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October 06, 2018 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — The bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday to join the Supreme Court, delivering an election-season triumph to President Donald Trump that could swing the court rightward for a generation after a battle that rubbed raw the country's...
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September 27, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Kavanaugh Hearings Coverage - Dr Christine Blasey-Ford Testimony/Q&A Brett Kavanaugh Opening Statement California Senator Kamala Harris questions Brett Kavanaugh Sen Lindsey Graham at Kavanaugh hearing...
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August 26, 2018 - 5:44 am
(WBEN/AP) Presidents and lawmakers from both parties honored Sen. John McCain's decades of service to his country in the hours after his death Saturday. President Donald Trump, who once criticized McCain for being taken prisoner during the Vietnam War, said his "deepest sympathies and respect" went...
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August 25, 2018 - 8:47 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that took him to Congress and the Republican presidential nomination, died Saturday after battling...
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August 16, 2018 - 10:07 am
DETROIT (AP) - Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," "I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advanced pancreatic cancer. Publicist Gwendolyn...
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July 23, 2018 - 12:51 am
TORONTO (WBEN/AP) — Ontario's police watchdog says a second person is dead after gunman shot 14 people in Toronto's Greektown neighborhood. A spokeswoman for the province's Special Investigations Unit, Monica Hudon, says three people are dead including the gunman in the Danforth Street attack. No...
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July 23, 2018 - 12:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that he will face dire consequences for threatening the United States. Trump tweeted early Monday about the dangers to Iran of making hostile threats after Rouhani said Sunday "American must understand well that...
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July 12, 2018 - 4:57 pm
New York (WBEN/AP) - A federal jury in New York convicted key players Thursday on charges related to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program, leaving some lawyers grumbling that it's a bad time to face corruption charges. The Manhattan jury returned its verdict after a...
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Rescuers move to the entrance to a cave complex where five stil lwere trapped in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The eight boys were rescued from the flooded cave. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
July 10, 2018 - 7:58 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (WBEN/AP) - Thai Navy SEALs say all 12 boys and their coach rescued from cave, ending an ordeal that lasted more than 2 weeks. WATCH: @ABC News Special Report: All 12 boys and coach successfully rescued from Thailand cave. https://t.co/6zasydhoeq pic.twitter.com/Zllg9fr5RB — ABC...
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July 09, 2018 - 4:38 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (WBEN/AP) — An ambulance with flashing lights left the site of a flooded cave in northern Thailand where a youth soccer team has been trapped for two weeks, just hours after the second phase of a rescue operation was launched on Monday. The ambulance drove toward a helipad, where...
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