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August 06, 2019 - 1:06 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The Venezuelan government named St. Louis on a list of U.S. cities that its citizens shouldn't travel to due to the "proliferation of acts of violence and crimes" in recent history. The Latin American county is just one of multiple nations to issue an alert on travel to the U.S...
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Toni Morrison
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August 06, 2019 - 10:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” ″Song of Solomon” and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age 88. Publisher...
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people mourn at a vigil after a shooting in an El Paso Walmart
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August 05, 2019 - 3:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An anonymous online forum called 8chan has drawn attention in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio because violent U.S. extremists have used it to share tips and encourage one another. The site suffered sporadic outages Monday after its cybersecurity provider cut off support...
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capital one
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July 30, 2019 - 4:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country’s biggest credit card issuers, Capital One Financial, is the latest big business to be hit by a data breach, disclosing that roughly 100 million people had some personal information stolen by a hacker. The alleged hacker, Paige A. Thompson, obtained Social...
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equifax data breach
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July 30, 2019 - 4:09 pm
(AP) — Consumers affected by the 2017 Equifax data breach (that’s most U.S. adults who have credit) can get their names on the list to get free credit monitoring and/or monetary compensation. You can see if you’re included by visiting the Equifax Data Breach Settlement website . But the...
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kids on seesaw at U.S. Mexico border
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July 30, 2019 - 3:48 pm
(KMOX) — Two artists installed teeter-totters along the Southern U.S. border in New Mexico to create a binational playground. Ronald Rael, an architecture professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Virginia San Fratello, an associate professor of design at San Jose State University...
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resume interview
July 30, 2019 - 2:34 pm
(KMOX) — Seeing panhandlers on the side of the highway is a typical sight in any city. However, this time, a man was handing out resumes rather than taking money. Patrick Hoagland was on the side of the road in Phoenix, Arizona with a sign that said "Please take a resume. Laid off. Looking for a...
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woman who peed on potatoes at walmart
West Mifflin Police Department
July 30, 2019 - 12:52 pm
(KMOX) — Police in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania are trying to identify a woman who is accused of urinating on potatoes at the local Walmart. Police recently released images from surveillance video on the department's website. The images are dated around 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 24. The images depict a...
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Trump
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July 29, 2019 - 10:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday signed a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Appearing in the Rose Garden with more than 60 first responders from the 2001 terrorist attacks, Trump sent into law an extension of...
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girl holding phone
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July 26, 2019 - 11:00 am
By SALLY HO Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow or unfriend her on social media and post inside jokes about her to others online. The cyberbullying was so distressing that...
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