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Jan 16, 2019

Bull rider dies after getting bucked off during competition
A 25-year-old bull rider from Missouri died after he was bucked off during a competition, according to reports. Mason Lowe, a top-ranked competitor, sustained fatal injuries Tuesday night when he was flung from the bull at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado, news station WFOR reported. Witnesses said the bull stomped on Lowe's...

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Jan 16, 2019

Stop-and-frisk poster boy busted for ticket-scalping
His ticket has finally been punched! A poster-boy opponent of the NYPD's stop-and-frisk program was busted by the feds in an elaborate ticket-scalping scheme — while on probation for an earlier rip-off that preyed on tourists hoping to attend blockbuster Broadway shows and sporting events. Angel Ortiz — who publicly blasted stop and frisk and...

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Jan 16, 2019

Ex-Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins gets 20 years for kidnapping teen student
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee teacher who was on the run for weeks with a 15-year-old student was sentenced on Wednesday to 20 years in prison. A statement from the victim called 52-year-old Tad Cummins "disgusting" and said the effects of his actions on her were "devastating and permanent." Prosecutors had asked for a 30-year...

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Jan 16, 2019

Fifth-graders tried to carry out plot to kill classmate: cops
Two fifth-grade students in Florida put into effect a plot to kill another classmate and flee in a golf cart, officials said. Police said the two students, ages 10 and 11, brought a wrench, pliers and other tools Dec. 14 to Roberts Elementary School as part of the murder plot, according to the Tallahassee Democrat....

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Jan 16, 2019

Dishwasher awarded $21.5M for being forced to work on Sundays
She used the Chick-fil-A defense. A hotel dishwasher was awarded $21.5 million this week after she managed to convince a Miami jury that her employer had violated her religious rights — by making her work on Sundays. "I love God," said Marie Jean Pierre, speaking to NBC 6 with her lawyer Marc Brumer. "No work...

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Jan 16, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to share social media secrets with colleagues
Freshman New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — whose lively Twitter feed already has attracted more than 2.4 million followers — will share her secrets to social media success with colleagues, a new report said Wednesday. The House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee will host a session Thursday morning with AOC and Rep. Jim Himes of...

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Jan 16, 2019

Hyundai, Kia recall 168,000 cars at risk for fires
Hyundai and Kia are recalling a total of 168,000 vehicles that have a fuel pipe issue that could spark engine fires. Ironically the issue arose from poor repairs during previous recalls for engine failures, according to a statement released from Hyundai. The company said that a high-pressure fuel pipe may have been "damaged, misaligned or...

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Jan 16, 2019

Trump's Washington DC hotel lease may violate Constitution: watchdog
The General Services Administration ignored worries that President Trump's lease on a government-owned building that houses his DC hotel could violate the Constitution when the agency let him keep the lease after he won the White House, the agency's top watchdog said Wednesday. The Trump Organization won the lease before he became president, and after...

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Jan 16, 2019

Michigan State interim president John Engler to resign amid Larry Nassar fallout
Michigan State University's interim president John Engler will resign following renewed criticism of how he handled fallout over the sex abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar, the Detroit Free Press reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed officials. Nassar, who was a team doctor for USA Gymnastics, was sentenced to up to 300 years in prison in two different...

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Jan 16, 2019

Dog kidnapped, later found painted blue: owner
Her owner couldn't be happier, but she was still blue. A lovable border collie was allegedly stolen from her home and later discovered unhurt, but splattered in blue paint. Moments before the colorful crime, Elizabeth Meredith went outside to check on her dog, Dakota, but realized she was missing. The 21-year-old Australian told the Brisbane...

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Jan 16, 2019

Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper was a loner, lived in a ‘time warp'
Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper was a teen loner who lived in a "time warp" with no online presence — instead spending all his time inside his family's remote cabin reading books about outdoor survival and the military, according to a new report. A former neighbor of Jake Patterson — the 21-year-old accused of killing Closs'...

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Jan 16, 2019

Trump signs bill to pay government workers after shutdown ends
President Trump on Wednesday signed a law that will guarantee that government workers who aren't getting paid during the partial shutdown will get back pay when it's over. Trump signed "the Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019, which requires the compensation of government employees for wages lost, work performed, or leave used during a...

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Jan 16, 2019

Dead dogs found in animal shelter boss' home: cops
A Connecticut animal shelter boss was arrested after authorities uncovered the carcasses of five dogs inside her home. Heidi Lueders, 30, the former president of Bully Breed Rescue Inc., turned herself in to Fairfield Police Tuesday and was charged with five counts of animal cruelty. Animal control detectives found the corpses of five dogs in...

