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HUNTINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A wayward cat is safe after it was rescued from a dam in Indiana. The Huntington County Sheriff's Department writes on Facebook that a fisherman spotted the feline stranded on the spillway at the J. Edward Roush Lake dam. Officers could not reach the animal, so Army Corps of Engineers workers decided to help. The workers got permission to shut down the flow of water and they launched a boat.

After spending over 500 days at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, a dog named Cassie has found her forever home. Cassie first came to the Humane Society on August 9, 2017, and has been a fan favorite among staff. After spending over 500 days at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, a dog named Cassie has found her forever home. (Courtesy: Humane Society of Greater Dayton)

MORGANTOWN, Miss. (AP) - A 101-year-old hunter in Mississippi is still at it, and even dropped two deer with one shot. Veteran hunter Bertha Vickers made the twofer during her first successful hunt at age 101, the Clarion Ledger reported . Getting two in one a few days after her Jan. 9 birthday was a complete accident, and the first time she'd ever done it, Vickers said. After missing four this season, the Morgantown resident said she was determined to bag a deer.

This week, Queen Rania went back to work after the holidays, and looked as stylish as ever. She was spotted sporting Off-White and HALM.

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- In what he called a "major announcement," President Donald Trump laid out how he wanted to fund the border wall. Trump gave specific numbers on how he wanted the more than $5 billion spent. He wants $805 million for improved drug detection technology at legal ports of entry. He wants part of that money to also fund more than 2,700 new border agents and 75 new immigration judge teams.

Video appeared to show students from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky surround the elder, Nathan Phillips, outside the Lincoln Memorial. The high school has condemned the students’ actions.

“I heard them saying ‘Build that wall! Build that wall!’” the Native elder, Nathan Phillips, said. “This is indigenous land. We’re not supposed to have walls here.” The episode, which gained extensive attention on social media, was widely condemned.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U. S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations involving the personal information of its 2. 2 billion users. The FTC is considering hitting Facebook with a penalty that would top its previous record fine of $22. 5 million , which it dealt to Google in 2012 for bypassing the privacy controls in Apple's Safari browser, according to The Washington Post.

If Congress back pays employees once the shutdown ends, the workers would be required to pay back any unemployment benefits they received.

At a political moment when Democrats are desperate to pick a winner, Ms. Gillibrand seemed determined not to be pigeonholed as just another blue-state Democrat.

Amazon has begun rolling out a “new worker safety wearable” to over 25 of its locations over the past year, TechCrunch reported on Friday—namely, a “Robotic Tech Vest” that alerts robots to the location of workers within a facility in order to prevent workplace accidents.

The court backed an electoral commission’s result showing that the opposition candidate Félix Tshisekedi was the winner, rejecting a challenge from the runner-up.

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Congo's election crisis deepened early Sunday when the Constitutional Court confirmed the win of Felix Tshisekedi, rejecting claims of fraud, and runner-up Martin Fayulu promptly declared himself the country's "only legitimate president."
Fayulu's supporters have alleged an extraordinary backroom deal by outgoing President Joseph Kabila to rig the vote in favor of the opposition after the ruling party's candidate did so poorly…

WASHINGTON (AP) - On a day focused on his demand for a border wall, President Donald Trump used music and pageantry to welcome "the five newest members of our great American family" during a naturalization ceremony in the Oval Office
In a ceremony Saturday that began to the strains of a violin and ended with a booming national anthem, Trump celebrated the five new Americans from Iraq, Britain, South Korea, Jamaica and Bolivia.
"Each of you worked hard for this moment. You followed…

“We were careful and thorough,” says Ben Smith, the site’s editor in chief, after the special counsel and President Trump himself knock down a big story.

SEATTLE (AP) - Reaching the 5-0 mark in conference play for the first time in 35 years seemed to bring a collective yawn from Washington. The Huskies appear well aware the test of whether they are the best team in a down Pac-12 is about to begin
"The only thing I think our standing in the Pac-12 and our record so far in conference does is just we're getting everyone's best shot and it makes people want to beat us even more. That…

1.26 Saturday (Funk / Soul) Nectar & The PBJ Present: ORGONE
Acorn Project$18-22 advance 8pm doors 9pm show 21+
Nectar Lounge
412 N 36th St
ORGŌNE Biography 2018 “After two and a half years on the road, we needed to shut away the rest of the world,” recalls Sergio Rios, guitarist and engineer of Los Angeles-based band ORGŌNE. For their tenth* studio…

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is continuing to increase pressure on tobacco and e-cigarette makers to take significant measures to keep their products out of the hands of teens, with the agency indicating that Juul in particular needs to make good on its commitments to doing so. Now, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says that all e-cigarettes face an “existential threat” if they won’t take measures to combat the rising number of kids smoking.

Federal Trade Commission staff assessing whether social media giant Facebook violated a legally binding user privacy agreement with the agency are considering slapping the company with a “record-setting fine,” the Washington Post reported Friday, citing “three people familiar with the deliberations but not authorized to speak on the record.”