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Jul 17, 2018

Trump calls Brennan a ‘very bad guy' after treason comments
WASHINGTON - President Trump hit back at former CIA Director John Brennan, who had called the president's performance at yesterday's press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin "nothing short of treasonous." "Well, I think Brennan is a very bad guy and if you look at it, a lot of things happened under his watch," Trump...

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Jul 17, 2018

US government paid Trump's Scottish golf course $77K for weekend visit
President Trump's Scottish golf resort raked in more than $77,000 in government money thanks to his visit to there this past weekend, federal spending records showed. US State Department documents, cited by Reuters and The Scotsman newspaper, showed that it spent $77,345.35 to Trump's SLC Turnberry Ltd for "hotel rooms for VIP visit." The State...

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Jul 17, 2018

Infamous YouTubers on probation for child neglect still posting prank videos
The parents behind the infamous "DaddyOFive" YouTube channel are still making "prank" videos with their kids — despite being on probation for child neglect. Michael and Heather Martin may have lost custody of two of their five children last year, but that hasn't stopped them from posting clips on their new "FamilyOFive" and "FamilyOFive Gaming"...

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Jul 17, 2018

James Comey: Vote for Democrats in midterm elections
Former FBI director James Comey, who left the Republican party in 2016, encouraged voters to choose Democrats in this year's midterm elections. "This Republican Congress has proven incapable of fulfilling the Founders' design that ‘Ambition must … counteract ambition,'" Comey wrote in a tweet Tuesday night. "All who believe in this country's values must vote...

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Jul 17, 2018

How Billy Joel conquered Madison Square Garden
Billy Joel is no diva, but he has one rule that's well-known among his inner circle. "There's the running joke in the band," Joel told The Post. "?‘Don't ever give Billy a compliment because he'll just tear your head off.' You're allowed to criticize me. Let me know if I screwed up. Maybe it's a...

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Jul 17, 2018

Kavanaugh has least support of any Supreme Court pick in three decades
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has the least amount of public support of any high court pick in in the past three decades, according to a new Gallup poll Tuesday. Just 41 percent of Americans support President Trump's high court pick, while 37 percent of respondents said they oppose him, according to the findings. Support...

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Jul 17, 2018

Accidental 911 call leads to epic dance-off between cop and kid
Police in Los Angeles responded to an accidental 911 call on Monday that led to an epic dance-off between a officer and a young boy. "Accidental 911 call ends in a #dancechallenge after deputies take extra minutes to make sure kids were ok," the LA County Sheriff's Department wrote on Twitter. The officer, Deputy Vic...

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Jul 17, 2018

Ex-Trump staffer: Let me break nondisclosure agreement for harassment suit
A former Trump campaign staffer who's suing the campaign for harassment said in court Tuesday she should be released from a nondisclosure agreement that prevents her from discussing her experience. Jessica Denson, who ran Hispanic outreach for the 2016 campaign, claims she was harassed by her boss in a Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit. Her $25...

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Jul 17, 2018

Trump says meeting with Putin was a ‘great success,' slams ‘fake news'
President Trump said Tuesday night that his closed-door meeting with Russia president Vladimir Putin went well while slamming the "Fake News" media. "The meeting between President Putin and myself was a great success, except in the Fake News Media!" Trump tweeted. The two-hour long chat between the world leaders preceded a bizarre joint press conference...

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Jul 17, 2018

Senate panel to grill Pompeo over Trump's summits with Kim, Putin
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will get a grilling from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week over President Trump's unconventional summits with Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un, it was reported Tuesday. Pompeo will appear before the committee in open session on July 25 to explain Trump's one-on-one meetings with the ruthless strongmen. Politico reported...

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Jul 17, 2018

Small town may bar illegal immigrants from jobs, renting homes
A Nebraska town is considering blocking undocumented immigrants from obtaining jobs or renting houses ahead of a new Costco plant opening in the area. The Scribner City Council has already approved an ordinance that would prohibit the hiring and renting of homes to undocumented immigrants. In order for the measure to pass, it just needs one...

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Jul 17, 2018

Woman arrested after pet monkey allegedly attacks store workers
A woman whose pet spider monkey allegedly attacked two Home Depot employees in separate incidents has been arrested. Tina Ballard was arrested Monday by Linville Land Harbor police officers in North Carolina, WPBF25 reported, and is slated to be extradited back to Okeechobee County. The news comes after the monkey, "Spanky," reportedly jumped out of...

