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Homeless Veteran Gets Apartment Just in Time for Christmas
December 27, 2015

Gary Westphalen/ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Army veteran Tony Jones has been homeless for nearly a decade, living in a tent in a…

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At Least Five Dead as Tornadoes Strike Dallas Area
December 26, 2015

iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — At least five people were confirmed dead in the Garland, Texas area, outside Dallas, after tornadoes and severe storms…

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Chicago Police Fatally Shoot 2, Including 55-Year-Old Woman 'Accidentally'
December 26, 2015

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Chicago Police said an officer killed two people Saturday during a confrontation with a “combative subject” — including a…

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'Extremely Dangerous' Tornado Reported Outside Dallas as Storm Death Toll Reaches 17
December 26, 2015

Noah Donahou(NEW YORK) — A “large and extremely dangerous” tornado was confirmed south of Dallas, Texas Saturday afternoon as the death…

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Houston Mosque Fire on Christmas Day Declared Arson
December 26, 2015

iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — A fire at a Houston mosque, resulting in “significant” damage, was declared an arson, authorities said Saturday. The blaze…

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California Brush Fire Grows to 1,200 Acres
December 26, 2015

iStock/Th(NEW YORK) — A brush fire in Ventura County, California, has burned roughly 1,200 acres and forced some mandatory evacuations. As…

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Chicago Police Kill 2 in Confrontation With 'Combative Subject'
December 26, 2015

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Chicago Police said in a statement an officer killed two people Saturday during a confrontation with a “combative subject.”…

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Police Near San Francisco Look for Burglar in Santa Hat
December 26, 2015

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) — Police near San Francisco are looking for a “brazen” burglar wearing a Santa hat who broke into an…

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Marine Surprises Wife by Sneaking Behind Her in Mall Santa Photo
December 25, 2015

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —  A Marine recently gave his wife the ultimate Christmas surprise with his early return at a Florida mall,…

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'Angry' Man Leaves 7 Chickens at Oregon Department of Revenue Office
December 25, 2015

Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock(EUGENE, Ore.) — An Oregon police department and local animal shelter came to the rescue after an “angry” man left…

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