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Danueal Drayton used dating websites to target women he allegedly murdered and raped, police say.
July 29, 2018 - 5:17 pm
By Dakin Andone and Samantha Maldonado (CNN) -- A man arrested in connection to a bi-coastal crime spree that involved murder, rape and holding a woman captive used dating websites to connect with some of his alleged victims, police say. Danueal Drayton of New Haven, Connecticut, was wanted in...
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 U.S. President Donald Trump waves to the press at the White House before leaving for the G7 Summit, in Washington D.C., the United States, on June 8, 2018.
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July 29, 2018 - 4:46 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The publisher of the New York Times said Sunday he "implored" President Donald Trump at a private White House meeting this month to reconsider his broad attacks on journalists, calling the president's anti-press rhetoric "not just divisive but increasingly dangerous." In a...
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In this May 24, 2018 file photo, U.S. Rep. John Lewis walks in a procession during Harvard University commencement exercises in Cambridge, Mass.
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July 29, 2018 - 4:27 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the 78-year-old civil rights icon and veteran congressman from Georgia, was released from the hospital Sunday evening after his weekend admission for an undisclosed reason. Lewis' spokeswoman, Brenda Jones, said in an emailed statement that Lewis left the...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Friday, July 27, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
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July 29, 2018 - 12:43 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he would consider shutting down the government if Democrats refuse to vote for his immigration proposals, including building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. I would be willing to “shut down” government if the Democrats do not...
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Bayer paid doctors millions for questionable birth control device
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July 29, 2018 - 10:19 am
By Elizabeth Cohen and Aaron Kessler (CNN) -- When Christina Potts was looking for permanent birth control, she said, her doctor was a "cheerleader" for one option and one option only: Essure. Potts says the device, which is implanted in a woman's fallopian tubes to block sperm from reaching an egg...
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People react at the scene of a shooting in New Orleans, Saturday, July 28, 2018.
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July 29, 2018 - 10:09 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two armed individuals wearing hoodies walked up to a crowd gathered Saturday evening outside a strip mall in New Orleans and opened fire, killing three people and wounding seven more, the police chief said. The shooting happened on the 3400 block of Claiborne Avenue, about 3...
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In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, a truck carries a load at the Nucor Steel plant in Seattle.
AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File
July 29, 2018 - 8:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies seeking to be exempted from President Donald Trump's tariff on imported steel are accusing American steel manufacturers of spreading inaccurate and misleading information, and they fear it may torpedo their requests. Robert Miller, president and CEO of NLMK USA,...
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This combination of 2013 and 2012 file photos shows brothers David, left, and Charles Koch.
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July 29, 2018 - 8:51 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The conservative Koch brothers are no more — even if they remain a political powerhouse. The Democrats' super villains for much of the last decade have quietly launched a rebranding effort that may vanquish the "Koch brothers" moniker from American politics. The...
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The Oklahoma City Thunder's Carmelo Anthony (7) celebrates a 3-point basket against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
July 29, 2018 - 1:00 am
By Sofia Barrett and Alexandra King (CNN) -- NBA star Carmelo Anthony says the United States government "completely turned their back" on Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hammered the island last year, leaving thousands dead and millions without power. "It hurt ... they're American citizens."...
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Authorities search the coastline, Saturday, July 28, 2018, after a polar bear attacked and injured a polar bear guard who was leading tourists off a cruise ship on the Svalbard archipelago archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole.
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July 28, 2018 - 5:21 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Norwegian authorities said a polar bear on Saturday attacked and injured a polar bear guard who was leading tourists off a cruise ship on an Arctic archipelago. The polar bear was shot dead by another employee, the cruise company said. The Joint Rescue Coordination for Northern Norway...
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