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The student-led Mercer County Climate Action Strike demonstrations on behalf of the Green New Deal on March 15 in downtown Princeton and Princeton University.
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Kim Glovas
March 26, 2019 - 12:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Green New Deal, a progressive economic stimulus proposal, has sparked a lot of conversation and controversy since its introduction in early February. But reaction from members of Congress in the Philadelphia region is mixed. Most say the Green New Deal is too wide...
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The severe weather is causing major headaches for travelers at Philadelphia International Airport. These travel snarls are having a ripple effect throughout the Northeast.
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Mark Abrams
March 26, 2019 - 12:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nationwide breakdown of a computer check-in system used by American Airlines and other airlines caused a temporary suspension of flights late Tuesday morning. A spokesman for American in Philadelphia reports a technical issue in the Sabre Passenger Check In system...
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In this Oct. 15, 2000 file photo, experts in a speed boat examine the damaged hull of the USS Cole at the Yemeni port of Aden after an al-Qaida attack that killed 17 sailors.
Dimitri Messinis/AP Photo, File
March 26, 2019 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a nearly $315 million judgment against Sudan stemming from the USS Cole bombing, saying Sudan hadn't properly been notified of the lawsuit. The justices ruled 8-1 that notice of the lawsuit should have been mailed to Sudan's foreign ministry...
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President Donald Trump listens to a question as he speaks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
March 26, 2019 - 9:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told a federal appeals court it wants the entire Affordable Care Act, known as "Obamacare," struck down. In a filing Monday with the New Orleans court, the administration said the entire law should be struck as unconstitutional. It's rare for the...
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In this March 17, 2014, file photo, R&B singer Chris Brown, left, appears in Los Angeles Superior Court with his attorney Mark Geragos.
Lucy Nicholson/AP Photo, Pool
March 26, 2019 - 8:04 am
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorney Mark Geragos has had a long career representing high-profile clients including Michael Jackson, Colin Kaepernick and Jussie Smollett. Now Geragos might need a defense attorney himself after being named in a case accusing lawyer...
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Sri Lankan refugee Supun Thilina Kellapatha (third from left), his partner Nadeeka (left), with their baby boy Dinath, daughter Sethumdi, Sri Lankan refugee Ajith Puspa (third from right),and Filipino refugee Vanessa Rodel (right) with her daughter Keana
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March 25, 2019 - 9:31 pm
By Joshua Berlinger, CNN (CNN) -- Canadian authorities have granted asylum to a woman and her daughter who housed Edward Snowden in Hong Kong after the former NSA contractor leaked classified documents on US surveillance programs around the world in 2013. The decision allows Philippines national...
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A study shows marijuana is sending more people to the emergency room in one large Denver hospital.
Tony Dejak/AP Photo
March 25, 2019 - 9:27 pm
Five years after Colorado first legalized marijuana, a new study shows pot's bad effects are sending more people to the emergency room. Inhaled marijuana caused the most severe problems at one large Denver area hospital. Marijuana-infused foods and candies, called edibles, also led to trouble...
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The letter from Attorney General William Barr to Congress on the conclusions reached by special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia probe.
Jon Elswick/AP Photo
March 25, 2019 - 8:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats pressed the Justice Department Monday to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to "move on" from the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump accused those responsible for launching Mueller's...
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Michael Avenatti
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March 25, 2019 - 1:46 pm
By Erica Orden , Kara Scannell and Eli Watkins (CNN) — Federal prosecutors in Manhattan and Los Angeles charged attorney Michael Avenatti nearly simultaneously in two criminal cases Monday, unsealing complaints that alleged he attempted to extort more than $20 million from Nike and that he...
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In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite, File/AP Photo
March 25, 2019 - 10:14 am
By Mark Sherman and Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year, proponents of limiting partisan politics in the creation of electoral districts needed to win over Justice Anthony Kennedy. They couldn't. The issue is back before the Supreme Court again, with arguments on Tuesday...
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