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11 Killed and Nearly 70 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

11 Killed and Nearly 70 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO, IL (AP) — At least 11 people were shot and killed and about 70 others were wounded over the weekend in Chicago, in a spasm of gun violence that police attributed mostly to gangs and that the president’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, used to criticize the city’s Democratic leadership. The violence peaked early Sunday, including…

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New Mexico Sheriff: Compound Searched, 11 Kids Removed

New Mexico Sheriff: Compound Searched, 11 Kids Removed

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement officers searching a rural northern New Mexico compound for a missing 3-year-old boy didn’t locate him but found 11 other children in filthy conditions and hardly any food, a sheriff said Saturday. The children ranging in age from 1 to 15 were removed from the compound in the small…

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‘Facts of Life’ Star Charlotte Rae Dies At 92

‘Facts of Life’ Star Charlotte Rae Dies At 92

By LYNN ELBER , AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and patient housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom “The Facts of Life” during a career that encompassed many other TV roles as well as stage and film appearances, has died. She was 92.…

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Police: Baby’s Body Pulled From Water Near Brooklyn Bridge

Police: Baby’s Body Pulled From Water Near Brooklyn Bridge

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a baby who was found floating in the water near the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday. A family visiting from Stillwater, Oklahoma, spotted the approximately 8-month-old boy wearing only diapers in the shallow water near the Manhattan shoreline at about 4 p.m. Chiropractor Monte Campbell said…

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Powerful Quake Rocks Indonesian Tourist Island; 91 Dead

Powerful Quake Rocks Indonesian Tourist Island; 91 Dead

MATARAM, Indonesia (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing at least 91 people and shaking neighboring Bali, as authorities said Monday that rescuers still hadn’t reached some hard-hit areas and the death toll could climb. It was the second deadly quake in a week to hit Lombok. A July…

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