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Nearly all power is restored in the east Coachella Valley. About 2,200 customers in the Thermal and La Quinta from 52 Ave to 65 Ave were affected.  Surge in power use in this area is causing power to go back out. 

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  • Jeb Bush: Trump means 'to draw attention'

    Jeb Bush, June 27, 2015 in Henderson, Nevada.

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    Jeb Bush said Donald Trump doesn't represent the views of most Republicans, offering his most aggressive comments so far on the real estate titan who's used inflammatory language when talking about immigrants.

    "This is a guy who was a Democrat for mo...

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  • Clinton campaign corrals media

    Hillary Clinton

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    Hillary Clinton's campaign used a rope to keep journalists away from the candidate on Saturday while she walked in this small town's July Fourth parade.

    The ensuing photos of journalists, including a CNN reporter, being somewhat dragged by a thin white rope as Clinton walked down Main Street caught fire online.

  • 2016ers descend on NH, Iowa on July 4

    Jeb Bush campaigns on July 4

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    For the 2016 presidential candidates, this Fourth of July weekend means a whole lot of barbeques, parades and fireworks -- and, of course, courting voters.

    Around a dozen declared White House aspirants parachuted into the early primary states of New H...

  • Christie, Rubio bunk with Romney at N.H. retreat

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    What does one do at a presidential candidate slumber party? We'll likely never know exactly what happened Friday at Mitt Romney's lakeside summer home in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, where Chris Christie and Marco Rubio spent the night.

  • Trump: Rubio 'weak' on immigration

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    Donald Trump said fellow Republican presidential nominee Marco Rubio is "weak" on immigration, as the real estate mogul on Saturday continued to defend his controversial remarks on the subject in an interview on Fox News' "Fox and Friends."

  • Romney: Trump's immigration comments hurting GOP

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    Mitt Romney said Saturday that Donald Trump's comments on Mexico and undocumented immigrants have hurt the Republican Party, making the 2012 presidential nominee the latest Republican to slam the billionaire over his controversial remarks.

    Romney made...

  • Putin congratulates Obama on Independence Day

    Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama September 2013

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated President Barack Obama on Independence Day and expressed confidence that Russia and the United States can "find solutions" to international issues, the Kremlin said Saturday.

  • Sanders snags key endorsement in New Hampshire

    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

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    Sen. Bernie Sanders has snagged a key endorsement in New Hampshire that may sting a little for Martin O'Malley's campaign.

  • Trump slams illegal immigration in S.F. killing

    Donald Trump at his announcement

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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Friday that the seemingly random killing of a young woman in San Francisco was even more proof why voters should send him to the White House.

  • Clinton goes after a Bush in New Hampshire

    Hillary Clinton at Dartmouth

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    Hillary Clinton went after a member of the Bush family on Friday in New Hampshire. Just not the one who is running for President.

  • America Ferrera thanks Donald Trump

    America Ferrera at 2015 Academy Awards

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    "Ugly Betty" actress America Ferrera is thanking Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for his controversial comments on Latino immigrants.

  • The Greek crisis...in 2 minutes

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    If you're just catching up to it, here are the latest developments - and what you need to know. Last updated: July 3, 2:30 pm ET (6:30 pm GMT).

    1) The referendum vote on Sunday is too close to call -- a new poll Friday night by Ipsos found the "yes" ...

  • GOP worries about Donald Trump fallout

    Donald Trump at his announcement

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    Republicans seeking to broaden the party's appeal to Latino voters have a challenge: Donald Trump.

    The bombastic businessman, who is seeking the GOP presidential nomination, is leaving many Republicans worried about the fallout from his comments that ...

  • President Obama gets his groove back

    Obama

    With his White House on a roll and his place in history solidifying by the day after a series of important policy victories, President Barack Obama is letting Americans see more of the man within.

  • Wisconsin man allegedly threatens to kill POTUS

    Barack Obama

    A criminal complaint and arrest warrant were issued Thursday against a 55-year-old Tomah, Wisconsin man accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama.

    Brian D. Dutcher, 55, allegedly told a security guard at a La Crosse library, "the usurper i...

  • Activist who took down flag OK with jail time

    Bree Newsome

    CNN

    The woman who shimmied up a flagpole at the South Carolina state capitol last week and removed the Confederate battle flag told CNN she has no regrets about doing it, even if she serves time for it.

    Bree Newsome, a filmmaker and activist from Charlott...

  • George Pataki plays his Trump card

    George Pataki announced his GOP candidacy for president May 28, 2015

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    George Pataki might have found a way to get noticed in the crowded GOP field of presidential candidates: attack the highest-profile hopeful, Donald Trump.

  • Donald Trump's Miss USA back on TV: Reelz channel steps in

    Donald Trump Miss Universe

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    Days after the Miss USA pageant was dropped by Univision and NBC, the July 12 event has found a new home on television, the Reelz channel.

    Reelz, a relatively obscure cable channel, saw an opportunity to fill the space left by NBC. It says it's helpi...

  • Obama touts OT plan in Wisconsin

    President Obama departs for Wisconsin

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    When President Barack Obama flew into La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Thursday, he was greeted by Gov. Scott Walker, and the two were seen shaking hands and smiling.

  • Ex-Va. Sen. Jim Webb announces presidential bid

    Jim Webb, June 2015

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    Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced Thursday that "after many months of thought, deliberation and discussion" he has decided to run for president of the United States.

    In an over 2,000-word blog post, Webb writes that he decided to run because the...

  • Sanders' campaign raises $15M in first quarter

    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

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    Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has raised about $15 million since it launched in late April, aides to the campaign told CNN on Thursday.

    The aides added that the 400,000 donations came from about 250,000 individual donors.

  • Greece's hard choice: More austerity or collapse

    Greek bank

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    Greece is facing a hideous choice: A third massive international bailout with strict austerity attached, or economic collapse.

  • Barack Obama, Jeb Bush unite on guacamole

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    Despite their differences, there is one issue that Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush and President Barack Obama do agree on: No peas in their guacamole, please.

  • Episcopal Church to allow same-sex marriages

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    The Episcopal Church says it will permit weddings for same-sex couples after members approved the change at a meeting of its governing body.

    The decision by the church, which has about 1.9 million members in the United States, follows the U.S. Supreme...

  • Walker sets July 13 announcement

    Scott Walker Wisc

    CNN

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker plans to make his White House bid official Monday, July 13, in the Milwaukee suburb Waukesha.

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