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Joe Lhota (LOH'-tuh) says there were no initial indications of equipment or track failure before two cars derailed and scraped a wall on Tuesday morning. Tuesday. Passengers were on the train for about 20 minutes before MTA crews finally came to let them out, unlocking the doors and allowing them to jump down onto the tracks, Kopp said.
  • Eric Trump calls father's critics 'not even people'

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    Some may find Eric Trump's complaint about the erosion of morals ironic, since his father is frequently blamed for the collapse of American civic life, whether because of longstanding sexual misconduct allegations against him or mean-spirited attacks on Twitter against enemies both real and perceived.
  • Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

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    On Tuesday, the Post claimed that in a one-on-one meeting with Coats on March 22, Trump " asked him if he could intervene with then-FBI Director James B. And here's a blow-by-blow transcript of how it went down starting with Heinrich questioning Acting FBI Director McCabe . "And yet, here in a public hearing before the American people, we can't talk about what was described in detail in this morning's Washington Post ", McCain asked at the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing.
  • White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping

    White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping

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    He is to appear before the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday for a public hearing into Russian interference in the USA election, before addressing senators privately later in the day. A source told CBS News Comey will remain available to Mueller and investigators. In any case, Trump will spend the day of Comey's testimony tweeting out lame insults and insane conspiracy theories.
  • Trump meets Pope Francis before meeting Italian leaders

    Trump meets Pope Francis before meeting Italian leaders

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    Asked by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker as they began talks in front of a battery of cameras if he was exhausted, Trump, 70, said he had "covered a lot of countries, lot of leaders, some great leaders". When Trump left, he told the pope: "Thank you, I won't forget what you said". Pope Francis smiled faintly as he greeted Mr Trump outside the study and was not as outgoing as he sometimes is with visiting heads of state.
  • Two more arrests in Manchester attack investigation

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    Home Secretary Amber Rudd had earlier criticized United States officials for sharing details of the atrocity with American media. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that " deeply troubling " leaks to U.S. Abedi's brother and father were arrested by a militia in that country after the bombing, the militia said. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said these past few days have been "intense" for the officers and staff of the department, but that they continue ...
  • 2 children believed to have been shot by mother die

    2 children believed to have been shot by mother die

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    The children died Sunday at Dayton Children's Hospital . Two Ohio children have died after their mother allegedly shot them in the head . Online jail records show Helton was held on two counts of attempted aggravated murder and four counts of felonious assault.
  • City and county populations make small gains

    City and county populations make small gains

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    The increase raised Los Angeles' population at the beginning of this fiscal year to almost 3.98 million, maintaining its rank as the nation's second- most-populous city behind NY, which has 8.5 million residents. About 1.8 million people lived in Detroit in the 1950s, when it was No. 5. Chicagoans are likely to continue heading to those warmer states, as the South in 2016 was home to 10 of the 15 fastest-growing large cities.
  • Priest among 14 hostages taken in siege of Philippines city

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    Marawi City attacked by suspected ISIS inspired militants belonging to the Maute group on May 23, 2017. "They have threatened to kill the hostages if the government forces unleashed against them are not recalled", Villegas said . As details of the attack in Marawi city emerged, fears mounted that the largest Roman Catholic nation in Asia could be falling into a growing list of countries grappling with the spread of influence from the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
  • Tornado watch issued for area

    Tornado watch issued for area

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    The tornado caused property damage. "It's the scariest thing I've been through in my entire life", Rebecca Ammons said as she packed up items to spend the night elsewhere. A tornado warning has been issued for Alexander and Iredell counties until 5 p.m. South Florida has a marginal risk of severe weather. From there, the scattered storms will sweep eastward.
  • Rain And Storms Around For A Few Days

    Rain And Storms Around For A Few Days

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    Today look for scattered showers and few thunderstorms throughout the day with highs near 79 degrees and winds out of the north around 5 miles per hour. After 3pm, the rest of the day should be mainly dry. However, the showers are expected to ease on Wednesday and Thursday , with temperatures hitting the mid-twenties on Thursday .
  • Netanyahu takes issue with Abbas saying the Palestinians teach their children peace

    Netanyahu takes issue with Abbas saying the Palestinians teach their children peace

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    Shaath's comments came a day after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Trump sought to "resolve" the controversial PA policy with Abbas when the two leaders met Wednesday. The two leaders agreed to continue close consultations. Earlier Tuesday, three Republican senators urged a halt to such payments in a letter that reflected widespread opinion on the Hill.
  • ICE: 52 gang members in DC, Maryland, Virginia during national operation

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    This included drug trafficking, weapons smuggling, sex trafficking, murder and racketeering. The other 280 were arrested for being in the US illegally. Vicente said local law enforcement plays a big role in the round-ups. Three of the individuals arrested were previously under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program established in 2012 under former President Barack Obama.
  • Chelsea Manning set for release next week

    Chelsea Manning set for release next week

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    The commutation followed a November 2016 request from Chelsea Manning's appellate legal team - Nancy Hollander and Vincent Ward of Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward, PA - to the U.S. "I can imagine surviving and living as the person who I am and can finally be in the outside world", said the 29- year-old, who still identified as male when she was arrested.
  • 'Serial Street Shooter' Accused Of 9 Murders

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    Update 8.17pm: A former bus driver arrested over a string of killings that terrorised several neighbourhoods of Phoenix, Arizona, has declared "I'm innocent" during a brief court hearing. Police said most of the shootings happened in the low-income neighborhood of Maryvale as the victims walked down streets or stood in their yards.
  • Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

    Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

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    Sylvia Ellis, the mother and grandmother of two victims, said she was reeling from news of the charges after the trail seemed to have grown cold for so long. Police have since linked this murder to the string of street shootings. Police arrested Saucedo last in connection with a separate 2015 killing. "The fact of them finding somebody, at least it was some type of news", Smith said.
  • Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

    Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

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    NYT's Coral Davenport reported the move is the "latest signal of what critics call a campaign by the Trump administration to shrink the agency's regulatory reach by reducing the role of academic research". Dropping experts who could challenge the scientific basis for his decisions might sound depressing, but it's wholly consistent with everything else we've seen so far.
  • Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat

    Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat

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    The team received the penalty for a rear suspension violation. Logano teammate Brad Keselowski is embroiled in a lengthy appeal over a March failed inspection . Keselowski is a two-time race victor through nine races this season, while Richmond is Logano's lone victory. If Logano makes the playoffs, he won't receive the bonus points that come with winning at RIR.
  • Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana

    Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana

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    For tonight, we'll find clear and cool conditions with temperatures settling out close to 40° near sunrise. In other words, don't get worked up yet, but pay attention to the forecast going into the weekend. Up to three inches of rain is likely by early next week. Severe weather continues to threaten the KVOE listening area. The high will be near 51. Expect a south breeze today between 10 and 20 miles per hour.
  • Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue to Lead Agriculture Department

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    Perdue, 70, served as Georgia governor between 2003 and 2011 and was a state senator for 11 years before that. Perdue, who would be the first Southerner in the post in more than two decades, is the son of a farmer and has owned several agricultural companies.
  • National Football League to release 2017 regular season schedule Thursday

    National Football League to release 2017 regular season schedule Thursday

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    Oddsmakers will be working diligently on full schedule betting lines, "Games of the Year", and regular season win totals but the initial release are point spreads and totals for Week 1. start. The Raiders will play five prime-time games this year. New England is the visitor against Oakland at Mexico City on November 19. This game will be intriguing for the mere fact that it comes on a neutral site against the Raiders.