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    NYPD baffled by case of baby thrown from building in 1993

      She was less than 24 hours old when police say she was thrown from the second floor of an apartment building, a red and white dish towel tied around her neck and her umbilical cord and placenta still attached. She died from strangulation and a superintendent found her body, in a trash bag, in a courtyard between two apartment buildings in Brooklyn, reports the New York Times. But that was Nov. 8, 1993. Almost 23 later, police say they […]

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    New poll shows Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by double-digits

    Hillary Clinton has a 12-point lead over Donald Trump and has reached 50% support nationally among likely voters, a new ABC News tracking poll shows. The poll shows Clinton with 50% support to Trump’s 38%, with 5% backing Libertarian Gary Johnson and 2% supporting the Green Party’s Jill Stein. The poll comes on the heels of the third presidential debate, which a post-debate CNN/ORC snap poll showed Clinton won. The ABC News survey’s results show Clinton with a 20-point advantage […]

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    Vehicle crashes in NC after driver ignores the barricades

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A vehicle crashed in Fayetteville on Saturday after the driver ignored the barricades, according to police. Fayetteville police responded to the incident shortly after 4 p.m. on Bingham Drive near the intersection of Tiree Drive. No one was seriously injured, but 68-year-old driver Darrell Musselwhite was taken to the hospital to be evaluated, police said in a press release. Musselwhite has been charged with driving around a barricade into a safety zone, according to Fayetteville police. Police […]

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    Massive cyberattack turned ordinary devices into weapons

    LONDON — A cyberattack that took down large swaths of the internet around the world on Friday was carried out, in part, by unsuspecting devices connected to the internet. Security firm Flashpoint said it believes that digital video recorders and webcams in people’s homes were taken over by malware and then, without owners’ knowledge, used to help execute the massive cyberattack. Hundreds of thousands of devices appear to have have been infected with the malware. It was a distributed denial-of-service, […]

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    1 injured in overnight stabbing at Greensboro gas station

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred at a gas station in Greensboro early Friday morning. Officers responded to the Marathon Gas Station at 2435 Randleman Road in reference to a stabbing, according to Greensboro police. Upon arrival, they discovered one person suffering from a non-life-threatening stab wound. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The victim’s name and address are being temporarily withheld. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the incident […]

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    Artist’s botched attempt to restore Jesus statue upsets parishioners

    SUDBURY, Ontario – A Canadian artist’s attempt to fix a vandalized baby Jesus statue has parishioners shocked and upset, according to CBC News. The statue sat headless for a year until recently, when the well-meaning resident tried to repair baby Jesus using terra-cotta clay, despite the statue’s white color. “It really is shocking to the eyes because of the big contrast in color,” priest Gerard Lajeunesse told the station. The statue outside the Sudbury, Ontario church has been vandalized before, according […]

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    Tractor-trailers collide head-on on U.S. 421 in Winston-Salem

    STORY UPDATED: Thursday, Oct. 20, 6:34 a.m. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two tractor-trailers collided head-on on U.S. 421 in Winston-Salem Wednesday night. The accident happened at 6:57 p.m. in the northbound lanes near the Martin Luther King Jr. Drive exit. Winston-Salem police officers on the scene told FOX8 photojournalist Kyle Gould the accident happened as a result of one of the tractor-trailers going the wrong way on the highway. Traffic has slowed as a result of the accident and Winston-Salem police […]

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    The real debate winner? Moderator Chris Wallace

    LAS VEGAS  — Chris Wallace delivered a sterling performance as moderator of the final presidential debate on Wednesday night, maintaining order and focusing on substantive issues that matter to American voters. In an otherwise nasty and vitriolic campaign season, the “Fox News Sunday” host pressed Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on matters pertaining to the U.S. economy, America’s foreign policy and the Supreme Court, while also addressing pressing questions about both candidates’ fitness to lead. Wallace was widely praised for […]

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    Clinton, Trump make cases in final presidential debate

    LAS VEGAS — Donald Trump on Wednesday refused to say he would accept the result of next month’s presidential election. “I will look at it at the time,” Trump said when challenged during the final presidential debate on his claims that the election is “rigged” against him. He added: “I will keep you in suspense.” The comments at the Las Vegas showdown marked an extraordinary departure from one of the most fundamental principles of American democracy: the peaceful transfer of […]

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    Florida man’s mug shot goes viral after arrest for arson, attempted murder

    MIAMI — A man arrested in Miami for arson and attempted murder is getting lots of attention for his mugshot. Carlos Rodriguez, 31, has a deformed skull as a result of a car crash. According to the Daily Mail, when he was 14 he was driving while on drugs and hit a pole. The crash sent him flying through the windshield and he landed on his head. He was arrested Monday after police said he intentionally set his mattress on […]

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    Trump, Clinton gear up for final debate showdown

    LAS VEGAS — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton meet in Las Vegas Wednesday for one last roll of the dice. They are poised for another clash in the third presidential debate, which will be their final chance to change the trajectory of the election as millions of viewers tune in for the last big televised spectacular of a rancorous campaign. Trump is under intense pressure to use the debate, just 20 days before Election Day, as a springboard for a […]

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    Indiana teen protecting siblings from intruder accidentally shoots himself, little sister

    ELKHART, Ind. – A 14-year-old in northern Indiana was trying to protect his siblings from an intruder when he accidentally shot himself and his little sister, the Elkhart Truth reports. The 14-year-old boy was home with his 9-year-old brother and 6-year-old sister when they heard someone yelling and banging on their door. The teen grabbed his mother’s handgun to protect his siblings from what they believed was an intruder, Elkhart Police Department spokesman Sgt. Chris Snyder told the paper. The teen was […]