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'You Sold Your Country Out': Judge Rips Into Michael Flynn

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Michael Flynn -- the former national security adviser to US President Donald Trump -- received an almighty dressing down at his sentencing for lying to the FBI on Tuesday.

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Engineer's Glitter Bomb Revenge On Package Thieves

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Sick of having you packages stolen off your front porch? This guy has the solution.

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US Bans Yemen Mother From Visiting Dying Baby Son

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A Yemeni mother has been prevented from visiting her terminally ill son who is in the US with his American father. 

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Convicted Animal-Killer Sentenced To Watch 'Bambi' In Prison

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A man who illegally poached hundreds of deer has been ordered to watch Disney's film 'Bambi' at least once a month during his year-long jail term. 

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Russian Meddling In US Election Exposed In Millions Of Social Media Posts

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The US Senate will publish a report this week detailing the vast scope of Russia’s disinformation campaign surrounding the 2016 US election campaign, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.

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New Details About 7-Year-Old Migrant Girl's Death In Custody

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The father of a 7-year-old migrant girl who died in Border Patrol custody disputed the allegation that she had been without food or water for days, said a representative from the shelter where her father is located.

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Trump's New Chief Of Staff Called Him A 'Terrible Human Being' On Camera

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That didn't take long.

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Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting Chief Of Staff

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US President Donald Trump has announced that budget director Mick Mulvaney will be his next chief of staff.

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Nationwide U.S. Bomb Threats 'Not Considered Credible': NYPD

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Law enforcement authorities say a flurry of bomb threats sent electronically across the country are "not credible", including those in New York City.

Crime

Crime

Husband's Murder Filled With 'Sex Lies And Deceit'

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With a plot that echoes a well-known Hollywood masterpiece, a trial began Tuesday for a woman accused of helping orchestrate the death of her husband in order to secure a massive insurance payout.

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Trump Ex-Lawyer Gets Three Years Prison For Illegal Hush-Money Payments

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Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, was sentenced to a total of three years in prison on Wednesday.

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Jury Recommends Life In Prison For White Nationalist Rally Killer

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A jury has recommended life in prison plus 419 years for James Alex Fields Jr., who was convicted of murder for driving his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last August.

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The Untold, Top-Secret Story Of How The Titanic Was Found

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In 1985 oceanographer and Naval Reserve commanding officer Robert Ballard stunned the world when he found the Titanic.

Crime

Crime

Judge Throws Drunk Driver's Mum In Jail For Laughing In Court

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Judge Qiana Lillard’s no-nonsense approach is getting attention far beyond her Michigan courtroom.

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Mother And Baby Narrowly Survive Horror Fall Into Six Metre Drain

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A woman and her baby have been rescued after falling over six metres down a storm drain and remaining underground for more than 30 minutes.

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The Little Mermaid Song Axed Amid Consent Concerns

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A male a cappella group has pulled "Kiss the Girl" from its set list amid claims the lyrics helped promote "toxic masculinity"

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Woman Bashes Man To Force Oral Sex

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WARNING: Graphic content

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Amazon Workers Hospitalised After Robot Unleashed Bear Spray

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Two dozen employees were taken to hospital after a robot punctured a can of bear repellant at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey.

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Father Makes Bully Daughter Walk Eight Kilometres To School

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Old school parenting at its finest. 

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Five U.S. Marines Missing After Mid-Air 'Mishap' Off Japan Coast

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U.S. Marine Corp refueling plane and a fighter jet carrying a total of seven U.S. troops collided and crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast early Thursday.

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George W. Bush's Breaks Down At Father's Funeral

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It wasn't until the very end of the eulogy for his father, George H.W. Bush, that former President George W. Bush broke down.

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'Soldier-Statesman': George H.W. Bush Hailed At State Funeral

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The late President George H.W. Bush was hailed at his state funeral on Wednesday as a World War Two hero, Cold War veteran and architect of a US victory against Iraq.

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Good News

Teddy Bears Take Over Ice Rink For Good Cause

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Fans have set a world record after 34,798 teddy bears were thrown onto an ice rink during a hockey game.

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George H.W. Bush's Service Dog Pays Respect To Fallen Friend

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Sully, the service dog famous for his loyalty to former U.S. president George H.W. Bush, sat quietly by his side as mourners gathered at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.

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'There's No Way He's Going To Win': Michelle Obama On Barack's Presidential Bid

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Former US first lady Michelle Obama has weighed in on Barack Obama's ambition to become President. 

