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  • Liberty Counsel: CA Bill Against Gay Conversion Could Ban Christian Books, Speech

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  • Clerk Robbed Outside Store as Witnesses Watch, Don't Intervene, Video Shows

    A Florida liquor store clerk was robbed of more than $11,000 as a group of witnesses stood idly by while she fought to fend off the suspect. The incident was captured on surveillance video outside the 19th Street Liquors store in Fort Lauderdale. According to Ash Raff, the store's manager, the employee was picking up money to deposit.    Workers Dangle From Fla. Building After Scaffolding Collapses Video shows the woman holding a black bag as she walks out of the store. A man then ambushes...

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  • Nassar Sentencing Judge Is Supporting Victims After Verdict

    The judge who said it was her "honor and privilege" to sentence ex-Dr. Larry Nassar to up to 175 years for molesting young girls under the guise of medical treatment is speaking out and continuing to stand by the victims months after Nassar's verdict. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina spoke to the Detroit News Tuesday in her first interview since the sentencing. She gained attention for allowing more than 150 victims to offer statements and responding to each one in the marathon seven-day hearing in...

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  • 'Huge' Alligator Spotted Strolling by Florida Middle School

    An alligator out for a Sunday stroll brought traffic to a halt outside a Deltona, Florida, middle school this weekend. Karl Miranda told NBC affiliate WESH he drives by Deltona Middle School regularly on his way to work and was surprised to hit traffic on that road on a Sunday evening. At first, Miranda wasn’t sure why cars were slowing down, but as he got closer, he told WESH, he saw something "huge and murky" sauntering down the sidewalk. "As I got closer, I saw it was a gator, and the closer...

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  • Manhunt Underway for Armed Suspect in Maine Deputy's Murder

    A manhunt is underway for a suspect police believe to be armed and extremely dangerous after a Maine sheriff's deputy was shot and killed in the town of Norridgewock early Wednesday morning. Somerset County Sheriff's Deputy Cpl. Eugene Cole was shot and killed between 1 and 2 a.m., according to police. 'Smallville' Actress in Sex Cult Case Released on $5M Bail The suspect, identified as John Williams, 29, of Madison, Maine, then allegedly stole Cole's marked cruiser and committed a theft at a...

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  • Ex-Cop Arrested in Golden State Killer Cold Case: Sources

    A man who was dubbed "The Golden State Killer" after he allegedly killed and raped multiple people across the state of California has been arrested, law enforcement sources tell NBC News on Wednesday. A 72-year-old ex-police officer named Joseph James DeAngelo, who appears to fit the description of the elusive California killer, was arrested overnight on two murder charges by police in Sacramento. 'Smallville' Actress in Sex Cult Case Released on $5M Bail DeAngelo was being held without bail...

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  • UK Couple Finds Last-Minute NYC Marriage Witness on Reddit

    A Liverpool couple who decided to wed at New York’s City Hall panicked when they realized they needed a witness. But the Internet came to their rescue. Dan and Gill McCauley, who met two years ago at a pub, decided to tie the knot in New York City. Both had been married before, each have children, and they wanted to do something “just for us,” they said. Avicii's Family Thanks Fans for Support After His Death They booked a date at the New York City Marriage Bureau, but just weeks before they...

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  • Port Authority Commissioner to Cops: 'You May Shut the F Up'

    A recently resigned Port Authority commissioner was captured on police dash cam ranting at two police officers on a New Jersey roadway, yelling at them, "You may shut the f--- up!" after they pulled over a car in which her daughter was a passenger over Easter weekend. Caren Z. Turner abruptly resigned on Monday as the Port Authority said that it was investigating allegations that she'd violated the board's code of ethics. 'Smallville' Actress in Sex Cult Case Released on $5M Bail A spokesman...

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  • Republicans Expect to Get Missing Strzok-Page Memos; Still Seeking Missing Clinton Emails

    Appearing on Fox News Tuesday night, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) said he believes a forthcoming document haul will include many more text messages exchanged by FBI agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page. Please support CNSNews today! (a 501c3 non-profit production of the Media Research Center) DONATE

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  • Semis Line Up Under Overpass to Stop Suicide on Freeway

    More than a dozen tractor-trailers lined up beneath a Detroit-area freeway overpass to aid police trying to help a man contemplating suicide. Michigan State Police Lt. Michael Shaw said troopers received a call...

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  • BREAKING: 2 Dallas Officers Shot, 1 Dead; Shooter At Large

    Two Dallas police officers and a civilian were shot in northeast Dallas Tuesday afternoon. Multiple sources have confirmed to NBC DFW that one of the officers has died. The shooting happened at about 4:30 p.m. outside The Home Depot in the 11600 block of Forest Central Drive. Waffle House Suspect Was Armed When Arrested: Police One person was transported to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, according to a hospital spokesperson. The civilian's condition is not known at this time....