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Jan 16, 2019

Dead dogs found in animal shelter boss's home: cops
A Connecticut animal shelter boss was arrested after authorities uncovered the carcasses of five dogs inside her home. Heidi Lueders, 30, the former president of Bully Breed Rescue Inc., turned herself in to Fairfield police Tuesday and was charged with five counts of animal cruelty. Animal control detectives found the corpses of five dogs in...

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Jan 16, 2019

Secret Service, DHS say they can handle State of the Union security
The Secret Service and Department of Homeland Security said they can handle security at President Trump's State of the Union address — which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants Trump to postpone. Both federal agencies have been largely shuttered as the partial government shutdown enters its record-breaking 26th day. But Homeland Security Chief Kirstjen Nielsen wrote...

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Jan 16, 2019

Good Samaritan has truck stolen by crash victim he was trying to help
A good Samaritan in Florida who jumped into action to help the victims of a fiery highway crash on Monday night was punished for his good deed when one of the victims stole his truck and sped away. Felix Coffman, 53, witnessed a man driving a blue Mitsubishi Lancer speed past him and rear-end another vehicle...

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Jan 16, 2019

Ex-NFL player sacks peeping Tom outside daughter's window
This was necessary roughness. Former NFL player Tony Beckham made the tackle of his life in Florida this week — clobbering an intruder who was allegedly masturbating outside his 15-year-old daughter's window, a report said. Beckham — a defensive player for the Tennessee Titans and the Detroit Lions in 2002-05 — was inside his Palm...

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Jan 16, 2019

Mike Pence declares ISIS ‘defeated' after troops killed in Syria
About an hour after the US military confirmed that several American troops were killed in an ISIS-claimed attack in Syria, Vice President Mike Pence declared that "the caliphate has crumbled" and the militant network "has been defeated." Pence made no comment about the attack in Manbij and did not offer condolences to the families of...

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Jan 16, 2019

Penn State sorority pledges forced to lick members' toes, hazing report finds
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania colleges and universities began posting online reports Tuesday on documented cases of hazing over the past five years, from forced drinking and toe-licking to the dunking of students in ice water, as required by a law passed as a result of the 2017 death of a Penn State fraternity pledge. The...

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Jan 16, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez helps recruit a new wave of Democrats
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pulled off a stunning upset over longtime Congressman Joe Crowley and now she's helping the progressive group that recruited her to find others to challenge Democratic incumbents. "Everybody knows someone in their life that is already an amazing public servant," Ocasio-Cortez said in a nine-minute video released Wednesday by Justice Democrats. "Nominate...

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Jan 16, 2019

Woman promised cotton candy to girl in failed kidnapping: cops
A woman sporting a mohawk tried to kidnap a young girl by luring her with cotton candy in an upscale section of Washington, DC, police said. The suspect — a white female believed to be in her 30s — grabbed the girl at about 5 p.m. Tuesday and tried to lure her away from the...

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Jan 16, 2019

Theresa May narrowly survives Parliament's no-confidence vote
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday narrowly survived a no-confidence vote - a day after Parliament overwhelmingly rejected her Brexit deal. The House of Commons expressed confidence in the government by 325 votes to 306, a majority of 19 in parliament's first no-confidence vote in a British government in 26 years. Had the government...

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Jan 16, 2019

Survey uncovers rampant sexual harassment at UN
A third of United Nations employees reported experiencing sexual harassment at the agency within the last two years, according to an explosive survey released on Tuesday. According to the findings, some 33 percent of respondents reported at least one instance of sexual harassment in that time, but the figure rose to nearly 40 percent when...

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Jan 16, 2019

Roku drops Alex Jones' InfoWars amid fierce backlash
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been removed from Roku after the streaming platform faced fierce criticism from users, The New York Times reports. Last year, Jones' InfoWars channel, as well as his other media projects, were scrubbed from most major social media platforms and streaming services for violating various rules and standards. However, this week,...

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Jan 16, 2019

Bipartisan group of senators want Trump to reopen government
A bipartisan group of senators plans to send a letter to President Trump saying that if he agrees to reopen the federal government, they would be willing to negotiate border security with the administration. The senators want to send the letter as soon as Wednesday, Politico reported, as the shutdown entered its record-breaking 26th day....

