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Democratic Establishment Prevails in Florida Primaries

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 10:14pm
The Democratic establishment easily beat back two populist primary challenges Tuesday, including one against former DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz
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Tropical System to Rake Florida's Gulf Coast

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 9:16pm
Early indications are that the system will make landfall Thursday night or early Friday somewhere between Tampa and Cape San Blas.
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Facebook Algorithm Replacing Humans Posts Fake News

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 9:11pm
Over the past few days, Facebook has shown inaccurate stories and content some may find offensive.
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Missing N.Y. Teen Was Raped, Thrown Into Gator Pit: FBI

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 7:17pm
Brittanee Drexel, 17, who disappeared in Myrtle Beach seven years ago, was abducted, gang-raped, shot to death and thrown into an alligator-infested swamp, according to an FBI agent who cited a prison inmate.
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Owen Labrie Victim: He Knew What He Was Doing

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 7:07pm
Chessy Prout, who was 15 when she was sexually assaulted at a New Hampshire prep school, has come forward to publicly reveal her identity and speak out about her ordeal.
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Labor Day Weekend Washout Feared for N.C. Coast

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 7:06pm
North Carolina is bracing for a one-two punch of stormy weather that could turn the start of Labor Day weekend into a washout.
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Ebola Lingers For More Than a Year in Semen

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 6:38pm
The Ebola virus can linger for a year or even longer in the semen of some men, researchers reported Tuesday.
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How the National Anthem and Sports First Became Linked

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 6:37pm
Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the national anthem fits into a long history of debate over the song's use in sports.
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'Best of the Best' and 'Absolute Worst' Colleges for LGBTQ Students

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 6:02pm
Just in time for back-to-school season, Campus Pride has released its lists of the "best of the best" and "absolute worst" colleges and universities for LGBTQ students.
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See Woman's Frightening Close Encounter With a Bear

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 5:57pm
A Florida woman doesn't notice approaching bear until it's almost in her lap. WESH's Dave McDaniel reports.
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Dems Ask FBI to Probe Trump Campaign for Link to Hacks

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 5:52pm
The ranking committee members want to know if connections between the campaign and Russian interests may have contributed to the cyber-attacks.
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Obama Commutes 'Harsh' Sentences for 111 Inmates

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 5:15pm
The Obama administration has commuted sentences for over 670 federal inmates — more than the past 10 presidents combined.
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Ryan Lochte Signs Alarming New Endorsement Deal

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 4:36pm
The disgraced swimmer is backing an alarm called Robocopp, which proclaimed him 'likely be the best swimmer this country has produced.'
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White Lives Matter to Be Labeled Hate Group by SPLC

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 4:23pm
'White Lives Matter' will soon be added to a list of U.S. hate groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the watchdog group announced Tuesday.
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Police Release 911 Calls From Orlando Massacre

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 4:22pm
The first batch of 911 calls released by authorities are from friends and family members of victims. None of the audio is from inside the Pulse nightclub. WESH's Matt Grant reports.
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Cops Enter Chris Brown's Home After Gun Threat Claim

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 4:16pm
The unidentified woman reported the incident to police, saying he pointed the gun at her before she left his gated estate in Los Angeles.
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State Senator to Child Services: Investigate Weiner

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 4:01pm
Could Weiner face child neglect charges after sending a sexually explicit photo with his son apparently sleeping next to him? Some experts think so.
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Apple Dinged With $14.5B Tax Bill, Who's Next?

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 3:54pm
The $14.5 billion tax bill European Union served Apple today is putting the spotlight on what other companies are under scrutiny by the commission.
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Chris Brown Reportedly Pointed Gun at Woman

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 3:24pm
The unidentified woman reported the incident to police, saying he pointed the gun at her before she left his gated estate in Los Angeles.
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U.S. Deception Committee to Study Russian Voting Hacks

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 2:45pm
The Foreign Denial and Deception Committee, a Cold War era branch of U.S. intelligence, has been asked to track Russian hacks of U.S. voting systems.
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