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  • Meek Mill attends Heat vs. Sixers game after release from prison

    It was announced Tuesday that rapper Meek Mill would be released from prison, after having been sentenced late last year to serve two to four years for probation violations, stemming from a decade-old case. Philadelphia 76ers co-owner and close friend of Mill's, Michael Rubin, was the first to announce the news on Instagram. Mill's lawyer later confirmed the news. "@meekmill is FREE!!! Just left visiting Meek with @kevinhart4real and I'm on the way back to pick him up as we speak!" Rubin wrote...

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  • Senate confirms new director of National Security Agency

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to lead the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command.On a voice...

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  • What is your favorite 'Schoolhouse Rock!' anthem?

    The man behind many of the "Schoolhouse Rock!" classics like "Conjunction Junction" and "Shot Heard Round the World," Bob Dorough, died Monday morning of natural causes at his home in Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania, according to the Associated Press.  While Dorough was an accomplished jazz musician and composer, his work for "Schoolhouse Rock!" will live forever in the hearts of people who grew up in the '70s, '80s and early '90s.  Dorough was the mastermind behind the entire "Multiplication Rocks"...

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  • Meek Mill to Be Released From Prison Tonight

    Jailed rapper Meek Mill is being released from prison on bail, according to Mill’s legal team. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered his release Tuesday after a long  battle dating to November when the Philadelphia rapper was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison for violating his probation. Avicii's Family Thanks Fans for Support After His Death “We are thrilled that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has directed Judge Brinkley to immediately issue an order releasing Meek on bail," lawyer Joe...

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  • State Department: Countries Limiting Press Freedom by Killing, Jailing Journalists

    The State Department defended the Trump administration against claims of hypocrisy for calling out other countries for assaults on press freedom and mistreating refugees and the LGBT community in the 2017 Human Rights Report. Please support CNSNews today! (a 501c3 non-profit production of the Media Research Center) DONATE

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  • Mexican Film Students Were Killed, Dissolved in Acid: Pros.

    Authorities said Monday that three Mexican film students who went missing in March in Guadalajara were kidnapped, tortured and killed, and their bodies were dissolved in acid, NBC News reported. Javier Salomón Aceves Gastélum, Daniel Díaz, and Marco Ávalo were last seen on March 19 in the municipality of Tonala, in the state of Jalisco, filming a class project during their Spring Break. The three aspiring filmmakers were students at the Universidad de Medios Audiovisuales. Amazon Begins...

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  • Lobster Shortage Sends Prices Rising 'Off the Charts': Report

    If rising temperatures have you dreaming about that first lobster roll of the season, be prepared to get sticker shocked. The price of lobster has surged over the past few months as Maine, the state the dominates the U.S. lobster haul, saw the catch fall due to a long winter and chilly spring while global demand remains on the rise, according to The Boston Globe. Cold weather in Canada is keeping its fisheries iced over, adding to the shortage. Two-Tone Lobster, Orange and Brown, Shown in Maine...

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  • 1,049,200 'Serious Offenses' Reported in Nation's Public Schools in 2015-16

    In the 2015-2016 school year, 1,049,200 "serious offenses" were reported in the nation's 96,360 public schools in 17,337 school districts, covering 50.6 million students. Please support CNSNews today! (a 501c3 non-profit production of the Media Research Center) DONATE

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  • POLL-Majority of Americans support National Guard on border

    By Elizabeth CullifordApril 23 (Reuters) - A majority of Americans think President Donald Trump´s plan to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico...

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  • First ladies Trump, Macron tour National Gallery's Cezannes

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron ditched the White House Tuesday for a visit with the works of Paul Cezanne.The first ladies of the United...

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  • Workers Dangle From Fla. Building After Scaffolding Collapses

    Rescue crews responded after workers were left dangling on the side of a building after a scaffolding collapsed in Palmetto Bay Tuesday morning. The incident happened at the Palmetto Bay Village Center at 18001 Old Cutler Road. Footage showed two workers dangling from safety lines near the scaffolding, which was hanging off the side of the building about three floors above a landing. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue workers responded and helped one of the men to safety with the help of a ladder truck on...

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  • Homeless NYC Girl Scout Troop Shatters Cookie Sale Goal

    The first-ever homeless Girl Scouts troop of New York City has broken yet another barrier, smashing their goal of selling 6,000 boxes of cookies nearly six times over.  Girl Scout Troop 6000's initial goal was to sell 6,000 boxes of cookies at their first stand sale at Kellogg's NYC Café in Union Square. But by the end of the six-day sale, the troop sold more than 32,500 boxes.  Beyond Cookies: Thousands of Girls Are Becoming Cub Scouts Customers not only stood in hour-long lines to purchase...

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  • Trump Hails Lower Number of People 'Forced to Use Food Stamps'

    "Here’s a great stat," President Trump tweeted on Monday. "[S]ince January 2017, the number of people forced to use food stamps is down 1.9 million. The American people are finally back to work!" Please support CNSNews today! (a 501c3 non-profit production of the Media Research Center) DONATE

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