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Jan 23, 2020

Three US firefighters killed in plane crash while battling wildfires in Australia
Three US firefighters died while battling wildfires in Australia when the C-130 tanker they were flying crashed in the southern section of the country, officials said Thursday. The firefighters were killed in the crash after leaving the town of Richmond in the New South Wales state on a firebombing mission, local officials said. "Unfortunately, all...

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Jan 23, 2020

Trump set to become first president to attend anti-abortion ‘March for Life'
President Trump said Wednesday he plans to attend the annual anti-abortion "March for Life" on Friday — making him the first sitting president take part in the demonstration. Trump made the announcement in a tweet, writing "See you on Friday … Big Crowd!" in a message that included a video sponsored by the march. The...

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Jan 23, 2020

Florida sex offender claims Google gave him permission to do ‘anything he wanted'
A registered sex offender in Florida was arrested earlier this month for allegedly trying to climb into a woman's car — telling police Google gave him permission to do what he wants, a report said. William Bastin, 38, screamed "let me in" at a busy intersection in Orange County, Fla., before trying to force his...

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Jan 23, 2020

Watchdog files FEC complaint against nonprofit founded by Bernie Sanders
WASHINGTON — The watchdog group Common Cause filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday, alleging that Our Revolution, a political nonprofit organization founded by Bernie Sanders, violated campaign finance law by accepting donations in excess of federal limits while boosting his White House ambitions. The complaint comes after The Associated Press reported...

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Jan 23, 2020

University of Minnesota student jailed in China over critical tweets, report says
China has arrested and sentenced a student that had allegedly posted tweets critical of Chinese President Xi Jinping while studying at the University of Minnesota, a report said Wednesday. Luo Daiqing, 20, was first detained in July in his hometown of Wuhan — which has made news for the spread of the deadly coronavirus —...

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Jan 23, 2020

Meghan McCain rips Hillary Clinton's ‘stupid' criticism of Bernie Sanders
Meghan McCain slammed Hillary Clinton‘s comments as "stupid" and "juvenile" after the former secretary of state was quoted as saying "nobody likes" Bernie Sanders. The daughter of late Sen. John McCain made her remarks Wednesday on ABC's "The View," as the quartet of hosts were discussing the apparent bad blood between Clinton and Sanders. "I...

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Jan 22, 2020

One dead, several injured in shooting in downtown Seattle
At least one person was killed and seven injured — including a child — when gunfire broke out in downtown Seattle on Wednesday, police said. The shooting broke out around 5 p.m. near Pike Place Market and cops were searching for multiple shooters who fled the scene, according to Seattle Police. All six gunshot victims...

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Jan 22, 2020

Democrats repeat testimony, evidence during Day 2 of Trump impeachment trial
House Democrats on Wednesday began their three-day argument that President Trump should be removed from office, mostly repeating testimony and evidence that was on full display during the hearings that led to their party-line vote to impeach him. In a two-hour opening argument before the Senate, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) charged Trump pressured Ukrainian President...

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Jan 22, 2020

Woman charged after going topless in front of stepkids faces court setback
A Utah woman was dealt a setback in her fight against criminal charges for being seen topless by her stepchildren in her own home when a judge upheld the state's lewdness law on Tuesday. Tilli Buchanan, who could face prison and be forced to register as a sex offender for 10 years if convicted, challenged the...

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Jan 22, 2020

2nd child molester dies after being beaten with cane in California prison
A second convicted child molester has died after being beaten with a walking cane by another inmate at a California prison last week, authorities said Wednesday. Graham De Luis-Conti, 62, — who was serving a life sentence for aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14 years old — was pronounced dead Sunday, corrections officials...

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Jan 22, 2020

Stolen car once owned by Rita Hayworth returned to owner
A World War II veteran had his car returned to him after the vehicle, which once belonged to Rita Hayworth, was stolen, police said on Twitter. Curly Bunfill, who earned three Purple Heart medals, got the Cadillac back on Monday after Sacramento police nabbed the thief, Sacramento County Main Jail records show. James William King,...

