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  • Wells Fargo Bankers Accused of Fraudulent Behavior, Taking Advantage of Customers

    Wells Fargo has "victimized" its California customers with illegal bank tactics such as having accounts opened in their names without their permission so employees can reach sales quotas, according to a lawsuit filed by the Los Angeles city attorney. Wells Fargo bankers were allegedly encouraged…

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  • How Scammers Rent Out Occupied Houses

    When the owners of an Indiana home recently listed it for sale, they got an unexpected surprise: a rental scam targeting their address. They were coming up to our front door, ringing our doorbell, looking into our windows," homeowner Amy Hagans told ABC News after an ABC News reporter noticed a…

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  • Chlamydia Outbreak Hits Texas High School With No Sex Ed

    A Texas high school is in the middle of a chlamydia outbreak, officials say. Several students in one Crane, Texas, school district contracted chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease, according to a letter obtained by ABC News that went home to parents Monday. Crane County has had three reported…

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  • Navy SEAL Workout Anyone Can Do: How It Came to Be

    While on deployment in the 1990s, Navy SEAL Randy Hetrick ran into a problem: How do you maintain a world-class level of physical fitness without anywhere to train? He tied a knot in the belt and threw it over the top of a door and started leaning back and lifting his body weight. Then, he dug…

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  • Mike Huckabee Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee announced today he is running for president in 2016, launching his second bid for the White House before a full concert hall in his hometown. "It seems perfectly fitting that it would be here that I announce that I am a candidate for president of the United…

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  • Hillary Clinton May Push Envelope on Immigration Reform

    She is the presumed favorite of Latino voters and, today in Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton is expected to double down on what is seen as a gateway issue for that voting bloc. A Clinton official has told ABC News she plans to focus on a path to citizenship as part of comprehensive immigration reform. …

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  • State Department Says No Undue Influence After Foreign Gifts to Clinton Foundation

    A State Department spokesman said today that the department doesn't see any evidence that Hillary Clinton took actions as secretary of state that were influenced by donations to the Clinton Foundation. “We are not aware of any evidence that actions taken by Secretary Clinton were influenced by…

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  • NYPD Cop Brian Moore Dies After Saturday Shooting in Queens

    New York Police Department officer Brian Moore has died at Jamaica Hospital after he was shot Saturday in Queens, police said today. Moore, 25, was a five-year veteran. "He'd already received two exceptional police service medals and two meritorious police service medals," NYPD Commissioner Bill…

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  • American Family Poisoned by Pesticide in Virgin Islands Still Being Treated 6 Weeks Later

    The Delaware family who suffered pesticide poisoning during a trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands are still being treated, according to a statement released by the family's lawyer. Teenage boys Sean and Ryan Esmond remain in critical condition and their parents, Stephen Esmond and Theresa Devine, are…

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  • Garland Shooting: American Freedom Defense Initiative Spent $10,000 on Security

    Police in Texas said today that the American Freedom Defense Initiative had spent $10,000 for security at their Sunday event at which cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad were displayed in Garland, where two men opened fire, injuring one officer. Security included security officers, uniformed…

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  • Garland Shooting: Inside the Group Hosting the 'Draw the Prophet' Event

    The event was titled The Inaugural Mohammad Art Exhibit & Contest and was hosted by the American Freedom Defense Institute. The group was incorporated as a nonprofit in 2010, listing itself as "an educational organization designed to defend Constitutional principles against academic, cultural,…

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  • Reports of Weapons in US Capitol Bathrooms Leave Lawmakers Concerned

    “The fact that dangerous weapons were left in the open, potentially within reach of the general public, is unacceptable,” Chairman Candice Miller, R-Mich., and Ranking Member Robert Brady, D-Pa., said in a statement. An aide to House Speaker John Boehner said Boehner is aware of an incident that…

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  • Parking Garage Collapses at Watergate Complex

    One person was injured today when the parking garage at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C, collapsed, authorities said.Search and rescue teams looked through the rubble in search of people soon after the collapse occurred this morning.Fire department spokesman Timothy Wilson said three…

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  • Nepal Earthquake: How 3 Americans Survived in a Cave for Days After Quake

    Three Americans who were trekking in the Langtang area of Nepal survived the earthquake then lived in a cave for five days with about two-dozen people before the U.S. military rescued them in a helicopter today. Della Hofman, 31, and Eric Jean, 32, of Denver, Colorado, and Cory Ascolani, 34, of…

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  • Freddie Gray: New Timeline Revealed as Police Hand Over Investigation

    Baltimore police announced today that newly obtained security camera footage showed the police van transporting Freddie Gray made a previously unknown stop on the day he was arrested. They then went to the police station, according to Deputy Commissioner Kevin Davis, who headed the Baltimore…

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  • Inside Apple and IBM's Plan to Serve the World's Aging Population

    Apple, IBM and Japan Post are teaming up to put iPads into the hands of seniors in Japan. The tablets will be equipped with a customized suite of applications aimed at helping the country's aging population live independently. "What this is about is improving the quality of life, and there's…

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  • Baltimore Orioles Fan-less Game 'Totally Unprecedented,' League Historian Says

    Today’s empty Orioles game is "truly unprecedented" for the league and team executives opted to play the game with no fans rather than postpone it because of the Baltimore riots, the official MLB historian told ABC News. League historian John Thorn said that has never happened in MLB’s history. …

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