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A baby was abandoned in a phone booth 64 years ago. Now, DNA has helped explain why.

Wednesday  05:05,   22 august 2018
washingtonpost

Steve Dennis's birth certificate didn't say where he was born or when, or to whom. It just said that he was found in a telephone booth. Two bread deliverymen had found him there early one January morning in 1954, back when Dennis didn’t yet[...]
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Michael Cohen admits violating campaign finance laws 'at direction of' Trump

Wednesday  02:31,   22 august 2018
foxnews

Michael Cohen, President Trump's long-time personal attorney, has admitted to violating federal campaign finance laws by arranging hush money payments to adult film star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal "at the[...]

Toddlers survive alone for days after car wreck kills mother

Wednesday  00:55,   22 august 2018
msn

Authorities say two toddlers survived alone for about two days after they were passengers in a wreck that killed their mother in south Arkansas. How To Get A Home Loan With 5% Deposit Find out more on Finder Sponsored by Finder.com.au [...]

Manafort found guilty of 8 counts; mistrial declared on 10 others

Wednesday  00:55,   22 august 2018
msn

<p>Paul Manafort, the long-time political operative who for months led Donald Trump's winning presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes.</p>Paul Manafort, the long-time political operative who for months led Donald[...]

Mollie Tibbetts, missing Iowa student, found dead, her father says

Wednesday  00:07,   22 august 2018
foxnews

The body of missing college student Mollie Tibbetts was found Tuesday, her father and two sources told Fox News, bringing an end to an intensive search that lasted more than a month and captured national headlines. Tibbetts' father, Rob Tibbetts,[...]

US deports ex-Nazi guard, 95, to Germany after long wait

Tuesday  23:30,   21 august 2018
msn

A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived quietly in New York City for decades has been carried out of his home on a stretcher by federal agents and flown to Germany in what could prove to be the last U.S. deportation of a World[...]

Chief al-Qaeda bomb maker 'killed in Yemen'

Tuesday  23:05,   21 august 2018
bbc

Unnamed officials quoted by US media say they believe the Saudi militant died in a US drone strike last year.US media cited sources as saying they believed the Saudi militant died in a US drone strike in Yemen last[...]

'Rude' note left on ambulance sent to emergency

Tuesday  16:26,   21 august 2018
news.sky

Paramedics dealing with an emergency in Leicester were left a note urging them to "have some consideration" about their parking.A disgruntled resident left the handwritten message on the ambulance's windscreen after complaining a driveway[...]

Boy, 5, dies after mother locks him in car for two hours in 75F heat while she goes for job interview at fibreglass factory in Russia

Tuesday  14:31,   21 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

When Olesya Yeletskova, 35, returned to her car in Stupino, near Moscow, she found her son Oleg Gusev dead. The temperature was 24C (75.2F) and she had locked her Kia Cerato with the windows shut. The child was strapped in a car seat.© Provided by[...]

Chinese national kidnapped in US, held for $2 million ransom

Tuesday  12:30,   21 august 2018
msn

A Chinese national has been missing for five weeks after being abducted in California by three men demanding a $2 million ransom, the FBI revealed on Monday. Ruochen "Tony" Liao, 28, who worked at a luxury car dealership in Costa Mesa, was kidnapped [...]

Colorado man charged with first degree murder in deaths of his pregnant wife, 2 daughters

Tuesday  11:06,   21 august 2018
usatoday

Christopher Watts, accused of killing his family in Frederick, was formally charged with murder Monday.The Weld County District Attorney's Office formally charged Watts with three counts of first degree murder after deliberation for the deaths of[...]

New Russian Hacking Targeted Republican Groups, Microsoft Says

Tuesday  08:55,   21 august 2018
msn

Microsoft was surprised not that recent “spear phishing” attempts had occurred, but that they targeted traditional conservative think tanksIn a report scheduled for release on Tuesday, Microsoft Corporation said that it detected and seized websites[...]

'Stupid' scuba diver is arrested after riding on back of endangered whale shark off coast of Indonesia

Tuesday  08:06,   21 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The diver was identified as being a local businessman who had been out in Cenderawasih Bay. Marine laws in the country prevent divers from touching the protected creatures as they can be hurt easily.A group of scuba divers sparked outrage after they [...]

A baby was abandoned in a phone booth 64 years ago. Now, DNA has helped explain why.

Tuesday  07:50,   21 august 2018
washingtonpost

Steve Dennis's birth certificate didn't say where he was born or when, or to whom. It just said that he was found in a telephone booth. Two bread deliverymen had found him there early one January morning in 1954, back when Dennis didn’t yet[...]

Melania Trump is going to Africa in the fall; President Trump isn't

Tuesday  07:31,   21 august 2018
usatoday

First lady Melania Trump's first solo trip abroad will be to Africa in October, but POTUS isn't going.The latest news adding wind to these sails: The first lady is planning her first major solo trip abroad with a swing through several[...]