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Crews have searched 90 percent of warehouse

The spokesman said the crews found the remains of people "protecting each other, holding each other". "I wish I could give a reason why I'm alive, when so many other people aren't, and I can't". It's unclear how it started. In the report , he said the night the fire occurred he had a hotel room with his family because he wanted his kids to have a good night sleep.

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Mississippian killed in Pearl Harbor attack returns home after 75 years

President Barack Obama will be meeting with Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe later this month on December 27 in Honolulu, according to a statement issued by the White House press secretary. He has returned several times to Pearl Harbor and resides in the City of Syracuse. Another 1,178 military personnel were wounded and 21 ships of the USA fleet were sunk or severely damaged.

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Last few Pearl Harbor survivors hope lessons outlive them

The American military was caught by surprise and when it was over, a total of 2,403 people were killed, the vast majority of them sailors, though soldiers, airmen, Marines and civilians also perished. The slogan was later used to sell War Bonds to help finance the rapid rearmament for the war against the Axis, a worldwide conflict won only after the death of at least 50 million people - a lot of them civilians.

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Judge: Church shooting suspect can act as his own attorney

The judge felt that Roof had waived his rights to counsel and agreed to proceed with Roof acting as his own lawyer, albeit with his incumbent attorneys present as standby counsel. The jury selection process was halted on November 7 after lawyers for Roof questioned his ability to understand the case against him. WIS 10 news reporter Ashleigh Holland detailed much of the exchange between the two, noting Gergel reminded Roof of his "constitutional right to be represented" and thought it "wise" ...

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Jury Deadlocked in Walter Scott Case Deliberations

Newman offered to let jurors listen to audio of the testimony, but they declined, saying they didn't believe it would change anything and said they couldn't reach a verdict. It seems incredible, watching the graphic and disturbing video of Scott's death at the hands of Officer Slager, that anyone could claim Slager's actions were done in self-defense.

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Fire officials probe cause of Cambridge fire

According to published reports, the fire wasn't fully contained until 8 p.m.by some 140 firefighters on the scene. Police ask people to avoid the area. A man who lived a few houses down from where the fire started said he smelled smoke and went outside to investigate, when he saw the house next to his neighbor's home on fire.

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Washington Redskins at Arizona Cardinals

Washington had two opportunities on third-and-long to prevent the Cardinals from moving the chains to begin the game, and subsequently the end zone, but couldn't manage to do so. Pursue Desean JacksonWashington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) catches a touchdown pass. "Also, I'm a Christian and reading the Bible and God is letting me know to be humble amongst men".

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United States teenager, 15, charged with decapitating classmate

Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett identified the suspect arrested in connection with Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino's death as Mathew Borges , a 16-year-old Lawrence resident. The victim's mother, Katiuska Paulino, says more could have been done to find her son. "However, based upon our investigation, we believe it is an isolated incident ", Blodgett said in a statement.

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Shinzo Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor

Just as today's young generation will forever remember 9/11 and earlier generations recall the Apollo moon landing and the assassination of President John F. JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to visit Pearl Harbor this month has triggered mixed reactions in the country, with some praising the leader for a maneuver they dubbed as forward-thinking and diplomatic, while others dismissed it as a populist move to gain support.

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Comet Ping Pong Gunman Arrested, Said He Was Investigating Conspiracy Theory: PD

The "Pizzagate" conspiracy theory is one example of a stream of fake news stories that flooded the 2016 presidential campaign. Police say a man investigating a fake news story about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a Washington, D.C.

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Trump's Transportation Secretary Pick Is No Stranger To White House

Before serving under George W. Bush, his father, President George H.W. Bush, tapped Chao to run the Peace Corps. According to the Times , the President-elect hopes to spend as much as $1 trillion on repairing America's roads, bridges, airports and other vital travel systems.

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Man arrested in ex-Jet Joe McKnight's death; sheriff defends probe

Only during the question and answer phase of the press conference did Sheriff Normand address the specifics of his office's investigation into McKnight's death, describing the incident as "two people engaged in bad behavior" following a bout of bad driving, and an in-traffic argument.

