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August 19, 2018 - 8:19 pm
(DETROIT) -- A memorial service honoring the late Aretha Franklin was held in Detroit, Michigan, on Sunday. The "Queen of Soul" died on Aug. 16 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 76. Outside the New Bethel Baptist Church, where the service was held, some signed boards at a memorial...
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August 19, 2018 - 5:48 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Self-described "ass-kicking, motorcycle-riding, Texas Democrat" MJ Hegar, a candidate for Texas’ deep-red 31st district, has a novel approach to environmental politics: she doesn’t care if her supporters believe in man-made climate change, but says it's hard to deny the corrupting...
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August 19, 2018 - 4:12 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo ramped up his war of words with President Donald Trump during a political speech at a Brooklyn church on Sunday morning, calling him "King Trump" and the "great divider in chief." Standing from the pulpit at First Baptist Church of Crown Heights, Cuomo said his feud...
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August 19, 2018 - 3:41 pm
(PITTSBURGH) -- A Catholic bishop among those named in a grand jury report alleging widespread sexual abuse by hundreds of Pennsylvania priests pushed back against calls by a survivors' group for him to resign, saying he has never covered up sexual misconduct by clerics but has instead acted on...
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August 19, 2018 - 2:53 pm
(CHICAGO) -- Sister Mary Jo Sobieck isn't on the Chicago White Sox roster, but it sure looks like they could use her. The nun at Marian Catholic High School took the mound for the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the team's game Saturday against the Kansas City Royals. Sobieck, who was celebrating...
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August 19, 2018 - 2:06 pm
(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump’s national security adviser addressed the idea of using private contractors to help fight the U.S. war in Afghanistan, saying he is "always open to new ideas." In an exclusive interview Sunday, John Bolton responded to a question from ABC News “This Week” Co-...
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August 19, 2018 - 1:55 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- National Security Adviser John Bolton said Russia is only one of four countries that could potentially try to interfere in the 2018 U.S. midterm elections. In an exclusive interview Sunday morning, Bolton told ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and This Week Co-Anchor...
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August 19, 2018 - 1:22 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton floated the possibility of reviewing longstanding policy of maintaining security clearances of former government officials. In the wake of Trump's revoking the clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, Bolton told...
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August 19, 2018 - 9:01 am
(SACRAMENTO) -- A teenager who was stopped by Sacramento police for not having a light on his bicycle ended up being hit by a cop car going 27 mph in dramatic video released by the department on Friday. The incident, which has already prompted the department to promise to improve its training, is...
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August 19, 2018 - 8:41 am
(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUE Seattle 5, L.A. Dodgers 4, 10 Innings AMERICAN LEAGUE N.Y. Yankees 11, Toronto 6 Oakland 7, Houston 1 Baltimore 4, Cleveland 2 Kansas City 3, Chicago White Sox 1 Boston 5, Tampa Bay 2 Detroit 7, Minnesota 5 L.A. Angels 11...
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