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Marine who lost both legs is running 31 marathons in 31 days to raise money for wounded veterans

Credit: Rob Jones(NEW YORK) -- Rob Jones, a Marine who lost his legs in 2010 to an explosion while overseas in Afghanistan, is traveling the country to run 31 marathons in 31 days while raising money for wounded veteran charities.Jones' month of marathons started across the pond in London on Oct. 11. He has since made his way to North America -- running the 26.2-mile distance every day wherever he can and even inviting people to join him some days.The journey will end in Washington, ...

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Kangaroo boxing match captured on infrared video

ABCNews.com(VICTORIA, Australia) -- Australian police captured an intense boxing match between two hopping mad suspects in the bushland of Victoria state Monday night.Two large kangaroos were seen exchanging blows on footage captured by an infrared camera attached to a police helicopter.The marsupials' brawl lasted nearly a minute and included a few jabs and multiple kicks.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

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Scoreboard roundup -- 10/16/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEN-Y Yankees   8  Houston   1NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUETampa Bay   3  Detroit   2NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUETennessee   36  Indianapolis   22Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

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Prince William, Duchess Kate reveal third child due in April 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Prince William and Duchess Kate have announced their third child is due in April 2018.The new baby will join the couple's older children, Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 2."The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April 2018," Kensington Palace said in a statement Tuesday.The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April 2018. pic.twitter.com/jOzB1TJMof— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) October 17, 2017William and Kate, both ...

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California becomes first state to require pet stores to sell rescue animals

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- California will soon implement a new statewide ban on sales of animals commercially raised in puppy mills.Gov. Jerry Brown last Friday signed into law bill A.B. 485, making it illegal for pet stores to sell dogs, cats and rabbits from any source other than a shelter or rescue group.As #FirstDog I’m proud to announce dad just signed #AB485 to help more furry friends in need find a fur-ever home! https://t.co/3jeYFozn9F pic.twitter.com/Lm8AZpuNXM— Colusa Brown (@ColusaBrown) October 13, 2017The ...

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Congressman withdraws bid to be Trump's drug czar after controversy

House.gov(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., withdrew his nomination to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy after a news report found that a bill he authored weakened the Drug Enforcement Administration's ability to go after drug companies distributing large amounts of opioids."Rep. Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar," President Trump said in a tweet Tuesday morning.Rep.Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar. Tom is ...

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The 'Super Bowl' of Chinese politics takes place this week

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- This week Beijing marks the opening of China’s most important political event: the 19th Communist Party Congress. This gathering, held every five years, brings together China’s top Communist Party members and the country's top leaders. It is the Super Bowl of Chinese politics, if the the Super Bowl is played largely behind closed doors.Presiding over the proceedings is Xi Jinping, the general secretary of the Communist Party - a title that is more influential domestically than the "president" title he is associated ...

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YTMT Logo le affaire Weinstein: More liberal hypocrisy.

Pretty much the entire galaxy of female stars in Hollywood have long characterized Republicans as brutish, war-on-women-committing misogynist pigs while long tolerating and even worshiping a liberal mega-misogynist pig right in their own midst.

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UT Health Logo Menopause: There is Treatment

For many women, menopause is a time of physical discomfort and emotional distress. But with the right treatment, it doesn’t have to be so difficult. In this post to HealthConnection.TV, UT Health Northeast women’s health expert Dr. Sarah Low offers expert advice for women facing menopause.

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