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A short-term health deal by senators _ but Trump a question Video included

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Two leading senators say they have the "basic outlines" of a bipartisan deal to resume payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked.

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Politics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families Video included

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Trump stirs a nest by claiming predecessors did not sufficiently honor military dead, draws heated responses.

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NTSB: Balloon crash pilot was as impaired as a drunk driver

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Federal investigators say the pilot in a Texas hot air balloon crash that killed 16 people took off with opioids and sedatives in his system that likely contributed to ignored weather warnings and flying into a power line. More>>

Congresswoman says Trump told widow of fallen soldier 'he knew what he signed up for'

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President Donald Trump told the widow of a US serviceman killed in the ambush in Niger that "he knew what he signed up for ... but when it happens it hurts," according to Rep. Frederica Wilson. 

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Kaepernick's attorney on NFL collusion case: We will have a smoking gun

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Colin Kaepernick's attorney Mark Geragos said Tuesday he has a "high degree of confidence" that he will be able to prove National Football League team owners colluded to keep Kaepernick from being signed.

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Carlson says nation shifting on harassment issue

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Between the continued fallout from the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case and the mushrooming "me too" social media campaign, Gretchen Carlson's book on fighting back against abusive behavior couldn't be timed any better. 

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Officers fired after removal of United passenger

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologized for the forcible removal of a paying passenger from one of its flights on April 9th, 2017 and called the episode "truly horrific." United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologized for the forcible removal of a paying passenger from one of its flights on April 9th, 2017 and called the episode "truly horrific."
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Chicago aviation officials fired two officers and suspended two others involved in the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger from a packed flight. 

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Opioid crisis could keep chronic pain sufferers from getting medicine

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A 60 Minutes investigation may have brought to light an unintended consequence of the growing concern over the opioid epidemic. The CBS news magazine's story concluded Congress passed legislation that crippled the DEA's ability to fight opioid abuse.

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Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from consideration Video included

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President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration. More>>

North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

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North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."

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Howard University Shooting: Lockdown lifted, nothing found

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Howard University received an anonymous report of a potential shooter on campus. Police are investigating. This afternoon, we were anonymously notified of a potential shooter on campus. "We took the call seriously and police are investigating."

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Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blast

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Rescuers were searching for one person after an oil rig exploded on Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana, injuring seven others. More>>

Dow cruises past 23,000 for the first time Video included

Trader Sal Suarino, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. More solid earnings reports from U.S. companies are sending stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Trader Sal Suarino, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. More solid earnings reports from U.S. companies are sending stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The Dow has rocketed through yet another milestone -- 23,000.

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White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts

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By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - By slashing corporate tax rates, the Trump administration said Monday, the average U.S. household will get an estimated $4,000 more a year. This stunning 5 percent increase was met with skepticism from tax experts and Democratic lawmakers who said the math was flawed. Spread across every U.S. household, the White House analysis claims it would generate "conservatively" an income jump totaling $504 billion, or about $200 bi... More>>

Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting Video included

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The Las Vegas tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival.

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Army Sgt. Bergdahl pleads guilty to deserting his post

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.

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Your Wi-Fi connection could be vulnerable to hackers

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A newly discovered security flaw reveals nearly all wifi-connected devices could be vulnerable to hackers.

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Son believes his father was deep asleep when fires came Video included

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From a woman trying to save her dogs to a couple married 75 years, the California wildfires have claimed at least 40 lives. More>>

California firefighters say they finally 'turned a corner' Video included

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Even as an unprecedented toll of death and destruction from wildfires kept mounting, California communities were getting glimpses of heroism and humanity Firefighters made major gains against most of the blazes on Friday.

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Ophelia to bring hurricane-force wind, heavy rain to Ireland

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Irish authorities ordered all schools in the country to close Monday and warned cyclists and motorists to stay off roads as Hurricane Ophelia bore down on Ireland and the U.K. with potentially deadly winds.

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Oakland Raiders give $1M for fire recovery

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The Oakland Raiders say they will donate $1 million toward the relief and recovery effort in California wine country. 

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Packers: Rodgers could miss rest of season with collarbone

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) is attended to by medical staff after being hit by Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) in the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo) Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) is attended to by medical staff after being hit by Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) in the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo)
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Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers could miss the remainder of the season with a broken collarbone.

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276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia's history

(AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh) Somali security forces and others gather and search for bodies near destroyed buildings at the scene of Saturday's blast, in Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh) Somali security forces and others gather and search for bodies near destroyed buildings at the scene of Saturday's blast, in Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017.
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The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country's information minister said early Monday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation.

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Reports: Body found in Pennsylvania river was a 'Shark Tank' entrepreneur

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A body pulled from in the Schuylkill River near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has been identified as Philip Reitnour, an entrepreneur featured on 'Shark Tank'.

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Child dies after falling in grease pit at Auburn ice cream shop Video included

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A child has died after apparently falling in a grease pit at the Bruster’s Ice Cream in Auburn.

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Young party leader declares victory in Austria

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The leader of Austria's right-leaning People's Party has declared victory in a national election that puts him on track to become Europe's youngest head of government.

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Puerto Rico governor plans to restore 95% of power by December

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Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló said he plans to restore power to 95% of the island's energy grid by December after Hurricane Maria devastated the infrastructure of the US territory.

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They offer to cook dinner for couple they 'felt sorry for,' seconds later that couple steals their car

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Two people are behind bars after they allegedly stole a car from a couple who offered to make them dinner, according to a Myrtle Beach Police report. According to the report, the victims, a husband and wife who recently moved to Myrtle Beach from Kentucky, met the suspects on the beach on September 28. The two couples agreed to split the cost of a hotel room for that night. Shortly after, they all drove to pick up some groceries.

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Police: Woman stole credit card as store clerk had seizure Video included

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Police say the woman walked around the counter as the clerk was having a seizure on the floor and took his wallet from his pocket.

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Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was revoked Saturday by its board. In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was revoked Saturday by its board.
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In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was revoked Saturday by its board.

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Even Pokémon Go used by extensive Russian-linked meddling effort

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Russian efforts to meddle in American politics did not end at Facebook and Twitter. A CNN investigation of a Russian-linked account shows its tentacles extended to YouTube, Tumblr, and even Pokémon Go.

