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Authorities say fire out at Wisconsin refinery, at least 11 hurt

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An explosion rocked a refinery in northwestern Wisconsin on Thursday, injuring at least 11 people.

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The Latest: Comedian Buress lauded online over Cosby verdict Video included

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The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial says the six alternate jurors will get an hour with the courthouse comfort dog before being sent back to their hotel. More>>

Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting a woman

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The jury in the sexual assault retrial of Bill Cosby is heading back to the courtroom the panel of seven men and five women spent about 14 hours deliberating.

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Mike Pompeo sworn in as Trump's second secretary of state

Mike Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th US secretary of state Thursday, after the Senate voted to confirm him, 57-42, installing the former CIA Director as the nation's top diplomat at a time when several high stakes... More>>

Geologists say N. Korea's nuclear test site likely collapsed Video included

A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently announced an end to the nation’s nuclear testing. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently announced an end to the nation’s nuclear testing. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed.

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Ronny Jackson withdraws as VA secretary nominee

Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson has withdrawn as President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, he said in a statement Thursday morning. More>>

Michael Cohen asserts Fifth Amendment rights in Stormy Daniels case

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Michael Cohen, the longtime personal attorney for President Donald Trump, filed court papers Wednesday indicating he would assert his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination regarding his involvement in a hush money deal involving porn star Stormy Daniels and the President. 

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Judge orders reopening of DACA, after 90-day delay

Another federal judge has overruled the Trump administration's efforts to end a popular immigration program -- this time saying the government has to accept new applications. More>>

Man in custody after 2 Dallas officers, store employee shot

Police arrested Armando Luis Juarez, 29, on charges of aggravated assault on a police officer and felony theft. (Dallas Police Dept. via CNN) Police arrested Armando Luis Juarez, 29, on charges of aggravated assault on a police officer and felony theft. (Dallas Police Dept. via CNN)
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Police arrested Armando Luis Juarez, 29, on charges of aggravated assault on a police officer and felony theft.

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VIDEO: Scaffolding collapse ends with 2 dramatic rescues

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue rescued two men dangling off the side of a building in Palmetto Bay, FL after their scaffolding partially collapsed. The workers were stuck for at least an hour before they were rescued.

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2,000 water bottles recalled due to excessive lead paint

Base Brands is recalling about 2,000 water bottles due to excessive lead paint. The pink bottle on the left is the one being recalled. (U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission) Base Brands is recalling about 2,000 water bottles due to excessive lead paint. The pink bottle on the left is the one being recalled. (U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission)
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Base Brands is recalling about 2,000 water bottles due to excessive lead paint.

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Former President George H.W. Bush is alert and talking, but remains in intensive care

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Former President George H.W. Bush is awake, alert and talking after he was admitted to intensive care earlier this week, a family spokesman said.

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George H.W. Bush in intensive care just days after wife's funeral

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Former President George H.W. Bush is in intensive care just days after the funeral of his wife, CNN has learned.

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Ziegenfelder Company recalls ice pops due to possible Listeria contamination

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The Ziegenfelder Company of Wheeling, WV is recalling certain ice pops as a precaution after it was discovered they could have possibly been contaminated with Listeria. 

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Police: Waffle House shooting suspect in custody

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Travis Reinking, the man suspected of killing 4 people at a Waffle House in Nashville has been arrested.

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Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse Video included

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A homeless man has been charged with murder in the death of a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse.

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Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered Video included

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As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

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Five good (and bad things) that have happened since last Earth Day

Earth Day turns 48 this year and millions of people in roughly 200 countries will unite Sunday to find ways to protect and celebrate the planet. More>>

Trump considering pardon for boxer Jack Johnson

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President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is considering granting a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson on the advice of actor Sylvester Stallone.

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Syracuse University expels fraternity involved in racist video

Syracuse University has permanently expelled the Theta Tau fraternity after footage emerged earlier this week of its members participating in a racist and anti-Semitic skit, Chancellor Kent Syverud said in a video... More>>

Mark Zuckerberg survived Congress. Now he has to face Wall Street

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Mark Zuckerberg survived 10 hours of grilling by nearly 100 members of Congress this month. Now, Facebook's CEO must confront a group that could actually punish his company in the short-term: investors.

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President Trump won't attend Barbara Bush funeral, to 'avoid disruptions'

President Donald Trump will not attend Saturday's funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, the White House said in a statement Thursday, citing the desire to "avoid disruptions" and out of respect for her family... More>>

In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action Video included

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Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control.

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Hawaii rescue boat operator accused of demanding money from flood victims

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Some of the rescued said they were the victims of a scam when they were told to either pay or be left stranded. Kauai Police said Friday those complaints led them to arrest boat operator Stephen Koehne.

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Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

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President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

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N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

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North Korea says its quest for nuclear weapons is "complete" and it "no longer needs" to test its weapons capability, a significant development ahead of diplomatic engagement with both South Korea and the United States.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday

Britain's Queen Elizabeth leaves after attending the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London, Monday, March 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool) Britain's Queen Elizabeth leaves after attending the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London, Monday, March 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool)
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Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest reigning monarch, celebrated her 92nd birthday on Saturday..

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Truck driver gets life sentence for role in death of 10 immigrants in Texas

San Antonio police officers investigate the scene where eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer loaded with at least 30 others outside a Walmart store. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) San Antonio police officers investigate the scene where eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer loaded with at least 30 others outside a Walmart store. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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The driver of a tractor-trailer found in Texas last summer packed with dozens of undocumented immigrants, 10 of whom died, was sentenced Friday to life without parole.

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There has been, on average, 1 school shooting every week this year

A 19-year-old man gunned down students and staff with a rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, slaughtering at least 17 unsuspecting students and adults. (CNN) A 19-year-old man gunned down students and staff with a rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, slaughtering at least 17 unsuspecting students and adults. (CNN)
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We're only 16 weeks into 2018, and there have already been 20 school shootings where someone was hurt or killed. That averages out to 1.25 shootings a week.

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Two Florida deputies killed by gunman while eating at a restaurant

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Two deputies were killed at a restaurant in Florida by a shooter who fired through a window.

