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Why law enforcement can’t get ahead of ‘Pizzagate’ and other online conspiracy theories

A fake news story prompted a man to fire a rifle inside Comet Ping Pong pizza shop in Washington, D.C. as he attempted to "self-investigate" a conspiracy theory that Hillary Clinton was running a child sex ring from there, police said. The North Carolina man who took an assault rifle to a popular Washington, D.C., pizza joint to investigate...

The Latest: Alabama executes man who killed clerk in 1994

FILE - This undated photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Ronald Bert Smith Jr.. Smith, who is scheduled to be executed Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 for the 1994 slaying of Huntsville store clerk Casey Wilson, is asking the governor to stop his execution because a judge imposed a death sentence over the jury's 7-5 recommendation of...

Donald Trump has a financial stake in NBC’s new Celebrity Apprentice

When The New Celebrity Apprentice, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, debuts early next year, President-elect Donald Trump's name will appear in the credits as executive producer, right after series creator Mark Burnett. Trump will get more than just credit: He will also receive a fee for every episode that's "likely to be in the low five-figures, at minimum," Variety reports, noting...

Giants’ Victor Cruz says racial slurs in Nikita Whitlock’s home reflection of Donald Trump’s America

Victor Cruz said the racial slurs scrawled on the walls of Giants fullback Nikita Whitlock’s home in Moonachie, N.J, on Tuesday are a direct reflection of the America that elected Donald Trump its next president. Trump America officially has arrived at 1925 Giants Drive. "I think it's definitely a direct reflection of how this country's being run and how...

Kentucky man who ordered the murders of his parents, sister and acquaintance pleads guilty

Ryan Champion, center, appears with his attorney during a hearing Thursday Dec. 8, 2016, in Trigg County Circuit Court in Cadiz, Ky. Champions, charged with orchestrating the slayings of his parents, sister and an acquaintance who was hired to kill the family, avoided the death penalty by pleading guilty Thursday to four counts of murder. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A...

Teen driver and passenger die while Facebook Live streaming during fatal car crash

A teen driver live-streamed the moments leading up to her death when a tractor-trailer rammed into the back of her car killing her and a passenger instantly on a Pennsylvania highway, state police said. Brooke Miranda Hughes, 18, was driving slowly on the southbound right lane on Interstate 380 near Tobyhanna when she was broadcasting a Facebook Live video...

Syria conflict: Army ‘suspends Aleppo fighting’

People are trying to flee the fighting as rebel areas fall to government troops Syria's army has suspended combat operations in eastern Aleppo, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says. The move is to allow for the evacuation of civilians trapped in the battle zone. Mr Lavrov said some 8,000 people would be taken out. Government forces have retaken 75%...

‘Beautiful’ dinosaur tail found preserved in amber

The feathered tail was preserved in amber from north-eastern Myanmar The tail of a feathered dinosaur has been found perfectly preserved in amber from Myanmar. The stunning discovery helps put flesh on the bones of these extinct creatures, opening a new window on the biology of a group that dominated Earth for more than 160 million years. Examination of...

South Korea’s President Park faces historic impeachment vote

FILE PHOTO - South Korea's President Park Geun-hye disembarks her plane after arriving at Ottawa International Airport, Canada September 20, 2014. South Korean President Park Geun-hye, engulfed in an influence-peddling scandal, faces a historic impeachment vote in parliament on Friday that could see her become the country's first democratically elected leader to be ousted from office. Parliament is expected...

Greg Lake Dead: Emerson, Lake And Palmer And King Crimson Musician Dies, Aged 69

Greg Lake, who was a member of King Crimson and Emerson, Lake And Palmer, has died at the age of 69. The singer, songwriter, musician and producer had been battling cancer. Jorgen Angel via Getty Images His death was confirmed on his official Twitter account by Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s longtime manager Stewart Young. The statement reads: “Yesterday, December...

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