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Dad of slain nursing student brings mourners to tears

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The grieving dad of strangled Binghamton University student Haley Anderson recalled at her funeral Sunday how he had to clear out her college bedroom after her death — and found a painted wooden sign with “love” written on it over her…

Putin re-elected in landslide, extending rule another 6 years

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President Vladimir Putin cruised to an expected victory on Sunday with exit polls showing he got nearly 74 percent of the vote, allowing him to secure his fourth six-year term as president and cementing his control over the world’s largest…

Drug dealers could get death penalty under new Trump plan

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WASHINGTON – It’s death for drug dealers! President Trump plans to implement the death penalty on major drug traffickers as part of his opioid crackdown in the United States, the White House announced Sunday. “The Department of Justice…

Boy shoots sister in video game controller dispute: cops


Authorities in Mississippi say a 9-year-old boy has shot his 13-year-old sister in the head and wounded her after an argument over a video game controller. Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell told local news outlets that the girl wouldn’t…

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Woman shot dead by ex-husband while working at mall


THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Authorities have released the names of the woman and the ex-husband who shot her to death at a busy Southern California mall. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim in Saturday’s shooting as 29…

Bungling burglar gets stuck in sliding doors during robbery

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If you thought the burglar who got himself stuck in a bin cupboard last week was an amateur, meet this week’s contender. Melbourne Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a burglary at a Melbourne bookstore that has to be…


Investigation launched into Facebook, data firm used in Trump campaign


WASHINGTON — Politicians are demanding answers from Facebook in the wake of reports that a Trump campaign data consulting firm misused the social media profiles of millions of users. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced…


Police officer busted for reverse drunken driving

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A police lieutenant was canned early Sunday after crossing over the blurry blue line — when her fellow officers discovered their drunken colleague driving backwards, honking, through the streets of Florida. Now ex-cop Christi Ruhtz, 41,…

Rand Paul vows to block Trump nominees for State and CIA


WASHINGTON – Sen. Rand Paul vowed to do whatever possible to block President Trump’s nominees to head up the State Department and the CIA from securing Senate confirmation. The Kentucky Republican has previously said he’d oppose CIA…


Senator introduces law for pooch killed on United flight

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The family of a puppy killed during a United Airlines flight last week joined Sen. Marisol Alcantara Sunday as she announced a new Passenger Bill of Rights — for pets. “Make no bones about it, United is in the doghouse,” the Manhattan…

Lindsey Graham calls for hearing on McCabe firing


GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday suggested Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ firing of the FBI’s No. 2 Andrew McCabe should be looked at by a Senate panel to ensure “it wasn’t politically motivated.” “I think we owe it to the average…

Hillary Clinton is ‘wrong’ about Trump voters: Dick Durbin


Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin rebuked Hillary Clinton on Sunday for grousing about the voters who propelled Donald Trump to victory in the 2016 presidential election, saying she is “wrong” and “not helpful at all.” “No, it’s not helpful at…

Schumer calls for probe of FAA over open-door helicopter tours


Sen. Chuck Schumer Sunday demanded a probe into the FAA policies that contributed to the deaths of five helicopter passengers last week — questioning how the treacherous harnesses and “doors off” flights were ever allowed in the first…


Winning Powerball ticket worth $457M sold in Pennsylvania


One winning ticket was sold for the $457 million jackpot Saturday night, officials said. The single winning ticket with numbers 22-57-59-60-66 and Powerball 7, was sold in Pennsylvania. It is the eighth-largest windfall in the history of…

Some officials wanted Florida suspect committed in 2016

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MIAMI — Officials were so concerned about the mental stability of the student accused of last month’s Florida school massacre that they decided he should be forcibly committed. But the recommendation was never acted upon. A commitment…

Missing teen found with best friend’s dad in Mexico

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A 16-year-old Pennsylvania girl who went missing nearly two weeks ago has been found in Mexico and returned home, while the 45-year-old man she was with — the dad of her best friend — is in custody, authorities said. US Immigration and…

Democrats want to give McCabe a job after recent firing


Call me, Andy. Democratic lawmakers reached out to former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe over the weekend on Twitter to offer him a job after Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired him two days before he was set to retire and his pension…


Widow grieves husband’s death in bridge collapse


The heartbroken wife of a crane worker missing since a pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida International University confirmed his death Sunday morning on social media. “On March 15, 2018 my husband was tragically taken from us,” grief…


