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 2021-10-22 02:55 

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Family of 'Hotel Rwanda' hero Paul Rusesabagina pleas for help as he remains in prison...

SAN ANTONIO (WOAI/KABB) - A hero, father and husband who made his home in San Antonio is still in prison in his home country of Rwanda after being kidnapped during an international trip last year. Caption: Family of 'Hotel Rwanda' hero Paul Rusesa...

 2021-10-22 02:50 

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Harris campaigns in Virginia, calls governor's race 'tight'...

DUMFRIES, Va. (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to the Washington suburbs on Thursday night to campaign for Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe in a Virginia governor's race that she acknowledged looks closer than once expected....

 2021-10-22 02:24 

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Poteet HS band director faces sex crime charges, turns himself in...

POTEET, Texas -- The band director at Poteet HS has turned himself in to the Atascosa County Jail, according to the county sheriff. The Atascosa County Sheriff says Joe Rodriguez turned himself in Thursday afternoon on two warrants that were issued as a r...

 2021-10-22 02:13 

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Brazil's Bolsonaro: pandemic inquiry accusations 'fantasies'...

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday the 11 charges against him recommended in a senate pandemic report are fantasies and should be ignored. The report read in the legislature on Wednesday alleged Bolsonaro committed cri...

 2021-10-22 01:51 

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Woman fatally shot by prop firearm on a New Mexico movie set...

SANTA FE, N. M. (AP) — A woman has been killed and a man injured Thursday after they were shot by a prop firearm at a movie set outside Santa Fe, authorities said. The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office said a 42-year-old woman was airlifted to a ...

 2021-10-22 01:30 

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New Zealand sets 90% vaccination target to end lockdowns...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government on Friday set an ambitious target of fully vaccinating 90% of all eligible people to end coronavirus lockdowns. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had been under pressure to provide a pathway to...

 2021-10-22 01:26 

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Dia de los Muertos benefit event for urban youth to kick off in San Antonio...

SAN ANTONIO -- A fun Dia de los Muertos event, benefiting inner-city and urban youth, is kicking off in San Antonio this weekend. Caption: Dia de los Muertos benefit event for urban youth to kick off in San Antonio (SBG San Antonio) The money raised will ...

 2021-10-22 01:10 

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SA Hope Center to host hiring event...

SAN ANTONIO -- The SA Hope Center is hosting a hiring event this week with employers from across the area. The job fair is taking place Friday, October 22 from 10:30 a. m. to 1:30 p. m. at First Presbyterian Church at 404 N. Alamo Street. SBG San Antonio....

 2021-10-22 01:01 

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Snap's stock drops as iPhone privacy controls pinch ad sales...

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Snapchat's corporate parent disclosed Thursday that its ad sales are being hurt by a privacy crackdown that rolled out on Apple's iPhones earlier this year, raising investor fears that the app's financial grow...

 2021-10-22 00:43 

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FAA proposes giving flight attendants 1 more hour of rest...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are proposing to give flight attendants an extra hour of rest between shifts, a change that Congress approved in 2018 but was not put into effect by the Trump administration. The Federal Aviation Administration p...

 2021-10-22 00:43 

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NASA launches tool that measures Western water loss...

DENVER (AP) — NASA on Thursday launched an online platform with information on how much water evaporates into the atmosphere from plants, soils and other surfaces in the U. S. West, data it says could help water managers, farmers and state officials...

 2021-10-22 00:31 

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Over 180 people killed after heavy rains in Nepal and India...

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Floods and landslides triggered by days of torrential rains have killed at least 99 people in Nepal since Monday, officials said. In neighboring India, heavy downpours this week have also wreaked havoc, killing at least 88 pe...

 2021-10-21 23:59 

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US regulators endorse efforts to address climate risks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U. S. financial regulators on Thursday approved a series of steps toward addressing the dangers that climate change poses to the nation's financial system. The Financial Stability Oversight Council, which is headed by Treasury ...

 2021-10-21 23:45 

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AG Garland grilled by Republicans over ethics; Congressional in-fighting erupts...

Republicans and Democrats battled during a Department of Justice oversight hearing where U. S. Attorney General Merrick Garland was grilled over potential ethical conflicts regarding his son-in-law's company. Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La....

 2021-10-21 23:43 

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Oldest living male giraffe in America is in hospice care...

RISING SUN, Maryland (CNN NEWSOURCE) - The oldest living male giraffe in America, if not the world, is now in the animal equivalent of 'hospice care. ' Caption: Oldest living male giraffe in America is in hospice care (CNN Newsource) 'Jimmie t...

 2021-10-21 23:39 

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Splashtown could soon close for good, become new Cavender car dealership...

SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio's Splashtown water park could be closing for good after a zoning change was approved by City Council. Splashtown says they are in talks with the Cavender family to possibly sell Splashtown. Bobby Cavender spoke at Tuesday...

