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Bomb threat at Bronx H.S. of Science prompts evacuation of roughly 3,000 students

Thursday  21:15,   13 december 2018
nydailynews

A bomb threat prompted an evacuation of the Bronx High School of Science Thursday morning. Administrators from the world-famous school said that staffers received the threat through a phone call, leading to the evacuation of roughly 3,000 students... >>>

Hunter kills what could be largest buck ever shot in U.S.

Thursday  21:15,   13 december 2018
cbsnews

Keith Szableswki shot the buck during the first days of shotgun season in mid-November, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources said. If it becomes certified, the 51-point buck would break the current record, which was set in 2016 by a... >>>

Court nixes pension law that prompted teacher protests

Thursday  18:55,   13 december 2018
msn

The Kentucky Supreme Court has struck down a pension law that prompted thousands of teachers to protest at the state Capitol. Kentucky has one of the worst funded public pension systems in the... >>>

Parasailers recount dramatic rescue of pilot after fighter jet crashes

Thursday  17:40,   13 december 2018
cbsnews

A group of parasailers in a nearby boat witnessed the chaos unfold and immediately took action . "We heard this loud boom and then we saw the pilot eject from the plane and then we see his parachute come out and then the plane went straight into the >>>

SeaWorld says DOJ probe into 'Blackfish' statements is over

Thursday  17:40,   13 december 2018
msn

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. says it has been notified that the U.S. Department of Justice is ending its probe into whether company officials misled investors about the negative impact the documentary "Blackfish" was having on its... >>>

Officer sucker punches man in video released by whistleblower cop

Thursday  17:10,   13 december 2018
cbsnews

The Miami Beach police department has called the Dec. 3 incident "very serious" and says it's... >>>

Teenage suspect dead after active shooter situation at Indiana middle school, police say

Thursday  16:55,   13 december 2018
cnn

The Richmond Community Schools district put all of its students on lockdown Thursday morning after "an active shooter situation" at an intermediate school in the Indiana city, according to a district spokeswoman. Few details were immediately... >>>

Muslim group files discrimination complaint after man says he was kicked off Greyhound for speaking Arabic

Thursday  15:05,   13 december 2018
thehill

The the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has filed a discrimination complaint with the state of Michigan after a man says he was kicked off of a Greyhound bus for speaking Arabic. The Michigan chapter of the Muslim advocacy group... >>>

Accused Russian agent Butina expected to plead guilty in Washington

Thursday  14:05,   13 december 2018
reuters

A woman accused of acting as a Russian agent to infiltrate the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group and influence U.S. policy toward Moscow is expected to plead guilty in federal court on Thursday in a deal that could help prosecutors... >>>

Man trapped for two days in grease vent

Thursday  12:05,   13 december 2018
bbc

Alameda County Sheriff A man is seen trapped in a metal duct at a Chinese restaurant in California. The 29-year-old man was said to have been physically exhausted when he was rescued. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

'Year of the Orca' -- Inslee to unveil Orca whale recovery steps

Thursday  11:50,   13 december 2018
seattlepi

In what has been the "Year of the Orca", endangered killer whales have captured the public's imagination and become the species that defines the health of marine life in waters of Puget Sound and the Northwest Coast.... >>>

Poisoning claims, divorce spat in Arizona journalism saga

Thursday  10:05,   13 december 2018
msn

An award-winning Arizona newspaper publisher and his wife are locked in a bizarre divorce case that has morphed into something more: a journalism ethics saga. Joseph Soldwedel has accused wife Felice Soldwedel in a lawsuit of trying to kill him by... >>>

EMT worker suspended after racist comments on white supremacist podcast

Thursday  08:40,   13 december 2018
cnn

An emergency medical technician has been placed on unpaid leave after racist comments surfaced of him comparing black patients to gorillas and claiming to take "immense satisfaction" as he "terrorized" an African American boy with a needle.... >>>

ICE Dramatically Increased Workplace Arrests Of Undocumented Immigrants In 2018

Thursday  08:30,   13 december 2018
huffingtonpost

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has ramped up its investigations of workplaces suspected of employing undocumented immigrants, dramatically increasing the number of workers arrested and employers audited in 2018, according to an ICE news release >>>

Mother of missing Colorado woman says she spoke to her the day she disappeared

Thursday  07:55,   13 december 2018
cbsnews

Police in Colorado have released the last known images of a 29-year-old mother who vanished on... >>>