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Gabriella Borter

Parkland massacre survivors post sweeping U.S. gun-control plan ahead of 2020 election

Aug 21 2019

Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre on Wednesday released a sweeping gun-control plan that would ban assault-style rifles and take other steps in hopes of halving U.S. firearms deaths and injuries within a decade. | Video

New York officer fired, but tensions still high where Eric Garner died

Aug 20 2019

NEW YORK Hassan Johnson was getting his head shaved on Monday at the same barber shop Eric Garner used to visit.

New York officer fired, but tensions still high where Eric Garner died

Aug 19 2019

NEW YORK Hassan Johnson was getting his head shaved on Monday at the same barber shop Eric Garner used to visit.

'You can still sense the love': Baby boomers revel at Woodstock 50 years on

Aug 17 2019

BETHEL, N.Y. Baby boomers dressed in tie-dye, rolling wheelchairs and chasing a memory of peace and love flocked to Bethel, New York, for the weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the music festival that defined 1960s counterculture.

No federal charges for New York policeman in 2014 'I can't breathe' death

Jul 16 2019

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted 2014 arrest, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, Brooklyn's top federal prosecutor said on Tuesday. | Video

Man who attacked Tacoma immigration center was repeat assailant: authorities

Jul 14 2019

Authorities in Tacoma, Washington, have named a man who was killed after attacking an immigration detention facility, and court records showed he had been previously arrested for assaulting a police officer at a protest outside the same facility.

New York clears way for release of Trump's state tax returns

Jul 08 2019

NEW YORK New York state on Monday cleared the way for Democrats in the U.S. Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns, raising the possibility of fresh avenues of inquiry for lawmakers investigating his finances.

Chestnut crowned July 4 hot-dog champ again but can't top his own record

Jul 05 2019

NEW YORK This year's Nathan's Famous hot-dog eating contest proved a mild disappointment to Joey Chestnut, the Fourth of July event's perennial champ, even though he handily won the annual display of gastronomical excess for the 12th time this year. | Video

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown

Jun 27 2019

NEW YORK American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop it.

Chicago waitress placed on leave after Eric Trump said she spit on him

Jun 26 2019

A Chicago bar has placed one of its waitresses on leave after Eric Trump, the younger son of President Donald Trump, said the woman spit on him, the business said on Wednesday.

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