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Oct 22, 2019

Scientists taught rats to drive tiny rodent-sized cars
Your Uber has arrived! Rats have mastered the art of driving — taking tiny rodent-sized cars for joyrides in a lab experiment at the University of Richmond. The rats were trained to drive the minuscule automobiles with pieces of Froot Loops cereal — gripping a pair of handle bars with their paws and steering the...

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Oct 22, 2019

Archaeologists reconstruct Medieval man's face from 600-year-old skull
Archaeologists in Scotland reconstructed the face of a Medieval man who lived more than 600 years ago. The man's skull was found during the redevelopment of an Art Gallery in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 2015, Sky News reported. Researchers from the AOC Archaeology Group then reconstructed his face and dubbed him Skeleton 125, according to the...

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Oct 22, 2019

Schumer to force vote in bid to kill $10K federal cap on state, local tax deductions
WASHINGTON - Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will make a move Wednesday to kill the $10,000 federal cap on state and local tax deductions. The New York senator will force a vote on a bill that would overturn an IRS rule from June that banned charitable contributions to state and local governments in exchange for...

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Oct 22, 2019

Slain toddler, injured 11-month-old identified in Philadelphia shootings
The 2-year-old girl shot and killed in her mother's arms and the 11-month-old boy struck by four bullets a day earlier in Philadelphia were identified — as the city offered a $30,000 reward for information in each case. Nikolette Rivera, 2, died Sunday when a gunman using a rifle fired into her home in North...

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Oct 22, 2019

Paris 2024 Olympics logo gets torched on social media
The City of Light's newly unveiled Olympics 2024 logo is getting torn to shreds on social media — with some saying it's more reminiscent of an emo kid's haircut, the character Rachel from TV's "Friends" or even singer Carly Rae Jepsen.

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Oct 22, 2019

Massachusetts lawmaker wants to criminalize the word ‘bitch'
Bostonians would face up to 6 months behind bars for calling someone "bitch" under a proposed bill that has opponents barking mad. The legislation would criminalize the term if it is used to "degrade or demean" another person — classing it as disorderly conduct punishable with a $150 fine for a first offense or a...

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Oct 22, 2019

Black Apple employee says complaints about treatment by white customers got him fired
A black former Apple employee is suing the tech behemoth for $750,000, alleging he was discriminated against by customers and managers — and lost his job when he complained. Joshua Holt, 32, claimed in a lawsuit filed last week that white customers "constantly asked" if he worked at an Apple store at the Washington Square...

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Oct 22, 2019

UK Parliament approves Brexit bill, but rejects Boris Johnson's deadline
The UK Parliament finally voted to support a Brexit deal Tuesday, but dealt a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson when it declined to fast-track the plan in time to leave the European Union by Oct. 31. Lawmakers voted to support Johnson's Brexit plan in principle, but ended his "do or die" timetable for passing...

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Oct 22, 2019

Shot teen runs into NJ high school prompting lockdown
A teen shooting victim ran into a New Jersey high school seeking help Tuesday afternoon, sparking a lockdown and a sizable police response, according to authorities and reports. The 16-year-old, who was not immediately identified by gender or name, was grazed by a bullet on the shoulder about a quarter-mile from Brick Memorial High School...

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Oct 22, 2019

AOC endorses insurgent Jessica Cisneros in Texas House race
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is trying to help another young, left-leaning insurgent defeat a long-term Democratic incumbent — in Texas. AOC on Tuesday announced that she's backing Jessica Cisneros in a bid to topple 64-year-old veteran Rep. Henry Cuellar, first elected in 2004. Cuellar is considered one of more the more conservative Democrats in Congress. He...

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Oct 22, 2019

Anonymous op-ed writer who blasted Trump White House will publish tell-all book
The anonymous senior Trump Administration official who penned an op-ed last year describing the "resistance" operating inside the White House will publish a tell-all book in November. The book, titled "A Warning," will be released on Nov. 19 and the author will remain unnamed, according to publisher Twelve, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing/Hachette Book...

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Oct 22, 2019

Texas cyclist pushes fiancée out of way before deadly collision
A Texas cyclist pushed his fiancée out of harm's way from a car before it struck and killed him, authorities said. Devin Lee Custer, 27, was riding bikes with his fiancée around 7 p.m. Monday when the collision occurred in Harris County, the Houston Chronicle reported. The couple was heading in the same direction as...

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Oct 22, 2019

NASA aims to put humans on Mars by 2035
"If we are accelerating the moon landing, we are accelerating the Mars landing," Jim Bridenstine said during a panel discussion of space agency heads at the International Astronautical Congress in Washington D.C.

