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Nikolas Cruz charged in Florida High School shooting

An alleged gunman accused of killing at least 17 people when he opened fire at a Florida high school, sending panicked students running into the streets to flee the bloodbath, was charged Thursday with 17 counts of premeditated murder, officials said. Nikolas Cruz, 19, arrived at Broward County Jail early Thursday morning after federal and local investigators questioned him for ...

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Medical examiner needs break while describing murdered 8-year-old's autopsy at court

Cherish Perrywinkle sustained severe injuries from being raped and strangled, including a “‘totally destroyed anatomy,” a medical examiner testified. A medical examiner who conducted the autopsy on an 8-year-old Florida girl who was abducted, raped and murdered in 2013, grew emotional at the alleged killer’s trial Tuesday and had to interrupt her testimony for a break, the Daily Mail reported. ...

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Stella Parton: Country music industry 'a bunch of Southern Baptist hypocrites' when it comes to following up on sex abuse allegations

Stella Parton (right) spoke out against her sister Dolly Parton’s ex-publicist after he was accused of using Dolly Parton’s name in exchange for sexual favors. (Splash)  (Splash) It has been nearly four months since Nashville publicity powerhouse Kirt Webster — who represented country icons like Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers and Charlie Daniels — was accused by a former client of sexually ...

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2 slain Ohio officers' families thank community for support

WESTERVILLE, Ohio –  The families of two Ohio police officers fatally shot while responding to a 911 hang-up call say they’re grateful for their community and for the outpouring of support shown in the midst of their loss. The officers from the northeast Columbus suburb of Westerville, 39-year-old Eric Joering and 54-year-old Anthony Morelli, were shot Saturday at a townhome ...

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Chloe Kim, 17-year-old Team USA star, wins halfpipe gold

Chloe Kim, of the United States, reacts to her score during the women’s halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018.  (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Snowboarding prodigy Chloe Kim landed a gold medal in women’s halfpipe Tuesday in Pyeongchang, South Korea, becoming the the youngest woman to win an Olympic snowboarding ...

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