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January 08, 2020 - 4:24 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On early Wednesday morning, Iran struck back at the United States in retaliation of the strike that killed one of the country's top generals - Qassem Soleimani. Iran confirmed that they fired barrage missiles at two Iraqi military bases that house American troops in what the...
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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter's funeral in will include speeches from Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Hillary Clinton. The long-serving Buffalo and Rochester area representative is being laid to rest with a public service in the Eastman Theater in Rochester. Follow along with LIVE video here:
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(AP) - A sheriff's spokeswoman says two people have been injured, and the shooter has died in a shooting at a high school in southern Maryland. A sheriff says the shooter at a Maryland high school has died after a school resource officer fired at him. St. Mary's County Tim Cameron told a news...
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(WBEN) - Sam Nunberg was a relative unknown before last night, but his apparent anger over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's request to have him appear before a grand jury has thrust him in to the spotlight. The former Trump campaign aide declared in various TV interviews that he won't cooperate...
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Dave Debo
February 19, 2018 - 7:14 am
A new Siena College Poll has President Obama at the top of the list of most favored living presidents in New York State, with President Trump at the bottom. But for both of them, the support is primarily coming from their own party. Only President George H.W. Bush has high favorability ratings...
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Dave Debo
January 21, 2018 - 1:11 pm
(WBEN) The United States Senate is expected to vote at 12n Monday on a measure that could end the government showdown. Lack of agreement Sunday guaranteed the shutdown would enter a third day. The US government is the largest employer in the 7 counties of Western New York, with 15,000 employees at...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - It's hard to believe that 2016 could be topped, but 2017 was just as wild a year in the political arena. On WBEN Thursday morning, Republican political strategist Carl Calabrese broke down the year, and gave us some of his 'winners' and 'losers' for the year 2017. "I put in my...
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December 07, 2017 - 12:09 pm
(AP) Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is resigning amid multiple sexual misconduct allegations. Once a rising star in the Democratic Party, Franken made the announcement in a speech Thursday on the Senate floor. The Minnesota lawmaker took to the Senate floor to say, “I may be resigning my seat, but I am...
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(WBEN) - While lawmakers are returning to Washington with plenty on their plates, sexual harassment allegations are dominating the discussion. Will the scandals stand in the way of business as usual? Those on Capitol Hill say it shouldn't, but there was no shortage of opinion on what should happen...
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Allan Harris
November 05, 2017 - 5:43 am
(WBEN/AP) With a round of golf, a custom cap and a hamburger of American beef, President Donald Trump's first trip to Asia began with a taste of home. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomed Trump to Japan Sunday with an effusive display of friendship that, in the days ahead, will give way to high-...
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