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Oct 22, 2019

US diplomat tells Congress aid to Ukraine was tied to Biden, 2016 probes
The acting US ambassador to Ukraine testified that he was told that the release of US military aid to the country was dependent on Ukraine publicly vowing to investigate Joe Biden and his son as well as the 2016 election, a new report said Tuesday. Testimony from William Taylor contradicted President Trump's denial that there...

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Oct 22, 2019

Freshman Rep. Katie Hill's ‘throuple' uncovered amid bitter divorce
A freshman California congresswoman reportedly carried on a long-term "throuple" with her husband and a younger female staffer — which has come to light amid her now contentious divorce. Democratic Rep. Katie Hill, 32, became involved in the unconventional long-term relationship in late 2017 with her now-estranged husband, Kenny Heslep, and a female campaign worker,...

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Oct 22, 2019

Florida teen busted for hosting ‘littest' homecoming bash
This Florida teen handed out a flyer that promised the "littest homecoming party" of the year — but the shindig didn't last long when the invite wound up in the hands of cops. "Leave the drama at home," read the invite from Kendall Rose Morgan, 18, that was discovered by deputies at the Flagler County Sheriff's...

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Oct 22, 2019

Man shot by cops who mistook him for burglar settles for $750K
A South Carolina man has agreed to a $750,000 payout four years after he was paralyzed by cops who shot him in his own home after mistaking him for an armed burglar, according to reports. Bryant Heyward had originally sued for $25 million over the 2015 shooting that left him paralyzed from the neck down...

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Oct 22, 2019

Blind men say they were ‘accosted' by animal rights activist for using guide dogs
A blind man claims he and his blind pal were verbally "accosted" by a self-proclaimed animal rights activist while they were at a bar with their guide dogs. Amit Patel, a disability activist, took to Twitter Sunday to detail the drama at the Portsmouth Marriott Hotel in the UK after he spoke at an awards...

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Oct 22, 2019

Blind men say they were ‘accosted' by animal rights activists for using guide dogs
A blind man claims he and his blind pal were verbally "accosted" by a self-proclaimed animal rights activist while they were at a bar with their guide dogs. Amit Patel, a disability activist, took to Twitter Sunday to detail the drama at the Portsmouth Marriott Hotel in the UK after he spoke at an awards...

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Oct 22, 2019

Turkey, Russia agree to create ‘terror-free safe zone' in Syria
Turkey and Russia reached a deal on Tuesday to create a "terror-free safe zone" in northern Syria hours before a five-day ceasefire was about to expire, according to a report citing a senior Turkish official. The announcement came after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea...

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Oct 22, 2019

Warren joins striking Chicago teachers as negotiations stall
CHICAGO — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called for people across the country to support striking Chicago teachers after joining educators picketing outside an elementary school on Tuesday, the fourth-day classes have been canceled in the nation's third-largest school district. The Massachusetts senator took photos with teachers gathered outside the West Side elementary school and...

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Oct 22, 2019

Collapsed Florida pedestrian bridge had significant design errors: NTSB
The Florida pedestrian bridge that killed six and injured 10 when it collapsed onto the roadway last year, had significant design errors, the National Transportation Safety Review Board determined at a Tuesday hearing. The 950-ton bridge, meant to eventually link Florida International University to the nearby Miami suburb of Sweetwater, came crashing down in March 2018....

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Oct 22, 2019

Missing Michigan woman made desperate call for help from cabin in the woods
A Michigan woman made a desperate plea for help from a cabin in the woods — and hasn't been heard from since, authorities said. Adrienne "Ada" Quintal, 47, vanished within minutes of ringing a pal around 2:45 a.m. Thursday from her family's cabin in Honor, which is around 130 miles north of Grand Rapids, according...

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Oct 22, 2019

Trump sparks outcry for comparing impeachment inquiry to ‘lynching'
President Trump's likening of the impeachment effort against him to a "lynching'' Tuesday sparked outcry — as it reminded Americans of a horrific chapter in their country's history. A lynching refers to a murder by a mob, usually involving torture and hanging, carried out without any trial. In the US, the heinous criminal act was...

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Oct 22, 2019

Woman killed herself after finding child porn on boyfriend's phone
A young British woman committed suicide after she found child porn on her boyfriend's phone, according to her inquest. Devastated Lydia Roberts, 21, had a huge fight with boyfriend Adam Wells, 27, after finding the revolting images from an illicit Russian-based website downloaded onto a second phone he had, the Manchester Evening News reported Tuesday....