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Jul 17, 2018

Suspect accused of killing cop with his own gun pleads not guilty
BOSTON — A man accused of killing a Massachusetts police officer with the officer's own weapon as well as an innocent bystander pleaded not guilty Tuesday. Twenty-year-old Emanuel Lopes was arraigned on charges including two counts of first-degree murder in front of a courtroom gallery packed with police officers. Norfolk Assistant District Attorney Greg Connor...

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Jul 17, 2018

Top National Security Council staffer leaving the White House
A high-level National Security Council staffer is leaving the White House, as new National Security Advisor John Bolton shuffles personnel with his own picks, according a published report on Monday. Michael Barry, the senior NSC director for intelligence programs, is headed back to his old gig at the CIA, a pair of government officials told...

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Jul 17, 2018

‘The baby just fell out': Mom accused of tossing newborn in dumpster
A Texas mom accused of tossing her newborn in the dumpster told police she wasn't aware that she was pregnant. Alyssa Hazel Baker, 28, claimed she unexpectedly delivered the baby when she went to the bathroom June 15 during her shift working at the Souper Salad in Hurst, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. "The baby...

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Jul 17, 2018

Secret Service agent dies after suffering stroke in Scotland
A Secret Service agent died in Scotland Tuesday morning, two days after suffering a stroke while serving Presidential Protection at President Trump's Turnberry golf resort. The agent — whose name was being withheld — experienced a "severe cerebrovascular accident" on Sunday during Trump's stay in Scotland, the agency said on Tuesday. "It is with great...

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Jul 17, 2018

Dad accused of murdering infant son smiles in mugshot
A New Jersey dad smiled for his mugshot — after being arrested for allegedly murdering his 4-month-old son. William Herring, 42, and the baby's 22-year-old mother, Brianna Brochhausen, are accused of suffocating their baby while putting him in a "time-out" for crying, then going out for a smoke break, New Jersey State Police said Tuesday....

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Jul 17, 2018

Woman chased, stabbed man who exposed himself: cops
A California woman was arrested last week after she allegedly stabbed a man — but it was no random attack, police said. Cynthia Christine Molina, 51, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, Redlands police wrote on its Facebook page. A man, 28, called police around 12:30 p.m. saying he had...

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Jul 17, 2018

Grenade-shaped pot grinder triggers airport evacuation
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — It looked like a grenade and triggered the evacuation of an Argentine airport. But it turns out that it was just a marijuana grinder. The head of Argentina's national airport police security said Tuesday that the grenade-shaped object found at Astor Piazzolla airport in the coastal city of Mar del Plata...

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Jul 17, 2018

Cops found human remains ‘almost every day' at alleged Gay Village killer's home
It was a two-week search that Toronto cops will likely never forgot. Tasked with looking for evidence near a property linked to accused Gay Village serial killer Bruce McArthur, local authorities say they found human remains "almost every day" — sometimes as small as bone fragments or teeth. McArthur had done some landscaping work at...

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Jul 17, 2018

Cops found human remains ‘almost every day' at alleged Gay Village killer's property
It was a two-week search that Toronto cops will likely never forgot. Tasked with looking for evidence near a property linked to accused Gay Village serial killer Bruce McArthur, local authorities say they found human remains "almost every day" — sometimes as small as bone fragments or teeth. McArthur had done some landscaping work at...

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Jul 17, 2018

Cops found human remains ‘almost every day' at property linked to alleged Gay Village killer
It was a two-week search that Toronto cops will likely never forget. Tasked with looking for evidence near a property linked to accused Gay Village serial killer Bruce McArthur, local authorities say they found human remains "almost every day" — sometimes as small as bone fragments or teeth. McArthur had done some landscaping work at...

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Jul 17, 2018

Man dies after accidentally stabbing groin with sword: cops
A Virginia man died in a freak accident involving a sword after accidentally stabbing himself in the groin, according to authorities. Police responded around 4:40 p.m. to a home in Newport News on a report about an accidental stab wound, news station WTKR reported. Witnesses told authorities that the 28-year-old man mistakenly impaled himself with...

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Jul 17, 2018

Several dead after flight school planes collide in mid-air
Three people died Tuesday as two small planes from a Florida flight school collided in the air outside Miami and plummeted into the Everglades, according to a report. The Piper PA-34 and a Cessna 172 stunned witnesses as they flew into each other at about 1 p.m., nine miles west of Miami Executive Airport, the...

