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The Latest: NYC subway scare suspect charged

New York City police say they've apprehended a man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a subway station

Arrests and shields, metal poles seized at…

Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon

New Orleans: Pilot told tower of problems before…

Federal investigators say the pilot of a small plane that crashed near New Orleans' Lakefront Airport radioed tower shortly after takeoff about unspecified problems; pilot and an award-winning TV journalist aboard were both killed in crash

Dozens dead or hurt in wedding party blast in…

Dozens dead or hurt in suicide bombing at wedding party in Afghan capital attended by hundreds

Skydiver dies in Michigan from accident during landing

Authorities say a 33-year-old skydiver has been killed in Michigan when he abruptly fell after trying to avoid colliding with another jumper near the landing

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Man found dead in underpass after Istanbul floods

A homeless man was found in the Unkapani district, apparently drowned, after heavy rain caused extensive damage

Abrams brings Fair Fight 2020 to Georgia

Democrat Stacey Abrams has launched a new multistate voter protection initiative in Georgia, kicking off her Fair Fight 2020 campaign at a school near Atlanta

Small plane crashes into house near Poughkeepsie

New York state police say a small plane crashed into a house in a rural town near Poughkeepsie, setting it on fire

Florida man jailed, accused of threatening mass shooting

Authorities say a 25-year-old Florida man has been arrested and charged with making written threats to kill, accused of threatening a mass shooting in text messages

Alabama's 'Rocket City' To Send The Next…

The facility that developed the rocket for the Apollo program in the 1960's is due to play a key role in sending astronauts to the moon by 2024.

38 Minutes Before Epstein Story Broke, It Was on…

ABC News reporter Aaron Katersky was the first to tweet about Jeffrey Epstein's death, at 8:54am on Saturday. But it turns out he didn't break the news. BuzzFeed reports that at 8:16am, a post was made on 4chan that read "dont ask me how I know, but Epstein...

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Doggy Con: a pop culture convention for furry…

Furry fanatics: Pet event called Doggy Con draws hundreds of dog owners and spectators to an Atlanta park as costumed canines compete in a contest inspired by Dragon Con

Strangers come for miles to mourn El Paso…

Thousands of strangers from Los Angeles to Tucson came to El Paso, Texas, to say goodbye to an El Paso shooting victim after hearing her longtime companion had few family members left.

Funerals held for 4 children killed in day care…

Residents of a Pennsylvania city gathered to mourn and remember four of the five children who died when fire swept through a home child care center

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in…

Representatives of some 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations

Condo Owner in Trouble for Creating 4th 1/2 Floor

A New York condo owner is in hot water after allegedly making Being John Malkovich a reality, the New York Post reports. Officials say Xue Ping Ni turned his Lower East Side Condo into a bustling village of 11 sub-units, some of which have 4 1/2-foot-high ceilings—not unlike the...

Florida for $5m, anyone?

Donald Trump isn't the first US leader to seek expansion using taxpayer dollars. But did those deals work out?

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Mexico City assesses damage after violent feminist protest

Workers have thrown up a wooden wall around Mexico City's iconic Angel of Independence monument after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a violent protest over a string of alleged rapes by police

Illinois sues company after lead found in village's water

Illinois has filed a lawsuit alleging the company that provides water to a Chicago suburb made changes that caused lead to contaminate the village's drinking water

Yemen rebel drone attack targets remote Saudi oil…

Drones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside of Saudi Arabia's sprawling desert, causing what the kingdom described as a 'limited fire'