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Oct 22, 2019

Russian woman gets 13 years for fatally stabbing model sister 189 times
A Russian woman has been convicted of fatally stabbing her teen model sister 189 times in a jealous rage and sentenced to 13 years behind bars for the brutal crime, in which she also gouged out the teen's eyes, according to a report. Elizaveta Dubrovina, 22, was found guilty of murder "with particular cruelty" by...

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Oct 22, 2019

El Chapo's wife claims she got death threat after stepson's release
El Chapo's beauty-queen wife claims she received a death threat following the botched capture of one of the drug kingpin's sons, according to a report. Emma Coronel, who is married to jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzmán, shared a chilling message she said was sent on social media after her stepson, Ovidio Guzman Lopez, was...

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Oct 22, 2019

Group applies to trademark ‘fake news' to stop Trump from using it
Nothing fake about this news. The Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has applied to trademark the term "fake news," chapter president Emily Bloch writes in Teen Vogue. Bloch argues in her piece that President Trump's "hefty use of the term — and the way it's caught on among his followers —...

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Oct 22, 2019

Dad fatally shot on birthday while protecting family from home intruders
A Texas dad was fatally shot on his 29th birthday as he protected his wife and small children from a pair of intruders in their home, according to authorities and new reports. Brenton Estorffe, an Australian national who lives with his wife Angeleanna and two kids, ages 1 and 3, in the Houston suburb of...

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Oct 22, 2019

White House won't renew New York Times, Washington Post subscriptions
Team Trump said Tuesday it would not renew subscriptions to The New York Times or The Washington Post, two papers whose coverage frequently angers the president, who claims they are "fake news." Trump on Monday told Fox News' Sean Hannity — a fervent backer of the president — that "we don't even want it in...

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Oct 22, 2019

French woman loses both hands, breast in Polynesia shark attack
A French woman lost both her hands and one breast when a shark attacked her while she was whale-watching off an island in Polynesia on Monday, according to reports. The 35-year-old tourist was swimming off the island of Mo'orea when an oceanic whitetip shark bit into her chest and arms — ripping off both her...

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Oct 22, 2019

Putin and Hungary's leader reportedly fueled Trump's mistrust of Ukraine
President Trump's mistrust of Ukraine was fueled by Russian President Vladimir Putin and his ally Viktor Orban of Hungary, strongmen who both harbor anti-Ukraine views that they eagerly shared with a receptive commander-in-chief, according to multiple reports. The president, according to sources familiar with testimony in the House impeachment investigation, believes that the US's Eastern...

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Oct 22, 2019

‘ISIS bride' Shamima Begum challenges British government for stripping her citizenship
"ISIS bride" Shamima Begum has launched a legal challenge to the British government's decision to strip her of her citizenship and prevent her from returning to London, according to reports. Begum, 20, who was born in the UK, was one of three schoolgirls from Bethnal Green Academby who left the UK to travel to Syria...

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Oct 22, 2019

School guard fired for repeating racial slur says he got job back
A black Wisconsin high school security guard who was fired for saying the N-word while telling a black student not to use the racial slur says he will return to his job. Marlon Anderson, 48, announced Monday on Facebook that he'll be returning to work five days after he was terminated by the Madison Metropolitan...

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Oct 22, 2019

Brazilian man blows up garden while trying to get rid of cockroaches
A hot-headed Brazilian tried to rid his garden of invading cockroaches  — and inadvertently blew up his yard, according to a report. Cesar Schmitz, 48, attempted to obliterate the cockroaches Friday by pouring gasoline on his lawn and then striking a match, which set off the massive explosion on the property in the southern city...

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Oct 22, 2019

Tennessee politician seems to slander Pete Buttigieg in homophobic rant
A local politician in Tennessee launched into a rant at a public meeting in which he complained about "a queer running for president." Sevier County Commissioner Warren Hurst stunned Monday's meeting as he spoke about gun owners' rights — also ranting about how hard it is for white men in modern society, according to WVLT....

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Oct 22, 2019

Lindsey Graham agrees with Trump, says impeachment is a ‘lynching'
Sen. Lindsey Graham backed up President Trump's assertion that the House impeachment inquiry against him is a "lynching." Speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill Tuesday, the South Carolina Republican said, "I think that's pretty well accurate." "This is a sham. This is a joke. I'm going to let the whole world know that if we...

