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Feb 23, 2018

Stormy Daniels appearance gets yawns in Long Island
Stormy Daniels got a lukewarm response from patrons of a Long Island strip club on Thursday night — as the bar's dancers griped that Stormy's star power was taking their tips away. Daniels, who was allegedly paid $130,000 to keep quiet about an affair with President Trump, received a smattering of bills from the crowd...

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Feb 23, 2018

Convicted killer spared lethal injection hour before execution
HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday spared the life of a convicted killer shortly before the man's scheduled execution for masterminding the fatal shootings of his mother and brother. In sparing the life of Thomas "Bart" Whitaker about an hour before he was scheduled for lethal injection, Abbott accepted the state parole...

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Feb 23, 2018

Neanderthals may have been Europe's first great artists
LONDON - The world's oldest known cave paintings were made by Neanderthals, not modern humans, suggesting our extinct cousins were far from being uncultured brutes. A high-tech analysis of cave art at three Spanish sites, published on Thursday, dates the paintings to at least 64,800 years ago, or 20,000 years before modern humans arrived in...

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Feb 23, 2018

Inmate throws fit, screams ‘murderers!' as he's put to death
STARKE, Fla. — As the execution drugs were being administered, inmate Eric Scott Branch let out a blood-curdling scream. Then he yelled "murderers! murderers! murderers!" as he thrashed on a gurney as he was being put to death for the 1993 rape and slaying of a college student. The drugs included a powerful sedative Thursday...

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Feb 23, 2018

Deadly diarrhea outbreak kills dozens of Congolese refugees
KAMPALA - Twenty-six refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo have died in a camp in Uganda from acute diarrhea, and hundreds more cases have been registered, an official from the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said on Thursday. The East African country's refugee population has risen sharply recently as people flood in from eastern...

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Feb 23, 2018

DOJ takes aim at gun buyers who lie on background checks
The Justice Department wants to prioritize the prosecutions of potential gun buyers who lie on their federal background check forms, according to a report. Sources with knowledge of the plans told the New York Times that DOJ officials will be asking US attorneys to carry them out in the coming days as the Trump administration...

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Feb 22, 2018

Deputy who didn't stop Florida shooting thinks he ‘did a good job'
The sheriff's deputy who failed to engage the shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School "believed he did a good job" because he called in the location of the massacre and gave a description of the shooter, a top union official said Thursday. School resource officer Scot Peterson, who resigned in disgrace from the Broward...

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Feb 22, 2018

Palestinian protest forces delegation visiting Israel to evacuate
A delegation visiting Israel that included members of the New York City Council had to be evacuated from a think tank in Ramallah on Thursday after Palestinians protested, pelting them with eggs and holding anti-American signs. "Nothing like this has ever happened to us," said David Pollock, associate executive director of the Jewish Community Relations...

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Feb 22, 2018

Mike Pence's vice is non-alcoholic beer
OXON HILL, Md. - Second lady Karen Pence Thursday sought to personalize the vice president by revealing how her husband of 32 years likes to wind down. "If it's Friday night, we better be having pizza for dinner - supreme thin crust with an O'Douls," Karen Pence said in her introduction of her husband. "Every...

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Feb 22, 2018

Painted glass bottle expected to fetch $1M at auction
It may look like a middle-school art project. But this painted glass bottle is expected to fetch around $1 million at a Sotheby's auction next week. The 78-year-old work of art was done by acclaimed Belgian surrealist René Magritte. It will hit the auction block on Feb. 28 after remaining in the collection of Magritte's...

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Feb 22, 2018

Americans, Cubans join forces to put out wildfire at Guantánamo Bay
Teamwork makes the dream work. The US military got some surprising help from the Cubans on Thursday as they worked to put out a wildfire at the Guantánamo Bay naval base. A Cuban helicopter reportedly flew over the fence line of the American facility and dumped water on parts of the blaze throughout the day....

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Feb 22, 2018

Man arrested in shooting death of postal worker on highway
DALLAS — A man arrested in the fatal shooting of a postal worker driving a delivery rig on a Dallas highway may have been acting out of road rage, authorities said Thursday. U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox issued a statement saying that Donnie Ferrell, 25, of Hutchins, had been arrested and was being charged with...

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Feb 22, 2018

Trump calls CNN gun control forum ‘Fake News'
President Trump called a CNN forum for survivors of last week's mass shooting "Fake News" in an angry tweet Thursday night. Trump was reacting to a Fox News segment with a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who claimed that the network had "scripted" a question for him. "‘School shooting survivor says he quit...

