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See the unsafe flooding at Oroville Dam for yourself

Flow through the broken main spillway was increased to 100,000 cubic feet per second in an effort to lower the water level in the lake more rapidly. A failure of that magnitude likely would cause billions of gallons of water to cascade down a wooded hillside that sits below the lip of the emergency spillway.

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Kate Upton Is 2017's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Star

Sports Illustrated shot three covers with Upton for the 2017 edition. Upton revealed that she didn't find out she was on the cover until Monday, but did tell her family, including husband, Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, who started spring training on Tuesday.

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Crews race to fix California dam before more rain falls

Although Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea emphasized that residents needed to be ready to leave again if there was a new threat of floods, he declared that "the risks that we faced have significantly been reduced". 14 , 2017. In 2005, three advocacy groups complained to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that using Lake Oroville's earthen spillway would cause significant erosion because it was not armored with concrete.

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Scattered rain, snow showers with falling temps

Tomorrow|Mostly cloudy. High 39F. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s. Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. The best chance for scattered snow squalls is in such Litchfield County towns as New Milford, Kent and Cornwall.

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Emergency: California's Oroville Dam Spillway Near Failure, Evacuations Ordered

DWR had said there has been severe erosion on the emergency spillway, not the main spillway which was damaged by concrete erosion on Tuesday. The threat comes not from the dam itself, which the California Department of Water Resources said was not in danger of collapse, but from an emergency spillway that channels off excess water.

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California Dam Evacuees Can Return Home, Businesses to Resume Operations

The lake level continued to rise. Department engineer and spokesman Kevin Dossey told the Sacramento Bee the emergency spillway was rated to handle 250,000 cubic feet per second, but it began to show weakness Sunday after flows peaked at 12,600 cubic feet per second.

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Netanyahu heads into Trump meeting looking for clarity

It is a new president", said Sallai Meridor, a former Israeli ambassador to Washington. MARTIN: What is Prime Minister Netanyahu looking for in this meeting? He's also taken a step back from his campaign pledge to move the U.S. "The Temple Mount was the holiest site for the Jewish people - and only for the Jewish people", the Israeli minister stressed. But since taking office, Trump appears to have shelved the embassy move, at least temporarily, after warnings about the potential ...

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Westminster Best in Show dog 2017: Rumor the German Shepherd wins

Co-breeder, co-owner, and handler Kent Boyles of Edgerton, Wis., said Rumor will take some time to relax before becoming a mother. "Really good competition", Boyles said, adding that he was "pretty nervous". Chuckie the Pekingese won the toy group. A black miniature poodle pranced off with nonsporting group. The 5-year-old female was co-bred and is co-owned by Pamela McElheney of Lockenhaus German Shepherds in Springfield Township.

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Judges sceptical about Trump travel ban

Robart granted the restraining order on a motion by attorneys from the states of Washington and Minnesota. "Our legal system is broken!" "But the Ninth Circuit is known to be fairly liberal, and I don't think the administration would like its chances".

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Florists hard-pressed on Valentine's Day

She said her and her staff have been preparing for the Valentine's Day rush for weeks. Delivery drivers began dropping off more than 500 orders at 8:00 Valentine's Day morning. Orders range from traditional bouquets of flowers to balloons to stuffed bears. Mark Adams, a retired teacher from California, said he likes to keep Valentine's Day "nice and simple" for his partner.

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Revenue Estimates Analysis: Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR)

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras has a 52-week low of $3.04 and a 52-week high of $12.56. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $9.29. Petrobras (:PBR-A)'s shares may have a significant upside to the consensus target of 9.33, but how has it been performing relative to the market? J.C.

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Peterson: Early missteps spell trouble for new Secretary of Education head DeVos

Critics pushed back on DeVos' nomination while citing her past views on charter schools and school voucher programs, saying that she would be a detriment to public education in the country. "I respect peaceful protest, and I will not be deterred in executing the vital mission of the Department of Education", she said. On the higher education side, as Education Secretary, it was foreseen that there are three issues that may arise during Betsy DeVos' leadership.

