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39 people found dead in truck container in southeast England

A 25-year-old-man from Northern Ireland has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody.

  US diplomat: Trump linked Ukraine aid to demand for probe

  Man struck, killed by car seconds after pushing fiancée to safety

  Officer fired over video showing family held at gunpoint after 4-year-old took doll from store

Soto, Nationals top Cole, Astros 5-4 in World Series opener

  Teen shot in foot when Uber driver’s gun goes off in Florida

Nationals’ Trea Turner stole a base, so Taco Bell will give us a free taco

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  Trump likens House impeachment inquiry to ‘a lynching’

Pa. man makes fake bomb threats at 2 schools to distract police during bank robbery

U.S. House passes bill making animal cruelty a federal felony

Tupac A. Shakur arrested for meth possession in Tennessee

Staff fired, season canceled when suspended player suits up disguised as new player

  GRAPHIC: Woman found dead in dumpster was mother of suspect, police say

Verizon to offer free Disney+ for 1 year

The promotion beginning Nov. 12 will provide access to Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and other content.

Anonymous Trump official writing ‘unprecedented’ inside take

The Trump administration official who wrote an anonymous essay about resistance from the inside has a book deal.

  Mural contains expletive toward Trump, city leaders say there’s nothing they can do

The F-word is part of the mural's design.

Loughlin, 10 other parents charged anew in college scandal

Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that the parents were indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit federal program bribery.

Charges: Church shooting suspect badly beats public defender

  Instead of writing a ticket, an officer bought car seats for a mother in Wisconsin

Henry Thomas, star of ‘E.T.’, arrested for DUI in Oregon

Shooting at California high school wounds 1; suspects caught

  Russia, Turkey to share control of NE Syria

More choices and stable premiums for ‘Obamacare’ next year

  Diplomat provides House with ‘disturbing’ account on Ukraine

Lawmakers emerging from the room after the early hours of the private deposition said Taylor had given a lengthy opening statement, with a recall of events that filled in gaps from the testimony of other witnesses.

Norway police shoot to stop man driving stolen ambulance on sidewalk, 3 injured

Inside the stolen ambulance, police found an Uzi submachine gun, a shotgun and what they said were "large amounts" of narcotics.

Identities released of 3 soldiers killed in training accident at Fort Stewart

Three 3rd ID soldiers are dead and three more were injured after a Sunday morning training accident on Fort Stewart.

  Mother gives birth in laundry room by candlelight during tornado

When it came time for delivery, they got an alert about a tornado nearby.

Mom’s warning to parents of white teen boys: White supremacists are recruiting through video games, social media

She said the recruitment process starts with memes and jokes.

Who’s listening? Amazon, Google smart speakers were vulnerable to hackers, experts say

Security Research Labs says it found third-party app developers had access to customize user voice commands, which could allow eavesdropping or password phishing.

Former President Jimmy Carter hospitalized after fall at Georgia home

A statement from The Carter Center says Jimmy suffered "a minor pelvic fracture" on Monday, but remains in good spirits and looks forward to recovering at home.

Canada’s Trudeau wins second term, loses the majority

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians rejected division and negativity and elected a progressive agenda.

  School resource officer resigns after roughly restraining 11-year-old girl in N.M.

The former officer claimed he witnessed the 11-year-old assault the school principal, but the police chief says body cam footage revealed that to be untrue.

  Caught on video: Handcuffed man leaps out of police car’s window in NY

The man climbed out of the open window and, still handcuffed, bolted.

  Mom accused of lying about daughter’s terminal illness, charged in her death

The 41-year-old suspect is charged with 13 criminal counts that include child abuse, theft and charitable fraud in the 2017 death of her 7-year-old daughter.

  Woman playing Pokemon Go fatally shot after witnessing robbery in N.M.

Police have not yet named a suspect in the case.

  Gun violence leaves 2-year-old dead, baby fighting for life in Philadelphia

Police believe both shootings were targeted, but it’s unclear who the intended targets were.

  School security guard fired for using n-word gets job back

According to a release from the union Madison Teachers Inc.. on Monday, the Madison Metropolitan School District decided to rescind the termination of Marlon Anderson, a security guard at Madison West High School who was fired last week

  Final ‘Star Wars’ trailer premieres on Monday Night Football

The third and final trailer for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” premiered during Monday Night’s game between the New England Patriots and New York Jets.

Woman caught trying to bathe 2-year-old; police say he wasn’t her son

Law enforcement arrested 22-year-old Elizabeth Hixon and charged her with burglary.

Russian trolls are back: Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2020

Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world.

  Tornado slams Dallas; 4 killed in Arkansas, Oklahoma

The late-night storms spawned tornadoes in several states, killing at least four people in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

Quiet Riot drummer reveals stage 4 cancer diagnosis

Frankie Banali made the announcement on the Facebook page of radio personality and podcaster Mitch Lafon.

Dunkin’ Donuts launching meatless breakfast sandwich nationwide in November

More than 9,000 Dunkin’ locations will start serving the new sandwich starting Nov. 6.

Sexy Popeyes chicken sandwich is another Halloween costume no one asked for

This year has so far brought us bizarre getups like sexy Mr. Rogers and Bob Ross.

  Vinyl records expected to outsell CDs in 2019 for the first time since 1980s

The co-owner of Roundabout Music Company said many people from various generations visit her store to buy old records.

Study points to virus as culprit in kids’ paralyzing illness

Nailing down a suspect is key to better diagnosis and eventually finding a way to prevent or treat the illness.

  Man battling terminal cancer visits the beach for the first time

It was a trip to remember for two Michigan brothers.

Driver miraculously survives accident with logging truck

Photos from the Whitfield County Fire Department show logs rammed through the front of the Nissan Xterra to the rear hatch.

