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Magnitude-3.6 earthquake rattles California coast near Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. –  A small earthquake has rattled parts of the Southern California coast. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.6 quake hit just before 11 a.m. Sunday about 3 miles east of Santa Barbara. A sheriff’s dispatcher says there are no immediate reports of damage or injury. The geological survey’s website had hundreds […]
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Maine police scoop up pair of pygmy goats

BELFAST, Maine –  Police in Maine have picked up some adorable intruders after two miniature goats escaped from their home and wandered the streets. A Belfast police officer responded Sunday morning to find the pygmy goats in a woman’s garage. They had been snacking on cat food. Officer Daniel Fitzpatrick used a cat leash to […]
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Congress Aims to Avoid Shutdown as Trump Presses for Wins

Congress returns from a two-week break facing a deadline to keep the government operating while President Donald Trump presses harder for some legislative accomplishments as his first 100 days in office wind to a close. The week is shaping up to be a collision of needs between the two, and time is quickly running out […]
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Mother of South Carolina cold case suspect dies

SPARTANBURG, S.C. –  A South Carolina woman whose son faces seven murder charges has died. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said that 70-year-old Regina Ann Tague was found dead Sunday morning in her home by her husband. Clevenger says she is the mother of Todd Kohlhepp, who is charged with four notorious slayings at a […]
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American Member of Watchdog Group Killed in Ukraine

A U.S. member of European security watchdog OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and two other people were injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk, U.S. and European officials confirmed Sunday. The American was killed — the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s first casualty ever — and a […]
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Five dead, including three children, in New York City house fire

Five people — including three children — were killed Sunday after a fast-moving fire tore through a home in the New York City borough of Queens. The fire broke out Sunday afternoon shortly after 2:30 p.m., on a street full of single-family homes in the middle class neighborhood of Queens Village. Television news footage showed […]
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'Fate of the Furious' Outraces New Films at Box Office

“The Fate of the Furious” sped into first place at the box office again, leaving new thriller “Unforgettable” and historical drama “The Promise” in the dust. Universal Pictures’ eighth installment in the “Fast and the Furious” franchise earned $38.7 million in North American theaters over the weekend, down 61 percent from its debut, according to […]
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Congress returns, aiming to avert government shutdown, pass ObamaCare overhaul

Congress returns to Washington this week to take on the now-familiar task of passing an 11th-hour spending bill to avert a government shutdown, with President Trump’s promised border wall emerging this time as the big sticking point between Democrats and Republicans. Trump tweeted several times about the issue Sunday, with one tweet saying Democrats don’t […]