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April 18, 2018 - 10:24 am
By Oliver Darcy (CNN Money) -- Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who has repeatedly suggested the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax, was sued on Tuesday by three parents whose children were killed in the 2012 massacre. It's the first legal action taken against Jones for...
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Tammie Jo Shults' name has not been officially released by Southwest, but her alma mater and the passengers have identified her as the pilot of the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing on April 17, 2018.
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April 18, 2018 - 9:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing Tuesday after the jet apparently blew an engine, got hit by shrapnel and lost a window, is being praised for her "nerves of steel" in helping to prevent a far worse tragedy after the catastrophe killed one passenger and...
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April 18, 2018 - 8:49 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of a bank executive on a Southwest Airlines jet that blew an engine as she was flying home from a business trip to New York. Jennifer Riordan, a mother of two, was well known in New Mexico, where she had built a...
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Stormy Daniel Sketch
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April 18, 2018 - 8:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump years ago. The sketch depicts a white male in his 30s or 40s and...
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Mar 29, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; United States former president George H.W. Bush and wife Barbara Bush in attendance before the finals of the south regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament between the Duke Blue Devils and Gonzaga Bulldogs at Reliant Stadium.
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April 17, 2018 - 7:55 pm
HOUSTON, Tx. (KYW Newsradio/CNN) -- Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty and a first lady who elevated the cause of literacy, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92. Only the second woman in American history to have had a husband and a son elected President (...
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April 17, 2018 - 1:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stormy Daniels injected fresh drama into the sensational story of a president, a fixer and a porn star on Tuesday, releasing an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot to stay quiet about her sexual tryst with Donald Trump. The adult film...
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April 17, 2018 - 1:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) Just in time for tax day: The IRS website to make payments is down. But you still have to pay your taxes. The IRS did not have an immediate explanation for the failure. It appears, based on a message on the site, that the online payment system became unavailable at 2:50 A.M. ET on...
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Online Sales Tax
April 17, 2018 - 7:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments about whether a rule it announced decades ago in a case involving a catalog retailer should still apply in the age of the internet. The case on Tuesday focuses on businesses' collection of sales tax on online purchases. Right now, under the...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, arrives at federal court, Monday, April 16, 2018, in New York.
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April 16, 2018 - 3:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's personal attorney has been forced to reveal that another of his clients is Fox News host Sean Hannity. Lawyers for Michael Cohen argued in court on Monday that they could not identify Hannity because he asked that his name not be disclosed in connection with...
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Desiree Linden
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April 16, 2018 - 2:51 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Desiree Linden splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to win the Boston Marathon on Monday, the first victory for an American woman since 1985. The two-time Olympian and 2011 Boston runner-up pulled away at the end of Heartbreak Hill to win in 2 hours, 39 minutes,...
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