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Jan 16, 2019

Diabetic teen's beloved service dog fatally shot outside family's home
Texas cops are looking for a heartless gunman who shot and killed a diabetic teenager's service dog. The adorable 4-year-old golden retriever, named Journey, was found lying motionless outside the Westmoreland family's home in Quinlan on Sunday morning and died at the veterinarian's from his wounds, the family said. "It's been awful for us all,"...

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Jan 16, 2019

Man ‘growled like a dog' after golf cart police chase: deputies
A contractor from Missouri who was staying at an upscale resort in Florida "growled like a dog" while being arrested after a wild police chase that began when he was spotted unconscious in a golf cart, sheriff officials said. Parks Thornton Terry, 32, was passed out in a red golf cart at about 5 a.m....

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Jan 16, 2019

Kirsten Gillibrand makes first campaign stop outside New York diner
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand blasted away at President Donald Trump during her first campaign stop, accusing the incumbent of choosing "to tear this country part" at an upstate diner Wednesday morning. "We have to take on President Trump and what he is doing," Gillibrand told supporters outside of a greasy spoon in the Hudson Valley....

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Jan 16, 2019

Feinstein: Vote on Barr depends if Mueller report will go public
Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday said her vote to confirm President Trump's attorney general nominee William Barr hinges on assurances that he will ensure that special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation be made public. "This is a big report, and the public needs to see it," Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the...

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Jan 16, 2019

Drastic solution to halt climate change could be our last
Peeking out from behind the massive cloud of coal smoke that is climate change, the tiniest sliver of a silver lining has emerged. We may still have a chance to keep the worst of global warming at bay. According to a new study published in the journal Nature Communications, Earth has a 64 percent chance...

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Jan 16, 2019

‘To Catch a Predator' host Chris Hansen accused of writing bad checks
"To Catch a Predator" host Chris Hansen got caught this week — for allegedly writing bad checks. The 59-year-old TV journalist turned himself in to Stamford, Conn., police on Monday and was charged with issuing a bad check after failing to pay $13,000 for marketing swag from a local business, police said. Hansen ordered 355...

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Jan 16, 2019

Nancy Pelosi exacts her revenge on Kathleen Rice
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi got the last laugh on New York Rep. Kathleen Rice on Tuesday night, denying the former Nassau prosecutor a coveted seat on the lower chamber's high-profile Judiciary Committee. Pelosi — during a tense, closed-door meeting of the Steering Committee — pushed for other lawmakers to join the panel over Rice, who...

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Jan 16, 2019

Lindsey Graham cites deadly blast in appeal to keep troops in Syria
GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham urged President Trump to reconsider his decision to pull US forces from Syria after a suicide attack on Wednesday killed a number of American troops. "I hope the president would look long and hard about what we're doing in Syria," Graham said during the Senate confirmation hearing for Trump's attorney general...

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Jan 16, 2019

Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper applied for job day before she escaped
The man suspected of kidnapping Jayme Closs applied for a job at a liquor store the day before the teenager escaped, touting himself as an "honest and hardworking guy." Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, filled out an online application for a gig at Saratoga Liquors in Superior, Wisc., 40 miles away from the remote cabin where...

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Jan 16, 2019

Mike Pence's wife back teaching at school that bans gay, transgender students
Vice President Mike Pence's wife, Karen, is back teaching at a Virginia school that bans gay and transgender students — and requires job applicants to pledge that marriage is only between a man and a woman. Immanuel Christian School requires parents and prospective employees to sign off on a series of principles — including those...

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Jan 16, 2019

Women laced recovery home manager's food with heroin: cops
Two residents of a Michigan recovery house allegedly spiked a manager's macaroni and cheese with heroin, authorities said. Shanna Marie Kota, 40, and Sarah Elaine Prange, 22, both of Port Huron were arrested on poisoning charges Sunday in connection to the incident, according to local reports. The 38-year-old victim, who works at the Lapeer Avenue...

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Jan 16, 2019

Two women caught twerking atop SUV on crowded interstate
Caution - highway twerk ahead! Two passionate passengers hopped atop the roof of a white SUV driving westbound along Interstate 64 in St. Louis on Monday, where a quick-thinking registered nurse pulled out her cellphone and recorded the wild ordeal. "We were in traffic obviously and were going pretty slow, but then I saw a...