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Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

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Prompted by the first sitting senator with a newborn, the Senate has decided to allow the babies of its members into the chamber, but not before some coaxing.

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Columbine survivors and Parkland students rally for change 19 years after massacre

Just a few months ago, the word "Columbine" meant nothing to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School junior Kayla Schaefer. Today, Columbine might as well be a synonym for "hope." More>>

The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

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The Justice Department has sent Congress confidential memos written by former FBI Director James Comey. More>>

Lance Armstrong to pay US government $5 million to settle lawsuit

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Cycling legend Lance Armstrong will pay the United States $5 million for using performance-enhancing drugs while the US Postal Service was paying millions to sponsor his team.

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Arkansas Ten Commandments display to be installed next week

The Ten Commandments monument was destroyed at the Arkansas State Capitol on Wednesday. (Source: KATV/CNN) The Ten Commandments monument was destroyed at the Arkansas State Capitol on Wednesday. (Source: KATV/CNN)

A Ten Commandments monument will be installed outside Arkansas' Capitol next week, months after the original display was destroyed.

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Trump calls sketch released by Daniels 'a total con job' Video included

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Trump says a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent. More>>

How did an Ohio teen asphyxiate in his own car, and why couldn't police find him after 911 call

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The first call to 911 from 16 year-old Kyle Plush is haunting. He's trapped in his car but the dispatcher is having trouble hearing him.  Dispatcher: "Where are you?" Kyle Plush: "If you don't send help I'm gonna die soon." 

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911 operator gets jail time for hanging up on emergency calls

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A former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services.

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Exchange your child's old car seat for a voucher to get a new one at Target

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Are you in the market for a new child's car seat? If you have an old one, exchange it at Target for a voucher that can be used to purchase a new car seat, booster seat, car seat base, or travel system.

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Watch: Meteorologist saves cows from deadly wildfire using truck's horn

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A meteorologist is being heralded as a hero after an intense video showed him rescuing a herd of cows from a deadly fire.

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Husband, wife could face charges after 100 animals rescued from suspected cockfighting operation Video included

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More than 100 birds have been rescued Monday in an alleged cockfighting ring.

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Here's what happened on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380

The National Transportation Safety Board is onsite inspecting a Southwest airline plane after engine failure caused the plane to make an emergency landing. (@NTSB_Newsroom/Twitter via CNN) The National Transportation Safety Board is onsite inspecting a Southwest airline plane after engine failure caused the plane to make an emergency landing. (@NTSB_Newsroom/Twitter via CNN)
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When the engine on the left wing broke in mid-flight, the pilots of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 had to deal with a 737 that suddenly banked left on its own, well past any angle they would use.

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GRAPHIC: SC lawmaker releases video from inside Lee Correctional Institution during deadly riot Video included

South Carolina lawmaker has released videos from inside Lee Correctional Institution the night of the prison riots that left seven dead and left 22 other inmates injured. (Source: Justin Bamberg/Anonymous Lee Correctional inmate) South Carolina lawmaker has released videos from inside Lee Correctional Institution the night of the prison riots that left seven dead and left 22 other inmates injured. (Source: Justin Bamberg/Anonymous Lee Correctional inmate)
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South Carolina lawmaker has released a video from inside Lee Correctional Institution the night of the prison riots that killed seven and left 22 other inmates injured. 

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Woman finds hidden camera in restroom at metro Atlanta Starbucks

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A woman called 911 after she found a hidden camera inside the unisex restroom of a Starbucks in metro Atlanta.

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Greitens files temporary restraining order against Hawley, requests special prosecutor Video included

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R-MO) has filed a temporary restraining order against Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley (R-MO). 

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Hero pilot of Southwest flight praised for 'nerves of steel'

The National Transportation Safety Board is onsite inspecting a Southwest airline plane after engine failure caused the plane to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport. (@NTSB_Newsroom/Twitter) The National Transportation Safety Board is onsite inspecting a Southwest airline plane after engine failure caused the plane to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport. (@NTSB_Newsroom/Twitter)
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A Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing Tuesday after the jet apparently blew an engine is being praised for her "nerves of steel." 

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Funeral arrangements set for Barbara Bush

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Former President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Lynda Johnson Robb, says she smiles when she thinks of Barbara Bush, saying her candor was always refreshing and her grace was endless.

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo secretly met with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

CIA Director Mike Pompeo visited North Korea more than two weeks ago for a secret meeting with leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, sources confirmed to CNN. More>>

South Carolina's prisons among the deadliest in the US Video included

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South Carolina officials are blaming the prison riot that killed seven inmates on a turf war between gangs over territory, money and contraband items like cellphones. More>>

Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

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A family spokesman says former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92.

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NASA spacecraft aims to put mystery planets on galactic map

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NASA's newest spacecraft is about to embark on a two-year quest to find and identify mystery worlds thought to be lurking in our cosmic backyard. More>>

Man accused of inviting juvenile to home and raping her

Brandon Mitchell Marrone (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Brandon Mitchell Marrone (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
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A night of movies ended with a Jonesboro man accused of raping a juvenile.

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Lee Correctional prison riot: Seven inmates killed in incident identified in 'mass casualty incident' Video included

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Seven inmates were killed and another 17 were treated following multiple "inmate on inmate altercations" Sunday night at Lee Correctional Institution.  

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Family sues woman who came to officer's aid in fatal Indiana shooting Video included

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In February 2017, an off-duty Indiana conservation officer responded to a 911 call about a suspicious vehicle. At some point, the officer got into a scuffle with Justin Holland, 25, who was later shot and killed by Kystie Jaehnen, according to police.

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Grandmother on the run after allegedly killing her husband, then her look-alike

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The 56-year-old woman is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached if located, police said.  

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8-year-old boy slashes other students with knife at elementary school

This image shows Pleasant View Elementary School in Sauk Rapids, Minn., where police said an 8-year-old boy randomly slashed three students on Monday, April 17, 2018. (Source: WCCO via CNN) This image shows Pleasant View Elementary School in Sauk Rapids, Minn., where police said an 8-year-old boy randomly slashed three students on Monday, April 17, 2018. (Source: WCCO via CNN)
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A second-grader in Minnesota randomly slashed three students with a knife at the start of the school day on Monday, according to authorities.

