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TRANSCRIPT: Widow of fallen soldier La David Johnson speaks out

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In a wide-ranging interview, Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, spoke out on "Good Morning America" about her husband's death during a mission in Niger and the controversy that has surrounded it.She told ABC News' chief anchor, George Stephanopoulos, that she was upset about remarks President Trump made during a condolence call and said she has many unanswered questions."He died as a hero," she said.George Stephanopoulos: We’re joined now by the widow of Sgt. Johnson, Myeshia Johnson. Myeshia ...

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Mother, son and daughter charged in string of knifepoint robberies

@SCPDHq/Twitter(NEW YORK) -- A Long Island mother and her adult son and daughter were arrested and charged in connection with a string of armed robberies over the weekend, including a stick-up that occurred on Saturday, police said.Deborah Salvatore, 55, along with her son Rick Mascia, 25, and daughter Lauren Mascia, 31, were arrested on Saturday night, accused of robbing six businesses -- one of them twice -- over the past month, police said.The family, all of the Long Island area, was apprehended late Saturday after ...

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McCain blasts Vietnam War 'bone spur' deferments in apparent swipe at Trump

C-SPAN3(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., appeared to attack President Donald Trump during an interview on Sunday, criticizing higher-income Americans who managed to avoid fighting in the Vietnam War by getting a "bone spur" diagnosis.McCain, who made the remarks while discussing the Vietnam War in an interview with C-SPAN3 that aired Sunday, echoed questions that surfaced during the 2016 campaign about Trump's medical history and war deferments.“One aspect of the [Vietnam] conflict, by the way, that I will never ever countenance is that we drafted ...

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World Health Organization rescinds Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's 'goodwill ambassador' appointment amid scathing criticism

Kevin Hagen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) rescinded its appointment of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" for health after days of searing criticism and global outcry over the decision.The WHO's director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said in a statement on Sunday he decided to revoke Mugabe's role after he had "reflected" on the controversial appointment."I have listened carefully to all who have expressed their concerns, and heard the different issues that they have raised,” he said. “I have also ...

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What are the secret John F. Kennedy assassination files?

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said he will allow the public release of thousands of long-secret documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 54 years ago.A White House official said later that the release of the files could be held up if national security or law enforcement agencies believe that is necessary. Unless the president formally objects to the release of the documents, they will become available to the public this Thursday.What are the JFK assassination files?More than 5 million pages of records ...

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Justin Timberlake to headline Super Bowl halftime show

Joe Faraoni/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Justin Timberlake will be headlining the Pepsi Super Bowl LII halftime show next year, it was announced Sunday.The singer, 36, tweeted the news along with a video featuring Jimmy Fallon."I DO have the time. Half the time...#PepsiHalftime #SBLII @Pepsi @NFL @JimmyFallon @FallonTonight," Timberlake wrote.I DO have the time. Half the time...#PepsiHalftime #SBLII @Pepsi @NFL @JimmyFallon @FallonTonight pic.twitter.com/4Z4Dz29l3X— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) October 23, 2017Simultaneously, the NFL tweeted an image promoting the show.Minnesota.@SuperBowl ...

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Nuclear war with North Korea not 'likely': Former CIA director Petraeus

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Nuclear war with North Korea is not "likely" despite the heightened rhetoric between President Donald Trump and the regime of Kim Jong Un, said former CIA Director and retired Gen. David Petraeus."I am concerned, but the question is, 'How concerned?' I don’t think [war] is likely, no," Petraeus told ABC News "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz in an exclusive interview Sunday on "This Week."Petraeus said the sharper rhetoric by the U.S. toward North Korea should be seen as a "communications strategy" aimed ...

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YTMT Logo More creatures from the swamp.

That Rod Rosenstein put Robert Mueller in charge of investigating Donald Trump’s involvement with Russia would be laughable were it not so deadly serious.

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Health Connection

UT Health Logo Children & the Flu: Calling the Shots

Parents of small children are used to dealing with the sniffles and the common cold. But the flu is much more serious and can at first be hard to recognize. In this post to HealthConnection.TV, UT Health Northeast pediatric medicine expert Dr. Joanna Clem answers questions about children and the flu.

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