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Jill Stein is called a 'common criminal' during news conference

Mlive reports that in the wake of the ruling, "o$3 fficials and election workers in Ingham and Oakland Counties kicked off the recount process shortly after noon Monday". The judge rejected a request to halt the recount while the lawsuit is pending and scheduled a hearing for Friday. In the official tally, Donald Trump , who won the state's electoral vote on Election Day, had a 68,236 vote lead.

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Joe McKnight's alleged killer arrested on manslaughter charge

Social media swarmed with comparisons to police shootings of black Americans that have ignited protests across American cities. Gasser stayed seated in his vehicle as medics on the scene tried to revive the 28-year-old former football player.

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Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox

The 27-year-old Sale has been an All-Star in each of the last five seasons, finishing high in Cy Young Award voting every time. The Red Sox are said to have outbid the Washington Nationals for the rights to put Sale at the top of a rotation that includes fellow lefty David Price and the reigning Cy Young Award victor, Rick Porcello , now the third-best pitcher in his own rotation.

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Lions win without fourth-quarter comeback for first time all season

Sunday's performance by the Saints against the Lions was hard to watch for any fan of the Black and Gold. Despite playing nearly every game up to Week 13 close, Matthew Stafford and the Lions put forth their most dominant performance yet.

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Japanese prime minister plans landmark visit to Pearl Harbor

According to Navy officials, the U.S. Pacific Fleet is the world's largest fleet command, encompassing 100 million square miles, almost half the Earth's surface, from Antarctica to the Arctic circle and from the West Coast of the United States into the Indian Ocean.

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Man accused of threatening Muslim officer faces hate charge

Aml Elsokary, the off-duty officer, was parking her vehicle after dropping off her son in Brooklyn on Saturday night, and said she saw a man yell at and push her son when she returned. Our neighborhood has always been a home to everyone from everywhere and we stand with New Yorkers in abhorrence and rejection of bigotry in all its manifestations.

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Man who killed CFL player released after questioning

Gasser was released without charges overnight but the case is still under investigation, Jefferson County Sheriff Newell Normand said . According to Lee, McKnight recently received a call from the Minnesota Vikings and says the team was in the process of picking him up.

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Flag Burning At Trump Tower: Donald Trump Protests Test First Amendment

Many have pointed out that the call goes against current US law. "Courts says you can't do it and then the feds tried to make it illegal and that was declared illegal in U.S. A video posted Tuesday (shown above) shows members of the left-wing NYC Revolution club dousing two small USA flags in accelerant and igniting them in front of Trump Tower in NY.

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After mistrial, Walter Scott's family still expects justice

After more deliberations on Monday the jury was still unable to reach a verdict regarding the murder charge against former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager . "We're not going to tear up this city, we're going to keep it just the way it is, and we're going to believe in peaceful protest", he said. "That is who we are, and who I know we will continue to be".

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Texas deputy dead after massive sinkhole opens up in road

One woman was injured when she witnessed the second of the two cars fall through the roadway. An off-duty deputy sheriff has been killed after a 6m deep sinkhole filled with sewer water opened up underneath her auto in the US. Chief Hood said that until the body was recovered from the vehicle, he would not speculate on who was in it. Nishihara was a part-time deputy at the county courthouse, the sheriff's office said, and officials said she was in uniform at the time of her death.

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Pat McCrory finally concedes North Carolina governor's race to Roy Cooper

McCrory's announcement came as Durham County was working on recounting 94,000 ballots by a Monday evening deadline. "We've been run through the wringer on this, and now proven to everybody that there was no problem", said Durham County Board of Elections Chairman Bill Brian.

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Gov. Pat McCrory Concedes NC Governor's Race to Democratic Challenger Roy Cooper

But the November 8 race was too close to call for weeks, and with just a few thousand votes behind, Gov. McCrory contested the race. The victor of the state's race for attorney general also became clearer Monday afternoon, when Republican Buck Newton of Wilson conceded his loss to Democrat Josh Stein.

