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Saudi Arabia joins US-led naval patrols in Strait of Hormuz

Saudi Arabia joins US-led naval patrols in Strait of Hormuz

1 minute ago   |   RT

Riyadh has enlisted in a US-led coalition aimed at protecting merchant ships as they travel through the Strait of Hormuz. The waterway has become a hotspot amid rising tensions...
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Tunisia: Saied, Karoui advance to runoff after topping polls

9 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Law professor Saied, imprisoned media mogul Karoui were seen as outsiders before the polls.
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Rocklin PD: Teen arrested after posing with stolen gun on social media

Rocklin PD: Teen arrested after posing with stolen gun on social media

1 hour ago   |   KCRA

A 16-year-old was arrested after posing with a gun on social media, the Rocklin Police Department said Tuesday.
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Pocket Casts goes freemium, but resists paywalled podcasts

Pocket Casts goes freemium, but resists paywalled podcasts

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

Popular podcasting app Pocket Casts is switching to a subscription-based freemium business model, with users able to pay $10 / year for extra features.
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Facebook auto-generating pages for Islamic State, al-Qaida

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast...
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Car plows into lobby of Trump Plaza New Rochelle: video

Car plows into lobby of Trump Plaza New Rochelle: video

4 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   5 articles

A car plowed into the lobby of Trump Plaza in New Rochelle Tuesday night, according to video posted on social media. Video of the crash shows a banged up black Mercedes-Benz...
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ICYMI: Is Congressman King Rethinking Another Term?

5 hours ago   |   DCCC

Pete King Says, “...I'll have to think everything over” Is Congressman Pete King going to retire? The Long Island press corps is certainly asking. Last week, Newsday reported...
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Lawsuit: Country Store also liable in Schoharie limo crash

5 hours ago   |   Times Union

SCHOHARIE - The family of the two bystanders who died in the tragic limousine crash in Schoharie last October that killed 20 people is suing the Apple Barrel Country Store...
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US officials are steadily building a case that Iran struck Saudi oil plants in a bold attack

US officials are steadily building a case that Iran struck Saudi oil plants in a bold attack

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The US appears to be steadily building a case against Iran in the wake of devastating strikes on Saudi oil sites over the weekend. Despite claims of responsibility from the...
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FBI searching for ‘Mummy Marauder' who robbed bank shrouded in white mask

6 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

The feds are after a man who assumed a mummy-like guise when he robbed a bank in southeast Texas on Friday. The “Mummy Marauder” wore a blue hat and a white mask when he pulled...
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Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

A 14-link human chain helped free four dolphins that were stranded in a Florida canal. Read more ...

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody in Pittsburgh on a felony warrant out of Florida, authorities say. Read more ...

Cancer survivor becomes first to swim English Channel four times non-stop

Cancer survivor becomes first to swim English Channel four times non-stop

A Colorado woman who beat breast cancer a year ago set a world record as the first person to ever swim across the English Channel four times non-stop - an amazing feat that... Read more ...

‘Not a House party': Ex-Trump aide Lewandowski hearing turns into...

‘Not a House party': Ex-Trump aide Lewandowski hearing turns into impeachment circus

Seeking to impeach President Donald Trump, the House Judiciary Committee summoned his former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski for a hearing that devolved into a trolling and... Read more ...

Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox 7-6 in 15

Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox 7-6 in 15

BOSTON - Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of former Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, hit a solo homer in his first game in Fenway Park, and Alex Dickerson had a... Read more ...

Olson's deep homer helps A's rally late to beat Royals 2-1

Olson's deep homer helps A's rally late to beat Royals 2-1

OAKLAND, Calif. - Matt Olson hit a tying homer leading off the seventh, Seth Brown hit a go-ahead double two batters later, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City... Read more ...

Car plows into lobby of Trump Plaza New Rochelle: video

Car plows into lobby of Trump Plaza New Rochelle: video

A car plowed into the lobby of Trump Plaza in New Rochelle Tuesday night, according to video posted on social media. Video of the crash shows a banged up black Mercedes-Benz... Read more ...

Biggio hits for the cycle as Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-5

Biggio hits for the cycle as Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-5

BALTIMORE - Rookie Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night. Read more ...

This swim just broke a world record

This swim just broke a world record

Sarah Thomas, a breast cancer survivor, has broken a world-record by swimming the English Channel four times non-stop, in just over 54 hours. Read more ...

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

The 75-year-old died from complications of breast cancer, her family said in a statement. Read more ...