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Truck attack suspect is charged with terrorism offenses

NEW YORK –  Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges Wednesday against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead, saying he was spurred to attack by the Islamic State group’s online calls to action and picked Halloween because he figured streets would be extra crowded. Even as he lay wounded in the hospital from police gunfire, ...

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'Hocus Pocus' remake will be 'cheap' according to Bette Midler

“Hocus Pocus”  (Freeform) Bette Midler is not impressed that the Disney Channel is remaking the Halloween classic “Hocus Pocus.” “I know it’s cheap. It’s going to be cheap!” the actress, who played Winifred Sanderson in the original film, told People at the Restoration Project’s annual Hulaween party. She added, “I’m not sure what they’re going to do with my character. My character is ...

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NYC terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov: Who is he?

The man suspected of plowing a truck through a crowded bike lane in New York City on Tuesday is 29 years old, from Uzbekistan with a green card, Fox News has confirmed. Police have identified Sayfullo Saipov as the suspect accused of driving a rented pickup truck into a crowd, killing at least eight people and injuring at least 11 ...

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Democratic group pulls ad targeting Virginia governor hopeful Ed Gillespie's supporters

A television ad depicting supporters of Virginia governor hopeful Ed Gillespie as Confederates who attack minority children has been pulled in the wake of the terror attack in New York City. The Democratic group Latino Victory Fund removed the controversial ad, which showed a pickup truck driver chasing down minority children, on Tuesday, Oct. 31. “We knew our ad would ruffle ...

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The Latest: Officer details football players' alleged attack

VERMILLION, S.D. –  The Latest on sexual assault charges filed against two University of South Dakota football players. (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Police say two University of South Dakota football players burst into a bedroom and sexually assaulted a woman who was having consensual sex with another teammate. An affidavit by Vermillion Police Lt. Crystal Brady says the alleged ...

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Militant accused in Benghazi attack on his way to US jail

WASHINGTON –  U.S. special operations forces captured a militant in Libya accused of playing an instrumental role in the Benghazi attacks, officials say, in a high-stakes operation designed to bring the perpetrators to justice five years after the deadly violence. President Donald Trump on Monday identified the militant as Mustafa al-Imam and said his capture signified that the four Americans ...

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Tillerson, Mattis testify about war powers authority after US soldiers killed in Niger

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis answered questions Monday on Capitol Hill about the Trump administration’s authority to use military force overseas as members of Congress seek answers over the killing of four U.S. soldiers earlier this month in Niger.   Mattis and Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which they privately told several ...

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