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NYPD Counterterrorism
Dreamstime
December 13, 2018 - 3:55 pm
Hundreds of bomb threats believed to be part of a nationwide hoax forced the evacuations of numerous businesses and schools across the country Thursday.
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West Virginia Mine Rescue
Craig Hudson/The Charleston Gazette-Mail via A
December 13, 2018 - 11:04 am
Randall Williams told CBS News that people in the region do "whatever they can do to make money if they ain't got a job." It's not uncommon for people in the area to enter abandoned mines in search of copper to sell.
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Family and friends await word of the search teams efforts in finding Cody Beverly, Kayla Williams and Erica Treadway at the Salamy Memorial Center in Whitesville, W.Va., on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. The three were reported missing Saturday night, and are stuck inside the Rock House Powellton mine. (Craig Hudson/The Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
December 13, 2018 - 6:24 am
CLEAR CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — Three people missing since last weekend were found alive Wednesday in an underground coal mine in West Virginia, authorities said. The three were located Wednesday inside Elk Run Coal's Rock House Powellton mine near Clear Creek, the state Office of Miners' Health, Safety...
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Michael Cohen
Xinhua/Sipa USA
December 12, 2018 - 6:32 pm
President Donald Trump’s former right-hand man and personal fixer Michael Cohen has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for crimes including hush-money payments that prosecutors say Trump ordered.
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This photo provided by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office shows a man who was possibly trying to burglarize an abandoned Chinese restaurant in San Lorenzo, Calif., trapped in a grease vent before he was rescued Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Officials say he had been trapped for two days. Deputies and firefighters were called to the vacant building on Wednesday after someone heard cries for help. The sheriff tweeted that the man was trespassing and possibly trying to burglarize the empty restaurant. (Alameda County Sheriff's Office via AP)
December 12, 2018 - 6:13 pm
SAN LORENZO, Calif. (AP) — A man who authorities say was possibly trying to burglarize an abandoned Chinese restaurant has been rescued from the grease vent, where officials say he had been trapped for two days. The Alameda County sheriff's office says deputies and firefighters were called to the...
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Dr. Michael Hoffer
AP Photo/Lynne Sladky
December 12, 2018 - 5:38 pm
Two years after American diplomats in Havana started showing symptoms of sonic attacks, doctors have released their findings.
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Airplane Seats
Dmitrii Melnikov/Dreamstime.com
December 12, 2018 - 3:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man is suing after he says one of his pinky fingers was caught in an airline armrest mechanism for nearly an hour during a flight to Los Angeles. City News Service reports Stephen Keys has filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against both American Airlines Inc. and...
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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2011 file photo, a driver uses a cellphone while driving in Los Angeles. California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor. The Mercury News said Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, the proposal is scheduled for a vote next month. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
December 12, 2018 - 1:40 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor, according to a newspaper report Wednesday. The proposal is scheduled for a vote next month by the state...
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Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
December 12, 2018 - 1:29 pm
The federal government believes the hack of Starwood, involving 500 million guests of the hotel chain that's now owned by Marriott, was the work of the Chinese.
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Vice President Mike Pence, center, looks on as House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., argues with President Donald Trump during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 11, 2018 - 7:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a wild Oval Office confrontation, President Donald Trump heatedly threatened to shut down the U.S. government Tuesday as he and Democratic leaders bickered over funding for his promised border wall and offered a grim preview of life in Washington the next two years under...
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