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Father charged after child found in suitcase is identified as his missing daughter

ABCNews.com(JERSEY CITY, N.J.) -- A dead baby girl found in a suitcase in April has been identified as a missing two-year-old girl from Virginia.A Port Authority employee completing a routine inspection midday April 11 found the child's remains in a suitcase near train tracks in Jersey City, just a few miles away from lower Manhattan, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said previously.The child was identified as Te'Myah Plummer, according to the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office. Her father, Travis Plummer, was arrested in Puerto Rico on ...

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President George H.W. Bush hospitalized with blood infection

Brett Coomer - Pool/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized just a week after his wife, Barbara Bush, died."President Bush was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital [Sunday] morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood," the former president's office said in a statement Monday night. "He is responding to treatment and appears to be recovering."Barbara Bush died last Tuesday at the age of 92, passing away shortly after deciding to forgo further medical treatments for her failing health.George ...

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10 dead after van hits pedestrians in Toronto, driver in custody: Police

CTV/ABC News(TORONTO) -- Ten people were killed and 15 others injured after a white van rammed pedestrians in Toronto today, police said.The driver is under arrest, Toronto police told ABC News. The suspect was identified as Alek Minassian, 25, sources told ABC News.The attack started at Yonge Street and Finch Avenue, police said. The suspect drove south for nearly 1.5 miles, hitting more people at Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue. The van finally stopped on Poyntz Avenue, just off Yonge Street.Witness Ali Shaker saw the ...

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Rand Paul's last-minute switch gives Pompeo favorable committee vote

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A last-minute switch to "yes" by Kentucky Republican Rand Paul gave CIA director Mike Pompeo enough votes to get a favorable recommendation from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Monday, letting him avoid becoming the first secretary of state nominee in the nation's history to be rejected in committee.The committee split along party lines 11-9 – with Democrat Chris Coons switching his "no" vote to "present."That resolved a last-minute snag that developed when Republican Johnny Isakson was delayed giving the eulogy at ...

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Seniors more likely to fall when taking opioids after hospital treatment: Study

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Seniors recovering from trauma after being admitted to hospitals may be more likely to have falls when taking prescribed opioids, according to a new study.While opioids are commonly used to manage acute pain, they can have harmful side effects, particularly for seniors. In this study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, those who had filled an opioid prescription within two weeks preceding their injuries were 2.4 times more likely to have suffered a fall.The study looked at a decade of hospital ...

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Defense rests in Bill Cosby's retrial

Michael Bryant-Pool/Getty Images(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) -- The defense team in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, rested its case on Monday, paving the way for key closing arguments Tuesday.“You now have all the evidence," Judge Steven T. O’Neill told the 12 primary and six alternate jurors, before advising they “rest up” in anticipation of closing arguments.Seven men and five women, two African-Americans among them, will likely begin deliberations late Tuesday or on Wednesday morning.The hard-fought, high-profile case was marked by colorful witnesses, devastating ...

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Nine dead after van hits pedestrians in Toronto, driver in custody: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(TORONTO) -- Nine people were killed and at least 16 others injured after a white van hit pedestrians in Toronto, Canada, on Monday, police said.The driver is under arrest, Toronto police told ABC News.Witness Ali Shaker said he saw the Ryder van jump the sidewalk and people walking were "crumbled up," he told CTV News."He’s just hitting people one by one, going down," Shaker said. "It was a nightmare."Another witness Phil Zullo told CTV News he saw “shoes and hats flown everywhere.”Visibly frightened by what ...

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To the extent that attorney general Jeff Sessions has any role at the Justice Department, it’s apparently to keep quiet and fetch coffee for Rod Rosenstein.

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