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Oct 22, 2019

3-year-old girl survived dad's murder-suicide by hiding under blanket
A brave Florida girl who was the lone survivor of her father's murder-suicide survived the rampage by hiding under the kitchen table and shielding herself with a blanket, according to report. The 3-year-old, who was not identified, found shelter as her father, Pablo Colon Jr., fatally shot her twin sister, his wife and mother-in-law at...

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Oct 22, 2019

Bed Bath & Beyond pulls controversial black jack-o'-lanterns
Bed Bath & Beyond has stopped selling black jack-o'-lanterns amid complaints that they are another form of blackface. The home goods store stopped selling the product following outrage over a Halloween display using the pumpkins in Nyack, New York. Local law firm Feerick Nugent MacCartney had placed two of the all-black pumpkins adorned with white...

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Oct 22, 2019

Mom who sold meth to put child through college gets 11 years
An Ohio mom of five sold several pounds of meth to buy her family a farm and to pay for the college education of one of her kids, her attorney claims. Janet Gartner, 41, and her live-in boyfriend, Nicholas Tony Bair, 40, were not typical drug dealers because they allegedly didn't use the five pounds...

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Oct 22, 2019

Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally ascends throne in ancient ceremony
TOKYO — Three booming cheers of "Banzai!" rang out Tuesday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo as Naruhito formally declared his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne as the nation's 126th emperor. As a driving autumn rain briefly gave way to sunshine and 2,000 guests looked on, Naruhito pledged at an elaborate, ritual-laden ceremony to serve...

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Oct 22, 2019

50 percent back Trump's impeachment as GOP support of president grows: poll
Half of all Americans surveyed believe President Trump should be impeached and removed from office — but that sentiment is losing ground among Republicans, according to a poll released Tuesday. The 50 percent who back impeachment has risen from 47 percent last month when the inquiry was launched in Congress and from 41 percent in...

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Oct 22, 2019

Over half of Americans back Trump's impeachment, removal from office: poll
More than half of Americans believe President Trump should be impeached and removed from office, according to a poll released Tuesday. The 50 percent who back impeachment has risen from 47 percent last month when the inquiry was launched in Congress and from 41 percent in May, the CNN survey found. Forty-three percent of respondents...

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Oct 22, 2019

Man busted for smearing poop on parked cars, storefronts in Chicago
The Windy City has its own "Mad Pooper." Ke Hu, 46, was busted on Oct. 15 in Chicago's south side neighborhood of Bridgeport after authorities identified him as a man "wanted for using feces and food to deface vehicles and storefronts" back in June, The Chicago Sun-Times reported. Police say Hu wore white gloves and...

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Oct 22, 2019

Florida veterinarian and wife killed in North Carolina plane crash
A respected Florida veterinarian and his wife were killed over the weekend when their small plane crashed as it approached a North Carolina airport, authorities said. Dr. Harvey Partridge — the founder of Partridge Animal Hospital in St. Petersburg — and Patricia Partridge, both 72, of Terra Ceia, were on board a Piper PA-32 Sunday...

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Oct 22, 2019

Erdogan meets with Putin hours before Syria ceasefire to end
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday huddled with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin hours before a five-day pause in the fighting in Syria is set to expire. Erdogan, who met with Putin in the Black Sea resort Sochi, warned Kurdish forces that his military offensive against them would begin again unless they pulled out...

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Oct 22, 2019

3 children, 245 animals removed from ‘deplorable' Florida home
Three young girls were discovered living in a "deplorable" house in Florida along with 245 animals — and three adults face child abuse and animal cruelty charges in the shocking case, according to reports. Edgewater police were called Sunday to conduct a welfare check on the three kids — ages 8, 9 and 10 —...

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Oct 22, 2019

Vatican at risk of default due to plummeting donations: exposé
The Vatican is in need of salvation. Donations to the Catholic church have plummeted in wake of its pervasive clergy sex abuse scandal — so much so that it's at risk of default by 2023, according to a new exposé. In 2006, the church raked in 101 million euros — or the equivalent of $112...

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Oct 22, 2019

US diplomat who raised concerns about aid to Ukraine to testify
The ambassador to Ukraine who questioned withholding military aid to Ukraine for political purposes is expected to appear before Congress Tuesday as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. William Taylor, a career diplomat, is expected to be a key witness in the investigation into Trump's phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in...

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Oct 22, 2019

US diplomat who raised concerns about aid to Ukraine will testify
The ambassador to Ukraine who questioned withholding military aid to the country for political purposes is expected to appear before Congress on Tuesday as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. William Taylor, a career diplomat, is expected to be a key witness in the investigation into Trump's phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr...

