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Hot water
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July 27, 2019 - 12:05 pm
And you thought the "Tide Pod Challenge" was bad. The "Hot Water Challenge" is now all over the internet and has a mother facing criminal charges.
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Jogger flashed
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July 26, 2019 - 11:22 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A runner captured on video chasing down a man who exposed himself to her says she turned the tables on him to make him feel afraid. Aia Polansky says she didn't hesitate to run the man down after he pulled down his pants as she ran along the Charles River in Cambridge,...
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Donald Trump
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July 26, 2019 - 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will travel to Williamsburg, Virginia, on Tuesday to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first representative legislative assembly in America. The event comes at a time of heightened election-year partisanship in Virginia, and some...
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Border wall
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July 26, 2019 - 6:43 pm
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico.
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President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2019. Trump announced that Guatemala is signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 26, 2019 - 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In President Donald Trump's view, even the inadequate air conditioning at the White House is Barack Obama's fault. Trump offered the new gripe about his predecessor as he explained in the Oval Office Friday why he'll be spending some time at his New Jersey resort in August. The...
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US President Donald Trump
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July 26, 2019 - 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Guatemala is signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The so-called "safe third country" agreement would require migrants, including Salvadorans and Hondurans, who cross into Guatemala on their way to the U...
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July 26, 2019 - 12:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 25 about the next steps after Robert Mueller's testimony, The Associated Press erroneously identified the leadership position of Rep. Kevin McCarthy. He is the House minority leader. A corrected version of the story is below: What comes after Mueller?...
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July 26, 2019 - 11:41 am
( WYCD ) - After spending a day trying to keep her 3-year-old entertained while waiting in ridiculously long lines, one mother has come up with an idea to combat overcrowding at Disney World: Ban "childless" couples. In a rant posted on Facebook, the unnamed woman says she's sick of seeing "...
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July 26, 2019 - 10:26 am
( WBBM NEWSRADIO ) -- There's a push to make Halloween a "safer, longer, stress-free celebration." A Change.org petition to change the date of Halloween is continuing to grow, nearing its goal of 75,000 signatures. The Halloween & Costume Association started the national petition last year on...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2019 file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks during a tour of a federal prison in Edgefield, S.C. The Justice Department says it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003. The announcement Thursday says five inmates will be executed starting in December. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 26, 2019 - 2:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Thursday the federal government will resume executing death-row inmates for the first time since 2003, ending an informal moratorium even as the nation sees a broad shift away from capital punishment. Attorney General William Barr instructed the Bureau...
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