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Man with shotgun wanted to deliver papers to UN, police say; charges are pending
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Man with shotgun wanted to deliver papers to UN, police say; charges are pending

The man who stood outside the United Nations with a shotgun held to his head has been taken into custody and transported to a hospital, New York Police Department First Deputy Commissioner Benjamin Tucker said at a news conference Thursday afternoon. Tucker said police responded to 911 calls for a man with a gun outside…MORE

5 things to know for Dec. 2: SCOTUS, Federal funding, Coronavirus, India, Michigan

5 things to know for Dec. 2: SCOTUS, Federal funding, Coronavirus, India, Michigan

Inflation is generally not something to be happy about, but it can have unexpected benefits for some Americans. For instance, homeowners could see their houses go up in value, while their monthly payments stay the same. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also…MORE

Investigators reveal concerns about behavior of Michigan high school shooting suspect leading up to the tragedy
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Investigators reveal concerns about behavior of Michigan high school shooting suspect leading up to the tragedy

The timeline of events leading up to a deadly high school shooting Tuesday in Michigan reveals there were concerns about the teen suspect’s behavior before the tragedy that left four dead and seven injured. The day before Ethan Crumbley, 15, allegedly opened fire on his classmates at Oxford High School, the student met “with school…MORE

Some victims of former New York gynecologist Robert Hadden reach $71.5 million settlement
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Some victims of former New York gynecologist Robert Hadden reach $71.5 million settlement

Dozens of women who say they were sexually abused by former gynecologist Robert Hadden reached a settlement with the hospital system that employed him that will allow them to seek money from a $71.5 million victims’ compensation fund. Columbia University Irving Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital reached the settlement with 79 women who were…MORE

When a Florida woman misdialed her sister’s number, it sparked a 20-year friendship with a stranger in Rhode Island
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When a Florida woman misdialed her sister’s number, it sparked a 20-year friendship with a stranger in Rhode Island

What started out with an incorrect phone number is now a friendship that has lasted 20 years. One day in the early 2000s, Gladys Hankerson of Delray Beach, Florida, was trying to call her sister in Maryland, according to CNN affiliate WPBF. Her sister’s area code was 410, but Hankerson kept dialing 401 instead. Mike…MORE

Here’s why the suspected Michigan school shooter has been charged with terrorism
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Here’s why the suspected Michigan school shooter has been charged with terrorism

Ethan Crumbley, who is accused of killing four fellow students at a Michigan high school, will be tried as an adult and faces murder, assault and weapons charges. He will also face one count of terrorism causing death, a rare charge for a school shooting. The events unfolded Tuesday at Oxford High School when, law…MORE

Accuser testifies Jeffrey Epstein brought her to meet Donald Trump when she was 14; no wrongdoing alleged
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Accuser testifies Jeffrey Epstein brought her to meet Donald Trump when she was 14; no wrongdoing alleged

A woman who said she was sexually abused by Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein more than two decades ago testified in court Wednesday that she met Donald Trump when Epstein took her to Mar-a-Lago when she was 14 years old. The woman, identified in court under the pseudonym “Jane,” also testified that she flew on…MORE

Jussie Smollett ‘wanted me to fake beat him up,’ Abimbola Osundairo testifies
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Jussie Smollett ‘wanted me to fake beat him up,’ Abimbola Osundairo testifies

On January 25, 2019, a few days before Jussie Smollett reported an alleged hate crime attack, he told an acquaintance he “wanted me to beat him up,” the man testified Wednesday. Abimbola Osundairo, also known as “Bola,” said the “Empire” actor’s comment was puzzling. “I was confused,” Osundairo continued to testify. “Then he explained he…MORE

Father charged in shooting death of former UCF football player Otis Anderson Jr.

Father charged in shooting death of former UCF football player Otis Anderson Jr.

Denise Anderson, Otis Anderson Jr.’s mother, told authorities in Jacksonville, Florida, that an argument over a dog bite led to the shooting death of the former University of Central Florida football star. She said the fatal altercation began when her husband, Otis Anderson Sr., became upset after being bitten by a dog belonging to Anderson…MORE

A beloved football player and a senior with college scholarships among Michigan school shooting victims
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A beloved football player and a senior with college scholarships among Michigan school shooting victims

Friends, family and an entire Michigan high school are grieving the loss of four students after a 15-year-old boy opened fire during the school day, killing four peers and shooting seven others on campus. A suspect is in custody after Tuesday’s shooting at Oxford High School in Oxford, Michigan, authorities said. More than 100 calls…MORE

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