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Sep 23, 2019

Dry shampoo bottle explodes in woman's car, destroys sunroof
A teenage girl from Missouri left a bottle of dry shampoo in her car all day — and came back to find the container had blown a hole through her sunroof, her mother said. Christine Bader Debrecht said her 19-year-old daughter placed the aerosol can inside the car's closed middle console on Wednesday — and...

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Sep 23, 2019

Thomas Cook leaves thousands stranded after financial collapse
LONDON — British tour company Thomas Cook collapsed early Monday after failing to secure emergency funding, leaving tens of thousands of vacationers stranded abroad. The British government said the return of the 178-year-old firm's 150,000 British customers now in vacation spots across the globe would be the largest repatriation in its peacetime history. The process...

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Sep 23, 2019

Chanel Miller was ‘shocked' Brock Turner was only sentenced to six months in jail
The woman who was sexually assaulted by Brock Turner was "shocked" when she learned her attacker had been sentenced to serve only six months in jail, she said Sunday in her first television interview. Chanel Miller — who was known for years as "Emily Doe" before revealing her identity earlier this month — told CBS'...

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Sep 23, 2019

12 inmates mistakenly set free from Texas jail over the last year
A Texas sheriff is being blasted as a "bad leader" after his jail mistakenly set free 12 inmates this year — including three just this month. Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff said the local jail is facing a "crisis situation" after two convicts were wrongly set free over a 12-hour period Thursday — and called...

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Sep 22, 2019

Woman finds dog after quitting her job to search for nearly two months
A Washington State woman spent nearly two months searching for her runaway dog in a small Montana town — even quitting her job so she could stick around. After an exhaustive 57-day search, Carole King was finally reunited with her beloved border collie Katie last week. The 7-year-old dog ran away July 20 from King's...

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Sep 22, 2019

Arab politicians in Israel move to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
A coalition of Arab politicians in Israel moved Sunday to help oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by throwing their support behind challenger Benny Gantz. The decision by the "Joint List" alliance of four Arab political parties marked the first time in nearly three decades that it has backed a Jewish candidate to lead the country....

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Sep 22, 2019

California women arrested for impersonating IRS agents in $900K phone scam
Two California women allegedly posed as Internal Revenue Service employees in a nation-wide phone scam that may have bilked several victims out of nearly a million dollars, police said. One of the victims received a "cold call" Sept. 4 from someone posing as an IRS agent who threatened to arrest him if he didn't pay...

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Sep 22, 2019

Florida cop suspended after arresting 6-year-old for throwing ‘tantrum'
A Florida police officer who arrested two children — including a 6-year-old girl for throwing a tantrum — has been suspended as his department investigates the shocking incidents, authorities said. School Resource Officer Dennis Turner didn't obtain the approval of his commanding officer before nabbing a 6-year-old and an 8-year-old on Thursday, Orlando Police Chief...

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Sep 22, 2019

Florida woman busted for kicking, choking dog on video
A Florida woman caught on video kicking and choking her dog was arrested for felony animal cruelty, according to a report. Michelle Sieber, 26, was seen in a Facebook video on Friday dragging her pooch on a leash towards her RV in Pinellas County, news station WFTS reported. Footage shows her kick the dog before...

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Sep 22, 2019

Progressive group to spend $50M boosting Sun Belt turnout
WASHINGTON — While many Democrats are focused on winning back several Rust Belt states that backed President Donald Trump in 2016, a progressive group plans to spend $50 million to make sure the party doesn't overlook opportunities in the Sun Belt. The group, Way to Win, will focus much of their effort on helping Democrats...

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Sep 22, 2019

Suspected TWA highjacker's arrest opens old wounds for dad of sailor killed
The father of a U.S. Navy sailor brutally killed during the 1985 TWA hijacking told The Post he has mixed feelings now that one of the suspected perpetrators has been arrested — because the collar "brings back a lot of memories." Navy Steelworker 2nd Class Robert Stethem, 23, was beaten unconscious and shot dead during the...

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Sep 22, 2019

DOE to contact 19,000 former 9/11 students about free medical care
City education officials are attempting to contact all 19,000 former students who attended public schools near Ground Zero on 9/11 to let them know they could be eligible for free medical care. The ex-students would qualify for coverage under the federal government's Victims Compensation Fund if they are certified as having suffered any of 68...

