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Monday, May 18, 201505/18/2015

5/18/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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A cybersecurity consultant told the FBI he hacked into computer systems aboard airliners up to 20 times and managed to control an aircraft engine during a flight, according to federal court documents. Chris Roberts was detained by the FBI in April following a United Airlines flight to Syracuse, New York, after officials saw Twitter posts he made discussing hacking into the plane he was traveling on. An FBI search warrant application filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York describes the investigation of Roberts for possible computer crimes.

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Monday, May 18, 201505/18/2015

5/18/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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President Obama ordered the Delta Force raid into Syria that killed a key ISIS leader, but the news of that success was tempered with word out of Iraq that ISIS forces have taken control of Ramadi. How to handle the situation in Iraq continues to be a complicated foreign policy and military issue for the White House. The focus Monday however will be on effective community policing, as the president heads to Camden, NJ, one of the poorest cities in the country, but where an entire police force was fired, and a new one was brought in… one that federal officials say is showing the way to do things.

Monday, May 18, 201505/18/2015

5/18/15 Podcast Jim Ryan

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A shooting involving rival biker gangs at a Central Texas restaurant has left nine people dead and some others injured. Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton says eight people died at the scene of the shooting at Twin Peaks restaurant about noon Sunday and another person died at a hospital. Swanton says the fight began with punches and then escalated to knives and firearms. It’s not immediately clear if bystanders are among the dead. He says police were aware that gang members were gathering at the restaurant and officers were present when shots began.

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Friday, May 15, 201505/15/2015

5/15/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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The N-F-L Player’s Association and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady appeal his suspension over the ‘deflate gate’ scandal. As his agent said he would, Tom Brady appealed a four game suspension the agent called “ridiculous.” Investigators found what they called “substantial and credible evidence” that Brady was aware of, maybe even approved of, actions by two Patriots equipment handlers to release air from footballs prior to the AFC championship. The Patriots created a website to rebut the investigation, calling its conclusions “incomplete, incorrect and lacking in context.” Aaron is in Boston

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Friday, May 15, 201505/15/2015

5/15/15 Podcast Scott Goldberg

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The death toll from the Amtrak wreck rose to eight with the discovery of another body in a mangled railcar Thursday, while a lawyer for the train’s engineer said his client has no recollection of the crash and wasn’t on his cellphone or using drugs or alcohol. A cadaver dog found the eighth body in the wreckage of the first passenger car Thursday morning, nearly 36 hours after the crash. Investigators say Amtrak 188 sped up for about a minute to over 100 miles per hour before hitting a curve Tuesday night and derailing. Based on data gleaned from a front facing camera investigators say they have determined the train was going at 70 miles per hour 65 seconds before derailing, 90 miles per hour at 31 seconds and 100 miles per hour at 16 seconds.

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Friday, May 15, 201505/15/2015

5/15/15 First Take

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Thank the Buddha its Friday! Brady makes appeals, an Engineer to talk to train crash investigators, an Insurance subsidy bill passes legislature, Deschaine seeks new trial then Lauzon meets with LePage; Lepage wants AG to investigate and BB King has passed away…

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Thursday, May 14, 201505/14/2015

5/14/15 Podcast Brad Garrett

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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has such poor management over its airport security equipment that the agency does not know if its screening machines are working, according to an audit by the Office of Inspector General. American lives may be at risk due to ineffective maintenance of its equipment, which has cost taxpayers $1.2 billion. Brad discusses the IG’s findings, and the concerns it raises.

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Thursday, May 14, 201505/14/2015

5/14/15 Col. David Hunt

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Every other Thursday we go on the hunt with Fox New’s own military analyst – Col. David Hunt. This week’s main topic takes place in North Korea who have recently executed their defense minister…publicly…

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Thursday, May 14, 201505/14/2015

5/14/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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Brandon Bostian, the engineer driving the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia Tuesday night, has no recollection of the crash itself, but he voluntarily turned over a blood sample and his cell phone and is cooperating with authorities, his attorney told ABC News. That, plus the latest details on the crash from Philadelphia.

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Thursday, May 14, 201505/14/2015

5/14/15 First Take

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Today’s First Take Topics: The tragic Amtrak crash, Tsarnaev jury continues deliberations, Restaurants banning blogger gets international attention, LePage budget proposals get rejected by legislative committees then Postal service employees protest and More liberals are comencement speakers…

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Maine Democrats to Change Name of Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

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Maine's Democratic Party is seeking suggestions for a new name for its annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner.

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Maine Ends Fiscal Year with Nearly $60 Million Surplus

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Maine officials say the state ended the fiscal year on June 30 with a surplus of nearly $60 million.

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Maine Court: Anti-Gay Marriage Group Must Disclose Donors

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Maine's highest court has rejected a national anti-gay marriage group's latest effort to shield the donors who backed its effort to repeal Maine's gay marriage law.

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Climate plan shows U.S. ‘can change the world’

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The plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy from coal-fired electricity, is meant to put the U.S. in a strong position at international talks in Paris later this year on reaching a deal to curb global warming.

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More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

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Now that the Senate has derailed Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

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Illegal immigration a dominant theme at Republican forum even without Trump

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There was no Donald Trump but his top issue, illegal immigration, was a dominant theme for 14 Republican presidential candidates who tested their messages at a forum to start a pivotal week on the campaign trail.

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Major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter shipments after Cecil outcry

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Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion.