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NOTE: This story has been updated to add new information. She was clinging to a cliff and to life when rescuers reached her Saturday. Hundreds of feet below, her companion … Click to Continue…
06.19 / 22:07
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Ranchers are suing the U.S. Department of Agriculture, seeking a return of labels that clearly identify meat produced in other countries and imported to the United States. The lawsuit was … Click to Continue…
06.19 / 22:07
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A new development has brought an end to Adventist Health’s efforts to transfer control of Walla Walla General Hospital’s services to Providence Health & Services—an initiative they jointly announced on April 3 and that both organizations had hoped to achieve by…
06.19 / 21:52
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James T. Hodgkinson, the man who shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R., La.) and others at a Republican congressional baseball practice Tuesday, is shown in court reports to have been an abusive alcoholic. The post Congressional Shooter Hodgkinson Claimed to be Abusive, Alcoholic appeared first on Washington Free…
06.19 / 21:51
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The post CNN White House Correspondent: Spicer Is ‘Kind of Useless’ appeared first on Washington Free…
06.19 / 21:51
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American college student Otto Warmbier, who returned to the United States last week after 17 months of detainment in North Korea, has died, his family announced Monday. The post Otto Warmbier, Former North Korean Captive, Has Died appeared first on Washington Free…
06.19 / 21:51
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Democratic voters' favorite potential 2020 presidential contender is former Vice President Joe Biden, according to a new Morning Consult/Politico poll. The post Biden Leads Pack of Potential 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates appeared first on Washington Free…
06.19 / 21:51
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By MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) – Police in Virginia on Monday blamed…
06.19 / 21:44
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CINCINNATI (AP) – Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North…
06.19 / 21:44
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By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A brain surgeon charged with sexually…
06.19 / 21:44
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Opening statements are scheduled Tuesday morning in the federal bribery trial…
06.19 / 21:44
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State officials say that health insurers have proposed rate changes for next year that…
06.19 / 21:44
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Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
06.19 / 21:37
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
06.19 / 21:37
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An attorney representing Yakima County Clerk Janelle Riddle said Monday that an effort to remove her from office cannot move forward because the petitioners have failed to prove she intended to violate her statutory…
06.19 / 21:22
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A man who allegedly threatened his roommates with a knife is facing hate crime and assault charges after an incident early Sunday in the Roosevelt neighborhood. No injuries were reported … Click to Continue…
06.19 / 21:19
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. scientists announced Monday that a record global coral reef bleaching event has finally ended after three years. About three-quarters of the world’s delicate coral reefs were damaged or killed by hot water in what scientists say was the largest coral catastrophe. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced a global bleaching […
06.19 / 21:19
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A cousin of a mother who was shot and killed by Seattle police questioned Monday why officers didn't use a Taser or other non-lethal options during the encounter with the … Click to Continue…
06.19 / 21:10
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Steve Burns WMAL.com NEW YORK – (WMAL) major League Baseball officials have upheld the six-game suspension for San Francisco Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland in the May 29 incident at AT&T Park involving Bryce harper and the Washington Nationals. Strickland will begin serving the suspension tonight. Strickland was suspended six games and Harper four, later reduced…
06.19 / 20:58
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Three suspects accused of killing two soon-to-be high school graduates in Montgomery Village are held without…
06.19 / 20:58
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