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Glenn Heights Officer Uses Car to Push Engulfed Truck

A quick-thinking cop who came upon a truck engulfed in flames outside a busy restaurant in the U.S. rammed the vehicle clear before the fire could spread to the building. The Glenn Heights Police Department congratulated Womack for ensuring no one was injured in the incident. After moving the truck, Womack then radioed back to base to tell them that he pushed the truck into the parking lot, but he's not sure if the restaurant had caught on fire. Read More

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Humana to Pull out of Obamacare Exchanges for 2018

The losses from this sicker risk pool will cause insurers to pull out of the exchanges, fewer choices on the exchanges will lead to higher prices, and thus even fewer healthy people will sign up to balance the pool. The retreat is a blow to the ACA exchanges and the individual market as a whole, which is in the dark on what direction health care regulation is headed. Read More

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Evacuation lifted for Californians living below Oroville Dam

According to Linville, there still remained a "heightened awareness" of the Oroville Dam situation with the new storm approaching. Spicer said the White House is working with Rep. The precariousness of the situation led authorities to evacuate almost 200,000 people downstream. So, he stayed put in his Oroville home despite the mandatory evacuation. Read More

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Bergdahl hearing expected to focus on criticism from Trump

Bergdahl hearing expected to focus on criticism from Trump

Bergdahl was a prisoner of war in Afghanistan from 2009 until 2014, when the United States finally secured his release. President Trump was among the critics, declaring Bergdahl a "no good traitor", and insisting during the campaign that if he was elected he would personally "review" any military court ruling he personally thought was too lenient on Beghdahl. Read More

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ICE conducts immigration raids in Las Cruces

ICE conducts immigration raids in Las Cruces

They can decide whether that person poses a risk to public safety or national security, event if they have not been convicted of a criminal offense. " The fact that this makes a headline blows my mind", Cutler said . ICE said it arrested 51 people in the San Antonio, Texas-area, 41 in the New York-area, 161 in Southern California, 235 in seven Midwestern states, and 190 in Georgia and the Carolinas. Read More

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Senate votes to repeal Obama administration gun rule

The Republican-led House already voted 235-180 to cancel the rule using the Congressional Review Act (CRA), a 1996 law that says Congress can repeal rules issued in the previous 60 days. Sen. Chris Murphy , a Connecticut Democrat who's long supported gun safety, opposed the vote. "If you can't manage your own financial affairs, how can we expect that you're going to be a responsible steward of a unsafe, lethal firearm", he said. Read More

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NC chefs James Beard semi-finalists

In the Best Chef: Great Lakes category past year Andy Hollyday of Selden Standard and Nick Janutol of Forest were also named semifinalist in 2016, but the category was swept by Chicago chefs. The nominees were announced Wednesday in Los Angeles after the first round of voting by judges, committee members, and previous winners. Founded in 1986, the foundation is named after a champion of American cuisine, the late James Beard. Read More

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Mandatory Evacuation Order Around Lake Oroville Lifted

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea announced Tuesday evening he was lifting an evacuation order issued on Sunday, Dan Brekke of member station KQED reported . Rod Remocal said he and his wife would now be ready to leave their Biggs home near the dam at a moment's notice after fleeing in a rush Sunday. The Oroville Dam is 235m-high and holds more than 3 trillion litres of water. Read More

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MSU Gymnastics Coach Resigns Amid School's Sexual Assault Scandal

Larry Nassar, who was a doctor for the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team and a faculty member at MSU. According to Michigan Live , Nassar sexually abused the former MSU gymnasts under the guise of medical treatment. A plaintiff identified in the motion as Jane IMSU Doe, a participant in Spartan youth gymnastics, alleges that she refused treatment from Nassar, but he held her down and "performed the "procedure" against (her) will". Read More

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Tornadoes Hit Texas: Same Storm Headed Here Wednesday

Strong thunderstorms that brought heavy rain and gusting winds - and perhaps a tornado - knocked power for thousands of Houston homes and businesses Tuesday. In Van Vleck, Texas, recreational vehicles were flipped and one home was damaged along a path approximately a mile long. Though, as per the weatherman, the threat for these inclement weather conditions ended for Houston on Tuesday morning, but other parts of the Gulf Coast and Southeast could see more stormy weather through Wednesday. Read More

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Impact on Universities Cited in 9th Circuit Travel-Ban Ruling

The statement represents an embarrassing climb-down for Trump , who has insisted that the order was well drafted and who has nevertheless vowed to fight on in the courts. "We have multiple options and we are considering all of them", Miller said while appearing on ABC's This Week . Under normal rules of " standing ", they write, "all litigants, including states, must meet fundamental standing requirements: an injury to a legally protected interest, caused by the challenged interest, ... Read More

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Trump Campaign Staff Were in 'Repeated Contact' with Russian Intelligence

Trump Campaign Staff Were in 'Repeated Contact' with Russian Intelligence

The Kremlin denied that Russian intelligence officers were in close contact with Donald Trump's team during his campaign a year ago, as repercussions continued after the U.S. Peskov, responding to a White House statement saying Trump expected Russian Federation to return Crimea to Ukraine, also said the Kremlin had no intention of discussing its territorial integrity with foreign partners. Read More

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Disney, YouTube drop PewDiePie after anti-Semitic video

YouTube is also removing his channel from an elite Google Preferred ads program accessible to top creators. Google Preferred is an aggregated list of YouTube content aimed at potential advertisers. His excuse was that his jokes were meant to "show how insane the modern world is". In one of Kjellberg's videos, which have been removed from the site, two men were seen laughing and holding a banner that read "Death to all Jews". Read More

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Kate Upton: 22 Hottest Photos Of SI Swimsuit Cover Model

