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Tense Oakland Police Armed Standoff Comes To Dramatic End - CBS Local

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 13:38

CBS Local

Tense Oakland Police Armed Standoff Comes To Dramatic End
CBS Local
OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A man armed with a high-powered rifle who was firing at police and Oakland residents in a tense standoff near Bishop O'Dowd High School Friday morning was arrested and hospitalized after being shot, police said. The California ...
Man with rifle and spray paint sparks bizarre standoff in OaklandLos Angeles Times
Cops: Active shooter in Oakland detained, I-580 reopenedSFGate
Police detain shooter near California zoo; many shots firedFox News
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Security guard accused of murdering 60-year-old grandpa playing Pokémon Go - New York Daily News

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 13:13

New York Daily News

Security guard accused of murdering 60-year-old grandpa playing Pokémon Go
New York Daily News
A security guard is accused of shooting and killing a 60-year-old Virginia grandfather who was wandering around playing Pokémon Go. Jiansheng Chen was driving around at 11 p.m. one night in January when he headed toward the parking lot for a ...
Security guard charged in fatal shooting of Pokemon Go player13newsnow.com
Chesapeake security guard charged with murder of man playing Pokemon GoFOX43.com
Guard who killed Va. man reportedly playing Pokémon Go is charged with murderWashington Post

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Is anti-Semitism on the rise? Does anyone care? - Washington Post

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 13:01

Washington Post

Is anti-Semitism on the rise? Does anyone care?
Washington Post
It's been a bad 2017 for Jews. During the month of January, 48 bomb threats were called in to Jewish community centers across the country. Also last month, a neo-Nazi made national news by promising to hold a march in Whitefish, Mont., to intimidate ...
A Jewish Reporter Got to Ask Trump a Question. It Didn't Go Well.New York Times
Chuck Todd to Trump: Don't just say you're not anti-Semitic, denounce those who areThe Hill
The President And White FragilityFortune
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The Trump Media Survey Is Phenomenally Biased. It's Also Useful - KUOW News and Information

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:41

KUOW News and Information

The Trump Media Survey Is Phenomenally Biased. It's Also Useful
KUOW News and Information
It's called the "Mainstream Media Accountability Survey," but this "survey" commits a variety of polling sins. It contains: -- Leading questions ("Do you believe that the mainstream media does not do their due diligence fact-checking before publishing ...
Trump unleashes fury after four long weeksPolitico
Donald Trump delivers a series of raw and personal attacks on the media in a news conference for the agesWashington Post
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Oakland Active Shooter: Man Armed With Rifle Detained; Interstate Reopens - Patch.com

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:09

Patch.com

Oakland Active Shooter: Man Armed With Rifle Detained; Interstate Reopens
Patch.com
OAKLAND, CA — Oakland Police have ended an active shooter situation. They have taken a man armed with a rifle into custody. The man had fired his rifle, but there are no reports of injuries. The CHP had closed eastbound Interstate highway 580 - but it ...

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Severe, disruptive weather expected to hit the desert - KESQ

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:05

KESQ

Severe, disruptive weather expected to hit the desert
KESQ
THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. - A powerful storm with the potential to cause severe damage is expected to hit the Coachella Valley on Friday, and we aren't expected to dry out until Sunday. KESQ News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2's First Alert Weather Team is ...

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Trump's Florida visits puts small airport in tailspin - Washington Post

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:28

Washington Post

Trump's Florida visits puts small airport in tailspin
Washington Post
LANTANA, Fla. — President Donald Trump wants small businesses to thrive, but his frequent Mar-a-Lago visits have flight schools and other companies at a nearby airport in a financial nosedive. The Secret Service closed Lantana Airport on Friday for ...
Trump's Frequent Visits Disrupt Palm Beach Life And BusinessesNPR
Trump's third presidential visit adds to local costs, brings security changesSun Sentinel
Report: Trump on track to cost more in security than ObamaThe Hill (blog)
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President Trump Seems Determined To Continue The Permanent Campaign - NPR

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:23

NPR

President Trump Seems Determined To Continue The Permanent Campaign
NPR
Americans have complained for years about presidential campaigns that start too early and last too long. Now, they are confronted with one that refuses to end — even after reaching the White House. Trump's Thursday Press Conference, Annotated ...
Historic Trump presser signals mortal combat between MSM and president now a two-way fightAmerican Thinker (blog)
In First Solo Press Conference, Trump Attacks Media, Claims Admin Running Like "Fine-Tuned Machine"Democracy Now!

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President Trump Seems Determined To Continue The Permanent Campaign - NPR

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:23

NPR

President Trump Seems Determined To Continue The Permanent Campaign
NPR
Americans have complained for years about presidential campaigns that start too early and last too long. Now, they are confronted with one that refuses to end — even after reaching the White House. Trump's Thursday Press Conference, Annotated ...