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Sep 22, 2019

A look at Trump's visit to the United Nations General Assembly
President Trump is set to arrive in New York City Sunday night ahead the United Nations General Assembly, where he will spend the next three days with meeting world leaders amid escalating tensions with Iran and a whistleblower flap with Ukraine. On Monday, Trump will not join other leaders at the UN Climate Summit, instead...

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Sep 22, 2019

What to expect from the annual UN General Assembly traffic nightmare
The good news is that this year you can still pedal your bike along First or Second avenues in Midtown when the United Nations General Assembly comes to the Big Apple this week. The bad news is everything else. Bus routes will be disrupted, roads will be closed — sometimes without notice — and Midtown...

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Sep 22, 2019

Bond king Bill Gross in postage stamp feud with rocker son
A billionaire former bond trader once accused of putting dead fish in air vents to get back at his ex-wife is involved in a new stink — this time with his 31-year-old rocker son. California financier Bill Gross is scrambling to thwart youngest child Nick's auction of five 1918 "Inverted Jenny'' postage stamps, which could...

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Sep 22, 2019

Massive street fires erupt amid violence at Hong Kong protests
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set massive street fires, trashed two subway stations and trampled the Chinese flag Sunday, in the fourth month of violence in the troubled former British colony. Protesters occupied the New Town Plaza shopping mall in what began as a peaceful assembly — with demonstrators folding paper origami cranes and singing...

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Sep 22, 2019

Pompeo blasts China's treatment of minority Uighurs
?Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called out China for trying to "erase its own citizens," criticizing the country's treatment of its ethnic Uighurs minority. "I want to make clear that China's repressive campaign in Xinjiang is not about terrorism. It's about China's attempt to erase its own citizens," Pompeo told reporters after meeting with the...

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Sep 22, 2019

Trump praises Indian prime minister at ‘Howdy, Modi!' rally
?President Trump teased that he'd like to go see NBA stars play in India - games that are already on the calendar for the first week of October. The president appeared alongside India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally-like event Sunday in Houston dubbed "Howdy, Modi!" Trump inserted a couple India-specific lines into his...

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Sep 22, 2019

Iran warns Western nations to ‘stay away' from the Persian Gulf
Iran's president on Sunday warned Western nations to "stay away" from the Persian Gulf and said Tehran was working with regional partners to develop a security plan for the international waterway. ?"Your presence has always been a calamity for this region and the farther you go from our region and our nations, the more security...

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Sep 22, 2019

Lebanese journalist arrested over deadly 1985 TWA hijacking
A Lebanese journalist has been arrested for the 1985 hijacking of an American TWA flight during which a US military man was shot dead and dumped on the tarmac, according to reports Sunday. Mohammad Saleh, 65, was stopped on the Greek island of Mykonos on Thursday during a routine security check and held over the...

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Sep 22, 2019

Suspect arrested over deadly 1985 TWA hijacking
Greek police have arrested a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of an American flight that lasted 17 days — and saw a US sailor shot dead and dumped on the tarmac. The 65-year-old Lebanese man was arrested on Thursday on the Greek island of Mykonos after being flagged as wanted on a German warrant connected...

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Sep 22, 2019

Missing Florida teen's family gets disturbing video call from her phone
Authorities are searching for a missing Florida teen whose family received an alarming video of her gagged and bound in a chair. Destiny Rose, 16, went missing from the Alpha Group Home in Southwest Ranches on Aug. 20, news station WSVN reported. Her aunt said she recently received a video call from Destiny's phone but...

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Sep 22, 2019

3 dead, 4 hospitalized in Pittsburgh mass overdose
Three men are dead and four others hospitalized in what police in Pittsburgh are calling a mass drug overdose. All seven victims appear to have taken the unspecified drugs at the same time in a South Side apartment — and all wore an orange wristband that police said was likely given to patrons at a...

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Sep 22, 2019

3 dead, 4 hospitalized in Pittsburgh wristband mystery
Three men are dead and four others hospitalized in Pittsburgh, as police try to figure out a link to the mysterious orange wristbands all the victims wore. All of the hospitalized victims are in serious to critical condition, police said. Police got the first call around 2 a.m. Sunday, and found an unconscious man on...

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Sep 22, 2019

6 shot in downtown Indianapolis, shooters on the loose: cops
Nine people were shot and wounded in Indianapolis overnight in three separate incidents, with police on the hunt for the shooters — and trying to figure out motives. Police have not linked the incidents. In the first shooting, six people ranging in age from teenagers to adults, were shot in downtown Indianapolis, RTV6 in Indianapolis...

