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Crews battle Rabbit Mountain Fire in Boulder County

Fifteen other houses in the area were threatened and evacuated, and East County Line Road was closed between Hwy 52 and WCR 20 ½. They will also be watching for any flare ups because of the wind. The fire broke out along Ute Highway between Longmont and Lyons and was moving towards Rabbit Mountain. Officials said all evacuation ordered are expected to be lifted by 11 p.m.

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Hidden in Pence's message of cooperation is an global call to arms

Mr Pence, speaking in Brussels, sought to reassure European allies anxious by some of Mr Trump's statements . "Today I heard words which are promising for the future, words which explain a lot about the approach of the new administration in Washington", the European Council president admitted, before enumerating Pence's confirmation of American commitment to rules-based worldwide governance, shared transatlantic security through North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and European unity.

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Out-of-service trains collide head-on near Philadelphia

Two suffered head injuries and two suffered leg injuries, police said . SEPTA says two "non-revenue" Market Frankford Line trains were involved in an accident. Neither train was traveling at high speed at the time of the crash, which occurred in a rail yard. SEPTA says riders should expect delays, and that bus service will be running between 63rd and 69th Street Stations for the time being.

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Trump Picks Military Strategist Known for Questioning Authority as National Security Adviser

McMaster's 1997 Ph.D. thesis titled " Dereliction of Duty " delivered a scathing indictment of former President Lyndon Johnson and his military advisors. "These qualities are desperately short in President Trump's White House". Trump's first choice for the post, retired Vice Adm. Robert Hayward, had turned down the position.

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Former UVA basketball star Malcolm Brogdon's number 15 to be retired

Then, the Hurricanes were just a second too late from winning in dramatic fashion. Redshirt freshman center Mamadi Diakite may have put his finger on it after UVa's fourth consecutive loss. A near-buzzer beater by Davon Reed was called no good after an official review, and the game went into overtime. In overtime, freshman Bruce Brown made a three-pointer with 23.8 seconds to seal the victory for the Hurricanes, their sixth win in the past eight games.

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Mom sends son a "care package" full of trash

The 18-year-old told ABC News , he immediately called his mom back in Maryland. "Asked her if she sent me the wrong box, because that's how confused I was". He was shocked when he opened the box and saw not a package full of love from his mom, but garbage. Cox's sister didn't take too long to clarify: it wasn't just any trash, it was trash he left on his bedroom floor.

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Cooper announces plan to up teacher pay

He says he believes legislators on both sides of the aisles recognize that in order to attract and retain good teachers, pay increases are needed. While Cooper said his plan won't require a tax hike, he has said recently that raises for educators and other priorities would require sacrificing tax cuts that Republican lawmakers have promised.

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Donald Trump is 'radical'... but 'give him time', says Mugabe

Zanu-PF has pledged to host a befitting birthday bash for President Mugabe that matches his iconic status at home and overseas. The President of Zimbabwe said he had no issue with Mr Trump's American nationalism and had the same view about his own country.

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Kennedy "forever" stamp to be released Monday

The postage stamp may be small, but the legacy is great, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III said yesterday as he unveiled a sepia-toned stamp bearing an iconic photo of his great-uncle President John F. The price of stamps is increasing from 47 cents to 49 cents on Sunday. A sheet of stamps will feature a picture of Kennedy in a reflective pose, a copy of a 1970 oil painting by Aaron Shikler.

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Battle to drive ISIL from west Mosul underway

Mosul fell to ISIS control during the militant group's sweeping advance across Iraq in the summer of 2014. Backed by aerial support from the USA -led global coalition, Iraqi police and regular army troops launched an offensive on Sunday to retake western Mosul from IS following a 100-day campaign that pushed the militants from the eastern half of the city.

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Iowa native interviewing for ISU wrestling job

He has since built three wrestling powerhouses in the state of Virginia. On Feb. 11, Tech defeated North Carolina State 20-14 to win the Atlantic Coast Conference's dual meet championship for a third consecutive year. "There are very few jobs I would ever, ever consider, but that's probably one of the two jobs I would consider". "He shares our vision that it has been far too long since we won our last team championship (in 1987)".

