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meteors and stars in the night sky
Digital Content Producer
November 15, 2019 - 3:55 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK/AP) - Piggybacking on the crazy meteor news that happened in St. Louis this week is the best meteor shower of the month. The Leonid meteor shower will happen across all of the U.S. this Saturday night and into early Sunday morning. "Twenty meteors per hour are likely through the...
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Digital Content Producer
November 15, 2019 - 3:07 pm
WASHINGTON (KFTK/AP) - Testimony by former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch ended after about five hours of her admitting she had no first-hand knowledge of a quid pro quo phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. "I'd like to briefly address some of the...
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courtroom gavel
Associated Press
November 15, 2019 - 10:44 am
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal court is allowing a Kentucky man to personalize a license plate with the phrase “IM GOD” after a three-year legal battle over the custom engraving. Court documents show Ben Hart, a self-identified atheist, set out to get the Kentucky plate in 2016. But Hart’s request...
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Digital Content Producer
November 15, 2019 - 9:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday released the summary transcript of an April congratulatory call with Ukraine President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the latest salvo in the White House struggle to blunt Democrats’ contention that Trump abused his power in calling on a foreign leader...
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Associated Press
November 15, 2019 - 7:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will hear from a singular witness Friday in the Trump impeachment hearings: Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was targeted by the president’s allies in a “smear” campaign now central to the inquiry. The career diplomat, who served both...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the CenturyLink Center, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Bossier City, La. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
November 15, 2019 - 2:45 am
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — President Donald Trump said the impeachment probe has been “very hard” on his family, even as he tried to flex his political muscle to flip the governor’s mansion in deep-red Louisiana. Speaking in friendly territory in a state he carried in 2016 by 20 percentage points,...
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D.J. Hamburger, center in blue, a teacher at Saugus High School, comforts a student after reports of a shooting at the school on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Santa Clarita, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 14, 2019 - 8:14 pm
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head on his 16th birthday, authorities said. The attacker was hospitalized in critical...
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Digital Content Producer
November 14, 2019 - 5:33 pm
(KFTK) - A U.S. Marines veteran will receive a $190,000 settlement after he was wrongfully detained by ICE for three days despite being a U.S. citizen. 27-year-old Jilmar Ramos-Gomez was arrested on trespassing charges last December and was held by ICE for deportation, even though he was carrying...
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Top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, left, and Career Foreign Service officer George Kent are sworn in prior to testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, during the first public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool Photo via AP)
Associated Press
November 14, 2019 - 4:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 13.8 million people watched live coverage of diplomats William Taylor and George Kent on the first day of the House’s public impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump. The Nielsen company said 10 different networks aired live or taped coverage of the hearing, which...
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This combination of photos shows CNN's Wolf Blitzer at the WarnerMedia Upfront at Madison Square Garden in New York on May 15, 2019, left, and Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway speaking to media outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington on July 25, 2019. Blitzer and Conway had a tense exchange Thursday when the anchor sought reaction to her husband's televised criticism of President Trump a day earlier. (AP Photo)
Associated Press
November 14, 2019 - 12:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kellyanne Conway told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that he embarrassed himself following a tense exchange Thursday where he asked the White House counselor to respond to her husband’s criticism of President Donald Trump on television. Lawyer George Conway has frequently attacked his wife’s...
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