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MSU suspends football staff member Blackwell

The school had also said that a "staff member associated with the football program" was suspended on Thursday pending an alleged sexual assault investigation, but wouldn't confirm what day Blackwell was suspended. As part of the criminal investigation, detectives are interviewing members of the coaching staff and other relevant individuals regarding their response since the complaint was made in late January.

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US Navy: Bright light in Redding sky was a missile test

But U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs spokesman John Daniels confirmed that it was the second of two Trident II missile test flights conducted in the Pacific Ocean Tuesday morning. It's unclear how far off the coast the missile test submarine was located - the Navy refused to disclose that information. "The missiles were not armed".

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Office Of Government Ethics Urges Disciplining Conway

Conway's comments on the Fox News network followed the president's public attack on Nordstrom in response to the department store saying it planned to stop selling Ivanka Trump products, citing declining sales. Kellyanne Conway's commercial plug advising television viewers to "go buy Ivanka's stuff" is a violation of government ethics rules and warrants "disciplinary action", according to an independent federal agency charged with advising the White House on conflicts of interest.

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Analyst Forecast Changes: Dollar General Corporation (DG)

The Company store support center is located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has climbed 4.99% in the past week and advanced 5.06% in the last 4 weeks. Dollar General Corp. Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Dec 1, 2016. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 1.9%. Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets pharmaceutical products worldwide.

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Massive Crevasse In California Dam, Country's Largest, Forces Thousands Of Evacuations

On Sunday, Butte County Sheriff's department said that the auxiliary spillway also suffered "severe" damage through its use. In an emergency order posted on Facebook, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), said they were anticipating a failure of the dam's auxiliary spillway within an hour.

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Friend Who Bought Guns for San Bernardino Shooter to Plead Guilty

Even as Marquez told friends he hoped to enlist in the U.S. Navy, prosecutors say, he and Farook were secretly amassing weapons, discussing radical Islam and plotting terrorist attacks in California. He faces a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison. The pair also schemed to go on a killing spree on the eastbound Riverside (91) Freeway during afternoon rush hour, identifying a particular section of roadway that had no exits, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Montgomery County judges bring Valentine's Day romance to courthouse

If the couple would like to have the ceremony performed onsite, the cost is an additional $88. Walk-ins can visit Suite 273 from 8 a.m.to 3 p.m.; couples with February 14 appointments for marriage licenses and ceremonies will be seen from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m.

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Amber Alert issued for abducted Gary teenager

Reeves was found shortly before 2:30 p.m. Gary police have not released details regarding Chastinea's return, or the crime committed against the teen's mother. Neither the state police nor Gary police specified what danger the teenager may have been in. Family members told told NBC Chicago Monday Reeves' mother was the victim of a violent crime and the girl had run to a relative for help.

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Trump travel ban hit by new legal setback

This order rides dangerously close to unconstitutional since it is a blatant attempt at legalizing the use of religious discrimination in immigration vetting, which would be out of line with the establishment clause of the first amendment.

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Almost 2,00000 people told to flee crumbling California dam spillway

Mandatory evacuation orders that have been in effect for the last two days for areas downstream of Lake Oroville spillways have been lifted. First, the company assessed its electric and gas facilities below the dam to identify potential impacts to customers.

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Oroville Dam: Jerry Brown Asks Donald Trump for Aid

Almost 200,000 Californians faced an indefinite stay in shelters on Tuesday as engineers worked around the clock to fix the United States' tallest dam before more rain arrives. Currently, the lake level is 3.5 metres below capacity and dropping, and water has ceased flowing over the emergency spillway. "We're doing everything we can to get this dam in shape that they can return and they can live safely without fear".

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Uncertainty remains for Oroville spillway as new storms approach

Almost 200,000 Californians faced an indefinite stay in shelters on Tuesday as engineers worked around the clock to fix the United States' tallest dam before more rain arrives. State water officials are continuing to release water through the primary spillway at a flow rate of 100,000 cubic feet per second, or about 748,000 gallons per second.