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Jan 22, 2020

Tulsi Gabbard says she's holding Hillary Clinton ‘accountable' with lawsuit
Democratic presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard said Wednesday she filed her $50 million defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton to hold the former secretary of state "accountable" for her alleged smears. Clinton, 72, has refused to walk back comments she made during an Oct. 17 appearance on a podcast, in which she referred to Gabbard as a...

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Jan 22, 2020

Kentucky National Guard soldiers plead guilty to hotel sex attack
Three out of four National Guard soldiers arrested for the 2017 sodomizing of a woman in a Kentucky hotel room have taken plea deals for reduced charges, a report said Wednesday. Anthony Tubolino, Tyler Hart and Jacob Ruth pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of sexual misconduct that could carry a penalty of 12 months behind...

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Jan 22, 2020

11 million tuned in to marathon first day of Trump impeachment trial
About 11 million people watched at least parts of the opening day of President Trump's Senate impeachment trial Tuesday on the cable and network news stations that televised the more than 12-hour proceedings. Fox News led the way with 2.65 million viewers in the 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. slot, followed by CBS with 1.94...

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Jan 22, 2020

Trump sets single-day POTUS tweet record during impeachment trial
Trump's decision to amplify allies during his Senate impeachment trial helped him easily pass his prior presidential record of 123 tweets in one day, set in December.

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Jan 22, 2020

Here's how Mike Bloomberg is luring 2020 campaign staffers with lavish perks
Billionaire presidential long shot Michael Bloomberg is trying to poach staff from other campaigns with outsized salaries and fancy perks like three catered meals a day, an iPhone 11 and a MacBook Pro, according to sources. Bloomberg is paying state press secretaries $10,000 a month, compared to the average going rate of $4,500 for other candidates...

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Jan 22, 2020

20-year-old Texas woman dies from flu after trip overseas
A young Texas woman died after falling ill with the flu upon returning from a trip overseas, according to a report. Yael Elizabeth Good, 20, was brought to the emergency room Jan. 7 after returning from Israel, according to news station KTRK and a memorial page. "Within a very short time, both her heart and...

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Jan 22, 2020

Texas man busted for stealing lingerie and sex toys: cops
A Texas man was busted for allegedly shoplifting $1,100 worth of lingerie and sex toys from an adult store, cops said. "#HappyValentinesDay" Capt. Willard Rogers of the Harris County Sheriff's Office tweeted Tuesday while announcing the arrest, alongside pictures of the pilfered panties. Jaquan Thompson, 23, was nabbed Monday by deputies for allegedly trying to...

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Jan 22, 2020

Schiff misidentified key players in Trump impeachment docs, report says
House impeachment manager Adam Schiff may have mischaracterized who a key witness was referring to when summarizing evidence in the probe, according to a report. A trove of evidence provided to House impeachment investigators by Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas showed a text message that Schiff (D-Calif.) included in a letter summarizing the information to...

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Jan 22, 2020

Michael Avenatti's defense could invoke Donald Trump, Stormy Daniels
"It's not as though Mr. Avenatti dropped out of the sky and somehow had this huge public following," Judge Paul Gardephe told prosecutors during a nearly five hour hearing as they hashed out logistics before next week's trial. "

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Jan 22, 2020

Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow slams Schiff, Dem impeachment case
President Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow on Wednesday questioned why Democrats need more documents and witness testimony when they already have enough information to present hour upon hour of evidence. "We just went through two and a half hours of laying out their case to go with the 11 hours laying out their case last night....

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Jan 22, 2020

Dem senators not feeling good about impeachment witness chances
WASHINGTON — Downcast Democrats have virtually abandoned all hope that the witnesses they want will testify in President Trump's impeachment trial. In a marathon debate on Tuesday which lasted until 2 a.m., 11 amendments submitted by Democrats to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's impeachment rules were voted-down along party lines. "I have to say, most...

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Jan 22, 2020

Corpse visible in New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel debris months after collapse
The body of a construction worker who died in last year's Hard Rock Hotel crane collapse in New Orleans and couldn't be safely removed from the heavily damaged building was exposed when a tarp covering it blew off, according to reports. Passersby in the popular French Quarter gawked at the gruesome sight of the victim's...