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Sep 22, 2019

Lewandowski drops big hints about a run for Senate
?WASHINGTON - Corey Lewandowski's takeaway from his combative hearing before the House Judiciary Committee was that he needs to spend more time on Capitol Hill. "I'm very, very seriously thinking about running for the United States Senate," Lewandowski told John Catsimatidis on "The Cats Roundtable" Sunday on AM 970 New York. ?Lewandowski?, a former campaign...

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Sep 22, 2019

Military apologizes for threatening to launch stealth bomber at ‘Storm Area 51' event
The US military has apologized for threatening to launch a stealth bomber on young conspiracy theorists planning to storm Area 51. The Defense Visual Information Distribution Service tweeted a photo late Friday of dozens of military men and women standing at attention in uniform in front of a B-2 stealth bomber. "The last thing #Millennials...

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Sep 22, 2019

Inside the ugly split between Jeffrey Epstein and Prince Andrew
Prince Andrew had a bitter falling-out with close pal Jeffrey Epstein years before the pedophile's suicide — sparked by damning coverage in The Post, according to a report. The British royal has been savaged for his decades-long friendship with the multimillionaire sex trafficker — one that continued even after Epstein had been jailed for sex...

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Sep 22, 2019

Trump has ‘no intention' of meeting with Iranian leader at UN
?President Trump on Sunday said he has "no intention" of meeting with Iranian officials when world leaders gather at the United Nations this week. ? ?"Nothing is ever off the table, completely, but I have no intention of meeting with Iran and that doesn't mean it doesn't happen?," Trump told reporters as he left the...

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Sep 22, 2019

Schiff: Impeachment is on the table if Trump pressured Ukraine to probe Biden
?WASHINGTON - House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff came the closest he ever has to endorsing President Trump's impeachment during an interview Sunday. ?The California Democrat told CNN's Jake Tapper he believed that impeachment should be a "remedy of last resort, not first resort." Schiff then pointed to reports that ?claimed Trump pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate...

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Sep 22, 2019

Trump accuses Biden of lying about dealings with Ukraine
President Trump on Sunday accused Joe Biden of lying when the Democratic presidential frontrunner claimed that he hadn't spoken to his son Hunter about his business dealings in Ukraine. Biden "made the mistake of saying he never spoke to his son," the president told reporters as he readied to leave the White House for a...

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Sep 22, 2019

School bus driver busted after student calls 911 to report her driving drunk
A school bus driver in Washington was arrested after a young student called 911 to report her for running red lights while driving drunk, according to reports. The 10-year-old pupil got off the bus because he was so concerned about driver Catherine Maccarone, 48, who had driven about 90 children the day she was busted,...

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Sep 22, 2019

AOC attacks fellow Democrats for not impeaching Trump
?Progressive firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted her fellow Democrats for their failure in not moving ahead with impeachment ?proceedings ?against President Trump. "At this point, the bigger national scandal isn't the president's lawbreaking behavior - it is the Democratic Party's refusal to impeach him for it?," the first-year lawmaker wrote on Twitter shortly before midnight...

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Sep 22, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein's fortune has passed from Deutsche Bank to Toronto-Dominion Bank
When Deutsche Bank severed ties with pedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein earlier this year, the Canadian lender "TD" stepped in to take his money, Bloomberg reported. The Toronto-Dominion Bank accepted Epstein's money as Deutsche Bank closed his accounts over several months this year, the news service reported. Deutsche Bank had itself taken over the accounts from...

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Sep 22, 2019

Plane forced to make emergency landing after passenger lights up
An unruly pot-smoking passenger forced an American Airlines plane into an emergency landing Friday night when he tried to light a doobie in the cabin. The flight from Arizona to Minnesota was diverted to Colorado at around 6:30 p.m. when the man began to behave aggressively and punched another passenger, TMZ reported. Denver cops detained...

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Sep 22, 2019

Florida 6-year-old arrested, handcuffed for elementary school tantrum
A six-year-old Florida girl was arrested, cuffed and fingerprinted after she threw a kicking tantrum in her Orlando elementary school class — and grandma is not happy. "She was charged with battery!" a stunned Meralyn Kirkland told NBC affiliate WFLA-TV of her grandaughter, Kaia. The girl suffers from sleep apnea, a condition she is working...

