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The investigation is ongoing and police are still looking for suspects, they said. At no point were any firearms discharged, Lt. Hank said. There were reports that armed men wearing pig masks had stormed the hotel's Rolex store. "He was yelling", Kamil added, the Las Vegas Sun reported . They tried to drive off, but when the vehicle didn't start, they tried to carjack someone and then tried to run away, the Sun reported.
  • Hawaii-bound flight diverted over blanket dispute

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    Hawaiian Airlines flight 7 from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Honolulu, Hawaii, had to make a diverted landing at LAX Airport in Los Angeles , California, due to these threats being made by the passenger. Pedregon said airline staffers felt threatened, so the pilot diverted the plane. "(The crew) took offense to the statement that he made. Data from the Flight Radar 24 website shows that the diverted flight later continued on to Honolulu following its unscheduled LA stop.
  • Twin sisters, 97, die in cold outside Rhode Island home

    Twin sisters, 97, die in cold outside Rhode Island home

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    Martha and her twin 97-year-old sister Jean Haley froze to death Saturday, March 4, 2017, after they fell outside Jean's home in Barrington, R.I., and were stranded there during one of the coldest nights of the winter. Barrington authorities have reported that two elderly women living in a house just outside Rhode Island were found dead. A cause of death has not officially been determined, but authorities said in a statement the "extreme cold temperatures that evening may have been a ...
  • Child dies after being left in hot auto by half-sister

    Child dies after being left in hot auto by half-sister

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    Jacob Manchego , 2, died at Brandon Regional Hospital where he was taken after being removed from the auto. A sheriff's office news release details the incident, stating that deputies were called to a shopping center in Brandon, which is about 13 miles from Tampa, at about 2:40 p.m., in reference to "a child found locked in an unattended vehicle".
  • Bloomberg Bails on Hosting White House Correspondents' Dinner After Party

    Bloomberg Bails on Hosting White House Correspondents' Dinner After Party

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    At around 5pm on Saturday, Trump tweeted from his personal account: "I will not be attending the White House Correspondents" Association dinner this year. This week, Buzzfeed reported that another favourite target of Trump's , CNN , was considering pulling out as well. The annual event, nicknamed Nerd Prom, brings together journalists, celebrities and political power brokers together for a night that typically features the President roasting the media.
  • Police arrest 24 in California protest over off-duty officer shooting

    Police arrest 24 in California protest over off-duty officer shooting

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    No one was injured but two teenagers were arrested after the incident. Police allege that a 13-year-old boy threatened to shoot the off-duty police officer, "at which time the officer attempted to detain the teen". Just after 11 p.m., dozens of Anaheim police moved along Euclid Street, clearing what remained of the crowd. In the video , an off-duty officer pulls a gun from his waistband in front of several minors.
  • Suspect arrested in Grinstead case

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    Thursday, GBI said they'll provide an update on Tara Grinstead in a press conference in south Georgia. Police found the 30-year-old's cell phone, auto and dog, Dolly Madison, at her Ocilla, Ga ., home-about 200 miles south of Atlanta. But her keys and purse were gone. Without that individual coming forward, investigators said Duke may have never been on their radar. He said Duke was arrested Wednesday and is now in the Irwin County jail.
  • Tom Purcell: Whose Day Is Presidents' Day Anyway?

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    Schools , banks , post offices and more are not working today, but there are still plenty of businesses and services operating normally. General George Washington (1732 - 1799) stands in the prow of a rowing boat crossing the DE to seek safety in Pennysylvania after defeat by the British.
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. considers retirement if he wins 2017 NASCAR title

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. considers retirement if he wins 2017 NASCAR title

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    Earnhardt Jr. speaks to the media on Wednesday. NASCAR superstar Danica Patrick, who estimates she's dealt with at least a dozen concussions during her racing career, stated during Wednesday's Daytona 500 media day she would retire from the sport if doctors told her there would be long-term consequences from another head injury.
  • Police officer killed, second officer hurt in Southern California shooting

    Police officer killed, second officer hurt in Southern California shooting

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    Two Whittier police officers and a suspect were injured in an officer-involved shooting in Whittier Monday morning. "It's extremely tragic", Corina said. The other officer and the gunman were in stable condition. Sky5 aerial footage taken short time afterwards shows the driver's side and rear passenger windows of a Whittier Police Department SUV partially shattered.
  • Obama EPA chief: Pruitt must uphold 'law and science'

    Obama EPA chief: Pruitt must uphold 'law and science'

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    Pruitt was confirmed the day after an Oklahoma judge ordered the release of more than 3,000 documents requested from the attorney general's office by a liberal group looking to expose ties between Pruitt and the fossil fuel industry. "They want to have Pruitt out there over the recess so all their supporters can express themselves". "This development really requires a delay in this vote", Sen.
  • PAUL RYAN: Obamacare repeal bill will be out in a few weeks

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    The policy brief did not specify how much the tax credit would be. Uncertainty over Republican efforts to repeal and replace the law have further destabilized the already shaky exchanges, as evidenced by the announcement by Humana Inc. "That's fine if you want to have kids, but maybe you don't want to have kids right now and you're willing to say: 'You know what?" Other Republicans defended the tax credit as necessary.