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Dogs attack 6755 postal workers last year

This precaution is urged because dogs sometime burst through screen or glass doors. " Parents should remind their children and other family members not to take mail directly from letter carriers in ...

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Last Fed meeting's minutes show talk of paring bond holdings

Topping the agenda at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida will be whether he makes good on his threat to use U.S. Central bank officials also discussed how to reduce the balance sheet. Elsewhere in...

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Is California's Drought Emergency Over?

With climate change threatening to make future droughts worse, Brown and others called on Californians to remain cautious about water usage. "This drought emergency is over, but the next drought cou...

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North Korea's Latest Missile Launch Fails

North Korea's Latest Missile Launch Fails

North Korea claims that it fired the missiles in retaliation to U.S. But it has yet to test an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of flying across the Pacific Ocean. It is aiming to ...

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$87 Million Deal to Replace Flint Water Lines by 2020

About $30 million of the settlement will be paid out of $100 million in federal funds from an Obama-era law signed in December 2016. Around 700 homes have already had their pipes replaced. Many stil...

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5 things to watch for in Friday's USA jobs report for March

5 things to watch for in Friday's USA jobs report for March

In the first 3 months of this year, healthcare added an average of 20,000 jobs per month, compared with an average monthly gain of 32,000 in 2016, according to new data from the U.S. That is the lowes...

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Ferrari goes 1-2 in busy practice session at Chinese Grand Prix

Ferrari goes 1-2 in busy practice session at Chinese Grand Prix

With his sixth straight pole position, Hamilton is closing in fast on the all-time leaders. "We knew it was going to be close and we had to pull out all the stops", said Hamilton, forced to play sec...

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Local women talk wage gap on Equal Pay Day

In other words, it took 102 extra days for a woman's income to equal a man's 2015 income. According to data from the US Census Bureau and the Department of Labor, most women do not make as much m...

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Syrian town hit by chemical attack is targeted again in airstrike

Alazem credits horrific photos showing the aftermath of the chemical attack, including images of suffering children, for fuelling worldwide outrage. A Russian diplomat at the United Nations said the U...

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Mining Association Applauds Clean Power Plan Repeal

Mining Association Applauds Clean Power Plan Repeal

But coal production has dropped dramatically as renewable power has surged. "I am pleased that President Trump and his administration have decided not to proceed with plans to implement the costly, ov...

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Hamilton: on pole in Shanghai

Hamilton: on pole in Shanghai

Hamilton believes Ferrari might have the stronger auto on Sunday, based on its form in the Australian Grand Prix. Vettel qualified second, 0.186s behind the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton, and just one-...

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Advertisers Turn on O'Reilly as New Sexual Harassment Allegations Surface

The companies are GlaxoSmithKline , BMW , Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, Constant Contact , UNTUCKit , Sanofi , Allstate , Ainsworth Pet Nutrition/Rachael Ray Nutrish, T. The host had said in the past t...

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Oil rises to near 1-month high on supply tightening

The nation borders Iraq , the second-biggest member in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, while other producing giants such as Saudi Arabia and Iran lie just beyond. Total volume ...

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Trevone Boykin arrested again Thursday

Trevone Boykin arrested again Thursday

The Dallas Police Department says eight people were injured and that seven people were taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver is also facing multiple charges. The outl...

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Greek bailout talks inch forward

Greece's latest rescue loan installment remains frozen pending a deal, with the country facing a spike in debt repayments in July. According to one European Union official, reaching the July deadli...

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United responds to critics after barring 2 teens for leggings

Social media users have criticised United Airlines after two girls were not allowed on a flight because they were wearing leggings. Delta Airlines needled United Airlines Monday after its business ...

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California drought is not over

Despite the end of the emergency, California will maintain several water restrictions of the past two years. "This drought emergency is over, but the next drought could be around the corner", said B...

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Airbnb host reportedly leaves guest stranded because of her race

Airbnb host reportedly leaves guest stranded because of her race

Suh complained to the host that she had confirmed the booking ahead of time, and asked for a reason for the sudden cancellation. It was then that the host adopted an explicitly insulting tone. "It's w...