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Slideshow: Alleged victims of Weinstein speak out

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Taken together, the accusations weave an alleged history of sexual predation that spans decades. Here are some of the women who have spoken up to tell their traumatic experiences with Weinstein.

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Couple described as adventure-seekers are free from captors Video included

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The wife and husband who were held hostage for five years in Afghanistan are being described as adventure-seekers who wanted to see areas of the world infrequently traveled by Westerners.

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Report: Melissa Etheridge arrested for marijuana possession

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Melissa Etheridge was arrested for marijuana possession in North Dakota, according to reports from TMZ.

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District erases 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from lesson plan

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 "To Kill a Mockingbird" is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district.

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California wildfire 'blast' kills teen, injures his family Video included

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The wildfires sweeping across Northern California claimed the life of a 14-year-old boy and left his parents and older sister hospitalized with severe burns. More>>

Escapee from Fulton County, KY Courthouse found Video included

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Investigators in Fulton County, Kentucky are looking for a man who escaped from the courthouse after he was sentenced to prison.

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2 employees dead in failed North Carolina prison breakout

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Authorities: 2 employees killed, more than a dozen injured in foiled North Carolina prison break; all inmates accounted for. More>>

Rory McIlroy's old house could be yours -- for $320,000

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If you have a spare $320,000 then a slice of prime golfing real estate could be yours. Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy's childhood home is up for sale.

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'Star Wars' fantasy? Cubans doubt US sonic attacks claims

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A bizarre string of attacks on diplomats in Havana has sent U.S. relations with Cuba to their lowest level in decades. In the city where the attacks occurred over the last year, few people believe a word of it. More>>

What Trump's recent Obamacare moves may mean over the long term

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Changes to the Affordable Care Act by President Trump have health care experts wondering what the long-term effects will be on health insurance.

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Trump on Puerto Rico: 'I will always be with them!'

President Donald Trump sought Friday to repair political damage over his handling of the crisis in Puerto Rico, tweeting that he "will always be with them." More>>

Indignation, disappointment in Tehran as Trump disavows nuclear deal

Hours before President Donald Trump publicly renounced the Iran nuclear deal, refusing to certify the multilateral agreement in an effort to initiate tougher and more wide-ranging restrictions on Tehran, hardliners in the... More>>

Texas inmates pool $53,000 for Hurricane Harvey victims

Thousands of inmates in Texas have been visiting their prison's commissary -- not for a can of Sprite or a roll of tissue paper, but to donate money to Hurricane Harvey victims. More>>

Beware of student debt relief scams

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(CNNMoney) -- Don't hand over any money to a service that offers a faster way to pay off your student loans. There's a good chance it's a scam. 

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Slideshow: Wildfires ravage California, melting cars, destroying homes

Rivers of melted metal flow from a vehicle parked at a home, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, that was destroyed by a wildfire near Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Rivers of melted metal flow from a vehicle parked at a home, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, that was destroyed by a wildfire near Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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Wildfires continue to rage across northern California in what is now the deadliest week of wildfires in state history. Photos show the destructive power of the swiftly moving flames.

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Social Security benefits to rise by 2 percent in 2018

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Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year.

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US men's soccer head coach resigns after World Cup humiliation

United States coach Bruce Arena gives instructions to his players during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Honduras in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) United States coach Bruce Arena gives instructions to his players during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Honduras in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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Bruce Arena has resigned as head coach of the U.S. men's soccer team following the side's embarrassing failure to qualify for the World Cup in Russia next year.

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Kidnapped, held 5 years, US-Canadian family free in Pakistan

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An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban.

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Grim search for victims as wildfires grow to size of NYC Video included

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New deaths confirmed Thursday took the toll to 31, making this the deadliest week of wildfires in California history.

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Trump will end health care cost-sharing subsidies

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President Donald Trump plans to end the cost-sharing subsidies that have helped some lower-income Americans purchase health insurance on the Obamacare marketplace, the White House announced Thursday.

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Some women are requesting plastic surgery results to look like Melania and Ivanka Trump

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Here in Arizona, apparently everybody's running out to get fuller lips.
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Trump begins Obamacare dismantling with executive order

President Donald Trump took his first steps Thursday toward fulfilling his vow to dismantle Obamacare, signing an executive order that he says will bring affordable health insurance to millions more people. More>>

Official says Vegas hotel didn't immediately report gunfire

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Mandalay Bay hotel officials didn't notify police about a shooting in a hallway inside the high-rise until after Stephen Paddock opened fire on the crowd at a country music festival outside, a federal official told The Associated Press on Thursday.

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MO man accused of assaulting more than 100 children over decades

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A 71-year-old Missouri man has admitted to sexually assaulting more than 100 children over several decades, according to the Attorney General’s Office.

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Reports: Missing Ohio boy found dead at triple murder scene, was never abducted Video included

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Law enforcement agencies throughout Ohio searched for a 7-year-old boy that they believed had been abducted from a triple murder scene in Lawrence County. 

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Search for mother trapped in fires ends in heartbreak Video included

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The last thing she said to her daughter was that she was going die before the call dropped.

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No redo on Weinstein groping investigation halted in 2015

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Prosecutors said Tuesday that they didn't have enough evidence to prove a model's claim that movie producer Harvey Weinstein groped her in 2015. Even if they changed their minds now, it would legally be too late.

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Film producer Harvey Weinstein ousted from Weinstein Co.

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Harvey Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Co., effective immediately, following new information revealed regarding his conduct, the company's board of directors announced Sunday. 

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Trump begins Obamacare dismantling with executive order

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(CNN) -- President Donald Trump is taking his first steps to fulfill his vow to dismantle Obamacare on Thursday, signing an executive order that he says will bring affordable health insurance to millions more people.

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Trump welcomes NHL's Penguins amid feud with NBA and NFL

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President Donald Trump, amid his public feud with the NBA and NFL, will welcome the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins to the White House on Tuesday.

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Southern California fire evacuations lifted

More than a dozen wildfires raged across Northern California on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 morning, with the biggest ones scorching the state's famous wine country, killing several people and burning more than 1,500 homes and businesses, authorities said. More than a dozen wildfires raged across Northern California on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 morning, with the biggest ones scorching the state's famous wine country, killing several people and burning more than 1,500 homes and businesses, authorities said.
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In Southern California, most evacuation orders have been lifted as firefighters successfully battle a wildfire that destroyed 14 buildings, most of them homes.

