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White House fire incident
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Cene
April 12, 2019 - 5:35 pm
The Secret Service says the event happened at about 3:15 p.m. Officers immediately responded, extinguished the fire and gave him first aid.
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Fisher Price Rock n Play
Fisher Price
April 12, 2019 - 5:15 pm
Fisher-Price on Friday ordered a recall of all models of its Rock ‘n Play Sleeper after more than 30 babies reportedly died while using the product.
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Timothy Williams mugshot
Houston Police Department
April 12, 2019 - 4:17 pm
An actor and spokesman for the discount hotel website Trivago.com has been arrested in Texas on a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated charge.
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President Donald Trump
Alex Wong/Getty Images
April 12, 2019 - 11:46 am
The While House once considered releasing detained immigrants onto the streets of “sanctuary cities,” such as New York City, to retaliate against President Donald Trump’s political adversaries.
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In this aerial image taken Wednesday, April 10, 2019, firefighters battle a fire at the scene of an explosion in Durham, N.C. A leaking gas line exploded Wednesday, killing one person and injuring more than a dozen others as firefighters were evacuating people from buildings near the rupture, authorities said. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP)
April 12, 2019 - 1:04 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The gas explosion that killed one person and injured 25 others in North Carolina also damaged a building that houses a world famous collection of Porsches. The Ingram Collection is housed next to the building in Durham that collapsed Wednesday. The building that houses the...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2019, file photo, actor Jussie Smollett smiles and waves to supporters before leaving Cook County Court after his charges were dropped in Chicago. A deadline is looming for Smollett to pay over $130,000 to Chicago to cover part of the costs of an investigation into his report of a racist, anti-gay attack or risk getting slapped with a civil lawsuit. Thursday, April 4, is seven days since Mayor Rahm Emanuel's law department sent the "Empire" a March 28 letter demanding he writes them a money order or cashier's check for $130,106, plus 15 cents. It said he had seven days. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
April 11, 2019 - 7:11 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago filed a lawsuit against Jussie Smollett on Thursday in a bid to recoup the costs of investigating a racist, anti-gay attack that authorities say was orchestrated by the "Empire" actor as a publicity stunt. The 12-page civil lawsuit , filed in Cook County court, is the latest...
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SpaceX's Falcon Heavy
Craig Bailey / FLORIDA TODAY
April 11, 2019 - 6:48 pm
SpaceX has launched its second supersized rocket from Florida, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight.
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FILE - In this April 1, 2019 file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at federal court in Santa Ana, Calif. An indictment filed against Avenatti, Wednesday, April 10, alleges he stole millions of dollars from clients, didn’t pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 11, 2019 - 4:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors painted a picture of attorney Michael Avenatti on Thursday as a scheming operator who stole millions of dollars from clients, cheated on his taxes, lied to investigators and tried to hide money from debtors in bankruptcy proceedings. A 36-count indictment...
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CORRECTS ARREST DATE TO WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 - This booking image released by the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal shows Holden Matthews, 21, who was arrested Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in connection with suspicious fires at three historic black churches in southern Louisiana. Matthews faces three counts of simple arson of a religious building on the state charges. Federal investigators also were looking into whether hate motivated the fires. (Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal via AP)
April 11, 2019 - 2:31 pm
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana is the white son of a sheriff's deputy whose father helped arrange for his son's arrest, authorities said Thursday. Holden Matthews, 21, faces arson charges in the connection with the...
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 National Enquirer featuring President Donald Trump on its cover at a store in New York.
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File
April 11, 2019 - 1:18 pm
The supermarket tabloid under fire for paying hush money to a former Playboy model to help Donald Trump in his 2016 presidential campaign is on the auction block.
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