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Skeptic of world being round dies in rocket crash

A California man who said he wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the world is flat or round has died after his home-built rocket blasted off into the desert sky and plunged back to earth.

Top security aide: Seen no intel of Moscow helping Trump

President Donald Trump's national security adviser says he has not seen any intelligence indicating that Russia is doing anything to try to get the president re-elected.

Wells Fargo to pay $3B to resolve probes into fake accounts

Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $3 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations into a long-running practice whereby company employees opened millions of unauthorized bank accounts in order to meet unrealistic sales goals.

Blind man pleads for return of guide dog stolen from backyard: ‘He’s a good...

Kevin Coachman is blind. He said he needs his specially-trained guide dog Lucca to lead an independent life, but Lucca has disappeared and he believes someone stole him.

Inclined infant sleeper accessory recalled to prevent suffocation risk

51,000 bassinets and incline sleepers for infants sold nationwide have been recalled to prevent suffocation risks according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

City that prayed, searched for missing girl to say goodbye

The South Carolina community that searched, prayed and then cried is saying goodbye to a 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her front yard and was found dead three days later.

North Carolina police charge mother in 1999 slaying of baby

Authorities in North Carolina say they've solved a 20-year-old cold case by tracking down a woman accused of killing her newborn son and dumping his body in 1999.

US women’s soccer players seek $66M in damages

Players on the U.S. women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation.

Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress.

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