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Prince William and Kate's police motorbike escort seriously injures elderly woman

1 minute ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LONDON - An elderly woman is in hospital with serious injuries after she was struck by a police motorbike escort for Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate.
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Fact-check: U.S. President Trump's campaign kickoff for re-election in 2020

1 minute ago   |   National Post

Here we are again, four years later, fact-checking a campaign kickoff speech by U.S. President Donald Trump.
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Woman with dementia cited for trespassing after ringing doorbell, walking away

Woman with dementia cited for trespassing after ringing doorbell, walking away

1 minute ago   |   WGN TV

AURORA, Colo. - Nancy Daoust came to Aurora Municipal Court Monday morning to face a trespassing summons. But the 60-year-old honestly had no idea where she was or why. "The...
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Doctors pulled a foot-long worm out of a woman's intestines and they think it came from invisible parasitic eggs she accidentally ate

Doctors pulled a foot-long worm out of a woman's intestines and they think it came from invisible parasitic eggs she accidentally ate

11 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

After complaining about stomach pains for more than 10 years, a Chinese woman underwent surgery where doctors removed a foot-long parasitic worm from her intestines, according...
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Magician's body found after failed river escape stunt

17 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Indian police have recovered the body of a stuntman who went missing in the Hooghly River Sunday while attempting a daredevil trick, authorities confirmed. Chanchal Lahiri, 40...
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Seven Things To Know About Juneteenth

27 minutes ago   |   News One

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. It is one of the most important days in Black History, representing freedom and liberation. See Also: Ilhan...
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Obesity leads to higher rates of long-term opioid use for chronic pain, study finds

29 minutes ago   |   National Post

Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds.
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Al Horford Rumors: Nets 'a Team to Keep an Eye On' amid Buzz of Celtics Exit

31 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

The Brooklyn Nets reportedly could be in the mix to sign veteran big man Al Horford , who is set the depart the Boston Celtics after three seasons. A...
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Police trying to identify shooter who wounded 3 on CTA bus

31 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   3 articles

Chicago police on Wednesday released several photos of a man they believe opened fire on a Chicago Transit Authority bus, wounding three people. Police sent out the photos of...
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Heather Mack could be released from jail in 18 months: report

35 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

BALI - The Chicago-area woman imprisoned in Bali for killing her mother says she does not want to return to the United States after her release. Heather Mack, 23, and her...
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

GENEVA - An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday recommended an investigation into the possible role... Read more ...

Jamal Khashoggi was injected with sedatives before being suffocated with a...

Jamal Khashoggi was injected with sedatives before being suffocated with a plastic bag, according to a new UN report on the Saudi journalist's murder

Jamal Khashoggi was most likely drugged and then suffocated with a plastic bag, a new UN investigation into his murder has found. The findings come from a report published on... Read more ...

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

‘Attack squirrel' hopped up on meth rescued during drug bust

‘Attack squirrel' hopped up on meth rescued during drug bust

Rocky's got nothing on this flying squirrel. An “attack squirrel” in a cage was hopped up on methamphetamine so it would stay aggressive, authorities said. Limestone County... Read more ...

UFC on ESPN+ 12 breakdown: Renato Moicano vs. 'Korean Zombie' yields...

UFC on ESPN+ 12 breakdown: Renato Moicano vs. 'Korean Zombie' yields reluctant pick

MMA Junkie Radio co-host and MMA Junkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down the UFC's top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 12. UFC on ESPN+ 12 takes place... Read more ...

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four people - three Russians and one Ukrainian - will face murder charges in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine in which 298 people were killed in... Read more ...

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

A member of the Muskogee Creek Nation, the 68-year-old poet and musician says she bears "the honor on behalf of the people and my ancestors," and aims to serve as an... Read more ...

Adobe climbs after beating Wall Street earnings forecasts thanks to strong...

Adobe climbs after beating Wall Street earnings forecasts thanks to strong growth in its cloud business

Adobe shares rose more than 4% on Wednesday morning during pre-market trading after reporting better-than-expected revenue and earnings per share. The creator of Photoshop... Read more ...