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Shelby Golden Lions notch 800th win in school history by defeating Freedom

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - High School Football kicked off Wednesday night with Shelby hosting Freedom in the first high school ...


Cost of Trump's military parade up to $92M

- (AP) - A U.S. official says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost ...


Man charged in 19 year old murder case

- A wanted murder suspect with connections to Kannapolis was arrested this week after 19 years on the run in ...


K9 'Karma' joins China Grove Police Department

- The China Grove Police Department has welcomed a new member to their force - K9 Karma!This sweet girl will ...


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Collusion probe blamed for Brennan’s clearance being axed

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hounded by the intensifying Russia collusion probe being led by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the U.S. ...

Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations turn deadly

KARACHI, Pakistan - As Pakistan marked its 72nd Independence Day, several cases of aerial firing recorded across the country left ...

Explosion on Indian oil tanker off Oman, two casualties

MUSCAT, Oman - An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, with three ...

Kabul student centre attacked, death toll revised to 34

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber struck a student education centre in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Wednesday, leaving dozens ...

U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...

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Collusion probe blamed for Brennan’s clearance being axed

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hounded by the intensifying Russia collusion probe being led by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the U.S. ...

Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...

Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Trump snubs McCain, after signing defense bill named for him

NEW YORK, U.S. - On his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in ...

FBI fires Peter Strzok, who sent anti-Trump texts

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A former deputy to the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI and a senior counterintelligence agent ...

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Pakistan warns Twitter to block offensive content

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has issued a stern warning to popular microblogging site, Twitter to either block “offensive content” or ...


Uber hires former NSA official to lead firm’s security

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Nine months after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi fired the company’s head of security, Joe Sullivan over the ...


Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...


Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...


Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...


Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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