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Sep 22, 2019

Former Aussie PM's daughter was at Jeffrey Epstein's to see Prince Andrew: report
The daughter of a former Australian prime minister — who caused a scandal when video surfaced recently showing her leaving Jeffrey Epstein's Manhattan mansion in 2010 — had actually gone there to visit her friend Prince Andrew, not the convicted pedophile, a new report claims. Socialite Katherine Keating became friends with the prince when she...

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Sep 22, 2019

Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden neck and neck in new Iowa poll
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has edged past Joe Biden in a new CNN-Des Moines Register poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers. Warren notched 22 percent to the former veep's 20 percent in the poll, which has a margin or error of 4 points. Though neither holds a clear lead, the two frontrunners have moved well ahead of...

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Sep 21, 2019

Liberal Brits want to oust the Queen: poll
God, don't save the Queen! That's apparently the view of a majority of Britain's Labour Party members. Only 29% of party members polled believe in keeping the British monarchy, the Sunday Times of London reported. And only one in five would be "happy" or "proud" to sing the national anthem, "God Save the Queen." The...

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Sep 21, 2019

Damning evidence on Prince Andrew could be in Russian hands: MI6
As if Prince Andrew's embarrassing ties to a Jeffrey Epstein "sex slave" weren't bad enough, British spymasters now worry Russia may have obtained scandal-related "kompromat" on the randy royal. Incriminating evidence of the prince's alleged 2001 tryst with then-17-year-old Epstein "slave" Virginia Giuffre could be in Russian hands, fears MI6, the British intelligence service. The...

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Sep 21, 2019

Who is the baby AOC was pictured traveling with?
Who's that baby? A snapshot of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) carrying a toddler while boarding a Friday flight out of Washington, D.C., had the internet wondering whose child the childless politician was traveling with. The Queens-Bronx congresswoman answered Saturday by revealing it was a "test" of a policy that may be treading into a gray...

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Sep 21, 2019

SI man says ‘Hitler code' hidden in proposed suicide hotline number
A call for help may become a punch in the gut. A Federal Communications Commission proposal to replace its 10-digit national suicide prevention hotline number with the three-digit 988 hits too close to home for a Staten Island activist, who noted the numbers 88 are significant in neo-Nazi and white supremacy movements. The letter H...

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Sep 21, 2019

Pressure growing for Bernie Sanders to dump ‘virulent' Linda Sarsour
"Linda Sarsour is a virulent anti-Semite who has publicly stated that ‘nothing is creepier than Zionism,'" Manhattan billionaire Ronald Lauder told The Post.

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Sep 21, 2019

Pressure growing for Bernie Sanders to dump Linda Sarsour
"Linda Sarsour is a virulent anti-Semite who has publicly stated that ‘nothing is creepier than Zionism,'" Manhattan billionaire Ronald Lauder told The Post.

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Sep 21, 2019

Sean Spicer launches new campaign — to win ‘Dancing with the Stars' votes
Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer has launched a new campaign — to propel him to "Dancing with the Stars" victory. The "Spicer Arnold 2019" website, dedicated to the much-lampooned ex-Trump administration mouthpiece and his professional dance partner Lindsay Arnold, is complete with a yard-sign worthy red-white-and-blue logo and a video. "This fall, let's...

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Sep 21, 2019

Feds may pull grant on Islamic Studies program at Duke, UNC
The Trump administration may cut off funding for a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University because the program is misusing the federal money to promote the "the positive aspects of Islam" but not Christianity or Judaism. The program has received grants for nearly a decade through a...

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Sep 21, 2019

Louisiana man dies during underwater proposal in Tanzania
A dream vacation turned into the stuff of nightmares when a man died while proposing to his girlfriend underwater, according to a report. Steven Weber Jr. and Kenesha Antoine were vacationing in Tanzania and staying in an overwater bungalow with a bedroom submerged in the sea when Weber Jr. popped the question early Friday, the...

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Sep 21, 2019

Eliot Engel weakens Hamas sanctions bill after lobbying from Qatar
A bill that would sanction sponsors of Palestinian terrorism was watered down significantly after a lobbying campaign by the Palestinian Authority and Qatar targeted Bronx Rep. Eliot Engel, chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, public filings show. When the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act was first introduced by Florida Republican Brian Mast in...

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Sep 21, 2019

Porn star ‘Bridget the Midget' seen clashing with boyfriend on video
A little person may be in big trouble — and now there's video. Footage has emerged of porn star Bridget Powers in a heated clash with a boyfriend at her Las Vegas apartment. The veteran adult actress is seen throwing a large object at the front window of the home while unloading a hail of...