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Oct 22, 2019

Trump calls House Democrats' impeachment inquiry a ‘lynching'
President Trump on Tuesday characterized the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry as a "lynching." "So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the Republicans win the House, even by a tiny margin, they can impeach the President, without due process or fairness or any legal rights," the president wrote on Twitter. "All Republicans must remember...

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Oct 22, 2019

Jimmy Carter hospitalized after fall at his Georgia home
Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized after suffering a "minor pelvic fracture" in a fall at his home in Plains, Georgia, The Carter Center announced Tuesday. "He has been admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center for observation and treatment of a minor pelvic fracture," the nonprofit group the former president founded in 1982 said in a...

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Oct 22, 2019

Always to remove female symbol from sanitary product packaging
The Always brand is removing the female symbol from its sanitary product packaging — a nod to transgender and gender-non-conforming customers who may use their products, according to a new report. Procter & Gamble, the brand's parent company, said that it would remove the Venus signs from its packaging beginning in December and all of...

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Oct 22, 2019

Mom charged with murdering daughter after faking her terminal illness
A Colorado mom who went on a high-profile fundraising blitz for her supposedly-sick daughter has been charged with the child's murder — after the youngster's body was exhumed and showed no signs of terminal illness, according to authorities. Kelly Renee Turner, 41, repeatedly got 7-year-old daughter Olivia Gant on the news in Denver as she...

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Oct 22, 2019

Violence breaks out in Bolivia as longtime incumbent Evo Morales nears election win
Riots have broken out across Bolivia in the aftermath of Sunday's presidential election when the main opposition candidate rejected results that appeared to hand the victory to longtime incumbent Evo Morales, according to reports. The violent protests erupted in at least nine cities after rival Carlos Mesa claimed the quick counts were fraudulent, the BBC...

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Oct 22, 2019

Justin Trudeau wins reelection but loses majority
TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada's national elections Monday, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that tarnished his image as a liberal icon. Trudeau's Liberal party took the most seats in Parliament, giving it the best chance to...

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Oct 22, 2019

Man charged in wedding shooting attacks lawyer in jail
The man accused of shooting up a New Hampshire wedding earlier this month was busted for attacking his lawyer in jail on Monday, a report said. Dale Holloway, 37, allegedly attacked attorney Michael Davidow at the Hillsborough House of Corrections in Manchester, New Hampshire, CNN reported. Davidow suffered a serious head injury in the attack,...

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Oct 22, 2019

New Mexico woman shot and killed while playing Pokémon Go
A 21-year-old woman was fatally shot in the head after witnessing a robbery as she played Pokémon Go in New Mexico on Friday night. Cayla Campos, 21, was playing the mobile game with her boyfriend when the two allegedly witnessed the crime taking place near Bianchetti Park in Albuquerque, KOB 4 reported. When Campos tried...

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Oct 22, 2019

UConn students charged after being caught on video shouting racial slurs
Two white students at the University of Connecticut were arrested for shouting racial slurs as they walked through a parking lot outside student apartments earlier this month, a report said. The suspects, 21-year-old students Jarred Karal and Ryan Mucaj, were arrested by campus police Monday after they were captured on a viral video repeatedly shouting...

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Oct 21, 2019

‘Several' persons of interest identified in Rachelle Bergeron murder
Authorities have identified "several" persons of interest in the fatal shooting of an American prosecutor on the tiny island state of Yap, officials announced Monday. The first phase of the investigation into the Oct. 14 slaying of Rachelle Bergeron, the Pacific island's acting attorney general, has been completed and "resulted in the identification of several...

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Oct 21, 2019

Justin Trudeau projected to win re-election in tight Canadian race
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party are projected to win re-election with a minority government, a report said Monday. Trudeau, whose campaign was rocked by a blackface scandal leading up to the election, is expected to beat his Conservative Party challenger and win a second term, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported. Trudeau...

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Oct 21, 2019

Justin Trudeau projected to win reelection in tight Canadian race
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party are projected to win reelection with a minority government, a report said Monday. Trudeau, whose campaign was rocked by a blackface scandal leading up to the election, is expected to beat his Conservative Party challenger and win a second term, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported. Trudeau...

