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Dogs butchered in horrific video exposing Indonesian meat trade

Horrifying footage shot inside an Indonesian slaughterhouse shows dogs being beaten and left to bleed to death as part of the cruel meat trade. The upsetting video was shot as part of an undercover sting by animal welfare groups in the city of Surakarta, Java, where up to 13,500 pooches are killed for their meat...
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‘First Wives Club’ stars Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton reuniting in ‘Family Jewels’ comedy
New Republic Pictures has won an auction for Peter Hoare’s pitch “Family Jewels,” a multigenerational family comedy that returns Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton back on the big screen together for the first time since the 1996 blockbuster “The First Wives Club.” In “Family Jewels,” Hawn, Midler and Keaton’s characters are forced to...
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Sinaloa Cartel snitch who ran El Chapo’s cocaine train network gets light sentence
Snitches get stitches — or sweetheart prison sentences. The Sinaloa Cartel’s former “director of transportation” turned government witness against Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman dodged a possible life sentence on Thursday — and may do as little as one year behind bars for cocaine trafficking. Tirso Martinez Sanchez got the soft sentence from Brooklyn federal Judge Brian Cogan,...
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Elizabeth Warren won't disavow super PAC in a shift on issue central to her campaign
Sen. Elizabeth Warren indicated on Thursday that she would not disavow the help from a super PAC supporting her candidacy, a notable shift from a candidate who has spent most of the 2020 campaign railing against the influence of outside groups and criticizing her Democratic rivals for relying on super PACs.
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Bernie Sanders and Medicare for All are at a crossroads with unions in Nevada
Sen. Bernie Sanders has pitched himself as the most ambitiously pro-labor candidate in the Democratic primary. He has also centered his campaign on the promise of passing and implementing a "Medicare for All" single-payer health insurance system.
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Will Smith Reacts To Unsettling 'Backflip In High Heels Gone Wrong' Viral Video
Definitely not for the squeamish, the actor and others react to the unsettling viral video that takes an unexpected turn.
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Teen gives cops chilling account of Tessa Majors’ murder in court video
One of the teens charged in Tessa Majors’ fatal mugging told cops in chilling detail how he saw one friend fatally stab the Barnard College freshman after another grabbed her, according to a video played in court Thursday. One day after Majors’ Dec. 11 murder, Zyairr Davis, 13, recalled how Rashaun Weaver and Luchiano Lewis,...
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Deontay Wilder is a slight favorite over Tyson Fury in heavyweight rematch
Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury II is arguably the biggest heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas since Nov. 13, 1999, when Evander Holyfield-Lennox Lewis II took place.
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Bloomberg and NDAs: How these agreements work
Critics say the legal restrictions muzzle employees — and there is recent precedent for freeing them to speak.
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Missouri girl, 11, gives birth in bathtub, police say; 3 relatives charged
Three family members of an 11-year-old Missouri girl who gave birth in a bathtub after allegedly being raped by a teenaged boy.
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Trump says Roger Stone has 'very good chance of exoneration' in Las Vegas
President Trump blasted Roger Stone's treatment by the criminal justice system, the Justice Department and the jury forewoman in the GOP operative's trial Thursday in a blistering address in front of an audience in Las Vegas, saying Stone has a “very good chance of exoneration.”
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Bernie Sanders fans have 'never' been 'unusually mean,' Dem says; Scalise, shot by Sanders supporter, responds
Attorney General of Minnesota Keith Ellison asked on Thursday whether anyone could send him an "example" of a Bernie Sanders supporter being bad," noting that he's "never seen" one of Sanders' fans be "unusally mean or rude." Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., who was shot and nearly killed by a Bernie Sanders supporter in 2017, quickly responded, "I can think of an example."
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South Bend, Indiana chapter of Black Lives Matter lays out goals for 2020
Black Lives Matter activists in South Bend, Indiana, have been getting national attention due to former mayor Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign. They say local policing is their biggest concern. WSBT reports. WSBT reports
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Celebrating 'Love Your Pet Day' with Sully H.W. Bush
Sully H.W. Bush, possibly the world's most famous service dog, joins Full Circle to celebrate "National Love Your Pet Day." Watch "Full Circle" every weeknight at 5pm E.T.
