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Nine big cats in the Smithsonian Institution’s National Zoo test

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Trump plays golf for first time since declaring coronavirus a

STERLING, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday went on his first golf outing since the White House declared a national emergency over the coronavirus in March, visiting his club in the Washington suburbs in a purposeful display of normalcy.On a sunny spring day, Trump’s motorcade took him from the White House to…

Dangerous and intensifying Typhoon Vongfong churns toward the Philippines

The Japanese weather satellite Himawari-8 captured Vongfong churning closer to the Philippines on May 13, 2020. (RAMMB/CIRA)Typhoon Vongfong is the first named storm of the 2020 West Pacific typhoon season, but it already has the makings of a potentially significant storm. The Philippines is bracing for a close shave or direct hit later this week…

Family says Timberview High School student was shot 4 times,

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A 15-year-old Mansfield Timberview High School student who was wounded in a shooting at school Wednesday was shot four times and is in an induced coma while recovering in the ICU, according to his family.The family of Zacchaeus Selby told Star-Telegram media partner WFAA-TV that he was shot in his arm, leg, chest and stomach…

Angry scenes at Haiti airport as deported migrants arrive

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Some of those who had just landed tried to rush back to the returning planesAngry scenes broke out at Haiti's main airport after migrants were deported to the country from the US.On Tuesday, migrants at the airport in Port-au-Prince rushed back towards the plane they had arrived on, while others threw shoes at the jet.Last…

Katie Couric’s new memoir vividly describes Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘creepy’ home

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Katie Couric attended an intimate dinner party at Jeffrey Epstein's house in 2010. AP PhotosKatie Couric attended an intimate dinner party at Jeffrey Epstein's house in 2010, according to her upcoming memoir.She has described his New York townhouse as "Eyes Wide Shut with a twist," per the Daily Mail.Prince Andrew was also in attendance, according…

Georgia 4th grader becomes youngest person to pilot a hot

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On July 10, when the Cleveland, Georgia boy was still 8, he soared 400 feet into the air over the Sautee Valley, near Helen.CLEVELAND, Ga. — A north Georgia 4th grader is soaring to new heights, becoming the youngest person to solo pilot a hot air balloon."I'm in fourth grade and I'm 9 years old,"…

Missing woman Gabby Petito’s family begs her fiancé to ‘at

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Gabby Petito and fiance Brian Laundrie Courtesy of Schmidt and Petito familyThe family of missing Gabby Petito said her fiancé is refusing to help them find her.Brian Laundrie "is refusing to tell Gabby's family where he last saw her," a family statement reads.Petito, 22, was reported missing by her family on September 11.Visit Insider's homepage…

Manhunt for Brian Laundrie resumes in Florida wetlands; FBI issues

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Search crews resumed the manhunt Friday for Brian Laundrie in Florida wetlands after the FBI issued a federal arrest warrant over events that occurred following the death of his fiancée Gabby Petito.Investigators are searching for Laundrie in the 24,000-acre Carlton Reserve, a wilderness park in Sarasota County, the North Port Police department said Friday. Laundrie's parents told investigators he went camping in the park…

Mexico’s populist president left embarrassed by failed stunt to sell

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador looks to the skied, or the godsMexico’s populist president Andrés Manuel López Obrador was voted in on a pledge to stamp out corruption and largess that went all the way to the country's highest office.So when he pledged to sell the presidential plane, with its marble bathrooms and king sized bed,…