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Jan 22, 2020

Smugglers tried to bring 3,700 invasive mitten crabs into US
These packages seemed a little fishy. Dozens of shipments containing 3,700 live mitten crabs have been uncovered by US Customs and Border Protection officials in Cincinnati over the last four months — in boxes labeled as tools and clothing, according to the agency. The 51 packages, weighing about 3,400 pounds, came from China and Hong...

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Jan 22, 2020

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's conservative majority appeared ready Wednesday to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling in many states. The court was sharply divided along ideological lines in arguments over a provision in Montana's constitution that bars state aid to religious schools....

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Jan 22, 2020

Pence speaks at church service where bishop says ‘devil' causes homosexuality
Vice President Mike Pence told churchgoers on Sunday to honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy "in these divided times," before the church's bishop took the pulpit and decried homosexuality as caused by "the devil." Speaking at the Holy City Church of God in Christ in Memphis, Tennessee, over the holiday weekend, Pence preached on the...

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Jan 22, 2020

Pizza delivery driver pulls gun, shoots would-be robbers
He wasn't giving up his dough without a fight. A pizza delivery worker in North Carolina shot three goons who he says tried to rob him while he was on the job, according to a report. The chaotic incident unfolded late Monday outside an apartment complex in the city of Charlotte, WSOC-TV reported. Police say...

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Jan 22, 2020

Michigan woman says she was sexually assaulted on Spirit Airlines flight
A Michigan woman said a creep sexually assaulted her as she slept on a Spirit Airlines flight home from Atlanta this week, according to new reports. Tia Jackson, 22, of Westland, told FOX 2 that she had dozed off on a flight back to Detroit Tuesday morning, when she felt the man next to her...

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Jan 22, 2020

Joe Biden loses cool after reporter grills him about feud with Bernie Sanders
Joe Biden freaked out at a reporter after a campaign event in Mason City, Iowa, after he was grilled about his ongoing feud with Bernie Sanders.

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Jan 22, 2020

China halts travel from Wuhan amid outbreak of deadly coronavirus
Chinese officials have stopped travel out Wuhan as deaths surge from the outbreak of a mystery virus, according to a report. Outbound flights and trains were canceled Thursday local time from the central Chinese city, where the coronavirus emerged, China Daily reported. The lockdown will impact transportation starting 10 a.m. on Wuhan's buses, subways and...

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Jan 22, 2020

Man wrongfully convicted of murder set free after 28 years in prison
PHILADELPHIA — A man who served nearly three decades in prison for a triple killing in Philadelphia in what prosecutors called a "perfect storm" of injustice was freed after a judge threw out his conviction. "Theophalis Wilson, you are free to go," Judge Tracy Brandeis-Roman said Tuesday as extended family and friends who packed the...

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Jan 22, 2020

Rand Paul offers Trump a ‘ticket' to trial so he can see ‘corrupt faces' of Democrats
Sen. Rand Paul is offering President Trump "a ticket" to attend his Senate impeachment trial after Trump mused to reporters about wanting a front row seat.

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Jan 22, 2020

Ex-zookeeper ‘Joe Exotic' gets 22 years for murder-for-hire plot
An ex-zookeeper from Oklahoma known as "Joe Exotic" was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison for hatching a sick murder-for-hire plot against a rival and killing five tigers. A jury in April found Joseph Maldonado-Passage guilty of 21 counts, including plotting to kill a sanctuary owner in Florida who had criticized his treatment of...

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Jan 22, 2020

Nearly 100 beehives stolen from California orchard
The bees were being used to pollinate an almond orchard.

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Jan 22, 2020

Fifth body discovered on Tijuana property where California couple was found dead
A fifth body has been found on the Mexico property where a California couple was found buried — and the suspect may be a serial killer responsible for even more slayings, officials said. The fifth person — a man — was discovered Monday on the grounds in Tijuana and hasn't been identified, the Baja California...

