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Texas A&M launches joint project to study aging in canines

The Eagle – by Kenny Wiley Veterinary researchers at Texas A&M are part of an historic effort to study at least 10,000 dogs to observe how they age, according to an announcement made Thursday — and dog owners can sign … Continue reading

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Shocking video shows moment car driven by NYPD officer Garman Chen crashes on FDR Drive

New York Post – by Ruth Weissmann This is the moment an off-duty NYPD officer burning rubber in a black Lexus skids across three lanes of traffic and slams into a concrete barrier early Saturday on the FDR Drive, leaving the young … Continue reading

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A look back at the massive 1969 Vietnam protests on this day, 50 years ago

The Eagle Believed to be the largest anti-war protest in American history, an estimated 2 million people gathered in cities around the country on Nov. 15, 1969, to protest the U.S. involvement in Vietnam, from Washington D.C. to San Francisco. … Continue reading

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Waffle House customers help stranded employee by washing dishes, taking orders

AOL When a Waffle House restaurant was short-staffed, late-night customers kindly took over, taking orders and bussing tables. The unique scene in Birmingham, Alabama was photographed on November 2 by patron Ethan Crispo who had stopped in the restaurant around … Continue reading

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Death row inmate Rodney Reed remains hopeful, weeks before scheduled execution

NBC News WEST LIVINGSTON, Texas – Rodney Reed seemed remarkably calm for a man possibly days away from execution. Sitting in a visiting-area cell behind a thick pane of glass, Reed told NBC News that he was doing “as well … Continue reading

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An inmate claimed his life sentence ended when he ‘died’ and was revived. An Iowa court disagrees.

The Eagle – by Antonia Noori Farzan / The Washington Post Benjamin Schreiber is very much alive. But that hasn’t stopped him from arguing that he died four years ago. After the convicted murderer collapsed in his prison cell in … Continue reading

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Texas cleared homeless camps Wednesday. On Thursday, residents were already back.

Texas Tribune Crystal Brimm said she was gone all of 20 minutes. That’s all the time it took for the Texas Department of Transportation to clean the encampment where she lives under U.S. Highway 290 and Ben White Boulevard on … Continue reading

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Federal judge delays execution of “Texas Seven” prisoner over claims of religious discrimination

The Eagle – by Jolie McCullough Patrick Murphy’s execution was again halted Thursday because of how Texas’ execution procedure differs for Christians and Buddhists. Murphy, a 58-year-old Buddhist, is one of two surviving members of the infamous “Texas Seven,” a … Continue reading

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Michael Bloomberg again eyeing 2020 presidential bid: sources

New York Post – by Julia Marsh and Carl Campanile Disappointed with the leading Democratic candidates in the 2020 pack, Mike Bloomberg is once again considering a run for president, sources tell The Post. “He thinks Biden is weak and … Continue reading

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Retired Texas police dogs had to be sold or destroyed under state law. Voters just changed that.

The Eagle – by Karin Brulliard / The Washington Post Police dogs spend all day working with handlers. They typically live together. But when law enforcement K-9s in Texas have retired, they haven’t always gone home with their handlers. Laws … Continue reading

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Ex-officer gets 12 years in naked man’s fatal shooting

AOL DECATUR, Ga. — A former Georgia police officer convicted of aggravated assault and other crimes in the fatal shooting of an unarmed, naked man was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison. Robert “Chip” Olsen was responding to a call … Continue reading

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Actor James Cromwell arrested at Texas A&M regents protest

The Eagle James Cromwell, who has been in more than 100 films and television shows, was arrested on Texas A&M’s campus Thursday after authorities said he disrupted a Board of Regents meeting. According to Texas A&M University Police Department spokesman … Continue reading

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Trump, Lifelong New Yorker, Declares Himself a Resident of Florida

New York Times He came of age in Queens, built Trump Tower, starred in “The Apprentice,” bankrupted his businesses six times, and drew cheering crowds and angry protesters to Fifth Avenue after his election. Through it all, President Trump — … Continue reading

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Fecal transplant doctors offer rebuttal after patient’s death

New York Post – by Melissa Malamut A procedure that was touted as the future of medicine left a patient dead last summer, and now doctors are bringing transparency to the still-new technology. Doctors, books and blogs have been publicizing … Continue reading

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NYC secretly exports homeless to Hawaii and other states without telling receiving pols

New York Post – by Sara Dorn New York City generously shares its homeless crisis with every corner of America. From the tropical shores of Honolulu and Puerto Rico, to the badlands of Utah and backwaters of Louisiana, the Big … Continue reading

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CASE Act Passes US House of Representatives

Billboard – by Chris Eggertsen The Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act passed 410-6 in the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday evening (Oct. 22). It now goes to the Senate for a vote before it can become law. If … Continue reading

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‘Screaming something was wrong’: Feds fault FIU, state and contractors for deadly bridge collapse

Miami Herald During a hearing Tuesday on last year’s deadly Florida International University pedestrian footbridge collapse, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the bridge’s “catastrophic failure” stemmed from a flawed design with “significant errors.” All of the major parties … Continue reading

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Ridgway High School student, 17, arrested in shooting near Santa Rosa campus

The Press Democrat A 17-year-old boy suspected of shooting a 16-year-old twice during a confrontation outside their Santa Rosa continuation school Tuesday morning was in custody as authorities lifted a 2.5-hour lockdown, allowing classes to resume for thousands of high … Continue reading

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Botched mission to capture El Chapo’s son sparked by DC judge

New York Post – by Emily Saul and Ebony Bowden Mexico’s botched mission to capture an alleged drug-peddling son of narcotics kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán started with an arrest warrant from a federal judge in Washington, DC, his lawyer … Continue reading

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Alabama student faces 20 years for bomb threat

AOL Connor Bruce Croll was just a couple months into his freshman year at the University of Alabama, a floppy-haired 19-year-old from small-town Virginia who joined a fraternity to ease his transition. Then at 9:31 p.m. Tuscaloosa time on Saturday, according … Continue reading

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