Kate Upton: 22 Hottest Photos Of SI Swimsuit Cover Model

Upton first appeared in the SI Swimsuit Issue back in 2011, when she was named Rookie of the Year. This will be the 24-year-old's fifth overall appearance in the swimsuit issue. She had no idea which photo they picked until the host pulled out the magazine to show her not one, not two, but THREE different covers. Other notables in this year's edition include former cover girl Chrissy Teigen, tennis champ Serena Williams and Olympic gold medal gymnast Simone Biles. Read More

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Authorities lift mandatory evacuation orders for Oroville Dam emergency

Officials discovered a large hole in the dam's main spillway last week, believed to have been initially caused by water coming over the top of the dam. He also feared that the tension he witnessed among those trying to get gas and leave town would boil over and turn risky. After meeting with emergency response officials Monday, on the day after declaring a state of emergency, the governor sent letters to FEMA and President Donald Trump requesting emergency funds. Read More

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Sikh Temples Open Their Doors To Oroville Dam Evacuees

Sikh Temples Open Their Doors To Oroville Dam Evacuees

Although the dam is still standing, the erosion could undermine the spillway's structure, allowing rushes of water to wash downhill into nearby towns. This last weekend was its first test, however, after erosion caused major damage to the facility's main spillway. The possibility of disaster was raised 12 years ago by three environmental groups that filed a document with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that warmed that the emergency spillway might fail. Read More

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Three from QC headed to California spillway failure

In the next few days, more rain is expected to hit the Butte County area, and it has officials bracing for the possibility of further issues. The lake level continued to rise. The commonwealth decides a dam's hazard potential based on what would happen if it fails. "The flows we're seeing are extremely low compared to the design of the structure", said DWR Acting Director William Croyle. Read More

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NJ Gov. Christie to have lunch meeting with President Trump in DC

NJ Gov. Christie to have lunch meeting with President Trump in DC

A White House senior official told NBC News that the governor and the president spoke by phone last week, resulting in an invitation to lunch. No specific instances were discussed. In his own state, the governor said he would veto legislation proposed by Democrats that would provide grants to New Jersey cities if they lose federal funding over their sanctuary-city status. Read More

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Donald Trump: I've no doubt we'll win travel ban legal battle

Donald Trump: I've no doubt we'll win travel ban legal battle

Senate minority Leader Chuck Schumer tweeted that Mr Trump "ought to see the writing on the wall" and abandon the proposal and called on the president to "roll up his sleeves" and come up with "a real, bipartisan plan to keep us safe". Hundreds of members of the Major Cities Chiefs Association and Major County Sheriff's Association were in the standing room crowd, some in uniform but the majority in plain clothes. Read More

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Florists work to ensure deliveries on Valentine's Day

Loyal customers like Jeff Cameron said it's why he comes to Carolyn's. But shop owner, Carolyn Hogan, the owner of Carolyn's Florist, said pulling off those last minute miracles is not easy. Talbott says when you search for a local florist on the internet, usually the suggestions at the top of the page, are those order gatherers. "This morning I had to order more because we had already started to run out so we ordered extra". Read More

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Stock Price of Petroleo Brasileiro SA- Petrobras (PBR) Increases 0.87%

Stock Price of Petroleo Brasileiro SA- Petrobras (PBR) Increases 0.87%

Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. The company's market cap is $68.84 billion. - Petrobras as 25.09 Billion. EPS growth in past 5 year was -40.83%. JCPenney is one of America's leading retailers, operating department stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as one of the largest apparel and home furnishing sites on the Internet, jcp.com, and the nation's largest ... Read More

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Gov't Ethics Office: Kellyanne Conway's Actions Warrants Disciplinary Action

Gov't Ethics Office: Kellyanne Conway's Actions Warrants Disciplinary Action

The latest scandal involving Conway occurred on 9 February when she appeared on Fox & Friends and offered what she described as a "free commercial" for Ivanka Trump's clothing line after it was pulled from retail store Nordstrom. And it looks as though Morning Joe has given up on Conway, saying she's "not worth" bringing in for an interview. "Currently, investigations, determinations, and disciplinary actions ... Read More

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Oroville Dam evacuees drop everything, flee homes

Oroville Dam evacuees drop everything, flee homes

Officials say Oroville Dam itself is sound and is a separate structure from the auxiliary spillway. The California Department of Water Resources is considering using helicopters to drop loads of rock on the eroded spillway at Lake Oroville, about 150 miles north east of San Francisco, but police could give no timetable for the work. Read More

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Man Who Plotted with San Bernardino Terrorist to Plead Guilty

Man Who Plotted with San Bernardino Terrorist to Plead Guilty

Prosecutors said that as part of the plea deal, Marquez admitted to plotting with Farook in 2011 and 2012 to carry out attacks on Riverside City College and traffic on California Route 91. However, two firearms that Marquez bought for the other plots were ultimately used in the San Bernardino attack. He faces 25 years to life in federal prison, according to the U.S. Read More

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You can get married for free at the courthouse on Valentine's Day

You can get married for free at the courthouse on Valentine's Day

There is an additional $88 fee to have county personnel conduct a wedding ceremony at the Waterfront Park. "My staff is here to help you - and we will get you married by the end of the day". A couple said they were thrilled to be able to have their ceremony in the Alamo City. "Even more things than you think so", offered another. And hasty couples who didn't bring rings didn't have to worry. Read More

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Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy Says He's Retiring

Clancy flawlessly executed ten National Special Security Events as well as navigating the agency through the dynamic pace of the 2016 presidential campaign". A former head of US President Barack Obama's detail, Clancy returned from a previous retirement to steer the agency two years ago, amid outcry over several security lapses at the White House that tarnished the agency's image. Read More

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