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4th LI church found with Satanic graffiti

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Suffolk County police said the incidents of "criminal mischief" in North Amityville, L.I., have been turned over to the its hate-crime unit for further investigation. "To attack a place of healing, a place that helps people in time of great need - whoever did this has hurt in their heart". Police are considering the three instances as hate crimes. Read More »

Most voters in Puerto Rico back statehood

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Protesters in favor of Puerto Rico's independence protest after a referendum was held on the island's status by marching through the financial district, known as the golden mile, in San Juan, Puerto Rico , Sunday, June 11, 2017. Thanks to its triple-tax-exemption (interest is free from federal, state, or local income taxation), individual investors and tax-exempt bond funds have been soaking up the island's debt offerings for years, allowing it to spend far beyond its means. Read More »

Pentagon: US shoots down Syrian fighter jet

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In response, Russia's defence ministry said it would suspend coordination with the United States over deconfliction zones and begin tracking coalition jets operating in Assad-held areas west of the Euphrates river. The extremists have been trying to fortify their positions in the Syrian city in the face of a coalition onslaught on Raqqa. Coalition aircraft had made a show of force, stopping the advance of the pro-regime forces towards the town. Read More »

California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

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Felder viciously struck, bit and choked the child in front of a crowd of about 10 to 12 people, the release said. It didn't stop until a bystander broke it up. "Emergency Medical technicians arrived and transported the child to a hospital where she received further treatment for her injuries". According to police the mother stated "she was trying to remove the demons from the child". Read More »

Texas A&M begins College World Series with loss to Louisville

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Louisville (53-10) had gone 0-5 over its last three appearances in Omaha . The Cardinals grabbed an early 5-0 advantage on the Aggies Sunday, then they almost squandered it. A&M didn't get a runner on base the rest of the game. For instance, the Aggies scored two runs in the fourth on a pair of hits to trim the Louisville lead to 5-2. Read More »

Illinois man accused of stomping kitten to death

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He is now in custody at the St. Clair County Jail on a $75,000 bond. Police were called at about 7:15 a.m. Friday. He then proceeded to board a bus before anyone else could react. Fleshren said police believe the attack was captured by video surveillance on the platform, although they haven't seen it yet. Anyone who witnessed this should contact St. Read More »

3 bodies found in house in Brunswick, GBI called in

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Police identified them as 64-year-old Carson Holliman and his wife, 63-year-old Vondell Holliman; and their 24-year-old grandson, Christopher Holliman, The Brunswick News reported . Officers did not say whether foul play is suspected. The pastor called police when the did not answer the door, he said. "The preacher came by and asked did I see Mr. Read More »

Judge does it again, blasts Yankees to 6th straight win

The Yankees would then put up another three runs in the second inning, ending Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Chris Tillman's night after only 1.1 innings pitched. Judge's big day was only part of a huge series for the Yankees at the plate. Last season through 58 games, the New York Yankees hit 60 homers, scored 223 runs and were batting.239. Read More »

US Open champion Koepka reveals helpful Johnson call

Tied for the lead with six holes to play, Koepka holed an 8-foot par putt on the 13th hole that gave him confidence with his stroke - and momentum to pour in birdies on the next three holes to turn the final hour into a celebration of another young star in golf . Read More »

Star named NC girls soccer player of the year for second time

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Knapstein is now a finalist for the National Player of the Year, which will be announced later this month. Lawman scored 34 goals and 19 assists as Winfield won its fourth straight state title, having won three straight in Class AA before the Generals moved down to Class AA this season. Read More »

Van plows into crowd outside a mosque in London

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While the police believe the attacker acted alone, there are reports from earlier which state eyewitnesses saw two others flee the scene. All of the victims were from the Muslim community. The interior minister, Amber Rudd , said police "immediately" treated the incident as a suspected terrorist attack. The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn - in whose constituency the attack took place - said he was "totally shocked" by the attack . Read More »

Top Trump Lawyer Argues President "Is Not Under Investigation"

A day later, Mr. Trump said in a tweet, "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Former FBI Director James Comey told the Senate intelligence committee that Trump pressured him on the Russian Federation investigation and asked him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Read More »

Trump attorney: President is not under investigation

The statement comes even though Trump himself has suggested that he is. He went so far as to file a ridiculous ethics complaint against then-FBI Director James Comey over Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation . It's hard to think of something more self-incriminating than the president firing the person investigating him for obstruction. The President and his allies have declared open season on Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who is overseeing the ... Read More »

Chick-fil-A Introduces New Gluten-Free Bun

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Have you tried the new bun yet? It's made with quinoa and amaranth and sweetened with molasses and raisins. Because Chick-fil-A's kitchens are not gluten-free, customers must assemble their sandwiches themselves. Chick-fil-A says it chose to introduce the bun nationally after a successful test run in three cities a year ago. About Chick-fil-A, Inc. Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A, Inc.is a family owned and privately held restaurant company founded in 1967 by S. Read More »

Anti-Sharia, Anti-Islamophobia Protests Clash in Oceanside

The Los Angeles Times cited legal experts who said there's no legal way to implement Sharia law - or other foreign criminal or civil codes - in the United States, and to do so would be a violation of the separation of church and state. A woman shouts slogans as people march in support of Muslim community as activists take part in the " March Against Sharia " at Foley Square on June 10, 2017 in New York City. Read More »

President Trump not under investigation in Russian Federation probe

The president's " investigation " tweet on Friday appeared to refer to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller as special counsel last month, shortly after Comey's dismissal. Jay Sekulow said the tweet was not a confirmation of the investigation , but instead a response to a report in The Washington Post . "Let me clear. Read More »

Mother caught on camera trying to suffocate baby at hospital

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Investigators say they were called to Levine Children's Hospital and told by staff that Dixon had been alone with her son when monitors showed "abnormalities" in his vital signs, including fluctuations in breathing. She is now being held in the Mecklenburg County Jail. The child is still in the care of Levine Children's Hospital where other family members are, according to CMPD. Read More »

Florida governor returns to Connecticut to lure businesses

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While the company, which employs 1,600 people in CT and 54,000 globally, said they're not going anywhere, some CT residents aren't surprised by Scott's visit. When General Electric announced its plans to leave CT a few years ago, Scott urged the company to consider moving to Florida, but GE moved to Greater Boston instead. Read More »

Closing arguments set in police officer's manslaughter trial

Squad auto video played repeatedly for the jury last week shows the situation escalated quickly, with Yanez shooting Castile just seconds after the driver volunteered, "Sir, I have to tell you, I do have a firearm on me". "He pulled out his gun, and he did what he had to do", Gray said. The jury also made a request to view the transcript of the BCA interview conducted with Yanez, however, the judge denied that request because it was never submitted as evidence. Read More »

London mosque attacker: 'I want to kill all Muslims'

London police say one suspect has been detained in an apparent early-morning attack on worshippers standing outside a mosque. Londoners have again taken to the streets with calls for unity after a terror attack . Police shot and killed the three Islamic extremists who carried out the attack . "He is in bad shock, of course, he didn't see the man die but he did see the man grabbed by the local community". Read More »

Afghan soldier's insider attack wounds 7 American soldiers

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His description of the attack suggested a well-prepared and coordinated assault. Two police officers were killed and five wounded during the attack, Reuters reports , citing Danish. He said that an investigation was ongoing into the circumstances of the attack. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the operation in a statement. Read More »