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Oct 21, 2019

Palisades Fire threatens multimillion-dollar celebrity homes in Los Angeles
A raging wildfire ripped across the Los Angeles celebrity enclave of Pacific Palisades on Monday, looming near the multimillion-dollar mansions of stars like Adam Levine and Reese Witherspoon. The blaze erupted around 10:30 a.m. local time at the base of Palisades Drive and had grown to more than 40 acres by midday, prompting about 200...

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Oct 21, 2019

Protests rock the globe as fed-up citizens take to the streets
Protests are roiling cities across the world as fed-up citizens take to the streets to vent their grievances — both peacefully and violently — about economic conditions, government corruption and crippling tax hikes. Hong Kong has been gripped by more than 20 weeks of violent clashes — while in Barcelona, old wounds have reopened as...

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Oct 21, 2019

Inside the protests rocking nations around the globe
Protests are roiling cities across the world as fed-up citizens take to the streets to vent their grievances — both peacefully and violently — about economic conditions, government corruption and crippling tax hikes. Hong Kong has been gripped by more than 20 weeks of violent clashes — while in Barcelona, old wounds have reopened as...

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Oct 21, 2019

Brothers accused of saving meth equipment, letting grandma die in fire
Two upstate New York brothers allegedly left their 82-year-old grandmother to die in a house fire — but salvaged their meth-making equipment, according to reports Justin Gause, 21, and his 33-year-old brother, Jarrett, were indicted last week on second-degree murder charges for the May 14 death of Gladys Ann Willow at her Riverside home, according...

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump blasts ‘phony emoluments clause' amidst Doral, G-7 controversy
President Trump on Monday blasted the "phony emoluments clause" while discussing his decision not to host the G-7 summit at his private golf club in Miami after all, claiming that he's lost money on business deals during his presidency. Trump attacked the clause in the US Constitution that prohibits public officials from profiting from foreign...

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Oct 21, 2019

Skincare startup told to stop leaving fake reviews on Sephora website
A skincare startup was ordered by the Federal Trade Commission Monday to stop leaving fake reviews of their products on Sephora's webpage in an effort to boost sales, a report said. In the agreement with the FTC, Texas-based skincare company Sunday Riley agreed to not leave fake reviews on Sephora's website in the future —...

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Oct 21, 2019

Pence spars with Biden over administration's trade record
DURYEA, Pa. — Vice President Mike Pence headed to the presidential battleground of Pennsylvania on Monday to tout a pending trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, and in the process sparred with Joe Biden over the Trump administration's record on trade. Pence visited a high-tech glass maker near Scranton, where the Republican called on Democrats...

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Oct 21, 2019

9-year-old boy arraigned on 5 murder charges in deadly mobile home blaze
A 9-year-old boy was arraigned Monday on charges of murdering five relatives in an Illinois mobile home fire, a report said. Kyle Alwood appeared confused at times during the half-hour hearing and quietly cried at its conclusion, before being escorted out by his grandparents, who are caring for him, according to The Journal Star. The...

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Oct 21, 2019

Vermont girls soccer team penalized for wearing ‘equal pay' shirts
Members of a girls high school varsity soccer team in Vermont were reportedly penalized for wearing "#equalpay" shirts in protest of the state's gender wage gap. The demonstration unfolded last Friday when four players from Burlington High School Seahorses took off their jerseys after going ahead by a goal to reveal the shirts, CNN reported....

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Oct 21, 2019

Andrew Yang: Admission to elite schools shouldn't just be about tests
WASHINGTON - Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang said the high-stakes tests required for entry into New York City's elite public high schools should not be the only requirement for admission. "I think we should de-emphasize them. If they are going to be used and they should be used in conjunction with more holistic practices," Yang told...

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Oct 21, 2019

UK police to interview US diplomat's wife about deadly crash: report
The US diplomat's wife suspected of killing a British teenager in a wrong-way crash will be interviewed by UK police, a report said Monday. British cops will go to the US and speak to Anne Sacoolas, 42, who is accused of striking 19-year-old Harry Dunn's motorcycle head-on Aug. 27 in Northamptonshire, England, Sky News reported....

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Oct 21, 2019

Mom who ‘gloated' about SAT cheating pleads guilty in college admissions scandal
Four more parents pleaded guilty Friday to paying bribes to get their kids into top schools as part of the college-admissions scandal — including a mom who allegedly "gloated" with her daughter after the girl was fed answers to the SATs. Elizabeth Henriquez and her Silicon Valley honcho hubby Manuel Henriquez pleaded guilty in Boston...

