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July 20, 2019 - 7:25 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When a California college student created an event to meet aliens at Area 51, he had no idea he was setting the groundwork to entertain millions of earthlings. Matty Roberts created the Facebook event "Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us," on June 27 as a joke, never imagining...
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July 20, 2019 - 6:51 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A 2-year-old Minnesota boy who was reported missing was quickly found at a county fair — after making the trek in on his toy tractor, his family said Saturday. Little Kenneth was riding around in his yard on his John Deere tractor Thursday night when he remembered that the Chisago...
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July 20, 2019 - 2:52 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A Michigan beauty queen was stripped of her title over comments she made on social media about Muslim women and black people, she said. Executives with Miss World America told Kathy Zhu, the Miss Michigan 2019 winner, that her “offensive, insensitive and inappropriate” posts on social...
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July 20, 2019 - 8:18 am
(NEW YORK) -- Several heat index readings came close to setting records across the eastern half of the U.S. on Friday, with the hottest temperatures still yet to come on the East Coast. Des Moines, Iowa, saw a heat index reading -- the "feels like" temperature due to the high humidity -- of 119...
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July 19, 2019 - 6:48 pm
(CHICAGO) -- A Chicago family can’t seem to wake from the nightmare they faced when a young mom was murdered in April and had her newborn -- who died about two months later -- cut from her stomach. The alleged suspects -- a mother-daughter pair -- have been apprehended and now face two murder...
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July 19, 2019 - 6:30 pm
(BERKELEY, Calif.) -- Manholes will now be known as maintenance holes and craftsman will be replaced by artisan, after the Berkeley, California, City Council voted unanimously to revise the city’s municipal code with gender-neutral language. Dozens of terms will be revised and the pronouns “they”...
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July 19, 2019 - 5:04 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning that Russian agents could seek to further divide Americans by exploiting U.S. passions over whether pineapple belongs on pizza. It's a cheesy, playful warning -- but it's trying to deliver a serious message. Posted online...
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July 19, 2019 - 3:28 pm
(GREENVILLE, N.C.) -- A Greenville, North Carolina, restaurant near the site of President Donald Trump's Wednesday rally plans to donate all of its profits from that day to a non-profit immigration advocacy group. "One hundred percent of today's sales will be donated to American Immigration Council...
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July 19, 2019 - 3:10 pm
(EL PASO, Texas) -- A 29-year-old Texas mother who went missing after she went on a date last weekend "could be in danger," relatives and police said. Erika Gaytan, of El Paso, was last seen in the evening of July 13 or the early morning hours of July 14, according to the El Paso police department...
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July 19, 2019 - 12:54 pm
(NEW YORK) -- You’re not imagining it: This summer has been a really hot one. Last month was the hottest June ever, according to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -- and it was the overall hottest first half of the year in South America, Mexico, New Zealand,...
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