Teachers exposed to jet fuel dump plan lawsuit

Teachers exposed to jet fuel dump plan lawsuit

Southern California teachers plan to file a lawsuit after a commercial airliner with engine trouble dumped jet fuel over a densely populated area, including several schools.
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Winter storm slams Midwest

Winter storm slams Midwest

The National Weather Service says a winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeast through the weekend.
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CDC explains airport screening plans for virus

CDC explains airport screening plans for virus

A top official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spelled out plans to screen airline passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has killed two people and sicked dozens of others.
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AP Top Stories January 17

AP Top Stories January 17

Here's the latest for Friday, January 17th: Trump names impeachment defense team; Jury selected for Weinstein's trial; CDC will screen airline passengers for new virus; Owners bring pets to be blessed at Madrid church.
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Jury of 7 men, 5 women for Weinstein's rape trial

Jury of 7 men, 5 women for Weinstein's rape trial

A jury of seven men and five women was selected Friday for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial after an arduous two-week process, setting the stage for testimony to begin in the next week.
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Alaska man ducks into shed to avoid bull moose

Alaska man ducks into shed to avoid bull moose

An Alaska man taking a sack of garbage to his shed on Saturday found himself briefly trapped by a bull moose. A home security camera captured Curtis Phelps trapped inside the shed while the bull moose tried to push his way inside.
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Trump welcomes LSU Tigers to White House

Trump welcomes LSU Tigers to White House

President Donald Trump paid tribute to the national champion Louisiana State University football team on Friday, saying it would long be remembered as one of the greatest teams in college football history.
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Plane slides off taxiway in icy Kansas City

Plane slides off taxiway in icy Kansas City

A Delta Airlines plane slid off the taxiway at Kansas City International Airport Friday morning due to icy conditions that also have closed schools and government offices.
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On This Day: 17 January 1927

On This Day: 17 January 1927

Singer and actress Eartha Kitt was born in South Carolina.
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ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Eminem, SAGs

ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Eminem, SAGs

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers want trial moved, calling it a "circus"; Eminem drops surprise album, advocates changes to gun laws; Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAGs presenters.
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Blanchett's new movie has 'unusual perspective' on 1970's women's movement

Blanchett's new movie has 'unusual perspective' on 1970's women's movement

Cate Blanchett says that her latest role in "Mrs America" - playing conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly - is an unusual take on the story of the U.S. Equal Rights Amendment.
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AP Top Stories January 17

AP Top Stories January 17

Here's the latest for Friday January 17th: Impeachment trial begins; Senate passes US-Mexico-Canada trade deal; Pickup truck hits Illinois Starbucks; Snowstorms strand Western Washington residents.
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Coast Guard suspends search after Texas collision

Coast Guard suspends search after Texas collision

The Coast Guard suspended the search for two crew members missing after a deadly collision between a fishing boat and an oil tanker just off the Texas coast. Two other fishing boat crew members were pulled out of the water Tuesday, but one died.
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Washington state storms cut mountain town power

Washington state storms cut mountain town power

Rural mountain communities outside Seattle that have been without power for days and cut off from the outside world by a series of winter storms. The storms dumped several feet of unusual snow in western Washington state.
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Truck crashes into Starbucks, 4 hospitalized

Truck crashes into Starbucks, 4 hospitalized

A pickup truck slammed into an Illinois Starbucks on Thursday, injuring several people and causing massive damage to the coffee shop, police said.
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Piglets rescued after Iowa truck crash

Piglets rescued after Iowa truck crash

Authorities in Iowa had to round up more than 1,700 young pigs who were in a semi-trailer that overturned Thursday on a freeway just north of Des Moines.
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Today in History for January 17th

Today in History for January 17th

Highlights of Today in History: Benjamin Franklin born; Soviet and Polish forces liberate Warsaw; Eisenhower farewell address; Japan earthquake; Al Capone is born;Muhammad Ali born.
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Muslim millennial dispels stereotypes for millions

Muslim millennial dispels stereotypes for millions

Aimed at young Muslim women and girls, a website started by a teen after 9/11 has cultivated a global audience.
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Tyga, Diplo, Migos, Kris Wu, Bella Hadid sit front row at Louis Vuitton men's show

Tyga, Diplo, Migos, Kris Wu, Bella Hadid sit front row at Louis Vuitton men's show

The Louis Vuitton Menswear fall/winter 2020 show counted Tyga, Diplo, Migos, Kris Wu, Bella Hadid and more as guests.
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AP Top Stories January 16

AP Top Stories January 16

Here are the top stories for Thursday, January 16th: Chief Justice, Senators sworn in for impeachment trial; Weinstein tries for change of venue, Hadid out as juror; Australia firefighters save rare trees; Sales of foam cheeseheads hot if Packers ...
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Officials reveal new evidence in NY cold cases

Officials reveal new evidence in NY cold cases

Officials stymied by a nine-year mystery after the discovery of 11 sets of human remains along a New York beach highway revealed a previously unreleased photo of a belt found at one of the crime scenes they say was handled by an unknown suspect.
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Trump denies knowing Parnas as impeachment begins

Trump denies knowing Parnas as impeachment begins

President Donald Trump denies knowing a close associate of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, who is publicly claiming Trump was directly involved in the effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden.
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Trump reaffirms protections for prayer in schools

Trump reaffirms protections for prayer in schools

President Donald Trump is taking steps to solidify his evangelical base by reaffirming students' rights to pray in public schools and giving religious organizations easier access to federal programs.
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Mariota helping Titans since being benched