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Jan 16, 2019

American killed in Kenya terrorist attack survived 9/11
The American who among at least 14 people killed in a terrorist attack in Kenya was a tech executive who survived 9/11, his family said. Jason Spindler, the 40-year-old CEO of I-DEV International, was having lunch at the DusitD2 Hotel in Nairobi on Tuesday when al-Shabab militants attacked the complex with car bombs and gunfire....

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Jan 16, 2019

Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of the Union address amid shutdown
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Trump to delay his State of the Union address, which is set for Jan. 29, until after the government shutdown ends. In a letter to the president, Pelosi, D-Calif., cited "security concerns" related to the shutdown's effect on the US Secret Service, which provides security for the...

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Jan 16, 2019

Kremlin mocks notion that Trump could have worked for Russia
Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday dismissed a report that President Trump is working on behalf of the Kremlin and accused the US news media and Congress of trying to sabotage his administration. "It's hard for me to comment on what is happening in the U.S. surrounding accusations that President Trump is effectively a Russian agent,"...

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Jan 16, 2019

Soldiers charged with killing Army sergeant in love triangle gone wrong
Two active-duty soldiers were arrested for killing an Army sergeant in what prosecutors described as a love triangle gone wrong. Kemia Hassel, 22, and Jeremy Cuellar, 24, were charged with first-degree murder in the New Year's ambush of Tyrone Hassel III, 23 - who was on leave for the holidays - outside his father's home...

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Jan 16, 2019

American soldiers killed in ISIS-claimed suicide attack in Syria
Four American soldiers were among 16 people killed and more than a dozen wounded when a suicide bomber attacked US-led coalition forces in the northern Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday, according to a US official. An ISIS-affiliated web site, Amaq, said a suicide attacker with an explosive vest had targeted a foreign military patrol....

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Jan 16, 2019

California storm could bring mudslides, blizzard warning
LOS ANGELES — Another Pacific storm was set to hit California on Wednesday, bringing a threat of mudslides to the site of the deadliest wildfire in state history and a rare blizzard warning in the Sierra Nevada. An evacuation warning was in place into Thursday morning for Pulga, a canyon community in Northern California. Its...

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Jan 16, 2019

Pentagon report raises concerns over China attacking Taiwan
WASHINGTON — Amid increasing tensions with Beijing, the Pentagon has released a new report that lays out U.S. concerns about China's growing military might, underscoring worries about a possible attack against Taiwan. Speaking to reporters, a senior defense intelligence official said Tuesday that the key concern is that as China upgrades its military equipment and...

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Jan 16, 2019

American teacher joined ISIS to see ‘what the group was about'


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Jan 16, 2019

Father of Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper only cares about her family
The father of Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper said all he cares about is the 13-year-old's family and that he wanted to pass along a letter to them. Patrick Patterson showed up at the Barron County Justice Center on Tuesday, a day after he sat in the courtroom for his 21-year-old son Jake's arraignment. "All I...

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Jan 16, 2019

Father of Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper only cares about her family now
The father of Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper said all he cares about is the 13-year-old's family and that he wanted to pass along a letter to them. Patrick Patterson showed up at the Barron County Justice Center on Tuesday, a day after he sat in the courtroom for his 21-year-old son Jake's arraignment. "All I...

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Jan 16, 2019

Giant rotating ice disk draws attention, visitors
WESTBROOK, Maine — Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river. A curious formation that's getting attention in Greater Portland is actually a spinning ice disk that is roughly 100 yards (91 meters) wide. The formation in the Presumpscot River was widely shared on social media and has drawn comparisons to an...

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Jan 16, 2019

Theresa May to face no-confidence vote after Brexit defeat
LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote Wednesday, a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by an historic margin. May is battling to save her job after staking her political reputation on a last-ditch effort to win support for the divorce agreement she negotiated with the European Union. Though defeat...

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Jan 16, 2019

American among 14 killed in Kenyan luxury hotel shooting
Kenya's president declared early Wednesday that an attack by terrorists on a luxury hotel and shopping complex had ended, and that 14 people were killed, including an American. Gunfire ran out for hours from Tuesday into Wednesday during the attack at the DusitD2 hotel complex in Nairobi's posh Westlands neighborhood, as police conducted a "mopping...

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Jan 16, 2019

Parents charged in fentanyl overdose death of 18-month-old
Two Michigan parents were charged Tuesday with the murder of their infant daughter, who prosecutors say had an "extraordinary" amount of fentanyl in her system at the time of her death. Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith announced second-degree murder charges for Antonio Floyd, 28, and Shantanice Barksdale, 27, in the Christmas Day death of 18-month-old...