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Steve Bannon calls on Sen. Bob Corker to resign

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Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is calling for Sen. Bob Corker to resign after a public feud between President Donald Trump and the Tennessee Republican boiled over this week. 

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Police: Las Vegas gunman fired at security guard before mass shooting

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Stephen Paddock shot a security guard before opening fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas last weekend, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said. The guard was investigating an alarm signaling that a door had been left open on the same floor as Paddock's room.

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Chemist says Kim had 1.4 times lethal dosage of VX on face

(AP Photos/Daniel Chan) In this combination of photos, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, are escorted by police as they leave their court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photos/Daniel Chan) In this combination of photos, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, are escorted by police as they leave their court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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A government chemist says the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader had about 1.4 times the lethal dosage of VX nerve agent on his face after he was attacked at a Malaysian airport terminal.

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Family: Video of man killed in police shooting heartbreaking

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The Salt Lake City Police Department is the latest US police department to come under scrutiny after bodycam footage shows an officer shooting and killing a man, even as the man appeared to be running away. 

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White House to order expansion of health care options

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The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that follows failed efforts by Congress to overhaul the health care system.

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VP Pence leaves NFL game after anthem protests

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Vice President Mike Pence has left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee.

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Chicago woman's freezer death an accident, coroner rules

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A young Chicago woman whose body was found in a hotel's walk-in freezer last month died accidentally, a coroner has ruled.

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A weakened Nate brings flooding, power outages to Gulf Coast

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A fast-moving storm called Nate brought flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast early Sunday after it sloshed ashore outside Biloxi, Mississippi

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McDonald’s tries going McVegan

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Combined with the recent changes to McDonald’s Happy Meals, it seems the fast food king may be trying to meet the demands of more health conscious customers.

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Trump at dinner with military commanders cites 'calm before the storm'

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While taking photos alongside military leaders and their spouses before a dinner at the White House, President Donald Trump made an ambiguous statement, citing "the calm before the storm."

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Baby left outside South Dakota church overnight; dad charged

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A father is accused of leaving his 2-month-old son outside a South Dakota church all night in the cold and rain.

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Police: 1,600 rounds of ammo found in Las Vegas Strip shooter’s hotel suite

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Metro police confirmed Wednesday the death toll in the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting Sunday, stands at 59, with 489 injured.

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All living former presidents to appear at benefit concert for hurricane relief

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All five living former US presidents will participate in a benefit concert to raise money for hurricane relief efforts in Texas later this month, the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation announced today. 

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Some injured in Vegas massacre didn't know they'd been shot

(AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Natalie Vanderstay answers questions from her hospital bed at University Medical Center on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Natalie Vanderstay answers questions from her hospital bed at University Medical Center on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Some of the people injured in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history didn't initially realize they had been shot, a hospital official said.

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3 US Army special operations commandos killed in Niger

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US troops were attacked near the Niger-Mali border Wednesday, the US military told CNN. 

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Tillerson heaps praise on Trump, denies wanting to leave job

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reaffirmed his commitment to President Donald Trump in an unscheduled press conference on Wednesday, renouncing "petty stuff" in the press after reports Tillerson had called Trump a moron.

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Puerto Rico raises hurricane's official death count to 34

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The governor of Puerto Rico says the official death toll from Hurricane Maria has been increased to 34 from 16. 

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How it happened: A timeline of the Las Vegas shooting

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Fifty-nine people were killed and at least 527 were hurt Sunday night when Stephen Paddock rained gunfire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

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Acts of heroism emerge in chaos of Las Vegas shooting

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 Amid the massacre in Las Vegas, which left 59 people dead and more than 500 injured, there were acts of compassion and countless heroics that officials say saved scores of lives.

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CBS fires lawyer for social media comment on Las Vegas

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CBS has fired a corporate lawyer who said on social media about the Las Vegas mass shooting that she wasn't sympathetic because "country music fans often are Republican gun-toters." 

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Rock superstar Tom Petty dies at 66

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Rocker Tom Petty died Monday after being rushed to a Los Angeles hospital, Petty's manager Tony Dimitriades confirmed to CNN.

He was 66.

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'We stepped over the bodies': Witnesses describe chaotic scene

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The rat-tat-tat of automatic gunfire filled the air. For a few seconds, no one seemed to react. His guitar strapped around his neck, Aldean sang the next line of the song.

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Las Vegas officials give timeline of mass shooting

People carry a peson at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. There are reports of an active shooter around the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. (Photo by David Becker/Getty) People carry a peson at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. There are reports of an active shooter around the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. (Photo by David Becker/Getty)
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Almost three days after the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, investigators appear no closer to answering the question: Why?

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'Statistically, it's coming.' California prepares for the next big earthquake

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In a stark recognition of those numbers, in October 2015, Los Angeles enacted the nation's most sweeping seismic regulations, requiring about 14,000 buildings to be retrofitted so they will withstand violent shaking.

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FEMA just got another $6.7 billion to help with hurricane relief

Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long speaks at FEMA headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, to give an update on federal government support in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long speaks at FEMA headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, to give an update on federal government support in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency just added another $6.7 billion to its coffers to help with hurricane relief. 

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Hockey broadcaster Dave Strader dies of cancer at 62

This April 4, 2011 image released by NBC Universal shows announcer Dave Strader for "NHL on Versus," in New York. Strader died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at his home in Glens Falls, N.Y., after battling bile duct cancer for over a year. He was 62. (AP Photo) This April 4, 2011 image released by NBC Universal shows announcer Dave Strader for "NHL on Versus," in New York. Strader died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at his home in Glens Falls, N.Y., after battling bile duct cancer for over a year. He was 62. (AP Photo)
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Dave Strader, the hockey broadcaster known affectionately as "The Voice," has died after battling bile duct cancer for more than a year. He was 62. 

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"Yes" side wins Catalonia independence vote marred by chaos

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Catalonia's regional government declared a landslide win for the "yes" side in a disputed referendum on independence from Spain that degenerated into ugly scenes of mayhem on Sunday, with more than 800 people injured as riot police attacked peaceful protesters and unarmed civilians gathered to cast their ballots.

