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One dead, 13 injured after man intentionally crashes stolen semi-truck into Texas DPS office: Officials

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(BRENHAM, Texas) -- One person was killed and more than a dozen injured after a man allegedly intentionally crashed a stolen semi-truck into a Texas Department of Public Safety office in Brenham on Friday, officials said.

A suspect is in custody, authorities said.

"This is a tragic day for us," Texas DPS Regional Director Gerald Brown told reporters during a press briefing Friday.

The incid...

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Biden's message to Iran about retaliatory strike on Israel: 'Don't'

Michael Kurilla, head of the United States Central Command meets with IDF chief Aviv Kohavi at the Nevatim airbase in Be'er Sheva, Israel, Nov. 15, 2022. -- Israeli Defense Forces/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden told reporters Friday afternoon he expects an Iranian strike on Israel to occur "sooner than later" amid urgent concerns that Iran was about to retali...

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Fact checking Trump's claims about 'election integrity'

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(WASHINGTON) -- Former President Donald Trump and Speaker Mike Johnson have a joint appearance at Mar-a-Lago Friday afternoon where they are discussing "election integrity."

The topic is a chief priority for Trump, the presumptive GOP nominee, who continues to falsely claim that he won the 2020 election. Trump's calls for "election integrity" come in an election year whe...

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Gold prices hit a record high. What's behind the surge?

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(NEW YORK) -- Shoppers are flocking to Costco for gold bars but they're hardly the only ones scooping up the precious metal.

Investors drove gold prices to a record high on Friday, the latest surge in a 17% rally so far this year. Over that period, bullion prices have climbed more than twice as fast as the SP 500, the index that most people's 401(k)'s track.

The price gains s...

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Fashion designer Roberto Cavalli has died at 83

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Italian designer Roberto Cavalli, known for his unique animal print designs and eponymous fashion house, has died. He was 83 years old.

The legendary designer's death was announced Friday on his company's Instagram page along with a heartfelt message. The company did not share details surrounding his cause of death.

"It is with great sadness that today we say our...

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Drug shortages hit record-high with hundreds in short supply: Pharmacists

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(NEW YORK) -- Drug shortages have reached an all-time high in the United States, pharmacists are warning.

During the first three months of 2024, there were 323 active medication shortages, according to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Utah Drug Information Service. Previously, the record high was 320 shortages in 2014.

This ASHP started tracking sho...

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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Police in Providence are continuing their search for four suspects who were involved in a home invasion. A Cumberland man has been sentenced to spend ...

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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The Rhode Island Attorney General has determined several Providence police officers used necessary force on a man who died in 2021.  A homicide i...

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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news:  Cicilline will leave Congress on June 1st.  Poker returns to Bally's Twin River this week.  A Pawtucket man reported missing has ...

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