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Sep 21, 2019

Mom of missing teen Aviana Weaver says ‘someone knows something'
The distraught New Jersey mom who believes her missing teen daughter is a sex trafficking victim posted a desperate plea for answers Saturday on Facebook, defiantly declaring: "The streets can't have my daughter!" Aviana Weaver, 17, was last seen on Sept. 12 in Mount Holly, NJ, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited...

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Sep 21, 2019

Death toll rises as Imelda's flood waters recede in Houston
At least four people are dead following this week's massive flooding in the Houston area, where some neighborhoods were deluged with almost 16 feet of water after Tropical Storm Imelda dumped up to 40 inches of rain on the region. A bayou overflowed in Huffman, Texas, inundating the neighborhood and forcing the evacuation of about...

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Sep 21, 2019

Russian anti-doping agency in hot water ahead of Tokyo Olympics
Russia's anti-doping agency may get another suspension ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, after a report found it messed with testing data it handed over to the World Anti-Doping Agency. Russia was reinstated after it turned over data on athlete's drug use at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and other events to WADA in January. The information...

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Sep 21, 2019

Doomed travel agency in danger of stranding over 150,000 British tourists
A debt-laden, 178-year-old British travel agency asked the government to bail it out Saturday as it scrambles to secure enough cash to prevent it from collapsing and stranding vacationers around the world, including in the US. Thomas Cook PLC, the UK's oldest travel agent, was looking for a $250 million rescue package that it must...

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Sep 21, 2019

Times Square desnudas scammed man with autism out of $100: cops
A Times Square desnuda was busted — and another remains at large — for scamming a man with autism out of $100, police said. Emelia LaPorta, 26, of Woodside, was arrested Friday in connection to the heartless Sept. 12, incident, according to authorities. The 30-year-old victim was walking in the heart of the tourist hub...

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Sep 21, 2019

Cory Booker may be the next Democrat to bow out: memo
The historically huge Democratic presidential field is on the brink of getting a whole lot smaller, says Sen. Cory Booker's campaign manager. "Booker might not be in this race for much longer — the same is true for other important voices in the field," Addisu Demissie wrote in a memo to campaign staff, NBC News...

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Sep 21, 2019

Whitey Bulger's family to sue DOJ over gangster's prison murder
The family of James "Whitey" Bulger says they will sue the Department of Justice after the notorious mobster was murdered in prison at the age of 89, ABC News reported. "We believe that James Bulger was deliberately placed in harm's way," family attorney Hank Brennan told the network. "There is simply no other explanation for...

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Sep 21, 2019

Trump flips media reports on Ukraine call as Biden ‘disaster'
President Trump disputed media reports he pressured the president of Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden's son Hunter — and sought to turn the story against his potential 2020 electoral foe Saturday. "Nothing was said that was in any way wrong," Trump tweeted of his July phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Instead, Trump wrote,...

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Sep 21, 2019

Biden accuses Trump of an ‘overwhelming abuse of power' following Ukraine allegations
A livid Joe Biden lashed out at President Trump Saturday as accusations flew over a whistleblower's report that Trump put pressure on the Ukraine to investigate the former veep's son.

NY Post National News
Sep 21, 2019

Iran threatens to ‘pursue any aggressor' after US announces Middle East plan
Iran responded to U.S. plans to send troops to the Middle East with a threat to "pursue any aggressor," and an announcement that it is bringing Russia and China into the volatile situation in the region. The comments came less than 24 hours after the U.S. said it would send a "moderate" number of troops...

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Sep 21, 2019

Trump will steal UN climate summit thunder with event of his own
President Trump will direct a pointed snub at climate-change activists on the first day of the United Nations General Assembly Monday when leaders of 60 nations gather for the annual climate change summit. Trump will be in New York, too — but will host his own hastily organized summit meeting, focusing on religious freedom, instead...

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Sep 21, 2019

Washington Post mocked for comparing Elizabeth Warren selfies to Frederick Douglass photos
Social media pundits scorched The Washington Post for a piece comparing Sen. Elizabeth Warren's selfies to Frederick Douglass stately portraits. Warren's penchant for posing for thousands of photographs with fans around the country had "smashed stereotypes" in a similar way to Douglass during the 19th century, the paper claimed. "Have to say that this is...

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Sep 21, 2019

Hong Kong protesters torch Chinese flag as cops fire tear gas at march
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters burned a Chinese flag amid more violent clashes with police Saturday. Cops fired tear gas and pepper spray in an attempt to break up demonstrators chanting "Reclaim Hong Kong!" and "Revolution of our times!" during a march in the Tuen Mun district in the northwest of the territory. The crowd was...

