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North Carolina: State in the southeastern United States
North Carolina is a U.S. state located in the southeastern region of the United States. North Carolina is the 28th largest and 9th-most populous of the 50 United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Georgia and South Carolina to the south, and Tennessee to the west. Raleigh is the state's capital and Charlotte is its largest city. The Charlotte metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 2,569,213 in 2018, is the most populous metropolitan area in North Carolina, the 23rd-most populous in the United States, and the largest banking center in the nation after New York City. The Raleigh metropolitan area is the second-largest metropolitan area in the state, with an estimated population of 1,362,540 in 2018, and is home to the largest research park in the United States, Research Triangle Park.

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Female wrestler wins NC high school championship

A female wrestler has made history by winning the state high school wrestling championship in North Carolina. (Feb. 27)  
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One-year-old boy's face lights up seeing snow for the first time with dad

This one-year-old boy had the sweetest reaction to seeing snow for the first time in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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Videos for North Carolina


Biden Launches Massive Super Tuesday Ad Campaign [Video]Biden Launches Massive Super Tuesday Ad Campaign

Joe Biden’s campaign is launching advertising in Super Tuesday states. The small ad buy leaves the former vice president significantly outmatched by most of his Democratic rivals. 14 states prepare..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Police Baffled By Mother's Behavior In Missing Toddler Case [Video]Police Baffled By Mother's Behavior In Missing Toddler Case

A missing-toddler case made headlines Friday when the girl's grandmother was pulled over in a reportedly stolen BMW. But whether this helps in finding Evelyn Boswell—a 15-month-old Tennessee girl..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Can Sanders Win Latinos? [Video]Can Sanders Win Latinos?

Bernie Sanders has made enormous efforts to win Latino voters. Nevada presents the first test of Sanders ability to turn out Latinos. Latinos could account for 20 percent of caucus-goers. Winning..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Trump jokes about Iowa debacle, Buttigieg [Video]Trump jokes about Iowa debacle, Buttigieg

President Donald Trump on Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina joked about the Iowa caucus results debacle and its' democratic primary winner Pete Buttigieg.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

Appeals court tosses Democrats' lawsuit challenging Trump businesses [Video]Appeals court tosses Democrats' lawsuit challenging Trump businesses

A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a lawsuit brought by Democratic lawmakers alleging President Donald Trump's overseas business dealings violate the U.S. Constitution's anti-corruption..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

'Everybody's a threat' -Trump on Democratic rivals [Video]'Everybody's a threat' -Trump on Democratic rivals

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday addressed Nancy Pelosi's ripping of his State of the Union address, and weighed the potential threat posed by Iowa front-runners Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

Charges Against Son For Patricide With A Dog Leash Dropped [Video]Charges Against Son For Patricide With A Dog Leash Dropped

A North Carolina teenager is off the hook from being charged with murdering his father. Newser reports Alexander Bishop was accused of his father's mysterious strangulation death in 2018. The Durham..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Tim Hortons drops Beyond Meat but KFC signs on [Video]Tim Hortons drops Beyond Meat but KFC signs on

KFC will start selling a plant-based "fried chicken" nugget supplied by Beyond Meat in two southern U.S. states next month but Restaurant Brands' Tim Hortons is dropping Beyond Meat from Canadian..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

U.S. lawmakers unconvinced by Trump Iran argument, set war powers vote [Video]U.S. lawmakers unconvinced by Trump Iran argument, set war powers vote

Trump administration officials failed to convince many U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that an imminent threat had justified the killing of a top Iranian military commander, and congressional Democrats..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:45Published

Pentagon deploys additional troops to Middle East [Video]Pentagon deploys additional troops to Middle East

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division prepared for deployment on Sunday at Fort Bragg, North Carolina after the Pentagon announced it was sending nearly 3,000 additional troops to the Middle..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

Cheaters In These Nine States May Want To Reconsider [Video]Cheaters In These Nine States May Want To Reconsider

In Georgia cheaters don’t receive alimony. Cheating in Michigan can lead to a life sentence in prison. Cheaters in Hawaii, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota or Utah..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

 

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Pipeline Across Appalachian Trail