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Court records: Ketchup in toilet led babysitter to abuse, cause death of 3-year-old girl Video included

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Lindsay Partin, the babysitter charged in the death of a 3-year-old Hannah Wesche, abused Hannah because the toddler dumped ketchup in the toilet, newly released court documents say. 

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New war authorization from Congress unveiled following Syria strikes

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A bipartisan group of senators on the Foreign Relations Committee late Monday unveiled a major rewrite of the Authorization for Use of Military Force.

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Funeral held for Kyle Plush, Council calls special meeting over his 'tragic death' Video included

Kyle  Plush's casket is wheeled into St. Rose Church in the East End for his funeral Monday. (FOX19 NOW/Robert Guaderrama) Kyle Plush's casket is wheeled into St. Rose Church in the East End for his funeral Monday. (FOX19 NOW/Robert Guaderrama)
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The funeral service was held Monday for 16-year-old Kyle Plush, who died last week after becoming pinned in his family's mini-van while it was parked at his school.

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Tuesday is the last day to file taxes for 2017

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If you haven't filed your taxes yet, you don't have much time left. The last day to file a return for the 2017 tax year is Tuesday, April 17. 

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Comey speculates Russians may have damaging info on Trump

In this image released by ABC News, former FBI director James Comey appears at an interview with George Stephanopoulos that aired during a primetime "20/20" special on Sunday, April 15, 2018. (Ralph Alswang/ABC via AP) In this image released by ABC News, former FBI director James Comey appears at an interview with George Stephanopoulos that aired during a primetime "20/20" special on Sunday, April 15, 2018. (Ralph Alswang/ABC via AP)
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Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it's possible the Russians have compromising information on President Donald Trump.

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Western airstrikes unlikely to impact Assad's war machine

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The Western airstrikes on suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities might have rained down punishment from the sky, but they will not fundamentally degrade a war machine whose main bases, weaponry and personnel remain in place. More>>

Comey says Trump 'morally unfit' in ABC interview

Former FBI Director, James Comey appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee in the Hart Office Building on Thursday June 08, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Former FBI Director, James Comey appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee in the Hart Office Building on Thursday June 08, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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In his first televised interview since President Trump fired him last year, James Comey calls Trump "morally unfit to be President."

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WSJ: Michael Cohen used same company for payment deals for two women

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President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen used the same Delaware limited liability company to facilitate payments to two women, according to a report Sunday in The Wall Street Journal. 

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Barbara Bush in failing health, won't seek further treatment

Former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health, a source close to the Bush family tells CNN. More>>

Prominent gay rights lawyer sets himself on fire in protest suicide

A prominent gay rights attorney who led lawsuits legalizing same-sex marriage set himself on fire in Brooklyn on Saturday morning in a fatal plea for action on issues related to the environment. More>>

80 People Displaced and 3 Adults, 1 Child Suffer Minor Injuries After Multiple Fires at Anaheim Apartment Complex

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Eighty people were displaced and three adults and a child suffered minor smoke inhalation injuries after multiple fires broke out at an apartment complex in Anaheim Saturday night.

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911: Man kills daughter who was also his wife after breakup Video included

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The mother of a suspect in an apparent murder-suicide spanning three states said in a 911 call that he had confessed to killing three people including his 7-month-old son.

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Remembering the Boston Marathon bombing

Five years ago, on April 15, 2013, two home-made bombs were detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The explosions killed three people and injured hundreds, including 16 people who lost limbs.

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Kentucky teachers rally in 'day of action' at state Capitol

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Inspired by her special needs students, Leslie Busch joined her fellow teachers Friday at the state Capitol in Frankfort in what the Kentucky Education Association called "a day of action."

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Jennifer Hart had alcohol in her system at time of fatal crash

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Jennifer Hart, the mother who drove her family off an oceanside cliff in a fatal crash, had a blood alcohol level that was over the state's legal limit.

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Trump declares 'mission accomplished' in Syria strike

President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Friday, April 13, 2018, in Washington, about the United States' military response to Syria's chemical weapon attack on April 7. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Friday, April 13, 2018, in Washington, about the United States' military response to Syria's chemical weapon attack on April 7. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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President Donald Trump declared "mission accomplished" in Friday night's strike on three Syria targets and argued that it "could not have had a better result." "A perfectly executed strike last night," Trump tweeted Saturday.

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Apple memo warning employees about leaking gets leaked

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Apple recently sent a memo warning employees not to leak company information, saying 29 employees were caught last year, 12 of whom were arrested. Naturally, the memo was leaked. 

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Photos: Missiles streak across the sky during Syria attack

The Damascus sky lights up missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital early Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) The Damascus sky lights up missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital early Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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The Damascus sky lights up as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital.

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Trump: US, allies attacking Syria to stop chemical weapons

President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Friday, April 13, 2018, in Washington, about the United States' military response to Syria's chemical weapon attack on April 7. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Friday, April 13, 2018, in Washington, about the United States' military response to Syria's chemical weapon attack on April 7. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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President Trump announced to the nation on Friday that the United States, France, and Britain launched a combined strike against Syria.

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Explosions rock Syrian capital as Trump announces strikes

Damascus skies erupt with anti-aircraft fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018.  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) Damascus skies erupt with anti-aircraft fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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Loud explosions rocked Syria's capital and filled the sky with heavy smoke early Saturday after President Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons.

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Exclusive: FBI seized recordings between Trump's lawyer and Stormy Daniels' former lawyer

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The FBI seized recordings President Donald Trump's attorney made of his conversations with a lawyer representing two women who had alleged affairs with Trump

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Romaine lettuce to blame for multistate E. coli outbreak

Chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, area is thought to be the source of the outbreak. (Photo: BW Folsom/Shutterstock) Chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, area is thought to be the source of the outbreak. (Photo: BW Folsom/Shutterstock)
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Chopped romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona, area is to blame for a multistate E. coli outbreak, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

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Trump vows to back law to protect marijuana industry

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President Donald Trump has promised to support legislation protecting the marijuana industry in states that have legalized the drug.

