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July 17, 2019 - 12:38 pm
(KMOX) - A young businessman man in Utah was such a good salesman that people were calling the police on him. But it wasn't what people thought. The boy was selling root beer on the street, just like a classic lemonade stand. He was holding a sing that said "ice cold beer" in big bold letters. But...
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July 17, 2019 - 11:36 am
( WBBM NEWSRADIO ) -- If you went on social media on Wednesday morning, you probably saw people posting pictures of themselves aged, generated through a filter on the viral selfie app, FaceApp. And although it is viral, and rather comical to see how one might age, you may want to think twice before...
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President Donald Trump listens during a Cabinet Meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, on July 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA)
July 17, 2019 - 2:51 am
HELENVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Bill Brasch greeted President Donald Trump's latest tweet controversy with a shrug. He doesn't believe Trump was being racist for telling four congresswomen, all women of color, to "go back" to the countries they came from. It doesn't matter much that all four of the women...
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FILE - In this May 30, 2012, file photo, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens speaks at a lecture presented by the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Ark. Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)
July 17, 2019 - 2:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Paul Stevens moved left as the Supreme Court shifted to the right during his nearly 35 years as a justice. That's how the bow-tie wearing Republican from the Midwest emerged as the leader of the high court's liberal wing and a strong proponent of abortion rights, consumer...
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July 16, 2019 - 8:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration says, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women's rights groups. The...
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FILE - In this March 11, 2019, file photo, rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Paul Njoroge, who lost his wife and three young children in the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, believes Boeing should scrap the 737 Max, and he wants the company’s top executives to resign and face criminal charges for not grounding the plane after a deadly accident last October. On Wednesday, July 17, Njoroge will be the first relative of any of the 346 passengers who died in those crashes to testify before Congress. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
July 16, 2019 - 4:45 am
Paul Njoroge says he believes Boeing should scrap the 737 Max, and he wants the company's top executives to resign and face criminal charges for not grounding the plane after a deadly accident last October. Five months after that crash, Njoroge's wife and three young children were killed when...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 16, 2019 - 3:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump renewed his belligerent call for four Democratic congresswomen of color to get out of the U.S. "right now," cementing his position as the most willing U.S. leader in generations to stoke the discord that helped...
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July 15, 2019 - 3:48 pm
(KMOX) — After a Youtube star was involved in a fatal accident while riding an electric scooter through the busy streets of London, safety concerns about the motorized transportation devices are surfacing. According to the Guardian , Emily Hartrigde 's death last week marked the first of its kind...
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July 15, 2019 - 3:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's Prime Day is coming with a wave of deals — and protests. The company's fifth annual Prime Day now stretches two days, Monday and Tuesday, invented as an effort to try to drum up sales during sluggish summer months and sign up more users for its Prime loyalty program. The...
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(Brian Kelly, KMOX)
July 12, 2019 - 8:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is stepping down following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with a wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. Trump announced the news with Acosta by his side...
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