Friday, February 23, 2018

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1845: Florida became the 27th state.

1931: The Star-Spangled Banner became the national anthem of the United States.

1974: A Turkish Airlines DC-10 crashed shortly after takeoff from Orly Airport in Paris, killing all 346 people on board. A faulty cargo door had blown open.

1991: Motorist Rodney King was severely beaten by Los Angeles police officers in a scene captured on amateur video.

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White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrier

White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrier

The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier
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Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates pleads guilty to 2 charges

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When it comes to the Tampa Bay Lightning these days, there's only question that really matters:Can the Lightning win the Stanley Cup?That's it. That's the big question. That's the only thing on everyone's mind.Will it or won't it?Does this team, whic...
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White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrier

White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrier

WASHINGTON — The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier. The U.S. Secret Service tweets that the vehicle "did not breach the security barrier of the White House complex." No shots were fired during the incident...
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800-plus students stayed home from East Lake High today after threat found on bathroom wall

800-plus students stayed home from East Lake High today after threat found on bathroom wall

A whopping 40 percent of East Lake High's student body didn't show today after a threat was found scrawled in the girls' bathroom on Thursday.The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deemed the threat, which read, "Careful, Don't come to school Frid...
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New execution date set for Georgia's 'stocking strangler'

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