Vanessa Romo

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Thousands Fled Homes After Apparent Gas Explosions, Fires In Massachusetts

Thursday, September 13, 2018

One person was killed and several injured following blasts and fires on Thursday evening. Dozens of homes were damaged and about 8,000 people have been displaced. The cause is under investigation.

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Federal Judge Denies New Mexico Compound Residents Bail

Thursday, September 13, 2018

In an hours-long arraignment hearing on Wednesday Magistrate Judge Kirtan Khalsa told the five defendants there was "clear and convincing evidence that you are a danger to the community."

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'Disaster Is At The Doorstep,' N.C. Governor Says As Hurricane Florence Zeroes In

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The storm, now Category 2 strength, is still on track to strike the Carolinas Thursday night and Friday.

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MGM Offers To Donate Nearly $1 Million On Behalf Of Las Vegas Victims It Is Suing

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

MGM Resorts International said it would give $500 to any charity connected to the deadly concert shooting for people who authorize their lawyers to accept legal notice of the company's lawsuit.

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Hurricane Florence: 'This One Really Scares Me,' Forecaster Says

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The severity of Hurricane Florence is intensifying, triggering hurricane warnings along most of North Carolina's coast and a portion of South Carolina's.

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Native American Tribes File Lawsuit Seeking To Invalidate Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

Monday, September 10, 2018

The Fort Belknap Indian Community and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe contend there was no effort to study how the 1,200-mile pipeline project could affect their water systems and sacred lands.

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Florence Gains Strength As A Category 4 Hurricane, Aiming At U.S. East Coast

Monday, September 10, 2018

The storm gained winds of 140 mph — a day earlier than predicted, and it is expected to intensify as it crosses over water. Forecasters predict Florence will hit the Eastern Seaboard on Thursday.

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Judge Orders Florida Officials To Provide Sample Ballots In Spanish

Friday, September 07, 2018

"Voting in a language you do not understand is like asking this Court [to] decide the winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry — ineffective, in other words," a federal judge said in the Friday ruling.

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California Firefighting Agency Requests Another $234 Million For 2018

Thursday, September 06, 2018

As fall — usually California's busiest fire season — approaches, officials say the agency that oversees emergency fire responses is running out of money.

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Oscars Drops 'Popular Film' Category

Thursday, September 06, 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has dropped the widely criticized new award it introduced less than a month ago, saying the idea needs "further study."

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At Least 7 Dead As Strong Quake Strikes Japan's Hokkaido, Triggering Landslides

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

At least 300 people are injured and more than 30 missing on the northern island following the 6.7-magnitude temblor. Officials fear people are trapped inside homes destroyed in landslides.

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Federal Judge Has Blocked Texas Fetal Burial Law

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

U.S. District Court Judge David Ezra issued a permanent injunction against a law mandating the burial or cremation of fetal tissue from abortions, miscarriages or ectopic pregnancy surgery.

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Zalmay Khalilzad Appointed As U.S. Special Adviser To Afghanistan

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

The Afghan-born former diplomat served as U.S. ambassador in Kabul under President George W. Bush. In Afghanistan, views of Khalilzad are mixed, with some blaming him for many of the country's woes.

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Lawyer For Homeless Man Says $400,000 Raised To Help Him Is Gone

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Johnny Bobbitt says he has only received $75,000 of the GoFundMe money raised to get him off the streets. The rest, he argues, has been mismanaged and spent by the couple who pledged to help him.

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Tropical Storm Gordon Makes Landfall In Mississippi

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Gordon came ashore just west of the Alabama border, according to the National Hurricane Center. A storm surge of 3-5 feet is possible for all of coastal Mississippi, forecasters say.

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Colin Kaepernick Is Chosen For Nike's Anniversary 'Just Do It' Campaign

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

The advertisement shows a black-and-white image of the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback with text that reads: "Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything."

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U.S. Ends Funding Of U.N. Agency That Supports Palestinian Refugees

Friday, August 31, 2018

"The United States will no longer commit further funding to this irredeemably flawed operation," the State Department said. It's a loss of about $300 million in funding for schools and clinics.

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Canadian Court Puts A Stop To Expansion Of Major Oil Pipeline (For Now)

Thursday, August 30, 2018

An appeals court sided unanimously with environmental and indigenous groups in the decision; for construction to resume, the government must comply with court orders that could take years to satisfy.

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Greyhound Bus, Semitruck Crash Head-On In New Mexico; At Least 7 Killed

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Initial reports suggest the trailer was headed east on I-40 when one of its tires blew out, causing the driver to lose control and sending the truck careening across the median into oncoming traffic.

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Pennsylvania Prisons Locked Down After Staff Exposed To Suspected Tainted Drugs

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The case follows similar incidents in Ohio and Arkansas in which prison staff and inmates have been sickened or died, possibly from the opioid fentanyl or the synthetic marijuana K2.

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