Environmental groups seek to block the $8 billion pipeline, which would deliver natural gas from West Virginia to North Carolina, crossing the famed hiking trail.
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Designer casket honoring Kobe Bryant is 'nothing people have ever seen'

Casketmaker Fletcher Collins drove his memorial casket from North Carolina to Los Angeles to honor Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna "Gigi."
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NSA remains in control of J&K affairs, no security scare in view of Donald Trump visit

The postponement of panchayat elections in the union territory was based on requests made by many of the candidates and also to give some of the mainstream parties, including the People’s Democratic..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress ex-minister quits, to launch J&K party with ex-Dy CM of PDP, NC rebels


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Two fugitives arrested in connection with missing Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell

William McCloud and Angela Boswell were arrested in North Carolina in connection to the disappearance of Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell.
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Winter storm brings snow to Raleigh

Snow has been falling across North Carolina, including in coastal areas that rarely see snow. (Feb 20)  
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Over 12M in Southeast bracing for winter storm; 6 inches of snow possible in parts of N.C. and Virginia

A winter storm is forecast to bring snow to portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Thursday, where over 12 million people were under some form of winter weather alert.
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North Carolina court blocks voter ID law as discriminatory

A North Carolina appeals court on Tuesday blocked the state's voter identification law from going into effect, finding it was a discriminatory attempt to suppress the black vote, in a victory for..
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NC ready to contest J&K rural polls if ‘roadblocks’ go


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NC wants to participate in J&K Panchayat polls, writes to EC for removal of 'roadblocks'

The party wants 'roadblocks' placed in its way to be removed so that it can campaign freely.
DNA - Published

Sanders focuses on NC ahead of Super Tuesday

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders returned to North Carolina Friday to build support in a Super Tuesday state. (Feb. 14)  
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J&K panchayat bypolls to be held in March

The poll phases are scheduled to be held on March 5, March 7, March 9, March 12, March 14, March 16, March 18 and March 20. Panchayat elections were held in 2018 which were boycotted by the mainstream..
IndiaTimes - Published

Duke, North Carolina lead college basketball winners and losers after wild game

No. 7 Duke escaped Chapel Hill with an absolutely wild overtime win over rival North Carolina, leading the winners and losers of Saturday's games.
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Trump Reprises State of the Union Message in North Carolina

The president touted the economy and “opportunity zones” and questioned African-American support for Democrats.
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NC: Slapping Omar with PSA attack on democratic polity

'Move Undermines Ex-CM's Contribution To Ensure Valley Peace'
IndiaTimes - Published

Trump makes fun of Dems, promotes Opportunity Now

President Donald Trump traveled to North Carolina Friday for the Opportunity Now Summit which promotes revitalization in low-income areas, but he took time out to make fun of the Democrats' Iowa caucus..
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North Carolina residents rally outside Trump event

Days after the conclusion of his impeachment trial, President Trump visited Charlotte, North Carolina Friday to speak on opportunity zones. Both protesters and supporters gathered outside the venue to..
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North Carolina man comes home to a box of bear cubs. He thought they were puppies.

A North Carolina man found two baby bears waiting for him at his home. He called police thinking they were puppies.
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Yet another blatant illustration of Centre's high-handedness: National Conference on PSA on Omar, others

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were on Thursday night booked under the stringent PSA, barely hours before their six-month-long "preventive detention" was to..
IndiaTimes - Published

North Carolina man accused of setting woman on fire at traffic stop

A North Carolina man is in custody, accused of dousing a woman with a flammable liquid and setting her on fire Monday.
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KFC expanding plant-based Beyond Fried Chicken test. Will it be available at your KFC?

Beyond Meat and KFC are expanding a test of plant-based Beyond Fried Chicken to Charlotte, North Carolina, and Nashville, Tennessee, starting Feb. 3.
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KFC to sell Beyond Meat's plant-based 'fried chicken' in the southern U.S.

