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Trial to start for Texas cop who shot Black woman in home


Created: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:06:51 -0500

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A white former police officer is set to go on trial Monday for fatally shooting a Black woman through a rear window of her Texas home as the officer responded to a call about an open front door in 2019

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Major power outage after vandals sabotage multiple electrical substations


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 21:12:11 -0500

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Vandals are suspected of causing a major power outage in Moore County, North Carolina, which plunged about 45,000 customers into darkness amid freezing temperatures.

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Indonesia's Mt. Semeru eruption buries homes, damages bridge


Created: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:51:12 -0500

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Improved weather conditions have allowed rescuers to resume their search for possible victims after the highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island erupted, triggered by monsoon rains

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Jurors hear ex-Border Patrol agent's confession in killings


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 19:50:24 -0500

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He confess in a taped interview to killing four sex workers in South Texas.

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China reports 2 new COVID deaths as some restrictions eased


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 22:31:47 -0500

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China has reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 as some cities move cautiously to ease anti-pandemic restrictions following increasingly vocal public frustrations

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Jeffries downplays chances of ‘compromise’ speaker as McCarthy faces pushback 


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 12:37:54 -0500

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Hakeem Jeffries of New York on "This Week" played down the chances of his caucus compromising with Republicans on the chamber's next speaker over Kevin McCarthy

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Report: Woman attacks 6 deputies at New Orleans airport


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 15:38:01 -0500

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She was refusing to exit a plane on Thanksgiving, officials said.

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Atlanta house fire kills 2 during gas leak in front yard


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 12:30:33 -0500

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The National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday it is investigating an Atlanta house fire that killed two people over the weekend

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Farmer: Georgia dog injured saving sheep from coyote attack


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 13:29:53 -0500

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The sheepdog is recovering at home two days after killing a pack of coyotes.

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Flash flood kills nine at church gathering in South Africa


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 15:52:55 -0500

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Rescue officials say at least nine people have died and eight others are still missing in South Africa after a flash flood swept away members of a church congregation who were gathered along the Jukskei River

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Tampa police chief on leave after golf cart traffic stop


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 12:42:55 -0500

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The police chief of Tampa has been placed on leave after a video emerged of her flashing her badge from the passenger seat of a golf cart to get out of a traffic ticket

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3 Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 6-month mission


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 08:59:21 -0500

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They were working to complete construction of the Tiangong station.

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Trump's call to suspend Constitution not a 2024 deal-breaker, House Republican says


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 13:09:46 -0500

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Dave Joyce said Trump's comment about the Constitution shouldn't be taken seriously but that it wouldn't lead him to pull potential support for Trump's 2024 campaign

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Created: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 13:31:27 -0500

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'Sesame Street' cast member Bob McGrath has died, family says


Created: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:37:37 -0500

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Bob McGrath was an original cast member. He was 90 years old.

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WATCH: Truck tumbles over freeway onto wreckage from earlier crash


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 23:52:47 -0500

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Dramatic video shows the moment a truck flipped over a freeway guardrail and landed on top of wreckage from an earlier, separate crash.

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WATCH: Mom rescues daughter from raccoon attack


Created: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 23:55:13 -0500

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A mother ran out of the house to help her daughter during a terrifying moment when a raccoon attacked her while she was waiting for the bus.

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WATCH: 19-foot Christmas tree carried into Nashville home


Created: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 11:19:15 -0500

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If Christmas cheer could be measured—this 19-foot tree carefully maneuvered into a Nashville home may just win.

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WATCH: Two large warships narrowly avoid collision in San Diego Bay


Created: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 15:16:10 -0500

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In a video shared on Twitter, two large warships can be seen narrowly avoiding a collision in one of the narrowest points of the San Diego Bay.

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WATCH: Santa joins fish and dolphins at aquarium


Created: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:07:28 -0500

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Santa Claus wasn't going to leave the aquarium's fish and dolphins out of the Christmas spirit—grabbing flippers and an oxygen tank in place of his boots and sleigh.

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WATCH: Toddler’s moves are so ‘flipping’ cute


Created: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 16:24:52 -0500

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Eighteen-month-old Harper may be a future gymnast in the making.

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WATCH: Cat uses Christmas tree as treadmill


Created: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 18:00:16 -0500

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This curious kitty has discovered a new way to do cardio.

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WATCH: 8th grade basketball player scores full-court buzzer-beater


Created: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 16:01:45 -0500

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When a Marseilles Elementary player missed a free throw, Milton Pope Elementary School's Cooper Thorson grabbed the ball and heaved it underhand to score a basket in the last second for his team.

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WATCH: US Navy ships narrowly miss each other in San Diego Bay


Created: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 10:58:36 -0500

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Two U.S. Navy ships narrowly avoided collision while navigating the San Diego Bay in California. No injuries or damage were reported by the ships, a U.S. Navy spokesperson said.

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WATCH: Twitter to expand exposure on personal timeline


Created: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 15:04:08 -0500

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Twitter is updating the timeline to allow users to see recommended tweets from accounts that are not being followed.

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