Dad arrested after baby found alone on subway platform

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Dude, where’s my baby? A dope whose Facebook handle is “Tarzan Cannibus’’ told his girlfriend that he would take their 6-month-old daughter home on the subway around 2:30 a.m. Sunday — then left the baby on an Upper East Side platform…


Women’s March members bail over ties to Farrakhan

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The Women’s March — a civil-rights group at the center of protests against the Trump presidency — is losing top staffers and supporters over its leadership’s refusal to denounce a racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic rant by Nation of Islam…

Saturday, Mar 17

Trump lawyer calls for shutdown of Russia probe

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President Trump’s closest legal adviser wants Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election to go the way of Andrew McCabe’s FBI career. “I pray that Acting Attorney General [Rod] Rosenstein will…

Russia escalates UK tensions with tough response to diplomat purge


Russia booted 23 British diplomats on Saturday in an escalating tit-for-tat that began when Britain expelled the same number of Russian envoys three days earlier. Britain initiated the back-and-forth skirmish after accusing Moscow of a…

Engineer reported cracks in bridge 2 days before collapse

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An engineer left a voicemail with officials two days before the catastrophic collapse of a 950-ton pedestrian bridge in Miami — and warned that some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span, it was revealed on Friday. The…

Tillerson was reportedly on the toilet when he got canned

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His career really went down the toilet. Outgoing secretary of state Rex Tillerson was reportedly sitting on the loo when the White House chief of staff called to deliver the bad news. Tillerson, who was on a trip to Africa, was suffering…

Friday, Mar 16

Populist GOP candidate drops campaign after Trump tweet

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A Republican running a populist campaign to unseat a GOP senator in Nevada ditched his bid Friday after a tweeted entreaty from President Trump. “It would be great for the Republican Party of Nevada, and it’s (sic) unity if good guy Danny…

FIU student among those killed in bridge collapse

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A Florida International University freshman is the first fatality to be named from Thursday’s pedestrian bridge collapse at the school’s Miami campus. Alexa Duran, 18, was a political science major at FIU, and at the moment of collapse she…

Stormy Daniels was physically threatened, lawyer says

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The attorney for Stormy Daniels claimed Friday that the porn star had been physically threatened in connection with her alleged affair with President Trump, according to a report. Michael Avenatti told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that Daniels —…

Construction firms behind doomed bridge accused of ‘shoddy’ work

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Two construction firms that helped build the Florida International University bridge that collapsed on Thursday were recently accused of unsafe practices, according to a report. FIGG Bridge Design and MCM Construction collaborated on the …

Thursday, Mar 15

Bridge that collapsed was built in just ‘a few hours’: school

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The pedestrian walkway that collapsed in Florida on Thursday, killing multiple people, was a first-of-its-kind “instant bridge” — which was built using a radical new approach known as “accelerated construction.” Installed this past…

Video shows disgraced deputy outside school during massacre

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Chilling surveillance video released Thursday of the deadly attack at a Florida high school shows the actions of a disgraced security resource officer who stayed outside as 17 people were slaughtered inside. The footage shows Scot Peterson…

Trump issues new sanctions against Russia for election meddling

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The Trump administration on Thursday issued sanctions on Russia in retaliation for meddling in the 2016 presidential election and for conducting other “destructive cyberattacks.” “The administration is confronting and countering malign…

Inside the shady private equity firm run by Kerry and Biden’s kids

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“My frustration,” writes Peter Schweizer in his new book, “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends,” “is not that the solid reporting on Trump has been too tough, but that the…

Wednesday, Mar 14

Conor Lamb declared winner in close Pennsylvania House race

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Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a thin lead in his closely watched race against Republican Rick Saccone in a Pennsylvania congres­sional district that President Trump easily carried in 2016. With the last batch of absentee ballots counted,…

McCabe could be fired before FBI retirement

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The Justice Department could fire ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe just days ahead of his Sunday retirement — possibly putting his federal pension in jeopardy. A recommendation was made by the FBI’s Office of Professional…

Neo-Nazi arrested after trashy affair involving wife’s stepdad and his wife

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A white nationalist leader who helped organize the “Unite the Right” rally last year in Charlottesville, Va., was busted for allegedly attacking family members who confronted him about an affair. Matthew Heimbach, a Holocaust denier at the…

Trump floats idea of creating a ‘Space Force’

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President Trump wants the US to have its own “Space Force” — which would be like the Army and the Navy, “but for space,” he says. The idea was floated Tuesday during his visit to the Miramar military base in San Diego. “Space is a war…