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Syria conflict: Aircraft pound rebel-held eastern Damascus

The intensity of the Syrian army's counterattack on Monday forced the rebels to retreat from most of the areas they captured that day in an industrial area that separated Qaboun from Jobar. Government and rebel factions agreed to a nationwide cessati...

Mobile 'ghost calling' glitch causing long 911 hold times in Dallas

The rogue calls clog up the lines for hours at a time. On March 11, the night little Brandon Alex died; the glitch left 442 callers on hold for an average of 38 minutes. Emergency policy dictates that 911 operators respond to every hang up call. ...

McDonald's employee jumps through drive-thru window to help officer

He was serving breakfast to a woman and her two kids, when he noticed something unusual. "I see she's like inflating her neck, like trying to breathe", Pedro Viloria told WPLG Local 10 News, an ABC News affiliate. A representative for McDonald's ...

Drop in oil prices fuels lower prices at the pump

Statewide, we're down 7ยข to $2.34. Average retail gasoline prices in Sacramento have risen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.87/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 720 gas outlets in Sacramento. Some stations we...

Red Cross reminds community to test smoke alarm bateries

If the smoke alarms are not working, the firefighters will replace them or install new batteries. Replace batteries when you hear a chirping, popping or beeping sound. Special smoke alarms are also available for those who are deaf or hearing-im...

Hawaiian Airlines Flight Diverted Over Cost Of A Blanket

A Hawaiian Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Honolulu was diverted Wednesday after a passenger got upset over being charged for a blanket, police said. But one passenger, who was sat across the aisle from the man, was told by staff the man had threat...

Record Wildfires in Southern Plains Could Keep Growing Through Weekend

Wildfires in northwestern Oklahoma prompted evacuations of multiple towns, according to state forestry officials, who said more than 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) have burned. And with high winds still in the forecast, Standard said it is important...

97-year-old twins freeze to death after falling outside

Twin 97-year-old women in Rhode Island, Jean Y. Haley and Martha Y. Williams , died on Saturday after falling and apparently freezing to death. Haley went to call police for help, but she tripped and fell in the garage. Authorities said foul play ...

Toddler's Hot Car Death Under Investigation

The temperature was in the high 80s in Tampa on Tuesday. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 2-year-old Brandon boy found unresponsive in a SUV left parked in the Oak Park Shopping Center for several hours Tuesd...

Trump announces he won't attend this year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner

Bloomberg has cancelled its annual White House Correspondents Dinner afterparty. The White House Correspondents Association issued a statement earlier this month saying that there will still be a dinner. Trump wrote on Twitter. The failing @ ny...

Protest In Anaheim Over Video Of Off-Duty Officer Firing Gun Turns Violent

According to police spokesman Daron Wyatt , 24 protesters - including 10 men, 8 women, and 6 juveniles - were arrested , and there were reports of windows being broken and other acts of vandalism. "While officers were responding, additional informa...

Authorities: Suspect arrested in case of missing teacher

A news release from the GBI said foul play was immediately suspected and a massive search was conducted. Grinstead's body was never found, and her case inspired a podcast called " Up and Vanished " that debuted in 2016. Ryan Alexander Duke, the man...

Danica Patrick says another hard crash would cause her to retire

He said Wednesday that it's actually a serious thought. NASCAR has around four of the devices, and will look to get drivers to use them in certain ways such as showing them sliding into their cars. I love what I do, but I love lots of other things, a...

Whittier Police Officer Dead, 1 Officer Injured In Shootout With Suspect

A Southern California police officer was killed and a second officer was hurt in a shooting that also injured a suspect early Monday morning, officials said. The wounded officer, whose name was not released, was listed in stable condition. Authorit...

Senate Votes to Confirm Scott Pruitt to Lead the EPA

The 52-46 vote comes a day after an Oklahoma judge said Pruitt was in violation of the state's Open Records Act and ordered the release of thousands of emails between his office and fossil fuel companies. As EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt will b...

Paul Ryan: GOP to introduce Obamacare 'repeal/replace' bill after break

The plan calls for a refundable, advanceable tax credit to help people afford healthcare coverage. Both Obamacare and the Republican replacement plans provide tax credits to help make insurance more affordable. "We should do full repeal", said Rep...

