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NTSB to issue probable cause of El Faro's sinkingFederal accident investigators are set to determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro in 2015, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades in which 33 mariners were killed
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Northern California house fire spreads, forces evacuationsAuthorities say evacuations are under way in Northern California after a house fire spread to surrounding homes
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Police stand block the access to a subway tunnel next to Port Authority Bus Terminal following an explosion near Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in New York. Police said a man with a pipe bomb strapped to his body set off the crude device in a passageway under 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
After NYC subway bombing, Trump slams 'chain migration'A would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast in the New York City subway system is adding new fuel to President Donald Trump's push to limit immigration based on family ties
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In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, photo clouds form in the distance as two homes stay standing after surviving an early morning wildfire at the Shepard Mesa neighborhood in Carpinteria, Calif. (Kenneth Song/Santa Barbara News-Press via AP)
Dangerous winds persist as wildfires roar in CaliforniaThe winds aren't changing for Southern California's wildfires yet. The fifth largest blaze in state history was threatening thousands of homes as it churned through coastal mountains amid persistently dangerous weather conditions
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NYC Bombing Suspect Came to US in 2011The man accused of detonating a bomb in a subway corridor near Times Square Monday morning carried the device strapped to himself on a 55-minute subway ride from his Brooklyn home, law enforcement officials say. Akayed Ullah, who came to the US from Bangladesh in 2011, injured himself and three...
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Houston 18-year-old arrested on charges of trying to aid ISA Houston 18-year-old has been arrested and charged with illegally distributing explosive-making information and attempting to support the Islamic State organization
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In this Oct. 4, 2017 photo provided by The National Press Club shows, Emilio Gutierrez Soto. Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, to grant him asylum instead of deporting him to a country where he believes he'll be killed. Soto fled to the United States a decade ago after articles he wrote alleging corruption in the Mexican military caused his name to land on a hit list, according to his lawyer, Eduardo Beckett. (Noel St. John/The National Press Club via AP)
Detained by US, Mexican journalist fears death if deportedAdvocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government on Monday to grant him asylum instead of deporting him to a country where he believes he'll be killed
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2015 file photo, Harvey Weinstein speaks during a news conference for film Woman in Gold at the 2015 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin. A statement by a spokesperson for Weinstein is included in the 2017 update to The Yale Book of Quotations. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
'Alternative facts' remark tops 2017 list of notable quotesThe use of the term 'alternative facts' by Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2017
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Workers to discuss harassment suit against restaurant chainFive female kitchen workers in Boston are detailing a sexual harassment lawsuit they're filing against a national restaurant chain
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2006 file photo, Kirk Humphreys, the former mayor of Oklahoma City, speaks at a news conference in Oklahoma City. Humphreys, a member of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents, is being criticized Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, for comparing gay people to pedophiles and politicians who have resigned recently after allegations of sexual misconduct. Humphreys made the comments over the weekend on a television public affairs show. The LGBTQ advocacy group Freedom Oklahoma has called for his removal from the board if he does not apologize. (AP Photo/File)
The Latest: Regent regrets equating gay people, pedophilesUniversity of Oklahoma Regent Kirk Humphreys now disavows a statement made on a television panel comparing homosexuality with pedophilia
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Chicago suspect in train theft pleads guilty on trial dateThe sole suspect in a 2015 theft of guns off a Chicago train who chose to go to trial has changed his mind and pleaded guilty just as jury selection was to start
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Defendant in football player's death says he fired into airJurors in a murder trial involving the 2015 death of a Tennessee high school football player who shielded friends from gunfire heard an interview in which one defendant tells police he fired shots in the air without aiming at anyone that night
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