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 2019-02-16 17:34 

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Shooter in Aurora, Illinois, manufacturing plant wasn't legally allowed to own gun...

Gary Montez Martin, 45, the man who opened fire inside an Aurora, Illinois, manufacturing plant, was not legally allowed to own a firearm due to a prior felony....

 2019-02-16 17:02 

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9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses...

September 11th Victim Compensation Fund special master Rupa Bhattacharyya said she was...

 2019-02-16 15:31 

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Gucci to step up diversity hiring after 'blackface' uproar...

Gucci said it will hire a global director for diversity and inclusion, a newly created role that will be based in New York, following an uproar over a sweater that resembled blackface....

 2019-02-16 15:12 

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Living plastic-free: One activist fights a rising tide of pollution...

From her front stoop to coffee shops, dry cleaners and markets, activist Dianna Cohen is fighting to rid her life, and the world, of plastics....

 2019-02-16 14:09 

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Pence renews criticism of U.S. allies, urging action on Iran and Venezuela in Munich speech...

Vice President Mike Pence chastised European leaders for remaining in the...

 2019-02-16 13:56 

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DNC chair Tom Perez faces blowback over convention city pick — no matter where he goes...

DNC Chairman Tom Perez has to choose between Milwaukee, Miami and Houston for next year's nominating convention. He'll get criticized no matter which he picks....

 2019-02-16 12:41 

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U.K. children walk out of classrooms to demand action on climate change...

Students across the United Kingdom and in Europe walked out of the classroom Friday as part of a growing movement demanding action on climate change....

 2019-02-16 10:48 

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New York techies predict fewer 'big bets' after Amazon exit. And that's OK....

"While we will continue to see this really good and important and incremental growth, I worry we'll see fewer of the big bets," said Julie Samuels, executive director of Tech:NYC....

 2019-02-16 08:54 

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Cardinal Theodore McCarrick dismissed by Vatican in sex abuse scandal...

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the former head of the Archdiocese of Washington, has been dismissed...

 2019-02-16 05:02 

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Houston officer apparently lied in seeking warrant before raid that left 2 dead, chief says...

A Houston police investigator appears to have lied in obtaining a warrant for a drug raid last month that ended in a shootout in which four officers were wounded and two people were killed, the police chief said....

 2019-02-16 03:56 

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Judge says Paul Manafort gave false statements to investigators to protect a Russian conspirator...

Judge Amy Berman Jackson wrote that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was...

 2019-02-16 03:43 

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Two men arrested in Jussie Smollett case are released 'due to new evidence,' police say...

Two people who had been questioned in connection with an alleged attack on...

 2019-02-16 03:31 

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Kaepernick deal could close NFL's kneeling chapter...

A settlement between the NFL and former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and onetime teammate Eric Reid could help the league close its kneeling chapter....

 2019-02-16 02:05 

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Payless shoe stores plans to close 2,100 U.S. locations...

Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The company said Friday it will hold liquidation sales starting Sunday....

 2019-02-16 00:55 

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Cummings says new evidence shows Trump attorneys may have misled ethics officials...

A top Democrat in Congress says he's uncovered new information that suggests other Trump lawyers misled federal authorities on hush payments....

 2019-02-15 23:19 

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How to see the biggest, brightest supermoon of 2019...

This will be the second in this year's trio of back-to-back supermoons....

 2019-02-15 22:57 

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Florida man got $980k tax refund, but he shouldn't have, feds say...

Prosecutors say Tampa resident Ramon Christopher Blanchett told a seven-digit lie on his 2016 income tax returns before IRS sent him $980,000 refund. Blanchett called himself a...

 2019-02-15 21:36 

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'Disturbing' texts between Oregon police and far-right group prompts investigation...

Mayor Mayor Ted Wheeler has directed the Portland's police chief to investigate messages between Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson and Lt. Jeff Niiya....

 2019-02-15 21:19 

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders interviewed by special counsel Mueller's office...

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Friday she's been interviewed by investigators from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office....

 2019-02-15 20:56 

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Heavy police response to active shooting at Aurora, Ill., manufacturing plant...

Officers are on site at the Henry Pratt Company in response to an active shooting. It is unclear whether anyone has been injured....

 2019-02-15 20:40 

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Judge issues gag order in Roger Stone case...

Ex-Trump adviser Stone was arrested by FBI agents on Jan. 25 during a raid of his Florida home. He has been indicted on seven counts in the Mueller probe....

 2019-02-15 20:32 

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Fact-checking Trump's speech declaring a national emergency to fund border wall...

Trump made a slew of false statements. Here are the facts....

 2019-02-15 20:04 

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World's first 'floating tunnel' proposed in Norway...

The submerged roadway would help speed travel along the nation's rugged west coast....

 2019-02-15 19:50 

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Woman punched by officer in videotaped New Jersey beach arrest accepts plea deal...

A Philadelphia woman whose violent arrest at a New Jersey beach over Memorial Day weekend last year was captured on video has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct....

 2019-02-15 19:25 

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Drug company used rap video to push for higher doses, sales...

Company founder John Kapoor and four others are charged with scheming to pay bribes and kickbacks to physicians to induce them to prescribe higher doses....