Ashley Mead's body parts might have been left in several areas, suitcase

Ashley Mead was still missing, but police found partial human remains in a dumpster outside of a Wal-Mart store in the town. Investigators are asking people in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma to be on the lookout for t...

Pruitt's EPA confirmation vote expected today

Collins did say, however, she would vote to invoke cloture on Pruitt's nomination, which would help clear him from the threat of a filibuster. While Republican Sen. A vote to confirm Pruitt is expected later this week. Pushing the vote on Scott P...

Two Planes Collide at Phoenix Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday it is investigating the collision, but National Transportation Safety Agency spokesman Terry Williams said that agency isn't investigating because damage was "very, very limited". Crews on scene reporte...

Tiffany Trump thanks Whoopi Goldberg for defending her from fashion-week snubs

Goldberg added that refusing to sit by Tiffany Trump-and then publicizing it-is different than boycotting Ivanka Trump's fashion line, since money is involved in the latter venture. This girl is looking at fashion. Others warned Trump not to go...

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests man planning attacks in Myrtle Beach

The feds said McDowell bought a.40 caliber Glock and hollow point ammunition from the undercover agent on Wednesday. He appeared in federal court on a charge of felon in possession of a firearm or ammunition. McDowell has recently been ranting on...

MSU's Klages retires amidst Nassar-related allegations

It's one of the biggest developments on campus since Nassar was sacked by Michigan State in September and more than two dozen women and girls filed lawsuits against him. The Michigan Attorney General charged him with abusing a family friend starting ...

Trump's contested pick for labor secretary withdraws: White House

His hearing was scheduled for Thursday morning . The fast food executive is the first of Trump's cabinet nominees to withdraw. Democrats on the panel who opposed Puzder were vowing to show racy images of bikini-clad models eating hamburgers that...

Plane hits deer on takeoff from Charlotte airport; no passengers hurt

The flight was headed to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport in Mississippi. Emergency crews immediately surrounded the plane and sprayed it with foam upon landing. The airplane was towed away around 2 p.m. It turned around and landed safely on R...

Two-year-old boy killed during Facebook livestream video

The child, believed to be between 2 and 3 years old, and one other person were killed in the shooting, police said. Check back for more information. "Our children should not have to keep paying the price for our inability to hold repeat gun offende...

CDC: Flu 'Widespread' In 43 States

The woman was a resident of a long-term care facility, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health. Almost every state is reporting widespread influenza. "It's been quiet, but we could see an increase", Allen said. "If you do get the flu, t...

Harrison Ford Involved In Passenger Plane Incident at OC Airport

Air traffic control recordings captured Ford asking "Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?", the report said. The plane was able to safely take off to Dallas shortly after the incident, according to NBC News . The FAA's investigation has yet ...

Trump administration won't pursue Obama transgender school bathrooms edict in court

But now, Trump's administration has officially withdrawn the government's objection. Then, in a joint request with the states challenging the policy, the states and the Justice Department both requested that the oral arguments on that issue be re...

MLB Trade: Atlanta Braves acquire Brandon Phillips from Cincinnati Reds

Rodriguez and the three other members of his family were involved in a serious vehicle crash in Miami, Florida on January 29 that left him with an injured left shoulder, his wife in stable condition, and his two young children in serious yet stable c...

Storm drops almost 1 ft. of snow on parts of eastern NY

Blizzard warnings have been issued for coastal southeastern MA, including the Cape and Islands, and winter storm warnings have been posted for the remainder of the state. Snow is falling and it is 30 degrees, but feels more like 18, with winds at...

ICE raids spark immigration fears, rumors in California and on social media

David Marin, ICE's field office director for enforcement and removal operations in greater Los Angeles , said an enforcement sweep in California was in the planning stages "before the administration came out with their current executive orders "....

Snow: Airlines have already canceled 2300 flights for Thursday

Roads are deserted after 12 inches of snow fell on the city, grounding more than 1,700 flights and bringing NY to a standstill. Area schools are closed, from Philly to NY all the way up to Beantown, and there are reports of more than 2,700 flight c...

