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Fact check: Could a President Beto O'Rourke actually confiscate assault weapons?

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 05:06
Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas has made his position on assault weapons crystal clear. "Hell, yes, we're going to take your AR-15, your AK-47," O'Rourke said during Thursday's Democratic presidential debate. "We're not going to allow it to be used against our fellow Americans anymore."

Long Island City tries to move on after Amazon HQ2 debacle

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 04:54
If you walk around Long Island City on any given day, you'll see cranes everywhere and new apartment buildings popping up seemingly overnight. Improvements are being made to multiple subway stations. And new businesses are opening, including a liquid nitrogen ice cream shop and a dance studio for kids.

British royals deny vetting Netflix series 'The Crown'

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 03:57
The British royal family has denied any involvement with the Netflix series "The Crown," which depicts the life of Queen Elizabeth II, after writer Peter Morgan claimed to meet regularly with "people who are very high-ranking and very active within the organisation."

A gunman is on the run after a shooting in Seattle leaves one dead and 2 injured at a light rail station

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 03:16
A gunman is on the run after opening fire at a light rail station in Seattle, leaving one person dead and two others injured, police said.

Analysis: Debate opens new fronts on guns, Biden's age in Democratic race

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 03:01
The latest Democratic debate threw up a rich haul of clashes, incidents, slow burning controversies and policy collisions that will help define the 2020 race in the weeks to come.

Two transgender women were killed in a week. 18 transgender people have been killed this year

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 02:24
Bee Love Slater is the 18th known transgender person to be killed this year, the Human Rights Campaign said.

How a Hong Kong protest song became an unofficial 'anthem'

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 02:03
In glitzy malls across Hong Kong, people are spontaneously breaking into a song. It's not just any tune -- it's a rousing ballad that some are calling the city's new, if unofficial "national anthem."

California Senate evacuated after protester dumps apparent blood on lawmakers

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 00:48
California lawmakers were evacuated Friday after a woman tossed a feminine hygiene product containing what appeared to be blood onto the Senate floor.

23-year-old diabetic: 'I feel like I'm going to die before I'm 30'

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 00:09
Landon Johnson,a 23-year-old diabetic who is running out of insulin and can't afford more, tells CNN affiliate WTVF he feels like he will die before he turns 30.

Tropical storm Humberto gets closer to the area devastated by a hurricane in northwestern Bahamas

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 22:36
Humberto is now a tropical storm barreling its way through the Atlantic and threatening the same northwestern Bahamas islands ravaged by Hurricane Dorian nearly two weeks ago.

Over 2,000 preserved fetal remains found in home of deceased Indiana doctor

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 22:21
The family of a doctor who operated a clinic in Indiana sifted through his personal belongings after his death and found 2,246 medically preserved fetal remains, authorities said.

Analysis: Boris Johnson is trapped in a Brexit prison he helped build

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 21:11
Boris Johnson never imagined it would be this hard.

An asteroid larger than some of the world's tallest buildings will zip by Earth today

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 21:01
On Saturday, an asteroid will pass by Earth that's larger than some of the tallest buildings on the planet.

Cuomo to AOC attack ad creator: Your fight is with Trump

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 20:55
CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks to Elizabeth Heng, the woman behind the controversial attack ad featuring a burning photo of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Trump was orange before efficient light bulbs

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 20:42
Let's get one thing straight, Donald Trump was orange long before the government phase-out of incandescent light bulbs began more than 10 years ago. Like his bizarre, pumpkin-colored coiffure, the President's complexion has been an unnatural phenomenon for at least a decade.

New York attorney general exposes $1 billion in wire transfers by Sackler family

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 20:01
Authorities have identified about $1 billion in wire transfers between the owners of pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, the entities they control and different financial institutions, New York Attorney General Letitia James said Friday.

A driver intentionally drove his truck into an Ohio hospital ER, leaving 1 dead and 2 injured, police say

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 19:23
One person is dead and two are injured after police say a man intentionally crashed his truck into the emergency room of an Ohio hospital Friday.

GOP Trump challengers slam canceled primaries: 'Only the weak fear competition'

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 19:12
All three Republican primary challengers lambasted state GOP leaders -- and President Donald Trump -- for opting to cancel their 2020 presidential primary elections in a show of support for the President.

FDA takes major step toward approving first peanut allergy treatment

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 18:55
The US Food and Drug Administration's Allergenic Products Advisory Committee on Friday voted in favor of approving a treatment for peanut allergies in children.

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