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Pence criticizes Associated Press for publishing wife's email address

Pence's email address has been removed from ll subsequent stories , but stopping short of an apology, instead stating a stance of standing by the original story. In a Weekend Update segment heavy on shots fired at the Trump Administration, Jost transitioned to Pence after talking about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' failure to disclose contacts with the Russian ambassador during his confirmation hearing. Read More

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Mexican Official Climbs Border Wall In Protest Of Trump

Mexican Official Climbs Border Wall In Protest Of Trump

During the 2016 election, the former president of Mexico Vicente Fox famously declared, "I'm not going to pay for that fucking wall !" "Look, in these 8 meters, more or less 8, 10 meters, how simple it is to climb."... U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials did not immediately return a request for comment from the Daily News. Guerra specifically references Trump, and it is no secret that the new president's proposed wall has significantly strained America's relationship with its ... Read More

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Analysts Already Cool on Snapchat After Hot IPO

Analysts Already Cool on Snapchat After Hot IPO

Some Silicon Valley observers say the IPO should encourage other growing tech companies to go public, even if they're not yet showing a profit. Nonvoting shares means that investors who buy Snap stock, which will trade under the ticker SNAP on the New York Stock Exchange, won't be very attractive to activist investors. Read More

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President Trump signs orders on waters rule

A senior White House official said the problem with the rule is that it "vastly expands jurisdiction into state and local areas and vastly expands federal jurisdiction over state waters". Environmental groups criticized the effort to eliminate the CWR. Representatives from the Natural Resources Defense Council made it clear in a February 27 briefing that they would challenge the Trump administration every step of the way as it undoes the water rule, or the Clean Power Plan, the rule that set ... Read More

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US Supreme Court weighs NC law banning sex offenders from social media

Throughout the arguments, multiple justices noted the amicus curiae - or, friend of the court - brief filed in the case by the Electronic Frontier Foundation , which argued that the state's ban could be applied to "any commercial website that allows access to minors and permits users to post comments under their own name or nickname that other users may see and respond to in order to exchange information about an article, product, or service". Read More

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1 dead after vehicle ends up in a CT river

1 dead after vehicle ends up in a CT river

Police said they believe the auto went entered the Saugatuck River from the state boat launch on Elaine Road. Police say 76-year-old Richard Lamendola, of Syosset, New York, was killed in the crash Saturday night. Lamendola was taken to the hospital where he died. "Westport Firefighters and Officers boarded a civilian boat on the side of the river and successfully rescued the female". Read More

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8-year-old girl shot, killed after surviving auto crash

8-year-old girl shot, killed after surviving auto crash

Police said the Pontiac and a third auto - a dark four-door sedan - were speeding when the Pontiac was hit by the vehicle the girl was in. The girl and her mother were going east on a Houston roadway around 2 a.m. "She didn't. She was only eight", Thomas told KPRC. "I saw the girl let the window down and point the gun out the window, and she just started shooting", Thomas said. Read More

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Peninsula under severe thunderstorm watch into evening

The storms are moving in from the west, this evening, some of which will be capable of damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. WTOP's Tiffany Arnold contributed to this report. metro area. Saturday will be cloudy and humid with highs in the low 60s inland and upper 50s along the shoreline. Temperatures this afternoon once again were up around 70 degrees. Read More

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Sunshine, rain, even snow, in the forecast

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Friday Night - A slight chance of showers or drizzle before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers or drizzle after 11pm. The high will be near 66. West wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Monday: Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Read More

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Trump today: Executive order takes aim at "excessive" regulations

Several corporate chief executive officers joined Trump for the event, including Dow Chemical Co. chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris, who leads Trump's advisory council on manufacturing. "We're going to put the regulation industry out of work and out of business". While Trump said he supported federal regulations that protect the environment and worker safety, he suggested that roughly 75% of those regulations were "repetitive" and "horrible" for business. Read More

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Newark breaks record with early taste of spring

Newark breaks record with early taste of spring

In Buffalo, 70-degree temperatures broke the February 24 record shortly before 1 p.m., according to the NWS office at Buffalo International Airport. This recent mild weather "is unusual, but it's been an abnormally warm winter here", he said. Boston was among many places in the Eastern United States to set a single-day temperature record for February 23. Read More

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Lyft added to Amarillo's ride-sharing services

Lyft added to Amarillo's ride-sharing services

It's only February, but the company is now just six cities shy of that goal. Starting at Noon today, Ride-sharing service Lyft is now available to give rides across the Mid-Ohio Valley. But an estimate calculator indicates trips to Auburn, Ala., are in the coverage zone as well. A quick check using the calculator found that a ride from Fort Benning to Peachtree Mall would cost $19 using basic Lyft each way and $46 for Lyft Plus. Read More

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Presidents Day highlights tragedies, triumphs of America's leaders

If you don't work in retail or public safety, it may be a day off (even for pundits: you're reading an updated version of an editorial first published three years ago). The retailers did their marketing homework, and discovered that for some unknown reason, the generic "Presidents' Day" sales events generated greater revenue than the sales focused only upon George Washington's birthday. Read More

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