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Feb 22, 2018

FBI aims to rebuild trust after Florida shooting failure
WASHINGTON — A senior FBI official acknowledged Thursday that the nation's top law enforcement agency has lost public trust after the revelation that it failed to investigate a potentially life-saving tip before the Florida school shooting, a mistake he suggested was the result of bad judgment. David Bowdich, the FBI's acting deputy director, said he...

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Feb 22, 2018

Woman gets 25 years for love triangle killing
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A Southern California woman convicted of conspiring with her lover to kill her husband was denied a new trial and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. A jury in Bakersfield last year found Sabrina Limon, 38, guilty of murder, conspiracy to commit murder and other charges. Robert Limon, a railroad...

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Feb 22, 2018

Tot found nearly decapitated in trash bag at home, dad arrested
A Chicago man was arrested after his 2-year-old son was found nearly decapitated in the trash, police said Rolando Ortiz, 37, is expected to be charged with first-degree murder in the grisly slaying of Mateo Garcia Aguayo at a Little Village neighborhood home Wednesday, the Chicago Tribune reported. Authorities said they arrived at the scene...

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Feb 22, 2018

20-year-old on drugs who gouged own eyes out now blind, mom says
The family of a South Carolina woman who gouged her own eyeballs out in a drug-induced haze wants to warn others about the dangers of addiction. Kaylee Muthart, 20, was left permanently blinded after she intentionally scratched out her own eyes and was seen holding an eyeball Feb. 6 in front of an Anderson church,...

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Feb 22, 2018

Nude photos found during investigation into mayor's affair with ex-bodyguard
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Court documents say the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has found a nude and partially nude photo of a woman the agency believes were taken with the phone of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry's former bodyguard. The agency believes the evidence shows that Barry engaged in an affair with former Sgt. Rob Forrest while...

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Feb 22, 2018

Pair charged with abusing son may have performed sex acts on dogs: cops
A California couple accused of sexually abusing their 5-year-old son may have performed sexual acts on their dogs too, police revealed Wednesday. Roy Ling, 35, and Sara Wilson, 32, were arrested last Thursday, nearly five years after police began their investigation into reports of sexual abuse of their son, Victorville Police Department said. The boy...

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Feb 22, 2018

Son plots attack on parents who disapproved of career path: cops
WHEATON, Ill. — Prosecutors say a suburban Chicago man accused of plotting to kill his parents wanted the friend who is also charged to bludgeon them with a hammer because they didn't support his goal of becoming a blacksmith. Twenty-three-year-old Joshua Miceli of Glen Ellyn is charged with both solicitation of murder and attempted first-degree...

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Feb 22, 2018

Son plotted attack on parents over career path argument: cops
WHEATON, Ill. — Prosecutors say a suburban Chicago man accused of plotting to kill his parents wanted the friend who is also charged to bludgeon them with a hammer because they didn't support his goal of becoming a blacksmith. Twenty-three-year-old Joshua Miceli of Glen Ellyn is charged with both solicitation of murder and attempted first-degree...

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Feb 22, 2018

Missouri governor accused of blackmailing mistress indicted
A grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges following reports that he used a dirty photo to blackmail a woman he was having an affair with. The indictment, which was handed down Thursday afternoon, is directly related to the blackmail allegations, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Greitens,...

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Feb 22, 2018

Firefighter accused of lighting his kids' hands on fire
FERRISBURGH, Vt. — A Vermont firefighter is charged with lighting his children's hands on fire in what he told police was an attempt to teach them about poor decision-making. Twenty-eight-year-old Levi Dykema, of Ferrisburgh, is facing three counts of reckless endangerment after police say he covered the hands of his children, ages 5, 7 and...

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Feb 22, 2018

Vet charged with shooting neighbor's dog to death
NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans-area veterinarian is accused of shooting her neighbor's dog in the head, killing it. Jefferson County prosecutors on Wednesday filed charges including aggravated cruelty to an animal and illegal discharging of a firearm against 35-year-old Kelly Folse. NOLA.com / The Times-Picayune reports that Folse was arrested Dec. 19 in connection...

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Feb 22, 2018

Texas superintendent threatens to suspend students who protest gun violence
A Texas school superintendent threatened to suspend any student who protests gun violence while on school grounds — on the same day a kid threatened to shoot up a district middle school, according to reports. Needville Independent School District Superintendent Curtis Rhodes issued the ultimatum Tuesday, after students in South Florida walked out of class...

