• Book reveals new allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, FBI’s handling of probe
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    Book reveals new allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, FBI’s handling of probe

    It will be exactly a year on Monday since Christine Blasey Ford came forward with allegations of sexual assault against then-nominee to the Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh, ultimately leading to an FBI investigation into allegation of sexual misconduct when Kavanaugh was a student. Now, in their new book

  • Ric Ocasek, lead singer of The Cars, dies at 75
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    Ric Ocasek, lead singer of The Cars, dies at 75

    Ric Ocasek, whose sound was synonymous with the late 1970s and '80s as lead singer of the band The Cars, has died. Ocasek was born in Baltimore, but spent much of his time as a young adult in the Midwest, attending college at Antioch College and Bowling Green State University before he met future

  • Antonio Brown accuser to meet with NFL, originally requested $10M settlement: Sources
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    Antonio Brown accuser to meet with NFL, originally requested $10M settlement: Sources

    Britney Taylor, who has accused NFL star Antonio Brown of three separate instances of sexual assault, is scheduled to meet with the NFL on Monday, sources confirm to ABC News. The athletic trainer and former college gymnast filed a civil suit against the New England Patriots receiver on Tuesday after

  • 3 migrants killed, 11 detained after boat sinks in Caribbean: CBP
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    3 migrants killed, 11 detained after boat sinks in Caribbean: CBP

    Three people were killed and 11 were detained on Saturday night when a makeshift boat capsized in the Caribbean, authorities said. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents in the Caribbean bureau said the makeshift vessel, called a "yola," went under Saturday night with "approximately"

  • Why there's an uptick in vaping-related lung illnesses
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    Why there's an uptick in vaping-related lung illnesses

    The news about vaping is reaching a fever pitch. On Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would ban flavored e-cigarettes, following Michigan's lead. Last week police in Wisconsin announced arrests in connection with a drug operation that was filling 3,000 to 5,000 illegal THC vaping cartridges

  • 2 men facing charges after caught on camera dangerously close to Yellowstone's Old Faithful
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    2 men facing charges after caught on camera dangerously close to Yellowstone's Old Faithful

    Two tourists are in hot water after they were caught on camera trespassing at Yellowstone National Park's Old Faithful and leaning dangerously close to the iconic geyser's spout while snapping cellphone pictures, according to park rangers and a witness. Witness Kimberly Guilliams was at Old

  • Joe Biden rebukes white supremacy at the 56th memorial observance of the Birmingham church bombing
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    Joe Biden rebukes white supremacy at the 56th memorial observance of the Birmingham church bombing

    Former Vice President Joe Biden delivered a passionate rebuke of the "domestic terrorism of white supremacy," on Sunday morning at the 56th memorial observance of the 1963 bombing at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama that killed four African American girls. "Occasionally

  • Suspect identified in blaze that destroyed historic Minnesota synagogue
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    Suspect identified in blaze that destroyed historic Minnesota synagogue

    Minnesota police have identified the suspect allegedly responsible for sparking a fire that destroyed a historic Minnesota synagogue on Monday. Duluth resident Matthew John Amiot, 36, was arrested last week on a charge of arson for allegedly starting the fire at the Adas Israel Congregation in downtown

  • First commercial space hotel to have low-gravity basketball, rock climbing: Reports
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    First commercial space hotel to have low-gravity basketball, rock climbing: Reports

    The Gateway Foundation plans to build a rotating space station that will produce varying rates of artificial gravity, according to its website. Utilizing existing technology from the International Space Station, the accommodations are geared toward guests who want to experience life in space but in

  • Thousands of climate change activists block entrance to Frankfurt auto show
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    Thousands of climate change activists block entrance to Frankfurt auto show

    Thousands of climate-change activists formed a human roadblock on Sunday to the Frankfurt auto show, one of the largest car industry showcases in the world. Protesters, many wearing surgical masks and white hazmat suits, blocked the entrance to Germany's 68th annual International Auto Show, demanding