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Jan 16, 2019

Teen dies after falling from cruise ship, landing on pier
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. The Sun Sentinel reports the Broward Medical Examiner's Office on Monday announced 16-year-old Laurent Mercer's death. He'd been on a seven-day Caribbean trip with his family when he died Friday. Royal...

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Jan 16, 2019

Robert Durst to stand trial in September for murder of Susan Berman
Manhattan real-estate heir Robert Durst will stand trial in September for the killing of his friend Susan Berman in Los Angeles, according to several reports. Durst was arrested in 2015 for Berman's killing. He's been held without bail since his arrest. His trial is now set for Sept. 3, ABC reported. Berman was found shot...

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Jan 16, 2019

Texas mom missing after watching movie at co-worker's home: cops
Police in Texas are searching for a mother who they say disappeared earlier this month after leaving a co-worker's house. Emily Wade, 38, of Ennis, was last seen around 5 p.m. on Jan. 5, the local police department said on Facebook. The mother-of-one left a Chili's co-worker's home around 8:30 p.m. after the two watched a movie...

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Jan 15, 2019

Man playing hide-and-seek found dead in vacant building
DETROIT — Police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man who apparently fell down an elevator shaft while playing hide-and-seek with friends in a vacant Detroit building. Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office spokesman Keith Owens identified the victim as 21-year-old Jonathan Mazgai of Taylor. The official cause of death has not yet been determined....

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Jan 15, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez secures spot on House Financial Services Committee
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has secured a spot on the House Financial Services Committee, a panel chaired by fellow progressive Maxine Waters that oversees the financial services industry. Ocasio-Cortez confirmed her placement in a tweet on Tuesday night, writing: "Financial Services is one of just four exclusive committees in the House. It oversees big banks, lending,...

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Jan 15, 2019

Clemson QB Lawrence: Politically charged meme is fake
Clemson University star quarterback Trevor Lawrence has beef with a politically charged fake meme about his hamburger dinner at the White House. The gridiron star says the meme — which circulated online Tuesday and shows a photo of him with the words "Clemson QB speaks out to defend America" — contains quotes he never said....

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Jan 15, 2019

Robert Mueller is getting his own action figure
Robert Mueller has a new action figure, and its as tight lipped as the real-life special counsel. The six-inch figurine was produced by FCTRY, a Brooklyn-based manufacturer that also sells action figures of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The company also has a Donald Trump doll they refer...

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Jan 15, 2019

Florida politician says Rep. Rashida Tlaib might ‘blow up Capitol Hill'
A Florida city commissioner is under fire for saying the first Palestinian-American woman ever elected to Congress might "blow up Capitol Hill." In the Islamophobic rant, Hallandale Beach Commissioner Annabelle Lima-Taub, who is Jewish, compared Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), who is Muslim, to a suicide bomber, the Sun Sentinel reported. "A Hamas-loving anti-Semite has NO...

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Jan 15, 2019

Walmart, Target pull children's game that had players defuse toy bomb
A kids' game that asked children to defuse a plastic, pretend bomb had parents exploding with anger — and now two major retailers are pulling the controversial toy. The game, called "Cut the Wire," asks players to defuse a fake bomb before the timer runs out. Should a player cut the wrong wire with the...

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Jan 15, 2019

Eagles fan upset over loss shoved dog in microwave: cops
First the Philadelphia Eagles lost the game, then this fan lost her temper Police said Kirsten Gaskins, 31, shoved her dog in hotel microwave Sunday in Philadelphia after she got upset over the New Orleans Saints' victory, news station WGNO reported. After the 20-14 loss, Gaskins reportedly started arguing with her girlfriend about the game...

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Jan 15, 2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is entering the 2020 race for president
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand jumped into the 2020 presidential race Tuesday by announcing on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" that she's forming an exploratory committee for a White House run. "It's an important first step and it's one I'm taking because I'm going to run," she said, to cheers and screams from the audience. "I'm...

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Jan 15, 2019

Accused sex trafficker: ‘They should probably shoot me'
Florida resident Curtis Gruwell "f-ked up" — and he knows it. The 34-year-old was interviewed Tuesday not long after being arrested on human trafficking charges and asked what he'd say to his parents and peers about what he allegedly did. "They should probably shoot me," bemoaned Gruwell, speaking to FOX 13. "I f-ked up." Gruwell,...

