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Texas expecting heavy rain after Hurricane Willa slams Mexico

ABC News(HOUSTON) -- The hurricane season in the eastern Pacific Ocean officially is the most active since 1971. Hurricane Willa, now a Category 4 with winds reaching 155 mph this morning, is nearly a Category 5, which has winds of at least 157 mph.Major resorts in Mexico are under a tropical storm warning, although it appears the worst of the hurricane might miss major resort areas including Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. The hurricane is expected to hit Mexico's Pacific coast as at least a Category ...

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New York Police Department halts use of bodycams after one explodes

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- New York City Police Department Commissioner James P. O'Neill suspended the use of some bodycam devices "effective immediately" after one of the city's cameras exploded over the weekend.The NYPD said it was made "aware of a possible product defect" on Saturday when an officer said his Vievu model LE-5 camera caught fire. The officer removed the device before it exploded, and no injuries were reported."Last night, an officer retrieved a body-cam for deployment on a midnight tour and noticed there was smoke ...

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Ex-NFL player Rae Carruth getting released after nearly 20 years in prison over girlfriend's murder

iStock/Thinkstock(CLINTON, North Carolina) -- Ex-NFL player Rae Carruth is set to walk free today after spending nearly two decades in prison on charges stemming from the murder of his pregnant girlfriend. Carruth, a former wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers, was sentenced to 18 to 24 years in 2001 after a jury found him guilty of conspiring to murder Cherica Adams."I'm excited about just being out of here. I'm nervous just about how I'll be received by the public,” Carruth said in an phone interview ...

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Ex-NFL player Rae Carruth released after nearly 20 years in prison over girlfriend's murder

iStock/Thinkstock(CLINTON, North Carolina) -- Ex-NFL player Rae Carruth was released from prison Monday morning after spending nearly two decades behind bars on charges stemming from the murder of his pregnant girlfriend. Carruth, a former wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers, was sentenced to 18 to 24 years in 2001 after a jury found him guilty of conspiring to murder Cherica Adams."I'm excited about just being out of here. I'm nervous just about how I'll be received by the public,” Carruth said in an phone interview ...

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5 dead, including 4 Americans, in Costa Rica rafting accident

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN JOSE, Costa Rica) -- Five people, including four Americans, died in a rafting accident in Costa Rica, authorities said.The bodies of Ernesto Sierra, Jorge Caso, Sergio Lorenzo and Andres Denis were found Saturday evening, along with that of Kevin Thompson Reid, 45, a Costa Rican guide. The Americans were aged 25 to 35.The four Americans were on a rafting tour that included 14 people on three rafts, all of which capsized Saturday afternoon. The remaining tourists and guides survived. The case is being investigated, ...

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Dad bod? Men who exercise might pass down healthier metabolism to their kids, study says

iStock/ThinkstockBy: Dr. Colette Poole-Boykin(NEW YORK) -- Here's another reason for wannabe dads to exercise: Sweating it out now might pay off later in better health for your children, according to a new study.Men who exercise before the conception of their children might be able to pass on to their kids a predisposition for a healthier metabolism, even if the father typically consumes a mostly high-fat diet, according to the research, published in the journal Diabetes.But there's one catch to the promising findings: The study was ...

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Manhunt underway for 'armed and dangerous' suspect in killing of Georgia police officer

Gwinnett County Police(ATLANTA) -- A manhunt was underway Sunday for a suspect in the killing of a police officer near a suburban Atlanta school after he and his partner responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle, authorities said.Tafahree Maynard, 18, is considered "armed and dangerous" and is believed to be the gunman who opened fire without warning Saturday afternoon on Gwinnett County Police Officer Antwan Toney and his partner, police said.Maynard is wanted on suspicion of felony murder and aggravated assault in the death ...

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YTMT Logo Why, again, are Democrats going to sweep the midterms?

What about the current state of affairs in America is making a “blue wave” midterm election inevitable?

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