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Feb 22, 2018

Sheriff's officer who did ‘nothing' to stop Florida shooter resigns
A Florida sheriff's officer who did "nothing" during the Parkland school shooting last week has resigned in disgrace, officials said Thursday. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School resource officer Scot Petersen was armed, in uniform and "clearly" knew there was an active shooter but did "nothing" to intervene, according to Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel. Security...

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Feb 22, 2018

Bratton rips Trump over plan to arm teachers
Former police commissioner Bill Bratton called President Trump's proposal to arm teachers "the height of lunacy," in a blistering series of Tweets Thursday afternoon. "Proposals to arm American teachers are the height of lunacy. Are we also then going to arm school bus drivers and school crossing guards. The #NRA & gun manufacturers would love...

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Feb 22, 2018

Students arrested in high school nude photo scandal
STONINGTON, Conn. — An investigation into the sharing of sexually explicit images has led police to arrest five high school students in Connecticut. Authorities say the five Stonington High School students, all boys under 18, have been charged with disseminating sexually explicit and inappropriate images. Officials say a teacher found images of female students on...

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Feb 22, 2018

Ted Cruz compares GOP to Homer Simpson
D ‘oh. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz compared the Democrats to brainy Lisa Simpson and the GOP as her bumbling father Homer. "The Democrats are the party of Lisa Simpson and Republicans are happily the party of Homer, Bart, Maggie and Marge," the Texas lawmaker said, referring to the fictional cartoon show "The Simpsons." Cruz, who...

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Feb 22, 2018

Husband arrested in murder of mom who led secret life as porn star
The husband of an Alabama mom-turned-online-porn-star was arrested for her murder Thursday — a month after her half-naked body was found in the street outside their home. Cops say they finally cuffed William "Jeff" West, 44, for killing his Kathleen West after securing a key piece of forensic evidence the day before — but wouldn't...

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Feb 22, 2018

Stepmom arrested after 5-year-old boy goes missing
WICHITA, Kan. — The stepmother of a 5-year-old Kansas boy who has been missing for four days was arrested Wednesday on two counts of endangering a child, Wichita police said. Emily Glass, 26, was booked into the Sedgwick County jail in connection with Saturday's disappearance of Lucas Hernandez. She has not been formally charged. "This...

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Feb 22, 2018

Self-styled prophet who secretly married young girls pleads guilty
CEDAR CITY, Utah — A self-styled prophet accused of secretly marrying young girls because of his beliefs in polygamy and doomsday pleaded guilty in Utah Wednesday to child rape and abuse charges filed after police raided the group's remote desert compound. Samuel W. Shaffer faces at least 25 years in prison after agreeing to the...

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Feb 22, 2018

‘Pleasant' mom killed toddlers in double murder-suicide: cops
A Michigan mom remembered as being "pleasant" murdered her two toddlers before fatally turning the gun on herself inside a car, police said. Nikita Landrum, 31, was identified by police Wednesday as the mother involved in a murder-suicide behind an industrial building in Bangor Township, news station WDIV reported. Authorities said Landrum drove her 2-year-old...

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Feb 22, 2018

‘Pleasant' mom kills toddlers in double murder-suicide inside car
A Michigan mom remembered as being "pleasant" murdered her two toddlers before fatally turning the gun on herself inside a car, police said. Nikita Landrum, 31, was identified by police Wednesday as the mother involved in a murder-suicide behind an industrial building in Bangor Township, news station WDIV reported. Authorities said that Landrum drove her...

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Feb 22, 2018

Mueller hits Manafort, Gates with new charges
Special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of prosecutors filed additional charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a business associate. The charges are contained in a new indictment brought by a federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia. The new indictment, which had been expected, adds allegations of tax evasion...

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Feb 22, 2018

Drug company exec busted spending millions on escort with company card
A Chicago drug company executive who blew nearly $5.8 million on exotic trips around the world, fancy watches, purebred pooches, and plastic surgery for his former escort girlfriend pleaded guilty this week to racking up the charges on his company's credit card. Scott Kennedy, 43, copped to one count of wire fraud Wednesday in Chicago...

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Feb 22, 2018

Bikini barista: How I escaped an attempted rape at knifepoint
A bikini barista in Washington credits her toned bod for helping her escape a terrifying attack at knifepoint. Madeline Guinto, 30, said she was able to strong-arm the alleged assailant, Michael Reynolds, when he climbed through the order window Tuesday morning and attempted to rape her at Hottie Shots Espresso stand in Kent, news station...

