Vanessa Romo

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Suicide Attackers Kill Dozens In Assault On Afghan Base

Monday, January 21, 2019

A suicide bomber rammed a Humvee loaded with explosives into a compound of the nation's primary intelligence agency, clearing a path for insurgents who started firing on personnel inside.

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Video: Giant Great White Shark Frolics With Divers

Friday, January 18, 2019

"What some don't realize is that sometimes sharks seek touch," Ocean Ramsey said after the unforgettable encounter in Oahu. She and her team swam beside a 20-foot-long shark they say is Deep Blue.

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Microsoft Pledges $500 Million Investment To Tackle Affordable Housing Crisis

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Most of the money will help preserve and build new homes for low and middle-income residents. A smaller portion will go toward homeless services and programs to keep people from being evicted.

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Matchmaking Scientists Find Romeo The Frog His Own Juliet

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

It's been a 10-year quest but researchers have discovered a female Sehuencas water frog that could help save the species from extinction.

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Gunman Who Fatally Shot Chicago's Hadiya Pendleton Sentenced To 84 Years In Prison

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Micheail Ward did not receive a life sentence as Hadiya's mother had asked the court but he is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison for the killing of the 15-year-old girl.

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U.K. Parliament Rejects Theresa May's Brexit Deal In Pivotal Vote

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Lawmakers resoundingly said no to the prime minister's proposed agreement with the European Union. With the deadline for Brexit just 10 weeks away, what happens now is anyone's guess.

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Nursing Home Launches New Investigation After Woman In Vegetative State Gives Birth

Monday, January 14, 2019

A former prosecutor of Maricopa County, Ariz., "will have unfettered access to every facet of [Hacienda Healthcare's] business — including all the records related to this matter," the company said.

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Florida Governor Replaces Broward Sheriff, Citing 'Incompetence'

Friday, January 11, 2019

"Sheriff [Scott] Israel has repeatedly failed and has demonstrated a pattern of poor leadership," Gov. Ron DeSantis announced. Former Coral Springs Police Sgt. Gregory Tony will replace Israel.

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Trial For Suspects Accused Of Stealing 220-Pound Solid Gold Coin Begins In Germany

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Prosecutors say the men pulled off the low-tech heist using a ladder, rope and a wheelbarrow. Police believe the $4.3 million coin has been melted down and sold in pieces. The men deny all charges.

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Au Pair Sponsor Agencies Settle Wage Lawsuit, Offer $65.5 Million In Back Pay

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

The complaint alleged 15 companies, who at the time controlled 100 percent of the au pair workforce, colluded to keep wages artificially low and denied the workers overtime pay.

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Note To Lottery Winners: Don't Tell Roommates You Won $10 Million

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Authorities have arrested a California man who they say stole his roommate's winning lottery ticket by swapping the real thing with a dud while the alleged victim slept.

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Second Suspect Charged With Murder In Shooting Of 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Investigators filed capital murder charges against Larry Woodruffe on Tuesday. The 24-year-old was picked up on Jan. 5 after investigators received a tip connecting him to the drive-by attack.

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Massive Fatberg Found Blocking Sewer In British Seaside Town

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

The giant clump of fat, oil and wet wipes lurking below the town of Sidmouth measures 210 feet, making it 42 feet longer than the White House. It will take about eight weeks to break it apart.

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Nevada Death Row Inmate Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

Monday, January 07, 2019

Scott Dozier, 48, twice bypassed death by lethal injection against his own wishes. On Saturday afternoon, he was found hanged from an air vent in his cell.

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Former Uber Driver Pleads Guilty To 2016 Killing Rampage In Michigan

Monday, January 07, 2019

"I've wanted to do this for quite a while," Jason Dalton explained in court on Monday, putting an end to jury selection. He faces life without parole for killing six people between transporting fares.

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JonBenét Ramsey's Brother Settles Defamation Lawsuit With CBS

Friday, January 04, 2019

Burke Ramsey reached a confidential settlement with the network, the production company and several individuals behind a documentary series that claimed he killed his 6-year-old sister when he was 9.

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Parkland Shooting Panel Report Calls For Arming Teachers, Chronicles Slew Of Blunders

Thursday, January 03, 2019

The 439-page report provides an account of what led to the massacre last year and it notes instances in which officials told untruths about what happened and how they responded.

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Super Dave Osborne and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Actor, Bob Einstein, Dies At 76

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Throughout his career, which spanned more than half a century, he delighted viewers as an inept stuntman and as Marty Funkhouser. He died on Wednesday after recently being diagnosed with cancer.

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'Miracle' Boy Survives Avalanche After Being Buried Alive For 40 Minutes

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The 12-year-old was alive and conscious when he was rescued on Wednesday, defying bleak statistics for avalanche victims trapped over 15 minutes. "We can call it a miracle," a rescue captain said.

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Smithsonian And National Zoo To Close After New Year's Day In Government Shutdown

Thursday, December 27, 2018

"There's no getting around it," says Linda St. Thomas, chief spokeswoman for the Smithsonian. About two-thirds of the institution's staff are federal employees and will be furloughed effective Jan. 2.

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