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Orlando nightclub gunman's wife faces charges tied to attack

Orlando police Chief John Mina said that Salman has been charged with obstruction of justice and also with "aiding and abetting by providing material support to a terrorist organization". "We believe it is misguided and wrong to prosecute her and that it dishonors the memories of the victims to punish an innocent person", Moreno said. Holding frightened clubgoers hostage inside the club during a three-hour standoff with police, Mateen - a 29-year-old American-born Muslim - pledged allegiance ...

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John's rally will support Women's March on Washington

Klemm says the timing of this march is ironic, because less than 100 years ago, women marched on Washington to gain the right to vote. "I mean, we're here for women's rights, we're for equality, we're here for gun control", said Sarah Hall Philips of Columbus.

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Israel refuses to attend Paris conference

On Thursday, French President Francois Hollande said the conference aims at ensuring the support of the global community for the two-state solution as a reference for future direct negotiations. The eastern, mostly Arab section of the ancient city has been occupied by Israel since 1967. Yesterday, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem used his sermon at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound to say the embassy move would represent an "assault" on Muslims across the globe.

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Three Workers Die in Key Largo in Construction Incident

The workers are not employees of the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District, an official with the district said. A specially trained HAZMAT team from Miami-Dade County was called to the scene to assist. The firefighter was then airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. The victims were working at a road project for the project's general contractor, Douglas N.

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Rep. Keith Ellison: I'm not going to Trump's Inauguration

John Lewis, who walked alongside Mr King during the historic 1965 Alabama march , questioned the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's presidential victory. The president-elect responded over Twitter , telling Lewis to focus on his own "crime infested" district. "I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected".

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Freezing Rain Advisory for all of WNY

High temperatures mostly in the lower 30s. The wintry mix of precipitation will change to plain old rain tonight as warmer air continues pushing in from the south. Light freezing rain possible late evening into overnight. Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Another bonus is the sunshine forecasted in addition to the mild weather.

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Conn. politican allegedly insulted and groped woman

Von Keyserling was charged with 4th degree sexual assault and posted the $2500 bond. But in court papers, police said video footage of the incident the 57-year-old female employee's version of events, though it was "unclear" from the footage where von Keyserling's hand was, according to Greenwich Time .

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Man stabbed multiple times during party at home of UMass Boston Chancellor

He added that he was going to get back home as soon as possible. He was taken to a Boston hospital after being stabbed while breaking up a fight at the party on Palisades Circle in Stoughton overnight Sunday. He said he was concerned about the incident and the man's health, who was injured. Monday afternoon, Motley said Emile is doing well. Feaster stated that the house party had not been a big one, saying "It was just a couple of young adults that were here".

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Kansas Trooper Has Incredibly Close Call with Semi

Dash cam footage captured the moment a semi-truck lost control and almost struck a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper on Interstate 70 this weekend. Fortunately in the Trooper Poland video, nobody was hurt. The vehicle fled southbound on Route EE from MO-20 before crashing at the intersection of 160 Road and Route EE just after 6:30 p.m. Friday night. 'Again, if you don't need to drive please STAY HOME.

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Thunder's Adams won't play due to concussion

Adams went falling to the floor after tangling up with star center DeMarcus Cousins during the third quarter of Sunday night's 122-118 Thunder win in Sacramento. With Adams sidelined Monday, Enes Kanter should jump into the starting lineup in his place and see the biggest increase in minutes. Adams had scored six points and pulled in four rebounds before the fall.

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Reflection and Remembrance: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 2017

Several more were injured as a shooting sparked a stampede out of the park, which had wrapped up celebrations for Martin Luther King Jr . A wreath was laid at his memorial this morning on the National Mall in Washington, just steps away from where the civil rights leader's "I Have A Dream" speech that inspired generations.

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America Ferrera Joins the Women's March on Washinton Artist Table

The intent of the Women's March on Washington, and gatherings across the nation, is to send a bold message to our new government on their first day in office, and to the world that women's rights are human rights. The biggest marches outside of Washington are planned in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, Portland, Boston, Denver, San Francisco, Austin and Minneapolis/St.

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Obama mocks Trump, saying U.S. presidency needs "thick skin"

Most recently, Trump lashed out over hypothetical comments Obama made that he would beat Trump if they ran against each other in a general election. The former secretary of state slammed Trump's "racist lies" about Obama's birthplace, and Trump accused Clinton of lacking stamina to be president.

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Senate Democrats to hold rally to save Obamacare in Warren on Sunday

An estimated crowd of over 10,000 people showed up for a rally in suburban Detroit where U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders spoke in support of President Obama's signature health care law . Britt Waligorski, 31, a health care administrator for a dental practice, said she didn't get health insurance through work but has been covered through the health law for three years.

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Severe Texas storms damage 30 homes, leave National Football League fans stranded

Residents have been advised to find shelter and move indoors to avoid the flying debris. A tornado was reported near Mosheim in Bosque County, however the National Weather Service has not yet confirmed that as an actual tornado. The first was confirmed near the Grand Prairie Municipal Airport, according to the NWS, the second one was found south of Lake Whitney at 6:34 p.m., and another one was confirmed along Texas 360 near Mansfield.

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Martin Luther King Jr. remembered at annual MLK day breakfast

Although slavery was abolished and the terrorizing policies of Jim Crow had mostly subsided by King's time, segregation was legal, and "separate but equal" justified racial exclusion, asserting in countless ways the inferiority of black America.

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Dinosaur sized alligator caught on camera in Florida

Polk's Nature Discovery Center is located in Lakeland, Florida. The original video was posted on the Lakeland Police Department Facebook page with the caption: "Who says Dinosaurs Are Extinct?" "The gators cross often and I saw this one coming so I wasn't scared, just gave him space".

