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April 12, 2019 - 2:22 pm
(KMOX) - Photos and video are being shared on Twitter from just outside the White House, where Secret Service members have reportedly arrested a man who tired to set himself on fire. The Secret Service sent a tweet, saying they were responding to the north fence line of the White House, on Friday...
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April 12, 2019 - 1:51 pm
(KMOX) - The first trailer for Star Wars Episode IX dropped on Friday, along with the title - The Rise Of Skywalker. The trailer opens with a voiceover from Mark Hamill and an image of a lightsaber-wielding Rey standing alone in the desert. You'll also see glimpses of Kylo Ren, Poe Dameron, Finn,...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 8, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a convention of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, in Las Vegas. Sanders is heading back to the friendly turf of Wisconsin for a rally that kicks off a swing through states that are key to the Democratic "blue wall" strategy for 2020. Sanders' event Friday, April 12, in Madison will be followed by weekend stops in Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 12, 2019 - 12:50 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders returns to the friendly terrain of Wisconsin on Friday to kick off a swing through pivotal states that are part of the Democratic "blue wall" strategy for 2020. The independent senator from Vermont carried Wisconsin by 13 points in the Democratic...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. On Thursday, April 11, Disney is unveiling details of its long-awaited streaming service Disney Plus. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 11, 2019 - 8:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Disney raised the curtain on a hotly anticipated video steaming service that's aiming to topple industry pioneer Netflix, once a valuable ally of the Magic Kingdom. The service, called Disney Plus, has been in the works for more than year, but Thursday marked the first time...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2019 file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at federal court in Santa Ana, Calif. An indictment filed against Avenatti, Wednesday, April 10, alleges he stole millions of dollars from clients, didn’t pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 11, 2019 - 7:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors painted a picture of attorney Michael Avenatti on Thursday as a scheming operator who stole millions of dollars from clients, cheated on his taxes, lied to investigators and tried to hide money from debtors in bankruptcy proceedings. A 36-count indictment...
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April 11, 2019 - 10:22 am
(KMOX) - Is Alexa spying on you? Amazon acknowledges workers monitoring its digital assistants sometimes do listen in on random conversations. Bloomberg reports that Amazon has thousands of people listening to your conversations to make your Alexa voice assistant work better and even have a chat...
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A truck travels east on Interstate 80 during a blizzard warning hitting southeast Wyoming and the Colorado Front Range on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Cheyenne. People in Colorado and Wyoming were urged to get home early Wednesday and stay there before snow and wind from a powerful spring storm make travel all but impossible.(Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP)
April 11, 2019 - 8:12 am
A storm system known as a "bomb cyclone" slowly churned through the U.S. interior Thursday for the second time in a month, unleashing a blizzard in parts of the Midwest while creating hazardous fire conditions farther south. As much as 18 inches of snow has fallen in parts of South Dakota, where...
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April 11, 2019 - 8:07 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The California-based retailer Patagonia is suing Anheuser-Busch InBev saying its beer that bears the same name is a rip off. The trademark infringement suit claims that AB InBev is doing everything possible to make it look like Patagonia beer is sold by the clothing company. The...
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April 11, 2019 - 5:40 am
LONDON (AP) — Police in London arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorean embassy Thursday for failing to surrender to the court in 2012, shortly after the South American nation revoked his asylum. Ecuador's president Lenin Moreno said a tweet that his government withdrew Assange's...
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April 11, 2019 - 4:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr says he thinks "spying did occur" against Donald Trump's presidential campaign. His comments before a Senate panel on Wednesday suggest the origins of the Russia investigation may have been mishandled. Barr's remarks aligned him with the president at...
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