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  • Babysitter Calls 911 to Say He’s Watching Abducted Child

    The toddler had allegedly been kidnapped by the boy’s paternal grandmother and the girlfriend of the boy’s father, police in Washington state told ABC News. The girlfriend asked her brother John Truong to watch the 2-year old, and Truong was the one to call police once he realized who he had in…

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  • Doctors Remove Huge Tumor From 3-Day-Old Infant

    At 8 months old, Abbey Monzietti looks almost like any other infant as she attempts to take a few unsteady steps and calls out for her "mama." But the girl has made a major recovery after being born with a life-threatening tumor that required surgery three days after she was born. Abbey's tumor…

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  • How Hillary Clinton Made a Chipotle Manager the Most Famous Guy in Ohio for a Day

    But somehow, abruptly, Charles Wright has become the most influential guy in Ohio politics. Wright, the 29-year-old manager of the Maumee, Ohio, Chipotle where Hillary Clinton made an incognito pit stop earlier this week, didn’t realize his staff was serving a presidential contender until a horde…

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  • How Our Netflix Viewing May Be Leading It to 'World Dominance'

    "Netflix has about 15 percent of Internet subscribers and they’re on the path to world dominance in the next two years, where they will essentially be in every country," said Michael Olson, a Piper Jaffray & Co. senior research analyst. If the company reaches 60 percent of U.S. Internet…

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  • NASA's MESSENGER Probe Prepares For Collision With Mercury

    NASA's MESSENGER probe will run out of fuel and smash into the surface of Mercury, creating a new crater on the surface of the planet closest to the sun. NASA expects the probe will hit Mercury at a speed of around 9,000 mph. "Messenger is going to create a new crater on Mercury sometime in the…

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  • Ohio Woman Learns She Works at the Same Company as Biological Mom She's Searched For

    A woman in Ohio reunited with her biological mother who has worked at the same company for the past four years, unbeknown to either of them. La-Sonya Mitchell-Clark, 38, of Youngstown, learned her mother's identity after the Ohio Department of Health released birth records last month for those…

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  • Aaron Hernandez: What's Next for Ex-Patriots Star After Being Sentenced to Life in Prison

    After investigators started looking into Lloyd's murder, the probe into a then-unsolved shooting that left two men dead as they were leaving a Boston nightclub, according to police reports. Hernandez was indicted for the double murder in May 2014, ESPN reported. At the time, Suffolk County…

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  • Aaron Hernandez Jurors Defend Guilty Verdict

    Speaking to the media, all the jurors agreed that they had worked hard to keep track of a mountain of evidence during the nine-week trial. One juror said everyone had four to eight notebooks to keep everything straight after hearing over 130 witnesses speak in the nine-week trial before they were…

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  • American Family Survives Terrifying Ordeal, Flees Yemen by Boat

    Reuniting with his family after a terrifying ordeal on the high seas "was my life starting all over again,” Hafez Alawdi says. Hafez is a chemistry professor at Cal State Fresno in California and his wife Samiha, son Shaker, 10, and daughter Sara, 4, braved the 16-hour boat trip from the Red Sea…

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  • Iraqi Leader Admits Atrocities in ISIS Fight, Promises Justice

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi confirmed Tuesday that atrocities have been committed by government forces battling ISIS, but in a White House meeting with President Obama he also insisted the incidents were not widespread. "I have to admit that there are some violations -- human rights…

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  • Walter Scott Had Planned a Cookout for the Day He Was Shot by a Police Officer

    South Carolina police shooting victim Walter Scott and his passenger were looking forward to a cookout they had planned for later in the day when Scott was shot, the passenger’s attorney tells ABC News. Pierre Fulton, who has been identified as the passenger in Scott’s car on the morning of April…

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  • Al Qaeda Group Says Top Cleric Killed in Yemen

    Al Qaeda’s most lethal branch said today that its top cleric, a man with a $5 million American bounty on his head, has been killed in Yemen, as the Arab nation falls deeper into chaos. The group said in a statement posted online that former Guantanamo Bay detainee Ibrahim al-Rubaysh, also spelled…

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  • Man Who Brought KFC to England Says He Won't Eat There

    The man who brought restaurant chain KFC to Great Britain, and a former friend of "the Colonel," says he "he would not go in there" these days. Raymond Allen, 87, opened the United Kingdom's first KFC in Preston, Lancashire decades ago.

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  • Boko Haram: A Year Later, How One Family Is Coping With Their Daughter's Kidnapping

    The family of Docus Yakubu says they will never forget her. Her father, Yakubu Lamidu Ponna told ABC News: “I can’t forget Docus, she is my daughter”. Docus Yakubu would now be 17 years old. Speaking to ABC News, Yakubu Lamidu Ponna estimated that between 200 to 300 family members of the missing…

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  • Stella Artois Brings Clean Water to Those in Need

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  • Maryland 'Free Range' Kids: The Police Timeline of Events

    Maryland authorities, including Child Protective Services, are investigating possible child neglect allegations, police said, after two children were again found at a park without adult supervision. Maryland law says that children younger than 8 must be under the care of a person who is at least…

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  • What It's Like to Be Trapped in a Cargo Hold

    The baggage handler who reportedly fell asleep in the cargo hold of an Alaska Airlines flight could have inadvertently taken a nap while waiting to load more luggage, according to one former pilot. "This had to be while the loading had started," said ABC News aviation consultant John Nance. Nance…

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  • Walter Scott Shooting: Officer Slager Says on Recording His Adrenaline Is 'Pumping'

    Then-Officer Michael Slager's comments to the other officer after the shooting were captured on audio taken from a police car. The North Charleston mayor said the recording played an influential role in the decision to fire Slager and charge him with murder. The latest dash cam recording, which…

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