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Suspect in decades-old murder, rape cold cases in Maryland identified through DNA: Police

Suspect in decades-old murder, rape cold cases in Maryland identified through DNA: Police

Montgomery County, Maryland, Police Department(ROCKVILLE, Maryland) -- The man behind a 1989 rape and a 1994 rape and murder in suburban, Washington, D.C., has finally been identified through DNA and genetic genealogy, according to local police.

But the suspect, Kenneth Earl Day, died in 2017 in West Virginia at the age of 52, the Montgomery County, Maryland, Police Department said Friday.

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vows stricter gun laws in wake of twin mosque massacres that left 50 dead

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vows stricter gun laws in wake of twin mosque massacres that left 50 dead

ABC News(CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) -- New Zealands prime minister vowed "our gun laws will change" just three days after a self-described white supremacist allegedly livestreamed his twisted rampage at two mosques in Christchurch in which he fatally shot 50 people, including a 3-year-old boy, with an arsenal of high-powered weapons he purchased legally.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern held an em...

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Trump calls Biden a 'low IQ individual' after former VP slips and hints at 2020 run

Trump calls Biden a 'low IQ individual' after former VP slips and hints at 2020 run

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In the latest confrontation between President Donald Trump and a 2020 Democratic hopeful, he called former Vice President Joe Biden a "low I.Q. individual," referencing a slip in which Biden may have shown his hand.

Its no secret that Biden may be close to declaring a 2020 presidential bid. At a recent event he told cheering supporters he appreciated their energy, and th...

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Lyft hopes for big boost from upcoming IPO

Lyft hopes for big boost from upcoming IPO

Lyft(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Ubers top competition is hoping to get a big lift when its stocks hit the trading floor for the first time.

Lyft has set its value at up to $23 billion as it gears up for its initial public offering, which could come as early as next week.

On Monday, the ride-hailing company kicked off the roadshow for its IPO.

Lyft is offering 30,770,000 shares of its Class A common stock...

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Taraji P. Henson says the 'Empire' cast is "strong" amid the Jussie Smollett drama

Taraji P. Henson says the 'Empire' cast is "strong" amid the Jussie Smollett drama

ABC/Craig Sjodin(LOS ANGELES) --Taraji P. Hensonis staying busy and keeping it positive.


In an interview withExtra, Henson briefly spoke about herEmpireco-starJussie Smollett, who last week pleaded not guilty to charges that he filed a false police report by claiming to be the victim of a homophobic and racist attack which he allegedly arranged himself.

"You have to stay strong, stay posi...

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Aspirin: The controversy and new guidelines

Aspirin: The controversy and new guidelines

smartstock/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Aspirin -- is it safe to take?

Cardiologists have recently put out new guidelines recommending that a persons risk of life-threatening bleeding should be factored into their decision whether or not to start taking aspirin to prevent a first-ever heart attack or stroke.

These guidelines, published in the medical journal Circulation, are in line with recent studies...

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Providence May Adopt Emergency Parking Ban Guidelines

The Providence City Council may adopt emergency parking ban guidelines when four inches or more of snow is forecast. An ordinance proposed by two council members has been sent to the Committee on Ordi...

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Newport Closer To Armory Sale

Officials from the National Sailing Hall of Fame and the city of Newport expect to finalize the sale of most of the municipal Armory later this month. Newport City Manager Joseph Nicholson Jr. said We...

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"The Prince Of Providence" At Trinity Rep

 "The Prince of Providence" will open Trinity Repertory Company's 2019-2020 season. The play is an adaptation of the book of the same title about former Providence Mayor Vincent &qu...

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