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  1. Trump calls removal of Confederate memorials ‘sad’

    08.17 / 14:52 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    ABC News(WASHINGTON) —  President Donald Trump Thursday called the removal of Confederate statues and memorials “sad,” days after deadly violence at a rally to protest the removal of such an effigy in Charlottesville, Virginia. “Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues … Continue reading Trump calls removal of Confederate memorials…
  2. Trump slams 2 GOP senators as ‘toxic’ and ‘publicity seeking’

    08.17 / 13:54 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Trump went after Sen. Jeff Flake Thursday morning, tweeting that the Arizona Republican is “toxic” and a “non-factor” in the Senate. Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is WEAK on borders, crime and a non-factor in Senate. He’s toxic! — Donald J. … Continue reading Trump slams 2 GOP senators as ‘toxic’ and ‘publicity…
  3. Report: Deadpool 2 resumes production after stuntwoman’s death

    08.17 / 13:54 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    20th Century FoxProduction has started again on Deadpool 2, two days after a stuntwoman was killed on set. A representative of the local actors’ union in British Columbia, where the movie is being shot, told The Hollywood Reporter that the union had been told that production had resumed Wednesday. The stuntwoman, Joi “SJ” Harris, died … Continue reading Report: Deadpool 2 resumes production after stuntwoman’s…
  4. New study offers hope for early Lyme disease diagnosis

    08.17 / 12:52 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — Researchers may now be able to detect Lyme disease in its earliest stages and differentiate it from other tick-borne ailments with similar symptoms, according to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Science Translational Medicine.The new research is creating a buzz within the medical community, as one of the major … Continue reading New study offers hope for early Lyme disease…
  5. Tom Cruise’s broken ankle shuts down “M:I 6” filming for now

    08.17 / 10:52 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — The production of Mission: Impossible 6 has been shut down while star Tom Cruise recovers from a broken ankle, a spokesperson for Paramount Pictures told ABC News Wednesday. According to a statement from the studio, Cruise broke his ankle while performing a stunt for the film. The movie remains on schedule to open on July … Continue reading Tom Cruise’s broken ankle shuts down “M:I 6” filming for…
  6. ‘Hora Cero’: How a young mother copes with Venezuela’s crisis

    08.17 / 10:52 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) — “Upheaval” describes everyday life in Venezuela. The South American country has been mired in an economic, political and humanitarian crisis that has spilled into the streets, with almost daily protests affecting the lives of 30 million people who either participate in them or are forced to navigate through roadblocks and debris. In … Continue reading ‘Hora Cero’: How a young mother copes with Venezuela’s…
  7. Sen. Cory Booker says he plans to introduce bill to remove Confederate statues from Capitol

    08.17 / 09:53 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday said he would introduce legislation to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol building. Booker, D-New Jersey, announced his plans on Twitter, but he did not layout a timeline for the proposal. I will be introducing a bill to remove Confederate statues from the US Capitol … Continue reading Sen. Cory Booker says he plans to introduce bill to remove Confederate statues from…
  8. Canadian retailer removes Confederate plaque from Montreal flagship

    08.17 / 09:53 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    Twitter/@CTVMontreal(MONTREAL) — Not all Confederate statues and monuments are in the South -– or even the United States. On Tuesday, Canadian retailer Hudson’s Bay Company — which also owns Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue — removed a plaque dedicated to Confederate President Jefferson Davis from its downtown Montreal store. Hudson’s Bay Company spokeswoman … Continue reading Canadian retailer removes Confederate plaque from Montreal…
  9. Virginia Gov. calls for removal of Confederate statues

    08.17 / 02:51 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    mcdustelroy/iStock/Thinkstock(RICHMOND, Va.) — Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has called for all of the state’s public Confederate statues to be removed and relocated. The governor said on Wednesday that he hoped residents in the state would agree the statues represent a “barrier to progress, inclusion and equality.” “As we attempt to heal and learn from the … Continue reading Virginia Gov. calls for removal of Confederate…
  10. Steve Bannon slams far-right: ‘These guys are a collection of clowns’

    08.17 / 01:49 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Steve Bannon has broken his silence on last weekend’s white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, describing the participants as “a collection of clowns.” In an interview published Wednesday with The American Prospect, a publication whose goal is to “advance liberal and progressive goals,” the White House chief strategist dismissed the far-right … Continue reading Steve Bannon slams far-right:…
  11. Border Patrol ranks have declined over the past year, despite Trump’s hiring push

