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‘Bomb cyclone’ kills 22, leaves frozen wake of destruction (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 17:21 The ‘bomb cyclone‘ cold weather system that hit the US east coast this week has moved on, leaving freezing temperatures and more than 20 dead in its wake. At least 22 people have died as a result of the extreme conditions, CBS News reports. The casualties include a girl who was hit with a ...

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Amazon Alexa can now wake you up to music

This fall, Amazon made a play to become your new alarm clock with the introduction of a combination smart speaker and clock called the Echo Spot. Today, the company is adding a new feature that will make the Spot – or any other Alexa device – function more like a traditional radio alarm clock, with the introduction of music alarms. ...

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When will Britain stand up to Trump, asks Shadow Foreign Secretary in wake of US Jerusalem move

Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry has called on the May government to officially recognize United States president Donald Trump as a ‘bully’ who threatens world peace. “Donald Trump is not crying fire in a crowded theater, he is deliberately setting fire to the theater,” Emily Thornberry told the British Parliament on Thursday, in an urgent question to the UK’s Foreign ...

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NYC sending 120 emergency workers to Texas in wake of Harvey

The city will send 120 emergency workers to Texas to help after the hit of Hurricane Harvey, Mayor de Blasio said Sunday. The aid will include personnel from the FDNY’s Incident Management Team and the Urban Search and Rescue Rapid Response Team, which will assist authorities on the ground. New York City is sending 120 emergency personnel to Texas to ...

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Michigan taproom faces closure in wake of owner's Nazi posts

Business is ale-ing for a Michigan craft beer taproom after one of its co-owners brewed up controversy with anti-Semitic Facebook posts. Craft Draft 2 Go in Kalamazoo, Mich. is facing the wrath of local customers who are demanding a boycott and urging for the business’s closure after co-owner Aaron VanArsdale was outed as an apparent Nazi sympathizer. This series of ...

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Trump takes aim at Amazon in wake of Charlottesville controversy

President Trump took a hard stance against Amazon, attempting to move on from the backlash he’s earned for his significantly more lax take on the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. “Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt — many jobs being lost!” he tweeted out early Wednesday ...

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Trump takes aim at Amazon in wake of Charlottesville controversy

President Trump took a hard stance against Amazon, attempting to move on from the backlash he’s earned for his significantly more lax take on the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. “Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt — many jobs being lost!” he tweeted out early Wednesday ...

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Draymond Green Sued Over Bar Attack, 'I Still Wake Up Crying'

Draymond Green Sued Over Bar Attack‘I Still Wake Up Crying’ 7/25/2017 10:42 AM PDT Breaking News The man who claims he was punched in the face by Draymond Green last summer says he got violent threats after the incident and still wakes up crying … and now he’s suing the NBA star.  The man behind the suit is ex-Michigan State ...

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Burk on progress since Masters protest in wake of Hootie's death

Fifteen years later, Martha Burk still chuckles at the response she received from William (Hootie) Johnson, then the chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, after Burk wrote Johnson a letter asking him to invite a woman to join the exclusive, men-only Augusta membership. Well, Burk technically received two responses: a private letter addressed to her and sent via FedEx; and ...

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De Blasio joins slain cop's family at her home before wake

A day after returning from a trip to Germany, Mayor de Blasio visited the home Monday of the police officer ambushed at random and killed by a mentally ill ex-con in the Bronx. De Blasio was among a number of relatives and friends of Officer Miosotis Familia who visited her Kingsbridge home in advance of a wake set to begin ...

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