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Harry and Meghan share behind-the-scenes pictures of wedding

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared behind-the-scenes images from their big day at Windsor Castle as they celebrate their first wedding anniversary. The couple, who recently celebrated the birth of their son, shared a video on their Instagram account, Sussex Royal, which showcased a collection of unseen shots backed to music by the […] The post Harry and Meghan share behind-the-scenes pictures of wedding appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

Vincent Kompany to leave Manchester City

Belgian footballer Vincent Kompany has said he will leave Manchester City, just one day after Saturday’s 6-0 FA Cup final win over Watford. “The defender has decided to call time on his 11-year association with the Club having won four Premier League titles, two FA Cups, four League Cups and two Community Shields,” Manchester City […] The post Vincent Kompany to leave Manchester City appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

The pregnant woman who was brutally murdered in Chicago will be laid to rest Saturday

Funeral arrangements have been made for 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, who was nine months pregnant when she was killed and had her unborn baby cut from her womb. Visitation will take place over three days — Thursday, Friday and Saturday — this week at the Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Stickney, Illinois. The funeral service is […] The post The pregnant woman who was brutally murdered in Chicago will be laid to rest Saturday appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

50 million under threat of severe weather as hail, rain and tornadoes move East

More than 50 million people are under threat of hail, heavy rain, strong winds and isolated tornadoes Sunday as several storms move east, according to the National Weather Center. The storms that stretched from Texas to southern Minnesota are predicted to move into the Great Lakes/Ohio Valley area, Mid-Atlantic and central to northern Appalachians Sunday. […] The post 50 million under threat of severe weather as hail, rain and tornadoes move East appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

A suspect is in custody after a girl was abducted while walking with her mother in Texas, police say

A suspect is in custody after an 8-year-old girl was kidnapped while taking a walk with her mother in Texas, police said early Sunday. The girl was found hours later and reunited with her family. Authorities issued an Amber Alert for Salem Sabatka after a car approached them and someone grabbed her Saturday night in […] The post A suspect is in custody after a girl was abducted while walking with her mother in Texas, police say appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

DJ Khaled and John Legend gave a touching tribute to Nipsey Hussle in ‘Saturday Night Live’ performance

DJ Khaled had one last message for the “Saturday Night Live” audience before the show’s season finale wrapped up. “Long live Nipsey Hussle,” the songwriter and producer said. “The marathon continues.” Khaled, sporting a Nipsey Hussle shirt, took the stage with John legend to perform the song “Higher” in tribute to the slain rapper. The […] The post DJ Khaled and John Legend gave a touching tribute to Nipsey Hussle in ‘Saturday Nig

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May 19, 2019

Alec Baldwin’s Trump and friends sing ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ in ‘SNL’ season finale

The season finale of “Saturday Night Live” began with a message from President Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin). Baldwin’s Trump opened by saying how excited he is about the summer and getting to things he doesn’t usually have time for — like golfing, visiting friends in prison and “enjoying all the fantastic new tariffs from China.” […] The post Alec Baldwin’s Trump and friends sing ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ in ‘SNL’ seaso

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May 19, 2019

An artist built a temple to help people heal after the Parkland school shooting. He’s now going to set it on fire

A carved plywood temple in an empty lot has served as a place for healing since the first anniversary of the Parkland school shooting. Now, hundreds are expected to see it burn on Sunday. Artist David Best built the Temple of Time just minutes away from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where a gunman opened […] The post An artist built a temple to help people heal after the Parkland school shooting. He’s now going to set it on fire appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

Country star Travis Tritt’s tour bus sideswiped in crash that killed 2

A tour bus carrying country musician Travis Tritt was sideswiped during a crash that left two people dead in South Carolina, he said. In a series of posts on social media, Tritt said the accident occurred Saturday morning in front of his tour bus on Veterans Highway in Myrtle Beach. The bus was sideswiped while […] The post Country star Travis Tritt’s tour bus sideswiped in crash that killed 2 appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

Climate change concerns sour Germany’s love for cars

In car-loving Germany, climate change has become a leading — but divisive — issue for voters going into European elections. A new Deutschland Trend poll by national broadcaster ARD, shows that 48% of respondents listed climate change as their biggest concern. On one side are younger, urban voters, demanding immediate steps to become a carbon-neutral […] The post Climate change concerns sour Germany’s love for cars appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

‘Game of Thrones’ finale: A poisoned chalice?

