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Investigators work at the apartment complex of the alleged shooter from the Henry Pratt Co. on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Aurora, Ill.
Matt Marton/AP
February 17, 2019 - 9:44 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The victims of a disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to the plant manager. A look at the victims: Trevor Wehner The 21-year-old Northern Illinois University student was on his first day as an intern in...
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February 16, 2019 - 11:13 pm
By Steve Almasy and Tony Marco (CNN) -- Lee Radziwill, younger sister of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and a former princess, died peacefully Friday night in her New York home, her family said in a statement to CNN. She was 85. "The family appreciates the outpouring of sympathy and...
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February 16, 2019 - 8:37 pm
By Ryan Young, Brad Parks and Dakin Andone (CNN) -- Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation tell CNN that Chicago Police believe actor Jussie Smollet paid two men to orchestrate an assault on him that he reported late last month. The men, who are brothers, were arrested...
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February 16, 2019 - 7:44 pm
By Jamie Gangel, Michelle Kosinski and Jeremy Diamond (CNN) - - State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Saturday she has withdrawn from consideration as UN ambassador. President Donald Trump had previously announced he was picking Nauert, but the formal nomination had not been sent to the...
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Michelle R. Smith/AP Photo, File
February 16, 2019 - 4:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from encrypted data, but with lots of mistakes, a top agency official disclosed Saturday. The age, gender,...
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Susan Walsh/AP Photo
February 16, 2019 - 4:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Let the lawsuits begin. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court. That might have been the only thing Trump said Friday that produced near-universal...
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Bob Casey
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Dan Wing
February 16, 2019 - 12:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- U.S. Senator Bob Casey is among the many lawmakers speaking out against the president's declaration of a national emergency to fund a wall along the southern border. Senator Casey, a Pennsylvania Democrat, calls the declaration an abuse of power and says isn't a real...
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Illinois Shooting
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February 16, 2019 - 8:57 am
By Faith Karimi and Hollie Silverman, CNN (CNN) -- A man who was being let go from his job at a manufacturing business went on a shooting rampage Friday at his workplace in Illinois, leaving five workers dead and five officers and an employee injured, police said. The gunman, 45-year-old Gary...
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Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo
February 15, 2019 - 11:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday placed some limits on what President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone and his lawyers can say publicly about his criminal case in the special counsel's Russia probe. But U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson stopped short of imposing a broad...
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Paul Manafort
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo, File
February 15, 2019 - 10:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort, the one-time chairman of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, could spend more than 19 years in prison on tax and bank fraud charges, prosecutors said Friday. Court documents filed by special counsel Robert Mueller's office reveal that Manafort faces possibly the...
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