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Charlottesville exposes new threat for college campuses Video included

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Colleges are bracing for more violence on campus after a deadly attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia became the latest example of hatred migrating from the internet to the streets.

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Oh Baby! Jeter welcomes birth of daughter

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No. 1 for No. 2: Former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter welcomes birth of daughter. More>>

California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers

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California regulators say they're tightening the rules on a pesticide popular with farmers over new health concerns. More>>

Judge Judy releases dog in court to find true owner

Court proceedings can be stressful, especially when custody and ownership play a roll. This time, however, the pup played the judge. (Photo: YouTube: Big Brother Fans) Court proceedings can be stressful, especially when custody and ownership play a roll. This time, however, the pup played the judge. (Photo: YouTube: Big Brother Fans)
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Court proceedings can be stressful, especially when custody and ownership play a roll. This time, however, the pup played the judge.

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Trump's chief strategist Stephen Bannon out at White House

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) In this Jan. 31, 2017 file photo, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon arrives for a meeting with President Donald Trump on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) In this Jan. 31, 2017 file photo, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon arrives for a meeting with President Donald Trump on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.
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President Donald Trump has decided to remove embattled Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon, the White House has confirmed.

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US soldier killed in battle with IS in Afghanistan

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US military says American soldier killed, several wounded in battle with Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan. More>>

Maryland removes Dred Scott ruling author's statue

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A statue of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African Americans has been removed from the grounds of the Maryland State House.

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6 in 10 people who approve of Trump say they'll never, ever, ever stop approving

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Most people who are on the Trump train say they are definitely, absolutely never getting off -- no matter what. 

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Death toll in Spain attacks rises to 14

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A woman has died after being injured in the second attack, in Cambrils, Catalan emergency services said, taking the number of dead in both attacks to 14.

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Help wanted sign asks for 'females from birth' only

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A roadside business sign in Illinois has some wondering whether it's a joke or a slam on transgender people.

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Remains of Natalee Holloway may have been discovered

It has been 12 long years, but the case of Natalee Holloway, the woman who went missing in 2005, might be one step closer to closing. It has been 12 long years, but the case of Natalee Holloway, the woman who went missing in 2005, might be one step closer to closing.
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It has been 12 long years, but the case of Natalee Holloway, the woman who went missing in 2005, might be one step closer to closing.

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Remains found in Cass County identified as Kara Kopetsky Video included

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The FBI has confirmed that the remains found in Cass County in April were those of Kara Kopetsky.

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NEW POLL: 62% of registered voters say Confederate statues should stay

Protesters in front of a statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson (AP Photo/Steve Helber) Protesters in front of a statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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KMOV.COM - A new poll suggests the majority of registered voters would like to see Confederate statues "remain as a historical symbol."

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'Can't change history': Trump tweets about removal of Confederate statues

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President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to comment on the removal of Confederate monuments.

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Mom critically injured while shielding 3 young sons from falling tree

Anne Monoky Goldman is pictured with her three sons after giving birth to her newborn in July 2017. (Family Photo via WBCS/CNN) Anne Monoky Goldman is pictured with her three sons after giving birth to her newborn in July 2017. (Family Photo via WBCS/CNN)
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Authorities say a large tree fell in Central Park, injuring a woman and three children and sending them to a New York City hospital.

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5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found

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The U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are responding to a report that an Army helicopter with five aboard went down in the ocean off Hawaii.

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Report: Bannon calls white supremacists 'a collection of clowns'

White House strategist Stephen Bannon speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) White House strategist Stephen Bannon speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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Steve Bannon disparaged the mindset that motivates white supremacists in a Wednesday interview, calling the group "a collection of clowns."

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Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'

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Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there. More>>

'Please don't let her be dead': man who saved fiancee

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With tires screeching and bodies flying, Marcus Martin shoved his fiancée away at the last second from a car charging through a crowd of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

World's fastest, steepest, tallest spinning roller coaster coming to Silver Dollar City

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Administrators of the Silver Dollar City theme park in southwestern Missouri say a new roller coaster being built will spin riders during the run that begins with a 10-story, 50-mph drop.

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Wisconsin man drives to hospital with nail shot into his chest

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A Wisconsin man came perilously close to death after accidentally shooting a nail into his chest. Doug Bergeson tells WBAY-TV that he was working on a house he's building near Peshtigo in June when his nail gun accidentally fired, sending a nail into his chest. 

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Under pressure, Trump disbands business advisory councils

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After several people resigned from President Donald Trump’s business advisory councils, he’s decided to call it quits on the initiative.

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35 children die in north Indian hospital in 3 days

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Parents of at least 35 children who have died in a hospital in northern India over the past three days have alleged there was a lack of oxygen supply in the children's ward.

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Heather Heyer memorial: Killer 'just magnified her,' mother says

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Heather Heyer's public memorial service began with a testament of her character: She was, a family friend said, "a young woman who lost her life defending the rights of others." 

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AMC slams MoviePass $10-a-month movie theatre subscription plan

Exterior view of AMC movie theaters in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, May 21, 2012.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) Exterior view of AMC movie theaters in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, May 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
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A movie-a-day subscription program to the movie theatre for less than $10 might sound like a great idea to consumers, but MoviePass slashing rates is less than popular with the nation’s largest movie theatre operator.

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Hicks likely to become next WH communications director

Senior communications adviser Hope Hicks will likely take on the role of White House communications director, according to two sources inside the White House and one outside. More>>

Confederate monuments quietly removed under cover of night in Baltimore

This is all that remains of the Lee-Jackson Monument at Wyman Park. (WMAR via CNN) This is all that remains of the Lee-Jackson Monument at Wyman Park. (WMAR via CNN)
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Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there. 

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Two 19-year-old hikers found dead after falling from cliff in Oregon

Emily Lang and Emma Place, both 19, were cut from the same cloth – two young women with big hearts and big plans, just starting their lives. (Provided Photos via KPTV) Emily Lang and Emma Place, both 19, were cut from the same cloth – two young women with big hearts and big plans, just starting their lives. (Provided Photos via KPTV)
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An Oregon community is mourning the loss of two young women who died on a backpacking trip when they fell off a cliff along the Pacific Crest Trail.

