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David Madden
November 28, 2018 - 1:28 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio) — A federal grand jury in New Jersey has indicted two men in Iran for allegedly using ransomware to hack into governments, hospitals and businesses both private and public from coast to coast over a three-year period. The two men, identified as 34-year-old Faramarz...
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Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith calls on her family members to identify themselves as she celebrates her runoff win over Democrat Mike Espy in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.
AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis
November 28, 2018 - 8:11 am
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returns to Washington as a solidly loyal Trump supporter after the president stumped for her in what was a divisive runoff marked by racial turmoil over a video-recorded remark Hyde-Smith made...
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Tucker Carlson
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November 08, 2018 - 1:33 pm
By Brian Stelter, CNN Business (CNN) -- Police were called to the Washington, D.C. home of Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Wednesday night when a group of protesters showed up and shouted threats. Smash Racism D.C., which calls itself an "anti-fascist," or Antifa, group, claimed responsibility for...
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Online leader Amazon Inc. has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations.
AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File
November 06, 2018 - 8:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon isn't commenting on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between facilities in two cities rather than choosing just one. The New York Times, citing unnamed people familiar with the decision-making process, said the company is nearing deals to locate in Queens...
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Top Democrats Targeted
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October 25, 2018 - 6:16 am
UPDATED: 8:35 a.m. By Faith Karimi, CNN (CNN) -- With every intercepted pipe bomb, fear spread from New York, to Washington, to Florida and California. The devices stashed in manila envelopes and mailed nationwide targeted top Democrats two weeks before the midterm elections. The bombs found this...
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In this Sept. 8, 2013 file photo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus poses for a portrait at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto.
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
October 22, 2018 - 11:37 am
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After a 35-year acting career and with two iconic television characters to her name — Elaine Benes of "Seinfeld" and foul-mouthed Vice-President Selina Meyer — Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been honored with the Mark Twain Prize for lifetime...
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Pope Francis delivers his message on the occasion of his weekly general audience in St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
October 12, 2018 - 7:15 am
By David Crary and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in his flock. Wuerl, who turns 78 in November...
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US China Flag Split
CNN
October 09, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Donna Borak, CNN Business (CNN) -- The trade war is set to take its toll on the American and Chinese economies in 2019. The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday cut its growth forecasts for the United States and China, citing the recent waves of tariffs the world's top two economies have...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren talks with USA Today about the CFPB at her office in the Hart Building on Wednesday.
Jarrad Hendersen-USA TODAY
September 29, 2018 - 8:26 pm
By Marita Vlachou, CNN (CNN) -- Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Saturday she will consider a presidential run in 2020 after the midterm elections are over. "It's time for women to go to Washington and fix our broken government and that includes a woman at the top," the Democratic senator...
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AP Photo/Chuck Burton
September 18, 2018 - 7:16 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Hundreds of people waited in long lines for water and other essentials Tuesday in Wilmington, still mostly cut off by high water days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods, and North Carolina's governor pleaded with more than 10,000 evacuees around the state not to...
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