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Jan 15, 2019

Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper was obsessed with roadkill: ex
Before he allegedly kidnapped Jayme Closs and killed her parents, Jake Thomas Patterson was already showing signs that he was deeply disturbed — including killing a dog and collecting dead-animal heads, a new report says. A young woman who says she dated Patterson for four months during their freshman year of high school told the...

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Jan 15, 2019

OB-GYN lawmaker challenged by man he delivered as a baby
A Tennessee lawmaker who is also a physician will face a challenge in 2020 from a Democrat — who says the Republican incumbent delivered him as a baby. The Nashville Post reported Tuesday that Rep. Phil Roe, who operated a private OB-GYN practice in Johnson City for three decades, will face a challenge from Air...

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Jan 15, 2019

Retired Michigan professor accused of sexually harassing students
A former Michigan State University professor sexually harassed two of his students according to an explosive new investigative report by the school. William Jacoby, a retired political science professor, sexually harassed graduate students at both the University of Michigan and MSU, the Lansing State Journal reported citing the unreleased report. A graduate student at MSU, whose...

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Jan 15, 2019

Woman posing with rifle for Snapchat mistakenly kills boyfriend: cops
A Texas woman claims she was posing with a rifle for a Snapchat photo when she accidentally shot and killed her boyfriend, officials said. Autumn King, 20, was arrested Monday in the Dec. 23 death of her 26-year-old boyfriend Eric Charles Allen at their Rampart home, according to Austin Police Department. King told detectives the...

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Jan 15, 2019

Baby giraffe born in front of Disney World guests
It's the circle of life! Guests got more than the price of admission after witnessing Masai the giraffe give birth in Disney's Animal Kingdom. The magical moment unfolded on the Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction, according to ABC affiliate WFTV. Some lucky enough to see the once-in-a-lifetime event described the experience on social media. "I was on...

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Jan 15, 2019

New Jersey teacher accused of sexually assaulting teen for months
A New Jersey teacher and basketball coach has been busted for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenager over the course of several months, authorities said. William O'Neill, 53, of Jackson, was arrested Sunday night and charged with aggravated sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual contact, sexual assault, and endangering the welfare of a child, the Ocean County...

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Jan 15, 2019

Man kills mom-in-law he believed caused marital issues: cops
A Florida man allegedly shot and killed his mother-in-law because he thought she was causing his marital problems — then turned the gun on himself, according to officials. Steven Kasimow, 52, is accused of fatally shooting prominent realtor Linda Marx, his wife's mother, in the driveway of his home Monday in North Miami Beach, news station...

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Jan 15, 2019

House votes to rebuke Rep. Steve King for white supremacy comments
The House has approved a Democratic measure disapproving of Republican Rep. Steve King's comments about white supremacy. The nine-term Iowa congressman was among those supporting the measure, which was approved, 416-1. King says he agrees with South Carolina Democratic Rep. James Clyburn, the resolution's sponsor, that white supremacy is an evil that cannot be ignored....

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Jan 15, 2019

911 call reveals moment just after Jayme Closs was found
Gripping 911 audio reveals the moments right after 13-year-old Jayme Closs was found — and how the people with her were terrified that her abductor would track her down again. "Hi, I have a young lady at my house right now, and she says her name is Jayme Closs," shaken Gordon, WI, resident Kristin Kasinskas...

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Jan 15, 2019

Ex-FBI lawyer James Baker under investigation for possible leaks
Ex-FBI top lawyer James Baker is under criminal investigation for possible leaks to the media, according to a pair of pro-President Trump Republicans on the House Oversight Committee. Reps. Mark Meadows of North Carolina and Jim Jordan of Ohio — co-founders of the conservative House Freedom Caucus — revealed the probe into Baker in a...

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Jan 15, 2019

Assistant principal to be reinstated after harassing transgender student
A West Virginia high school assistant principal suspended for allegedly cornering a transgender student in a bathroom and challenging him to use a urinal to "prove that he was a boy" will be reinstated in February. The Harrison Board of Education voted this month to allow Liberty High School Assistant Principal Lee Livengood to return...

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Jan 15, 2019

Fraternity suspended after college student's death
A Southern California college student has been found dead at an off-campus home, which led to the suspension of his fraternity, according to reports. Noah Domingo, 18, was discovered unresponsive in bed Saturday near University of California, Irvine, following a loud rager at the private residence, news station KABC reported. A 911 call was placed...

