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Peter Szekely

California utility puts users in the dark to dampen wildfire threat

Oct 15 2018

California's largest public utility cut off electric power to about 60,000 customers to prevent wildfires such as those that erupted in the state's wine country last fall, as high winds threatened to topple trees and power lines this week.

California utility puts users in the dark to dampen wildfire threat

Oct 15 2018

Oct 15 California's largest public utility cut off electric power to about 60,000 customers in an unprecedented move to prevent wildfires such as those that erupted in the state's wine country last fall, as high winds threatened to topple trees and power lines.

New York man charged with planning suicide bombing in Washington on Election Day

Oct 11 2018

NEW YORK Federal authorities were holding a New York man who they said planned to blow himself up on Washington's National Mall on Election Day in November to promote his ideology that requires government leaders to be randomly selected. | Video

Finger pointing begins in search for cause of New York limo crash

Oct 09 2018

NEW YORK Lawyers for the family of a limousine driver who died along with 19 others in an upstate New York accident and the owner of the vehicle are clashing over the cause of the deadliest U.S. transport accident in nearly a decade. | Video

Not all in the family - Arizona lawmaker's siblings back opponent

Sep 22 2018

If there is a gathering of Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar's family this holiday season, there should be plenty to talk about after six of the Republican's nine siblings endorsed his Democratic opponent. | Video

Ex-prosecutor to examine New York archdiocese sex abuse policies

Sep 20 2018

NEW YORK New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan named a former federal judge and prosecutor on Thursday to independently review how the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has handled allegations of sexual abuse, after what Dolan said was the "Summer of Hell." | Video

Gunman slays three at Cincinnati bank before police kill him

Sep 06 2018

A gunman dressed in a business suit opened fire inside a bank in downtown Cincinnati early on Thursday, killing three people and wounding others before being shot and killed by police, authorities said. | Video

Killer of John Lennon loses parole bid for tenth time

Aug 23 2018

NEW YORK The man who gunned down rock icon John Lennon nearly 38 years ago failed in his tenth try to win freedom from a prison sentence that could keep him behind bars for the rest of his life, New York prison authorities said on Thursday.

Mike Huckabee's air travel jokes crash and burn on Twitter

Aug 16 2018

It was one of those annoying snafus that air travelers encounter, and when it happened to former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee on Thursday, he took to Twitter to make light of it. But hundreds of his readers were not amused.

Guy Molinari, Republican voice in Democratic New York, dead at 89

Jul 25 2018

NEW YORK Guy Molinari, a New York Republican who stood out in a city run by Democrats as a fighter for his home borough of Staten Island, and a "larger than life figure," died on Wednesday at 89, the Staten Island Republican Party said.

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