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Jan 22, 2020

Mom arrested after baby dies of meth intoxication from breastfeeding
An Indiana mom was busted in connection with her newborn's death — when investigators determined she breastfed the tot after using methamphetamine, according to new reports. Ashlee Rans, 36, of Plymouth, initially told authorities that she put her newborn next to her in bed to breastfeed on Dec. 19, when both of them dozed off,...

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Jan 22, 2020

Hillary Clinton still isn't a fan of Bernie Sanders — but may support him after all
Well, maybe she'll support Bernie. Hillary Clinton ever-so-slightly walked back her comments on her 2016 Democratic primary rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) after facing considerable backlash. "I thought everyone wanted my authentic, unvarnished views!" the former Secretary of State joked in a tweet. "But to be serious, the number one priority for our country and...

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Jan 22, 2020

House Democrats present case in Trump's Senate impeachment trial
Rep. Adam Schiff on Wednesday kicked off the House Democrats' impeachment case by alleging that President Trump sought foreign interference to personally benefit himself in the 2020 election and by imploring senators to abide by their oath to be impartial jurors. Schiff (D-Calif.) said the senators are there because Trump abused "the power of his...

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Jan 22, 2020

House Democrats to present case in Trump's Senate impeachment trial
Following a marathon session that stretched into the early hours of Wednesday, Democratic House managers are set to present their opening arguments in President Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate at 1 p.m. The trial got underway in earnest on Tuesday afternoon as the impeachment managers and the president's defense lawyers furiously debated a number...

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Jan 22, 2020

Kristin Smart's family told to prepare for breakthrough in 23-year-old missing persons case
Kristin Smart's mom, Denise, said the FBI told her to brace herself for "something you don't expect."

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Jan 22, 2020

Pennsylvania woman gets up to 60 years for stepmom's murder
A Pennsylvania woman will spend up to 60 years in prison for offering an ex-boyfriend $30,000 to "whack her stepmom."

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Jan 22, 2020

United Airlines passengers checked for coronavirus-like symptoms
Two passengers flying from China on United Airlines were examined at a Chicago airport after appearing to show symptoms of the deadly virus that emerged overseas, the airline said. The travelers arrived on a flight from Shanghai to Chicago O'Hare International Airport amid reports of the mystery coronavirus spreading through international travel, according to CNBC....

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Jan 22, 2020

UN experts demand investigation into alleged Saudi hack of Jeff Bezos
United Nations experts demanded an "immediate investigation" into the hacking of Jeff Bezos' phone -- confirming that evidence pointed to Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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Jan 22, 2020

Georgia teacher accused of molesting 13-year-old boy faces deportation
Rumah Byrapaka, 24, was arrested Thursday for allegedly texting nude photos and sending racy messages to the teen.

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Jan 22, 2020

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries quotes Notorious B.I.G. during Trump impeachment trial
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries took a line from Notorious B.I.G. Tuesday when responding to a question by Jay Sekulow, an attorney on President Trump's impeachment defense team who asked, "Why are we here?"

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Jan 22, 2020

South Korea military discharges transgender soldier
The soldier, a staff sergeant, had gender-confirmation surgery last year after suffering years of depression.

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Jan 22, 2020

California police warn public not to ‘attack' sexual predator with full face tattoo named Pirate
Pirate, born Daniel Selovich, has a lengthy rap sheet that includes rape and assault across several states.

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Jan 22, 2020

Cops search for mystery thief living in grocery store ceiling
After several reports of possible break-ins and employees claiming to hear footsteps, police believe that a man has spent several weeks hiding up in the ceiling.

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Jan 22, 2020

Death toll from Chinese coronavirus outbreak nearly doubles
The death toll from China's deadly mystery virus has nearly doubled in less than 24 hours — with the number of fatalities climbing to 17 on Wednesday, according to reports. The Chinese province of Hubei has confirmed 17 deaths and more than 444 total cases of the coronavirus, which emerged in the capital of Wuhan,...

