Month: June 2017

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WTVD-TV(RALEIGH, N.C.) — The FBI has stepped in to assist local law enforcement in the search for a North Carolina woman who vanished this week while taking a work break from her job at Starbucks. Allison Cope never returned from a scheduled break during her shift at the Starbucks inside Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Monday […]

Lesley University(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) — Jesse Sparks has been a busy man. Not only was he studying to obtain a master of arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University, he also interned as a high school guidance counselor at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, the same school he graduated from in 2008. Still, he […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Police are investigating the cause of an explosion on Wednesday at a dorm at Murray State University in Kentucky that injured at least one person, according to officials. Authorities identified the victim as 26-year-old Dakota Fields, a residential director at the university, who was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening […]

Netflix(LOS ANGELES) — Bella Herndon was a 15-year-old who loved to read and write and was earning straight As as a sophomore in high school. Priscilla Chiu was also a high school sophomore described as “precocious” and “determined.” Both teenagers died by suicide in April. Their families say Bella and Priscilla both watched 13 Reasons […]

iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — The father of 2-year-old Bella Bond, who was nicknamed “Baby Doe” after her unidentified body washed up on a Boston-area beach, spoke Wednesday at the sentencing for the man convicted of murdering his young daughter, saying, “I was robbed of my chance to be a father to Bella.” Bella’s father, Joseph Amoroso, who […]

Ahmad Al-Rubaye/Getty Images(MOSUL, Iraq) — With only a few hundred ISIS fighters left in the city, the liberation of Mosul is only “days” away, the Pentagon said Thursday. Col. Ryan Dillon, spokesman for the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition in Iraq and Syria, updated reporters on the status of the eight-month-long Iraqi offensive to retake the city. […]

Sujatro Ghosh/Getty Images(NEW DELHI, India) — An Indian photographer is using images of women wearing a fake cow mask as they go about their daily routines to raise awareness about the country’s treatment of women. Sujatro Ghosh, 23, said his project is designed to raise a controversial question in the Hindu-majority country: Does India value […]

iStock/Thinkstock(BERLIN) — German citizens will head to the polls on Sept. 24 for a national election that is likely to be the country’s most consequential political contest in decades. Like campaigns in France, Britain and the Netherlands earlier this year, the German political race has seen softening support for an incumbent leader and the rise […]

ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images(VATICAN CITY) — Vatican Treasurer Cardinal George Pell said on Thursday that he will take a leave of absence from his post after Australian authorities charged him with multiple counts of sexual assault. Victoria state police summoned Pell, 76, to appear in Australian court in July to face what they are calling “historical […]

Boris Spremo/Toronto Star via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — An exclusive first look at an upcoming documentary chronicling Princess Diana’s life and death debuted on ABC News’ Good Morning America Thursday, just days before the late princess of Wales would have turned 56 years old. Diana’s sons, Princes Harry and William, and William’s wife, Duchess Kate, […]

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