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An alleged serial killer accused of murdering a man in Florida not only owned up to his brutal slaying with gruesome details, he also alluded to other killings he may have done.
As Nicholas Gibson was being led out of a Manhattan courthouse Friday, he was asked if he indeed did kill a 77-year-old man in Miami Beach.
"Yes, with my bare hands," Gibson mouthed to the NBC New York reporter.
When asked why he killed the man on April 30, Gibson simply said, “He wanted to go.”
The 32-year-old was caught by NYPD officers earlier in May as he got off the L train in Manhattan. Gibson also confirmed that a sword was involved in the slaying, saying it was a “big one.”
It's called DIPG, and chances are, it's one of the worst cancers you've never heard of. And it's one that hits children. That's why DIPG Awareness Day — May 17 — has been created.
It's also why a Herndon family is sharing their battle against this terrible illness.
Maddie Hartman had been a normal kindergartner. She especially loved to dance. It all changed over the course of three days in January.
Her daycare called to say Maddie had fallen ill.
"When I got to daycare, I thought my daughter had a stroke," her father, Nathan Hartman, recalled. "The left side of her face was limp; her speech was slurred; her arm would not move. It was almost hanging off body."
First came the sternly worded letters. Then the subpoenas. Now the votes to hold Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress.
As House Democrats plod ahead investigating President Donald Trump, against unprecedented stonewalling by the White House, they are pursuing a long-game strategy that's playing out in the committee rooms, the courthouse and in the court of public opinion. And it's going to take time.
Some Democrats say the administration's blockade is leaving them almost no choice but to open an impeachment inquiry — not necessarily to impeach Trump, but as part of a legal strategy to force the administration to comply with their requests for documents and testimony.
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The 1,100-pound animals, taking 20-foot-plus strides, gallop on ankles which have been likened to glass. Suddenly, the entire sport of thoroughbred racing stands on fragile legs.
Porn actress Stormy Daniels has agreed to dismiss a lawsuit that accused her former lawyer of colluding with President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to have her deny having an affair with Trump.
A notice to the court on Thursday indicated that Daniels — whose real name is Stephanie Clifford — reached an agreement in principle with Cohen to settle the claims and a final agreement with her ex-lawyer, Keith Davidson.
Davidson said the settlement is a "walk-away" and that no money will be exchanged. The lawsuit accused him of being a "puppet" for Trump and secretly working with Cohen to have Daniels appear on Fox News and falsely deny having sex with Trump. The interview never took place.
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Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protections would extend to employment, housing, loan applications, education, public accommodations and other areas.
Called the Equality Act, the bill is a top priority of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who said it will bring the nation "closer to equal liberty and justice for all."
Sexual orientation and gender identity "deserve full civil rights protections - in the workplace and in every place, education, housing, credit, jury service, public accommodations," Pelosi said.
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The United States has reached a deal to lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico, removing one key obstacle to passing updates to the North American Free Trade Agreement, two people familiar with the matter told CNBC.
In a joint statement Friday, the Canadian and American governments said the U.S. will scrap the metals duties within two days. Canada will remove tariffs levied on American goods in retaliation for the steel and aluminum duties.
In a separate statement, the Mexican government also said it would remove retaliatory tariffs it put on the U.S. and cease pending litigation. Mexico also said it would set up measures to stop unfair trade practices in the aluminum and steel markets and to monitor trade of the metals in North America.
You can save a chunk of money buying a used car used instead of brand-new one. But the NBC4 I-Team learned you could also be buying one that has serious safety issues: ones the dealer knows about, but just isn't fixing. Used cars sometimes have recalls, and dealers failed to warn Anthony Santos — before his car caught fire in his driveway due to a faulty cruise control switch.
Ticks and the diseases they carry are on the move, rapidly expanding into new territories once considered inhospitable.
While many factors are to blame, the U.S. government affirmed with "high confidence" in a report that one reason is warmer weather connected to climate change.
In the last decade, the number of cases of Lyme disease in the U.S. have tripled, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The risk of this tick-borne disease was historically concentrated in the Northeast and upper Midwest, but a recent study by lab giant Quest Diagnostics found cases of Lyme have been detected in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
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Elizabeth Warren is calling for a series of targeted measures designed to safeguard abortion rights following a flurry of new state laws that dramatically restrict women's ability to terminate pregnancies, moves Democrats have decried as a planned effort to chip away at the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
Warren's abortion rights platform, released Friday by her Democratic presidential campaign, centers on the establishment of "affirmative, statutory rights" that would "block states from interfering in the ability of a health care provider to provide medical care, including abortion services," and sets similar restrictions on states' power to block patients from getting medical care, including abortions.
Her proposals come as Missouri joins Alabama, Georgia and other states in advancing laws that limit abortion access — with Alabama's law drawing skepticism from some anti-abortion Republicans as too draconian, given its lack of an exception for cases of rape or incest.
As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women.
President Donald Trump clearly supports the oil and gas industry, but he made several false and misleading boasts about his impact on the energy sector.
The president suggested that a change in federal policy was responsible for a newly operational natural gas export terminal, saying past leaders’ “anti-American energy” policies had led the company to plan an import terminal instead. In fact, the exporting project, and several others like it, were approved by the Obama administration.
A former CIA officer was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison on charges that he spied for China and allegations he sought to expose human assets who were once his responsibility. The sentence issued by U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III in federal court in Alexandria for Kevin Mallory, 62, of Leesburg, Virginia, is less than the life sentence sought by prosecutors but more than the 10-year term requested by the defense.
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A Virginia woman accused of posing as a psychologist treated hundreds of adults and children for years, police say.
Authorities in Stafford County received numerous complaints last October from people who questioned whether 42-year-old Sharonda Avery was a licensed psychologist.
A U.S. assessment determined it is "highly likely" that Iran was behind the attacks on four tankers last weekend, according to three U.S. officials familiar with the findings. The U.S. has evidence, including photos of the damage and forensics, tying Iran or its proxies to the Sunday attacks off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, one of the officials said.
The four ships — two from Saudi Arabia and one each from the UAE and Norway — were struck with what is now believed to be explosive charges, the officials said and NBC News reported.
The incident escalated tensions in the region at a time when the U.S. has ramped up its efforts to choke off Iran's oil exports. And in the days before the tanker attacks, the Trump administration announced that it was sending a carrier strike group and Air Force bombers to the Middle East.
A separate U.S. intelligence assessment on Friday found that the recent movement of more U.S. military assets into the region was having an effect on Iranian posture and behavior, according to the three U.S. officials.
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