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    VIDEO: Anti-Trump protesters torch limo blocks from inaugural parade

    WASHINGTON — Protesters vandalized and set a limousine on fire just blocks from President Donald Trump’s inaugural parade route Friday afternoon. Several cars in the area of 12th and K streets had their windows blown out by protesters around 4:30 p.m. A limo along the road was then set on fire, sending black smoke billowing into the sky. DC — Alex Cuadros (@alexcuadros) January 20, 2017 By 4:45 p.m., firefighters had contained the blaze. Dozens of police officers wearing […]

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    Video shows anti-Trump protester spitting in officer’s face

    CLEVELAND — Cameras captured the moment an anti-Trump protester appeared to spit in the face of a police officer in downtown Cleveland Friday. The incident happened as a few dozen people, accompanied by a group of Cleveland bike patrol officers, demonstrated against President Donald Trump‘s inauguration. WJW-TV video shows one of the protesters repeatedly elbow and push one of the officers. When the police grab him, he appears to spit in an officer’s face. Police shoved protesters away as they tried to cuff the man. The man […]


    The hiccups and potential catastrophes of Donald Trump’s Inauguration

    By Avi Asher-Schapiro Outside Washington, D.C.’s Union Station on Thursday morning, late commuters mingled with visitors to the nation’s capital as private vendors hawked unlicensed Trump merchandise to arriving inauguration attendees. Business, at least at that hour, was not brisk: Many passersby—arriving off trains from the Northeast Corridor and likely in town for planned anti-Trump protests—stopped for photos with the lone Bernie Sanders supporter outside the station, holding a styrofoam board clustered with buttons from a bygone primary. By Thursday […]

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    Protest movements surge ahead of Trump’s Inauguration

    By Jana Kasperkevic in Washington, D.C. Two weeks before Donald Trump’s inauguration, Moumita Ahmed packed her bags and moved from New York to Washington, D.C. to house hunt. The property she’s seeking will serve as a base for activists throughout Trump’s presidency, where organizers will meet, hold trainings, and possibly stay overnight while in town. The Resistance House, as it will be called, is being established just as thousands of Americans are making their way into Washington—both to celebrate Trump […]

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    ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ premiere canceled after video leaks

    LOS ANGELES – This weekend’s Los Angeles premiere of “A Dog’s Purpose” has been canceled after leaked video prompted an investigation into the treatment of animals during the movie’s filming, according to a statement obtained by the Hollywood Reporter Thursday. “Because Amblin’s review into the edited video released yesterday is still ongoing, distributor Universal Pictures has decided it is in the best interest of A Dog’s Purpose to cancel this weekend’s premiere and press junket. Amblin and Universal do not want […]

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    ‘Miracle’ baby expected to live just hours is now 2 weeks old

    BETTENDORF, Iowa — Little Fiona Grace wasn’t supposed to live for more than an hour or two after being born with serious organ defects, but the feisty little Quad Cities girl is now two weeks old. “She’s just like a normal baby. She eats and cries and gets changed,” mother Autumn Dunn told WQAD. Weighing in at 6 pounds 4 ounces, Fiona’s been a fighter since birth. “We went from thinking we were going to have to plan her funeral to, we get […]

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    ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ actor Miguel Ferrer dies at 61

    LOS ANGELES – Actor Miguel Ferrer, who starred in “NCIS: Los Angeles” died Thursday of cancer, Variety reported. He was 61. The actor, who was George Clooney’s first cousin, appeared in the NCIS spin off for seven seasons. “Today, NCIS: Los Angeles lost a beloved family member. Miguel was a man of tremendous talent who had a powerful dramatic presence on screen, a wicked sense of humor, and a huge heart,” “NCIS: Los Angeles” showrunner R. Scott Gemmill said in a statement […]

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    Video shows teens ‘subway surfing’ behind packed New York City train

    NEW YORK — Two of the three teens who were caught on video holding on to the back of a New York City subway train as it left a station in the Bronx were ticketed Thursday, police said. The two 15-year-olds were cited for trespassing and released into their parents’ custody, NYPD told WPIX-TV. It’s unclear if police are still looking for the third teen in the video. The teens will have to appear in court where they may receive a fine, according […]

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    Woman who battled cancer in viral dance video dies

    DALLAS — A Texas mother who danced her way into the hearts of millions as she battled cancer has died. Ana-Alecia Ayala passed away Wednesday after fighting uterine sarcoma for more than a year, according to KDFW. Back in October, Ayala posted a video to Facebook and Instagram of her and her “chemo buddy” Danielle Andrus dancing to the song “Juju On That Beat” by Zay Hilfigerrr and Zayion McCall. Since the video was posted, it has been viewed over 9 million times. “We want to […]

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    Dog found brutally disfigured with nose, ears ripped off

    DETROIT — The Michigan Humane Society is offering a $2,500 reward for information after a brown and tan Rottweiler was found with its ears and nose cut off in southwest Detroit Tuesday. The dog was found after someone saw the dog was injured and contacted the humane society. The dog also had wounds on its tail and back legs, according to Fox 2 Detroit. The Rottweiler was taken to an animal care center in Detroit to be treated for its injuries. […]

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    Family pleads to have mother’s body removed from river, 4 days after car accident

    ISLETON, Calif. — It’s been four long and agonizing days for the family of Nichelle Johnson, who investigators believe is inside her submerged car, in the Sacramento River in Isleton, California. “I just want them to help us get my mama out of that water. It’s been too long. I just need answers. I just need closure,” Johnson’s daughter, Mikaela Hampton, told KTXL. “I don’t know how I’m supposed to explain it to my baby.” Hampton shed tears of anguish […]

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    Take a look inside most expensive home in US; $250M mansion includes helicopter

    LOS ANGELES — With a price tag of $250 million, a newly listed mega-mansion in the Los Angeles area is now the most expensive home for sale in the U.S., according to multiple reports. The sprawling mansion in Bel-Air is four levels and 38,000 square feet of interiors. It features 12 bedrooms, 21 bathrooms, three kitchens, bowling alley, movie theater, candy room and an infinity pool complete with swim-up bar, the Los Angeles Times reported. Additionally, the lavish property includes […]