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Sep 21, 2019

Ex-Palm Beach top cop thinks Jeffrey Epstein had a police mole
Jeffrey Epstein knew so much about the Palm Beach Police Department as it investigated him back in 2005, that he may have had someone inside tipping him off, the former police chief said Friday in his first in-depth interview. The notorious pedophile multi-millionaire had somehow received advance warning of a search warrant, the ex-police chief,...

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Sep 20, 2019

Prince Andrew was a sweaty, ‘hideous' dancer: Virginia Guiffre
Prince Andrew was a sweaty and "hideous" dancer, according to the Jeffrey Epstein "sex slave" who claims he bedded her at age 17. In her first TV interview on her ordeal at the hands of the financier — and his royal pal the Duke of York — Virginia Guiffre told "Dateline NBC" that the prince...

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Sep 20, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly paid doctors to medicate ‘sex slaves'
Victims of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffery Epstein said he paid doctors and psychiatrists to prescribe them tranquilizers and anti-depressants, a report said Friday. Virginia Giuffre, who was recruited by Epstein at the age of 16, told the Miami Herald that doctors prescribed her Xanax for the three years she was abused by him. The financier provided...

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Sep 20, 2019

9 Marines at Camp Pendleton charged with human smuggling
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Nine Marines at California's Camp Pendleton base have been charged with human smuggling. They include two riflemen who were stopped by U.S. Border Patrol agents on July 3 driving from the US-Mexico border with three Mexicans in the back of a BMW. The corps on Friday said the Marines, all lance...

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Sep 20, 2019

Trump hosts Australian prime minister for White House state dinner
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife Jennifer to the White House Friday with a pomp-filled military ceremony and a lavish state dinner. More than 4,500 were in attendance for the welcoming ceremony on the White House lawn. The ceremony included Marine band performances of...

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Sep 20, 2019

History buff finds ships that sank over 140 years ago in Lake Michigan
DETROIT — A diver and maritime history buff has found two schooners that collided and sank into the cold depths of northern Lake Michigan more than 140 years ago. Bernie Hellstrom, of Boyne City, Michigan, said he was looking for shipwrecks about 10 years ago when a depth sounder on his boat noted a large...

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Sep 20, 2019

US deploying air defense forces to Saudi Arabia in wake of attack on oil facilities
The US will deploy "air defense forces" to Saudi Arabia amid heightening tensions in the region after oil facilities in the country were attacked last Saturday, a report said Friday. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper made the announcement at the Pentagon on Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported. "The president has approved the deployment of...

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Sep 20, 2019

Trump must give deposition in protesters' suit: Bronx judge
A Bronx Supreme Court judge ruled Friday that President Donald Trump must give a video deposition as part of a lawsuit alleging his staff assaulted demonstrators outside Trump Tower in 2015. The decision comes after Trump's lawyers tried to quash a subpoena compelling his testimony. His attorneys argued that to force a sitting president to...

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Sep 20, 2019

Nike asks judge to block Michael Avenatti from subpoenaing their records
Lawyers for Nike Inc. are asking a judge to bar accused extortionist Michael Avenatti from subpoenaing any of their records as part of his upcoming trial, according to new court papers. "It is Mr. Avenatti — not Nike — on trial," an attorney for the sportswear giant wrote Friday, following a request from Avenatti's defense...

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Sep 20, 2019

‘Korean Zodiac Killer' who inspired Bong Joon-ho film might be caught
DNA links man to serial killings from 30 years ago.

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Sep 20, 2019

Trump reportedly pressured Ukraine president to probe Hunter Biden
President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden's son during a July phone call in which he urged him eight times to work with his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, on a probe, a new report said Friday. "He told him that he should work with [Mr. Giuliani] on Biden, and...

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Sep 20, 2019

Trump says de Blasio's ‘one real asset' is his height
During a state visit with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Trump didn't pass up a chance to ding the New York City mayor for dropping his long shot bid for the White House that morning.

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Sep 20, 2019

‘I'm no kingpin': NYPD cop who protected El Chapo's wife gives jailhouse interview
An NYPD cop who moonlighted as a bodyguard for El Chapo's wife broke down in tears during a jailhouse interview Friday, in which he insisted he had no idea who he was working for when he took the job and that he quit after one day when he found out. "I had never seen that...