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Ex-President George H.W Bush Lies In State

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The body of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has arrived at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, where mourners will pay tribute to the man who led the nation as the Cold War ended.

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Worrying Final Text Before Disappearance

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When Carla Stefaniak left her home near Miami less than two weeks ago, her family says she was looking forward to spending time in Costa Rica with her sister-in-law, to celebrate her 36th birthday.

Crime

Crime

Woman Shot Dead By Boyfriend's Ex-Wife While Decorating

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Lisa Vilate Williams was putting up Christmas decorations with the kids when she was shot.

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Longest Living ex-President George HW Bush Dies At 94

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The 41st U.S. President George HW Bush has died aged 94.

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Family To Be Fined Thousands For Mega Christmas Light Display

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A family's annual Christmas festivities have been halted prematurely as they enter a battle with officials.

Politics

Politics

G20 Showdown: All Eyes On Trump As World Leaders Meet

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The world’s most powerful leaders will meet in Buenos Aires on Friday, but whether the G20 summit is a success likely all depends on one man – Donald Trump.

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Warning After 'Perfect' Couple Found Dead In Bed Together

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Michelle Avila's parents have warned that their daughter's death is proof that "what looks perfect, is not perfect".

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The Story Behind This Photo Of A Mother Fleeing With Her Twin Girls

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The photographer who took a picture of a mother and her two daughters running away from a smoking tear gas canister near the U.S.-Mexico border shares more about what happened.

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How A Gender-Reveal Stunt Sparked A Massive Wildfire

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A newly revealed video shows the stunt at a gender-reveal party for a U.S. Border Patrol agent's baby that sparked a massive wildfire in Arizona last year.

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'You Could Put It On Your Nachos And Eat It': Border Foundation Boss Defends Tear Gas Use

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Over the weekend U.S. border agents fired tear gas at hundreds of migrants near the U.S.-mexico border causing them to flee the area.

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Hundreds Of Sea Turtles 'Flash Frozen' In Cold Snap

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The turtles were frozen solid like "ice cubes"

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Migrants Run From Tear Gas At U.S.-Mexico Border

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The United States has halted all border traffic at the busy crossing between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, amid scenes of Central American migrants pushing past blockades and being hit with tear gas.

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Woman In Burning Building Drops Baby From Third-Floor Window

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Residents of a Dallas apartment complex leaped from third-floor windows onto mattresses, and a woman dropped her baby to a bystander to escape the flames.

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'How Can You Sleep?' Texts Between Convicted Murderer Chris Watts And Wife Revealed

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New documents are shedding light on Christopher Watts, the Colorado man who will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murders of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters.

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Trump Approves 'Lethal Force' As Busloads Of Migrants Approach Border

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In Tijuana, Mexico a border city just south of Carolina, about three thousand people have set up camp as they make their way towards the United States.

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Good News

'The Whole World Just Lit Up': Man Sees Colours Clearly For First Time

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Colour blind Deputy Jeff Dishmon was gifted "a different world" by his colleagues. His first order of business? Watching the sunset with his wife.

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News

A Comedian Has Owned Donald Trump With A Single Tweet

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Comedian Michelle Wolf broke the internet with the ultimate Donald Trump diss.

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Incredible Video Captures Daring Rescue Operation

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Two helicopter pilots in the U.S. are being commended for their bravery after rescuing three people and their two dogs from a mountain peak.

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Brekky Wrap

Second Baby Death In Queensland And Tim Cahill's Teary Farewell

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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"Evil Monster": Man Sentenced To Life For Killing Wife And Daughters

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A Colorado man has been sentenced to life without parole after pleading guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and their two young daughters in August and dumping their bodies on an oil work site.

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National

Dad Charged After Six-Year-Old Daughter Kills Baby Brother

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A father in Houston, Texas has been charged after his six-year-old daughter allegedly killed her baby brother while he was shopping.

Politics

Politics

APEC Surprise: U.S. To Join Australia In PNG Naval Base On Manus

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The United States has stunned many in the Pacific, announcing it will partner with Australia in developing a joint naval base in Papua New Guinea.

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Death Toll Rises In California Fires As Number Of Unaccounted Leaps Above 600

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Authorities said late Thursday the death toll from California's Camp Fire has risen to 63, bringing the statewide count to 66.

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Details Emerge That Homeless Veteran Good Deed An 'Elaborate Scam'

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The couple who raised over $US400,000 for a homeless veteran have been slapped with criminal charges after their fundraising efforts now appear to be a money-making scam.