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Feb 22, 2018

Lieutenant says locker room talk is no excuse for ‘bigot' sheriff
The lieutenant who accused a Michigan sheriff of being a "multifaceted bigot" who belittled women, minorities and the disabled is speaking out, saying he had to step up and do the right thing. Jackson County Sheriff's Lt. Tommy Schuette filed a lawsuit last week in Detroit federal court against Sheriff Steven Rand and Jackson County, alleging that Rand...

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Feb 22, 2018

Attendees at NRA speech split over idea to give teachers guns
People attending a conservative conference where the head of the National Rifle Association called for more armed security in the wake of the Parkland high school killings said they would support tougher background checks and keeping guns out of the hands of people with mental health problems, but were divided about outfitting school personnel with...

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Feb 22, 2018

Lawmakers propose bill to ban saggy pants
Some lawmakers in South Carolina want to fine people for wearing saggy pants, but support for the measure is fading like an old pair of jeans. If passed, House Bill 4957 would make it illegal for a person to wear pants "sagging more than three inches below his ileum," according to the South Carolina Legislature's...

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Feb 22, 2018

De Blasio supports national gun control walkout at high schools
Mayor de Blasio said on Thursday that he's on board with the city's public high school students skipping class to join a national gun control walkout on March 14. Hizzoner said he'd be a hypocrite if he discouraged the protest barely a week after he introduced new proposals to get young people more involved in...

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Feb 22, 2018

Woman says she chased down mugger, then took him out for coffee
A woman leaped into action and chased down a man after he stole another woman's purse - and then she took the alleged mugger to coffee. Tess Aboughoushe spotted a struggle between two strangers when she was returning from a chiropractor appointment on Wednesday. "I was walking back to my office and crossing the street...

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Feb 22, 2018

Trump's new blame for shootings: video games and movies
President Trump on Thursday assailed video games, the internet and movies for contributing to a culture of violence that can lead to school shootings like the one at a Florida high school on Valentines Day. "We have to look at the internet because a lot of bad things are happening to young kids and young...

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Feb 22, 2018

Bernie: Hillary had more info on Russian meddling than me, yet did nothing
Bernie Sanders has blamed Hillary Clinton for not doing more to stop the Russian's widespread interference in the 2016 presidential election. "The real question to be asked is what was the Clinton campaign [doing about Russian interference]? They had more information about this than we did," Sanders told Vermont Public Radio on Wednesday. Sanders later...

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Feb 22, 2018

Sanders: Hillary ignored warnings about Russian trolls
Bernie Sanders has blamed Hillary Clinton for not doing more to stop the Russians' widespread interference in the 2016 presidential election. "The real question to be asked is what was the Clinton campaign [doing about Russian interference]? They had more information about this than we did," Sanders told Vermont Public Radio on Wednesday. Sanders later...

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Feb 22, 2018

Trump wants teachers to get paid more if they carry a gun
President Trump on Thursday repeated his call to arm teachers to prevent mass school shootings — saying that as many as 40 percent of a school's educators could pack heat and get bonuses for their efforts to keep kids safe. "I want certain highly adept people, people who understand weaponry, guns … [and] a concealed...

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Feb 22, 2018

Man sets himself on fire after crashing into hospital: cops
A deranged man plowed his car into a Connecticut hospital and then set himself on fire, officials said Thursday. The man, who was not identified, drove his car into the walk-in entrance of the emergency department of Middlesex Hospital in Middletown just before 10 a.m., Mayor Dan Drew said at a press conference. "Based on...

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Feb 22, 2018

‘We love you': Thousands honor hero Florida school coach
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Mourners Thursday commemorated the coach who put himself in the line of fire and died taking bullets for his students during last week's shooting massacre as a "larger than life" hero who "was all about the kids." Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School assistant football coach and security guard Aaron Feis, 37,...

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Feb 22, 2018

EMT to be charged in alleged assault on co-worker in back of ambulance
An FDNY EMT is facing imminent arrest on sex abuse charges for ?allegedly ?assaulting a coworker on an ambulance in Manhattan last year, a police source said Thursday. The Emergency Medical Technician was accused of licking the woman's breasts and stomach while she was passed out in the back of an ambulance on July 16,...

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Feb 22, 2018

This is not your typical bar fight
This is the shocking moment a brawl erupted in a bar as boozers smashed chairs over each other and used glasses as weapons. Footage shows around 20 men punching and kicking each other as helpless bar staff watch on. One doorman attempts to break the brawl up but the fight carries on as brawlers hurl...