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House Vote Expected On Sunday Liquor Sales

Previous efforts were pushed unsuccessfully as last-minute amendments to larger bills on liquor policy. The ban dates back to the end of prohibition. One of them told us they are fine whether it passes or not. "It's a libertine type of freedom that in my opinion will only end in bondage and negative consequences to many people, when we legalize access to some of these products that have extremely negative consequences", said Gruenhagen.

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Driver hits 100 miles per hour during high speed chase with police

Guy was driving a 2017 Hyundai Sonata. Officials said that the operator went the wrong-way on both Routes 3 and 495 during portions of the pursuit. State police say multiple cruisers were hit while following the driver, who has not yet been identified.

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Oregon Basketball: Jordan Bell rising up as Oregon's top big man

Oregon State held a slim halftime lead, but Colorado's duo of Xavier Johnson and Derrick White made sure Colorado avoided an embarrassing defeat. Boucher and the rest of the OR players had plenty to celebrate as the Ducks blew away Colorado in the second half and captured a 101-73 vcitory to complete on undefeated home schedule.

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Light plane crashes near Melbourne in Australia

Sky Television said the aircraft was a five-seater and showed burning wreckage at the shopping center, and fire crews hosing down debris. A light aircraft has crashed into the DFO shopping mall near Essendon Airport in Melbourne. "It appears to be a very, very tragic accident that has occurred out there", Police Minister Lisa Neville said. An Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman confirmed they were responding to the crash and said she was unaware of reports the aircraft was an air ambulance.

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11 people get through TSA checkpoint without screening at JFK

Worse, three of the unchecked passengers set off metal detectors, and all 11 are assumed to have boarded flights . Port Authority of NY and New Jersey spokesman Joe Pentangelo says it happened Monday morning at Terminal 5. The agency said that all the travelers' carry-on bags received the required screening. TSA says they are confident the incident poses no threat. Those individuals were given extra screening upon arrival at SFO, according TSA and Port Authority.

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Woman helps prevent man from beating Baton Rouge officer

L'Jean McKneely, Public Information Officer for the Baton Rouge Police Department . Vickie Williams-Tillman, 56, was in her auto early Sunday morning when she saw a man violently beating an officer during a traffic stop, according to Baton Rouge police.

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Officer responding to vehicle crash is shot dead; 2nd officer wounded

The shooting happened around 8 a.m., police officer John Scoggins told the Whittier Daily News . According to media reports from the scene, a Whittier Police SUV sustained a shattered driver's side window. The two officers were taken to LA County-USC Medical Center, where one was declared dead. A sedan directly in front of the SUV had front end damage, and a weapon was visible on top of the car's trunk, the footage showed.

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How Jeffrey Brasher Alabama dad and son died in head-on collision

Jeffrey Morris Brasher , 50, of Bankston was killed when the 2006 Ford pickup he was driving collided with a 2004 Chevrolet pickup driven by Austin Blaine Brasher , 22, also of Bankston . Jeffrey Brasher was pronounced dead at the scene. Alabama State Police continue to investigate the accident. "Our hearts are broken while our faith remains in Him".

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Strong Storms Cause Minor Injuries, Damage in San Antonio

Residential homes accounted for most of the destruction, but an elementary school and a few commercial properties were also damaged. The National Weather Service this morning confirmed at least one tornado touched down Sunday evening - whipping through where Highway 281 meets the Quarry Market and heading North East.

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Government Misjudged Strength of Oroville Emergency Spillway, Records Show

Despite hopefulness entering last weekend, where enough water was removed to calm fears of an overflow, heavy rains are anticipated in coming days. A storm expected to arrive Sunday night will bring heavy rain to northern California and is likely to increase inflows to the lake.

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Layoffs begin at State Department as Tillerson takes over

The foreign ministers of Germany and France called on Russian Federation to further participate in establishing peace in Syria, at the G20 foreign ministers meeting in the former German capital of Bonn on Friday. Tillerson has taken a low-key and reserved approach in his first two weeks on the job and declined the opportunity to speak with reporters traveling with him aboard his plane to Germany.

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John Oliver On Putin's Russian And 'Moral Equivalence' With The US

Fedorov explains that the goal for Russia is to help Trump avoid looking like a Russian puppet while at the same time securing his support for key Russian policy goals. "If you're not careful, we'll all end up screwed". John Oliver warned President Donald Trump about taking Russian Federation too lightly. To remind Trump that being friends with a man like Putin can be a risky proposition, Oliver staged a cheesy techno-pop song complete with dancers and a driving beat to drive home ...

