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  • Suspected Terror Attack at OSU Launched Nationwide Dragnet for Information
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    Suspected Terror Attack at OSU Launched Nationwide Dragnet for Information

    “There’s been a police shooting on the [Ohio State University] campus involving a car versus a crowd,” the staffer told Quinn, who runs the Ohio Strategic Analysis and Information Center in Columbus. “We don’t know where the shoe may be falling next,” said Mike Hartzler, another senior homeland security

  • Deadly Chain of Car Crashes on Icy I-96 in Michigan Kills at Least 3
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    Deadly Chain of Car Crashes on Icy I-96 in Michigan Kills at Least 3

    At least three people have been killed in a series of snow-related car accidents that involved about 30 vehicles in Michigan, according to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office.The major car pileup occurred in the westbound lanes of the interstate I-96 in Livingston County, according to Michigan

  • Missing Marine Pilot Located off Japan Coast, Status Unknown
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    Missing Marine Pilot Located off Japan Coast, Status Unknown

    A U.S. Marine pilot who ejected from an F/A-18 fighter jet off the eastern coast of Japan has been recovered by a Japanese naval vessel, officials said today. The Japanese Defense Ministry announced that a Japanese Self-Defense Force rescue boat had retrieved the pilot from waters east of Japan, according

  • Donald Trump to Meet With OSU Attack Victims, First Responders
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    Donald Trump to Meet With OSU Attack Victims, First Responders

    Donald Trump plans on visiting Ohio State University to privately meet with victims of last week's attack, as well as first responders, according to the college. On Nov. 28, an 18-year-old OSU student drove into pedestrians with a car and then began stabbing people, leaving 11 injured. OSU Officer

  • How Trump's Tweets Seem to Be Impacting Stocks and CEOs
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    How Trump's Tweets Seem to Be Impacting Stocks and CEOs

    Donald Trump is known for airing his grievances and musings on Twitter, but now his opinions seem to be directly impacting the U.S. stock market and investors. Investors were not pleased with those comments. It also led to a phone conversation between Trump and the company’s CEO Dennis Muilenburg.

  • 1 Officer Dead, 1 Critically Injured After Shooting Near Georgia Southwestern State University
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    1 Officer Dead, 1 Critically Injured After Shooting Near Georgia Southwestern State University

    One police officer is dead, and another officer is in critical condition after a shooting near Georgia Southwestern State University today. The officers — one with the local police department and one with the school — were called to a domestic dispute off campus when they encountered the suspect, said

  • First Lady Brings Staffers to Tears at Emotional Final Staff Holiday Party
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    First Lady Brings Staffers to Tears at Emotional Final Staff Holiday Party

    First lady Michelle Obama hosted a staff holiday party at the Washington, D.C., restaurant "We the Pizza" on Tuesday night, two people in attendance confirm to ABC News."It was a very exclusive, private event for her and her staff," owner and chef Spike Mendelsohn told ABC News in

  • 4 More Infants in NYC Reported to Have Zika Virus-Related Birth Defects
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    4 More Infants in NYC Reported to Have Zika Virus-Related Birth Defects

    Four more infants have been reported to have birth defects related to the Zika virus in New York City, the city's health department announced today. In the four most recent cases, the infants were reported to have "congenital Zika virus syndrome," which encompasses variety of issues —

  • President-Elect Trump Expected to Pick Gen. John Kelly as Nominee for DHS Secretary
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    President-Elect Trump Expected to Pick Gen. John Kelly as Nominee for DHS Secretary

    President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Gen. John Kelly for secretary of Homeland Security, according to two top transition officials familiar with the decision.Kelly is a retired four-star general and the former commander of U.S. Southern Command. In addition to his experience leading troops

  • Donald Trump Announces Investment, Jobs Deal With Japan's SoftBank
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    Donald Trump Announces Investment, Jobs Deal With Japan's SoftBank

    President-elect Donald Trump announced that Japanese telecom and internet company SoftBank will invest $50 billion in the United States, which the company claims will create 50,000 jobs. "We are going to invest $50 billion in the U.S. and commit to make, to create 50,000 new jobs," Son said

