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Man caught at JFK smuggling 34 finches in hair curlers

Federal authorities say a 39-year-old Connecticut man has been caught trying to smuggle nearly three dozen live finches through John F ...
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Marijuana use doubles in US pregnant women to 1 in 14

Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows.Overall, 7% ...
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US likely to impose more tariffs on China if new trade deal isn’t reached

U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer said before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday that the U.S. is ready to place more ...
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Shanahan welcomes opportunity, ‘but not at the expense of being a good father’

In a surprise development, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has decided not to move forward with the confirmation process to take ...
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Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor

Some black activists in St. Louis say there's an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner ...
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DOJ makes rare intervention to prevent Rikers Island transfer for Paul Manafort

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been spared from an expected transfer to Rikers Island jail in New ...
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Hiker rescued from Mt. Washington may have to foot the bill

An 80-year-old hiker who was rescued trying to reach the summit of Mount Washington could end up footing the bill for ...
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Google Calendar experiencing outage, company says

Engineers at Google are working to resolve an outage with Google Calendar, according to the company.The problem began Tuesday morning, according ...
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Powerful quake jolts northwest Japan, tsunami warning issued

A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan late Tuesday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning along the coast which was lifted ...
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Suspected money man named in attempted hit on Red Sox icon; motive still a mystery

The man suspected of paying a nearly $8,000 bounty to a team of would-be assassins implicated in the botched hit on ...
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Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital

A 5-year-old boy has died of a gunshot wound after two men abandoned him at a hospital in southeast Wisconsin, according ...
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Off-duty officer shot dead while trying to stop armed robbery

An off-duty Wisconsin police officer was shot dead while trying to stop an armed robbery at a bar Monday night, according ...
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Germany’s Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony

German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot ...
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Severe flooding threat stretches from Texas to New Jersey

As much as 10 inches of rain has fallen in the Ohio Valley since Friday, causing flooding, necessitating water rescues and ...
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‘Start Here’: 1,000 more troops to the Middle East, and a ‘war zone’ in Texas

It's Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Let's start here.1. 'Nuclear extortion'The U.S. is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East ...
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Screeners find 6 smoke grenades in airline passenger’s bag

Transportation Security Administration screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered six smoke grenades in a passenger's carry-on bag as he attempted ...
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WATCH: 10-year-old climbs El Capitan at Yosemite

  • Now Playing: 10-year-old becomes youngest to climb Yosemite's El Capitan
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  • Iranian president: Iran isn’t seeking war against any nation

    Iran is not seeking to wage war against any nation, the country's president said Tuesday while at the same time stressing ...
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    Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12

    Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured.The Yibin ...
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    ICE will begin removing ‘millions of illegal aliens’ next week, Donald Trump tweets

    President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter late Monday night that Immigration and Customs Enforcement next week would begin "removing the millions ...
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    Off-duty officer pulls injured victim from rubble after explosion levels home

    An off-duty officer rushed to the scene after a Ridgefield, New Jersey, home exploded, rescuing an injured man from the collapsed ...
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    Couple in viral-video arrest reject police chief’s apology

    A Phoenix man and his pregnant fiancee rejected apologies from the city's police chief and its mayor on Monday for an ...
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    Police: 4 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally in Toronto

    Four people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police ...
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