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Jul 17, 2018

Uber driver who allegedly booted Republicans: ‘Welcome to the resistance'
A group of Republican volunteers was allegedly booted from an Uber in North Carolina after a driver found out about the group's political leanings, according to reports. The passengers claimed that they were traveling in the Uber from a campaign event in Raleigh when the driver pulled over to a gas station and kicked them...

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Jul 17, 2018

Mitch McConnell warns Russia not to interfere in 2018 elections
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the chamber could consider new sanctions against Russia — warning the Kremlin not to meddle in the US mid-term elections in November. "It really better not happen again in 2018," McConnell told reporters. The Kentucky Republican said on Capitol Hill that there was "indisputable evidence" that Russia...

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Jul 17, 2018

Man sentenced in kidnapping of woman who escaped car trunk
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A man has been sentenced to life without parole after being convicted of kidnapping an Alabama woman who later escaped by jumping from the trunk of a moving car. Al.com reports 29-year-old Manuel Ali Towns was sentenced Monday after being found guilty of first-degree kidnapping and other charges. The sentence was handed...

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Jul 17, 2018

Woman seriously injured after finding bear in her kitchen
GROTON, N.H. — New Hampshire's Fish and Game Department says a 71-year-old woman suffered serious head injuries from an encounter with a bear in her home. The department says the bear somehow got inside the woman's home about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday in Groton, a rural community in the central part of the state. The woman,...

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Jul 17, 2018

Ex-Clinton aide brings air horn to White House to keep Trump awake
WASHINGTON - If President Trump looks tired Tuesday it's not just because of the jet lag. Former top Hillary Clinton aide Philippe Reines devised a plan to keep the president up all night post-Putin meeting - blaring an air horn in front of the White House as part of a protest he helped organize with...

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Jul 17, 2018

Mueller asks for immunity for witnesses in Manafort case
Special counsel Robert Mueller asked a federal judge Tuesday to grant immunity to five unidentified potential witnesses whose testimony he wants to compel at the criminal trial of ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, CNBC reported Tuesday, citing court documents. Without immunity from prosecution, the five could refuse to testify, or invoke their Fifth Amendment right...

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Jul 17, 2018

Partygoer bites off woman's nose after being asked to leave
An unhinged Texas boozehound allegedly chomped off and swallowed a woman's nose — because she was infuriated when she was asked to leave an afterparty, according to a report. "All I [can] remember is the taste of blood in my mouth," the victim, Tatiana, told the ABC affiliate KTRK-TV. "I was screaming, like, ‘I don't...

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Jul 17, 2018

Soccer kids rescued from cave to get out of hospital early
The 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach rescued from a partly flooded cave will be getting out of the hospital a day early, Wednesday — and giving their first press conference. Some of the boys — ranging in age between 11 and 16 — suffered from pneumonia and lost an average of four...

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Jul 17, 2018

The terrifying moment a lava bomb hits a boat in Hawaii
This is the terrifying moment a basketball-sized lava bomb rocks a tour boat in Hawaii, injuring 23 people. Footage taken from the Lava Ocean Tours vessel on Monday morning show visitors marveling at breathtaking clouds of white and red smoke floating over the Pacific off the coast of Hawaii — when a massive fireball suddenly slams...

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Jul 17, 2018

Greek billionaire's son found dead in hotel room
CLEVELAND — Authorities say the son of a Greek billionaire was found dead in a Cleveland hotel room and three bags of cocaine were nearby. Cleveland.com reports 34-year-old Socrates S. Kokkalis was found dead at a downtown Marriott Hotel on Saturday afternoon. His father, Socrates P. Kokkalis Sr., is the founder of a Greek telecommunications...

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Jul 17, 2018

Cruz looks bored as lawyers try to block statement he gave to cops
Alleged Parkland, Florida, school shooter Nikolas Cruz spent an entire court hearing resting his forehead on a table — as his lawyers tried to block the release of the first statement he made to police following the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 people. The 19-year-old gunman appeared bored or exasperated in court Monday as...

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Jul 17, 2018

Condemned ‘homosexual panic' killer set for execution
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio moved a condemned killer to the state death house Tuesday as officials began preparations for the state's first execution in several months. Inmate Robert Van Hook was sentenced to die for strangling and stabbing David Self to death after picking him up in a bar in Cincinnati in 1985. Van Hook,...

