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Mar 16

‘Eggboy’: Teen cracks an egg over anti-Muslim Australian lawmaker’s head

iStock/chelovek(MELBOURNE, Australia) — An Australian lawmaker who has been condemned for making anti-immigration remarks hours after the New Zealand mosque attacks had egg on his face on Saturday. Literally. Fraser Anning, 69, a far-right Queensland senator, was speaking to reporters in Melbourne when a 17-year-old boy cracked a raw egg against the politician’s head, video …

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Mar 16

Police question suspect in killing of Gambino crime family boss: Sources

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  A suspect was being questioned Saturday in connection with the fatal shooting of a reputed Gambino crime family boss, sources told ABC News. Police were interrogating a 24-year-old man as part of their investigation into the killing of Francesco “Frankie Boy” Cali, sources told ABC News. The man, whose identity …

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Mar 16

Reputed Gambino crime family boss Franceco ‘Franky Boy’ Cali killing may not be mob related: Sources

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (NEW YORK) —  The first mob boss murder in New York in 30 years may have nothing to do with the mob, multiple law enforcement sources told ABC News. A 24-year-old suspect is in custody in connection with the murder of Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali. The alleged gunman made conflicting statements to …

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Mar 16

Suspect in custody for the killing of reputed Gambino crime family boss Francesco ‘Franky Boy’ Cali, shooting may not be mob related: Sources

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The first mob boss murder in New York in 30 years may have nothing to do with the mob, multiple law enforcement sources told ABC News. “We believe we have the shooter in custody,” said NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea at a press conference on Saturday where he …

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Mar 16

Student paper claims university did not inform them of coach in admissions scandal

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Georgetown University, one of the eight universities involved in the largest college admissions scandal in history, conducted an internal investigation into the school’s former tennis coach, who was accused of accepting bribes from parents, but students weren’t informed of the probe until news broke of the allegations, according to student newspaper …

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Mar 16

Powerball jackpot nears nears half a billion dollars in year’s largest prize yet

iStock(NEW YORK) — The largest Powerball jackpot so far this year keeps climbing: It closed in on half a billion dollars just in time for Saturday night’s drawing. At $495 million, the cash value of the jackpot for a single winner who chooses a lump-sum prize would be $300.2 million. It’s the eighth largest Powerball …

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Mar 16

Taliban peace talks reignite debate over whether US is negotiating with ‘terrorists’

iStock(KABUL, Afghanistan) — After nearly 18 years of war, the U.S. and the Taliban are deeply engaged in what was once unthinkable: peace talks. The militant group has killed countless American soldiers and even more Afghan troops and civilians. It’s been bombed and blown up by U.S. weaponry, pushed out of control and from the …

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Mar 16

Plains, Upper Midwest dealing with record flooding

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Major, even historic, river flooding is occurring in parts of the Plains and Upper Midwest and will persist through the weekend and into early next week. There are still flood alerts due to river flooding from Kansas to Michigan. There are also flood alerts for parts of upstate New York and …

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Mar 16

Alleged robber at Bellagio casino trades gunfire with police on Las Vegas strip

MGM Resorts International(LAS VEGAS) — An attempted robbery at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas ended in a gunfight between police and the suspect late Friday. The suspect attempted to carjack someone at the valet, but was confronted immediately by four uniformed officers. The man turned and fired at least one shot in …

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Mar 16

Louisiana attempting to recoup $26M in accidental tax refunds

iStock(BATON ROUGE, La.) — A number of Louisiana residents unhappy with their tax return are about to get even more mad. The state announced that a computer error earlier this week accidentally gave some people double the refund they expected. And no, they will not get to keep it. Louisiana officials have already begun recouping …

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