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Girl, 8, Describes Escape From Sinking Car as Family Drowned

April 24, 2017 |

Chloe Kabealo unbuckled her seatbelt after the car her mother was driving slid off a muddy Australia road into a flooded river and tried to “go up for air,” then “just kept floating up out.” That’s how the 8-year-old survived the crash as the car sank, a harrowing experience she…
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State Dept. Blog Promoting Trump’s Club Makes Waves

April 24, 2017 |

A State Department blog post is making waves—because it appears to be promoting Mar-a-Lago, the private Florida club President Trump owns. The post was published April 4, but gained attention Monday after people realized it had been shared on the US Embassy in London’s website, and started making headlines…
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Sheryl Sandberg’s New Book a ‘Remarkable Achievement’

April 24, 2017 |

Sheryl Sandberg credits Mark Zuckerberg with helping her survive after husband Dave Goldberg’s death in 2015 from a heart attack, a fact she recently revealed in an interview to promote her new book , Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy , released Monday by Knopf. Now that the book…
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Autopsy Complete on Teen Killed by Hammer Throw

April 24, 2017 |

A coroner has listed head trauma as the preliminary cause of death of a college student who died after being struck during a hammer-throw event at a track-and-field meet near Chicago, the AP reports. The DuPage County Coroner’s office says in a news release that it reached the preliminary finding…
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New Sanctions on Syria Among Biggest Ever by US

April 24, 2017 |

The White House accuses Syrian leaders of gassing their own civilians , and it’s looking to punish anyone in the nation connected to the weapons. On Monday, the Treasury Department announced sanctions against 271 employees of a Syrian agency believed to have developed and produced chemical weapons, reports USA Today . The…
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Nebraska Tragedy: Boy Dies After Car Window Closes on Him

April 24, 2017 |

Authorities say a 3-year-old Nebraska boy has died after a power car window closed on his neck, reports the AP . Colfax County Attorney Denise Kracl said Monday that 3-year-old Everton Isay Romero Romero was pronounced dead Friday at an Omaha hospital. Everton never regained consciousness after the rear window closed…
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Man Kills Woman Near Park Named for Her Murdered Sister

April 24, 2017 |

A woman in Kansas City, Kansas, will soon bury a second daughter. In 1999, Cherri West’s 10-year-old daughter Pamela Butler was kidnapped and killed, and last week West’s oldest daughter Casey Eaton was shot dead—less than a block from the park named in Butler’s memory. “You wonder what have…
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Border Wall May Trigger a Government Shutdown

April 24, 2017 |

Two familiar phrases are back in the news this week, and this time they’re related: “government shutdown” and “border wall.” Congress has until Friday to pass a budget and avoid a government shutdown, and one big sticking point is the White House’s renewed push for money for President Trump’s promised…
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Michelle Obama Mural Ignites Fight—Between Artists

April 24, 2017 |

A mural of Michelle Obama painted in Chicago, not far from where she grew up, has generated interest both for the painting and for artist Chris Devins, who told DNAinfo on Friday he “wanted to present her as what I think she is,” which is draped in colorful clothing and…
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Dum Dums Pays Tribute to 48-Year Employee

April 24, 2017 |

Al Braun started what was to be a 90-day temporary gig at a Bryan, Ohio, candy factory in 1969. It turned into something with a little more staying power. On Friday, Braun ended his 48-year career with the Spangler Candy Company, maker of Dum Dums and other popular candies. His…
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