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The Latest: Paul Ryan tweets 'white supremacy is repulsive' Video included

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The leaders of four minority House caucus groups have written a letter on President Donald Trump calling for the removal of White House staff aides Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller and Sebastian Gorka. More>>

Trump says both sides to blame amid Charlottesville backlash

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President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he didn't wait too long to make a complete statement on the violence in Charlottesville, arguing that he took his time because he didn't know the facts.

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New drone video shows moment car plows into protests

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Newly released drone video shows the moment a car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, hurting more than a dozen others and ratcheting up tension in a day full of violent confrontations.

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S.C. Secessionist Party, Black Nationalist Movement call for peace, civil discourse Video included

Members of the S.C. Secessionist Party and the Black Nationalist Movement stood side by side Tuesday. (Source: Live 5) Members of the S.C. Secessionist Party and the Black Nationalist Movement stood side by side Tuesday. (Source: Live 5)
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Two very different groups joined forces outside Charleston City Hall Tuesday to send a unified call for peace and civil conversations amid racial tensions.

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Mom called police over threatening acts by Virginia driver Video included

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The mother of a man charged with killing a woman at a white nationalist rally had previously called police because of her son's threatening behavior. More>>

Iceland is on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome through abortion

Agusta, age 7. (CREDIT: CBS NEWS) Agusta, age 7. (CREDIT: CBS NEWS)
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Since prenatal screening tests were introduced in Iceland in the early 2000s, the vast majority of women who received a positive test for Down syndrome terminated their pregnancy.

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Oops? Trump retweets critic saying 'he's a fascist'

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President Donald Trump appears to have mistakenly retweeted a message from one of his critics saying "he's a fascist." 

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Missing woman stayed alive for month in wilderness eating berries, mushrooms Video included

A photo of Lisa Theris in the hospital after she was found. (Source: Will Theris' Facebook) A photo of Lisa Theris in the hospital after she was found. (Source: Will Theris' Facebook)
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A woman determined to see her loved ones again endured a harrowing ordeal for weeks in the woods of Bullock County. Her survival story is being called a miracle.

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The Latest: Student leaders say campuses should be safe Video included

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A Virginia judge has denied bond for an Ohio man accused of plowing his car into a crowd at a white nationalist rally until he has an attorney. More>>

Charlottesville driver was accused of beating his mother

In this Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 photo, James Alex Fields Jr., second from left, holds a black shield in Charlottesville, Va., where a white supremacist rally took place. (Alan Goffinski via AP) In this Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 photo, James Alex Fields Jr., second from left, holds a black shield in Charlottesville, Va., where a white supremacist rally took place. (Alan Goffinski via AP)

The driver charged with killing a woman at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville was previously accused of beating his mother and threatening her with a knife, according to police records released Monday.

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16 immigrants locked inside rig at Texas truck stop

Seventeen undocumented immigrants were discovered on Sunday locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a truck stop in Edinburg, Texas. (Source: KRGV/CNN) Seventeen undocumented immigrants were discovered on Sunday locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a truck stop in Edinburg, Texas. (Source: KRGV/CNN)
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Police in Texas acting on a tip found 16 immigrants locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a gas station about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from the border with Mexico, less than a month after 10 people died in the back of a hot truck in San Antonio.

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Officer on fatal Charlottesville crash: 'Hahahaha love this' Video included

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Officials say the matter will be taken before a police review board if the investigation finds the officer did make the comment.

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US officials say confrontation with NKorea not imminent Video included

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Senior U.S. national security officials say a military confrontation with North Korea's isn't imminent. More>>

Trump says 'racism is evil' and calls KKK, neo-nazis 'criminals and thugs'

President Donald Trump on Monday denounced the ‘horrific violence’ of Saturday’s chaotic white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, after beginning his address mentioning trade deals and the economy.

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Fleas test positive for the plague in parts of Arizona

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A second Arizona county in two weeks has confirmed that fleas in the area tested positive for plague.

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Experts: Violence the result of political pressure cooker Video included

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With the polarization of America and the empowerment white supremacist groups took from Donald Trump's election, many saw the violence of Charlottesville as inevitable.

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Kidnapped model recounts ordeal, says she was 'terrified'

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A British model who was allegedly abducted in Italy says she understands why people may doubt her story, but insists she was certain she would die during the terrifying ordeal. More>>

Crash suspect's ex-teacher says he idolized Hitler, Nazism

The suspect being held in a Virginia jail in connection with a deadly crash near a scheduled rally of white nationalists has been identified as James Alex Fields Jr., 20, (Photo: AP) The suspect being held in a Virginia jail in connection with a deadly crash near a scheduled rally of white nationalists has been identified as James Alex Fields Jr., 20, (Photo: AP)

The young man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally was fascinated with Nazism, idolized Adolf Hitler, and had been singled out by school officials in the 9th grade for his "deeply held, radical" convictions on race, a former high school teacher said Sunday.

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Family, friends mourn 3 dead in Virginia rally violence

(AP Photo/Steve Helber). A makeshift memorial of flowers and a photo of victim, Heather Heyer, sits in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber). A makeshift memorial of flowers and a photo of victim, Heather Heyer, sits in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.

The woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Virginia was described as a "true American hero" who died doing what she loved - standing up for people.

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Man accused of ramming protesters pictured with racist group

James Alex Fields Jr. was charged with second-degree murder and other counts after he rammed his car into protesters Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va., where a white supremacist rally took place. (Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail AP) James Alex Fields Jr. was charged with second-degree murder and other counts after he rammed his car into protesters Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va., where a white supremacist rally took place. (Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail AP)

The man accused of plowing a car into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally in Virginia had been photographed hours earlier carrying the emblem of one of the hate groups that organized the "Take America Back" campaign.

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Lion rescued from Syria zoo gives birth in Jordan reserve

(Four Paws/Ahu Savan An, via AP). In this Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 photo, a lion rescued from a zoo in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo cuddles her newborn cub in the Ma’wa Wildlife Reserve in northern Jordan. (Four Paws/Ahu Savan An, via AP). In this Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 photo, a lion rescued from a zoo in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo cuddles her newborn cub in the Ma’wa Wildlife Reserve in northern Jordan.