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Raids on hundreds of United States migrants keeps campaign promise says President Trump

That means that more than half were immigration offenders without any criminal records. Hundreds of undocumented people in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, California, Texas, New York, Illinois and Texas face deportation. Out of those arrested by ERO Atlanta, 127 had prior criminal convictions in addition to their illegal immigration status. "The Obama administration said, 'it's not realistic that we're going to get everyone, so let's go after gang bangers, '" Besherse said.

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Chance the Rapper bags Grammy for Best New Artist

His awards mark a major potential turning point for the music industry as a whole. Chance's big win has received lots of attentions from hip-hop community. So, focusing on Chance The Rapper's performance on the Grammys, I knew he was going to do something completely different. At the Grammys , Chance performed a combination of several songs off his award-winning album.

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New York Times, Nancy Pelosi cite fake General Flynn tweets

After the real Flynn resigned on Monday night, the anonymously-run account leapt into action, tweeting out the actual resignation letter and then saying things like "I feel it is unfair that I have been made the sole scapegoat for what happened".

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Udall questions security after 'open-air situation room' at Mar-a-Lago

Trump's own unsecured Android phone could have been hacked. He said they're settling into their jobs and learning how to operate within the government, and chances are they'll become more adept at the details of government work over time.

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Where the two bodies were found near Delphi, Indiana — MAP

Kim Riley announced two bodies were found a mile east of Delphi on the edge of Deer Creek around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. Law enforcement agencies are investigating the incident as a crime and the FBI crime scene investigation team based in Indianapolis has been called in to assist.

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This distracted beagle didn't win the competition, but will win your heart

It will announce the final victor on Tuesday evening. This year's contestants came from 49 states and 16 foreign countries, and are judged on characteristics specific to their breeds. 14. The three other openings will be filled once the Sporting, Working and Terrier groups are decided Tuesday evening. " Aftin ", a miniature poodle with Wentzville owners, won the non-sporting group elimination Monday night .

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Harrison Ford Involved In Passenger Plane Incident at OC Airport

The FAA told NBC News that controllers gave Ford the proper landing instructions and that he read them back. While the FAA has not confirmed Ford's involvement, NBC News outed the 74-year-old actor as the pilot involved who landed his plane on a taxiway that runs parallel to the runway, an event that is now under investigation.

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Federal appeals court hears arguments Tuesday in Brendan Dassey

Dassey will remain in jail pending the outcome of the appeal. Dassey's attorney, Laura Nirider , argued the detectives made a "drumbeat of promises" before every major admission in the confession. The case was the subject of Making a Murderer , a 10-hour Netflix series that became an unexpected hit after it was released in December 2015. Duffin ruled that Dassey's constitutional rights were violated because investigators for the prosecution made false promises to Dassey during multiple ...

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US Producer Price Jumps in January

Excluding food and energy, wholesale prices rose 0.4 percent in January. On the month core PPI edged up 0.4 percent in January versus a rise of 0.2 percent in December. Transportation and warehousing services prices climbed 1.1 percent. Producer costs excluding volatile components such as food, energy, and also eliminating trade services advanced 0.2 percent after climbing 0.1 percent the previous month.

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Body found in search for three missing people who were on plane

Coast guard watch standers from Sector St. Petersburg were notified around 5:21 p.m. about the missing plane and its three passengers. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center reported the last known radar contact from the aircraft, which occurred at 11:06 a.m.

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Omarosa Manigault Accused Of Bullying, Harassing Veteran Journalist April Ryan

According to The Post , the altercation was sparked by emails Manigault had sent Ryan in October, in which Manigault accused Ryan of being a "paid Clinton surrogate", which Ryan has denied. Manigualt is a former reality star who now serves as the director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison. "This could be hurtful to your legacy", Manigault allegedly wrote in the email.


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