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Trump Press Conference: When All Politics Are Personal - Daily Caller

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:19

Trump Press Conference: When All Politics Are Personal
Daily Caller
Much will be said over the next few days about President Donald Trump's 77-minute press conference. He responded to questions about ties to Vladimir Putin's regime and growing perceptions of chaos inside the White House; and he had more fighting words ...

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77 Minutes With President Trump - TIME

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 09:39

77 Minutes With President Trump
TIME
Every hero needs a villain. Every victim needs an aggressor. One hundred days after he shocked the world in winning the presidency, Donald Trump made clear he believes Presidents need foils too. In a marathon 77-minute press conference Thursday the ...

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Is Flynn being tossed because he's Irish? - Albia Newspapers

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 09:33

Is Flynn being tossed because he's Irish?
Albia Newspapers
I told myself I would swear off politics for awhile, because it's depressing and discouraging to watch daily the complete liberal wack jobs and anarchists coming out of the closets, beating up people who have different opinions, shouting down anyone ...

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Robert Michel, champion of Washington civility in senior House post, dies at 93 - Reuters

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 09:32

Chicago Tribune

Robert Michel, champion of Washington civility in senior House post, dies at 93
Reuters
WASHINGTON Robert Michel, a gentlemanly Midwesterner who championed civility in Washington as House Republican leader but left Congress dismayed by the rise of conservative firebrands in his own party, died on Friday at age 93, a former aide said.
Michel, GOP leader skilled at deal-making, dies at age 93Washington Times
Blood Shortage Across Central Illinois, Blood Donors Asked To Come ForwardFOX Illinois

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In 'Catholic confessional,' GOP Rep. Mark Sanford says Trump is the 'antithesis' of his reality - AOL News

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 09:02

AOL News

In 'Catholic confessional,' GOP Rep. Mark Sanford says Trump is the 'antithesis' of his reality
AOL News
On the same day that the president is set to visit South Carolina, a Palmetto State congressman has come out swinging against Trump -- saying he has "fanned the flames of intolerance." While various Republican lawmakers have dipped their toes in the ...

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Trump Prepares Directives Aimed at Dismantling Obama's Climate Rules - Bloomberg

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 09:01

KOSU

Trump Prepares Directives Aimed at Dismantling Obama's Climate Rules
Bloomberg
President Donald Trump is planning to sign directives aimed at dismantling Obama-era policies governing carbon dioxide and water pollution soon after a new leader is installed at the Environmental Protection Agency, according to two people familiar ...
Senate Set to Confirm EPA Pick, Day After Judge Orders Release of Thousands of EmailsU.S. News & World Report
If Trump Visits EPA, Sources Say Employees Won't Even Show UpDaily Caller
Senate poised to confirm EPA nominee Scott Pruitt despite a renewed court battleABC News
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CNN's Zucker: Trump's attacks 'badge of honor' for employees - The Hill

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:52

The Hill

CNN's Zucker: Trump's attacks 'badge of honor' for employees
The Hill
CNN president Jeff Zucker says President Trump's attacks on CNN as "fake news" are a "badge of honor" that has actually boosted employees' morale. “They wear those insults as a badge of honor, because it means they are doing their jobs,” Zucker told ...

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Trump fans slam Shep Smith: report - The Hill

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:13

The Hill

Trump fans slam Shep Smith: report
The Hill
Fox News' Shepard Smith is taking fire from Donald Trump · Donald TrumpTrump fans slam Shep Smith: report Trump: 'Fake media not happy' with press conference THE MEMO: Pressure mounting, Trump goes on the offensive MORE supporters for ...
Fox News' Shepard Smith slams Trump for avoiding Russia questionsEW.com
Fox host Shepard Smith slams president, Trump supporters call for his headUSA TODAY
Prez blasts press as 'out of control'Boston Herald
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President Trump gloats about 77-minute press conference, claims 'fake media' not happy - New York Daily News

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:29

New York Daily News

President Trump gloats about 77-minute press conference, claims 'fake media' not happy
New York Daily News
President Trump crowed about his 77-minute press conference on Friday as he took another opportunity to pound on what he calls the "fake media." Referring to Thursday's epic back-and-forth with reporters, Trump tweeted, "Thank you for all of the nice ...
Trump's inherited 'mess' hard to find in economic dataYahoo News
'One of greatest ever': Trump cites Rush Limbaugh to defend fiery press conferenceBusiness Insider
Trump tweets about press conference, Russia, 'fake news,' 'low-life leakers,' moreamNY

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Kentucky man shot during police confrontation dies - Clay Center Dispatch

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:10

Kentucky man shot during police confrontation dies
Clay Center Dispatch
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a man shot last week by an officer who was responding to a reported domestic disturbance has died. State police say 51-year-old Kenneth B. Huntzinger of Richmond died Thursday evening at University of ...

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