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October 02, 2018 - 12:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon spokesman says authorities found at least two packages suspected of containing ricin, a poison made from castor beans. Spokesman Chris Sherwood said the FBI was investigating and few details were available. He said the packages had been found Monday at a delivery...
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Survivors of a mass shooting form a human chain around the shuttered site of a country music festival on the first anniversary, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Las Vegas. As people were linking arms and holding hands Monday night near the concert site, officials and several hundred others across town listened to bagpipes and the names of the 58 victims being read aloud. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 02, 2018 - 2:31 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The marquees on the glimmering Las Vegas Strip dimmed their lights for three minutes Monday night as officials slowly read the 58 names of the people killed one year earlier in the country's deadliest mass shooting in modern history. The names of the slain were recited before a...
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Mississippi Cop Shooting
Donna Campbell/The Daily Leader, via AP
September 29, 2018 - 12:52 pm
Two police officers were shot and killed following an early Saturday morning confrontation in Mississippi, authorities said.
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In this Jan. 27, 2017 photo, Senate Republican floor leader Joe Fain, R-Auburn, sits at his desk on the Senate floor in Olympia, Wash. A woman has accused Fain of raping her 11 years ago, saying she was inspired to speak out following the televised allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In a tweet Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, Candace Faber said Fain sexually assaulted her in 2007. Fain says he "absolutely" denies the claim and called for an investigation. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
September 28, 2018 - 2:24 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A woman has accused a Washington state lawmaker of raping her 11 years ago, saying she was inspired to speak out as she watched the televised allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In a tweet Thursday afternoon, Candace Faber said Republican state Sen. Joe Fain...
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In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo provided by the Maryland Zoo, a wild turtle with a broken shell gets around on a wheelchair made of Legos while on the mend at the zoo in Baltimore. News outlets reported that veterinarians had performed surgery on the grapefruit-sized eastern box turtle found in July with fractures to the underside of his shell. (Sinclair Miller/The Maryland Zoo via AP)
September 27, 2018 - 6:57 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — A wild turtle with a broken shell is rolling around on a wheelchair made of Legos while he's on the mend at the Maryland Zoo. News outlets report that veterinarians had performed surgery on the grapefruit-sized eastern box turtle found in July with fractures to the underside of his...
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This Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, photo provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections shows Bill Cosby, after he was sentenced to three-to 10-years for sexual assault. (Pennsylvania Department of Corrections via AP)
September 26, 2018 - 1:57 pm
Bill Cosby spent his first night in prison alone, in a single cell near the infirmary, as he began his three-to-10-year sentence for sexual assault. Corrections officials announced Wednesday that Cosby — now known as Inmate No. NN7687 — will serve his sentence at SCI Phoenix, a new state prison...
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Washington Police Officer Kicks Teen at Fair
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Adam Warner
September 26, 2018 - 12:24 pm
Police in Washington State are responding to outrage over a video of an officer kicking and pepper-spraying a teen during a group fight at a state fair.
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AP Photo/Matt Slocum
September 25, 2018 - 3:00 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (1010 WINS/AP) — Bill Cosby was sentenced on Tuesday to three to ten years in state prison. Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in state prison. — Montgomery County DA (@MontcopaDA) September 25, 2018 Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill said he refused to sentence Cosby to...
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FILE- In this May 31, 2017, file photo the Michael Kors name adorns his store on Madison Avenue, in New York.
(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 25, 2018 - 9:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion (1.83 billion euros), continuing its hard charge into the world of high-end fashion. The deal Tuesday comes just 14 months after the New York handbag maker spent $1.35 billion adding to its...
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Florence
Jason Lee/The Sun News via AP
September 24, 2018 - 3:12 pm
GOLDSBORO, NC (1010 WINS) -- A North Carolina woman who took in 27 animals abandoned during Hurricane Florence has been arrested. Tammie Hedges, founder of Crazy's Claws N' Paws Animal Rescue has been charged with practicing veterinary medicine without a license. The animals were seized from her...
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