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Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul - and survives

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul - and survives

7 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

A man set himself on fire outside the Japan embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Friday amid tension between the two countries. The man, who was in his 70s, started the fire inside...
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Hundreds gather to remember Houston socialite PJ Simien

8 hours ago   |   ABC

It was a sea of white at Midtown Park in Houston Thursday night as hundreds gathered to remember PJ Simien, bringing hundreds of white balloons.
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SEE IT: Florida man wearing nothing but bra burglarized several cars

8 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

A near-naked Florida man wearing nothing but a woman's bra was caught on camera burglarizing several cars over the weekend. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office said the man...
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IMSA's Bill Auberlen joins NASCAR America to discuss this weekend's race at Lime Rock

9 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Auberlen can tie Scott Pruett's all-time IMSA wins record this weekend at Lime Rock.
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The rivalry between the Galaxy and LAFC- known as El Trafico- got off to an auspicious start

9 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

With the teams returning to Dignity Health Sports Park on Friday for their first meeting of 2019, Times reporter Kevin Baxter interviewed a cross section of fans, players...
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Search underway for driver who hit, killed child, then ran off, police say

Search underway for driver who hit, killed child, then ran off, police say

9 hours ago   |   WESH

Police said it appears the driver was backing out of a parking space at an apartment complex, hit the child, panicked, then allegedly drove off.
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2 Horses Die at Del Mar Racetrack in a Collision During Training

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

A rider was also injured in the accident, which occurred on the second day of the track's season and followed 30 horse fatalities during the recent meet at Santa Anita Park.
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National Hot Dog Day takes over Oriole Park at Camden Yards

11 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

NBC Sports Washington celebrated National Hot Dog Day at Camden Yards Wednesday night. Several Orioles weighed in on all things hot dogs, from what they put on their hot dogs...
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Scooter safety demo, helmet giveaway set for downtown San Antonio

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

Bird, one of several e-scooter companies operating in San Antonio, will give away free helmets and demonstrate safe riding Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. downtown at 224...
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Lincoln Park Zoo's new gorillas named; honor conservation efforts

12 hours ago   |   ABC

The Lincoln Park Zoo's newest western lowland gorillas received names Thursday.
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Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

If confirmed, the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia would replace outgoing Secretary Alexander Acosta. Read more ...

5.1-magnitude earthquake hits Athens, prompts panic & evacuations

5.1-magnitude earthquake hits Athens, prompts panic & evacuations

The Greek capital of Athens was hit by a series of tremors, with the strongest measuring magnitude 5.1, causing people to flee onto the streets from houses, offices and... Read more ...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

World stocks jumped on Friday after comments from two Federal Reserve officials cemented traders' expectations of a cut to interest rates later this month. "You don't need to... Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Judge denies bail for Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking case

Judge denies bail for Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking case

The federal judge's ruling means Epstein will remain behind bars while he fights charges that he exploited dozens of girls in New York and Florida in the early 2000s. Read more ...

Apollo 11 moon landing had thousands working behind scenes

Apollo 11 moon landing had thousands working behind scenes

It took 400,000 people to put Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon a half-century ago. Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

City explains its public art shows Spider-Man's hands, not devil horns...

City explains its public art shows Spider-Man's hands, not devil horns, after complaint

A woman in Lincoln, Nebraska, is fighting the city over what she says is a sculpture depicting devil horns at the Lincoln Children's Zoo. It's actually just Spiderman's hands... Read more ...