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The Fire Department of NY said earlier that 15 people were seriously injured in the fire near the Bronx Zoo. Mayor Bill de Blasio's press secretary Eric Phillips confirmed the death toll, and tweeted the mayor is on his way to the scene. Barnabas Hospital. Temperatures in New York City reached 15 degrees Fahrenheit with additional wind chills on Thursday night. Photographs and video of the building seemed to show that the fire appeared to be under control.
  • Amateur photographer captures impressive shot of the royal family

    Amateur photographer captures impressive shot of the royal family

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    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry attend Christmas Day Church service at Church of St Mary Magdalene. President Trump not receiving an invite to next year's royal wedding would likely stir controversy on its own, and according to the tabloid The Sun , the British government is urging Prince Harry not to invite Obama to his wedding .
  • Obama edges Trump as most-admired man, again

    Obama edges Trump as most-admired man, again

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    Read the full USA Today article . "About six-in-ten stories on Trump's early days in office had a negative assessment, about three times more than in early coverage for Obama and roughly twice that of Bush and Clinton". Other women on the most admired list include Oprah Winfrey , Elizabeth Warren, Angela Merkel, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, and current First Lady Melania Trump .
  • Border Patrol agent shot while patrolling Rio Grande by boat

    Border Patrol agent shot while patrolling Rio Grande by boat

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    Authorities say 21-year-old Roberto Ramirez arrived at Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 19 near Amado while transporting two suspected illegal aliens. A previously deported Mexican national convicted of molesting a Riverside child was arrested after he illegally re-entered the country, federal officials said Tuesday.
  • Ben Crump to represent family of teen injured during Troy arrest

    Ben Crump to represent family of teen injured during Troy arrest

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    The beaten teen's father, also named Ulysses Wilkerson , told DothanFirst.com that the officers cracked his son's eye socket "in three different places" and caused swelling on his brain. It is not clear how many officers were involved. While there is video of the incident, Anderson told CNN he has not yet seen the footage, nor has he spoken with police about releasing it.
  • Avoiding frozen pipes during harsh, cold winter in Kansas City

    Avoiding frozen pipes during harsh, cold winter in Kansas City

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    We encourage customers to take the following precautions to reduce freezing or bursting pipes, as well as any damage to the water meter. That's through the entire winter, however. Check for cracks in the vault cover of outside meter installations- A cracked cover permits cold air to enter and all insulation value to be lost. And if you have a garage, Hamilton says keep it closed to trap as much heat in as possible.
  • Apple prepares to enter Saudi Arabia

    Apple prepares to enter Saudi Arabia

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    Sources close to the royal family said the primary goal of th arrests was to "recover hundreds of billions of dollars in ill-gotten gains accumulated by the targets of the crackdown", as reported by The New York Times . Another report by the Wall Street Journal said that Saudi authorities demanded at least $6 billion from Prince Alwaleed bin Talal in exchange for his release.
  • Four hurt when van jumps curb, crashes into building in downtown Seattle

    Four hurt when van jumps curb, crashes into building in downtown Seattle

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    Police said there is no indication the crash was intentional. Four victims were hit by the van and one was injured by flying glass from the store window as it was struck and shattered. Their conditions were not immediately known. Two of the victims were a man and a woman walking with a young child, according to a witness quoted by the Seattle Times .
  • Barber snips man's ear, shaves bald patch down middle of head

    Barber snips man's ear, shaves bald patch down middle of head

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    Police said Shabani twisted the customer's ear and then grabbed a pair of scissors and snipped the man's ear, according to the Wisconsin State Journal . DeSpain says officers arrested 46-year-old Khaled A. Shabani on suspicion of mayhem and disorderly conduct while armed . The customer left and was forced to go to another barber shop to have his head shaved bald.
  • Lesbian couple, two children found slain in upstate NY home

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    Police say the women were in a relationship. Authorities have released the names of two women and two children slain in their upstate NY apartment and police are asking the public for information. Before the murders discovered on Tuesday, there were only two homicides in Troy all year. "Our hearts are broken and our thoughts and deepest condolences are with their family and loved ones during this terribly troubling time", John Carmello, Troy school superintendent, said in a statement ...
  • Driver crashes after shooting at officers, leading them on I-95 chase

    Driver crashes after shooting at officers, leading them on I-95 chase

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    When a deputy and trooper activated their emergency lights to initiate the traffic stop, the SUV pulled off to the shoulder near the 138 mile marker in Stafford County. Then, deputies put out a call for the gunman, who was driving in a black SUV. A medivac helicopter landed on the scene to fly out the driver, who suffered serious injuries, police said.
  • U.S. to resume full visa services in Turkey

    U.S. to resume full visa services in Turkey

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    The Turkish embassy in Washington welcomed the U.S. decision and said visa restrictions for USA citizens imposed during the dispute would also be lifted. But the services were so limited that the first interview appointments for Turks seeking most types of U.S. visa were only available from January 2019, causing uproar on social media.
  • Lindy Lou Layman's Inartful $300K First Date With Texas Lawyer

    Lindy Lou Layman's Inartful $300K First Date With Texas Lawyer

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    But when Buzzbee called his date an Uber to take her home, she hid in his house and wouldn't leave, KHOU reports . Lindy Lou Layman "intentionally and knowingly" damaged multiple pieces of artwork belonging to Anthony Buzbee on December 23, according to Harris County court documents.
  • Cold temperatures, freezing rain will close out 2017

    Cold temperatures, freezing rain will close out 2017

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    Bitter cold temperatures are here to stay for a while, with wind chills expected to be well below zero today. Wind chill will be a factor with some numbers in the single digits and negative readings. A cold front moves through early Saturday and behind the front we are looking at an area of snow developing and spreading out across our region. Frigid temperatures will still be here to welcome in the new year.
  • Liberia votes for president

    Liberia votes for president

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    Weah won the first round in October with 38.4% of the vote, while Boakai received 28.8%, the National Elections Commission said. Weah, who was named world footballer of the year in 1995, was runner-up to Johnson Sirleaf in the 2005 election and has positioned himself an outsider who will deliver tangible benefits to the country's young population.