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Sep 20, 2019

SUV leaves trail of destruction after plowing into Illinois mall
An out-of-control SUV driver smashed into a Chicagoland mall Friday and barreled around the shopping center — sending panicked people running for their lives. The wild incident happened at the Woodfield Mall in the suburb of Schaumburg at around 2:30 p.m. local time, when the car rammed through the Sears storefront. Video posted to Twitter...

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Sep 20, 2019

Cops release facial reconstruction image in bid to crack cold case
The skeletal remains of the unidentified victim were found wrapped in a sleeping bag in an abandoned factory in east London more than a decade ago.

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Sep 20, 2019

Family dog ‘fried' to death on United Airlines flight: report
A Florida family is heartbroken after their dog died on a United flight from Boston to Fort Lauderdale that made a stopover in Newark, where the father claims Rock fried in the baking hot hold, according to a report. John Paul Ciancimino, 45, told The Sun of the UK that Rock — a protection canine...

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Sep 20, 2019

Four dead, 30 injured in tour bus crash near Bryce Canyon National Park
Four people were killed and another 30 injured in a tour bus crash near Bryce Canyon on Friday afternoon, according to Utah authorities. Photos from the scene of the crash show the large tour bus reduced to a mangled wreck as emergency workers treat injured people on the highway. At least four people have been...

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Sep 20, 2019

Boston cop on leave for allegedly using N-word, calling students ‘monkeys'
A veteran cop in Boston is off the street after allegedly using the N-word during a confrontation with students he referred to as "monkeys," the teens claim. Officer Joseph Lynch, a 16-year department vet, is on administrative leave following the Sept. 13 incident at a McDonald's near Roxbury Prep High School, where he responded to...

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Sep 20, 2019

Groups threaten to sue over nuclear weapons work at US labs
LOS ALAMOS, NM — Nuclear watchdog groups say they will sue if the US government doesn't conduct a nationwide programmatic environmental review of its plans to expand production of key components for the nation's nuclear arsenal. Federal officials have set a deadline of 2030 for ramped-up production of plutonium pits. The work will be split...

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Sep 20, 2019

Jordan Peterson enters rehab after wife's cancer diagnosis
Jordan Peterson, the Canadian psychologist and anti-political-correctness crusader, has checked himself into rehab in New York, his daughter has revealed. The "12 Rules for Life" author has sought help trying to get off the anti-anxiety drug clonazepam, his daughter Mikhaila Peterson said in a video posted to her YouTube account Thursday. "I've never seen my...

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Sep 20, 2019

Indonesian president orders delay on vote criminalizing sex outside marriage
Indonesia's president pushed Friday for parliament to delay its vote on a controversial bill that would criminalize sex outside of marriage. President Joko Widodo announced that 14 articles of the bill needed further review after various groups ordered his minister "to perfect" it. A vote on the bill — seen as a move toward greater...

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Sep 20, 2019

Walmart decides to puff puff pass on e-cigarettes: report
Walmart plans to stop selling e-cigarettes in the wake of the recent controversy over how safe the alternative smoking devices are, according to an internal memo obtained by CNBC. "Given the growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes, we plan to discontinue the sale of electronic nicotine delivery products," the company...

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Sep 20, 2019

Amnesty accuses Hong Kong police of ‘disturbing pattern' of abuse, torture
Amnesty International accused Hong Kong police on Friday of torture and other abuses in their handling of more than three months of pro-democracy protests, but the police say they have shown restraint on the street in the face of increased violence.

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Sep 20, 2019

Trump suggests Obama should have ‘moved faster' to save Otto Warmbier
President Trump said Friday he'd had dinner with the family of college student Otto Warmbier, who died when he returned to the US after being tortured in a North Korean prison — and suggested that President Obama should have moved faster to win his release. "I had dinner the other night with the Warmbier family,...

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Sep 20, 2019

Trump says ending China trade war not a priority before 2020 election
President Trump said Friday that his administration was "making a lot of progress" with China, as deputy-level trade talks continued for a second day and Washington lifted tariffs on over 400 Chinese products at the request of US businesses, who said they'd be hurt by the tariffs. But he also noted that cutting a deal...

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Sep 20, 2019

Pesticides could explain mystery ‘attack' on US diplomats in Cuba: study
Some 40 Canadian and US diplomats and their families stationed in Cuba may have not been victims of "sonic attacks" after all — but instead may have fallen ill from ingredients used in pesticides to ward off mosquitoes, a new study revealed. The Canadian study, first obtained by Radio-Canada's Enquête TV program, revealed that the...

