6 dead, dozens injured in Italian disco stampede, some say pepper spray sparked panic

Six people are dead and dozens more are injured after being trampled by a panicked crowd running out of an Italian disco. Interested in Italy? The stampede occurred at the Lanterna Azzurra in Madonna del Piano di Corinaldo, near Ancona — a city on the Adriatic coast, east of Florence — during a concert for Italian rapper Sfera Ebbasta. Witnesses […]

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Charlottesville car rammer found guilty of first-degree murder

The man who rammed his car into a crowd at the Charlottesville rally in 2017 where one counter-protester was killed and others injured has been found guilty of first-degree murder. Interested in Charlottesville? Suspect James Alex Fields was on trial for the death and injuries he is accused of causing when he drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, […]

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Attack on Orthodox Jew investigated as possible hate crime: NYPD

Police are searching for a suspect who punched an Orthodox Jewish man in New York City just two days before the start of Hanukkah. The incident occurred Friday about 6:40 p.m. in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg section, according to the NYPD. Surveillance video shows a man sneaking up behind the victim and punching him. ABC station WABC is reporting that the victim […]

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Man accused of setting fatal mansion fire now faces murder charges

Paul Caneiro, the brother of a man found slain alongside his wife and children in a torched home last week, has been charged with murder, according to court records obtained by ABC News. The 51-year-old New Jersey resident allegedly used gasoline to set fire to his Ocean Township home before dawn on Nov. 20 while his wife and two daughters […]

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Series of sea lion shootings prompts worries of landlubber safety

A series of mysterious fatal shootings of California sea lions that washed up on shore in a heavily populated area of Seattle have federal authorities concerned not only the mammals but for residents living near the Puget Sound, officials said. Of the 16 sea lions that have been found dead in King and Kitsap Counties of Washington state, bullet wounds […]

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‘Start Here’: Pelosi, soldiers killed, GM. What you need to know to start your day.

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Thanks for choosing to start here. Interested in Start Here Morning Briefing ? 1. Hyde-Smith wins in Mississippi as Democrats vote on House leadership Last night in Mississippi, Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith won her senate runoff race to become the 53rd Republican in the upcoming Senate. In the House, Democrats flipped 39 seats in the midterms […]

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Man a victim of ‘revenge’ killing over stolen PlayStation 4: Sheriff

A Florida man was stabbed to death after being lured into a “revenge” trap allegedly by two former roommates, who accused him of stealing a PlayStation 4 video game, officials said. The suspects, Jake Bilotta, 22, and Ian McClurg, 21, were arrested after their new roommate came home to find them allegedly trying to stuff the victim’s body into a […]

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Jury selection begins in murder trial for alleged Charlottesville car attacker

Lawyers in Virginia are working to pick the jury that will hear the case against James Alex Fields, the man who faces charges for ramming his car into a crowd during the infamous white nationalist rally that rocked Charlottesville in 2017. Fields faces a first-degree murder charge for killing counter-protester Heather Heyer in the incident. He also faces eight other […]

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How to help victims affected by the California wildfires

Thousands of people in California are displaced after losing their homes to two fast-moving wildfires that ignited on opposite ends of the state. The Camp Fire in Northern California has destroyed nearly 19,000 structures, almost 14,000 of them residences, while the Woosley Fire in Southern California has destroyed a total of 1,500 structures, according to the California Department of Forestry […]

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