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 2020-02-17 10:31 

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World braces for what another four years of Trump could look like...

What will a second Donald Trump presidential term look like — if it happens? That was the thought in many delegates' minds as they gathered over the weekend in the southern German city of Munich for a security conference. The official theme at t...

 2020-02-17 10:21 

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Disney actress Nikita Pearl Waligwa, who appeared in 'Queen of Katwe,' dead at 15...

A Disney actress died Saturday following a brain tumor, according to the Ugandan school where she was a student. Nikita Pearl Waligwa, who appeared in the 2016 Disney film "Queen of Katwe," was 15. The movie tells the true story of Phiona Mutesi w...

 2020-02-17 10:19 

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This is where novel coronavirus cases have been confirmed worldwide...

The novel coronavirus has spread throughout the world since the first cases were detected in central China in December. At least 1,775 people have died and more than 71,000 people have been infected, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared th...

 2020-02-17 10:10 

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14 passengers on US charter flights evacuating the Diamond Princess have tested positive for coronavirus...

Fourteen passengers aboard US chartered flights evacuating Americans and their families from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for novel coronavirus, according to a joint statement from the US Departments of State and Health and Human ...

 2020-02-17 10:04 

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The US is finally evacuating Americans from the Diamond Princess. Here's why that's made them mad...

The US plan to evacuate Americans and their families from the Diamond Princess cruise ship appears, on its face, to be the case of a powerful government coming to the aid of its most vulnerable citizens. But the decision has prompted anger from some exhau...

 2020-02-17 09:30 

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The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Monday, February 17, 2020 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY A storm pushing through the northern Plains and Midwest will bring snow to northern parts of the country today, with 3-6 inches in parts of the northern Plains and northern Grea...

 2020-02-17 09:23 

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The price of wine is dropping fast...

Let's raise our glasses and toast to cheaper wine. The price of wine is expected to drop to its lowest levels in five years thanks, in part, to a surplus of California grapes. Combined with a decreased demand for wine, drinkers can expect to get bette...

 2020-02-17 09:22 

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14-year-old boy charged with attempted deliberate homicide after allegedly hitting police officer with car...

A Montana police officer was taken to the hospital Saturday after being hit by a car driven by a 14-year-old boy, according to a news release from the Billings Police Department. Five teenage girls were also in the car, the release said. The boy has been ...

 2020-02-17 09:14 

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Japan's economy is shrinking and a recession looks 'all but inevitable'...

Japan's economy is flirting with recession, and the novel coronavirus could push it over the edge. The world's third-largest economy shrank 1.6% in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to a government estimate released Monday. The decline from th...

 2020-02-17 09:03 

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Struggling to quit sugar? You might not be sleeping enough...

If you find yourself eating too much added sugar and unhealthy fats, it might be because you're not getting enough sleep, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers from Columbia University'...

 2020-02-17 08:40 

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Missing Milwaukee woman and two daughters found dead in a garage...

A Milwaukee woman and her two daughters, who went missing earlier this month, were found dead in a garage Sunday, authorities said. An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for Amarah Banks, 26, and her daughters Zaniya Ivery, 5, and Camaria Banks, 4, after Ban...

 2020-02-17 08:31 

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Three men stole 600 toilet paper rolls in Hong Kong amid fears of coronavirus shortages...

Police in Hong Kong have arrested two men and are searching for a third after the group stole about 600 toilet paper rolls, in a robbery likely sparked by coronavirus fears that have gripped the city. Early Monday morning, a delivery worker was transporti...

 2020-02-17 08:26 

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Global coronavirus cases top 71,000 as Americans evacuated from Japan cruise ship...

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 2020-02-17 08:20 

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China is disinfecting and destroying cash to contain the coronavirus...

As the novel coronavirus outbreak continues to batter China, the country's central bank has implemented a new strategy to contain the virus — deep cleaning and destroying potentially infected cash. The new measures, announced by the People's...

 2020-02-17 08:10 

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A black college student was handcuffed facedown in the snow and threatened with a gun to his head by law enforcement who had the wrong guy, lawsuit says...

Jaylan Butler, a black student at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois, filed a lawsuit against several police officers and sheriff's deputies alleging he was wrongfully detained after being mistaken for a suspect. The lawsuit, filed Ja...

 2020-02-17 07:27 

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Did Xi Jinping know about the coronavirus outbreak earlier than first suggested?...

As the deadly novel coronavirus spread throughout China and the world last month, it was clear that something had gone wrong. Officials in Hubei, the province at the center of the outbreak, were blamed for downplaying — and potentially even delibera...

 2020-02-17 07:15 

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Presidents Day 2020: What's open and closed...

For many Americans, Presidents Day has become synonymous to a day of big savings as many retailers roll out their winter clearance sales. But the third Monday of every February is a day to remember the nation's presidents, especially the first one. In...

 2020-02-17 06:59 

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A police officer working security at Walmart tried to stop a shoplifter. He was shot multiple times...

An off-duty Ferguson police officer was shot multiple times when he confronted a shoplifter at a Walmart in the Missouri city Sunday night, according to the St. Louis County Police Department. The 35-year-old officer was working security in the Walmart on...

