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  • Outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease Sickens 31 in NYC

    An outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease has infected at least 31 in New York City and health officials are racing to figure out the cause. The deaths of two patients who also had Legionnaire's disease are being investigated by health officials. Officials from the New York City Department of Health…

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  • Donald Trump on Debate: May Do 'Terribly' or 'Great'

    On an unofficial trip to Turnberry, Scotland, Donald Trump told reporters his sole focus was running for president. Turnberry is the location of one of Trump's most lucrative golf courses, where the women's British Open of golf is taking place this week. Regarding his earlier comments on Mexicans…

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  • Police Officer Involved in Deadly Cincinnati Shooting of Samuel DuBose Indicted for Murder, Dismissed from Force

    "I'm treating him like a murderer," prosecutor Joseph Deters said during a news conference when describing the warrant out for a police officer who killed Samuel DuBose, 43, earlier this month. Footage released today from a police officer's body cam lasts about 10 minutes and shows the shooting. …

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  • Boston Cop’s Son, an Alleged ISIS Plotter, Pleads Not Guilty

    Boston Police commander Robert Ciccolo knew something was going terribly wrong with his son Alexander at least a decade before 23-year-old was arrested by the FBI this month on charges connected to an ISIS-inspired plan to “emulate the Boston Marathon bombers” and “set off a bomb at a college…

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  • Rep. Chaka Fattah Accused of Racketeering Conspiracy, Officials Say

    The Department of Justice indicted Pennsylvania Rep. Chaka Fattah and four associates for their alleged role in a conspiracy that involved misdirecting funds for Fattah’s and other’s political benefit. In a statement today, the DOJ said they were charging Fattah, 58, his congressional district…

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  • Buffalo Snow Pile Refuses to Melt Eight Months After Snowstorm

    The sun is shining, swimming pools are open and there’s still a giant snow pile in New York.The calendar says it’s almost August, but an estimated 12-feet-tall snow pile still lingers in Buffalo, New York from a snow storm eight months ago.“The original problem started back in November,” New York…

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  • Police Rescue Bulldog from Hot Car in New Jersey While the Owner Shopped

    Police and a bystander helped rescue a dog from a searing hot car when its owner was nowhere to be found. Fifi — an English bulldog — was left in the car by her owner in Tenafly, New Jersey, on Monday and luckily, a Good Samaritan and police were able to get her out and save her life. Urman — who…

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  • Meet the New Face of Dior: She's 14 and Her Runway Walk Sparked Major Controversy

    Sofia Mechetner is sultry, sophisticated and wore a barely-there sheer white gown as she led a parade of models at Christian Dior’s Paris fashion show earlier this month. Her agent, Roberto Ben-Shoshan, also defended the young model’s runway walk in the sheer gown, saying she wasn’t shown in a…

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  • Florida Man Arrested in ISIS-Inspired Plot to Bomb Florida Beach, Officials Say

    Harlem Suarez, 23, of Key West, Florida, has been charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction in the United States. “Stopping attacks on our homeland by those inspired or directed by designated foreign terrorist organizations is the highest priority,” the head of the Justice…

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  • Convicted Spy Jonathan Pollard Granted Parole

    Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard has been granted release from prison by the U.S. Parole Commission, according to a U.S. official. Last week, the Justice Department said it opposed Pollard’s release, saying it “has always and continues to maintain that Jonathan Pollard should serve his full sentence…

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  • How Pilot Remembers Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Crash

    The pilot who miraculously parachuted to safety after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo disintegrated over the Mojave Desert last year felt as though something was trying to rip his helmet off as he fell to the ground. Peter Siebold’s interview was included in a release today by National…

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  • What You Need to Know About Outbreak Linked to Cilantro

    A surge of outbreaks related to a microscopic parasite has officials from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration banning all cilantro imported from a Mexican state. Cilantro farms in Pubela have been blamed for causing repeated cyclospora outbreaks in the U.S. in recent years, according to the U.S.…

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  • Donald Trump's Ex-Wife Ivana Disavows Old 'Rape' Allegation

    Donald Trump's first wife, Ivana Trump, said today that she is "the best of friends" with her ex-husband, responding to a report in the Daily Beast on Monday that cited her 1989 divorce case deposition in which the former Mrs. Trump claimed Trump allegedly raped her once. "I have recently read…

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  • Algae Invasion Turns Yellow Sea Green

    It's beach time as usual for people on vacation in eastern China -- despite a thick layer of green algae appearing at popular resorts.More than 13,500 square miles of water along the Qingdao coast have been affected by the phenomenon, Chinese media reported, and it's been a recurring event since…

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  • President Obama: 'I Could Win' Third Term In White House

    President Obama thinks he 'could win' a third term in the White House if term limits didn't bar him from running in 2016. “I actually think I’m pretty good president,” he said today in a speech before the African Union in Ethiopia. Even though he's confident in his re-election abilities, Obama…

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  • Terrorism on Agenda as Ethiopia Welcomes President Obama for Historic Trip

    President Obama kicked off his first full day in Ethiopia as he heads into the second half of his historic trip to East Africa. Obama arrived on Monday morning at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, where he was greeted by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

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  • President Obama: Mike Huckabee's Iran Comments an Attempt to 'Push Mr. Trump Out of the Headlines'

    On his first day in Ethiopia, President Obama waded into the 2016 presidential campaign, criticizing Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee for suggesting the president is trying to push Israelis to the "door of the oven" with Iran nuclear deal. “The particular comments of Mr. Huckabee…

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