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Oct 21, 2019

Tom DeLonge's alien-hunting group partners with US Army
The truth is out there — and the US Army wants Blink-182 founder Tom DeLonge's help uncovering it, "Dammit." The military inked a research partnership with the alien-obsessed singer's organization, To The Stars Academy, to probe everything from the mysteries of the universe to space-age technology. "MAJOR NEWS: @TTSAcademy has entered into a Cooperative Research...

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Oct 21, 2019

Bernie Sanders says he'd back Joe Biden or any other Dem nominee
If Sen. Bernie Sanders doesn't win the Democratic presidential primary, he vowed to support the eventual nominee — even rival Joe Biden. "Obviously, I hope it's me," Sanders, 78, told CBS News on Saturday. "If it's not me, we're going to rally around whoever it may be because we understand that Donald Trump is the...

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Oct 21, 2019

Netanyahu abandons effort to form coalition government
Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday abandoned his effort to form a new government after failing to secure a majority coalition, creating an opportunity for centrist rival Benny Gantz to replace Israel's longest serving prime minister. Netanyahu, who heads the right-wing Likud party, said he had been unable to form a government following an election in September,...

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Oct 21, 2019

Growers say this new apple will be better than the Honeycrisp
This new apple is supposedly out of this world. A new variety called the Cosmic Crisp will be available for picking at grocery stores beginning Dec. 1 — and growers say it will be better than the Honeycrisp. Named for the bright yellow dots on its skin — which resemble stars — the fruit was...

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump supporter busted for spraying bear repellent on protesters
A President Trump fan was arrested for spraying bear repellent on anti-Trump demonstrators during a rally at the Santa Monica pier, according to news reports. MAGA-cap-wearing David Nicholas Dempsey, 32, showed up at the rally waving US flags and a pro-Trump banner along with a group of counter-protesters, according to footage posted by the liberal...

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Oct 21, 2019

US faces shortage of drug used to treat childhood cancers until 2020
A critical drug which treats childhood cancers is in dwindling supply in the United States — a situation doctors are describing as a "nightmare." The drug, Vincristine, is used to treat common childhood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma, but has become increasingly scarce after one of two manufacturers stopped making it in July. On...

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Oct 21, 2019

TikTok bans two dozen accounts for posting ISIS propaganda
ISIS may have found its latest recruiting ground in the wildly popular app TikTok. The Chinese-owned video platform has banned roughly two dozen accounts that posted extremist propaganda clips in support of Islamic State militants, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The accounts were identified by social media monitoring agency Storyful as a possible way...

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Oct 21, 2019

Son of woman who died at Dominican Republic resort says FBI ignored pleas
The son of the Staten Island woman who suddenly died in the Dominican Republic told The Post it's been "radio silence" from the FBI in his months-long quest for answers in her mysterious death. Will Cox, 25, said federal officials have ignored his desperate pleas for help investigating his mother Leyla Cox's death in June...

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Oct 21, 2019

Thai king strips consort of royal titles for trying to rival the queen
Thailand's king on Monday stripped his royal consort of her titles, accusing her of being "disloyal" and trying to rival his official wife, the queen. The palace announced the swift demotion of Sineenatra Wongvajirabhakdi, 34, just three months after she was granted the title of royal consort, or junior wife, by King Maha Vajiralongkorn. "Royal...

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump slams Romney, says GOP should be ‘tougher' on impeachment
President Trump took a shot at Sen. Mitt Romney on Monday and praised Democrats for their unity in the impeachment inquiry — while calling on Republicans to get "tougher and fight." "I think they're lousy politicians," Trump said of Democrats during a Cabinet meeting at the White House. "But two things they have. They're vicious...

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Oct 21, 2019

Turkish rebels find tunnel network abandoned by Kurdish troops
Turkish-backed rebels have uncovered a large network of tunnels built by Kurdish fighters before they were forced to retreat from northern Syria last week. The complex network was discovered abandoned in the border city of Tal Abyad and is believed to have been built by the US-aligned Syrian Democratic Forces anticipating a Turkish invasion, Reuters...

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump Jr. derides transgender cyclist who won championship
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump Jr. on Monday derided a transgender cyclist who won a women's championship. The president's eldest son tweeted an article about the cyclist, who set a women's world record but wouldn't have qualified for the men's competition. "You can never be woke enough!" Trump Jr. tweeted. "Sorry to all female athletes who...

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump Jr. rails against transgender cyclist who won championship
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump Jr. on Monday raged on Twitter about a transgender cyclist beating out female athletes to win a championship. The president's eldest son tweeted an article about the cyclist, who set a women's world record but wouldn't have qualified for the men's competition. "You can never be woke enough!" Don Jr. tweeted....

