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In the Tuesday shooting, a gunman got out of a vehicle and unloaded at least 12 shots, hitting the man, child and a pregnant woman, 20. Holmes, hit by a stray bullet while sitting in a parked auto with her mom and brother on Saturday night, died Tuesday morning.
  • Army expediting Dakota Access Pipeline review, no permit yet

    Army expediting Dakota Access Pipeline review, no permit yet

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    July 2016 - The Army Corps of Engineers grants pipeline permits at more than 200 water crossings. Authorities in North Dakota are working to prevent an environmental catastrophe caused by the massive amounts of trash left behind by anti-oil pipeline protesters, local media report .
  • Attacker with machete shot by soldiers at Louvre museum

    Attacker with machete shot by soldiers at Louvre museum

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    A French soldier is thought to have opened fire at a man who tried to enter the gallery with a knife. The soldier then opened fire. The suspected attacker is reported to have shouted "Allahu akbar" as he "launched" himself at a soldier in the Carrousel du Louvre area of the museum.
  • Sen. Portman will vote for DeVos for education secretary

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    Chairman Lamar Alexander said the U.S. Senate had taken the next step to confirming Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary, after the Senate voted to begin debate on her nomination. But she also called her dissenting vote a "personal" decision. Collins and Murkowski have expressed concerns about her support for voucher programmes, which were emphasised in Trump's $20 billion school choice proposal rolled out on the campaign trail.
  • Betsy DeVos approved by Senate committee; Price, Mnuchin votes delayed

    Betsy DeVos approved by Senate committee; Price, Mnuchin votes delayed

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    DeVos' lack of experience with education and the lack of knowledge that she portrayed in her confirmation hearing", Murkowski said. But a more likely scenario appears to be that Vice President Mike Pence - whose IN voucher program benefitted from the support of DeVos's political action committee - could cast the deciding vote.
  • Oscar De la Hoya arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

    Oscar De la Hoya arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

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    De La Hoya, 43, was observed speeding in a Land Rover on Del Mar Blvd., west of Arroyo Blvd., in Pasadena, according to police. De La Hoya has had well-publicized struggles with drug and alcohol addiction in the past, and he has been to rehab multiple times.
  • Stroll interrupted by encounter with huge alligator

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    Since posting it on Facebook , the video has racked up tens of thousands of views. "Nature at its best", Joiner posted on Facebook. The video shows the huge gator casually strolling across a grassy path. The alligator was estimated to be about 12 feet long , but its exact length was not known. A VIDEO of a dinosaur sized alligator has gone viral and left some asking if the reptile is real or an internet stunt.
  • Denver weather forecast today, Jan. 13: A little chilly

    Denver weather forecast today, Jan. 13: A little chilly

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    Northeast Kansas continued Friday to await freezing rain, as an ice storm warning issued by the weather service went into effect at noon and runs until Midnight Sunday night. Roads will also become extremely slick. A freezing rain advisory starts at 7 p.m. tonight through 1 p.m. Saturday . As of Friday afternoon, the ABC 17 Stormtrack Doppler Radar has most of the activity situated along and south of the I-70 corridor.
  • Funeral Of Steven McDonald, NYPD Hero Cop Disabled On Duty

    Funeral Of Steven McDonald, NYPD Hero Cop Disabled On Duty

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    He also took his message of forgiveness to Israel, Northern Ireland and Bosnia. Detective Steven McDonald of the New York Police Department, in wheelchair at right, participates in the 10th annual Father Mychal F. But while the funeral was, in a sense, a joyful commemoration of McDonald, de Blasio's rocky relationship with the city's police force, largely because of contentious contract talks and the mayor's criticism of the police force's treatment of minorities, was on full display.
  • Auburn won't consider Briles for OC job

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    Three years later, a change became necessary between two men who have a lifetime bond that goes back to Lashlee playing for Malzahn at Shiloh Christian in Arkansas. "He is one of the brightest offensive minds in college football", Randy Edsall said in a statement from the school. About his time at Auburn, Lashlee said: "Auburn is a special place to me and my family".
  • Mark Pocan creates public education-focused caucus to oppose Betsy DeVos

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    Listen to the full interview above to hear more about what we could expect when the confirmation hearing takes place on January 17, and what DeVos' approach could be when she faces the committee next week. He said DeVos, who advocates charter schools, believes public education works well for many American families, but families should have other options when schools are not effective.
  • Atlantic County readies for Winter Storm Helena

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    Snow is expected to accumulate from 4-7 inches in our area. " Ice accumulations may cause downed trees and power lines", the Weather Service reported . Logan International Airport received 7.2 inches, according to the weather service's Twitter account . City snow plowing operations are in effect for snowfalls of approximately two (2) inches or more.
  • Congressman Cohen proposes elimination of Electoral College

    Congressman Cohen proposes elimination of Electoral College

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    Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD) may exercise their right to protest the results when the electoral votes are officially counted, reported Politico . The Electoral College did not negate the California votes as they were awarded 55 electoral votes or a substantial 20 percent of the votes needed to elect the president.
  • Lt. Gov. Patrick Unleashes Anti-Transgender Bill

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    The bill-dubbed the Texas Privacy Act-would include penalties for public schools that do not restrict access to restrooms, changing rooms, and showers to match a person's assigned gender at birth. Yes, nearly a year after North Carolina saw business flee and its reputation plummet after passing a similar law last spring, the lone state state is moving forward with their own bathroom bill, and setting the stage for a new showdown over LGBTQ rights.
  • Anne Kirkpatrick picked as Oakland police chief

    Anne Kirkpatrick picked as Oakland police chief

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    Mayor Libby Schaaf is expected to announce today that Anne Kirkpatrick will become the Oakland Police Department's next police chief. The Oakland Police Department, which has had approximately 38 permanent chiefs since its inception in the mid-1800s, has never had a woman at the helm, according to department records.
  • NY gov proposes free tuition at state's public colleges

    NY gov proposes free tuition at state's public colleges

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    Senator Bernie Sanders during the 2016 Democratic presidential primary. If successful, it will first be introduced in fall 2017 and will be phased over three years, beginning with families making $100,000, then increasing to $110,000 in 2018 and $125,000 in 2019.
  • Amber Alert issued for 8-month-old missing in western Pa.

    Amber Alert issued for 8-month-old missing in western Pa.

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    The child, Ariella Downs, a Hispanic 8-month-old girl, was found in Reading City with Antonio Velazquez-Rupert, a 36-year-old Hispanic man. The driver then followed the SUV and saw it pull into a McDonald's parking lot a couple blocks away on North 9th Street.
  • Tony Romo Returns for One Drive, Throws the Cowboys' Only Touchdown

    Tony Romo Returns for One Drive, Throws the Cowboys' Only Touchdown

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    Also, they beat the Cowboys. Running back Ezekiel Elliott , who was 178 yards away from breaking Eric Dickerson's single-season rookie record, remained on the sideline since the start of the game. No doubt Johnson will point out he said "make more big plays" not "deliver more victories". The Eagles were playing many of their reserves, too, but that was mostly because of injury.
  • NFL Draft: San Francisco 49ers Guaranteed No. 2 Overall Pick

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    The Browns had 14 draft choices previous year and selected one quarterback, Cody Kessler of USC, in the third round. Finding some stability under center is one of the first steps to success in the National Football League, and that has obviously been elusive for the Browns.