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Oregon man arrested after disappearance of mother, young son

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Salem, Oregon, Police Department shows Karissa Alyn Fretwell and her 3-year-old son William “Billy” Fretwell, as they seek the public’s help in finding them. Authorities in Oregon say they’ve arrested Michael John Wolfe on murder and kidnapping charges following the disappearance of Fretwell, and the child, who hasn’t been heard from ...

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IndyCar drivers to be protected by Aeroscreens next season

Indycar has revealed a protective Aeroscreen that will be added to its cars next season. The device was co-developed with Red Bull Advanced Technologies and essentially combines a Formula 1-style three-point titanium Halo frame with a polycarbonate screen. IndyCar has been looking for a solution to driver head safety ever since Justin Wilson was fatally injured when he was struck by ...

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Timeline of Brexit and events leading to May's departure

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to make a statement outside at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday May 24, 2019. Theresa May says she’ll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain’s next prime minister. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP) LONDON – A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis ...

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Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law

Los Angeles County’s Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abortion law, which all but outlaws the procedure. Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, who co-authored the motion with Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, called the law an “attack not only confined to the residents of those states but an act of aggression ...

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Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state

A car is trapped under the fallen metal roof of the Break Time gas station and convenience store in tornado-hit Jefferson City, MO., Thursday, May 23, 2019. The National Weather Service has confirmed a large and destructive tornado has touched down in Missouri’s state capital, causing heavy damage and trapping multiple people in the wreckage of their homes. (AP Photo/David ...

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2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait, draw China protest

I this photo taken on Wednesday, May 21, 2019, Taiwan navy personnel simulate a fire drill inside the Knox-class frigate during an exercise in the Suao port in Yilan County, eastern Taiwan. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying) TAIPEI, Taiwan – Two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in an apparent show of support for the government of the self-ruled island, ...

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Rep. Tlaib tells Mnuchin to get lawyer after Treasury's refusal to turn over Trump tax returns

Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a testy hearing on Wednesday that he should seek “personal” legal advice, effectively issuing a thinly veiled threat following his refusal to turn President Trump’s personal tax information over to Congress. “I would be remiss, as somebody that truly believes in the rule of law, as somebody that has practiced law and ...

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'Game of Thrones' spinoff featuring Arya Stark isn't happening according to HBO boss

‘Game of Thrones’ fans’ petition for final season do-over hits milestone Following the penultimate episode of the massively popular HBO series ‘Game of Thrones,’ a Change.org petition has surfaced urging the network to ‘remake ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 with competent writers.’ The petition has already gained more than 350,000 signatures from disgruntled viewers who were upset with Daenerys Targaryen’s ...

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