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Jul 17, 2018

Trump: ‘I accept' US intelligence findings on Russian meddling
In a stunning about-face, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he had "full faith" in America's intelligence agencies — a day after he appeared to dismiss their conclusion that Russia meddled in the US elections while standing side-by-side with Vladimir Putin. Speaking at the White House, in remarks which were not broadcast on live TV,...

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Jul 17, 2018

‘Spider-Man' allegedly pulled off over 40 high-rise robberies
A man has faced court today for allegedly scaling dozens of high-rise buildings in Queensland, Australia and slipping through unlocked balcony doors. The 32-year-old man was arrested over the weekend after police investigated more than 40 burglaries over the past two months. The man allegedly scaled a bunch of high-rise complexes in the Gold Coast,...

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Jul 17, 2018

Christian doctor fired for refusing to use transgender pronouns
A UK doctor who was fired for refusing to refer to transgender people by their preferred gender pronoun says there is a "climate of fear" in his profession with staff "trained to inform" on one another for breaching discrimination laws. Dr. David Mackereth's contract as a medical assessor for the Department of Work and Pensions...

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Jul 17, 2018

Man calls cops over foul in pickup basketball game
Maybe he thought the score was 5-0. Cops in Virginia responded to a pickup basketball game late Monday at an LA Fitness gym in Sterling after a player fell to the floor from an "aggressive screen" and called police, according to a witness who posted a photo of the unconventional law enforcement response. "Today for...

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Jul 17, 2018

Climate change could drown the internet in just 15 years
The infrastructure that powers the internet including data transfer stations and thousands of miles of fiber optic cable could "drown" under rising sea levels in just 15 years. None of this equipment is water-resistant, experts warn, meaning it could be irreparably damaged by the encroaching ocean, leaving billions offline. In a new paper, scientists claim...

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Jul 17, 2018

Stalker contacted ex-girlfriend 200 times per day: cops
A Florida man threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend's family and aggressively stalked her by contacting her at least 200 times a day, police said. Michael Taylor Debaun, 25, of Riverview, was arrested Monday on a warrant for aggravated stalking after he allegedly managed to contact his ex-girlfriend of three years via phone, text message or...

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Jul 17, 2018

Facebook exec apologizes for censoring pro-Trump social media duo
WASHINGTON - A Facebook executive publicly apologized Tuesday for mistreating Diamond and Silk, the pro-Trump social media personalities. "We badly mishandled our communications with them," Monika Bickert, head of Global Policy Management at Facebook, said at the House Judiciary Committee. The comments came at a hearing on whether Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are censoring conservative...

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Jul 17, 2018

Trump says new Air Force One will be ‘top of the line'
America's flag-loving commander-in-chief has revealed details of his plan to redesign the new Air Force One so that it has a patriotic red, white and blue exterior. President Trump said in an interview with CBS News that aired Tuesday that after the US cut a deal with Boeing for a new presidential jetliner it occurred...

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Jul 17, 2018

Trump says ‘Fake News is going crazy' after Putin summit
A defiant President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his meeting with Vladimir Putin, saying it went "even better" than his contentious summit with NATO leaders last week. "While I had a great meeting with NATO, raising vast amounts of money, I had an even better meeting with Vladimir Putin of Russia," the president tweeted about...

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Jul 17, 2018

Ryan defends Mueller probe after Trump's summit with Putin
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that special counsel Robert Mueller should be allowed to finish his investigation into Russia's interference in the US election — and that he would be open to slapping more sanctions on Vladimir Putin's regime. "I have been clear from day one, he should be allowed to finish his investigation...

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Jul 17, 2018

San Fran considers tax on big companies to help homeless crisis
San Francisco may soon begin taxing big companies such as Twitter, Airbnb and Uber to help deal with the city's out-of-control homeless crisis. The city said ballots in an upcoming election would include a proposal to tax a company's revenues above $50 million and use the money for housing and homeless services. The tax is...

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Jul 17, 2018

Woman recalls week at bottom of Big Sur cliff after car crash
Angela Hernandez says she was enjoying a picturesque drive from Oregon to Southern California on Highway 1 until a small animal darted onto the roadway, prompting her to swerve and lose control of her Jeep. The next thing she remembered was waking up at the base of a 250-foot Big Sur cliff. "I was still...

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Jul 17, 2018

Trump thanks Rand Paul for praising his position on Russia
Facing widespread condemnation for his fawning meeting with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump gave a shout-out to Sen. Paul Rand, who praised him for trying "to prevent us from having World War 3." "Thank you @RandPaul, you really get it!" Trump tweeted Tuesday morning, referring to Paul's interview on "CBS This Morning." "‘The President has...

