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China Factory
Chinatopix via AP
August 09, 2018 - 6:07 pm
BEIJING (WCBS 880/AP) -- China’s threat to slap 25 percent tariffs on U.S. natural gas exports has several major projects in limbo. Bloomberg trade reporter Andrew Mayeda said natural gas sales with China is likely a more long-term play for the U.S., given that natural gas has to be developed and...
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Downed electrical poles at Playa Punta Santiago in Humacao, Puerto Rico in December 2017
Pedro Portal/El Nuevo Herald/TNS/Sipa USA
August 09, 2018 - 5:21 pm
The Puerto Rican government now says 1,427 people may have died as a result of Hurricane Maria.
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Danny O'Connor, Troy Balderson
AP Photos/John Minchillo
August 09, 2018 - 5:06 pm
It is still too close to call in Ohio’s 12th District, where a special election was held Tuesday to fill a retired Republican congressman’s seat for the next three months until the general election.
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Viktor and Amalija Knavs listen as their attorney makes a statement in New York, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. First lady Melania Trump's parents have been sworn in as U.S. citizens. A lawyer for the Knavs says the Slovenian couple took the citizenship oath on Thursday in New York City. They had been living in the U.S. as permanent residents. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 09, 2018 - 4:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Melania Trump's parents were sworn in as U.S. citizens on Thursday, completing a legal path to citizenship that their son-in-law has suggested eliminating. Viktor and Amalija Knavs, both in their 70s, took the citizenship oath at a private ceremony in New York City. The...
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Michelle Bachelet
AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File
August 09, 2018 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres selected Chile's former President Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday to be the next U.N. human rights chief, a high profile and often controversial job that has sparked criticism from governments targeted for rights abuses. The...
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Alex Jones
AP Photo/John Minchillo, File
August 09, 2018 - 3:42 pm
The attorney of right-wing talk show host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who claims the Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax, is now seeking to make the victims’ parents’ personal information public.
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Siraj Wahhaj
AP Photo/Morgan Lee
August 09, 2018 - 2:53 pm
A man arrested at a New Mexico compound where 11 children were found living in filth this past weekend is the son of a Brooklyn imam with links to the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
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Rudy Giuliani
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File
August 09, 2018 - 2:30 pm
Presidential attorney and former mayor Rudy Giuliani said Thursday that he is “more optimistic” than he has been for weeks that a potential interview between President Donald Trump and Special Counsel Robert Mueller might occur.
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Elon Musk
AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File
August 08, 2018 - 7:54 pm
Now that Elon Musk is talking about taking Tesla private, the Securities and Exchange Commission wants to talk with him.
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Rick Gates
Dana Verkouteren via AP
August 08, 2018 - 5:33 pm
Paul Manafort’s defense lawyers on Wednesday wrapped up their cross-examination of Rick Gates, the star witness in Manafort’s tax and bank fraud trial.
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