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This combination of 2013 and 2012 file photos shows brothers David, left, and Charles Koch.
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July 29, 2018 - 8:51 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The conservative Koch brothers are no more — even if they remain a political powerhouse. The Democrats' super villains for much of the last decade have quietly launched a rebranding effort that may vanquish the "Koch brothers" moniker from American politics. The...
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The Oklahoma City Thunder's Carmelo Anthony (7) celebrates a 3-point basket against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
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July 29, 2018 - 1:00 am
By Sofia Barrett and Alexandra King (CNN) -- NBA star Carmelo Anthony says the United States government "completely turned their back" on Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hammered the island last year, leaving thousands dead and millions without power. "It hurt ... they're American citizens."...
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Authorities search the coastline, Saturday, July 28, 2018, after a polar bear attacked and injured a polar bear guard who was leading tourists off a cruise ship on the Svalbard archipelago archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole.
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July 28, 2018 - 5:21 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Norwegian authorities said a polar bear on Saturday attacked and injured a polar bear guard who was leading tourists off a cruise ship on an Arctic archipelago. The polar bear was shot dead by another employee, the cruise company said. The Joint Rescue Coordination for Northern Norway...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
July 28, 2018 - 3:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A USA Today investigation this week found America to be the most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world. Naima Black with the Maternity Care Coalition said the findings are shocking, but not surprising. They mirror numerous studies on the frightening...
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Sean Spicer
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
July 28, 2018 - 2:50 pm
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) — A black man yelled at former White House press secretary Sean Spicer in a bookstore and accused Spicer of calling him a racial slur when they were students at a prep school decades ago. Spicer was "taken aback" by the man's "outrageous claim" and had no recollection of him...
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Trees remained damaged and destroyed on the edge of a lake and blue FEMA tarps covered rooftops more than seven months after Hurricane Maria, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Villalba, Puerto Rico.
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Andrew Kramer
July 28, 2018 - 9:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been almost a year since Hurricanes Irma and Harvey — then followed by Hurricane Maria, which wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico. In an effort to see how recovery efforts are going, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is visiting Puerto Rico along with a congressional...
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Flames from the Carr Fire lick above a Cal Fire truck in Whiskeytown, Calif., on Friday, July 27, 2018.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
July 28, 2018 - 8:51 am
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — In the small northern California community of Keswick, only a handful of homes remain. The air is thick with the smell of smoke and chemicals. The rubble of people's lives still smoldered a day after the so-called Carr Fire moved through Shasta County like a freight train...
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The duck boat that sank in Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., is raised Monday, July 23, 2018.
Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP
July 28, 2018 - 8:45 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Video and audio recordings from a fatal tourist boat accident in Missouri show that the lake went from calm to deadly dangerous in a matter of minutes, the National Transportation Safety Board said Friday. The NTSB cited preliminary findings gathered from the video recorder camera...
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Les Moonves
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July 27, 2018 - 1:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS said Friday that independent members of its board of directors are investigating personal misconduct claims after reports that the company's chief executive, Les Moonves, was the subject of an upcoming New Yorker story detailing sexual misconduct allegations. The media company...
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ICE detention
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), file
Steve Tawa
July 27, 2018 - 12:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's a victory for Philadelphia's immigrant community. Mayor Jim Kenney will not renew the city's agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that allows ICE access to the police department's arrest database, called PARS. Mayor Kenney says he's been...
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