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Crude pipe bombs sent to Obama, Clintons, CNN, others; no injuries

Crude pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, CNN and others were intercepted Tuesday night and Wednesday in a rash of attacks two weeks before nationwide elections that could reshape Congress and serve…
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Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in South Carolina

Lottery officials say someone has won the record $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot.  Mega Millions officials say a ticket purchased in South Carolina matches all six numbers in Tuesday night's drawing. The massive jackpot is…
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Image of iceberg captured by NASA looks like a perfect rectangle

Usually when we think of icebergs, we don't imagine perfect geometric shapes.  But that's exactly what NASA captured in an image posted on Twitter of an iceberg in what appears to be the shape of…
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Deadly deer virus found on Minnesota farm

Several deer from a private herd on a Minnesota farm have contracted a deadly virus that until now has not yet been seen in the state.  Minnesota Board of Animal Health officials say the virus…
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Mega Millions 2018: What are the odds of winning the $970 million jackpot, and more questions answered

The $970 million Mega Millions jackpot will be up for grabs Friday night, after ballooning from $868 million Wednesday morning.  Do you think you have the lucky numbers? Here are the answers to your questions about the…
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Wisconsin girl missing 4 days: What we know about Jayme Closs' disappearance and her parents' death

Missing Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs was still at home when her parents were shot to death this week, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said Wednesday.  He said authorities still have no suspects in the case, but…
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No winner for Mega Millions drawing last night

No winning lottery ticket was sold for Tuesday’s (10/16) Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to $868 million.  Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $667 million…
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Wisconsin teen missing and the bodies of two deceased adults found in her home

On October 15 the Barron County Sheriff's Department received a 911 phone call from a subject asking for help at a residence.  When deputies arrived on the scene they found two deceased adults.  A 13-year-old…
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Are Expecting a Baby

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring.  The palace says the couple has "appreciated all of the support they have received from people…
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US, Russian astronauts safe after emergency landing

International Space Station commander Alexander Gerst says he is grateful two astronauts are doing well after an exceedingly rare and harrowing launch abort ended their journey toward the orbiting laboratory.  Gerst, a European Space Agency…
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