The odds had been stacked against Hajar, a lion cub born just hours after her mother Dana, rescued from a defunct zoo in war-torn Syria, was released into a wildlife reserve in Jordan.

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Amazon issues refunds for potentially phony eclipse glasses

(Pat Sutphin/The Times-News via AP). Amazon says it is taking action against potentially counterfeit solar eclipse glasses. (Pat Sutphin/The Times-News via AP). Amazon says it is taking action against potentially counterfeit solar eclipse glasses.

Amazon says it is taking action against potentially counterfeit solar eclipse glasses.

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PHOTOS: Hair stylist gives teen struggling with depression a heartwarming makeover

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A hairdresser in Iowa gave a 16-year-old girl struggling with depression a makeover she'll never forget. 

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Bruno Mars donates $1M from concert to Flint water crisis

This Dec. 2, 2016 file photo shows Bruno Mars performing at the 2016 Jingle Ball in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) This Dec. 2, 2016 file photo shows Bruno Mars performing at the 2016 Jingle Ball in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
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Bruno Mars is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis.

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Trump faulted for not explicitly rebuking white supremacists

President Donald Trump speaks about the ongoing situation in Charlottesville, Va., at Trump National Golf Club, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Donald Trump speaks about the ongoing situation in Charlottesville, Va., at Trump National Golf Club, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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Following Trump's comment, several Republicans pushed for a more explicit denunciation of white supremacists.

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Woman killed in Charlottesville car attack identified

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The 32-year old woman killed in Charlottesville on Saturday has been identified.

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Troopers killed in Virginia police helicopter crash identified

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Two VA State Police troopers died Saturday when their police helicopter crashed & burned in Charlottesville as they patrolled near the site of clashes between white nationalists & counter-protesters.

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Parents test school liability in bullying and child suicide

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The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie are testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying. More>>

Trump urges unity, condemns hate in response to 'alt-right' Virginia protests

President Donald Trump urged unity and condemned hate in response to violent white nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, that have played out on national television Saturday. More>>

American tourist gives Nazi salute in Germany, is beaten up

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A drunken American man is under investigation for violating Germany's laws against the display of Nazi symbols or slogans for allegedly giving the stiff-armed Hitler salute multiple times.

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Federal probe launched after 3 killed, 23 injured in Virginia protests

Violent clashes between white nationalists and counter protesters Saturday in a Virginia college town has left three dead and 23 others injured.

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Charlottesville car crash suspect ID'd as 20-year-old Ohio man

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The suspect being held in a Virginia jail in connection with a deadly crash near a scheduled rally of white nationalists has been identified as James Alex Fields Jr., 20, of Maumee, Ohio.

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DeVos say school vouchers part of tax overhaul discussions

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More than a third of U.S. states have created school voucher programs that bypass thorny constitutional and political issues by turning them over to nonprofits that rely primarily on businesses to fund them. More>>

Facebook finds a way into China

Facebook has been banned from China for years, but a new app that has shown up in the country might be its way into the market. More>>

Trump warns North Korea against making 'overt' threats

President Donald Trump said Friday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "will truly regret it and he will regret it fast" if he issues an overt threat or attacks Guam or a US ally. More>>

Car strikes group at white nationalist rally, 1 killed

(AP Photo/Steve Helber) Rescue personnel help an injured woman after a car ran into a large group of protesters after an white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 (AP Photo/Steve Helber) Rescue personnel help an injured woman after a car ran into a large group of protesters after an white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017

A hospital official says one person has died and 19 were injured after a car plowed into a group of protesters in Charlottesville.

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17,000 bags of heroin, other drugs seized during Chicopee raid

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An early morning Chicopee apartment raid resulted in three arrests and 17,000 bags of heroin being taken off the streets.

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5-year-old girl found alone, crying after being dropped off at wrong bus stop Video included

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Panic poured over a Union County mother Thursday waiting for the school bus to drop off her 5-year-old daughter at their Sullivan home.

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Trump: If North Korea attacks US, it 'will regret it fast' Video included

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With tensions high, U.S. and South Korean military officials plan to move ahead with exercises that North Korea claims are a rehearsal for war.

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Fear spreads over tainted eggs despite low risk to consumers

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Fears over tainted eggs spread across Europe despite experts saying health risks are low. More>>

Case of maggots in throat offers rare look at neglect probes

In this April 18, 2017, photo, Walter Wenger visits his severely disabled son, Steven, in a hospital in Kingston, N.Y., where he was moved after maggots were twice found in the area around his breathing tube. (AP Photo/David Klepper) In this April 18, 2017, photo, Walter Wenger visits his severely disabled son, Steven, in a hospital in Kingston, N.Y., where he was moved after maggots were twice found in the area around his breathing tube. (AP Photo/David Klepper)
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In his bed at a New York state group home for the severely disabled, Steven Wenger lay helpless against a silent invader. A slimy, wriggling clump was growing around the hole in his throat near his breathing tube

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Trump says he won't rule out military option in Venezuela

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President Donald Trump would not rule out the possibility of a military intervention in Venezuela on Friday, stepping up rhetoric directed at a regime the President has already accused of being led by a "dictator."

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VIDEO: 7-year-old Ohio boy dragged by foot through school office by teacher

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A school security video from an Ohio school shows a teacher and teacher’s aide dragging a 7-year-old autistic boy, Corbin, through the hallway at school and into the school’s office.

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Trump: 'Big, big trouble if anything happens to Guam'

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President Donald Trump said Friday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "will truly regret it and he will regret it fast" if he issues an overt threat or attacks Guam or a US ally.

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Hong Kong activist says Chinese tortured him for Messi photo

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Hong Kong democracy activist says mainland Chinese agents abducted and tortured him for plan to send photo signed by soccer star Messi to dissident's widow. More>>

Oregon woman who accidentally suffocated her newborn sues hospital

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An Oregon woman who says she accidentally suffocated her newborn baby after falling asleep with him in her hospital bed has filed an $8.6 million lawsuit against the institution, Portland Adventist Medical Center, and a nurse there, according to court documents.

