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Former police officer to go on trial for killing neighbor in apartment mix-up

Former police officer to go on trial for killing neighbor in apartment mix-up

Marilyn Nieves/iStock(DALLAS) -- In a homicide case that sparked days of protests in Dallas and calls for justice from the victims family in the Caribbean, a former police officer is expected to go on trial Monday, accused of fatally shooting a 26-year-old unarmed black man after mistaking his apartment for her own and wrongly suspecting he was a burglar.

Amber Guyger, who is white and a former...

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North Korean mother and son defectors die of suspected starvation in Seoul

North Korean mother and son defectors die of suspected starvation in Seoul

Hakyung Kate Lee/ABC News(SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA) -- A mother and son who defected from North Korea are believed to have died of starvation after their bodies were uncovered two months after they were last seen.

"We are sorry" wailed women in black at a funeral for Han Sung Ok and her 6-year-old son. The women who were mourning were North Korean defectors who had never met the deceased before but t...

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Trump heads to UN amid tensions with Iran, questions over call with Ukrainian leader

Trump heads to UN amid tensions with Iran, questions over call with Ukrainian leader

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump will join leaders from around the world as they converge in New York City this week for the United Nations General Assembly, an annual high-profile diplomatic gathering.

"I think for President Trump at the U.N., the hope is the third time is the charm," said Jon Alterman, the director of the Middle East program...

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Avocados with longer-lasting technology are finally in stores across the country

Avocados with longer-lasting technology are finally in stores across the country

MarsBars/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Is there anything worse than waiting for an avocado to be perfectly ripe, then cutting into it to find mushy brown streaks throughout? So much for what could have been great guacamole or the perfect toast topping.

Well, one food-tech startup has created a product that avocado lovers everywhere might get behind -- and its about to hit one of the largest regional groc...

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Primetime Emmys 2019 -- The winners

Primetime Emmys 2019 -- The winners

"Fleabag" star and creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge; FOX(LOS ANGELES) -- Heres the complete list of winners from the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, presented Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles:

Outstanding Comedy Series
Fleabag(Amazon)

Outstanding Drama Series
Game of Thrones(HBO)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Tony Shalhoub,The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel(Amazon)

Supporting Act...

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High levels of cancer-causing chemical found in mint and menthol e-cigarettes: Study

High levels of cancer-causing chemical found in mint and menthol e-cigarettes: Study

iStock/PavelKant(NEW YORK) -- The Food and Drug Administration has announced plans to ban all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes and now a study from Duke University raises serious health concerns for people using mint and menthol flavored e-cigarette products: a potentially cancer-causing chemical in some of the e-cigarette liquids.

The study details high levels of a chemical called pulegone, wh...

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Patriots Play The Jets On Sunday

The Patriots are looking for a three-win-and no-loss start to the 2019 NFL season this weekend with a home game versus the New York Jets. Kickoff from Gillette Stadium is at 1 p.m. Sunday. The Pats ha...

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Scooter Shuffle In Providence

The rentable scooter lineup is changing in Providence. Lime and Bird scooters have both pulled their fleets. Bird pulled its scooters because its permit was not renewed, while Lime says it wasn't ...

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Another Round Of Mosquito Spraying Announced

The state of Rhode Island is announcing another round of aerial spraying targeting mosquitoes to battle the triple-E virus. This comes as two more human EEE cases have been identified. Weather-permitt...

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First IGT Contract Extension Hearing Held

Hearings are underway in the Rhode Island General Assembly over a proposed contract extension for state lottery runner IGT. Rhode Island Department of Revenue officials urged the Senate Finance Commit...

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Replica Of Vietnam Veterans Memorial In Newport

The Moving Wall, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is in Newport. It's on display in Touro Park from now through the weekend. Last night there was a candlelight vigil...

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