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Trump: Tillerson 'wasting his time' negotiating with North Korea

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President Donald Trump on Sunday again mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson should not bother trying to negotiate with him in an effort to stop the country's development of nuclear weapons.

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IS claims fatal stabbings of 2 women at French train station

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A knife-wielding man killed at least two women Sunday at the Saint-Charles train station in Marseille, France, before police killed the suspect.

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Corporate donations for Hurricane Maria relief top $24 million

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Companies are stepping up to rebuild Puerto Rico. As of Friday, corporate donations have reached $24.1 million for Hurricane Maria relief efforts -- about triple the amount that had been contributed four days ago, according to an estimate from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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'You are my hero': Watch Scalise thank cops who saved his life

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In an emotional moment, Scalise thanked the two wounded Capitol Hill police officers who returned fire and helped kill the shooter, James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois.

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US to pull out of UNESCO, UN's cultural and science org, citing anti-Israel bias

In this Monday Oct. 17, 2016 file picture, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization logo is pictured on the entrance at UNESCO's headquarters in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File) In this Monday Oct. 17, 2016 file picture, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization logo is pictured on the entrance at UNESCO's headquarters in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
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U.S. officials have told The Associated Press that the United States is pulling out of UNESCO, after repeated criticism of resolutions by the U.N. cultural agency that Washington sees as anti-Israel.

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LSU Police arrest 10 in connection to death of student during alleged hazing incident

LSU confirmed that 10 people have been charged in connection to the hazing incident, and eight of them are LSU students. Gott and Forde are not currently enrolled.

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Pressure mounts for Vegas police to explain response time Video included

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The revised timeline raises questions about whether better communication could have allowed officers to respond more quickly and take out the gunman before the attack.

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Vanity Fair: Bannon believes Trump only has 30% chance of completing full term

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Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has privately confided that he believes President Donald Trump only has a 30% chance of completing his full term, a source told Vanity Fair.

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As 92-year-old's killer sought, friends honor her memory Video included

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It's a horrific crime that has angered many- an elderly Montgomery woman beaten to death inside her home. As police continue to search for the killer, loved ones are speaking out about the victim, who was well known and well liked. 

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The last moments of an LSU fraternity pledge's life Video included

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Recent court filings detail the last moments of Maxwell Gruver’s life and expose the secret hazing rituals that caused his death at an LSU fraternity house on Sept. 13.  LSU Police Department arrest warrants indicates detectives interviewed the Phi Delta Theta active members and learned that the actives summoned their pledges to the fraternity house for “Bible Study” at about 10 p.m. on Sept. 13. “Bible Study” is the term the actives used to descri...

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Eminem unleashes on Trump: The 11 fiercest lines

In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against Donald Trump in hip-hop, Eminem "came to stomp" Tuesday night, calling the President everything from "Donald the b----" to a "racist grandpa" in an... More>>

'I'm the one who shot your friend': Texas Tech student charged with capital murder Video included

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The man accused of shooting and killing a Texas Tech Police Officer on the evening of Monday, October 9, 2017 has been charged with capital murder of a peace officer and is being held on a $5 million bond at the Lubbock County Detention Center.  The officer has been identified as Floyd East, Jr.

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Police: Man runs over, kills woman in front of her children

Ricardo Garcia, 26-years-old. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff Dept.) Ricardo Garcia, 26-years-old. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff Dept.)
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Authorities in Phoenix say a man intentionally ran over his girlfriend, killer her, in front of her children.

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Facebook and Instagram experience outages

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Facebook has confirmed a widespread outage impacting users' ability to access the social network and Instagram across the U.S. and parts of Europe.

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Trump: 'About time' NFL demands players stand during anthem

(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Members of the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Members of the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Indianapolis.
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President Donald Trump says "it is about time" that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell demands "that all players STAND for our great National Anthem-RESPECT OUR COUNTRY."

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Victim’s mother says son’s convicted killer is innocent, blames police and prosecutors

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KCTV5 News has been investigating an old Kansas City, KS murder case that heads back to court on Thursday. The mother of one of murder victims supports the defendant saying she believes he’s innocent, and police and prosecutors botched the case.

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Portraits of the Las Vegas shooting victims

One was a former banking professional who died in her husband's arms, minutes after dancing with him. Another was a father of six who is said to have died while shielding someone else. Yet another was a nurse who died... More>>

Trump lashes 'Liddle Bob Corker' as senators call for calm Video included

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The only senator who publicly hinted at similar concerns was Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, who said both Trump and Corker should "cool it."

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Supreme Court dismisses 1 of 2 travel ban cases

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed one of two cases over President Donald Trump's ban on visitors from mostly Muslim countries, suggesting it will step away from the controversy for now. 

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Utah officer fired after nurse's arrest caught on video

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Authorities say a Utah police officer who was caught on video roughly handcuffing a nurse because she refused to allow a blood draw has been fired.

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Several passengers injured during turbulent Frontier flight from Las Vegas to Cleveland Video included

Passengers describe a scary flight from Las Vegas to Cleveland (Source: WOIO) Passengers describe a scary flight from Las Vegas to Cleveland (Source: WOIO)
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A flight was diverted after passengers aboard a Frontier Airlines plane from Las Vegas to Cleveland experienced turbulent conditions early Monday morning.

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Impatient mother who threatened barber with gun sentenced to 6 months in prison Video included

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The woman who pulled a gun at a Cleveland barber school because her child's haircut was taking too long was sentenced to six months in prison.

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15-day-old baby died due to blunt force trauma, death ruled homicide Video included

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A 15-day-old baby who was found dead in a wooded area in Newton County died due to blunt force head trauma, according to the Newton County Coroner, adding that the manner of death was homicide.

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At least 10 dead as fires rage in California wine country Video included

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Firefighters are battling several wind-whipped fires that forced evacuations of rural neighborhoods in Northern California.

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Texas Tech police officer fatally shot, suspect apprehended

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A Texas Tech University police officer has been shot and killed at the campus police headquarters, prompting a lockdown of the Lubbock campus.

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LVMPD: No evidence to indicate second shooter exists Video included

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Las Vegas Metro Sheriff Joe Lombardo disclosed new details in a briefing on the continuing investigation of the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting now referenced as 1 October.  

