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Breathtaking stunt by teens climbing Golden Gate Bridge without safety gear

Breathtaking stunt by teens climbing Golden Gate Bridge without safety gear

Separately, last month, work began to install a stainless steel net under the bridge meant to prevent suicide jumps. One climber appeared to be holding on to the cables as they sprinted toward one o...

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Chelsea Manning released from prison

Col. Jennifer R. Johnson told CNN. The US Army has confirmed Manning will remain an active duty soldier on her release. "PVT Manning is statutorily entitled to medical care while on excess l...

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Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection

Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection

There was no immediate word on any damage or possible injuries. Isolated tornadoes and localized flooding are also possible. National Weather Service staff in Valley reported 85 miles per hour win...

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Trump denies he asked Comey for loyalty, threatens to cancel press briefings

No White House aide appeared on the Sunday news shows, leaving Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, to defend Trump. At least six contenders were expected to interview on Saturday:...

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New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument

New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument

The crowd of onlookers, about evenly divided between statue supporters and opponents, were mostly subdued, though a few individuals shouted at one another across the police barricade separating them. ...

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Texas Sen. John Cornyn Drops Out Of Running For FBI Chief

The answer is pretty simple. On Sunday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined to put his weight behind his top deputy, instead pushing another potential candidate, Merrick Garland , who w...

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Donald Trump hits back over Russian information sharing

Garland, the federal judge nominated to the Supreme Court previous year by President Barack Obama, was denied a Senate hearing by McConnell. And this week, these national security-focused Republican...

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2 dead after aircraft crashes near northern New Jersey airport

2 dead after aircraft crashes near northern New Jersey airport

Carlstadt police said two crew members on board were killed in the crash. The fire tore through the public works parking lot, but not the public works building because it was set back from the road...

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White House struggles to answer GOP questions on Capitol Hill

The official would not say which country's intelligence was divulged. The White House made another pivot after Trump disclosed information about an Islamic State terror threat in his meeting with Ru...

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Trump says he had an 'absolute right' to share intelligence with Russians

Trump says he had an 'absolute right' to share intelligence with Russians

Trump, he said , "made the decision in the context of the conversation which was wholly appropriate". But the president took to Twitter to insist he had the "absolute right" to share "facts pertain...

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Confederate monument comes down after 106 years in New Orleans

Confederate monument comes down after 106 years in New Orleans

The Regional Transit Authority said the streetcar line on Canal St. near Jefferson Davis Parkway will be blocked off until approximately 9 a.m. The monument's supporters at that point watched most...

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Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL killed in Somalia

Also last month, the USA military announced it was sending dozens of regular troops to Somalia in the largest such deployment to the country in roughly two decades. More recently, al Shabab has ramped...

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Wednesday panel to discuss '13 Reasons Why'

Wednesday panel to discuss '13 Reasons Why'

The YA novel, written by Jay Asher , is the source material for a wildly popular and highly contentious Netflix adaptation of the same name, about a high school girl who decides to commit suicide aft...

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2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

One person was killed and more than 25 people were injured tonight following tornadoes that hit northwestern Wisconsin. Another tornado struck a rural area in western Oklahoma, leaving damage in its...

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Erdogan arrives in US, Gulen extradition to be discussed with Trump

Erdogan arrives in US, Gulen extradition to be discussed with Trump

Trump hoped to secure at least grudging Turkish agreement not to oppose the US-led drive by YPG fighters to oust the Islamic State from their Syrian stronghold of Raqa. Trump is trying to get Turkey o...

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Trump threatens to cancel press briefings, unhappy with Comey coverage

Trump threatens to cancel press briefings, unhappy with Comey coverage

Trump said he was thinking of "this Russian Federation thing" when he made the decision to fire Comey, and said he wants a thorough investigation into Russia's behaviour during the election. "He's uns...

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Trump told Comey to consider imprisoning reporters who publish leaks

On Capitol Hill, there were signs that Republicans, who mostly held the line after Comey's ouster, were growing alarmed by and impatient with Trump's White House operation. Throughout, Trump couldn't ...

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Friend of Trump: Comey was not obligated to tell Congress

King, an independent from ME, spent several minutes speaking with CNN host Wolf Blitzer after The New York Times broke the story about a memo that people familiar with the matter say Comey wrote a...

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Ex-employees say Trump secretly recorded many conversations at Trump Tower

Ex-employees say Trump secretly recorded many conversations at Trump Tower

Mr Krishnamoorthi, a member of the House Oversight Committee, said in a letter to the White House Counsel Donald F McGahn after Mr Trump tweeted about tapes last morning. And that probe has been under...

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CC Sabathia efficient as he bounces back in Yankees' victory over Royals

CC Sabathia efficient as he bounces back in Yankees' victory over Royals

After going 2-0 with a 1.97 ERA in his first three starts this year, Sabathia has gone 0-2 with a 9.58 ERA in his last four starts, against the Pirates, Orioles, Blue Jays and Reds. Sabathia went 6.2 ...

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Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removal

Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removal

All to protest the removal of a controversial statue of pro-slavery Civil War general Robert E. Lee. (Allison Wrabel/The Daily Progress via AP). The protesters carried torches and have drawn...

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Residents of Pyongyang, Seoul comment on test of new missile

South Korean President Moon Jae-in slammed the latest missile test as a "reckless provocation". UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned Pyongyang over the missile launch and urged it return ...

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Stakeout on Dunkin' Donuts Locations Friday to Benefit Special Olympics

Stakeout on Dunkin' Donuts Locations Friday to Benefit Special Olympics

Other items, such as Torch Run T-shirts and raffle tickets, will be sold for various donation amounts. There will be 12 more torch runs in Western New York, which all help to raise funds and awarene...

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US allies taken aback by intel sharing revelation

White House officials disputed the report, saying Trump did not disclose intelligence sources or methods with the Russians, though they did not deny that classified information was disclosed in the...

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Comey don't play that: ex-FBI director defies Trump

Once Director Comey uttered those words, the President could not fire him-absent proof of criminal conduct or unethical behavior-without creating the appearance of impropriety or the appearance of u...

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Melissa McCarthy's Spicey is on a Quest for the Truth on 'SNL'

Baldwin has opened 15 of this season's so-far 20 episodes as Donald Trump. Fans had much to look forward to on this week's second-to-last episode of " Saturday Night Live " hosted by Melissa McCa...

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NCAA Men's Golf regionals: Stanford bumped from first

NCAA Men's Golf regionals: Stanford bumped from first

It eclipsed his previous best score of 66 this year, and beat by two shots the Tech record for a single individual round NCAA regional, Matt Kuchar's opening 64 in 1998 at Daufuskie Island, S.C. The C...

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Israel releases record of Trump-Netanyahu meeting

Trump is planning on visiting the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, the holiest Jewish prayer site. "The transfer of the American Embassy to Jerusalem not only will not harm the peace proc...

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Merrick Garland doesn't want to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Merrick Garland doesn't want to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Garland was former President Barack Obama's nominee to replace conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in 2016. Garland, who is the chief judge on the US Court of Appeals for the District of C...

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Southwestern Montana deputy killed in shootout

Southwestern Montana deputy killed in shootout

The pair were apprehended at 4:35 a.m. today. Vehicles from other law enforcement agencies were also struck by gunfire, Lester said in a statement. Those vehicles have been impounded as evidence. Bu...

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