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October 31, 2017 - 9:25 am
(NEW YORK) -- Lena Arkawi wakes up every day to photos of dead children on her phone. She's part of a network of American activists working to help the people of Syria, but this job comes with the frustration of knowing she cannot help everyone who needs it. Arkawi is a Syrian-American who grew up...
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October 30, 2017 - 4:15 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Details of the correspondence that former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos had with foreign nationals during the campaign are laid out in a series of court documents released on Monday. Papadopoulos pleaded guilty earlier this month to making false...
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October 30, 2017 - 2:10 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A federal court judge in Washington, D.C., has largely blocked President Trump's controversial ban on transgender people serving in the military. The judge, Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, issued a preliminary injunction on Monday halting two portions of Trump's presidential memorandum...
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October 30, 2017 - 2:05 pm
(FAIRFAX, Va.) -- A 12-year-old boy who police said jumped off a highway overpass in an attempted suicide took the life of a young woman instead. Marisa Harris, 22, was headed eastbound on Interstate 66 near the Cedar Lane overpass at around 4:15 p.m. when the boy came crashing down onto her 2005...
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October 30, 2017 - 1:41 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's comments about Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl do not mean the soldier can't receive a fair sentencing, a military judge ruled on Monday as the soldier and captive took the stand for the first time. But those disparaging comments, including calling Bergdahl a traitor and...
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October 30, 2017 - 1:06 pm
(LAS VEGAS) -- When gunfire erupted in Las Vegas earlier this month in what would become the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, Dennis Carver shielded his wife, Lorraine, from the bullets and guided her to safety, even as others were shot around them. "We are safe," Lorraine (Lora...
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October 30, 2017 - 1:05 pm
(CROWN CITY, Ohio) -- Mikayla Wroten of Crown City, Ohio, had a lovely Oct. 14 wedding. But one important person was missing: her father, David Poling, a Marine and former probation officer who died while chasing a suspect in 2007. In his absence, she carried a bouquet with his photo down the aisle...
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October 30, 2017 - 6:47 am
(NEW YORK) -- More than 900,000 customers were without power in the Northeast on Monday as a major storm battered parts of the region with hurricane-force winds and torrential rain. The power outages spanned several states -- including Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Vermont,...
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October 29, 2017 - 8:04 pm
(LAREDO, Texas) -- A West Virginia inmate whose escape from jail went unnoticed for nearly two days almost made it across the Mexican border. Todd Wayne Boyes was nabbed early Sunday morning in Laredo, Texas, as he tried to cross the Rio Grande River into Mexico. The capture of the 43-year-old from...
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October 29, 2017 - 7:52 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Two members of the Navy's elite SEAL Team Six are under investigation in the death of an Army Green Beret in Mali this past June, according to U.S. officials. The death is being investigated by the Navy's Criminal Investigative Service. On June 4, Army Staff Sgt. Logan J. Melgar was...
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