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St. Louis man fatally shot neighbor during parking feud: cops
A St. Louis man gunned down his neighbor during an argument over parking — and then tried to fatally shoot the man’s wife in her home, police said. Troy W. Jackson Jr., 28, was charged Monday with first-degree murder, assault and two counts of armed criminal action in the June 16 slaying of 45-year-old Jermane...
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Sen. Tom Cotton responds to China’s decision to sanction him
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LaKeith Stanfield says he is OK after alarming Instagram posts spark concern
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Biden campaign assembles VP staff ahead of naming running mate
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Florida police officer survives lightning strike outside truck that caused 'bubbles from the asphalt'
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Hillandale Farms accused of jacking up egg prices during coronavirus
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Derrius Guice strangled girlfriend until she passed out: court documents
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Angelina Jolie asks judge in Brad Pitt divorce proceedings to be removed
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Russian influence in UK under the spotlight
The Russia report released in the United Kingdom has brought the UK's association with wealthy Russians and their money into the spotlight, with focus now shifting to the current status of Russian-backed ventures in the UK. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
The best fishing rods and poles, according to experts
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Gunman open fire in the Bronx, injuring four, shocking video shows
A gunman opened fire on a group of people in the Bronx — injuring four, a shocking new video shows. The clip, shared online by the NYPD Tuesday, captures an unknown triggerman squeeze off several rounds near St. Ann’s Avenue and E. 147 Street around 8:10 p.m. on Aug. 3. According to cops, a 22-year-old...
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Report: Minnesota Freedom Fund, Backed by Biden Staff, Released Hardcore Criminals
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Supreme Court denies NCAA's request for stay of injunction in case on athlete benefits
Supreme Court ruling sets the stage for recruiting cycle in which schools can allow offers to athletes that go beyond full cost of attendance.
Professional stuntman proposes to his girlfriend while on fire
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General Motors CFO Dhivya Suryadevara resigns; John Stapleton named acting GM CFO
After two years as chief financial officer of General Motors, Dhivya Suryadevara is leaving to take the same role with Stripe, an online payments company.
Former Encino home of actress Maureen O'Hara finds a buyer
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Golfer Bud Cauley expresses his dismay for San Francisco after SUV is broken into
Golfer Bud Cauley appeared to be enraged with the city of San Francisco after he had his car broken into.
2020 Chevrolet Corvette recalled so you don't get stuck it its 'frunk'
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Wilmington's Long Recession
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McConnell: Democrats treating coronavirus pandemic as 'political game,' with relief talks still stalled
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said Democrats are treating the coronavirus pandemic as a “political game,” blaming leaders on the left for leaving “struggling people” to wait for critical financial aid.
Sharon Stone is writing a memoir
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Raymond G. Allen, known for his role on '70s sitcom 'Sanford and Son,' dead at 91
Raymond G. Allen, best known for his acting in the popular 1970s sitcom "Sanford and Son," has died. He was 91.
Meghan Markle believed Princess Michael of Kent’s racist brooch was sending a message, book claims
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Uber and Lyft shares sink after judge says drivers are employees
Shares of Uber and Lyft were down Tuesday morning following a California judge’s order that the ride-hailing giants should classify their drivers as employees instead of as independent contractors. The ruling was a major blow for the tech giants in their largest market. Uber and Lyft have been accused of violating California’s Assembly Bill 5,...
Daisy Coleman feared stalker, filed harassment complaint day she died
Sex assault advocate Daisy Coleman spent months living in fear of a stalker — and had filed a harassment complaint just hours before her suicide, according to reports. Coleman, who shared her own rape ordeal in the Netflix documentary “Audrie & Daisy,” had detailed the alleged harassment that started in December in social media posts...
75% of Americans can vote by mail in 2020, report says
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across America, discussions about safety at polling places forced states to make mail voting more accessible.
Joe Biden naming vice presidential staff ahead of revealing running mate
Joe Biden's presidential campaign has assigned nine aides to his future running mate's staff as he prepares for her reveal.
Death toll rises to 2 in Baltimore gas explosion
Authorities in Baltimore say that a second body has been recovered from a trio of row homes that were destroyed by a natural gas explosion. (Aug. 11)
Al Roker to undergo shoulder replacement surgery for arthritis; will take break from 'Today' show
Al Roker will undergo total shoulder replacement surgery Wednesday for arthritis, he announced Tuesday on the "Today" show.
Uber, Lyft must classify drivers as employees in California
Legal ruling could force ride-share giants to abandon their use of independent contractors in the state.