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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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March 21, 2019 - 2:40 pm
New York freshman congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be on the cover of Time Magazine's April first edition with the headline " The Phenom."
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March 21, 2019 - 2:35 pm
The beginning of spring also signifies the start of the two-day celebration called Holi. This year’s holiday began yesterday and ends today. Observed for centuries, millions of Hindus around the world take part in the holiday, which is also known as the "Festival of Colors." Believers start the...
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Dunkin' Donuts Saucony running shoes
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March 21, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Dunkin’ Donuts likes to claim that America runs on Dunkin’ and they mean it in more than a metaphorical way. The New England donut and coffee giant partnered up with Saucony to make a new batch of shoes ahead of the Boston Marathon. A company best known for crème-filled and glazed pieces of fried...
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In this March 15, 2019 photo, Ryan Liskey displays a bump stock on top of his AR-15 at his home in Harrisonburg, Va. The ban on bump stocks is just a few days away and owners of the devices like Liskey are trying to figure out what to do. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 21, 2019 - 1:11 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — David Lunsford is an avid gun owner with a firing range on his Texas spread. With bump stocks about to be banned by the U.S. government, he grudgingly decided to sell off his and let someone else figure out what to do with them. "If I get caught with one, I'm a felon, and it...
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Powerball Tickets
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March 21, 2019 - 11:58 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery officials say the Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $625 million. The jackpot on Saturday would be the seventh-largest in U.S. history, with an estimated lump sum payout of $380.6 million before taxes. The odds of winning are extremely long, at 1 in 292.2...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 208 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks at a rally outside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. President Donald Trump is not backing down from his longstanding criticism of the late Sen. John McCain. Trump declared Tuesday at the White House: “I was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be.” Trump drew criticism over the weekend for tweeting insults at McCain, a Vietnam war hero, Arizona senator and 2008 Republican presidential candidate who died last year of brain cancer. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 21, 2019 - 5:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain , even claiming credit for the senator's moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked. By the time the president began his...
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Trump ISIS
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March 20, 2019 - 6:45 pm
President Donald Trump said Wednesday the last pocket of the Islamic State's land in Syria will be liberated by U.S.-backed forces "by tonight."
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Barron Trump
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March 20, 2019 - 12:33 pm
President Donald Trump's youngest child turned 13 on Wednesday.
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Dogs
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March 20, 2019 - 11:40 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- Labrador retrievers aren't letting go of their hold on U.S. dog lovers, but German shorthaired pointers are tugging on the top ranks of doggy popularity, according to new American Kennel Club data. Labs topped the list for the 28th year in a row. Yet there's been plenty of...
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This booking photo provided by Pinal County Sheriff’s Office shows Machelle Hackney. Authorities say, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Hackney is accused of abusing seven adopted children, including using pepper spray on them and locking them in a closet. Hackney was booked into the Pinal County Jail on suspicion of two counts of molestation of a child, seven counts of child abuse and five counts each of unlawful imprisonment and child neglect. (Pinal County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
March 20, 2019 - 10:59 am
MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona authorities say a woman has been arrested on allegations of using pepper spray to discipline her seven adopted children and locking them inside a closet for days. A police report says Machelle Hackney's adopted children had no food, water or access to a bathroom for...
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