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How El Chapo Became One Of The World's Most Notorious Drug Lords

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The highly-anticipated trial of the man credited with 'revolutionising' the drug-trafficking trade began in the U.S. on Tuesday.

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Family Arrested After Murder Spree Claims Eight

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A family of four has been arrested over the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family in rural southern Ohio two years ago.

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Man And His Dog Survive Horrific California Wildfires By Hiding In Creek

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Matt Armbruster survived the fire by hiding in a creek with his dog to stay safe.

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Democrats To Investigate If Trump Uses 'State Power' To Target Press

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When Democrats take control of the US House they plan to investigate the Trump administration’s attempt to block AT&T Inc from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Amazon.com Inc.

Sport

Sport

Basketballers Say 'Enough' To Gun Violence In The Wake Of Latest U.S. Mass Shooting

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The LA Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks made an emotional plea to end gun violence before their NBA match on Saturday night.

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World

Trump Administration Plans To Halt Southern Border Asylum Seekers

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Immigrant advocates denounced the move, saying it violated existing U.S. law that allows people fleeing persecution and violence in their home countries to apply for asylum regardless of whether they enter illegally or not.

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Brekky Wrap

12 Dead After California Shooting And 20 Percent Of Aussies Are Lonely

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

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Updated

At Least 12 People Killed In Nightclub Mass Shooting

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At least 12 people, including a police deputy, have been killed in a shooting at a bar filled with college students in California.

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World

Zookeeper Accused Of Killing Five Tigers And Selling Cubs

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A former Oklahoma zookeeper has been charged with killing five tigers and selling animal cubs.

Politics

Politics

Journalists Leap To Defence Of CNN Correspondent Banned From The White House

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It's been another eventful Donald Trump press conference.

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World

Father Pleads Guilty To Killing Wife And Daughters To Avoid Death Penalty

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A Colorado father has pleaded guilty to killing his two young daughters and his pregnant wife in a deal that removes the death penalty as a possible sentence, according to the Weld County District Attorney's Office.

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Polls Open In The U.S., Rights Groups On Alert For Voting Obstacles

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Voting for the midterm elections has begun across the U.S., but rights advocates said they are on the alert for ways in which votes could be suppressed.

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Donald Trump Takes Credit For Stock Market Gains

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Donald Trump has taken credit for the stock market’s gains during his nearly two years in the White House, and those claims are reasonable given the impact of tax cuts and pro-business policies on investor sentiment.

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Jewish Nurse Explains Why He Saved The Life Of The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter

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"I am The Jewish Nurse. Yes, that Jewish Nurse" Ari Mahler's Facebook post began, outing himself as the trauma nurse in the ER that cared for Robert Bowers.

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Jonestown Massacre: Surviving The Peoples Temple Cult

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WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES.

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Movies

Twenty Years Since 'American History X': Anniversary Marks White Supremacy Resurgence

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The Hollywood film that depicted young neo-Nazis in California is perhaps even more relevant today than in 1998.

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Hunter Says His Dog Shot Him In The Back, Breaking His Ribs

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A New Mexico man is recovering after he says his dog Charlie shot him. Yes, he said his 120-pound Rottweiler mix shot him in the back.

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Murderer To Be Executed In Homemade Electric Chair

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Edmund Zagorski is on death row for two murders and he's opted to die via a homemade electric chair.

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News

Gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger Found Dead In Prison

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James “Whitey” Bulger, who lived a double life as one of Boston’s most notorious mobsters and as a secret FBI informant, was found dead at age 89 on Tuesday

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Trump Sends 5,200 Troops To Mexico Border As Caravan Advances

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The United States said on Monday it will send over 5,200 troops to help secure the border with Mexico, a far larger-than-expected deployment.

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Girl Killed Chasing After Her Dog Will Be Buried With Her 'Best Friend'

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Jennarae Goodbar and her beloved dog were killed instantly and will be buried together.

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Brekky Wrap

Pittsburgh Victims Identified And Turnbull In Bali For ScoMo

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Celebrities React To Synagogue Shooting, Repeat Calls For Gun Control

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Celebrities have reacted to the latest mass shooting in the United States and are urging President Trump to tighten gun control laws.

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World

Explosive Packages Sent To Robert De Niro And Joe Biden

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The investigation into 10 pipe bombs sent to high-profile Democrats and critics of U.S. President Donald Trump is focusing on leads in Florida, a federal law enforcement source said on Thursday.

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Historic Church Set Ablaze By Lightning Strike, Lights Up Evening Sky

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The massive fire destroyed the 150-year-old church.