Mariota helping Titans since being benched

The Titans benched quarterback Marcus Mariota in mid-October, but he has been helping during their playoff run by mimicking opposing quarterbacks in practice. He’s also gotten into each of Tennessee’s last three games.
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Video shows explosion after small plane crash

Video shows explosion after small plane crash

A small plane crashed into a Utah neighborhood, bursting into flames. The pilot was killed, but no one else was injured,
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Senate passes USMCA trade deal

Senate passes USMCA trade deal

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win.
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Biden to black church group: Trump fanning hate

Biden to black church group: Trump fanning hate

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden accused Donald Trump of fanning the flames of racial hatred during a Texas speech to a mainly African-American church group.
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Senators sworn in for Trump impeachment trial

Senators sworn in for Trump impeachment trial

The chief justice of the United States was sworn in Thursday to preside over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, then immediately swore in the entire Senate body as jurors for only the third such proceeding in American history.
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Foam cheesehead is hot when Packers do well

Foam cheesehead is hot when Packers do well

One Wisconsin cheese factory doesn't have milk, bacteria or fermentation. That's because it makes the famous foam cheesehead. Ralph Bruno's invention is a symbol of pride in Wisconsin and the Packers playoff run will likely boost sales
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AP Top Stories January 16

AP Top Stories January 16

Here's the latest for Thursday, January 16: Articles of impeachment go to the Senate; Ukrainian police open investigation into Yovanovitch surveillance; Putin fast-tracks constitutional changes; Philippine volcano continues to blech and rumble.
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House presents articles of impeachment to Senate

House presents articles of impeachment to Senate

Congress opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump Thursday with House Democrats reading the formal charges in the well of the Senate for only the third impeachment trial in U.S. history.
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Pelosi: GAO confirms White House 'broke the law'

Pelosi: GAO confirms White House 'broke the law'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a federal watchdog's report on President Donald Trump's freeze of aid to Ukraine makes it more important for Congress to get new testimony and documents.
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First malaria vaccine given to babies in Africa

First malaria vaccine given to babies in Africa

Babies in three African nations are getting the first and only vaccine for malaria in a pilot program. World health officials want to see how well the vaccine works in Malawi, Ghana and Kenya before recommending its wider use.
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ShowBiz Minute: Prince Harry, Johnson, King

ShowBiz Minute: Prince Harry, Johnson, King

Duke of Sussex carries out first public engagement since announcing he's stepping back from the royal family; Wrestler Rocky Johnson, Dwayne Johnson’s father, dies; Stephen King criticized for comments on diversity.
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Harry steps back into the spotlight

Harry steps back into the spotlight

Prince Harry undertakes his first public engagement since he announced he was stepping back from royal family, helping to unveil the fixtures for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup
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Today in History for January 16th

Today in History for January 16th

Highlights of Today in History: Start of Operation Desert Storm;Space Shuttle Columbia lifts off;Prohibition takes effect ;Shah of Iran flees into exile;musical "Hello Dolly" opens.
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On This Day: 16 January 1980

On This Day: 16 January 1980

Paul McCartney was arrested in Tokyo, as Japanese authorities said he had more than seven ounces of marijuana in his luggage.
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Harry steps back into the spotlight

Harry steps back into the spotlight

Prince Harry undertakes his first public engagement since he announced he was stepping back from royal family, helping to unveil the fixtures for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup
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Foxx: 'We don't make movies to win awards'

Foxx: 'We don't make movies to win awards'

Actor Jamie Foxx says he is happy that "Just Mercy" has received NAACP and SAG nominations, but says he doesn't make movies with that in mind.
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Australia firefighters save rare trees from ruin

Australia firefighters save rare trees from ruin

Australian authorities say a specialist firefighting team was able to help save prehistoric pine trees from wildfires which burned nearby.
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Jordan hopes ‘Just Mercy’ exposes criminal justice system

Jordan hopes ‘Just Mercy’ exposes criminal justice system

Speaking at a screening for his latest movie "Just Mercy," actor Michael B. Jordan says he hopes the film exposes "how bad things are" in the criminal justice system.
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AP finds delays, chaos in immigration court system

AP finds delays, chaos in immigration court system

Dysfunctional for years, the nation's immigration court system has recently grown worse. The AP visited immigration courts in 11 cities observing how massive caseloads and shifting administration policies have increased the turmoil.
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Voters weigh in on changing Democratic field

Voters weigh in on changing Democratic field

As the Democratic field thins, voters in South Carolina express disappointment over the lack of diversity in a candidate field that was once teh most diverse in history.
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Small plane crashes, burns amid homes in Utah

Small plane crashes, burns amid homes in Utah

A small plane crashed Wednesday in a Utah neighborhood, killing the pilot as the aircraft narrowly avoided hitting any townhomes, authorities said.
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AP Top Stories

AP Top Stories

Here's the latest for Wednesday, January 15: Articles of impeachment go to the Senate; Trump signs new trade deal with China; 2010s the hottest decade on record; Five mountain lions caught on surveillance video.
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Virginia close to ratifying Equal Rights Amendment

Virginia close to ratifying Equal Rights Amendment

Virginia has moved to the brink of becoming the crucial 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. The vote by both of the state's legislative chambers Wednesday is a momentous victory for many women's rights advocates.
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House leaders march impeachment articles to Senate

House leaders march impeachment articles to Senate

In a dramatic procession across the U.S. Capitol, Democratic House leaders marched the formal articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, setting the stage for only the third trial to remove a president in American history.
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Congress honors former Saints' player battling ALS

Congress honors former Saints' player battling ALS

Former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason received the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor Congress can award to a civilian, at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday.
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