 2021-10-21 23:23 

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Congress seeks information from NFL on WFT investigation...

A Congressional committee is seeking documents and information from the NFL regarding the investigation into the Washington Football Team and how the league handled it. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform said Thursday it sent a letter to Commissi...

 2021-10-21 22:58 

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Officials look to improve flooding issues after two swept away and killed...

ST. HEDWIG -- After a child and a woman died last week in East Bexar County, officials are working to get to the root of the flooding problem. "They tell me one thing and then I heard other things and I don't know what the real story is or what,&#...

 2021-10-21 22:40 

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Truck driver shortage adds to supply chain woes...

The trucking industry faces a record shortage of drivers and it's adding to the supply chain bottlenecks contributing to inflation. According to experts, it's a shortage years in the making. A quick search of the country's top trucking compani...

 2021-10-21 22:32 

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Memo: Initial reports of California oil spill came earlier...

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Coast Guard received multiple reports of a possible fuel spill off the Southern California coast earlier than previously disclosed and asked local authorities to investigate about 15 hours before its own personnel...

 2021-10-21 22:16 

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Border crisis front and center this week on Capitol Hill...

WASHINGTON (SBG) The difficult task of securing our Southern border is front and center this week on Capitol Hill. New data shows those detained have come from more than 100 different countries, and that some have ties to the Terror Watch list. Still, the...

 2021-10-21 22:02 

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[ FOX San Antonio ]

After a slow start, flu cases on the rise...

SAN ANTONIO "It's always hard to predict the flu season," said Dr. Jason Bowling, infectious disease expert with UT Health San Antonio. Because of this, Dr. Bowling is warning everyone that getting your flu shot could be more important this ye...

 2021-10-21 21:57 

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Trump wants his media company to rival Twitter, Netflix and Amazon...

It may have sounded like an empty threat after a bitter feud with the Big Tech giants, but former President Donald Trump announced Wednesday night that he would soon launch a media networkto rival the...

 2021-10-21 21:48 

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Online threats draw longest term yet in Capitol riot probe...

A man who pleaded guilty to posting threats on social media in connection with the riot at the U. S. Capitol was sentenced Thursday to 14 months in prison, the longest term to date resulting from the federal investigation of the insurrection. Troy Smocks ...

 2021-10-21 21:21 

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Local CBD store owners confused over recent ruling banning all Delta-8 products...

SAN ANTONIO - The recent announcement by the Texas Department of State Health Services banning previously legal hemp products has caused confusion in the local CBD market. Caption: Local CBD store owners confused over recent ruling banning all Delta-8 pro...

 2021-10-21 21:18 

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Why no tusks? Poaching tips scales of elephant evolution...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A hefty set of tusks is usually an advantage for elephants, allowing them to dig for water, strip bark for food and joust with other elephants. But during episodes of intense ivory poaching, those big incisors become a liability. N...

 2021-10-21 20:50 

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'They don't have a right to do this:' Artist leaves DC Comics over political correctness...

WARNING: This story contains adult language, discretion is advised. A colorist involved in the making of Superman comics says he's leaving DC Comics over its aim to make its comics more politically correct, after it announced it would be withdrawing t...

 2021-10-21 20:30 

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Family sues amusement park over 6-year-old girl's death...

In Colorado, a family has filed a wrongful death legal action against the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Caption: (CNN Newsource) In the lawsuit filed Wednesday, the parents say the park's negligence on its 'Haunted Mine Drop' ride resulted ...

 2021-10-21 20:30 

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American, Southwest post Q3 profits with help from taxpayers...

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and Southwest Airlines posted third-quarter profits thanks to federal pandemic aid smaller Alaska Airlines turned the trick even without money from taxpayers and they expect planes to be packed over the holidays. Stil...

 2021-10-21 20:12 

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17 GOP AGs accuse federal government of intimidating parents at school board meetings...

Seventeen state attorneys general signed a letter Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita wrote to President Joe Biden and U. S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, asking them to stop...

 2021-10-21 20:10 

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Memorial service in honor of Colin Powell set for Nov. 5...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A memorial service for Colin L. Powell, the retired Army general and former secretary of state who died on Monday, will be held Nov. 5 at Washington National Cathedral, a spokeswoman said Thursday. "There will be very limited s...

 2021-10-21 19:52 

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Fire that threatened Lake Tahoe region is now 100% contained...

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — The 2-month-old California wildfire that threatened the Lake Tahoe resort region over the summer has been declared 100% contained, officials said. The fire, which scorched more than 346 square miles (896 square kilome...

 2021-10-21 19:45 

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White House, Dems hurriedly reworking $2 trillion Biden plan...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Democrats are hurriedly reworking key aspects of President Joe Biden's $2 trillion domestic policy plan, trimming the social services and climate change programs and rethinking new taxes on corporations and ...

