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Alaska Earthquake
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November 30, 2018 - 4:29 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings Friday in Anchorage and the surrounding area, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a tsunami warning for islands and coastal areas south of the city. No tsunami...
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Southwest Airlines
CNN
November 30, 2018 - 2:06 pm
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- Southwest Airlines has apologized after a mother claimed its staff mocked her five-year-old daughter, called Abcde, over her name. A gate agent laughed at the name -- pronounced 'Ab-si-dee' -- and posted a picture of her boarding pass online, the girl's mother, Traci...
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Anchorage, Alaska
Olga Terestsenko | Dreamstime.com
November 30, 2018 - 1:45 pm
UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (CBS News) — A 6.6 magnitude earthquake has rocked buildings in Anchorage, prompting people to run out of offices and seek shelter under office desks. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake was centered about 7 miles north of Alaska's largest city...
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In this Nov. 29, 2018 file photo, former mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, speaks to the media in Jackson, Miss.
AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis
David Madden
November 30, 2018 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON, DC) (KYW Newsradio) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf were in Philadelphia on Friday, after Bloomberg announced plans to spend $50 million on an initiative to address the opioid epidemic in the Keystone State. Bloomberg made the announcement...
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Michael Cohen, left, walks out of federal court with his attorney Guy Petrillo, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in New York.
AP Photo/Julie Jacobson
November 30, 2018 - 9:44 am
By Eric Tucker, Larru Neumeister and Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The surprise plea agreement with President Donald Trump's former lawyer made clear that prosecutors believe Michael Cohen was continuing to pursue the Trump Tower Moscow project weeks after his boss had clinched the...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama, left, is interviewed by Phoebe Robinson during the "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama" event at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Philadelphia.
Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP
November 30, 2018 - 8:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama's "Becoming" is selling at a pace rarely seen for a political memoir, or any nonfiction book. Combined hardcover, e-book and audio sales in the U.S. and Canada topped 2 million copies in the first 15 days, Crown Publishing announced Friday. By comparison, former first...
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A sign is posted in front of a Marriott hotel on November 16, 2015 in San Francisco, California.
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Mike Dougherty
November 30, 2018 - 7:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Marriott International says that personal information for about 500 million people has been stolen by hackers from its Starwood guest reservation system. The breach was discovered in September, and an internal investigation revealed that the data stolen goes all the...
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FILE- In this April 1972 photo made available by NASA, John Young salutes the U.S. flag at the Descartes landing site on the moon during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity. America's next moon landing will be made by private companies, not NASA
Charles M. Duke Jr./NASA via AP, File
November 29, 2018 - 9:50 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — America's next moon landing will be made by private companies — not NASA. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Thursday that nine U.S. companies will compete to deliver experiments to the lunar surface. The space agency will buy the service and let private...
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Charlottesville Courthouse
Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images via CNN
November 29, 2018 - 11:35 am
By Madeline Holcombe, Jason Hanna and Laura Dolan, CNN (CNN) -- Opening statements are expected to begin Thursday in the state trial of a man accused of killing counterprotester Heather Heyer last year at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that put the city and the country on...
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Sen. Bob Menendez speaks to members of the media.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
November 29, 2018 - 11:27 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Susannah George, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying President Donald Trump, senators sent a strong signal that they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. By a bipartisan 63-37 vote, the Senate opted to move forward...
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