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Jul 17, 2018

Obama slams politicians for ‘utter loss of shame'
Former President Barack Obama gave his first major speech since leaving office on Tuesday, calling today's times "strange and uncertain" and urging people to bring back the values of "equality, dignity and kindness." "Each day's news cycle bringing more head-spinning and disturbing headlines," Obama said in the opening of his speech at the 2018 Nelson...

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Jul 17, 2018

Trump met with protests outside White House after Putin summit
President Trump faced protesters yelling "Putin's puppet!" and "Traitor!" as he returned to the White House late Monday after a tumultuous trip abroad capped by a bruising press conference with Russia's leader. The downcast president and first lady Melania Trump strode hand in hand to the jeers of dozens of people at the impromptu protest...

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Jul 17, 2018

Divers reveal terrifying details of Thai cave rescue
Divers involved in the rescue of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave have revealed extraordinary details of the dangerous operation. A team of more than 150 worked together to free the group from Tham Luang cave, a 6-mile-long limestone cave system, in an operation that scared even the most seasoned...

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Jul 17, 2018

Student walks 20 miles to new job — so CEO gifts him a car
An Alabama college student walked 20 miles in the dark to get to his new job — an act of dedication that inspired the company's CEO to gift him a new car. Walter Carr, who couldn't find a ride after his car broke down, started walking from Homewood at midnight in order to arrive at...

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Jul 17, 2018

Virginia parks at center of deadly white power rally renamed again
The Charlottesville, Virginia, parks whose renaming sparked a deadly far-right protest last summer are once again getting new names, according to a report. The green spaces were named for Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, until the city decided to change the titles to Emancipation Park and Justice Park last year. That prompted...

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Jul 17, 2018

‘Possible serial killer': Parolee nabbed in string of murders
Texas cops on Tuesday arrested a "possible serial killer" — a parolee who sawed off his ankle monitor and killed three people, including two at a pair of mattress stores and a Houston widow known for baking cookies for neighbors. Jose Gilberto Rodriguez, 46, is accused of attacking five people and shooting three to death...

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Jul 17, 2018

Trump ignored staff advice before press conference with Putin
President Donald Trump did the opposite of what his staff recommended ahead of his joint presser with Vladimir Putin, ignoring most of about 100 pages of briefing materials outlining a tough stance toward the Russian strongman, according to a report. Trump's remarks during the 46-minute news conference in Helsinki, where he expressed skepticism about the...

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Jul 17, 2018

Daughter accused of killing elderly mom who left her out of will
A Florida woman is accused of beating her elderly mom to death with her bare hands — all because the mom snubbed her in her will, according to reports. Gabriela Perero, 53, allegedly threw a fit last Thursday inside her mom Luisa Perero's Fort Lauderdale condo when she found out her siblings would get her...

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Jul 17, 2018

Teen student defends teacher accused of having sex with her
A 17-year-old girl is standing behind a married teacher accused of having sex with her while she was a high school student, telling a judge in Michigan during his arraignment that he never forced himself on her. The former student of Tyler David Millward — who lost his job as a science teacher at Athens...

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Jul 17, 2018

Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump
JOHANNESBURG — Former U.S. President Barack Obama is set to make his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela's birth. While not directly mentioning his successor, President Donald Trump, Obama's speech...

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Jul 17, 2018

Obama likely to deliver rebuke to Trump in Mandela address
JOHANNESBURG — Former US President Barack Obama is set to make his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela's birth. While not directly mentioning his successor, President Donald Trump, Obama's speech...

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Jul 17, 2018

Israel bans occupation critics from schools
JERUSALEM - Israel's parliament passed a law on Tuesday that could see groups critical of government policies toward the Palestinians banned from entering Israeli schools and speaking with pupils. Critics of the law, which passed with 43 votes in favor and 24 against in the 120-seat Knesset, said it was a blow to core democratic...

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Jul 17, 2018

Hawaii lava tour boats face new rules after 23 tourists are injured
HONOLULU - Hawaii lava tour boats faced tighter restrictions on Tuesday after 23 passengers were injured by a volcanic explosion, as authorities investigated whether a vessel hit by "lava bombs" went too close to molten rock oozing into the Ocean. The U.S. Coast Guard now requires boat captains to stay at least 300 yards from...

