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    Golden State Warriors hold championship parade through Oakland

    The Golden State Warriors celebrated their second NBA championship in the past three years with a parade through the downtown area of Oakland, California on Thursday. Stephen Curry was the holder of the Larry O’Brien trophy, and was flanked by his wife and children. Curry also got off the bus and gave high-fives to the […]

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    Yoko Ono receives credit for “Imagine” over 40 years later

    46 years after the release of former Beatle John Lennon’s signature song, “Imagine”, his former wife Yoko Ono finally received a songwriting credit on the composition. This was announced at a National Music Publishers Association meeting, where the organization was presenting Ono and Sean Lennon, Yoko and John’s son, with the Centennial Song Award. The […]

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    Polygamous Mormon sect leader arrested in South Dakota

    Federal authorities have arrested Lyle Jeffs, who was a fugitive on the run from house arrest. Jeffs was the former leader of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, a Mormon sect. Jeffs was arrested in South Dakota on Wednesday night. Prior to his capture, the FBI warned the public that […]

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    Erendira Wallenda hangs over Niagara Falls by her teeth

    Erendira Wallenda, the wife of the famous daredevil Nik Wallenda, managed to dangle 300 feet above Niagara Falls by her teeth, which breaks a record previously held by her husband. Nik is more famous for becoming the first person to cross Niagara Falls on a high wire, but Erendira one upped the feat when she […]

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    Scalise shooter identified as James Hodgkinson

    In the aftermath of a horrific shooting at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, the man behind the gunfire targeted at House majority whip Steve Scalise has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson. Hodgkinson was a 66-year-old unemployed former home inspector from Illinois. Scalise remains in critical condition while Hodgkinson died in the ensuing shootout […]

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    Turkish security guards charged for D.C. brawl

    Washington D.C. police is expected to announce charges for a dozen security guards working for Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan due to their involvement in a brutal filmed attack on protesters outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in May. This comes in addition to already issued charges on two American and two Canadians involved in instigating […]

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    Mich. health dept. director charged with manslaughter over Flint

    The Michigan attorney general’s office has charged the director of the Michigan health department and four other officials with involuntary manslaughter, related to their roles in the four-year Flint water crisis. Nick Lyon, the aforementioned director, has also been charged with misconduct in office. Eden Wells, Michigan’s chief medical executive, is being charged with obstruction […]

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    Shooter at San Francisco UPS facility kills three and self

    Three people were killed and two others injured when a man infiltrated a UPS complex in San Francisco on Wednesday morning. When the police came in to confront the man, who was wearing a UPS uniform, he shot himself in the head and died. The shooting occurred at 8:55 AM, and police were able to […]

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    Conjoined twin porpoise babies found in North Sea

    Dutch scientists have reported the first ever sighting of conjoined twin porpoises. The scientists found them when North Sea fishermen caught the dead pair in a net last month. The crew took photographs before tossing them back into the ocean, due to fear that keeping the animals would be illegal according to fishing law. The […]

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    London apartment fire kills 12, injures dozens more

    A huge fire at a West London high-rise apartment building claimed the lives of 12 people on early Wednesday morning, and sent at least 78 others to local hospitals. “In my 29 years of being a firefighter, I have never, ever seen anything of this scale,” said Dany Cotton, London Fire Brigade commissioner. London firefighters […]

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    Rep. Steve Scalise shot at baseball field outside capital

    Steve Scalise, Republican representative from Louisiana, was among the five people injured in a shooting at a baseball field in the Virginia city of Alexandria, just minutes away from the U.S. Capitol. The group was there to practice for an upcoming recreational baseball match between Democratic and Republican congressional teams at Nationals Park on Thursday […]