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Visa holders rush to board flights to US amid reprieve

February 4, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Ammar Alnajjar, left, shakes hands with his cousin, Fahd Alfakih, after coming into New York’s JFK International Airport on a flight from Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. The government on Saturday suspended enforcement of President Donald Trump’s refugee and immigration ban, enabling Alnajjar to return from Turkey where he was visiting...

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Gimme Five: Teacher creates unique greetings for students

February 3, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina fifth-grade teacher who designed unique and lively greetings for each of his students has become an internet sensation. Video aired by WCNC-TV in Charlotte (http://bit.ly/2l5jYsY) shows Barry White Jr. spinning in...

AP Exclusive: Oswalt says heart condition, meds killed wife

February 3, 2017 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 12, 2012 file photo, Patton Oswalt, left, and his wife Michelle Eileen McNamara arrive at the 17th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles. Oswalt says coroner’s officials have told him that his wife died last year from a...

Atlanta police backfire with tweet about Beyonce and gunfire

February 3, 2017 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 28, 2016 file photo, Beyonce Knowles arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden, in New York. Beyonce announced on her Instagram account, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, that she is expecting twins. (Photo by Evan...

Sunrise visitors overload Maui peak, leading to restrictions

February 2, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

A couple watches as the sun rises in front of the summit of Haleakala volcano in Haleakala National Park on Hawaii’s island of Maui, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Sunrise viewing has long been popular at Haleakala, one of the main attractions at Haleakala...

Condemned Ohio killer of 2 asks parole board for mercy

February 2, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Gary Otte, convicted of shooting two people to death in back-to-back robberies in February 1992. Ohio Parole Board members are scheduled to discuss...

Snap, owner of messaging app teens love, files for IPO

February 2, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, file photo, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel poses for a photo in Los Angeles. Snap Inc., owner of the ephemeral message service Snapchat, seeks to raise up to $3 billion in an initial public offering. According to IPO documents...

Trump makes unannounced trip to honor fallen Navy SEAL

February 1, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Marine One, with President Donald Trump aboard, lands at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Trump traveled to Dover AFB to meet with family members Chief of Special Warfare Operator William “Ryan” Owens, 36, of Peoria, Ill, the...

Pork industry says not to worry about a bacon shortage

February 1, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

This June, 28, 2012, file photo shows hogs at a farm in Buckhart, Ill. An insatiable demand for bacon depleted frozen pork supplies to a record low level for December driving prices slightly higher. The pork industry hopes to boost hog production enough...

Review of pipeline could be beginning of end for opponents

February 1, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Dec. 3, 2016, file photo, law enforcement vehicles line a road leading to a blocked bridge next to the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D. North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said...