The world is set to look like a very different place for millions of people on Monday, May 20. No idea why? Then you’ve clearly not been part of the huge cultural phenomenon that has swept the globe since “Game of Thrones” (GOT) first took to our screens eight years ago. The first-ever episode drew […] The post ‘Game of Thrones’ finale: A poisoned chalice? appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

Trump’s hardline advisers are weakening his position

“The President has made his position eminently clear, and in the next weeks and months, we shall see what we shall see,” said John Bolton. Not this week, but in November 2002, when he was undersecretary of state, not national security adviser. And not about Iran, or Venezuela, or North Korea; but about Iraq. Nearly […] The post Trump’s hardline advisers are weakening his position appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

War of Will wins Preakness Stakes at Pimlico

War of Will, which was impeded by Maximum Security in the controversial Kentucky Derby two weeks ago, bounced back Saturday and finished first at the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Mark Casse-trained colt, ridden by Tyler Gaffalione, hit the front entering the home stretch and powered clear to win after placing […] The post War of Will wins Preakness Stakes at Pimlico appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks found dead at 37

Austin Eubanks, one of the survivors of the 1999 Columbine shooting in Colorado, was found dead at his home early Saturday, according to Routt County, Colorado, Coroner Robert Ryg. Eubanks was found dead during a welfare check after he didn’t answer his phone, Ryg said. Eubanks was 37. No foul play is suspected, and an […] The post Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks found dead at 37 appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

Brooks Koepka seven clear heading into final round of US PGA

The only person who can beat Brooks Koepka heading into the final round of the US PGA is likely to be himself. The all-powerful Koepka leads by seven shots after two record-breaking rounds and a solid third to leave the field trailing in his rearview mirror at Bethpage, New York. The defending champion shot a […] The post Brooks Koepka seven clear heading into final round of US PGA appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

School district pushes back against criticism over Arab stereotype in shooting drill

A Pennsylvania school district is pushing back against criticism of an active-shooter drill where the gunman wore a keffiyeh, the traditional Arab formal headdress. The fallout from the controversial January drill at Penn-Trafford School District began after parts of a video circulating on social media showed a teacher playing the shooter wearing a checkered keffiyeh. […] The post School district pushes back against criticism over Arab stereotype in shooting drill appeared first on KPAX.co

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May 19, 2019

MHP security accompanies Bullock to Iowa — and everywhere

Gov. Bullock, entered the presidential race on Tuesday, becoming the 21st Democratic candidate for president. The post MHP security accompanies Bullock to Iowa — and everywhere appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 19, 2019

Iceland’s Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest

Iceland’s hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel. The band’s on-stage performance had been hotly anticipated, and their aggressive showing predictably disrupted the otherwise kitsch edition of the singing competition. But the political elements of […] The post Iceland’s Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest

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May 18, 2019

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions

With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties. Inside, waitresses meander about serving cold noodles and kimchi to customers. However, online records show the restaurant could also be a cover […] The post The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance

Madonna’s hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show’s viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable political statement Her futuristic and somewhat surreal set dressing attracted plenty of attention on social media. She […] The post Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

Police arrest 51 people and seize guns, cash and drugs in a massive heroin bust in Connecticut

Local, state and federal law enforcement conducted a massive heroin bust in Connecticut on Friday, resulting in 51 arrests and the seizure of guns, $15,000 in cash and thousands of bags of heroin packaged for sale. Police in Waterbury said the arrests stem from a sweeping investigation that began last September “in response to an […] The post Police arrest 51 people and seize guns, cash and drugs in a massive heroin bust in Connecticut appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

Flood Warning issued May 18 at 5:41PM MDT until May 19 at 12:00PM MDT by NWS Missoula MT

Flood Warning: Missoula, MT until 12:00 PM The post Flood Warning issued May 18 at 5:41PM MDT until May 19 at 12:00PM MDT by NWS Missoula MT appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

Netherlands wins controversial Eurovision Song Contest as the UK drops to the bottom

The Netherlands triumphed at a controversial Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel, taking home the title in a kitsch competition that found itself dancing around an uncomfortably political spotlight. Duncan Laurence was the firm favorite before the show, and the little-known Dutch singer received rapturous applause in the arena after performing his song “Arcade.” […] The post Netherlands wins controversial Eurovision Song Contest as the UK drops to the bottom appeared fi

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May 18, 2019

After more than 70 years, a stolen Alexander Hamilton letter may soon return home to Massachusetts

It’s like a plot out of one of the “National Treasure” movies. A stolen historic document lost to time, only to be discovered more than 70 years later at an auction. Only thing is, unlike the Nicholas Cage movies, this document isn’t a link to some sort of world-altering conspiracy. Instead, the 1780 letter from […] The post After more than 70 years, a stolen Alexander Hamilton letter may soon return home to Massachusetts appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

Weather Forecast: Cool and windy

Sunday will bring a mostly sunny sky with afternoon highs ranging from the middle 50s to lower 60s for most. The post Weather Forecast: Cool and windy appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

Details emerge in Saturday incident near Arlee

Law enforcement reports as the search and investigation continued they discovered the witness accounts to be in conflict with one another. The post Details emerge in Saturday incident near Arlee appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

GOP Rep. Amash becomes first Republican to call for Trump’s impeachment

Michigan GOP Rep. Justin Amash said Saturday he had concluded President Donald Trump committed “impeachable conduct” and accused Attorney General William Barr of intentionally misleading the public. Amash’s comments recommending Congress pursue obstruction of justice charges against Trump were the first instance of a sitting Republican in Congress calling for Trump’s impeachment. Amash is a […] The post GOP Rep. Amash becomes first Republican to call for Trump’

