• Twister kills four in Hattiesburg area of Mississippi
Twister kills four in Hattiesburg area of Mississippi

Four people were killed early Saturday when a tornado ripped through the area. But at least one family had already gotten the horrific news. McCarty was weeping as her boyfriend Tackeem Molley comforted her. Thousands of customers in southern MS were without power. Petal sustained major damage in some areas, including along Evelyn Gandy and Byr...

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  • The President's New Smartphone
The President's New Smartphone

The Times reported this week that only a small group of people will have the number for Trump's new phone, though it is unclear whether his Android phone will be physically confiscated. Trump will take office later today and has already been given his new, secure phone. Back in June, the former president appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimm...

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  • Up to 11 survivors rescued from snow-buried hotel
Up to 11 survivors rescued from snow-buried hotel

She and son Gianfilippo, 8, were safely extracted from the snow-covered debris on Friday. A mother and her daughter were among the first to be lifted from snow as deep as 15 feet in places, it said. When rescuers on skis arrived at the hotel in the early morning hours of Thursday, they found just two people alive: Parete and Fabio Salzetta, ident...

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  • Inauguration haze: Lines to get free weed joints during Trump ceremony
Inauguration haze: Lines to get free weed joints during Trump ceremony

Pro-marijuana organization DCMJ distrubuted the marijuana in the area between Dupont Circle and Massachusetts Ave. Amsterdam said Friday's dope distribution was not political. More seriously, she said she wanted to help educate people on the benefits of marijuana use. DCMJ is also going to great lengths to stay within the law, not carrying mari...

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  • CT's jobless rate falls to 4.4 percent despite December job losses
CT's jobless rate falls to 4.4 percent despite December job losses

The rate in December 2015 was also 6.6 percent. Four of Connecticut's 10 industry super-sectors recorded job gains in December led by education and health services , which was up 800 positions. The labor force remained virtually unchanged, at 3.69 million. The key is to pursue economic diversity - not just by encouraging the emergence of new e...

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  • Ottawa women descending on Washington to oppose Trump
Ottawa women descending on Washington to oppose Trump

Kate Stamper, a senior at UT, will be one of the students speaking at the march . More than 20 communities in New York State are hosting sister-marches this weekend for people who aren't going to Washington. The speakers include politicians Stella Creasy, Yvette Cooper and Caroline Russell, comedians Sajeela Kershi and Sara Pascoe, and activists ...

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  • Life as a woman under Trump
Life as a woman under Trump

The intent of the local march is to expresses support for women's rights and human rights in our community and the country, rather than to criticize politicians or political parties. But white male leaders divided this most threatening of all coalitions by giving the legal right to vote to the smallest group, black men , and then limiting it by ev...

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  • International Terrorism Prosecutions: Wife of Orlando Shooter Indicted
International Terrorism Prosecutions: Wife of Orlando Shooter Indicted

ABC7 News was at federal court in Oakland when Noor Salman's uncle tried to bring her clothes after she made her plea, saying he wanted her to stay warm in jail. Salman also said he had physically abused her. Although Salman grew up in the Bay Area, she lived in Fort Pierce, Florida, with Mateen and reportedly went to Pulse with him prior to th...

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  • Phillies, Michael Saunders agree to 1-year deal
Phillies, Michael Saunders agree to 1-year deal

Philadelphia has been looking at available outfielders for weeks, being connected most frequently to Saunders and Brandon Moss. The Toronto Blue Jays appear poised to re sign Jose Bautista , which effectively took them out of the race to re sign Saunders.

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  • Women In Thousands To Protest In London Streets Against Trump's Presidency
Women In Thousands To Protest In London Streets Against Trump's Presidency

Over 300 people have registered interest and Ms Buell says people from Northland and Waikato are expected to travel to the event . But for some, the countdown is for the day after the inauguration, when thousands of women, and men, will march on Washington to voice their opinions on women's rights.

