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Hurricane Sally updates: AtHurricane Sally lurched ashore early Wednesday. Downtown Pensacola is largely underwater. At least 1 dead in Alabama. Latest updates.       
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Utah police officer chargedSalt Lake City police officer Nickolas Pearce is facing a second-degree felony assault charge after ordering his K9 to bite Jeffery Ryans on April 23.       
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Ex-top Pentagon officialA former top Pentagon official sexually harassed two female colleagues over seven years — subjecting them to unwanted attention, including photographing the buttocks of one woman and giving the... other massages during “mentoring” sessions, according to a report released on Wednesday. John James, who was executive director of the Missile Defense Agency, retired in February...
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Lawmakers call for Russia toLeading Republican congressmen submitted a resolution calling on Russia to release Trevor Reed, an ex-U.S. Marine jailed in Russia.
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1 killed, 2 critically injuredPHILADELPHIA -- One person was killed and two are in critical condition after a shooting Wednesday in Philadelphia that injured four people, police said. Officers went to a basketball court in the... Spring Garden neighborhood at about 8:10 p.m. and found four victims. A 19-year-old man shot in the torso is in critical condition, and...
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'Criminalization of politics':'Criminalization of politics': AG Barr says prosecutors sometimes become 'headhunters'       
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Lancaster judge to revisit $1A Lancaster County, Pa., judge is expected to revisit the whopping $1 million bail set for each of several accused rioters after some of them hired private attorneys and filed petitions protesting the... amount, according to a report on Wednesday. Magisterial District Judge Bruce Roth said he would hold bail hearings on Thursday now that...
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Hurricane Sally Slams theThe sluggish storm veered east and intensified before making landfall near the Alabama and Florida state line. Residents and officials said they were not anticipating a direct hit.
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CDC head Robert Redfield walksThe head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention walked back his comments stating that face masks probably offer better protection from coronavirus than a vaccine. CDC Director Dr. Robert... Redfield made the assertion during his Senate testimony Wednesday, only to be publicly disputed by President Trump before eventually clarifying his remarks on Twitter...
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Trump blames 'blue states' forTrump did not offer specific evidence to back up his insinuation that blue states handled the COVID-19 pandemic any differently than red states.       
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Oregon couple helplessly watchAn Oregon couple forced to flee their home because of the raging wildfires soon faced a second heartbreak — as they helplessly watched looters breaking in on their home video surveillance. Tracy and... Marvin Johnson told KION 6 News how the Unger Fire had already destroyed a two-mile hiking trail in Beavercreek that they had...
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Alexei Navalny aides say nerveVladimir Milov, a former deputy energy minister and an ally of Navalny, said his team members had outsmarted the Russian security police.
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Black Lives Matter supportSupport for the Black Lives Matter movement has cratered over the past three months — as some protests led by the group have devolved into violence and looting, a new poll has found. A majority of... American adults — 55 percent — said they either strongly or somewhat supported BLM now, a decrease from 67...
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Idaho pastor who bucked maskAn Idaho pastor who eschewed wearing face masks during services has contracted COVID-19 and is now recovering in an intensive care unit, church officials said. Paul Van Noy, senior pastor at... Candlelight Christian Fellowship in Coeur d'Alene, has been hospitalized for two weeks while battling the virus as his wife, Brenda Van Noy, is recovering...
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President Trump accusesPresident Trump on Thursday accused Twitter of tweaking its algorithms to make him look bad, saying on Twitter that the matter is "being studied now." "Twitter makes sure that Trending on Twitter is... anything bad, Fake or not, about President Donald Trump," the commander-in-chief wrote. "So obvious what they are doing. Being studied now!" Trump...
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Sally is far from finished:The remnants of Hurricane Sally is continuing to flood the Deep South, while parts of Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia could see a foot of rain.       
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As the global race for a coronavirus vaccine continues, China, Russia and the United Arab Emirates are allowing their citizens to get vaccinated with an experimental vaccine before clinical trials... wrap up. Internal medicine specialist and immunologist Dr. Neeta Ogden joined CBSN to discuss more.
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Australia is synonymous with venomous spiders and snakes -- but scientists have discovered new toxins in what they label a "truly venomous" plant.
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Sen. Chuck Grassley calls onSenate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is calling on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden to release a list of potential Supreme Court nominees by the end of September. Grassley... (R-Iowa), who previously served as Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman, said in a statement Wednesday that he saw “no reason” for the 2020 Democrat to not share...
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Elevator that killed BostonThe elevator at a Boston apartment building where a French lecturer was crushed to death is a disconcerting "antique" that can leave some uneasy, one resident said. Carrie O'Connor, a 38-year-old... professor at Boston University, died Monday when she was "trapped in the doorway of the first floor and the elevator" inside her apartment building...
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Massachusetts man puts up"I'm defending my property and my right to free speech," he said. "This is about my right to free speech, period."       
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It took 'less than a minute' for about a dozen robbers to knock over heavy glass display cases filled with expensive Celine handbags and flee with them Wednesday night at Neiman Marcus in Northbrook... Court.
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India is in crisis. Its economy has crashed, with the largest slump on record decimating millions jobs. Its already fragile healthcare system is buckling under the weight of soaring coronavirus cases.... With more than five million cases, India ranks only behind the United States for confirmed infections.
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U.S. Prosecutors' Bid toIn an unusual opinion, a federal judge criticized the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan for its handling of a high-stakes Iranian sanctions case.
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Salt Lake City cop charged forAn officer with the Salt Lake City Police Department was charged Wednesday with aggravated assault for ordering his dog to attack a black man who had his hands up. The Salt Lake County District... Attorney's Office filed the charge against Officer Nickolas Pearce following a review of the April 24 incident that was first brought...
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