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In shooting chaos, Las Vegas airport became a safe haven Video included

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Las Vegas police officers describe storming gunman's room

An improvised team of Las Vegas police officers -- two K-9 officers, a detective and a SWAT team member -- were among those who first converged on the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on October 1, as Stephen Paddock was... More>>

Many in country music mum over gun issues after Vegas deaths

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The mass shooting at a country music festival has rocked the tight-knit community of country musicians. More>>

NRA opposes full ban on 'bump stocks' used by Vegas gunman Video included

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Bump stocks are accessories that substitute for the regular stock and grip of a semi-automatic rifle and allow the weapon to fire continuously, some 400 to 800 rounds in a single minute.

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Wife at funeral: 'I knew every day that he would protect me'

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Friends, relatives and an outpouring of grievers gathered in California to celebrate the life of a man who died shielding his wife during the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. More>>

In Vegas, Pence praises US resolve to find hope after horror Video included

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Billboards seeking the public's help in the investigation into the Las Vegas concert shooting will serve as a stark reminder that investigators remain stumped about the gunman's motives.

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Black probation officer inspires former neo-Nazi to cover up swastika tattoos

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When Michael Kent was released from an Arizona prison in 2006, he was covered in hateful tattoos. While behind bars, Kent got a swastika tattooed on his neck, a swastika on his chest, the phrase “white pride” on his upper back and the white supremacist symbol "1488" on his neck.

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Minnesota man lived with bodies of mom, brother for year

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A Minnesota man who lived in a house with the decomposing bodies of his mother and twin brother for about a year said he could not bring himself to report their deaths to authorities.

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Man admits fatally shooting daughter over lack of 'respect'

This September 2016 booking photo provided by the Rocky River, Ohio, Division of Police shows Jamal T. Mansour in Rocky River, Ohio. Mansour pleaded guilty Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 (AP Photo) This September 2016 booking photo provided by the Rocky River, Ohio, Division of Police shows Jamal T. Mansour in Rocky River, Ohio. Mansour pleaded guilty Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 (AP Photo)
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A suburban Cleveland man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his daughter while she slept, saying he believed she disrespected his rules by coming home late and not cleaning her room. 

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Hawaii judge blocks Trump's latest travel ban

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A judge in Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect.

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325-pound woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her

This Oct. 14, 2017 photo made available by the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows Veronica Green Posey under arrest. This Oct. 14, 2017 photo made available by the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows Veronica Green Posey under arrest.
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Florida woman is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Veronica Green Posey, 64, was arrested and charged with homicide and cruelty toward a child.

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Florida candidate: Aliens took me aboard their ship at age 7

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A Florida candidate for Congress said Monday she stands by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done here on Earth since then.

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911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'

(Photo: CNN). In this aerial photo, evacuees can be seen outside the Florida nursing home where five people were found dead. 100 people have been evacuated from the building. (Photo: CNN). In this aerial photo, evacuees can be seen outside the Florida nursing home where five people were found dead. 100 people have been evacuated from the building.
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At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of a crisis unfolding. 

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'Very unusual' mistrial in trial in woman's burning death

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A judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of a Mississippi teenager who was burned to death. 

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Ex-DEA agent: Congress fueled opioid drug epidemic by forcing pro-drug company laws Video included

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In April of 2016, some members of Congress pressed the agency and the Justice Department to agree to a more pharmaceutical-industry-friendly law.

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Shot in the head in the Las Vegas shooting, Tina takes her first steps

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Less than two weeks after she was shot in the head during the Las Vegas massacre, Tina Frost has taken her first steps. 

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Ex hostage tells AP why he had kids in captivity

In this file image from video released by Taliban Media in December 2016, Caitlan Coleman talks in the video while her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle holds their two children.(Taliban Media via AP) In this file image from video released by Taliban Media in December 2016, Caitlan Coleman talks in the video while her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle holds their two children.(Taliban Media via AP)
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Former hostage Joshua Boyle said Monday he and his wife decided to have children even while held captive because they always planned to have a big family and decided, "Hey, let's make the best of this and at least go home with a larger start on our dream family." 

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3-year-old girl dies after falling into grease pit at ice cream shop

Sadie Andrews, 3, died after a tragic accident at an ice cream shop in Alabama. (YouCaring.com) Sadie Andrews, 3, died after a tragic accident at an ice cream shop in Alabama. (YouCaring.com)
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Authorities say a 3-year-old girl is dead after she fell into a grease pit at an Alabama ice cream shop and drowned. 

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Texas county worker arrested for $1.2 million fajitas theft

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A former South Texas juvenile justice department employee has been arrested for felony theft after authorities say he acknowledged stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years.

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Ed Sheeran had 'a bit of a bicycle accident'

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Pop star Ed Sheeran posted a picture of himself on Instagram, with his right arm in a cast. The caption reads, "Ive had a bit of a bicycle accident and I’m currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows.

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Woman accused of beating teen boys with a bat, starving them

Marissa Monica Cano, 38, has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (KSAT via CNN) Marissa Monica Cano, 38, has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (KSAT via CNN)
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A Texas woman was arrested after police said beat two teenagers with an aluminum bat, starved them “like animals” and locked them in a garage.

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Texas inmates pool $53,000 for Hurricane Harvey victims

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Thousands of inmates in Texas have been visiting their prison's commissary -- not for a can of Sprite or a roll of tissue paper, but to donate money to Hurricane Harvey victims.

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1 missing after oil rig explodes on Louisiana lake

An oil rig explosion on a lake north of New Orleans, apparently caused when cleaning chemicals ignited, injured seven people and left authorities searching for another who was missing. An oil rig explosion on a lake north of New Orleans, apparently caused when cleaning chemicals ignited, injured seven people and left authorities searching for another who was missing.
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An oil rig explosion on a lake north of New Orleans, apparently caused when cleaning chemicals ignited, injured seven people and left authorities searching for another who was missing. 

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Man arrested after cop mistook doughnut glaze for crystal meth receives $37,500

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A man arrested in Florida after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth has received a $37,500 settlement. 

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President Trump: 'We're saying Merry Christmas again'

President Donald Trump speaks to the 2017 Value Voters Summit, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks to the 2017 Value Voters Summit, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Trump assures Christian conservatives his administration will defend religious organizations, return to traditional American values.

