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Woman charged with murder in Oklahoma home invasion planned the crime: police

carlballou/iStock/Thinkstock(BROKEN ARROW, Okla.) -- Elizabeth Rodriguez, the woman who allegedly drove three teenage boys to a home in Oklahoma where they were shot to death after attempting a home invasion robbery, told investigators that she planned the crime, officials said.She also told investigators that she left one of the burglars for dead, according to police.The Wagoner County Sheriff's office arrested Rodriguez on three first-degree murder and three first-degree burglary warrants and jailed her without bond after she told them that she had information about a ...

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Here are the top issues facing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his trip to Turkey

Photosensia/iStock/Thinkstock(ANKARA, Turkey) -- A key partner in the fight against terror and an ally with a faltering record on human rights, Turkey will host Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Thursday as he embarks on his fourth overseas trip.There will be plenty to discuss as the two countries continue to work together to defeat ISIS even as the State Department has warned of "an increase in anti-American rhetoric" in Turkey that could "inspire independent actors to carry out acts of violence against U.S. citizens."Tillerson landed in ...

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Poisoned Russian activist delivers rebuke of Putin regime in Senate testimony

vchal/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A Russian opposition activist who has been hospitalized twice in the last year in alleged poisonings by the Putin regime testified on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, in a Senate hearing aimed at establishing counter-Russia funding.Vladimir Kara-Murza was active in working for a U.S. law passed in 2012 that bans visas and freezes assets of Russian officials involved in repression and corruption. He splits his time between Moscow and Washington as Vice Chairman for Open Russia, an organization that advocates democracy and human rights ...

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Gov. Terry McAuliffe on 2020: 'Go big or go home'

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Asked about the possibility of a presidential bid in 2020, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he isn’t ruling it out.“You know my personality, go big or go home,” McAuliffe told ABC’s Jonathan Karl and Rick Klein on the Powerhouse Politics podcast. “I’m not thinking about it, but I never take anything off the table.”Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton has resurfaced from a period of post-election privacy, giving speeches at events in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. this week.But does that mean Clinton’s considering ...

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Multiple fatalities in Texas church bus crash, police say

Milos-Muller/iStock/Thinkstock(CONCAN, Texas) – At least 12 people were killed and three were injured Wednesday in a head-on collision between a church bus and a pickup truck in Concan, Texas, officials said.According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the bus was carrying congregants from the First Baptist Church in New Braunfels, Texas at the time the accident occurred.The bus, which was carrying 14 people, was returning to New Braunfels from a Baptist encampment neat Lakey, Texas, where members were attending a Bible study, according to ...

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Political problems could cost tourism sector $18 billion, 10.6 million visitors over the next 2 years, analysts say

ipopba/iStockThinkstock(WASHINGTON) – President Trump's travel ban and perceived hostility towards foreigners could cost the U.S. tourism sector more than $18 billion over the next two years ($7.4 billion this year + $10.8 billion in 2018), according to analysts at Tourism Economics. "On multiple fronts--diplomacy, trade, border control, visa policy—international markets are receiving a message that America is no longer a welcoming destination," Tourism Economics President Adam Sacks explained to ABC News. The U.S. will likely lose 10.6 million international visitors over that time period ($4.3 ...

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Trial begins over Petco diseased rat lawsuit

cynoclub/iStock/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) -- A trial is underway in San Diego involving a lawsuit against Petco after a boy died from a disease contracted from a pet rat bought at Petco.  10-year-old Aiden Pankey died in 2013 from rat bite fever two weeks after his pet rat bit him. In opening statements, attorneys for the Pankey family said they were sold a diseased rat by Petco that should have been tested. “Petco is still selling rats to kids and kids are still getting sick,” prosecutors said.Petco’s ...

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YTMT Logo Can Republicans get anything right?

Just as there is no such thing as a perfect business deal, there is no such thing as a perfect political deal. You’re still expected to perform.

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UT Health Logo Botox and Juvederm: Looking Younger Has Never Been Easier

At one time, looking older as we got older was inevitable. But not so much anymore. In the hands of a skilled practitioner, compounds such as Botox and Juvederm have made looking younger easier than ever. In this post to HealthConnection.TV, UT Health Northeast cosmetic surgery expert Dr. James Motlagh answers questions about these cosmetic medications.
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