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Interracial couple charged $700 per week for racist graffiti on their home

Lindsay said at least three neighbors have shouted the n-word at her husband, Lexene Charles, who is black, and their home has been vandalized several times bef...


Judge says Texas can't strip Planned Parenthood funding

In the order, the judge said Texas' inspector general and Health and Human Services Division had not yet shown any evidence that Planned Parenthood violated the...


Former UVA basketball star Malcolm Brogdon's number 15 to be retired

Clemson (14-13, 4-11), conversely, has played some of the league's worst defense against perimeter shooting, with opponents hitting 35.5 percent of their 3-poin...


NPS: Three National Memorials Were Vandalized Over The Weekend

Park service spokesman Mike Litterst says because of similarities in what's written and the handwriting, it's thought the graffiti was left by the same person. ...


Trains crash outside Philadelphia; no immediate reports of life-threatening injuries

Police say the collision was not head-on; one train struck another from the rear, which led to a third train becoming involved. The trains were empty when the...


Not My President! Anti-Trump protestors spread the message across US

Almost 50,000 New Yorkers indicated online that they would participate in the event. "I'm really concerned for where our country is headed", Sayief Leshaw, ...


Vail Resorts heads east to acquire Stowe

Vail is buying Stowe's ski operations, related infrastructure and summer season on-mountain attractions. "Other facilities such as the Stowe Mountain Lodge , S...


UNSC deeply saddened by death of Russian ambassador Churkin

A USA government official, who was not authorized to speak publicly on the case, said that Churkin had died of an apparent heart attack. Churkin's death comes...


A 'Refugees Welcome' Banner Hung on the Statue of Liberty Today

While putting the banner up, the activists were apparently met with encouragement from tourists on site, many of whom seemed to be visiting from foreign countri...


An end to the warm weather and clouds!

A strong storm will track through the Great Lakes Region on Saturday and a strong cold front will approach New England from the west. Tonight , we will see...


Trump Will Do Away With Obama Transgender Student Guidelines, Report Says

The announcement suggests the Justice Department will rescind a policy enacted by the Obama administration created to protect transgender students from discri...


Texas Hunters Who Shot Each Other and Blamed Immigrants Charged

Texas hunters suffering gunshot wounds told police that undocumented immigrants had attacked their party before a later investigation determined the hunters a...


5th grader asks police for homework help on Facebook

Although the department went above and beyond its duties, in a math faux pas, the answer given to Lena ended up being incorrect, as pointed out by a friend of L...


ASEAN Concerned About Militarisation In Disputed South China Sea

The ministers, Yasay said, sought the peaceful resolution of disputes and urged all parties to respect legal and diplomatic processes in accordance with the uni...


McAuliffe vetoes bill that would defund Planned Parenthood

Sponsored by state Delegates Ben Cline and Dave LaRock, the bill was created to support state programs that actually do provide women with prenatal care and oth...


Gov. Cooper plans NC teacher-pay boost

Pat McCrory (R), whom Cooper defeated a year ago, appealed the ruling to the Supreme Court. Their offices had been part of a petition asking the highest court...


Dallas surgeon gets life in prison for purposely maiming patient

We have done something historic here. "He couldn't have done it without all these hospitals, all these other doctors", she said. "And hopefully move on with ...


Running of the bull: NYPD wrangles bull after chase

The cow reached a dead end when it darted between homes again reaching a fenced in yard, where officers were able to subdue the animal. It was not immediately c...


President Mugabe Rules Out Retirement Ahead of 93rd Birthday

His wife said last week that even if he dies before the election, he should run "as a corpse". In excerpts of an interview to be broadcast to mark his 93rd bi...


Iraq Pushes To Retake ISIS Stronghold In Mosul

The military operation to retake the whole of Mosul, which fell to ISIS in 2014, is now four months old and has been supported by air raids carried out by a US-...


National Parks offer select free admission days in 2017, including this Monday

Sites such as George Washington's birthplace, Ulysses Grant's battlefields and Jimmy Carter's farm provide insight into the character of the men who have govern...


Minnesota House approves Sunday liquor sale

A House vote is set for Monday afternoon. The ban dates back to the end of prohibition. The bill (HF30) was chief authored by Republican Representative, Jenif...


Jonathon Niese, Yankees agree to minor-league deal, reports say

Judging by this confirmation, it doesn't look like the Yankees envision their latest addition to start over any of the youngsters unless injuries completely der...


High-speed chase ends with arrest of Dighton man

Guy allegedly led police on a pursuit that spanned Routes 6, 3, 44, 105, 28, and 495. A State Police helicopter was used to trail the vehicle, which troopers ...


Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski Clash showdown offers Daytona 500 preview

He's happy to have snapped Hamlin's three-year winning streak at the kickoff event. Keselowski got a big run down low and looked like he would move to the fro...


