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Rep. Carolyn Maloney
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 17, 2019 - 2:33 pm
New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney will take over as the acting chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee following the death of Rep. Elijah Cummings.
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Vice President Mike Pence, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 17, 2019 - 2:02 pm
Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that the U.S. and Turkey have agreed to a ceasefire in Syria.
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Juul
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Erica Brosnan
October 17, 2019 - 1:41 pm
Vaping giant Juul announced Thursday it will stop selling fruity and dessert flavored liquids for its e-cigarettes.
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Associated Press
Associated Press
October 17, 2019 - 6:51 am
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68.
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October 17, 2019 - 6:51 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. ( WCBS 880 /AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68. A sharecropper’s son, Cummings became the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that investigated President...
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Shankar Hangud, wearing a personal safety vest, appears in the Placer County Superior Court Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in Roseville, Calif. Prosecutors say Hangud faces murder charges for allegedly killing four members of his family in Northern California. (Renee C. Byer/The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool)
Associated Press
October 16, 2019 - 8:04 pm
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A man facing murder charges for allegedly killing four relatives took their lives over the span of a week across two Northern California counties, prosecutors said Wednesday. Shankar Hangud, 53, killed two relatives Oct. 7 and a third one the next day in the city of...
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Rudy Giuliani
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Associated Press
October 16, 2019 - 6:27 pm
A Florida man wanted in a campaign finance case involving associates of Rudy Giuliani is in federal custody.
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President Donald Trump
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 16, 2019 - 5:32 pm
Washing his hands of America's presence in Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in supporting the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as U.S. partners against Islamic State extremists.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 10, 2019 file photo, 6-year-old elementary school students go through the lunch line in the school's cafeteria in Paducah, Ky. Nearly a million students could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that's expected to reduce the number of people who get food stamps. In October 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an analysis finding as many as 982,000 children could be affected by the change. (Ellen O'Nan/The Paducah Sun via AP)
Associated Press
October 16, 2019 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an analysis that says as many as 982,000...
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October 16, 2019 - 3:18 pm
( WWJ ) - What happens in the nursing home doesn't stay in the nursing home ... Sometimes it spills into the court system. Near the 20th anniversary of the film classic "Fight Club," three workers at a North Carolina assisted living facility were arrested for running their own rudimentary fight...
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