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December 26, 2018 - 4:17 pm
New York (WBEN/AP) - U.S. stocks surged Wednesday, recovering all their losses from a Christmas Eve plunge and placing the market on track for its best day in nine months and the largest single day gain in market history. BREAKING: Dow Jones rallies after dismal Christmas Eve trading session,...
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December 22, 2018 - 12:10 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — A partial federal shutdown took hold early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump's demands for $5 billion to start erecting his cherished Mexican border wall, a chaotic postscript for Republicans in the waning days of their two-year reign controlling...
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December 18, 2018 - 1:02 pm
NEW YORK, N.Y. (WBEN) - A federal judge delayed the sentencing of former National Security Advisory Michael Flynn so he can continue to cooperate with prosecutors. The judge pointed to the American flag in the courtroom and said that Flynn betrayed everything the flag stood for. Defense attorneys...
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December 08, 2018 - 1:36 pm
WASHINGTON WBEN/(AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by year's end amid an expected West Wing reshuffling reflecting a focus on the 2020 re-election campaign and the challenge of governing with Democrats reclaiming control of the House. Nick...
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November 09, 2018 - 7:43 am
HAMPSTEAD, N.C. (AP) - A county official says reports of an active shooter at a school in North Carolina turned out to be malfunctioning water heater. News reports quote Pender County emergency management director Tom Collins as saying that noise from the water heater was taken for the sound of...
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Two people support each other in front of flowers at a makeshift memorial at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Robert Bowers, the suspect in Saturday's mass shooting at the synagogue, expressed hatred of Jews during the rampage and told officers afterward that Jews were committing genocide and he wanted them all to die, according to charging documents made public Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 28, 2018 - 2:44 pm
They were professors and accountants, dentists and beloved doctors serving their local community. A day after the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead, officials released the names of the victims. The oldest of them was 97. The youngest was 54. They included a pair of brothers and a...
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October 27, 2018 - 5:15 pm
PITTSBURGH (WBEN/AP) — A shooter opened fire during a baby naming ceremony at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, killing 11 people. At least six other people were wounded, including four police officers who dashed to the scene, authorities said. Police said a suspect was in custody after the...
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October 27, 2018 - 11:41 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police are reporting a suspect is in custody after a shooting that caused "multiple casualties" at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday. Three officers were also shot in the attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood. Police spokesman Chris...
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October 26, 2018 - 7:21 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Cesar Sayoc is an amateur body builder and former male stripper, a loner with a long arrest record who showed little interest in politics until Donald Trump came along. On Friday, he was identified by authorities as the Florida man who put pipe bombs in small manila envelopes...
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October 26, 2018 - 11:29 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Federal authorities took a Florida man into custody Friday in connection with the mail-bomb scare that earlier widened to 12 suspicious packages sent to prominent Democrats from coast to coast. President Donald Trump promised the man would be prosecuted to the "fullest extent...
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