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James Shaw / Waffle House Shooting Hero
(Wade Payne/The Tennessean via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 8:23 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a "selfish" act of self-preservation and he doesn't consider himself a hero. Never mind that he is being credited with saving several other lives. "When I grabbed the barrel of the...
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French President Emmanuel Macron
(Xinhua/Ye Pingfan) (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
April 23, 2018 - 8:12 am
By Melissa Bell and James Masters, CNN (CNN) -- It was last July that US President Donald Trump laid bare the depth of his feelings for his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. For Trump, it was not the romantic dinner at the prestigious Le Jules Verne restaurant inside the Eiffel Tower, nor the...
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Waffle House Shooting
(George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP)
April 22, 2018 - 10:46 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A nearly naked gunman wearing only a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville early Sunday, shooting four people to death before a customer rushed him and wrestled the weapon away. Authorities were searching for the 29-year...
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Barbara Bush Funeral
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 21, 2018 - 1:51 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush was the "first lady of the greatest generation." Historian Jon Meacham bestowed the title on Barbara Bush while speaking to former presidents, ambassadors and hundreds of other mourners inside the nation's largest Episcopal church during her funeral Saturday. He recalled...
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April 20, 2018 - 11:37 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
April 20, 2018 - 4:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — James Comey and President Donald Trump seem to disagree on most everything, but the ex-FBI director's memos show consensus on at least one thing: the need to hunt down leakers. The two men bonded over the idea of a proposed leak crackdown, even sharing a chuckle over a crude joke...
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President Donald Trump file photo
Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer via USA TODAY NETWORK
April 20, 2018 - 12:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic National Committee on Friday sued President Donald Trump's campaign, Trump's son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and Wikileaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election by breaking into DNC computers and stealing tens of thousands...
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This woman waits for the start of a ceremony celebrating the life of former first lady Barbara Bush at City Hall.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 20, 2018 - 12:45 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A spray of flowers covered the closed silver casket of former first lady Barbara Bush in the sanctuary of the Houston church as mourners waited Friday to pay their final respects. People were waiting in line hours early for security screening before boarding shuttle buses to attend a...
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Airplane Oxygen Mask
April 20, 2018 - 10:34 am
(CNN) -- Should you ever find yourself flying in a crippled airliner with an open window at 30,000 feet, knowing how to operate your oxygen mask could be vital. But many passengers aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 on Tuesday appeared to be doing it wrong, social media posts show, despite...
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Wells Fargo bank location in Philadelphia.
Credit: AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File
April 20, 2018 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest chapter in a wide-ranging scandal at the banking giant. However, it appears that none of the $1 billion will go directly the victims of Wells Fargo's...
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