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Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus
Ventura County Sheriff's Department via AP
December 07, 2018 - 6:26 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — As terrified people scrambled out of broken windows, screaming and bleeding and fleeing a mass shooting inside a California bar, Sgt. Ron Helus and a highway patrolman decided to try to stop the gunman, running in together with assault-style rifles to what turned out to...
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Charlottesville protests
AP Photo/Steve Helber
December 07, 2018 - 6:15 pm
A man who drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia was convicted Friday of first-degree murder for killing a woman in an attack that inflamed long-simmering racial and political tensions across the country.
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Harvey Weinstein
AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File
December 07, 2018 - 6:03 pm
A woman who claims Harvey Weinstein raped her in 2013 attended one of his screenings the same day of the alleged assault, Weinstein’s lawyers said Friday in a letter to a New York City judge overseeing his criminal case.
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James Comey
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
December 07, 2018 - 4:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans interviewed James Comey behind closed doors Friday, hauling the former FBI director to Capitol Hill one final time before they cede power to Democrats in January. GOP lawmakers who stepped outside while the questioning was underway indicated they weren't...
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Kareem Hunt
Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
December 07, 2018 - 1:34 pm
One local senator is addressing domestic violence in major league sports, claiming the NFL needs to be more accountable with how it handles cases.
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After the building was determined safe, New York City police officers walk from the Time Warner Center in New York Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, after a bomb threat was called into the building and occupants were evacuated, including CNN employees. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
December 07, 2018 - 12:52 pm
Police have given the all-clear after a phoned in bomb threat forced the evacuation of CNN's offices in New York.
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(AP Photo/Annie Rice)
December 07, 2018 - 8:44 am
U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in November, adding just 155,000 jobs. That's below this year's average monthly gains but enough to suggest that the economy is expanding at a solid pace despite sharp gyrations in the stock market.
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Bush Funeral Train
Photo by David J. Phillip/Pool/Sipa USA
December 06, 2018 - 6:27 pm
George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, has been laid to rest in Texas.
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2017, file photo, a portrait of 16-year-old Mexican youth Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, who was shot and killed in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, is displayed on the Nogales street where he was killed that runs parallel with the U.S. border. Federal prosecutors on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, said they would not pursue another trial against Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz, who fatally shot the Mexican teenager but who was twice acquitted. (AP Photo/Anita Snow, File)
December 06, 2018 - 6:00 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Thursday said they will not seek a third trial for a Border Patrol agent who has been acquitted twice after fatally shooting a Mexican teenager across a border fence. A filing in court shows prosecutors say they will no longer pursue the case against Lonnie...
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Daniel Panraleos attorney Stuart London
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
December 06, 2018 - 1:34 pm
A department trial date has been set for the Staten Island officer who allegedly put Eric Garner in a chokehold, causing his death.
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