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Wednesday, Apr 18

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NEW: Deputy stabbed before deadly shooting inside sheriff's office

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A man with a mental illness is dead after he claimed he was poisoned and ended up stabbing a Douglas County Sheriff's deputy at the sheriff's office. The deputy was checking on the man when he pulled out a knife. “He got in a tussle over…

Monday, Apr 16

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Cardi B's 'Invasion of Privacy' is No. 1 Billboard 200 album

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Cardi B has become the fifth female rapper to have a No. 1 record on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The rapper's debut studio album, “Invasion of Privacy,” debuted at No. 1 and is the biggest selling album for an R&B or hip-hop album this…

Sunday, Apr 15

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Another weird Florida story: Stormy and Trump create vortex

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In Florida, the land of hanging chads and where the Cash Me Outside girl is a local celebrity, a porn star and self-proclaimed former mistress of the president of the United States wouldn't miss the opportunity for a drive-by burlesque…

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Starbucks' CEO wants to apologize 'face-to-face' to 2 black men arrested at Philly store

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The CEO of Starbucks said he wanted to meet personally and “offer a face-to-face apology” to the two black men arrested at a Philadelphia store Thursday, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sunday. >> Read more trending news. In a statement…

Saturday, Apr 14

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California hospital sends 90-year-old patient home in cab without telling family

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A 90-year-old patient at a California hospital was sent home in a taxicab, and his family was not notified. SAN JOSE, Calif. A 90-year-old California man with failing kidneys was released from a San Jose hospital and sent home in a taxicab…

Friday, Apr 13

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McDonald's employee in Florida slaps customer

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Video on social media shows a McDonald's employee in Florida yelling at a customer, coming from behind the cash register counter and slapping the customer, yanking the glasses off her face. >> Read more trending news. The incident took…

Thursday, Apr 12

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Khloe Kardashian welcomes first child, a baby girl with Tristan Thompson

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Khloe Kardashian has given birth to her first child. After weeks of rumors, a confirmation, and in the midst of the cheating scandal, the youngest of the three Kardashian sisters gave birth to a baby girl, according to TMZ. People also…

Wednesday, Apr 11

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Tristan Thompson allegedly cheating on Khloé Kardashian with multiple women, reports say

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People reported that Thompson was allegedly photographed with another woman at the PH-D Lounge in Manhattan on Saturday night. >> Read more trending news · The Daily Mail published video and photos of the 27-year-old Cleveland Cavaliers…

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Woman charged after boy, 14, paid her $480 for sex at Florida hotel, police say

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Sarah McGill, who investigators said used the fake name Sophia Belle online, still had her makeup and her pearl earrings on when she got booked into the Orange County Jail on Saturday night. On Monday, McGill faced a judge, who ordered she…

Monday, Apr 9

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THE LATEST: 1 injured in shooting in front of upscale Buckhead hotel

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Atlanta Police gather crime tape on Peachtree Street after a shooting in front of an upscale hotel in Buckhead. One person was injured in a shooting at the front entrance an upscale hotel Monday in Buckhead. Several Atlanta police officers…

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Congress back from break with to-do list to keep Trump happy

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The Republican majority in Congress was on a glide path to the midterms, having passed tax cuts into law and backed off budget battles with a year-end funding package. But President Trump was not impressed. Trump started picking apart some…

Sunday, Apr 8

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Florida woman caught with cocaine in purse blames the wind

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The answer for the cocaine in her purse, a Florida woman allegedly said, was blowing in the wind. >> Read more trending news. Kennecia Posey, 26, was arrested in March on drug possession charges in Fort Pierce. According to a police report…

Saturday, Apr 7

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Study: Death of loved one during pregnancy may impact mental health of child

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Grieving the death of a loved one can affect an entire family, including babies. In fact, losing a relative during pregnancy may impact the mental health of a child later in life, according to a new report. » RELATED: Smoking while…

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Study says older adults can still grow new brain cells

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A new study debunks the idea that old age causes people to lose the ability to grow new brain cells, New Scientist reported. Healthy people in their 70s seem to generate just as many new neurons as teenagers, the study reveals. The new…

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SC congressman pulls out own gun to make point about violence

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A South Carolina congressman pulled out his personal handgun -- a loaded, .38 caliber Smith & Wesson -- and laid it on the table at a diner where he was meeting with constituents, CNN reported. >> Read more trending news. Rep. Ralph Norman…