  • What We Know So Far About the Oakland Warehouse Fire Investigation
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    What We Know So Far About the Oakland Warehouse Fire Investigation

    Investigators are working to determine whether there was criminal liability, and if so, against whom, regarding the horrific blaze in Oakland, California that claimed the lives of 36 men and women last Friday. "The Ghost Ship," as the warehouse was called by some, was purportedly run by a

  • Joe Biden on 2020 Presidential Race: 'Never Say Never'
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    Joe Biden on 2020 Presidential Race: 'Never Say Never'

    It's been less than a month since Election Day, but that hasn't stopped some from speculating on who will seek the presidency in 2020.When asked if he would consider a run for the White House again, Vice President Joe Biden remained open to the possibility.In an appearance on the Late Show with

  • Democrats Want Federal Government to Pick Up Tab for Trump Protection in NYC
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    Democrats Want Federal Government to Pick Up Tab for Trump Protection in NYC

    The NYPD has been providing additional security for Donald Trump in New York since Election Day, to the tune of about $500,000 day — and New York Democrats want the federal government to pay for it. Top New York City–area House Democrats appeared with NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller on Capitol

  • President Obama Once Expressed Concern About Marine One Costs
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    President Obama Once Expressed Concern About Marine One Costs

    Donald Trump isn't the first to complain about the price of a presidential air fleet. Back in 2009, President Obama expressed concerns about cost overruns for a new set of presidential helicopters. At the time, the Pentagon's contract with Lockheed Martin Corp. to develop a new fleet of helicopters

  • Donald Trump to Meet With ExxonMobil CEO as Secretary of State Search Expands
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    Donald Trump to Meet With ExxonMobil CEO as Secretary of State Search Expands

    Amid his broadening search for a secretary of state, President-elect Donald Trump is slated to meet today with ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, according to a senior Trump transition officials. The emergence of new names indicates that Trump may be conflicted about his shortlist and may be facing persistent

  • Iranian President: Iran Will 'Resist' Any Changes to Nuclear Deal Under Trump
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    Iranian President: Iran Will 'Resist' Any Changes to Nuclear Deal Under Trump

    Amidst speculation that a Trump administration will dismantle the Iran nuclear deal, Iran’s president declared today that his country would “resist” any proposed change to the agreement. The nuclear deal, referred to as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), lifted international sanctions on

  • Donald Trump Meets With Climate Advocate Al Gore
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    Donald Trump Meets With Climate Advocate Al Gore

    "I found it an extremely interesting conversation and to be continued and I’m just going to leave it at that," Gore told reporters of the meeting with the president-elect. Gore also met with Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump. The meetings with the two Trumps came against the backdrop of the future

  • Gov. Pat McCrory Concedes NC Governor's Race to Democratic Challenger Roy Cooper
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    Gov. Pat McCrory Concedes NC Governor's Race to Democratic Challenger Roy Cooper

    Weeks after Election Day and after requesting a recount, Republican incumbent Pat McCrory conceded the North Carolina gubernatorial race to his Democratic challenger, Roy Cooper. "Despite continued questions that should be answered regarding the voting process, I personally believe that the majority

  • 'The Whole World Has Abandoned Us': Aleppo Doctors Fight for Patients' Survival
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    'The Whole World Has Abandoned Us': Aleppo Doctors Fight for Patients' Survival

    Medical personnel inside the besieged city of Aleppo say they have come under attack as an onslaught by government forces backed by Russian air power has pushed deeper into rebel-held territory. “Yesterday, we escaped death,” a nurse working in east Aleppo told ABC News. Airstrikes continued to pound

  • Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters to Defy Deadline to Leave After Cheering Army Corps' Decision
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    Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters to Defy Deadline to Leave After Cheering Army Corps' Decision

    Efforts to demonstrate against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline were expected to resume today in defiance of an order to evacuate the protest area by the end of the day. The deadline comes a day after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will not approve an easement needed