Police look at Meghan Markle anthrax letter as racist hate crime

Police are investigating a fake anthrax letter sent to future British princess Meghan Markle as a racist hate crime. London’s Metropolitan Police confirmed that a letter claiming to contain the deadly agent had been sent to Markle and her fiancé Prince Harry earlier this month. No motive was originally given […]

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Head of 'troll farm' controlled Syria Russian mercenaries: report

The wealthy businessman who allegedly tried to influence the U.S. election with a “troll farm” in St. Petersburg is also behind Russian mercenaries in Syria, according to U.S. intelligence reports. Yevgeny Prigozhin, indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s meddling investigation last week, is also known as “Vladimir Putin’s chef” for his beginnings as […]

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Minnesota man starved, beat an raped his twin daughters: report

A Minnesota man chained, beat, and raped his twin daughters — impregnating one of the sisters twice before he was arrested, according to the charges filed against him. Jerry Lee Curry, 51, was arrested Wednesday on nine felonies including stalking, assault, criminal sexual conduct, criminal abuse, and child endangerment after one of […]

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Canadian con man among 200 busted for elderly sweepstakes scam

A Canadian con man who was caught on video bragging about stealing from the elderly was among 200 people charged Thursday with defrauding seniors. Andrew John Thomas boasted about his sweepstakes scheme at a 2016 conference for postal scammers in Whistler, British Columbia, authorities said. “I’m passionate about my prostitution,” […]

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N.J. cardinal deletes 'Nighty-night, baby' tweet meant for sister

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey archbishop raised a few eyebrows when he tweeted “Nighty-night, baby. I love you,” but his spokesman says it was an errant message intended for his sister. Cardinal Joseph Tobin’s spokesman says the leader of the Newark Roman Catholic archdiocese later deleted Wednesday’s tweet because it […]

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Deputy learned about teen's threat to shoot up school in 2016

The deputy who remained outside the Parkland school while a gunman massacred 17 people inside knew the teen shared Instagram posts about shooting up a school back in 2016. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office released a call log of nearly two dozen reports related to Nikolas Cruz after the 19-year-old opened fire […]

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Radar station outage brings delays at all major NYC-area airports

A power outage temporarily caused flight delays at all three major New York City airports Thursday night. The Federal Aviation Administration said at 9:45 p.m. that equipment outages were leading to operational delays affecting departures and arrivals at Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark airports. The agency said the outage occurred at […]

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VIDEO: Roberto Luongo, Panthers honor school shooting victims

SUNRISE, Fla. — The Florida Panthers have honored victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with a somber video tribute before their game against the Washington Capitals. The arena video screen Thursday night showed the names and faces of each of the 17 students who were killed on Valentine’s […]

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