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No One Showed Up To Teddy's Sixth Birthday Party

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Teddy was left devastated after none of his 32 classmates showed up to his birthday party.

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City Wants To 'Ban' Clowns At Halloween

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No clowns allowed.

Crime

Crime

Student's Chilling Final Phone Call Before Murder

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The young woman was talking to her family on the phone as she returned from class.

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World

History Could Repeat As The U.S. & Russia Face A Nuclear Arms Stand-Off

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President Donald Trump has declared his intention to withdraw the United States from a cold-war era missile treaty with Russia, sparking fears he's opened a Pandora's box of international relations.

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Thirty Injured In Floor Collapse At University Party

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At least 30 people were injured when a large portion of a floor at a party near Clemson University's campus collapsed, dropping people into the basement early Sunday morning.

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Remains Of More Than 60 Babies, Fetuses Stashed In Funeral Home

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About 63 fetuses and infants have been removed from a funeral home, the second facility where remains have been improperly disposed.

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World

Chubbs The Famous 4.5 Metre Alligator Returns To Florida Golf Course

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It's been two years since the local celebrity and absolute unit of an alligator was last spotted.

Crime

Crime

Student Hands Out Cookies With Grandparent's Ashes Mixed In

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Police are investigating a disturbing report that a high school student made cookies mixed with human remains and gave them to unknowing classmates to eat.

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Man Who Shot At Teen Asking For Directions Found Guilty

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A Michigan man who fired a gun at a teenager from his front porch has been found guilty of assault with intent to do great bodily harm. 

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World

Woman Falsely Accuses 9-Year-Old Child Of Sexually Assaulting Her

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A video of the altercation at a corner store which has since gone viral appears to show the woman calling 911 claiming "I was just sexually assaulted by a child."

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World

This Maternity Shoot Took An Unexpected Turn

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It started just like any other maternity shoot.

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'Seek Refuge Immediately' Potentially Catastrophic Storm Hits US

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Hurricane Micheal has claimed its first victim after making landfall on the Florida Panhandle.

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World

More Than 100 Missing Children Found In Sex Trafficking Bust

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A sex trafficking bust has found 123 children as part of a one-day push to locate missing kids and other victims

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World

A Mystery Object Washed Up On A Beach, But What Is It?

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A foamy, mystery object washed up on a beach on Seabrook Island in South Carolina but no one has any idea what it is.

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World

It's Fat Bear Week In Alaska. Fur Real.

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The grizzlies at Katmai National Park and Reserve in Alaska are chowing down in a race for survival.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

How To Live Like A High Roller In Vegas For Free

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We've heard the Vegas urban legend that if you gamble enough, everything is on the house. 

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World

The Gender Reveal Party That Sparked A Wildfire

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An off-duty Border Patrol agent in the U.S. was celebrating his wife's pregnancy at a gender reveal party in April 2017, when he accidentally started a wildfire. 

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Surfer Dies After Contracting Extremely Rare 'Brain-Eating Amoeba'

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A surfer in the United States died of the extremely rare "brain-eating amoeba" just days after visiting a surf park.

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World

'We Fell In Love:' Trump Swoons Over Letters From Kim Jong Un

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U.S. President Donald Trump took his enthusiasm for his detente with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to new heights on Saturday, declaring at a rally with supporters that “we fell in love” after exchanging letters.

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US Cop Who Shot Justine Ruszczyk To Face Trial

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A former US police officer has been ordered to face trial over the death of Australian woman Justine Ruszczyk.

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Incredible Vision Of A Baby Orangutan Born Via C-Section

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Doctors used to delivering human babies had to give nature a helping hand when a 36-year-old Sumatran orangutan started struggling during birth.

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World

Weather Presenter Claps Back At Caller Who Complained About Her Hair

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Meteorologist Corallys Ortiz has written a passionate response to a viewer who complained about her 'unnatural' looking hair.

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World

Girlfriend Bragged About Convincing Boyfriend To Kill Himself

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Shocking texts have revealed Michelle Carter bragged about convincing her boyfriend to kill himself.

Crime

Crime

The Top Six Deadliest US Cities

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What is the murder capital of America? The answer might surprise you.

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The Inspiring Story Of Wrestler Born Without Legs

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As a child, Zion Clark bounced from foster house to foster house, but one thing stayed constant -- wrestling.

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World

Iran President Ready To Confront U.S. After Military Parade Attack

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Twenty-five people were killed during attacks on peace parades in Iran.