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Police: Woman who drove SUV with family off cliff was drunk

The family's SUV plunged about 100 feet off a cliff along Highway 1, killing all of the vehicle's occupants. (California Highway Patrol) The family's SUV plunged about 100 feet off a cliff along Highway 1, killing all of the vehicle's occupants. (California Highway Patrol)
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A woman who drove off a Northern California cliff last month in an SUV carrying her wife and children was drunk, authorities said Friday.

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Trump pardons Scooter Libby, says he was 'treated unfairly'

Former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby walks past a line of photographers as he prepares to give a news conference outside federal court in this March 6, 2007, file photo.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert/FILE) Former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby walks past a line of photographers as he prepares to give a news conference outside federal court in this March 6, 2007, file photo. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert/FILE)
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President Donald Trump issued a full pardon on Friday to I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney.

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Trump slams Comey as 'weak and untruthful slime ball'

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President Donald Trump slammed James Comey on Friday as a "proven LEAKER & LIAR," the day after explosive excerpts from the former FBI director's tell-all book surfaced in media reports. 

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Police: Something went 'terribly wrong' in death of trapped teen who called 911 for help Video included

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Kyle Plush was retrieving his tennis gear when the seat of his 2004 Honda Odyssey flipped, pinning him upside down.

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Nope! North Carolina restaurant serving up ‘tarantula burger’

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Sometimes you can’t say “nope” enough. But for whatever reason, one Durham restaurant is saying yes to a “tarantula burger.” 

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Dog found with mouth wired shut, legs tied together in Chesterfield County Video included

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According to Rebecca with the Chesterfield County Animal Services, a person was driving behind a car when they saw something fly out of the window. 

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GRAPHIC: Video shows car slam into man attending a vigil for a cyclist

Dramatic video shows the moment a car slams into a man attending a vigil for a cyclist in Los Angeles.

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Florida school shooting suspect wants to give inheritance to victims

This photo provided by the Broward County Jail shows Nikolas Cruz. Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. (Broward County Jail via AP) This photo provided by the Broward County Jail shows Nikolas Cruz. Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. (Broward County Jail via AP)
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Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said he wants to give any inheritance due to him from his late mother’s estate to the victims’ families or an organization that will “help heal the community.” 

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Greitens: "Allegations will be proven false"

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says a state House committee's report on an investigation into his extramarital affair with his hairdresser will be "full of lies."

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Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens 100

Toxic effects of synthetic cannabinoids include seizures, psychosis, kidney failure and chest pains. (Photo: CNN) Toxic effects of synthetic cannabinoids include seizures, psychosis, kidney failure and chest pains. (Photo: CNN)
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Fake marijuana likely contaminated with rat poison has killed three people in Illinois and caused severe bleeding in more than 100 others, including a few in four other states.

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Watch: Body cam video shows police rescuing blind woman from house fire

Video captured two Miami Beach police officers rescuing a blind woman after her house caught on fire early Monday.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan won't seek re-election

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House Speaker Paul Ryan has told confidantes he is not seeking re-election and will soon announce his decision, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told CNN Wednesday.

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Man accused of killing wife in Kansas and leaving body in dumpster

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Police say the woman died of blunt force trauma.

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Marijuana legalization could help offset opioid epidemic

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Experts have proposed using medical marijuana to help Americans struggling with opioid addiction. Now, two studies suggest that there is merit to that strategy.

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VIDEO: Surveillance video shows Mother Nature's fury as tornado hits university campus

Surveillance video captures Mother Nature's fury as a powerful tornado hit the Jacksonville State University campus.

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Israel blamed for Syria missile strike; 14 reported killed

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The timing of the airstrikes in central Homs province, hours after President Donald Trump said there would be "a big price to pay" for the chemical weapons attack, raised questions about whether Israel was acting alone or as a proxy for the United States.

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US to require would-be immigrants to submit social media history

In this file image, President Donald J. Trump deliveres his first week address to the nation as president on January 28th, 2017. (CNN, whitehouse.gov) In this file image, President Donald J. Trump deliveres his first week address to the nation as president on January 28th, 2017. (CNN, whitehouse.gov)
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The administration expects the move to affect nearly 15 million would-be immigrants to the United States, according to the documents.

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VIDEO: Utah patrol trooper hit by car on snowy highway

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A runaway car on a snowy highway struck a Utah Highway Patrol trooper from behind, sending him flying into the air. (Video from Utah Dept. of Public Safety.)

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Trump's National Security Council recommends expelling Russian diplomats

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President Trump is expected to receive a recommendation from his National Security Council on Friday that he expel a yet-to-be-determined number of Russian diplomats from the U.S.

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WATCH: Video shows officers rescuing man moments before house explosion

Police have released video of a mobile home exploding after it caught fire in California on Thursday.  Officers helped a man get away from the burning home just moments before the blast.

He was hospitalized with serious burns.

Firefighters responded to the scene and extinguished the blaze in about 20 minutes.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

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Georgia teacher in custody after report of shots fired at school Video included

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A teacher is in custody after police in Dalton, Georgia responded to a ‘shots fired’ call at a high school Wednesday.

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Suspected gunman in Waffle House mass shooting charged Video included

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The suspected gunman, 29-year-old Travis Reinking, was arrested Monday afternoon, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department.

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Former President George H.W. Bush moved out of intensive care unit

Former President George H.W. Bush has been moved out of the intensive care unit to a regular patient room after earlier contracting an infection that spread to his blood, a family spokesman said Wednesday. More>>

Dad of toddler found dead in suitcase now facing charges

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A Virginia man whose toddler daughter's body was found in a suitcase next to train tracks in New Jersey earlier this month is now facing charges. 

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Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there's no 'Plan B' Video included

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French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing that there's no "Plan B".

