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1 Dead after Car Crashes into Times Square Crowd

  NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - One person is dead and there were several other victims after a car driving the wrong direction on 7th Avenue in Times Square jumped a curb and plowed into pedestrians. They were injured after the…

White House: Cyberattack has not Affected US Government

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser says that so far, no U.S. federal systems have been affected by the global cyberattack. Tom Bossert says the U.S. government has been closely monitoring the attack, which has affected an…

Johnson Calls Possible Trump Recording "Troubling"

MADISON, Wis. (AP) _ Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson says it "would be troubling'' if President Donald Trump recorded conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. Trump tweeted Friday that Comey "better hope that there are no `tapes' of our…

Dodge Ram Pickup Recall: Air Bags, Belts May Be Disabled

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Fiat Chrysler is recalling approximately 1 million trucks in North America due to a software glitch that could prevent side air bags and seatbelts from deploying during a rollover. The company's U.S. division said Friday…

Iowa Looks to Team Up with Minnesota for Medical Marijuana

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Top state lawmakers are trying to work out a system allowing Iowa residents to start buying medical marijuana oils and pills in Minnesota. A novel arrangement that could raise issues with the federal government. It's…

National Tourism Rally in Duluth

It's National Tourism Week and of course the tourism industry stands out in Duluth. Some say, it's thanks in part to one man, whose efforts were celebrated at the Visit Duluth…

Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, saying it was necessary to restore "public trust and confidence" in the nation's top law enforcement agency following several tumultuous months. "The FBI is one of our…

Oregon on Track to be First State with No Gender on License

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Oregon is on track to become the first state to allow residents to skip a gender identity on their driver's licenses and identification cards. Transgender residents say the change would make them feel safer. The Oregonian/OregonLive…

Prosecutor to Appeal Hernandez Conviction Ruling

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Prosecutors say they will appeal a ruling erasing former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder because he died before his appeal was heard. Judge Susan Garsh ruled Tuesday that Hernandez's conviction must…

Fitbit Names Duluth No. 1 Fittest City in America

DULUTH, Minn. - Fitbit has named Duluth, Minnesota as the fittest city in America. After looking at aggregated user data such as daily steps, active minutes, resting heart rate, and sleep duration, from…

Trump Tabs Minnesota Justice for Federal Appeals Court

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) -  President Donald Trump has nominated Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Justice David Stras to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Stras formerly clerked for conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice…

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