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Online leader Amazon Inc. has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations.
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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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Amazon
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November 03, 2018 - 5:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Retail giant Amazon Inc. is in "advanced talks" to open its second headquarters in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Amazon, based in Seattle, is apparently seriously considering an area known as Crystal City. It's a large residential...
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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.
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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.
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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
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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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Dreamstime
September 30, 2018 - 7:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge's approval. Supporters say law enforcement needs this power to...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren talks with USA Today about the CFPB at her office in the Hart Building on Wednesday.
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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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(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
September 16, 2018 - 6:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were in high school has come forward, alleging in an interview that Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed, clumsily tried to remove her clothing and covered her mouth when she tried to scream. "...
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