Daily Archives: April 4, 2018

Driver in burning vehicle rescued by two Good Samaritans, police say

If two Good Samaritans had not taken action to save a driver from a burning vehicle last week, “the driver would not have lived,” police in Aurora, Ill., said. Continue reading

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Scientists observe male orca kill calf in first-of-its-kind discovery

What was supposed to be a routine trip observing orcas in their natural habit, turned into an unprecedented discovery about the mammals’ behavior, specifically regarding mating. Continue reading

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Philippines to shut polluted isle Duterte called a cesspool

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the closure of the tourist destination of Boracay for up to six months after saying the waters off its famed white-sand beaches had become a “cesspool” due to overcrowding and development. Continue reading

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Vietnam puts 6 activists on trial for alleged subversion

A court in Hanoi has opened trial of six activists accused of attempting to overthrow the government as communist authorities step up their crackdown on dissent. Continue reading

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Retirement home employee stole jewelry from seniors, authorities say

A former employee of a retirement community in South Carolina has been accused of stealing thousands of dollars in jewelry from residents, authorities said Wednesday. Continue reading

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: What Is Robert Mueller looking for?

Robert Mueller is the special counsel appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in May 2017 to probe the nature and extent of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. Continue reading

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GRAPHIC VIDEO: Pipe-wielding student shot by cop at University of Chicago

A police officer at the University of Chicago shot and seriously wounded a 21-year-old student who was wielding a metal pipe Tuesday evening, according to media reports. Continue reading

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Admirers mourn King, pledge to carry on unfinished work

Fifty years after a shot killed the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, freedom rang from the balcony of the Lorraine Motel as a bell tolled 39 times to mark a life cut short by racism. Continue reading

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Koreas begin preparatory talks to set up Kim-Moon summit

The rival Koreas have started preparatory talks to set up a summit later this month between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in amid a global diplomatic push to resolve tensions over the North’s nuclear program. Continue reading

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FBI releases new photos, video of 2011 Giffords shooting

The FBI has released some new photos and video from its investigation of the 2011 shooting in Tucson that left six people dead and 13 injured, including former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords. Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton says US in middle of ‘war on truth, facts and reason’

Hillary Clinton said Wednesday night that the U.S. is “witnessing an all-out attack on core values of democracy,” in what appeared to be the latest in a series of criticisms of the Trump administration. Continue reading

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Police: Officers mistake pipe for gun, fatally shoot man

Police officers responding to reports of a man threatening people with a gun on Wednesday fatally shot a man carrying a metal pipe, mistaking it for a firearm, police said. Continue reading

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Mosque bombing suspects indicted on weapons charges

A federal grand jury in central Illinois has indicted three men suspected of bombing a Minnesota mosque on a charge of possessing a machine gun. Continue reading

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YouTube shooter’s family reacts as police search homes, gun range

The family of Nasim Aghdam, the woman who police said opened fire and shot three people at YouTube’s headquarters in California on Tuesday before killing herself, expressed “their utmost regret” for the events that unfolded. Continue reading

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Nunes threatens to enforce subpoena over FBI memo that kick-started Russia investigation

Congressional investigators are still facing roadblocks over FBI records, despite promises of cooperation from FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, according to a letter obtained by Fox News on Wednesday. Continue reading

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Nurse serving life sentence for sexual assault mistakenly freed, turns himself back in

A male nurse who was serving a life sentence in Georgia for sexually assaulting female patients and was mistakenly freed from custody turned himself into authorities on Wednesday. Continue reading

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Brooklyn man killed by police after wielding pipe, taking ‘shooting stance’

A Brooklyn man pointing an object that resembled a “silver firearm” was shot and killed by and NYPD officers Wednesday afternoon after police say he encountered officers with a “two-handed shooting stance.” Continue reading

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Trump’s memo sending National Guard to Mexican border: Read the text

President Donald Trump signed an order Wednesday calling for the immediate deployment of the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to combat “a drastic surge of illegal activity.” Continue reading

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Illinois man faces DUI charge after allegedly leaving crash scene and girlfriend in vehicle, police say

A 29-year-old man in Illinois faces several charges including driving under the influence after he allegedly crashed a vehicle early Monday morning and abandoned the scene, leaving his girlfriend “semi-unconscious” in the front passenger seat, police s… Continue reading

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Chinese national sentenced in Kansas engineered rice theft

A Chinese national who lived in Manhattan, Kansas, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for conspiring to steal proprietary rice seeds developed in the U.S. and giving them to visitors from China. Continue reading

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