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Sherin Mathews abandoned in India before alley abandonment that may have led to death

Police in Texas believe they have found the body of missing 3-year-old Sherin Mathews.  (AP) Sherin Mathews, the 3-year-old girl whose body was believed to be found Sunday after she disappeared when her father left her in a Texas alleyway two weeks ago, was reportedly adopted from India after she was also abandoned by her biological family. Mathews’ body was discovered ...

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George Clooney slams Woody Allen's 'witch hunt' comment after Harvey Weinstein scandal

George Clooney said he hopes the sexual harassment stories after the Harvey Weinstein scandal will be a “watershed moment for society.”  (Reuters) George Clooney spoke out again on Sunday about recent sexual harassment stories in Hollywood and lambasted Woody Allen for saying the Harvey Weinstein scandal created a “witch hunt atmosphere.” The 56-year-old actor spoke to reporters at the premiere ...

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Day care worker arrested after allegedly slapping toddler, police say

Jeanine Sammis, 36, of Hewlett, was arrested Thursday and charged with endangering the welfare of a child.  (Nassau County Police Department) A New York woman was arrested Thursday for allegedly slapping a toddler on multiple occasions at a Long Island day care, police say. Jeanine Sammis, 36, was captured on camera slapping a 1-year-old girl on the back of her ...

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Mattis praises Philippines progress against militants

CLARK FREEPORT, Philippines –  U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, paving the way for a visit next month by President Donald Trump, congratulated the Philippine army for its successes against militants in the southern city of Marawi. The U.S. and the Philippines are decades-old treaty allies, but the relationship has been rocky in recent years. One point of contention under President ...

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Western Caribbean bears watching for tropical storm formation during late October

While atmospheric conditions have now become too hostile for tropical storm formation over much of the Atlantic basin, conditions over the western Caribbean may harbor development toward the end of October. The combination of dry air, dust and strong westerly and/or southerly winds aloft will inhibit tropical storm formation over much of the Atlantic in the coming days. However, over ...

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Trump tweets his administration has been busiest in US history

President Donald Trump lashed out against his critics Saturday, arguing in a series of tweets that he is one of the most productive presidents in U.S. history. Trump cited Wall Street’s recent record high numbers and the military’s latest victories over the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq as wins for his administration. The president’s tweets came after Senate ...

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Perez tries to unify Democrats, says Trump an 'existential threat' to US

Tom Perez was elected Democratic National Committee chairman earlier this year.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Democratic Party chairman Tom Perez tried to unify the political left around an anti-Trump message Saturday, calling the president an “existential threat” to the nation and “the most dangerous president in American history.” Addressing the first national party gathering since his election in February, Perez lambasted “a ...

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The fascinating sex life of Jonathan, the 186-year-old giant tortoise

File photo of Jonathan the tortoise (Steven Humphreys/iStock). Straight? Gay? Bisexual? He may be about 186 years old, but the years have clearly done little to quell the sexual appetite of Jonathan, the famous giant tortoise who resides on the remote South Atlantic island of St. Helena. Jonathan, the world’s oldest living land animal, has been in the spotlight this ...

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