 2020-02-17 06:42 

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Donald Stratton, a Pearl Harbor survivor and USS Arizona crew member, has died at 97...

Donald Stratton, a survivor of the USS Arizona, died February 15, according to a statement from the Pearl Harbor National Memorial. He was 97, a tweet from USS Arizona said. Stratton joined the Navy in 1940 after growing up in Nebraska. The USS Arizona wa...

 2020-02-17 06:25 

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Did Xi Jinping know about the coronavirus outbreak earlier than first suggested?...

As the deadly novel coronavirus spread throughout China and the world last month, it was clear that something had gone wrong. Officials in Hubei, the province at the center of the outbreak, were blamed for downplaying — and potentially even delibera...

 2020-02-17 06:21 

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Possible Tylee Ryan sighting at a Nashville concert...

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK)- A woman says she believes she saw a girl who closely resembles Tylee Ryan at a concert in Nashville December 22, 2019. While this is an unconfirmed report, the woman is sure it's the missing Rexburg girl. Sarah Elrod-Au...

 2020-02-17 05:51 

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Parents speak out after son dies in jail...

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK)- A civil lawsuit has been settled in Bannock County as part of a wrongful death in the jail in December 2018. The county agreed to pay former coroner Kim Quick and his wife, Shauna, $2.1 million dollars after their son Lance d...

 2020-02-17 05:27 

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Kawhi Leonard named the first winner of the Kobe Bryant MVP Award at the NBA All-Star Game...

Kawhi Leonard was the first recipient of the Kobe Bryant MVP Award Sunday. The MVP award for the NBA All-Star Game was renamed Saturday to honor the basketball legend. Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, were among nine people killed when their helicopter, h...

 2020-02-17 04:44 

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Jalaiah Harmon, the teen who created the viral Renegade dance, performed at the NBA All-Star game...

The teenage girl behind the Renegade got her time to shine Sunday during the NBA All-Star game. Jalaiah Harmon, 14, performed her viral dance in front of thousands at Chicago's United Center. Prior to All-Star weekend, most people didn't even know...

 2020-02-17 04:41 

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Two homes collapse in landslide along the Tennessee River...

Two homes collapsed over the weekend in a landslide along the Tennessee River, according to the Hardin County Fire Department. Both houses were in danger of collapsing when firefighters responded Saturday evening to an area known as Chalk Bluff, the Hardi...

 2020-02-17 04:27 

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It looks like Harriet Tubman is throwing up the 'Wakanda Forever' sign on this new debit card. The bank says she's not...

OneUnited Bank, one of the largest black-owned banks in the US, released a new Visa debit card to celebrate Black History Month. The card shows Harriet Tubman with her arms crossed on her chest. A lot of people on social media thought she was throwing up ...

 2020-02-17 04:22 

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Disney actress Nikita Pearl Waligwa, who appeared in 'Queen of Katwe,' dead at 15...

A Disney actress died Saturday following a brain tumor, according to the Ugandan school where she was a student. Nikita Pearl Waligwa, who appeared in the 2016 Disney film "Queen of Katwe," was 15. The movie tells the true story of Phiona Mutesi w...

 2020-02-17 04:06 

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This is where novel coronavirus cases have been confirmed worldwide...

The novel coronavirus has spread throughout the world since the first cases were detected in central China in December. At least 1,775 people have died and more than 71,000 people have been infected, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared th...

 2020-02-17 03:47 

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The coronavirus crisis is raising questions over China's relationship with the World Health Organization...

Sitting alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was effusive in his praise of the country's response to the coronavirus crisis. "We app...

 2020-02-17 03:44 

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Novel coronavirus death toll tops 1,770 as US passengers on quarantined cruise ship fly home...

The number of deaths from the novel coronavirus has risen to 1,770, with an additional 100 deaths reported Sunday in Hubei, the Chinese province at the center of the outbreak. There have been more than 71,000 cases worldwide, with the vast majority of tho...

 2020-02-17 03:41 

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A police officer who said he was told to 'tone down your gayness' reaches $10 million settlement and gets promoted...

A St. Louis police officer allegedly told to "tone down your gayness" by a leader of his department reached a settlement with St. Louis County for half of what a jury awarded him, his attorneys told CNN. Keith Wildhaber filed a lawsuit in 2017 all...

 2020-02-17 02:54 

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Former volleyball stars Carrie McCaw and Lesley Prather and 2 daughters killed in Missouri crash...

Two university communities are in mourning after two former star volleyball players and their daughters died in a crash in Missouri. Lesley Drury Prather, 40, and Carrie Urton McCaw, 44, were traveling to a club volleyball tournament in Kansas City with t...

 2020-02-17 02:18 

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Americans evacuated from Japan cruise ship as coronavirus cases top 71,000...

Not Available The post Americans evacuated from Japan cruise ship as coronavirus cases top 71,000 appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2020-02-17 02:10 

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They caught the coronavirus that's killed more than 1,700 people and survived...