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As infighting rises, White House says no staff shakeup looms

Bannon leans towards a more combative populist approach, while Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, has a more politically moderate style. "Steve has developed strong and important relationships with some...

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California governor declares end to drought emergency

California's drought ran from the 2012 to 2016 water years, with 2012 to 2015 being the state's driest years on record. "And we have to be concerned about the groundwater supply", which was taxed du...

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Chinese President Makes Pit Stop in Alaska on Return to China

Chinese President Makes Pit Stop in Alaska on Return to China

President Donald Trump in Florida, underscoring China's resource ambitions in the global far north. Jerry McCune is president of the United Fishermen of Alaska. 7th Avenue in Anchorage. Instead, h...

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China talks more about optics than substance

The two leaders also agreed on the "urgency of the threat of North Korea's nuclear weapons program" and agreed to work together to resolve the issue "peacefully", Tillerson said. There was little evid...

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The Fed isn't sure if Trump can deliver on his economic promises

The Fed isn't sure if Trump can deliver on his economic promises

The minutes said Fed officials agreed that if the economy continued to perform as expected that "a change in the committee's reinvestment policy would likely be appropriate later this year". Ryan said...

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This Flip-Flop At Key Oil Meeting Adds To OPEC Confusion

ET), after falling as low as $50.06. "We are ready to support" an extension on the six-month deal, which took effect in January, Venezuela's Oil Minister Nelson Martinez told reporters on Sunday bef...

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Jobs Added to the Economy in March, Unemployment Is 4.5%

Jobs Added to the Economy in March, Unemployment Is 4.5%

The construction industry had gained 59,000 jobs in February but added just 6,000 in March. USA job growth slowed sharply in March amid continued layoffs in the embattled retail sector, but a drop...

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Greece says a deal on unfreezing the bailout is close

Greece says a deal on unfreezing the bailout is close

The deal is needed to prevent a possible default as early as July when Athens owes about seven billion euros in debt repayments. "If no agreement is reached in this coming Friday's Eurogroup, we w...

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Pace of US hiring tumbles, yet jobless rate hits 10-year low

Pace of US hiring tumbles, yet jobless rate hits 10-year low

Along with that, a snowstorm that slammed into the Midwest and East Coast in mid-March likely curtailed job growth even more, said Jim O'Sullivan, an economist with High Frequency Economics. The numbe...

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2 girls blocked from United Airlines flight for wearing leggings

But a spokesperson for the airline said the girls were traveling under an employee travel pass that requires a specific dress code . "To our customers...your leggings are welcome!" it said an anoth...

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Trump presented with plan to place nukes in South Korea

The U.S. military carried out a missile strike Thursday evening on a Syrian airbase housing the aircraft that dropped the chemical weapons on innocent civilians in violation of worldwide restrictions....

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Government Launches New Gender Pay Gap Initiative

Black women are paid 37 percent less and Hispanic women are paid 46 percent less than men, according to census data compiled by the non-profit Lean-In. According to their data, New Jersey ranks dead l...

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USA vote paves way for sale of personal customer data

Supporters say federal laws and company policies will remain in place to protect consumer's personal information, but how much protection you have is now up for debate. "It does provide an opportunity...

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OPEC Deal Strengthens Crude Oil Prices

But he said the accord was working well and that participants were committed to 100 percent compliance. Russian Federation is moving ahead with its own reductions to curb a glut. "We still believe...

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Jobs Report: Economy Added Just 98000 Jobs in March, But Unemployment Fell

Jobs Report: Economy Added Just 98000 Jobs in March, But Unemployment Fell

Trump comes out of the gates much slower than promised. Meanwhile, online retailers, the big competitors to physical stores, gained 2,200 jobs. All together, reported the BLS, retail trade lost 30,0...

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California Lawmakers Approve Gas Tax To Pay For $52 Billion Infrastructure Plan

The Senate stalled for hours, waiting for holdouts in the Assembly to get behind the bill , before reconvening at 5:30 p.m. for a debate and vote. Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, to extend the Altamont Co...

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Was Donald Trump's missile strike in Syria illegal?

The Syrian government has been widely blamed for the attack, although it insists rebel groups were responsible. United Kingdom: A spokeswoman for British Prime Minister Theresa May told reporter...

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