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3D gunmaker extradited back to Texas to face charges of sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

3D gunmaker extradited back to Texas to face charges of sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Cody Wilson, the controversial 3D gunmaker, was extradited to the United States from Taiwan and appeared in a Texas courtroom Sunday on felony charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.

The U.S. Marshals Service took custody of Wilson after he arrived at George Bush Intercontinental Airport escorted by Taiwanese police.

He appeared in a Harris County co...

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'Tribe' of good Samaritans with electrical power offer food, showers and chargers after tornado blacks out Ottawa

'Tribe' of good Samaritans with electrical power offer food, showers and chargers after tornado blacks out Ottawa

Twitter/@ErinBlaskie(OTTAWA, Canada) -- In the wake of a powerful tornado that wreaked havoc in the Canadian capital of Ottawa and surrounding areas, an army of Good Samaritans came to the rescue of their neighbors by offering up their homes, their time and their resources -- and theyre using social media to invite those in need and to connect with each other.

The tornado tore through parts of ...

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Roger Stone sought contact with WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, email suggests

Roger Stone sought contact with WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, email suggests

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As the special counsels office appears to be focusing in on President Donald Trumps longtime political ally Roger Stone, an email recently obtained by ABC News suggests Stone sought contact with WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange during what may have been a critical moment in the 2016 campaign.

The email is one of at least two between Stone and Jerome ...

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California governor signs law to bar restaurants from automatically handing out plastic straws

California governor signs law to bar restaurants from automatically handing out plastic straws

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- California has passed a law that will ban restaurants from automatically giving out plastic straws in an effort to help protect the environment, particularly the ocean and marine life.

Plastic has helped advance innovation in our society, but our infatuation with single-use convenience has led to disastrous consequences, Gov. Jerry Brown of California said in...

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Will Smith on his debut as a stand-up comedian: "I AM HOOKED"

Will Smith on his debut as a stand-up comedian: "I AM HOOKED"

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) --Will Smithtook his first crack at stand-up comedy this week and he loved it.

In anInstagrampost on Thursday night, Smith shared a series of photos from his comedy debut.

"I did Stand Up last night... FIRST TIME EVER!," he wrote. "I opened forDave Chappelle. I AM HOOKED."

According toVariety, Smith made his stand-up comedy debut at the Peppermint Club on Wed...

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Couple marries after meeting as kids undergoing cancer treatment

Couple marries after meeting as kids undergoing cancer treatment

ABC News(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- A couple tied the knot this month at the Memphis hospital where they met as children undergoing cancer treatment.

"It was a perfect moment where all of these things came together," Lindsey Alsup told ABC Memphis affiliate WATN-TV. "We were able to see how life had led us down this path."

Joel and Lindsey Alsup met at St. Judes Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee i...

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Former Lawmaker Begins Fraud Sentence

A once-influential Rhode Island lawmaker is beginning nine-months of home confinement after pleading no contest to perjury charges. Former state Rep. John Carnevale was placed in handcuffs followin...

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More West Nile Found In RI

Environmental officials say three mosquito samples in Rhode Island have tested positive for West Nile virus. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said Wednesday that the positive...

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New Electric RIPTA Bus Fleet Gets Federal Funding

Senator Jack Reed is announcing that Rhode Island is receiving a federal grant to help pay for new Rhode Island Public Transit Authority buses.  RIPTA will get one-and-a-half-million-dollars f...

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New Bio-Medical Office To Be Built In Warwick

Details regarding a new bio-medical center in Warwick are being shared.  Warwick Mayor Joseph Solomon and property developer the Carpionato Group announced the plan for the 100-thousand-square...

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