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McDonald’s Customer Holds Employee at Gunpoint Over Milkshake Dispute

Many people have left a McDonald’s location frustrated after employees claimed the ice cream machine was broken. But not many have physically threatened an employee over it. Police in Wichita, Kansas are looking for a man who allegedly pointed a handgun through the drive-thru window at a McDonald’s employee during a dispute over a milkshake, according to Crime Stoppers of ...

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Russia Preparing to Test Nuclear Weapons, Images Show

Images taken from the sky show Russia preparing to test out nuclear missiles at a previously abandoned launch site, according to reports. New satellite pictures, taken by Planet Labs, indicate that Russia is preparing to trial flights of its Burevestnik war-heads near the Arctic circle. The pictures, shared by researchers at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, indicate “high levels” ...

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No, Trump Rallies Are Not ‘Superspreader’ Events

Thousands of enthusiastic supporters come to see Trump at his rallies. Each of these events ends up as another way to get hysterical about the coronavirus pandemic. Not only are many of the rally attendees maskless, but they don’t practice social distancing either. Does this mean hundreds, maybe thousands of rallygoers will test positive while infecting thousands of others? In ...

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Jeffrey Epstein Associate Ghislaine Maxwell Urges Court to keep Deposition Secret

Ghislaine Maxwell, a longtime associate of deceased financier Jeffrey Epstein, will urge a federal appeals court to overturn a ruling she says jeopardizes her ability to defend against criminal charges that she enabled Epstein’s sexual abuse of girls. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will review a judge’s order to unseal sworn testimony related to Epstein, including an April ...

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Pregnant Woman Fatally Shot, Doctors Deliver Baby

A woman who was eight months pregnant has died after being shot in Chicago. Doctors delivered her baby, who was hospitalized in critical condition early Tuesday, according to authorities. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office identified the woman as Stacy Jones, 35. Jones was due to give birth to her baby next month. She was shot multiple times in the ...

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Joe Biden and Jill Biden Test Negative for COVID-19 After Donald Trump and Melania Trump Contract Virus

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19, Trump announced on Twitter late Thursday night. The president’s coronavirus diagnosis comes just one month before the 2020 presidential election and two days after he joined former Vice President Joe Biden on stage for the first presidential debate. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19,” Trump tweeted. ...

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Miami Beach: BMW Driver Crashes Car Into a Building

A hit-and-run in Miami Beach early Thursday ended with a BMW crashed in front of one of the city’s most well-known buildings. One passenger, who police say was carrying a loaded rifle, was arrested. North Miami-Dade resident Blake Graham, 20, was arrested on charges of openly carrying a weapon and resisting an officer without violence. No one was hurt in ...

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Man Stabbed to Death During Sex with Tinder Date

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A Tinder date was stabbed to death while having sex with a woman and his body was then chopped into almost a dozen pieces, say police. The 32-year-old man was lured to an apartment by a couple who targeted him because they thought he was rich. They now face the death penalty if convicted. As the victim had sex with ...

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Coughing Dummies Help Boeing and United Track Viruses on Planes

For the past four months, United Airlines Holdings Inc. and Boeing Co. have been flying around jetliners loaded with mannequins, aerosol sprays, sensors and scientists in an effort to understand how contaminated air moves through passenger planes. The research is just one small part of a sweeping global campaign to figure out the threats posed by the coronavirus. But for ...

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North Carolina Voters Received Multiple Ballots

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It’s no train wreck, I admit—but it doesn’t negate the fact that this is yet again another story in which mailed ballots got negative press. In North Carolina, some voters received multiple absentee ballots. Officials say there was no chance these folks, numbering fewer than 500, could vote twice and not get caught, however. That’s still not the point here ...

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