 2019-02-15 19:18 

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Anger over mom's black boyfriend fueled hate crime, Houston police say...

Albert Gallegos, 21, has been charged with aggravated assault on the elderly in the Jan. 7 attack at a Houston bus stop....

 2019-02-15 19:09 

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You won't believe what Trump just said: 6 eye-popping moments...

From praising China's practice of executing drug dealers to waxing about Rush Limbaugh, the Rose Garden press conference was filled with extraordinary moments....

 2019-02-15 18:50 

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Corporate tax breaks can backfire — as New York City just found out...

"Companies aren't really deciding based on the incentives. They're deciding where to go and then conning the politicians out of a whole lot of money," said one economist....

 2019-02-15 18:35 

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Supreme Court agrees to quickly rule on citizenship question on census...

The U.S. Supreme Court said Friday that it will take up the battle over a citizenship question for the coming census, agreeing to hear and decide the case before the court's term ends in late June....

 2019-02-15 17:36 

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Democratic lawmakers vow to fight Trump's emergency declaration...

Congressional Democrats as well as some Republicans on Friday blasted President Donald Trump for issuing a national emergency surrounding the U.S.-Mexico border so he could secure already appropriated funding to build a wall...

 2019-02-15 17:27 

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Detroit funeral home where dozens of fetuses were found in boxes has license removed...

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs said Friday that it had completed an administrative investigation stemming from its inspection and shutdown of the Perry Funeral Home....

 2019-02-15 17:24 

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What is a national emergency?...

Here are 11 questions and answers about a what a national emergency declaration is, and what a president can - and can't - do with one....

 2019-02-15 16:53 

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2 questioned in Jussie Smollett case now suspects...

The Latest on the attack on' Empire' actor Jussie Smollett:. Chicago Police say the two men being questioned in the attack on...

 2019-02-15 15:50 

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Trump to declare national emergency to obtain billions for border wall...

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to secure funding for the wall he promised to build along the U.S. border with Mexico....

 2019-02-15 15:49 

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Elon Musk is having his 'finest moment' on Twitter — thanks to dogs...

When one Twitter user suggested the Tesla CEO introduce a "dog mode" that would keep pets safe inside a vehicle, Musk tweeted back a simple, "Yes."...

 2019-02-15 15:48 

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Real estate investors could have been killed in booby-trapped Philadelphia house...

A team of Philadelphia real estate investors said a house they purchased was booby-trapped with a swinging knife that could have seriously injured or killed someone....

 2019-02-15 15:41 

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to court for first time since cancer surgery...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to court Friday after more than a month off the bench as she recovered from cancer surgery....

 2019-02-15 15:41 

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to court for first time since cancer surgery...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to court Friday after more than a month off the bench as she recovered from cancer surgery....

 2019-02-15 15:28 

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Guard arrested after YouTube personality shot outside Los Angeles synagogue...

Transgender YouTube personality Zhoie Perez was shot by a security guard while filming video outside a Los Angeles synagogue and Jewish high school....

 2019-02-15 14:48 

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Amazon's Valentine's Day breakup with N.Y. may cause heartache for years to come, experts say...

Amazon's axing plans for a second headquarters in New York may impact the city and state's economies for decades to come, experts told NBC News....

 2019-02-15 14:46 

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Man in Paris metro burned after serious 'liquid' attack...

Paris police said a man on the city's subway was seriously injured Friday after being burned with an...

 2019-02-15 14:45 

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Back pay for federal contractors missing from government funding bill...

Despite a push by some lawmakers to get them back pay for the government shutdown, federal contractors were left out in the cold in Thursday's deal....

 2019-02-15 14:33 

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Trump plans to veto any Hill interference with emergency border declaration, say aides...

A West Wing aide told White House surrogates Friday morning that President Donald Trump would "absolutely veto" any congressional efforts to interfere with his plan to declare a national emergency to secure funding for his border wall, according t...

 2019-02-15 13:44 

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It's not a national emergency for Trump, it's a political one...

The emergency that President Trump faces at the border isn't a real national emergency — it's a perceived political one....

 2019-02-15 12:47 

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Rapper 21 Savage describes arrest by ICE: 'We got Savage'...

During his arrest in the early morning of Feb. 3, rapper 21 Savage said Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents 'definitely targeted' him....

 2019-02-15 12:34 

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Javad Zarif warns it would be 'suicidal' to go to war with Iran...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told NBC News' Richard Engel that it would be...

 2019-02-15 12:31 

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Trump tweet won't affect death penalty request for NYC bike path attack suspect, judge rules...

A judge refused Thursday to stop a death penalty prosecution against a man in a New York City bike path attack that killed eight people, saying there's no proof President Donald Trump's words affected the Justice Department's decision to seek ...

 2019-02-15 12:30 

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Trump asked for a wall. He's forcing a constitutional crisis....

President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency to free up money to build a border wall. But Congress just rejected the idea that he needs the cash....

 2019-02-15 09:13 

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Oregon official: Texts show collusion between police and far-right extremists...

A member of Portland's city council said a newspaper's report that a police commander exchanged friendly text messages with a leader of far-right protests confirms collusion exists....

 2019-02-15 02:55 

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'I'd take the wall down,' says Beto O'Rourke of current border barriers...

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke said on...

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