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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation shows Mollie Tibbetts
(Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation via AP, File)
August 21, 2018 - 5:10 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man in the U.S. illegally charged with murder in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts. Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 24, (below) was charged with first-degree murder. Investigators have recovered a body believed to be that of the 20-year-old Iowa college student who...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 photo, Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, a transgender woman and former electric company executive, applauds with her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt. Campaign records show that Republican Gov. Phil Scott spent more than Democratic gubernatorial candidate Hallquist, the nation's first transgender political candidate to win a major-party gubernatorial nomination, leading up to their primary wins this week. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
August 21, 2018 - 4:59 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's incumbent governor says he's saddened to hear that his opponent in the November election has been getting a steady stream of death threats and other personal attacks since her candidacy began to gain traction. Republican Gov. Phil Scott made the comments Tuesday...
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Paul Manafort
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August 21, 2018 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Tuesday was found guilty of 8 charges and a mistrial has been declared on 10 others. Manafort stared intently at the jury as the clerk read off the counts finding him guilty of eight financial crime charges: 5 tax fraud charges...
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Frank Rzucek the father of Shanann Watts, left, and her brother Frankie Rzucek are in court for Christopher Watts arraignment
(RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)
August 21, 2018 - 3:11 pm
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man told a judge he understood he has been charged with killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters and then hiding their bodies in an oil field as his father-in-law sobbed in the courtroom Tuesday. Christopher Watts, wearing an orange jail suit and cuffed at...
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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
August 20, 2018 - 3:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is planning her first big solo international swing with a trip to Africa in October. The first lady tells The Associated Press in a statement Monday that she's looking forward to learning about issues children on the continent face. She leads a U.S.-based effort...
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Alligator file image.
Dreamstime
August 20, 2018 - 2:24 pm
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A woman trying to protect her dog was killed by an alligator who pulled her into a lagoon at a private South Carolina resort Monday, authorities said. Cassandra Cline, 45, of Hilton Head Island, was walking the dog along a residential area of Sea Pines Resort when...
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Frontier Airlines
August 20, 2018 - 12:29 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Frontier Airlines says it has suspended a pilot accused of threatening on Facebook to harm a 12-year-old transgender girl for using the girls bathroom at her Oklahoma school. Frontier spokesman Jonathan Freed said in a statement Monday that the pilot was suspended Aug. 13...
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1010 WINS
August 20, 2018 - 11:56 am
RUTHERFORD, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Monday is National Radio Day! Phil told 1010 WINS' Glenn Schuck there are other ways to get news or music, but radio is part of our fabric. It’s #NationalRadioDay ! Why do you love radio ? Come see me in Rutherford #1010wins pic.twitter.com/lUn7SHtF6Q — glenn schuck (@...
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Dreamstime
August 20, 2018 - 10:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- MTV is launching its first-ever drive to encourage young people to register and vote during a midterm election year. The youth-centric network will unveil the effort at Monday's Video Music Awards in New York. The drive is aimed at urging fans to make voting a communal effort with...
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Christopher Watts is escorted into the courtroom before his bond hearing at the Weld County Courthouse on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Greeley, Colo. Watts, of Colorado, whose wife and daughters disappeared this week was arrested.
(Joshua Polson/The Greeley Tribune via AP, Pool)
August 20, 2018 - 9:26 am
DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors charged a Colorado man with murder Monday in the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters, a crime that left loved ones searching for answers. The charges against Christopher Watts, 33, come a week after a friend reported Shanann Watts, 34, and the girls...
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