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Cuomo: Bloomberg should ‘break out another $100M’ after debate disaster
"He's done very well with the advertising. ... The amount of funding a person has is a major factor," said Cuomo of the billionaire Bloomberg, the only candidate bankrolling his own campaign.
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Cuomo says Trump is holding Manhattan congestion pricing fees ‘hostage’
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday claimed that President Donald Trump is holding “hostage” plans to pay for key subway upgrades through congestion pricing as retaliation for New York’s refusal to grant federal immigration authorities access to driver’s license records. “Will they hold congestion pricing hostage? Yes,” Cuomo told reporters at an unrelated press conference. “That’s...
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Precious Ethiopian Crown Returned —After 21 Years Stashed In A Dutch Apartment
Officials say the 18th century artifact disappeared in 1993. Then it turned up at Sirak Asfaw's place in the Netherlands in 1998. Not knowing what to do, he stayed quiet about it ... for two decades.
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California voters to weigh in on expanding rent control
California voters will get a chance to cast ballots in November on the Rental Affordability Act, expanding rent control statewide amid a worsening homelessness crisis. KHSL reports
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‘Throuple’ congresswoman Katie Hill says she made the right choice to resign
Former California congresswoman Katie Hill said Thursday that she made the right choice to resign over her “throuple” scandal —  but that her bisexuality played a big role in “sensationalizing” the saga. “I strongly feel that I made the right call in stepping down, for several reasons. One of which is that I — I did...
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Texas mother who had prison sentence commuted by Trump wants to give president a 'huge hug'
Crystal Munoz, who was granted clemency by President Trump Tuesday, told Fox News' “Outnumbered Overtime” Thursday that she would “really love” to give Trump “a huge hug.”
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Morgan Stanley to Buy E-Trade, Linking Wall Street and Main Street
The $13 billion deal will give a powerful Wall Street firm control of a major presence in the world of online brokerages.
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Mob scene erupts outside Roger Stone sentencing
As Trump associate Roger Stone was preparing to exit the D.C. federal courthouse after receiving a 40-month sentence for witness tampering and other charges, a fracas broke out on the other side of the building among pro-Stone forces, anti-Stone protesters and members of the media. 
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Buttigieg sets $13M Super Tuesday fundraising goal
The former mayor is seeking funds to break into expensive Super Tuesday states.
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Retail Happenings: Gucci grows, C magazine opens a stylish store
Dermalogica, Byredo open in West Hollywood, Gucci adds a rooftop restaurant on Rodeo and Studio C sails into Newport Beach.
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Amie Harwick's brother demands apology from Wendy Williams for mocking her death
The brother of Amie Harwick wants an apology from gaffe machine Wendy Williams, who came under fire this week for an attempted joke about his sister's slaying.
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Don’t let Republicans sabotage the economy under the next Democratic president
Their deficit flip-flopping should no longer be treated seriously.
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'The Call of the Wild' gets caught in a no-dog's land between live-action and animation
After multiple tries, there has never been a really good movie version of "The Call of the Wild" (no, not even with Clark Gable), and the latest -- built around a computer-generated dog -- doesn't end that streak, despite Harrison Ford as the main man in his life.
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Column: Michael Bloomberg's candidacy is doing one thing: Making his Democratic rivals look good
Michael Bloomberg's hefty political baggage was exposed in Wednesday's debate, leaving the billionaire former New York City mayor vulnerable.
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'European Solutions' to European Problems Would Benefit the U.S. Too | Opinion
The European self-reliance French President Emmanuel Macron is advocating should be encouraged and embraced—for the sake of Europe and the United States alike.
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Bellator 239 weigh-in video highlights, photos with potential welterweight barnburner in Oklahoma
Check out our exclusive video highlights and photo gallery from the Bellator 239 ceremonial weigh-ins and faceoffs in Thackerville, Okla.        Related StoriesBellator 239 predictions: Three unanimous picks, one contentious fight in OklahomaBellator 239: Cris Lencioni disappointed 'boring' Salim Mukhidinov won't trash talkMichael Chiesa knew pre-fight of Diego Sanchez's deadly submission: 'I immediately started laughing' 
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This week on "Sunday Morning" (February 23)
A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the #1 Sunday morning news program
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The New Documentary About the Band Makes the Same Mistake as the Last One
And this time most of the other members aren’t even around to defend themselves.
