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July 26, 2019 - 9:26 am
( WBBM NEWSRADIO ) -- There's a push to make Halloween a "safer, longer, stress-free celebration." A Change.org petition to change the date of Halloween is continuing to grow, nearing its goal of 75,000 signatures. The Halloween & Costume Association started the national petition last year on...
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FILE - This Nov. 13, 2013 file photo shows the main gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base at Camp Pendleton, Calif. A human smuggling investigation by the military led to the arrest of 16 Marines Thursday, July 25, 2019 while carrying out a battalion formation at California's Camp Pendleton, a base about an hour's drive from the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)
July 26, 2019 - 3:16 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — An investigation into Marines accused of helping smuggle migrants into the United States led to the arrest Thursday of 16 of their fellow Marines at California's Camp Pendleton, just north of the U.S.-Mexico border. In a dramatic move aimed at sending a message, authorities made...
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July 25, 2019 - 11:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department said Thursday that it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003. Five inmates who have been sentenced to death are scheduled to be executed starting in December. Federal Government to Resume Capital Punishment After...
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Jacquie Cadorette
July 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
( Connecting Vets ) - On the sixth and final episode of “To War and Back,” Marine Corps veterans Scott Huesing and Kirstie Ennis share their sources of inspiration , and Army veteran Boone Cutler shares a tool he created for veterans battling depression. The podcast is a RADIO.COM original ,...
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July 25, 2019 - 3:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of anticipation, Congress finally heard testimony from former special counsel Robert Mueller. So what now? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Mueller's appearance was "a crossing of a threshold," raising public awareness of what Mueller found. And Democrats after the...
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July 24, 2019 - 1:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former special counsel Robert Mueller is affirming that a president can be charged with crimes after leaving office. He says Justice Department guidelines prevented him from considering charges against President Donald Trump while he is in office. Related: Mueller: I did not clear...
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July 24, 2019 - 8:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller told lawmakers Wednesday he could not exonerate President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice and that the president's claims that he had done so in his report are not correct. "The president was not exculpated for the acts...
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Jacquie Cadorette
July 24, 2019 - 7:32 am
Listen to Mueller's live testimony here on RADIO.COM. 3:26 pm EST : Schiff gave his closing statement. Mueller and Zebley were excused. 3:21 pm EST : The final questions are asked by Adam Schiff. He began by asking, "From your testimony today, I gather that you believe that knowingly accepting...
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July 24, 2019 - 6:55 am
( WWJ ) The video is shocking, showing a girl getting tossed several feet into the air and flipping before she lands. It happened at Yellowstone National Park, a destination for many families over the summer. Yellowstone got those rides that’ll flip your life around pic.twitter.com/dWxjocEAiq —...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, Special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, about the Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 24, 2019 - 4:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller finally faces congressional interrogators on Wednesday, testifying in televised hearings that Democrats hope will weaken President Donald Trump's reelection prospects in ways that Mueller's book-length report did not. Republicans...
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