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A 55 United sign stands outside of Hurricane High School which remains open in Putnam County, W.Va, during the first day of a statewide strike by teachers and school personnel on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. While the other 54 state counties have decided to close schools, Putnam county has decided to keep its schools open. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
Walkout by West Virginia teachers enters 2nd dayTeachers will remain on strike for a second day in West Virginia, even though the House of Delegates effectively killed a complex education bill
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Autopsy: Pen not properly closed when lion killed internAn autopsy report says an intern at a Caswell County, North Carolina, animal preserve was killed by a lion whose pen wasn't properly closed
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NYC mayor has his police detail pull over texting driverNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he was happy to be a "citizen patrol" when he directed his police detail to pull over a texting driver on the FDR Drive in Manhattan
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Trump Steps Up Rail Feud With CaliforniaIn what California Gov. Gavin Newsom calls "clear political retribution," President Trump attacked the state's troubled high-speed rail project Tuesday, a day after California joined a lawsuit against his emergency declaration . The Transportation Department said Tuesday that it plans to cancel a $929 million federal grant to the California High-Speed...
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'Bullied' MAGA Hat Teen Sues Washington Post for $250MThe teenager at the center of the Lincoln Memorial incident that sparked a massive controversy last month is suing the Washington Post for $250 million—and his lawyers say it is "only the beginning." The suit filed in federal court in Kentucky on behalf of 16-year-old Nicholas Sandmann claims the...
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Prosecutors: Man had more than 56,000 child porn filesA Philadelphia man who worked at a suburban pediatric center has admitted collecting thousands of child pornography videos and images
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Police call officer's shooter a suspect in missing-wife casePolice in Alabama say an armed robbery suspect killed during a shootout with police was a suspect in the disappearance of his wife seven years ago
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Body of teen who disappeared after witnessing slaying foundFlorida authorities have found the body of a 14-year-old boy who disappeared in 2017 days after he witnessed a man's slaying
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Le Phuc Hai, 66, left, and To Gia Huy, 9, have Trump and Kim haircuts in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.  U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have become the latest style icons in Hanoi, a week before their second summit is to be held in the capital city of Vietnam.(AP Photo/Hau Dinh)
10 Things to Know for TodayAmong 10 Things to Know: Possible peace declaration looms large over Trump-Kim summit; Deadly crackdown stokes fear among protesters in Venezuela; AP Analysis: Sanders may not need 2016 magic to be 2020 force
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Man Tips Servers $22K in Hotel Bar, Gets ArrestedJoel Boyers was removed from the JW Marriot bar in Nashville on Monday and charged with public intoxication and possessing a firearm while intoxicated, but some people there will still remember him fondly: Before he was arrested, he tipped his servers $22,000. Police say they were contacted by the...
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Teen seen beaten by police in video is released from custodyA teen seen beaten by Delaware police in a video of his arrest has been released from custody
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Horrific Testimony Heard in Case of Missing Colo. MomColorado man Patrick Frazee was ordered to stand trial for the murder of fiancee Kelsey Berreth on Tuesday after gruesome testimony was delivered at a court hearing. Colorado Bureau of Investigation Agent Gregg Slater testified that former nurse Krystal Jean Lee Kenney, who had been having an affair with Frazee,...
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