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Associated Press
October 07, 2019 - 8:29 am
(AP) -- A federal judge Monday emphatically rejected President Donald Trump's challenge to the release of his tax returns to New York prosecutors, saying the president's broad claim of immunity from all criminal investigations is at odds with the Constitution. But an appeals court blocked any...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 07, 2019 - 7:46 am
A deer apparently wanted his or antlers hair done. The animal crashed into a salon in Long Island, breaking the front window. The buck landed on one woman, sending her to the hospital with injuries that are not life threatening. The deer left before police arrived. Owner Jenisse Heredia said they...
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Associated Press
October 07, 2019 - 6:25 am
President Donald Trump's trade adviser says tariffs did not play a role in the surprising closure of a steel plant last week. In a statement Sunday, Assistant to the President for Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro said there are no tariffs on recycled scrap. Last Monday the company...
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Don Ames
October 07, 2019 - 6:16 am
Accidental poisonings have overtaken car crashes as the leading cause of unintentional deaths in Louisiana. And, it's an opioid epidemic that's getting the blame. Dr. James Diaz, Medical Toxicologist and Head of Environmental & Occupational Health at LSU Health New Orleans School of Public...
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Thomas Perumean
October 07, 2019 - 5:47 am
Three years ago Evangelisto Ramos was found guilty on a 10-2 verdict before a jury in Louisiana, one of only two states left in the union that allow split verdicts. In the opening session of the U.S. Supreme Court justices will hear arguments whether to allow Louisiana require unanimous verdicts...
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October 06, 2019 - 7:22 am
Four people have died following an early morning shooting in Kansas City, Kansas. It happened around 1:30 Sunday morning at the Tequila KC Bar, which is located at 10th and Central, which is north of I-70 and west of the Missouri River. A person walked into the bar and started shooting. KCK Police...
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NewsRadio 1080 KRLD
October 06, 2019 - 4:41 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - A key witness in the Amber Guyger murder trial was shot to death Friday night in an apartment complex near the Medical District. Joshua Brown was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the 46-hundred block of Cedar Springs at about 10:30 Friday night. Brown was a neighbor of...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers a speech at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. Pompeo is in Greece on the last leg of a four-nation European tour that has been overshadowed by the impeachment inquiry in Washington. Pompeo has sought to avoid the drama back home by focusing on matters directly related to his trip. (Costas Baltas/Pool via AP)
Associated Press
October 05, 2019 - 8:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday the State Department intends to follow the law in the House impeachment investigation and vigorously defended President Donald Trump, dismissing questions about the president's attempts to push Ukraine and China to investigate a...
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks before attending a panel at the Federal Reserve Board Building, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Associated Press
October 04, 2019 - 2:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that the U.S. economy is facing some risks at the moment, but overall it is in a "good place" and the Fed's main job is to "keep it there as long as possible." Powell noted that unemployment is at a half-century low and inflation...
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Andrew Limberg
October 04, 2019 - 4:33 am
(1020 KDKA) - Accuweather's just released long range forecast predicts the worst of winter will be late in coming, but when it gets here, look out. Long range forecaster Paul Pastelok says November temperatures should be slightly above normal, close to normal in December , with below average...
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