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'Not guilty' plea entered on McCarthy's behalf during first court appearance

McCarthy was booked into the Henry County Jail about 12:19 a.m. on Wednesday. (Henry County Jail) McCarthy was booked into the Henry County Jail about 12:19 a.m. on Wednesday. (Henry County Jail)
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A man charged in the shooting death of a Clinton police officer has been arrested after an alert driver provided a tip that the fugitive was wandering within miles of where the killing took place, a law enforcement official said.

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Is teen mom accused of killing newborn getting off too easy? Video included

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The Skylar Richardson case is exploding on social media, with some people already calling her the next Casey Anthony, saying she is being treated too well by the justice system.  

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Marijuana company buys California town, plans pot paradise

Don't be surprised if there is a sign one day on a small California town that reads "Welcome to Nipton: A Place to Get Stoned." More>>

Exclusive: Grieving sister speaks after 10 family members died in flash flood

Luz Garnica speaks about the family she lost in a deadly flash flood near Payson. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Luz Garnica speaks about the family she lost in a deadly flash flood near Payson. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
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"We lost half of our family, there was [sic] six grandkids, now there's [sic] only three," Luz Garnica said.

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High schooler dies when log falls on him in football drill Video included

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A suburban New York high school football player lifting a large log with teammates as part of a Navy SEALs-style drill has been hit in the head by the log and killed, raising questions about adapting such military training to young athletes.

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Virginia man guilty of murder in wife's antifreeze death

A jury says a Virginia man deserves life in prison after convicting him of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, who was poisoned by drinking antifreeze three years ago. A jury says a Virginia man deserves life in prison after convicting him of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, who was poisoned by drinking antifreeze three years ago.

A jury says a Virginia man deserves life in prison after convicting him of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, who was poisoned by drinking antifreeze three years ago.

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North Korea outlines plan to launch missiles toward Guam Video included

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he doesn't believe there is "any imminent threat" from North Korea, including to the U.S. territory of Guam. More>>

Report reveals underground US haven for heroin, drug users Video included

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A medical journal report reveals that a safe haven for drug users has been operating in the United States for three years.

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Police: Woman posts Snapchat video of herself being raped

(Source: CNN) Police in Danbury Township near Marblehead say they arrested 77-year-old James Allen on a rape charge Tuesday, the day the video was posted. (Source: CNN) Police in Danbury Township near Marblehead say they arrested 77-year-old James Allen on a rape charge Tuesday, the day the video was posted.

Authorities in Ohio say a woman posted Snapchat video of herself being raped, and a friend who saw it alerted police.

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Kentucky man, transgender wife sue Amazon for workplace bias Video included

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A Kentucky man and his transgender wife are suing Amazon, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at an Amazon warehouse in northern Kentucky.

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Trump, North Korea trade escalating threats of fire Video included

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The Trump administration considers North Korea to be America's greatest national security threat, and tensions have steadily risen this year.

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Funeral procession with tractors tribute to Murphysboro, IL man who died Video included

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A funeral procession with tractors drove through Murphysboro, Illinois on Wednesday, August 9 as a tribute to a man who died Saturday.

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4 murder suspects plead not guilty to Mississippi Co. murder Video included

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Four 'adult entertainers' from Memphis, Tennessee have pleaded not guilty to charges of murder in connection to the shooting death of a Wilson City, Missouri man.

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FBI agents served search warrant at home of former Trump campaign chairman

Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

FBI agents served search warrant at home of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, his spokesman says.

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Bond denied, increased for suspects in Baxley restaurant assault Video included

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The suspects in a violent, viral assault at a chicken restaurant in Baxley were in front of a superior court judge Tuesday afternoon.

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Man accused of urinating on family at Metallica concert in Glendale

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Authorities at the University of Phoenix Stadium arrested a man after he reportedly urinated on a family seated in front of him at a rock concert Saturday night.

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North Korea threatens strike on Guam

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North Korea's military is "examining the operational plan" to strike areas around Guam with medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic missiles, state-run news agency KCNA said early Wednesday local time.

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Trump has escaped Washington, but don't call it a vacation Video included

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Aides say Trump is meeting with aides and cabinet members to discuss policy and he is expected to go to New York City next week. 

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Sinead O'Connor pleads for help, says she's living in motel

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Sinead O'Connor has emotionally pleaded for help and opened up about her struggles with mental illness in a rambling Facebook video. More>>

Employer-based health coverage likely to stay awhile

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GOP health care rewrite not likely to threaten employer-sponsored insurance.

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Witness in deadly Clinton shooting recalls officer Gary Michael's last moments

Pajula and Michael had known each other before the shooting, and Levi said the officer even pulled him over a few times. (KCTV5) Pajula and Michael had known each other before the shooting, and Levi said the officer even pulled him over a few times. (KCTV5)
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As the community in Clinton mourns the loss of one of the city’s finest, one witness spoke about what he saw the night of the shooting.

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Iranian drone flies too close for comfort to US jet, prompts evasive action

A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet takes off from the flight deck of the USS George Washington. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye) A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet takes off from the flight deck of the USS George Washington. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

An Iranian drone came within 100 feet of a US Navy jet attempting to land on an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday.

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Disney installs statue to honor toddler killed by alligator

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Disney World recently unveiled a sculpture honoring the toddler killed in an alligator attack at their Grand Floridian hotel last year.

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Escaped Ohio inmate kills himself in parent's basement, police say

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A suspected rapist -- who escaped last week during a prison transport in Ohio -- killed himself Monday, marking the end of an interstate manhunt, police said. 

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Softball team disqualified from series after Snapchat post

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An undefeated softball team in Virginia was not allowed to play in the Junior League World Series after a Snapchat picture showed the girls making an obscene hand gesture.

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First embryo gene-repair holds promise for inherited disease

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In a first, scientists safely repair a disease-causing gene in human embryos, a step toward one day preventing inherited diseases.

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Arkansas inmates snatch keys, take control of part of prison

Six inmates snatched keys from three correctional officers at a maximum security prison in Arkansas on Monday and held the officers in an area of the facility for about three hours, the second major disturbance to occur at the penitentiary in less than a month.

