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California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:38:00 EDT

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state will halt sales of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks by 2035.

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Local attorney explains charges in Breonna Taylor case; calls for Ithaca police reform


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 19:26:00 EDT

Author: Sarah Horbacewicz

Protestors are demanding further justice for Breonna Taylor today as yesterday's grand jury indictment doesn't hold anyone accountable for her death - but rather solely the bullets shot around her apartment. Yesterday's charges come amid months of black lives matter activism resulting in continuing protests today. Ithaca attorney Edward Kopko explains the nature of yesterday's grand jury indictment.

Read more: Local attorney explains charges in Breonna Taylor case; calls for Ithaca police reform


Kobalt recalls 256,400 units of two products sold exclusively at Lowe's


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 09:39:00 EDT

Author: Olivia Jaquith

Kobalt is recalling a total of more than 256,000 unites of two products sold exclusively at Lowe's.

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Jobless claims at 870,000 as fraud and backlogs cloud data


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 09:28:00 EDT

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The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week to 870,000, a historically high figure that shows that the viral pandemic is still squeezing restaurants, airlines, hotels and many other businesses six months after it first erupted.

Read more: Jobless claims at 870,000 as fraud and backlogs cloud data


Sen. Gillibrand, Rep. Porter introduce the Stock Act 2.0


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 07:43:00 EDT

Author: Jared Esposito

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Katie Porter are making a push to stop government officials from lining their pockets with taxpayer dollars.

Read more: Sen. Gillibrand, Rep. Porter introduce the Stock Act 2.0


Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in Breonna Taylor death


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:31:00 EDT

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A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. 

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Grand jury to present report in Breonna Taylor's death


Created: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 12:00:00 EDT

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A grand jury in Kentucky was scheduled to present its findings to a judge in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor at the hands of police officers who burst into her home at night. 

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Spectrum offering free internet connection for 60 days to students, educators without it


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 07:49:00 EDT

Author: Jared Esposito

Students who live in a Spectrum-covered area will be eligible for free internet access amid the pandemic.

Read more: Spectrum offering free internet connection for 60 days to students, educators without it


Trick-or-treating, costume masks and Halloween parties discouraged by CDC this year


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 03:52:00 EDT

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By Shelby Lin Erdman, CNN The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its first guidance for the holidays, including Halloween, amid the raging coronavirus pandemic in a new posting on its website Monday...

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Woman accused of sending ricin letter arrested


Created: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:25:00 EDT

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A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at the New York-Canada border.

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Trump pledges woman for court, pushes Senate to move on pick


Created: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:37:00 EDT

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The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday has cast an immediate spotlight on the vacancy on the high court, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowing to bring President Donald Trump’s nominee to a vote with just over six weeks before the election.

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McConnell vows quick vote on next justice; Biden says wait


Created: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 21:17:00 EDT

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The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday has cast an immediate spotlight on the vacancy on the high court, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowing to bring President Donald Trump’s nominee to a vote with just over six weeks before the election.

Read more: McConnell vows quick vote on next justice; Biden says wait


Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87


Created: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 19:41:00 EDT

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her home in Washington, the court says.

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Rochester City Council to vote on further action regarding independent investigation


Created: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:45:00 EDT

Author: Olivia Jaquith

The Rochester City Council is set to hold a special meeting Friday regarding the independent investigation into the death of Daniel Prude. 

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Hyundai warns owners to park outside, recalls 180,000 SUVs


Created: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 11:58:00 EDT

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For the second time this month, Hyundai is telling some SUV owners to park outdoors because an electrical short in a computer can cause vehicles to catch fire.

Read more: Hyundai warns owners to park outside, recalls 180,000 SUVs


Cohen memoir casts him as 'star witness' against Trump


Created: Sun, 6 Sep 2020 09:26:00 EDT

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Michael Cohen’s tell-all memoir makes the case that President Donald Trump is “guilty of the same crimes” that landed his former fixer in federal prison.

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Taco Bell giving workers raises, new benefits


Created: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:11:00 EST

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CNN -- Taco Bell is starting 2020 with some new perks for workers. For the first time ever, employees will be eligible for paid sick time. Workers at corporate owned locations will be eligible for 24 hours of paid sick time a year. And managers at some restaurants will start pulling in six figure salaries. That's a big boost because most supervisors in that role made between 50 and 80 thousand previously. 

Read more: Taco Bell giving workers raises, new benefits


Amazon employees fired,'abused access to Ring' video


Created: Thu, 9 Jan 2020 23:46:00 EST

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Washington, D.C. (AP) -- Amazon says it has fired multiple workers at its ring security camera business, after they were caught abusing access to surveillance video. Amazon announced the firings in a letter responding to questions from U.S. Senators. The company said over the past four years, ring received four inquiries about a team member accessing ring video data.