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Jan 22, 2020

Trump responds to Clinton's comments against Sanders: ‘Nobody likes her'
President Trump said "nobody" likes Hillary Clinton, turning the former secretary of state's comments about Sen. Bernie Sanders against her. "When Hillary says nobody likes him, nobody likes her. That's why she lost, nobody liked her," the president told Fox Business Network in an interview from Switzerland where he was attending the World Economic Forum....

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Jan 22, 2020

Bernie Sanders on Hillary Clinton comments: ‘Ask her' why she's still talking about 2016
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) refuted Hillary Clinton's claim that "nobody likes him" — saying he knows at least one person who does. "On a good day, my wife likes me, so let's clear the air on that one," Sanders joked to Capitol Hill reporters Tuesday. Sanders was asked to respond to comments by the former...

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Jan 22, 2020

Tulsi Gabbard sues Hillary Clinton for defamation
Democratic presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard has filed a defamation suit against Hillary Clinton for calling her a "Russian asset," according to newly filed court papers. "Tulsi Gabbard is running for President of the United States, a position Clinton has long coveted, but has not been able to attain," Wednesday's Manhattan federal lawsuit reads. "In October...

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Jan 22, 2020

‘Pettifogging': Why Chief Justice John Roberts used term during Trump impeachment trial
A little-used word dating back to the late 16th century -- pettifogging -- made a modern-day comeback at the first day of the impeachment trial of President Trump.

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Jan 22, 2020

Trump would ‘love' to stare down Democrats at Senate impeachment trial
President Trump on Wednesday suggested he would "love" to show up at his Senate impeachment trial and eyeball the Democrats prosecuting the House's case against him. "I'd love to go, wouldn't that be great?" Trump told reporters at a news conference in Davos, Switzerland, where he was attending the World Economic Forum. "I don't know,...

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Jan 22, 2020

Trump expected to add Nigeria, Tanzania, five more countries to travel ban list
Immigrants from Myanmar, Nigeria, Tanzania and other nations could face restrictions in the US.

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Jan 22, 2020

Estranged husband charged with Oregon woman Tiffany Lazon's murder
The estranged husband of a missing Oregon woman was charged in her slaying — after investigators found "bodily tissue and blood" matching her DNA on a circular saw that he borrowed, according to a new report. Tiffany Marie Lazon, 37, of Albany, has been listed as a missing person with the local police department since...

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Jan 22, 2020

Saudi Arabia calls claims that crown prince hacked Jeff Bezos' phone ‘absurd'
Reports claim a malicious file was sent during a "seemingly friendly" WhatsApp chat between Bezos and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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Jan 22, 2020

Trump says the US has the coronavirus ‘totally under control'
The US has the deadly coronavirus "totally under control," President Trump said Wednesday, a day after the first case was detected in the country. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Trump brushed off fears of the mysterious, flu-like illness that's been spreading across Asia, sickening 440 people and killing nine. "No, not...

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Jan 22, 2020

Mutant goat born with ‘human' face being worshiped like a god
Villagers in Nimodia, India, were initially baffled by the flat-faced farm animal.

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Jan 22, 2020

Mutant goat born with ‘human' face being worshipped like a god
Villagers in Nimodia, India, were initially baffled by the flat-faced farm animal.

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Jan 22, 2020

Senate passes McConnell's impeachment trial rules after more than 12 hours of debate
The Senate passed Mitch McConnell's impeachment trial rules along party lines early Wednesday morning — ending a 13-hour day of debate on the Senate floor in which all 11 amendments introduced by the Democrats were rejected. The amendments sought subpoenas for key witnesses and documents related to President Trump's decision to allegedly withhold aid to...

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Jan 22, 2020

Lawyers cleared Ukraine-aid wording before Trump-Zelensky call: emails
White House budget office documents show lawyers approved language delaying Ukraine aid the night before President Trump spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. An email written by career budget official Mark Sandy, released with hundreds of other communications late Tuesday, says White House Office of Management and Budget lawyers approved language stalling the aid on...