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Feb 22, 2018

Judge rips fake nurse: ‘What the hell were you thinking?'
A woman who faked being a nurse to work at a St. Louis hospital was sentenced to eight months of house arrest - and received a thorough tongue-lashing from an irate judge. "What the hell were you thinking?" US District Judge Henry Autrey asked Samantha Rivera, 36, on Wednesday while also sentencing her to five...

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Feb 22, 2018

Bank sues customer for hitting up overly generous ATM that spat out $100s
A Kansas woman is facing a pricey lawsuit after a bank accused her of making dozens of withdrawals from a faulty ATM that was dispensing $100 bills instead of $5 bills, a local report said Tuesday. The Central National Bank in Wichita claimed in a Jan. 22 lawsuit that Christina C. Ochoa knew the ATM...

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Feb 22, 2018

Bank sues customer for hitting up overly generous ATM that spit out $100s
A Kansas woman is facing a pricey lawsuit after a bank accused her of making dozens of withdrawals from a faulty ATM that was dispensing $100 bills instead of $5 bills, a local report said Tuesday. The Central National Bank in Wichita claimed in a Jan. 22 lawsuit that Christina C. Ochoa knew the ATM...

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Feb 22, 2018

Mom of survivor targeted in ‘crisis actor' hoax says trolls are sending death threats
The family of one of the survivors of the South Florida school shooting, who has been accused of being a "crisis actor" by conspiracy theorists, is now receiving death threats, according to the student's mom. "I'm under so much stress," Rebecca Boldrick, the mother of 17-year-old David Hogg, a senior at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas...

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Feb 22, 2018

Massacre survivor's mom says he's getting death threats from conspiracy theorists
The family of one of the survivors of the South Florida school shooting, who has been accused of being a "crisis actor" by conspiracy theorists, is now receiving death threats, according to the student's mom. "I'm under so much stress," Rebecca Boldrick, the mother of 17-year-old David Hogg, a senior at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas...

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Feb 22, 2018

Man fatally shot with family inside car in apparent road rage
A man was fatally shot in a possible case of road rage in Atlanta early Thursday - and investigators are reportedly looking into whether the incident is connected to two other random shootings. The shooting occurred at the entrance of the Brighton Village apartment complex in east Atlanta, where a unidentified man's body was found...

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Feb 22, 2018

I was mistaken for the Florida high school gunman
A survivor of the South Florida high school mass shooting recounted the harrowing experience he endured when authorities pegged him for the suspected shooter in the moments following the deadly rampage. As a hail of gunshots rang out through Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, 17-year-old student Lorenzo Prado said he locked himself in the...

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Feb 22, 2018

Autopsy rules out foul play in death of woman mauled by dogs
A Virginia sheriff's office has conclusively ruled a 22-year-old woman was mauled to death by her two dogs and no foul play occurred, despite suspicions from the girl's family and friends. The Goochland County Sheriff's Office ruled Bethany Lynn Stephens' death an accident as a result of animal mauling and closed the case Tuesday, roughly...

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Feb 22, 2018

Delta passengers rage over 12-hour ‘s-tshow' on delayed plane
Delta is coming under fire for keeping passengers aboard one of its stalled planes for nearly 12 miserable hours, according to a report. Flight 2195 was among several canceled or delayed during Tuesday's ice storm in Kansas City, including Southwest, American and United - but Delta faced the most pointed wrath. "It was a s-tshow!"...

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Feb 22, 2018

Father allegedly raped, beat twins kept in captivity for years
A father in Minneapolis allegedly raped, starved and beat his twin daughters over the course of several years while keeping them chained to doors and beds - and even fathered two children with one of the girls, both of whom are disabled. Jerry Lee Curry, 51, surrendered to authorities on Wednesday, one day after being...

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Feb 22, 2018

Justin Trudeau is more Bollywood than Bollywood
Even by Bollywood standards, Justin Trudeau is over the top. Since the Canadian Prime Minister touched down in the country on Saturday for a week-long visit, he and his family have donned a variety of ethnic-Indian outfits that have officials, journalists and social media users scratching their heads. "Is it just me or is this...

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Feb 22, 2018

Trump praises NRA, says it will ‘do the right thing'
President Trump gave a shoutout to the NRA on Thursday - praising the gun-lobbying group's leaders and workers as "Great American Patriots." "What many people don't understand, or don't want to understand, is that Wayne, Chris and the folks who work so hard at the @NRA are Great People and Great American Patriots," Trump wrote....

