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Britain’s Prince Philip in car accident while driving

Associated Press LONDON — Buckingham Palace says the 97-year-old husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, has been in a car accident but wasn’t injured. The palace said the two-car accident happened Thursday afternoon near Sandringham Estate, the queen’s country retreat in eastern England. The Norfolk Constabulary says officers responded to a reported collision […]

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Trump postpones Pelosi overseas trip

Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is postponing what he’s calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “seven-day excursion” to Egypt, Afghanistan and Brussels in apparent payback for asking him to reschedule his State of the Union speech because of the partial government shutdown. Trump wrote a letter to Pelosi on Thursday informing her that her […]

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Chris Hansen, former “To Catch a Predator” host, accused of bouncing checks

STAMFORD, Conn. — A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials. Stamford Police Department via APThis booking photograph released Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, by the Stamford, Conn., Police Department shows Chris Hansen, former host of […]

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An overdose victim had more fentanyl in her system than officials had seen in anyone. She was 18 months old.

A toddler in Michigan died after ingesting an “extraordinary level” of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that’s far more potent than heroin, authorities say. Ava Floyd, 18 months old, died on Dec. 25. The prosecutor’s office in the Detroit suburb of Macomb County said that the child’s parents had been producing and packing fentanyl in their […]