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Jan 15, 2019

‘Superstar' DEA agent made millions off cocaine traffickers: report
A "superstar" DEA agent secretly fueled a lavish lifestyle by skimming cash from Colombian cocaine traffickers through a multi-million-dollar scam that officials say is turning into one of the worst scandals in the agency's history, according to a report Tuesday. Jose Irizarry, who resigned after being recalled from his post in Colombia, was recently identified...

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Jan 15, 2019

Man suspected of being serial public masturbator finally caught
A Minnesota man who was arrested in Florida earlier this month for allegedly masturbating in public was bailed out of jail and arrested three days later for allegedly masturbating in another hotel in front of guests, reports said. Jason Tietz, 47, was arrested on Jan. 9 after he was seen touching himself at Hotel Zamora in...

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Jan 15, 2019

Americans support Ocasio-Cortez's 70 percent tax rate on rich: poll
Republicans and even some Democrats swooned when Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pitched a 70 percent tax rate on the rich — but a new poll out Tuesday showed that most Americans like the idea. The Hill-HarrisX survey found that 59 percent of US voters support raising the top rate to 70 percent, which she said would...

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Jan 15, 2019

Prosecutors seek 18-year sentence for Jason Van Dyke in murder of Laquan McDonald
A white ex-cop in Chicago convicted of murdering a black teen in 2014 could receive a prison sentence of 18 years on Friday if a judge agrees with the recommendation of a special prosecutor, court documents show. Special prosecutor Joseph McMahon did not make a specific recommendation for the appropriate prison term for Jason Van...

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Jan 15, 2019

Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper is moved to another jail
Jayme Closs's accused kidnapper had to be transferred out of his Wisconsin jail Monday night — because one of the teen's distraught relatives worked there. "I will not deal with him. I can't,'' Lindsay Smith, Jayme's cousin, told CBS. Smith said she "talked to the sheriff, my jail captain'' about the situation. She added that...

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Jan 15, 2019

Burger King trolls Trump: ‘We're all out of hamberders'
Burger King trolled President Trump Tuesday — joking about the commander-in-chief's tweet that he had sprung for "1,000 hamberders" for Clemson's national champion football team. "Due to a large order placed yesterday, we're all out of hamberders. just serving hamburgers today," the fast-food giant snarked on Twitter. Earlier in the day, the president sent out...

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Jan 15, 2019

William Barr says he wouldn't fire Robert Mueller without ‘good cause'
Attorney General nominee William Barr said he "would not carry out" an order from President Trump to fire special counsel Robert Mueller. "I would not carry out" an order to fire Mueller without "good cause." Sen. Chris Coons said "assuming" there was no good cause. "I would not carry out that instruction," Barr said Tuesday...

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Jan 15, 2019

British lawmakers reject Theresa May's Brexit deal
British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a humiliating margin Tuesday, triggering political upheaval that could lead to a chaotic exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave. Parliament voted 432 to 202 against her deal, the worst parliamentary defeat for a prime minister...

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Jan 15, 2019

Home of killer dad Chris Watts goes up for auction
A Colorado home where a man murdered his pregnant wife and two toddler daughters is up for auction. The five-bedroom, four-bath home in the town of Frederick will be sold to the highest bidder April 17 for Christopher Watts' failure to pay principal and interest, according to the Denver Post. Watts, who pleaded guilty to...

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Jan 15, 2019

Only Republicans show for working lunch with Trump during shutdown
WASHINGTON - Only Republicans showed up to a working lunch with President Trump at the White House Tuesday. "Unfortunately, no Democrats will attend," White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. "Today, the president offered both Democrats and Republicans the chance to meet for lunch at the White House," she said in a statement. "The...

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Jan 15, 2019

Heroic soldier saves man's life with hoodie and ballpoint pen
A 20-year-old Army hero is being credited with saving the life of a Texas man after he crafted a makeshift medical device out of a ballpoint pen to perform a lifesaving maneuver. Sgt. Trey Troney was headed home to Mississippi on Dec. 22 when he witnessed a car accident that left Jeff Udger bleeding from...

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Jan 15, 2019

Holocaust survivor badly beaten by stranger in unprovoked attack
An elderly Holocaust survivor was badly beaten last November in the back of a public transport vehicle, according to a report. Montreal resident Hanka Fogelman, 92, called for a cab operated by Société de transport de Montréal (STM), a transit service provided by the city for individuals with physical and mental disabilities. En route to...

