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18-year-old Barnard College student stabbed to death, police say
kali9/iStock (NEW YORK) -- An 18-year-old college student was stabbed to death in New York City, police said.Tessa Rane Majors, a Barnard College student, was found unconscious with multiple stab wounds near Morningside Park in Upper Manhattan Wednesday evening, police said. She was rushed to Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, according to a statement from the New York City Police Department.The 18-year-old was walking through the park, right by the campuses of Barnard and Columbia University, when she was engaged by an unknown number of suspects, NYPD Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison told reporters at...
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House Judiciary debates wording of Trump impeachment charges
rarrarorro/iStock (WASHINGTON) -- After a late night of primetime speechmaking, members of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday are debating the specific language of the impeachment articles targeting President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.This is the second day of what's called a "markup" -- where members can propose changes to the wording of the articles -- but few if any amendments are likely to be approved by the Democratic majority on the committee.In the first stage of the markup Wednesday night, Democrats continued to defend their handling and the pace of the impeachment proceedings while...
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5-year-old boy battling cancer gets magical send-off to treatment on 'unicorn'
Jennifer Nielsen (MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- A boy who loves unicorns met two in real life thanks to a send-off party from his kindergarten classmates.Wyatt Haas was diagnosed with brain cancer on Nov. 15. On Dec. 6, his community held a farewell party at the neighborhood park before he headed to St. Jude's in Memphis, Tenn., to undergo treatment."I don't think he expected to see a unicorn at the park," dad Zach Haas of Fallon, Montana, told "Good Morning America." "I think he just expected to see friends. He was super excited."Wyatt had surgery on Nov. 16 to remove part of...
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Old Navy, Postmates partner up for fast holiday delivery
iStock (NEW YORK) -- Holiday shopping just got easier with Old Navy and Postmates latest partnership.The companies have teamed up this month for an on-demand shopping service, and customers who use Old Navy's "Buy Online, Pickup In-Store" feature will reap all the benefits of avoiding heavy traffic and crowded lines.When customers receive their "Ready for Pickup" emails, they can select "Same Day Delivery" which in turn leads to Postmates delivering right to your doorstep."Last year, we launched Buy Online, Pickup In-Store, offering customers the option to pick up an online order in their local store within two hours," said Jamie...
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'Avengers', 'Joker', Jussie, and late celebs top Google's top trending searches for 2019
Marvel Studios (LOS ANGELES) -- At the end of every year, Google crunches the numbers to see what we've been searching for in the past 12 months -- yes, they keep track, duh -- and celebrities were on our minds. The company has compiled search results for this year, and it's likely no surprise that the biggest movie of all time, Avengers: Endgame, spiked the biggest surge of searches in the movies category. While that film famously bested Avatar, with a take of more than $2.79 billion bucks, the rest of the top five on the trending searches list were...
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Report: Angels, Anthony Rendon agree on seven-year deal
Allen Kee / ESPN Images (NEW YORK) -- Anthony Rendon is reportedly heading out West to play for the Los Angeles Angels.Citing sources, ESPN reports the 29-year-old third baseman has agreed to a seven-year deal with the Angels worth $245 million.The contract has a full no-trade clause and does not include an opt-out clause, according to ESPN.Rendon is expected to undergo his physical on Friday and be officially introduced at Angel Stadium the following day.Rendon began his MLB career with the Washington Nationals, with whom he played for seven years, including last season, until he opted to become a free...
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New Zealand authorities face risks as they prepare to recover bodies from volcanic island
dan_prat/iStock (LONDON) -- At first light on Friday, New Zealand authorities plan to begin the dangerous task of retrieving the bodies of tourists left stranded on White Island where a volcano erupted earlier this week.The major operation will include helicopters, boats and several ground searchers who will recover the victims' bodies as quickly as possible. But the plan is contingent on numerous risk factors beyond their control, such as the weather and the conditions on the volcanic island.Through aerial reconnaissance flights over the island, authorities know the location of six bodies but believe there to be at least two more."A...
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