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Former students recall 1968 protests that shut down Columbia

In this April 29, 1968 file photo, Columbia University students who don't agree with their classmates staging a sit-in in Low Memorial Library. (Credit: AP Photo/Anthony Camerano, File) In this April 29, 1968 file photo, Columbia University students who don't agree with their classmates staging a sit-in in Low Memorial Library. (Credit: AP Photo/Anthony Camerano, File)
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Fifty years ago Monday, Columbia University students angry about racism and the Vietnam War began a rebellion that fed a sense the country was in turmoil. 

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Twain apologizes for saying she would have voted for Trump

Artist Shania Twain speaks at the exhibit opening of "Shania Twain: Rock This Country" at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Laura Roberts/Invision/AP) Artist Shania Twain speaks at the exhibit opening of "Shania Twain: Rock This Country" at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Laura Roberts/Invision/AP)
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Shania Twain has apologized for saying if she were American she would have voted for Donald Trump for president, even though he's offensive. Twain made the comments in an interview with The Guardian that was published over the weekend. 

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Four presidents come together to pay tribute to Barbara Bush

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A touching photograph of several generations of presidents paying tribute to the late Barbara Bush is being warmly and widely circulated on social media.

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WSJ: Trump to ask North Korea to dismantle nuclear arsenal before talking sanctions relief

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President Donald Trump will ask North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to dismantle the country's nuclear arsenal without conceding significant ground on economic sanctions, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

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Trump says US has not 'given up anything' in North Korea talks

President Donald Trump declared Sunday morning the United States has not "given up anything" in negotiations with North Korea in response to criticism that Pyongyang is getting more out of the talks than Washington. More>>

Nashville mayor demands stricter gun control after Waffle House shooting

As police search for the gunman who killed four people at a Tennessee Waffle House, the mayor of Nashville is saying "enough is enough" and calling for stricter gun-control laws. More>>

Islamic State suicide bomber kills 48 in Afghan capital

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A suicide bomber struck a voter registration center in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 48 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. 

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Mitt Romney fails to secure Utah GOP nomination, will face primary

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Mitt Romney did not win the Utah Republican Party's nomination on Saturday, meaning he must compete in a June primary election as he seeks to replace retiring US Sen. Orrin Hatch.

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Verne Troyer, known for his role as 'Mini-Me' in Austin Powers series, has died at 49

Verne Troyer attends the world premiere of "BOO! A Madea Halloween" held at ArcLight Cinerama Dome on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP) Verne Troyer attends the world premiere of "BOO! A Madea Halloween" held at ArcLight Cinerama Dome on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP)
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Actor Verne Troyer, widely known for his role as "Mini-Me" in the Austin Powers series, has died at the age of 49.

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WaPo: Sessions said he'd consider resigning if Trump fired Rosenstein

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions told White House counsel Donald McGahn he would have considered leaving if President Donald Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Russia probe .

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Ex-Forbes reporter says Trump posed as executive, lied to him to crack Forbes 400 list

A former Forbes reporter claims that Donald Trump, before he was president, pretended to be a Trump Organization executive speaking on Trump's behalf and then lied about his wealth in order to crack the Forbes 400 list. More>>

Chicago suburb faces 2nd lawsuit after semi-automatic weapons ban

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The northern Chicago suburb of Deerfield faces a second lawsuit after its village board voted unanimously to ban certain semi-automatic firearms.

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Democrats file suit alleging Russia, Trump, WikiLeaks conspired to interfere in 2016 campaign Video included

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The Democratic National Committee is suing the Trump campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and several associates of President Donald Trump alleging a grand racketeering, hacking and fraudulent conspiracy that...

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Wells Fargo fined $1 billion for insurance and mortgage abuses

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Two federal regulators are fining Wells Fargo $1 billion for forcing customers into car insurance and charging mortgage borrowers unfair fees.

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Self-driving cars. Scooters. The future of commuting to work is here

Freightliner has been given a license to test out its autonomously driving tractor-trailer truck in the state of Nevada Freightliner has been given a license to test out its autonomously driving tractor-trailer truck in the state of Nevada
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By Matt McFarland  WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) -- Innovation is underway to rethink one of the biggest headaches we face on a daily basis: getting to work. From crowdsourced shuttle buses to companies offering rides to lure top talent, here are concepts used in some cities that could one day help your morning commute. 1. Employers shuttle you to work Some of the largest US companies, including Google, Apple and Facebook, offer shuttles or arranged ride shares to get employees to wo... More>>

Police: Man arrested at Taylor Swift house had knife, rope

Taylor Swift performs at DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert at Club Nomadic on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP) Taylor Swift performs at DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert at Club Nomadic on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP)
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A Colorado man who was wearing a mask and had a knife in his car when he was arrested outside a Beverly Hills home owned by Taylor Swift was released from custody on Tuesday while police continued their investigation. 

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Illinois youth tackle football ban dead for now

Chinese youths take part in a Youth Tackle Football game at a National Football League publicity event held in Beijing, China, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.  (Credit: AP Photo / Ng Han Guan) Chinese youths take part in a Youth Tackle Football game at a National Football League publicity event held in Beijing, China, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. (Credit: AP Photo / Ng Han Guan)
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The sponsor of a proposal to ban Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the measure aimed at delaying the effects of helmet-banging head trauma lacks the votes to pass this session.

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Puerto Rico suffers island-wide power outage

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Puerto Rico has suffered an island-wide power outage, Puerto Rico's power authority said Wednesday -- nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria destroyed much of the island's infrastructure and its electrical grid. 

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'Black Panther' comes to Saudi Arabia as movie theater ban ends

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Saudi Arabia is ending a 35-year ban on movie theaters with a screening of "Black Panther." 

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Carl Kasell, longtime NPR newscaster, dead at 84

National Public Radio's Carl Kasell delivers one of his last newscasts during the Morning Edition program at NPR December 30, 2009 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) National Public Radio's Carl Kasell delivers one of his last newscasts during the Morning Edition program at NPR December 30, 2009 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Carl Kassell, a fixture on NPR for more than 30 years on "Morning Edition" and later its quiz show "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!," died Tuesday from complications from Alzheimer's disease. 