When 31-year-old engineer Edison Zhang was diagnosed with the deadly novel coronavirus, which has killed hundreds of people in his home city of Wuhan, he was actually relieved. As Zhang got increasingly sick, the worst part was waiting for a diagnosis. &#...

 2020-02-17 01:52 

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An 8-year-old girl and her friends dressed as Target employees and took over a store for her birthday...

Brayden Lawrence turned 8 on Sunday and had her birthday party at her favorite place on Earth: Target. That's right — the Atlanta girl and about 10 of her friends went to their local Target dressed in red shirts and khakis and took over the stor...

 2020-02-17 01:22 

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Colder Weather This Week...

Colder air moves in after some rain/snow today. Lows in the single digits, near or below 0 in Rexburg by Tuesday night. Snow chances fade until next weekend. The Groundhog, ha! Jeff Roper, First Alert Weather The post Colder Weather This Week appeared fir...

 2020-02-17 01:16 

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Trump campaign manager deletes dramatic Air Force One photo after people point out it's from 2004...

President Donald Trump's campaign manager deleted a tweet featuring a dramatic photo of Air Force One at the Daytona 500 after users pointed out that the shot was from President George W. Bush's visit to the NASCAR race in 2004, not from Trump'...

 2020-02-17 01:12 

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Chinese students spend billions overseas. Coronavirus travel bans will leave some countries seriously out of pocket...

If it weren't for the novel coronavirus outbreak, Xu Mingxi would have been in class at a prestigious New York university this week. Instead, the 22-year-old has spent the past three weeks confined to his family's apartment in Wuhan, the Chinese c...

 2020-02-17 01:09 

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Iowa Democratic Party begins partial recanvass of caucus results...

The Iowa Democratic Party has begun the partial recanvass of the state's caucus precinct results requested by the campaigns of Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg, a party spokesperson told CNN. The process — which the party believes will take two...

 2020-02-17 01:05 

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Daytona 500 postponed until Monday because of bad weather...

The Daytona 500 was postponed until Monday because of rainy weather at the Florida track, NASCAR said Sunday. "NEWS: Today's 62nd running of the #DAYTONA500 has been postponed due to inclement weather. The race will resume on Monday at 4 PM ET on ...

 2020-02-17 00:28 

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JJ Vallow's grandparents speak out on his adopted mother...

The grandparents of JJ Vallow are telling the world what they think about his adopted mother. The post JJ Vallow's grandparents speak out on his adopted mother appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2020-02-17 00:22 

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Low beaver activity in Mink Creek may not be linked to trapping...

Watershed Guardians and Idaho Fish and Game have separately been tracking the beaver activity in the area, and both have noticed a drop in activity. The post Low beaver activity in Mink Creek may not be linked to trapping appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2020-02-17 00:07 

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Major Rail Accidents Fast Facts...

Here's some background information about major rail accidents since 1900. Notable International Rail Accidents January 1915 Guadalajara, Mexico: More than 600 people die when a train derails into a ravine during a steep descent. May 22, 1915 Gretna, S...

 2020-02-16 23:51 

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Two people are dead after getting trapped under an avalanche they accidentally triggered...

Two snowmobilers in Colorado were killed after they were buried in an avalanche they accidentally triggered Saturday afternoon, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center said Sunday. A third person who was snowmobiling with the group in the area of Muddy ...

 2020-02-16 23:51 

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Nearly 12,000 Democrats turn out for first day of early voting in Nevada...

Nevada's Democratic Party leadership is hoping a strong early turnout for its caucuses signals a successful showing this weekend. Nearly 12,000 Democratic caucusgoers participated in the first day of early voting in Nevada Saturday, the state party an...

 2020-02-16 23:51 

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This video of J.J. Watt dancing with his grandma is the cutest thing you'll see today...

Can your grandma bust a move? J.J. Watt proved that his grandma can. The NFL superstar shared an adorable video on Instagram of him and her dancing at his wedding party Saturday night. "Grandma cuttin it up on the dance floor," Watt captioned the ...

 2020-02-16 23:21 

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Bald eagles across the United States are dying from lead poisoning...

Bald eagles across the United States are dying from lead bullets — but it's not because they're being shot. The Cape Fear Raptor Center, North Carolina's largest eagle rehab facility, has treated seven eagles in the past month for lead p...

 2020-02-16 23:00 

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Bernie Sanders is in a very weird position...

Welcome to 2020! With just 6 days until the Nevada caucuses and 13 days until the South Carolina primary, the Democratic primary is in full swing. Every Sunday, I outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaig...

 2020-02-16 22:45 

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Hawkeye couple uses basketball to build their relationship...

Click here for updates on this story IOWA CITY, IA (WQAD ) — A pair of Hawkeyes basketball players have found more in common than their love for the game. Muscatine-native Joe Wieskamp and Makenzie Meyer, from Mason City, Iowa, found love on the cou...

 2020-02-16 22:23 

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Chords and Koalas brings music to support wildfire relief in Australia...

Click here for updates on this story FLINT, MI (WJRT ) — Australia might be on the other side of the world, but these wildfires are bringing a mid-Michigan community close together. Divine Revelations Church calls it, "Chords and Koalas," us...

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