there were huge barriers in front of them. DeVos and school choice advocates claim that school choice policies do not drain public schools of resources, claiming that public schools are relieved of the cost of educating ...
  • Tornado watch underway in Kane County

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    They will develop ahead of a cold front that will push east across the area overnight. A tornado watch was in effect for both Will and Grundy counties until 10 p.m. At Ottawa, Illinois, state Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman Patti Thompson says the tornado victim was killed by an uprooted tree . There were no serious injuries.
  • Iran Tests Fires Sea launched Cruise Missiles As Part Of Drills

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    Several Iranian news agencies reported that a laser-guided missile "Dehlaviyeh" had also been successfully tested. During the drills on Tuesday, the Valfajr torpedo was sacked from the homegrown Ghadir Submarine and successfully destroyed a floating target.
  • DC's cherry blossoms could hit peak bloom in just two weeks

    DC's cherry blossoms could hit peak bloom in just two weeks

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    Peak bloom is defined as the day when 70 percent of the Yoshino cherry trees around the city's Tidal Basin are blossoming. The cherry blossoms, one of Washington's biggest tourist attractions, last from four to 10 days, depending on the weather.
  • Alabama Jewish Community Center receives bomb threat

    Alabama Jewish Community Center receives bomb threat

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    Golden berg also said the Jewish institutions are "behaving in an exemplary manner" in the wake of the threats. Police responded, and children and staff were evacuated from the building. President Trump offered a cryptic response on Tuesday when asked about rising acts of anti-Semitism in the USA since his election - saying that "sometimes, it's the reverse".
  • Sessions questions Justice Department reports on Ferguson and Chicago policing

    Sessions questions Justice Department reports on Ferguson and Chicago policing

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    While admitting that he had not read the reports , but instead viewed summaries, Sessions questioned the department's findings using the "anecdotal" critique and cautioned that there will always be some mistakes. "And we need to support the courageous men and women of law enforcement as they work day and night to protect us". But speaking to the states attorney generals Monday, Sessions did not extend that same generous spirit of understanding to Americans convicted of a crime.
  • Kay Jewelers' Owner Declines Following Sexual-Harassment Report

    Kay Jewelers' Owner Declines Following Sexual-Harassment Report

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    Shares of Kay Jeweler and Jared the Galleria of Jewelry owner Signet Jewelers Ltd. For example, she claims that in 2005 a district manager promised to transfer her to a new store if she had sex with him. The complaints are part of a 9-year-old arbitration charging that Sterling pays female employees less than their male counterparts. The managers so frequently demanded sex from female workers in exchange for better positions within the company that there was an internal phrase for it - ...