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Newlywed couple killed in Kansas crash hours after wedding

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A second person has died following a crash near Clearwater Saturday. This happened around 6:30 p.m. near 103rd Street West and West 70th Street near Clearwater. Deputies found a silver Ford pickup truck on its side against a tree. Evidence from the scene indicated the driver was heading northbound on 103rd Street West when he lost control, left the road and hit a tree. The driver, 19-year-old Austin J. Wesson of Clearwater, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, 19-year-... More>>

2 men charged with killing girl, 11, during rape attempt

(New York State Police via AP) This undated photo provided by the New York State Police shows James Brower who was arrested in connection with the death of an 11-year-old girl, Jacelyn O'Connor, at his rural upstate New York home. Trooper's were called... (New York State Police via AP) This undated photo provided by the New York State Police shows James Brower who was arrested in connection with the death of an 11-year-old girl, Jacelyn O'Connor, at his rural upstate New York home. Trooper's were called...

Authorities in New York say two men described as a couple are charged with killing an 11-year-old girl during a rape attempt at their rural home. 

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From respected at elite universities to wanted for murder

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After a cross-country manhunt, a Northwestern University professor and University of Oxford employee are in custody for the brutal stabbing death of a 26-year-old Chicago hair stylist. More>>

Judge sets $30K bail for UK researcher in malware case

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A computer law expert says the U.S. arrest of cyberfighter Marcus Hutchins is problematic. More>>

N. Korean missiles add urgency to Hiroshima A-bomb appeals

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Hiroshima marks A-bomb anniversary, as North Korean missile tests loom, with call to eliminate nuclear weapons.

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Chicago to file federal lawsuit over sanctuary cities threat

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Chicago will keep fighting President Donald Trump's immigration policies with a federal lawsuit alleging it's illegal for the federal government to withhold public safety grants from so-called sanctuary cities.

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Russia ready for more engagement with US, despite sanctions

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Russia's top diplomat said Sunday his country was ready for more engagement with the United States on North Korea, Syria, Ukraine and other pressing matters, even as Moscow braced for new sanctions from the Trump administration. 

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13 injured in hazardous materials leak at California dock

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Twelve dock workers and a firefighter sustained minor to mild injuries after officials say a ship began leaking flammable liquid in the Port of Long Beach in Southern California. More>>

Here's how tax reform could hit charitable giving

(Source: CNN) Tax reform is still months away, if not longer. But the so-called Big Six group of Republican negotiators from the House, Senate and Trump administration issued a statement Thursday, July 27, 2017 outlining the most general principles... (Source: CNN) Tax reform is still months away, if not longer. But the so-called Big Six group of Republican negotiators from the House, Senate and Trump administration issued a statement Thursday, July 27, 2017 outlining the most general principles...

 Plenty of factors can motivate charitable giving: Moral obligation, religious tithing, a desire to improve the world or leave a legacy. 

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Mike Pence slams report he's planning for a presidential bid

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Vice President Mike Pence sought to bat down a report from The New York Times on Sunday that said he would plan to run for president should President Donald Trump not seek a second term.

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Search called off for 3 US Marines who crashed off Australia

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U.S. Marine officials say a search and rescue operation is underway for service members involved in the "mishap" of an aircraft off the east coast of Australia.

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Activists protest Rio water, filthy despite Olympic promises

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Environmental activists have sailed across Rio de Janeiro's bay to protest pollution in the Brazilian city's waterways and broken promises to clean them up around the 2016 Olympics. More>>

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: 'We're prepared to do whatever it takes' on North Korea

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US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called newly approved sanctions on North Korea "a gut punch" to that country Saturday and warned of possible military action should the regime continue its aggressions.

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Doctor told to stop marketing 3-person baby technique

U.S. regulators on Friday warned a New York fertility doctor to stop marketing an experimental procedure that uses DNA from three people - a mother, a father and an egg donor - to avoid certain genetic diseases. U.S. regulators on Friday warned a New York fertility doctor to stop marketing an experimental procedure that uses DNA from three people - a mother, a father and an egg donor - to avoid certain genetic diseases.

U.S. regulators on Friday warned a New York fertility doctor to stop marketing an experimental procedure that uses DNA from three people - a mother, a father and an egg donor - to avoid certain genetic diseases.

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Fox News host Eric Bolling suspended amid investigation

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Fox News said Saturday that it has suspended Eric Bolling, the co-host of its late-afternoon news program "The Specialists," while it investigates allegations he sent a lewd photo to co-workers.

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Merritt clears a hurdle, returns to worlds with new kidney

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American hurdler Aries Merritt is back at worlds two years after winning bronze with a failing kidney. More>>

Sessions vows crackdown on leaks of classified information

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White House anger about leaks is growing, and the Trump administration is stepping up efforts to crack down on it.

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Toyota, Mazda plan $1.6 billion US plant, to partner in EVs

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Toyota, Mazda to announce deal on partnership in electric vehicles, possible US plant.

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Baby sitters accused of putting flea-infested kids in U-Haul

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Authorities say two adults have been charged with child endangering in Ohio after they were seen putting five children into the cargo area of a U-Haul truck. More>>

Taylor Swift, ex-radio host head to court over groping claim

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Taylor Swift, former radio host set to clash in court in dueling lawsuits over groping claim. More>>

Convicted 'Pharma Bro' has an image problem, lawyer concedes

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A verdict has been reached in the securities fraud trial of former pharmaceutical company CEO Martin Shkreli. More>>

Police: Professor suspected in murder sent video apologizing

(Chicago Police Department via AP). This undated photo released by the Chicago Police Department shows Wyndham Lathem, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Northwestern University. (Chicago Police Department via AP). This undated photo released by the Chicago Police Department shows Wyndham Lathem, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Northwestern University.

A Northwestern University professor suspected in the stabbing death of a Chicago man sent a video to friends and relatives apologizing for his involvement in a crime that he called the "biggest mistake of my life," raising concern among investigators that he might kill himself.

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Assault of teen with autism captured on video, 1 arrested

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Prattville police are investigating an altercation involving several teens or young adults at a public park that was captured on cell phone video.

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Upstate mother says she wants frozen tilapia off store shelves after strange discovery Video included

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An Upstate mother is speaking out after she said she made a shocking discovery in a bag of frozen fish.

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West Virginia governor, a Democrat, to switch to Republican

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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is switching parties to join Republicans as President Donald Trump plans a visit to the increasingly conservative state. 