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Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

The Georges Pompidou hospital in Paris first transplanted a new face onto Jerome Hamon in 2010. But after getting ill in 2015, Hamon was given drugs that interfered with anti-rejection medicines he was taking for his face transplant. (Credit: AP) The Georges Pompidou hospital in Paris first transplanted a new face onto Jerome Hamon in 2010. But after getting ill in 2015, Hamon was given drugs that interfered with anti-rejection medicines he was taking for his face transplant. (Credit: AP)
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In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient — who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany. 

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$1 million federal grant will help study of transgender kids

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The first large-scale, national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to a five-year, $1 million grant awarded Thursday by the National Science Foundation to the professor leading the project.

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Harry Anderson of 'Night Court' fame dies at 65

(AP Photo/Richard Drew) Harry Anderson, left, was among the stars posing for photographers after a press conference in New York announcing NBC-TV's prime time line-up for Fall 1988, shown May 19, 1988. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Harry Anderson, left, was among the stars posing for photographers after a press conference in New York announcing NBC-TV's prime time line-up for Fall 1988, shown May 19, 1988.
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Harry Anderson, known for his acting role as Judge Harry Stone on Night Court was found dead in his Asheville, North Carolina home Monday morning according to police. 

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Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity

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NEW YORK (AP) — A legal fight over what should happen to records the FBI seized from President Donald Trump's personal attorney took a surprise twist Monday when the lawyer, Michael Cohen, was forced to reveal in court that he had also secretly done legal work for Fox News host Sean Hannity. The disclosure came as Cohen's attorneys tried to persuade a federal judge in New York to delay prosecutors from examining records and electronic devices seized in the raids on the grounds ... More>>

Surfer makes it back to beach with both legs mauled by shark

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A surfer mauled by a shark Monday off southwestern Australia managed to swim to shore despite serious injuries to both of his legs, an official and a witness said. 

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TV producer accused of drugging, killing deaf sister, her dogs in staged fire

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A television producer arrested Thursday on suspicion of killing her deaf and partially blind sister three years ago drugged the woman, placed her in a garage and set the building on fire to make the death look accidental, Los Angeles police said. 

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A look at claims of racial bias in US restaurants

Videos posted online show officers handcuffing the men in the downtown establishment on Thursday. A white man in the video is heard saying he was meeting with the men and calls the arrest "ridiculous." (Credit: AP) Videos posted online show officers handcuffing the men in the downtown establishment on Thursday. A white man in the video is heard saying he was meeting with the men and calls the arrest "ridiculous." (Credit: AP)
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Starbucks is only the latest U.S. food chain to come under scrutiny because of the way black people were treated at one of its locations.

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Survivors of a chemical attack in Syria tell their stories for the first time

The air in the camp is thick, fraught with the muted mourning of people who have been through more than they can comprehend, people whose losses penetrate their souls and whose fears are so great that they can barely... More>>

US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

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President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his use of the phrase "Mission Accomplished" to describe a U.S.-led missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program, even as his aides stressed continuing U.S. troop involvement and plans for new economic sanctions against Russia for enabling the government of Bashar Assad.

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Kentucky governor says teachers' strike left children vulnerable to sexual assault

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin speaks at a joint session of the Kentucky legislature during the State of the Commonwealth address in Frankfort, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley) Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin speaks at a joint session of the Kentucky legislature during the State of the Commonwealth address in Frankfort, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says children were left vulnerable to harm, sexual assault and drugs as a result of public school closures throughout the state Friday to allow teachers and supporters to protest at the state's...

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In Peru for summit, Pence offers support for Syrian strike Video included

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Vice President Mike Pence has wrapped up his trip to a summit of Latin American leaders.

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UN rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression in Syria

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The UN Security Council overwhelmingly rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the "aggression" by the United States and its allies against Syria on Saturday. More>>

Police chief: Officers did nothing wrong in Starbucks arrest

Videos posted online show officers handcuffing the men in the downtown establishment on Thursday. A white man in the video is heard saying he was meeting with the men and calls the arrest "ridiculous." (Credit: AP) Videos posted online show officers handcuffing the men in the downtown establishment on Thursday. A white man in the video is heard saying he was meeting with the men and calls the arrest "ridiculous." (Credit: AP)
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Philadelphia's police commissioner on Saturday defended officers who arrested two black men at a Starbucks, prompting accusations of racism on social media and an apology from the company. 

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US 'locked and loaded' to strike Syria again if there's another chemical attack, Haley says

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Russia has condemned US, UK and French strikes against targets in Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons as the Western allies argued they were essential to deter the future use of illegal munitions.

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Watch: Sirens go off, explosions light up sky in Syria

Damascus skies erupt with anti-aircraft fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) Damascus skies erupt with anti-aircraft fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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Loud explosions rocked Syria's capital and filled the sky with heavy smoke early Saturday.

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Trump slams Comey as 'weak and untruthful slime ball'

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President Donald Trump slammed James Comey on Friday as a "proven LEAKER & LIAR," the day after explosive excerpts from the former FBI director's tell-all book surfaced in media reports.

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In new book, Comey says Trump ‘untethered to truth’

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Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and “untethered to truth” and calls his leadership of the country “ego driven and about personal loyalty” in a forthcoming book. 

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US denies Syrian state media reports of US missile attack on Homs air base

President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The US denied attacking a Syrian airfield Sunday, hours after President Donald Trump tweeted "Animal Assad" would have a "big price to pay" for an alleged chemical weapons attack.

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Trump: Syria attack 'very soon or not so soon at all!'

President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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President Donald Trump says an attack on Syria could take place "very soon or not so soon at all!"

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Trump administration weighing drug testing for food stamps

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. rocket team, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. rocket team, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require mandatory drug testing for some food stamp recipients. 

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Trump taunts Russia, says US military response coming in Syria Video included

President Donald Trump speaks at a event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) President Donald Trump speaks at a event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday that it should "get ready" for a missile strike on Syria, vowing to thwart any missile defenses.

