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White Supremacists Are Major Threat, Says One StateWho's the biggest threat in New Jersey? Not al-Qaeda or ISIS. Not anarchists or black separatists. It's white supremacists, according to a terrorist-threat report released Friday by New Jersey Homeland Security officials. "The threat from white supremacist extremists increased from moderate to high in 2020 due to the number of...
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California couple who vanished for nearly a week found aliveAn academic couple who vanished during a Valentine's Day hike in the woods of Northern California has been found by rescue workers who spent almost a week looking for them and had given up hopes of finding them alive
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Southbound traffic backed up after a bus rolled down an embankment off Interstate 15 in North San Diego County Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, killing several people and injuring others. Emergency crews rescued several people trapped in the wreckage after the bus crashed around 10:20 a.m. on State Route 76, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) north of San Diego, the North County Fire Protection District said. (Don Boomer/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
Charter bus rollover kills 3, injures 18 outside San DiegoA charter bus swerved on a rain-slicked Southern California highway and rolled down an embankment, killing three people and injuring 18 others
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Authorities: Charter bus crashes outside San Diego, killing 3 people and injuring 18 othersAuthorities: Charter bus crashes outside San Diego, killing 3 people and injuring 18 others
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No felony conviction in ex-athlete's sexual assault trialThe second trial of a former University of Delaware baseball player accused of sexually assaulting six women has ended with a conviction for misdemeanor unlawful sexual contact
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Thousands of Bees Swarm Downtown StreetNothing like the sight of up to 40,000 bees headed your way—and that's exactly what people experienced Thursday afternoon in Pasadena, Calif. Officials say the swarm emerged from an area between the roof and the eaves of a Howard Johnson hotel and shocked pedestrians near Pasadena City College,...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2015, file photo the Fairview Developmental Center is seen in Costa Mesa, Calif. A judge has put on hold a U.S. plan to quarantine up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China in a Southern California city. Costa Mesa officials asked for a court to intervene Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, after learning that federal authorities planned to move patients to the facility in the city as early as Sunday. (Leonard Ortiz/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP, File)
Judge halts plan to move virus patients to California cityA judge has put on hold a plan to send up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China to a Southern California city for quarantine
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2006 file photo, a Lebanese flag flies over Khiam prison, in the southern town of Khiam, Lebanon. The state-run National News Agency said Monday Feb. 3, 2020, that a judge has postponed the questioning of Amer Fakhoury, a Lebanese-American who confessed to working for Israel during its occupation of Lebanon. The probe was put off for two weeks because Fakhoury is undergoing cancer treatment. Fakhoury had worked as a senior warden at Khiam prison that was run by an Israeli-backed militia. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser, File)
Top aide: detained Lebanese-American isn't guilty of murderA top aide to a U.S. lawmaker says a Lebanese-American man isn't guilty of charges brought against him by the Lebanese government
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School history lesson compares Trump to Nazis, communistsRepublican lawmakers in Maryland are criticizing a history lesson at a public high school near Baltimore that compared President Donald Trump with Nazis and communists
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3 Arizona students returning from car event killed in crashAuthorities say three Arizona high school students enrolled in an automotive technology program have been killed in a crash while returning from a professional drag racing event near Phoenix
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Probe finds sexual, physical abuse at school for the deafAn investigation has revealed multiple credible allegations of sexual and physical abuse by former faculty and staff spanning decades at a school for deaf children in Connecticut
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Naval Academy releases name of midshipman found dead in dormOfficials say a midshipman who was found dead in a dorm at the U.S. Naval Academy was a member of the senior class and the school's football team
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