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Mueller launches grand jury in Russia investigation - report

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Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller has launched a grand jury in his investigation of Russian influence in the 2016 election, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

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Teen girlfriend who sent texts urging suicide gets 15 months in jail

Michelle Carter seated with her attorneys Cory Madera and Joseph Cataldo reacts as she listens to Judge Lawrence Moniz before he finds her guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of Conrad Roy III, Friday, June 16, 2017 (AP Photo) Michelle Carter seated with her attorneys Cory Madera and Joseph Cataldo reacts as she listens to Judge Lawrence Moniz before he finds her guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of Conrad Roy III, Friday, June 16, 2017 (AP Photo)
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A woman who encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in dozens of text messages and told him to "get back in" a truck filled with toxic gas faces up to 20 years in prison when she's sentenced Thursday for involuntary manslaughter. 

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Robert Hardy, Cornelius Fudge in 'Harry Potter', dies at 91

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LONDON (AP) - Robert Hardy, a veteran British stage and screen actor who played Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge in the "Harry Potter" movies, has died at 91.

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Trump launches 'real news' Facebook series to combat mainstream media

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President Trump has launched a "real news" video series on his Facebook page, part of his longstanding effort to dismiss the news provided by the mainstream media. 

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Trump denies he called White House a 'dump'

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President Donald Trump denied Wednesday that he called the White House a "dump." 

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Trump backs GOP plan to push legal immigration changes

President Donald Trump, flanked by Sen. Tom Cotton, R- Ark., left, and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump, flanked by Sen. Tom Cotton, R- Ark., left, and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday embraced legislation from two Republican senators that would place new limits on legal immigration and seek to create a system based more on merit and skills than family ties.

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The Latest: 1 dead, 1 missing after school explosion

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Fire crews were searching for possible victims and extinguishing a fire after a building collapsed at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, officials said.

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Markets Right Now: Dow Jones industrials break above 22,000

Trader Sal Suarino, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. More solid earnings reports from U.S. companies are sending stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Trader Sal Suarino, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. More solid earnings reports from U.S. companies are sending stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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By The Associated Press The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. A big earnings gain from Apple is sending the Dow Jones industrial average above 22,000 points for the first time. Apple soared 6 percent in the first few minutes of trading Wednesday, accounting for all of the Dow's gain. Apple reported another strong quarter and released a strong forecast late Tuesday. Drugmaker Illumina jumped 12 percent after beating its earnings forecasts and... More>>

The Latest: Test missile launched from California coast

The unarmed Minuteman 3 missile was launched Wednesday morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (AP) The unarmed Minuteman 3 missile was launched Wednesday morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (AP)
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The U.S. Air Force has successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic missile in a test on the California coast. The unarmed Minuteman 3 missile was launched Wednesday morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

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Senate confirms Wray as FBI director

FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray is sworn-on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 12, 2017, prior to testifying at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray is sworn-on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 12, 2017, prior to testifying at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as FBI director. Tuesday's vote was 92-5 for Christopher Wray. 

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Man caught on camera with donkey, accused of bestiality, animal cruelty

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An Arkansas man is accused of sexually abusing a couple’s pet donkeys after he was caught having sex with the animals on a game camera set up to catch trespassers, according to Siloam Springs district court documents.

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Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for David Ortiz

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The Boston Red Sox's owner John Henry told the Boston Herald that he is "haunted" by the racist legacy of former owner Tom Yawkey and that he welcomes renaming of Yawkey Way in front of the ballpark and offices. More>>

Spain attacks 'could have been bigger' after 14 die in 12 hours of horror

Several were killed and dozens were injured after a van rammed through crowds of people in the heart of Barcelona on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (Javier Luengo) Several were killed and dozens were injured after a van rammed through crowds of people in the heart of Barcelona on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (Javier Luengo)
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The perpetrators of the terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils originally planned to use explosive devices to wreak greater devastation but were apparently thwarted because their materials detonated prematurely.

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Trump responds to Barcelona terror attack by spreading debunked rumor

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that before he makes a statement on an important matter he likes to "know the facts" and "be correct." President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that before he makes a statement on an important matter he likes to "know the facts" and "be correct."
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President Donald Trump said on Thursday that before he makes a statement on an important matter he likes to "know the facts" and "be correct."

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Man falls from crane, dies after police chase

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A suspected car thief plummeted to his death Wednesday night, hours after climbing onto a crane at the Port of Los Angeles following a reckless pursuit that spanned multiple cities and involved several agencies, officials said. 

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Avocado prices could triple by Labor Day

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The price of avocados could triple in the next few weeks, experts say, as the end of the season supply dwindles.

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WWE: Pro wrestler Ric Flair out of surgery and resting

Wrestling legend Ric Flair is facing some tough medical issues according to a tweet from one of his talent representatives.

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Here are all the active hate groups where you live

Dots represent the hate groups operating out of each state, according to the SPLC Dots represent the hate groups operating out of each state, according to the SPLC

Nine hundred and seventeen.

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The Latest: Trump disbands business panel as fallout spreads Video included

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A White House official says Hope Hicks, President Donald Trump's longtime aide, will serve temporarily as White House communications director. More>>

New York Times editor testifies in Sarah Palin lawsuit

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin listens to guests at a clambake in Seabrook, N.H., Thursday, June 2, 2011. (Credit: AP) Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin listens to guests at a clambake in Seabrook, N.H., Thursday, June 2, 2011. (Credit: AP)
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A top editor for the New York Times provided more than an hour of testimony on Wednesday, as a federal judge in Manhattan continues to weigh whether to proceed with Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit against the newspaper. 

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Robert E. Lee's great-great grandson OK with Confederate statues coming down

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The great-great grandson of Gen. Robert E. Lee condemned last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia and said it might be "appropriate" for Confederate statues to be exhibited in a museum. 

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Kansas county commissioner found dead under lawn mower

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The Stafford County Sheriff says the body of a county commissioner has been found underneath an overturned lawnmower.

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Portland man shares warning after being partially blinded by 1963 eclipse

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A Portland man who watched a solar eclipse in 1963 says the experience left him partially blind in one eye, and now he wants everyone to know the warnings about eye damage during the upcoming eclipse are no joke. 

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Dramatic rescue: Police save woman from taking her life

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 A dramatic rescue in Connecticut was all captured on a police body camera. 

