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Disaster relief package on fast track after Shelby relents

Disaster relief package on fast track after Shelby relents

14 hours ago   |   Politico

Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby is caving on his demand to add a key parochial provision to the long-stalled disaster aid bill, potentially clearing the way for...
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Preparing low-income communities for hurricanes begins with outreach

15 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Governments seeking to help their most vulnerable residents prepare for hurricanes and other disasters should create community-based information campaigns ahead of time...
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Air Force announces artificial intelligence research with MIT

21 hours ago   |   Air Force

Beginning this summer, the combined officer and enlisted team representing various Air Force career fields, is expected to work with researchers at MIT to harness the...
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Amber Alerts are on by default, here's how to turn them back off!

Amber Alerts are on by default, here's how to turn them back off!

23 hours ago   |   iMore

Your iPhone makes sure you never miss AMBER and other kinds of emergency government alerts. In the United States, AMBER - America's Missing: Broadcasting Emergency Response...
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13 mind-blowing facts about Florida's economy

13 mind-blowing facts about Florida's economy

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Florida has one of the biggest economies in the United States. Two of its most famous industries include tourism and agriculture, which contribute to the state's $1 trillion...
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Hussain defense team getting hands on crash limo Thursday

1 day ago   |   Times Union

SCHOHARIE - The legal defense team of Nauman Hussain, the Gansevoort limousine operator charged in last fall's deadly limo crash in Schoharie, will finally get its hands on the...
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Fiction: Love at First Sight and Other Disasters: Stories From Karen Russell

1 day ago   |   NY Times

In “Orange World,” surrealism is grounded in the real anxieties of our age.
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Kevin Harvick rips pit crew after All-Star Race: 'You can't just show up and have it be a disaster'

Kevin Harvick rips pit crew after All-Star Race: 'You can't just show up and have it be a disaster'

1 day ago   |   Sporting News

The pit crew had an unusually slow pit stop, forcing Harvick to lose six spots on pit road and he also had a loose wheel.
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Plans for NYC's storm-surge barrier raise environmental concerns

1 day ago   |   The Real Deal New York

In the years since Hurricane Sandy wrought havoc on the tri-state area, city, state and federal authorities have been racing to put together plans to prevent another such...
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Uber's historic loss, Lyft's abysmal month, Pinterest's earnings disaster: Why the white-hot IPO market is full of duds

Uber's historic loss, Lyft's abysmal month, Pinterest's earnings disaster: Why the white-hot IPO market is full of duds

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The US initial-public-offering market has been packed with high-profile debuts of all sizes this year. But some of the most widely anticipated launches have faltered in their...
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Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Subtropical storm Andrea has formed 335 miles southwest of Bermuda. Read more ...

Henri-KO: Arsenal confirm Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety...

Henri-KO: Arsenal confirm Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety concerns in Azerbaijan

Arsenal have confirmed midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not travel with the team to next week's UEFA Europa League final at the Baku Olympic Stadium against Chelsea over... Read more ...

The White House has ordered former counsel Don McGahn not to comply with...

The White House has ordered former counsel Don McGahn not to comply with House Democrats' subpoena demanding he testify

The Trump administration is instructing former White House counsel Don McGahn to not comply with a subpoena demanding he testify on Tuesday, according to the New York... Read more ...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

A business that owns Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other clothing stores is closing the decades-old staple Dressbarn. Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

Golden State completed a Western Conference finals sweep of the Trail Blazers with a 119-117 overtime win in Game 4. Read more ...

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers results: Golden State sweeps Portland to reach...

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers results: Golden State sweeps Portland to reach fifth straight to NBA Finals

The Warriors needed overtime to sweep Portland and advance to their fifth straight NBA Finals. Read more ...

More Tariffs On China, More Head Scratching From Economists

More Tariffs On China, More Head Scratching From Economists

The evidence is clear: tariffs are a tax on consumers. At best they're "a really inefficient jobs-creation program," according to a leading scholar. Who wins in a trade war? If... Read more ...

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet who died in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. Read more ...

Homicide investigation underway after man found shot in Durham

Homicide investigation underway after man found shot in Durham

Durham police were investigating a homicide after a man was found with multiple gunshot wounds on Tuesday morning. Read more ...

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online

BERLIN - The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to... Read more ...