Good Samaritan jumps on man attacking BR police officer

And what Williams-Tillman did - jumping on the attacker's back until more police arrived - has many in the community hailing the 56-year-old as a hero. Bennett ...


Plane 'with five passengers' crashes into shopping centre in Melbourne

A large plume of black smoke can be seen near the DFO in Essendon. Meanwhile, internet access to the Essendon Airport website has been disrupted and is crashing...


At least two tornadoes hit San Antonio, Texas

The National Weather Service confirmed that vicious storms spawned three tornadoes. The tornado traveled for about 4.5 miles and winds reached speeds of up to...


Jewish Community Center In Houston Responds To "Non-Credible" Bomb Threat

The FBI is investigating the threats which have officially been classified as a hate crime investigation, not a terrorist threat. The center reported the thre...


JFK security breach allows 11 passengers on flights without screening

According to a statement from the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, the incident occurred sometime between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m.at JFK's Terminal 5 at a TSA Pre...


CPAC rescinds Milo Yiannopoulos' invitation after swift backlash

Some conservatives expressed immediate outrage at the invitation to Yiannopoulos, who's been a staunch supporter of President Trump but has alienated many on ...


Police officer killed, second officer hurt in Southern California shooting

Monday in the area of Mar Vista and Colima Road when the shooting occurred, according to Whittier police Officer John Scoggins. "When they got the call, it ...


Most banks and courts closed for President's Day

Officially known as Washington's Birthday , the federal holiday is set aside to honor and reflect on the contributions of President George Washington, the fi...


#IAmMuslimToo Rally Shuts Down Times Square

Lauding the 900 Muslim members of the New York Police Department, de Blasio said the 1.6 billion Muslims in the world are "overwhelming peace loving" people w...


Secret Service investigating incident after rock thrown at Trump's motorcade in Florida

Politics in general, though, have come up at the club, which doubled its entry fee to $200,000 following Trump's election. Trump and his closest advisers ...


A month into his presidency, Donald Trump campaigns for 2020 in Florida

This caused a bit of trouble for secret service officers who tried to block Mr Huber but the president told them to let him through. Trump told the crowd of a...


Several Homicide Victims Found In Peabody Home

The woman had fled the residence and flagged down a auto, which took her to the police station. "Based on her statement, Peabody police activated resources ...


Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday's $361 million jackpot?

Those tickets were sold in Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas. The most popular PowerPlay is 2 (85 times), follow...


Dry weather to start the week; mild temperatures continue

Overnight, temperatures will fall into the mid 40s under partly cloudy skies, but most of those clouds will clear by the time we start the day on Monday . Whil...


Donald Trump tells Republicans 'low-life leakers will pay'

Now, legislators from both parties must put politics aside and find out what happened. But the issue here is much bigger than Flynn's possible legal problems....


Immigrant Workers Across US Fired After Joining Protests

In King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, six workers at Bahama Breeze restaurant were barred from entering the building on Friday after missing work Thursday, a local...


Strongest storm in 6 years swamps SoCal, prompts evacuations

Major interstates were flooded and a sinkhole in Studio City, near Los Angeles, swallowed two cars as TV crews filmed the incident. The 48-year-old woman was ta...


Daniel Webster basketball player charged after fight at game

Daniel Webster College player Marquise Caudill was charged with "second-degree assault, simple assault, criminal assault and disorderly conduct". Morris "stood ...


Oroville Lake Levels Drop; Spillway Work Continues; Officials Prepare For Rain

Oroville's reservoir plays a vital role in capturing water from California's rainy, mountainous north and distributing it to agricultural lands, industrial trac...


In campaign rally, Trump attacks media, immigration decision

Check. Reviving the Keystone pipeline? Trump promised anew to build a border wall along the U.S. -Mexico border, reduce regulations and create jobs. In one ...


Small plane crashes in Bayonne; pilot taken to hospital

It's believed only the pilot was on board at the time of the crash and rescuers were working to free that person from the wreckage, police said. He was taken to...


President Trump lines up interviews for security adviser

Flynn resigned from his post on Monday amid revelations that he discussed sanctions with the Russian ambassador to the US and mislead Vice President Pence about...


Priebus: Intel Community Tells Me NYT Story Is 'Grossly Overstated'

Walker said Priebus is doing a good job despite facing what Walker called "unique challenges" of having somebody that has never held public office before operat...


Michigan's Comeback Bid Falls Short at Wisconsin

The Wolverines picked up their first win at IN last weekend after failing to capitalize on earlier opportunities - stumbling IN overtime at Iowa, falling apart ...


Robert Durst's Former Friend Claims He Confessed. But Is That a Lie?

The question, he said, prompted a chilling reply. Durst has been charged with murdering Berman in her Los Angeles home in 2000. He said: "It was her or me,...