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May 18, 2019

Martin Fuchs and Chaplin earn double victory in LGCT Madrid

Martin Fuchs sealed a double victory as the Longines Global Champions Tour for the world’s top showjumpers hit Europe for the first time this season with a dramatic stop in Madrid. The young Swiss rider and his horse Chaplin edged Holland’s Maikel van der Vleuten and Dana Blue by just 0.28 seconds to seal his […] The post Martin Fuchs and Chaplin earn double victory in LGCT Madrid appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

New York Times: Trump requests paperwork to pardon accused US war criminals

President Donald Trump has requested paperwork allowing him to move forward quickly with pardons for accused US war criminals, The New York Times reported Saturday. The pardons from a President who on the campaign trail expressed support for “tougher” tactics than waterboarding and going after the families of terrorists could come “on or around Memorial […] The post New York Times: Trump requests paperwork to pardon accused US war criminals appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

Assailant allegedly carried tire iron while dragging pregnant female into woods

Law enforcement reports a 23-year-old pregnant woman was last seen alive after allegedly dragged into the woods. The post Assailant allegedly carried tire iron while dragging pregnant female into woods appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

James Charles brings out the receipts in his latest video on the Tati Westbrook feud

It seems the tables have turned in the epic James Charles-Tati Westbrook saga. Charles dropped a new, 41-minute YouTube video on Saturday titled “No More Lies” to explain his side of the story. And he appears to have brought out the receipts. Charles took viewers all the way back to the second weekend of Coachella, […] The post James Charles brings out the receipts in his latest video on the Tati Westbrook feud appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

State Department condemns killing of American citizen in Nicaraguan prison

The State Department condemned the killing of an American citizen being held in Nicaragua after a prison uprising, according to Nicaraguan and US officials. However, they disagreed whether the killing of Eddy Antonio Montes Praslín was a justified homicide as the US ambassador and a lawyer representing Nicaraguan political prisoners maintain, or if it was […] The post State Department condemns killing of American citizen in Nicaraguan prison appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly, dies at 92

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of fellow comedian Pauly Shore and co-founder of one of the most iconic venues in all of comedy, has died at the age of 92, according his son’s verified Twitter account. “Dad, you lived an amazing life and I’m so proud to say that you are my father. When you’re in […] The post Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly, dies at 92 appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

A billboard in Times Square caught fire

The fire on an electronic billboard in New York’s Times Square is under control, the city’s fire department said Saturday afternoon. Firefighters responded about 3 p.m. to reports of a billboard on fire at the 3 Times Square building, also known as the Thomson Reuters building, a New York City Fire Department spokesperson said. The […] The post A billboard in Times Square caught fire appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

Lake Wind Advisory issued May 18 at 2:04PM MDT until May 20 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS Missoula MT

Lake Wind Advisory: Flathead/Mission Valleys until 2:15 PM The post Lake Wind Advisory issued May 18 at 2:04PM MDT until May 20 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS Missoula MT appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

Biden calls for unity, but insists he can ‘go toe-to-toe with the GOP,’ in first large rally

Joe Biden used the first major rally of his 2020 presidential campaign to issue a call for unity — while also arguing he understands better than any other Democratic candidate the entrenched Republican opposition the party’s nominee will face. “Let’s stop fighting and start fixing. And we can only do it together,” Biden told a […] The post Biden calls for unity, but insists he can ‘go toe-to-toe with the GOP,’ in first large rally appeared first on

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May 18, 2019

Missoula SRT Searching For Pregnant Female Reportedly Assaulted and Dragged into Woods

The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a pregnant female allegedly strangled, assaulted and dragged into the woods near MM 14 on Highway 93 North. The MCSO Special Response Team was called out after a partner family member assault report came into dispatch. MCSO is reporting a male suspect allegedly strangled and assaulted a […] The post Missoula SRT Searching For Pregnant Female Reportedly Assaulted and Dragged into Woods appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

US military says Afghan security forces killed in airstrikes

Multiple Afghan security forces personnel were killed by US airstrikes this week while trying to come to the defense of Afghans under attack by the Taliban in Helmand province, a spokesman for the US military in Afghanistan told CNN. While the Afghan national defense forces were under heavy attack by the Taliban late Thursday, they […] The post US military says Afghan security forces killed in airstrikes appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

Apple’s Tim Cook says his generation failed on climate change

Apple CEO Tim Cook says his generation failed on climate change. “We spent too much time debating,” Cook told Tulane University graduates during a commencement speech in New Orleans on Saturday. “We’ve been too focused on the fight and not focused enough on progress — and you don’t need to look far to find an […] The post Apple’s Tim Cook says his generation failed on climate change appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019

Alabama doctors want patients to know they’re still providing abortions

Providers at the only three clinics in Alabama that offer abortion services want patients to know their doors are still open. “For as long as we are able, we will continue to provide the full range of women’s health care,” Dr. Yashica Robinson, medical director at the Alabama Women’s Center in Huntsville, told reporters Friday, […] The post Alabama doctors want patients to know they’re still providing abortions appeared first on KPAX.com.

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May 18, 2019