4:47 PM EDT, Sun August 19, 2018
52 mins ago

South Carolina bar manager says owner fired him for letting business get 'too dark'

A South Carolina bar is under fire after a former manager said he got the boot because the owner thought the bar had become “too dark.” The Moosehead Saloon in Columbia, S.C. used to employ manager Josh Sutton — until he received a text message in July from owner Matt Shmanske bemoaning a shift...
52 mins ago

Schumer calls on FDA to publish its report on weed-killing chemical found in breakfast foods

The Food and Drug Administration should publish its two-year long review of a cancer-causing chemical found in breakfast foods, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday. The chemical, glyphosate, primarily used as a weed killer, was listed as a probable cancer-causing carcinogen by the World Health Organization...
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Houston doctor who raped heavily sedated patient avoids prison time, only gets probation

A Houston doctor who raped a heavily sedated patient will not serve any prison time. Shafeeq Sheikh was slapped with probation on Friday despite the fact that he admitted he had sexual contact with the woman at Ben Taub Hospital in 2013, according to the Houston Chronicle. Sheikh was found guilty...
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Kevin Spacey's new movie 'Billionaire Boys Club' earned just $126 on opening day

Kevin Spacey’s first film since he was accused of sexual misconduct hit theaters this weekend, and raked in a dismal $126 on opening night. “Billionaire Boys Club” opened Friday night in eight theaters across the U.S., in cities including Phoenix, Detroit, New Orleans and Miami. But the James Cox-directed...
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Pregnant woman says she drove herself to hospital after husband is detained by ICE on warrant for murder in Mexico

A pregnant woman in California said she had to drive herself to the hospital and give birth without her husband after he was detained by ICE agents for suspicion of murder. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Joel Arrona-Lara was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant in Mexico....
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British woman who fell off a cruise ship rescued after spending 10 hours at sea

A British woman who fell off the back of a cruise ship has been rescued off the coast of Croatia after spending 10 hours adrift. The woman was plucked from the Adriatic Sea by a Croatian rescue ship Sunday morning after falling from the Norwegian Star late Saturday, Croatia’s coast guard said. ...
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New Molinaro TV ad hits Cuomo on corruption; governor's team tries to have it pulled from air

ALBANY — Republican gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro over the weekend unveiled a TV ad hitting Gov. Cuomo on the issue of corruption. The 30-second ad titled “Guilty” focuses on the recent convictions on federal corruption charges of former Cuomo top aide and confidante Joseph Percoco, and...
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SEE IT: Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani says 'truth isn't truth' when grilled about Mueller probe on 'Meet the Press'

He apparently can't handle "the truth." President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said "truth isn't truth" to a stunned Chuck Todd on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday. The New York City mayor made the bizarre claim as he stated the case for President Trump not sitting down with special counsel Robert...
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Omarosa says Trump administration rejects black job candidates and uses minorities as "window dressing"

No blacks wanted in the White House. Omarosa Manigault Newman on Sunday said the Trump administration rejects black job candidates and props up the few on staff as “window dressing.” During a television interview, Manigault Newman, 44, a former White House aide, called Trump a racist who refuses...
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Colorado judge denies defense lawyer's odd DNA request in Watts triple murder case

An odd DNA request made by the lawyer of a Colorado man accused of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters has been rejected by a judge. Chris Watts was arrested late Wednesday in the slayings of 34-year-old Shanann Watts and little Bella and Celeste. Autopsies were completed Friday,...
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Homeless man stabbed to death outside Staten Island courthouse

A homeless man was stabbed to death after he fought back against a robber outside a historic Staten Island courthouse, police said Sunday. The victim and two other homeless men were approached by Sean Owens, who tried to steal something from them outside the Richmond County Courthouse in St. George...
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Fourteen fans injured during storm while waiting in line for Backstreet Boys concert

Fourteen people standing outside in line for a Backstreet Boys concert in Oklahoma were injured during a storm on Saturday night. Fans had been warned to evacuate the area before the storm hit at the WinStar Casino and Resort in Thackerville, but many remained. The storm knocked over the concert...
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Man, 29, shot to death outside Brooklyn housing project early Sunday

A 29-year-old man was shot to death outside a Brooklyn housing project early Sunday, police said. Kevin Wood was blasted in the chest outside the Cooper Park Houses on Debevoise Ave. near Jackson St. in East Williamsburg about 4:10 a.m. EMTs rushed Wood, who lived in Crown Heights, to Woodhull...
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Gunman in wheelchair fires at off-duty cop at Brooklyn street party early Sunday, wounded when cop returns fire

A gunman in a wheelchair fired at an off-duty cop at a Brooklyn street party early Sunday — and was wounded when the cop returned fire, police sources said. The cop was off duty at a party on E. 43rd St. near Linden Blvd. in East Flatbush when he saw that the 30-year-old man in the wheelchair was...
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Donald Trump's Pecker problem: The tabloid publisher may have more on him than Putin does

Forget that “lowlife” “dog” Omarosa, forget bagman Paul Manafort, and shove publicity hound Roger Stone off stage — at least until he’s indicted. True, they all have goods on their boss, Donald Trump, but compared to what comes next out of the Houdini lockbox of Robert Mueller’s office, they may...