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NY Gov. Cuomo deems losing 2nd Amazon HQ 'greatest tragedy'Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Amazon's backing out of a deal to put one of its second headquarters in New York City is the "greatest tragedy" he has seen since he has been in government
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James Minner, of Las Vegas, left, and Candace Reid, of Albuquerque, N.M., watch as snow falls around the overlook at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area outside of Las Vegas on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
The Latest: Snow in Tucson, Arizona, surprises residentsSnow fell and accumulated in central and downtown Tucson on Friday, surprising many in a city where snow is extremely rare
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Shipwright Chris Sanders trims the bungs on deck planks for the main deck of the Mayflower II Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 at Mystic Seaport Museum's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard in Mystic, Conn. The the director of maritime preservation and operations at Plimoth Plantation, Whit Perry, says he expects the replica of the ship that carried the Pilgrims to the New World in 1620 to be in the water by September. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
Mayflower II restoration on schedule for Pilgrim anniversaryOfficials say the Mayflower II should be ready to hit the water by September
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Toxic red tide appears to have faded from Florida's watersFlorida's coastal waters appear free from a devastating red tide bloom that began in October 2017
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Mokulele Airlines loses about 24 employees after purchaseSouthern Airways says it is laying off 10 percent of Mokulele Airlines' staff after acquiring the Big Island-based carrier earlier this month
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Police: Stolen rare coins ended up in change machinesAuthorities say Florida thief ran stolen collectible coins through change machines, settling for a fraction of their value
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This undated booking photo provided by the Aurora Illinois Police Department shows Gary Montez Martin, who police say killed multiple people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse after he was fired, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (Aurora Illinois Police Department via AP)
Records: 75 percent revoked Illinois gun licenses ignoredThe Illinois State Police says more than 75 percent of people who received gun license revocations in the state last year ignored the notices
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Coast Guard 'Threat' Program Flagged Weird Computer UseThe charges filed against a Maryland Coast Guard officer "are the proverbial tip of the iceberg," per federal prosecutors—who were on Thursday given 14 days to come up with the rest of said iceberg. Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson has been hit with fairly minor illegal drug and firearm possession...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, attorney Gadeir Abbas speaks during a news conference at the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Washington. The federal government has acknowledged that it shares its terrorist watchlist with more than 1,400 private entities, including hospitals and universities, prompting concerns from civil libertarians that those mistakenly placed on the list could face a wide variety of hassles in their daily lives. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Judge weighs call to expose depth of watchlist distributionA federal magistrate will weigh a request that would force US government to disclose details about more than 1,400 private entities that received access to parts of the government's terrorist watchlist
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Man charged with stealing Christmas toys collected by churchA man police say stole hundreds of Christmas toys collected by a Connecticut church for underprivileged children, then tried to sell them to passers-by, has been held on $25,000 bail
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California prosecutor to discuss shackled children caseA Southern California district attorney will address the case of a couple charged with the torture and abuse of most of their 13 children
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Schools' Black History Lessons Made a 'Mockery' of SlaveryA school district in northern Virginia has had to clarify that "slavery is not a game" after students were asked to pose as slaves while completing an obstacle course meant to symbolize the Underground Railroad. The lesson for Black History Month, given to third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students at Madison's...
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