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Trump's Border Emergency Survives as Veto Override Falls Short

Trump's Border Emergency Survives as Veto Override Falls ShortThe 248-181 vote Tuesday was short of the two-thirds majority needed to overturn Trump’s first veto, as most Republicans voted against the resolution despite the public unpopularity of the emergency declaration. The vote kills Democrats’ legislative effort to rein in Trump’s plan to fund a wall on the border with Mexico, and it demonstrates the president’s enduring influence over GOP lawmakers. “Today, congressional Democrats attempted to block the president’s National Emergency Declaration – they failed,” the White House said in a statement on Tuesday evening.



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Duck reportedly survives after getting swallowed by Lake Berryessa's 'Glory Hole' spillway in Napa County

Duck reportedly survives after getting swallowed by Lake Berryessa's 'Glory Hole' spillway in Napa CountyDid the duck survive or not? One man says the bird made it out alive after getting swallowed by Lake Berryessa's famous spillway. Some experts, however, are skeptical.



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May Survives Confidence Vote to Face Uphill Struggle in Brexit

May Survives Confidence Vote to Face Uphill Struggle in BrexitTheresa May survived an attempt to oust her as U.K. prime minister on Wednesday, but the size of the rebellion against her weakens her position at a critical time as she tries to steer the U.K. out of the European Union. May won a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party, with Tory members of Parliament backing her by 200 to 117 in the secret ballot.



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85-year-old man survives alligator attack in Florida retirement community

85-year-old man survives alligator attack in Florida retirement communityThe 9-foot, 9-inch gator was captured by a wildlife trapper; the man was rushed to the hospital after he was bitten.



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Woman Survives 6 Days in Arizona Desert After Car Crash Leaves Vehicle Trapped in Tree

Woman Survives 6 Days in Arizona Desert After Car Crash Leaves Vehicle Trapped in TreeThe 53-year-old unnamed woman was driving on U.S. Route 60 near Wickenburg when she lost control of her vehicle on Oct. 12.



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Painting of Jesus survives 7-alarm fire that burned Massachusetts church to the ground

Painting of Jesus survives 7-alarm fire that burned Massachusetts church to the groundA seven-alarm fire that tore through a 150-year-old church in Massachusetts



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Jesus painting survives church blaze

Jesus painting survives church blazeA 150-year-old church in Wakefield, Massachusetts, was destroyed by a seven-alarm fire.



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Rocket bound for ISS fails, crew survives emergency landing

Rocket bound for ISS fails, crew survives emergency landingAn American and a Russian bound for the International Space Station were forced to make an emergency landing when their Soyuz rocket failed shortly after blast-off on Thursday, in a major setback for Russia’s space industry. Astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin were rescued without injuries in Kazakhstan. Russian investigators said they were launching a criminal probe into the accident, the first such incident on a manned flight in the country’s post-Soviet history.



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Everybody on plane survives crash-landing in Pacific lagoon

Everybody on plane survives crash-landing in Pacific lagoonWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — All of the passengers and crew survived the crash landing of a plane Friday morning in a Pacific lagoon.



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Indonesian Teen Survives 49 Days at Sea by Drinking Filtered Seawater and Catching Fish

Indonesian Teen Survives 49 Days at Sea by Drinking Filtered Seawater and Catching FishAldi Novel Adilang, 19, was working on a fishing hut when a storm struck and set him adrift.



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