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Chicago slaying of hairdresser was part of sexual fantasy: Prosecutor
August 20, 2017

Chicago Police(CHICAGO) — The Northwestern University professor and Oxford University financial officer accused of fatally stabbing the professor’s boyfriend in a…

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Cloud cover will vary across the US during Monday's total solar eclipse
August 20, 2017

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Monday’s total solar eclipse will come to Americans in varying degrees of visual clarity, according to ABC…

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Protests erupt from Boston to California as Confederate monument tensions boil over
August 20, 2017

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The weekend after a white nationalist rally collapsed into chaos in Charlottesville, Virginia, leading to the…

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Charities, nonprofits pull events from Mar-a-Lago amid Charlottesville controversy
August 20, 2017

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — A number of high-profile charitable organizations have withdrawn fundraising events and galas from President Trump’s…

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Celebrities, politicians post tributes to comedian, activist Dick Gregory
August 20, 2017

Brent N. Clarke/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The death of comedian and activist Dick Gregory at age 84 on Saturday prompted a…

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Powerball jackpot jumps to $650M after no winner in Saturday's drawing
August 20, 2017

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The numbers for the $541.9 million Powerball jackpot were drawn Saturday night — but there was…

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Dozens arrested, few injured as 40K protesters descend upon Boston
August 19, 2017

Scott Eisen/Getty Images(BOSTON) — One week after violent protests rattled Charlottesville, Virginia, a scheduled free speech rally in Boston on Saturday…

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Two dead in Oregan plane crash
August 19, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(MADRAS, Ore.) — Two dead after a plane crashed  in Willow Creek Canyon in Oregon, this afternoon. The location of the…

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Two dead in Oregon plane crash
August 19, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(MADRAS, Ore.) — Two dead after a plane crashed  in Willow Creek Canyon in Oregon, this afternoon. The location of the…

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Two police officers dead after six were shot in multiple US cities
August 19, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(KISSIMMEE, Fla.) — Two policemen have died after six law enforcement officers were shot in three different U.S. cities on Friday…

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