Category Archives: US News

Family member ID’s brother, sister who died while trapped in freezer: report

Two of three young children who died after accidentally trapping themselves inside a freezer while playing outside were identified Tuesday.

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to discuss 2020 run with Maddow Wednesday

Rachel Maddow alerts viewers that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will be her guest on Wednesday night's show, fresh from announcing her intention to run for president in the 2020 election.

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Democrats not enticed by lunch with Trump to discuss shutdown

Rachel Maddow reports on a failed attempt by Donald Trump to circumvent Nancy Pelosi to try to bring rank and file House Democrats around to his perspective on a multi-billion dollar installment on his border wall. Democrats were not receptive to the

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Drunken Eagles fan, upset over playoff loss, attacked girlfriend, stuck dog in microwave, police say

A hotel getaway turned sour last weekend when a Philadelphia Eagles fan, furious over the team’s 20-14 playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints, attacked her girlfriend and put the girlfriend’s dog inside a microwave oven, according to police.

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Aides leak tale of trying to stop Trump from leaving NATO

There is no longer any question that some of the top officials surrounding President Trump are trying to restrain him from certain dramatic decisions, especially on foreign policy.

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Ocasio-Cortez to join House panel overseeing financial sector

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is slated to join the committee leading the House’s oversight of U.S banks, lenders and financial markets.Ocasio-Cortez has been recommended by Democratic leaders for a spot o…

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Illegal immigrant found not guilty in Kate Steinle’s killing wants gun conviction dropped

The undocumented immigrant who was found not guilty in November 2017 for the 2015 fatal shooting of a woman on the San Francisco pier, but convicted for illegally possessing a weapon, has appealed the conviction, arguing that he had obtained and fired the gun by accident and “momentary possession” of a gun is not a crime.  

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Can Trump claim credit for $26 billion in savings on prescription drugs?

The president claims his policies are working, pointing to a $26 billion decline in generic drug prices. But much of that would have happened no matter who was president.

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Councilmember beat husband over head with broomstick, cookbook — with kids present, police say

A local politician in New Jersey has been charged with beating her husband over the head with a broomstick and a cookbook and biting him on one of his arms, according to police.

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Gunfire continues at hotel complex in Kenya after at least 11 are killed

Gunshots and explosions rang out early Wednesday at the scene of a Kenyan hotel complex hours after it was attacked by armed men, leaving at least 11 people dead.

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Graham: Senators seek bipartisan shutdown solution

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says some Senate Republicans and Democrats are working together to try to end the partial federal government shutdown. (Jan. 16)

      

 

 

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Theresa May’s Brexit Deal Failed. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Parliament’s long-anticipated vote on a plan to withdraw from the European Union went down to a stinging defeat for the prime minister. What’s next is unclear.

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The UK’s Brexit chaos and the US shutdown are just what the doctor of disruption may have ordered

The news just keeps on getting better for Vladimir Putin.

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Columnist: 18 reasons why Trump may be a Russian asset

Max Boot, a columnist for the Washington Post, discusses with CNN’s Brooke Baldwin his article listing out 18 reasons why President Donald Trump could be a Russian asset.

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NYT: Trump raised withdrawing the US from NATO in 2018

In 2018, President Donald Trump privately raised the threat multiple times of withdrawing the United States from NATO, The New York Times reported.

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Don Lemon questions why Trump defers to Putin

CNN’s Don Lemon reacts to President Donald Trump saying he never worked for Russia after a New York Times report revealed the FBI previously opened a counter-intelligence investigation into whether he was secretly working for that country.

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Most voters back Ocasio-Cortez plan to tax richest Americans up to 70 percent: poll

A majority of voters support a proposal floated by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to dramatically increase the highest tax rate on the wealthiest Americans to as high as 70 percent.

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Murder victim’s family awarded nearly $500M in wrongful death case

A jury on Tuesday awarded more than $495 million in damages to the family of a 20-year-old Florida woman who was murdered in 2011.

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Atlanta prepares for Super Bowl amid shutdown

Two weeks before the biggest game in football descends on Atlanta, officials say they are doing everything to ensure it's a success. (Jan. 15)

      

 

 

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Tumbling space snowman in film debut

Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission on Tuesday released the first stitched together animation of Ultima Thule, the most distant object ever explored by humans. The small, icy object is shown spinning end-over-end like a propeller. (Jan. 16)

      

 

 

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9/11 rescue and cleanup worker tribute takes shape

Work has begun on a memorial that pays homage to thousands of rescue and recovery workers who labored in the ruins of the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks. (Jan. 16)

      

 

 

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Austin FC to become Major League Soccer’s 27th team in 2021

Austin FC has won approval to become Major League Soccer’s 27th team in 2021. Don Garber, the league’s commissioner, made the announcement Tuesday at a downtown Austin music venue.

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May faces no confidence vote after historic Brexit defeat

British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to face another blistering day in Parliament as she battles to save her premiership in the wake of Tuesday’s crushing Brexit defeat.

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May’s next hurdle: A vote of no confidence in her government

Just 24 hours after incurring a historic parliamentary defeat, British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another challenge to her premiership: A vote of no confidence in her government.

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Designer of 3-D-printed guns asks federal judge to reject New Jersey law

The Texas-based 3D printed gun company that set off a national debate over the publication of instructions to make 3D-printed guns is asking a federal judge in Austin to reject a New Jersey law so it can resume doing business in the state.

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Security camera captured image of deceased son’s spirit, Atlanta mother says

A grieving Atlanta mother said a spirit that looked like her deceased son was captured in her home’s security camera, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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HP says it won’t allow its 3-D printers to create ‘ghost guns’

HP Inc. said it won’t allow users of its 3-D printers to produce guns unless done so by firearms manufacturers and the weapons can be detected by airport security.

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