It Sure Sounds Like Kellyanne Conway Broke a Major Federal Law

The president is not subject to ethics standards for federal employees , but Conway is, however. In her appearance on Fox Thursday, Conway continued in that line, insisting that the Nordstrom decision was part of a broader attack on the Trump fa...

President Donald Trump: Health care replacement could take until 2018

Reports estimate that about 85,000 people (about one in 10) could lose their health care coverage in this district alone. "When your head hits the pillow, do you ever say to yourself, I can't believe I am here?" "Maybe it'll take into some time ...

New York Senate Passes Bill Allowing Ride-Sharing Upstate

Additionally, it does not subject rides to the 4-percent state sales tax. Seward's bill would send the revenue towards infrastructure improvements for roads, bridges and county transit needs. The senators who supported the measure, he said, "have g...

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Paul Ryan: GOP to introduce Obamacare 'repeal/replace' bill after break

The plan calls for a refundable, advanceable tax credit to help people afford healthcare coverage. Both Obamacare and the Republican replacement plans provide tax credits to hel...

Ashley Mead's body parts might have been left in several areas, suitcase

Ashley Mead was still missing, but police found partial human remains in a dumpster outside of a Wal-Mart store in the town. Investigators are asking people in Colorado, New Mexi...

Pruitt's EPA confirmation vote expected today

Collins did say, however, she would vote to invoke cloture on Pruitt's nomination, which would help clear him from the threat of a filibuster. While Republican Sen. A vote to con...

Two Planes Collide at Phoenix Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday it is investigating the collision, but National Transportation Safety Agency spokesman Terry Williams said that agency isn't investi...

Tiffany Trump thanks Whoopi Goldberg for defending her from fashion-week snubs

Goldberg added that refusing to sit by Tiffany Trump-and then publicizing it-is different than boycotting Ivanka Trump's fashion line, since money is involved in the latter ventu...

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests man planning attacks in Myrtle Beach

The feds said McDowell bought a.40 caliber Glock and hollow point ammunition from the undercover agent on Wednesday. He appeared in federal court on a charge of felon in possessi...

MSU's Klages retires amidst Nassar-related allegations

It's one of the biggest developments on campus since Nassar was sacked by Michigan State in September and more than two dozen women and girls filed lawsuits against him. The Michi...

Trump's contested pick for labor secretary withdraws: White House

His hearing was scheduled for Thursday morning . The fast food executive is the first of Trump's cabinet nominees to withdraw. Democrats on the panel who opposed Puzder were v...

Plane hits deer on takeoff from Charlotte airport; no passengers hurt

The flight was headed to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport in Mississippi. Emergency crews immediately surrounded the plane and sprayed it with foam upon landing. The airplan...

Two-year-old boy killed during Facebook livestream video

The child, believed to be between 2 and 3 years old, and one other person were killed in the shooting, police said. Check back for more information. "Our children should not have...

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CDC: Flu 'Widespread' In 43 States

CDC: Flu 'Widespread' In 43 States

The woman was a resident of a long-term care facility, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health. Almost every state is reporting widespread influenza. "It's been quiet,...

Harrison Ford Involved In Passenger Plane Incident at OC Airport

Air traffic control recordings captured Ford asking "Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?", the report said. The plane was able to safely take off to Dallas shortly after t...

Trump administration won't pursue Obama transgender school bathrooms edict in court

Trump administration won't pursue Obama transgender school bathrooms edict in court

But now, Trump's administration has officially withdrawn the government's objection. Then, in a joint request with the states challenging the policy, the states and the Justice...

MLB Trade: Atlanta Braves acquire Brandon Phillips from Cincinnati Reds

Rodriguez and the three other members of his family were involved in a serious vehicle crash in Miami, Florida on January 29 that left him with an injured left shoulder, his wife ...

Storm drops almost 1 ft. of snow on parts of eastern NY

Storm drops almost 1 ft. of snow on parts of eastern NY

Blizzard warnings have been issued for coastal southeastern MA , including the Cape and Islands, and winter storm warnings have been posted for the remainder of the state. Snow i...