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  • Ryan Zinke confirmation hearing for interior secretary
Ryan Zinke confirmation hearing for interior secretary

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources this afternoon for consideration as the nation's next Secretary of the Interior. "Is climate change a hoax?" Zinke played football at the University of OR and joined the Navy SEALS after earning an M.B.A.

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  • Sisters Kimberly and Kelly Yates who went missing in 1985 FOUND ALIVE
Sisters Kimberly and Kelly Yates who went missing in 1985 FOUND ALIVE

Police say they believe Elaine, who did not have custody of the children, abducted Kimberly and Kelly after a domestic dispute. In December 2016, Rhode Island State Police received information from the Texas Department of Public Safety about the girls' mother, Elaine Yates.

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  • Iconic US circus to shut down after 146 years
Iconic US circus to shut down after 146 years

Grant was president. Since the mid-1800s, the circus has dazzled crowds of parents and children across the country with its exotic animals, elaborate costumes and high-flying acrobats. In March 2015 he tweeted, "Ringling Brothers is phasing out their elephants". After the elephants retired, ticket sales fell dramatically. "We stand by that deci...

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  • Just a Massive Alligator Casually Taking a Stroll
Just a Massive Alligator Casually Taking a Stroll

She commented, "I love Circle B. Nature at its best". Since posting it on Facebook, the video has racked up tens of thousands of views. The big gator is seen lumbering across a grassy path as a group of spectators take photos. Lest you think, "Hey, that's just two guys in a gator suit trying to scare us all again", Joiner promises that "no photos...

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  • Lady Liberty Depicted As Black Woman On $100 Gold Coin
Lady Liberty Depicted As Black Woman On $100 Gold Coin

But she's typically always portrayed as a white woman - that is, until this year. A historical breakthrough has just been declared as the new $100 USA coin is set to have a black lady to be portrayed as Lady Liberty , which would serve as the first time of its kind such a move would take place throughout the entire duration of United States hist...

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  • Dozens honor Civil Rights Activist with annual parade
Dozens honor Civil Rights Activist with annual parade

The second part of the celebration, King celebration, a gospel music event and banquet, will be held on January 21, at United House of Prayer For All People at 1811 Ivy Ave. Memorial Breakfast this coming Monday . "In Psalm 126, Israel celebrated the end of their captivity in Egypt", McMillan said. One day after speaking those words, Dr.

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  • What Donald Trump thinks about civil rights icon John Lewis
What Donald Trump thinks about civil rights icon John Lewis

Bill Kristol, a conservative commentator, added: 'It's telling, I'm afraid, that Donald Trump treats Vladimir Putin with more respect than he does John Lewis '. on January 11, 2017. There was quick condemnation for the Trump tweets , owing in part to the fact that all talk and no action Lewis was famously beaten by Alabama police while leadin...

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  • Freezing Rain Advisory In Effect Until Thursday Afternoon
Freezing Rain Advisory In Effect Until Thursday Afternoon

All carriers will be attempting delivery as safely and quickly as possible, but icy conditions could make some roads hazardous. The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Watches for Schuyler, Cass, Mason, Menard, Logan and De Witt Counties from noon Friday through noon Sunday .

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  • Taylor Trupiano, Michigan man, ticketed for warming auto in driveway
Taylor Trupiano, Michigan man, ticketed for warming auto in driveway

When he went back outside, he had received a ticket that said "motor vehicle unattended". Roseville Police Chief James Berlin, who saw the post, came to his officer's defense with some equally frigid words for Taylor that he shared with WDIV-TV: "Drop dead".

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  • HarperCollins Pulls Monica Crowley's Book After She's Accused of Plagiarism
HarperCollins Pulls Monica Crowley's Book After She's Accused of Plagiarism

CNN found that the 2012 book What The (Bleep) Just Happened used work from Wikipedia, newspaper columns, articles and books without attribution. In a separate investigation this week, Politico said it had found more than a dozen instances of plagiarism or insufficient citation in passages from Ms.

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