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Jul 17, 2018

Tourist impaled by beach umbrella on Jersey shore


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Jul 17, 2018

Alabama officers suspended for alleged ‘white power' gesture
JASPER, Ala. — An Alabama mayor says four members of his city's police force have been suspended for making a hand gesture that some say is a hate symbol. Jasper Mayor David O'Mary tells news outlets the four Jasper officers have been suspended and will lose a week's pay following the publication of a photograph...

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Jul 17, 2018

Mandalay Bay owners sue victims of Las Vegas mass shooting
The corporate owners of the Mandalay Bay casino filed suit against the victims of last year's Las Vegas concert mass shooting, claiming it has no liability for the massacre, according to a published report on Monday. MGM Resorts International went to federal courts in Nevada and California and took on more than 1,000 shooting victims,...

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Jul 16, 2018

Why Israel stands to benefit from the Trump-Putin summit
There might be one clear winner of the Trump-Putin summit — Israel. The US and Russian leaders both said they will work to ensure Israel's security, an issue broached by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he met with Vladimir Putin in Moscow last week. "We both spoke with Bibi Netanyahu and they would like...

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Jul 16, 2018

Ex-Trump aide cancels CNN interview because ‘he couldn't defend' president
A former top aide to President Trump canceled his appearance on cable news Monday night because he "couldn't defend" the president's news conference in Helsinki. Ex-National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton backed out of CNN's "Out Front" with Erin Burnett after Trump's joint news conference with Russian president Vladimir Putin. "Michael Anton, Former Trump NSC...

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Jul 16, 2018

Video shows Harvard research head confronting woman, biracial child
The head of a Harvard-linked research center is being ridiculed as "Sidewalk Susie" after a viral, cringe-worthy video caught the woman trying to order a mom and her biracial child to get away from her home and then condescendingly asking the family if they live in "affordable housing." The confrontation happened Saturday in Cambridge when...

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Jul 16, 2018

Michael Cohen trolls Trump over Russia summit
President Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen tweeted his support for US intelligence agencies and berated Russia on Monday in a clear rebuke of his old boss's Helsinki press performance. "As I said to @ABC @GStephanopoulos, ‘I respect our nation's intelligence agencies who determined that Russia, had in fact, interfered or meddled in our democratic...

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Jul 16, 2018

Day care owner gets probation for hanging toddler from noose
MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis day care owner was sentenced to 10 years of probation for trying to kill a toddler in her home by hanging him from a noose. Forty-three-year-old Nataliia Karia was sentenced Monday after earlier pleading guilty to attempted murder and third-degree assault. She also pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular operation for hitting...

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Jul 16, 2018

Black students wrongly accused of dine-and-dash
ST. LOUIS — Police in a St. Louis suburb are reviewing what happened after 10 black college students were stopped by officers and escorted with squad cars back to a restaurant after being wrongfully suspected of leaving without paying. The incident occurred earlier this month in Clayton. Police Chief Kevin Murphy said Monday that an...

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Jul 16, 2018

Gingrich: Trump committed ‘most serious mistake of his presidency' at Putin summit
Newt Gingrich — one of President Trump's strongest allies — said on Monday that Trump's performance alongside Vladimir Putin in Helsinki was "the most serious mistake of his presidency." Gingrich, former GOP Speaker of the House and one of the president's biggest defenders, said Trump's grievous error was siding with Putin over US intelligence agencies....

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Jul 16, 2018

Trump blames Mueller ‘witch hunt' for strained Russia relations
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump Monday blamed the "phony, witch hunt" as the biggest barrier to deal-making with President Vladimir Putin. In his first interview since his summit with Putin, Trump slammed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. "Ninety percent of the nuclear power in the world between these two nations, and we've had a phony,...

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Jul 16, 2018

Trump claims Obama must have known Strzok was ‘biased'
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Monday that his predecessor had to know FBI Agent Peter Strzok was biased against the Trump campaign. "You have to find out who did Peter Strzok report to because it was (former FBI Director James) Comey and it was (former Deputy Director Andrew) McCabe, but it was also probably...

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Jul 16, 2018

‘Nightmare' flight sends dozens to hospital with bleeding ears
A Ryanair passenger is accusing the airline of deliberately "downplaying" the severity of an emergency landing on Friday after dozens were sent to the hospital with bleeding ears and headaches upon landing. The flight, which had left from Dublin, Ireland, experienced an "in-flight depressurization" en route to Zadar, Croatia, forcing a premature landing at the...