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Sep 20, 2019

Virginia Giuffre says she had sex with Prince Andrew at age 17
Jeffrey Epstein "sex slave" Virginia Roberts Giuffre claimed in her first TV interview that she had sex with Prince Andrew in 2001 when she was 17 in the London townhouse of the financier's gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell. "The first time in London, I was so young. Ghislaine woke me up in the morning and said,...

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Sep 20, 2019

Trump welcomes Australian prime minister to White House for state visit
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jenny, to the White House with a pomp-filled military arrival ceremony on the South Lawn Friday morning. Hundreds gathered under clear blue skies for the welcoming ceremony as children waved miniature Australian and U.S. flags. The...

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Sep 20, 2019

YouTuber agrees to pay family for allegedly inspiring copycat video that killed daughter
A Chinese social media star is accused of inspiring a copycat cooking video that killed a young girl and badly injured another — and she'll now pay their parents a compensation fee, according to a report. The 12 and 14-year-old were allegedly trying to replicate a video by the Youtube sensation Ms. Yeah — known...

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Sep 20, 2019

Trump threatens to dump captured ISIS fighters in Europe
President Trump on Friday renewed his threat to dump ISIS prisoners back to the European countries they hailed from — saying the US would drop them at the border and the Europeans will "have to capture them again." "I defeated the caliphate. When I came, the caliphate was all over the place. I defeated the...

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Sep 20, 2019

Shocking photo shows floods surging through downtown Houston
Flooding turned downtown Houston into an underwater ghost town Friday as rescuers scrambled to save stranded drivers and those stuck in their homes following the wild, three-day downpour, according to reports. Tropical Rainstorm Imelda slammed the city with at least 40 inches of rain in 72 hours — making it one of the wettest tropical...

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Sep 20, 2019

Missing New Jersey teen's photos show up on sex trafficking websites
A New Jersey mom whose 17-year-old daughter vanished last week has become increasingly concerned — after authorities told her the teen's photo showed up on sex trafficking websites, according to a new report. Aviana Weaver was last seen on Sept. 12 in Mount Holly, NJ, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children....

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Sep 20, 2019

‘It's hot where you're going': Church tells thieves to keep stolen air conditioner
Thieves may have gotten away with an air conditioner from an Ohio church — but one day, they'll  take heat for their actions, the congregation's pastor says. The burglars lifted the brand new AC unit — worth $3,500 — from the Akron Alliance Fellowship Church about three weeks ago, FOX 8 reported. In response, the...

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Sep 20, 2019

Trump slaps Iran's national bank with ‘highest sanctions ever'
President Trump on Friday said he slapped economic sanctions on Iran's national bank that go "right to the top" as he seeks ways to retaliate against Iran, which the White House blames for last Saturday's drone and missile attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry. "Highest sanctions ever imposed on a country," Trump said in a...

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Sep 20, 2019

American Airlines accused of racially profiling two Muslim men who waved at each other
Two Muslim men are accusing American Airlines of racial profiling — saying uncomfortable crewmembers canceled a flight partly because one of them flushed a toilet twice, they said. The men, Abderraoof Alkhawaldeh and Issam Abdallah, were flying separately on Saturday from Birmingham, Alabama, to Dallas when they waved to each other from separate sections while...

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Sep 20, 2019

Father and son plunge to their deaths at abandoned quarry
A Connecticut man desperately tried to save his dad from falling at an abandoned quarry — but they both ended up plunging 75 feet to their deaths, police and stunned coworkers said. Steven Price, 71, of Bristol, and his son, Mark Price, 31, of Plainville, were riding all-terrain vehicles late Wednesday at the old Tilcon...

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Sep 20, 2019

Damage at Saudi oil facilities revealed after airstrikes
The extent of the damage caused by airstrikes at two major Saudi oil facilities was revealed on Friday. Journalists toured the wreckage at the Abqaiq and Khurais oil facilities — where a charred oil stabilization tower stood, broken pieces of pipe were punctured with holes and twisted hunks of metal were piled up. The drone...

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Sep 20, 2019

‘Suicide-text' girlfriend Michelle Carter is denied early release
Michelle Carter, the Massachusetts woman convicted of urging her boyfriend to kill himself via text messages, on Friday was denied her request for early release by the state Parole Board. "The [board] is troubled that Ms. Carter not only encouraged [Conrad Roy III] to take his own life, she actively prevented others from intervening in...

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