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Jan 22, 2020

Arizona mom sang to young children as she smothered them, police say
After allegedly killing her three children Monday, Rachel Henry "placed all of the children in a position on the living room couch as if they were taking a nap," according to court documents released Tuesday evening. Earlier, the Arizona mother reportedly sang to each of them as she suffocated them — even to the 3-year-old...

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Jan 22, 2020

Furries rescue woman being assaulted near California convention
A group of people dressed as furry animals for San Jose's FurCon Convention came to the rescue of a woman getting assaulted, a report said. The victim was allegedly being attacked in a car outside the convention center by suspect Demetri Hardnett on Friday night when the good Samaritans jumped in, according to a local...

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Jan 22, 2020

Death toll from mystery coronavirus in China rises to 9
The death toll from the coronavirus sweeping across China climbed to nine on Wednesday, as the number of reported cases rose to 440, Chinese health officials said. All of the reported deaths have been in the Hubei province, home to Wuhan city, where the mysterious, flu-like illness is believed to have originated in late December...

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Jan 22, 2020

Senators stifle yawns as impeachment debate drags on for hours
The impeachment trial of President Trump has just kicked off, but Tuesday's lengthy arguments over the trial rules had the American public — and many lawmakers — zoning out. Dozens and dozens of seats in the Senate gallery went unfilled as House impeachment managers and lawyers for President Trump sparred over whether or not additional...

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Jan 21, 2020

Senate Democrats privately weighing Biden for Bolton swap in impeachment trial
A number of Senate Democrats reportedly are privately discussing the possibility of striking a witness deal with Republicans that would pave the way for Hunter Biden's testimony in President Trump's impeachment trial. In return for the testimony of Joe Biden's embattled son — which Republicans have repeatedly called for — the Democrats would seek testimony...

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Jan 21, 2020

Venezuela has less cash in its coffers than Jay-Z is worth
Venezuela's cash supply has tanked so far that it has less money than Jay-Z. The South American country's reserves, which were already at a 30-year low, have now fallen below $1 billion amid economic sanctions, Bloomberg reported Friday. Venezuela's central bank has only about $800 million in cash and $200 million in liquid assets, sources...

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Jan 21, 2020

Buttigieg urges Iowa audience to get excited after awkward silence
Former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg elicited a moment of awkward silence during a campaign event in Iowa that's sparking comparisons to another viral moment during the 2016 election cycle. While several of his 2020 rivals — including Sens. Bernie Sanders from Vermont, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota — are stuck in Washington, D.C., serving...

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Jan 21, 2020

LeBron James surprises teens in Harlem, shows support for bike lanes
LeBron James made a surprise visit to the Harlem YMCA Tuesday to share his love of bikes with local teens. The three-time NBA champ delighted a few dozen unsuspecting youngsters gathered at the Y, when he showed up to announce that he'll be giving out free Citi Bike memberships to local youths in the spring....

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Jan 21, 2020

Man accused of killing family in Celebration, Florida, witnessed his dad's plot to kill mom
The man accused of killing his wife and kids in the Disney town of Celebration, Florida, witnessed his own father's plot to murder his mother when he was a little boy, according to a new report. Anthony Todt was 4 years old and home with his mother, Loretta Todt, in Pennsylvania when he watched the...

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Jan 21, 2020

Convicted child molester beaten to death with cane in California prison
An inmate at a California prison beat a convicted child molester to death with a walking cane, authorities said. Jonathan Watson, 41, allegedly battered the perv, David Bobb, 48, and another prisoner Thursday around 2:30 p.m. at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison in Corcoran. Both Bobb and the other prisoner suffered...

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Jan 21, 2020

Senate rejects amendment to impeachment trial seeking witnesses, documents
The Senate voted along party lines Tuesday to table an amendment proposed by Democrats seeking to subpoena additional documents and witnesses in President Trump's impeachment trial — killing the effort at least for now. The amendment, introduced by Sen. Chuck Schumer, would have compelled the Senate to subpoena former national security adviser John Bolton and...

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Jan 21, 2020

French publisher apologies after history textbook links CIA to 9/11
A French publisher has apologized after history books were printed that suggested the CIA orchestrated the 9/11 terror attacks, officials said. The textbooks, which were written by Jeane-Pierre Rocher, were published for students learning about 20th-century French, European and world history, the BBC reported. In the latest edition, the author wrote that US intelligence agencies...

