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Amazon
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February 15, 2019 - 7:26 pm
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio) -- Amazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant. Officials in Newark, New Jersey, one of the 18 finalists that Amazon rejected in November when it announced plans to put its new headquarters in New...
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WGN via CNN
February 15, 2019 - 4:40 pm
By Steve Almasy and Hollie Silverman (CNN) -- The shooter at the manufacturing business where five employees were killed and five police officers were wounded was being fired Friday by the company where the shooting occurred, Aurora Chief of Police Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday night. The...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border.
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February 15, 2019 - 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, moving to secure more money for his long-promised wall by exercising a broad interpretation of his presidential powers that is certain to draw...
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Colin Kaepernick
Steven Senne/AP, file
February 15, 2019 - 2:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled collusion cases against the NFL. In a three-sentence statement released Friday, the NFL said: "For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL. As a...
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Trump declares national emergency
CNN
February 15, 2019 - 1:52 pm
By Holmes Lybrand, Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands, Lydia DePillis and Gregory Wallace, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed a national emergency declaration to address "an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs." He also...
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Paul Manafort
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February 15, 2019 - 1:37 pm
By Katelyn Polantz, CNN (CNN) -- Prosecutors on special counsel Robert Mueller's team intend to file a sentencing recommendation in the Paul Manafort case Friday. The prosecutors asked a federal judge in Virginia to schedule a second sentencing hearing "as soon as practicable" for Trump's former...
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Carlton dance
ABC
February 15, 2019 - 1:08 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — It's not unusual for the "Carlton Dance" to be loved by anyone, but the U.S. Copyright Office apparently doesn't think it's all that special. Former "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro has been involved in a lawsuit with Take-Two Interactive, publisher of...
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 15, 2019 - 12:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The third circuit court of appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that Philadelphia's immigration policy is legal. The city can keep its "sanctuary city" policy on immigration and still receive federal grants. Philadelphia sued the U.S. Attorney General after the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 in Washington.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo
February 15, 2019 - 10:39 am
By Alan Fram, Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to get more federal dollars for his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, relying on a broad interpretation of his...
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In this Sept. 20, 2017 photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reacts to applause.
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February 15, 2019 - 10:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned to work at the building for the first time since lung cancer surgery in late December. The court's press office says the 85-year-old Ginsburg is attending the justices' Friday closed-door conference at which they're...
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