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  • The judge who stood up to Donald Trump's 'refugee ban'

    Before the judge's ruling tonight.protests sprang up at airports across the country. Specifically, the New York Times reports , the judge ordered that refugees and other people trapped at airports across the United States should not be sent back to their home countries.

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  • Winter weather advisory in effect beginning at 10 pm

    Winter weather advisory in effect beginning at 10 pm

    Snow squalls will quickly reduce visibility at times along 81 points to the west. Rain showers are expected for southside with highs in the upper 40's. "The National Weather Service - Mt. Holly office, has advised that the temperature may reach 26 degrees Fahrenheit or lower tonight". The snow should move offshore by midday Monday as winds with gusts up to 25 miles per hour move blow northwest.

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  • California drought conditions continue to improve in latest report

    California drought conditions continue to improve in latest report

    Last week, 2 percent of the state - a region northwest of Los Angeles - remained under "exceptional drought", the most severe of the four drought categories listed by the weekly U.S. The state has seen heavy precipitation during the last few weeks; for example, Buzzfeed reports that Long Beach received 3.97 inches of rain, a record-breaking number.

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  • Woman who accused Emmett Till admits she lied

    Tyson said the "case went a long way toward ruining her life", though the clear victor of the ruined life contest is the guy who was not only murdered at age 14, but so horrifically disfigured that his published autopsy photo "helped propel the American civil rights movement".

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  • Senator Brown calls for $1 trillion spending on roads and bridges

    Senator Brown calls for $1 trillion spending on roads and bridges

    Schumer said the president "seems open to a bill this large", but previous year Trump released a proposed infrastructure plan that more closely aligned with the Republican vision. "But I think we would all like to tackle infrastructure in a credible way and hopefully that's what they'll recommend". The Senate Commerce Committee approves billionaire Wilbur Ross as Trump's commerce secretary and Elaine Chao as transportation secretary.

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  • Video shows police officer saving woman from burning auto

    Video shows police officer saving woman from burning auto

    Around 9:40 p.m. on Friday, a motorist called 911 saying that she was trapped in her vehicle, which had caught fire, according to police. Officer Tim Schwering, the former civilian director of SPD's Office of Professional Accountability who attended the Police Academy to become an officer, was the first to arrive on the scene.

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  • MS tornado kills 4, traps others: agency

    MS tornado kills 4, traps others: agency

    In February 2013, hundreds of homes were destroyed and over sixty people injured when a twister touched down in Hattiesburg. A fire station was damaged, as were parts of William Carey University, a private Christian college with about 4,000 students.

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  • Mexico Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Extradited to the US

    Mexico Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Extradited to the US

    Mexico's government extradited drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States where he is wanted on drug trafficking and other charges. Perhaps most famously, Guzman's cartel built elaborate tunnels under the United States border to transport drugs, said Wifredo Ferrer, the prosecutor in Miami.

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  • Protestors Pepper Sprayed on Inauguration Eve Outside of 'DeploraBall' in D.C.

    Protestors Pepper Sprayed on Inauguration Eve Outside of 'DeploraBall' in D.C.

    The name is in reference to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's remark that "you could put half of Trump's supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables". The man was surrounded by police and escorted behind police lines. Allsup told Foxnews.com, "I was wearing my "Make America Great Again" hat, and a white male came up behind me and swung at me with a flagpole - I kind of blacked out for a minute".

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  • NL9 Alert Center: Severe weather expected this weekend

    NL9 Alert Center: Severe weather expected this weekend

    WHAT WE KNOW: A complex severe weather pattern is setting up for Alabama, as a deep upper trough with strong wind fields will approach from the west. In combination with unseasonably high moisture levels and strong winds above the surface, this area of low pressure will produce multiple rounds of severe storms across the mid-south and southeast through Sunday evening.

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  • Iowa and Illinois Senators raise questions for EPA Administrator nominee

    But Trump has said Pruitt will work to restore the EPA's essential mission of keeping air and water clean and safe. Citing examples uncovered by the New York Times in which Pruitt's office sent letters to the EPA that had actually been drafted by oil and gas companies, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker asked about the number of children with asthma in Oklahoma.

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  • EPA nominee Pruitt: I don't believe climate change is a hoax

    Pruitt also disagreed with his would-be boss, Trump, who once tweeted that climate change is a "hoax" started by China. "The climate is changing and human activity contributes to that in some manner", Pruitt said. The agencies concluded that human-caused global warming was primarily responsible for the risky climate milestone. For example, polluted drinking water in Bennington shows the need to better understand and regulate the many chemicals in our environment.

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  • Quake shakes central Italy, felt in Rome

    This is a 5.6 quake which has been felt as far away as Rome. The epicenters of the earthquakes were in the L'Aquila region, an area that struck by a magnitude 6.3 quake in 2009. The Italian Red Cross said it had received reports of building collapses in unreachable hamlets near Amatrice. Tremors have reshaped more than 230 square miles of land.

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  • Colder temperatures, chance of snow expected into the weekend

    Colder temperatures, chance of snow expected into the weekend

    The NWS issued a hazardous weather outlook for most of the state Thursday morning, warning of tricky roads plummeting temperatures as the weekend begins. North wind around 6 miles per hour becoming light and variable. Skies over Madison should be mostly cloudy Saturday , partly sunny Sunday , cloudy Monday , mostly cloudy Tuesday , and partly sunny Wednesday, with highs near 27, 29, 35, 37 and 37, and lows Friday night through Tuesday night around 13, 12, 23, 32 and 28.

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  • 3 charged with helping Markeith Loyd before officer's killing

    In Mayan's arrest affidavit, deputies said Smith-Loyd met with Mayan at the fried chicken restaurant to pickup money that was owed to Loyd . Mayan is accused of supplying restaurant food to his former co-worker, driving him around and offering him money, despite knowing he was wanted in the slaying his pregnant ex-girlfriend, the affidavit said.

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  • Mom joins man charged in teen girl's homicide

    Mom joins man charged in teen girl's homicide

    The boyfriend, Jacob Sullivan, 44, has been charged in connection with Abington teen Grace Packer's death, Philly.com is reporting . Both are facing at least 17 charges each, including criminal homicide, rape, kidnapping, abuse of a corpse, child endangerment, tampering with evidence and several related conspiracy counts.

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  • Tilikum, killer whale from Blackfish, dies at SeaWorld Orlando

    Some are disputing the marine park's claim that Tilikum led a "long and enriching life". "My heart goes out to our team who cared for him like family", continued Manby. Tilikum became one of the best-known members of his species, particularly following his involvement in the death of an experienced trainer during a show at the park.

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  • NAACP Begins Sit-In To Protest Jeff Sessions

    NAACP Begins Sit-In To Protest Jeff Sessions

    According to the Montgomery Advertiser , the NAACP brought a list of five reasons why it believes Sessions should not serve as attorney general under President Donald Trump after the latter takes office January 20. They are asking him to remove his name from nomination as U.S. Attorney General. His two-day confirmation hearing is now scheduled for January 10 and Jan 11.

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