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One of FBI's 'most wanted' captured in Texas

He's facing charges for a double murder in Milwaukee from last summer. Strickland was charged in the July 17, 2016 shooting of Maurice Brown Jr. and Michael Reed in Milwaukee, both of whom had been shot and killed during a group fight involving seven or eight men.

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Amarillo Gas Prices Back Down More Than 3 Cents

The average price of gas in Chattanooga Sunday was $2.07 per gallon, or 27 cents per gallon below the US average of $2.34 per gallon. Including the change in gas prices in New Haven during the past week, prices yesterday were 40.4 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 10.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

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Wife of Pulse nightclub shooter arrested

The FBI is characterizing the shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub, as both a terrorist attack and a hate crime. Omar was shot and killed after opening fire at the LGBT club in Orlando in June 2016. Salman filed a petition in California courts to change her child's name in December. A month earlier, in her only interview since the massacre, she told the Times she was "unaware" her husband had been plotting mass murder.

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Priebus: John Lewis' Comments 'Irresponsible'

Priebus said Sunday that inquiries in regards to Obama's introduction to the world have been settled for no less than two years in Donald Trump's brain and drew a refinement between scrutinizing Obama's citizenship and tolerating the consequences of the races that he won.

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Horford's happy homecoming helped by IT's hot hand in 103-101 win

In all of these cases, the fan reaction has predictably been the same. "As far as the position goes and everything", Horford said. Perhaps this was spurred on by the comments made by Horford's father in the summer that suggested one of the reasons Horford left the Hawks was the lack of passion from the fan base.

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Trump's Transition Approval Rating Is Historically Low

Obama, in an hourlong interview with "60 Minutes" correspondent Steve Kroft , spoke about his expectations for Trump's presidency, and his own legacy as the nation's 44th president, according to segments of the interview released online by CBS.

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Kaine leads rally against push to 'repeal and replace' Obamacare

In Chicago, hundreds gathered inside the SEIU Healthcare Illinois Headquarters, while others rallied outside of the building. Days after Bernie Sanders tweeted that the abolishment of Affordable Care Act (ACA) popularly known as Obamacare will result in nearly 36,000 deaths in the USA annually, Trump revealed that he aims to repeal the act and replace it with a plan that would ensure "insurance for everybody".

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Boko Haram: President Buhari Mourns With University Of Maiduguri

Sources said the incident took place at about 5:35am when Muslim Ummah were performing their morning prayers. It has been revealed that one of the bomb blasts that killed a professor at the University of Maiduguri moments ago was caused by a seven-year-old.

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School employee fired for tweet mocking student's spelling

Nash told the paper that she was initially told not to tweet anymore, but still had access to the Twitter account. A district spokesperson, Michael Doerrer, confirmed that Nash is no longer employed by the school district, but he didn't elaborate on the circumstances.

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Jazz G Hood's injury not as bad as feared

The bone bruise reveals a weakness in Hood that could reoccur at a moment's notice. The injury to Hood comes at an unfortunate time, given his recent production for Utah's offense. His knee buckled when he tried to go up for a layup in transition, and Hood screamed in agony after he went down, prompting fears that he might have suffered a season-ending knee injury.

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Weather: Seasonable, But Another Mild Week is Ahead

Rain may begin overnight and linger through Sunday as the sky is overcast and highs make it to the lower 50s. Light, scattered showers will once again be possible. Wednesday we are holding on to the clouds with periods or rain during the day, not good news for ski country. Tonight: The clouds will stay with us as more moisture moves closer from the west.

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HRC Members and Supporters to Honor MLK Day of Service

The Nationaires will sing "Sing Before I Speak", and students from the Black Student Union of Montana State University Billings will perform an African dance, led by Abena Lane. "He was just an all-around leader", Lee said. Non-emergency municipal offices in Biloxi will be closed on Monday in observance of Great Americans Day.

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Rain, snow, freezing temperatures could create hazardous driving conditions

Icy weather will become a sleet/snow mix in the far west late Sunday night, while the Wichita area will see rain and even hear some thunder. A wide variety of precipitation will make for a complex and hard forecast, with icing concerns as well as the possibility for heavy snow in some areas.

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As Winter Storm Rolls Across Kansas, State Offers Tips On Staying Safe

The major winter storm affecting parts of the central United States and upper Midwest will continue through Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.25 inch is possible. The storm has killed at least six people and created unsafe road conditions. An area of precipitation will then lift northeastward and impact portions of southeastern MI between 9 a.m.

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Donald Trump Cabinet In White House Crisis Simulation

Is there an opportunity to potentially allow more members of the media to be part of this? For the media, the White House press room-situated on the first floor, in the space between the presidential residence and the West Wing-is not only a convenience, with prime sources just steps away.

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Buckeyes Showing Resilience in Big Ten Play

And in Big Ten play, the conference known for low scoring and physical play, this simplicity remains true. Two big reasons the Badgers got back on the winning track were high percentage shooting and contribution from many players; however, there is still room for improvement with free throw shooting for this team.

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People Are Rallying For Health Care Across The Country With #OurFirstStand

Holding signs that read "Stop Republican war on healthcare", and chanting "healthcare is a human right", a group gathered on Courthouse Square Sunday afternoon to protest the planned dismantling of the Affordable Care Act. So I think the real key is, that in order to come up with a replacement, democrat votes are going to be needed. There were some 70 similar rallies across the country, according to Sanders.

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Nanny cam allegedly shows sitter burning toddler with curling iron

Persuad said she discovered a burn on his hand, and the boy reportedly told her the nanny caused it. "I'm feeling devastated. I fee like I failed him". Court documents indicate that she was trying to "discipline" the toddler because he wouldn't listen. Nxumalo is charged with two counts of assault, criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child.


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