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US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

Budget Battle

Bitterly divided Congress careens fails to stave off government shutdown

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2018. There are 342 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 23, 1968, North Korea seized the U.S. Navy intelligence ship USS Pueblo, commanded by Lloyd “Pete” Bucher, charging its crew with being on a spying mission;...


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10 Things to Know for Today

APTOPIX Budget Battle

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ALASKA EARTHQUAKE PROMPTS TSUNAMI WARNING The temblor with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 off Kodiak Island prompts a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state’s coast and British...


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Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami warning

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off Alaska’s Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada’s British Columbia while the remainder of the U.S. West Coast was under a watch. The strong...


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Massive earthquake off Alaskan coast prompts tsunami warnings

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A tsunami warning was issued Tuesday for the Pacific Coast from Washington to Alaska after a major undersea earthquake hit southeast of Kodiak, according to the National Weather Service. Officials in some coastal areas urged people to seek higher ground. The U.S....


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The Latest: Official: Seek high ground amid tsunami warning

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on an Alaska earthquake that prompted a tsunami warning for coastal Alaska, Canada’s British Columbia and the West Coast of the U.S. (all times local): 2 a.m. Authorities in Kodiak, Alaska, are telling residents to move to higher ground after a strong earthquake...


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The Latest: Cosby says friends prompted his return to stage

Bill Cosby

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby’s first public performance since 2015 while he awaits the start of his sexual assault case retrial (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Bill Cosby says he made his first public performance since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015 because he wanted to...


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Gun industry gathers just a few miles from mass shooting

Gun Show After Las Vegas

The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise Las Vegas hotel room in October using a display case worth of weapons, many of them fitted with bump stocks that enabled them to mimic fully...


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Big brother Granato prepared for role as US Olympic coach

Mens Hockey Preview

Growing up as the oldest of six children, Tony Granato always seemed to be in charge. If that meant telling brothers Don and Robby to help their younger siblings put on their shoes or find their jackets, that’s what he did. A decade or so later, those same qualities stood out on the 1988 U.S....


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Cosby jokes in 1st show since 2015 he 'used to be' comedian

Bill Cosby

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby performed in public for the first time since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015, joking that he “used to be a comedian” and playing with a jazz band in his hometown as a retrial looms in his criminal sexual assault case. The 80-year-old entertainer took the...


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The Latest: Cosby says friends prompted his return to stage

Bill Cosby

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby’s first public performance since 2015 while he awaits the start of his sexual assault case retrial (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Bill Cosby says he made his first public performance since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015 because he wanted to...


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