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Police: Man kills girlfriend's toddler son, then robs her

David Vickers, 31, is being held without bail on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated child abuse. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections) David Vickers, 31, is being held without bail on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated child abuse. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)
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Police say a man killed his girlfriend's 17-month-old son and stole her car stereo and laptop while she was in the hospital with her dying child.

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Son believes his father was deep asleep when fires came

(Anna Paseka via AP) This June 18, 2017, photo released by Derek Southard, left, shows himself with his father, Daniel Southard, after Derek graduated as a Chemical Engineer from the University of California, Davis, in Sacramento, Calif. (Anna Paseka via AP) This June 18, 2017, photo released by Derek Southard, left, shows himself with his father, Daniel Southard, after Derek graduated as a Chemical Engineer from the University of California, Davis, in Sacramento, Calif.
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At least 40 people have died in the deadliest week of wildfires in California history. 

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North Korea calls Trump a 'strangler of peace'

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North Korea continued its harsh anti-US rhetoric Sunday, calling President Donald Trump a "war merchant and strangler of peace." 

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Ex-politician gets probation for groping 103-year-old woman

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A former politician who molested a 103-year-old nursing home resident received a sentence to two years' probation a day after another politician in the same township was arrested on child porn charges. 

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In her husband's arms, a woman dies hiding from California fires in swimming pool

Armando and Carmen Berriz were vacationing in a rental home in Santa Rosa with their family. (CNN) Armando and Carmen Berriz were vacationing in a rental home in Santa Rosa with their family. (CNN)
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Once the fires finally passed, Armando Berriz climbed out, shaken but alive. Carmen, his wife of 55 years, didn't make it.

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California fires: 32 dead as 'ashes and bones' found in ruins

More than a dozen wildfires raged across Northern California on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 morning, with the biggest ones scorching the state's famous wine country, killing several people and burning more than 1,500 homes and businesses. (AP Photo) More than a dozen wildfires raged across Northern California on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 morning, with the biggest ones scorching the state's famous wine country, killing several people and burning more than 1,500 homes and businesses. (AP Photo)
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Since Sunday, the deadly fires have consumed thousands of homes and forced evacuations in Northern California's wine country and produced unhealthy air quality in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Arrest made after dead child found ‘hidden’ in home where 3 adults were slain

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Unarmed, worn out and ready to give up, the suspect in the fatal shootings of three adults and a 7-year-old boy didn't try to flee when officers arrested him Friday as he walked along a road in far southern Ohio, a sheriff said. Officers were acting on a tip from a resident who spotted 23-year-old Arron Lawson. 

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Bystanders rescue man whose wheelchair stalled on Kirkwood train tracks Video included

Bystanders rushed to pull a man in a wheelchair off train tracks in Kirkwood right before a train approached. Credit: KMOV Bystanders rushed to pull a man in a wheelchair off train tracks in Kirkwood right before a train approached. Credit: KMOV
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Good Samaritans came to the rescue of a man in a wheelchair in Kirkwood Thursday

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Las Vegas police shift timeline again in concert massacre Video included

A woman sits on a curb at the scene of a shooting outside of a music festival along the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. Multiple victims were being transported to hospitals after a shooting late Sunday (AP Photo/John Locher) A woman sits on a curb at the scene of a shooting outside of a music festival along the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. Multiple victims were being transported to hospitals after a shooting late Sunday (AP Photo/John Locher)
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Las Vegas investigators offered a new version of events Friday in a shifting timeline surrounding the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history as they described how the gunman opened fire on nearby airport jet fuel tanks and on police officers arriving at the massacre. 

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Moment of panic at Florida Georgia Line concert after alarm sounds

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After the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas at a country music festival, hearing the alarm and seeing the band flee the stage made the crowd nervous.

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The Latest: Trump lays out Iran strategy

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal (all times local):    1:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says Iran is not living up to the "spirit" of the nuclear deal that it signed in 2015. He's announcing a new strategy in a speech at the White House. Trump says the administration will seek to counter the regime's destabilizing activities and will impose additional sanctions on the regime to block its financing of terrorism. The president says the ... More>>

Facebook can now bring food to your doorstep with new takeout tool

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You'll be able to see restaurants nearby that are up for picking up your meals, including Delivery.com, DoorDash and ChowNow. Facebook is also partnering directly with restaurants.

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Man accused of enslaving mentally disabled cafeteria worker

Bobby Paul Edwards, 52, of Conway pleaded not guilty to one count of forced labor, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Bobby Paul Edwards, 52, of Conway pleaded not guilty to one count of forced labor, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
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A South Carolina restaurant manager has been ordered held without bond on charges of abusing and enslaving a mentally challenged employee, according to information released by federal authorities.

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Want to help victims of the California wildfires? Here's how

A small flag attached to mail boxes flies in front of homes destroyed by fires in Santa Rosa, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) A small flag attached to mail boxes flies in front of homes destroyed by fires in Santa Rosa, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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So far, the flames have driven more than 20,000 people from their homes. Dozens are dead. Authorities in Sonoma County received more than 100 missing person calls.

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New Orleans police officer shot and killed while on patrol

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A New Orleans police officer was shot and killed early Friday while patrolling the city's east side, police said. 

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Wildfire burns down home of 'Peanuts' creator Charles Schulz

In this Feb. 12, 2000, file photo, cartoonist Charles Schulz displays a sketch of his beloved character "Snoopy" in his office in Santa Rosa, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File) In this Feb. 12, 2000, file photo, cartoonist Charles Schulz displays a sketch of his beloved character "Snoopy" in his office in Santa Rosa, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
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The home of "Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz burned to the ground in the deadly California wildfires but his widow escaped, her stepson said Thursday.

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NFL player says he will 'be done playing football' if forced to stand for anthem

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews runs a drill during the team's organized team activity at its NFL football training facility Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews runs a drill during the team's organized team activity at its NFL football training facility Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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When asked if he would refuse to appear or pay a fine if the NFL made a rule requiring players to stand for the National Anthem, one Titans player told News 4 he would quit the game. 

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Florida man accused of raping neighbor, offering to do yard work to 'make up for it'

Timothy Adam Walding, 18, is being held at the Palm Beach County jail without bond on charges of sexual assault with a weapon or force and kidnapping/false imprisonment. (Palm Beach Sheriff's Office) Timothy Adam Walding, 18, is being held at the Palm Beach County jail without bond on charges of sexual assault with a weapon or force and kidnapping/false imprisonment. (Palm Beach Sheriff's Office)
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An 18-year-old Florida man was arrested on accusations that he sexually assaulted his neighbor and asked if he could do yard work to make amends. 

