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Super Bowl LII Champions Philadelphia Eagles Celebration
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April 19, 2018 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles now know who they will come up against in the 2018-19 season. At about 8 p.m. Thursday the Birds' full schedule was released. Now Arriving: The #Eagles 2018 schedule. #FlyEaglesFly —...
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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz during the 2016 presidential campaigns
April 19, 2018 - 12:06 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- Sen. Ted Cruz -- a man who once warned that the country would "plunge into the abyss" under a Donald Trump presidency -- is now offering gushing praise for the President, calling him a much-needed "flash-bang grenade" who has upended the status quo in...
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A California safety agency has launched an inspection of Tesla's Fremont car factory.
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April 19, 2018 - 10:49 am
(CNN Money) -- A California safety agency has launched an inspection of Tesla's Fremont car factory. California's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal-OSHA) opened the inspection on Tuesday. A spokesperson for the group would not specify exactly what triggered the action, only that it...
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President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown's posture on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border
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April 19, 2018 - 10:40 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said. The announcement Wednesday came after a week...
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FILE PHOTO; Recording artist Prince presents the award for the album of the year at the 57th Grammy Awards
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April 19, 2018 - 9:47 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in the musician's death, effectively ending the state's two-year investigation into how Prince got the fentanyl that killed him. Carver County Attorney Mark Metz's...
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April 18, 2018 - 11:23 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- Toys "R" Us has rejected a bid from the billionaire toymaker behind Bratz dolls and Little Tikes. Isaac Larian placed a $675 million bid for 200 of the remaining 735 Toys "R" Us locations in the United States, and almost all of more than 80 locations in...
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April 18, 2018 - 11:15 am
By Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump confirmed Wednesday morning that CIA Director Mike Pompeo visited North Korea and met with leader Kim Jong Un. "Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea last week. Meeting went very smoothly and a good relationship was formed," the...
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Southwest Plane
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Tim Jimenez
April 18, 2018 - 10:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- NTSB investigators continued looking for more clues Wednesday into the engine failure of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, which led to one death, several injuries and an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport. Debris smashed into a window on the plane...
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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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