 2021-10-21 19:32 

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TONIGHT AT 7: Clemens takes on Wagner in rivalry showdown at Rutledge Stadium...

CONVERSE, Texas -- We are looking forward to a great game on Thursday Night Lights tonight -- Clemens vs. Wagner. Both teams are very much alive in the district playoff race. They are always two of the best programs around and they will go head to head at...

 2021-10-21 19:29 

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Putin says new pipeline could quickly pump more gas to EU...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia could quickly boost natural gas supplies to the European Union once German regulators allow a new pipeline under the Baltic Sea to start operation. Speaking on a wide range of ...

 2021-10-21 19:15 

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Forecasters predict warmer winter for two-thirds of US...

NEW YORK (AP) — Expect a drier, warmer winter down south and a wetter winter up north, U. S. government forecasters said Thursday. The National Weather Service predicted two-thirds of the U. S. will see above average temperatures from December throu...

 2021-10-21 19:12 

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2 Capitol Police officers cope with the trauma of Jan. 6 attack with art...

ARLINGTON, Va. (7News) Reporter's notebook: On Jan. 6 protests turned violent at the U. S. Capitol. Two Capitol Police officers attacked during the riots are now speaking out about how their passion for art is helping them cope with and heal from the ...

 2021-10-21 19:07 

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Biden bill would put US back on path of reducing uninsured...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats' social spending and climate change bill would put the United States back on a path to reducing its persistent pool of uninsured people, with estimates ranging from 4 million to 7 million Americans gaining health ...

 2021-10-21 18:54 

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Three kittens dumped at cemetery along with momma, who did not survive...

ATASCOSA COUNTY, Texas - Humans can be so inhumane sometimes. Three kittens were dumped at a cemetery along with their mom, with no food or water, to survive if they could. Sadly, the momma cat did not make it. She was possibly run over by a car before At...

 2021-10-21 18:50 

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It will take more than rain to end drought in Western US...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians rejoiced this week when big drops of water started falling from the sky for the first time in any measurable way since the spring, an annual soaking that heralds the start of the rainy season following some of ...

 2021-10-21 18:36 

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Sinema's opposition to tax hikes could force Dems to scale back agenda...

Democrats have already slashed their $3. 5 trillion Build Back Better agenda nearly in half, but the package might get even smaller if they hope to appease moderates and still fulfill promises President Joe Biden made on the campaign trail. Sen. Kyrsten S...

 2021-10-21 18:32 

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Biden ties legislative agenda to MLK push for racial justice...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday tied his legislative priorities on voting rights, police reform and climate change to Martin Luther King Jr. 's push for racial justice as he marked the 10th anniversary of the opening of the civ...

 2021-10-21 18:21 

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Garland pledges to 'apply the facts' in potential Bannon prosecution...

The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on criminal contempt charges for former Trump White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, sending the referral to the Justice Department for potential prosecution. The move will put the Justice Department b...

 2021-10-21 18:20 

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Fed imposes sweeping new limits on policymakers' investments...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is imposing a sweeping new set of restrictions on the investments its officials can own, a response to questionable recent trades that forced two top Fed officials to resign. The Fed announced Thursday that poli...

 2021-10-21 18:16 

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Man arrested for aggravated assault after stabbing man 'because it made him feel good'...

SAN ANTONIO - A man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after stabbing another man 'because it made him feel good', according to an arrest affidavit. Aldo G. Martinez Rios, 23, was taken into custody for an incident that took place on...

 2021-10-21 18:15 

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Facebook's oversight board seeks details on VIPs' treatment...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook's semi-independent oversight board says the company has failed to fully disclose information on its internal system that exempts high-profile users from some or all of its content rules. Facebook "has not been full...

 2021-10-21 18:11 

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[ FOX San Antonio ]

Operation Home Cooking will be limited this year...

SAN ANTONIO - Operation Home Cooking began in 1975 when base chaplains teamed up with San Antonio churches to sponsor basic training and tech school students for dinner on Thanksgiving and Christmas. The tradition continues this year at Lackland, but ther...

 2021-10-21 17:41 

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Haiti gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped US missionaries...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police say is holding 17 members of a kidnapped missionary group is seen in a video released Thursday saying he will kill them if he doesn't get what he's demanding. The vid...

 2021-10-21 17:34 

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Neurologist pleads not guilty to sexually abusing patients...

NEW YORK (AP) — A neurologist pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges alleging he was a serial sexual abuser of women who had gone to him for help with debilitating, chronic pain. Dr. Ricardo Cruciani entered the plea in federal court in Manh...

 2021-10-21 17:23 

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[ FOX San Antonio ]

Texas urges Supreme Court to leave abortion law in place...

WASHINGTON — Texas on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to leave in place its law banning most abortions and told the justices there's no reason to rush into the case. The state filed its response Thursday to the Biden administration's call o...

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