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Day after Bolton takes over, homeland security aide is out

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By Jeremy Diamond CNN  WASHINGTON (CNN) -- White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert is resigning, the White House confirmed on Tuesday. "The President is grateful for Tom's commitment to the safety and security of our great country. Tom led the White House's efforts to protect the homeland from terrorist threats, strengthen our cyber defenses, and respond to an unprecedented series of natural disasters," White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a sta...

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Police arrest 12-year-old boy walking with loaded AR-15

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Philadelphia police say they have arrested a 12-year-old boy who was walking down a street with a loaded AR-15 rifle. 

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Actor T.J. Miller charged with making bomb report on train

T. J. Miller speaks at the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision for Producers Guild of America/AP Images) T. J. Miller speaks at the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision for Producers Guild of America/AP Images)
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Actor T.J. Miller has been charged with calling 911 to falsely claim that a woman on the same train as him had a bomb in her luggage. 

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Authorities investigate SUV crash that killed family of 8

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They were known as the Hart Tribe, a free-spirited family of two women and their six adopted children who raised their own food, took spontaneous road trips and traveled to festivals and other events, offering free hugs and promoting unity. 

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Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin

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President Donald Trump fired Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin on Wednesday in the wake of a bruising ethics scandal and a mounting rebellion within the agency.

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Judge weighs cameras at Governor's trial, attorney for victim and prosecutors oppose Video included

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For the first time, an attorney for the woman at the center of the case against Governor Eric Greitens spoke out in court Thursday to ask the judge that no cameras allowed at the trial.

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A van speeds across Toronto sidewalks, leaving 10 pedestrians dead

Ten people are dead and 15 are injured after the driver of a van plowed into multiple pedestrians in Toronto on Monday in what appears to be a deliberate act, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said. More>>

Hundreds mourn New Mexico woman killed in Southwest flight

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An Albuquerque woman who died after an in-flight accident on a Southwest Airlines plane will be remembered at a memorial service. More>>

Melania Trump looks to history for inspired state dinner with the Macrons

It was three days before the most important dinner party she has ever hosted, but Melania Trump was not at the White House, triple-checking details. Instead, she was in Houston, Texas, to pay her respects to one of her... More>>

Predators beat Avs 5-0 in Game 6 to win first-round series

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Mattias Ekholm ignited the offense early with the first goal by a Nashville defenseman in the series, Pekka Rinne stopped 22 shots and the top-seeded Predators advanced to the second round with a 5-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in Game 6. More>>

Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP midterm plan

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She's not on ballot, but Hillary Clinton starring in GOP 2018 midterm strategy.

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Waffle House shooter was once arrested by Secret Service for trespassing near White House

The man suspected of killing four people at a Waffle House in Nashville on Sunday was previously arrested by the US Secret Service for trespassing and being in a restricted area near the White House, authorities said. More>>

Marijuana's effects on young brains diminish 72 hours after use, research says

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The difference in cognitive functioning between marijuana users and non-users was no longer apparent after 72 hours of marijuana abstinence.

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Social media lights up as basketball players stop game, kneel during funeral procession Video included

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A group of Franklinton basketball players is getting quite a bit of attention for taking a knee as a funeral procession passed by their pickup game Friday, April 20.

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World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

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The world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died. Nabi Tajima died in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan.

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Kellyanne Conway says asking about her husband's anti-Trump tweets is a 'double standard'

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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that it was inappropriate and a "double standard" to be asked about her husband's tweets, which have been critical of her boss, President Donald Trump.

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Kim Jong Un: North Korea no longer needs nuclear tests

North Korea says its quest for nuclear weapons is "complete" and it "no longer needs" to test its weapons capability, a significant development ahead of diplomatic engagement with South Korea and the United States. More>>

Cleveland woman finds home destroyed, burglars take kitchen sink Video included

Patricia Davis believes the thieves hit the home on Fuller Avenue just after she left around 9 a.m. Wednesday. (Source WOIO) Patricia Davis believes the thieves hit the home on Fuller Avenue just after she left around 9 a.m. Wednesday. (Source WOIO)
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Patricia Davis believes the thieves hit the home on Fuller Avenue just after she left around 9 a.m. Wednesday.

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Deputy who shot unarmed black man in Houston is fired

The deputy who shot and killed an unarmed black man in Houston has been fired, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. More>>

Barbara Bush's funeral draws more than 1,000 mourners to honor her life

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More than 1,000 mourners gathered in Texas on Saturday to pay their respects and celebrate the life of Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty.

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Suspect who victims thought was Uber driver in custody, accused of sexual assault

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A man is in custody after allegedly sexually assaulting two women Friday morning who both believed he was an Uber driver.

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Trump uses Comey memos to try to discredit Mueller investigation

President Donald Trump questioned the basis of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation in a tweet early Saturday morning, alleging that the probe started after former FBI Director James Comey "illegally... More>>

PD: Phoenix man arrested after running over 21-month-old son

Police say that 49-year-old Richard Hamilton, the child's father, was moving a truck on his property when he didn't see Samuel Hamilton, his 21-month-old son had gotten near the truck. (Source: MCSO) Police say that 49-year-old Richard Hamilton, the child's father, was moving a truck on his property when he didn't see Samuel Hamilton, his 21-month-old son had gotten near the truck. (Source: MCSO)
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A father has been arrested after police say he ran over his child Thursday evening in Phoenix. 

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Uber Eats driver arrested, accused of sexually assaulting mentally challenged man

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An Uber Eats driver is in custody after he allegedly sexually assaulted a mentally challenged man inside an Atlanta restaurant last month.

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R. Lee Ermey, ‘Full Metal Jacket’ actor, dies at 74

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Golden Globe-nominated actor for “Full Metal Jacket,” R. Lee Ermey, died Sunday, his long-time manager Bill Rogin announced on Twitter.

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Man asks about stealing beer; learns it means jail

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A Florida man asked the store clerk, "What would happen if I stole some beer?" Police say Christopher Maxwell soon found out. 

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Watch: Video shows police talking with YouTube shooter

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Police video made public Friday shows officers talking to a woman in her car hours before she opened fire at YouTube's headquarters in Northern California and telling them she has no intention of hurting herself or others.