  1 worker killed in NY when wall at construction site collapses

The victims were working on a new 16-story mixed use development.

  Residents of northeast Syria city pelt departing US troops

A video by the Kurdish news agency showed a convoy of armored vehicles driving through the northeastern city of Qamishli. People in the street hurled potatoes at the vehicles, shouting, "No America," and "America liar," in English.

  This phone case looks and reacts like human skin

If your boring phone case just won't do, this is an option.

  Haunted car wash provides clean Halloween fun

Imagine being trapped inside your car while a spooky clown stares you down.

US takes step to require DNA samples from asylum-seekers

The Justice Department on Monday issued amended regulations that would mandate DNA collection for almost all migrants who cross between official entry points and are held even temporarily.

Illegal vapes traced to California woman who was CBD pioneer

Some of the people rushed to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine.

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange loses bid to delay hearing

Assange defiantly raised a fist to supporters who jammed the public gallery in Westminster Magistrates Court. He appears to have lost weight but looked healthy.

  Companies reach $260 million deal to settle opioids lawsuit

The tentative deal, details of which were to be announced later Monday, settles claims by state and local governments against distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKessen and the manufacturer Teva.

Public, election officials may be kept in the dark on hacks

There's no federal law compelling state and local governments to share information when an electoral system is hacked. And a federal policy keeps details secret by shielding the identity of all cyber victims regardless of whether election systems are involved.

  High school football player ruptures spleen, fractures backbone during game in Kansas

A high school freshman spent nearly a week in the ICU with a ruptured spleen and fractured backbone after taking a hit during a football game.

  83-year-old woman afraid to leave Pa. home after dog attack

The victim says she doesn’t want to press charges, but she hopes the dogs’ owners will take precautions to prevent this from happening again.

  Utah man accused of hitting children, shooting at their father over mini motorcycle noise

Police say the 61-year-old suspect was “heavily intoxicated” when he was taken into custody.

  Firefighter falls off roof while battling flames

A firefighter lost his footing and tumbled off a roof while fighting the fire at a one-story home in Los Angeles’ Sun Valley neighborhood Saturday night.

Nickelodeon theme park opening this week

Nickelodeon Universe, the largest indoor theme park in North America, opens in New Jersey this coming Friday.

UK just opened its first Chick-fil-A days ago; It’ll close in 6 months

Protestors couldn’t stop the United Kingdom from opening its first Chick-fil-A on Oct. 10, but they have already made sure its days are numbered.

  Hard Rock Hotel crane crumbles to ground after delayed explosion; full demolition is next

The city demolished two cranes at the Hard Rock Hotel construction site on Sunday (Oct. 20). They came crashing down on Rampart and Canal streets around 3 p.m.

Baby shot four times while riding in car in Philadelphia

The baby's stepmother told police when she went to take the baby out of the car, she noticed her car was hit with bullets and the baby had been shot in the head, chest and buttocks.

Michigan authorities condemn home after more than 100 animals found at property

"Animals ranging from dogs, horses, a deer, chickens, a myriad of different types of animals, and some of them were left inside the residence and allowed to defecate inside the residence and then just be left inside the house,” the sheriff said.

Trump scraps plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort

President Donald Trump on Saturday abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort.

  Kurds evacuate Syrian town in 1st pullout of cease-fire

Kurdish officials say the evacuation of the town of Ras al-Ayn will be followed by a withdrawal of their forces from a broader section of the border with Turkey, a central requirement of the cease-fire deal.

  Caught up in Trump impeachment, US diplomats fight back

Over White House objections, the diplomats are appearing before impeachment investigators looking into President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine and they're recounting stories of possible impropriety, misconduct and mistreatment by their superiors.

  Tulsi Gabbard elevated in Iowa by Clinton spat

On Saturday, Gabbard found fans among the many Clinton skeptics across Iowa, where Clinton barely won the 2016 Democratic caucuses against Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Possible gas explosion in Pa. spreads to at least 10 homes

A house and a neighboring home were engulfed by fire, but the flames were quickly spread to nearby homes on the block.

Italian experts defuse WWII bomb in northern city

The news agency ANSA said the bomb was defused during a three-hour operation Sunday morning after 4,000 people were evacuated.

  US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims

Esper, who arrived in the Afghan capital on Sunday, did not rule out the idea that U.S. forces would conduct counterterrorism missions from Iraq into Syria. But he told reporters traveling with him that those details will be worked out over time.

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

The senator reacted after a study by Healthy Babies Bright Futures found the presence of heavy metals in 95% of the 168 baby foods that were tested.

  GRAPHIC: Girl, 9, mauled by 3 dogs from Okla. animal rescue while riding bike

The sheriff says they will present charges to the district attorney but don’t know for sure whether charges will be filed.

  Man ‘partially paralyzed’ after takedown by Md. officer during traffic stop

At least one officer is on administrative leave while the police department conducts an internal investigation.

  Man charged after shooting teen who broke into his car in Missouri

Police say the man fired several shots, one of which hit a teenager in the leg and two of which hit a neighbor's house.

  Altuve’s HR in 9th sends Astros to World Series over Yankees

The Houston Astros outlasted the New York Yankees 6-4 Saturday night to advance to the World Series for the second time in three years.

  Football coach loses legs, a hand and fingers – but not his positivity

A high school football coach in California lost his legs, a hand and several fingers when he went in for heart surgery back in May, but he’s not letting his misfortunes dull his positive spirit.

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

Cosmic Crisp is the first apple ever bred in Washington state, which grows the majority of the United States' apples. It's expected to be a game changer.

  Video shows emotional moments after Oregon high school football coach disarms student

The encounter from May takes place on a security video released Friday by the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office.