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Oct 21, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg recommended hires to Pete Buttigieg campaign: report
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife privately recommended several potential staffers to Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's campaign — two of whom have been hired, according to a new report. The social media honcho sent multiple emails to Mike Schmuhl, Buttigieg's campaign manager, listing people that he thought would be a good fit for...

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Oct 21, 2019

Dallas tornado leaves damage, devastation after tearing through Texas
New images from tornado-ravaged Texas show the wide-spread devastation, with buildings and communities ripped apart, trees torn from their roots and cars thrown around like toys. Shattered residents look on in disbelief and grief as their homes and businesses lay in shambles from the twister, which struck Sunday night and knocked out power to 65,000...

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump: I would've hosted G-7 at my Florida resort for free
President Trump on Monday continued to rail about having to remove his Doral golf resort as host of the G-7 gathering of world leaders saying he "would have done it for free." "I own a property in Florida. I would have given it for nothing," the president said during a meeting of his Cabinet in...

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump's GOP allies want to censure Adam Schiff
Top Republican allies of President Trump plan to try Monday to censure a Democratic lawmaker leading the congressional impeachment inquiry, US Rep. Adam Schiff. The move comes as House Democrats continue to accelerate their probe and some GOP lawmakers blistered the White House over Trump's push to host a summit of global leaders at his...

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump: Hillary Clinton is ‘accusing everyone of being a Russian agent'
President Trump on Monday slammed Hillary Clinton for asserting that Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard was a Russian asset. "She's accusing everyone of being a Russian agent. These people are sick. There's something wrong with them," Trump said during a cabinet meeting at the White House, adding that Clinton's revival of the charge was helping...

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Oct 21, 2019

Tennessee doctors plead guilty to overprescribing opioids: DOJ
Two Tennessee doctors pleaded guilty Thursday to distributing high doses of opioids with no medical legitimacy, the Justice Department announced. Dr. Samuel Mcgaha and Dr. Frank McNiel - both from East Tennessee - each pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance. Between 2015 and early 2018, Mcgaha and McNiel prescribed...

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Oct 21, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: We had orgy with Prince Andrew when I was 18
Prince Andrew is being haunted over his close ties with Jeffrey Epstein with an explosive documentary airing in the UK Monday night — including claims the pair had an orgy with nine young girls on the pedophile's private island. While the royal long dubbed "Randy Andy" has strenuously denied being involved in his friend's sex...

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Oct 21, 2019

Several killed in Bangladesh protest over anti-Muslim Facebook post
At least four people were killed and about 100 injured when security officials in Bangladesh opened fire during a protest over a Facebook post criticizing Islam's Prophet Muhammad. The violence unfolded in the Borhanuddin section of the southern district of Bhola — about 72 miles south of the capital, Dhaka, Sunday — when enraged protesters...

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Oct 21, 2019

Suspects indicted for murder of Slovakian journalist and fiancee
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakia's prosecutors have indicted four suspects for the slaying of an investigative reporter and his fiancee, a case that brought down the Slovak government. The four include the alleged mastermind, a businessman who was long suspected of involvement in the crime. The prosecutors previously identified him as Marian K., omitting his full...

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump on ISIS: ‘It was me … who captured them'
President Trump defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and blasted critics who claim he gave the go-ahead to the Turkish president to attack the Kurds, who were American allies in the fight against the Islamic State. Trump went so far as to say it was his administration that wiped out the ISIS...

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump on ISIS: ‘It was me…who captured them'
President Trump defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and blasted critics who claim he gave the go-ahead to the Turkish president to attack the Kurds, who were American allies in the fight against the Islamic State. Trump went so far as to say it was his administration that wiped out the ISIS...

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Oct 21, 2019

Alleged poachers busted for trafficking more than 4,000 Florida turtles
Two men were busted for poaching more than 4,000 Florida turtles worth $200,000 and illicitly selling them overseas in a massive money-making operation, authorities said. Michael Boesenberg, 39, and Michael Clemons, 23, both of Fort Myers, were busted in what has been declared "the state's largest seizure of turtles in recent history," the Florida Fish...

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Oct 21, 2019

FBI rules out tainted alcohol in three Dominican Republic tourist deaths
An FBI investigation has ruled out tainted booze as the cause in three mysterious US tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic, according to a report. Counterfeit alcohol had been eyed as a possible cause in a trio of fatalities on the island, including a Maryland couple who died in the same hotel room in May...

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