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Feb 19

Former ISIS bride who left US for Syria says she ‘interpreted everything very wrong’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — In her first television interview, a 24-year-old Alabama woman who spent four years as an ISIS bride told ABC News that she’d felt obligated to go to Syria once the so-called caliphate had been announced by the terror group. Hoda Muthana was born in New Jersey and moved to New York …

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Feb 19

Snow Emergency in anticipation of forecasted snow amounts

The City of Mitchell is declaring a snow emergency effective at 5:00 a.m Wednesday, February 20th. All vehicles shall be removed from Snow Emergency Routes or they will be subject to ticket and towing. NO PARKING will be allowed on Snow Emergency Routes until after the storm is over and the streets have been plowed …

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Feb 19

7-year-old’s hot chocolate stand raises $5K for Trump’s border wall

manyakotic/iStock(AUSTIN) — A young Texas boy has raised thousands of dollars to support President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with his hot chocolate stand. Austin resident Shane Stevens posted a Facebook video of his son, Benton, manning his hot chocolate stand in a parking lot next to a gas station on Saturday afternoon. “So, what …

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Feb 19

Lyft passenger in North Carolina catches driver on camera speeding over 120 mph

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE) — A Lyft passenger in North Carolina was taken for a wild ride on Feb. 16 when their driver started reaching speeds above 120 miles per hour. In cell phone video taken by the passenger, who did not want to be identified, the car can be seen traveling at a high speed …

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Feb 19

Alleged poison plot, blood in bathroom: Gruesome details revealed in case against fiancé accused of killing Kelsey Berreth

Woodland Park Police Department(WOODLAND PARK, Colo.) — Prosecutors on Tuesday revealed new details — including blood and an alleged poisoned coffee plot — in the case against Patrick Frazee, the Colorado man accused of killing his fiancé and the mother of his baby. Kelsey Berreth, 29, vanished on Nov. 22, 2018, near her Woodland Park, …

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Feb 19

Feds investigating whether Jussie Smollett played a role in sending threatening letter sent to ‘Empire’ studios addressed to him

tupungato/iStock(CHICAGO) — The FBI and the US Postal Inspection Service are currently investigating whether Jussie Smollett played a role in sending a threatening letter addressed to him at “Empire’s” Chicago studio prior to the alleged attack, two federal officials confirm to ABC News. The accusation, made by the two brothers who were persons of interest, …

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Feb 19

Black, natural hair gets new protections in New York City

Delmaine Donson/iStock(NEW YORK) —  Black men and women in New York City will have new protections for their hair thanks to new guidance announced Monday. The country’s most populous city is banning policies that penalize black people based on their natural hair and hairstyles. Employers and public places like libraries, gyms, schools and nightclubs “cannot …

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Feb 19

Storm headed to eastern half of US, threatening major snowfall in DC and flooding in the South

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A major storm is headed to the eastern half of the country, bringing snow, ice and rain from the Plains to the Northeast to the Southeast. Here is the latest forecast: A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico is gaining strength Tuesday morning and spreading rain from Houston to New …

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Feb 19

VaynerMedia’s Claude Silver on the meaning of a Chief Heart Officer

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Claude Silver became the first Chief Heart Officer of VaynerMedia in 2014 — think CEO or CFO, but for human resources. Silver helped invent the term in hopes of giving employees a new way of looking at HR. “It’s really the branding of HR and how we’ve chosen to rebrand, but …

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Feb 19

Police looking for 2nd crime scene after woman, kids found dead in Michigan home

Prathaan/iStock(KENT COUNTY, Mich.) — Investigators are searching for a second crime scene after a woman and three young children were found mysteriously dead inside a Michigan home, authorities said. The woman and three children — who were elementary school age and younger — were found dead from suspected gunshot wounds Monday afternoon at a home …

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