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Presidents' Day Closings in Missouri

In Missouri the state holiday is known as " Washington's Birthday ", to honor the nation's first President. All areas of the national seashore will offer free entry, including the Fort Pickens Area, Opal Beach at the Santa Rosa Area, Okaloosa Area, Fort Barrancas Area, and Perdido Key Area.

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Secret service investigate after Donald Trump's motorcade 'hit by rock'

The US Secret Service launched an investigation Friday, after an object was hurled at Donald Trump's motorcade as it traveled to his Florida resort. Donald Trump's visits to his South Florida estate since he was elected president have cost the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Department $1.5 million in overtime costs.

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Trump Just Held His First Campaign Rally for the 2020 Race

Mr. Trump's administration has been criticized as chaotic and overwhelmed, but on his way to Florida for the rally organized by his campaign, he seemed right at home in front of a crowd of supporters and the backdrop of Boeing's new flagship plane, CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez reports .

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Warmer weather ushers in handsome start to the weekend

The sky will remain mostly clear. This chance of thunderstorms will be highest during the late afternoon/early evening hours and start to diminish after midnight. Overnight lows will get down to the lower 50's. Plan on temperatures to stay well above the 40° average for the next several days. Models have yet to come to a consensus on how much snow we'll see, but over the weekend, they have significantly lowered our chance at a real significant snowfall.

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I fired Flynn because of what he told Pence

But sometimes there is a nugget of sense in what he says. US President Donald Trump has mounted a vigorous defence of his presidency and accused America's news media of being "out of control". "The press has become so dishonest that if we don't talk about it, we are doing a tremendous disservice to the American people", Trump said. Some of these Russians were spies.

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Dozens Fired After Participating in 'A Day Without Immigrants'

In Tulsa, Oklahoma, 12 Latino workers at the I Don't Car Bar and Grill told KTUL that they were fired over text message because they did not show up for their scheduled shift and did not call in. They would only confirm that 12 people were fired for not showing up to work and not calling. Owner Jim Serowski said the dismissals had to do with work and not with politics.

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Powerful Storm Hits Southern California

Major interstates were flooded and a sinkhole in Studio City, near Los Angeles, swallowed two cars as TV crews filmed the incident. In the San Diego area two people were killed in two separate crashes in which heavy rains are considered to have played a role, law enforcement agencies said .

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Multiple homicide victims discovered inside Peabody home

Blodgett said there was an active homicide investigation, and that x-ray equipment and K-9 units were being brought to the scene. Blodgett described the crime scene as messy and said police dogs, crime scene specialists and investigators continue to work the case.

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Oroville Dam sees turnover with private contractors

The amount of water flowing into Lake Oroville - ranging between 32,000 cfs to 42,000 cfs - is less than the water flowing out of the lake, the DWR said, adding that levels are likely to fluctuate. The American Society of Civil Engineers classifies almost 4,000 dams as "deficient", meaning these facilities have aged to the point where they are more susceptible to failure.

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Donald Trump Mauls Media At Florida Rally

Trump's upcoming evening event is set for an airport hangar in Melbourne, Florida, and it comes as he makes another weekend trip to what he calls his "Winter White House", his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach. I will do whatever I can so they don't get away with it. All others lie; only the Great Leader tells you like it is. "And most importantly, we will continue to win, win, win".

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Pilot Survives Plane Crash in New Jersey

The plane hit several parked cars and knocked down power lines for a two-block stretch, officials said. The FAA says the Piper PA-28 crashed at about 10 a.m.in the area of Avenue E and East 41st Street. A police dispatcher confirmed there was a plane crash on Avenue E, but had no additional information. An investigation is underway to determine what caused the crash.

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DHS immigration, border guidance seeks to tighten asylum, unaccompanied minor policies

In the memos, Kelly instructed agency chiefs to start hiring 10,000 additional ICE agents and 5,000 more for the Border Patrol, measures that were included in Trump's executive actions last month. According to sources that spoke to Reuters, the administration intends to grant broad discretion to asylum officers. Missing from the memos was any action regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has provided work permits to more than 750,000 immigrants who entered ...


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