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Cafe under investigation in death of ESPN broadcaster's wife

Chris Berman's wife died in a car crash, according to Connecticut state police. (Jeff Haynes/AP Images for Panini) Chris Berman's wife died in a car crash, according to Connecticut state police. (Jeff Haynes/AP Images for Panini)
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Connecticut officials are investigating a restaurant where authorities say the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman had lunch before she died in a car crash. 

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DC's Lincoln Memorial vandalized with spray-painted expletive

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The Lincoln Memorial was vandalized late Tuesday night. The words "F*** law" were scrawled in red spray paint on one of the columns overlooking the monument.

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Facebook is building a new $750 million data center in Ohio

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Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues

Rescue personnel help an injured woman after a car ran into a large group of protesters after an white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber) Rescue personnel help an injured woman after a car ran into a large group of protesters after an white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier's statue, loaded it quietly on a truck and drove away with little fanfare.

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Teen arrested for allegedly choking mother’s ex-boyfriend to death

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A woman’s 18-year-old son is accused of choking his mother’s ex-boyfriend to death after he witnessed the man beating his mother inside her New York apartment. 

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FBI arrests man in Oklahoma bombing sting

Jerry Drake Varnell, of Sayre, Okla., who was arrested Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in connection with a plot to detonate a vehicle bomb in an alley adjacent to BancFirst in downtown Oklahoma City. (Oklahoma Department of Corrections via AP) Jerry Drake Varnell, of Sayre, Okla., who was arrested Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in connection with a plot to detonate a vehicle bomb in an alley adjacent to BancFirst in downtown Oklahoma City. (Oklahoma Department of Corrections via AP)

The FBI arrested a man in Oklahoma early Monday morning after he allegedly attempted to set off what he believed to be a 1,000-pound bomb outside a bank in Oklahoma City.

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Scaramucci to guest on Colbert's 'Late Show' Monday

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci speaks to members of the media at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci speaks to members of the media at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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CBS says Anthony Scaramucci will be a guest on Stephen Colbert's late-night show next week. 

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Police: Heroin overdose leads to funeral escort crash

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Authorities say a driver overdosed on heroin behind the wheel and crashed into a police cruiser leading a funeral procession in West Virginia.

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Kearney School District removes 2 gay students’ quotes from yearbook

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Two openly gay students in the Kearney School District say their quotes were removed from the yearbook without warning. KCTV5 News went to the district to find out why.

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Reports: Police helicopter crashes near Charlottesville, Virginia

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(Meredith) – Emergency crews are reportedly on the scene of a helicopter crash just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia, the site of a deadly clash between white supremacists and counter protestors.

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Xi calls for calm after Trump says US is 'locked and loaded'

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Chinese President Xi Jinping made a plea for cool-headedness over escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea in a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday.

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Look up! The Perseid meteor shower is coming this weekend!

In this photo taken with long exposure, stars and Perseid meteors streak across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower above a silhouette of a roadside billboard of a Spanish fighting bull. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) In this photo taken with long exposure, stars and Perseid meteors streak across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower above a silhouette of a roadside billboard of a Spanish fighting bull. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

August 12th. Mark your calendar! That’s when the Perseid Meteor Shower will take place!

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Strange odor, flu-like symptoms at NH hospital prompts partial evacuation

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A New Hampshire hospital has evacuated its emergency department and operating room after an incident involving more than 20 patients, reports the New Hampshire Union Leader.

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'Don't look at the flash or fireball': Guam tells citizens how to survive nuclear attack

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No one really knows how close or how far we are from a possible nuclear conflict with North Korea. But officials in Guam, the tiny island territory that Kim Jong Un has threatened to attack, aren't keeping citizens in the dark.

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Trump warns US 'locked and loaded' as North Korea readies missiles

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President Donald Trump is warning of military action "should North Korea act unwisely.".

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‘Miracle’ baby born prematurely after crash that killed two teens

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While the Wilson family is celebrating the gift of life, they are also sending their condolences to two other families grappling with loss.

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Trump on North Korea: Maybe 'fire and fury' comment 'wasn't tough enough'

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President Donald Trump reiterated his bellicose warning to North Korea from earlier in the week, telling reporters at his golf club in New Jersey on Thursday that his threat to bring "fire and fury" if North Korea continued to threaten the United States may not have got far enough. 

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Newborn covered in ants found in bushes at Texas apartment complex

Deputies at the scene of an apartment compelx where a newborn baby was reportedly found in the bushes. (KHOU) Deputies at the scene of an apartment compelx where a newborn baby was reportedly found in the bushes. (KHOU)
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A newborn baby girl is receiving medical attention after being found in the bushes at an apartment complex in Texas. She was less than an hour old and covered in ants.

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Man arrested after jogger pushed woman in path of London bus

(Photo: CNN). British police searching for a jogger who knocked a woman into the path of a bus say they have arrested a man. (Photo: CNN). British police searching for a jogger who knocked a woman into the path of a bus say they have arrested a man.

British police searching for a jogger who knocked a woman into the path of a bus say they have arrested a man.

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Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data

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An individual using the name "Mr. Smith" posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files, including some apparently related to the show "Game of Thrones," online Monday. More>>

North Korea calls Trump's threat a 'load of nonsense'

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The North Korean statement also says the military action its army "is about to take" will be effective for restraining America's "frantic moves"

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Baby survives 3 days in plastic bag after allegedly abandoned by mother

Harriette Hoyt, 17, is accused of leaving her 8-month-old baby outside in a plastic bag.  ELMIRA POLICE DEPARTMENT Harriette Hoyt, 17, is accused of leaving her 8-month-old baby outside in a plastic bag. ELMIRA POLICE DEPARTMENT
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 An 8-month-old baby found alive in a plastic bag outside a home had been abandoned there three days earlier by her 17-year-old mother, who has been charged with attempted murder, authorities said.  

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Maryland city debates whether non-citizens should be able to vote

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City council members in Maryland are debating whether to allow non-citizens to vote in local elections. 

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Trump warns North Korea of 'fire and fury'

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 President Donald Trump says that North Korea "had best not make any more threats to the United States" or "they will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen." 

