2 teens critically wounded in stabbing at train station, police say

2 teens critically wounded in stabbing at train station, police say

PHILADELPHIA — Two teens were critically wounded after being stabbed Wednesday afternoon at a train station in Center City, CBS Philadelphia reports. Police say two 17-year-old boys were stabbed on the SEPTA train platform at 8th and Market Streets around 3:45 p.m. local time. One victim was stabbed in the neck, stomach and arm, and rushed to a local hospital. The other victim was stabbed in the chest and stomach, and rushed to another hospital….

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Ford to stop selling all but two car models

Ford to stop selling all but two car models

DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford Motor Co. (F) said Wednesday it will shed most of its North American car lineup as part of broad plan to save money and make the company more competitive in a fast-changing marketplace. The changes include getting rid of all cars in the region during the next four years except for the Mustang sports car and a compact Focus crossover vehicle, CEO Jim Hackett said as the company released first-quarter earnings. The…

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Waffle House hero raises $150,000 for victims

Waffle House hero raises $150,000 for victims

The Waffle House customer who charged at the suspected gunman who killed four patrons has launched an online fundraiser for the victims’ familes. James Shaw Jr., who was praised as a hero by law enforcement officials in the hours after the Sunday morning shooting, took upon himself to help the families of the victims, raising more than $150,000 and counting as of Wednesday evening. Shaw Jr., 29, was credited with disarming suspect Travis Reinking after he…

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More people sick after eating tainted romaine lettuce, CDC says

More people sick after eating tainted romaine lettuce, CDC says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 31 more people have fallen ill after eating romaine lettuce contaminated with E. coli. An investigation is underway to determine the source of the vegetable, but officials say it likely came from the Yuma, Arizona, region. As of Wednesday evening, there are 84 cases spanning 19 states, according to the CDC. Nobody has died since health officials began giving updates April 18. Colorado, Georgia and…

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French president: I believe Trump will exit Iran deal

French president: I believe Trump will exit Iran deal

Last Updated Apr 25, 2018 8:34 PM EDT French President Emmanuel Macron said he believes President Trump will exit the Iran deal “for domestic reasons” next month. Macron, who has been in Washington this week to meet with Mr. Trump, made the comments to a handful of reporters Wednesday night. “My view — I don’t know what your president will decide — but that he will get rid of this deal on his own, for…

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Michael Cohen to plead the Fifth in Stormy Daniels suit

Michael Cohen to plead the Fifth in Stormy Daniels suit

Last Updated Apr 25, 2018 7:22 PM EDT President Trump’s personal lawyer says he’ll use his Fifth Amendment rights in the lawsuit filed by adult film star Stephanie Clifford against him and Mr. Trump, citing the FBI’s ongoing criminal investigation into him. A person testifying can invoke the Fifth Amendment to protect against self-incrimination.  Cohen, in a court declaration made to a California federal court Wednesday, cited the ongoing federal criminal investigation into him and…

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Waffle House reopens amid tears and solemn remembrance

Waffle House reopens amid tears and solemn remembrance

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Waffle House where four people were fatally shot reopened Wednesday amid tears and solemn remembrance of the dead. The company announced it will donate a month of the restaurant’s sales to help the wounded survivors and the families of the slain. Employees wore orange ribbons and hugged one another while a steady stream of customers came in to order food and show support. Waffle House supervisors brought in workers from Atlanta…

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New details on cop-killing suspect in Home Depot shooting

New details on cop-killing suspect in Home Depot shooting

DALLAS — The gunman accused of opening fire at a Dallas home improvement store – killing one police officer and critically injuring two others – was initially detained because he was acting suspiciously and may have tried to steal from the store, an arrest warrant revealed Wednesday. An off-duty officer who was working a part-time job at the Home Depot store in the north of the city learned Armando Luis Juarez, 29, had an outstanding…

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Dallas cop is 24th officer killed this year in the line of duty

Dallas cop is 24th officer killed this year in the line of duty

DALLAS — Dallas officer Rogelio Santander, a three-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department, was one of two officers shot Tuesday at a Home Depot. When the 27-year-old died Wednesday morning, he became the 24th officer killed this year in the line of duty. A total of 25 officers have been gunned down in 2018 in the line of duty. At this time last year, 14 had died. The rising toll has some who wear the…

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Report details new allegations against Ronny Jackson

Report details new allegations against Ronny Jackson

Ronny Jackson, President Trump’s embattled pick to run the Department of Veterans Affairs, allegedly provided a large supply of pain pills to a White House Military Office staffer, wrote his own prescriptions, and drunkenly crashed a government vehicle, according to a summary of unverified accusations compiled by Democrats on the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee. The new accusations are more specific than previous allegations, which said Jackson handed out sleeping pills on trips, was known to drink…

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