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Jul 16, 2018

Man gets prison for offering cash to kill ex-wife
ATLANTA — A Georgia man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for offering cash and basketball tickets in an attempt to hire someone to kill his ex-wife. The US Attorney's office in Atlanta said in a news release Monday that 29-year-old Michael McEarchern of Acworth was sentenced by a federal judge after...

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Jul 16, 2018

Man electrocuted while power-washing church exterior
CASSOPOLIS, Mich. — An Indiana man power-washing the exterior of a southwestern Michigan church has died after coming into contact with an electrical line. The contracted employee was in a bucket lift Saturday afternoon outside St. Ann's Catholic Church in Cassopolis when he was electrocuted. Police say the 65-year-old man was from Bremen, south of...

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Jul 16, 2018

Woman seen swiping restaurant's artwork outed thanks to social media
A customer was caught on camera helping herself to something not on the menu at Roberto's Italian Ristorante in Youngstown, Ohio over the weekend. On Saturday evening, an unnamed woman was recorded walking out of the downtown restaurant carrying a painting that she had pulled off the wall. "The painting was bagged and then just...

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Jul 16, 2018

Kidnapped model says she made abductor ‘fall in love' to escape
Model Chloe Ayling, who was held captive in Italy for six days last year, recalled how she had to make her kidnapper "fall in love" with her in order to survive and escape the terrifying ordeal. In an interview with BBC reporter Victoria Derbyshire on Monday, Ayling said she realized while being held captive that...

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Jul 16, 2018

CVS workers lose jobs after calling cops on black customer
CHICAGO — CVS Health says two Chicago store employees are out of their jobs just days after a black customer complained that white managers called police after accusing her of trying to use a phony coupon. The company said Monday it had completed a review of the Friday night incident. The company says the two...

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Jul 16, 2018

Politician arrested on suspicion of revenge porn
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minnesota, has been arrested on suspicion of violating the state's revenge porn law after a topless picture of his estranged wife was posted to his campaign website. Police say David Martinez was arrested at his office Monday, two days after a post on his...

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Jul 16, 2018

Putin refused to look at Mueller indictments during Fox News interview
WASHINGTON - Russian President Vladimir Putin refused to look at the indictments of 12 Russian military officials when a Fox News anchor presented him with a copy. "I did something that I suspect President Trump did not do in their meeting. I took the indictment. I had it in my hands and I talked to...

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Jul 16, 2018

‘I will kill again': DNA links man to girl's cold-case killing from 1988
More than 30 years after an 8-year-old Indiana girl was found dead in a ditch, a suspect who taunted police and threatened to kill again has been arrested after DNA evidence linked him to the gruesome crime, police said. John D. Miller, 59, was arrested Sunday at his home in Grabill by officers from the...

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Jul 16, 2018

Moviegoer stabbed at ‘The Purge' screening: cops
"The Purge," coming to theaters near you. Violence spilled off the screen at a showing of the latest film in "The Purge" franchise when a man allegedly stabbed another moviegoer earlier this month in Sherman, Texas, news station KTEN reported. Bryan Michael Morrison, 40, was arrested July 10 for reportedly attacking Terry Honoré in a...

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Jul 16, 2018

Lava bomb from Hawaii volcano flies through boat roof, injures 13
HONOLULU — Hawaii officials say an explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, injuring at least 13 people. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources said one passenger broke a leg Monday and others have been burned. It says the full extent of injuries isn't yet...

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Jul 16, 2018

Lava bomb from Hawaii volcano flies through boat roof, injures 23
A tour boat traveling off the coast of Hawaii was reportedly hit with a "basketball-sized" lava bomb — leaving 23 people injured after an explosion sent rocks flying through the air. The Hot Shot boat was near the big island of Kapoho on Monday morning when the punctured the hole of the roof at around...

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Jul 16, 2018

Russian woman who tried to broker Trump-Putin meetings is busted for espionage
WASHINGTON - A 29-year-old Russian with links to the National Rifle Association who reportedly tried to broker secret meetings between President Trump and Vladimir Putin was charged Monday with acting as an agent of the Russian Federation within the US. The Justice Department said that Maria Butina was "developing relationships with U.S. persons and infiltrating...