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Jan 15, 2019

Striking LA teachers turn to social media to shame substitutes
Some striking Los Angeles teachers are trying to teach picket-line crossers a lesson — by posting their names on social media. "These subs crossed our picket line," Deanna Cambell posted on Twitter Monday — with a list of substitutes working to keep the second-largest school system in the nation open. Only a third of the...

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Jan 15, 2019

Trevor Lawrence was a big fan of Trump's fast food feast
Clemson star quarterback Trevor Lawrence was lovin' President Trump's fast food spread — and wants to go back for seconds. "It was awesome," Lawrence told TMZ after chowing down at the White House. "We had McDonald's and everything. It was good!" The player and his team feasted on 1,000 burgers from McDonald's, Wendy's and Burger...

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Jan 15, 2019

Rick Gates cooperating with Mueller probe a year after guilty plea
One-time Trump campaign aide Rick Gates is continuing to cooperate with federal prosecutors on multiple "ongoing investigations" nearly a year after pleading guilty in connection with the probe of the 2016 election, according to a report Tuesday. The revelation came as Gates' attorneys and special counsel Robert Mueller requested a delay in Gates' sentencing on...

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Jan 15, 2019

Lawyers for Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper have checkered pasts
The two public defenders representing Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper have had issues with either the law or state regulators themselves. Lawyer Charles Glynn once landed four months behind bars — and a license suspension that lasted a year and nine months — for swiping nearly $80,000 from clients, as well as other misconduct, according to...

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Jan 15, 2019

Lawyers for Jayme Closs's alleged kidnapper have checkered pasts
The two public defenders representing Jayme Closs's accused kidnapper have had issues with either the law or state regulators themselves. Lawyer Charles Glynn once landed four months behind bars — and a license suspension that lasted a year and nine months — for swiping nearly $80,000 from clients, as well as other misconduct, according to...

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Jan 15, 2019

Chris Christie accuses Jared Kushner of political ‘hit job'
Chris Christie, in his new tell-all about working on Donald Trump's campaign, paints a scathing portrait of first son-in-law Jared Kushner — depicting him as a vengeful, underhanded dullard ill equipped to work in the White House. In "Let Me Finish," the former New Jersey governor accuses Kushner of orchestrating a "hit job" on him...

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Jan 15, 2019

William Barr says he has no part in Rod Rosenstein's decision to leave
Attorney General nominee William Barr denied he was involved in the decision by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to leave the Justice Department, saying he actually asked him to remain during the transition. "I asked him if he would stay for a while and he said he would, and so as of right now he...

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Jan 15, 2019

Handcuffed and drugged: Truth behind Thai cave rescue
It was the story that gripped the world: twelve boys from a Thai soccer team and their coach were trapped in a flooded cave so deep underground a rescue was almost impossible. Then, as the world waited along with the boys' anxious families, a brave yet difficult plan was hatched to bring the members of...

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Jan 15, 2019

High-ranking Republican says Steve King should leave Congress
A top House Republican on Tuesday urged embattled GOP Rep. Steve King to step down over his firestorm remarks in defense of white supremacy. "I think he should find another line of work," said Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), the No. 3 House Republican. King (R-IA) questioned in a New York Times interview published last week...

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Jan 15, 2019

Iran's US-criticized satellite launch failed to reach orbit
TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian satellite-carrying rocket blasted off into space on Tuesday, but scientists failed to put the device into orbit in a launch previously criticized by the United States as helping the Islamic Republic further develop its ballistic missile program. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has alleged that Iran's space program could help...

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Jan 15, 2019

Mom of Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper is ‘totally distraught'
BARRON, Wisc. - The school-bus-driver mom of Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper is devastated by her son's alleged crimes, the woman's neighbor told The Post on Tuesday. "She is totally distraught," said Michael Bogenschneider, who lives across the street from Jake Thomas Patterson's remarried mom, Deborah Frey, in the 285-person town of Haugen, Wisconsin. In a...

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Jan 15, 2019

Jayme Closs ‘took the power away' from kidnapper by escaping: family
The family of kidnapping victim Jayme Closs says she "took the power away" from her abductor by bravely escaping his clutches. "The thing I wanted to express to her immediately … is the pride we have in her for doing this. For getting out. For making it. For the power that she has," her aunt,...

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Jan 15, 2019

William Barr told Trump that Mueller is a ‘straight shooter'
Attorney General nominee William Barr said he told President Trump that Robert Mueller is a "straight shooter" when the president once quizzed him about the special counsel's integrity. Barr, testifying at a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Tuesday, said he talked to Trump about joining the president's defense team last summer. "He said, ‘Oh...

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