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Jan 21, 2020

French publisher apologizes after history textbook links CIA to 9/11
A French publisher has apologized after history books were printed that suggested the CIA orchestrated the 9/11 terror attacks, officials said. The textbooks, which were written by Jeane-Pierre Rocher, were published for students learning about 20th-century French, European and world history, the BBC reported. In the latest edition, the author wrote that US intelligence agencies...

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Jan 21, 2020

Florida man may have killed Trump-supporting boss over politics
A Florida construction worker is accused of killing his boss during an argument that may have been sparked by politics, authorities said. Mason Trever Toney, 28, was arrested by the Orange County Sheriff's Office late Monday in the fatal stabbing of his friend and boss, William Steven Knight, 28, at a work site near Orlando...

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Jan 21, 2020

Lawmakers only allowed to drink milk, water on the Senate floor
Under an obscure rule, lawmakers on the Senate floor are only allowed to drink milk or water, greatly limiting the menu available to them throughout the impeachment trial against President Trump.

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Jan 21, 2020

Supreme Court rejects fast-track review of health care suit
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court refused Tuesday to consider a fast-track review of a lawsuit that threatens the Obama-era health care law, making it highly unlikely that the justices would decide the case before the 2020 election. The court denied a request by 20 mainly Democratic states and the Democratic-led House of Representatives to decide...

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Jan 21, 2020

German court may reject bid to remove anti-Semitic ‘Jew pig' relic
The so-called "Judensau," or "Jew pig," sculpture on the Town Church in Wittenberg dates back to around 1300.

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Jan 21, 2020

Power publicist Peggy Siegal compares coverage of her Epstein ties to the Holocaust
Prominent publicist Peggy Siegal — who got some bad press of her own over her dealings with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — compared the negative coverage about the pair's relationship to the Holocaust in an interview this week. Over the summer, the New York Times published a piece calling Siegal a "social guarantor" for the...

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Jan 21, 2020

American journalist Glenn Greenwald charged with cybercrimes in Brazil
American journalist Glenn Greenwald has been charged by Brazilian authorities with cybercrimes in what he calls government retribution for a series of scathing exposés. In a criminal complaint unveiled on Tuesday, Greenwald, 52, is accused of assisting a group of hackers who tapped into the cellphones of prosecutors and other government figures in furtherance of...

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Jan 21, 2020

Sending back climate refugees may violate right to life: UN agency
WELLINGTON - Governments need to take into account the climate crisis when considering the deportation of asylum seekers, the United Nations said in a landmark ruling that could pave the way for future climate refugees. The ruling by the UN Human Rights Committee was given in the case of Ioane Teitiota, from the Pacific nation...

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Jan 21, 2020

Dutch dad allegedly beat kids on farm to drive out ‘bad spirits'
Gerrit Jan van D., 67, subjected his kids -- who were discovered on the remote farm in the village of Ruinerwold in October -- to "very serious physical punishment" when he thought they had been made "unclean," according to The Guardian.

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Jan 21, 2020

Cops arrest ‘Thai Ted Bundy' after finding hundreds of human bones in his pond
An accused serial killer has been dubbed the "Thai Ted Bundy" after hundreds of human bones were found in his garden pond, stocked with hungry fish to gobble up the remains, according to reports. Wealthy property heir Apichai Ongwisit, 40, initially was called the "metal casket killer" because his 22-year-old girlfriend suffocated in a metal...

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Jan 21, 2020

Fukushima assures radiation is no threat to Olympic torch relay
The torch relay will take place in Fukushima for three days to March 28, during which more than 260 people will carry the flame, before it starts to crisscross Japanese archipelago in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics.

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Jan 21, 2020

First case of deadly coronavirus detected in US
The first case of the deadly coronavirus sweeping Asia has been detected in the United States, according to a report. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to announce Tuesday that the flu-like virus has been reported in Washington state, CNN reported, citing a federal source outside the agency whom it described...