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‘American Chopper’ star Paul Teutul owes $258K to photographer in merchandise lawsuit
Paul Teutul lost another court battle earlier this week.
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Dad of journalist Alison Parker blasts Google over videos of her murder spreading online, files FTC complaint
The father of a television news journalist named Alison Parker blasted Google-owned YouTube for allowing despicable videos of her murder to proliferate on the popular video platform.
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Kyrie Irving to miss significant time with expected shoulder procedure
Kyrie Irving’s shoulder issues continue to plague his first season with the Nets. The Athletic reported Thursday that Irving is likely to undergo a procedure on his right shoulder and miss an extended period of time. On Dec. 4, The Post reported that such a procedure could be needed, which Irving eventually acknowledged roughly a...
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Trump signals no imminent pardon for Roger Stone but questions whether trial was 'tainted'
Trump questioned whether the case against Roger Stone was 'tainted,' but said he would watch the court fight closely rather than grant a pardon.        
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Alex Winter posts trove of vintage ‘Bill & Ted’ behind-the-scenes pics
The album is a mix of candid on-set and promotional stills.
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Trump: Roger Stone has 'very good chance of exoneration' but will 'let the process play out'
Trump's comments Thursday were his most extensive yet on whether he would pardon Stone, a subject he has dodged even as he's complained relentlessly about Stone's "unfair" treatment.
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Trump says Roger Stone has a good chance of ‘exoneration’
President Trump on Thursday said that his longtime associate Roger Stone has “a very good chance of exoneration” — but stopped short of committing to a pardon for the self-described dirty trickster. “He’s become a big part of the news. I’m following this very closely. I want to see this play out til its fullest...
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Ecuador's 'throat of fire' volcano showing signs of 'potential collapse,' study shows
The Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador – known locally as both the "throat of fire" and the "black giant" – is displaying signs of a potential collapse.        
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Paratroopers deployed to Middle East after Baghdad attack have returned home, officials say
The U.S. Army’s famed 82nd Airborne Division said 800 paratroopers have returned home to Fort Bragg, N.C., on Thursday after a hasty deployment to the Middle East following the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad last year.
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Exclusive: Sears snags new financial lifeline as losses continue - sources
U.S. department store operator Sears has reached a deal for a fresh financial lifeline totaling roughly $100 million from hedge fund Brigade Capital Management LP, as it tries to stabilize after bankruptcy, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
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Here’s How the Bloomberg Campaign Presented His Disastrous Debate as a Success
"I think he weathered the storm."
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Homemade tampons are a dangerous trend: gynecologists
You can't put just anything up there.
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DNC spokesperson denies party was trying to 'smoke out' Bloomberg at Vegas debate
Democratic National Committee spokesperson Xochitl Hinojosa told Fox News Thursday that former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg earned a spot on Wednesday's debate stage by legitimately meeting the qualification benchmarks set by the party.
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Dozens of people leaving Nebraska virus quarantine
Nearly 60 people evacuated from the virus outbreak in China are being released after 14 days in quarantine in Nebraska. (Feb. 20)       
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Photos: Bellator 239 ceremonial weigh-ins
Check out these photos from the Bellator 239 ceremonial weigh-ins at WinStar World Casino Resort        Related StoriesPhotos: UFC Auckland's traditional Maori welcome ceremonyDiego Sanchez def. Michel Pereira at UFC on ESPN+ 25: Best photosBrok Weaver def. Kazula Vargas at UFC on ESPN+ 25: Best photos 
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Harvey Weinstein jury deliberates, stays quiet on day 3 after flurry of earlier questions
Is the Harvey Weinstein sex crimes jury confused or being careful? It started deliberations with lots of questions.       
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The 32-page booklet that is haunting Mike Bloomberg
• What drives Klobuchar's disdain for Buttigieg
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