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NRA-Affiliated Woman Charged With Spying For Russia

The Guardian reports: A Washington-based pro-gun activist affiliated with the National Rifle Association (NRA) has been charged with spying in the US for Russia. Maria Butina was charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian federation within the US without prior notification to the attorney general. Butina, 29, was arrested on Sunday and appeared before a magistrate ...

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THAILAND: All 12 Boys Now Rescued From Cave

CBS News reports: The third phase of the high-risk rescue operation for the boys and their coach trapped in a cave in Thailand played out quickly on Tuesday. Hours after Thai officials confirmed that 19 divers had entered the cave complex in Chiang Rai province to extract the remaining four children and their assistant coach, several of them were brought ...

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THAILAND: First Boys Rescued From Cave [VIDEO]

CNN reports: At least three boys who have been trapped inside a Thai cave appear to have been rescued, as authorities race against time to free the remaining boys and their soccer coach who have been underground for more than two weeks. A member of the rescue team stationed at the entrance of the cave witnessed three boys being evacuated ...

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BREAKING: Multiple Deaths In Mass Shooting At Local Maryland Newspaper, Suspect Now In Custody [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Sheriff Ron Bateman confirmed multiple people were killed in a shooting at a Maryland newsroom Thursday afternoon. The shooting occurred shortly before noon PT at the offices of the Capital-Gazette newspaper. A sheriff’s deputy has arrested a suspect near the scene, Bateman said, but the sheriff’s department has not released information on that person or whether there ...

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BREAKING: SCOTUS Justice Anthony Kennedy To Retire

USA Today reports: Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring, giving President Trump and Senate Republicans an opportunity to create a solidly conservative court that could last for decades. Kennedy’s long-rumored decision to step down July 31 will touch off a titanic battle between conservatives and liberals in the nation’s capital, on the airwaves, and in states represented by key ...

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules For Anti-Gay Baker

The Associated Press reports: The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Lakewood baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because of religious beliefs did not violate Colorado’s anti-discrimination law. The case pitted Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, and the couple, Charlie Craig and David Mullins. The court ruled that the Colorado ...

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BREAKING: Multiple Fatalities Now Reported In Shooting At Texas High School, Suspect In Custody [VIDEO]

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports: An active shooter at a Texas high school Friday prompted a lockdown and law enforcement are still on scene. A dispatcher at the Santa Fe Police Department told the Caller-Times officers were still on the scene. Galveston County Sheriff’s Office, Houston police and SWAT also responded. Several ambulances are there. The report about the shooting ...

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BREAKING: Cohen’s Mystery Client Is SEAN HANNITY

The Daily Beast reports: Michael Cohen represented Fox News host Sean Hannity, Cohen’s lawyers were forced to reveal in federal court on Monday. In response, Hannity told the Wall Street Journal that him and Cohen “have been friends a long time. I have sought legal advice from Michael.” Cohen was present at a hearing where his attorneys are challenging the ...

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BREAKING: Trump Orders Airstrikes On Syria [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: President Trump said on Friday he had ordered strikes on Syrian targets, seeking to punish President Bashar al-Assad for a suspected chemical attack near Damascus that killed more than 40 people. Mr. Trump said Britain and France had joined the United States in the strikes. The strikes risked pulling the United States deeper into the ...

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CALIFORNIA: Female YouTube Shooting Suspect Dead, Multiple Victims Transported To Hospitals [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: NBC News confirms the suspect in the shooting is dead. It’s unknown at this time if she shot herself or was shot by someone else, such as law enforcement. Northern California’s Stanford Hospital says it has received four to five patients from a shooting at YouTube headquarters. Television images showed people leaving the building in a ...

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BREAKING: Active Shooter At YouTube Headquarters

San Francisco’s KTVU reports: There is an active shooter situation at YouTube in San Bruno. The San Mateo County Sheriff is assisting San Bruno Police with the active shooter situation at 901 Cherry. YouTube employees are reporting on Twitter hearing shots being fired. One YouTube employee reported being barricaded in a room with coworkers. At this point, additional details have ...

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BREAKING: Shooting At Maryland High School

The Washington Post reports: Authorities in St. Mary’s County, Md., said they are investigating a shooting at a high school but had few details on any injuries or the status of the person who fired shots. Cpl. Julie Yingling, a spokeswoman for the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, said at 8:15 a.m. that officials “have a shooting at Great Mills ...

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MIAMI: University Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Days After Construction, Multiple Fatalities Reported

The Miami Herald reports: The FIU pedestrian bridge across Southwest Eighth Street collapsed Thursday afternoon, trapping an unknown number of people and cars underneath. The bridge was installed at Southwest 109th Avenue Saturday morning, intended eventually to provide pedestrian access across Tamiami Trail from FIU’s main campus to Sweetwater, where thousands of students live in off-campus housing or in FIU’s ...

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BREAKING: Mueller Subpoenas Trump Organization

The New York Times reports: The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has subpoenaed the Trump Organization to turn over documents, including some related to Russia, according to two people briefed on the matter. The order is the first known time that the special counsel demanded documents directly related to President Trump’s businesses, bringing the investigation closer to the president. ...

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BREAKING: Trump Fires Sec. Of State Rex Tillerson

CNBC reports: Rex Tillerson is out as secretary of State, ending a tumultuous tenure as America’s top diplomat that was marked by a series of public disagreements with his boss — President Donald Trump. Since Tillerson took the post in February 2017, mixed messages repeatedly came out of the White House and a State Department with diminishing relevance. The intramural ...

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BREAKING: Active Shooter At Michigan University, Multiple Injuries, Two Dead, Campus On Lockdown

Story developing. The Detroit Free Press reports: Police are responding to reports of shots fired at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant this morning. According to 9&10 News, a text was sent to students alerting them of reports of shots fired near the 4th floor of Campbell Hall, a co-ed dorm. The college’s school of humanities and behaviorial sciences also ...

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BREAKING: Mass Shooting At South Florida High School

An early report: Police and other emergency services in Florida are responding to reports of an active shooter at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. There are reports of multiple victims. The incident began just after 2:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday when officers were called to reports of a shooting at the high school, which is located on ...

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RUSSIA: 71 Reported Dead In Airliner Crash [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: A jet operated by Saratov Airlines crashed in the Moscow region on Sunday, killing all 71 people on board, according to Russian news agencies. Russia’s Interfax news outlet reported that the Orsk-bound 148-jet went off radar shortly after departing from Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport and later said eyewitnesses saw a burning airplane fall to the ground in the ...

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BREAKING: Train Carrying GOP Congress Members Collides With Garbage Truck, At Least One Fatality

Politico reports: An Amtrak train transporting members of Congress and staff to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a truck near Charlottesville, Virginia Wednesday morning, according to multiple sources. No serious injuries were reported on the train. The status of the driver of the truck could not be determined, but the person was not believed to be injured either. ...

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KENTUCKY: Mass Shooting At High School, One Dead, Suspect In Custody, Governor Says “Don’t Speculate”

NBC News reports: Officials are on scene of a reported school shooting in southwestern Kentucky, and the school is currently on lock down. Crews are at the scene at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky, according to NBC affiliate WPSD. The station reports there is a heavy police presence and multiple ambulances on the scene. The Benton, Kentucky City ...

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