CMA Awards 2019: Jenee Fleenor becomes first woman to win Musician of the Year

CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideJenee Fleenor — longtime fiddle player for Blake Shelton and “The Voice” house band — can add an unprecedented line to her resume: first-ever woman to win a CMA Award for Musician of the Year. She competed in the category with Mac McAnally, Paul Franklin, Ilya Toshinsky and Derek Wells. Fleenor was the first female nominated for the…

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Emails show White House advisor Stephen Miller promoting white nationalism to Breitbart

CLOSE Steve Bannon, who served as chief executive of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, told jurors Friday he saw Roger Stone as “an access point” to WikiLeaks, which later released hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign. (Nov. 8) APWASHINGTON – Stephen Miller, a senior White House policy adviser, pushed white-nationalist material to staffers…

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‘Doubling down on stupid’: GOP warns Adam Schiff not to block Hunter Biden as impeachment witness

CLOSE President Donald Trump is dismissing the significance of the impeachment inquiry, insisting in “no cases” has he been hurt by it . Trump also says despite Democratic efforts, “we’re kicking their ass.” (Nov. 8) APRepublican lawmakers stepped up pressure Sunday on House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff to allow them to call Vice President…

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Fire crews stop progress of brush fire that sent smoke billowing near Hollywood sign

CLOSEA firefighting helitanker flies above the Hollywood Sign as smoke of the Barham Fire rises from in the hills behind in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: ETIENNE LAURENT, EPA-EFE)One firefighter was injured fighting a brush fire that consumed 34 acres in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles Saturday night before crews stopped the still-active fire’s forward progress.The fire, referred to…

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Some of the key claims from the book ‘A Warning’ by ‘Anonymous’ on the Trump administration

CLOSE The author claiming to be a senior official of the Trump administration is releasing “A Warning,” a behind-the-scenes look into the presidency. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – The ‘Anonymous’ author purporting to be at the top of the Trump administration is soon releasing a book titled “A Warning,” a behind the scenes look into the president of…

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Top takeaways from George Kent’s newly released impeachment inquiry testimony

CLOSE The House of Representatives had its first impeachment vote. Here’s what that means. Christal Hayes, USA TODAYWASHINGTON – The committees overseeing the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump released the testimony transcript Thursday of top State Department official George Kent.Kent testified that Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani led a “campaign of slander” against former Ukraine…

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Donald Trump continues campaign rally tour with Louisiana GOP candidate Eddie Rispone

CLOSE Watch as President Donald Trump disembarks Air Force One ahead of his rally at the Monroe Civic Center Monroe News StarWASHINGTON – President Donald Trump urged supporters in Monroe, Louisiana, Wednesday night to cast their ballot early for Republican businessman Eddie Rispone, who is challenging Democratic incumbent Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards in a Nov. 16 runoff…

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