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Trump unloads on Comey ahead of ex-FBI director's interview

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President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to unload on James Comey over his forthcoming memoir, calling him "slippery," suggesting he should be in jail and labeling him "the WORST FBI Director in history, by far!"

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Boston holds moment of silence at 2:49 p.m. to commemorate marathon bombing

The city of Boston held a moment of silence at 2:49 p.m. on Sunday as part of the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon terrorist attack. More>>

Tree falls on RV, killing 2-year-old in north Louisiana

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A 2-year-old girl died at a north Louisiana RV park overnight after a large tree crushed the RV in which she was sleeping.

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Comey: 'I don't know' if Trump was with prostitutes in Moscow

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Former FBI Director James Comey says he's unsure if he believes President Donald Trump's denial that he interacted with prostitutes during a trip to Russia in 2013. 

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Valley boy uses lemonade stand to raise money for fallen police officers

Five-year-old Grady Valen couldn't hide his smile as he got an all access tour of Henderson Police's substation on East Sunset. (Kurt Rempe / FOX5) Five-year-old Grady Valen couldn't hide his smile as he got an all access tour of Henderson Police's substation on East Sunset. (Kurt Rempe / FOX5)
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Five-year-old Grady Valen couldn't hide his smile as he got an all access tour of Henderson Police's substation on East Sunset.

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Valley toddler battling kidney cancer, shot while leaving grocery store

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A Las Vegas three-year-old battling cancer was shot while leaving a grocery store with her family in Utah.

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Fallen tree in Puerto Rico knocks out power to nearly 900,000

Puerto Rico was hit with a massive power outage, the power authority said Thursday -- nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria destroyed much of the island's infrastructure and its electrical grid. (Credit: @CarmenYulinCruz/Twitter via CNN) Puerto Rico was hit with a massive power outage, the power authority said Thursday -- nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria destroyed much of the island's infrastructure and its electrical grid. (Credit: @CarmenYulinCruz/Twitter via CNN)
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A tree fell on a major power line, knocking out service to 870,000 customers.

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Mom begged daughter not to go on plane hours before she died in Arizona

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Elena Pinada begged her daughter Helena not to go to Scottsdale, Arizona. "I did not want her to go, I begged her not to go. When she left I just said, 'Please God. Please God. Do not let anything happen to her." 

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Reports: National Enquirer paid doorman with gossip on Trump $30,000 to keep quiet

President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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The publisher of The National Enquirer reportedly paid a former Trump building doorman to keep him quiet about a rumor regarding Donald Trump's sex life.

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135,159 pounds of steak recalled across the country

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Conagra Brands is recalling 135,159 pounds of their Salisbury steak products due to possible foreign matter contamination.

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Police: Bank robber tries to impress Taylor Swift with stolen cash

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Police say "it seemed he wanted to propose" to Swift, so he drove about 60 miles to Westerly, Rhode Island, and started throwing some of the roughly $1,600 he's charged with stealing over Swift's fence.

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Austin police respond to reports of another explosion

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Austin authorities say they are responding to another reported explosion that injured at least 1 person. More>>

NRA supporters are blowing up their expensive YETI coolers over a canceled discount

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Deaf, partially blind dog stays with lost 3-year-old overnight, leads rescues to her

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Max, a loyal blue heeler, was made an honorary police dog after helping to rescue a missing 3-year-old who was lost in the Australian bush all night.

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Who was Jack Johnson, the boxer who may be pardoned by Trump?

On Saturday, President Donald Trump said he was weighing whether or not to grant a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, after it was suggested to him by actor Sylvester Stallone. More>>

NYC streets go car-free for Earth Day

New York City, in a far-reaching effort to limit its impact on the environment, marked Earth Day on Wednesday by announcing a plan to reduce its waste output by 90 percent by 2030. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) New York City, in a far-reaching effort to limit its impact on the environment, marked Earth Day on Wednesday by announcing a plan to reduce its waste output by 90 percent by 2030. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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New Yorkers are used to a lot of traffic. All day, every day streets are filled with cars, but for one day, busy streets will be car-free. In celebration of Earth Day, 30 blocks of New York City will only be open to pedestrian and bicycle traffic.

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Poll: Greitens’ approval rating currently at 37 percent

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A new survey shows that 37 percent of Missourians approve of Missouri Governor Greitens’ performance, while 51 percent disapprove.

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Phoenix Police Foundation holds fundraiser for fallen K-9 officer

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This past week, Phoenix Police lost K9 dog officer "Bane" during a call.  Since then, the community has been supporting the department through donations.  

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Feds say 'overwhelmed' mailman stashed 17,000 pieces of mail

A postal worker in New York City has been charged after law enforcement officials discovered more than 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in his possession, according to a criminal complaint. More>>

"Playoff P" Paul George scores 36, leads Thunder past Jazz

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George scores 36, leads Thunder to 116-108 win over Jazz. More>>

Country acts honor victims not in songs, but with words

Jason Aldean, left, and Brittany Kerr arrive at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Jason Aldean, left, and Brittany Kerr arrive at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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The country music community, returning to Las Vegas six months after a massive shooting in the city, remembered the victims not in song, but with words to open the Academy of Country Music Awards.

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Red Sox off to best start in 118-year history; beat O's 10-3

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Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-3 on Saturday to get to 12-2 _ the best start in their 118-year history. More>>

Retired firefighter raising money for kits to protect crews from cancer-causing toxins

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Firehouse Subs in Surprise is raising money to build decontamination kits for west Valley fire crews.

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Dispatcher who claims she couldn't hear teen trapped in van to return from leave Video included

Kyle Plush was a sophomore at Seven Hills School, a K-12 private school in Cincinnati's Madisonville neighborhood. (7hills.org) Kyle Plush was a sophomore at Seven Hills School, a K-12 private school in Cincinnati's Madisonville neighborhood. (7hills.org)
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Plush was retrieving his tennis gear when the third-row seat of his 2004 Honda Odyssey flipped, pinning him upside down.

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Terminix employee indicted in family's pesticide poisoning

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A Terminix employee has been charged in relation to 2015 pesticide use at a US Virgin Islands resort that left a Delaware family gravely ill.

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