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Feb 22, 2018

Shooting survivor claims CNN scripted questions for town hall meeting
A student who survived the mass shooting at a Florida school said he pulled out of a town hall meeting because the CNN event was "scripted," a claim the network strongly denied. "CNN had originally asked me to write a speech and questions and it ended up being all scripted," Colton Haab, a Junior ROTC...

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Feb 22, 2018

Shooting survivor claims CNN scripted town hall meeting
A student who survived the mass shooting at a Florida school said he pulled out of a town hall meeting because the CNN event was "scripted," a claim the network strongly denied. "CNN had originally asked me to write a speech and questions and it ended up being all scripted," Colton Haab, a Junior ROTC...

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Feb 22, 2018

NRA chief blasts Democrats, the FBI and the media after Florida massacre
In a defiant call to arms, the head of the National Rifle Association on Thursday railed about failures in mental health care and among the country's law enforcement agencies in the deadly shooting at a Florida high school but said suggestions to limit guns in any way are "completely ridiculous." "The whole idea from some...

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Feb 22, 2018

Danish PM tells Trump: Listen to ‘youngsters' on gun control
Denmark's prime minister dispensed with usual diplomatic niceties and called on President Trump not to allow the United States to "accept the world record in school shootings." "Do not intend to interfere, but allow me to give a danish perspective: @realDonaldTrump, please, respond to the request of your youngsters who demands gun control. Don't accept...

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Feb 22, 2018

Nursing home workers charged in cold, callous death of WWII vet
The Georgia nursing home employees seen on video laughing and ignoring the pleas of a dying World War II veteran have been indicted for elder abuse, reports said. Arrest warrants have been issued for Loyce Pickquet Agyeman, Wanda Nuckles and Mable Turman four years after WWII veteran James Dempsey died under their care at the...

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Feb 22, 2018

Cops let alleged Florida shooter off the hook over gun threat
Local authorities were warned two and a half months prior to the massacre in a Florida high school that accused shooter Nikolas Cruz had "used a gun against people before," according to a disturbing new report. The chilling details into Cruz's troubled past were revealed in 911 records obtained by CNN. Cruz, 19, began acting...

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Feb 22, 2018

Hero cop catches boy who fell from third-floor window
This Egyptian cop is no butterfingers. Kameel Fathy Geed was on patrol in the city of Asyut on the Nile, about 200 miles south of Cairo, when he and two colleagues noticed a boy dangling from a third-floor window, CBS News reported. Ammar Motaz Abd El-Salam, 5, was attending an engagement party Saturday when he...

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Feb 22, 2018

Alex Trebek to moderate gubernatorial debate
Gubernatorial race for $400, Alex. "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek will moderate a debate between candidates for the 2018 governor's race in Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported on Wednesday. Trebek, a Canadian native who became a naturalized citizen in 1998, said he has always wanted to be involved in a presidential debate. "Unlike some of the...

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Feb 22, 2018

Iran threatens to withdraw from nuclear deal
LONDON - Iran will withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal if there is no economic benefit and major banks continue to shun the Islamic Republic, its deputy foreign minister said on Thursday. Under the deal with Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States, Iran agreed to restrict its nuclear program in return for...

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Feb 22, 2018

World leaders call for end to violence in Syria after deadly raids
BEIRUT — A new wave of deadly Syrian government bombardment in the opposition-held eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus on Thursday killed 13 people as world leaders and aid groups called for an end to the carnage that has killed hundreds of people in recent days. The airstrikes on rebel towns in the suburb known...

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Feb 22, 2018

Day care owner admits ditching kids to hit the gym and tan
The owner of an illegal day care center in Oregon who was arrested for ditching seven kids to go to a tanning salon has pleaded guilty - and is now facing a 35-year prison sentence. January Neatherlin, 32, pleaded guilty Wednesday to 11 counts of first-degree criminal mistreatment and one count of third-degree assault. She...

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Feb 22, 2018

Syrian man holds child for last time after he's killed in airstrike
A heartbreaking image has emerged showing a Syrian man holding onto to his dead child for the last time after an airstrike by Russian-backed government forces in the eastern Ghouta region. The unidentified father picked up the shrouded body of his son from a flatbed truck and held him close to his chest as several...

