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Virginia Man Arrested After Fatally Dragging Dog Behind Car, Claims It Was 'Accidental'

Numerous people tried to alert the man about the dog tied to the back of his car before his vehicle finally stopped, police said.
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Israel-Hamas ceasefire could come soon as US envoy arrives: report
An agreement to halt the worst fighting between Israel and Hamas in more than six years could come within days, The Times of Israel reported Friday, citing an unidentified diplomat.
A Black softball player says she was forced to cut off her hair beads at a game. Her family wants to change the rule they say is discriminatory
It was her last home softball game of the season, and Nicole Pyles, a sophomore at Durham Hillside High School in North Carolina, had just hit a double. Her hair, braided with beads and tied in a bun at the bottom of her neck, was the last thing on her mind.
Seawater being used to put out fire on a cargo ship wreckage off the Georgia coast
The wreckage of a cargo ship off the Georgia coast caught fire during salvage operations on Friday and seawater is being used to extinguish the blaze, according to the US Coast Guard.
Opinion: Packers coach Matt LaFleur has important decision to make as Aaron Rodgers drama drags on
With so much uncertainty surrounding Aaron Rodgers' future in Green Bay, Packers coach Matt LaFleur should consider readying another QB to start.
China says it has landed its first probe on Mars
China has landed its first spacecraft on Mars, according to the state-run Xinhua News Agency.
Raju questions GOP lawmakers over their comments on Capitol riot
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) said she is "offended" by some House Republicans who are whitewashing the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. CNN's Manu Raju reports.
Priscila Cachoeira hopes Gina Mazany fight is a striking war, predicts knockout at UFC 262
Given her rocky start, Priscila Cachoeira is "very thankful" to still be in the UFC and aims for a second consecutive finish at UFC 262.       Related StoriesUFC 262 video: Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler touch noses in intense faceoffUFC 262 video: Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler touch noses in intense faceoff - EnclosureTwitter Mailbag: Is Tony Ferguson facing do-or-die at UFC 262?
Sabrina Ionescu beats buzzer as Liberty win season-opening thriller
Sabrina Ionescu made a 3-pointer from the wing with less than a second remaining to give the New York Liberty a 90-87 victory over the Indiana Fever on Friday night in the WNBA's season opener.
Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg nears return, set for Sunday rehab start
Nationals Manager Dave Martinez said he hopes Stephen Strasburg throws five innings and about 75-80 pitches in a Sunday rehab start for Class AAA Rochester.
Janine Brookner, ousted CIA officer who challenged agency in court, dies at 80
After her career was stymied, she became a lawyer and led legal fights for whistleblowers and women alleging discrimination.
Suspect in custody after bomb threat at Andrews Air Force Base
A suspect is in custody after he drove up to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland and told officials he had a bomb Friday afternoon.
China Lands Spacecraft on Mars for First Time, Plans Hook-up with US Vehicle
The rover will investigate an icy area on Mars known as Utopia Planitia. It will later meet a U.S. rover that has been on the planet since February.
In California: Newsom outlines huge spending plan to utilize $100 million surplus
Plus: A year without funerals, California's most popular baby names and should COVID vaccines be mandatory for prison employees?
China lands on Mars in latest advance for its space program
In an historic event for its space program, China has put a spacecraft on Mars for the very first time, according to a report from Xinhua News Agency.
Alec Baldwin rails against cancel culture, calls it ‘a forest fire in constant need of fuel’
Actor Alec Baldwin once again railed against cancel culture, as he compared it Friday to a destructive "forest fire" in a pointed tweet.
Kyra Sedgwick seemingly jabs ABC over ‘Call Your Mother’ cancelation
"The Closer" star Kyra Sedgwick has spoken out about the strange rollout of her show, "Call Your Mother," which has been canceled.
Kyra Sedgwick seemingly jabs ABC over ‘Call Your Mother’ cancellation
"The Closer" star Kyra Sedgwick has spoken out about the strange rollout of her show, "Call Your Mother," which has been canceled.
Why ballots in controversial election 'audit' are being moved
Officials overseeing a controversial and unusual election "audit" in Arizona now have to move all of the ballots into storage to accommodate high school graduations. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
Yankees won’t be able to run from Brett Gardner, Clint Frazier problem
Brett Gardner and Clint Frazier are providing the Yankees with neither an embarrassment of riches nor a playing-time dilemma.
Crisis and loss in the House of Windsor
The queen faces one of the most challenging chapters of her reign.
Rove: New York Times gives 'unflattering' behind the scenes of Biden White House
Fox News contributor Karl Rove reacted to a New York Times report detailing President Biden's behavior as having a temper, getting bogged down, and slow at making decisions on "Fox News Primetime"
Paul McCartney says Queen Elizabeth "looked like a film star"
As young boys watching Queen Elizabeth's coronation, McCartney and his brother "were genuinely excited."
Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to cooperate in investigation
Joel Greenberg, who is expected to plead guilty next week on multiple federal charges, will now be helping federal investigators who are looking into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz.
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Bad Company drummer Simon Kirke recalls wild rock tales to help the Cutting Room
Bad Company drummer Simon Kirke is joining the battle to save NYC music venues and taking part in a benefit to help the Cutting Room — the same spot where he met his current wife, Maria Figueredo.
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NIH head accuses Rand Paul of ‘misinformation’ about US ties to Wuhan lab
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins went on Fox News to push back on Rand Paul's recent comments, saying the agency has not funded "gain of function" research in China.