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The little red pill being pushed on the elderly

The maker of a little red pill intended to treat a rare condition is raking in hundreds of millions of dollars a year as it aggressively targets frail and elderly nursing home residents for whom the drug may be unnecessary or even unsafe?

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Amazon hiring 120,000 jobs for the holidays

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Looking for a job? Maybe some extra cash during the holidays? Amazon has announced they are hiring 120,000 in the U.S for the holidays.

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Officials: 2 sold drugs that caused pregnant woman’s death

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Investigators say the daughter of a Wisconsin legislator who’s worked to stem the opioid epidemic provided the drugs that caused the death of a pregnant woman.

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Show of support for firefighter fired over watermelon

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A Michigan firefighter is getting a big show of support after being fired for something some called "racially insensitive." 

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Eminem blasts Trump in freestyle rap at BET Awards

Eminem performs onstage during Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg's headlining performance on the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Sunday, April 15, 2012, in Indio, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Eminem performs onstage during Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg's headlining performance on the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Sunday, April 15, 2012, in Indio, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
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Eminem released a four-minute, expletive-filled freestyle rap attacking President Donald Trump at the BET Awards on Tuesday. 

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Trump boasts of a higher IQ than Tillerson

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President Donald Trump, scorned by reports that Rex Tillerson called him a "moron" earlier this year, told Forbes in an interview released Tuesday that he has a higher IQ than his secretary of state.

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Transgender teen named homecoming king wants to spread love

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A transgender Maine teen who was crowned homecoming king at his new school says he wants to use the attention to spread love and tolerance. 

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Las Vegas police officers describe storming gunman's room

An improvised team of Las Vegas police officers -- two K-9 officers, a detective and a SWAT team member -- converged on the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on October 1, as Stephen Paddock was firing into a crowd of 22,000 concertgoers. An improvised team of Las Vegas police officers -- two K-9 officers, a detective and a SWAT team member -- converged on the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on October 1, as Stephen Paddock was firing into a crowd of 22,000 concertgoers.
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An improvised team of Las Vegas police officers -- two K-9 officers, a detective and a SWAT team member -- were among those who first converged on the Mandalay Bay Hotel as Stephen Paddock was firing into a crowd

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The price tag for Pence's trip to Indianapolis

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How much did Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Indianapolis to watch -- and then abruptly leave -- a football game Sunday between the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers cost?

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Police: Car crash in London is traffic accident, not terror

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A car crash that injured 11 people Saturday outside London's popular Natural History Museum was a traffic accident, not a terrorist attack, London police said.

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New Orleans, Gulf Coast brace, prepare for Hurricane Nate

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Hurricane Nate barreled toward the US Gulf Coast overnight with slashing rain and powerful winds, racing rapidly toward a possible landfall late Saturday or early Sunday east of New Orleans.

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Man installs 58 crosses to honor Vegas victims

Greg Zanis drove nearly 2,000 miles from the Chicago area to put up the crosses Thursday afternoon. (Fox 5 Vegas) Greg Zanis drove nearly 2,000 miles from the Chicago area to put up the crosses Thursday afternoon. (Fox 5 Vegas)
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An Illinois man has installed 58 white crosses on the Las Vegas Strip to honor the victims of Sunday's mass shooting. 

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Mother accused of setting 4-year-old on fire in bathtub

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A Wisconsin mom is charged with first-degree intentional homicide for setting her 4-year-old son on fire.

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Shooter's girlfriend didn't know of attack plans

(Photo: AP file) This undated photo provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Marilou Danley. (Photo: AP file) This undated photo provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Marilou Danley.
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An attorney for the Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend says she had no knowledge of any plans by him to commit a massacre.

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Yahoo: 3 billion accounts breached in 2013. Yes, 3 billion

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Yahoo has tripled down on what was already the largest data breach in history, saying it affected all 3 billion accounts on its service, not the 1 billion it revealed late last year.

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Las Vegas shooting sparks outcries for gun control

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In the five years between Sandy Hook and Las Vegas, the question -- particularly among supporters of gun control -- has now become: How can you NOT play politics at a time like this?

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Real-life nightmare: Family brutally beaten by group of teens at Illinois 'Fright Fest'

A ride at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) A ride at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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“Fright Fest” became a real-life nightmare for one family when they were brutally beaten by a group of teenagers at Six Flags Great America during the Halloween-themed event.

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Police: Mom took a trip to Europe, left her 4 kids home alone in Iowa

Police say they've charged 30-year-old Erin Macke with child endangerment. (Johnston Police Department) Police say they've charged 30-year-old Erin Macke with child endangerment. (Johnston Police Department)
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Police have arrested a suburban Des Moines mother who left her four children home alone while she traveled to Europe.

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'Today, I'm the one': Julia Louis-Dreyfus has breast cancer

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a cast member in the HBO series "Veep," poses at an Emmy For Your Consideration event for the show at the Television Academy, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a cast member in the HBO series "Veep," poses at an Emmy For Your Consideration event for the show at the Television Academy, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus announced she has breast cancer on Thursday in a post to Twitter. “1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one,” she wrote.

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Trump: We cannot aid Puerto Rico 'forever'

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President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that Puerto Rico is going to have to shoulder more responsibility for recovery efforts from Hurricane Maria, saying the federal government's emergency responders can't stay there "forever." 

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Firefighter loses job after bringing watermelon to station

A rookie firefighter in Detroit was reportedly fired for “offensive and racially insensitive” behavior after bringing a watermelon to his new firehouse. (Pixabay) A rookie firefighter in Detroit was reportedly fired for “offensive and racially insensitive” behavior after bringing a watermelon to his new firehouse. (Pixabay)
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A rookie firefighter in Detroit was reportedly fired for “offensive and racially insensitive” behavior after bringing a watermelon to his new firehouse.

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Some of America's favorite tax breaks could be on the chopping block

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When we talk about tax breaks, outrage usually zeroes in on special treatment for corporate jets and loopholes for rich investment managers. 

