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February 19, 2019 - 5:32 am
(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) -- Just about everyone's seen the photo. Taken in Times Square on Aug. 14, 1945 -- Victory in Japan Day -- the black-and-while image shows a sailor in a dark uniform and white cap delivering a passionate, celebratory kiss to a woman in a nurse's uniform, holding her in his arms...
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February 18, 2019 - 8:00 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A New York City police precinct commander is under investigation for allegedly telling officers to shoot the rapper 50 Cent, officials said. The New York Police Department launched an internal probe of Deputy Inspector Emanuel Gonzalez, commanding officer of the 72 Precinct in...
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February 18, 2019 - 6:14 pm
(LAS VEGAS) -- Dramatic home surveillance video shows the moment a hawk brazenly attacked a puppy in its Las Vegas backyard, causing its owner to swoop in and save her. The hawk can be seen flapping its wings excitedly as it grabs hold of the tiny dog. The hawk attempts to fly away with its prize...
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February 18, 2019 - 5:28 pm
(NEW YORK ) -- Four people have been found dead of gunshot wounds at a home in Kent County, Michigan, according to police. Investigators are currently interviewing witnesses who called 911 to report the shooting, Kent County Sheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young told reporters Monday afternoon. She did not...
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February 18, 2019 - 4:53 pm
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- A man who miraculously survived two nights inside his car during one of the Midwest's worse storms this winter learned while recovering in the hospital that he has stage 4 kidney cancer. William Mendoza, 59, was driving on Interstate 94 just west of Fargo, North Dakota, looking for...
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February 18, 2019 - 4:42 pm
(NEW YORK ) -- An Arizona man was rescued at Zion National Park after his leg got stuck in quicksand while hiking during a winter storm on Saturday. The National Park Service told ABC News it nearly two days to rescue the 34-year-old male. He and his female companion had hiked three hours up the...
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February 18, 2019 - 3:48 pm
(NEW YORK ) -- Bankruptcy is no shield for a white nationalist targeted in a lawsuit concerning the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, according to a recent ruling from a federal judge. Nathan Damigo, one of the organizers of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, filed for...
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February 18, 2019 - 3:01 pm
(AURORA, Ill. ) -- Greg Zanis' work can be seen across the country. When a mass shooting unfolds in the U.S., he heads to the affected town with an individualized cross assembled for each victim. But now, with a mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois, Zanis is building crosses for his own community. '...
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February 18, 2019 - 11:58 am
(AUBURN, Maine) -- A man has been arrested in the 1993 cold case murder of a 20-year-old Alaska woman after investigators were inspired by the technology used to nab the suspected "Golden State Killer," according to law enforcement. On April 26, 1993, Sophie Sergie was found sexually assaulted and...
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February 18, 2019 - 11:27 am
(AURORA, Ill.) -- The five men gunned down in Aurora, Ill., on Friday were all employees at the Henry Pratt manufacturing plant where the shooting broke out. The alleged shooter, who was shot dead by law enforcement, was also an employee but was being terminated on Friday, according to Scott Hall,...
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