Friday, Apr 6

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Suspect killed in shootout with Fremont police

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California officials said an armed man, believed to be a wanted felon, was killed in Fremont after a shootout with police, KGO reported. It is the fifth fatal shooting by Fresno police since February 2016. >> Read more trending news.…

Tuesday, Apr 3

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Rise of medical marijuana eases abuse of opioids, study says

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The rise of medical marijuana usage apparently has helped ease the abuse of opioids, according to two studies published Monday. >> Read more trending news. The research suggests that some people choose marijuana to treat their pain when…

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Boy bullied for having different-colored eyes, cleft lip adopts cat that looks like him

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A bullied Oklahoma boy and his adorable new best friend look like they could be twins — well, almost. According to "Today," Madden Humphreys, 7, of Owasso started feeling sad after other children made fun of his cleft lip and different…

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NCAA Tournament: Teams with highest odds to win 2019 NCAA Tournament

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DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 24: (L-R) Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils talks to head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange before their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 24, 2018 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by…

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Man sues Alex Jones, InfoWars for $1 million, says they defamed him in Fla. shooting

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - JUNE 06: Alex Jones, radio host, author and conspiracy theorist. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images). A man whose image was used by InfoWars to depict the Parkland, Fla., school shooting suspect as a communist is suing…

Monday, Apr 2

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Penguins fan uses sign at game to ask for kidney match

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The Lancaster County woman made a sign that she took to PPG Paints Arena, and it got the attention of the team's social media accounts, getting thousands of retweets and reactions. >> Read more trending news · Kelly Sowatsky held her sign…

Sunday, Apr 1

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No joke: Newest teen challenge is snorting condoms

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Internet challenges can be meaningful, like the Ice Bucket Challenge to fight Lou Gehrig's disease. Or it can be dangerous, like the Tide Pod challenge, which has sent several students to the hospital. >> Read more trending news. But the…

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Frank Stallone slams Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg in expletive-laden tweet

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Actor and musician Frank Stallone is facing backlash after he reportedly slammed David Hogg, a gun control activist and survivor of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida. >> Laura Ingraham takes week off from show amid David Hogg…

Friday, Mar 30

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Amazon tours Atlanta in its second headquarters search

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March 7, 2016 Atlanta: Amazon officials toured downtown Atlanta's Gulch as one of the possible sites for its second headquarters project. Ben Gray / bgray@ajc.com. A delegation from Amazon toured sites in metro Atlanta this week as part of…

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New dinosaur with razor-sharp claws and jagged teeth unearthed in Argentina

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The new predatory dinosaur Tratayenia rosalesi crosses a stream in what is now Patagonia, Argentina roughly 85 million years ago. Parts of the fossilized skeleton of a large, meat-eating dinosaur with razor-like claws and sharp, jagged…

Thursday, Mar 29

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'Ready Player One' can't be a winner without stakes

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Tye Sheridan (left) stars as Wade Watts and Olivia Cooke as Samantha Cook in “Ready Player One.” Contributed by Jaap Buitendijk. The fanboy heroes of Ernest Cline's 2011 novel “Ready Player One” obsessively study the pop culture of the…

Tuesday, Mar 27

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Alleged half-brother of Rev. Al Sharpton charged with murder in Alabama

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Kenneth Glasgow, left, a 52-year-old pastor and community activist in Dothan, Ala., is charged with capital murder in the Sunday, March 25, 2018, slaying of 23-year-old Breunia Jennings. Glasgow, who goes by the name Kenneth Sharpton…

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CDC warns of second wave of flu virus

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Although the flu season is coming to an end, officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that in recent weeks, a second wave of the deadly influenza virus has emerged. >> Read more trending news. In its weekly flu…

Monday, Mar 26

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Former cheerleader sues Saints, claims team rules discriminatory

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A former New Orleans Saints cheerleader fired by the team for posting a photo of herself in a one-piece outfit, filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, accusing the team of holding its cheerleaders -- who are…

Sunday, Mar 25

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Stormy Daniels on '60 Minutes': Cast of characters

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Adult actress Stephanie Clifford, who uses the stage name Stormy Daniels, will appear in a taped interview on "60 Minutes" on Sunday night. With Stormy Daniels' interview set for Sunday night on “60 Minutes,” here is a scorecard of…