U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Hawaii water pollution dispute

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Hawaii water pollution dispute

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider limiting the scope of a landmark law aimed at curbing water pollution in a dispute pitting an environmental group against local authorities in Hawaii over a wastewater treatment plant. Source link
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Snow, ice, torrential rain bringing weather havoc to 39 states, 200 million people

Snow, ice, torrential rain bringing weather havoc to 39 states, 200 million people

A powerful storm will roar across the country over the next 2-3 days, spreading heavy snow, torrential rain, and crippling ice to more than 200 million Americans. Source link
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13-year-old discovers scraps of metal leading to an astonishing discovery that changed his life forever

13-year-old discovers scraps of metal leading to an astonishing discovery that changed his life forever

He still remembers his teacher’s last words, “never wander alone in those woods.” What was there in those dense forests that his teacher didn’t want him to see? Every time he saw that forbidden place from his window, he could...
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North Carolina investigators uncover ballot fraud by GOP candidate’s staff

North Carolina investigators uncover ballot fraud by GOP candidate’s staff

RALEIGH, N.C. — The country’s last undecided congressional election was marred by falsified signatures, disappearing documents and blank ballots that were filled in by people hired by the Republican candidate, North Carolina elections officials said. T...
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Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally with young voters on the campus of the University of Colorado Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Boulder, Colo. Sanders is riding a bus around the state with Democratic candidates to drum up...
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Alibaba is the force behind hit Chinese Communist Party app: sources

Alibaba is the force behind hit Chinese Communist Party app: sources

A Chinese government propaganda app that recently became a huge hit was developed by Alibaba, two people at the company told Reuters, at a time when the nation’s tech firms are under global scrutiny over their ties to Beijing. Source...
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Sixteen rescued from SeaWorld ride hanging over a California bay

Sixteen rescued from SeaWorld ride hanging over a California bay

Sixteen people were trapped for about four hours in gondolas hanging over a California bay on a chilly Monday night at SeaWorld San Diego after wind gusts tripped an electric circuit breaker, officials said. Source link
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Group sees 'disconnect' between pope's words, actions on sex abuse

Group sees 'disconnect' between pope's words, actions on sex abuse

A US-based group that compiles data on sexual abuse by Catholic clerics and bishops accused of covering it up fears that a bid by Pope Francis to tackle the scandals is a case of too little, too late. Speaking ahead...
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Man suspected of raping woman in Queens surrenders to cops

Man suspected of raping woman in Queens surrenders to cops

A man who allegedly raped a woman in Queens after he followed her off a bus and asked for directions surrendered himself to police on Monday, cops said. Matthew Luna, 27, turned himself in to cops at the 108 Precinct...
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Weather closings and delays: Tuesday Feb. 19, 2019

Weather closings and delays: Tuesday Feb. 19, 2019

COLORADO – Southern Colorado had some lingering flurries today, but snow becomes heavier and more abundant overnight prompting many late starts and closings for Tuesday, February 19th. Current list of closures and delays: Medical: Falcon School-Based Hea...
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