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13-year-old boy bitten by possible shark off Fire Island, authorities investigating a second suspected attack

13-year-old boy bitten by possible shark off Fire Island, authorities investigating a second suspected attack

iStock/Thinkstock(ISLIP, N.Y.) -- Authorities are investigating whether a 13-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl who both suffered large fish bites in the waters off of Fire Island were victims of shark attacks.

Shortly before noon Wednesday, officials said, the girl was bitten while wading in the water at a beach known as Sailors Haven on Fire Island, a barrier beach off the south shore of Long...

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Feds spend nearly $70k at Trump hotel in Scotland

Feds spend nearly $70k at Trump hotel in Scotland

Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images(TURNBERRY, Scotland) -- The U.S. federal government billed taxpayers nearly $70,000 in expenses at the Trump hotel in Turnberry, Scotland, during President Donald Trumps visit last weekend, federal spending records show.

The expenditures, totaling $69,767, were made by the State Department on behalf of the U.S. Secret Service, tasked to protect the president and his...

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White House disputes that Trump denied Russia still targeting the US

White House disputes that Trump denied Russia still targeting the US

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- For the second time in as many days, the White House sought to clarify President Donald Trumps comments on whether Russia targeting the U.S. saying that the presidents "no" was actually a no to taking reporters questions.

ABC News Cecilia Vega asked her question twice and for a clarification on the presidents response as reporters were gathered j...

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Investigators find faulty U.S. oversight of vehicle recalls, Takata inflators

Investigators find faulty U.S. oversight of vehicle recalls, Takata inflators

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A government audit released to Congress on Wednesday said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations poor oversight of recalls may have left dangerous vehicles on the road for longer than necessary, including those affected by exploding Takata air bag inflators.

The Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General report, requested by Congres...

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Sam Rockwell-Taraji P. Henson drama 'The Best of Enemies' picked up by STXfilms

Sam Rockwell-Taraji P. Henson drama 'The Best of Enemies' picked up by STXfilms

ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) -- The Best of Enemies, a based-on-real-life drama starring Sam Rockwell and Taraji P. Henson, has been picked up for distribution.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, STXfilms has secured the domestic rights to Oscar nominee Hensons and Oscar winner Rockwells upcoming film, which follows the unlikely friendship that developed betweenAnn Atwater, an outspoken bl...

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A third of US adults say they or someone they know has used fertility treatments: Study

A third of US adults say they or someone they know has used fertility treatments: Study

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Forty years after the first ever test tube baby Louise Joy Brown was born, 33 percent of American adults report using fertility treatment or knowing someone who used fertility treatment to have a baby, according to a new study.

Born as a result of in-vitro fertilization, or IVF, baby Louise paved the way for what some estimate could be seven million IVF babies born worldw...

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Matt Brown Releases Economic Plan

Rhode Island candidate for governor Matt Brown is releasing his economic plan for the state.  The Democrat said yesterday he plans to cut red tape and create incentives for cities and towns to...

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Three More Beach Closures

The Rhode Island Department of Health is making more beach management decisions because of high bacteria counts.  Swimming is off for the Kent County YMCA Lower Pond beach in Warwick, Camp Hof...

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State Treasurer Looking For Pension Transparency

Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner is calling for new transparency requirements for pension plans managed by religious organizations.  Magaziner joined retired members of the Saint ...

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