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Feb 22, 2018

Trump: I never said I wanted to arm teachers
President Trump denied he called for teachers to be armed during a White House meeting with survivors and parents of children gunned down in school attacks and took aim at "Fake News" for twisting his words. "I never said ‘give teachers guns' like was stated on Fake News @CNN & @NBC," he posted on Twitter...

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Feb 22, 2018

Trump: I only said I would arm some teachers
President Trump denied he called for teachers to be armed during a White House meeting with survivors and parents of children gunned down in school attacks and took aim at "Fake News" for twisting his words. "I never said ‘give teachers guns' like was stated on Fake News @CNN & @NBC," he posted on Twitter...

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Feb 22, 2018

Russian opposition leader claims he was detained ahead of election
MOSCOW  - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said on Thursday he had been detained by police, weeks ahead of a presidential election in which he has been barred from running. Navalny said on Twitter that he was detained by police as he left from visiting the dentist. "They are taking me somewhere," he said. Navalny,...

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Feb 22, 2018

Suicide bomber attacks US embassy in Montenegro
PODGORICA - An unidentified man threw an explosive device, probably a hand grenade, at the U.S. embassy building in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, around midnight before blowing himself up, the government said on Thursday. No casualties were reported from the embassy which confirmed a small explosion near its compound. The U.S. State Department said...

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Feb 22, 2018

Venezuelans are starving amid economic crisis, food shortages
CARACAS - Venezuelans reported losing on average 24 lbs in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty, according to a new university study on the impact of a devastating economic crisis and food shortages. The annual survey, published on Wednesday by three universities, is one of the most closely-followed assessments...

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Feb 22, 2018

Security camera confusion reportedly let school shooter roam free after massacre
The Florida school shooter was able to walk around in public after his massacre — completely undetected — for nearly a half-hour thanks to a mix-up with the security cameras, which caused cops to think he was still on campus, when in fact, he was already gone. "He went from the third floor to the...

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Feb 22, 2018

Mystery surrounds businessman dad of 13 kids born from surrogates
TOKYO — A Japanese businessman who won legal custody of his 13 children born from surrogates in Thailand is virtually anonymous in his home country. Mitsutoki Shigeta, who was granted sole custody by a Thai court on Tuesday, is the son of the founder of Japanese telecom and insurance company Hikari Tsushin. As a major...

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Feb 22, 2018

GOP congresswoman: Many mass murderers ‘end up being Democrats'
ALBANY, N.Y. — A Republican congresswoman from upstate New York said Wednesday that "many" people who commit mass murder turn out to be Democrats. U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney made the remarks on Talk 1300 Radio during a discussion about calls for stricter gun control since last week's deadly Florida high school shooting. "Yeah, well, obviously...

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Feb 22, 2018

Hungry hawk keeps leaving dead pigeons for disgusted bank staff
DEWITT, N.Y. — The feeding habits of a Cooper's hawk may fascinate birdwatchers, but employees of a New York bank are fed up with the feathery remnants of slaughtered pigeons. A hawk has been killing and devouring pigeons near the entrance to M&T Bank in suburban Syracuse for several weeks. Property manager Joseph Mathlin tells...

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Feb 21, 2018

Man burns down home trying to get rid of skunks
FERNDALE, Mich. — Authorities say a man destroyed a suburban Detroit home while trying to use a smoke bomb to rid a crawlspace of skunks. The Detroit Free Press reports the man's attempt sparked a fire Monday that quickly spread from the crawlspace to the first floor. The fire eventually spread through the walls and...

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Feb 21, 2018

Neurologist accused of raping patients released on bond
The former neurologist accused of raping or sexually assaulting at least 6 patients over a ten year period at his Mount Sinai Beth Israel practice was released on $1 million bond Wednesday. Ricardo Cruciani pleaded "not guilty" following his extradition from Pennsylvania, where he was serving seven years probation after admitting to molesting multiple patients...

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Feb 21, 2018

Angry students, parents confront Rubio for gun control
SUNRISE, Fla. — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio was put on the defensive Wednesday by angry students, teachers and parents who are demanding stronger gun control measures after the shooting rampage that claimed 17 lives at a Florida high school. One of those confronting the Florida senator at CNN's "Stand Up" town hall Wednesday night was...

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Feb 21, 2018

Angry students, parents confront Rubio for gun-control
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is being challenged by angry students, teachers and parents who are demanding stronger gun-control measures after a school shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school. One of those confronting Rubio at a CNN's "Stand Up" town hall Wednesday night was Frank Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter...

