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Dreamstime
January 22, 2018 - 5:14 am
Police say two improvised explosive devices ignited inside a mall in central Florida. Lake Wales police Deputy Chief Troy Schulze tells news outlets that at 5:22 p.m., the Lake Wales Fire Department received an alarm call at the Eagle Ridge Mall. While en route to that call, their alarm for smoke...
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Dan MacMedan-USA TODAY NETWORK
January 22, 2018 - 3:18 am
With a still undetermined awards race and an industry undergoing tectonic shifts with the Me Too and Time's Up movements, awards shows have become canaries in the coal mine. After the Golden Globes, it was clear that the entertainment business was not shying away from its problems, but the Screen...
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SIPA USA
January 22, 2018 - 3:11 am
Vice President Mike Pence has kicked off a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. Pence placed his right hand over his heart as an honor guard greeted him with the American national anthem. White House Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt, U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and...
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Dreamstime
January 21, 2018 - 11:08 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The chancellor of the University of Kansas says the university is seeing a decline in international enrollment. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that after about a decade of growth, universities nationwide began reporting dwindling numbers of international students since the...
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Dreamstime
January 21, 2018 - 11:03 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A group promoting Kansas and its history plans to mark its 100th anniversary by honoring President Dwight Eisenhower, former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, other prominent residents and the rock band named for the state. The Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas is scheduled to have its...
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Dreamstime
January 21, 2018 - 7:15 pm
A jail in northeastern Kansas is seeing a rising inmate population after a 2014 law that redefined a defendant's right to a speedy trial from 90 days to 150 days. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the Douglas County sheriff's office is calling for a $44 million jail expansion to combat the...
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Dreamstime
January 21, 2018 - 7:03 pm
The crash happened around 9:45 a.m. Authorities say a 17-year-old female was driving northbound on I-135 near Harry when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle struck the inside concrete wall and overturned. Diana Lopez, 17, of Park City, was the passsenger of the vehicle and was taken...
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