  • Tunisian presidential elections: a major test for the Arab Spring’s legacy
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    Tunisian presidential elections: a major test for the Arab Spring’s legacy

    On Sunday, 7 million Tunisians will vote for a new president in the country's second presidential election since Tunisia’s Arab Spring in 2011. Initially scheduled for Nov. 17, the election was pushed forward after the death of the incumbent president Béji Caïd Essebsi on July 25. For many, Tunisia

  • Collapsed deck in New Jersey injures at least 21
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    Collapsed deck in New Jersey injures at least 21

    Collapsed deck in New Jersey injures at least 21 originally appeared on abcnews.go.comThe deck of a New Jersey home collapsed around 6 p.m. on Saturday, injuring at least 21 people.The incident occurred in the 200 block of East Baker Avenue in the city of Wildwood, according to ABC Philadelphia station

  • Stolen pickup truck containing the ashes of owner's daughter returned after search
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    Stolen pickup truck containing the ashes of owner's daughter returned after search

    Some 500 friends and loved ones of Nicolle Butler gathered last weekend for a funeral to remember the 27-year-old first grade teacher who died in a motorcycle accident. "It really elevated the importance of the case for all of us here at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office," said

  • Pompeo blames Iran for major attack on Saudi oil facility amid high regional tensions
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    Pompeo blames Iran for major attack on Saudi oil facility amid high regional tensions

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday blamed Iran for a massive attack on a critical Saudi oil facility that has put the region on high alert. Houthi rebels in neighboring Yemen claimed responsibility for the assault, which was conducted using drones and hit the world's largest oil processing

  • Hand-drawn swastika found in Homeland Security office building
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    Hand-drawn swastika found in Homeland Security office building

    A hand-drawn swastika was discovered inside an office building at the Department of Homeland Security Nebraska Avenue Complex, a source confirmed to ABC News on Saturday. The hand-drawn image was removed and the matter was referred to the Office of Inspector General and the Office of Civil Rights and

  • Asteroid size of Empire State Building to pass Earth Saturday night
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    Asteroid size of Empire State Building to pass Earth Saturday night

    After an asteroid safely flew past Earth on Friday, another that's possibly larger than the Empire State building is expected to pass by Saturday night. 2000 QW7, the skyscraper-sized asteroid, should whiz past Early at 7:54 p.m. EST. NASA estimates the object to be 950 feet to 2,100 feet in size

  • 'I almost died': David Ortiz gives 1st interview after being shot
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    'I almost died': David Ortiz gives 1st interview after being shot

    Boston Red Sox legend and three-time World Series champion David Ortiz gave his first interview after being shot in the Dominican Republic earlier this year. The retired slugger known as “Big Papi” was shot at the Dial Bar and Lounge in Santo Domingo on June 9. “For the first five seconds, I thought

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    Parents of Otto Warmbier, the American who died after return from North Korea, to meet Trump at the White House

    The parents of Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old American student who died shortly after being brought back from North Korea, will dine at the White House on Saturday with President Donald Trump. Warmbier, who had been imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year, died after returning to the U.S. in

  • The new GOP super PAC behind the anti-AOC ad that aired during Dems' debate
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    The new GOP super PAC behind the anti-AOC ad that aired during Dems' debate

    A political advertisement during a commercial break in Thursday night's Democratic debate, hosted by ABC News and Univision, caused an uproar for disturbing content that showed progressive icon Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez being consumed by fire, followed by a black-and-white image of skeletons in an

  • Sacklers transferred $1 billion as scrutiny from opioid crisis grew: New York AG
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    Sacklers transferred $1 billion as scrutiny from opioid crisis grew: New York AG

    The New York attorney general's office, as part of an ongoing case against Purdue Pharma and some members of the Sackler family, said in court filings on Friday it's discovered approximately $1 billion the family may have been trying to hide from parties suing them over the opioid crisis. The