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Man dead in shooting south of downtown; suspect taken into custody at scene Video included

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One man was killed in a shooting south of downtown St. Louis Monday afternoon.

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Sheriff: Kentucky woman set husband on fire after argument

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A Kentucky woman who authorities say set her husband on fire and then drove him to a hospital has been arrested and charged with assault. 

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Mom’s back-to-school pic perfectly sums up how parents feel

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As most parents will tell you, they love spending time with their kids.

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Café charges men 18% 'gender tax' to highlight pay gap

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A café in Melbourne, Australia, is giving its male customers a side of gender equity with their lattes. At Handsome Her, men are asked to pay an 18% premium to "reflect the gender pay gap." 

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Cops: Dentist treated patients while drunk, staff called 911

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Police say a dentist in Pennsylvania tried to work on patients while drunk, and after his staff called 911 he told responding officers he'd had an entire bottle of vodka. 

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Australian teen's feet bloodied by mystery sea creatures

In this picture taken Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at the waiting room of Sandringham Hospital in Melbourne, teenager Sam Kanizay lays in a bed with his feet bleeding. (Jarrod Kanizay via AP) In this picture taken Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at the waiting room of Sandringham Hospital in Melbourne, teenager Sam Kanizay lays in a bed with his feet bleeding. (Jarrod Kanizay via AP)

A teenager who went for a swim at a Melbourne beach and emerged with his feet covered in blood has stumped marine experts.

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'Improvised explosive device' behind Minnesota mosque blast, FBI says

A homemade explosive device appears to have caused a Saturday morning explosion at a mosque in Minnesota, authorities said, and the FBI is taking the lead in the investigation.

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British model kidnapped for dark web auction, Italian police say

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A 20-year-old British model was kidnapped in Milan, Italy, to be auctioned off on a pornographic website on the dark web, the Italian State Police said Saturday. 

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The Latest: Group says bomb was thrown through mosque window

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Authorities say an explosion at a mosque near Minneapolis damaged one room and caused smoke but it didn't hurt anyone. More>>

Full federal court agrees to hear 'Making a Murderer' appeal

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A full federal appeals court will review a ruling overturning the conviction of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" documentary. 

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Martin Shkreli convicted of securities fraud, conspiracy

Martin Shkreli departs federal court in Brooklyn on Friday, June 30, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) Martin Shkreli departs federal court in Brooklyn on Friday, June 30, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)

Martin Shkreli was convicted of securities fraud and conspiracy Friday.

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The text messages that led up to teen's suicide

Michelle Carter seated with her attorneys Cory Madera and Joseph Cataldo reacts as she listens to Judge Lawrence Moniz before he finds her guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of Conrad Roy III, Friday, June 16, 2017 (AP Photo) Michelle Carter seated with her attorneys Cory Madera and Joseph Cataldo reacts as she listens to Judge Lawrence Moniz before he finds her guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of Conrad Roy III, Friday, June 16, 2017 (AP Photo)
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"So what are you gonna do then? Keep being all talk and no action and everyday go thru saying how badly you wanna kill yourself? Or are you gonna try to get better?"

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Official: Rapper accused of murder thought man hit on him

In this March 12, 2007, file photo, The Furious Five, from left, Scorpio, Melle Mel, Kidd Creole and Rahiem appear in the press room at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York.  (AP Photo) In this March 12, 2007, file photo, The Furious Five, from left, Scorpio, Melle Mel, Kidd Creole and Rahiem appear in the press room at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. (AP Photo)
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A founding member of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five stabbed a homeless man to death after a passing remark made him think the man was hitting on him, a law enforcement official said Thursday. 

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Boy Scouts: No, top leaders didn’t call Trump to praise speech

President Trump gestures as former boys scouts Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Energy Secretary Rick Perry gives Tom Price Secretary of Health and Human Services a hug at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) President Trump gestures as former boys scouts Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Energy Secretary Rick Perry gives Tom Price Secretary of Health and Human Services a hug at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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 Trump told The Wall Street Journal, “I got a call from the head of the Boy Scouts saying it was the greatest speech that was ever made to them, and they were very thankful.” 

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Trump signs bill imposing sanctions on Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on Russia’s space program in the Bocharov Ruchei residence outside the Black Sea resort of in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin, RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on Russia’s space program in the Bocharov Ruchei residence outside the Black Sea resort of in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin, RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
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President Donald Trump signed into law Wednesday morning legislation that levies new sanctions against Russia and restricts Trump's own ability to ease sanctions in place against Moscow, a White House official said. 

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Coffee recalled due to Viagra ingredients, undeclared milk

FDA laboratory analysis confirmed the presence of Sildenafil and Tadalafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, an FDA-approved prescription drug for Erectile Dysfunction (ED).

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Study says Trump moves trigger health premium jumps for 2018 Video included

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An analysis released Thursday found that mixed signals from President Donald Trump have created uncertainty "far outside the norm," leading insurers to seek higher premium increases for 2018 than would otherwise have been the case.

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Venezuela rejects Trump talk of military option

(Source: CNN) (Source: CNN)

Venezuela’s government is energetically rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump’s talk of a potential “military option” to resolve the country’s political crisis, calling it the most egregious act of belligerence against Venezuela in a century and a threat to Latin America’s stability. 

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DJ in groping case says he may have touched Swift's ribs Video included

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A jury is expected to be seated soon in Taylor Swift's civil trial involving a groping allegation against a former DJ. More>>

Second deadly shooting in Baltimore's 'Nobody kill anybody' weekend

Going into the weekend, Baltimore activist Erricka Bridgeford had a simple hope and request: Nobody kill anybody for 72 hours. It was too much to ask...

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Alt-right leader Richard Spencer denied at University of Florida

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WATCH: Dramatic rescue of man trapped by floodwaters caught on camera

One dramatic rescue was caught on video after a man was caught in a dangerous situation after trying to drive through rushing water.

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Accused burglar doesn’t flush toilet, leaves DNA for police

Burglar suspect (Credit: Ventura County Sheriff via AP) Burglar suspect (Credit: Ventura County Sheriff via AP)
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VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A man accused of burglarizing a Southern California home took a bathroom break and left DNA evidence in the toilet that led to his arrest, an investigator said Tuesday.

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