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Why philanthropies could flourish following Bezos, Gates divorces
Melinda Gates, who has filed for divorce from husband Bill Gates, and MacKenzie Scott, who divorced Jeff Bezos in 2019, could be set to become even bigger forces in their multi-billion dollar philanthropies. CNN's Dan Simon reports.
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41 California DAs oppose early release eligibility of 76,000 inmates
Forty-one district attorneys up and down California are supporting an effort to overturn regulations that allow up to 76,000 inmates, including those convicted of violent crimes and repeat offenders, to be eligible for good behavior credits that could cut short their sentences.
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NYC mayoral candidates on crime: the good, the bad & the ugly
At the first mayoral debate, Eric Adams reaffirmed why he is The Post’s choice. We separate the rest of the mayoral pack based on the good, the bad and the ugly of their anti-crime proposals and debate performances.
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Twitter Mailbag: Is Tony Ferguson facing do-or-die at UFC 262?
Is UFC 262 a do-or-die for Tony Ferguson? Who will get the next lightweight shot? MMA Junkie's Nolan King answers these and more.       Related StoriesTwitter Mailbag: Is Tony Ferguson facing do-or-die at UFC 262? - EnclosureUFC 262 video: Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler touch noses in intense faceoffUFC 262 video: Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler touch noses in intense faceoff - Enclosure 
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NIH Director: We Never Approved Support for Gain of Function on Coronavirus, 'Can't Absolutely Prevent' Someone Who Wants to Deceive
On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins stated that the NIH did not approve “any grant that would have supported gain of function research on dangerous coronaviruses to see if they could
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DMX’s eldest son signed off on the rapper’s posthumous album
Swizz Beatz asked DMX's family to sign off on the rapper's posthumous album, Page Six is told.
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Ransomware group says it released 'full data' on DC police department
A ransomware group said it published its "full data" on the Washington Metropolitan Police Department this week, claiming the department's payment offer wasn't enough to prevent the release, according to screenshots of online posts by the group that were reviewed by CNN.
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Mexico villages arm children in bid for attention
The children in this mountain village in Mexico usually spend their days caring for goats or cows and playing with their dogs. But on the rare occasions that the press comes to Ayahualtempa, the kids are lined up and handed guns. (May 14)      
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Report: VP Harris Resisting Bipartisan Push to Visit Southern Border Amid Crisis
Some Democrats have joined Republicans in urging VP Kamala Harris to travel to the southern border to see the border crisis first hand.
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Biden hires Neera Tanden into the White House
Tanden was the only Biden Cabinet pick whose nomination faced insurmountable opposition in the Senate. Now the president is hiring her as a senior adviser.
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Alan Dershowitz Calls Bernie Sanders Anti-Semite For Comments on Israel
"Bernie Sanders, who's Jewish, is a self-hating Jew, a self-hating Jew who is willing to see Israel be defeated militarily by a terrorist group because he's on the hard left," Attorney Alan Dershowitz said Friday.
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Gas shortage hits DC, eases in Southeast
Gas stations with no gas reached 88% in Washington DC, but analysts say panic buying is subsiding, and the pipeline operator says the flow has resumed.
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The country that is 60% vaccinated but still seeing rising infections
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California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base renamed to Space Force Base
California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base was renamed Friday as a U.S. Space Force Base.
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Medina Spirit cleared to race in the Preakness Stakes after passing drug tests
Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit can race in Saturday's Preakness Stakes after the final two rounds of blood samples from the horse were deemed clear, officials said Friday.
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Rookie coach Brandon Staley comes off as take Chargers kind of guy
Chargers rookie coach Brandon Staley lived through his first day of being the top guy on the field with reverence, citing the surroundings of his rise.
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The wonderful wackiness of the Miss Universe costume contest
From soccer uniforms to airline pilot costumes, the Miss Universe contest in 2021 had an eclectic mix of outfits. Johnny Oleksinski and Serena French break it all down.
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Today in History for May 15th
Highlights of this day in history: Alabama Gov. George Wallace shot on presidential campaign trail; Newly-founded Israel attacked by Arab neighbors; The U.S. Supreme Court breaks up Standard Oil.; Country singer June Carter Cash dies. (May 15)      
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Violence on Friday marks deadliest day in West Bank for years | Rocket attacks from Gaza continue | Arab-Jewish violence sweeps across Israeli cities
At least 10 Palestinians were killed Friday by Israeli forces during violent clashes in towns and cities across the West Bank, the Gaza-based Palestinian Health Ministry said in a statement, as sirens continued to blare all day across southern Israel, indicating another day of ceaseless rocket fire from Gaza.
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Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated
After Aaron Boone announced Aaron Hicks would miss time with a torn sheath in his left wrist that could lead to surgery, Giancarlo Stanton was scratched from Friday’s lineup against the Orioles with left quad tightness.
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$250K legal contract for Cuomo impeachment probe isn’t nearly enough, critics say
The state Assembly has so far allocated just $250,000 for its sprawling impeachment investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo -- enough for barely three weeks of full-time work by its team of outside lawyers, according to a contract made public Friday.
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With mixed messaging on masks, businesses are forced to shoulder the burden
The CDC says vaccinated people no longer have to wear masks indoors. California says they do, and businesses are now forced to deal with the ambiguity.
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The Seychelles is 60% vaccinated, but still infections are rising. That's not as bad as it sounds
On face value, the fact the Seychelles, with such high vaccination coverage, is still facing an outbreak calls into question whether countries can inoculate themselves out of the pandemic.
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