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Prosecutors plan to retry Michael Slager case

Michael Slager is facing a maximum sentence of life in prison for his role in the 2015 killing of Scott. Michael Slager, center, walks from the Charleston County Courthouse under the protection from the Charleston County Sheriff's Department after a mistrial was declared for his trial Monday Dec.

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Japan: Abe Will Not Apologize at Pearl Harbor

It will come seven months after Obama became the first serving USA president to visit the Japanese city of Hiroshima, where the United States dropped an atomic bomb in the closing days of the war in 1945. Last year, he became the first sitting prime minister to address a joint session of Congress, during which he mentioned Pearl Harbor and the Japanese attack.

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Hillary Clinton gets 2.7 million lead in the popular vote

In the entire 2016 election, for example, nearly every appearance by both candidates occurred in just 12 states. I believe electors should unify behind a Republican alternative, an honorable and qualified man or woman such as Gov. What if no one gets 270 votes? That's certainly true. But it's also true that as Alexander Hamilton wrote then of the system devised to choose a president, "If the manner of it be not flawless, it is at least excellent".

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Lawyers: Juror was biased, man's execution should be halted

The 50-year-old inmate was convicted of murder in the March 1990 shooting death of John Lee More at his south Georgia home. As he waited on death row Tuesday afternoon, Sallie ate all of what he'd requested for his final meal - pizza - and visited with six family members, four friends, three members of the clergy and four paralegals.

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East Oakland artist, Favianna Rodriguez, on the 'Ghost Ship' fire

The confirmed death toll from a blaze that engulfed a converted warehouse during a weekend dance party in California has risen to 36, with officials saying they are certain to find more bodies. At least 36 people are confirmed dead, including teenagers, a deputy's son, and three people from outside the United States, in the blaze, which gutted the converted warehouse during an electronic dance party Friday night.

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Republicans file complaint with Federal Elections Commission

The recount will have to move quickly. The statewide recount has to be done by December 12 or December 13, 2016. Even if that were to happen, the votes would nearly certainly go to Trump, since Republicans control both chambers of Congress.

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Eli Manning Responds to Odell Beckham's Ref Comments After Loss vs. Steelers

But he did beat the New York Giants (8-4) with a career-high six catches for 110 yards. He gave Roethlisberger a much-needed alternative to Antonio Brown , who is constantly getting double coverage. While he racked up a lot of yards, the Steelers kept the explosive player out of the end zone. "I thought he played great", said Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger is 3-1 in head-to-head play against Manning.

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Jets vs. Colts: Studs and Duds split on New York's D-Line

Fitzpatrick , a 34-year-old who is a free agent after the season, was just 5 of 12 for 81 yards and an interception in the first half. Allen meanwhile was left celebrating a feast of touchdowns. The game may well have marked the end of an era for quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who was benched after the second quarter in favor of Bryce Petty .

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Michigan St DL McDowell enters draft, skips senior season

After a forgettable season from the Spartans in East Lansing , Michigan State junior defensive lineman Malik McDowell has made a decision to take his talents to the NFL. He was a second-team All-Big Ten selection in 2015 and finished second on the team in tackles for loss and third in sacks that year. In three seasons with MSU, McDowell notched 88 total tackles (50 solo), 24.5 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and one interception taken back for a touchdown.

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Pension aid for Chicago schools vetoed amid budget standoff

The measure, which passed 91-16 in the House, could be voted on in the Senate before a new legislature takes office in January. 75th District State Rep. The bill creates a new funding plan for Chicago's municipal and laborers retirement systems, which are projected to run out of money in the coming decade.

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Woman puts up rainbow lights after neighbor's anti-gay comments

Plus, Magnusson said that her husband told the woman they'd both left the Mormon church, and that she had an HRC sticker on her vehicle, but those were both hints the woman did not pick up on at all. "It's been kind of baffling because really at the end of the day I just put lights on my hedges", Magnusson said. In response to her neighbour's questionable concerns, Mrs Rosey Crotch made a decision to stand up for the LGBT community in the best way possible - by decorating the front of her ...


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