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Austin Serial Bomber Identified

The suspected Austin bomber has been identified as Mark Anthony Conditt, 24. Authorities say he detonated a bomb early Wednesday and killed himself as a police SWAT team closed in around him. No motive is yet known

Piles of snow along the streets of Boston.

How Much Snow to Expect From Winter Storm Toby

Winter Storm Toby, the fourth Nor'easter in less than three weeks, is walloping the storm-ravaged East Coast with a fresh blanket of snow just in time for the start of spring. It could bring more than a foot of snow to certain cities

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Stormy Daniels Passed Polygraph Test on Trump Affair

Stormy Daniels passed a lie detector test that focused on her alleged sexual encounter with President Donald Trump in July 2006. The lie detector test focused on three “relevant” questions about Daniels' alleged encounter

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New Weight Loss Procedure Freezes Hunger Signals

Doctors have shown that freezing the nerve that carries hunger signals to the brain may be able to lower a person's appetite and help them lose weight. In a small new study, everyone lost weight and felt less hungry


Russia Helped Venezuela Launch a Cryptocurrency

A TIME investigation finds Moscow’s fingerprints all over the petro, the world’s first state-backed digital currency. The petro was in fact a collaboration, whose aim was to erode the power of U.S. sanctions

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin

Trump Wants to Discuss Arms Race With Putin

President Donald Trump said he expects to meet soon with Russian President Putin, after calling to congratulate him on his re-election. Trump said he'll meet Putin soon "to discuss the arms race, which is getting out of control”

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South Korean K-Pop Stars to Perform in Pyongyang

After North Korea sent a musical delegation to the Winter Olympics, Seoul plans to respond in kind. Around 160 musicians, including K-pop stars, will visit Pyongyang. They'll be the first performers to head north on the peninsula since 2005

Maryland School Shooting, Washington, USA - 20 Mar 2018

Maryland School Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Wounded

An armed school resource officer confronted and exchanged gunfire with a school shooter Tuesday morning after the student wounded two classmates at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland, police say. The gunman is dead


Israel Confirms It Struck a Syrian Nuclear Site in 2007

The Israeli military confirmed it carried out the 2007 airstrike in Syria that destroyed what was believed to be a nuclear reactor, lifting the veil of secrecy over one of its most daring and mysterious operations in recent memory

Justine Damond, also known as Justine Ruszczyk, from Sydney, in a 2015 photo released by Stephen Govel Photography in New York on July 17, 2017.

Officer Who Shot Justine Damond Charged With Murder

A Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Australian woman in July minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home was charged Tuesday with murder and manslaughter

FILE PHOTO: Sudan, the last surviving male northern white rhino, grazes in Laikipia National Park

World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies

The last surviving male northern white rhinoceros in the world has died, spelling likely extinction for the sub-species. Sudan, 45, was euthanized this week after battling multiple age-related infections