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Andrew Limberg
September 03, 2019 - 11:54 am
( Newsradio 1020 KDKA/AP ) — Walmart says it will discontinue the sale of handgun ammunition and also publicly request that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in stores even where state laws allow it. The announcement comes just days after a mass shooting claimed seven lives in Odessa...
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Students arrive at Pacific Collegiate School in Santa Cruz on Sept. 3, 2019 after two classmates were among the victims who died in a boat fire off the Santa Barbara coast.
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Tim Ryan
September 03, 2019 - 9:22 am
SANTA CRUZ — Two students from a Santa Cruz high school and two parents were among the passengers killed in a boat fire off the Santa Barbara coast this weekend. The identities of the students and parents have not been released, but a Pacific Collegiate School confirmed that students were on board...
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Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer (L), a billionaire hedge fund manager and activist, poses for a selfie at the Iowa State Fair August 11, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Melissa Culross
September 03, 2019 - 9:01 am
San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer said he's not giving up his campaign to be the Democratic nominee for president next year even though he failed to qualify for the debate later this month in Houston.
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AP News
September 03, 2019 - 3:25 am
DOONBEG, Ireland (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's staff is defending his decision to stay at one of President Donald Trump's properties while in Ireland amid criticism by Democrats that he's enriching Trump at taxpayers' expense. Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, said Tuesday that the decision...
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CORRECTS SPELLING OF VICTIM'S FIRST NAME TO LEILAH INSTEAD OF LEILA - High School students Celeste Lujan, left, and Yasmin Natera mourn their friend Leilah Hernandez, one of the victims of the Saturday shooting in Odessa, at a memorial service Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in Odessa, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
AP News
September 02, 2019 - 4:34 pm
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — The gunman in a West Texas rampage "was on a long spiral of going down" and had been fired from his oil services job the morning he killed seven people, calling 911 both before and after the shooting began, authorities said Monday. Officers killed 36-year-old Seth Aaron Ator on...
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Store shelves are empty of bottled water as residents buy supplies in preparation for Hurricane Dorian, in Doral, Fla., Thursday, July 29, 2019. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Dorian could hit the Florida coast over the weekend as a major hurricane. (AP Photo/Marcus Lim)
AP News
August 29, 2019 - 6:03 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Florida residents picked the shelves clean of bottled water and lined up at gas stations Thursday as an increasingly menacing-looking Hurricane Dorian threatened to broadside the state over Labor Day weekend. Leaving lighter-than-expected damage in its wake in Puerto Rico and the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2018, file photo, former FBI Director James Comey speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill Washington. The Justice Department’s inspector general says former FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
AP News
August 29, 2019 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump, the Justice Department's inspector general said Thursday. The watchdog office said Comey broke bureau rules by giving one memo containing...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2018 file photo Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., speaks to reporters as he leaves a House Judiciary and Oversight Committee closed-door interview on Capitol Hill in Washington. Issa has taken a step toward challenging indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter for a Southern California seat. Issa says on his website that he formed an exploratory committee to replace fellow Republican Hunter, who is scheduled to be tried in January for allegedly siphoning campaign money for personal use. The committee allows Issa to raise money. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta,File)
AP News
August 29, 2019 - 2:57 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former Congressman Darrell Issa has taken a step toward challenging indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter for a Southern California seat, a campaign that would bring his strong name recognition, deep pockets and reputation as one of President Barack Obama's chief antagonists to a race...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 15, 2015 file photo, a lesbian couple holds hands in Salt Lake City. Released on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, the largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, echoing research that says there is no single “gay gene.” (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
AP News
August 29, 2019 - 11:41 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, but it echoes research that says there are no specific genes that make people gay. The genome-wide research on DNA from nearly half a million U.S. and U.K. adults identified five...
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Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) at a press conference about sexual assaults on college and university campuses at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center July 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C.
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Doug Sovern
August 29, 2019 - 9:28 am
The next Democratic debate in September will feature a much smaller group of candidates as many in the crowded field didn't qualify for a spot on the stage.
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