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Jul 16, 2018

Russian woman who tried to broker Trump-Putin meetings is busted for spying
WASHINGTON - A Russian woman who tried to broker secret meetings between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin during the 2016 presidential campaign has been arrested for espionage, according to the US Justice Department. Hours after President Trump met with Russian leader Vladimir Putin and said there's no reason Russia would have meddled in the US...

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Jul 16, 2018

Man allegedly killed sister-in-law after bust for breaking into her house
A Maine man suspected of killing his sister-in-law last week was scheduled to appear in court the day before her body was found on charges of breaking into the woman's home, court officials said. Philip Clark, 55, failed to appear on Thursday at Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor, where he was scheduled to be arraigned...

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Jul 16, 2018

Putin gifts Trump with symbolic World Cup soccer ball
That's a keeper. Russian President Vladimir Putin gave President Donald Trump a World Cup soccer ball during a press conference Monday in Helsinki — which the US leader said he'd gift to his son. "I'll give this ball to you, and now the ball is in your court," Putin said, explaining that the World Cup,...

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Jul 16, 2018

Republicans, Democrats slam Trump for being soft on Putin
Republicans joined Democrats and national security experts in forcefully condemning President Donald Trump for essentially giving Vladimir Putin a pass on Russia's interference in the US presidential election. "There is no question that Russia interfered in our election and continues attempts to undermine democracy here and around the world. That is not just the finding...

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Jul 16, 2018

Dad found beaten to death reportedly had 43 kids
A Chicago dad found beaten to death in his home over the weekend left behind 43 children, according to reports. Police said John Hearring, 63, was discovered unconscious Sunday afternoon in his upstairs apartment on the city's West Side, according to news station WLS-TV. He reportedly suffered head trauma. Family members said Hearring — who...

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Jul 16, 2018

Notorious baby killer paroled after 30 years behind bars
A notorious New York baby killer — who has spent 30 years in prison for smothering her infant and was suspected in the deaths of her other children — could be sprung as early as next month, the state Department of Corrections said Monday. Marybeth Tinning, of Schenectady, was granted parole last week on her...

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Jul 16, 2018

Notorious baby-killer paroled after 30 years behind bars
A notorious New York baby-killer — who has spent 30 years in prison for smothering her infant and was suspected in the deaths of her other children — could be sprung as early as next month, the state Department of Corrections said Monday. Marybeth Tinning, of Schenectady, was granted parole last week on her seventh...

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Jul 16, 2018

Tourists busted for stealing ‘souvenir' bricks from Auschwitz
A pair of Hungarian tourists were busted Saturday trying to steal bricks from a crematorium at Nazi death camp Auschwitz as a "souvenir." Another tourist saw the man and woman pilfering pieces of the Oswiecim, Poland, death camp — where occupying Nazis murdered 1 million Jews and 100,000 others including gypsies, Catholics and war prisoners...

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Jul 16, 2018

Gym teacher accused of having years-long affair with student
A longtime California teacher was arrested for having a sexual relationship with a high school student that lasted more than three years, police said. Angela Webb, a 50-year-old PE teacher at Tulare Union High School, was arrested Friday at her home in Tulare, about 50 miles southeast of Fresno, after police learned of the alleged...

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Jul 16, 2018

Plutonium stolen from government contractor's car, feds have no idea where it is
Government contractors left plutonium and radioactive cesium in the back seat of a car overnight — only to return the next morning to find someone had swiped the nuclear bomb-making materials, according to a new report. A year later, the feds still have no idea where the deadly loot is, the San Antonio Express-News reports....

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Jul 16, 2018

Nerve agent used in deadly UK attack was hidden in perfume bottle, victim's brother says
The nerve agent that killed a woman and sickened her partner in the UK last week was contained in a small perfume bottle, according to the brother of one of the victims. Matthew Rowley said his brother Charles, who is awake but seriously ill in the Salisbury District Hospital, told him he'd picked up a...

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Jul 16, 2018

Reporter dragged out of Trump-Putin press conference
A journalist was dragged out of a press conference between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday after holding up a sign reading "Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty." Dramatic video shows Sam Husseini — communications director for DC nonprofit the Institute of Public Accuracy who was reporting on the presser for...

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Jul 16, 2018

Abductor may be taking kidnapped teen to Mexico: cops
A teenager in Phoenix was kidnapped from her home late last week by a man with a "history of controlling behavior" who may be taking her against her will to Mexico, police said. Rosa America Garcia-Acosta, 17, hasn't been seen since her brother heard her screaming at her home near 75th Avenue and Camelback Road...

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