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Georgia Republicans aim to capitalize on Atlanta’s rising crime rate

ATLANTA — After another weekend of headlines about crime in Atlanta, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp laid down a new marker with a plan to make…

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Kevin Spacey books first gig since sexual assault scandal, an Italian movie about wrongfully accused pedophile

Kevin Spacey is getting back in front of the camera. The disgraced actor, who has been on the sidelines after dozens of men accused him…

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Asian man shoved onto Queens subway tracks; police suspect possible hate crime

NEW YORK — An Asian man was shoved onto subway tracks in front of an oncoming train in Queens Monday morning, narrowly escaping death in…

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What ‘telling the truth’ about Stone Mountain might look like

ATLANTA — Late last month, on the state holiday formerly known as Confederate Memorial Day, Bill Stephens stood behind a podium in a crowded ballroom….

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Dr. Fauci, Oprah and The Rock among winners at 25th Webby Awards

America’s top infectious disease expert can add a new title to his resume: 2021 Webby Person of the Year. Dr. Anthony Fauci took home top…

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Illinois men charged in US Capitol breach asked cop for directions to the bathroom, feds say

Two downstate Illinois men charged with breaching the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 said they were there to “tour” the historic site and went out…

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Voting rights battle in Washington state raises allegations of diluting Latino votes

SEATTLE — Ana Ruiz Peralta, a 44-year-old Pasco resident and Mexican immigrant, ran last year for the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, talking about improving…

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‘The Underground Railroad’ review: Hypnotic, stunning reimagining of America’s roots

After so much settling these past 14 months, so much time spent with nervous diversion on our screens and so much grief and rage coursing…

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White supremacist who killed 3 at Jewish sites in Kansas dies in prison

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A white supremacist who killed three people at Jewish sites in Overland Park, Kansas, in 2014 has died in prison, according…

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Jeffrey Epstein forced intern into sex, new lawsuit claims

NEW YORK — A Queens man claims Jeffrey Epstein forced him into sex when he interned for the hedge fund manager, a new lawsuit reveals….

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NYPD Commissioner calls Rep. Maxine Waters ‘reckless,’ says cops are being targeted

NEW YORK – New York City’s top cop has choice words for Rep. Maxine Waters for urging protesters to “get confrontational” with police — but…

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Chicago mayor says video of Adam Toledo’s fatal shooting by police ‘incredibly difficult to watch’

CHICAGO — Hours before city officials plan to release video of a police officer shooting 13-year-old Adam Toledo, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday asked Chicago…

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Tesla’s Elon Musk claps back at Jim Farley, Ford with ‘Tommy Boy’ clip on Twitter

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Ford CEO Jim Farley have just exchanged smackdown tweets over the past 24 hours that thousands of people have characterized…

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Trump favorite Sean Parnell is ‘99% sure’ he’s running for US Senate in Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA — Sean Parnell, a decorated combat veteran and favorite of former President Donald Trump, is all but certain to run for U.S. Senate in…

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‘I’m trying to hang in there,’ says mom of 13-year-old boy fatally shot by police in Chicago

CHICAGO – The person fatally shot by a Chicago police officer early Monday during what police said was an “armed confrontation” has been identified as…

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Hundreds of former ‘Jeopardy’ contestants protest Dr. Oz hosting gig over ‘dangerous’ nonscientific stances

For a show based in science and facts, Dr. Oz’s temporary hosting gig on “Jeopardy” is antithetical to its very purpose, argue hundreds of former…

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New York Assembly names outside lawyers to lead Cuomo impeachment investigation

ALBANY, N.Y. — State Assembly Democrats have retained attorneys from a high-profile Manhattan-based law firm to lead the chamber’s impeachment investigation into sexual harassment claims…

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Spa shooting suspect’s own parents helped authorities catch him

ATLANTA — Once Cherokee County deputies received a surveillance capture of Robert Aaron Long leaving Young’s Asian Massage near Acworth Tuesday afternoon, the trail of…

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Philly Proud Boys president arrested by FBI after photos surface of him at the Capitol on Jan. 6

PHILADELPHIA — The FBI arrested the president of the Philadelphia Proud Boys on Wednesday morning at his Port Richmond home, weeks after photos and videos…

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Spa shooting suspect bought gun hours before deadly spree

ATLANTA — Cherokee County Sheriff Frank Reynolds said Wednesday the suspect in a shooting spree that killed eight people bought the gun he used hours…

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‘He must resign’: Majority of NY House Dems call on Cuomo to step down over sexual harassment claims

NEW YORK – Ten members of New York’s Democratic congressional delegation, including top-ranking U.S. Reps. Jerry Nadler and Carolyn Maloney, called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo…

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Marjorie Taylor Greene wants us to ‘trust the science’ on transgender rights. Here’s the science.

It’s amazing that Jewish space lasers and Satan-worshipping, child-abusing Democratic cabals and 9/11 hoax drivel could strike a person as more believable than gender fluidity….

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