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  • Arnold Palmer, known as "the King" for his transformative legacy in golf, has died at the age of 87, according to the U.S. Golf Association.
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    Golfing great Arnold Palmer dead at 87

    Arnold Palmer, known as “the King” for his transformative legacy in golf, has died at the age of 87. He died Sunday evening at a Pittsburgh hospital while awaiting cardiac surgery, according to a statement from his company. With his dominance in golf and distinctive style, Palmer helped turn the sport from a country club pursuit to one that became accessible to the masses. He won more than 90 golf tournaments, including the Masters four times, the U.S. Open in […]

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    Washington mall shooting: Suspect’s motive still unclear

    The lone suspect held in the killing of five people at a Washington state mall is expected to be arraigned Monday. But authorities are still trying to figure out the shooter’s motive, a state patrol spokesman said Sunday night. Arcan Cetin, a 20-year-old Turkish immigrant held in Skagit County Jail Sunday, faces five counts of first-degree murder, according to county records. Prosecutors, who have yet to charge Cetin, are expected to do so Monday during his first appearance in the […]

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    The little girl needed a kidney – her teacher decided to donate hers

    Most people have a story or two about teachers who really gave of themselves. But, Natasha Fuller’s most likely trumps everyone’s. Her teacher, Jodi Schmidt, gave her a kidney. Fuller is an 8-year-old, a student at Oakfield Elementary School in Wisconsin. She suffered from prune belly syndrome, a rare birth defect marked by urinary tract problems and weak abdominal muscles. For the brave 2nd grader, the clock was ticking. Fuller endured regular dialysis as she waited on the national donor […]

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    Graphic: Charlotte police release body cam footage from shooting of Keith Scott

    Warning: Video is not suitable for all audiences. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte police released body cam video of the fatal shooting of a man last week. The release comes one day after a video recorded by Keith Scott’s widow was released publicly. Putney said the cell phone recording didn’t factor into his decision to release dashcam and body-camera video of the fatal shooting. “Our practice and our protocol is to release as soon as we can, to inform,” Putney said, […]

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    Reunited: Elderly couple who broke hearts moved to same nursing home

    They appear overcome with emotion and share a kiss, ecstatic to be back in each other’s arms. This was the touching scene when Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk, the elderly Canadian couple whose tearful goodbye photo pulled heart strings worldwide, were reunited at the same health care facility in Surrey, British Columbia. Their granddaughter, Ashley Bartyik , announced the happy news Friday on her Facebook page. “Thursday our family joyfully witnessed the reunification of Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk. Wolfram has finally […]

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    FBI releases notes from Clinton email investigation

    WASHINGTON — The FBI released Friday nearly 200 pages of notes from its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server, just three days before she squares off against Donald Trump in the first presidential debate. The notes, taken from interviews of top Clinton aides, supporters and others, include details of how a close Clinton confidant explained how the State Department made sure the White House system would not bounce back the emails from the then-secretary of state. But the documents […]

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Five  people were killed in Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington. The search for a suspect is still ongoing.

    Washington mall shooting: Manhunt underway after gunman kills 5

    BURLINGTON, Wash. – A blurry surveillance photo of a rifle-toting man who allegedly shot dead four women and a man at a Macy’s at a Washington state mall could be the biggest lead in the manhunt for the gunman. A search was underway Saturday for the armed man who vanished into the night along Interstate 5 after the attack, said Sgt. Mark Francis, a spokesman for the Washington State Patrol. Authorities believe only one person fired the shots Friday night at […]

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    Yahoo confirms 500 million accounts breached

    NEW YORK — Yahoo’s drama as an independent company may not be done yet. According to the Associated Press, Yahoo just confirmed a data breach that affected 500 million accounts A large-scale data breach was first rumored in August when a hacker who goes by the name of “Peace” claimed to be selling data from 200 million Yahoo users online. The same hacker has previously claimed to sell stolen accounts from LinkedIn and MySpace. Yahoo originally said it was “aware […]

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    Beware of this new Obamacare email scam

    NEW YORK — If you’ve received an email out of the blue from the IRS, it’s almost certainly a scam. The IRS on Thursday warned of the latest variety: emails that fraudulently request tax filers to send an Obamacare-related payment. Here’s what to watch out for: The first red flag is that you got an email. It’s important to remember that the IRS will never initiate contact with you by email or by phone or through social media. This particular […]

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    ISIS suspected of mustard attack against US and Iraqi troops

    WASHINGTON — ISIS is suspected of firing a shell with mustard agent that landed at the Qayyara air base in Iraq Tuesday where US and Iraqi troops are operating, according to several US officials. The shell was categorized by officials as either a rocket or artillery shell. After it landed on the base, just south of Mosul, US troops tested it and received an initial reading for a chemical agent they believe is mustard. No US troops were hurt or […]

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    Why Charlotte exploded and Tulsa prayed

    Two black men were shot and killed by police officers in two different American cities this week. The deaths of Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott cut deep into the hearts of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Charlotte, North Carolina. But scenes from the two communities on the night of September 21 show they expressed the pain in two drastically different ways. This was Charlotte… And this was Tulsa… Why did it look so different? Terence Crutcher was unarmed when a Tulsa […]