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Jan 21, 2020

More protesters killed in Iraq amid ongoing unrest
BAGHDAD — Two protesters died in Iraq on Tuesday as police fought running street battles with anti-government demonstrators, firing tear gas and rubber bullets to try to disperse stone-throwing youths demanding reform of what they see as a corrupt political system. A Reuters photographer saw one protester die after being hit in the head by...

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Jan 21, 2020

Chinese doctor infected with coronavirus while researching deadly outbreak
A Chinese doctor who was researching the outbreak of the deadly, new virus sweeping Asia says he is now infected by the mysterious bug.

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Jan 21, 2020

French workers cut power to world's largest food market in pension protest
French energy workers protesting against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform cut power on Tuesday to the world's largest wholesale fresh food market, Rungis International Market.

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Jan 21, 2020

GAO report will be ‘big part' of Dems' case in Trump impeachment trial
A report issued last week by the non-partisan Government Accountability Office states that the Trump administration indeed broke the law when it froze $215 million in military aid meant for Ukraine.

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Jan 21, 2020

McConnell: Trump will have ‘level playing field' in Senate impeachment trial
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took a shot at the House's handling of the articles of impeachment, saying as the Senate trial gets underway that President Trump will finally receive "some fairness." "Here in the Senate, the president's lawyers will finally receive a level playing field with the House Democrats, and will finally be able...

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Jan 21, 2020

Impeachment senators will stomach trial thanks to ‘candy desk'
At least they won't get hangry. US senators are well prepared to stomach the possibility of marathon impeachment hearings — thanks to the chamber's well-stocked "candy desk." When the Senate was hearing the House's case against President Bill Clinton in 1999 for lying about his affair with former intern Monica Lewinsky, Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum...

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Jan 21, 2020

Lake Tahoe ski resort worker dies after ‘serious incident' on expert trail
Christopher John Nicholson, 36, was working as a member of Heavenly Mountain Resort ski patrol when he was found unresponsive in Mott Canyon.

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Jan 21, 2020

Oregon infant unhurt after plunging 8 feet into heating vent
An Oregon tot was unhurt — but plenty peeved — after falling 8 feet into a heating duct, according to reports. Mom Saydie Reedy, of Coburg, was doing dishes Wednesday when her 3-year-old son, Jackson, alerted her to some kind of incident involving his younger brother, 10-month-old Kolson, at the family's 1920-style home — with...

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Jan 21, 2020

Impeachment live stream: Watch Trump's Senate impeachment trial
The Senate will convene with Chief Justice John Roberts presiding and will take up Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's resolution setting the framework for the trial, which has come under withering attack from Democrats.

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Jan 21, 2020

Impeachment livestream: Watch Trump's Senate impeachment trial
The Senate will convene with Chief Justice John Roberts presiding and will take up Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's resolution setting the framework for the trial, which has come under withering attack from Democrats.

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Jan 21, 2020

Sacred Heart University student busted for sharing photo of naked, unconscious female
Nicholas Otto-Bernstein of New York City, has been charged with illegally disseminating intimate images, voyeurism and disseminating voyeurism images after a student at Sacred Heart University reported the allegations to police.

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Jan 21, 2020

Iowa man's lawn display depicts Bernie Sanders supporter being shot
Officials in an Iowa city are denouncing a resident's controversial front lawn display showing a mannequin gunning down two snowmen, one in a Bernie Sanders shirt and the other wearing a Democratic party hat. "My personal reaction is that it's terribly wrong and an embarrassment to our city," Davenport, Iowa Mayor Mike Matson told the...

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Jan 21, 2020

Tennis player Elliot Benchetrit defends asking ball girl to peel banana at Australian Open
The umpire stepped in and told Bechetrit the ball girl 'was not my slave.'

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Jan 21, 2020

Texas teen arrested in double murder promotes Instagram to reporters
Kiernan Christopher WIlliams, 19, is facing two capital murder charges in connection to the slaying of Robert Martinez, 21, and Alejandro Robles, 25, during an argument at a bar.

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