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September 24, 2017 - 7:58 pm
(NEW YORK) -- President Trump has issued a presidential proclamation banning or restricting travel from eight countries, adding Chad and Venezuela and North Korea to the original list of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen. The administration is taking a tailored approach, providing a variety of...
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September 24, 2017 - 12:47 pm
(ANTIOCH, Tenn.) -- One woman is dead and at least six churchgoers were wounded in a shooting Sunday at a church outside of Nashville, Tennessee, according to Nashville police. Medical personnel are treating eight wounded individuals after the shooting took place at Burnett’s Chapel Church of...
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September 24, 2017 - 12:07 pm
(NEW YORK) -- President Trump's lashing out at NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem and the resulting backlash is playing out in part on social media, including under a Twitter hashtag trending Sunday morning, #TakeAKnee, and also another variation, #TakeTheKnee. The hashtag...
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September 22, 2017 - 11:45 pm
(MIAMI) -- ABC News reporters helped assure a worried daughter that her family in Puerto Rico is safe after she could not reach them in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Miami resident Tere Blanca sent ABC News reporters a video message Friday saying she was desperate to hear from her family in...
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September 22, 2017 - 6:28 pm
(COLUMBIA, Tenn.) -- Five people are being held hostage at a bank in Columbia, Tennessee, according to police. The 54-year-old man entered a branch of Community First Bank & Trust armed with a machete on Friday, a spokesperson for the Columbia Police Department said. The suspect initially took...
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September 22, 2017 - 5:46 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The authority tasked with regulating the nation's aviation industry is facing a partial shutdown as its authorization to do so expires next Saturday. To avoid such a shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration, Congress must pass either an extension of the old piece of...
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September 22, 2017 - 2:23 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Following months of controversy, the Education Department said on Thursday it would end Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assaults. In a "dear colleague" letter, released in 2011, the Obama administration instructed schools to use a "preponderance of evidence" standard, rather...
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September 22, 2017 - 1:34 pm
(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- In Puerto Rico, nursing home caregiver Maria Ortiz is trying desperately to get ahead of the suffering her patients may face if she doesn't get aid and supplies quickly for them. "We can't let them die. We can't let them die. And we need all the help we can get," said...
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