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Feb 21, 2018

Angry students, parents confront Rubio on gun control
Survivors of last week's bloodbath at a Florida high school and their families vented their anger at Sen. Marco Rubio and a top NRA rep at a town hall Wednesday night — demanding that politicians and lobbyists support stricter gun control measures. In a raucous meeting sponsored and aired by CNN, students, parents and teachers...

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Feb 21, 2018

Teen arrested for bringing knife, list of student names to school
A Florida high school student was arrested Monday after law enforcement said he brought a knife to school alongside a list of student names. Benjamin Mendoza, 18, was taken into custody after the Collier County Sheriff's Office discovered questionable items in his backpack at Palmetto Ridge High School, the department said in a news release....

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Feb 21, 2018

Suspect in school shooting plot kept ‘active shooter' journal
MONTPELIER, Vt. — A Vermont teenager accused of planning "to shoot up" his former high school wrote in a diary he titled "Journal of an active shooter" that he had "big plans" to kill as many as he could. Jack Sawyer, 18, had recently returned to Vermont from a Maine treatment center for troubled teens....

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Feb 21, 2018

Florida deputies to carry rifles on school grounds
The Sheriff of the Florida County where last week's mass shooting took place said Wednesday that deputies will start to carry rifles on school grounds. Sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County said during a press conference that rifles will be locked in patrol cars until they can obtain lockers and safes inside the schools to...

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Feb 21, 2018

Massive dust storm turns entire town orange
A huge dust storm turned a town in the Australian outback orange earlier this week. The dust storm hit the town of Charleville, in south western Queensland on Tuesday, the BBC reported. Some trees were knocked over by the storm, which caused minor damage. Images of the town eerily blanketed in orange dust were posted...

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Feb 21, 2018

Woman shunned by Jehovah's Witnesses kills entire family: cops
A Michigan woman who was reportedly ostracized after she left the Jehovah's Witnesses killed her entire family before taking her own life, police said. Lauren Stuart, 45, fatally shot her husband and adult children in a murder-suicide last week at their Keego Harbor home, the Detroit Free Press reported. Authorities responding to a 911 call...

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Feb 21, 2018

Read Trump's notes for meeting with school shooting survivors
President Trump's crib notes for his listening session on school shootings included the suggested phrases "I hear you," and "What can we do to help you feel safe?" a candid photo of the palm cards reveals. Also among the suggested talking points — captured during Wednesday's public forum with survivors and victims' family members in...

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Feb 21, 2018

GOP lawmaker suggests school shooting survivors are actors
A Pennsylvania lawmaker is being slammed on social media for suggesting the victims of last week's deadly school shooting in Florida are crisis actors. "I enlisted in the U.S. Army at 17 years old. This morning I was working out and listening to the news about "students" being bused in to the Florida Capitol," state...

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Feb 21, 2018

‘I want to feel safe at school': Florida shooting survivors beg Trump to take action
Students survivors and a parent who lost his daughter in last week's Florida high school shooting shared stories of agony and heartbreak at the White House on Wednesday — and implored President Trump to take decisive action to prevent another massacre. "I'm here because my daughter has no voice. She was murdered last week and...

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Feb 21, 2018

Mom gave kids medication to try to kill them: cops
OLATHE, Kan. — An Olathe woman has been charged with one count of attempted capital murder after she allegedly gave her three children medication to try and kill them. The Kansas City Star reports Johnson County authorities charged 37-year-old Therese Roever Wednesday. Her bond was set at $1 million. Roever and her children were found...

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Feb 21, 2018

7th-grader dies after shooting self in school bathroom
MASSILLON, Ohio — A seventh-grader who died a day after shooting himself inside a middle school restroom had fireworks and extra ammunition in his backpack, police said on Wednesday. Investigators were reviewing cellphones and other electronics found at the boy's home, but it was too early to know whether the shooting was intentional or if...

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Feb 21, 2018

Woman caught on camera allegedly stealing from tip jar
Police are looking to social media to help them catch a gray-haired bandit accused of stealing from a Lobster Trap tip jar in Bourne, MA. The older woman was standing near the jar at the takeout counter on Monday evening, worker Olivia Slayton told WBZ. "I turned around and I saw that her hand was near...

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Feb 21, 2018

8-year-old afraid of being hurt brings gun to school: cops
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — An 8-year-old Ohio boy who had an unloaded gun in his backpack has told police he brought the weapon to his elementary school because he thought another student was going to hurt him. The Springfield News-Sun reports that a teacher at Springfield's Simon Kenton Elementary School found the gun Tuesday afternoon while...

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