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July 19, 2018 - 3:59 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Federal prosecutors believe that Maria Butina, the Russian gun-rights activist who was recently arrested and charged with acting as a foreign agent, maintained a “duplicitous relationship” with an American political operative for the purposes of gaining access to U.S. political...
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July 19, 2018 - 11:52 am
(VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla.) -- After a quick-thinking bystander noticed a baby boy in the back seat of a car on a hot Florida day, Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood said, "We avoided a disaster." "Thank the Lord for a good Samaritan," he said. The baby is safe and the mother has been arrested for...
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July 19, 2018 - 8:23 am
(NEW YORK) -- A New York City neighborhood was rocked Thursday morning when a steam pipe exploded and created a huge crater in a street. The blast occurred about 6:40 a.m. in Manhattan's Flatiron District, just blocks from the iconic Flatiron Building, according to the New York City Fire Department...
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July 19, 2018 - 6:11 am
(MURPHY, Texas) -- Police in northern Texas rescued a baby from a suspected bank robber who allegedly tried to use the child as a shield when officers attempted to arrest her, authorities said. Evelyn Misumi, 36, walked in a Bank of America branch in Murphy, Texas, Wednesday afternoon with gasoline...
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July 19, 2018 - 5:48 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Wild horses, often considered elegant symbols of the American West, may be in danger with a new rule change by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management. The change to the Obama-era rule removes restrictions on the horses' sale, according to activists, who fear...
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July 19, 2018 - 5:41 am
(NEW YORK) -- The Mega Millions jackpot has surged to $422 million for Friday night’s drawing after there were no winners Tuesday night for the top prize. This is the seventh time the jackpot has exceeded $400 million and now the sixth largest prize in the game’s history, lottery officials said in...
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July 19, 2018 - 5:28 am
(McALLEN, Texas) -- Nearly 30 grandparents will pack into two 15-seat vans to caravan from New York to the U.S.-Mexico Border at the end of this month to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies. The week-long caravan comes after more than 2,000 immigrant children were separated from...
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July 18, 2018 - 9:53 pm
(ASPEN, Colo.) -- As President Donald Trump continues to "clarify" his views on whether Russia launched an assault on the 2016 presidential election, the FBI director made his own views clear on Wednesday: "Russia attempted to interfere in the last election," FBI Director Chris Wray stated...
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July 18, 2018 - 4:09 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Twelve alleged Trinitarios gang members have been indicted on murder charges in the mistaken identity stabbing death of a 15-year-old Bronx teen that prosecutors blamed on intra-gang conflict. Five of the defendants--Jonaiki Martinez Estrella, Antonio Rodriguez Hernandez Santiago,...
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July 18, 2018 - 2:35 pm
(ISLIP, N.Y.) -- Authorities are investigating whether a 13-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl who both suffered large fish bites in the waters off of Fire Island were victims of shark attacks. Shortly before noon Wednesday, officials said, the girl was bitten while wading in the water at a beach...
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