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US Marines sprint toward raging fire to help save dozens of senior citizens

Twitter/@lmedsker(WASHINGTON) -- Dozens of senior citizens were saved from a raging apartment fire thanks to Washington D.C. firefighters and several U.S. Marines, eyewitness video showed.The Marines, who weren't wearing fire gear, sprinted toward the two-alarm fire at the Arthur Capper Senior Public Housing building in Washington on Wednesday. "Marines rushed into the building to rescue those who needed assistance and evacuated residents to the Marine Barracks Washington Annex where they were checked and treated for any injuries and sheltered until their loved ones arrived," according ...

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South Korean president wraps up 3-day Pyongyang visit

ABC News(SEOUL, South Korea) -- The leaders of North and South Korea went on a trip together to the top of Mount Baektu, a sacred mountain that borders China and is said to contain the history of Ancient Korea. Mount Baektu is considered the most sacred and the symbolic mountain of the Korean nation.President Moon Jae-in said repeatedly that it was his longtime dream to trek up Mount Baektu. The South's presidential office announced Wednesday that the two leaders' visiting Mount Paektu represents the "80 ...

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Federal task force issues new recommendations for doctors helping patients battle obesity

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released updated recommendations on Tuesday for how primary care doctors can help patients battle obesity.After reviewing recent studies on the topic, USPSTF concluded in a statement, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, that behavior-based weight loss interventions — techniques like goal-setting and counseling on diet and exercise — should be offered to all adults considered obese, or those who have a body mass index of 30 or more.These interventions could potentially help people ...

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Wisconsin woman wriggles out of handcuffs, escapes local jail, gets re-arrested: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(WAUKESHA, Wisconsin) -- A Wisconsin woman was caught on tape breaking out of her handcuffs and escaping from a local police station, authorities said.Thirty-year-old Amber Gonzales was arrested last Friday at the Beaumont Hotel for theft and possession of drug paraphernalia.Officers took Gonzales to a holding cell in the Waukesha Police Department, where surveillance video shows her alone in the holding cell on her cell phone, allegedly trying to coordinate bail and a ride home.Video footage captures the 97-pound-woman wiggling and pulling her hand through ...

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Sheriff's deputies transporting 2 mental health patients who drowned in flood waters put on leave, authorities say

Google Maps(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Two South Carolina sheriff's deputies who were transporting a pair of mental patients in a van that was overcome by flood waters -- drowning the two women, who were chained in the back of the van -- have been placed on administrative leave, authorities said on Wednesday. Horry County Sheriff Phillip Thompson identified the deputies as Stephen Flood and Joshua Bishop.“We are sorry," Thompson told ABC affiliate WPDE, moments after the bodies were recovered and with tears in his eyes. "We ...

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Self-styled 'weed nuns' put faith in the healing powers, and profits, of cannabis

ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The Sisters of the Valley, a group of self-styled "weed nuns," are putting their faith in the healing power of cannabis.Despite their moniker, this nonreligious sorority of radical feminists resides in Northern California farm country. The women grow cannabis on the sun-drenched property, tucked among vineyards and apple orchards. They use a strain of marijuana that eliminates THC, but still contains CBD (cannabidiol), which is touted for its healing properties."It's considered hemp because it won't get anybody high, but it's really ...

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Do Facebook ads discriminate against women? ACLU files complaint saying 'yes'

Facebook(NEW YORK) -- Facebook allows employers to discriminate against women by targeting job listings toward men only — specifically in traditionally male-dominated fields, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.The ACLU, along with employment law firm Outten & Golden and the Communications Workers of America, filed charges on Tuesday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against Facebook and 10 companies, claiming that they discriminated based gender.But how does that work?“We discovered Facebook was allowing advertisers to select the gender of the user it wants to ...

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