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Homeless 8-year-old boy wins New York State chess championship

AOL A homeless 8-year-old chess prodigy who dreams of becoming the world’s youngest grandmaster recently took home a top prize at a New York chess tournament. Tanitoluwa Adewumi, who goes by Tani, placed first in the kindergarten through third-grade division at the New York … Continue reading

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Deadly, Historic Flooding Swamps Plains, Midwest; Preparations Made to Shut Down Missouri River Nuclear Power Plant

The Weather Channel Flooding in parts of the Midwest has left one man dead, forced a National Weather Service office to evacuate and threatens a Nebraska dam and nuclear power plant as heavy rains mixed with melting snowpack to swell … Continue reading

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Ex-priest accused of sex abuse found shot dead in home

New York Post – by Tamir Lapin A former New Jersey priest was shot dead in his Nevada home — a month after his name appeared on a list of Garden State priests credibly accused of sexual abuse, authorities said. John Capparelli, … Continue reading

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Dick’s will remove hunting rifles from 125 stores

AOL Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods beat Wall Street expectations on its top and bottom lines in its 2018 Q4 earnings report on Tuesday, but shares sank more than 10% on a decline in same-store-sales and disappointing guidance for 2019. … Continue reading

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Two brothers set off for an epic road trip. Their ‘stupid’ stunt led to mayhem at the border.

The Eagle – by Antonia Noori Farzan The blue 1967 Buick Skylark would have been perfect for an all-American road trip. But Damien Roy, 22, and Bailey Roy, 21, never got that far. Before the two brothers could even cross … Continue reading

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Graphic details: Man accused of gouging grandma’s eyes out during fight in Long Island home

ABC News 7 SAYVILLE, Long Island (WABC) — A Long Island man is accused of gouging his grandmother’s eyes out during a fight and leaving her blind. Officials announced Wednesday that 30-year-old Michael Grief was arrested on three counts of … Continue reading

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Teen who defied mother by getting vaccinated testifies before Congress

CBS News A teen who made headlines after getting vaccinated against his mother’s wishes at age 18 is shared his story in front of Congress Tuesday. High school senior Ethan Lindenberger testified before a Senate committee about his decision to defy his … Continue reading

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Tornado Outbreak Hits South, Killing at Least 23 in Alabama

Weather Channel The search resumes Monday for victims of a vicious tornado outbreak that ripped across the South on Sunday killing at least 23 people in Alabama. The violent storms left debris strewn across southern Alabama and Georgia, the Florida … Continue reading

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Cocaine-dealing US marine tried to become the next El Chapo

New York Post – by Brad Hamilton A former US Marine used his military training and Mexican connections in a bid to become the next El Chapo, according to a federal indictment. Leatherneck combat vet Angel Dominguez Ramirez Jr. oversaw a … Continue reading

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Mountain Lion Killed By Colorado Jogger Was Orphaned ‘Kitten,’ Officials Reveal

AOL A young mountain lion that was strangled last month by a Colorado jogger the animal attacked was a 4-month-old orphan, state wildlife officials have revealed. According to a necropsy, the young male had weighed an estimated 35 or 40 … Continue reading

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Sully, George H.W. Bush’s Service Dog, Takes On New Role Helping Military Patients

Huffington Post Former President George H.W. Bush’s service dog, Sully, is now a sworn member of the U.S. Navy. The yellow Labrador retriever joined Walter Reed National Military Medical Center’s Facility Dog Program in Bethesda, Maryland, on Wednesday as a sworn … Continue reading

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Evacuations in Mississippi, Tennessee as Deep South Swamped by Heavy Rain, Flooding and Deadly Landslides

The Weather Channel Days of heavy rain in the Deep South flooded roads and triggered landslides and evacuations as residents prepared for what could be a very dangerous weekend of flooding. More than 100 people were evacuated from the Mississippi … Continue reading

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Peter Frampton Talks Degenerative Muscle Disease Diagnosis, Farewell Tour

Rolling Stone About eight years ago, Peter Frampton started to notice that his ankles felt a little tight in the morning. He initially dismissed it as one of the many pains that comes with getting older, but as time passed, his legs … Continue reading

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Happy National Margarita Day!

Friday, February 22 National Margarita Day 2019 in United States of America.

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A Woman Who Left The US As A Teen To Join ISIS Is Suing Trump To Come Home

Buzz Feed News The family of a woman who left the US to join ISIS is now suing President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and Attorney General William Barr to prove that she is an American citizen and has … Continue reading

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Arizona Airport, Highways Shut Down; Flagstaff Receives Record Snow From Winter Storm Quiana

The Weather Channel Winter Storm Quiana continued to dump heavy snow on parts of Arizona Friday, prompting emergency declarations, closing schools across the region, shutting down interstates and bringing record snow to the Flagstaff area. Flagstaff Pulliam Airport remained closed … Continue reading

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Hoda Muthana ‘deeply regrets’ joining Isis and wants to return home

The Guardian An American woman captured by Kurdish forces after fleeing the last pocket of land controlled by Islamic State says she “deeply regrets” travelling to Syria to join the terror group and has pleaded to be allowed to return to her … Continue reading

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Boy called ‘Little Hitler’ for using hot chocolate stand to raise money for border wall, parents say

Fox News A seven-year-old boy was harassed and called “Little Hitler” after setting up a hot chocolate stand to raise money for President Trump’s border wall, his parents say. Benton Stevens, of Austin, Texas was reportedly motivated to help fund the border … Continue reading

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16 States Sue to Stop Trump’s Use of Emergency Powers to Build Border Wall

New York Times WASHINGTON — A coalition of 16 states, including California and New York, on Monday challenged President Trump in court over his plan to use emergency powers to spend billions of dollars on his border wall. The lawsuit … Continue reading

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Farmworker vs Robot

The Washington Post – by Danielle Paquette DUETTE, Fla. – Both human and machine have 10 seconds per plant. They must find the ripe strawberries in the leaves, gently twist them off the stems and tuck them into a plastic clamshell. … Continue reading

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