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June 30, 2019 - 11:26 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Five decades of LGBTQ pride was celebrated Sunday as crowds gathered outside New York's historic Stonewall Inn to mark the 50th anniversary of the police raid that sparked the modern-day gay rights movement, as other cities throughout the country planned massive parades...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 18, 2019 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., talks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington. Schumer called on the U.S. government Sunday, June 30, to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic and is asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to get involved. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 30, 2019 - 9:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat said Sunday that the U.S. government should step up efforts to investigate the deaths of at least eight Americans in the Dominican Republic this year. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should lend support to the FBI and local law...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 5, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks as he visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in Calexico, Calif. A federal judge on Friday, June 28, prohibited Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. in Oakland acted in two lawsuits filed by California and by activists who contended that the money transfer was unlawful and that building the wall would pose environmental threats.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 29, 2019 - 4:27 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. in Oakland acted in two lawsuits filed by...
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FILE - In this June 9, 2019 file photo, former President Jimmy Carter smiles as he returns to Maranatha Baptist Church to teach Sunday School, less than a month after falling and breaking his hip, in Plains Ga. The 94-year-old former U.S. president said Friday, June 28, that he believes Russia’s meddling “if fully investigated would show that Trump didn't actually win the election in 2016.” Carter said he believes Trump “lost the election” and became president “because the Russians interfered on his behalf." (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
June 29, 2019 - 2:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed Jimmy Carter's swipe at the legitimacy of his election and said the charge was nothing more than a "Democrat talking point," while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old former commander in chief. Trump said he was surprised by Carter...
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June 29, 2019 - 9:16 am
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- Retired NYPD Detective Lou Alvarez has died of 9/11-related cancer at age 53. Alvarez became the face of the battle for a renewed 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund when he testified with comedian Jon Stewart at an emotional Congressional hearing earlier this month. In the final...
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June 28, 2019 - 1:55 pm
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS ) -- Lady Gaga made a previously-unannounced appearance at the Stonewall Day concert on Christopher Street Friday afternoon to the delight of concert-goers. She spoke to the crowd, but did not perform. "Dance, sing, rejoice, worship yourself, worship each other," Lady Gaga told...
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June 28, 2019 - 1:53 pm
( Connecting Vets ) A 28-foot wide American flag that is comprised entirely of the dog tags of fallen service members is traveling the country to "raise awareness of the sacrifice paid by our nation's heroes." According to Veterans & Athletes United, the group behind the Fallen Heroes Memorial...
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Photo credit Veterans and Athletes Unied
June 28, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Dog Tags of Fallen Soldiers Now a Traveling American Flag…
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June 27, 2019 - 2:14 pm
The court ruled 5-4 on Thursday, with Chief Justice John Roberts joining the four liberals in the relevant part of the outcome.
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 27, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Disneyland’s highly-anticipated “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” attraction has gotten off to a bustling start with lines at the door just about every day when it opens. The only kicker? Free souvenir scavengers have been stealing from the attraction to make a few bucks on eBay. The attraction has been...
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