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  • Vladimir Putin wins 6 more years in power, according to exit polls

    Vladimir Putin is set to extend his power in Russia for another six years after winning Sunday’s presidential election with the majority of the vote, exit polls show. Putin was widely expected to win his fourth term as President, with no meaningful opposition in the running and his fiercest opponent, Alexei Navalny, barred from the race. Exit polls are not final, and official results will be released in coming hours. Putin has dominated Russian politics for 18 years and was […]

  • North Korea, US representatives to meet in Finland

    Representatives of North Korea, South Korea and the United States are set to meet in Finland for talks on denuclearization, according to South Korean and Finnish officials. The North Korea talks in Finland will include American representatives who are not government officials, said Kimmo Lahdevirta, an official at the Finland foreign ministry. The US does not have a diplomatic presence in North Korea. South Korea’s Foreign Ministry told CNN that former officials and private experts from South Korea would be […]

  • 7 US service members killed in Iraq helicopter crash

    Seven US service members were killed Thursday in a helicopter crash in western Iraq, the US military said. Army Brig. Gen. Jonathan P. Braga, the director of operations for the combined task force leading the fight against ISIS in the region, said all personnel aboard the HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter were killed. The Defense Department released the names of the seven airmen on Saturday. They are Captain Mark K. Weber, 29, of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Captain Andreas B. O’Keeffe, 37, […]

  • Doctors find air pocket where part of man’s brain should be

    Doctors treating a patient who had complained of repeatedly losing his balance made an unexpected discovery: The 84-year-old man had a 3½-inch pocket of air in his brain. The man had been referred to the emergency room by his primary physician in Northern Ireland. He told his doctor about weeks of recurrent falls and three days of left-side arm and leg weakness, according to the report, published in the journal BMJ Case Reports. The patient, who is not identified in […]

  • Florida International University used time-saving technology to build its collapsed bridge

    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. — The pedestrian bridge that collapsed at Florida International University in Miami on Thursday was built using Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) technology, according to a statement from the university. Unlike traditional methods of construction, ABC streamlines the building process so that bridge projects can be completed quicker and more cost effectively. By employing ABC technology, State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) can refurbish or construct new bridges within 48 to 72 hours, according to the Federal Highway Administration […]

  • Rescuers retrieve last of 6 people killed in bridge collapse in Florida

    MIAMI — After days of digging through 950 tons of steel and concrete, authorities say the remains of all six victims of the pedestrian bridge collapse in Florida have been recovered. Rescuers have worked day and night to extract the victims and mangled cars after the pedestrian bridge crumbled Thursday west of downtown Miami. “I believe that is the final count,” Miami-Dade County Police Director Juan Perez said. “This ends with a tragedy of six. … We are pretty confident […]

  • Powerball jackpot ticket worth $457 million sold in Pennsylvania

    One Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania has matched all six numbers. The single winning ticket is worth $456.7 million — the eighth-largest pot in the game’s history, officials said in a statement. The winning numbers for the jackpot Saturday were: 22-57-59-60-66, and Powerball 7. “The ticket matched all five white balls and the Powerball to win the jackpot worth an estimated $456.7 million; $273.9 million cash value,” Powerball said. The odds of winning Powerball are 1 in 292.2 million. Three […]

  • President Trump’s opioid plan to take three-pronged approach, including possible death for high-volume drug dealers

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will roll out new plans to tackle the country’s opioid epidemic on Monday in New Hampshire, a senior administration official tells CNN. The plan will likely include stiffer penalties for high intensity drug traffickers, including the possibility of the death penalty. Trump’s long-awaited plan, the official said, will focus on three areas: Law enforcement and interdiction, prevention and education through a sizable advertizing campaign, and improving the ability to fund treatment through the federal government […]

  • Man and teen found in Mexico almost 2 weeks after they went missing

    Nearly two weeks after a 16-year-old Pennsylvania girl vanished with a 45-year-old man, the pair was found Saturday in Mexico and the man was arrested, authorities say. Amy Yu was “unharmed and in good health,” Allentown police said in a statement. She and Kevin Esterly, the man police say she willingly ran away with, were escorted to Miami by US Homeland Security Investigations agents and the US Marshals Service. Yu has been safely returned to her family in Pennsylvania, according […]

  • Louisiana State University fraternity pledge’s death leads to 4 indictments

    BATON ROUGE, La. — Four suspects in the alleged hazing death of a Louisiana State University student were indicted Thursday, according to the East Baton Rouge District Attorney’s Office. A grand jury indicted Matthew Naquin, 20, on charges of negligent homicide in the death of Maxwell Gruver, District Attorney Hillar Moore said in a news release. Three other men — Sean-Paul Gott, 21; Patrick Forde, 21; and Ryan Isto, 19 — were indicted on hazing charges. Gruver, who was pledging […]

  • 14 injured after deck collapses at Georgia bar, including 2 who were seriously hurt

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — At least 14 people were injured Saturday when a deck collapsed in Savannah, Georgia, the city’s fire department said on Twitter. “A total of 14 were ultimately transported to local hospitals for treatment, 2 serious injuries. Rogue Water Tap House working with Savannah Fire to meet standards for modified reopening,” a tweet read. The deck fell 12 feet, collapsing onto a seating area below around 4:30 p.m., according another fire department tweet.

  • Tinder sues dating app Bumble for allegedly copying them

    Tinder’s parent company Match Group is suing competitor Bumble, accusing the female-friendly dating app of patent infringement and stealing trade secrets. The lawsuit, filed Friday in Texas, says Bumble is virtually identical to Tinder, the app that popularized the swipe right to like, swipe left to dislike functionality. Bumble copied the “world-changing, card swipe-based, mutual opt-in premise” of Tinder, the lawsuit says. The complaint also says that Bumble’s co-creators are ex-Tinder employees, and the app has rolled out two new […]