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Amber alert issued for missing Ohio child –

March 14, 2017 3:56:56 am | 0 Comments

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) –  A statewide Amber Alert has been issued by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office. Police say James Christopher Ramey, 27, took 10 month-old Winston Ramey from his home in Delta, Ohio, Fulton County. Ramey is considered armed and dangerous. The incident happened about 5 a.m. Tuesday. Ramey is driving a 2006 black Chrysler…

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Obama administration spent $36M on FOIA lawsuits in final year: report – The Hill (blog)

March 14, 2017 3:39:00 am | 0 Comments

The Obama administration spent $36.2 million defending itself in Freedom of Information Act lawsuits in its final year, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. According to the AP’s analysis, some of the biggest targets for record requests were the Justice Department (DOJ), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Defense Department (DOD). The DOJ spent…

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University of Michigan grad schools earn high marks in annual US News rankings –

March 14, 2017 3:16:00 am | 0 Comments

ANN ARBOR, MI – The University of Michigan is among the “leaders and best” in several different categories with the annual release of the U.S. News & World Report graduate school rankings. Programs in business, law, engineering, medicine, nursing and education all ranked in the top 15 in the country once again in this year’s…

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Winter Storm Strikes Northeast – New York Times

March 14, 2017 3:14:56 am | 0 Comments

By JONATHAN WOLFE, ANDY NEWMAN and ALEXANDRA S. LEVINE March 14, 2017 • The New York City subway has suspended above-ground service but continues to run below ground. • Public schools in New York City and Boston are closed. • New York City will get 10 to 16 inches of snow, the National Weather Service said. Several inches have fallen already.…

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Tuesday: Flight cancellations soar, 8000 since Sunday – USA TODAY

March 14, 2017 2:49:48 am | 0 Comments

The filght status board at Washington Dulles International Airport showed delays and cancellations begin as snow moved into the region on March 13, 2017. (Photo: Paul J. Richards, AFP/Getty Images) Last update: 6:40 a.m. ET. Next update: By 9:15 a.m. ET. Tuesday promised to be the worst travel day yet from a late-season winter storm that’s…

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Breaking down the Michael Brown video — and what it reveals – CNN

March 14, 2017 2:12:16 am | 0 Comments

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Trump's plan to dismember government – CNN

March 14, 2017 2:03:08 am | 0 Comments

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GOP does damage control over healthcare score – The Hill

March 14, 2017 2:00:11 am | 0 Comments

Leading House Republicans are fighting to defend their ObamaCare replacement bill in the face of a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report that found the measure would result in millions of people becoming uninsured. Democrats are on the attack, hoping the findings — and the eye-popping estimate that 24 million additional people will be without coverage…

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Forced to have sex with 1000 men, a girl is now suing the motel that she says let it happen – Washington Post

March 14, 2017 1:38:35 am | 0 Comments

Screen grab from Google maps. The sex-trade is often pretty easy to spot. A teenage girl accompanies an older man at a motel front desk as he pays for a room in cash. Men come and go from the room for 30 minutes at a time. A scantily dressed girl wanders the hallways in the…

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“Life-threatening” late winter storm begins to lash Northeast – CBS News

March 14, 2017 12:58:26 am | 0 Comments

Last Updated Mar 14, 2017 4:09 AM EDT NEW YORK — A powerful nor’easter is beginning to lash the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast, prompting flight cancellations, school closures and warnings from city and state officials to stay off roads. The National Weather Service issued blizzard warnings for parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut,…

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