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Hotel worker warned of shooter before Las Vegas massacre

People walk by crosses placed near Las Vegas' famous sign Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Images) People walk by crosses placed near Las Vegas' famous sign Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Images)
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A maintenance worker said Wednesday he told hotel dispatchers to call police and report a gunman had opened fire with a rifle inside Mandalay Bay before the shooter began firing from his high-rise suite into a crowd at a nearby musical performance. 

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In historic change, Boy Scouts to let girls in some programs

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In a historic change, the Boy Scouts are announcing plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts. 

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California wildfires turned man's dream home into ashes

Jose Garnica, left, kisses his daughter Leslie Garnica in front of their home that was destroyed in the Coffey Park area of Santa Rosa, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Jose Garnica, left, kisses his daughter Leslie Garnica in front of their home that was destroyed in the Coffey Park area of Santa Rosa, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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Jose Garnica worked for more than two decades to build up his dream home that was reduced to ashes in a matter of minutes.

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Convicted rapist gets joint custody of victim's 8-year-old son

Christopher Mirasolo, 27, was recently awarded joint custody of a child he conceived with a woman he allegedly raped when she was 12-years-old. (Michigan Department of Corrections) Christopher Mirasolo, 27, was recently awarded joint custody of a child he conceived with a woman he allegedly raped when she was 12-years-old. (Michigan Department of Corrections)
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 A convicted sex offender accused of raping a woman when she was only 12-years-old was recently awarded joint custody of her child. 

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Fan sues MLB after ball blinds him in one eye

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A man who was blinded in one eye by a foul ball during a game at Wrigley Field is suing Major League Baseball and the Chicago Cubs.

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Former Disney star defends remarrying two years after husband died

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A former Disney Channel star has struck back at online commenters who are questioning her new marriage less than two years after her first husband died.

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WATCH: 11-year-old girl finds out she's finally being adopted

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An 11-year-old girl in Utah was caught on camera getting some great news. Tannah Butterfield learned that she would finally be adopted by her foster parents. She'd been wishing for two years that the judge would make her foster parents her forever parents, and that wish finally came true. She said, "They are just caring, loving, take good care of me. It's the biggest thing that ever happened to me." The office manager at her school, Jackie Alexander, delivered th... More>>

Mother killed in suspected DUI crash after visiting her newborn twins

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A mother of six was killed in a suspected DUI accident on the way home from the hospital where she was visiting her newborn twins.

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NFL commissioner says everyone should stand for the national anthem

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league needs to "move past this controversy" and says, "We believe that everyone should stand for the National Anthem.

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Book a round-trip flight for $100 during Southwest Airlines 72-hour sale

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Southwest Airlines' twice-a-year sale is back for just 72 hours. 

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Police: Man calls in bomb threat to avoid paying bar tab

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A Pittsburgh man has been arrested after police say he called in a false bomb threat to try and get out of paying his restaurant bill.

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EPA chief says administration to roll back climate plan

President Donald Trump shakes hands with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after speaking about the US role in the Paris climate change accord, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Donald Trump shakes hands with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after speaking about the US role in the Paris climate change accord, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says the Trump administration will abandon the Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing global warming.   

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Football’s decline has some high schools disbanding teams

Members of the Centennial High School junior varsity football team practice at the school's varsity stadium in Ellicott City, Md., Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Nuckols) Members of the Centennial High School junior varsity football team practice at the school's varsity stadium in Ellicott City, Md., Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Nuckols)
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On a cool and rainy afternoon during the first week of classes at Centennial High School in this well-to-do Baltimore suburb, about 50 members of the boys’ cross-country team sauntered across the parking lot for their after-school run. 

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Man sentenced to 110 years for killing boy who tried to save sister from rape

Osvaldo Rivera is serving a 110-year sentence for the September 2012 killing of Dominick Andujar and the sex assault. (New Jersey Department of Corrections) Osvaldo Rivera is serving a 110-year sentence for the September 2012 killing of Dominick Andujar and the sex assault. (New Jersey Department of Corrections)
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A New Jersey appellate court won't grant a new trial to a man convicted of killing a 6-year-old boy who was trying to save his 12-year-old sister from being sexually assaulted. 

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Farmer who rescued missing girl gives $7,000 reward to her

A Minnesota farmer called the 15-year-old girl he rescued “the real hero” before giving her the $7,000 reward he received for finding the missing teen. (Alexandria Police Department) A Minnesota farmer called the 15-year-old girl he rescued “the real hero” before giving her the $7,000 reward he received for finding the missing teen. (Alexandria Police Department)
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A Minnesota farmer who received $7,000 for finding a missing 15-year-old, offered her his reward money, calling the teen "the real hero." 

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Lawsuit: Teen expelled for sitting for Pledge of Allegiance

A lawsuit says a Houston student's Constitutional rights were violated when she was expelled for not standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. (Pixabay) A lawsuit says a Houston student's Constitutional rights were violated when she was expelled for not standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. (Pixabay)
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A lawsuit says a Houston student's Constitutional rights were violated when she was expelled for not standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. 

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These stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day 2017

More than 50 stores say they're bucking a controversial trend of opening on Thanksgiving Day. (Flickr) More than 50 stores say they're bucking a controversial trend of opening on Thanksgiving Day. (Flickr)
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More than 50 stores say they're bucking a controversial trend of opening on Thanksgiving Day.

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Dad of missing girl, 3, forced her to stand outside when she didn't drink her milk: Police

Police are searching for Sherin Mathews, 3, who is believed to be in grave or immediate danger. (Family Photo/Richardson Police Department) Police are searching for Sherin Mathews, 3, who is believed to be in grave or immediate danger. (Family Photo/Richardson Police Department)
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As of Monday morning, police are still searching for Sherin Mathews who is believed to be in grave or immediate danger.

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Ivana Trump: Donald Trump wouldn't be who he is without me

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President Donald Trump's first wife, Ivana Trump, said in an interview that aired Sunday that President Donald Trump would not be who he is today if it weren't for her.

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Rose McGowan's account suspended, then restored, by Twitter

Rose McGowan arrives at the LA Premiere Of "DIOR & I" held at the Leo S. Bing Theatre on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) Rose McGowan arrives at the LA Premiere Of "DIOR & I" held at the Leo S. Bing Theatre on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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Rose McGowan's Twitter account has been suspended, temporarily muting a central figure in the allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

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