Beyond Meat said on Wednesday it will supply plant-based "fried chicken" to several KFC stores in Tennessee and North Carolina, after a test conducted last year showed strong consumer demand.
Reuters - Published

Dropping Sher-e-Kashmir from police medals is ‘vendetta’: NC


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Family of five and their dog found dead in NC home

A family of five and their dog were found dead Friday in their Vanceboro, North Carolina home, authorities said.
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Everyday Americans are distressed by the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. If they care at all

Everyday Americans from California to Illinois to North Carolina have a sideways view of the historic impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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A North Carolina teen was healthy and athletic. The flu killed her in days

Lacie Rian Fisher, 15, died suddenly from flu complications. Now, her parents urge others to get vaccinated. "No, it's not just a cold," her mom said.
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A North Carolina family's dog gave birth to a lime green puppy. His name is Hulk

At six days old, little "Hulk" is starting to look more like an Easter peep than his namesake hero.  
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Overwhelmed by Medical Bills, and Finding Help on TikTok

In a video last month, a North Carolina woman shared a tip about battling “stupid charges.” Thousands responded — some in gratitude, others to commiserate over the baffling costs of health care.
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Students scatter as 'microburst' rips hole in school gym

The National Weather Service confirmed a microburst came through Clinton, North Carolina, creating wind speeds of up to 85 mph.
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Clemson basketball's great run continues with upset of No. 3 Duke

In the span of four days, Clemson beat both North Carolina and Duke - something it had not done in the same season even since 1995-96.
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Tornado, storms strike North and South Carolina

A small tornado tossed around cars outside a South Carolina high school on Monday, the National Weather Service said. School officials in Sampson County, North Carolina say a storm caved in part of a..
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NC seeks unconditional release of Abdullahs


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J. Charles Jones, Civil Rights Activist, Is Dead at 82

He was a participant in many pivotal events of the 1960s, beginning with lunch-counter protests in Charlotte, N.C.
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Disappointed with the way foreign envoys brought to J&K to endorse Centre's claims of normalcy: NC


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US to send 3,000 more soldiers to the Middle East in the wake of Qasem Soleimani killing

The soldiers will come from the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
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U.S. Sending 3,000 More Troops to Mideast as Reinforcements

u.s. sending 3,000 more troops to mideast as reinforcements
WASHINGTON — The United States is sending nearly 3,000 more Army troops to the Mideast as reinforcements in the volatile aftermath of the killing of an Iranian general in a strike ordered by..
WorldNews - Published

Trump deploys more troops to Mideast after US embassy attack

trump deploys more troops to mideast after us embassy attack
WASHINGTON – Charging that Iran was “fully responsible” for an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, President Donald Trump ordered about 750 U.S. soldiers deployed to the Middle East as about..
WorldNews - Published

Five Kashmiri political leaders released after four months of detention

The J&K administration on Monday released five political leaders who were under detention since August 5, when the Centre announced the abrogation of Article 370 provisions and bifurcation of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Homeowners in North Carolina called 911 to report an intruder. It turned out to be a rogue Roomba

A man and his wife in North Carolina called 911 after hearing noises coming from downstairs. It wasn't an intruder.
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NC founder’s anniversary off J&K holiday list


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NC anguished over deletion of Sheikh Abdullah's birth anniversary from J&K Calendar 2020, seeks review

Expressing anguish over deletion of National Conference founder Sheikh Abdullah's birth anniversary from Jammu and Kashmir's official holiday calendar, the party on Saturday sought a review of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hero in U.N.C. Charlotte Shooting Is Honored in New ‘Star Wars’ Book

A short paragraph tells the story of a Jedi Master and historian named Ri-Lee Howell who collected “many of the earliest accounts of exploration and codifications of The Force.”
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North Carolina couple's 'Family Feud'-inspired Christmas proposal goes viral, warms hearts

A North Carolina couple's "Family Feud"-inspired proposal has gone viral. Joshua Powell and Kiana Myrick have garnered over 1.7 million views.
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Viral proposal: Boyfriend pops the question during game of 'Family Feud'

A North Carolina man used a game of "Family Feud" during a Christmas gathering to ask a very important question.
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Spate of shootings leaves two dead, seven wounded in North Carolina city

Police in High Point, North Carolina, searched for clues and suspects on Wednesday in a spate of shootings that have left two people dead and seven others wounded over two days, including a Christmas..
Reuters - Published

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