    08.17 / 01:49 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    Phototreat/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The number of U.S. Border Patrol agents has declined over the past year, despite President Donald Trump’s emphasis on increasing the ranks of the agency to carry out his border security agenda. There are currently 19,407 agents, which is 335 fewer agents than 10 months ago, according to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) … Continue reading Border Patrol ranks have declined over the past year, despite Trump’s hiring…
  12. Stranger celebrating his birthday pulls kayaker to safety in Alaska

    08.17 / 00:50 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    Popartic/iStock/Thinkstock(HOPE, Alaska) — Daniel Hartung’s very first kayaking trip on powerful whitewater rapids almost became his last, if it weren’t for the heroics of a stranger. On Saturday, Hartung, 64, of Indian, Alaska, attended a bluegrass and whitewater festival near Hope, Alaska, with his wife. Hartung, who’d been kayaking on flat water for more than … Continue reading Stranger celebrating his birthday pulls kayaker to safety in…
  13. Man sells entire video game collection for $20K

    08.17 / 00:50 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    BananaStock/iStock/Thinkstock(MILWAUKEE) — A Milwaukee, Wisconsin, man decided to sell his extensive Nintendo video game collection online, and he reportedly made quite a hefty sum. Charles Amble has loved video-gaming since he was a kid. “It’s kind of a nerdy hobby that a lot of people who are my age, you know, that grew up in … Continue reading Man sells entire video game collection for…
  14. “Bad” news — “Bad Boys 3” loses its release date

    08.16 / 23:51 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    Getty Images/Kevin WinterThe much anticipated third installment of Bad Boys may not happen for a very long time. According to Deadline, Bad Boys for Life, which has already lost its original director — Michael Bay — has now lost its 2018 release date. The film, which follows the comedic antics of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence as two Miami narcotic detectives, was set to premiere … Continue reading “Bad” news…
  15. 911 calls reveal Charlottesville car crash suspect allegedly abused mother

    08.16 / 23:51 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    MattGush/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New and disturbing information has been released about James Alex Fields Jr., the man who allegedly drove into a group protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday, killing a woman and injuring several others. ABC News has obtained transcripts of three 911 calls from 2010 and 2011, in which Fields … Continue reading 911 calls reveal Charlottesville car crash suspect allegedly abused…
  16. Officials break ground on new park honoring the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing

    08.16 / 22:47 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    SeanPavonePhoto/iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — Officials broke ground in Boston Wednesday for a new park dedicated to Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Martin was 8 years old when he killed on April 15, 2013, as he watched the marathon from near the finish line with his family. His mother was gravely injured, … Continue reading Officials break ground on new park honoring the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon…
  17. Pence ignores questions on Trump’s Charlottesville remarks, calls it a ‘tragedy’

    08.16 / 22:47 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    Agencia Makro/CON/Getty Images(SANTIAGO, Chile) — Vice President Mike Pence declined Wednesday to defend President Trump’s controversial comments casting “blame on both sides” of the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville over the weekend. “What happened in Charlottesville was a tragedy,” Pence said in Santiago, Chile. “The president has been clear on that tragedy … Continue reading Pence ignores questions on Trump’s…
  18. Transcript of Trump’s contentious Aug. 15 press conference

    08.16 / 22:47 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –– Here is a transcript of the question-and-answer portion of President Donald Trump’s press conference on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Trump Tower in Manhattan. The press conference itself was focused on infrastructure reforms he plans to make, and then he invited questions. TRUMP: If you have any questions, please feel free … Continue reading Transcript of Trump’s contentious Aug. 15 press…
  19. Video Shows Deputy Removing Woman’s Pants for Search

    08.16 / 21:36 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    HOUSTON (AP) – A Houston lawyer has released dash-cam video that appears to show a sheriff’s deputy removing the pants of a handcuffed woman pinned to the ground to perform a body cavity search. Attorney Sam Cammack called Wednesday for an independent prosecutor to consider sexual assault and official oppression charges against three Harris County … Continue reading Video Shows Deputy Removing Woman’s Pants for…
  20. US service member killed in Afghanistan

    08.16 / 21:36 ktbb.com Ktbb.com - Texas (TX)
    Stocktrek Images/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — An American service member has been killed in eastern Afghanistan as part of an operation against the ISIS affiliate in that country. “One U.S. service member has died as a result of wounds suffered Wednesday during a partnered operation with U.S. and Afghan Forces in Eastern Afghanistan,” said a statement from U.S. … Continue reading US service member killed in…