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October 05, 2018 - 1:47 pm
Appearing Friday on ABC's "Good Morning America,'' Lewinsky says the #DefyTheName campaign calls on people to change their social media names to include the names they were bullied by. Lewinsky says she'll now be known as: "Monica Chunky Slut Stalker That Woman Lewinsky.''
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October 05, 2018 - 12:59 pm
The well-known Mormon Tabernacle Choir was renamed Friday to strip out the word Mormon in a move showing the faith's new president is serious about ending shorthand names for the religion that have been used for generations by church members and previously promoted by the church.
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Florence County SD
October 03, 2018 - 6:28 pm
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP/1010 WINS) — A police officer was killed and six of his comrades were wounded when authorities said an elderly man began shooting at deputies who came to serve a search warrant, barricading himself in his home with children and spraying bullets across his upscale suburban...
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AP/Susan Walsh
October 03, 2018 - 8:30 am
Don’t be alarmed if you get a text from President Donald Trump.
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Dreamstime
October 02, 2018 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 225 million electronic devices across the United States will wail and buzz Wednesday afternoon as the Federal Emergency Management Agency conducts an emergency alert test. A tone will sound at 2:18 p.m. EDT, similar to that of an Amber Alert or flood watch warning, and the...
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Dreamstime
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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