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BREAKING US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles


Created: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:13:00 EDT

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad.   U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles were fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, targeting a government-controlled air base in Syria.   U.S. officials say Syrian government aircraft killed dozens of civilians by using chlorine mixed with a nerve agent, possibly sarin, earlier this wee...

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GSK Albuterol Inhalers Recall


Created: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:10:00 EDT

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(CNN) -- Glaxo-Smith-Kline is voluntarily recalling more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers. When the inhalers are functioning properly, they release a fixed dose of the medication, albuterol, to treat conditions like asthma. The British pharmaceutical company says the recalled devices could potentially deliver incorrect dosages. The voluntary recall is not on the patient-level, but patients are encouraged to seek immediate medical attention if their inhaler is not relieving symp...

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Ribbon Cut on the New Seeley Creek Bridge


Created: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:09:00 EDT

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JACKSON TWP., PA (WENY) - The first bridge replaced under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project for 2017 was completed Thursday. Officials cut the ribbon on the new Route 549 bridge over Seeley Creek in Jackson Township. The project is part of a statewide initiative replacing nearly 560 bridges throughout the state. Construction started in early February. The construction company also presented a check for $2,074.32 to the Mansfield Univers...

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Frein Hospitalized, Trial Put on Hold


Created: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:18:00 EDT

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MILFORD, Pa. (AP) - An anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks has been hospitalized and his trial has been delayed. Defense attorney Michael Weinstein tells The Associated Press he was informed that Eric Frein was taken to the hospital around 8 a.m. Thursday. He says he doesn't know the reason. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin told the AP that prosecutors and the defense are...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg will become the first woman to lie in state in the US Capitol. Here's who else made history


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 01:52:00 EDT

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By Janelle Davis, CNN Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is still making history, even after her death.

Read more: Ruth Bader Ginsburg will become the first woman to lie in state in the US Capitol. Here's who else made history


Mike Pompeo traveled with Reince Priebus on his plane to Wisconsin this week


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:07:00 EDT

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By Kylie Atwood When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Wisconsin on Wednesday, Reince Priebus -- the former chairman of the Republican Party and President Donald Trump's first chief of staff -- traveled with him...

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Immigrants in US custody died after 'inadequate' medical care, congressional investigation finds


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:07:00 EDT

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By Geneva Sands, CNN Immigrants in US custody faced widespread failures in medical care, including some issues that resulted in death, according to a new congressional investigation released Thursday.

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White House touts unusual Justice Department announcement about 'discarded' Trump ballots in Pennsylvania


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:37:00 EDT

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By Marshall Cohen The Justice Department said Thursday that it is investigating "potential issues with mail-in ballots" in the swing state of Pennsylvania and, in a highly unusual disclosure, revealed that several ballots...

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Trump again casts doubt on whether he'll accept election result in latest unfounded attack on voting process


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:22:00 EDT

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By Paul LeBlanc and Jason Hoffman, CNN President Donald Trump said Thursday that he's not sure November's election will be "honest" because of the use of unsolicited ballots, extending his baseless assertion that...

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No 'coordinated national voter fraud effort' in past elections, FBI director says


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:22:00 EDT

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By Geneva Sands, CNN FBI Director Christopher Wray said Thursday that there hasn't been a coordinated national voter fraud effort in past elections, regardless of the method of voting.

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Fact Check: RNC and Trump campaign robocalls urge Republicans to vote absentee by falsely claiming Democrats oppose it


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:37:00 EDT

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By Em Steck and Andrew Kaczynski, CNN Robocalls sent by Trump surrogates Kimberly Guilfoyle and the President's daughter-in-law Lara Trump are encouraging Republican voters to use absentee ballots to vote in November,...

Read more: Fact Check: RNC and Trump campaign robocalls urge Republicans to vote absentee by falsely claiming Democrats oppose it


Fact check: Trump campaign runs ads falsely accusing Biden of using teleprompter on James Corden's show


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 20:22:00 EDT

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By Daniel Dale and Donie O'Sullivan, CNN President Donald Trump's campaign is running yet another dishonest ad about opponent Joe Biden.

Read more: Fact check: Trump campaign runs ads falsely accusing Biden of using teleprompter on James Corden's show


Federal inmate executed after Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 18:22:00 EDT

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By Jessica Schneider, CNN Federal inmate Christopher Vialva was executed Thursday night in Terre Haute, Indiana, after the Supreme Court denied a request to stop the execution.

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Trump's former national security adviser says President's refusal to commit to peaceful transfer of power is disappointing


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 19:22:00 EDT

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By Caroline Kelly President Donald Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster lamented Thursday the President's refusal to commit to providing a peaceful post-election transition of power on Thursday...

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Youth-focused groups say they had record numbers for National Voter Registration Day


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 18:22:00 EDT

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By Rachel Janfaza, CNN Youth-focused voter engagement organizations saw record high voter registration and engagement numbers on National Voter Registration Day.

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